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Guide to the Rosetta M. Byers papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1904-1920
Creator: Byers, Rosetta M. (-1905)
Extent: 6.00 linear inches.
Collection Number: IWA0317
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: University of Iowa student from 1914-1918.

Access: The papers are open for research.

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

Acquisition: The papers (donor no. 433) were donated by Helen A. Rasmus.

Preferred Citation: Rosetta M. Byers papers, 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

Rosetta M. Byers graduated from Garner High School in Garner, Iowa, on May 29, 1914. She attended the State University of Iowa (now The University of Iowa), graduating with distinction in the College of Liberal Arts in 1918. She taught English and Latin in Ida Grove, Iowa.

The Rosetta M. Byers papers date from 1904 to 1920 and measure 6 linear inches. The papers are arranged in one series: State University of Iowa (now The University of Iowa).
The State University of Iowa series contains letters to Rosetta Byers from her mother, including invitations and awards. Materials such as the student planner, religious study books, dance cards, and scrapbook, reflect student academic and social life at the State University of Iowa during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Also included are copies of The Iowa Alumnus and The Daily Iowan.

Browse by Series:

  • Box 1:
  • Letters to Rosetta Byers from her mother - 1914-1919
  • Student books - 1909-1915
  • Scrapbook - 1914-1918
  • Dance cards - 1917-1919
  • Sororities and societies - 1917-1920
  • University publications - 1914-1917
  • University publications - 1918-1919
  • University songs - 1904-1918
  • Group, college, and outside photographs - 1910