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Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract

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

Dates: 1888-2005

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

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract

Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.

Dates: 1890-2003

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract

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

Dates: 1909-1996

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0393
Abstract

Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.

Dates: 1871-1987

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract

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



Arrangement

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

Helen Larson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract

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

Dates: 1884-1996

Judy Klemesrud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0094
Abstract

Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.

Dates: 1939-1995

Lola Moeller Zook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract

Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.

Dates: 1909-2004

Mae Irene Ludemann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0641
Abstract

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

Dates: 1926-1943

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Margaret Langland Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0816
Abstract

Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1925-1972

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 McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract

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

Dates: 1900-2000

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

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

Myrle Olive Ward papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0078
Abstract

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

Dates: 1908-1992

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Lane, Ortha, 1894-1983 1
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Lederer and Strauss and Company 1
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Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Ludemann, Mae Irene, 1900-1997 1
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McCown, Robert A., 1939-2015 1
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