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Bernadine Solberg papers

Identifier: IWA0579

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

Dates: 1855-1980

Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0179

A women's study club in Percival, Iowa that was founded in 1922.

Dates: 1929-1994

Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0597

Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.

Dates: 1963-2013

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

Crawford and Eastwood Families Papers

Identifier: MsC0836

Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and genealogical records of these families, including materials relating to operating a farm near Prescott, Kansas; letters home from a worker on the Chautauqua circuit; and letters home from a professor of music.

Dates: 1910-2004

De Jong Family papers

Identifier: IWA0906

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

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

Four Seasons Garden Club Records

Identifier: IWA0877

This collection contains meeting minutes, annual reports, and scrapbooks of club activities.

Dates: 1970-2010

Friendly Circle Club (Washington, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0533

A Washington, Iowa women's social club which was founded in 1934.

Dates: 1934-2011

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.

Dates: 1922-2006

Iowa City Area Christian Women's Club records

Identifier: IWA0538

The Iowa City Area Christian Women's Club holds Friendship Bible Coffees and monthly luncheons. The ICCW formed in 1967 as an offshoot of Stonecroft Ministries.

Dates: 1967-2006

Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs records

Identifier: IWA0565

Nondenominational and nonpartisan organization bringing Iowa women's clubs together.

Dates: 1853-2006

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

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