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Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Dates: 1936-1978

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

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

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

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

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

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

Helen Larson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.
Dates: 1884-1996

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

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738
Abstract This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1985

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.

Arrangement Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990
Dates: 1995

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'
Dates: 1966-2000

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

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Bonham, Catherine 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
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DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
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Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 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
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
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Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hiatt, Arthur 1
Hiatt, Emily 1
Hiatt, Ettie 1
Holmes, Marjorie, 1910- 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kearney, Barbara DeLand 1
Keir family 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
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Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Morado family 1
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Newcomer, Bess, 1893-1990 1
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Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
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Pierce, Mary Catherine Speece 1
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Place, Dorothy Sprout, 1921- 1
Place, Harlan 1
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Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
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Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Scanlan, Winnifred Hiatt, 1909-1997 1
Schmuecker family 1
Schmuecker, Hazelle Keir, 1907-2007 1
Schutte, Lois Mcintyre, 1928- 1
Short family 1
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
State University of Iowa 1
Stuart family 1
Swope family 1
Swope, Howard 1
Swope, Jessie West 1
Swope, Sarah Jane Buell, 1841-1918 1
Teeple, Velma Skott, 1913-2005 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Tylee, Ben 1
Tylee, Frances 1
Tylee, Magdalena, 1894-1988 1
United States. Marine Corps 1
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics. Department of Ophthalmology 1
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