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Charles E. Strickland Papers

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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

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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

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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

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

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

Delbert L. Trowbridge Papers

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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

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

Floyd A. Nagler Papers

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

George Weber Papers

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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

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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.
Dates: 1860-1864

John Cantwell Reid Papers

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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

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.
Dates: 1886-1964

McCown Family Papers

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Identifier: IWA0852
Abstract Northwest Iowa family including Robert McCown, head of the University of Iowa Libraries Department of Special Collections from 1986-1997.
Dates: 1909-2012

Roach and Musser Company Papers and Records

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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

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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

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

Wesley Redhead Papers

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Identifier: msc0021
Abstract Businessman of Des Moines, IA. Diaries and account books, business correspondence, and tax receipts concerning his business ventures in early Des Moines.
Dates: 1853-1893; Majority of material found within 1860-1880

Willard Fur Company Papers

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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

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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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