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Alphabetical List of Collections: C

CALDERON, BARBARA M. (1915- )

Papers, 1945-1968, 1995. 18 items.

Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.

CALL, ETTA LUELLA.

Papers, 1881-1882. 0.3 linear inches.

A Protestant from Algona, Iowa who attended St. Mary’s Academy in Notre Dame, Indiana during her high school senior year, 1881-1882.

CALL, LEONA

Papers, 1885-1943. 0.25 linear inches.

Professor of Greek at the State University of Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

CAMERON, CORNELIA (1911-1994)

Papers, 1903-1995. 3.25 linear feet.

Internationally recognized peat geologist from Iowa City.

CAMPAIGN TO ADD WOMEN TO THE IOWA CONSTITUTION

Records, 1978-1998. 5 linear inches.

Organization formed to work for passage of Iowa state ERA.

CAMPBELL, BONNIE J. (1948- )

Papers, 1992-1999. 5 linear inches.

Chair of Iowa’s Democratic Party from 1987 to 1991 and first woman to serve as Iowa’s Attorney General from 1990 until 1994.

CARMICHAEL, THELMA

Papers, 1905 and 1948.  0.25 linear inches.

An illustrated booklet promoting a playpen designed by Carmichael’s father.

CARNEY, VELMA (1907-2004)

Papers, 1908-2004. 5 linear inches.

Adair County, Iowa, farm woman. Papers include household accounting ledgers.

CARPENTER, DOROTHY (1933- )

Papers, 1979-1995. 2.5 linear feet.

Republican who served in Iowa House of Representatives from 1980 to 1994.

CARSON, MARION C.

Papers, 1962-2004.  5 linear inches.

Graduate of Ministry at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, where she was the first Unitarian Universalist student.

CARTER, LUCILLE KETCHUM

Papers, 1936-2003. 1 linear foot.

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.

CARY CLUB OF MARION, IOWA

Records, 1883-1980. 1.5 linear feet.

Women’s study club founded in 1878 in Marion, Iowa.

LA CASA LATINA (SIOUX CITY, IOWA)

Records, 1989-2007.  5 linear inches.

Non-profit organization that helped recent Latino immigrants and non-English speakers in the Siouxland area obtain human services, healthcare, housing, and other basic needs.

CATALANO, TESS (1959-1999)

Papers, 1959-2002. 1 linear foot and artifacts.

Human rights activist, singer and song writer.

CECH, ANNETTE (1922-  )

Papers, 1974-2002.  1 linear inch.

Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prizein 1989.

CEDAR INVESTORS (Cedar County, Iowa)

Records, 1983-200. 7.5 linear inches.

Women’s investment club.

CEDAR VALLEY COMMUNITY CLUB (MUSCATINE COUNTY, IOWA)

Records, 1922-2009. 1.2 linear feet.

Rural women’s club near West Liberty, Iowa, that existed from 1920-2009.

CHAPMAN, KATHLEEN HALLORAN (1937- )

Papers, 1977-1999. 8.75 linear feet and audiovisual material.

Attorney and Democrat who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1996.

CHAUNCEY DEPEW CLUB (Des Moines, Iowa)

Records, 1913-2000. 3 linear inches.

Des Moines women’s club formed in 1897 to “promote efficiency in extemporaneous speaking.”

CHENEY, ANNA MOORE (1877-1953)

Papers, 1892-1953. 2 linear inches.

Diarist, mother, and minister’s wife.

CHERRY, KITTREDGE, AND LOCKWOOD, AUDREY

Papers, 1970s-2009.

Life partners Kittredge Cherry (1957-  ), an author, journalist, and minister to the LGBT community, and Audrey Lockwood (1957-  ), a financial planner, met as students at the University of Iowa in 1975 and lived and worked in Japan before settling in California.

CHRIST, RUTH MOE (1943- )

Papers, 1946-1961. 8.5 linear inches.

4-H participant from Winnebago, Iowa.

CHRISTEN, INEZ (1906-1999)

Diaries, 1922-2000, 6 linear inches.

Transcribed diaries of a Northeast Iowa hired girl, farmwoman and mother.

CHRISTENSEN, ESTHER (1895-1987)

Papers, 1908-1987.  0.5 linear inches.

65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.

CHURCH WOMEN UNITED IN IOWA

Records, 1933-2004. 10.5 linear feet.

Ecumenical organization.

CHURCH WOMEN UNITED, JOHNSON COUNTY

Records, 1963-1998. 9.25 linear inches.

Johnson County, Iowa chapter of Church Women United.

CITY UNION OF MOTHERS CLUBS

Records, 1905-1908. 0.5 linear inches.

Organization made up of representatives of the mothers clubs of Des Moines schools.

CLARK, BETTY JEAN (1920-2005)

Papers, 1935-2000. 1.8 linear feet.

Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.

CLARK, DOROTHY G. (1900-1986)

Unprocessed papers, 1920s-1980s. 5 linear feet.

Files pertain to her work as a Methodist Episcopal deaconess and her later work with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

CLARK, MARION JONES (1916- )

Papers, 1930-2003. 15 linear inches.

Bacteriologist and assistant professor at the University of Iowa, 1940s to ca. 1960.

CLARK, MARY G.

Papers, 1995-1997. 1 linear inch.

Librarian and author of columns in the “Iowa City Press Citizen.”

CLEARY, T. ANNE (1935-1991)

Papers, 1964-2001. 1.4 linear feet.

University of Iowa Vice President of Academic Affairs, American Psychological Association president, and expert in educational testing.

CLEONA TOWNSHIP WOMEN’S CLUB (SCOTT COUNTY, IOWA)

 Records, 1960-1989, 4 linear inches.

Farm Bureau women’s club.

CLINTON COUNTY WOMEN’S POLITICAL CAUCUS

Records, 1973-1977. 1.5 linear inches.

Local branch of the Iowa Women’s Political Caucus.

CLIONIAN CLUB OF DAVENPORT, IOWA

Records, 1874-1996. 1 linear foot.

Women’s study group which originated in 1874.

CLOVERLEAF CLUB (CASS COUNTY, IOWA)

 Records, 1918-2002. 5 linear inches.

A social and benevolent women’s club near Atlantic, Iowa.

COCHRAN, LIDA (1911-2007)

Papers, 1917-2006. 8 linear feet.

Audiovisual educator and professor in the Education Department at the University of Iowa.

COFFIN, BARBARA (1941- )

Papers, 1944-2006. 1 linear foot and audiovisual materials.

City hostess and policewoman from Waterloo, Iowa.

COHEN, GERTRUDE (1913- )

Papers, 1964-1991. 1 linear inch.

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.

COLLINS, WILMA BELDEN (1909- )

Papers, 1921-1992. 11 linear inches.

Grimes, Iowa, newspaper columnist and editor.

COLLISON, MARGARET DAVIS (1921- )

Papers, 1937-1990 (bulk 1970-1985). 3.5 linear feet.

Member of the Iowa Board of Regents who was also active in Roxanne Conlin’s gubernatorial campaign of 1982.

COMMON LIVES/LESBIAN LIVES

Records,1980-1997. 1 linear foot.

COMMUNITY COORDINATED CHILDCARE – 4Cs of JOHNSON COUNTY

Records, 1974-2006. 2.5 linear inches.

CONKLIN, CHARLENE (1929- )

Papers, 1954-1981. 7 linear feet.

Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.

CONLIN, ROXANNE BARTON (1944- )

Papers, 1969-1996. 44.25 linear feet.

Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women’s Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.

CONN, GLADYS (1910-2005)

Papers, 1868-2001. 1.7 linear feet.

Social worker and State University of Iowa graduate from Marne, Iowa whose papers include diaries and family correspondence.

CONNER, MARGARET MARY

One item, 1968.

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

COOPER, CECILE (1900-1997)

Papers, 1964-1998. 3 linear inches.

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

COROTHERS, MARGARET STRANG (1871-1934?)

Papers, 0.4 linear inches.

Family History of the McDowall-Wilson, Strang-McDowall, and Corothers-Strang Families, 1934.

COSSON, JENNIFER RIGGS (18xx-1943)

Papers, 1890-1943. 10 linear inches.

A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.

COTHORN, MARGUERITE (1909-1998)

Papers, 1928-1995 (bulk 1928-1978). 2.75 linear inches.

Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.

COUSIN, RUTH HAGER (1895-1994)

Papers, 1914-1985. 5 linear inches.

Trained as a nurse between 1917 and 1920, and worked as a school nurse in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown, Iowa from 1931 to 1965.

COWDEN, RUTH M. ROLAND (1894-1978)

Travel diary, 1996. 1 item.

Transcription of the 1921 diary of a journey by car from Des Moines, Iowa, to Los Angeles, California.

COX, LOUISE S.

Biographical sketch, 1973, of Cox’s mother, Ida Louise Grillet Slemmons, a high school science teacher and farm wife who was active in the Republican Party.

COY, GRETCHEN ANTON (1923- )

Papers, 1943-1995 (bulk 1943). 7 items.

Artist and teacher in Okoboji, Iowa, who participated in the Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Program during World War II.

CRAWFORD, ANITA (1909-1988)

Papers, 1939-1998. 2.3 linear feet.

Buchanan County farmwoman who was active in the Farm Bureau and county historical society.

CRAWFORD, LOUISE (1890-1973)

Papers, 1914-1974. 1 linear foot.

Composer and professor of Music Theory at Coe College.

CRETH, SHEILA (1939- )

Papers, 1957-2008.  3.5 linear feet.

University Librarian for the University of Iowa Libraries from 1987-1999 and consultant in human resources and organization development.

CRONKHITE, VERA SHEPARD (1906-)

Papers, 1927-2001. 0.25 linear inches.

Southwest Iowa rural schoolteacher during the 1920s and 1930s. Taught in town schools an additional 20 years.

CUPLIN, MILLICENT MARY (1866-1950)

Papers, 1889-1994 (bulk 1889-1905). 1 linear inch

Mathematics teacher at East High School in Des Moines who started the school’s first football team.