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Allen Motor Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0874
Abstract

Records of the oldest auto dealership in Iowa, including financial records, newsletters, and photographs.

Dates: 1903-2006

Curtis Companies Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0551
Abstract Founded in 1866 and dissolved in 1938, the Curtis Companies were a conglomerate of associated sash, door, and millwork companies that eventually consolidated into a single corporation. Includes correspondence, ledgers, journals, cashbooks, stockbooks, and minute books, with correspondence of U.S. Representative George M. Curtis.This collection consists almost entirely of financial ledgers for a Clinton, IA company founded in 1886 that specialized in architectural woodworking. ...
Dates: 1869-1948

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0081
Abstract

Business records of a liquidated Davenport, Iowa, locomotive manufacturing company.

Dates: 1909-1955

Lorraine Hansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0619
Abstract

Diaries of a homemaker and bakery owner from Manson, Iowa

Dates: 1958-1973

Redpath Chautauqua Bureau Records

 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...
Dates: -

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract

Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.

Dates: 1800-2009

Roach and Musser Company Papers and Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0191
Abstract

Correspondence, financial records, employee insurance reports, and stock proxies for the sale of Roach and Musser.

Dates: 1909-1965; Majority of material found in 1950s

Shrauger Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0059
Abstract

Correspondence of the children of Harold and Cornelia Prentiss Shrauger of Atlantic, Iowa. Harold Shrauger operated a home and appliance store.

Dates: 1934-2005

Victor Animatograph Corporation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0153
Abstract





Alexander Victor, a central figure in the invention and marketing of 16mm film equipment for home and industrial use, formed the Victor Animatograph Company of Davenport, Iowa. Papers include records, correspondence, catalogs and clippings, photographs, negatives and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1910-1967

Wayne Biklen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0467
Scope and Contents

Engineer. Speeches, subject files, correspondence, photos, other papers.

Dates: 1932-1981

W.F. Main Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0120
Abstract

Businessman, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Business and personal correspondence, financial statements and reports, legal papers, memoranda, photographs, and keepsakes concerning Main family and its personal and business affairs.

Dates: 1885-1949; Majority of material found in 1930-1950

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