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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

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

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.
Dates: 1892-1953

Bettie McKenzie papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0136
Abstract Community activist from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1870-2005

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.

Arrangement Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.
Dates: 1945 - 2014

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1976-1978

Charles Wood Irish Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0362
Abstract Civil engineer and surveyor. Diaries, surveyor notebooks, letterpress books, correspondence, postcards, terrain profiles, photographs, etc.
Dates: 1852-1927

Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.
Dates: 1890-2003

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.
Dates: 1954 - 2002

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

Cook Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0109
Abstract Diaries of Edward E. Cook, journals and ledgers of the law firm of Cook & Dodge of Davenport, Iowa, and other business and legal papers.
Dates: 1841 - 1912; Majority of material found in 1860 - 1880

Cora Louise Scofield papers

 Collection — Floor: 1
Identifier: IWA0779
Overview Iowa-born historian and author who attended Vassar College.
Dates: 1881 - 1912

Cornelia Shrauger Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0328
Abstract Educated in journalism and law. Washington, Iowa, resident active in YWCA, Planned Parenthood and UNICEF.
Dates: 1890-2004

Corwin R. Snow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0019
Abstract Iowa Farmer. Mostly diaries describing farm life in Benton Co., Iowa, particularly on Snow's Evergreen Farm near Keystone.
Dates: 1872-1925

Days Gone By: Reminiscences of Northwest Iowa

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0601
Abstract Typescript of an oral history project by Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students interviewing six residents of Osceola County.
Dates: 1992

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Dates: 1852-2011

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

Delvena Anderson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0100
Abstract Diary of a trip from Iowa City through eastern Canada.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: Existence: 1958

Donna Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa
Dates: 1938-2010

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Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Calkin, Homer L. 1
Calkins, Asa Starkweather 1
Calkins, Charles McNeil 1
Calkins, John, Captain, 1785- 1
Camp Shows, Inc. 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carlson, Esther Elizabeth 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002 1
Chavenelle, Gail 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 1
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