Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.
American Revolution Bicentennial, Missouri Committee for Agriculture Papers, 1974-1976 (C4276)
1.2 cubic feet (42 folders), 1 audio tape
The papers/records of the committee contain correspondence, newsletters, reports, updates, events, awards programs, lists of elected members, historical information on "centennial farms," and "Liberty Trees," meeting minutes, announcements, newspaper clippings, and audio-visual material for a slide presentation entitled "The Spirit of 76."
Nodaway Township Justice of the Peace Criminal Docket includes the name of the defendant, the charge, notes on the facts of the case, and the disposition of the case. Index to the defendant's name.
Cases which the Prosecuting Attorney for Andrew County presented for the State of Missouri. Includes the defendant's name, charge and disposition of the case. Index to the defendants name.
Andrew County School District #70, Deakin School Records, 1933-1936 (K0174)
0.02 c.f. (1 folder)
Photocopied student enrollment, attendance and grade reports, as well as teacher comments on the students and the school. Also annual statistical reports to the County Superintendent of Schools.
Bedford Family Papers, 1849-1870 (C2610)
0.2 cubic feet
Letters of an Andrew County family, Southern sympathizers during the Civil War. Early letters from Thomas Bedford describe the gold rush, travel, and life in California, abolitionist agitation and prejudice against the North. Letters from A.M. Bedford, Johnson's Island, describes life as a prisoner of war. Later letters describe Reconstruction life. 141 letters.
Minutes of regular meetings of the Church in Cosby, Andrew County, MO, lists of members, pastors who served the Church, and other information on the activities of the Church.
Minutes of the annual family reunions and genealogical information on the descendants of John and Magdaline Breit.
E.A. Carson Marriage Records, 1837-1882 (C3095)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Records of marriages solemnized by the Rev. Mr. Carson, copied from original record in Savannah, MO. Includes names of bride and groom, date and location of wedding, payment received, and personal remarks.
O.L. Cayton Letters, 1938 (C2175)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
The collection contains six letters to Mrs. William L. Smith, Savannah, MO, and one letter to Mrs. Fred Foster, Fillmore, MO, from Tacoma, WA. The letters discuss Nodaway and Andrew Counties and genealogy. Maps are included.
Anna Louise Graff Scrapbook, 1909-1934, 1973, 1979 (K0180)
0.04 c.f. (1 folder)
Photocopied scrapbook of news clippings from area newspapers, relating marriages, deaths and other family events for people in and around Savannah, Andrew County, MO.
Sarah Guitar Collection, no date (C3391)
1.5 cubic feet (5 card files); also available on 2 rolls of microfilm
Card file compiled by Sarah Guitar, reference librarian of the State Historical Society of Missouri, as a guide to county boundaries of Missouri, 1812-1929; Missouri congressional district boundaries, 1845-1933; Missouri senatorial districts, 1820-1931; and Missouri judicial circuits, 1815-1915.
Records of marriages conducted by Hart in Princeton, Mercer County,; in Raytown, Jackson County; and in Hannibal, Marion County. Each volume has an index.
A Degree Book and an Historical Register for the lodge in Savannah, Andrew County, MO.
David A. James Papers, 1790-2008 (C4126)
5 cubic feet
The research material of a hotel management instructor, whose work resulted in the publication Historic Hotels of Missouri: Hotels, Inns, and Taverns of 19th Century Missouri.
Genealogical notes, letters, transcribed copies of historical documents and other materials relating to family lines of interest to Dr. Logan Wood, a physician in Bolckow, Andrew County, Missouri.
Patient register kept by Martin, a physician, in Savannah, and first official physician for Andrew County, MO. Lists the patient's names and the services he rendered. Indexed.
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
24 cubic feet (1051 folders, 5 oversize folders, 11,170 photographs, 852 negatives)
The Lynn Morrow papers contain correspondence and research papers, with an additional significant collection of late twentieth-century promotional and advertising items. The papers reflect major areas of Morrow’s research on the southwest Missouri region; Iron, Shannon, and Washington counties; Theodore Pease Russell and his writings; and the writings of Silas C. Turnbo. The collection also includes a large selection of promotional publications and ephemera associated with late 20th century tourism in Missouri and Arkansas.
Nancy K. Smith Postcard Collection, 1900-1970 (P0029)
Postcards, all views of hospitals and clinics and some sanitariums across Missouri.
Promotional book of letters, descriptions, blueprint and photographs presenting the merits of Lanowa Park in Buchanan and Andrew Counties. The material was used to petition the Missouri State Park Commission to make Lanowa a Missouri State Park.
An artificial collection of photographs from Missouri's northwestern counties: Atchison, Holt, Andrew, Nodaway, Worth, Gentry, and DeKalb.
Independent telephone company in Savannah, Andrew County, MO. Includes Minutes, membership lists, and financial records, the Constitution and By-laws of the Company, and a telephone directory for the Andrew County Mutual Telephone Company.
Ramsay Place Names File, 1928-1945 (C2366)
6 cubic feet, 4 rolls of microfilm
Card file of origins of Missouri place names, compiled by students of Robert L. Ramsay, University of Missouri professor of English. Cards are in alphabetical order by place name.
Robert C. Brown Photograph Collection, 1900-1971 (P0004)
Photographs of Missouri railroad depots, primarily for the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad. Photographs relating to A.F. Schliecker of Kansas City, Missouri.
U.S. Work Projects Administration, Historical Records Survey of Missouri, 1935-1942 (C3551)
302 cubic feet; also available on 817 rolls of microfilm
Correspondence, records, and working files. Originally designed to survey and inventory all county government records, the survey finally included inventories of church records, manuscript collections, vital statistics, American imprints, and federal archives. Incorporates records of the Federal Writers Project for Missouri.
Guest register for a hotel in Bolckow, Andrew County, MO. Guests registered by name, city and/or occupation.
Charles Van Ravenswaay Papers, 1841-1990 (C3873)
21.8 cubic feet, 1 audio cassette
Correspondence, research notes, photographs, and literary manuscripts of historian and author Charles Van Ravenswaay, former director of the Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis; Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA; and the Henry F. duPont Winterthur Museum and Gardens, Wilmington, DE.