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A. Louise Mays papers

Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994."At Arm's Length" and "Raw Footage of Louise Mays" (1992) VHS. This videocassette includes a documentary on aging in Iowa, produced by Mary Frances Evans, in which Mays participated. It is followed by the unedited interview with Mays. Other persons featured on the videotape are: Estelle Alleman, Margaret Allen, Betty Atwater, Margaret Bastian, MaryEllen Buck, Robert Buck, Eileen Dawson, King Dawson, Venita Ellison, B. J.Fedler, Harold Forrester, Mildred Forrester, Helen Gore, Wayne...
Dates: 1939-1997

Alice Kelley papers

Identifier: IWA0485

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595

Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.

Dates: 1892-1953

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616

Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970

Charles Wood Irish Papers

Identifier: msc0362

Civil engineer and surveyor. Diaries, surveyor notebooks, letterpress books, correspondence, postcards, terrain profiles, photographs, etc.

Dates: 1852-1927

Christie York papers

Identifier: IWA0701

University of Iowa graduate and laboratory assistant who was active in student government and served as a steward in AFSCME Local 12.

Dates: 1950-2001

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

Dale McCormick papers

Identifier: IWA0513

Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.

Dates: 1958-1997

Delvena Anderson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0100

Diary of a trip from Iowa City through eastern Canada.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: Existence: 1958

Floy Eugenia Whitehead papers

Identifier: IWA0037

Nutrition scholar and chair of the University of Iowa's Home Economics Department for sixteen years.

Dates: 1935-1998

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

Harding Family Papers

Identifier: msc0383

Diaries, genealogical records, account and ledger books, correspondence, and reminiscences of three generations. Includes descriptions of Iowa City and the surrounding area in the 19th century.

Dates: 1840-1975

Helen Larson papers

Identifier: IWA0347

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

Dates: 1884-1996

Helene Scriabine papers

Identifier: IWA0080

Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.

Dates: 1940-1996

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

Identifier: msc0869

Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.

Dates: 1888-1990

Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0555

The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.

Dates: 1872-1936

Janet Shipton papers

Identifier: IWA0264

Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.

Dates: 1936-1991

Janie Yates-Glandorf papers

Identifier: IWA0337

Iowa City high school drama and English teacher.

Dates: 1943-2005

Jean Kern papers

Identifier: IWA0631

Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.

Dates: 1921-1988

Judy Herron Hoit papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0373

Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1950-1998

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