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Guide to the Leona Call papers

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1886-1943
Creator: Call, Leona
Extent: 4.00 items.
Collection Number: IWA0161
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Professor of Greek at the State University of Iowa during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Arrangement: One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Access: The papers are open for research.

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

Acquisition: The items (donor no. 237) were donated by Carlton W. Crosley, Leona Call's great nephew, in 1994.

Preferred Citation: Leona Call 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

Leona Call was a Professor of Greek during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At the State University of Iowa (now the University of Iowa), she headed the department of Greek from 1885 until her retirement in 1908. At the State University of Iowa Call helped establish the Young Women's Christian Association (now defunct). During World War I she headed the Iowa Educational Division in National Defense.

The materials date from 1885 to 1943 and consist of three newspaper clippings and one magazine article about Leona Call. The newspaper clippings include Call's obituary and her brother's obituary, as well as a picture of her when she became a full professor. The magazine article honors her retirement from teaching.

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  • Newspaper clippings and obituaries - 1886-1943