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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 36 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

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

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

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

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

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

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.
Dates: 1885-2005

Myrtle Keppy papers

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

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

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Thelma Petersen papers

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

Velma Skott Teeple memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0688
Abstract Childhood memories of an Eastern Iowa teacher, writer, and farmwoman.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2001

Voices from the Land: An Oral History Project in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0825
Abstract Oral histories with Iowa farm women conducted as part of the Rural Women's Project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 2000-2001; Other: Date acquired: 20000000

Wilda Jean Schobert papers

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

Zelda Babcock Wolfe memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0239
Abstract Riceville, Iowa, mother, homemaker, and teacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: -