William M. Kaloupek Papers

Identity elements

Reference code

US-GCS DCL Coll-250 Row G FAMILY Kaloupek

Name and location of repository

Level of description



William M. Kaloupek Papers


  • 1892-1977 (Creation)


Quantity: 1 – 14 x 18 blue-gray box

Arrangement: chronological

Background Note: William M. Kaloupek was born in Elberon, Iowa, in 1892 and moved to Grinnell with his wife and children in 1926. He was known as a pioneer independent oil jobber and in 1929 built the first complete service station in Grinnell. The collection consists of a letter and certificates of award for service during World War II. A complete obituary is included with the collection.

Container List:
1) Letter from Governor George Wilson recognizing his services to the Selective Service in registering and training Grinnell residents for military service (June 26, 1941)
2) Accompanying envelope; certificate missing
3) Voluntary Service Award, Office of Price Administration, for service in the War Price and Rationing Program (October 16, 1942)
4) Certificate of Award, Office of Price Administration (January 1, 1944)

Content and structure elements

Scope and content

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use elements

Conditions governing access

Physical access

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

Languages of the material

Scripts of the material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Acquisition and appraisal elements

Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Donated by: Marjory Kaloupek

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information


Related materials elements

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related archival materials

Related descriptions

Notes element

Specialized notes

Alternative identifier(s)

Description control element

Rules or conventions

Sources used

Archivist's note

Name of Preparer: D, Lalonde
Date of Preparation: 10/14/2016

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places