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Allene Rosalind Jeanes papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0335
Scope and Content This collection (1948-1995, undated) contains publications, bibliographies, newspaper clippings, a photograph, and a list of publications. These records document a portion of Jeane’s career as a carbohydrate researcher. Included are eighteen articles, as well as bibliographies and reminiscences concerning the Dextran program. The bibliographies are extensive and provide coverage of Dextran research literature. The remainder of the collection contains biographical...
Dates: 1948-1995, undated

Althea R. Sherman collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0462
Scope and Content The collection (1913-1952, undated) primarily contains reprints of published articles written by Althea Sherman. The articles present Sherman's studies on the house wren, sparrow hawk, hummingbirds, bird conservation, and other topics of related interest. Also included is an article by Margaret Morse Nice reflecting on correspondence between Sherman and herself and a copy of Iowa Bird Life (June 1943) containing a thorough biography of Sherman written by Mrs....
Dates: 1913-1952, undated

Cheryl Moller-Wong papers

 Collection — map-case: C410 D01
Identifier: RS 11/8/51
Scope and Content This collection (1992) contains a series of publications aimed at school age children and produced by the College of Engineering and financed by Rockwell International. Included are Engineering Game Plans; Designing Before the First Play, that has problems for students focusing on the various fields of engineering. There are also an oversized copy, coloring book, brochure, and teacher resource manual for Not all Engineers...
Dates: 1992

DeLyle Eastwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0705
Scope and Content

This collection contains Eastwood's research and reference files, other professional files, research notebooks, personal correspondence, scientific articles, and books.

Dates: 1960-2015

Edna C. Mitchell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0297
Scope and Content This collection (1913-1993) contains biographical information, family genealogies, military records, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and diplomas. The biographical information contains information about Edna C. Mitchell and her family, including family trees and a transcript of a 1977 interview with Edna about her life. Also included are Edna’s answers to a survey conducted on women engineers in the U.S. The military records and correspondence document...
Dates: 1913-1993

Fann Harding papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0320
Scope and Content This collection (1912-1997) contains a vita, correspondence, memoranda, printed materials, newspaper clippings, and newsletters. These papers document Harding’s career at the National Institutes of Health, as well as her efforts on behalf of Self-Help for Equal Rights (SHER). Of particular interest is the correspondence and memoranda that Harding used to prove the NIH guilty of sex discrimination against her. There are also files and clippings pertaining to related...
Dates: 1912-1997

Hela Bursztyn-Pettegrew papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0345
Scope and Content This collection (1946-1993, undated) contains a curriculum vitae, certificates, correspondence, publications, newspaper articles, an autobiography, and photographs. These papers document the extent and variety of Bursztyn-Pettegrew’s career and include her education certificates, reprint copies of her publications, and letters of reference from the institutions where she has been employed. The remainder of the collection details her family background and contains...
Dates: 1946-1993, undated

Iowa State University. Program for Women in Science and Engineering records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 3/10
Scope and Content This collection contains newspaper clippings, brochures, correspondence, grant applications and proposals, minutes, career conference files, speeches, programs, press releases, intern reports, biographies, photographs, negatives, color slides, contact sheets, color transparencies, audiotapes and Mary Ann Evans’ Director’s Records. This collection of records provides an overview of the work of the Program for Women in Science and...
Dates: 1957-2010

Joan Stadler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/25/59
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, calendars, correspondence, diagrams, dissertations, faculty meeting notes, figures, grant proposals, lecture notes, journals, newspaper presentations, patent papers, performance evaluations, personal notes, printed materials, research notes, and theses. Stadler’s years as a professor of Genetics are represented by several printed research articles, Genetic Club advisor notes, and lecture notes from the various Genetics classes...
Dates: 1965-1998, undated

Karen L. Tonso papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0382
Scope and Content

This collection contains unpublished articles, published articles and presentations and a dissertation.

The topics include the impact of gender on women in engineering; the experiences of women in the engineering classroom; and communication and teaching techniques.

Dates: 1993-1997

Katharine Kniskern Mather papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0351
Scope and Content This collection (1942-1997) contains correspondence, memorandum, job descriptions, military records (from the Army Corps of Engineers), biographical information, award nominations, publications, and passports. A number of these papers pertain to Mather’s nomination and receipt of the Federal Woman’s Award and the Department of Army Decoration for Exceptional Service and includes her applications and references. Of special interest in the collection is a memorandum...
Dates: 1942-1997

Kathie Bentley, Editor. The History of Big Spring by Mary Bankes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0302
Scope and Content

This report, Geological Survey Bureau Technical Information Series 30, is based on interviews with Mary Bankes as well as records she kept during the operation of Big Spring. Bankes discusses the history of Big Spring and the many hardships that she and her husband faces. Also included are historical and current statistics on the spring and hatchery.

Dates: 1994

L. A. (Lee Anne) Willson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/20/56
Scope and Content The collection (1974-2009, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, course materials, committee information, and research papers relating to the work of Lee Anne Willson. The collection contains several of Willson’s papers and articles on physics and astronomy. In addition, there are several research grants and notes also included in the papers. The collection also contains information regarding the Iowa State University, Department of Physics. Information on Willson’s...
Dates: 1971-2012, undated

Lee Ellen Ford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0348
Scope and Content This collection (1992) contains seven volumes of photocopied materials, documenting the life and experiences of Lee Ellen Ford. These photocopies include correspondence, personal notes, financial records, and printed materials. Of particular interest are Ford’s discussions of her various “lives” in regards to education, science, working with guide dogs, and in the government and law. She also provides information concerning academia during the 1960s, women’s studies...
Dates: 1992

Leigh S. Tesfatsion papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/9/63
Scope and Content This collection (1979-1995) contains a curriculum vitae, a biographical sketch, and numerous published articles. The vitae is dated May 1995 and the biographical sketch was written by Tesfatsion for a Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) publication. The publications date from 1979 through 1995. Her earlier work contains research on decision making and the economic relationships between society and government programs. Of special...
Dates: 1979-1995

Lisa Ackerman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0346
Scope and Content

This collection currently contains two articles on the topic of women civil engineers. The first discusses Ackerman’s background, her work in mentoring, and the American Society of Civil Engineers’ outreach programs. The second was given at a conference held at Rose-Hulman Institute. Ackerman details her experiences as a woman in engineering.

Dates: 1995-1996

Louise Jenison Peet papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 12/5/51
Scope and Content

This collection (1925-1995, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, research materials, subject files, printed materials and photographs.

Dates: 1925-1995, undated

Margaret T. Alcott Astronomy I Notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0721
Scope and Content

This collection contains one bound notebook from an Astronomy I class. The notebook is comprised of 81 handwritten pages of notes and diagrams in pencil. The hand-drawn diagrams depict astronomical tools, the surface of the moon, star maps and constellations. There is one black and white photograph adhered to page 55.

Dates: 1914-1915

Margaret W. Sloss papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 14/7/51
Scope and Content The collection (1915-2006) is comprised of materials that relate to Sloss' professional and personal life. The files contain a variety of materials including correspondence, news clippings, papers and publications, and photographs. The papers are arranged into nine series: Series 1: Associations, 1927-1979, contains correspondence, meeting materials, and membership information for associations to which Sloss belonged, including the Women's...
Dates: 1915-2006

Martha Van Patter Robison papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0298
Scope and Content This collection (1924-1995, undated) contains biographical material, materials pertaining to coursework at Iowa State College (University), including tests, examination blue books, class assignments, lab reports, homework, as well as records concerning the teaching profession. Biographical information compiled by Martha’s nephew, Dennis Wendell, includes a brief history of her life and a listing of students who attended her classes at Evergreen School. Class notes,...
Dates: 1924-1995, undated

Mary Ann Wilder Mathematics Notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0743

Comprised of 41 handwritten pages of mathematical definition, tables, methods, and exercises. Ownership signature of "Mary Ann Wilder, Rindge 1823" on top corner of first page. All entries done in a single hand.

Dates: 1823-1824

Mary Helen Merriam Stewart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/128
Scope and Content

The collection contains newsclippings, biographical information, and course material from Mary Helen Merriam Stewart’s years at Iowa State, and correspondence with Chemistry professor Nellie Naylor from later years. Also in the papers are six postcards of Margaret Hall, five of which depict the fire that destroyed the Hall in 1938. In addition, there are policies regarding the Iowa State College dormitories.

Dates: 1936-1979, undated

Mary Somerville collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0668
Abstract Mary Somerville (born Mary Fairfax) was born on December 26, 1780 in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Somerville became interested in mathematics as a teenager. Somerville's first major work was a translation of the mathematician Laplace's book Mécanique Céleste. She included in the translation detailed explanations of the advanced mathematics used by Laplace. One of her most famous books,...
Dates: 1800s, 1997-1999

Elmira Page geographical and astronomical notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0738
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript geographical and astronomical notebook comprised of 170 handwritten pages (including 8 original hand-drawings) plus one folding astronomical map.

Dates: 1824

Rena Faye Subotnik papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0327
Scope and Content This collection contains eight publications, focusing on Subotnik’s longitudinal research on 1983 winners of the Westinghouse Science Talent Search and her tracing and data on their career paths. The publications include findings on their behavior, motivation, attraction to science, their tendency to remain in science, and the ability to identify problems in academic research. The titles include, “The Motivation to Experiment: A Study of Gifted Adolescents’...
Dates: 1986-1995

Rochonne Weintraub Abrams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0303
Scope and Content This collection (1868-1996, undated) contains manuscript drafts for Good Earthkeeping, a book devoted to women involved in ecology, as well as research notes, correspondence and printed materials. The essays provide personal background as well as career information. Included are: Lady Bird Johnson; Gene Stratton-Porter, author; Mary Hunter Austin, author; Rachel Carson, ecological author; Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, conservationist; Frances Hamerstrom,...
Dates: 1868-1996, undated

Suzanne Takken papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0523
Scope and Content This collection is arranged into the following series: Slides, 1945-1995, undated; Photographs, 1926-1994, undated; Papers, 1958-1995, undated; Notebooks and Books, 1937-1996, undated; Awards, 1956-1996, undated; and Artifacts, 1989-1995, undated Series 1, Slides, contains film slides of Ms. Takken's personal life, her home at Sea Ranch, geological features, and her vacations....
Dates: 1926-1996, undated

Verona Devine Burton papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0278
Scope and Content This collection contains a thesis, dissertation, correspondence, certificates, publications, and articles. Her thesis is entitled, “Floral Abscission in Lychnis Alba,” and her dissertation, “Embryology of Lychnis Alba.” The bulk of the collection lies in Burton’s correspondence which documents her career at Mankato State and her personal life. Included is correspondence with the Mankato administration, former students, and politicians (including Walter Mondale). Of...
Dates: 1936-2009, undated

Women In Science and Engineering Oral History Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0379
Dates: 1997-2004

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