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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4,...
Dates: 1939-1997

Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.

Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract

Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract

Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1999

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract

Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.

Dates: 1912-1999

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract

Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.

Dates: 1924-2003

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract

Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.

Dates: 1920-1999

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Beverly Barnes Fix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract

Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.

Dates: 1974-2001

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract

Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.

Dates: 1856-2001

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract

Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.



Arrangement

Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.

Dates: 1945 - 2014

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Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 3
Noun, Louise R. 3
Smith, Mary Louise 3
American Association of University Women 2
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Everett family 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Iowa State University 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
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O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 2
Republican Party (Iowa) 2
Southall, Geneva H. 2
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education and Dance 2
University of Iowa. Women's Studies Program 2
Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Ackeman, Karen 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alfred University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Junior Red Cross 1
Arizona State University 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barclay, Winston 1
Barnes, Lea Boyce 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bohlmann, Rachel E. 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Boulware, Lois, 1903-1998 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Britton, Jennifer 1
Brooks, Beth 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan, Ellen 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, John 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Campbell, Lorna 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Carson, Frances 1
Cassilano, Flora 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Chrysalis Foundation 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
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