Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 21 - 40 of 138

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract

Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0682
Abstract

Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978

Edward Francis Winslow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0424
Abstract

Civil War soldier and railroad builder. Memoirs, correspondence, clippings, and reports relating to his service with the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War. Also includes reports and papers about the Battle of Brice's Crossroads.

Dates: 1862-1917

Effie Hoffman Rogers papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0085
Abstract

Reporter and city editor for Oskaloosa's Globe Press later elected Grand supreme chapter president of the PEO sisterhood.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1992

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract

Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.

Dates: 1916-2004

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Elizabeth R. Miller papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0112
Abstract

Farm woman and Republican state legislator from Marshalltown, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1984

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

Elvira Gaston Platt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0181
Abstract

Teacher and abolitionist who assisted fleeing slaves on the Underground Railroad while living in Fremont County, Iowa. Taught school to Pawnee children in Pennsylvania and Nebraska.

Dates: 1853-1974

Emma Lou Leeper Phelan papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0226
Abstract

Brooklyn, Iowa, native who was a riveter for Ryan Aeronautical Company in California, 1944 to 1945.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1998

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014

Esther Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract

65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1908-1987

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956-1996

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

Ethel Reames papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0673
Abstract

Businesswoman who was the creator and proprieter of the Reames Noodle Company in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1954-1999

Filtered By

  • Subject: Iowa X
  • Subject: Iowa X
  • Subject: Memoirs X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
Iowa Women's Archives 134
University of Iowa Special Collections 3
University of Iowa Archives 1
 
Subject
Archives (groupings) 106
Personal papers 97
20th century 82
Photographs 80
Oral histories 73
∨ more
Diaries 72
Autobiographies 67
Rural women 57
Women in agriculture 56
Families 50
2001-2010 47
Farm life 40
Teachers 34
Rural girls 30
Teaching 29
1991-2000 28
Farmers 28
Rural families 28
Scrapbooks 28
Correspondence 27
Iowa City (Iowa) 27
Homemakers 26
Twentieth century 24
Iowa 22
World War, 1939-1945 21
Women and War 20
1981-1990 18
College students 18
Rural schools 17
Women -- 19th century 14
Women in education 14
Cultural artifacts 13
Video recordings 13
Depressions -- 1929 12
Sound recordings 12
Stock Market Crash, 1929 12
Authors 11
College teachers 11
Des Moines (Iowa) 11
Photograph albums 11
Speeches 11
Immigrant families 10
1971-1980 9
Rural conditions 9
Women -- Political activity 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women 9
Country life 8
Frontier and pioneer life 8
High school students 8
Nineteen twenties 8
Nineteenth century 8
World War, 1914-1918 8
Immigrants 7
Marriage 7
Voyages and travels 7
Women 7
2011-2020 6
Rural churches 6
Soldiers 6
Women lawyers 6
Agriculture 5
Artists 5
Family papers 5
Girls 5
Historians 5
Housekeeping 5
Journalists 5
Legislators 5
Nineteen tens 5
Social workers 5
Women -- Societies and clubs 5
Women and literature 5
Women in charitable work 5
Women in higher education 5
1921-1930 4
1931-1940 4
1941-1950 4
4-H clubs 4
Businesswomen 4
Community activists 4
Davenport (Iowa) 4
English teachers 4
Family-owned business enterprises 4
Friendship 4
Hispanic American families 4
Hispanic American women 4
Home economics 4
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 4
Librarians 4
Local history 4
Missionaries 4
Mount Vernon (Iowa) 4
Nineteen thirties 4
Pioneers 4
Poets 4
Slides (photographs) 4
Social participation 4
Sports for girls 4
Sports for women 4
+ ∧ less
 
Names
State University of Iowa 10
University of Iowa 7
Iowa State Teachers College 4
American National Red Cross 3
Iowa. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
∨ more
Republican Party (Iowa) 3
Democratic Party (Iowa) 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Grinnell College 2
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 2
Ohio State University 2
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Allen, Benita, 1911-1983 1
Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Wildlife Institute 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Andre, Hazel Beck, 1913-1956 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Audiovisual Education Association of Iowa 1
Auer family 1
Auer, Amy Sophia, 1900- 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartlett, Wes 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Block, Marjorie Bertalot, 1923-2007 1
Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Bloomfield, Clarice 1
Blunt, Dorothy 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 1
Boyd, June Lundy, 1922- 1
Brain family 1
Branyan, Helen 1
Braverman, Rosalie, 1910-2010 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, Lela Powers, 1896-1953 1
Brink, Christine 1
Brinton, Ada Mae Brown, 1891-1988 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Buckley, Irene Coleman, 1904-2006 1
Buess, Erwin Joseph 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burr Oak Farm Press 1
Camp Algona (Algona, Iowa) 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Camp Hitaga 1
Camp Hiwela 1
Cano family 1
Carson, Frances 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Cech, Annette Cerveny, 1922- 1
Cech, Thomas 1
Central Washington State University 1
Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Chong, Peggy 1
Christensen, Esther, 1895-1987 1
Church of the Brethren Conference 1
City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Cochran family 1
Cochran, Lee W. (Lee William) 1
Cochran, Lida M. 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Cranston, Derik 1
Cripliver, Ella 1
Cronkhite, Vera Shepard, 1906-2003 1
Cuttler, Charles D. 1
Dallas, Margaret, 1907-1983 1
Dallner family 1
Dallner, Pauline Levendahl, 1918- 1
Darling, Jay N. 1
Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
+ ∧ less