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Catherine Gayle Williams papers

Identifier: IWA0242

Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Christine Grant papers

Identifier: IWA0329

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Dale McCormick papers

Identifier: IWA0513

Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.

Dates: 1958-1997

Des Moines Women's Club records

Identifier: IWA0858

Civic and philanthropic organization.

Dates: 1888-2012

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

Identifier: IWA0012

Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.

Dates: 1917-2000

Francoise Martinet papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0719

Ballerina and professor of dance at the University of Iowa from 1978-1997.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1978-1998

Geneva Southall papers

Identifier: IWA0380

Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.

Dates: 1960-2004

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

Identifier: IWA0284

Mt. Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

Dates: 1920-2002

Iowa League for Nursing records

Identifier: IWA0580

The Iowa League for Nursing's efforts have included active participation in community planning and action for health care, advocating changes such as home health care. The organization made efforts to assure the continuing supply of nurses by providing them with the educational opportunities to reach their maximum career potential, ability to move into management and leadership positions, and promoting a greater public appreciation of nursing as a profession.

Dates: 1952-2002

Iowa Nurses' Association records

Identifier: IWA0023
Abstract State branch of the national organization. The overall purpose of the association has been to promote and improve the professional skills and status of nurses. Arrangement Administrative Records, 1904-1989 (boxes 1-18) American Nurses Association, 1928-1989 (boxes 18-24) Committees, 1933-1989 (boxes24-34) Continuing Education, 1955-1989 (boxes 34-36) Conventions, 1904-1989 (boxes 37-44) Districts, 1920-1984 (boxes44-48) Economic...
Dates: 1904-1989

James A. Van Allen Papers

Identifier: RG99.0142
Scope and Contents Student records in advisee files are restricted. THE JAMES A. VAN ALLEN PAPERS, 1938-1990, chronicle the professional career in upper atmosphere research, space physics research, and academia of Dr. James Van Allen; and document how the shifting research trends affected the career of one scientist. This substantial collection includes papers created or consolidated by Dr. Van Allen excluding those connected to his tenure as Head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of...
Dates: 1938-1990

Jane Elliott papers

Identifier: IWA0832

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Jo Ann Zimmerman papers

Identifier: IWA0351

Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Dates: 1958-1995

League of Women Voters of Iowa records

Identifier: IWA0020
Abstract State-level branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues. Arrangement 1971 Accession, 1917 to 1991 (boxes 1-61) Local leagues, 1939-1970 (boxes 1-5,19-32) Administrative, 1920-1968 (boxes 6-16) National, 1934-1966 (boxes 16-17) Iowa Voter, 1943-2001 (box...
Dates: 1917-2001

League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

Identifier: IWA0021

Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.

Dates: 1920-2009

League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Des Moines records

Identifier: IWA0243

This non-partisan group studied and acted upon the many local issues including the following: the council-manager form of city government, home rule for local and county government, reapportionment of legislative districts of the Iowa General Assembly, desegregation and integration of Des Moines public schools, and the need for affordable housing in the community.

Dates: 1936-1995

League of Women Voters of Muscatine records

Identifier: IWA0636

During the 1980s and 1990s, the LWV of Muscatine conducted a number of studies on Muscatine county issues, including the ambulance 911 system, law enforcement, county courthouse space needs, alternative forms of county government, housing, education, land use, hazardous waste, local option tax, the U.S. Highway 61 Bypass, and the Muscatine fire station.

Dates: 1943-2000

Margaret Keyes papers

Identifier: IWA0038

Professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and nationally recognized leader in the field of historic preservation.

Dates: 1907-2015

Marian Farquhar papers

Identifier: IWA0064

Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.

Dates: 1902-2006

Marjorie Elizabeth Lyford papers

Identifier: IWA0051

Public health and visiting nurse who later taught at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.

Dates: 1865-2002

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