University of ToledoScope and Content Note The collection is arranged in three series. Series one is Toledo NOW records of monthly meetings, rallies, task forces, a University of Toledo student NOW group, social events, annual political activities, the chapter newsletter and relations with Toledo area women's organizations. A substantial part of the records document Toledo NOW campaigns for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA); for Title IX compliance; and Toledo NOW's association with American Federation of State, Cou ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content Note The Toledo, Angola and Western Railway records are broken down into six (6) distinct series, the first four of which deal directly with the Railway, and the last two involve organizations directly related to the business of the Railway. The first series, Office Files, consists of three distinct subsections each comprising a chronological portion of the Railway's history. The subsections are: 1904-1916, 1916-1918, and 1923-1946. These Office Files remain, with the exception ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content Note This collection is divided into four series: Correspondence, Subject Files, Printed Material and Photographs. The Correspondence series is small and consists of just one folder. Contained within are letters to John Grigsby and other journalists at The Blade with ideas for forthcoming features. Also included is a thank you note and pieces of Toledo history. The Subject Files cover an array of topics. Some of the information is general and some quite specific from Crime and ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content Note Toledo Chief of Police miscellaneous papers, 1924-1947, consist of correspondence, police department records, and one scrapbook. The correspondence consists of two files covering the dates from 1924-1927. The police records consist of the records of arrests, convictions, and fines handled by the Central Station of the Toledo Police Department, for various dates from 1922-1925, and a list of names of women that we have called a "suspect list," which is probably a list of kn ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content The material in the Ella P. Stewart Collection documents her activities in civic and social welfare groups on the local, national, and international levels. Most of the material in the collection consists of scrapbooks created by Mrs. Stewart throughout her lifetime. The collection is separated into four series: correspondence, club materials, literary productions, and scrapbooks. The series containing correspondence is by far the weakest, having little content and consisting p ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content Note The Ward M. Canaday Collection focuses on Mr. Canaday and the activities associated with his role as businessman and leader in civic enterprises in the United States and abroad. The material in this collection is divided into nine sections which deal mainly with Mr. Canaday personally and Willys-Overland Motors, Inc. Included is information on some of the Canaday family members; however the portion relating to Mr. Canaday is the most extensive. The first section of the col ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content Note In 1876, 63-year-old John Renick Osborn wrote his memoirs. The surviving copy in his papers ends abruptly with his first arrival in Toledo in 1837. The last page in the manuscript ends in the middle of a sentence, so the narrative originally did continue past that point, but it is now impossible for us to determine how far his memoirs actually progressed. To his manuscript, Osborn appended nine letters. Although they were placed chronologically within the memoirs, they did ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content Note The main part of the James M. Ashley Papers consists of memoirs by Ashley written in July 1896. These describe his childhood, family life, and intellectual and ideological development until his removal to Toledo in 1852, and his political campaigns in 1854, 1856, 1858, 1862, and 1868. Further revision to his manuscript resulted in incomplete second and third drafts and in confusing pagination and order of the original manuscript. A typescript note asserts that there is not ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content Note Ed Weber, a respected Toledo attorney, was elected to Congress in 1980 on the Republican ticket, upsetting the normally Democratic voting pattern of the ninth District, consisting of Toledo and most of Lucas County. Weber’s victory was occasioned primarily by the heavy vote for presidential candidate Ronald Reagan. Yet Weber’s large margin over Democratic incumbent, Thomas Ludlow Ashley, a veteran with a solid record, indicated that Toledo voters were not satisfied wit ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
University of ToledoScope and Content This collection mostly contains letters from members of the Brown family of Bremen, state unknown. The Brown family includes William Brown (husband), Priscilla Brown (wife), Willie and Lucy (children). The letters describe life in the mid to late 19th century, much of which addresses the Civil War. During the Civil War, the Browns were either Northerners or sided with the North. William served on the U.S. Steamer Oneida and the U.S. Steamer Virginia and in the Galveston blockad ...Contact InformationFinding Aid
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