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Charles F. Horner Papers

Identifier: msc0150.07

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

Dates: 1906-1925

Edith Reed Atkinson papers

Identifier: IWA0251

Singer and radio-script editor from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Atkinson performed in a song-and-dance act with her brothers Wallace and Cecil Reed from 1935 to 1944.

Dates: 1935-1997

Evelyn Crary Bacon papers

Identifier: IWA0012

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

Identifier: msc0084

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

Icey Lenora Teel Harling papers

Identifier: IWA0238

Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.

Dates: 1902-1973

Kathy Ormond papers

Identifier: IWA0703

Red Cross recreation aide who was stationed in Vietnam from July 1968 to October 1969.

Dates: 1966-2007

Keith/Albee Collection

Identifier: msc0356

Vaudeville, theater, and movie business. Clipping books, managers' report books, scrapbooks, business records, cash books, etc.

Dates: 1890-1952

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

Identifier: msc0150

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

Identifier: msc0150.12

Chautauqua and radio performers. Correspondence, clippings, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1907-1982; Majority of material found in 1920-1940

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