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City of Toledo - Early Administrative Documents Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-328
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Toledo city charter and amendments; and Series II, Miscellaneous early administrative records. Series I, Toledo city charter and amendments, documents the creation of the laws by which the city of was governed during much of its early history. It is arranged in chronological order. Prior to 1912 and the institution of home rule in Ohio, all charters for cities had to be approved by the legislature and signed by the Secretary...
Dates: 1837-1948

The Edward Lawton Owens-Illinois and Libbey Glass Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-347
Scope and Contents This collection represents items collected by Edward Lawton, long-time employee of Owens-Illinois, as well as examples of his work he completed as a Technical Illustrator in the O-I Patent department. Items include various glass figures from companies such as Avon, Owens-Illinois, and Libbey Glass that represent a variety of things, including a ship's sail, turtle, cars, pump bottles, horns, drinking glasses, and a golf club. One of the Libbey Glass item, still in its original box, is a John...
Dates: 1896 - 2006

Inshield Die and Stamping Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-158
Scope and Contents The records of Inshield Die and Stamping are divided into two main series: Administrative and Financial. A third series, Artifacts, is also included in the records. The records provide nearly complete documentation of the company from its founding in 1920 until its sale in 1994.The first series, Administrative, contains advertisements for the Inshield Spotlight, a movable light that could be attached to the inside of windshields of older closed cars. With the addition of this light...
Dates: 1920-1995

James Van Orden Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-290
Scope and Contents The James Van Orden Collection represents several aspects of Toledo and surrounding communities, including local sports and events, small businesses and industry leaders, municipal government, and the personal lives of Toledoans through postcards, flyers, event programs, advertisements, artifacts, and photographs. National and international news that would have been of interest to and have had an impact on Toledo residents are also included in headlines of several local newspapers. Due to the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1879-2016

Kaiser/Willys-Overland Scrapbook

 Item — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSS-156
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings documenting the merger Kaiser-Frazer and Willys-Overland in 1953. This was the largest corporate merger to date at the time it was completed. The scrapbook was owned by Ward M. Canaday, president of Willys-Overland at the time of the merger.
Dates: 1953

Lion Dry Goods Company Financial Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-056
Scope and Contents Although this collection lacks material such as catalogs and advertising circulars which might shed light on the development of merchandise and services offered by the Lion Store, it does contain a substantial amount of financial records.These records include daily sales summaries from 1897 to 1905 and from 1913 to 1943; a journal, 1898-1912; and appraisals and related materials from the late 1930s and 1940s. What exists, then, does offer the researcher sources sufficient to provide a picture...
Dates: 1898-1966

Sukie Nopper Local History Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-324
Scope and Contents The Sukie Nopper Local Collection contains a total of four folders. In the folders there are artifacts from 1878 to the 1960s consisting of local business in the Toledo area, such as the Buckeye Furniture Co., The Lion Store, and the Freeborn Furniture Co. There are also other artifacts such as the B.F. Keith’s Theatre pamphlet, the “You Will Do Better in Toledo” pamphlet, department store fabric patches and State of Ohio and City of Toledo ribbons. The last two folders are department store...
Dates: 1878-1962

Toledo Press Club Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-315
Scope and Contents The Toledo Press Club collection is divided into three series: Artifacts, Photographic Materials, and Print Materials. Included in Artifacts are plaques commemorating area sponsors of the Toledo Press Club as well as past leaders of the organization, a wooden Toledo Press Club sign, a trophy for the Press Club Riverfront Regatta from 1976 to 1990, and a glass mug with the Toledo Press Club logo printed on it. Photographic Materials are comprised of headshot photos of...
Dates: 1973-1992

Toledo Scale Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-153
Scope and Contents The Toledo Scale Collection is made up of approximately sixty-three linear feet that were broken down into three major categories: History, photographs, and administrative files. Within each of the major categories, nineteen subcategories were formed. A more in-depth explanation of the subcategories can be found in the series list portion of the finding aid. This collection was organized with anticipation that the Lucas County/Maumee valley Historical Society would continue to...
Dates: 1900 - 1980

Willys-Overland Motors, Inc.- Miscellaneous records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-274
Scope and Contents In this collection, there are budget and finance papers, company letters, deeds of sales, legal papers, meeting minutes, property deeds and titles, stock certificates, documents form corporations and companies, and tax receipts from Willys-Overland Inc. The budget and finance papers include balance sheets, claims deposited with creditors, and real estate assets. Letters include those to the president of the Willys administration. Most of the documents from corporations and companies are of...
Dates: 1920 - 1940

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