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Charles E. Strickland Papers

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

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

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

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

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

Delbert L. Trowbridge Papers

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

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

George Weber Papers

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

James A. Throop Records

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

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

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

Leopold Desk Company Records

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.
Dates: 1886-1964

Roach and Musser Company Papers and Records

Identifier: msc0191
Abstract Correspondence, financial records, employee insurance reports, and stock proxies for the sale of Roach and Musser.
Dates: 1909-1965; Majority of material found in 1950s

Robert K. Goodwin Papers

Identifier: msc0462
Abstract U.S. Representative from Iowa and businessman. Correspondence and subject files relating to his political activities with the Republican Party.
Dates: 1866-1983; 1950-1980

Wayne Biklen Papers

Identifier: msc0467
Scope and Contents Engineer. Speeches, subject files, correspondence, photos, other papers.
Dates: 1932-1981

Willard Fur Company Papers

Identifier: msc0207
Abstract Fur clothier in Marshalltown, IA. The company is documented with records such as daily cash receipts and sales records. Inventory lists and catalogs describe their products.
Dates: 1910-1930

Zimmerman Steel Company Records

Identifier: msc0850
Abstract Records of a steel company that began in Lone Tree, Iowa, expanding to Bettendorf. H. M. Zimmerman, the son of the founder, W.C. Zimmerman, was hired to build a steel mill in Siberia, and records, photos, and blueprints from this expedition are also included.
Dates: 1906-1966

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