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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Almira Ames Farnham memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0105
Abstract Essay describing the life of Almira Ames Farnham, a pioneer woman from New England who settled near Morley, Iowa in 1859.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1896

Almira Safely Rutledge papers

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

Amy Sophia Auer memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0754
Abstract Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.
Dates: 1993

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.
Dates: 1892-1953

Bradley Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0061
Abstract Correspondence and other papers of this nineteenth-century family that resided in the Hudson River Valley of New York.
Dates: 1811-1992

Carrie Lindahl papers

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

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

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

Ida "Belle" Bandfield Holden papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0062
Abstract Schoolteacher in the Waterloo area at the turn of the century.

Arrangement One folder shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1898-1905

Iowa Byington Reed papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0555
Abstract The diaries of an Iowa City woman who supported herself as a seamstress prior to her marriage in 1896.
Dates: 1872-1936

Jennie Sies papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0496
Abstract Diary of a young Oxford, Iowa farm woman who died on October 3, 1880.
Dates: 1880

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

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0711
Abstract The 1951 memoir describes rural life in nineteenth century Iowa and Indiana.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1951-1984

Margaret Strang Corothers memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0324
Abstract Family History of the McDowall-Wilson, Strang-McDowall, and Corothers-Strang Families, 1934.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1934

Marie Rumble papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0505
Abstract A homesteader who lived in Wyoming, Colorado and Washington State.
Dates: 1890-2002

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

Robinson-Lacy Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0424
Abstract Correspondence diaries, scrapbook, and genealogical information regarding this Dubuque-area family.
Dates: 1852-2001

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 Fatherson Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0489
Abstract Reminiscences and essays by Taylor and the transcript of a 1915 memoir written by Editha Phillips Fatherson.
Dates: 1915-2002