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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Maria Kromminga papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0144
Abstract Diaries of a Monticello, Iowa, native who lived on her parents' farm and never married, raising her son alone.
Dates: 1897-1921

Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0558
Abstract Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Dates: 1950-2013

Marian Farquhar papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0064
Abstract Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Dates: 1902-2006

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: 1938-1995; 1961-1985

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 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

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

Minnette Doderer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0008
Abstract State legislator from Iowa City who was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1964. Arrangement Alphabetical file, 1944-1984 (Boxes 1-30) Campaign files 1966, 1968, 1977-1980 (Box 6) Lieutenant governor campaigns, 1970, 1977-1978 (Box 22-25) 1966-1988 (Box 31) 1986-2000 (Boxes 53-55) Correspondence 1944-1984 (Boxes 10-15) 1972-1990 (Boxes...
Dates: 1944-2005

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0553
Abstract Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1936-1939, 1998

Myrle Olive Ward papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0078
Abstract Native of Hamburg, Iowa and missionary to the West Indies and the Belgian Congo from 1925 until 1959.
Dates: 1876-1992