- Supreme and Appellate Court Cases 1850-1970
Includes briefs, transcripts and opinions. Plaintiff and defendant name indexes, 1850-1930, are available.
- Common School Reports 1862-1960
Includes school districts, student attendance figures, grade taught, length of school year, school finances, names of teachers and condition of schools.
- Articles of Incorporation 1850-1959
Includes company name, purpose, place of business, names of officers and amount of capital invested.
- Trademarks 1861-date
Includes name of claimant, type of product, label specimen or written description and occasionally business address. Claimant and trademark name idexes available.
- Department of Professional and Vocational Standards/Consumer Affairs – Licensing Files* 1885-1968
Includes biographical data, letters, photographs, newspaper clippings relating to: Architectural Examiners, 1901-1947; Civil and Professional Engineers, 1930-1966; Cosmetologists, 1928-1960; Dental Examiners, 1885-1959; Medical Examiners, 1902-1981; Pharmacy Board, 1894-1994; Chiropractic Examiners, 1928-2000; and Social Work Examiners, 1940-1967.
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