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Alice Sophia Brant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0170
Abstract Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.
Dates: 1921-1956

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

Bernice Zimmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0876
Abstract Diaries of an Iowa woman.
Dates: 1932-2010

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

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0484
Abstract Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.
Dates: 1907-2001

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

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

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

Floyd A. Nagler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0251
Abstract University of Iowa professor of hydraulic engineering, 1920-1933.
Dates: 1915-1931

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

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0394
Abstract Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls state championship team in 1927.
Dates: 1892-1997

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

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 1
Health Insurance Association of America 1
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Idaho Farm Development Company 1
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Iowa Terminal Railroad 1
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 1
Jones, Virginia Shrauger, 1921- 1
Keith, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1846-1914 1
Keith-Albee 1
Kimball Elevator Company 1
Koester, Kymbyrly 1
Krantz Family Concert Company 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Leopold Desk Company 1
Lincoln Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Lindly, John M. 1
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MacLaren, Gay 1
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Main, W. F. (Willard F.) 1
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Morris, Arlene Roberts 1
Nagler, Floyd A. 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
National Committee on Boy's and Girl's Club Work 1
New York & New England Railroad 1
Nielson, Pauline Petersen, 1884- 1
Northwestern Furniture Company 1
O'Donovan, Timothy C., 1879-1954 1
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