Collection, 1964- . 7 linear inches.
An ongoing collection of materials related to the Nancy Drew Conference and Mildred Wirt Benson.
NASH, MARTHA (1925-2000)
Papers, 1939-1998. 2.75 linear feet.
Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.
Records, 1990-2001. 1.25 linear feet.
Scrapbook, 1961-1964. 1 linear inch.
Organization to provide a forum for women in the construction industry to meet and exchange ideas.
Records, 1978-2005. 3.25 linear feet.
Records, 1964-1995. 2.5 linear inches.
Records, 1976-1997, 1.5 linear feet.
Records 1944-2000. 1linear foot.
Records, 1973-1986.7 linear inches.
Includes ERA campaign material.
Records, 1971-1987. 2.5 linear inches.
Records, 1973-1995. 1.25 linear feet and audiovisual material.
Records, 1976-1989. 5 linear feet.
Records, 1977-1997. 6 linear feet.
Records, 1947-1987. 11.5 linear inches.
NEAL, EDITH (1916-2007)
Papers, 1931-1997. 7.5 linear inches.
Known as the ‘Vietnam Mail Lady,’ Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.
NEFF, ORTHA P. (1915- )
Papers,1944-2006. 1 linear inch and audiovisual materials.
Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
Records, 1931-1999, 5 linear inches.
The club formed in 1915 near Manchester, Iowa for women to discuss aspects of rural, farm and family life.
NELSON, GLADYS (1895-1995)
Papers, 1938-1995. 10 linear inches.
Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
NEUHAUSER, MARY C. (1934- )
Papers, 1968-1999. 13.8 linear feet.
Democrat who served four terms in the Iowa House and one four-year term in the Senate (1986-1998).
NEUMAN, LINDA KINNEY (1948- )
Papers, 1975-2003. 8 linear feet and artifacts.
Served for over twenty years in the Iowa judiciary and was the first woman to be appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Records, 1939-1974. 2.5 linear inches.
Organized in Marion, Iowa in 1935 to for women to do needlework and handicrafts.
Records, 1980. 0.25 linear inches.
A Des Moines collective which existed between 1972 and 1980. Members lived communally and participated in a variety of progressive actions.
NEWCOMER, BESS (1893-1990)
Papers, 1936-1978, 1 linear inch.
Appanoose County farmwoman, columnist, and Farm Bureau officer.
NEWSOME, LOUANE (1906-2004)
Papers, 1943-1997. 4 linear inches.
Armed Services librarian during World War II, and University of Iowa professor in the School of Library and Information Science.
NICHOLS, BARBARA BURRELL (1922-1955)
Papers, 1944-1949 and 1997. 12 items
Mother from Ames, Iowa, who died of polio in 1955.
NIELSEN, JOYCE (1933- )
Papers, 1951-1996. 9 linear feet.
Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Papers, 1936-1996. 10 linear inches.
Biographical materials relate to Walnut, Iowa clubwoman Wilma Parker Nissen and her daughters.
Photographs and papers, 1870s -1970s, 5 linear feet.
Postcards and photographs of Iowa includes the work of professional women photographers in Iowa.
Papers, 1972-1984. 2.5 linear inches.Iowa City activist.
Scrapbooks, 1952-1979. 1.25 linear feet (7 volumes).
Local chapter of 4-H organized in Mahaska County, Iowa, 1952.
NOUN, LOUISE ROSENFIELD (1908-2002)
Papers, 1926-2002. 13 linear feet.
Feminist and civil liberties activist from Des Moines, Iowa who was also an art collector, author, and co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women’s Archives.
NOVICK, NAOMI (1932- )
Papers, 1922-2009. 2.1 linear feet.
Includes questionnaires and constituent correspondence during Novick’s tenure as mayor of Iowa City.
NYE, MIRIAM BAKER (1918- )
Papers, 1938-1997 and undated. 5 linear inches.
Moville, Iowa, farm wife and columnist for the “Sioux City Farm Journal Weekly.”
Records, 1989-1996, 1 linear inch.
Organization to promote the interests of farmwomen.
O’BRIEN, DENISE (1949- )
Papers, 1964-2006. 9.2 linear feet.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
ODELL, MARY JANE (1923- )
Papers, 1941-1987. 1.5 linear feet.
Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Papers, 1864-1970. 2.5 linear feet.
Two generations of an eastern Iowa family, many generations of which attended the University of Iowa.
Memoirs,1933-1995. 2.5 linear inches.
OLSON, MELBA GARDEMANN (1909-2000)
Papers, 1916-1993, 5 linear inches.
Benton County, Iowa, farm girl and teacher who played on her high school’s basketball championship team in 1927.
OLVERA, MARY VÁSQUEZ (1927- )
Papers,1923-2003. 1.5 linear inches.
Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Records, 1976-1991, 2 linear inches.
Farm Bureau women’s club.
Records, 1867-2005. 3 linear feet.
Women’s study club founded in 1867 by young women who had attended the Marion Female Seminary.
Oral histories, 1968-2005. 5 linear inches.
15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa’s law enforcement agencies.
ORMOND, KATHY (1945- )
Papers, 1966-2005 (bulk 1968-1970). 1.25 linear feet.
Red Cross recreation aide who was stationed in Vietnam from July 1968 to October 1969.
OWEN, VIOLA NESFIELD (1896-1981)
Papers, 1920s-1960s. 10 linear inches.
Pianist and piano and accordian teacher. Correspondence between Owen and her parents in Waterloo after she moved to rural Wisconsin with her husband in the early 1920s.