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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

Gladys Homan papers

Identifier: IWA0261

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

Dates: 1871-2004

Helen Larson papers

Identifier: IWA0347

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

Dates: 1884-1996

Jean Minish Stoner papers

Identifier: IWA0461

Farmwoman, writer, and community volunteer near Mt. Vernon, Iowa.

Dates: 1957-1997

Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0091

Study club founded in 1887.

Dates: 1987

Mary Lou Kirk scrapbook

Identifier: IWA0743

Created by Kirk, when she belonged to the Glad Girls of Grove 4-H chapter in Grove Township, Cass County, Iowa.

Dates: 1942-1949

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

Identifier: IWA0644

Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.


One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.

Dates: 1961-1964

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 World Collective records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0664

A Des Moines collective which existed between 1972 and 1980. Members lived communally and participated in a variety of progressive actions.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1971-1980

Nissen Family papers

Identifier: IWA0073

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

Dates: 1936-1996

North Madison Happy Pals 4-H Club records

Identifier: IWA0666

Local chapter of 4-H organized in Mahaska County, Iowa, 1952.

Dates: 1952-1979

O'Brien County Farm Bureau Women records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0450

Organization to promote the interests of farmwomen.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1989-1996

Omega Township Women's Club (O'Brien County) records

Identifier: IWA0709

Farm Bureau women's club.

Dates: 1976-1991

Shirley M. Sandage papers

Identifier: IWA0318

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Tennyson Study Club (Marion, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0796

Study club founded in 1932 to discuss works by Alfred Tennyson; it later expanded its focus to include charitable and community-based activities.

Dates: 1932-1981

The Recital Club (Garner, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0157

Organized in 1901 to promote the arts and community service.

Dates: 1901-1994

Theristriai Club (Marion, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0571

Marion, Iowa, study club that was founded in 1867.

Dates: 1871-2011

United Sisters of Black Hawk County records

Identifier: IWA0315

Iowa affiliate of Networking Together, Inc., an organization for women of color.

Dates: 1984-1996

Willow Hill papers

Identifier: IWA0487

Diaries describe growing up in rural Iowa in the 1960s and the period from1992 to 2001.

Dates: 1960-2001

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Christian Children's Fund 1
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Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Fancy Work Circle (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Glad Girls of Grove 4-H (Cass County, Iowa) 1
Good Cheer Society (Fairfield, Iowa) 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
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa Mother of the Year 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame 1
Johnson, Edith Edmund, 1893- 1
Kirk, Mary Lou, 1929-2004 1
Kriedeman, Joan, 1927- 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Lawrence family 1
Lowell Club (Boone, Iowa) 1
Lutheran Church Women's Quilting Club (Fairfield, Iowa) 1
Marks, Trudy, 1943-1991 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
National Association of Women in Construction. Des Moines Chapter 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
Naylor, Norma Hidlebaugh 1
Networking Together, Inc. 1
New World Collective (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Nissen family 1
Nissen, Anna Justine 1
Nissen, Ewald Anton 1
Nissen, Harold 1
Nissen, Helen Wilma Parker, 1898-1957 1
North Madison Happy Pals 4-H Club (Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
O'Brien County Farm Bureau Women (Iowa) 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Omega Township Women's Club (O'Brien County, Iowa) 1
Price, Lydia Ann 1
Price, William 1
Recital Club (Garner, Iowa) 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Stoner, Jean Minish, 1920- 1
Swab, Joy 1
Tennyson Study Club (Marion, Iowa) 1
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892 1
Theristriai Club (Marion, Iowa) 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.) 1
United Sisters of Black Hawk County (Iowa) 1
United States Department of Labor 1
United States Employment Service 1
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics. Department of Ophthalmology 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Black Hawk County (Iowa) 1
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