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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Dates: 1891-1993

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0126
Abstract American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.
Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994

Alberta Powell Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0615
Abstract A writer of biographies for children (on Columbus, Clara Barton, Lafayette and LaSalle, among others), Mrs. Graham also published more than 300 songs and Strike Up the Band! (1949), a collection of short biographies of American band musicians. Both her books and songs are represented in her papers.
Dates: 1945-1955

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Dates: 1901-2006

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1963-2004

American Business Women's Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IWA0152
Abstract Iowa City chapter.
Dates: 1971-

Amy Clampitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0582
Abstract Poet: Kingfisher (1983), Manhattan: An Elegy (UI Center for the Book, 1990), MacArthur Fellow, 1992, Collected Poems (1997). Correspondence and typescripts of some of her writings.
Dates: 1983-1993

Anita Lowry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0300
Abstract University of Iowa Librarian who was the first head of the Information Arcade at the University of Iowa Libraries, 1992-1996.
Dates: 1982-1996

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107
Abstract Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.
Dates: 1865

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Anna Marie Mitchell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0909
Abstract Papers of Iowa missionary serving in Japan from 1950-1982.
Dates: 1925-2000

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.
Dates: 1892-1953

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Anderson, Margaret, 1928- 2
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Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Des Moines Art Center 2
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Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 2
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General Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Grant, Christine, 1936- 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 2
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 2
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
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Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa ERA Coalition 2
Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs 2
Iowa Mother of the Year 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Parent Teacher Association 2
Iowa State Fair 2
Iowa State University 2
Iowa Women's Foundation 2
Jack, Jill, 1957- 2
Keene, Carolyn 2
Know Your Neighbor (Panel : Des Moines, Iowa) 2
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 2
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 2
Lemme, Helen 2
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 2
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 2
Marian Rees Associates (Firm) 2
McKenzie, Bettie 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 2
National Federation of Republican Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
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National Women's Conference (1st : 1977 : Houston, Tex.) 2
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