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Ben W. Alexander Collection, 1940, no date (P0378)
1 folder

Postcards of the University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia MO, Chillicothe Business College, Winston Churchill Memorial Library, Missouri State Capital, Kansas City MO, Interstate 70, Windermere Baptist Assembly (Roach, MO) and Lake of the Ozarks.

William S. Allee Papers, 1885-1916 (CA4948)
1.2 cubic feet, 1 oversize item

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Medical accounts of a Miller County, Missouri, physician. Includes a composite photograph of 1915 Missouri State Senate.

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Anchor Milling Company Records, 1882-1937 (C3351)
18.5 cubic feet, 32 oversize volumes

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Limited correspondence, invoices, cancelled checks, bank deposit slips, sales receipt books, time books, cash books, order books, day books, and ledgers of the Anchor Milling Company, Tuscumbia, MO.

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Anchor Milling Company Records, 1897-1911 (R0110)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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The Anchor Milling Company Records contain a microfilm copy of the company’s shipping records. These records include freight lists, cash book, and weekly time book of boats operated on the Osage River by the Anchor Milling Company of Tuscumbia in Miller County, Missouri.

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Leann Arndt Collection, 1931-1970 (R1507)
0.25 cubic foot (5 folders)

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The Leann Arndt Collection contains pamphlets and brochures collected by Leann Arndt. The collection includes records for the Missouri Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Missouri State Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, booklets printed by Charles H. Evers, and brochures for Iberia College.

James F. Atkisson Photographs, 1918-1960 (P0364)
25 photographs

18 photographs of Lake of the Ozarks area, 7 additional photographs on various subjects

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Austin Wood Auditorium Collection, 1967 (R0992)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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This is a brochure promoting the 1967 season at the Austin Wood Auditorium at Lake Ozark in Miller County, Missouri. Featuring starts from the "Grand Ole Opry," the country music venue featured namesake Austin Wood and such well-known performers as Loretta Lynn, Roy Acuff, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, Tex Ritter, Ralph Emery, and Ernest Tubb.

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Barton Development Corporation Photograph Collection, 1929 (R1411)
0.01 cubic foot (17 photographs)

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The Barnett Development Corporation Photograph Collection contains photographs documenting the town of Barnett, Missouri and the surrounding area where the Lake of the Ozarks would be with the completion of the Bagnell Dam on the Osage River. Included are images of the early stages of construction on the river.

Robert Baumann Photograph Collection, 1919-1960 (P0215)
40 photographs

Postcards related to Bagnell Dam, including construction, and other photos from Lake of the Ozarks area.

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A.W. Cearnal Account Books, 1834-1837 (C1069)
0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)

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Records of a Spring Garden, Miller County, MO, merchant.

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Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company Promotional Booklet, circa 1910 (R0424)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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This is "Health and Pleasure in the Missouri Hills Along Rock Island Lines," a promotional
booklet featuring hotels, rooming houses, resorts, and recreational opportunities along or near the
CRI&P Railway between St. Louis and Versailles, Missouri.

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company Promotional Booklet Collection, 1916 (R0815)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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This is "A Good Dairy Country: Central Missouri, Along Rock Island Lines, a booklet published by the "Rock Island" railroad to promote dairy farming and other agricultural pursuits along its route between Kansas City and St. Louis in Missouri.

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Bertha M. Williams Daarud Photograph Collection, 1930, no date (P0455)
18 photographs

Photos of Camden County, primarily the Linn Creek area, used in Daarud's book The Ozark Farmer's Daughter.

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Fancher Family Papers, no date (CA6325)
1 cubic foot

Family papers and genealogical records of the Fancher and Gremp von Freudenstein families of Miller, Maries, and Boone Counties. Also includes research material on the Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah in 1857.

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Greef Family Papers, 1849-1920, undated (C4510)
0.1 cubic feet (7 folders)

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Genealogical information, correspondence, photocopied images, and other documents relating to the Greefs, a German family who immigrated to Tavern Creek, Missouri, in 1833.  Some of the documents are written in German.

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Hauenstein and Company Account Book, 1872-1873 (C1116)
0.13 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Accounts of a general merchandise firm.

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Frederick Hauenstein Papers, 1980 (R0085)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Frederick Hauenstein Papers contains a photocopy of Frederick Hauenstein's autobiography. An engineering graduate of the Missouri School of Mines (now Missouri University of Science and Technology), he worked as a surveyor and engineer in the western United States, and was the last president of the Pine Belt Lumber Company in Oklahoma.

William Henry Hauenstein Daybook, 1881-1882 (C0289)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Daybook kept by William H. Hauenstein for his general store at Tuscumbia, MO.

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Iberia Junior College Collection, 1914-1958 (R0231)
0.03 cubic foot (3 folders)

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The Iberia Junior College Collection contains bulletins of the Iberia Academy and Iberia Junior College in Miller County, Missouri. There is also a history of the town of Iberia, the Academy and the College by William F. Jones.

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Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Tuscumbia Lodge No. 305 Records, 1873-1903 (R0507)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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These are the minute books of the Odd Fellows lodge at Tuscumbia in Miller County, Missouri.
The volumes contain minutes beginning with the organizational meeting on 17 September 1873 and
continuing through 14 March 1903. Routine lodge business consisted of acceptance and dismissal of
members, payments of sick and funeral benefits, and work on the various degrees of the order.

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John L. Douglass and Company Collection, 1905 (R1252)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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This is a printed letter, dated October 10, 1905, from John L. Douglass & Company of New York, New York, to the stockholders of the Missouri Lead and Coal company and the stockholders of the Standard Lead & Smelting Company. The letter presented a plan whereby the stockholders could exchange their shares for those of a successor company.

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Lake of the Ozarks Angus Association Collection, 1964 (R1210)
(1 folder)

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This is a booklet published for the Lake of the Ozarks Angus Association's 3rd Annual fall sale held at Eldon in Miller County, Missouri, on October 3, 1964. The auctioneer was Max Atkinson.

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Lake of the Ozarks Association Collection, 1956, no date (R1086)
(1 folder)

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These are a brochure and a booklet published by the Lake of the Ozarks Association, Inc., at Lake Ozark in Miller County, Missouri, to promote tourism and recreation in the Lake of the Ozarks area.

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Lamine River Baptist Association Records, 1845-1882 (R0284)
7 folders

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These are printed minutes of annual meetings of the Lamine River Association, 1845-1859 and
1877-1882. Known first as the Lamine River Regular Baptist Association, the organization was
composed of churches in Bates, Camden, Cooper, Jackson, Johnson, Miller, Morgan, and Pettis
counties in Missouri.

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Robert Lipscomb Papers, 1945-2019 (SP0053)
0.4 cubic foot (20 folders, 1 cd)

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The Robert Lipscomb Papers consists of photographs taken or collected by Robert Lipscomb in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as an oral history interview with Robert. The majority of the photographs were taken during Robert's career with the Missouri Conservation Commission and include images of Missouri's forests and landscapes, in addition to fire lookout towers across South Central Missouri.

Little Piney Baptist Association Records, 1837-1935 (R0283)
(62 folders)

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These are minutes of annual meetings of the Little Piney Association, which was composed of churches in Camden, Cole, Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski, Shannon, and Texas Counties in Missouri. At various times, the organization had also been titled a "United" and "Primitive" Baptist association.

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C. A. Manning Papers, 1902 (R1207)
(1 folder)

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This is a letter dated September 26, 1902 from C. A. "Chess" Manning of Bagnell in Miller County, Missouri, to James E. Millstead at Montreal in Camden County, Missouri. There is an accompanying letter from "Mollie " to "Josie," presumably the wives of Manning and Millstead. The letters concern sowing forage seed and household matters.

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Mercantile Bancorporation Records, 1859-1999 (S1242)
45.5 cubic feet

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This collection contains meeting minutes, property appraisal cards, annual reports, VHS tapes, and photographs pertaining to the Mercantile Bancorporation’s mission to provide financial services to customers in the Midwest. Materials of interest include property appraisal cards for residential homes in the St. Louis Metropolitan Region. The cards contain information about the lot size, construction material, and estimated value for each individual property. The materials in this collection date from 1936 to 1999.

Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Vienna Circuit Records, 1887-1908 (R0302)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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These are records of quarterly conferences of the Vienna Circuit, which included churches at Vienna, Bloom Garden, Bodendick, Branson Chapel, Enterprise, and Hughes Chapel in Maries County, and Lawson in Miller County, Missouri. The reports include minutes of meetings, financial records, and statements of spiritual conditions within the circuit.

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Miller County Exchange Bank (Olean, Mo.) Records, 1914-1944 (CA4949)
1 cubic foot

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Minutes, correspondence, monthly reports, financial statements, and similar records of the bank.

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Miller County Institute (Spring Garden, Mo.) Papers, 1885-1892 (C2237)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Catalogues, graduation certificate, and papers concerning Butler, IL, public school system.

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Miller County Institute (Spring Garden, Mo.) Record Books, 1884-1894 (C0817)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Account and record books of a preparatory school; students' accounts and records of tuition received.

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Miller County, Missouri, Assessment Lists, 1856-1857, 1877 (C1165)
0.17 cubic feet (3 volumes)

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Vol. 1, 1856, certified by E.B. Farley; Vol. 2, 1857, certified by E.B. Farley; Vol. 3, 1877, certified by G.B. Robinson.

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Morgan and Johnson Counties, Missouri Scrapbook Collection, 1905-1943 (R0622)
0.5 cubic foot (2 oversize volumes, 1 roll of microfilm)

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The Morgan and Johnson Counties, Missouri Scrapbook Collection contains scrapbooks consisting of clippings of obituaries and death notices. The emphasis is on individuals from Morgan, Miller, Johnson, and Henry Counties in Missouri. Most of the clippings concern residents of Versailles in Morgan County, and Chilhowee in Johnson County.

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Morrow and Johnson Families Papers, 1915-2021 (R1521)
3 cubic feet (85 folders, 1 oversize folder, 1,386 photographs)

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The Morrow and Johnson Families Papers contain the personal and family papers for Jennings and Lois Johnson Morrow, their parents, and their siblings. The papers include family photographs, travel diaries, newspaper clippings, World War II training books and photographs, academic papers, correspondence, and architectural drawings.

Morrow and Skaggs Families Papers, 1843-1995 (R1520)
3 cubic feet (109 folders, 1,139 photographs, 75 negatives, 5 tin types)

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The Morrow and Skaggs Families Papers contain materials related to the Morrow and Skaggs families predominantly of Miller County, Missouri. The bulk of the materials is an expansion of Joe Morrow’s genealogical compilation, Ancestors and Descendents [sic] of George & Ethel (Skaggs) Morrow, privately printed, June 1980. The materials include correspondence, family trees, photographs, certificates, and personal documents.

Lynn Morrow Map Collection, 1885-2016, bulk 1936-1981 (R1519)
6 cubic feet (16 folders, 194 maps)

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The Lynn Morrow Map Collection contains copies and original Missouri related maps collected by Lynn Morrow. The collection includes atlases, waterway maps, road and train maps, tourist and highway maps, and geological maps.

Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
24 cubic feet (1051 folders, 5 oversize folders, 11,170 photographs, 852 negatives)

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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.

Mount Pleasant, Missouri, Board of Trustees Minute Book, 1871-1878 (C1187)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of meetings of the board of trustees of the town of Mount Pleasant, Miller County, MO.

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"Northeast and East," and "Seven Hundred Twenty-five Plus," T. Thistle McKinney, 1928-1929 (C4263)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The records of T. Thistle McKinney contain two travel logs, one of an automobile trip taken in 1928 through the northeastern states, Canada, and the eastern states. The other was made in 1929, through parts of northeast Missouri and into some Ozark counties.

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Osage River Resevoir Region, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1891-1999 (P1129)

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An artifical collection of photographs of the counties surrounding Truman Resevoir and Lake of the Ozarks: Henry, St. Clair, Benton, Hickory, Morgan, Camden, and Miller counties.

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Osage River United Baptist Association Records, 1849 (R0286)
1 folder

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These are minutes of the fifth annual meeting of the Osage River Association, which was
composed of United Baptist churches in Camden, Maries, Miller, and Morgan counties in Missouri.
Included are membership statistics, a summary of the Association's business, a report on evangelical
work, and a circular letter urging adequate financial support of the ministry.

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Ozark All-Stars Photograph Collection, 1960s (R1477)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder, 1 photograph)

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The Ozark All-Stars Photograph Collection contains the autographed photograph of the Ozark All-Stars, performers from the Country Music Hall at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.

Ozark Opry Booklet Collection, circa 1963-1971 (R0856)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Ozark Opry Booklet Collection contains three souvenir booklets for the Ozark Opry, a country music show founded by Lee and Joyce Mace and located at Osage Beach in Miller County, Missouri.

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