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Louise Goldman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract

Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1926-2002

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Marcia Thayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0689
Abstract

Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.

Dates: 1927 - 2013

Margaret Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0369
Abstract

Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.

Dates: 1929-2001

Marian Farquhar papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0064
Abstract

Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.

Dates: 1902-2006

Marie Schultz Meyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0121
Abstract

Postville, Iowa, native who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Nursing in 1940.

Dates: 1901-1993

Marjorie Elizabeth Lyford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0051
Abstract

Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.

Dates: 1865-2002

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract

Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.

Dates: 1837-2008

Martha Wahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0090
Abstract

Mathematician and teacher who patented educational toys for teaching mathematics to children.

Dates: 1919-1999

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract

Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract

Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.

Dates: 1942-2002

Mary Jane Odell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract

Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.

Dates: 1936-2002

Mary Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract

Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1928-2004

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract

Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.

Dates: 1900-2000

Maxine Finsterwald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0427
Abstract

Radio scriptwriter (Kaffee Klatch and Playhouse of the Air among others) and playwright (as Maxine Wood). Correspondence, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, typescripts, etc. Finsterwald, playwright and author, published under the name "Maxine Wood".

Dates: 1928-1983; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

May Bennett Harshbarger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0088
Abstract

Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.

Dates: 1898-1993

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract

Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.

Dates: 1909-2012

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

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Angrick, William 1
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Anton, Judy 1
Arizona State University 1
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Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Baker, Hermione Georgette Allen, 1917- 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
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Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bennett, Julia 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Bethel Evangelical Secondary School 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
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Bondurant, Dorothy, 1908-2002 1
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Boyd, Susan, 1927- 1
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Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
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