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Manuscripts by Subject - Business / Commerce - #10559

Title: A. W. Lucas

Dates: 1905-1980

Collection Number: 10559

Quantity: 9 feet and oversize

Abstract:  Scrapbooks contain of letters, certificates, photographs of window displays, advertising awards, memorabilia, and the home movie film collection of El Torrance.

Provenance: The State Historical Society acquired the A. W. Lucas collection from Delores Vyzralek in October 1990, Marjorie Wickert in May 1992, and Bonnie Torrance in July 1992.
Property Rights:
The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.


Box 1:
1 Department B Vonnie Dahl, Newsclippings, Letters, ephemera ca.1942-1957
2 Certificates of Merit, appreciation, from Girl Scouts, ND Pageant 1945, 1965, 1978
3 Admarck Awards 1975-1980

Box 2:
Scrapbook of brand names, correspondence, photos, advertisements, ephemera, (missing photos) 1957

Box 3:
Oversize scrapbook of brand names consisting of newsprint, photos, matchbook 1953

Box 4:
[plaque] Associate Member ND Chapter (Gen. Contractors) 1976
Northern Lights Century Member n.d.
Bismarck Chamber Special Merit 1957
Mary College Presidents Club
Brand Name Awards 1959

Ccertificate of Corporate Existence, 1905
Certification of Instruction   1963
Brand Name Certificates of Instruction  1957, 1958

El Torrance Film Collection
27 reels of 16 mm film of football games (Pecan Bowl) sports parades, NDSU-Omaha

Air Race/10 min./“News Thrills, by Official Films, Inc.
Football Parade, 1954-1955
Football Parade 1953/10min./
SU vs. M’Side /8 min./ Football footage
SU-Omaha #1 1967/10min,/
Rodeo/7 min./
Music/7 min./”Give Me Some Skin”
Pecan Bowl #1/7 min./
Pecan Bowl #2/7 min./
Pecan Bowl #3/7 min./
Pecan Bowl #4/7 min./
Air Assorted/7 min./
NDSU vs. M’Side, Oct 41 Football footage
“No Indians Please”, Abbot and Costello/8 min./
Air Asst. Waco/7 min./
Fats Waller/6 min./
SU vs M’Side, #3/7 min./
Air Asst, AAA/6 min./
SU vs. Omaha #3/6 min./
Durbin/7 min./”The Music Album”
1948 football/6 min./”Sports Beams
N. Dak. State vs. Omaha #2/10 min./
Stunts/17 min./aviation footage
Rucker, Guard Camp/24 min./
Air Pix/15 min./
“Sport Parade”/55 min./
Fight Film/25 min./”Monarchs of the Ring”

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