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ATCA Artists' Works and Correspondence Files 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

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

James Wills Bollinger Papers

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

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; Majority of material found in 1920-1949

John P. Vander Maas Railroadiana Collection

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

Ralph Junkin Papers

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; Majority of material found in 1955-1965

Redpath Chautauqua Bureau Records

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

Identifier: msc0150.12
Abstract Chautauqua and radio performers. Correspondence, clippings, photographs, and ephemera.
Dates: 1907-1982; Majority of material found in 1920-1940

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