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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 192 Collections and/or Records:

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

Beverly Everett papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0148
Abstract Family farmer, volunteer, and community activist who served on U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and the International Women's Year Commission.
Dates: 1856-2001

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

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

Caroline Louise Hopwood Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1196
Overview A farm wife from the Oxford, Iowa area whose diaries record everyday life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Dates: 1883 - 1912

Carrie Lindahl papers

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

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

Catharine King Herr diary

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0172
Abstract Farm wife who kept a diary from 1945 until her death in 1978.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991; 1942-1991

Catherine Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0217
Abstract Interviews and field reports prepared by Lewis for the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklore.
Dates: 1995

Charla Boyle papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0953
Overview "Toot's Eye View:" a memoir by Charla "Toot" Boyle about her mother, who moved to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1921.
Dates: Existence: 1921

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

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

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

Dale McCormick papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0513
Abstract Carpenter and activist for women in non-traditional jobs.
Dates: 1958-1997

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

David Nadler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1034
Overview Memoir of a Renate Nadler’s experience as a Jewish child in Nazi Germany written by her son, and an account of her son’s visit to her birthplace several decades following World War II.
Dates: 2009 - 2017

Della Marie Koppenhaver papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0436
Abstract Two reminiscences of Alice Tenley Hora, an Iowa farm woman, detailing farm life in the 1920s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1958-1981

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