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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 75 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

Alice McMurry papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0646
Abstract Promise City, Iowa elementary school teacher and poet.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-2001

Almira Ames Farnham memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Amy Sophia Auer memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0754
Abstract Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.
Dates: 1993

Annette Cech papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0593
Abstract Iowa City housewife and mother whose son, Thomas Cech, won the Nobel Prize in 1989.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-2002

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

Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0753
Abstract Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.
Dates: Existence: 1991

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Dates: 1903-2011

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.
Dates: 1907-2001

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

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

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

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Dates: 1916-2004

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

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 Christensen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0596
Abstract 65-page memoir of Fayette County, Iowa farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1908-1987

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