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Abigail Van Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract

Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.

Dates: 1968-2008

Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0126
Abstract

American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.

Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract

Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1932

Alice French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0605
Abstract

One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.

Dates: 1868-1962

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0694
Abstract

Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1999

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract

Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.

Dates: 1925-2000

ATCA Artists' Works and Correspondence Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0764
Abstract

This ATCA collection brings together mail art, correspondence, photographs, slides, compact discs, show announcements/posters, writings, and other ephemera related to or by various artists.

Dates: 1968-2010

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

Augustus Sinning Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0391
Abstract

Physician. Correspondence, clippings, notebooks, and other papers.

Dates: 1892-1948

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract

Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1944-1997

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract

Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1993

Beulah Wiederrecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0508
Abstract

Correspondence between Wapello farm woman and two Polish families after World War II.

Dates: 1946-1995

Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0135
Abstract

Iron casting company in Davenport, Iowa. Includes blueprints, budgets, correspondence, publicity, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1951

Burton Jay Smith and Willametta Turnepseed Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0868
Abstract

Correspondence, chiefly love letters, between amateur printers Smith and Turnepseed, together with a few additional materials, including copies of their co-edited Literary Newsette. Many of Smith's letters document his activities training as a navigator in the United States Army Air Force, 1943-1944.

Dates: 1941-1944

Buster Cleveland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0785
Abstract

Correspondence and art work by mail artist Buster Cleveland.

Dates: 1967-2005

C. Pauline Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0627
Abstract

An outstanding athlete and the first woman to receive an athletic letter at the University of Iowa. She graduated in 1923.

Dates: 1920 -1985

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Ames (Iowa) 6
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Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 3
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Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 3
University of Iowa. Department of History 3
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 3
American National Red Cross 2
Blanchard, Ruth 2
Blanchard, Thomas 2
Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962 2
Daughters of the American Revolution 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Drake University 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 2
Koob, Kathryn 2
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
MacLaren, Gay 2
Mason, Kären 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
Redpath Lyceum Bureau 2
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 2
Republican National Convention 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Shambaugh, Benjamin Franklin, 1871-1940 2
Shrauger family 2
Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
ATCA Artists' Works and Correspondence 1
Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Allen, Woody 1
Alternative Living for the Aging (Organization) 1
Amana Society 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of University Women 1
American College Testing Program 1
American Film Institute 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Theological Society 1
American Wildlife Institute 1
American Women in Radio and Television Inc. 1
Ames Middle School (Ames, Iowa) 1
Amtrak 1
Andersonville Prison 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Backman, Carl 1
Baker, Carl 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Beaty, Miles 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Beier, Eileen 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Biklen, Wayne 1
Biklen, Wayne M. 1
Birgen family 1
Birgen, Lorinda "Laura", 1898-1963 1
Birgen, Martina 1
Bissell, Bess G., 1908-1970 1
Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company 1
Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Blanchard, Tom 1
Blees, Robert 1
Blunden, Edmund 1
Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974 1
Bob Hanscom Players (Theatrical group) 1
Bohnen, Salesian Father Laurent 1
Bollinger, James W. (James Wills), 1867-1951 1
Bonney, Josiah 1
Bonney, Josiah H., 1817-1887 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Booth, T. E. 1
Booth, Thomas Eyre, 1842-1927 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Brain family 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
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