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Iowa Women's Archives

Alphabetical List of Collections: A

AGUILERA, MARIA MERCEDES (1936- )

Papers, 1950-2004. 5 linear inches.

Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Davenport, Iowa.

ALBAUGH, EILEEN FERRETER (1915-1952)

Papers, 1914-1952. 2.5 linear inches.

Junior high school teacher who taught in Tipton and Wellsburg, Iowa, and died of polio.

ALDRICH, BESS STREETER (1881-1954)

Letters, 1915, 1919. 2 items.

Twentieth-century writer.

ALEXANDER, MRS. DIXON

Papers, 1871-1872. 1 linear inch.

Correspondent for a weekly newspaper,”The Fayette Leader.”

ALLEN, BENITA (1911-1983).

Memoir, 1981. 130 pages.

Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia , World War I and the 1917 revolution.

ALLEN, HILDA ELLYSON (1888- ).

Papers, 1884-1958.  13.5 linear feet.

The papers consist largely of correspondence between Hilda and George Allen and their three children and cover a broad range of family, social and political issues.

AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION, GRANT WOOD CHAPTER

Records, 1971-1996. 3.33 linear feet and audiovisual material.

Iowa City chapter.

ANDERSON, CHRISTINE (1912- )

Papers, 1945. 1 linear inch.

Appanoose County 4-H leader, farmer, and teacher.

ANDERSON, DELVENA (1887-1973)

Diary, 1958. 13 pages.

Diary of a trip from Iowa City through eastern Canada in 1958.

ANDERSON, MARGARET S. (“PEG”)

Papers, 1973-1978. 1 linear foot.

Subject files, correspondence and clippings relating to women’s rights.

ANDERSON, RUTH BLUFORD (1921- )

Papers, 1977-1997. 0.5 linear inches.

Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.

ANDRE, HAZEL BECK (1913-1956)

Memoir, 1956. 3 pages.

Widely published article written by this Ames resident and Iowa native as she was dying of cancer in 1956.

ANDREWS, NETA

Papers, 1919-1922. 2.5 linear inches.

1921 graduate of the Army School of Nursing in Washington D.C.originally from Gliddon, Iowa.

ARTISTS IN ACTION (MUSCATINE, IOWA)

Records, 1974-1998. 7.5 linear feet.

Muscatine organization of area artists who opened a shop and organized an annual craft fair, classes, and craft demonstrations.

ATALIG, ANGELICA LYNN ROSE

Oral history, 1999.

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

ATHENS HISTORY CIRCLE (IOWA CITY, IOWA)

Records, 1902-2004. 9 linear inches.

Iowa City study club organized in 1897.

ATKINSON, EDITH REED (1919-2000)

Papers, 1935-1997 (bulk 1986-1997). 2 linear inches.

Singer and radio-script editor from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Atkinson performed in a song-and-dance act with her brothers Wallace and Cecil Reed from 1935 to 1944.

AUDUBON SOCIETY OF MANCHESTER, IOWA

Records, 1903-2001, 9 linear inches.

Eastern Iowa women’s study and social club.

AUER, AMY SOPHIA (1900- )

Memoir, 1993. 141 pages.

Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.

AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF RURAL IOWA WOMEN

Papers, 1998-1999. 0.5 linear inches.

Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women’s Project.

AYDELOTTE, MYRTLE KITCHELL (1917- )

Papers, 1934-1994. 20 linear feet.

Professor of nursing,1957-1976, dean of the College of Nursing, 1949-1957, and director of nursing for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics,1968-1976.