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Guide to the Bess Aldrich papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1915-1919
Creator: Aldrich, Bess Streeter (1881-1954)
Extent: 2.00 items.
Collection Number: IWA0104
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Twentieth-century writer.

Arrangement: One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Access: The correspondence is open for research.

Use: Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Acquisition: The letters (donor no.165 ) were donated by S. T. Runkel in 1993.

Preferred Citation: Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason

Bess Streeter Aldrich was a writer in the early twentieth century. She wrote articles for numerous magazines including Ladies Home Journal and Harpers Weekly under the psuedonym Margaret Dean Stevens. She attended the Iowa State Teachers College (now the University of Northern Iowa), receiving her degree in 1901. Streeter lived in Elmwood, Nebraska with her husband and her three children.

The Bess Streeter Aldrich date 1915 and 1919 and consist of two letters (8 pages). The letters are from Aldrich to Mrs. A. D. Miller, with whom she attended the University of Northern Iowa. They discussed Aldrich's daily routines, including her family life and her writing.

Browse by Series:
Series 1: Bess Aldrich

  • Series 1: Bess Aldrich
  • Correspondence - 1915-1919
    Shelved in SCVF

This collection is indexed under the following subject terms.

Personal Names:
Aldrich, Bess Streeter, 1881-1954
Stevens, Margaret Dean


Family life


Genre/Form of Materials:
Personal papers