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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.
Dates: 1920-1999

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.
Dates: 1913-1981

Dora Jane Hamblin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0087
Abstract Iowa native who wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, LIFE magazine, and other periodicals.
Dates: 1937-1993

Elizabeth Wherry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0028
Abstract Farm magazine writer.
Dates: 1904-1960

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Dates: 1937-1996; 1960-1993

Hilda Ellyson Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0371
Abstract The papers consist largely of correspondence between Hilda and George Allen and their three children and cover a broad range of family, social and political issues.
Dates: 1884-1958

Irene Coleman Buckley memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0386
Abstract A Handful of Rain: The Life of Irene Buckley, describes her life as a teacher, wife, mother, librarian, and volunteer.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.
Dates: 1917-1983; 1917-1971

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

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Dates: 1900-2000

Prentiss Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0060
Abstract The family came to Iowa City in 1905 when Henry Prentiss established the Anatomy Department at the State University of Iowa.
Dates: 1891-1996

Rosalie Braverman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0259
Abstract Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.
Dates: 1929-2010

Ruth Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0185
Abstract Social activist and writer.
Dates: 1956-1997

Susan Boyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0312
Abstract Journalist and writer who published several articles in Mademoiselle. She also served as University of Iowa First Lady from 1969-1981.
Dates: 1929-2012

Suzanne Bunkers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0415
Abstract English professor and diarist whose academic publications focus on women's history and diaries. Her own diaries reflect both her professional development and her personal life.
Dates: 1964-2017

Swope and DeLand Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0391
Abstract Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.
Dates: 1876-1998

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0688
Abstract Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2001