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Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract

Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.

Dates: 1920-2010

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract

Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.

Dates: 1939-2000

Mary Ankeny Hunter papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0097
Abstract

Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1940

Mary C. Hooper papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0850
Abstract

Diary chronicling Hooper's daily life in Princeton, Iowa.

Dates: 1873-1874

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract

Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract

Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.

Dates: 1942-2002

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract

Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996

Mary Henrietta Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0908
Abstract

Resident of Illyria Township near Wadena, Iowa, who recorded her daily activities from 1891 until her death in 1931.



Arrangement

The Iowa Women's Archives gratefully acknowledges the transcription of the diaries by Dr. Lisa Guinn, a visiting assistant professor at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and Rio Farren, an undergraduate history major at Upper Iowa University. They completed the transcription in 2014.

Dates: 1891-1934

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Mary Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract

Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1928-2004

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract

Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.

Dates: 1900-2000

Mary Rouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0101
Abstract

Journalist who worked for the Office of Public Information at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1937-2000

Mary Sears McHenry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0423
Abstract

Diary and account book of the bride of a Civil War officer.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1865-1998

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

Dates: 1937-1976

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract

Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.

Dates: 1909-2012

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.

Dates: 1885-2005

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0722
Abstract

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

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0553
Abstract

Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1936-1998

Morrell Meat Packing Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0100
Abstract

Business and personal correspondence, account books, statements, and other records, relating to the meat packing company particularly in Liverpool, England, and Ottumwa, Iowa; and papers, including some of Thomas Dove Foster.

Dates: 1850-1953; Majority of material found within 1850-1932

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American National Red Cross 3
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 3
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 2
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Drake University 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Grinnell College 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
Keck family 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 2
Mason, Kären 2
McKenzie, Bettie 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Stuart family 2
University of Iowa. Department of History 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
White family 2
Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Abraham, Lot 1
Adams, Vicki 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Historical Association 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American Theological Society 1
Anderson, Delvena, 1887-1973 1
Andersonville Prison 1
Annin, Marilyn 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.) 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 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
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Aydelotte, William O. 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Backes, Lenora 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Bissell, Bess G., 1908-1970 1
Bixby, Newell W. 1
Bixby, Newell Willard 1
Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 1
Bloom, Isabel 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bockes, Elmer 1
Bockes, Russell 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Boot, Estella 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 1
Braunwarth, Sarah, 1853-1927 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nancy 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Briles, Margaret Stevenson 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Broer, Bethany 1
Broer, Faye York 1
Broer, Jacob 1
Broer, Kyle 1
Brown, Lewis H. (Lewis Herold), 1894- 1
Brown, Sara Slee 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruene, Barbara 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
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