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Abigail Van Allen papers

Identifier: IWA0912

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

Dates: 1968-2008

Christine Grant papers

Identifier: IWA0329

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Dora Mason papers

Identifier: IWA0221

Sculptor and art teacher who traveled and studied sculpture across Europe and North America.

Dates: 1915-2017

E. Marie Hawkins papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0333

Iowa City elementary school teacher.


One folder, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V133] shelved in videocassette collection.

Dates: 1991-1997

Esther J. Walls papers

Identifier: IWA0288

Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Dates: 1860-1996

Floy Eugenia Whitehead papers

Identifier: IWA0037

Nutrition scholar and chair of the University of Iowa's Home Economics Department for sixteen years.

Dates: 1935-1998

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

Identifier: IWA0284

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

Jane Burleson papers

Identifier: IWA0340

Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.

Dates: 1931-1998

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

Identifier: IWA0351

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

Dates: 1958-1995

Karen Goodenow papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0233

Elementary and high school teacher who has served on local and state boards of education.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980-1993

Lois Baker Muehl papers

Identifier: IWA0470

University of Iowa rhetoric professor who published children's books and taught English as a second language at refugee camps in Thailand, Korea, and China.


Three works have been transferred to the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection: Trading Cultures in the Classroom, 1993; The Hidden Year of Devlin Bates, 1967; Worst Room in the School, 1961.

Dates: 1952-2006

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

Identifier: IWA0074

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Marilyn Preheim Rose papers

Identifier: IWA0790

Professor of Anthropology and Women's Studies at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1922-2000

Marjorie Elizabeth Lyford papers

Identifier: IWA0051

Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.

Dates: 1865-2002

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

Identifier: IWA0455

Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).

Dates: 1968-1999

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

Mary Louise Petersen Papers

Identifier: IWA0309

Member and president of Iowa State Board of Regents.

Dates: 1947-1996

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

Identifier: IWA0404

Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.

Dates: 1900-2000

Mary Parden papers

Identifier: IWA0416

University of Iowa graduate who worked as secretary to four University of Iowa presidents.

Dates: 1929-1999

Mildred H. Lavin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0158

Professor in instructional design and outreach education at the University of Iowa's College of Education.


9 audiocassettes shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1942 - 2015

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