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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Myrtle Keppy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0480
Abstract Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.
Dates: 1926-2009

Nellie M. Gebers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0189
Abstract Artist, writer and teacher from Ira, Iowa who studied with Grant Wood.
Dates: 1991-1995

Ortha P. Neff papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0561
Abstract Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
Dates: 1944-2006

Patricia Filipowska papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0147
Abstract Poet and native of Burlington, Iowa.

Arrangement The Well (Lexington, MA: R.E. Filipowski, c1993) is shelved with printed works, in the Iowa Authors Collection in the Special Collections Department, and in the general collection in the Main Library.
Dates: 1930-1997

Paula Watts Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0002
Abstract Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1930-1974

Pauline Lyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0202
Abstract Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.
Dates: 1884-1994

Pearl Knoop papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0379
Abstract Librarian and bird watcher from Marble Rock, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1998

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.

Arrangement Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of Friendly Fire and a hardcover copy of Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir are shelved in the printed works collection.
Dates: 1968-2010

Rosa Knutson Gangestad papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0614
Abstract The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.
Dates: 1867-1943

Rosalie Braverman papers

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

Rosemary Tharp papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0114
Abstract Cedar Falls native who served in the WAVES during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1940-1994

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0159
Abstract Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.
Dates: 1977-1997

Ruth Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.
Dates: 1915-2002

Ruth Fuller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0482
Abstract The first female pilot in Appanoose County and active in the local Democratic Party.
Dates: 1925-2002

Ruth Laughlin papers

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

Ruth M. Roland Cowden diary

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0287
Abstract Transcription of the 1921 diary of a journey by car from Des Moines, Iowa, to Los Angeles, California.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

Ruth Salzmann Becker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0123
Abstract Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.
Dates: 1858-2012

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

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.
Dates: 1926-2003