Canaday Center

Philanthropy

WILLIAM M. BOOKER SCRAPBOOKS, 1907-1952. [PDF]
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Civic leader, regional manager of Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company (1874-1945)
Three volumes document Booker's civic and business endeavors from 1907 to 1945, including his work with the Toledo War Chest (which underwent many name changes, including Community Chest, now known as United Way), the Rotary Club, the American Red Cross, and the Toledo Area Boy Scouts of America through newspaper clippings, correspondence, speeches, and other materials. There is also some evidence of Booker's involvement with the disposition of Edward Drummond Libbey's estate in 1941. MSS-070, 1 linear foot.
See also: entries under Civic Interests, Philosophy and Religion, and Social Welfare

FAMILY SERVICE OF NORTHWEST OHIO RECORDS, 1904-1989. [PDF]
Social service agency (1904-Present)
Records document the programs, policies, and activities of this agency through its many name changes. Materials include: minutes (1904-1987), daily reports (1904-1908), scant correspondence, literary productions on agency history, a document signifying Edward D. Libbey's $30,000 donation to the agency in 1927, scrapbooks (1908-1980s), pamphlets, an in-house newsletter, and scattered issues of 3 agency newsletters. Some materials pertain to the Traveler's Aid Society of Toledo, (1919-1939). Access to some materials in this collection is restricted. MSS-075, 5 linear feet. 
See also: entry under Social Welfare

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, Social Welfare, Travel

KIWANIS CLUB OF DOWNTOWN TOLEDO RECORDS, 1916-1989. [PDF]
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Fraternal and charitable organization, (1916-Present)
Collection documents the activities of this businessmen's organization through meeting minutes, membership records, monthly reports, weekly bulletins, and newsletters. Subjects include fund-raising (especially the annual Kiwanis Peanut Sales and Pancake Days) and business promotion. Files on guest speakers at weekly Kiwanis meetings offer information on a wide variety of subjects. MSS-081, 5 linear feet.
See also: entries under Business and Commerce, Civic Interests, and Social Welfare

OWENS-ILLINOIS, INC. COMPANY RECORDS (PDF only)
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Glass Manufacturer, 1818
This large collection of records encompasses the entire history of Owens-Illinois, Inc.  Included is a large historical bottle collection, as well as photos, annual reports, sales, and marketing catalogs for the various brands owned by Owens-Illinois, Inc.; the personal papers of various Owens-Illinois, Inc. executives; illustrations of various Owens-Illinois, Inc. plants; and audio-visual materials.  The collection also includes information pertaining to the numerous companies that have either been incorporated into or created from Owens-Illinois, Inc., including the Owens Bottle Company, Owens Bottle Machine Company, National Container, Libbey-Owens-Ford, and Illinois-Pacific Glass.  MSS-200.  406 linear feet & 77 bound oversize volumes.
See also: entries under Business and Commerce and Glass Industry

QUOTA CLUB, 6th DISTRICT OHIO RECORDS, 1922-1997. [PDF]
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Ohio section of a classified community service club of executive, professional, and business women
The bulk of this collection consists of fourteen scrapbooks that highlight Quota events and achievements. The rest of the collection contains printed materials, administrative materials, photographs, and other visual materials. MSS-122, 8 linear feet.
See also: entries under Civic Interests and Disability History

QUOTA INTERNATIONAL OF TOLEDO RECORDS, 1931-1994. [PDF]
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Toledo Chapter of a classified community service club of executive, professional, and business women
This collection consists of a series of scrapbooks documenting the group from its earliest history to the recent past. Materials include correspondence, photographs, printed materials, and ephemera. MSS-129, 3 linear feet.
See also: entry under Civic Interests

TOLEDO ROTARY CLUB RECORDS, 1908-2011. [PDF]
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Service organization of professional businessmen
This collection includes administrative and committee files, correspondence, membership records, scrapbooks, and project files of the Toledo Rotary Club, in addition to materials from Rotary International.  MSS-145, 25.5 linear feet.
See also: entries under Business and Commerce, Civic Interests, Disability History, and  Social Welfare

Last Updated: 6/26/15