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Bus. Business and Industry

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Bus
This classification groups collections on the topic of Business and Industry.

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Colbert Papers

Identifier: MS-258

Papers consist of business correspondence, brochures, and working papers pertaining to Colbert's involvement with the Dayton-Miami Valley Consortium and the Wright State University Engineering Department.

Dates: 1966-1971

Cooperative Dayton History Project Records

Identifier: MS-169
Abstract The Cooperative Dayton History Project was funded by a National Science Foundation grant in 1969 to identify and locate the widely scattered and unindexed business, church, and other institutional records which document the history of Dayton, Ohio from 1850-1950. This collection consists of papers and records gathered to prepare a preliminary inventory of available historical sources and includes pamphlets, brochures, correspondence, clippings, notes, and inventory forms. The project...
Dates: 1890 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1972

Davies Building Company Records (MS-208)

Identifier: MS-208
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Board of Directors’ minutes for this Dayton-based company which was involved in building and maintaining commercial real estate properties in the Miami Valley region. Also included are the company’s Articles of Incorporation, some correspondence, and legal documents.

Dates: 1915 - 1970

Lenny Davis Collection (MS-610)

Identifier: MS-610

Lenny Davis operated the Forvm Club (Forum Club) in Dayton from 1965 until 1977. The scrapbooks of this collection contain memorabilia, photos, letters, and newspaper clippings about the club, as well as Lenny’s various performances, both solo and in bands. Additionally, there are many individual photos outside the scrapbooks that further document Lenny’s life and career, as well as club entertainers. This collection also includes audio/video recordings and posters.

Dates: 1956-2010 ; Majority of material found within 1965-1990

Dayco Corporation Historical Collection

Identifier: MS-199

An eclectic collection of photographs, product catalogs, correspondence, memos, reports, personnel records, and financial records from a Dayton, Ohio manufacturer of tire and rubber products.

Dates: 1905-1974

Dayton Area Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Records

Identifier: MS-368

This collection details the organization's activities both internally and externally in the community. Included are: minutes from meetings, financial statements, a scrapbook, some photographs, Who's Who directories for Insurance Agents, speeches from presenters and presidents, and awards.

Dates: 1951-2007; Majority of material found within 1970-2007

Dayton Ballet Company Records

Identifier: MS-48
Abstract Records consist of organizational papers, annual reports, financial records, and performance programs for two early dance groups that predated the Dayton Ballet Company. Dayton Ballet Company records start in 1958 and include a constitution, minutes of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, officers and membership lists, annual reports, newsletters, financial records, an extensive collection of performance records and programs, correspondence, records of the Friends of the Dayton...
Dates: 1907-1998

Dayton Bicycle Club Records

Identifier: MS-530

The Dayton Bicycle Club Records consist of primarily financial records and receipts from the club from the early 20th century. The collection contains receipts from around 500, mostly local, businesses that provide an important record of how business was conducted around the turn of the 20th century. Also included is a limited amount of correspondence relating to club business and the organization of bicycle races.

Dates: 1889-1927; Majority of material found within 1909-1926

Dayton Electric Railway Historical Collection

Identifier: MS-209

Collection is an accumulation of records from four Dayton streetcar companies: the City Railway Company, the Dayton Street Railway, the Oakwood Railway Company, and the Peoples Railway Company. Records include operating reports, schedules, financial records, a study of Dayton's interurban transit system, printed materials, maps, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1907-1930

Dayton Gems Hockey Team Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS-107

Eleven volumes of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, follow the history of the Dayton GEMS professional hockey organization in Dayton, Ohio as a new team in the IHL (International Hockey League) in 1964. Edgar "Lefty" McFadden was instrumental in starting the team, and served as general manager. There is information about players, trades, media coverage, fans, statistics, league standings, etc.

Dates: 1964-1977