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Collection Index

The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections collects, preserves, and makes available historical records of individuals, organizations, and businesses important to the history of Toledo and northwest Ohio. Collections include records and personal papers of political figures, civic leaders, labor unions, social service agencies, and Toledo corporations. The list below presents those manuscript collections that have been digitized to lesser or greater extent. Click on the title to view the gallery of items associated with that collection. Click on [PDF] across the page to view the finding aid to the entire manuscript collection. Click on a subject to view the listing of manuscript collections arranged by subject.

Canaday Center Manuscript Collections (arranged by number) Finding aid


MSS-002: James M. Ashley Papers, 1860-1960 [PDF]
Subject(s): politics and government
MSS-003: Joseph Guillaume Devacht Papers 1817-1832 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce
MSS-004: David Warren Ryder Papers, 1930-1955 [PDF]
Subject(s): politics and government
MSS-005: Maher Family Papers, 1757-1938 [PDF]
Subject(s): collectors and collecting; politics and government; war, soldiers, and veterans; women
MSS-006: Ruby T. Scott Papers, 1690-1966 [PDF]
Subject(s): collectors and collecting; women
MSS-007: Flora Ward Hineline Papers, ca. 1900-1992 [PDF]
Subject(s): music, art, drama, and theatre; women
MSS-008: Olive A. Colton Papers, 1867-1961 [PDF]
Subject(s): collectors and collecting; social life and customs; travel; women
MSS-013: Gustavus Ohlinger Papers, 1891-1982 [PDF]
Subject(s): civic interests; politics and government; philanthropy; social welfare; travel
MSS-017: Cyrus Hussey Diaries, 1862-1864 [PDF]
Subject(s): war, soldiers, and veterans
MSS-025: Richard T. Gosser Papers, 1943-1974 [PDF]
Subject(s): medicine and health; labor;
MSS-027: Downtown Toledo Associates, 1955-1978 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce; civic interests; municipal government
MSS-035: Toledo National Organization of Women Records, 1972-2004 [PDF]
Subject(s): labor; politics and government; women
MSS-044: Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County, Records, 1900-1996 [PDF]
Subject(s): medicine and health;
MSS-056: Lion Dry Goods Company Financial Records, 1897-1959 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce
MSS-059: Jan Waggoner Suter Papers, 1954-1985 [PDF]
Subject(s): crime and criminals; philosophy and religion; war, soldiers, and veterans
MSS-064: United Way of Greater Toledo Collection, 1941-1983 [PDF]
Subject(s): social welfare
MSS-066: Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company Records, 1851-1991 [PDF]
Subject(s): architecture; business and commerce; glass industry; education and schools
MSS-070: William M. Booker Scrapbooks, 1907-1952 [PDF]
Subject(s): civic interests; philanthropy; philosophy and religion; social welfare
MSS-072: Ward M. Canaday Collection, 1902-1991 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce; civic interests;
MSS-077a: Donald D. Duhaime Lincoln-Civil War and Nineteenth Century Collection, 1837-2001. [PDF]
Subject(s): collectors and collecting; war, soldiers, and veterans
MSS-081: Kiwanis Club of Toledo, 1916-2011 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce; civic interests; philanthropy; social welfare
MSS-085: International Chemical Workers Union, 1937-1990 [PDF]
Subject(s): labor
MSS-091: Toledo Woman Suffrage Association Records, 1903-1927 [PDF]
Subject(s): politics and government; women
MSS-096: Herbert M. White papers, 1916-1974 [PDF]
Subject(s): war, soldiers, and veterans
MSS-102: The Toledo Angola and Western Railway Records, 1898-1986 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce
MSS-122: Quota Club, 6th District Ohio Records, 1922-1997 [PDF]
Subject(s): civic interests; disability history; philanthropy
MSS-129: Quota International of Toledo Records, 1931-1994 [PDF]
Subject(s): civic interests; philanthropy
MSS-133: Alice E. Huebner Collection, 1861-1976 [PDF]
Subject(s): social life and customs; war, soldiers, and veterans
MSS-133s: Modern Glass Company photograph scrapbook  
Subject(s): business and commerce; glass industry
MSS-137: Business and Professional Women, Toledo Records, 1922-2009 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce; civic interests; women
MSS-142: Max Schnitker Papers, 1936-1983 [PDF]
Subject(s): medicine and health; war, soldiers, and veterans
MSS-145: The Toledo Rotary Club Records, 1912-1998 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce; civic interests; disability history; philanthropy; social welfare
MSS-153: The Toledo Scale Collection, 1900s-1990s [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce
MSS-156: Kaiser-Willys-Overland Scrapbook, 1953 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce
MSS-158: Inshield Die and Stamping Company Collection, 1920-1995 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce
MSS-169: Jack Paquette Collection on Northwest Ohio's Glass Industry, 1885-2003 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce; glass industry
MSS-176: H.O. and H.W. Hem Toledo Scale Papers, 1910s-1960s [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce
MSS-188: David's House Compassion, 1980s-2004 [PDF]
Subject(s): disability history; social welfare
MSS-194: The Andersons, Inc., Records, 1936-2004 [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce
MSS-200: Owens-Illinois inc. Company Records [PDF]
Subject(s): business and commerce; glass industry; philanthropy
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