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City of Toledo - City Council Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-297
Scope and Contents The Toledo City Records collection mostly consists of meeting minutes from the Board of Aldermen between 1874 and 1903, the Common Council between 1837 and 1905, and Joint Committee of Alderman and Council between 1874 and 1903. There are also letter books from the Clerk of Council from 1906 to 1925. There are five volumes of the Toledo Municipal Code from 1919 from the Committee of Publicity and Efficiency and two boxes from 1952. There are several bound books regarding...
Dates: 1837-1952

City of Toledo - Mayoral Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-343
Content Description The Toledo Mayor collection consists of nine and a third cubic feet of material. The collection spans from the years 1935 to 1948, as specified in the box/folder inventory. The collection contains various correspondence of the Mayor to the departmental directors, divisional heads, private citizens, city councilmen and vise-versa. The collection is organized first by the mayoral administration and then alphabetically. The collection though has its deficiencies, as some years of the mayoral...
Dates: 1934-1950

City of Toledo - Publications, Miscellaneous Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-341
Content Description

Consists of reports, studies, and miscellaneous administrative records. Each folder contains materials from a specific department, division, or board, but there is no distinguishable organization. See External Document for inventory.

Dates: 1915-1995

Dorothy Shelley-Sherrill Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-279
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Shelley-Sherrill papers collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, and artifacts related to the Association of the Two Toledos. Artifacts include scrapbook pages from 1928 to 1934, postcards, and a matchbox from the 1920s to 1933. Some of the newspaper clippings are from titles such as The Weekender, Heard, Cinematorgraficas, Toledo Blade, To Ledanos, Paginas, Estampa, and Cronica. Please note that the newspapers in the collection are very fragile and that most of...
Dates: 1922-1979

Jan Waggoner Suter Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-059
Abstract This collection consists largely of newsletters and circulars issued by pacifist, anti-war, and homosexual rights organization, as well as correspondence and miscellany relating to Jan W. Suter’s activity involving those issues. Most material dates from 1969 to 1980, although some material from 1959 to 1961, including his early pacifist activity in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and from other years in the general time span is contained in the collection. The collection would be especially useful...
Dates: 1954-1985

City of Toledo City Manager Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-337
Content Description The Toledo City Manager collection consists of ninety-four cubic feet of material. The collection spans from the years 1936 to 1967 with some older documents included, as specified in the box/folder inventory. The collection contains all of the correspondence of the City Manager to the departmental directors, divisional heads, private citizens and vise-versa. Various reports from departments and committees are also included in this collection. The collection is organized first by year and...
Dates: 1936-1967

City of Toledo - City Manager Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-308
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials from the City Manager’s Office from 1947 to 1982: administrative materials, correspondence with city departments, and correspondence with local businesses and corporations. Original order was maintained where possible, with materials filed by year and arranged alphabetically by folder. Folder names reflect the original naming convention of the City Manager’s Office. Of note are materials relating to the day-to-day operations of the city, including files on...
Dates: 1947-1982

City of Toledo Planning Commission

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-344
Content Description The Toledo City Planning Commission collection consists of thirty-four cubic feet of material. The collection spans from 1920 to 1972 with some documents being undated, as specified in the box/folder inventory. The collection contains correspondence and subject files for various planning commission projects and concerns. The collection is organized first by year and then alphabetically by year. Materials that do not have a date were placed at the end of the collection.A...
Dates: 1920-1972

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

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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1879-2016

Joseph Wicks/Caesar's Showbar Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-317
Scope and Contents This collection gives researchers a glimpse into the lively history of Caesar’s Showbar and showcases its role in the Toledo community. This collection is divided into series as follows:Series One, Artifacts, consists primarily of promotional items with the Caesar’s logo such as pens, balloons, and menus. Also included are a disco ball from the bar and a large framed portrait of Denise Michaels.Series Two, Photographs, contains photos of several drag...
Dates: 1980-2012

Toledo-Lucas County Civil Defense Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-342
Scope and Contents The administration of the program was divided, initially, into four “special staff” groups: Communication, Transportation, Evacuation, and Mutual Aid and Mobile Assistance. The Advisory Council governed the program and was made-up of fifteen to twenty members including the City Manager and chaired by the Mayor. In December 1955, after much pressure and internal conflict, the city civil defense organization was merged with the Lucas County civil defense program under the auspice of James W....
Dates: 1950-1953

Toledo Woman's Suffrage Association

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-091
Abstract

The collection consists of minutes, 1909-1915; by-laws; speech notes; newspaper clippings; correspondence; pamphlets; and fliers pertaining to the suffrage movement and its activities.

Dates: 1903-1927