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Alphabetical List of Collections: R

RABENOLD, JO

Papers, 1965-1983. 3.75 linear feet.

Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.

RAINBOW PROJECT TASK FORCE

Records, 1990-1999. 2 linear feet.

1996 University of Iowa task force with the goal of reviewing university policies and the campus climate and making recommendations for a more “welcoming” environment for LGBT individuals.

RANDOLPH, VIRGINIA

Papers, 1929-1993. 0.5 linear inches.

Anamosa, Iowa, poet and niece of Elizabeth Wherry.

RAPHAEL CLUB (IOWA CITY, IOWA)

Presentation about the traditions of the Raphael Club, 1996. (Digitized 2003).

RAYMOND, MARGARET THOMSEN (1900-1985)

Papers, 1916-1976. 2.25 linear feet.Author and editor of children’s books and poetry.

REAMES, ETHEL (1926-  )

Papers, 1954-1999. 2.5 linear inches.

Businesswoman who was the creator and proprieter of the Reames Noodle Company in Des Moines, Iowa.

RECITAL CLUB (GARNER, IOWA)

Records, 1901-1994. 2.8 linear feet.

Organized in 1901 to promote the arts and community service.

REDWING WORKERS ORGANIZATION

Records, 1972-1976. 0.25 linear inches.

Des Moines, Iowa libertarian group which traces its roots to a revolutionary group focused on feminist-socialist ideology.

REED, IOWA BYINGTON (1851-1936)

Papers, 1872-1936. 2.25 linear feet.

The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.

REED, OLABELLE (1935- )

Papers, 1935-1997. 10 items.

Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women’s club in Waterloo.

REED, SUE M. (1910- )

Papers, 1934-1996. 5 linear inches.

Republican Party activist and officer of Iowa and National Federations of Republican Women, 1950s-1970s.

REES, MARIAN (1927- )

Papers, 1977-1996. 28 linear feet.

Emmy Award-winning television producer and owner of Marian Rees Associates, Inc.

REGER-WILKINSON, MARY FRANCES (1909-2006)

Papers, 1942-1946. 4 linear inches.Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.

REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS COALITION OF IOWA CITY

Records, 1988-1991. 5 linear inches and artifacts.

RICH, SHIRLEY (1922-2009)

Papers, 1929-2010 (bulk 1940-1947).  12.5 linear inches.

Casting director who worked for Rodgers and Hammerstein; founded Shirley Rich Casting in 1969.

RICHARDS, ELIZABETH MILLER

Papers, 1929-1996. 1 linear inch.

Politician and women’s rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.

RIFE, GLADYS TALCOTT (1914-2002)

Papers, 1920-2002. 1.25 linear feet.

Mt.Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.

ROBINSON, MAE ATKINSON (1887-1952)

Papers, 1898-1941. 5 linear inches.

Correspondence and diaries of an Iowa farm woman.

ROBINSON-LACY FAMILY

Papers, 1852-2001. 10 linear inches.

Correspondence diaries, scrapbook, and genealogical information regarding Dubuque-area family.

RODRIGUEZ, ERNEST

Papers, 1910-2007. 5 linear inches.

Civil rights activist from Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

RODRÍGUEZ, ESTEFANÍA JOYCE (1923-2008)

Photographs, 1902-2008. 2.5 linear inches.

Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.

ROGERS, DOROTHY (19–)

Papers, 1973-1986. 0.5 linear inches.

Dorothy Rogers worked for the volunteer program of the Patient Advocacy Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics from the beginning of the program in 1973 until her retirement in 1986.

ROGERS, EFFIE HOFFMAN (1855-1918)

Biographical sketch, 1992. 1 item.

Reporter and city editor for Oskaloosa’s “Globe Press” later elected Grand supreme chapter president of the PEO sisterhood.

ROGERS, HAZEL

Papers, 1932-1987. 1.5 linear inches.

Teacher who attended the Iowa State Teachers College between 1939 and 1941.

ROLLENHAGEN, ERIN

Papers, 1994-1995. 1 linear inch.

Ames middle-school student who helped organize a protest against sexist Hooters restaurant t-shirts being worn at her school. Her account of the incident and the subsequent public forum on free speech, dress code, and sexism was published in Seventeen magazine.

ROMEY, ABBIE (1905-1994)

Papers,1891-1993. 5 linear inches and audiovisual materials.

Actress, homemaker, and 1928 graduate of the State University of Iowa in Iowa City.

RONK, LILLIAN (1922-  )

Papers, 1966-2000. 2.5 linear inches.

West Central Iowa farmwoman known locally as “the flower lady.”

ROSE, MARILYN PREHEIM (1928- )

Papers, 1922-2000. 12.5 linear inches.

Professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies at the University of Iowa.

ROUSE, MARY (1911- 2000)

Papers, 1947-1992. 7 linear feet.

Journalist who worked for the Office of Public Information at the University of Iowa.

RUBEL, JANE CHRISTOFFER. (1955- )

Papers, 1971, 1993. 1 linear inch.

High school bascketball player who sued the Iowa Girl’s High School Athletic Union to be allowed to play on the school team after marrying and having a child.

RUBENSTEIN, DOROTHY (1920-2004)

Papers, 1928-3004.  2.5 linear inches.

Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa Schoool of Journalism and Communication in 1932.

RUBY’S PEARL (IOWA CITY, IOWA)

Records, 2001-2005. 10 linear inches.

RUFF, HENRIETTA

Papers, 1985-1996. 3 items.

Amana, Iowa school teacher.

RUMBLE, MARIE (1894-1974)

Papers, 1890-2002. 4 linear inches.

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

RUNDQUIST, MARIA E. (1951- )

Papers, 1959-2004. 7.5 linear inches.

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

RUTLEDGE, ALMIRA SAFELY (1869-1950)

Diaries, 1885-1950. 1 linear foot.

Early, Iowa, wife and mother.

RYAN-BUSCH, JANETTE (1955- )

Papers, 1989-2006. 7.5 linear inches.

Organic farmer and activist from Johnson County, Iowa.