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Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

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

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract

Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.

Dates: 1892-1953

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

Charlotte Faxon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0086
Abstract

Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1864-1867

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract

Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.

Dates: 1817-2013

Ida "Belle" Bandfield Holden papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0062
Abstract

Schoolteacher in the Waterloo area at the turn of the century.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1840-1981

Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0555
Abstract

The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.

Dates: 1872-1936

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract

Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.

Dates: 1880

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

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

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

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

Dates: 1890-2002

Mary C. Hooper papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0850
Abstract

Diary chronicling Hooper's daily life in Princeton, Iowa.

Dates: 1873-1874

Mary Henrietta Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract

Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.



Arrangement

The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.

Dates: 1891-1934

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

Mary Sears McHenry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0423
Abstract

Diary and account book of the bride of a Civil War officer.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1865-1998

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract

Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1995

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

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract

Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.

Dates: 1915-2002

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Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett, Edith 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Faxon, Charlotte 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 1
Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Genesee College 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Henderson family 1
Holden family 1
Holden, Anson 1
Holden, Ida Bandfield 1
Hooper, Mary C. 1
Jamison, Esther, 1901-2001 1
Knutson family 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McHenry, Mary Sears, 1834-1912 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Olson, Alice M., 1904- 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Peters, Mary Henrietta, 1858-1931 1
Reed, Iowa Byington, 1851-1936 1
Reed, Will, -1918 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Russell, Rebecca Elizabeth Fatherson 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
See, Bertie Harsha 1
Sies, Jennie, 1859-1880 1
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 1
Taylor, Edward Stewart 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Dewey 1
Taylor, Ruth Fatherson, 1912-2005 1
Van Zante family 1
Wesleyan Methodist Church 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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