Any form of narrative describing the personal experiences of a writer.
Origin of memoir
French mémoirefrom Old French memoirememoryfrom Latin memoriamemory
A memoir of his life by his eldest son appeared in 1834.
Stevenson's well-known Memoir is a sympathetic tribute to his ability and character.
In 1860 the nidification of the species, about which strange stories had been told to the naturalist last named, was determined, and its eggs, of a pale De la L'ave's very rare and interesting memoir was reprinted by M.
See The Memoir and Correspondence of Caroline Herschel, by Mrs John Herschel (1876).
Glaisher's memoir in the Monthly Notices of the Roy.