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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

Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0728

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

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

Beverly Barnes Fix papers

Identifier: IWA0609

Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.

Dates: 1974-2001

Bonnie Kern papers

Identifier: IWA0797

Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.


Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.

Dates: 1945 - 2014

Edna Means papers

Identifier: IWA0171

Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.


A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.

Dates: 1908-1986

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 Everett papers

Identifier: IWA0880

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Esther J. Walls papers

Identifier: IWA0288

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

Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel papers

Identifier: IWA0301

Author and artist from Laurel, Iowa.

Dates: 1922-1996

Gertrude Taft papers

Identifier: IWA0843

Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.

Dates: 1908-1926

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

Hedy Hustedde papers

Identifier: IWA0879

A librarian who worked at the Bettendorf Public Library in Bettendorf, Iowa for over thirty years.

Dates: 1879-2018

Helen Larson papers

Identifier: IWA0347

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

Dates: 1884-1996

Helena Jongewaard McDonald papers

Identifier: IWA0390

Teacher who attended Iowa State College in 1914.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1913-1952

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

Joy Smith Lewallen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0738

This is My Story, This is My Song, unpublished memoir.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1985

Kathryn W. Hansen

Identifier: IWA0859

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

Dates: 1959-2012

Mae Irene Ludemann papers

Identifier: IWA0641

High school history teacher who traveled to Europe in 1929 and recorded her experiences in a diary.

Dates: 1926-1943

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