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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Ada Mae Brown Brinton memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0708
Abstract In Sunshine and Rain in Iowa: Reminiscing through 86 Years, Brinton reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1977

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.

Arrangement Four folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998-1999

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

Catharine King Herr diary

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1958-1981

Dorothy Pearl Unmack Dix papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0449
Abstract Harrison County, Iowa-born schoolteacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1982-1999

Edith Sprout memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0682
Abstract Farm woman raised in western Iowa and North Dakota who wrote about her childhood in her memoir.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1978

Elizabeth Fagan Lynch memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0465
Abstract Teacher and farmer of Irish descent from Dubuque County, Iowa whose memoir is called, A Trunk and its Chips.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991

Elizabeth Wherry papers

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

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.
Dates: 1856-1994

Esther Mae Christensen Grow memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0210
Abstract Reflections on growing up in western Iowa and Nebraska include experiences in country school, college and as a teacher.

Arrangement One folder shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Gladys Conn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0225
Abstract Social worker and State University of Iowa graduate from Marne, Iowa, whose papers include diaries and family correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2001

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Dates: 1871-2004

Gladys Moeller Lage papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0768
Abstract Personal accounts of Lage's childhood and upbringing on a farm in Cedar County, Iowa.
Dates: 1912-1992

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0394
Abstract Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls state championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1892-1997

Her Own Story: Ten Benton County Women

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0134
Abstract Project of the Vinton, Iowa, American Association of University Women.
Dates: 1983-1992

Inez Christen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0469
Abstract Transcribed diaries of a Northeast Iowa hired girl, farmwoman and mother.
Dates: 1922-2000

Jeanne Van Kley papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0388
Abstract Farmer's wife from Ocheydan, Iowa who raised four children.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1987-1998