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Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. Records, 1997 (R1406)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. Records contain the book Win-Win: A Information History of Associated Electric Cooperative Inc., written by Russ Holt and published in 1997.

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Lilburn W. Boggs Papers, 1838-1839 (C1753)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Acts of the General Assembly during the administration of Governor Boggs, concerning organization and boundaries of Clark, Buchanan, Grundy, and Platte Counties; declaration of Ni-chi-ne-ba-to-na River as a navigable stream; and payment for services of grand jurors.

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Carrie Rogers Clark Papers, 1897-1935 (C0251)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Papers relating to application of William B. Rogers for Trenton postmastership, biographical sketch of Carrie Rogers Clark, and brief description of Trenton, Missouri.

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Ethlyn Cockrell Collection, 1846-1859 (C0254)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Letter from Trenton, MO, tells of journey from Kentucky, staking claims for homesteads, putting in crops; 300-400 Mormons in north Missouri on their way to California, and Missourians' feelings toward them; food prices. Land grant issued in 1859 to War of 1812 veteran for military services. Family history.

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Henry Clay and William H. Crawford Letters, 1857-1865 (C0239)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Copies of letters to their family from Union soldiers operating in southwest Missouri.

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Daughters of Rebekah, Missouri Assembly Records, 1932-1990 (R0616)
(8 rolls of microfilm)

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These are printed minutes of the annual meetings of the Rebekah Assembly of Missouri. The minutes include lists of state officials, delegates, and alternates, financial information and committee reports, matters concerning the Odd Fellows Home in Liberty, Missouri, and a listing of the names and local addresses of all Rebekah lodges in Missouri.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Dorcas Richardson Chapter Papers, 1963 (C3219)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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"Grundy County Tour," compiled by chapter in Trenton, Missouri.

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William R. Denslow Collection, 1841-1929 (C0822)
0.4 cubic feet

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The collection contains materials collected by William R. Denslow, including his father's memoirs, articles on local history, letters (1859-1861), written by a young boy working on a whaling ship, and a typescript copy of an 1898 diary describing the Yukon gold fields.

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Samuel Rodgers Dillman Papers, 1890-1995 (C0046)
3 cubic feet (262 folders), 2 oversize volumes

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Correspondence, bills, receipts, clippings, pamphlets, and church supply catalogues of a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Dillman held pastorates in St. Louis, where he was engaged in settlement house work; Berwyn, Nebraska; and several towns in southwest Missouri. Papers are from the St. Louis and southwest periods of his ministry.

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Missouri Place Name Survey Papers, 1954-1982 (C4390)
1.2 cubic feet (35 folders)

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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.

Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
23 cubic feet (964 folders, 4 oversize folders)

The papers of Lynn Morrow 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.

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North Central Missouri Region Photograph Collection, 1897-1964 (P1111)

An artificial collection of photographs of the North Central Missouri region, including Harrison, Mercer, Putnam, Sullivan, Grundy, Daviess, Livingston, and Linn counties.

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Robert C. Brown Photograph Collection, 1900-1971 (P0004)
51 photographs

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Photographs of Missouri railroad depots, primarily for the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad. Photographs relating to A.F. Schliecker of Kansas City, Missouri.

Ruskin College (Trenton, Mo.) Papers, 1899-1909 (C3803)
0.3 cubic feet (14 folders)

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Papers related to the Ruskin Hall Movement, a British socialist movement, and to Ruskin College, an American branch of the movement located in Trenton, MO. The collection includes a typescript history, catalogs, and newspaper articles.

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Trenton Drug Store (Trenton, Mo.) Records, 1898-1908 (C2962)
6 rolls of microfilm

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Daybooks, account and cash books, and ledgers. No information available on the establishment or dissolution of the store.

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Trenton, Missouri, Brochure, 1963 (C3179)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Informational brochure published by the Chamber of Commerce, Trenton, MO, with a map of the town, and a list of churches and other organizations.

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William R. Denslow Photograph Collection, 1898-1966 (P0023)
184 photographs

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Photographic prints of events from ca. 1900: University of Missouri Agriculture and Engineering student activities, St. Louis World's Fair including construction of various buildings and people, Macon and Trenton scenes and scenes of Washington, D.C.

Wright's Studio Postcards, no date (P0629)
7 postcards

Photo postcards of Trenton, MO, published by Wright's Studio.

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