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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 192 Collections and/or Records:

Mary McDermott Shideler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0404
Abstract Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.
Dates: 1900-2000

Maude Barkley Keck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0554
Abstract Diaries and account books of this Cherokee, Iowa woman record farm chores and expenses, housekeeping and family life.
Dates: 1937-1976

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Dates: 1909-2012

McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0543
Abstract The collection consists mainly of correspondence and includes the papers of early twentieth century labor activist, IWW member, and Buffalo school teacher, Pearl McGill.
Dates: 1885-2005

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

Minnette Doderer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0008
Abstract State legislator from Iowa City who was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1964. Arrangement Alphabetical file, 1944-1984 (Boxes 1-30) Campaign files 1966, 1968, 1977-1980 (Box 6) Lieutenant governor campaigns, 1970, 1977-1978 (Box 22-25) 1966-1988 (Box 31) 1986-2000 (Boxes 53-55) Correspondence 1944-1984 (Boxes 10-15) 1972-1990 (Boxes...
Dates: 1944-2005

Minnie Ducommun papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0553
Abstract Diary and obituary of a rural Iowa housewife.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1936-1939, 1998

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

Myrtle Keppy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0480
Abstract Champion hog breeder, farm woman, 4-H leader, and president of the Iowa Porkettes.
Dates: 1926-2009

Nancy De Vries Blom papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0387
Abstract Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982
Dates: 1982-1986

Nancy Seiberling papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0930
Overview Environmental activist who co-founded Project GREEN, a city planning and beautification initiative in Iowa City.
Dates: 1992-2015

Nellie M. Gebers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0189
Abstract Artist, writer and teacher from Ira, Iowa who studied with Grant Wood.
Dates: 1991-1995

Off and Holsteen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0306
Abstract Two generations of an eastern Iowa family, many generations of which attended the University of Iowa.
Dates: 1864-1970

Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0046
Abstract 15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.
Dates: 1968-2005

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

Patricia Filipowska papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0147
Abstract Poet and native of Burlington, Iowa.

Arrangement The Well (Lexington, MA: R.E. Filipowski, c1993) is shelved with printed works, in the Iowa Authors Collection in the Special Collections Department, and in the general collection in the Main Library.
Dates: 1930-1997

Paula Watts Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0002
Abstract Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dates: 1930-1974

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

Pearl Knoop papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0379
Abstract Librarian and bird watcher from Marble Rock, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1998

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.

Arrangement Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of Friendly Fire and a hardcover copy of Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir are shelved in the printed works collection.
Dates: 1968-2010