James A. Pahlau was an expert on local and regional architecture, especially in Akron and Summit County, Ohio. He was also a collector of resources on the subject. The James A. Pahlau Collection consists of personal papers, printed materials,...
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 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...
Karl H. Grismer (1896-1952) was a journalist who worked
in Akron, Ohio and Florida. He published several books on
local history in the two states. His papers contain materials
that document his life and work including his writings and
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