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ASSOCIATION OF TWO TOLEDOS COLLECTION, 1674-1980. [PDFAssociation of Two Toledos Records, MSS-071, "Toledo, Spain, Partial View of the Town. n.d. Box 2a, Folder 1.
Organization created to promote cultural exchange between sister cities of Toledo, Ohio and Toledo, Spain, (1931- Present)
Collection includes scant proceedings (1974) and correspondence (1934-1944, scattered). Scrapbooks and scrapbook materials document early activities of the organization, first named Committee on Relations with Toledo, Spain. Scrapbooks incorporate photographs, newspaper clippings (in English and Spanish), and other materials on delegations sent to Spain to initiate cultural exchange (1934-1937), as well as miscellaneous Committee activities (1962-1971). The collection also includes maps (1976, 1930); certificates and awards (1934-1963); pamphlets, programs, and brochures (1930s); English-, Spanish-, and French-language periodicals, graphic arts, artifacts, and 54 books (1674-1977, primarily in Spanish). MSS-071, 30 linear feet.
See also: entries under Civic Interests; Ethnic Culture; Music, Art, Drama, and Theatre; and Social Life and Customs

FRANK H. CANADAY PAPERS, 1911-1976.  [PDF]
Advertising and corporate executive (1893-1976)
Collection pertains primarily to Canaday's personal interests and activities, including travel; writing; music; and art. Programs and scrapbooks document Frank and his wife Molly's support of the Friends of Music, a Toledo organization which led to the creation of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra in the 1940s. MSS-031, 18 linear feet and 2 volumes.
See also: entries under Music, Art, Drama, and Theatre and War, Soldiers, and Veterans

OLIVE A. COLTON COLLECTION, 1867-1961. [PDF]
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Suffragist, pamphleteer, philanthropist, and world traveler from Toledo, Ohio (1873-1972)
The bulk of the collection consists of postcards and scrapbooks. Colton traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and the world. There is also considerable information on her activities as a woman suffragist. Colton was a founder of Toledo's League of Women Voters in 1921, a member of the National Woman's Party in the 1930s, and served as a delegate to Carrie Chapman Catt's Woman's Centennial Congress in 1940. Materials in the collection include pamphlets, correspondence (1909 -1961), clippings, and autographs. MSS-008, 4 linear feet.
See also: entries under Collectors and Collecting, Social Life and Customs, and Women

GLENN GEELHOED PAPERS, 1995-2014. [PDF]
Surgeon and professor
Collection of travel logs describing Geelhoed's medical missions to developing countries.  His recollections are also presented in the form of emails to friends and colleagues, and photographs.  MSS-233, 5.5 linear feet.
See also: entries under Medicine and Health, Philanthropy, Social Welfare

GUSTAVUS OHLINGER PAPERS, 1821-1987. [PDF]
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Lawyer, member of the Toledo United Nations Association (1877-1972)
Collection includes journals, correspondence, literary productions, scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs related to Ohlinger's civic, professional, and personal life. Some correspondence documents his high school years in Chefoo, China. A journal kept by Ohlinger from 1902 to 1905 chronicles his law career in Shanghai and his participation in post-Russo-Japanese War negotiations. "Our Summer Odyssey, August 1 to September 1, 1954," a journal/photo album of a European vacation, further documents some of Ohlinger's travels. Also included in this collection are papers generated and collected by various family members. The most extensive group is the papers of Ohlinger's sister, Constance Ohlinger. MSS-013, 5.25 linear feet.
See also: entries under Civic Interests, Politics and Government, and Social Welfare

JOHN POAG COLLECTION, 1867-1886 and 1890-1899. [PDF]
Lawyer of Toledo, Ohio (ca. 1860-1899)
This collection contains personal, business, and political correspondence; legal and financial documents; and 5 albums of European photographs. MSS-020, 3 linear feet.
See also: entries under Business and Commerce and Collectors and Collecting

DENNIS SOLDNER COLLECTION, 1900.  [PDF]
Toledo resident, collector
A collection of photographs taken by an unknown traveler on a trip around the eastern United States in 1900. Some of the areas represented are Toledo, Cleveland, Archbold, and Canton, Ohio; Brooklyn, New York; and Johnstown, Pennsylvania. MSS-116, 3 linear inches.
See also: entries under Collectors and Collecting and Music, Art, Drama, and Theatre

JOHN W. YAGER ASSOCIATION OF TWO TOLEDOS, 1958-1971. [PDF]
Former mayor of Toledo, chairman of the Committee on Relations with Toledo, Spain (predecessor of Association of Two Toledos), 1966-1971 (b.1920)
This collection documents the Committee on Relations with Toledo and the early years of the Association of Two Toledos and includes programs, publications, phonograph records of musical recordings, memorabilia, artifacts (Spanish coins, swords, armor, letter opener, and buttons), and scrapbooks. MSS-120, 3.5 linear feet plus swords and armor.
See also: entries under Civic Interests and Music, Art, Drama, and Theatre

CARL AND JACQUELINE ZERNER AND FAMILY ASSOCIATION OF TWO TOLEDOS COLLECTION, 1981-1988. [PDF]
Austrian immigrant to Toledo, Ohio, Attorney and past president of the Association of two Toledos (b.1913); Activist and English professor (1927-1996)
Collection contains pamphlets, programs, magazines, books, mementos and artifacts (Spanish dagger, flags, tie, sculpture, and armor), and visual materials (postcards and photographs) related to the Zerners' involvement in the Association of Two Toledos. MSS-119, 5 linear feet plus sculpture and armor.
See also: entries under Civic Interests and Music, Art, Drama, and Theatre

Last Updated: 3/22/15