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Carr and Carr Records

Identifier: MsC0130

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the complete office records of the Carr and Carr firm, and of its several predecessors. Included are incoming and outgoing correspondence, account books, ledgers, cases, journals and receipts. Members of the firm who are represented in the collection include Ray B. Griffin, Charles E. Bronson, Millard F. LeRoy, Hubert Carr, Edward M. Carr and Amos S. Blair. The records of the Manchester and Oneida Railroad, which E. M. Carr founded, are also included.

Scope and Contents

Extent estimated but not measured.

Greg brought boxes 1-15 from HRA2 for family member in case he wants to see them. Boxes are located in the vault at c8:02:4-6. The remainder of the boxes were returned to Main are are housed in Room 3049 in the hallway. 12/2105 jlr

Ledger books are palletized at HRA. Access is not possible in most cases. 12/2015 jlr

These have been wrapped and are now available at IRA. 6/2018 jlr


  • Creation: 1857-1957


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. This collection is stored at an offsite location. When requesting materials, please allow two business days for items to arrive at the Special Collections reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


100.00 Linear Feet

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Complete records of a pioneer law firm and several of its predecessors, including correspondence, account books, ledgers, cases, journals, and receipts.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Hubert Carr in 1959 and 1960.Guide posted to Internet: June 2004.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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