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Yvonne Starks Wilson Papers, 1929-2019 (KA2506)
38 cubic feet

Papers related to the life of Yvonne Wilson.

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49/63 Neighborhood Coalition Records, 1971-2001 (K0061)
20 c.f.

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Organization records of a neighborhood association in midtown Kansas City, MO.

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Acadamie Lafayette Collection, 1990-1999 (K0855)
1 c.f.

Materials documenting the process of creating the French language immersion charter school in Kansas City, MO. Includes information about the school; the charter, board, and financial records; the Kansas City School District; and other research materials.

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Frank Ackerman Papers, 1942-1972 (C3443)
14.2 cubic feet, 2 audio discs

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The Frank Ackerman Papers contain extensive documentation of his work on behalf of the mentally retarded in Missouri. This includes his research materials on services offered to the mentally retarded nationwide and his work for various organizations in Missouri. A lesser amount of material covers his farming business in Pike County, Missouri, and the funeral of Viola Ackerman. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, printed materials, organizational records, and handwritten notes.

Originals in the Virginia State Library.

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Adult Education Council of Greater St. Louis Records, 1932-1981 (S0844)
21 cubic feet, 83 photographs

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The Adult Education Council Records contains meeting minutes, correspondence, grant proposals, personnel and contact files, surveys, and photographs pertaining to the group’s mission to provide information to adult students and professional adult educators in the greater St. Louis area with information on adult education activities and offerings. The materials in this collection date from 1932 to 1981. 

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Advanced Documentary Class, Stephens College (Columbia, Mo.) Films, 2013, 2015 (CA6488)
37.8 GB of digital files

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Documentary films on historical Missouri figures and topics created by students at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, for a class taught by Chase Thompson in 2013 and 2015.

Tonia Morris Agron Papers, 1940-1954 (K1271)
0.01 c.f.

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The collection consists of photographs of a Linwood Elementary School class; installation of officers of Norma's House; and Jewish Community Center Girls Varsity Basketball.

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Akers School Records, 1910-1953 (R0480)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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These are records of the school at Akers on the Current River in Shannon County, Missouri.
The collection includes teachers' registers, 1910-1945, and the records of the district clerk, 1922-
1953.

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Akinsville & Hooper Institutes Bulletins, 1876-1885 (C0957)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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1885 bulletin of classes at the Akinsville Institute in Versailles, MO, and 1876 bulletin of the Hooper Institute in Clarksburg, MO.

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Jo-Ann Huff Albers Papers, 1977-2007 (CA6160)
17 cubic feet

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Professional papers of the journalist and director of the Western Kentucky University School of Journalism and Broadcasting. Includes correspondence, photographs, programs, newspaper clippings, class evaluations, journalism education materials, newsletters, and material on first amendment issues (flag burning, freedom of speech, freedom of information), and the Equal Rights Amendment.

Alberta Price Edmonston Photograph Collection, 1880, no date (P0361)
2 photographs

Group photograph of Christian College graduates, 1890s and group photo of Christian College students, ca. 1880s.

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Nikoles Aleshi Papers, 1900-1910 (C3828)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Papers of a Kansas City, MO grocer who developed and promoted the "Virtuana Lengueje," or "Niu Speling Sistem," a phonetic method of spelling English. The papers consist of promotional materials and photographs.

Katherine Alexander Memory Book, 1916-1917 (CA6511)
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)

Memory book kept by a student at Central College for Women in Lexington, Missouri, 1916-1917.

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Allen Moore III Collection, 1891-1940 (P0742)
4 photographs

Photos of Chillicothe Business College, ca. 1919 and ca. 1940, and postcards of Chillicothe Normal School, ca. 1890-1910.

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Alpha Delta Kappa, Missouri Chapter Records, 1953-1974 (C3669)
0.1 cubic feet, 7 oversize volumes

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Minutes and scrapbooks containing photographs, programs, newspaper articles and memorabilia of the Missouri chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, international honorary sorority for women educators. State convention minutes for 1953-1966 and minutes of the executive board meetings for 1953-1967 are included.

American Association of University Professors, Missouri Conference Records, c. 1978-1987 (CA4632)
0.4 cubic feet

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Addition of correspondence, reports, newsletters, annual meeting minutes, and other records of the organization. See also collection C0746.

American Association of University Professors, Missouri Conference Records, 1958-1982 (C0746)
2 cubic feet

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Records of a faculty organization devoted to the interests of higher education in Missouri. Contains correspondence, executive council meeting minutes, financial reports, annual meeting materials, newsletters and information on local chapters throughout the state.

American Association of University Professors, University of Missouri-Columbia Chapter Papers, 1960-1970 (C3400)
0.8 cubic feet (54 folders)

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Correspondence, minutes of meetings, resolutions, reports, membership lists. Material on tenure, vested retirement plans, academic freedom, students' rights, economic status of profession, faculty participation in political affairs and in university government, national and state annual meetings.

American Association of University Professors, University of MO-Columbia Chapter Papers, 1964-1976 (C3606)
0.4 cubic feet

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Correspondence, including local and national committee reports, newsletters, bulletins and statements, and clippings from a variety of publications on topics such as faculty participation in government, academic freedom and tenure, and students rights.

American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Kansas City Chapter Records, 1901-2014 (K0076)
13 c.f., MR 6 rolls

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Organizational records including minute books, financial records, photos and scrapbooks documenting the affairs of the chapter, a major women's club in Kansas City, Missouri.

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American Association of University Women, St. Louis Branch Records, 1901-1959 (S0739)
5 cubic feet

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This collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings documenting the American Association of University Women, St. Louis's mission to advance equity for women and girls through education and advocacy.

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American Association of University Women, Ballwin/Chesterfield Branch Records, 1980-2010 (S1158)
4 cubic feet

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This collection contains board meeting minutes, histories, conference materials, Star Award files, directories, and photographs of the Ballwin-Chesterfield branch of the American Association of University Women.

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American Association of University Women, Kirkwood-Webster Groves Branch, 1970-2014 (S1159)
5 cubic feet

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This collection contains annual reports, membership directories, promotional videotapes, and board minutes of the Kirkwood-Webster Groves branch of the American Association of University Women.

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American Field Service, Columbia, Missouri Chapter Records, 1975-2004 (C3990)
1.8 cubic feet

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Local, regional, and national newsletters, financial records, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, correspondence, and photographs of the student exchange program.

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Andrew County School District #70, Deakin School Records, 1933-1936 (K0174)
0.02 c.f. (1 folder)

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Photocopied student enrollment, attendance and grade reports, as well as teacher comments on the students and the school. Also annual statistical reports to the County Superintendent of Schools.

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Anthony Graham DiScala Photograph Collection, 1911-1912 (P0724)
2 photographs

Copy photos of Aullville Public School, 1911-1912

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Arcadia College and Ursuline Academy Collection, no date (R1093)
(1 folder)

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This is a booklet describing and promoting Arcadia College and Ursuline Academy, a school for girls located at Arcadia in Iron County, Missouri and run by the Ursuline Sisters, a Roman Catholic order. Included are photographic illustrations and descriptions of the courses of study.

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A. Sterl Artley Papers, 1940-1998 (C3955)
1.8 cubic feet

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Papers of A. Sterl Artley, professor at the University of Missouri College of Education. Artley was one of three authors of the "Dick and Jane" primers and an expert in the field of reading education. The papers consist of correspondence, his autobiography, publicity and newspaper clippings, photographs, lecture notes, and publications.

A. Sterl Artley Papers, no date (CA6392)
0.2 cubic feet

Addition of publications, clippings, bibliographies, and miscellaneous professional material. See also C3955.

Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis Records, 1960-2006 (S0848)
85 cubic feet

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The Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis Records contains correspondence, meeting minutes, news releases, reports, and photographs pertaining to its mission to support and fund cultural and educational organizations in the St. Louis area. The materials in this collection date from 1960 to 2006.

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Ash Grove Public School Collection, 1900 (R0956)
(1 folder)

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This is a Christmas souvenir for the Ash Grove Public School at Ash Grove in Greene County, Missouri. Dated 1900, it lists the names of the Board of Education, faculty, and students a the school. The students are listed in approximate alphabetical order.

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Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, Centennial Office Records, 1911-1964 (C3452)
9.5 cubic feet

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Correspondence, reference materials, minutes of meetings, special events and media material used in planning commemoration of Morrill Land-Grant Act.

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Lewis E. Atherton Papers, 1919-1979 (C3848)
3 cubic feet

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Papers of Lewis E. Atherton, a professor of history at the University of Missouri, Columbia. The papers consist of correspondence, notes, notebooks, photograph books, publications, and miscellaneous material.

John Atteberry Papers, 1902-1934 (C2061)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Report card and teaching certificates.

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Frank R. Austin Diploma, 1875 (C2288)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Teaching diploma issued to Frank R. Austin by the College of Normal Instruction, University of the State of Missouri, June 1875. Diploma signed by E.Z. Ripley, principal, and Daniel Read, president.

Peter E. Austin Papers, 1860-1861 (C1812)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Tickets to Missouri Medical College lectures.

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Avalon College Papers, no date (C1745)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of Avalon College contain histories of Avalon College, Cleiomathean Literary Society, and Philophronean Literary Society, and a list of donors to the Memorial Fund. The college was established at Avalon, Livingston County, MO, 1871-1872, and relocated at Trenton, Grundy County, MO, 1890.

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B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) Scrapbooks, 1937-2000 (K0657)
8 c.f.

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BBYO is an international, pluralistic Jewish youth group for high school-age teenagers. Scrapbooks contain paperwork, photographs, and memorabilia related to meetings, programs, and conferences.

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H.B. Babb Notebook, 1872-1875 (C0653)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Notes on the cultivation of small fruits, soil, and chemistry. Rolls of elementary school classes in back.

Jean Coover Babcock Papers, 1944-1996 (K0740)
6.25 c.f.

Family, personal, and professional materials of Babcock, a ballerina and dance instructor. Family papers include photographs, printed materials, ephemera, and material regarding her father's his job as a railroad engineer. Personal and professional papers include correspondence; photographs; clippings; programs from dance and theatre performances; material documenting her ballet career in Germany and Canada; and administrative and financial records of her Kansas City dance schools.

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Elijah Backus Diary, 1777 (C0214)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Diary kept by a Yale student during 1777. Revolutionary War, rumors of battles, counterfeiters, the housing problem for students, smallpox vaccination, and General Arnold. The last third of the diary is written in Latin.

Balke Prairie School, Benton County, Missouri Records, 1947-1957 (R0264)
2 volumes microfilmed

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These are daily and term attendance records kept by teachers of the Balke Prairie School in
northern Benton County, Missouri.

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Ball School, Morgan County, Missouri Collection, 1923 (R1105)
(1 folder)

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This is a souvenir booklet for the school year 1922-1923 at Ball School in Morgan county, Missouri. The teacher was Elizabeth Sims. Included are the names of the pupils and the members of the local school board.

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Balot and Agron Family Papers, 1937-1993 (K0889)
0.01 c.f.

Reunion booklet, the Agron-Eisberg Chronicle, containing family tree, photographs and family history.

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Banner School, Iron County, Missouri Records, 1930-1942 (R0684)
(2 oversize volumes)

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These are teachers' record books of the elemenatry school at Banner in western Iron County, Missouri. Included are records of individual attendance and classification, monthly summaries, inventories of school property, and records of visitors to the school.

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Clarence E. Bardsley Road Survey Collection, 1928-1932 (R0859)
(2 folders)

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These are survey reports, field notes, and plats regarding relocation of the Old St. Louis-Springfield Road near Arlington in Phelps County, Missouri. The surveys were performed by Clarence E. Bardsley, Special Highway Engineer and Deputy Surveyor of Phelps County. Plats show road right-of-way, the line of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway, the former site of the Ozark Iron Works, and the village of Arlington, Missouri.

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Mary Jane Barnett Papers, 1913-1997 (CG0004)
1.6 cubic feet

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The collection contains correspondence, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, business-related trade journals, a Narcotic Register, and miscellaneous papers for Mary Jane "Miss Jane" Barnett and her life and business partner, Elaine "Tommie" Davis.

Jesse William Barrett Papers, 1905-1953 (C0009)
21.75 cubic feet (1,902 folders), 11 volumes, 2 card files

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The papers of a St. Louis lawyer and politician; attorney general of Missouri, 1921-1925; Republican candidate for governor in 1936; commander of the Missouri Department of the American Legion, 1932-1933; and president of the Missouri Bar Association, 1933-1934. The collection includes material about the American Legion, Methodist Episcopal Church, Culver-Stockton College, Barrett’s St. Louis law practice, term as attorney general, Missouri Bar Association, business and family, and Republican Party campaigns and elections.

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Barstow School Records, 1892-1989 (K0277)
29 c.f.

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Barstow is a private preschool through twelfth grade school in Kansas City, MO. Included are yearbooks, material on events, activities, and students; financial and business records such as ledgers, enrollment counts, and fundraising efforts; photographs; meeting minutes; and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks may include correspondence; school newspapers; printed and published material such as programs and invitations; photographs; and clippings.

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