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Politics and Government

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

City of Toledo - Publications, Miscellaneous Records

 File — 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

Michael J. Damas Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-224
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and other materials of the former mayor of Toledo Michael Damas, from 1958 to 1964, during the time that he was a politician. Examples of correspondence include letters of congratulation upon winning the mayoral race in 1959. There is also campaign material, as well as a Certificate of Election from when Damas took office.Additionally, there are photographs of building projects, meetings and events, the mayor himself, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1958 - 1964

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, 1934-1950

 File — 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

Maher Family Papers

 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

James Van Orden Collection

 Box — 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