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Edmund Blunden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0829
Abstract

Correspondence and manuscripts of the British scholar and poet.

Dates: 1918-1982

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

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Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract

Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.

Dates: 1916-2004

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

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Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract

Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

Dates: 1853-1974

Ernest Rodriguez papers

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Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014

Esther J. Walls papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Dates: 1860-1996

Eugene A. Gilmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG05.0001.010
Abstract

Twelfth president of the University of Iowa, 1934-1940.

Dates: 1934-1940

Floy Eugenia Whitehead papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0037
Abstract

Nutrition scholar and chair of the University of Iowa's Home Economics Department for sixteen years.

Dates: 1935-1998

Fred Dickinson Letts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0072
Abstract

Attorney, Congressman, and judge. Correspondence, family and personal records, with court decisions and speeches.

Dates: 1841-1965; Majority of material found within 1940-1969

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract

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

Dates: 1920-2002

Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0529
Abstract

The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.

Dates: 1964-2003

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract

The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.

Dates: 1905-1996

Harry Harper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0365
Abstract

Physician and civil rights leader in Fort Madison, IA. Correspondence, speeches, biographical and autobiographical materials, and subject files document both his career and his Civil Rights activism.

Dates: 1946-1985

Helen Larson papers

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Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0869
Abstract

Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.

Dates: 1888-1990

Irene Hoover papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0472
Abstract

Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.

Dates: 1923-2001

James I. Dolliver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0243
Abstract

Attorney, U.S. Representative from Iowa, and Regional Legal Council for the International Cooperation Administration of the Middle East. Correspondence, speeches, and subject files relating to his career.

Dates: 1923-1962; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract

Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.

Dates: 1931-1998

Janice A. Beran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0149
Abstract

Professor in the College of Education at Iowa State University until her retirement in 1994. Materials relate to the history of sports and particularly the participation of women and African-Americans in Iowa sports.

Dates: 1944-1998

Jean Lloyd-Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0066
Abstract

State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.

Dates: 1964-2021

Jennifer Riggs Cosson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0431
Abstract

A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1890-1943

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