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Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-1932

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.
Dates: 1925-2000

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1944-1997; 1944-1949

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.
Dates: 1855-1980; 1940-1980

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Dates: 1870-2014

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.
Dates: 1941-1993

Betty Mae Page papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0281
Abstract Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1969-1996

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

Carl and Laura White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0904
Abstract Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.
Dates: 1918-1993

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.
Dates: 1913-1981

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Dates: 1890-2003

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Dates: 1903-2011

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

Cornelia Shrauger Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0328
Abstract Educated in journalism and law. Washington, Iowa, resident active in YWCA, Planned Parenthood and UNICEF.
Dates: 1890-2004

Cynthia Grant Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1182
Overview Research materials and correspondence of a historian of the Unitarian church’s female ministers in Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Dates: (1973-1994)

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League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 3
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 3
American Association of University Women 2
American National Red Cross 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Iowa State College 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Mason, Kären 2
Miller family 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 2
Republican Party (Iowa) 2
Shrauger family 2
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UNICEF 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American Theological Society 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birgen family 1
Birgen, Lorinda "Laura", 1898-1963 1
Birgen, Martina 1
Bixler, Genevieve Knight 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Brain family 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Casteel, Rachel 1
Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Childress, Elizabeth 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Dorothy, 1900-1986 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Harold 1
Clark, Leola 1
Clark, Stillman 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collins, Susan 1
Columbus High School (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Corita, 1918-1986 1
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