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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

Mary Lou Kirk scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0743
Abstract

Created by Kirk, when she belonged to the Glad Girls of Grove 4-H chapter in Grove Township, Cass County, Iowa.

Dates: 1942-1949

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract

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

Dates: 1900-2000

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

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

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

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City High School (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Daughters of the American Revolution 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
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Noun, Louise R. (1908-2002) 2
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 2
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Shrauger, Harold, Sr. 2
Smith, Mary Louise (1914-1997) 2
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 2
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 2
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 2
University of Iowa. Department of Physical Education for Women 2
University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 2
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Women's Professional Basketball League 2
Alfred University 1
Algona High School (Algona, Iowa) 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 Legion Auxiliary 1
American Mission Upper Nile 1
American Theological Society 1
Angrick, William 1
Ankeny High School (Ankeny, Iowa) 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Anton, Judy 1
Arizona State University 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
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women 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
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) 1
Bayard Women's Club (Iowa) 1
Becker, Virginia (1918-2009) 1
Bell,  Eleanor Nissen, 1925- 1
Benedict Home (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bennett, Julia 1
Berg, Orville 1
Best Ever Club (Percival, Iowa) 1
Bethel Evangelical Secondary School 1
Birmingham High School (Birmingham, Iowa) 1
Black Hills Playhouse (Theater group) 1
Bock, Lena Belle, 1904-2007 1
Bolin, Molly, 1957- 1
Bondurant, Dorothy, 1908-2002 1
Booker, Nellie, 1918-2002 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Boyd, Susan, 1927- 1
Bradley, Duane 1
Brain family 1
Bridenstine, Jeanne (1923-2019) 1
Brigance, Linda 1
Briggs family 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
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