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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

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract

Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1872-1944

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

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
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

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

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

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract

Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1995

Phoebe Kellum Mericle papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0302
Abstract

Early settler in Webster County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One item, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1893

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract

Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.

Dates: 1800-2009

Robinson-Lacy Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0424
Abstract

Correspondence diaries, scrapbook, and genealogical information regarding this Dubuque-area family.

Dates: 1852-2001

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

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Names
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
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Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Corothers family 1
Corothers, Margaret Strang, 1871-1934 1
Cripliver family 1
Dubuque Ladies' Literary Association (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett, Mildred Fox, 1880- 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Knutson family 1
Lacy family 1
Lacy, Benjamin 1
Lacy, Frank Robinson 1
Lacy, Mary Woodbury, 1824-1897 1
Lacy, May Robinson 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McDowall family 1
Mericle, Jacob 1
Mericle, Phoebe Kellum, 1820-1893 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
New York Medical College for Women and Hospital for Women and Children 1
Northeast Iowa Suffrage Association 1
Olson, Alice M., 1904- 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Reese Family 1
Reese family 1
Reese, Donald, 1916-1998 1
Reese, Henrietta Nordyke 1
Reese, Howard, 1881-1979 1
Reese, Richard Thomas, 1831-1910 1
Robinson family 1
Robinson, Belle 1
Robinson, Laura Goddard 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Smith, Earle Sloan, 1890-1985 1
Smith, Laura Gibson, 1891-1973 1
State University of Iowa 1
Strang family 1
Strang, John 1
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Volunteers, 11th Regiment 1
Wherry family 1
Wherry, Don, -1948 1
Wherry, Elizabeth, 1893-1956 1
Wherry, John, 1919- 1
Wherry, Richard, 1925- 1
Willoughby, Grace Robinson 1
Wilson family 1
Woodbury family 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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