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Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

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

Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0500
Abstract The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.
Dates: 1861-2002

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 Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Dates: 1856-1994

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.
Dates: 1880

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

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.
Dates: 1861-1939

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1951-1984

Margaret Strang Corothers papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0324
Abstract Family History of the McDowall-Wilson, Strang-McDowall, and Corothers-Strang Families, 1934.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1934

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Dates: 1890-2002

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Dates: 1800-2009

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.
Dates: 1867-1943

Shale and Wolf Families letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0425
Abstract Family correspondence recording farm life in northern Iowa and the Dakota territory, primarily from a farm woman's perspective.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1878-1999

Trimble Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0427
Abstract Reminiscences of Gladys Trimble Leith and Marie Jeffers about their mother, Mary Pyle Trimble as well as their own childhood.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1879-1999

Van Zante and De Cook Families papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0721
Abstract Late 19th century diary of adolescent Dutch-American farm girl and 1932 farm diary of her daughter-in-law.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1888-1969

Verna Moulton Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0145
Abstract Maquoketa, Iowa, native who owned and operated Spencer's Harmony Hall with her husband from 1912 to 1962.
Dates: 1899-1994

Wilda Jean Schobert papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0180
Abstract Percival, Iowa farm woman and club woman.
Dates: 1840-2000

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See, Bertie Harsha 1
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Swanson, Ellen 1
Swanson, Julia 1
Trimble family 1
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