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Anabeth Koob Voigts papers

Identifier: IWA0694

Materials relate to the efforts of Voigts to obtain the release of her sister, Kathryn Koob, who was held hostage in Iran between 1979 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1999

Elaine Szymoniak papers

Identifier: IWA0166

Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.

Dates: 1974-2004

Jean Huffey papers

Identifier: IWA0303

Elementary schoolteacher and substitute teacher; active in PFLAG and groups promoting LGBTQ inclusion within the Lutheran Church.

Dates: 1977-2019

Johnie Hammond papers

Identifier: IWA0563

Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.

Dates: 1970-2006

Karen Goodenow papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0233

Elementary and high school teacher who has served on local and state boards of education.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980-1993

Linda Kinney Neuman papers

Identifier: IWA0532

Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Dates: 1975-2018

Lois H. Eichacker papers

Identifier: IWA0255

Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.

Dates: 1905-2006

Mary Louise Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0027

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

Mildred H. Lavin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0158

Professor in instructional design and outreach education at the University of Iowa's College of Education.


9 audiocassettes shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1942 - 2015

Patricia Herring papers

Identifier: IWA0741

Feminist, social worker, and advocate for persons with HIV/AIDS.

Dates: 1979-2008

Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) records

Identifier: IWA0857

Sexual abuse response and advocacy center established in in Iowa City in 1973 to serve located the University of Iowa community and surrounding counties.

Dates: 1971-2010

Roberta Till-Retz papers

Identifier: IWA0802

Research and educational materials of activist and labor educator Roberta Till-Retz.

Dates: 1970-2006

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

Identifier: IWA0159

Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.

Dates: 1977-1997

Ruth Scharnau papers

Identifier: IWA0224

Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.

Dates: 1970-2017

Sarah Hanley papers

Identifier: IWA0076

University of Iowa professor of history, feminist, and political activist.

Dates: 1900-2008

Sonja Larsen papers

Identifier: IWA0439

Republican representative in the Iowa legislature who ran for mayor of Ottumwa in 1981.

Dates: 1977-1982

University of Iowa Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women records

Identifier: IWA0690

Annual gathering begun in 1982. By 2007 seven awards were given each year.


Audiovisual materials: 25th anniversary retrospective, 2006 [shelved in digital collection: d0041] Celebration of Excellence Power Point presentation: past scholarship recipients, 2007 [shelved in digital collection: d0045] Women's Achievement Awards Ceremony, 1996 [shelved in videocassette collection: V322] Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women, 1995 [shelved in videocassette collection: V323]

Dates: 1981-2008

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