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A. Rensch & Company Financial Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-286
Scope and Contents The collection A. Rensch and Company Financial records consists of ledgers, correspondence, catalogs, brochures, census of business, price lists, tax documents, licenses, and other printed materials. They date from the 1920s to the early 2000s. Overall, the collection is in fair condition. The ledgers vary in size, with both loose pages as well as fully-intact ledger books. Some books that have been stored in folded or curled position over time were unable to be flattened by the processor and...
Dates: 1920-2005

Betty A. Reardon Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-226
Scope and Contents The Betty A. Reardon Collection was donated to the Canaday Center in October 2007. The papers include published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, curricula, policy documents, reports, presentations, projects, and notes. The collection is organized by topic and type of document in chronological order. Topics include biographical materials, disarmament, ecology, faith, gender, human rights, and peace education. Each of these areas has a very specific and distinct focus, but serves as a...
Dates: 1964-2008

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 the...
Dates: 1922-1979

Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-044
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials sent to Dr. William Leckie of the Department of History, University of Toledo, in 1966. A few miscellaneous items such as the 1964 Toledo Health Fair pamphlet and a 1965 annual report of the Academy’s committees from the mid-1960s are included; but most of the unpublished material was apparently assembled in the late 1950s by the Historical Committee of the Academy. The historical material includes a pamphlet written in 1954 on the...
Dates: 1900-1996

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 then...
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 Weed...
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 researcher...
Dates: 1920-1972

Dana Holding Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-242
Scope and Contents The records of the Dana Holding Corporation, formerly known as the Dana Corporation and before that, Spicer Manufacturing, range from a 1891 bond held by a relative of Dana’s founder Clarence Spicer to the January 2012 Toledo Blade obituary for former Dana executive Philip J. Mazziotti. The collection offers an array of research possibilities for anyone interested in not only Toledo history but also the history of the automobile industry, both nationally and internationally. Major figures in...
Dates: 1891-2012

Dorothy Siegel Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UM 135
Content Description Dr. Dorothy Siegel’s collection includes mostly professional and some personal content from her years at MIT and through each career opportunity she held through the University of Toledo until her retirement in 2010. The arrangement focuses on the coursework she presented to students in her linguistic classes, her personal lesson plans, syllabi, and notes for success. In addition, this collection includes a summation of original and published research documents and speeches surrounding the...
Dates: 1964-1999

Double Arc Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-336
Content Description The Double ARC collection is divided into seven series: Administrative Records, Awards, Miscellaneous, Programs, Publications, Photos, and Audio/Visual materials. Within the Administrative records contain the following sub-series: Annals (1992-2016), Annual Reports (2000-2018), a variety of correspondence in several formats, education related material and assessments, a record of financial information, involvement with Hope Taft, misc. materials, projects and planning, and...
Dates: 1978 - 2018

Dr. John Chrysochoos Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UM 125
Scope and Contents The Chrysochoos Papers consist primarily of notes and papers documenting his research interests. These materials can be further divided into notes, research that was presented at various conferences, and reprints of articles authored by him. Researchers should note that one folder of research materials is written in Greek; this folder is noted in the finding aid. Other materials include his Annual Report of Professional Activities (ARPA), Professional Assessment Dossier, and student...
Dates: 1946-2015

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 E. Jones, President of Family Service of Northwest Ohio (1998-2015), Portrait by Leslie Adams

 Item — Object: 1
Identifier: MSS-346
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a single portrait of Jones, created by prominent Ohio artist, Leslie Adams.

Related materials concerning Family Service of Northwest Ohio can be found in MSS-075 (https://www.utoledo.edu/library/canaday/HTML_findingaids/MSS-075.htm).
Dates: 2016

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

Joe Ann Cousino Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-349
Content Description The Joe Anne Cousino Papers consist of seven series that document Cousino’s career as a world-renowned sculptor. Each series refers to the type of record or material. They are arranged alphabetically by series title, and by folder title within each series. Series 1, Audio Materials, includes an audio cassette of a recording made by Cousino about the induction of her grandfather, Frederick Kocher, into the Ottawa Hills Foundation Century Circle Hall of Fame, and a Scotch recording...
Dates: 1904-2010

John Davis Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-338
Content Description The John Davis Papers are divided into six subseries: Administrative Records, Artifacts, Audio/Visual Materials, Events, Personal Files, and Publications. Administrative Records comprise of correspondence (1952 – 1974), as well as legal documentation such as the Toledo Edison Articles of Incorporation (1973) and their Code of Regulations (1973). The Administrative Records also contain the Board of Directors Acceptance (1974) for John K. Davis’ resignation and his last report to...
Dates: 1929-1977

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

Maher Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-005
Scope and Contents The Maher Family Collection is divided into four separate series: S1. Correspondence, S2. Autographs, S3. Photographs and Drawings, and S4. Miscellaneous. Because of the fragility and value of many of the items, the Correspondence and Autograph series are followed by an alphabetical listing of the materials that are stored in the locked cabinets in the vault. Therefore, the researcher should also consult this part of the finding aid when searching for a particular item. Also, three of the...
Dates: 1757-1938

Maude Shapiro City Council Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-258
Scope and Contents The Maude Shapiro Papers consist of correspondence regarding various departments of the City of Toledo, including the Health, Law, Safety, and Service Departments. Other materials in the collection pertain to community development, housing, revenue sharing, urban renewal projects, and daily reading files as well as event invitations received by Shapiro.
Dates: 1969-1973

Russell Wozniak City Council Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-239
Scope and Contents The Russell Wozniak City Council Papers consist of correspondence, financial records, studies, reports, printed material, and media documenting issues in Toledo during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Subjects commonly discussed include downtown and neighborhood development projects and the debate over health care reform, but other subjects, such as law; police and fire; and utilities can also be found in this collection.
Dates: 1984-1992

Small Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 001s-245s
Dates: 1400-2012; Majority of material found in 1810-2000

Toledo Area Gay and Lesbian Affiliation (TAGALA) Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-288
Scope and Contents The TAGALA collection consists of paper newsletters dating from October 2014 to December 2018. In addition, high resolution PDF copies of issues from 1983 to 2014 are stored on 3 CD-R discs.
Dates: 1983-2019

Toledo Botanical Garden Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-327
Scope and Contents The Toledo Botanical Garden Records collection consists of six series.Series 1: Administrative Files consists primarily of board minutes from the mid-to-late 2000s and includes minutes, treasurer’s reports, and balance sheets, among information. The series also contains annual reports covering the 1970s-1990s, though not all years in these decades are included. This series also includes miscellaneous board information and some financial information; more of the latter can be found...
Dates: 1956-2016

William G. Borden Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-271
Scope and Contents The William G. Borden Papers are divided into five series: Personal, United Automobile Workers Materials, Memorabilia, Publications, and Newspaper Clippings. The personal portion of the collection contains some Diocese of Toledo yearbooks, ephemera from the inauguration of President Jimmy Carter, and several interviews with William Borden conducted by his son Timothy Borden. The majority of the collection details Borden’s involvement with the U.A.W. Local 12. This includes the charter...
Dates: 1946-2007

Toledo Angola and Western Railway Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-102
Abstract An extensive collection containing stock certificates, railroad publications and parts catalogs, correspondence, financial documents and ledgers, reports, manuals and textbooks, freight claims and other administrative documents, and artifacts.
Dates: 1898-1986

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

United Spanish War Veterans Egbert Camp No. 10 (Toledo, Ohio) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-028
Abstract The records of Egbert Camp No. 10, United Spanish War Veterans, document the activities of a Spanish-American War veterans organization from its inception to its demise. Included are minutes, membership lists, correspondence, and memorabilia of Egbert Camp No. 10, and communications from the state and national organizations. The minute book of an East Toledo lodge, General Bates Camp No. 64, is also included. These materials form a good source for veterans' activities in Toledo, especially for...
Dates: 1901-1972