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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 - 2022

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

Cora Call Whitley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0154
Abstract

Clubwoman and conservationist involved in the Council of National Defense Women's Committee during World War I.

Dates: 1916-1937

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
Abstract

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

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

Diane Finnerty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0865
Abstract

LGBTQ activist who began a coalition for gay and lesbian parents in the 1990s.

Dates: 1996-1999

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 Ashby Pownall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0025
Abstract

Journalist who reported on Camp Dodge in Iowa during World War I.

Dates: 1918-1974

Dorothy Clark papers

 Collection
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 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

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Eliza Hickok Kesler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0040
Abstract

Cedar Rapids native who worked on the radio show 'The Quiz Kids.'

Dates: 1946-1947

Elizabeth "Bettye" Crawford Tate papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0266
Abstract

Owner and operator of the Tate Arms, a boarding house for African American male students at the University of Iowa during the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1932-1999

Elizabeth Clarkson Zwart papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0029
Abstract

Columnist for the Des Moines Tribune, the Des Moines Register, and Better Homes and Gardens.

Dates: 1925-1982

Elizabeth Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract

Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1900-2006

Elizabeth Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0026
Abstract

Iowa state legislator from 1967 to 1977.



Arrangement

Topical files, arranged alphabetically, boxes 1-22; correspondence, boxes 23-30.

Dates: 1958-1977

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

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White family 5
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American Association of University Women 3
Daughters of the American Revolution 3
Grinnell College 3
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 3
Iowa State College 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
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 National Red Cross 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Koob, Kathryn 2
Mason, Kären 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 2
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 2
Republican National Convention 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Shrauger family 2
Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
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
Alternative Living for the Aging (Organization) 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Film Institute 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American Theological Society 1
American Women in Radio and Television Inc. 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Artists In Action (Muscatine, 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
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 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
Bloomfield, Clarice 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 1
Brain family 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Branyan, Helen 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, 1904 - 1968 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
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 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
Center for Population Options (U.S.) 1
Central Methodist Episcopal Church (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Chamber of Commerce (Studio City, Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Child Development Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Child, Charlotte Joiner 1
Children Now (Organization) 1
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