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Alfred Edward Barnes Jr. Architectural Collection, 1888-1959 (K0004)
150 c.f.

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Architectural drawings, renderings, photographs, specifications and correspondence of the architectural firm Hoit, Price and Barnes and its predecessors.

Marie Daerr Boehringer, 1930-1997 (C1221)
4.0 cubic feet

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Diaries; correspondence; newspaper clippings; article; poem and story manuscripts; publications; and miscellaneous papers of a Cleveland, OH, journalist and poet.

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Boller Brothers Architectural Records, 1910-1982 (K0065)
9.31 c.f.

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Architectural drawings and other supporting documents for the Boller Brothers firm who specialized in theater design

John Quincy Brink Family Papers, 1868-1963 (C2885)
0.1 cubic feet

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Papers of the Brink family including John Quincy Brink, his son John Robert Brink, their children and grandchildren. The Brink family lived in Holt and Nodaway counties in northwest Missouri. Includes family letters and receipts from various businesses in and around Maryville, Missouri, in addition to reminiscences and genealogical information on the family.

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O.L. Cayton Letters, 1938 (C2175)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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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.

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Homer Croy Papers, 1905-1965 (C2534)
10.25 cubic feet, 7 volumes

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Homer Croy, a Missouri native, was the author of numerous books, short stories, plays and articles. The collection contains research and manuscripts for published and unpublished work, business and personal correspondence, financial records, contracts, photographs, and scrapbooks. The volumes are on microfilm.

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Marshall E. Ford Constitutional Convention Papers, 1943-1944 (C0018)
0.5 cubic feet (51 folders)

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Letters and papers of a Maryville, Missouri, lawyer and Democratic delegate from the 1st Senatorial District. Papers deal largely with work of various committees on which he served, especially the Committee on the Executive Department which he chaired.

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Friends of Sacred Structures Records, 1991-2015 (K1370)
5 c.f.

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The records of Friends of Sacred Structures documents, photographs, and notebooks related to religious structures assisted by FOSS, covering the period 1991 through 2015. The records also include materials related to locations targeted by the organization for assistance as well as board, council, and committee records.

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Gigous Family Papers, 1875-1877 (C0325)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Letters written to George and Mary Gigous by M.E. Wagner, sister of Mary; Amos Castle, friend of George; and Daniel Stull, cousin of George. The letters describe farming, agricultural prices, immigration, rural education, and rural life in Otter Creek, IA, and Maryville, MO. Includes typed notes on the family.

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Harry Middleton Hyatt Papers, 1792-1956 (C4301)
3.8 cubic feet (105 folders)

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The papers contain material generated or received by Harry M. Hyatt, a genealogist. The material consists of family lineage charts, family correspondence, journals, photographs, and correspondence between Harry Hyatt and other genealogical researchers. Families researched are predominately the Richardson and Baker families, but other related families are included, such as the Miller and Walton families.

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I.E. Tulloch Photographs, no date (P0769)
17 photographs

Photos of Nodaway County houses, schools, and monuments, ca. 1959-1962.

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Jack Kennedy Photograph Collection, 1939-1975 (P0396)
1 folder

Postcards of 1926 5th District Normal School (Northwest Missouri State Teachers College) football players, and 2 portraits of women: L. Fugate and unidentified. Group portrait of Missouri Power and Light Company 25-Year Club, 1958, Boonville.

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Missouri-Iowa Border Dispute Collection, 1815-1862 (R1374)
(1 folder)

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The Missouri-Iowa Border Dispute records collect 23 miscellaneous documents relating to the disputed Missouri-Iowa border. The collection contains documents in French, English, and Spanish that pertain to the underlying causes of the conflict and the eventual resolution. The collection consists of letters, land deeds, and proclamations that deal with the background and events of the conflict.

J.W. Morgan Ledger, 1875-1877 (C0295)
1 oversize volume

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Ledger of the mercantile firm and medical practice of J.W. Morgan, Graham, Nodaway County, Missouri. Includes names of customers, items purchased, and prices.

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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.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rice Postcard Collection, 1909-1946 (P0497)
18 postcards

Postcards of Missouri scenes: St. Joseph, Gallatin, Lebanon, Slater, Maryville, Branson, Jefferson City, Sedalia, St. Louis, and Kansas City.

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Mrs. Floyd Miller Photographs, no date (P0768)
3 photographs

Photos of historic sites in Graham, MO, Nodaway County.

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Nodaway County Medical Society Papers, 1928-1933 (C1610)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Announcements of Nodaway County Medical Society meetings and lectures and staff meetings of St. Francis Hospital, Maryville, MO, 1928-1933. Dr. Charles D. Humberd was secretary of the Society.

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Nodaway County, Missouri, Photographs, 1900-1903 (P1048)

Twenty-seven photographs of Nodaway County, ca. 1900-1903. Includes images of Maryville, farms, and Burlington Junction Mineral Springs Company and Hotel.

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Nodaway County, Missouri, Stray Book, 1845-1850 (C1191)
0.02 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Includes description and appraised value of animals and names of persons taking up the strayed livestock.

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Northwest Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1831-1997 (P1124)

An artificial collection of photographs from Missouri's northwestern counties: Atchison, Holt, Andrew, Nodaway, Worth, Gentry, and DeKalb.

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Parnell, Missouri, History, 1937 (C3508)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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History written by Kathleen Jones about a Nodaway County town, and copied by Wallace F. Kennedy. Newspaper item on fiftieth anniversary of founding of Parnell.

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Quitman Select School Papers, 1955 (C2058)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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List of students, correspondence, and reminiscences about school which was held at Quitman, 1882-1887.

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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.

Hamline E. Robinson Papers, 1877-1879 (C1219)
0.2 cubic feet

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Papers of Hamline E. Robinson, a Maryville, MO, book collector, consisting of a diary, a catalog of his occult library; and a volume that includes a "Sketch of the Life of Thomas Taylor, the Platonist" and a biographical account of Taylor's works.

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Julia Ann Russell Deed, 1864 (C1858)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a deed to 80 acres of land in Nodaway County from William Russell to Julia Ann Russell for the sum of $100, 13 October 1864.

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Irene S. Taylor Papers, 1891-1986 (C1220)
1.4 cubic feet

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Papers of a journalist who worked as a stringer in Paris, France, for several news organizations during the 1930s. Includes correspondence, photographs, articles, and records from her service in the U.S. Army in the 1940s and 1950s.

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Wight and Wight Architectural Records, 1904-1952 (K0825)
40.04 c.f.

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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.

Nellie J. Hall Williams Papers, 1920-1983 (K0141)
0.8 c.f.

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Personal notes and records documenting the Hall, Colton, and Williams families in the Maryville, Nodaway County, MO. Diaries of Nellie Hall and her mother, during their trip to California in 1923. Also a diary by Nellie during her final year in high school and her several reminiscences of her life and career as a teacher in rural Missouri.

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Walter E. Wilson Scrapbooks, 1942-1969 (CA6473)
0.9 cubic feet

Two scrapbooks compiled by a resident of St. Joseph, Missouri, documenting his career in the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Volume 2 includes a 1930 photograph of the crowd and burning school building at the lynching of Raymond Gunn in Maryville which Wilson witnessed. The event inspired him to go into law enforcement.