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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

Maggie Tinsman papers

Identifier: IWA0348

Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.

Dates: 1971-2015

Maria Cano Martinez papers

Identifier: IWA0537

Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.

Dates: 1975-2017

Marian Rees papers

Identifier: IWA0273

Emmy Award-winning television producer and owner of Marian Rees Associates, Inc.

Dates: 1977-1996

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

May Tangen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0895

University of Iowa librarian who moved to Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement.


Three folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1961-1982

Midwest Women's Studies Association records

Identifier: IWA0649

Regional branch of the National Women's Studies Association.

Dates: 1979-1992

Molly Bolin papers

Identifier: IWA0362

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

Myrtilla F. Levin papers

Identifier: IWA0032

Active in the Republican Party, mayor of Newton, Iowa, and executive director of Iowa Business Council.

Dates: 1971-2010

National League of American Pen Women, Quad Cities Branch records

Identifier: IWA0656

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 Organization for Women, Dubuque Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0223

The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.

Dates: 1973-1995

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

Identifier: IWA0017

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

Identifier: IWA0046

15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.

Dates: 1968-2005

Patricia Herring papers

Identifier: IWA0741

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

Dates: 1979-2008

Percival Needlecrafters scrapbooks

Identifier: IWA0155

Percival, Iowa club that made quilts to raise money for the community.

Dates: 1976-1992

Phylliss Henry papers

Identifier: IWA0044

First woman assigned to patrol duty on the Des Moines police force, serving from 1972 to 1982.

Dates: 1971-2004

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

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

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American Association for the United Nations 1
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Embroiderers' Guild of America. Plum Grove Chapter (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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Four Seasons Garden Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
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Getty Center for Education in the Arts 1
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