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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

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

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

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

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
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

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

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

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

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1963-2004

Amber McClintic papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0493
Abstract 4-H scrapbook and record books.
Dates: 1976-1979

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Annette Lingelbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0639
Abstract Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.
Dates: 1937-1996

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

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Grand View College 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
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