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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

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

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Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract

Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.

Dates: 1925-2000

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

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Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Carrie Lindahl papers

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Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

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

Dates: 1875-2001

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract

Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Dates: 1903-2011

Cornelia Shrauger Day papers

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Identifier: IWA0328
Abstract

Educated in journalism and law. Washington, Iowa, resident active in YWCA, Planned Parenthood and UNICEF.

Dates: 1890-2004

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

Dorothy and Warren Wirtz papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0117
Abstract

Brother and sister from Keokuk, Iowa who attended the State University of Iowa and pursued careers as a composer and French professor, respectively.

Dates: 1915-2012

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Elizabeth Lindsay Tatum papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0824
Abstract

Peace activist and Quaker who lived in Southern Rhodesia from 1960 to 1964.

Dates: 1900-2006

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

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

Dates: 1919-2010

Frances Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0862
Abstract

Amateur historian and clubwoman from Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1912-2010

Gladys Homan papers

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Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

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

Hedy Hustedde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0879
Abstract

A librarian who worked at the Bettendorf Public Library in Bettendorf, Iowa for over thirty years.

Dates: 1879-2018

Helen Baird Branyan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0758
Abstract

Letters From Egypt by Helen Baird Branyan consists primarily of Clarice Bloomfield's letters, written between 1920 and 1938. The letters describe the life of an Albia, Iowa, girl who became a missionary in Egypt.

Dates: 1920-1936

Helen Lee Hensleigh Wenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0142
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues including gun control.

Dates: 1922-2006

Jane Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0832
Abstract

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Jean Cutler Prior papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0786
Abstract Geologist who worked with the Iowa Geological Survey in Iowa City for 38 years. Arrangement The Orestes St. John oversized series consists of 2 oversized boxes with two folders each in them. The first box (box 32) is titled Milligan Sketches and contains reproductions of the 6 Orestes St. John drawings in folder one and 11 mounted originals and Milligan reproductions in folder 2. The 11 mounted originals and Milligan reproductions include:1) Clamont Farm, Manhattan, Kansas, Valley of Cedar Creek, Autumn, 18682) View of the Valley of the Missouri, looking up the stream to the Northwestward, from bluff on south side of Thompson's Creek (Floyd Bluff), Woodbury Co. Iowa, 13 Aug 18683) View of the Valley of the Missouri, looking up the stream to the Northwestward, from bluff on south side of Thompson's Creek (Floyd Bluff) Woodbury Co. Iowa, March 19784) Gypsum Quarry in ravine 3 miles...
Dates: 1857-2003

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Des Moines (Iowa). Police Department 1
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Dubuque Human Rights Commission (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
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Fox, Steven 1
Fox, William B. 1
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Garnica, Genero, 1896-1973 1
Garnica, Modesta Lopez, 1901-1974 1
Geological Society of Iowa 1
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Glass, Jane Merrill 1
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Gomez, Luz Salazar, 1900-1956 1
Gomez, Peter, 1900-1984 1
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Greentree Enterprises (Audubon, Iowa) 1
Grinnell Historical Museum (Grinnell, Iowa) 1
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