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Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract

Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1999

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.

Dates: 1946-1995

C. Pauline Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0627
Abstract

An outstanding athlete and the first woman to receive an athletic letter at the University of Iowa. She graduated in 1923.

Dates: 1920 -1985

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract

Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Dates: 1909-1996

Doris Bender Hughes papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0326
Abstract

Student who attended the University of Iowa in the 1940s and later became a teacher and child-welfare worker.

Dates: 1945-2013

Dorothy and Warren Wirtz papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0117
Abstract

Brother and sister from Keokuk, Iowa who attended the State University of Iowa and pursued careers as a composer and French professor, respectively.

Dates: 1915-2012

Dorothy Misbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0468
Abstract

Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.

Dates: 1890-1999

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract

Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

Dates: 1853-1974

Florinda Wakefield More papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0652
Abstract

Correspondence from friends, family and her husband, the itinerant minister Thomas More.

Dates: 1853-1891

Floy Eugenia Whitehead papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0037
Abstract

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

Dates: 1935-1998

Gertrude Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract

Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.

Dates: 1908-1926

Gladys Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0662
Abstract

Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.

Dates: 1938-1995

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Helen Lee Hensleigh Wenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0142
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues including gun control.

Dates: 1922-2006

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract

Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.

Dates: 1940-1996

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract

Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.

Dates: 1984-1992

Jane Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0832
Abstract

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Jean Huffey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0303
Abstract

Elementary schoolteacher and substitute teacher; active in PFLAG and groups promoting LGBTQ inclusion within the Lutheran Church.

Dates: 1977-2019

Jean Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0631
Abstract

Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.

Dates: 1921-1988

Judy Polumbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0914
Abstract

Professor of journalism at The University of Iowa.

Dates: 1987-1997

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Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) 1
Bixler, Genevieve Knight 1
Brain family 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Brink, Christine 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Childress, Elizabeth 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coe College 1
Curtis High School (Staten Island, New York, N.Y.) 1
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DeKoster, Lucas James, 1918- 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
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Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Elliott, Jane, 1933- 1
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Fox, Steven 1
Fox, William B. 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Glass, Jane Merrill 1
Grinnell Historical Museum (Grinnell, Iowa) 1
Grinnell Tuesday Club (Grinnell, Iowa) 1
Halferty family 1
Hanley, Sarah, 1937- 1
Harper-Bardach, Phyllis, 1928- 1
Harvard School of Public Health 1
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Illinois School for the Deaf 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
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Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Jew, Jean Y. 1
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Kern, Jean B. 1
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 1
Koob, Kathryn 1
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Kountz, Roy Rupert, -1971 1
Krueger family 1
Lindgren, H. Elaine 1
Mason, Kären 1
McBroom, Maude 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
McNaughton family 1
McNaughton, Arnold 1
McNaughton, Donald 1
Michael family 1
Michael, Elizabeth 1
Michael, Marianne Krueger, 1917- 1
Mississippi State Board of Education 1
More, Florinda Wakefield, 1839-1890 1
More, Thomas, 1832-1877 1
Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Mumford, Ruth, 1908- 1
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) 1
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Nature Conservancy (U.S) 1
Nelson, Gladys, 1895-1995 1
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Pollock, Cora Belle, 1906-1998 1
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