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20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 633 Collections and/or Records:

Louise Goldman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract

Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1933-1997

Louise Liers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0570
Abstract

World War I Army nurse from Clayton, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-1983

Louise Rosenfield Noun papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0035
Abstract

Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa, who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1926-2018

Lucille Ketchum Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0131
Abstract

1936 graduate of the School of Nursing at the State University of Iowa who was active in Democratic politics and whose correspondence includes round robin letters.

Dates: 1936-2008

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract

Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-2013

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Luella Rynerson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0861
Abstract

Home extension course, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other early twentieth century rural organization publications collected by an Iowa farm wife.

Dates: 1884-1989

Lulu Merle Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0550
Abstract

An African American woman from Gravity, Iowa, who earned an MA in 1930 and a PhD in 1941 in American history from the State University of Iowa.

Dates: 1930-1995

Mae Atkinson Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0506
Abstract

Correspondence and diaries of an Iowa farm woman.

Dates: 1898-1954

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.

Dates: 1917-1988

Magdaline Shannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0902
Abstract

Scholar and translator whose work focused on Haitian intellectual Jean Price-Mars.

Dates: 1936-2001

Manuel and David Macias papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0887
Abstract

Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.



Arrangement

The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.

Dates: 1890-2009

Manuscripts of Chinese Writers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0771
Abstract

A number of literary manuscripts composed by Chinese writers were acquired for the East Asian collections over a long period of time. In 1991, a program was established to encourage further and continued growth in this area.

Dates: 1949-1995

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Marcia Thayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0689
Abstract

Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.

Dates: 1927 - 2013

Margaret Atherton Bonney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0313
Abstract

Bonney's research files include Iowa suffragist Mary Jane Coggeshall, scientist Mary Louise Putnam, physician Jennie McCowen, and pioneer evangelist and minister, Abner Kneeland

Dates: 1810-1992

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder 1: Series 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

Margaret Conner papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0598
Abstract

University of Iowa Home Economics graduate who worked as a nutritionist for the New York City Department of Public Health from 1943 to1971.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1968

Margaret Dallas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0838
Abstract

Tipton, Iowa, high school student who graduated in 1925.

Dates: 1910-1983