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Alice Kipp papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0492
Abstract

The papers include Kipp's reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

Dates: 1986-2006

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract

Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1897-2000

Bertha Hedges papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0846
Abstract

A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.

Dates: 1870-2014

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract

Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.

Dates: 1936-1978

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

Dates: 1913-1981

Catharine King Herr papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract

Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1976-1978

Clara Steen Skott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0216
Abstract

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

Dates: 1899-1994

Days Gone By: Reminiscences of Northwest Iowa

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0601
Abstract

Typescript of an oral history project by Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students interviewing six residents of Osceola County.

Dates: 1992

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1958-1981

Donna Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0856
Abstract

University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa

Dates: 1938-2010

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract

Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1982-1999

Elizabeth Buckwalter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0916
Abstract

Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.

Dates: 1817-2013

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract

Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1991

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract

Farm magazine writer.

Dates: 1904-1960

Ellen Hanson Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0820
Abstract

Diaries chronicle Ellen Hanson Mason's life on the family farm in rural northeast Iowa.

Dates: 1929-1994

Esther Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0880
Abstract

Home economics professor raised on a farm in Lacey, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-2008

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract

Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993

Eva Donelson Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0355
Abstract

Native of Ogden, Iowa, and professor of nutrition at colleges in the United States and Brazil.

Dates: 1994

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract

Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 2000

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

Dates: 1871-2004

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Beck, Jennie, 1903- 1
Bobbitt family 1
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Bobbitt, Laura Littlefield 1
Bobbitt, Randolph 1
Browneller, Martha Jean Nicholson, 1920- 1
Browneller, Max 1
Bruggmann, Charles 1
Bruggmann, Dominique 1
Bruggmann, Sibylle 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Burns, Jean I. 1
Burrows, Bess, 1895- 1
Carlson, Agnes Bollesen 1
Carr, Martha Ashby 1
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Christen, Inez, 1906-1999 1
Cripliver family 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
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Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Erickson family 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
Everett family 1
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 1
Everett, Esther, 1910-2008 1
Everett, Fred 1
Fae Ridge Farm (Iowa City, Iowa) 1
Farthing, Carol 1
First United Methodist Church (Randalia, Iowa) 1
Friendship Haven, Home for the Retired (Fort Dodge, Iowa) 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Geiger, Nira, 1901- 1
Geiken, Freida, 1895- 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Harris family 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Hedges family 1
Hedges, Bertha, 1887-1978 1
Hedges, Charles 1
Hedges, Mildred 1
Hein, Gwendolyn Johnson, 1911-1997 1
Herr, Catharine King, 1885-1978 1
Herr, King 1
Homan family 1
Homan, Charles Foote, 1897-1988 1
Homan, Delmar Charles, 1927- 1
Homan, Gladys, 1899-1996 1
Hora, Alice Tenley 1
Howard, Alice Hanson 1
Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996 1
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation 1
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation 1
Iowa Organic Growers and Buyers Association 1
Kausch, Lani 1
Keck family 1
Keck, Maude Barkley, 1883-1976 1
Keir family 1
Kipp, Alice, 1918- 1
Knutson family 1
Koppenhaver, Della Marie, 1904- 1
Kromminga, Maria Margaretha, 1874-1937 1
Lawrence family 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Lynch, Elizabeth Fagan, 1908- 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McGill family 1
McGill, Ada Lee, 1891-1974 1
McGill, Eliza Cromer Law, 1861-1922 1
McGill, James 1
McGill, Ora Pearl, 1894-1924 1
McKenzie, Bettie 1
McLay, Angus 1
McLay, Annabelle J. 1
Meade, Magdalen, 1913-2005 1
Michigan State College 1
Michigan State University 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
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