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Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

Identifier: IWA0500

The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.

Dates: 1861-2002

Marion Jones Clark papers

Identifier: IWA0204

Bacteriologist and assistant professor at the University of Iowa, 1940s to ca. 1960.

Dates: 1930-2003

Neighborhood Social Club records (Delaware County, Iowa)

Identifier: IWA0661

The club formed in 1915 near Manchester, Iowa for women to discuss aspects of rural, farm and family life.

Dates: 1931-1999

Paul Engle Papers

Identifier: msc0514

Poet (numerous books from Worn Earth, 1932), editor of the O. Henry Prize Stories, 1954-1959, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1941-1967, and co-founder and director of the International Writers' Program, 1967-1976 at the University of Iowa. Literary manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, and student works documenting his career as a writer and teacher.

Dates: 1929-1988

Redpath Chautauqua Bureau Records (this collection is currently under construction)

Identifier: msc0150

Commercial lecture bureau and booking agency for Chautauqua and lyceums throughout the United States and parts of Canada. Office files of the Redpath-Vawter Bureau of Cedar Rapids, IA, the Redpath-Chicago Bureau run by Harry P. Harrison and Charles Horner's Redpath Chautauquas. Included are: talent files consisting of correspondence, contracts, publicity brochures, and advertising flyers; business files including employee records; geographical location files with materials about cities and towns that sponsored Chautauquas and lyceums; periodicals; daybooks, cashbooks; and photographs.

Dates: -

Tuesday Nighters (Manchester, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0576

A women's club concerned primarily with philanthropic and social activities.

Dates: 1950-2006

Velma Carney papers

Identifier: IWA0560

Adair County, Iowa, farm woman. Papers include household accounting ledgers.

Dates: 1908-2004

Willing Workers Club (Fayette County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0246

A social and benevolent women's club initially formed as a Red Cross sewing club during World War I.

Dates: 1918-1987

YWCA of Greater Des Moines records

Identifier: IWA0167

The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.

Dates: 1885-1995

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