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Bettie McKenzie papers

Identifier: IWA0136

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172

Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1976-1978

Donna Schmidt papers

Identifier: IWA0856

University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa

Dates: 1938-2010

Edith Edmund Johnson papers

Identifier: IWA0740

Longstanding member of Fairfield, Iowa clubs including the Fancy Work Circle and the Good Cheer Society.

Dates: 1922-2005

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

Identifier: IWA0393

Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.

Dates: 1871-1987

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

Identifier: IWA0820

Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.

Dates: 1929-1994

Gladys Homan papers

Identifier: IWA0261

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

Dates: 1871-2004

Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0412

Social club of Iowa County farmwomen that began as a Farm Bureau club but later dropped that affiliation.

Dates: 1959-1996

Helen Larson papers

Identifier: IWA0347

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

International Women's Club records

Identifier: IWA0798

Iowa City group promoting friendship and understanding among women from around the world and the United States of America.

Dates: 1959-2000

Know Your Neighbor Club (Williams, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0291

Farm women's club organized in 1926.

Dates: 1926-1996

Louane Newsome papers

Identifier: IWA0213

Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.

Dates: 1938-2004

Mary Grefe papers

Identifier: IWA0186

Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.

Dates: 1943-1997

National Secretaries Association Robert Lucus Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0659

Local chapter of the professional organization focused on social, educational, and professional activities.

Dates: 1947-1987

New Art Club of Marion (Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0257

Organized in Marion, Iowa in 1935 to for women to do needlework and handicrafts.

Dates: 1939-1974

Nissen Family papers

Identifier: IWA0073

Biographical materials relate to Walnut, Iowa clubwoman Wilma Parker Nissen and her daughters.

Dates: 1936-1996

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0343

Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935-1997

Prairie View Club (Hardin County) records

Identifier: IWA0432

Rural women's club dating from the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1932-1995

Proteus Club (Des Moines) records

Identifier: IWA0096

Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.

Dates: 1896 - 2024

Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club (Scott County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0799

Girls' 4-H club located in Sheridan Township near Eldridge, Scott County, Iowa.


The records arrived in two looseleaf notebooks. Because the notebooks were overly full, newspaper clippings and photographs filed at the end of each notebook were removed and filed in folders.

Dates: 1921-1954

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Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
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Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Cruikshank, Rena 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Eckhardt, Lois 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Farm Bureau Township Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
General Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Good Cheer Society (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Greene Township Women's Club (Iowa County, Iowa) 1
Grefe, Mary 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Hidlebaugh, Edna, 1892-1995 1
Hidlebaugh, Lee 1
Hill, Willow, 1945- 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
International Council for Adult Education 1
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
International Women's Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa State College 1
Johnson, Edith Edmund, 1893- 1
Know Your Neighbor Club (Williams, Iowa) 1
Kriedeman, Joan, 1927- 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Lawrence family 1
Lutheran Church Women's Quilting Club (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Marks, Trudy, 1943-1991 1
Mason, Kären 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
National Advisory Council on Adult Education (U.S.) 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
National Secretaries Association (U.S.). Robert Lucas Chapter (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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New Art Club of Marion, Iowa 1
Newsome, Louane, 1906-2004 1
Nissen family 1
Nissen, Anna Justine 1
Nissen, Ewald Anton 1
Nissen, Harold 1
Nissen, Helen Wilma Parker, 1898-1957 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Prairie View Club (Hardin County, Iowa) 1
Price, Lydia Ann 1
Price, William 1
Proteus Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
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Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Schmidt, Donna, 1921-2011 1
Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club (Scott County, Iowa) 1
Swab, Joy 1
Theristriai Club (Marion, Iowa) 1
Thimble Club (Riceville, Iowa) 1
Tuesday Nighters (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Unesco Conference on Adult Education 1
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United States Department of Labor 1
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United States. Army 1
United States. Navy 1
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics. Department of Ophthalmology 1
University of Iowa. School of Library and Information Science 1
Willing Workers Club (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
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