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Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

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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

C. Pauline Spencer papers

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Identifier: IWA0627
Abstract An outstanding athlete and the first woman to receive an athletic letter at the University of Iowa. She graduated in 1923.
Dates: 1920 -1985

Constance Frick Irwin papers

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Identifier: IWA0208
Abstract Author, librarian, and professor of library science who was a WAVE during World War II.
Dates: 1918-1995

Cornelia Shrauger Day papers

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Identifier: IWA0328
Abstract Educated in journalism and law. Washington, Iowa, resident active in YWCA, Planned Parenthood and UNICEF.
Dates: 1890-2004

Doris Bender Hughes papers

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Identifier: IWA0326
Abstract Student who attended the University of Iowa in the 1940s and later became a teacher and child-welfare worker.
Dates: 1945-2013

Dorothy and Warren Wirtz papers

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Identifier: IWA0117
Abstract Brother and sister from Keokuk, Iowa who attended the State University of Iowa and pursued careers as a composer and French professor, respectively.
Dates: 1915-2012

Eleanor Gildner Hageboeck papers

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Identifier: IWA0460
Abstract University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.
Dates: 1929-1993

Elizabeth Wherry papers

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Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract Farm magazine writer.
Dates: 1904-1960

Esther J. Walls papers

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Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Dates: 1860-1996

Geraldine Greenlee papers

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Identifier: IWA0474
Abstract Received her master's degree from the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa in 1952.
Dates: 1945-2004

Gertrude Schroeder Lockwood papers

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Identifier: IWA0826
Abstract Scrapbook documenting the collegiate life of a State University of Iowa student during the 1920's.
Dates: 1923-1928

Gertrude Taft papers

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Identifier: IWA0843
Abstract Humboldt, Iowa, native who taught high school in Iowa and worked for the Unitarian Church in Cleveland and Boston.
Dates: 1908-1926

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

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Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1997-1998

Gladys Conn papers

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Identifier: IWA0225
Abstract Social worker and State University of Iowa graduate from Marne, Iowa, whose papers include diaries and family correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2001

Helen Lee Hensleigh Wenger papers

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Identifier: IWA0142
Abstract University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues including gun control.
Dates: 1922-2006

Hilda Ellyson Allen papers

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Identifier: IWA0371
Abstract The papers consist largely of correspondence between Hilda and George Allen and their three children and cover a broad range of family, social and political issues.
Dates: 1884-1958

Ione Mulnix papers

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Identifier: IWA0438
Abstract A student of zoology at the University of Iowa from 1904-1909 who wrote home frequently to her parents in Dows, IA.
Dates: 1904-1909

Jean Kern papers

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Identifier: IWA0631
Abstract Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.
Dates: 1921-1988

Josie Thurston papers

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Identifier: IWA0514
Abstract Journalist who worked for the Des Moines Register between 1947 and 1957 and was later a freelance writer.
Dates: 1893-1990

Joyce Beisswenger papers

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Identifier: IWA0823
Abstract Social worker and civil rights activist from Osage, Iowa.
Dates: 1906-2005

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Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
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Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, George Eugene, 1887-1944 1
Allen, Hilda Ellyson, 1988- 1
Allen, Philip, 1915- 1
Allen, Sewell E., 1913-1975 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
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American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Educational Research Association 1
American Psychological Association 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Baker, Hermione Georgette Allen, 1917- 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Benjamin Franklin High School (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) 1
Bergmann family 1
Bergmann, Gustav, 1906-1987 1
Bergmann, Leola Nelson, 1912-2011 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 1
Bowen, Howard Rothmann, 1908- 1
Boyd, Willard L. (Willard Lee), 1927- 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
Carter, Lucille Ketchum, 1913- 1
Catalano, Theresa Mary, 1959-1999 1
Chenault, Phyllis, 1923-1967 1
Childs, Lue Prentiss, 1902-1968 1
Childs, Malissa 1
Cleary, T. Anne (Theresa Anne), 1935-1991 1
Coe College 1
College Entrance Examination Board 1
Congressional Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
Conn family 1
Conn, Gladys, 1910-2005 1
Cripliver family 1
Dancers in Company 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
Day family 1
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 1
Day, Dennis 1
Day, Edward 1
Day, Robert 1
Day, Wilbur 1
Des Moines County Mental Health Center 1
Des Moines Human Rights Commission 1
Des Mond, Lucy 1
Drake University 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Edna Dieman and Julia Bennett (Company) 1
Ellis, Grace 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellsworth family 1
Ellsworth, Eugene 1
Engle, Paul, 1908-1991 1
Erick Hawkins Dance Company 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
First Presbyterian Church (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Fisher, Lola Kathleen, 1935-2009 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fox, Steven 1
Fox, William B. 1
Franklin Book Programs, inc. 1
Frederick, John T. (John Towner), 1893-1975 1
Freedman, James O. 1
Fuller, Ruth Beard, 1907-2008 1
General Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Glass, Jane Merrill 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Greenlee, Geraldine 1
Greentree Enterprises (Audubon, Iowa) 1
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Hageboeck, Eleanor Gildner, 1908- 1
Hancher, Virgil Melvin, 1896-1965 1
Harper, Virginia, 1929-1997 1
Helen McGehee (Company) 1
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