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Charles F. Horner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0150.07
Abstract

Correspondence, book manuscript, clippings, incomplete brochures, talent prices having to do with traveling Chautauquas.

Dates: 1906-1925

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0012
Abstract

Teacher, decorated veteran nurse and pioneer in the field of nursing education, Bacon served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and participated in the invasion of Normandy.

Dates: 1917-2000

Guinn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0084
Abstract

The Guinn family moved to Iowa from Tennessee beginning in 1846 to settle near Belle Plaine. This collection includes legal documents, correspondence, a photograph, and a ledger book made up at the time of the sale of the estate of H. Guinn.

Dates: 1880-1924

Redpath Chautauqua Bureau Records (this collection is currently under construction)

 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 towns that sponsored Chautauquas and lyceums; periodicals; daybooks, cashbooks; and photographs.

Dates: -

Tom and Ruth Blanchard Chautauqua Collection

 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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