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Adelia St. John Gates papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0728
Abstract Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1863-1865

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

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

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

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Dates: 1924-2003

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.
Dates: 1920-1999

Bess Newcomer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0663
Abstract Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
Dates: 1936-1978

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970

Carrie Lindahl papers

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

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

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

Christine Dutson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0249
Abstract Multi-volume memoir of a Mormon woman who was an educator, poet and advocate for the mentally ill.
Dates: 1954 - 2002

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

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

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1982-1999

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

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

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Albia Woman's Club (Albia, Iowa) 1
Anderson, Marilyn 1
Ashby, Rhoda 1
Atlantic High School (Atlantic, Iowa) 1
Barker, Patti 1
Basgall, Carol 1
Beth El Jacob Synagogue (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Bevin, Nancy 1
Blundall, Joan, 1945- 1
Bollin, Kathy 1
Bonham, Catherine 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
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Cheek, Eugene Lloyd, 1953-1990 1
Christensen, Naomi 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
Clark, Mary Stuart 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Commission on Women in the Church and Society (Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Courey, Evelyn Rose 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
DeLand family 1
DeLand, Ida Sherman 1
DeLand, Mary Lurene Swope, 1896-1978 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Democratic Party (Iowa) 1
Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002 1
Dendel, Jo 1
Denwar Ceramics 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Dix family 1
Dix, Dorothy Pearl Unmack, 1908-1997 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Drake University 1
Ducommun, Minnie, 1906-1988 1
Dutson, Christine, 1954- 1
Eddy, Pat 1
Edgewood Community Center (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Ellen Hanson Mason, 1897- 1
Elliott, Wende 1
Ellsworth Community College (Iowa Falls, Iowa) 1
Embree, Wilma 1
Erickson family 1
Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" 1
Faga, Linda 1
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
Farthing, Carol 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Franklin Book Programs, inc. 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Freeman, Nancy 1
Gangestad, Rosa Knutson, 1867-1943 1
García, Inés, 1931-2009 1
García, Teresa 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Garst, Liz 1
Garst, Mary 1
Gates, Adelia St. John, 1841-1874 1
Gates, John Cook, 1838-1917 1
Genesee College 1
Giddings, Marie, 1908- 1
Gilmore, Blanche Basye, 1873-1970 1
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953 1
Girard family 1
Girard, Madge Clark, 1904-2000 1
Glickman, Miriam Wijkman 1
Grabner, Barbara 1
Gradwell, Shelley 1
Griffieon, LaVon 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Grow family 1
Grow, Esther Mae Christensen, 1891-1993 1
Hagen, Mary Doebel, 1922- 1
Hall, Arlene Gardner, 1908-1999 1
Hammond, Ilene 1
Hansen, Betty 1
Hansen, Lorraine, 1920-1980 1
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