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Alice E. Huebner Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-133

Scope and Contents

The documents in this collection span a vast time period, but are primarily centered on two areas: the Civil War and the Huebner Brewery of Toledo, Ohio. The Huebner Brewery was run by Alice's family and the Civil War photographs and uniform can be traced to her direct relatives.

Within the Civil War items are artifacts including pieces of a Civil War soldier's uniform, as well as various photographs.

The items relating to the Huebner Brewery consist of news clippings about the Brewery, postcards, and a recipe for beer.


  • 1861 - 1976

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials may be accessed by request at the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections on the fifth floor of the William S. Carlson Library on the main campus of the University of Toledo. Materials do not circulate.

Conditions Governing Use

In most cases, the Canaday Center does not own the copyright and literary rights to items in its collections; it is the responsibility of the researcher to adhere to U.S. Copyright and Fair Use laws, including seeking permission from the copyright holder and payment of any royalty fees, in the reproduction and use of archival materials. Providing copies or scans does not constitute a license to publish or reproduce images in print or electronic form.

Biographical / Historical

Alice E. Huebner was an English Professor at The University of Toledo from 1942-1972. She was designated professor emerita of English at the University's 1972 Commencement. In 1973 she was named a life member emerita of the Phi Kappa Phi national scholastic honor society in January, 1973. The Civil War items in this collection were passed down through her family.

The Huebner-Toledo Brewery was run by the family of Alice Hubener and at one time was Toledo's largest brewery. Prior to Prohibition their factory was producing more than 350,000 barrels of beer annually. Closed during Prohibition, the Brewery never re-opened.


0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Alice E. Huebner Collection, 1861-1976
Benjamin Grillot
July 2014
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Repository Details

Part of the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections Repository

2801 West Bancroft Street
William S. Carlson Library, Fifth Floor
Toledo Ohio 43606 United States