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Albert J. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0126
Abstract American motion picture and television script writer and producer. Program scripts, department materials, memos, clippings, notes, correspondence, production budgets, and miscellaneous photographs.
Dates: 1948-1961; Majority of material found in 1951-1955

Alice French Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0605
Abstract One of the most successful women writers of the later 19th century, Octave Thanet's stories and novels celebrated the status quo; she lived much of her life in Davenport, Iowa. Our holdings consist of a holograph draft of her story, The Governor's Prerogative, photographs, photocopies of other stories, and a microfilm of Voice of Nature.
Dates: 1868-1962

Augustus Sinning Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0391
Abstract Physician. Correspondence, clippings, notebooks, and other papers.
Dates: 1892-1948

Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company Records

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Identifier: msc0135
Abstract Iron casting company in Davenport, Iowa. Includes blueprints, budgets, correspondence, publicity, and photographs.
Dates: 1945-1951

Brown Gibson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0381
Abstract Letters, documents, and a booklet on Major Hugh G. Brown.
Dates: 1822-1944; 1860s

Byron McClain Letters

 Collection
Identifier: msc0004
Abstract Letters to McClain's family in Wilton Junction, Iowa, telling of experiences in Tennessee with the 2nd Regiment of Iowa Cavalry.
Dates: 1863-1864

Carl Van Vechten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0715
Abstract 23 photographs of Doris Julian, Stephen Van Ophuigsen, Coleman Dowell, Jose Quintero and others; 16 photograph postcards including Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas; 75 photographs of celebrities (lacking no. 18); several drafts and related correspondence for Gertrude Stein: An Epilogue.
Dates: 1939-1960

Carr and Carr Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0130
Abstract Complete records of a pioneer law firm and several of its predecessors, including correspondence, account books, ledgers, cases, journals, and receipts.
Dates: 1857-1957

Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce

 Collection
Identifier: msc0138
Abstract Budgets, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other material.
Dates: 1874 - 1973; Majority of material found in 1935 - 1946

Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0156
Abstract Correspondence, account books, reports, lists, attendance registers, minutes, rosters of officers, publicity material, programs, and financial records.
Dates: 1923 - 1958

Charles Thomas Ackley Civil War Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0541
Abstract One hundred and eighteen letters from Charles Thomas Ackley, mostly to his wife in Marble Rock, Iowa. Also included are newspaper clippings, brief biographies of some of the men in the Seventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and historical commentary.
Dates: 1864-1865

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 in 1896 - 1899

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

Clarence Updegraff Labor Arbitration Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0484
Abstract Professional papers and academic records.
Dates: 1922-1975

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

Cook Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0109
Abstract Diaries of Edward E. Cook, journals and ledgers of the law firm of Cook & Dodge of Davenport, Iowa, and other business and legal papers.
Dates: 1841 - 1912; Majority of material found in 1860 - 1880

Cornelia Meigs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0658
Abstract Children's author and Iowa's first Newbery Award winner. This collection consists of a manuscript and various clippings. Iowa Author Mss.
Dates: 1949

Corwin R. Snow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0019
Abstract Iowa Farmer. Mostly diaries describing farm life in Benton Co., Iowa, particularly on Snow's Evergreen Farm near Keystone.
Dates: 1872-1925

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.

Arrangement Companies
Dates: 1869-1948

Dante Pierce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0061
Abstract Farm editor. Correspondence with State and National Political figures including Smith Brookhart, Calvin Coolidge, Robert LaFolette, Henry Wallace, and George Wilson.
Dates: 1916-1948; Majority of material found in 1925-1945

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Amtrak 1
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Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 1
Bailey, Henry B. 1
Baldridge, Alfred E. 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Biklen, Wayne 1
Biklen, Wayne M. 1
Bissell, Bess G., 1908-1970 1
Bixby, Newell W. 1
Bixby, Newell Willard 1
Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company 1
Blackhawk Foundry and Machine Company (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Blair, Amos S. 1
Blees, Robert 1
Bollinger, James W. (James Wills), 1867-1951 1
Bonney, Josiah 1
Bonney, Josiah H., 1817-1887 1
Booth, T. E. 1
Booth, Thomas Eyre, 1842-1927 1
Bradley, Duane 1
Bronson, Charles E. 1
Brown Gibson Family 1
Brown, Hazel E. 1
Brown, Hugh G., 1835-1901 1
Brown, Lewis H. (Lewis Herold), 1894- 1
Brown, Mary Gibson, 1798-1877 1
Calkins, Asa Starkweather 1
Calkins, Charles McNeil 1
Calkins, John, Captain, 1785- 1
Carlson, Esther Elizabeth 1
Carr & Carr 1
Carr and Carr 1
Carr, Edward M. 1
Carr, Hubert 1
Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002 1
Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce 1
Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra 1
Central Railroad of New Jersey 1
Chicago and North Western Railway Company 1
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company 1
Christisen, D. M. 1
Clark and Haddock Law Firm 1
Clark, Glenn, 1882-1956 1
Coffee House Press 1
Cohen, Albert J. 1
Colby, Anthony Owen 1
Committee of Small Magazine Editors and Publishers (U.S.) 1
Cone, Marvin Dorwart, 1891-1965 1
Cook & Dodge 1
Cook Family 1
Cook family 1
Cook, Edward E. 1
Cook, Eliza A. 1
Cook, John P. (John Parsons), 1817-1872 1
Corbin, E. Palmer 1
Courtney, R. Keith 1
Crary, Margaret 1
Culver, John 1
Culver, John C., 1932- 1
Curtis Companies 1
Curtis, George Martin, 1844-1921 1
Darling, Jay N. 1
Darling, Jay N. (Jay Norwood), 1876-1962 1
Daumier, Honore, 1808-1879 1
Davenport Besler Corportation 1
Davenport Locomotive Works 1
Davenport-Besler Corporation 1
Drake University 1
Eastman, Harold Lloyd 1
Eicher, Edward Clayton, 1878-1944 1
Elbert, John Downs 1
Elbert, S. LeRoy 1
Elbert, Samuel Hitt, 1833-1899 1
Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway 1
Elliott, Leone 1
Elliott, Owen 1
Elliott, Owen and Leone 1
Elston, Hattie Phinnette, 1900- 1
Engle family 1
Engle, Paul 1
Eno family 1
Evans, Joseph E. 1
Faithfull, Starr, 1906-1931 1
Farley, Angelina Calkins 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
Fedderson, R. T. 1
Fluent, George 1
Free Will Baptist Church (Clayton County, Iowa) 1
French, Alice 1
General Wildlife Federation 1
Gillette, Guy M. (Guy Mark), 1879-1973 1
Griffin, Ray B. 1
Heggen, Thomas, 1919-1949 1
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