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Abigail Van Allen papers

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Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract

Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.

Dates: 1968-2008

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

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Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract

Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1917-1991

Beverly A. Hannon papers

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Identifier: IWA0065
Abstract

Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.

Dates: 1968-2015

Christine Grant papers

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Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Denise O'Brien papers

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Identifier: IWA0156
Abstract

Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.

Dates: 1964-2007

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 Paul papers

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Identifier: IWA0349
Abstract

Iowa City peace activist and educator who was executive director of the UNA-USA Iowa Division from 1976 to 1996.

Dates: 1955-2014

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

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Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract

The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.

Dates: 1905-1996

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

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Identifier: IWA0351
Abstract

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

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Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract

American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.



Arrangement

1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

Louise Goldman papers

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Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Mary Jane Odell papers

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Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract

Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.

Dates: 1936-2002

Mary Louise Petersen Papers

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Identifier: IWA0309
Abstract

Member and president of Iowa State Board of Regents.

Dates: 1947-1996

Mary Louise Smith papers

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Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

McCown Family Papers

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Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract

Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.

Dates: 1909-2012

Norma Peg Burke papers

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Identifier: IWA0164
Abstract Physical education professor at the University of Iowa and past president of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women, 1976-1977. Arrangement Abbreviation list: AAPHER: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation AAU: Amateur Athletic Union ABAUSA: Amateur Basketball Association of the United States of America AIAW: Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women HEW: Health Education and Welfare department (Now Health and Human Services) ISPEDS: International Sports and Physical Education Data System IWPS: International Women's Professional Softball NAGWS: National Association for Girls and Women in Sport NAIA: National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics NAPECW: National Association for Physical Education of College Women NASPE: National Association for Sport and Physical Education NCAA: National...
Dates: 1965-1995

Opal Miller papers

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Identifier: IWA0359
Abstract

Democrat, educator and clubwoman who served in the Iowa House of Representatives in the 1970s.

Dates: 1960-1998

Shirley Rich papers

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Identifier: IWA0055
Abstract

Casting director who worked for Rodgers and Hammerstein; founded Shirley Rich Casting in 1969.

Dates: 1929-2010

Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers

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Identifier: IWA0334
Abstract

Prominent Des Moines families including Irma Mannheimer, her husband Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer of Temple B'nai Jeshurun, and her parents, Rose and Max Shloss—the owners of Lederer and Strauss and Company.

Dates: 1896-1986

University of Iowa Department of Physical Education for Women records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0106
Abstract

The department was established in 1924 and was a pioneer in the development of graduate study and professional training. The department existed until 2010 under a variety of names and organizations.

Dates: 1900-2010

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