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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

Esther J. Walls papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract

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

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Esther Ver Meer papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0408
Abstract

Farmwoman and member of the Porkettes, the women's auxiliary of the Iowa Pork Producers Council.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991-1998

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

Frances Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0862
Abstract

Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-2010

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 Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

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

Hedy Hustedde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0879
Abstract

A librarian who worked at the Bettendorf Public Library in Bettendorf, Iowa for over thirty years.

Dates: 1879-2018

Helen Baird Branyan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0758
Abstract

Letters From Egypt by Helen Baird Branyan consists primarily of Clarice Bloomfield's letters, written between 1920 and 1938. The letters describe the life of an Albia, Iowa, girl who became a missionary in Egypt.

Dates: 1920-1936

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.

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

Ione Mulnix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0438
Abstract

A student of zoology at the University of Iowa from 1904-1909 who wrote home frequently to her parents in Dows, IA.

Dates: 1904-1909

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

Janet Shipton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0264
Abstract

Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.

Dates: 1936-1991

Janis Torrence Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0125
Abstract

Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.

Dates: 1976-1990

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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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