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Bernice Zimmer papers

Identifier: IWA0876

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Bess Newcomer papers

Identifier: IWA0663

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Christine Dutson papers

Identifier: IWA0249

Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.

Dates: 1954 - 2002

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

Identifier: IWA0436

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Esther Treptow Clark papers

Identifier: IWA0893

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

Dates: 1919-2010

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

Identifier: IWA0577

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

Identifier: IWA0244

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Helen Larson papers

Identifier: IWA0347

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738

This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985

Lillian Ronk papers

Identifier: IWA0503

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

Identifier: IWA0471

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Marcella Henley Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0681

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Marie Rumble papers

Identifier: IWA0505

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

Identifier: IWA0456

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

Identifier: IWA0614

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

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0688

Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2001; 2001

Virginia Jones papers

Identifier: IWA0058

Community activitst and writer Virginia Shrauger Jones grew up in Atlantic Iowa and served as a Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1829-2010

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