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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

Carl Weeks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0164
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: msc0311
Abstract

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

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

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

Conger Reynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0183
Abstract

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

Davenport Besler Corportation Papers

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Identifier: msc0081
Abstract

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

Dates: 1909-1955

Delbert L. Trowbridge Papers

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Identifier: msc0286
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: msc0344
Abstract

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

Dates: 1904-1954

Edwin T. Meredith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0121
Abstract

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

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

Floyd A. Nagler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0251
Abstract

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

Dates: 1915-1931

George Weber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0269
Abstract

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

Dates: 1955-1969

Harold and Goldie Lipsky Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc1158
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: msc0545
Abstract

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

Iowa Electric Light and Power Company Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0146
Abstract

Shareholders bulletins, operative and statistical reviews and documents related to registration of bonds.

Dates: 1932-1958

James A. Throop Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0076
Abstract

Businessman and proprietor of the Mount Pleasant Free Press. One journal contains Throop's hardware store accounts and recipes kept by Bessie Throop. The other is a record book kept by the Loyal Union League of Henry County, Iowa, 1863-1864, which includes bylaws, meeting minutes, a membership list, etc.

Dates: 1860-1864

John Cantwell Reid Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0436
Abstract

Cedar Rapids, Iowa businessman; president of the National Oats Company; member of the Iowa State Board of Regents. Correspondence and memoranda relating to his term on the Board of Regents and his friendship with Grant Wood.

Dates: 1933-1962; Majority of material found in 1933-1942

Keith/Albee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0356
Abstract

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

Dates: 1890-1952

Kimball Elevator Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0524
Abstract

Papers of the Kimball Brothers' Elevator Company, 1883-1934. Incoming correspondence and order forms for freight and passenger elevator and dumb waiter company, located in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Dates: 1871-1934

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