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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994."At Arm's Length" and "Raw Footage of Louise Mays" (1992) VHS. This videocassette includes a documentary on aging in Iowa, produced by Mary Frances Evans, in which Mays participated. It is followed by the unedited interview with Mays. Other persons featured on the videotape are: Estelle Alleman, Margaret Allen, Betty Atwater, Margaret Bastian, MaryEllen Buck, Robert Buck, Eileen Dawson, King Dawson, Venita Ellison, B. J.Fedler, Harold Forrester, Mildred Forrester, Helen Gore, Wayne...
Dates: 1939-1997

Aaron Silander papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0525
Abstract

Iowa City feminist and activist.

Dates: 1973-2004

Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract

Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract

Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.

Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract

Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract

Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.

Dates: 1901-2006

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Alma Marie Kouba Kress papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0405
Abstract

Buchanan County elementary school teacher and clubwoman.

Dates: 1925-2006

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Alpha Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0605
Abstract

Rural middle school teacher who chaired the Iowa committee to revise teacher standards in the 1970s.

Dates: 1977-2001

Alta Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract

Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1963-2004

Amber McClintic papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0493
Abstract

4-H scrapbook and record books.

Dates: 1976-1979

Amelia McNeill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0647
Abstract

Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.

Dates: 1929-1971

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United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
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Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
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Camp Fire Girls 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
Campbell, Bonnie J., 1948- 2
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
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Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
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Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (La Crosse, Wis.) 2
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Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
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Grand View College 2
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