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Buster Cleveland Papers

Identifier: msc0785

Correspondence and art work by mail artist Buster Cleveland.

Dates: 1967-2005

Christisen Railroad Collection

Identifier: msc0548

Records for the Milwaukee Road, Amtrak, and the B&O railroads, with some materials from the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern (EJ&E), the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ), the Nickel Plate Railroad (NKP), and Acheson, Topeka and Santa Fe (AT&SF) lines from the 1880s to the early 1990s.

Dates: 1880-1990

Cora Belle Pollock papers

Identifier: IWA0706

Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Dates: 1909-1996

Dorothy Clark papers

Identifier: IWA0780

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

Jay N. Darling Papers

Identifier: msc0170

Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1897-1962; Majority of material found in 1920-1949

Jean Cutler Prior papers

Identifier: IWA0786
Abstract Geologist who worked with the Iowa Geological Survey in Iowa City for 38 years. Arrangement The Orestes St. John oversized series consists of 2 oversized boxes with two folders each in them. The first box (box 32) is titled Milligan Sketches and contains reproductions of the 6 Orestes St. John drawings in folder one and 11 mounted originals and Milligan reproductions in folder 2. The 11 mounted originals and Milligan reproductions...
Dates: 1857-2003

Josephine Marie Pletscher papers

Identifier: IWA0913

Artist, librarian, and student of Corita Kent.

Dates: 1922-2015

Judith Sutcliffe papers

Identifier: IWA0067

Tile artist and printer who formed Greentree Enterprises in Audubon, Iowa.

Dates: 1935-2016

Kathy Ormond papers

Identifier: IWA0703

Red Cross recreation aide who was stationed in Vietnam from July 1968 to October 1969.

Dates: 1966-2007

Lois Baker Muehl Papers

Identifier: msc0665

Manuscripts and correspondence related to her books for children including My Name Is-- (1959) and Hidden Year of Devlin Bates (1967).

Dates: 1962-1984

Lois Wescott papers

Identifier: IWA0437

Geology graduate of the University of Iowa who traveled to Japan and Venezuela to work for oil companies.

Dates: 1860-2001

Maude Esther White papers

Identifier: IWA0196

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

Identifier: IWA0722

Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Dates: 1946-2000

Myrle Olive Ward papers

Identifier: IWA0078

Native of Hamburg, Iowa and missionary to the West Indies and the Belgian Congo from 1925 until 1959.

Dates: 1908-1992

Norman C. Meier Papers

Identifier: RG99.0163

Professor of psychology, University of Iowa, from 1923 until 1964. Designed tests to measure artistic aptitude, and audience response. Correspondence, photographs, lectures.

Dates: 1906-1964

Patricia J. Pardun papers

Identifier: IWA0024

State vice chair of the Republican Party in Iowa from 1967 to 1973.

Dates: 1956-1978

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

Shirley A. Briggs papers

Identifier: IWA0197

Artist, editor, and naturalist.

Dates: 1840-2008

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