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Abbie Romey papers

Identifier: IWA0146

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

Archie L. Greene papers

Identifier: IWA0296

Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.

Dates: 1963-1998

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

Identifier: IWA0434

Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.

Dates: 1920-1999

Christine Grant papers

Identifier: IWA0329

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Elizabeth Anna Gernes papers

Identifier: IWA0270

Educator and Red Cross worker.


Two folders, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC341] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1929-1996

Elizabeth Miller Richards papers

Identifier: IWA0737

Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.

Dates: 1929-1996

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

Identifier: IWA0301

Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.

Dates: 1922-1996

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

Identifier: IWA0284

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

Identifier: IWA0351

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

Josephine Marie Pletscher papers

Identifier: IWA0913

Artist, librarian, and student of Corita Kent.

Dates: 1922-2015

Kathryn W. Hansen

Identifier: IWA0859

Photographer, Peace Corps volunteer, and United Nations Association leader and member.

Dates: 1959-2012

Margaret Keyes papers

Identifier: IWA0038

Professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and nationally recognized leader in the field of historic preservation.

Dates: 1907-2015

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

Identifier: IWA0455

Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).

Dates: 1968-1999

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

Identifier: IWA0262

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 McDermott Shideler papers

Identifier: IWA0404

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

Dates: 1900-2000

McCown Family Papers

Identifier: IWA0852

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

Dates: 1909-2012

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

Polly Ely papers

Identifier: IWA0829

Peace and civil rights activist who was a longtime member of Peoples Church Unitarian Universalist in Cedar Rapids.

Dates: 1937-2008

Shirley A. Briggs papers

Identifier: IWA0197

Artist, editor, and naturalist.

Dates: 1840-2008

Shirley Rich papers

Identifier: IWA0055

Casting director who worked for Rodgers and Hammerstein; founded Shirley Rich Casting in 1969.

Dates: 1929-2010

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