Mabel Aeschliman Portrait, no date (P0262)
Copy photo of Mabel Aeschliman, who served from 1943-1944 in the legislature. She was the first republican to serve in the state legislature from Schuyler County since the Civil War and the first woman to serve from north of the Missouri River.
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."
William Atherton Brooks Papers, 1897 (C1953)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
One autobiographical sketch in prose, one in poetry; a genealogical sketch of the Brooks family of Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri; a poem, "The Great Flood of Little Black, May 9th, 1875."
Glenwood, Missouri, Bonds, 1874 (C1709)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Three unsigned $100 bonds issued by the board of education.
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.
James Houston Photograph Collection, no date (P0891)
Photos of Schuyler county homes: Hall and Hughes
Harry Middleton Hyatt Papers, 1792-1956 (C4301)
3.8 cubic feet (105 folders)
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.
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.
Keith Kerby Photograph Collection, 1870-1976 (P0229)
0.42 linear feet
Various images of Glenwood and Lancaster, Missouri including street scenes, churches, schools, train wrecks, and gatherings.
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
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.
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.
An artificial collection of photographs of Missouri's northeastern most counties: Schuyler, Knox, Scotland, Clark, and Lewis.
Patrons of Husbandry, Mount Zion Grange No. 921 Record Book, 1879-1888 (C1197)
0.01 cubic feet (1 volume)
Record of dues and membership of a Liberty Township, Schuyler County, MO, grange.
Patrons of Husbandry, Mount Zion Grange No. 921 Record Book, 1874-1888 (C1198)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)
Minutes of meetings, 1880-1888; by-laws; and financial statements, 1881-1887, of a Liberty Township, Schuyler County, MO, grange. Also some loose items.
Handwritten records of the Pleasant Grove Grange, southern Jackson County, MO, including correspondence, brief minutes, voting results, financial reports, store inventories, and a small, bound book of rituals.
Ramsay Place Names File, 1928-1945 (C2366)
6 cubic feet (12 boxes), 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.
Schuyler County, Missouri, Court Order, 1870 (C3545)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
The collection contains a court order. Schuyler County Court, after a petition by inhabitants of Queen City, ordered the incorporation of the town and a police established. Includes names of petitioners, trustees, and clerk of the county court.
Ruby Rose Stauber Papers, 1777-2016 (SP0015)
13.5 linear feet, 2 oversized box
The papers of Rose Stauber contain the personal papers of Ruby Rose Stauber. They include correspondence, genealogical research, family photographs, and material related to Rose’s 31 years of service in the Women’s Army Corp.
U.S. Work Projects Administration, Historical Records Survey of Missouri, 1935-1942 (C3551)
302 cubic feet (24,282 folders); 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.