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Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

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

Dates: 1852-2011

Dorothy Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract

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

Dates: 1850-1994

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract

Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.



Arrangement

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

Helen Lee Hensleigh Wenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0142
Abstract

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

Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0565
Abstract

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

Dates: 1853-2006

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract

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

Dates: 1892-1992

Lonabelle Kaplan Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0160
Abstract

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



Arrangement

1997 ACCESSION: Boxes 1-11

2007 ACCESSION: Boxes 12-41

2008 ACCESSION: Boxes 42-65

Dates: 1931-2007

Mary Jane Odell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0056
Abstract

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

Dates: 1936-2002

Mary Johnston Elson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0730
Abstract

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

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

Phyllis Harper-Bardach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0319
Abstract

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

Dates: 1940-1998

Rhonda Penquite papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0669
Abstract

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

Dates: 1967-1998

Shirley A. Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0197
Abstract

Artist, editor, and naturalist.

Dates: 1840-2008

Shirley Rich papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0055
Abstract

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

Dates: 1929-2010

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