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Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

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

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0009
Abstract Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Dates: 1854-1871

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

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Dates: 1856-1994

Emeline Fuhrmeister papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0613
Abstract Widowed farmwoman who lived at the homes of her various children.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.
Dates: 1880

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1872-1944

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.
Dates: 1861-1939

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Dates: 1890-2002

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935

Mary Sears McHenry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0423
Abstract Diary and account book of the bride of a Civil War officer.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1865-1998

Phoebe Kellum Mericle papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0302
Abstract Early settler in Webster County, Iowa.

Arrangement One item, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1893

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Dates: 1800-2009

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.
Dates: 1867-1943

Shale and Wolf Families letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0425
Abstract Family correspondence recording farm life in northern Iowa and the Dakota territory, primarily from a farm woman's perspective.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1878-1999

Trimble Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0427
Abstract Reminiscences of Gladys Trimble Leith and Marie Jeffers about their mother, Mary Pyle Trimble as well as their own childhood.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1879-1999

Van Zante and De Cook Families papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0721
Abstract Late 19th century diary of adolescent Dutch-American farm girl and 1932 farm diary of her daughter-in-law.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1888-1969

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Achttien, Jack, -1924 1
Anneberg, Dorothy Spencer 1
Bartley, Joy Hedges 1
Bassett, Ella 1
Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
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Buckwalter, Mary Jane, 1852- 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fuhrmeister family 1
Fuhrmeister, Emeline 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
Halferty family 1
Harsha, Cathryn McCleery 1
Hedges family 1
Hedges, Bertha, 1887-1978 1
Hedges, Charles 1
Hedges, Mildred 1
Henderson family 1
Hensley, Grace Ricketts 1
Hill, Catherine Snedeker 1
Hill, William, 1834-1896 1
Jeffers, Marie Trimble 1
Keran, Amy Halferty 1
Knutson family 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Lehman, Charlotte 1
Leith, Gladys Trimble, 1907- 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McHenry, Mary Sears, 1834-1912 1
Mericle, Jacob 1
Mericle, Phoebe Kellum, 1820-1893 1
Miller family 1
Miller, Albert, 1843-1938 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Miller, Ellen Mowrer, 1848-1922 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
Monticello Female Seminary 1
Moulton, Mark 1
Mowrer family 1
Mowrer, Milton 1
Mowrer, Nathan 1
Mowrer, Peter (Physician) 1
Mowrer, William 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Pyle family 1
Reese Family 1
Reese family 1
Reese, Donald, 1916-1998 1
Reese, Henrietta Nordyke 1
Reese, Howard, 1881-1979 1
Reese, Richard Thomas, 1831-1910 1
Rhoad, Sarah A. Mowrer 1
Ricketts, Ruth Keran 1
Rumble, Edna 1
Rumble, Marie, 1894-1974 1
Rutledge, Almira Safely, 1869-1950 1
Rutledge, Thomas Scott, -1932 1
Schobert family 1
Schobert, Wilda Jean, 1920-2002 1
See, Bertie Harsha 1
Seipp, William 1
Shale family 1
Shale, Lizzie 1
Shale, Mary 1
Shale, Sophia 1
Sies, Jennie, 1859-1880 1
Simpson College 1
Spencer family 1
Spencer, LeRoy W. 1
Spencer, Verna Moulton, 1887-1982 1
State University of Iowa 1
Swanson, Augusta Gustafson, 1862?- 1
Swanson, Carl, 1850-1922 1
Swanson, Ellen 1
Swanson, Julia 1
Trimble family 1
Trimble, James 1
Trimble, Mary Pyle, 1884- 1
Van Voorhis family 1
Van Voorhis, Charles Smith 1
Van Voorhis, Frank Lemert 1
Van Voorhis, Lucy A. Dennis 1
Van Zante family 1
White family 1
White, George Thomas 1
White, Louise, 1898- 1
White, Lucy Van Voorhis, 1869-1935 1
White, Phyllis, 1905- 1
White, Stanley V., 1901- 1
Wolf family 1
Wolf, David 1
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