By Anne Kintner and Cheryl Neubert
ID: MS/MS 01.39
Extent: 14.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/2000
Access Restrictions: Open for research.
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Acquisition Source: John Kleinschmidt's estate
Acquisition Method: Donation
Preferred Citation: John Kleinschmidt papers, Grinnell College Libraries, Department of Special Collections, Grinnell, Iowa. Ms.01.39.
Series 1 consists of items from Grinnell College Plat Maps, 1883-32, a display sponsored by Grinnell College as part of the College sesquicentennial celebration and curated by John Kleinschmidt, with assistance from Karla Niehus. It was displayed at the Grinnell Community Art Gallery November 22- December 13, 1996. Items included copies of Sanborn maps of Grinnell College area, photographs and captions, and descriptive material.
Items are arranged in the box in the order in which they were displayed around the wall in the Community At Center. Each item is numbered on the verso. Some photographs came from Kleinschmid's personal collection. Other photos are from the College Archives and were filmed by Jack Robertson and printed by Midwest Photo Co. of Omaha. Most in the latter category have an Archive location number for the original indicated on the verso.
Tenth U.S. Census: Town of Grinnell, 1880
Plan of Grinnell, published in Historical Atlas of Iowa, 1875-several oversize copies of
Craver, Steele and Austina^?(TM)s Harvester Works-article and sketch, College Newsletter, 1890.
Randolph Header Works article
Building outlines of Park and First Avenue, 1911
Sectional map of a township-4 photocopies
Map of Grinnell, circa 1865 (western half)
Photocopy of a partial Sanborn Map of Iowa College (undated)
Photocopy of letter from Henry Hamilton to L. F. Parker, December 28, 1904
Partial exhibit pieces of Sanborn maps-copies
Photocopies of 1880 map of Grinnell (one copy with red markings by John Kleinschmidt)
Photocopy of 1911 Sanborn map of area bordered by 1st Avenue, Broad Street, 2nd Avenue , Park Street. Homeowners as of 1879 noted. Mayflower Home buildings on other half of photocopy. Overlay Mayflower Home buildings onto Sanborn map houses.
Photocopy of Poweshiek County town maps (date not determined)
Photocopy of map of West Grinnell (c. 1878?). Book 371, page 361. 2 copies
Photocopy of "Jerusalem" plat map bordered by 6th Avenue on north, Commoroo Street on south.
Modern map of town of Grinnell, circa late 1980s. (two-sided)
Thermofax copy of 1934 Sanborn map of Grinnell. Oversize.
Photocopy of 1888 Sanborn map of college area and south.
Photocopy of town and gown? poster (dated 1898).
Plat map of area surrounding Grinnella^?|no date.
Photocopy of Sanborn map, showing Armstrong & Hastings Coal Yard near 5th and State. Undated.
Photocopy of Des Moines Sunday Register photo and caption about a Chicago and Northwestern locomotive.
Six 8 1/2 x 11 photocopies of Sanborn maps, mostly undated, of town.
Copy of the Harvey Tribune-Citizen, dated 1902-1903 , featuring manufacturers and businesses in Harvey (Illinois)
Oversize copy of Craver and Steele and Austin ad; astronomical clock photo given to college by Corinna Hobart.
Folder of oversize photocopies of prints from microfilm about the fires in downtown Grinnell during last part of 19th century.
Earl Blair sketches of buildings in Grinnell: 8 x 10s
Grinnell General Hospital--photocopy
Spencer Building (4th and Main Street)-photocopy
Masonic Temple (Main Street-photocopy
Spaulding Manufacturing Company
Railroad Depot (Union Depot)
Sullivan Bank photocopy
Lyman-Spencer House at 1206 Broad
Spaulding House at 1109 Main Street
Citizens Bank,1899 3 photocopies
Seaman Building-Commercial Street-four photocopies