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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

Abigail Van Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0912
Abstract Iowa City resident who worked to preserve and restore Iowa City landmarks including the Old Capitol building.
Dates: 1968-2008

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

Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0126
Abstract American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.
Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

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Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

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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

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Alice French Papers

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Identifier: msc0605
Abstract One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.
Dates: 1868-1962

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1963-2004

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

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Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

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Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Dates: 1963-1998

Arthur A. Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0127
Abstract Motion picture and television script writer. Slides, watercolor paintings, scripts, screenplays, short stories and novels by Ross; photographs, three recordings.
Dates: 1942-1965; Majority of material found in 1950-1965

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; 1944-1949

Barbara Coffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0045
Abstract City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.
Dates: 1944-2006

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1968

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

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