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Alphabetical List of Collections: K

KECK, MAUDE BARKLEY (1883-1976)

Papers, 1937-1976. 7.5 linear inches.

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

KELLEY, ALICE (1915-2005)

Papers, 1926-2002.  20 linear inches.

University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.

KELLY, ALBERTA METCALF (1899-1994)

Papers, 1899-1994 (bulk 1920-1968). 2 linear feet.

High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.

KEPPY, MYRTLE (1924-2009)

Papers, 1930-2001. 1.6 linear feet.

Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.

KERN, BONNIE (1945- )

Papers, 2004-2009. 5 linear inches.

KERN, JEAN (1913- )

Papers, 1921-1988. 1.5 linear feet.

Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.

KERN, NANNIE (1800s)

1 item , 1864-1886.

One autograph book presented to Kern as a gift in 1864.

KESLER, ELIZA HICKOK (1909- )

Papers, 1946-1947. 2.5 linear inches.

Cedar Rapids native who worked on the radio show “The Quiz Kids.”

KESSLER, DOROTHY MAE

Photograph album, undated.

Scenes of children and young adults, apparently in Iowa City, Iowa.

KEYES FAMILY

Papers, 1832-1999. 3 linear feet and artifacts.

Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.

KEYES, MARGARET (1918- )

Papers, 1951-1988. 7 linear feet.

Professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and nationally recognized leader in the field of historic preservation.

KIDNEY, JOY NEAL

Newspaper articles, 1994-1998. 0.5 linear inches.

Free-lance writer from West Des Moines, Iowa.

KIPP, ALICE (1918- )

Papers, 1986-2003 . 2.5 linear inches.

The papers include Kipp’s reminiscence of her childhood on an Iowa farm.

KIRK, MARY LOU

Scrapbook, 1942-1949. 2.5 linear inches.

Created by Kirk, when she belonged to the Glad Girls of Grove 4-H chapter in Grove Township, Cass County, Iowa.

KLEMESRUD, JUDY (1939-1985)

Papers, 1939-1995 (bulk 1953-1986). 1 linear foot.

Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women’s movement.

KNIEVEL, HELEN (1923-)

Papers, 1973-2000. 7.5 linear inches.

Librarian from rural Iowa.

KNIGHT, JUDY

Papers, 1884, 1995.  7 items.

High school teacher in Spencer, Iowa. Papers consist of poems written by her great grandfather and student essays about Gladys Black and Mary Jean Montgomery.

KNOOP, PEARL (1905-1998)

Papers, 1933-1998. 3.25 linear feet.

Librarian and bird watcher from Marble Rock, Iowa.

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR CLUB (WILLIAMS, IOWA)

Records, 1926-1996. 5 linear inches.

Farm women’s club organized in 1926.

KNOWLER, FAITH (19xx- )

Papers, 1936, 1952-1995. 1.3 linear feet.

Johnson County community activist from the 1970s to 1990s.

KOPPENHAVER, DELLA MARIE (1904- )

Papers, 1958-1981. 1 linear inch.

Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.

KRESS, ALMA MARIE KOUBA (1908-2006)

Papers, 1925-1995, 2.5 linear inches.

Buchanan County elementary school teacher and clubwoman.

KROHN, EMMYLOU (1920- )

Papers, 1940-1998, 1.3 linear feet.

Teacher, columnist, and textbook author from Council Bluffs area.

KROMMINGA, MARIA MARGARETHA (1874-1937)

Papers, 1897-1921. 6 linear inches.

Diaries of a Monticello, Iowa, native who lived on her parents’ farm and never married, raising her son alone.

KUBA, JOSEPHINE M. (1909-1983)

Papers, 1885-1998. 10.5 linear feet.

Volunteer whose work centered on her involvement in the Woman’s Relief Corps.