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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract

Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.

Dates: 1912-1999

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

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

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0393
Abstract

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

Dates: 1871-1987

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract

Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.

Dates: 1817-2013

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract

Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.

Dates: 1929-1994

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0394
Abstract

Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls state championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1892-1997

Jesse Virginia Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract

Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1905-1999

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract

Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.



Arrangement

Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1872-1944

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as 'the flower lady.'

Dates: 1966-2000

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

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

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

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
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Browneller, Max 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hein, Gwendolyn Johnson, 1911-1997 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Hidlebaugh, Edna, 1892-1995 1
Hidlebaugh, Lee 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State Teachers College 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Lawrence family 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Manuscript Society (U.S.) 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McCown family 1
McCown, Alfred Brown, 1850-1929 1
McCown, Anne Elizabeth, 1965- 1
McCown, Don Cleveland, 1884-1950 1
McCown, Frances Anne, 1902-1963 1
McCown, John Patrick, 1964- 1
McCown, Margaret 1
McCown, Robert A., 1939-2015 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Midwest Archives Conference 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Naylor, Norma Hidlebaugh 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Oskaloosa High School (Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Perkins, Jesse Virginia Antrim, 1893- 1
Petersen, Archie 1
Petersen, Hans 1
Petersen, Katie, 1874-1972 1
Petersen, Thelma, 1909- 1
Richey, Pearl 1
Ronk, Lillian, 1922- 1
Ronk, Murlyn 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Skotnes, Andor 1
Skott, Clara Steen, 1888-1994 1
Smith, Marcella Henley, 1909-2012 1
Swab, Joy 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.) 1
United States Department of Labor 1
United States Employment Service 1
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 1
University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Department 1
Van Voorhis family 1
Van Voorhis, Charles Smith 1
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