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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0068
Abstract Early, Iowa, wife and mother.
Dates: 1885-1950

Arlene Gardner Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0411
Abstract Rural Mt. Ayr, Iowa woman who worked in local homes as a washerwoman and housekeeper.
Dates: ca. 1912-1999

Carrie Lindahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0638
Abstract Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Dates: 1875-2001

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

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

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 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

Faye T. Wookey papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0699
Abstract Native of Red Oak, Iowa who who recalls family life on a farm in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Gladys Homan papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0261
Abstract Extensive correspondence of Corning, Iowa farm wife and club woman.
Dates: 1871-2004

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0394
Abstract Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls state championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1892-1997

Helen Shediwy Scheetz memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0677
Abstract The youngest daughter of immigrants reflects on growing up in Iowa towns during the Depression.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1988

Jesse Antrim Perkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0445
Abstract Rural elementary school teacher and farm wife whose papers consist of three partial journals.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1905-1999; 1905-1938

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

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

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

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1986

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1972-1991

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

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