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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

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract

Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.

Dates: 1924-2003

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

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

Dates: 1875-2001

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

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

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract

Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Hazelle Keir Schmuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0244
Abstract

Autobiographical essays and family history of six generations by rural schoolteacher, homemaker, and artist.

Dates: 1983-2007

Lillian Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0503
Abstract

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

Dates: 1966-2000

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0532
Abstract

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2018

Lois Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0184
Abstract

Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.

Dates: 1939-2007

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

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

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

Mary Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0497
Abstract

Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.

Dates: 1926-2009

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

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Barker, Patti 1
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Bevin, Nancy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Hammond, Ilene 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Henderson family 1
Henley, Bill 1
Henley, Pearl Smith 1
Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
Herrera, Primitivo, -1936 1
Hodne, Carol 1
Iowa Commission on Latino Affairs 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa State University. Library 1
Iowa. Supreme Court 1
Jesina, Sheryl 1
Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Keir family 1
Kelley, Alice 1
Kelley, Mary Louise 1
Kirschman, Fred 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Laughlin, Don, 1922- 1
Laughlin, Lois, 1925-2008 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Linn, Martha 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Manuscript Society (U.S.) 1
Mason, Kären 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
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Meyer, Louis 1
Midwest Archives Conference 1
Midwest Gas (Company) 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 1
Morado family 1
Muscatine Migrant Committee 1
National Association of Women Judges (U.S.) 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Farmers Organization (U.S.) 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Neuman, Linda Kinney, 1948- 1
Nicholson, Homer 1
Nicholson, Irma 1
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company 1
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 1
O'Connor, Reverend William 1
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