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Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract

Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1896

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract

Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1872-1944

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract

The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1951-1984

Margaret Strang Corothers papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0324
Abstract

Family History of the McDowall-Wilson, Strang-McDowall, and Corothers-Strang Families, 1934.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1934

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Mildred Fox Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0606
Abstract

Iowa native who became a homesteader in South Dakota, and later returned to Iowa to raise her five children on a farm.

Dates: 1811-1972

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract

Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1995

Phoebe Kellum Mericle papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0302
Abstract

Early settler in Webster County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One item, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1893

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract

Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.

Dates: 1800-2009

Robinson-Lacy Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0424
Abstract

Correspondence diaries, scrapbook, and genealogical information regarding this Dubuque-area family.

Dates: 1852-2001

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract

The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1867-1943

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