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Alice Sophia Brant papers

Identifier: IWA0170

Diaries of this homemaker and mother who helped manage the family's funeral home in Oelwein.

Dates: 1901-2006

Allen Motor Company Records

Identifier: msc0874

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

Dates: 1903-2006

Bernice Zimmer papers

Identifier: IWA0876

Diaries of an Iowa woman.

Dates: 1932-2010

Carl Weeks Papers

Identifier: msc0164

Businessman. Correspondence, speeches, advertising, etc. relating to the Armand Company (a cosmetics manufacturing firm in Des Moines, IA).

Dates: 1922-1957

Charles E. Strickland Papers

Identifier: msc0311

Mason City, Iowa, businessman. Correspondence and subject files documenting his business, political and civic interests. Topics include the Iowa Terminal Railroad and People's Gas and Electric Company of Mason City.

Dates: 1937-1972

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

Identifier: msc0457

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

Conger Reynolds Papers

Identifier: msc0183

Journalist, diplomat, and public relations expert. Subject files, correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, etc. relating to his varied career, from WWI intelligence officer to Chicago Tribune editor in Paris to consulate official to public relations director for Standard Oil.

Dates: 1899-1970

Curtis Companies Inc. Records

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. Over the years it absorbed many other, smaller companies.Apart from financial records, there appears to be six indexed letter press books dating 1900-1904; one annual report with some text from the 1930s; an 1893 printed volume describing the company's products; and ditto drafts (the longest about 60 pages) of "The Evolution of Woodwork: A History of the Curtis Companies from Founding in 1886 to the 75th Anniversary in 1941." Arrangement...
Dates: 1869-1948

Dallner and Petersen Family papers

Identifier: IWA0484

Peterson's journals describe daily life in rural Iowa from 1907 to 1910; Dallner's writings focus on two mysterious deaths that occurred in 1925.

Dates: 1907-2001

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

Identifier: msc0081

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

Dates: 1909-1955

Delbert L. Trowbridge Papers

Identifier: msc0286

Iowa state legislator. Correspondence and subject files relating to legislative issues, Charles City and Iowa City, Iowa, and the Iowa Development Commission.

Dates: 1969-1973

Dexter Company Records

Identifier: msc0344

Washing machine manufacturing company in Fairfield, Iowa. Corporate records, financial reports, correspondence, patents, etc.

Dates: 1904-1954

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248

African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.

Dates: 1932-2006

Edwin T. Meredith Papers

Identifier: msc0121

Attorney and Iowa state legislator. Subject files and correspondence concerning his business, family and political career. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence dealing with business conditions during the 1920s and W.W.II, politics, family life.

Dates: 1898-1949

Farmers' Grain Dealers Association Papers

Identifier: msc0141
Dates: 1914-1943; Majority of material found in 1920-1940

Floyd A. Nagler Papers

Identifier: RG99.0251

University of Iowa professor of hydraulic engineering, 1920-1933.

Dates: 1915-1931

George Weber Papers

Identifier: msc0269

Businessman and Iowa state senator. Subject files, correspondence, campaign material, legislation, and speeches documenting his legislative career.

Dates: 1955-1969

Gwendolyn Johnson Hein papers

Identifier: IWA0394

Farmwoman, basketball player on Newhall High School girls state championship team in 1927.

Dates: 1892-1997

Harold and Goldie Lipsky Papers

Identifier: msc1158

This collection is made up of business files, correspondence, and various materials relating to the Jewish community in Chicago.

Dates: 1930-1989

Hertzberg Bindery/LBS Records

Identifier: msc0545

Scrapbooks, photographs, paper sample books, and other materials documenting the history of the Hertzberg Bookbindery in Des Moines (established 1920). The company was renamed Library Binding Service by the late 1930s and continues to operate as three divisions under that general name (usually abbreviated to LBS).

Records for a Des Moines company that began as a bookbindery in 1920 and has migrated to supplying bookbinding materials (particularly fabrics and pre-made endsheets) to the bookbinding trade. Collection include scapbooks documenting business activities and sample (display) books of printed binding fabrics which the firm specialized in from the late 1930s through the 1950s.

Dates: 1900-1990

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