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Abbie Romey papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0146
Abstract

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Dates: 1891-1993

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

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0367
Abstract

Correspondence and scrapbook of student years at Simpson Conservatory in Indianola, Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1932

Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig oral history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0587
Abstract

Oral history, 1999. The narrator describes growing up in a bilingual, biracial family in Garner, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1999

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

Asian American Coalition Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG02.0003.052
Scope and Contents The Asian American Coalition collection primarily documents the first ten years of the organization’s existence from 1998 to 2008 with a smaller percentage of documents being from after 2009 to 2014. The collection contains documents such as the founding constitution, an issues paper which laid out why the organization was necessary, internal emails between the original student leaders which highlight their goals as an organization, communications with the University administration where...
Dates: 1998 - 2014

Asian Pacific American Cultural Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG02.0003.051
Scope and Contents

Collection was accessioned in June of 2021 and is currently being processed.

Dates: 2003 - 2021

Bernadine Solberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0579
Abstract

Engineering clerk, weaver, photographer, and traveler from Boone, Iowa.

Dates: 1855-1980

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

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

Beverly Barnes Fix papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0609
Abstract

Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.

Dates: 1974-2001

Bonnie Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0797
Abstract

Iowa author who was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, served time in prison and later placed into Iowa's work release program.



Arrangement

Bonnie Kern's book, Proclivity, is shelved in the printed works collection in IWA.

Dates: 1945 - 2014

C. Pauline Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0627
Abstract

An outstanding athlete and the first woman to receive an athletic letter at the University of Iowa. She graduated in 1923.

Dates: 1920 -1985

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0009
Abstract

Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

Dates: 1854-1871

Christine Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Cora Louise Scofield papers

 Collection — Floor: 1
Identifier: IWA0779
Abstract

Iowa-born historian and author who attended Vassar College.

Dates: 1881-1912

Dorothy and Warren Wirtz papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0117
Abstract

Brother and sister from Keokuk, Iowa who attended the State University of Iowa and pursued careers as a composer and French professor, respectively.

Dates: 1915-2012

Dorothy Misbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0468
Abstract

Educator whose lifelong career of working with partially seeing and blind students began in 1938 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachussetts.

Dates: 1890-1999

Dorothy Rubenstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0739
Abstract

Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.

Dates: 1928-2004

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract

Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.



Arrangement

A gift copy of James W. Foley's, Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.

Dates: 1908-1986

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Clark, Marion Jones, 1916-2011 1
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