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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1156
Overview Diaries and school papers of a rural school teacher and farm wife.
Dates: 1908-1982

Judy Herron Hoit papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0373
Abstract Disability access and awareness advocate and 1996 Ms. Wheelchair Iowa winner.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1950-1998

Judy Klemesrud papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0094
Abstract Nationally recognized journalist whose reporting included coverage of the women's movement.
Dates: 1939-1995

Kate Martinson papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0084
Abstract Journals chronicle the life of an Iowa farm woman including her marriage, childrearing, family farm management, divorce, and remarriage.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1872-1944; 1872-1917

Katherine Mull Falvey Zastrow papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0052
Abstract State representative from 1958 to 1964 and the first woman elected to Charles City Council, 1970.
Dates: 1927-1995

Laura F. Hutchison Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
Dates: 1880, 1918-1993

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

Lela Powers Briggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0043
Abstract An artist who farmed with her husband near La Porte, Iowa.
Dates: 1892-1992

Lois Boulware papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0352
Abstract Physician in the University of Iowa Student Health Department, who established the Patient Advocacy Program at University Hospitals after marrying and having a child.
Dates: 1977-1995

Lois Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0184
Abstract Papers of an activist from West Branch, Iowa, include correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to her husband's status as a conscientious objector.
Dates: 1939-2007

Lorraine Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0619
Abstract Diaries of a homemaker and bakery owner from Manson, Iowa
Dates: 1958-1973

Louise Liers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0570
Abstract World War I Army nurse from Clayton, Iowa.
Dates: 1911-1983; 1917-1919

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.
Dates: 1861-1932

Mae Atkinson Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0506
Abstract Correspondence and diaries of an Iowa farm woman.
Dates: 1898-1954

Mae Irene Ludemann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0641
Abstract High school history teacher who traveled to Europe in 1929 and recorded her experiences in a diary.
Dates: 1926-1943

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.
Dates: 1891-1992

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Dates: 1917-1988

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.
Dates: 1938-2012

Margaret Talcott Boedeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0401
Abstract Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.
Dates: 1937-1998

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Dates: 1975-2017