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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Alma Erickson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0454
Abstract Swedish farm woman whose three children became academics during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dates: 1897-2000

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0407
Abstract Reminiscences of Iowa Farm Bureau women donated to the Rural Women's Project.

Arrangement Four folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1998-1999

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

Betty Boller oral history

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0290
Abstract Des Moines wife and mother who worked as a secretary during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1999

Claudine Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0446
Abstract Harris worked in radiation detection instrumentation. She was active in the Johnson County League of Women Voters and the Johnson County Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Dates: 1903-2011

Dora Jane Hamblin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0087
Abstract Iowa native who wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, LIFE magazine, and other periodicals.
Dates: 1937-1993

Dorothy Sprout Place memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0384
Abstract Reflections on life as a farmwoman and young mother during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993

Eleanor Eyestone Trummel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0518
Abstract Home demonstration agent for Iowa State College Extension Service and homemaker.
Dates: 1916-2004

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

Helene Scriabine papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0080
Abstract Author and Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Iowa, who emmigrated to the United States after surviving the siege of Leningrad in 1941.
Dates: 1937-1996; 1960-1993

Hilda Ellyson Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0371
Abstract The papers consist largely of correspondence between Hilda and George Allen and their three children and cover a broad range of family, social and political issues.
Dates: 1884-1958

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 F. Hutchison Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0075
Abstract Social worker in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from the 1930s though the 1960s.
Dates: 1880, 1918-1993

Magdalena "Helen" Tylee papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0471
Abstract A German war bride who came to Iowa in 1922. During World War II she ran the family farm while her husband was serving in the armed forces.
Dates: 1917-1988

Marianne Michael papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0453
Abstract Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
Dates: 1897-2005

Marie Rumble papers

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

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

Mary Frances Reger-Wilkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0501
Abstract Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Dates: 1942-2002

Ortha P. Neff papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0561
Abstract Red Cross staff member who was stationed in Okinawa and Hawaii during World War II.
Dates: 1944-2006

Pauline Lyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0202
Abstract Waterloo, Iowa, native who served in WAVES during World War II and later worked for the American Red Cross.
Dates: 1884-1994