EBLEN, CHARLENE “MAC” (1923- )
Papers, 1965-2003. 5 linear inches.
Homemaker from Wichita, Kansas whose papers consist primarily of journals.
EDGERTON, WANDA (1905-2004)
Papers, 1938-1993. 5 linear inches.
Occupational therapist who worked in Venezuela, 1940-1942, and at Ohio State University.
EGENES, JOAN VANDER NAALD (1936- )
Papers, 1966-1997. 2.5 linear feet.
Des Moines-born clubwoman, community leader, businesswoman, and Republican Party activist.
EGGERS, LOLLY (1929- )
Papers, 1963-1994. 1.5 linear feet.
Social activist and director of the Iowa City Public Library from 1974 to 1994.
EICHACKER, LOIS H. (1932- )
Papers, 1905-2006 (bulk 1980-1999). 1 linear foot.
Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.
EIMEN, MARTHA (1912-1997)
Papers, 1945- 1995 (bulk 1945-1948). 2.5 linear inches.
Nurse who worked for the Public Health Service and the United Nations in Italy and the Middle East, 1945-1948.
ELLSWORTH, MARY MORTON (1916-2004)
Papers, 1833-2004. 2.25 linear feet.
Records, 1975-2009. 2.5 linear feet
Records, 1966-1997. 2.5 linear inches.
Women’s study club founded in Sioux City in 1892.
Records, 1971-2008. 23 linear feet.Feminist health clinic.
ENGLERT, EDNA RUMMELHART (1902-2005)
Papers, 1987-2005. 0.5 linear inches.
Iowa City native who was the organist at St. Wenceslaus Church for sixty-five years, retiring at the age of 81.
Records, 1914-1992. 1.1 linear feet.
Women’s drama study club founded in 1914 in Iowa City.
Records, 1980-1993 (bulk 1991-1992). 7.5 linear inches.
Grassroots campaign initiated in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1991 to promote the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa constitution in the 1992 election.
ERA IOWA 1998
Unprocessed records of the 1998 ERA campaign.
ETTINGER, ROSE (1877-1909)
Papers, 1880-1929. 1 linear foot.
Concert singer who toured Europe from 1897 to 1907.
ETTLEMAN, MARGARET BOBBITT (1877-1984)
Papers, 1951-1984. 0.25 linear inches.
The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.
EVANS, ALPHA (1918 -)
Papers, 1977-2001. 3.5 linear inches.Rural middle school teacher who chaired the Iowa committee to revise teacher standards in the 1970s.
Records, 1926-1987. 2.5 linear inches.
EVERETT, BEVERLY (1926-2001)
Papers, 1856-2001. 12 linear feet.Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women’s Year Commission.
Papers, 1905-1908. 4 items.Iowa native who became a homesteader in South Dakota, and later returned to Iowa to raise her five children on a farm.
EVERSMEYER, CORA (1876-1952)
Papers, 1848-1950. 2 linear inches. The daughter of a German immigrant who was born and raised on a farm in Lee County, Iowa.
Papers, 1959-2003. 3 linear inches
Primarily newspaper clippings pertaining to girls’ basketball at Valley High School, West Des Moines, Iowa.
Records, 1990-1998. 3 linear inches.
An organization advocating the prevention of farm-related childhood injuries, health risks and fatalities.
FARNHAM, ALMIRA AMES (1800-1896)
Biographical sketch, undated. 1 item.
Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.
FARQUHAR, MARIAN (1917-2006)
Papers, 1931-1996. 4 linear inches.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
FASSBINDER, BARBARA (1951-1994)
Papers, 1950s-1998. 6 linear inches.
Rural nurse who contracted AIDS on the job and became a national spokeswoman for occupational safety.
Diary, 1864-1867. 67 pages.
Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period
FELTON, GERALDENE (1926- )
Papers, 1951-2004. 9 linear inches.
Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
FERGUSON, GLADYS MILLER (1881-1976)
Papers, 1919, 1967, 1978. 6 items.
Teacher and high school girls’ basketball coach from Mechanicsville, Iowa.
FERNS, GRACE (1909-2005 )
Papers, 1987-2002. 0.5 linear inches.
Memoir and oral history transcript of a rural Iowa school teacher.
FILIPOWSKA, PATRICIA (1924-1993)
Papers, ca 1930-1997 (bulk 1971-1992). 5.9 linear feet.
Poet and native of Burlington, Iowa.
FIX, BEVERLY BARNES (1919- )
Papers, 1974-2001. 2.5 linear inches.
Television and radio broadcaster, producer and writer who worked in Iowa and Hollywood in the 1940s.
Newsletters, 1998- . 2.5 linear inches.
Papers, 1950, 1973-1991. 2 linear inches.
Reporter, women’s page editor, and columnist for the “Minneapolis Star” and “Tribune” from 1940s until 1988.
FLESNER, EDNA (1904-2004)
Papers, 1925-2000. 2.5 linear inches.
Biology teacher at Iowa City’s City High School from 1928 to 1967.
FLETSCHER, JOSEPHINE M. (1917- )
One volume, 2010.
Librarian from Muscatine, Iowa, who studied and worked in California where she became interested in art and writing. She wrote and illustrated the children’s book, “The Little Doves.”
Records, 1949-2002. 8 linear inches.
The records include notebooks for flower shows, a program planning book, and newspaper articles.
FORD, CASSIE THOMPSON (1889-1966)
Papers, 1937-1996. 8 items.
Homemaker who farmed with her husband near Central City, Iowa.
Records, 1957-1995. 1.25 linear feet.
The club organized in 1957 with the objectives of social enjoyment, community service and intellectual improvement.
FOSTER, GEORGANA FALB (1929- )
Papers, 1939-2002. 2.8 linear feet.
A participant in the Camp Fire Girls between 1940 and 1954; materials include correspondence, scrapbooks and a memoir.
Records,1974-2006. 2.5 linear inches.
Records of the local Community Coordinated Child Care.
FOWLER, GWENDOLYN WILSON (1907-1997)
Papers, 1905-1996. 5.5 linear feet.
The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
FOX, MARGARET (1912- )
Faculty member in the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa from 1949 to 1980.
Records, 1956-1993, 5 linear inches.
Farmwomen’s club organized in 1956.
Records, 1923-1998. 1.65 linear feet.
Social club founded in 1923. Presentations were given on food preservation, nutrition, sewing, and tailoring.
Records, 1934-2004. 1.25 linear feet.
A Washington, Iowa women’s social club which was founded in 1934.
Records, 1952-1992. 3 linear inches.
The club was organized in 1952 as a social and philanthropic forum for local women.
Records, 1935-1995. 7 linear inches.
Social club organized in April 1935 by farm wives living southeast of Percival, Iowa.
FROST, LORAINE (1905-1998)
Papers, 1940-1998. 0.5 linear inches.
University of Iowa physical education instructor who overcame a hearing impairment to become one of the earliest practicing pediatricians in Iowa City.
FUHRMEISTER, EMELINE (18xx– ca. 1912)
Four letters, undated.
Widowed farmwoman who lived at the homes of her various children.
FULLER, RUTH BEARD (1907-2008)
Papers, 1925-2002. 2.5 linear inches.
The first female pilot in Appanoose County and active in the local Democratic Party.
FURGERSON, BETTY JEAN (1927- )
Papers, 1944-1995 (bulk 1993-1995). 6 linear feet.
Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
FURGERSON, PENNY (1936- )
Papers, 1957-2006. 10 linear inches.
Native of India who founded the Gateway Dance Theatre, a Des Moines-based company specializing in multiethnic dance.