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Edgerton, Sidney

Range: 1846 - 1901 Size: 0.86 cubic feet Record Group: 99/114

The Edgerton papers contain correspondence between Sidney and his wife, speeches, certificates, and biographical material. These papers pertain to the Civil War and westward expansion.

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Electrical Workers, International Brotherhood of, Local 306

Range: 1942 - 1974 Size: 0.5 cubic feet Record Group:

Agreements between Hoover Company and Local 709, Local 24425, Constitution and By-Laws for the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America, AFL-CIO. Includes minutes books for Local 306 (1958-1972).


Erie Lackawanna Railroad

Range: 1960 - 1991 Size: 300 cubic feet Record Group: 99/125

Annual reports to the Interstate Commerce Commission, annual reports to stockholders, minutes, Interstate Commerce Commission valuation maps, real estate sales files, land agreements, leases, mortgages, conveyance documents, and other legal and financial materials. Includes materials from the 1938 Erie reorganization and the 1960 Erie-Lackawanna merger and records from the former Delaware, Lackawanna and Western and Erie Railroads.

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Evans, Opie, Papers

Range: ca. 1940 - 1990 Size: 32 Record Group: 99/246

Opie Evans (1906-2000) was an African-American photographer, reporter, broadcaster, publisher, and businessman in Akron, Ohio who accomplished many firsts for African-Americans in the city.  His papers consist of correspondence, photographic prints and negatives, newspapers and publications, and sound recordings that document the life and work of Evans in addition to the African-American community in the Akron area.


Collections in Archival Services are classified by the following ways:

  • University Archives contain historical resources that document the history and development of The University of Akron and its predecessor institutions.
  • Special Collections contains personal papers of local families/individuals and organizational records of local organizations/businesses.  Strengths of the collection are primary and secondary sources documenting the history of the rubber industry, lighter-than-air flight, and Ohio canals. Special collections also include local government records for a nine county region.
  • Book collections include rare books and books documenting the history of the university, the region, and special topics.  All cataloged books are included in the UA Libraries Catalog.

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