IOWA WOMEN’S ARCHIVES

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LIBRARIES

IOWA CITY, IOWA

 

TITLE:»GLADYS MILLER FERGUSON (1881-1976)

 

SUBTITLE:»»PAPERS, DATES:»1919, 1967, 1978

QUANTITY:»6 items

 

 

 

ACQUISITION:

The »papers (donor no. 432) were donated by »Barbara O. Wallick in 1997.

ACCESS:

The »papers are open for research.

COPYRIGHT:

»Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

PHOTOGRAPHS:

»In folder 1.

PROCESSED BY:

Your name, year»Kristen Rassbach, 1997.

 


»Biography

            Begin text here:»Gladys Miller was raised in Mechanicsville, Iowa, where she graduated from high school in 1910.  She graduated from Drake University in 1915 and taught school in Rockwell City and Spencer, Iowa.  During this time, from 1917-1919, Miller coached the Rockwell City High School girls' basketball team.  Miller married Everett Ferguson in 1920.  They had four children and lived on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.  Ferguson ran unsuccessfully as a Democrat for State Representative from Cedar County in 1942.  She was actively involved with the Mechanicsville Public Library for more than twenty years.

 

 

 

Scope and Content Note

 

            Begin text here:The» Gladys Miller Ferguson papers date from »1919, 1967, and 1978 and consist of 6 items.  Several of the items are undated.  The collection contains three newspaper clippings, two photographs of Ferguson, and one handwritten account of her life from an unknown source.