Four photographs and one postcard depicting Hamilton, Missouri. Includes images of the high school, Missouri State Highway No. 8, Hamilton Trust Co. Building, Main Street for Pres Hudges Parade, and Mr. Bamers Farm.
Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.
Jamon Aldrich Letter, 1838 (C1446)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
A Mormon immigrant wrote his brother about Missouri. Geographical location of his homestead, fertility of land, crops, prices, wages, Indians, U.S. military forts and troops, anti-Mormon sentiment, Joseph Smith, and news of family and friends.
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."
Bertha Booth Papers, 1837-1953 (C3195)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)
Papers of John Boon; plat map and notes concerning Far West, MO; typed copies of evidence given in Joseph Smith's trial, and "Mormon Names in Caldwell County and Salt Lake," article written by Bertha Booth, n.d.
An artificial collection of photographs of Caldwell County, Missouri.
Cooperation of Christian Churches of Boone County, Missouri, Records, 1908-1966 (C4273)
0.4 cubic feet (17 folders)
The records contain minutes, programs, church reports and some histories of individual churches, correspondence, financial records, resolutions, and newsletters.
Dunlap Family Papers, 1897-1965 (C4329)
0.8 cubic feet (20 folders)
The papers of the Dunlap family contains farm documentation, estate settlements, letters, greeting cards and other materials gathered between the members of the Dunlap family from Breckenridge, and Jefferson City, Missouri.
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.
Hamilton, Missouri Photograph Collection, c. 1880s-1920s (C3789)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)
The collection contains single, family, and group portraits from the late 1800s and early 1900s taken primarily by photographers in Hamilton, 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.
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
Missouri Place Name Survey Papers, 1954-1982 (C4390)
1.2 cubic feet (35 folders)
Correspondence, newsletters, notes, research material, papers, proposal, and publications of a committee of professors who undertook a Missouri Place Name Survey, building largely on the work of Professor of English Robert L. Ramsay, whose students compiled a survey of Missouri places in the 1930s. The survey was intended to produce a dictionary of Missouri place names.
Missouri Place Names Study Papers, 1927-1928 (C3459)
0.6 cubic feet
Correspondence, term papers, and information collected by graduate students at the University of Missouri during a study of the origin and history of place names in forty-two Missouri counties.
Charles O'Dell Collection, 1825-1997 (C4265)
4 cubic feet (138 folders)
The papers of a medical librarian for the Ellis-Fischel State Cancer Center, a public school and college instructor in literature, music, and performing arts, and amateur genealogist. The papers focus on genealogical research material, correspondence, notes, publications, newsletters, newspaper clippings, family group sheets, name lists, scrapbook material, photographs, slides, and other miscellaneous genealogical material.
Edward Partridge Letter, 1837 (C1622)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
To Emily and James H. Partridge, Pittsfield, MA, from Far West, MO, Oct. 12, 1837.
Disowned by his family for his Mormon beliefs, he wrote his sister Emily about his ostracism and outlined his faith. Also mentions civil and military officers, crops, wages, prices, need for lawyers, and Indian wars.
Copy photos of the James F. Colby Co. and the North Missouri Fair, both in Hamilton, MO. Additional photo of Mystical Seven, University of Missouri, 1936
Grace Price Paxton Collection, 1872-1940s (CA2794)
0.2 cubic feet, 4 oversize items
Personal memorabilia of Paxton, including programs from Christian College, school certificates, and portraits; correspondence, diplomas, and legal documents concerning the Price and Holliday families; 1872 land deeds for and in Caldwell County, Missouri, sold by the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad; and World War II ration books.
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.
Theilman Family Papers, 1881-1928 (C0410)
0.13 cubic feet (6 folders)
Letters written by four brothers and a sister, Emil, Robert, Louis, G.A., and Bertha Theilman of Kingston, MO. Comments on events at the University of Missouri, book business, family history, loaning money, and land values in southern Missouri and Dakota Territory. Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, some written by Laura M. Theilman about her family and friends, trips taken, and education, and memorabilia.
Elizabeth Remay Dabbs Thompson Papers, 1850-1932 (R0671)
0.25 cubic foot (5 folders)
The Elizabeth Remay Dabbs Thompson Papers contain the personal and family papers collected by Elizabeth Remay Dabbs Thompson from 1850 to 1932. This collection includes photocopies of family correspondence, legal documents, and business papers for the Dabbs and Thompson families of Greene County, 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.
Architectural drawings, business papers, and photographs from the premier pre-World War II architects of Kansas City, MO. also of furnishings designed by W.D. Wight.