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Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract

Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1896

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract

The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1951-1984

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

Olson/Clampitt memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0736
Abstract

Memoirs of life in rural Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1995

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

Trimble Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0427
Abstract

Reminiscences of Gladys Trimble Leith and Marie Jeffers about their mother, Mary Pyle Trimble as well as their own childhood.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1879-1999

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

Verna Moulton Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0145
Abstract

Maquoketa, Iowa, native who owned and operated Spencer's Harmony Hall with her husband from 1912 to 1962.

Dates: 1899-1994

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