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Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract

Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1896

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract

The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.

Dates: 1861-2002

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0127
Abstract

Young woman who came to Hancock County, Iowa in 1868; her experiences were recorded in the book, A Prairie Rose, by Bertha E. Bush.

Dates: 1874-1999

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract

The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1951-1984

Margaret Strang Corothers papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0324
Abstract

Family History of the McDowall-Wilson, Strang-McDowall, and Corothers-Strang Families, 1934.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1934

Mildred Fox Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0606
Abstract

Iowa native who became a homesteader in South Dakota, and later returned to Iowa to raise her five children on a farm.

Dates: 1811-1972

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract

The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1867-1943

Ruth Schaefer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0746
Abstract

A Latin teacher who served as friend and mentor to Vietnamese refugees in the Iowa City community.

Dates: 1956-2002

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