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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 15 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

Blanche Basye Gilmore papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0616
Abstract Memoir of wife, mother, and grandmother whose husband Eugene Gilmore was Vice Governor of the Phillippines in the 1920s and president of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970

Carrie V. Talcott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0687
Abstract Active clubwoman, Methodist, writer and farmer from Fayette County who spent 19 years in a retirement home in Fort Dodge.
Dates: 1913-1981

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

Delvena Anderson papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0100
Abstract Diary of a trip from Iowa City through eastern Canada.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: Existence: 1958

Gladys Conn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0225
Abstract Social worker and State University of Iowa graduate from Marne, Iowa, whose papers include diaries and family correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2001

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vina Thorpe papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0253
Abstract Des Moines newspaper columnist and editor who ran Thorpe Publications with her husband.
Dates: 1893-1995; 1907-1995