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Alice Kelley papers

Identifier: IWA0485

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

Identifier: IWA0846

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Cheryl Britton papers

Identifier: IWA0873

Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.

Dates: 1890-2003

Clara Steen Skott papers

Identifier: IWA0216

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

Identifier: IWA0706

Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Dates: 1909-1996

De Jong Family papers

Identifier: IWA0906

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

Des Moines BirthPlace records

Identifier: IWA0195

The first licensed out-of-hospital birth center in Iowa, specializing in nurse-midwifery.

Dates: 1979-2000

Dorothy Bondurant papers

Identifier: IWA0451

Waterloo music educator and multicultural programs coordinator.

Dates: 1926-1999

Dorothy Mae Kessler photo album

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0633

Photograph album, undated. Scenes of children and young adults, apparently in Iowa City, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: Existence: 1916

Dorothy Paul papers

Identifier: IWA0349

Iowa City peace activist and educator who was executive director of the UNA-USA Iowa Division from 1976 to 1996.

Dates: 1955-2016

Edith Neal papers

Identifier: IWA0660

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

Dates: 1931-1997

Edna Hidlebaugh papers

Identifier: IWA0393

Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.

Dates: 1871-1987

Edna Means papers

Identifier: IWA0171

Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.


A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.

Dates: 1908-1986

Frederick W. Kent Photograph Collection

Identifier: RG30.0001.001
Scope and Contents The Frederick W. Kent Collection of Photographs is comprised of about 50,000 prints and negatives. The collection relates to most areas of the University of Iowa, including individuals, departments, and buildings, and it visually documents nearly every decade of University life since classes commenced in 1855. The majority of the images are dated between 1880 and 1980. In addition to University images, the collection includes approximately 2,000 images of commercial and residential structures off-campus in Iowa City, Iowa.Note: The following inventory lists, where available, categories under which prints and negatives in the Frederick W. Kent Collection may be found. The number of prints or negatives in each category will range from as few as one to as many as 100 or more. For two sub-series - Faculty and Staff, and Students - there are no categories; in each case, individual items are arranged alphabetically by name. For the Theatre sub-series, photographs are arranged...
Dates: 1866-2000; Majority of material found within 1880-1980

Helen Larson papers

Identifier: IWA0347

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Inés García papers

Identifier: IWA0467

Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1916-1999

Joann Weldon papers

Identifier: IWA0521

A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.

Dates: 1920-2003

Johnson County ERA Coalition records

Identifier: IWA0138

Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.


"New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).

Dates: 1984-1993

Josephine M. Kuba papers

Identifier: IWA0406

Volunteer whose work centered on her involvement in the Woman's Relief Corps.

Dates: 1885-1998

Judy Klemesrud papers

Identifier: IWA0094

Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.

Dates: 1939-1995

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