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Dorothy and Warren Wirtz papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0117
Abstract

Brother and sister from Keokuk, Iowa who attended the State University of Iowa and pursued careers as a composer and French professor, respectively.

Dates: 1915-2012

Dorothy Ashby Pownall papers

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Identifier: IWA0025
Abstract

Journalist who reported on Camp Dodge in Iowa during World War I.

Dates: 1918-1974

Dorothy Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

Dorothy Misbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0468
Abstract

Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.

Dates: 1890-1999

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Elizabeth "Bettye" Crawford Tate papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0266
Abstract

Owner and operator of the Tate Arms, a boarding house for African American male students at the University of Iowa during the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1932-1999

Elizabeth Clarkson Zwart papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0029
Abstract

Columnist for the Des Moines Tribune, the Des Moines Register, and Better Homes and Gardens.

Dates: 1925-1982

Elizabeth Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract

Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1900-2006

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

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Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

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Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract

Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

Dates: 1853-1974

Esther J. Walls papers

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Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Dates: 1860-1996

Esther Treptow Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Floy Eugenia Whitehead papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0037
Abstract

Nutrition scholar and chair of the University of Iowa's Home Economics Department for sixteen years.

Dates: 1935-1998

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract

Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.

Dates: 1908-1926

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract

Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

Dates: 1938-1995

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Helen Lee Hensleigh Wenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0142
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues including gun control.

Dates: 1922-2006

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American National Red Cross 2
Daughters of the American Revolution 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Koob, Kathryn 2
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 2
Mason, Kären 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 2
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University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Alternative Living for the Aging (Organization) 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Film Institute 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Theological Society 1
American Women in Radio and Television Inc. 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Birgen family 1
Birgen, Lorinda "Laura", 1898-1963 1
Birgen, Martina 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Brain family 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Center for Population Options (U.S.) 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Chamber of Commerce (Studio City, Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Child, Charlotte Joiner 1
Children Now (Organization) 1
Childress, Elizabeth 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 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, Stillman 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coe College 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collins, Susan 1
Corita, 1918-1986 1
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
Council of National Defense (Washington, D.C.). Woman's Committee 1
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation 1
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