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Maxine Finsterwald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0427
Abstract

Radio scriptwriter (Kaffee Klatch and Playhouse of the Air among others) and playwright (as Maxine Wood). Correspondence, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, typescripts, etc. Finsterwald, playwright and author, published under the name "Maxine Wood".

Dates: 1928-1983; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

May Bennett Harshbarger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0088
Abstract

Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband's death in 1926.

Dates: 1898-1993

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

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

Merle Armitage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0558
Abstract

Set designer, impresario, co-founder and manager of the Los Angeles Grand Opera Association, president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, art director of Look and Quick magazines, and book designer. Correspondence, typescripts of Accent on Life and George Gershwin: Man and Legend, and files on other projects.

Dates: 1932-1965

Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0054
Abstract

Journalist for the Toledo Blade and writer of the first Nancy Drew mysteries and other children's series books; collection includes writings, clippings, scrapbooks, fan mail, photographs, and a typewriter.

Dates: 1875-2012

Mildred Van Wyngarden papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0568
Abstract

Rural school teacher who taught near Monroe, Iowa.

Dates: 1931-1940

Millicent Mary Cuplin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0165
Abstract

Mathematics teacher at East High School in Des Moines who started the school's first ball team.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1889-1994

Modern Idea Club of Thurman Iowa records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0535
Abstract

Fremont County, Iowa women's club that was responsible for opening a public library in the small town of Thurman in 1936.

Dates: 1902-1998

Molly Bolin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0362
Abstract

Professional basketball player from Moravia, Iowa who played for Iowa Cornets from 1978 to 1981 and for San Francisco and Columbus Ohio teams until 1984.

Dates: 1972-1997

Mona Kadel Martin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0835
Abstract

Mona Martin (1934- ) served in the Iowa House of Representatives from Scott County from 1993-2001.

Dates: 1992-2009

Monday Afternoon Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0526
Abstract

Cultural women's club in Fort Madison, Iowa which focused on intellectual improvement through study and reading.

Dates: 1900-2016

Muscatine Herb Pals records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0654
Abstract

Study group organized to stimulate the advancement of herb gardening and herb use.

Dates: 1946-1994

Myrtle Keppy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0480
Abstract

Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.

Dates: 1926-2009

National Association of Women in Construction, Des Moines Chapter scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0644
Abstract

Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.



Arrangement

One scrapbook, shelved in Box 1, oversize.

Dates: 1961-1964

National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0656
Abstract

The National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch was established in 1976 to serve as an outlet for area women writers to communicate. The group organized scholarship competitions for high school student writers.

Dates: 1976-1997

National League of American Pen Women, Waterloo-Cedar Rapids Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0657
Abstract

Local chapter formed in 1932.

Dates: 1944-2000

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0017
Abstract

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

National Secretaries Association Robert Lucus Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0659
Abstract

Local chapter of the professional organization focused on social, educational, and professional activities.

Dates: 1947-1987

Nellie Booker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0421
Abstract

Newspaper reporter and author of poems and essays. The collection includes scrapbooks and photograph albums.

Dates: 1910-1919

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University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 3
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Allen, Sewell E., 1913-1975 2
American Association of University Women 2
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Daughters of the American Revolution 2
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Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
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Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa 2
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Grinnell College 2
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Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa State Conservation Commission 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
Iowa. General Assembly. Senate 2
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 2
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 2
Kinnick, Nile C. (Nile Clarke), 1918-1943 2
Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
Republican National Committee (U.S.) 2
Shrauger family 2
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 2
Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997) 2
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 2
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 2
United States Commission on Civil Rights 2
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 2
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 2
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 2
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Iowa 2
Women's Professional Basketball League 2
YWCA of Greater Des Moines 2
Alfred University 1
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Arthur Francis 1
Allen, George Eugene, 1887-1944 1
Allen, Hilda Ellyson, 1988- 1
Allen, Philip, 1915- 1
American Academy of Neurology. Women's Auxiliary 1
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1
American Association for the United Nations 1
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 1
American Association of Dental Schools 1
American Association of University Professors 1
American Association of University Women. Iowa City Branch 1
American Business Women's Association. Grant Wood Chapter 1
American Dental Association 1
American Dental Hygienists' Association 1
American Institute of Graphic Arts 1
American Legion 1
American Legion Auxiliary 1
American Medical Association 1
American Mission Upper Nile 1
American Theological Society 1
American Wildlife Institute 1
Amtrak 1
Angrick, William 1
Ankeny High School (Ankeny, Iowa) 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Anton, Judy 1
Arizona State University 1
Armitage, Merle 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 1
Associated Country Women of the World 1
Associated Country Women of the World. Conference 1
Associated Press 1
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 1
Athens History Circle (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Athletic and Recreation Federation of College Women 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
B'nai Jeshurun Temple (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Baker, Hermione Georgette Allen, 1917- 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartlett family 1
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