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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

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

Alice French Papers

 Collection
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

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.
Dates: 1865

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

Bette Brooks Stone papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0360
Abstract Mapleton, Iowa high school student who sent telegrams for Western Union during World War II.
Dates: 1941-1993

Betty Mae Page papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0281
Abstract Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1969-1996

Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0135
Abstract Iron casting company in Davenport, Iowa. Includes blueprints, budgets, correspondence, publicity, and photographs.
Dates: 1945-1951

Brown Gibson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0381
Abstract Letters, documents, and a booklet on Major Hugh G. Brown.
Dates: 1822-1944; 1860s

Byron McClain Letters

 Collection
Identifier: msc0004
Abstract Letters to McClain's family in Wilton Junction, Iowa, telling of experiences in Tennessee with the 2nd Regiment of Iowa Cavalry.
Dates: 1863-1864

Carl and Laura White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0904
Abstract Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.
Dates: 1918-1993

Carl Van Vechten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0715
Abstract 23 photographs of Doris Julian, Stephen Van Ophuigsen, Coleman Dowell, Jose Quintero and others; 16 photograph postcards including Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas; 75 photographs of celebrities (lacking no. 18); several drafts and related correspondence for Gertrude Stein: An Epilogue.
Dates: 1939-1960

Carr and Carr Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0130
Abstract Complete records of a pioneer law firm and several of its predecessors, including correspondence, account books, ledgers, cases, journals, and receipts.
Dates: 1857-1957

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0009
Abstract Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1871

Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce

 Collection
Identifier: msc0138
Abstract Budgets, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other material.
Dates: 1874 - 1973; Majority of material found in 1935 - 1946

Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0156
Abstract Correspondence, account books, reports, lists, attendance registers, minutes, rosters of officers, publicity material, programs, and financial records.
Dates: 1923 - 1958

Charles Thomas Ackley Civil War Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0541
Abstract One hundred and eighteen letters from Charles Thomas Ackley, mostly to his wife in Marble Rock, Iowa. Also included are newspaper clippings, brief biographies of some of the men in the Seventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and historical commentary.
Dates: 1864-1865

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Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 2
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 2
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Shrauger family 2
Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
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United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
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University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
Ackley, Charles Thomas 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Mothers, Inc. 1
American Wildlife Institute 1
Ames Middle School (Ames, Iowa) 1
Amtrak 1
Andersonville Prison 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.) 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Bailey, Henry B. 1
Baker, Carl 1
Baldridge, Alfred E. 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Biklen, Wayne 1
Biklen, Wayne M. 1
Birgen family 1
Birgen, Lorinda "Laura", 1898-1963 1
Birgen, Martina 1
Bissell, Bess G., 1908-1970 1
Bixby, Newell W. 1
Bixby, Newell Willard 1
Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company 1
Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Blair, Amos S. 1
Blees, Robert 1
Bollinger, James W. (James Wills), 1867-1951 1
Bonney, Josiah 1
Bonney, Josiah H., 1817-1887 1
Booth, T. E. 1
Booth, Thomas Eyre, 1842-1927 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Bradley, Duane 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester 1
Bronson, Charles E. 1
Brown Gibson Family 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Hazel E. 1
Brown, Hugh G., 1835-1901 1
Brown, Lewis H. (Lewis Herold), 1894- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Brown, Mary Gibson, 1798-1877 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Calkins, Asa Starkweather 1
Calkins, Charles McNeil 1
Calkins, John, Captain, 1785- 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Carlson, Esther Elizabeth 1
Carr & Carr 1
Carr and Carr 1
Carr, Edward M. 1
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