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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

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

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

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

Beverly Barnes Fix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.
Dates: 1974-2001

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.

Arrangement Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Dates: 1945 - 2014

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract 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

 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

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

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

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1984

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1998

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

Esther Treptow Clark

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1919-2010

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

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Dates: 1906-2000

Georgana Falb Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0435
Abstract A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Dates: 1939-2002

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

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Iowa State Teachers College 3
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Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
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Bonham, Catherine 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
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Brown, Geraldine 1
Burgess family 1
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Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
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Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
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Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Drake University 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Evans, Mary 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Ferns, Grace, 1909- 1
Fix, Beverly Barnes, 1919- 1
Fleming, Everett A. 1
Fleming, Minerva Etheline Ford 1
Fleming, Vesie 1
Foster, Georgana Falb, 1928- 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Gebers, Nellie M., 1901-1995 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Grinnell College 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hamilton, Carter 1
Hamilton, Ruth, 1898-2008 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Hiatt, Arthur 1
Hiatt, Emily 1
Hiatt, Ettie 1
Hoidahl, Florence 1
Hoit, Judy Herron 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Horsley, Jess 1
Horsley, Maureen 1
Hunter, Mary Ankeny, 1870- 1
Iglesias, Marvel 1
Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission 1
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Johnson, Martin 1
Johnson, Ursula 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keir family 1
Kern, Bonnie, 1945- 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Knoop, Pearl, 1905-1998 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
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Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
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