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Allen Motor Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0874
Abstract Records of the oldest auto dealership in Iowa, including financial records, newsletters, and photographs.
Dates: 1903-2006

Carl Weeks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0164
Abstract Businessman. Correspondence, speeches, advertising, etc. relating to the Armand Company (a cosmetics manufacturing firm in Des Moines, IA).
Dates: 1922-1957

Charles E. Strickland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0311
Abstract Mason City, Iowa, businessman. Correspondence and subject files documenting his business, political and civic interests. Topics include the Iowa Terminal Railroad and People's Gas and Electric Company of Mason City.
Dates: 1937-1972

Charlotte M. Smith Papers, Including the Records of the Tamazunchale Press

 Collection
Identifier: msc0457
Abstract Publisher of miniature books in Newton, Iowa, founded by Charlotte and Thomas Smith. Correspondence, typescripts, proofs, advertising, contracts, etc., have been combined with Charlotte M. Smith's personal papers.
Dates: 1970-2001

Conger Reynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0183
Abstract Journalist, diplomat, and public relations expert. Subject files, correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, etc. relating to his varied career, from WWI intelligence officer to Chicago Tribune editor in Paris to consulate official to public relations director for Standard Oil.
Dates: 1899-1970

Curtis Companies Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0551
Abstract Founded in 1866 and dissolved in 1938, the Curtis Companies were a conglomerate of associated sash, door, and millwork companies that eventually consolidated into a single corporation. Includes correspondence, ledgers, journals, cashbooks, stockbooks, and minute books, with correspondence of U.S. Representative George M. Curtis.

Arrangement Companies
Dates: 1869-1948

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0081
Abstract Business records of a liquidated Davenport, Iowa, locomotive manufacturing company.
Dates: 1909-1955

Delbert L. Trowbridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0286
Abstract Iowa state legislator. Correspondence and subject files relating to legislative issues, Charles City and Iowa City, Iowa, and the Iowa Development Commission.
Dates: 1969-1973

Dexter Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0344
Abstract Washing machine manufacturing company in Fairfield, Iowa. Corporate records, financial reports, correspondence, patents, etc.
Dates: 1904-1954

Edwin T. Meredith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0121
Abstract Attorney and Iowa state legislator. Subject files and correspondence concerning his business, family and political career. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence dealing with business conditions during the 1920s and W.W.II, politics, family life.
Dates: 1898-1949

Farmers' Grain Dealers Association Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0141
Dates: 1914-1943; Majority of material found in 1920-1940

George Weber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0269
Abstract Businessman and Iowa state senator. Subject files, correspondence, campaign material, legislation, and speeches documenting his legislative career.
Dates: 1955-1969

Hertzberg Bindery/LBS Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0545
Abstract Scrapbooks, photographs, paper sample books, and other materials documenting the history of the Hertzberg Bookbindery in Des Moines (established 1920). The company was renamed Library Binding Service by the late 1930s and continues to operate as three divisions under that general name (usually abbreviated to LBS).
Dates: 1900-1990

Iowa Electric Light and Power Company Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0146
Abstract Shareholders bulletins, operative and statistical reviews and documents related to registration of bonds.
Dates: 1932-1958

James A. Throop Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0076
Abstract Businessman and proprietor of the Mount Pleasant Free Press. One journal contains Throop's hardware store accounts and recipes kept by Bessie Throop. The other is a record book kept by the Loyal Union League of Henry County, Iowa, 1863-1864, which includes bylaws, meeting minutes, a membership list, etc.
Dates: 1860-1864

John Cantwell Reid Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0436
Abstract Cedar Rapids, Iowa businessman; president of the National Oats Company; member of the Iowa State Board of Regents. Correspondence and memoranda relating to his term on the Board of Regents and his friendship with Grant Wood.
Dates: 1933-1962; 1933-1942

John M. Lindly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0433
Abstract Pharmacist and banker from Winfield, Iowa. Diaries, scrapbook, and subject files documenting Lindly's career and family. Also includes historical materials relating to Winfield, Iowa.
Dates: 1828-1946; 1890-1910

Keith/Albee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0356
Abstract Vaudeville, theater, and movie business. Clipping books, managers' report books, scrapbooks, business records, cash books, etc.
Dates: 1890-1952

Kimball Elevator Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0524
Abstract Papers of the Kimball Brothers' Elevator Company, 1883-1934. Incoming correspondence and order forms for freight and passenger elevator and dumb waiter company, located in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Dates: 1871-1934

Krantz Family Concert Company Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.10
Abstract Orchestral quartet. The records of the Krantz Family Concert Company consist of three scrapbooks, dating from 1926-1931, containing newspaper reviews, business correspondence, programs, postcard, maps, and other souvenirs of places where the company performed.
Dates: 1926-1931

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Health Insurance Association of America 1
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Idaho Farm Development Company 1
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Iowa Civil War Centennial Commission 1
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Iowa Electric Light and Power Company 1
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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 1
Keith, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1846-1914 1
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Kimball Elevator Company 1
Krantz Family Concert Company 1
Leopold Desk Company 1
Lincoln Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Lindly, John M. 1
Loyal Union League (Henry County, Iowa) 1
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Main, W. F. (Willard F.) 1
Main, W.F. 1
Mason City and Clear Lake Railroad 1
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National Committee on Boy's and Girl's Club Work 1
New York & New England Railroad 1
Northwestern Furniture Company 1
O'Donovan, Timothy C., 1879-1954 1
Paul Revere Life Insurance Co. 1
People to People Conference (1956: Washington, D.C.) 1
People's Gas and Electric Company 1
Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company 1
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and St. Louis Railway Company 1
Public Relations Society of America 1
RKO Radio Pictures 1
Redpath Chautauqua Bureau 1
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Redpath Vawter Chautauquas 1
Redpath, James, 1833-1891 1
Redpath-Horner Chautauquas 1
Reid, John Cantwell 1
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Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991 1
Smith, Charlotte M. 1
Smith, Charlotte, 1749-1806 1
Smith, Thomas R., 1909- 1
Standard Oil Company 1
Stone City Colony and Art School (Stone City, Iowa) 1
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Tamazunchale Press 1
Throop, James A. 1
Trowbridge, Delbert L. 1
United Booking Offices of America (Organization) 1
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United States. Chamber of Commerce 1
United States. Department of Agriculture 1
United States. Office of Private Cooperation 1
United States. Securities Exchange Commission 1
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