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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 192 Collections and/or Records:

Pierce-Stuart Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0483
Abstract Diaries of Mary Pierce describe family life in Harlan, Iowa from 1927 to 1947; Mary Clark's memoir reflects on medical challenges in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1927-1989

Prentiss Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0060
Abstract The family came to Iowa City in 1905 when Henry Prentiss established the Anatomy Department at the State University of Iowa.
Dates: 1891-1996

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

Rosalie Braverman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0259
Abstract Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.
Dates: 1929-2010

Rosemary Tharp papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0114
Abstract Cedar Falls native who served in the WAVES during World War II.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1940-1994

Ruby Crumley Mitchell diaries

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0228
Abstract Daily diaries of this Rhodes, Iowa, native.
Dates: 1904-1966; 1930-1966

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0159
Abstract Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.
Dates: 1977-1997

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

Ruth Fuller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0482
Abstract The first female pilot in Appanoose County and active in the local Democratic Party.
Dates: 1925-2002

Ruth Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0185
Abstract Social activist and writer.
Dates: 1956-1997

Ruth M. Roland Cowden diary

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0287
Abstract Transcription of the 1921 diary of a journey by car from Des Moines, Iowa, to Los Angeles, California.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1996

Ruth Perkins Messenger Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0516
Abstract Reflections on growing up and raising a family in rural Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 2000

Ruth Salzmann Becker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0123
Abstract Nurse and community activist in Iowa City who, as a young Jewish woman, fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and emigrated to the United States.
Dates: 1858-2012

Shloss and Mannheimer Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0334
Abstract Prominent Des Moines families including Irma Mannheimer, her husband Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer of Temple B'nai Jeshurun, and her parents, Rose and Max Shloss—the owners of Lederer and Strauss and Company.
Dates: 1896-1986

Susan Boyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0312
Abstract Journalist and writer who published several articles in Mademoiselle. She also served as University of Iowa First Lady from 1969-1981.
Dates: 1929-2012

Suzanne Bunkers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0415
Abstract English professor and diarist whose academic publications focus on women's history and diaries. Her own diaries reflect both her professional development and her personal life.
Dates: 1964-2017

Swope and DeLand Families papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0391
Abstract Family papers and subject files concerning women artists, women writers, and peace activism in Northwest Iowa.
Dates: 1876-1998

Thelma Petersen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0567
Abstract Diaries of homemaker from Kirkman, Iowa.
Dates: 1926-2003

Trimble Family papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0427
Abstract Reminiscences of Gladys Trimble Leith and Marie Jeffers about their mother, Mary Pyle Trimble as well as their own childhood.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1879-1999