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Manuscripts

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

 Item — Object 1: [32887922565140]
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

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

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

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

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

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

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