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Cheryl Britton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0873
Abstract

Career nurse and avid traveler who grew up in Dedham, Iowa and Des Moines.

Dates: 1890-2003

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract

Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Dates: 1903 - 2022

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract

Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Dates: 1909-1996

Cora Call Whitley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0154
Abstract

Clubwoman and conservationist involved in the Council of National Defense Women's Committee during World War I.

Dates: 1916-1937

Cornelia Meigs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0658
Abstract

Children's author and Iowa's first Newbery Award winner. This collection consists of a manuscript and various clippings. Iowa Author Mss.

Dates: 1949

Cornelia Shrauger Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0328
Abstract

Educated in journalism and law. Washington, Iowa, resident active in YWCA, Planned Parenthood and UNICEF.

Dates: 1890-2004

Cynthia Grant Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1182
Abstract

Research materials and correspondence of a historian of the Unitarian church’s female ministers in Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Dates: 1973-1994

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

Diane Finnerty papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0865
Abstract

LGBTQ activist who began a coalition for gay and lesbian parents in the 1990s.

Dates: 1996-1999

Dorothy and Warren Wirtz papers

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Identifier: IWA0117
Abstract

Brother and sister from Keokuk, Iowa who attended the State University of Iowa and pursued careers as a composer and French professor, respectively.

Dates: 1915-2012

Dorothy Ashby Pownall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0025
Abstract

Journalist who reported on Camp Dodge in Iowa during World War I.

Dates: 1918-1974

Dorothy Clark papers

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Identifier: IWA0780
Abstract

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

Dorothy Misbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0468
Abstract

Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.

Dates: 1890-1999

Duane Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0570
Abstract

Manuscripts and related materials for several of Mrs. Bradley's titles, including Electing a President (1963) and Sew It and Wear It (1966).

Dates: 1956-1967

Edith Neal papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0660
Abstract

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Elaine Szymoniak papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0166
Abstract

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

Dates: 1974-2004

Eleanor Pownall Simmons Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0698
Abstract

Printmaker and artist, Simmons wrote and illustrated a number of books for children.

Dates: 1960-1970

Eliza Hickok Kesler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0040
Abstract

Cedar Rapids native who worked on the radio show 'The Quiz Kids.'

Dates: 1946-1947

Elizabeth "Bettye" Crawford Tate papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0266
Abstract

Owner and operator of the Tate Arms, a boarding house for African American male students at the University of Iowa during the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: 1932-1999

Elizabeth Clarkson Zwart papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0029
Abstract

Columnist for the Des Moines Tribune, the Des Moines Register, and Better Homes and Gardens.

Dates: 1925-1982

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Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
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White, Stanley V., 1901- 2
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Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Artists In Action (Muscatine, Iowa) 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Atlantic Refining Company 1
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967 1
Attlee, Felicity 1
Attlee, Martin 1
Attlee, Violet 1
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States 1
Baker, Carl 1
Barnes, Irston R. 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Beisswenger family 1
Beisswenger, Don 1
Beisswenger, Joyce, 1930-2002 1
Beisswenger, Judy 1
Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) 1
Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, Iowa) 1
Birgen family 1
Birgen, Lorinda "Laura", 1898-1963 1
Birgen, Martina 1
Bissell, Bess G., 1908-1970 1
Bixler, Genevieve Knight 1
Bloomfield, Clarice 1
Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug (1929-2022) 1
Bradley, Duane 1
Brain family 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Branyan, Helen 1
Briggs, John Ely, -1952 1
Briggs, Nellie Upham, -1973 1
Briggs, Shirley A. (Shirley Ann), 1918-2004 1
Briggs, Wilbur 1
Britton family 1
Britton, Cheryl, 1910-2003 1
Britton, Chester, 1904 - 1968 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Hazel E. 1
Brown, Lewis H. (Lewis Herold), 1894- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Burgess family 1
Burgess, Nellie 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burns, John 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Bush, George, 1924- 1
Bywater, Jessie Cannon 1
Camp Courageous of Iowa 1
Camp Fire Girls. Iowana Council 1
Canan, Janine 1
Carlson, Esther Elizabeth 1
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964 1
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