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Albertson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0009
Abstract

Correspondence reflecting pioneer life in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Montana.

Dates: 1856-1876

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract

Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1896

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

Carrie Kelly Beatty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0127
Abstract

Young woman who came to Hancock County, Iowa in 1868; her experiences were recorded in the book, A Prairie Rose, by Bertha E. Bush.

Dates: 1874-1999

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

Iowa Authors Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0869
Abstract

Includes manuscripts, galley proofs, page proofs, dust jackets, and other miscellany associated with publications of many Iowa Authors.

Dates: 1888-1990

Jolley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0077
Abstract

Correspondence spanning over 40 years and three generations of an Iowa farm family. Subjects include land speculation, farming in Bremer, Blackhawk, and Woodbury counties, farm life in Iowa during the 19th century, and W.W.I.

Dates: 1866-1919

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

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract

Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Dates: 1917-1983

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

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

Mildred Fox Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0606
Abstract

Iowa native who became a homesteader in South Dakota, and later returned to Iowa to raise her five children on a farm.

Dates: 1811-1972

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract

Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1995

Philip L. Gerber papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0615
Abstract

State University of New York College at Brockport professor who edited the homesteading letters of Elizabeth Corey.

Dates: 1988-1989

Phoebe Kellum Mericle papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0302
Abstract

Early settler in Webster County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One item, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1893

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract

Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.

Dates: 1800-2009

Robinson-Lacy Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0424
Abstract

Correspondence diaries, scrapbook, and genealogical information regarding this Dubuque-area family.

Dates: 1852-2001

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Bowersox, Fred 1
Bowersox, Jan Erkert 1
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Bowersox, Mary Margaret Shuey 1
Bowersox, Thomas L. 1
Brown, Lewis H. (Lewis Herold), 1894- 1
Bush, Bertha E. 1
Carlson, Esther Elizabeth 1
Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
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Corey, Elizabeth 1
Corothers family 1
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Drake University 1
Dubuque Ladies' Literary Association (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Eastman, Harold Lloyd 1
Elston, Hattie Phinnette, 1900- 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett, Mildred Fox, 1880- 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Gerber, Philip L. 1
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Iowa Author's 1
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Johns-Manville, Incorporated 1
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Luick, Rosebelle Pierce, 1836-1914 1
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New York Medical College for Women and Hospital for Women and Children 1
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Radio Corporation of America 1
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Reese family 1
Reese, Donald, 1916-1998 1
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Robinson, Belle 1
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Rosheim, David L. 1
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Saunders, William Irving 1
Shuey, Jacob 1
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