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Bernadine Solberg papers

Identifier: IWA0579

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

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

Dorothy Clark papers

Identifier: IWA0780

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

Edith Edmund Johnson papers

Identifier: IWA0740

Longstanding member of Fairfield, Iowa clubs including the Fancy Work Circle and the Good Cheer Society.

Dates: 1922-2005

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

Emmylou Krohn papers

Identifier: IWA0634

Teacher, columnist, and textbook author from Council Bluffs area.

Dates: 1940-1998

Helen Lee Hensleigh Wenger papers

Identifier: IWA0142

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

Irene Hoover papers

Identifier: IWA0472

Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.

Dates: 1923-2001

Judy Klemesrud papers

Identifier: IWA0094

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

Dates: 1939-1995

Lela Powers Briggs papers

Identifier: IWA0043

An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.

Dates: 1892-1992

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

Identifier: IWA0160

American Association of University Women member and advocate for women's issues including dual listings for married women in Iowa telephone directories.


1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

Margaret Johnson papers

Identifier: IWA0369

Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.

Dates: 1929-2001

Mary Jane Odell papers

Identifier: IWA0056

Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.

Dates: 1936-2002

Mary Johnston Elson papers

Identifier: IWA0730

Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1928-2004

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

Identifier: IWA0404

Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.

Dates: 1900-2000

Phyllis Harper-Bardach papers

Identifier: IWA0319

Educator of hearing-impaired children and retired professor of Education at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1940-1998

Rhonda Penquite papers

Identifier: IWA0669

Professional basketball player and coach who played for the Iowa Cornets and the New Mexico Energee.

Dates: 1967-1998

Shirley A. Briggs papers

Identifier: IWA0197

Artist, editor, and naturalist.

Dates: 1840-2008

Shirley Rich papers

Identifier: IWA0055

Casting director who worked for Rodgers and Hammerstein; founded Shirley Rich Casting in 1969.

Dates: 1929-2010

Vera Shivvers papers

Identifier: IWA0464

Iowa farm woman who was elected to fill her husband's term in the Iowa Senate following his death in 1962.

Dates: 1914-1990

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