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Carl Weeks Papers

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

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

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Identifier: msc0081
Abstract Business records of a liquidated Davenport, Iowa, locomotive manufacturing company.

Hertzberg Bindery/LBS Records

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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).

Iowa Electric Light and Power Company Papers

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Identifier: msc0146
Abstract Shareholders bulletins, operative and statistical reviews and documents related to registration of bonds.

James A. Throop Records

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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.

Kimball Elevator Company Records

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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.

Krantz Family Concert Company Papers

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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.

Leopold Desk Company Records

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Identifier: msc0209
Abstract Office furniture manufacturing firm in Burlington, IA. Company's history is documented with annual reports, minutes, time books, etc. Catalogs showcase their products.

Redpath Chautauqua Bureau Records

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Identifier: msc0150
Abstract Commercial lecture bureau and booking agency for Chautauqua and lyceums throughout the United States and parts of Canada. Office files of the Redpath-Vawter Bureau of Cedar Rapids, IA, the Redpath-Chicago Bureau run by Harry P. Harrison and Charles Horner's Redpath Chautauquas. Included are: talent files consisting of correspondence, contracts, publicity brochures, and advertising flyers; business files including employee records; geographical location files with materials about cities and...