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Alphabetical List of Collections: T

TALCOTT, CARRIE V. (1890-1981)

Papers, 1913-1981.1.25 linear feet.

Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.

TALLMAN, JULIE LITCHFIELD (1944- )

Papers, 1955-1995 (bulk 1961-1963).6.5 linear inches.

High school and college student from Des Moines, Iowa, who was a talented golfer and musician.

TANGEN, MAY

Papers, 1961-1980. .5 linear inches.

Letters written by May Tangen while serving as librarian at the historically black Rust College in Holly Springs, Mississippi, after her retirement from the University of Iowa library.

TATE, ELIZABETH “BETTYE” CRAWFORD (1906-1999)

Papers, 1932-1996 and undated. 5 linear inches.

Owner and operator of the Tate Arms, a boarding house for African American male students at the University of Iowa during the 1940s and 1950s.

TAYLOR, GENEVIEVE BUESS (1929-  )

Papers, 1916-1997. 1 linear inch.

Adoption records from The Willows Maternity Sanitarium in Kansas City, Missouri regarding the 1924 adoption of Oren Jay Taylor.  Also included is a 1916 school paper on equal suffrage by Dorothy Mills.

TAYLOR, RUTH FATHERSON (1912-2005)

Papers, 1915-2002. 3 linear inches.

Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.

TAYLOR, SARAH C. (1835-1907)

Papers, 1881-1907.13 items.

Physician who ran the Taylor Sanitarium in Hamburg, Iowa for two decades around the turn of the century.

TEEPLE, VELMA SKOTT (1913- )

Memoir, 70pp.

Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.

TENNYSON STUDY CLUB (MARION, IOWA)

Records, 1932-1981. 7.5 linear inches.

Study club founded in 1932 to discuss works by Alfred Tennyson that later expanded its focus toward charitable and community-based activities.

TERRONEZ, FLORENCE VALLEJO (1924- )

Papers, 1913-2006. 1 linear inch.

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

TERRONEZ, MARY (1918-2009)

Papers, 1979-2002. 0.25 linear inches.

Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.

THARP, ROSEMARY (1921-1994)

Papers, 1940s-1994.1 linear inch.

Cedar Falls native who served in the WAVES during World War II.

THAYER, MARCIA (1936-1982)

Papers, 1927, 1962-2000. 2.5 linear feet.

Dancer, choreographer and educator who worked in Iowa, Massachussetts, Oregon and New York.

THERISTRIAI CLUB (MARION, IOWA)

Records,1871-2004.1.75 linear feet.

Marion, Iowa, study club which was founded in 1867.

THIMBLE CLUB (RICEVILLE, IOWA)

Records, 1912-1957.1 linear inch.

Reading club organized in 1901.

THORNHILL, ESTHER

Papers, 1956-1996. 6 items.

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.

THORPE, VINA (1906- )

Papers, 1893-1995 (bulk 1907-1995). 1.25 linear feet.

Des Moines newspaper columnist and editor who ran Thorpe Publications with her husband.

THURSTON, JOSIE (1892-1991)

Papers, 1893-1990. 1 linear foot.

Journalist who worked for the Des Moines Register between 1947 and 1957 and was later a freelance writer.

TILL-RETZ, ROBERTA (1940- )

Papers, 1970-2006. 7.75 linear feet.

Labor educator and political activist who worked at the University of Iowa Labor Center from 1980 to 2006.

TINSMAN, MAGGIE (1936-  )

Papers, 1977-1997. 14.7 linear feet.

Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.

TORRENCE-LAUGHLIN, JANIS (1926- )

Papers, 1976-1990. 7 linear inches.

Muscatine County Supervisor from 1976 to 1982 and Representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1983 to 1985.

TOWNER, NANCY PFEIFFER (1924-2003)

Papers, 1966-2000. 3 linear inches.

Iowa City artist and poet who published in a variety of journals and won numerous awards for her work.

TRIMBLE FAMILY

Papers, 1879-1999. 1 linear inch.

Reminiscences of Gladys Trimble Leith and Marie Jeffers about their mother, Mary Pyle Trimble as well as their own childhood.

TRUMMEL, ELEANOR EYESTONE (1915- )

Papers, 1916-2004. 6 linear inches.

Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.

TUCKER, BERTHA KORN (1908- )

Papers and oral history, 1920-1999. 2 linear feet.

Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.

TUESDAY NIGHTERS (MANCHESTER, IOWA)

Records,1950-2006. 7 linear inches.

A women’s club concerned primarily with philanthropic and social activities.

TYLEE, MAGDALENA “HELEN” (1894-1988)

Papers, 1917-1988. 2.25 linear feet.

A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.