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wa00004. Autobiographical Resources: Diaries, Memoirs, and Oral Histories

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 210 Collections and/or Records:

Marianne Michael papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0453
Abstract

Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.

Dates: 1897-2005

Marie Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract

Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1980

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract

A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.

Dates: 1890-2002

Marjorie Jean Bertalot Block papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0385
Abstract

My Story describes Block's training as a nurse, family life, her employment off and on the farm, and her activities in Benton County, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1942-1998

Marjorie Vandervelde papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0375
Abstract

Photojournalist and writer who lived with Cuna Indians on the San Blas Islands to learn their culture and traditions.

Dates: 1837-2008

Martha Wahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0090
Abstract

Mathematician and teacher who patented educational toys for teaching mathematics to children.

Dates: 1919-1999

Mary Ann Dunn Leonard papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0995
Abstract

Diary of two years in the life of a Cedar County farm woman.

Dates: 1890-1891

Mary Bell Read Glick papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1059
Abstract

Two memoirs, "Adolph Gfeller Family: A Pictorial History of a Pioneer German Swiss Farm Family in Kansas, beginning 1874" and "Our 64 Years, 1932-1996," by Mary Bell Glick.

Dates: 1978 - 1996

Mary Berg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0541
Abstract

Pharmacist and professor at The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.

Dates: 1911-2004

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract

Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Dates: 1920-1998

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract

Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.

Dates: 1942-2002

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract

Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1996

Mary Jane Parsons papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0517
Abstract

Reflections on her pioneer life from Rochester, New York to Dakota City, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract

Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.

Dates: 1900-2000

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract

Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.

Dates: 1937-1976

Maxine Wicker papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1077
Abstract

"My Life In The Midwest," written by Maxine Wicker for local access television program Book Talk for the Senior Center.

Dates: 1999

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract

Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.

Dates: 1909-2012

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.

Dates: 1885-2005

Mildred "Micki" Zeller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0722
Abstract

Costume designer and avid traveler whose papers include an extensive collection of slides, related travel diaries, and materials pertaining to the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Dates: 1946-2000