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Abigail Van Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract

Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.

Dates: 1968-2008

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract

Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.

Dates: 1915-2011

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Alma Marie Kouba Kress papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0405
Abstract

Buchanan County elementary school teacher and clubwoman.

Dates: 1925-2006

Alta Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract

Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1963-2004

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract

Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-2002

Arlene Jens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0499
Abstract

Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1962-2006

Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0293
Abstract

Iowa City study club organized in 1897.

Dates: 1902-2011

Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0588
Abstract

Eastern Iowa women's study and social club.

Dates: 1903-2001

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
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

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract

Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.

Dates: 1924-2003

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

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

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract

Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.

Dates: 1870-2005

Birdie Sears papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0903
Abstract

Autograph book and genealogy of 19th century Iowa woman.

Dates: 1875-2013

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0899
Abstract

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

Book Review Club (Manchester, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0575
Abstract

The club was a social group gathered in homes to review books.

Dates: 1938-2007

Boone Township Women's Club (Wright County, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0504
Abstract

The club was organized in 1911 for the social and intellectual benefit of the ladies of Boone and the surrounding area.

Dates: 1911-2002

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract

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

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United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 4
American Association of University Women 3
American National Red Cross 3
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 3
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 3
Iowa State Teachers College 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 3
League of Women Voters of Iowa 3
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 3
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Gerber, John C. 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa Mothers Association 2
Iowa State College 2
Iowa State University 2
League of United Latin American Citizens 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
Shrauger family 2
Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
Smith, Mary Louise 2
UNICEF 2
United Nations 2
United States. Navy 2
University of Iowa. College of Nursing 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
University of Iowa. Women's Resource and Action Center 2
University of Minnesota 2
University of Northern Iowa 2
University of Wisconsin 2
World Conference on Women 2
Adams family 1
Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Aguilera, Maria Mercedes, 1936-2013 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alfred University 1
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 1
American Association of Dental Schools 1
American Association of University Professors 1
American Dental Association 1
American Dental Hygienists' Association 1
American Educational Research Association 1
American Mission Upper Nile 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American Patients Association 1
American Psychological Association 1
American Theological Society 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anothor Mother for Peace (Association). Northeastern Iowa Chapter 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Arizona State University 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Athletic and Recreation Federation of College Women 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Audubon Society of Manchester (Iowa) 1
Barcelo family 1
Barceló, Nancy V., 1946- 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Becker, Ruth Salzmann, 1922-2007 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bergmann family 1
Bergmann, Gustav, 1906-1987 1
Bergmann, Leola Nelson, 1912-2011 1
Bethel Evangelical Secondary School 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birkby, Evelyn, 1919 - 2021 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Bixler, Genevieve Knight 1
Bohnen, Salesian Father Laurent 1
Book Review Club (Manchester, Iowa) 1
Boone Township Women Club (Wright County, Iowa) 1
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