The James A. Pahlau Collection consists of personal papers, printed materials, photographs, and LPs concerning local Akron architecture and theater. There is also a large amount of materials on Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens and Progress through...
The Archives of the Ninth Air Force Association consists
of newsletters, photographs, correspondence, printed
materials, artifacts, maps, and videos created and collected
by the Ninth Air Force Association and its members.
Helen E. Arnold (1924-2001) was an employee of the City
of Akron who fought for education reform and equal rights
for women and African-Americans in the Akron/Summit
County area. She was the first black woman to serve on the
Akron Board of...
The Glenn V. Bosworth collection (1894-1979)
encompasses material relating to his long career in
athletics. This collection would be of particular value to
anyone interested in the early development of Akron
baseball/basketball leagues and those...
The papers of Roy L. Ray consist of campaign records for both of his mayoral campaigns; materials from Ray’s time as Mayor of the City of Akron; a small amount of correspondence during Ray’s time as an Ohio State Senator; and diplomas,...
The Tuesday Musical Association, founded in 1887, has contributed to the cultural life in Akron, Ohio, specifically in music appreciation and education. Through administrative files, concert programs, yearbooks, and newsletters, the records...
Author Rae Bailey (1879-1960) was born in
Savannah, Ohio where she spent most of her life
serving the community under a variety of different
occupations, until her move to Washington D.C. in
1935. Once there, Bailey continued to be active