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Guide to the Adelia St. John Gates papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1863-1865?
Creator: Gates, Adelia St. John (1841-1874)
Extent: 1.00 folders.
Collection Number: IWA0728
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Graduate of Genesee College in New York who moved to Waterloo, Iowa as a bride.

Arrangement: One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Access: The collection is open for research.

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

Acquisition: The papers (donor no. 1159) were donated by Nancy S. Rust in 2008.

Preferred Citation: Adelia St. John Gates 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
Email: lib-women@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa

Adelia St. John Gates graduated from Genesee College in upstate New York and moved to Waterloo, Iowa, as a bride. Her husband John Cook Gates (1838-1917) practiced law in Waterloo with the Gates and Liffring law firm. Gates Park in Waterloo is named for this family.

Journal containing address to class of 1863; attendance records; recipes; household hints; and commercial housekeeping accounts and building accounts.  Biographical information written by the donor and obituaries of John C. Gates are also included.

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