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Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract

Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1863-1865

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract

Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1899-1994

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

Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract

Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.

Dates: 1901-2006

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Amelia McNeill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0647
Abstract

Farm woman who served as secretary of Monona Co. Rural Electrification Association for more than 20 years.

Dates: 1929-1971

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

Dates: 1939-1998

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract

Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.

Dates: 1865

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Barbara Burrell Nichols papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0668
Abstract

Mother from Ames, Iowa who died of polio in 1955.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1944-1997

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

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

Bernice Leary papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0030
Abstract

Educator, author, collector of children's books.

Dates: 1878-1977

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

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Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
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Becker, Virginia, 1918- 1
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Briggs, Wilbur 1
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Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
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Broer, Jacob 1
Broer, Kyle 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
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Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buchanan County Farm Bureau (Iowa). Women's Committee 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Cano family 1
Cargill Corn Starch and Syrup (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Childress, Elizabeth 1
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Collins, Susan 1
Costantino, A. Mori, 1924 - 2020 1
Costantino, Anthony 1
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