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Nora Workman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/59

Scope and Content

The collection contains manuscripts, manuals, and clippings documenting the life and work of Nora Workman. The body of this collection is the material related to 4-H Judging and her publications related to home furnishings. Another relative strength is the collection of pamphlets and booklets related to cooking and food preparation. The collection also includes Democratic Party Convention Programs for the years, 1920 and 1940, as well as an Usher medal for the 1920 Convention. In her personal papers are scattered correspondence and a sampling of clippings from periodicals.


  • 1930-1958, undated

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Nora Workman attended Iowa State College and received her degree in 1916. She served as an Extension Associate Professor of Home Furnishings, 1928; Extension Associate Professor of Home Economics, 1930; and Extension Associate Professor of Applied Art, 1938-1948.


2.2 Linear Feet (5 boxes document boxes)

Items in related collections

RS 16/3. Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics records

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 16/3/59. Nora Workman papers, 1930-1958, undated
April 9, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
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