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Hazel Beck Andre papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0049

Scope and Contents

The Hazel Beck Andre papers consist of one article dated July 1956. The article was printed originally in Farm Journal and Country Gentleman (July 1956) and later reprinted in Reader's Digest.


  • Creation: 1956


Conditions Governing Access

The memoir is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

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Biographical / Historical

Hazel Beck Andre, a resident of Ames, was married to Dr. Floyd Andre, Dean of Agriculture at Iowa State College (now Iowa State University). They had three children--two girls and one boy. Andre wrote the article, "My Last Wonderful Days," after she discovered that she was dying of cancer. It was her hope that "it might help someone else face such a crisis." Andre died in 1956, a few weeks after the article was written.


0.25 linear inches

Language of Materials



Memoir written by Iowa native dying of cancer in 1956.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 103) were donated in 1991 by Alice Andre Backsen, Andre's daughter.

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Lea Keohane, 1994.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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