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Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Maria Kromminga papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0144
Abstract

Diaries of a Monticello, Iowa, native who lived on her parents' farm and never married, raising her son alone.

Dates: 1897-1937

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Martha Jean Nicholson Browneller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0804
Abstract

Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.

Dates: 1920-2010

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract

Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

Dates: 1937-1976

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

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.

Dates: 1885-2005

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

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract

The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1867-1943

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract

Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract

Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.

Dates: 1926-2003

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0688
Abstract

Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2001

Voices from the Land: An Oral History Project in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0825
Abstract

Oral histories with Iowa farm women conducted as part of the Rural Women's Project of the Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 2000-2001

Wallace Women History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0403
Abstract

Transcripts of 13 oral history interviews describe the experiences of the Henry Wallace family in Iowa.

Dates: 1974-1994

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Basgall, Carol 1
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Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
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Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
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Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Harris family 1
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Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
Iowa State College 1
Iowa State University. Library 1
Jesina, Sheryl 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Kirschman, Fred 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 1
Lewallen, Joy Smith 1
Linn, Martha 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Manuscript Society (U.S.) 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 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
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
McPherson College 1
Meade, Magdalen (1913-2005) 1
Messenger, Franklin Lloyd 1
Messenger, Ruth Perkins, 1899-2000 1
Midwest Archives Conference 1
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