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Mary Sears McHenry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0423
Abstract

Diary and account book of the bride of a Civil War officer.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1865-1998

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

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

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0553
Abstract

Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1936-1998

Nellie Bishop oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0092
Abstract

Buchanan County, Iowa, native who farmed with her husband.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF; two videocassettes [V169 and V183] shelved in videocassette collection.

Dates: 1995-1998

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract

Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1995

Pierce-Stuart Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0483
Abstract

Diaries of Mary Pierce describe family life in Harlan, Iowa from 1927 to 1947; Mary Clark's memoir reflects on medical challenges in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1927-1989

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

Swope and DeLand Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0391
Abstract

Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.

Dates: 1876-1998

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract

Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.

Dates: 1926-2003

Van Zante and De Cook Families papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0721
Abstract

Late 19th century diary of adolescent Dutch-American farm girl and 1932 farm diary of her daughter-in-law.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1888-1969

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

Willow Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0487
Abstract

Diaries describe growing up in rural Iowa in the 1960s and the period from1992 to 2001.

Dates: 1960-2001

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Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Ackeman, Karen 1
Adams, Janet (1937-) 1
Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atalig, Angelica Lynn Rose 1
Balster, Stella Werden 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Baxter, Elaine (1933-2021) 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bennett, Mary 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Bishop, Nellie, 1904-1999 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bobbitt family 1
Bobbitt, Benjamin Claiborne 1
Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Boedeker family 1
Boedeker, Margaret Talcott 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckley, Susan C. 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Cadoret, Jeanne 1
Carl, Janet (1948-) 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
Chapman, Kathleen "Kay" Halloran (1937-) 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Clark, M. Maeve 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Cohen, Gertrude (1913-2016) 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929-2022 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 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
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Depot Museum (Fayette County, Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Edle, Jerry 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Erickson family 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett, Edith 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farnham, Almira Ames, 1800-1896 1
Farthing, Carol 1
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