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Anson R. Butler Papers

Identifier: MsC0001

Civil War soldier and mayor of DeWitt, Iowa. Letters written to his wife while he was serving with the 26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1900; Majority of material found within 1861-1864

Arlene Morris papers

Identifier: IWA0276

Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.

Dates: 1946-1996

Ben F. Jensen Papers

Identifier: MsC0147

U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.

Dates: 1939-1964

Black Film and Television Collection

Identifier: MsC1214

Collection of material relating to some contributions of Black Americans to film and television.

Dates: 1919 - 1996

Black Student Union Records

Identifier: RG02.0003.006
Scope and Contents

BSU Records were actually publications of the group using various titles at different times - Pamoja, Challenger, and New Challenger. These titles are now in the University Serials and Journals Collection (RG01.0009.002).

Dates: 1975 - 1981

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

Identifier: IWA0242

Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Cecile Cooper papers

Identifier: IWA0006

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Darwin T. Turner Papers

Identifier: RG99.0340

These papers describe the work of Dr. Darwin T. Turner and his collections of writings by African American authors. These papers document his development of the African American World Studies Program, within the English Department at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1946 - 1991

Dr. Anthony Ferguson National Pan-Hellenic Council Records

Identifier: RG02.0003.056
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials related to the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Fraternities and Sororities on the University of Iowa campus. This collection is growing to represent our six active Black fraternities and sororities.

Dates: 2010 - 2022

FBI Investigation of the Lemuel A. Penn Murder Papers

Identifier: MsC0507

Obtained from the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act in 1999, these papers document the FBI's investigation into the murder of Lemuel A. Penn. Ku Klux Klan members who murdered him were the first persons convicted under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Dates: 1964-1967

Frances Hawthorne papers

Identifier: IWA0473

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

Geneva Southall papers

Identifier: IWA0380

Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.

Dates: 1960-2004

George W. Strong Papers

Identifier: MsC0057

Correspondence to and from the Second Lieutenant.

Dates: 1862-1868; Majority of material found within 1862-1865

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

Identifier: IWA0365

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

Identifier: MsC0365

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

Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History

Identifier: RG01.0006.003
Scope and Contents

This oral history collection consists of transcripts and digital files pertaining to "Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History," conducted in the Fall of 2014.

Dates: 2014

Jacqueline Scott papers

Identifier: IWA0295

Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.

Dates: 1988-1997

Jane Burleson papers

Identifier: IWA0340

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

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

Identifier: IWA0783

Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.

Dates: 1962-2008

Jo Rabenold papers

Identifier: IWA0191

Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1965-1983

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