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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 192 Collections and/or Records:

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

Margaret Talcott Boedeker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0401
Abstract Teacher with Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1941-1963; vocational counselor and tourism advocate.
Dates: 1937-1998

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Dates: 1975-2017

Maria Kromminga papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0144
Abstract Diaries of a Monticello, Iowa, native who lived on her parents' farm and never married, raising her son alone.
Dates: 1897-1921

Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0558
Abstract Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Dates: 1950-2013

Marian Farquhar papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0064
Abstract Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Dates: 1902-2006

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 Giddings papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0426
Abstract Detailed account of farm and rural community life as Marie Giddings knew it growing up in Kossuth County during the early 20th century.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980

Marie Rumble papers

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

Marjorie Jean Bertalot Block papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0385
Abstract My Story describes Block's training as a nurse, family life, her employment off and on the farm, and her activities in Benton County, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1942-1998

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

Martha Wahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0090
Abstract Mathematician and teacher who patented educational toys for teaching mathematics to children.
Dates: 1938-1995; 1961-1985

Mary Ann Dunn Leonard papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0995
Overview Diary of two years in the life of a Cedar County farm woman.
Dates: 1890-1891

Mary Berg papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0541
Abstract Pharmacist and professor at The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.
Dates: 1911-2004

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Dates: 1920-1998

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

Mary Hagen memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0531
Abstract Memoir describing life on a family farm near Manly, Iowa during the 1920s and 1930s.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

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

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1925-1997