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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Kelley papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0485
Abstract University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Dates: 1888-2005; 1923-2005

Cora Belle Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0706
Abstract Elementary school teacher from Rolfe, Iowa who later worked as a lab technician in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Dates: 1909-1996

Edna Means papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0171
Abstract Characterist and dramatic reader, and chatauqua performer from Tama, Iowa organized her own talent agency.

Arrangement A gift copy of James W. Foley's Some one like you (1915), presented to Means by Elias Day in 1936, has been removed to the printed works collection and cataloged separately.
Dates: 1908-1986

Ines Garcia papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1916-1999

Judy Klemesrud papers

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

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

Louise Liers papers

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

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

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

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

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

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Dates: 1900-2000

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Dates: 1909-2012

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

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

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

Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0334
Abstract Prominent Des Moines families including Irma Mannheimer, her husband Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer of Temple B'nai Jeshurun, and her parents, Rose and Max Shloss—the owners of Lederer and Strauss and Company.
Dates: 1896-1986

Wilda Jean Schobert papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0180
Abstract Percival, Iowa farm woman and club woman.
Dates: 1840-2001