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A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

Adelia M. Hoyt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0844
Abstract Photos and a memoir written by a blind woman who helped establish the Iowa Home for Sightless Women in Des Moines.
Dates: 1915-2011

Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0126
Abstract American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.
Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.
Dates: 1874-1932

Alberta Metcalf Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0176
Abstract High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1899-1994

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Dates: 1888-2005

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Alta Martin papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0353
Abstract Homemaker and mother of five who received her private pilot license in 1963.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1963-2004

Amber McClintic papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0493
Abstract 4-H scrapbook and record books.
Dates: 1976-1979

Anita Crawford papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0599
Abstract Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.
Dates: 1939-1998

Anna Cochrane Lomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0053
Abstract Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Dates: 1917-1991

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

Annette Lingelbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0639
Abstract Journalist who wrote for Des Moines and Waterloo newspapers.
Dates: 1937-1996

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Dates: 1963-1998

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: 1912-1999

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Iowa Women's Archives 494
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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 4
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Shrauger, Cornelia Prentiss, 1896-1985 4
State University of Iowa. Department of Home Economics 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 4
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White family 4
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Iowa State University 3
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 3
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 3
League of United Latin American Citizens 3
League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Iowa 3
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 3
Planned Parenthood Federation of America 3
State University of Iowa. School of Nursing 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America 3
United Nations Association of the United States of America. Iowa Division 3
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University of Iowa. Libraries. Iowa Women's Archives 3
Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 3
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
American Association for the United Nations 2
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 2
Bourret, Joan Liffring-Zug, 1929- 2
Central College (Pella, Iowa) 2
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 2
Conlin, Roxanne Barton, 1944- 2
Daughters of the American Revolution 2
Davis, Aldeen 2
Day, Cornelia, 1919-2004 2
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 2
Ellsworth family 2
Englert, Edna Rummelhart, 1902-2005 2
Everett, Beverly, 1926-2001 2
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 2
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 2
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 2
Glandorf, Gil 2
Grand View College 2
Grefe, Mary 2
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 2
Gunderson, Helen, 1945- 2
Hemm, Joan, 1957- 2
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 2
Hodne, Carol 2
International Wives Club (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Iowa Civil Liberties Union 2
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 2
Iowa Cornets (Basketball team) 2
Iowa League for Nursing 2
Iowa Nurses' Association 2
Iowa Porkettes 2
Iowa Women's Political Caucus 2
Jack, Jill, 1957- 2
League of Women Voters (Des Moines, Iowa) 2
McKenzie, Bettie 2
Migrant Action Program (Mason City, Iowa) 2
Miller family 2
Monroe Busy Bees (4-H Club : Mahaska County, Iowa) 2
Moore, Mary Ellen, 1919-1998 2
Muehl, Lois Baker 2
Mullen, Peg, 1917-2009 2
Muscatine Migrant Committee 2
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Organization for Women 2
National Organization for Women. Dubuque Chapter 2
Noun, Louise R. 2
O'Brien, Denise, 1949- 2
Older Women's League (U.S.) 2
Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays 2
Pennsylvania State University 2
Piper, Karlene, 1938- 2
Rape Victim Advocacy Program (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Republican National Convention 2
Shambaugh, Benjamin Franklin, 1871-1940 2
Shrauger family 2
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