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

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00004

Found in 210 Collections and/or Records:

Louise Liers papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0570
Abstract

World War I Army nurse from Clayton, Iowa.

Dates: 1911-1983

Lucille Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA1329
Abstract

Lucille M. Anderson’s personal reflections on people who inspired her.

Dates: 1994 - 1997

Lucy Van Voorhis White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0074
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife of Dallas County, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1939

Mabel E. Dixon papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1111
Abstract

Travel diary of Mable E. Dixon concerning her time in France.

Dates: 1927

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract

Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986

Madge Clark Girard papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0617
Abstract

Reflections on Girard's early life homesteading in South Dakota.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1972-1991

Madgetta Dungy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0940
Abstract

First Black woman to graduate from Cornell College and administrator at the University of Iowa whose dissertation focused on the experiences of African American graduate students.

Dates: 1942 - 2014

Mae Atkinson Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0506
Abstract

Correspondence and diaries of an Iowa farm woman.

Dates: 1898-1954

Mae Irene Ludemann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0641
Abstract

High school history teacher who traveled to Europe in 1929 and recorded her experiences in a diary.

Dates: 1926-1943

Magdalen Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0648
Abstract

Iowa farm woman and political organizer who was active in Roxanne Conlin's gubernatorial campaign in 1982.

Dates: 1891-1992

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

Maranda Cline Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA1320
Abstract

Consists of a transcribed diary that includes daily entries describing family life near Hills, Iowa from 1891 to 1907.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1891 - 1907

Marcella Henley Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0681
Abstract

Memoir, Confetti, of her life in Albia, Iowa, correspondence, and journals of books read since 1959.

Dates: 1938-2012

Margaret Bobbitt Ettleman papers

 Collection — Folder 1: Series 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 papers

 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: 1897-1937

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