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Bowersox and Osborn Family papers

Identifier: IWA0500

The Bowersox family settled in Johnson County, Iowa in approximately 1855. The papers include a family account book, school exams and teaching certificates.

Dates: 1861-2002

Church Women United (Johnson County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0597

Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.

Dates: 1963-2013

Claudine Harris papers

Identifier: IWA0446

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

Donna Schmidt papers

Identifier: IWA0856

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

Dates: 1938-2010

Faith Knowler papers

Identifier: IWA0206

Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.

Dates: 1936-1995

Four Cs of Johnson County records

Identifier: IWA0546

Records of the local Community Coordinated Child Care.

Dates: 1974-2008

Grace Ferns papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0608

Memoir and oral history transcript of a rural Iowa school teacher.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1987-2002

Janet Shipton papers

Identifier: IWA0264

Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.

Dates: 1936-1991

Janette Ryan-Busch papers

Identifier: IWA0675

Organic farmer and activist from Johnson County, Iowa.

Dates: 1989-2006

Johnson County ERA Coalition records

Identifier: IWA0138

Organized in Iowa City to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the constitution of the state of Iowa.


"New Strategies, Old Obstacles in the Fight for Equality: An Analysis of the 1992 Iowa ERA Referendum Campaign," is shelved in the Iowa Women's Archives printed works collection (fHQ.1236.5.U6 F45 1993).

Dates: 1984-1993

League of Women Voters, Johnson County records

Identifier: IWA0021

Local branch of the national non-partisan League of Women Voters which seeks to promote political responsibility through educating and informing the public on selected governmental issues and promoting action on those issues.

Dates: 1920-2009

Lolly Eggers papers

Identifier: IWA0806

Papers related to the social activism and career of librarian Lolly Eggers.

Dates: 1963-1994

Mary C. Neuhauser papers

Identifier: IWA0455

Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).

Dates: 1968-1999

Mary G. Clark papers

Identifier: IWA0310

Librarian and author of columns in the Iowa City Press Citizen.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1995-1997

National Organization for Women, Johnson County-Iowa City Chapter records

Identifier: IWA0017

Feminist activist organization records.

Dates: 1977-1997

Patricia Herring papers

Identifier: IWA0741

Feminist, social worker, and advocate for persons with HIV/AIDS.

Dates: 1979-2008

Sharon Township Farm Bureau Women's Club (Johnson County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0452

Farm Bureau women's club that provided education and services organized around farm issues.

Dates: 1953-1985

West Lucas Women's Club (Johnson County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0572

The club initially met on the second Tuesday of the month for conversation, a program, and refreshments. Later, meetings were held bimonthly and were dedicated to study, roll call, a program, and refreshments.

Dates: 1923-1976

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