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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Charlene "Mac" Eblen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0515
Abstract Homemaker from Wichita, Kansas whose papers consist primarily of journals.
Dates: 1965-2003

Charlotte Faxon diary

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0086
Abstract Teacher who traveled widely during the Civil War period.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1864-1867

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

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.
Dates: 1907-2001

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

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

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

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0012
Abstract Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.
Dates: 1917-2000

Gladys Talcott Rife papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0284
Abstract Mt.Vernon, Iowa high school teacher who later owned and directed The Depot Museum in Fayette County, Iowa.
Dates: 1920-2002

Henrietta Ruff papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0289
Abstract Amana, Iowa, school teacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1985-1996

Irene Coleman Buckley memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0386
Abstract A Handful of Rain: The Life of Irene Buckley, describes her life as a teacher, wife, mother, librarian, and volunteer.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998

Janie Yates-Glandorf papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0337
Abstract Iowa City high school drama and English teacher.
Dates: 1943-2005

Jean Kern papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0631
Abstract Professor of English and an independent scholar who taught in the Middle East and Eastern Europe as well as in Iowa.
Dates: 1921-1988

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

Jessie M. Buthmann Meyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1156
Overview Diaries and school papers of a rural school teacher and farm wife.
Dates: 1908-1982

June Lundy Boyd papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0479
Abstract Memoir describes growing up and teaching in southwestern Iowa, Lundy's wartime wedding and subsequent life in Knoxville, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2002-

Laura Gibson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.
Dates: 1917-1983; 1917-1971

Louise Liers papers

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

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

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

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