Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 11 of 11

ATCA Artists' Works and Correspondence Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0764
Abstract This ATCA collection brings together mail art, correspondence, photographs, slides, compact discs, show announcements/posters, writings, and other ephemera related to or by various artists.
Dates: 1968-2010

Christisen Railroad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0548
Abstract Records for the Milwaukee Road, Amtrak, and the B&O railroads, with some materials from the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern (EJ&E), the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ), the Nickel Plate Railroad (NKP), and Acheson, Topeka and Santa Fe (AT&SF) lines from the 1880s to the early 1990s.
Dates: 1880-1990

Gertrude M. Carr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0865
Abstract Noted science fiction fan and fanzine editor from Seattle, Washington. Correspondence, together with some additional ephemera.
Dates: 1947-1981

Homer Calkin Collection of Printed Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: msc0505
Abstract Historian, archivist, author and collector. This collection of printed ephemera consists of advertising and trade cards, spelling cards, calling cards and invitations, as well as paper dolls and cut-outs of artwork such as flowers and fruit.
Dates: 1880-1896

James Wills Bollinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0036
Abstract Lawyer and judge. Mostly concerns Bollinger's studies of Abraham Lincoln and as a collector of Lincolniana.
Dates: 1926-1951

Jay N. Darling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0170
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, articles, leaflets, clippings, scrapbooks and a sketchbook, mostly dealing with politics, conservation, or family affairs, assembled by newspaper cartoonist Ding Darling of The Des Moines Register. There are also some 6,000 original pen-and-ink cartoons drawn by Darling.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1897-1962

John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0468
Abstract Railroadiana collection. Time tables, train registers, train orders, menus, tickets, etc.
Dates: 1850-1990

John Springer Printing Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0202
Abstract Advertising agent, printer, and newspaper editor, of Iowa City, Iowa. Correspondence, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material relating to printing and advertising.
Dates: 1866-1934

Ralph Junkin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0200
Abstract Collection of motion picture stills, theater lobby posters and window cards, display posters, press book material, and technical manuals for projectors and stage lighting. Covers both silent and sound motion picture.
Dates: 1914-1966

Redpath Chautauqua Bureau Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: -

Tom and Ruth Blanchard Chautauqua Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.12
Abstract Chautauqua and radio performers. Correspondence, clippings, photographs, and ephemera.
Dates: 19071982; 1920-1940