Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 20 of 585

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

Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

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

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

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

 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

Aldeen Davis papers

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

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

Alma Marie Kouba Kress papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0405
Abstract Buchanan County elementary school teacher and clubwoman.
Dates: 1925-2006

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

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

Amy Clampitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0582
Abstract Poet: Kingfisher (1983), Manhattan: An Elegy (UI Center for the Book, 1990), MacArthur Fellow, 1992, Collected Poems (1997). Correspondence and typescripts of some of her writings.
Dates: 1983-1993

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

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

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

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

Filtered By

  • Subject: Iowa X
  • Subject: 20th century X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
Iowa Women's Archives 520
University of Iowa Special Collections 59
University of Iowa Archives 6
 
Subject
20th century 584
Archives (groupings) 524
Photographs 409
Personal papers 390
2001-2010 189
∨ more
Scrapbooks 168
Iowa City (Iowa) 141
Correspondence 138
Diaries 125
Families 123
Oral histories 117
Cultural artifacts 116
Rural women 114
Iowa 110
Women in agriculture 109
Women -- Societies and clubs 95
Sound recordings 94
Administrative records 93
Speeches 90
College students 83
Memoirs 83
Teachers 83
Autobiographies 75
Des Moines (Iowa) 69
Video recordings 68
Teaching 67
Women -- Political activity 67
Homemakers 63
Clubs 62
Farm life 62
Yearbooks 56
Farmers 55
Women lawyers 55
Women 51
Women in education 50
College teachers 46
Rural families 46
Women -- 19th century 45
Photograph albums 44
World War, 1939-1945 43
Authors 42
Social participation 41
Women and War 41
Women in public life 38
African American women -- Iowa 37
Legislators 36
Political campaigns 35
Volunteers 35
Women in higher education 35
African American women 33
Community activists 31
Journalists 31
Slides (photographs) 31
English literature 30
High school students 30
Voyages and travels 29
American literature 28
Community organization 28
Rural girls 27
Writers Archive at Iowa 27
Family papers 26
Nurses 26
Political participation 25
Women in charitable work 25
2011-2020 24
Davenport (Iowa) 24
Women in community organization 23
Cedar Rapids (Iowa) 22
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Associate degree) 22
Nursing -- Study and teaching (Graduate) 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women 22
Sports for girls 21
Sports for women 21
Agriculture 20
Clippings (information artifacts) 20
Women in journalism 20
Women in nonprofit organizations 20
Poets 19
Political activists 19
Waterloo (Iowa) 19
Drawings (visual works) 18
Hispanic American families 18
Hispanic American women 18
Home economics 18
Women in medicine 18
Women's rights 18
Artists 17
Pacifism 17
Soldiers 17
Autograph albums 16
Marriage 16
Peace 16
Politicians 16
Women in church work 16
Immigrant families 15
Posters 15
Social workers 15
4-H clubs 14
Mexican American women 14
Nursing 14
∧ less
 
Language
English 487
Dutch; Flemish 1
 
Names
State University of Iowa 55
University of Iowa 39
Democratic Party (Iowa) 17
Republican Party (Iowa) 17
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 13
∨ more
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 9
Iowa State Teachers College 8
League of Women Voters of Iowa 8
American Association of University Women 7
Grinnell College 7
Iowa State College 6
Mason, Kären 6
American National Red Cross 5
General Federation of Women's Clubs 5
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 5
State University of Iowa. Department of Home Economics 5
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 5
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 5
White family 5
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 4
Daughters of the American Revolution 4
Iowa Commission on the Status of Women 4
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 4
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
University High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 4
University of Iowa. College of Nursing 4
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 4
Des Moines Women's Club 3
Drake University 3
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 3
Engle, Paul, 1908-1991 3
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 3
Iowa State University 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 3
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 3
Smith, Mary Louise 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
United Nations 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United States. Department of Agriculture 3
United States. Navy 3
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 3
University of Minnesota 3
University of Northern Iowa 3
Young Women's Christian Association (State University of Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
Allen, Sewell E., 1913-1975 2
American Association for the United Nations 2
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 2
Branstad, Terry E. 2
Camp Fire Girls 2
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 2
Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 2
Coe College 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
Ellsworth family 2
Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa City Public Library (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Falls High School (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Medical Society. Woman's Auxiliary 2
Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa Mothers Association 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 2
Iowa Writers' Workshop 2
Keck family 2
Keene, Carolyn 2
League of United Latin American Citizens 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters of Iowa City, Iowa 2
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 2
Miller family 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Muehl, Lois Baker 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
∧ less