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Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.
Dates: 1986-2006

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1958-1981

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1982-1999

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.

Arrangement One folder shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.
Dates: 1994

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1987-1998

Lois McIntyre Schutte papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0678
Abstract Two memoirs of an Iowa farm woman.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991-1993

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1986

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

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract 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
Abstract Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Dates: 1890-2002

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1916-1993

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1995

Van Zante and De Cook Families papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0721
Abstract Late 19th century diary of adolescent Dutch-American farm girl and 1932 farm diary of her daughter-in-law.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1888-1969

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