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Lodge, William R.

Range: 1930 - 1946 Size: 0.3 cubic feet Record Group:

Typewritten articles relating to Silver Lake, Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, and surrounding areas.


Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense Systems

Range: 1908 - 1959 Size: 28 cubic feet Record Group: 99/128

Lockheed Martin Tactical Defense Systems in Akron, Ohio, became the successor of the aircraft division of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Materials in the collection mainly cover the development and manufacturing of airships (dirigibles). The bulk of the collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, and glass plate slides. Of special note are the factory construction logbooks and photographs depicting the assembly of the U.S.S. Akron and the U.S.S. Macon.

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Lighter-Than-Air Society

Range: 1900 - 1974 Size: 70 cubic Record Group:

Correspondence, photographs, books, speeches, clippings, serials, films, and miscellany concerning lighter-than-air flight collected by the L-T-A Society. Materials from Akron, other activity in the United States and international (particularly Germany) lighter-than-air activity are included.


Lighter-Than-Air

Range: 1929 - 1929 Size: 0.2 cubic feet Record Group:

16mm film primarily on the building of the Goodyear Airship Dock (completed in 1929).


League of Women Voters of Canton

Range: 1920 - 1970 Size: 2 cubic feet Record Group:

Minutes, financial reports, correspondence, organization reports on the local, state, and national level, program information, membership lists, committee aids, case files, and publications.


League of Women Voters of Akron

Range: 1940 - 1974 Size: 4 cubic feet Record Group:

Minutes of board of director's meetings, financial statements, correspondence, organization reports, program information, scrapbooks, news clippings, and publications regarding the League and its various projects.


Laborers' International Union of North America, Ohio-Kentucky Regional Office

Range: 1937 - 1967 Size: 55 cubic feet Record Group:

Correspondence, minutes of meetings, financial records, and reports relating to the activities of the Locals and the Regional and National Offices of the LIU and its predecessor, the International Hod Carriers,' Building and Common Laborers' Union of America.


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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