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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

Almira Ames Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract

Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1896

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

Dates: 1885-1950

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract

Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.

Dates: 1892-1953

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

Birdie Sears papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0903
Abstract

Autograph book and genealogy of 19th century Iowa woman.

Dates: 1875-2013

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract

Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.

Dates: 1875-2001

Charlotte Faxon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0086
Abstract

Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1864-1867

Cora Louise Scofield papers

 Collection — Floor: 1
Identifier: IWA0779
Abstract

Iowa-born historian and author who attended Vassar College.

Dates: 1881-1912

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

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

Ida "Belle" Bandfield Holden papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0062
Abstract

Schoolteacher in the Waterloo area at the turn of the century.



Arrangement

One folder shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1840-1981

Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0555
Abstract

The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.

Dates: 1872-1936

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

Keyes Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0039
Abstract

Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.

Dates: 1832-1992

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract

The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1951-1984

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

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Boone High School (Boone, Iowa) 1
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Buckwalter, Elizabeth, 1817-1886 1
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Byington, Robert, -1884 1
Cheney, Anna Moore, 1877-1953 1
Cheney, Burton H. 1
Churchill, Isabella Van Osdall 1
Clampitt, Frank T., 1860-1943 1
Coggon Ladies' Literary Society (Coggon, Iowa) 1
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
De Jong family 1
De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
De Jong, Jan, 1884-1965 1
De Jong, Jeanette, 1914-2004 1
De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
De Jong, Trentje Beuckens, 1885-1978 1
Delta Zeta Sorority 1
Denison, Ella Strong 1
Dubuque Ladies' Literary Association (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Dunn, Leslie 1
Ettleman, Margaret Bobbitt, 1877-1984 1
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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company 1
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Farthing, Carol 1
Fatherson, Editha Phillips 1
Faxon, Charlotte 1
Fullerton family 1
Fullerton, Grace, 1879-1972 1
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Genesee College 1
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Hedges, Bertha, 1887-1978 1
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Hedges, Mildred 1
Henderson family 1
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Holden, Anson 1
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Iowa State College 1
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Keyes, Catharine 1
Keyes, Charles R. (Charles Reuben), 1871-1951 1
Keyes, Margaret N., 1918-2015 1
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Knutson family 1
Lacy family 1
Lacy, Benjamin 1
Lacy, Frank Robinson 1
Lacy, Mary Woodbury, 1824-1897 1
Lacy, May Robinson 1
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Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Llindahl, Carrie, 1887-1977 1
Martinson, Kate, 1858-1941 1
McHenry, Mary Sears, 1834-1912 1
Miller, Carmine Harsha 1
Mirich, Pearl Rumble 1
National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 1
Nauman family 1
Nauman, Catharine Ann Keck 1
Nauman, Sarah 1
Naumann, Jacob, 1832-1883 1
New York Medical College for Women and Hospital for Women and Children 1
Norgate, Kate 1
Northeast Iowa Suffrage Association 1
Olson, Alice M., 1904- 1
Parsons family 1
Parsons, Byron, -1915 1
Parsons, Mary Jane, 1842-1938 1
Peters, Mary Henrietta, 1858-1931 1
Reed, Iowa Byington, 1851-1936 1
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