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Alice Kelley papers

Identifier: IWA0485

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

Dates: 1888-2005

Clara Steen Skott papers

Identifier: IWA0216

Free-lance writer, home economics teacher, and civic leader who wrote articles and diaries concerning life in Iowa, China, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1899-1994

Edna Means papers

Identifier: IWA0171

Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.


A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.

Dates: 1908-1986

Helen Larson papers

Identifier: IWA0347

Anamosa and Iowa City resident who worked for the The University of Iowa Hospital.

Dates: 1884-1996

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

Identifier: IWA0471

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Margaret Langland Johnson papers

Identifier: IWA0816

Nurse who served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1925-1972

Melba Gardemann Olson papers

Identifier: IWA0456

Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school's basketball championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1916-1993

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

Identifier: IWA0722

Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Dates: 1946-2000

Ortha Lane papers

Identifier: IWA0747

1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.

Dates: 1921-1932

Shirley M. Sandage papers

Identifier: IWA0318

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Virginia Jones papers

Identifier: IWA0058

Community activitst and writer Virginia Shrauger Jones grew up in Atlantic Iowa and served as a Captain in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1829-2010

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Lane, Ortha, 1894-1983 1
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Means, Edna, 1887-1979 1
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
Newhall High School (Newhall, Iowa) 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Olson, Melba Gardemann, 1909-2000 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 1
Skott, Clara Steen, 1888-1994 1
State University of Iowa 1
Swab, Joy 1
Tylee, Ben 1
Tylee, Frances 1
Tylee, Magdalena, 1894-1988 1
United States Department of Labor 1
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University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics. Department of Ophthalmology 1
Zeller, Mildred, 1940-2000 1
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