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Charles Wells Science Fiction and Fanzine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1041
Scope and Contents

The Charles Wells Science Fiction and Fanzine Collection consists of two boxes that contains materials ranging from 1952-1992. Box 1 contains four books by Sam Moskowitz, Robert Bloch, Bertram Chandler, and Harry Warner, Jr. respectively. Box 2 contains incomplete volumes of the following: Fancyclopedia II (1959), Quandry (1950-1953), Scifi 5 Yearly (1951), Slant (1952/3), inlcuding a copy of Arthur Thomson's Atom Anthology, a 10th Anniversary World Science-Fiction Convention Program (1952); and a folder with a copy of Fiendetta #2 (1952), The Chattahoochee, Okefenokee, and Ogeechee Occasional Gazette cominbed with the Wassaw and Ossabaw Backwater Journal and Tangent plus rotogravure-type section: a la Tabunko with added feature portions of Luna Pono, an incomplete copy of The Polaroid Diary, A Fanzine with Depth (1953), and loose pages from unidentified zines.

Dates: 1950-1992

Charles Wood Irish Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0362
Abstract

Civil engineer and surveyor. Diaries, surveyor notebooks, letterpress books, correspondence, postcards, terrain profiles, photographs, etc.

Dates: 1852-1927

Charlotte M. Smith Papers, Including the Records of the Tamazunchale Press

 Collection
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

Charlton Laird Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0646
Abstract

Author who wrote extensively on language. This collection contains the manuscript and correspondence for one of his novels. Iowa Author collection.

Dates: 1951

Chicago & Northwestern Railway Ticket Agent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0085
Abstract

Records of the Cedar Rapids ticket agent for the railway, this collection consists of record books, correspondence with headquarters in Chicago, and correspondence dealing with problems of passenger transportation. Bulk dates are 1896-1899.

Dates: 1890 - 1907; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1899

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0782
Abstract

Author of Land of the High Flags. The collection consists of manuscripts for this book, articles, correspondence, and other miscellany.

Dates: 1857-1894

Childs Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0547
Abstract

Letters of the Childsfamily in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania and members of the family in Clinton County , Iowa , including the towns of Low Moor, Lyons, and Camanche. Though the correspondence is carried on during the Civil War, the letters have mostly to do with domestic affairs.

Civil War period.

Dates: 1849-1889; Majority of material found within 1860-1860

Christian William Ramseyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0132
Abstract

Attorney, Congressman, and U.S. Court of Claims commissioner from Iowa. Correspondence, clippings, court records and opinions, and speeches.

Dates: 1904-1943; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Christina and Jaroslaw Pelenski Polish Posters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0118
Abstract

History professor. Over 200 Polish circus, theatre, opera and operetta posters from the 1960s to 1985.

Dates: 1960-1989

Christisen Railroad Collection

 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

Christmas Cards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MsC1167
Scope and Contents

This is a collocation point for interesting Christmas and other cards that come to us. The original collection is made up of 109 cards and 5 letters to Elizabeth and Asa E. Downing; 2 letters to Harold Downing; 1 post card to Jim and Margie Gonser; 1 post card to Marie Parshall; 1 Valentine card to Margaret McCutcheon; l letter to Margaret [McCutcheon?]; 1 brochure to Leonard Hallquist; and 1 envelope of receipts to H. Snell.

This is intended to be of interest for the graphic elements of the cards.

See also the Clarice Krieg Collection on The Twelve Days of Christmas cards, msc0531.

Dates: 1915 - 1978

Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0906
Abstract

Documents having to do with the Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1970

Clara Wilson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0856
Abstract

Thirty letters to one of the settlers of Algona, Iowa. Most of the letters are from her husband, J. J. Wilson, who was a businessman in Algona, owning a lumberyard and later a flour mill. J. J. Wilson was mayor of Algona during the years between 1876 and 1882 and served two terms in the state legislature. The letters are mostly about locating in Algona and their daughter's health.

Dates: 1866-1894

Clarence E. Hamilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1177
Abstract

Correspondence between Clarence and his family during his time in Europe during and after World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945

Clarence Milton Updegraff Labor Arbitration Records

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0484
Abstract

Professional papers and academic records.

Dates: 1922-1975

Clarence W. Moody Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0326
Abstract

Editor and publisher of the Burlington Hawk-Eye, civic leader. Newspaper clippings, correspondence, speeches, etc., concerning the newspaper and the Burlington, IA area, with information on the Great River Road Project of the 1960s.

Dates: 1932-1965; Majority of material found within 1950-1965

Clarice Krieg 12 Days of Christmas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0531
Abstract

The Clarice Krieg 12 Days of Christmas collection (1949-2001) started in the 1950s when library cataloger Clarice Krieg began to collect Christmas cards and other ephemera with the theme of the Renaissance song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas". She continued this collecting until making a gift of the cards and other paper representations in 1999. The collection contains over 1100 examples, carefully cataloged by a classification scheme invented by Miss Krieg.

Dates: 1949-2001

Clark and Haddock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0039
Abstract

Correspondence, account books, and docket books of the law firm of Clark & Haddock.

Dates: 1859-1874; Majority of material found within 1870-1871

Clark M. Eichelberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0150.18
Abstract

Articles, clippings, correspondence, lectures, photographs, etc.

Dates: 1914-1933

Classics Illustrated Comics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1178
Dates: Majority of material found in 1950-

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