IOWA WOMEN'S ARCHIVES

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IOWA CITY, IOWA

 

IOWA CITY, IOWA

HAZEL BECK ANDRE (?-1956)

MEMOIR, 1956

3 pages


 

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

ACCESS: The memoir is open for research.

COPYRIGHT: Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

PROCESSED BY: Lea Keohane, 1994. [AndreHazel.doc]

 

Biography

         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.

Scope and Content Note

         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.

SCVF              Description

Folder 1           Andre, Hazel Beck