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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

Bertha Hedges papers

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Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Dates: 1870-2014

Cheryl Britton papers

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

Clara Steen Skott papers

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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

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Dates: 1909-1996

De Jong Family papers

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

Edith Neal papers

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Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.
Dates: 1931-1997

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

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Identifier: IWA0393
Abstract Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.
Dates: 1871-1987

Helen Larson papers

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Identifier: IWA0347
Abstract Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.
Dates: 1884-1996

Inés García papers

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Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1916-1999

Judy Klemesrud papers

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Identifier: IWA0094
Abstract Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.
Dates: 1939-1995

Lola Moeller Zook papers

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Identifier: IWA0462
Abstract Newspaper editor whose papers relate to her career as a journalist and the years she spent in occupied Japan following World War II.
Dates: 1909-2004

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

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Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Dates: 1917-1988

Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0558
Abstract Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Dates: 1950-2013

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

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Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Dates: 1900-2000

Mary Vasquez Olvera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0559
Abstract Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Dates: 1923-2003

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Dates: 1909-2012

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0456
Abstract Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1916-1993

Patricia Peterson Wiese papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0810
Abstract English as a Second Language teacher in West Liberty, Iowa.
Dates: 1978-2010

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Dates: 1800-2009

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American Theological Society 1
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Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 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
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
De Jong family 1
De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
De Jong, Jan, 1884-1965 1
De Jong, Jeanette, 1914-2004 1
De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
De Jong, Trentje Beuckens, 1885-1978 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Goad family 1
Greiner family 1
Greiner, Violet, 1916-1991 1
Grinnell College 1
Halferty family 1
Hammond, Ilene 1
Hedges family 1
Hedges, Bertha, 1887-1978 1
Hedges, Charles 1
Hedges, Mildred 1
Hensley, Grace Ricketts 1
Hergenreter, Jane McDermott 1
Hidlebaugh, Edna, 1892-1995 1
Hidlebaugh, Lee 1
Human Resources Research Organization 1
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
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Jones, Joe Allen 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Kelley, Alice 1
Kelley, Mary Louise 1
Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 1
Klemesrud, Judy 1
Lais, Leonore Evans 1
Larson, Helen, 1899-1996 1
League of United Latin American Citizens 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Manuscript Society (U.S.) 1
Martini, Lorena 1
McCown family 1
McCown, Alfred Brown, 1850-1929 1
McCown, Anne Elizabeth, 1965- 1
McCown, Don Cleveland, 1884-1950 1
McCown, Frances Anne, 1902-1963 1
McCown, John Patrick, 1964- 1
McCown, Margaret 1
McCown, Robert A., 1939-2015 1
McDermott, George T. 1
McDermott, James S. 1
McDermott, Katherine Stewart 1
McNaughton family 1
McNaughton, Arnold 1
McNaughton, Donald 1
Midwest Archives Conference 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Moeller, Dorothy 1
Moeller, George Walter, -1932 1
Moeller, Leslie George 1
Moeller, Maggie Zetner, -1955 1
Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Moulton, Mark 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
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