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Alphabetical List of Collections: H

HAGEBOECK, ELEANOR GILDNER (1908-)

Papers, 1929-1993. 2.5 linear inches.

University of Iowa alumna and clubwoman. She wrote a column for the Iowa City Press Citizen during World War II.

HAGEN, MARY DOEBEL (1922- )

Papers, 1996. 0.25 linear inches.

Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.

HALL, ARLENE GARDNER (1908-1999)

Papers, ca. 1912-1999. 10 linear inches.

Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.

HAMBLIN, DORA JANE (1920-1993)

Papers, 1937-1993. 5.8 linear feet.

Iowa native who wrote for the Cedar Rapids “Gazette,” “LIFE” magazine, and other periodicals.

HAMILTON, RUTH (1898-2008)

Papers, 1895-2008 (bulk 1937-1996). 6 linear feet.

Teacher and world traveler who served in the New Hampshire legislature.

HAMMOND, JOHNIE (1932- )

Papers, 1970-2006. 5 linear feet.

Democratic representative and senator in the Iowa legislature.

HANNON, BEVERLY A. (1932- )

Papers, 1968-1995. 16 linear feet.

Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women’s Foundation in Iowa City.

HANSEN, LORRAINE (1920-1980)

Papers, 1958-1973. 10 linear inches.

Diaries of a homemakerand bakery owner from Manson, Iowa.

HARLING, ICEY LENORA TEEL (1878-1964)

Papers, 1902-1973 (bulk 1920-1960). 1.25 linear feet.

Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the “Durant News.”

HARPER, PATRICIA (1932- )

Papers, 1986-2003. 10 linear inches.

Iowa State Representative and Senator who served in the legislature from 1987 to 2002.

HARPER, VIRGINIA (1929-1997).

Papers, [1940s]-2005. 1.25 linear feet.

One of five African American women who integrated Currier Hall at the University of Iowa in 1946. Former president of the Fort Madison Chapter of the NAACP.

HARPER-BARDACH, PHYLLIS (1928- )

Papers, 1940-1998. 18 linear inches.

Educator of hearing-impaired children and retired professor of Education at the University of Iowa.

HARRINGTON, HELEN (1909?- )

Scrapbooks, 1962-1992.

Poet and farm woman from Lamoni, Iowa.

HARRIS, CLAUDINE (1926-)

Papers, 1903-2001. 3.5 linear feet.

Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

HARRIS, LILEAH (1931- )

Papers, 1961-1995 (bulk 1970s and 1980s). 3.7 linear feet.

Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.

HARRISON COUNTY FARM BUREAU WOMEN’S COMMITTEE.

Scrapbook, 1974-1976. 2 linear inches.

HARSHBARGER, GRETCHEN (1906-1989)

Papers, 1926-1989. 1.25 linear feet.

Landscape architect, author and photographer.

HARSHBARGER, MAY BENNETT (1880-1966)

Papers, 1898-1993. 1 linear foot.

Schoolteacher from eastern Carroll County, Iowa who managed the family farm after her husband’s death in 1926.

HARTUPEE SOCIAL CLUB (WEST LIBERTY, IOWA)

Records, 1930-1995, 8 linear inches.

Social club organized in 1930 by rural women living near West Liberty, Iowa.

HARVAT, EMMA (1870-1949)

Papers, 1921-2001. 2 linear inches.

First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.

HATA, KAY (1916-2000)

Oral history. Japanese-American nurse who was imprisoned in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

HAUTH , MARY UNGERER (1890-1963)

Papers, 1905-1948 and undated. 2.75 linear inches.

Nurse in Sioux City during the first half of the 20th century.

HAVEL, MARIE TENER (1910-2002)

Papers, 1931-1997. 2.5 linear inches.

Nurse who worked in Missouri in the 1930s and at the University of Iowa Hospitals from 1948 to 1965.

HAWKINS, E. MARIE (1931- )

Papers, 1991-1997. 1 linear inch.

Iowa City elementary school teacher.

HAWTHORNE, FRANCES (1929- )

Papers, 1906-2000. 2 linear feet.

Des Moines educator whose materials include “You Can’t Go Back to Buxton,” and “African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.”

HAYGARTH, GEORGIA PEESO (1882-1952)

Papers, 1912-1952. 2.5 linear inches.

Includes diaries of Georgia Peeso Haygarth of Spencer, Iowa and of her father, Melvin Moses Peeso, who was a logger in California.

HECKERT, CONNIE. (1948 -).

Papers, 1989-1995. 8 linear inches.

Author and English instructor at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa.

HEIN, GWENDOLYN JOHNSON (1911- )

Papers, 1892-1997. 1.5 linear inches.

Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls’ state championship team in 1927.

HELEN LEMME READING CLUB (IOWA CITY)

Records, 1984-1998. 4 linear inches.

African American reading club formed in 1984 by University of Iowa graduate students.

HEMM, JOAN (1957- )

Papers, 1998-2004. 1 linear inch.

Records of the Shady Ladies, a Colorado based historical performance organization founded by Hemm.

HENNESSEY, SISTER GWEN (1932- )

Papers, 2000-2002. 2.5 linear inches.

Franciscan nun sentanced to six months in federal prison for trespassing at Fort Benning, Georgia.

HENRY, PHYLLISS (1940- )

Papers, 1971-1994. 2 linear feet.

First woman assigned to patrol duty on the Des Moines police force, serving from 1972 to 1982.

HENSLEIGH WENGER, HELEN LEE (1922-2006)

Papers, 1922-2006. 19 linear inches.

University of Iowa graduate and teacher whose papers include correspondence and scrapbook files relating to her work on a variety of social issues including gun control.

HER OWN STORY: TEN BENTON COUNTY WOMEN

Oral histories, 1983-1992. 10 linear inches.

Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.

HERBST, EDNA (1924-2003)

Papers, 1998-2003.

Videotaped interview with Herbst about the history of television broadcasting in Iowa, 1998.

HERR, CATHARINE KING (1885-1978)

Diary excerpts, 1991. 2 items.

Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

HERRING, PATRICIA (1944- )

Papers,1979-2008. 10.5 linear feet.

Feminist, social worker, and advocate for persons with HIV/AIDS.

HICKOK, CYNTHIA (1936- )

Portfolio, 1996. 11 pages.

Textile artist, teacher, and volunteer from Sac City, Iowa.

HIDLEBAUGH, EDNA (1892-1995)

Papers, 1871-1987, 9 linear inches.

Prominent Bayard, Iowa clubwoman who helped found the local library.

HIGHLAND DO-BETTER CLUB (O’BRIEN COUNTY, IOWA)

 Records, 1958-1983. 2 linear inches.

Women’s club sponsered by the Farm Bureau.

HILL, CATHERINE SNEDEKER (ca. 1843-1890)

Papers, 1854-1871. 6 linear inches.

Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

HILL, WILLOW (1954- )

Papers, 1960-2001. 13 linear inches.

Diaries describe growing up in rural Iowa in the 1960s and the period from1992 to 2001.

HILLARD, PATRICIA (1947-2000)

Papers, 1963-2001. 20.5 linear feet.

Papers document Hillard’s work as Western U.S. Division Director of La Leche League International.

HISTORIES OF RURAL IOWA WOMEN’S CLUBS

Records, 1996-1998. 1 linear inch.

HODNE, CAROL (1953- )

Papers,1923-2005. 1.5 linear feet

Iowa farm activist who served as the first executive director of the North American Farm Alliance during the farm crisis of the 1980s.

HOIT, JUDY HERRON (1945- )

Papers, 1950-1998. 1 linear inch.

Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.

HOLDEN, IDA “BELLE” BANDFIELD (?-1905)

Papers, 1898-1905. 0.5 linear inches.

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

HOMAN, GLADYS (1899-1996)

Papers, 1907-1995, 17.3 linear feet.

Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.

HOOVER, IRENE (1907-2001)

Papers, 1923-2000. 10 linear inches.

Farmwoman, 4-H leader, and volunteer who was active in the Farm Bureau and the Master Farm Homemakers Guild.

HORNSBY, JESSIE (1917-1993)

Papers, 1876-1993. 7.5 linear inches.

French professor at the University of Iowa who was born in Algiers, North Africa, and worked for the British Broadcating Corporation in England as an intelligence assistant during World War II.

HOUSTON, ELVIRA (1901-1981)

Papers, 1928-1984. 1.25 linear feet.

Tama County, Iowa farmwoman who maintained the family account books for nearly fifty years.  She ran for city council on the Women’s Progressive Ticket in 1942.

HUFFEY, JEAN (1932- )

Papers, 1989-2006. 10 linear inches.

Substitute schoolteacher; active in PFLAG.

HUGHES, DORIS BENDER (1925- )

Papers, 1945-1997 (bulk 1945-1950). 2 linear inches.

Student who attended the University of Iowa in 1940 and later became a teacher and child-welfare worker.

HULL, JUDITH YARGER

Memoir, “Discovering my World, 1936-1958.”

HUNTER, MARY ANKENY (1870-19xx)

Autobiographical sketch.

Secretary, vice-president, and then president of the Iowa Suffrage Memorial Commission in the 1920s and 1930s. Hunter was a peace activist, prohibitionist, and Red Cross worker during World War I.

HUTH, ROSE CLAIRE (1915?-1997)

Papers, 1950-1997 (bulk 1950-1953). 2.5 linear inches.

Actress and radio scriptwriter.