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"Alfalfa in Bates County, Missouri," T.F. Yost, 1927 (C2674)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a report on promotion of alfalfa planting in Bates County.

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Hermann B. Almstedt Papers, 1887-1954 (C2408)
1.5 cubic feet

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Correspondence with colleagues and students, articles, speeches, poems, programs, report cards and diplomas of Hermann B. Almstedt, professor of Germanic Languages at the University of Missouri.

Alpha Gamma Delta, Epsilon Alpha Alumnae Chapter Records, 1980s (CA2977)
0.4 cubic feet

Records of a University of Missouri-Columbia sorority, consists of directories, newsletters, correspondence and miscellaneous records, and issues of the ALPHA GAMMA DELTA QUARTERLY, 1980s.

Alpha Gamma Rho, Theta Chapter Records, 1920-1973 (C3621)
0.5 cubic feet

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Records, correspondence and scrapbooks of a University of Missouri agricultural fraternity and its building association.

Alpha Pi Zeta Records, 1915-1965 (C0142)
0.4 cubic feet

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Minutes, constitution and by-laws, correspondence, financial reports, organizational information, membership lists, programs, and essay.

Alumnae Rush Advisory Committee Papers, 1967-1968 (C3336)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Minutes of Permanent Alumnae Rush Committee meetings. Topics discussed include organization and function of Committee, plans for computer rush, procedure for bid matching and rush schedule.

Bower Aly Address, 1974 (C3581)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Address on the poetry of John G. Neihardt, dedicating ground for the Neihardt building in Bancroft, NE, August 4, 1974.

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.

Helen Anderson Papers, 1971-1980 (C4136)
1 cubic foot

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The Helen L. Anderson papers contain records, correspondence, and notes from her time serving on the Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women at the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. This collection includes records, correspondence and research related to both of the Committee's subcommittees, Academic and Non-Academic.

Isadore Anderson Papers, 1900s (CA6194)
1 cubic foot

Addition of notebooks and diagrams of a medical student at the University of Missouri, 1900s. Includes medical articles and publications by various authors and Anderson's prescription notes and card file when he was a physician in Kansas City, Missouri. See also C0961.

Andrew Tau Photographs, 1928-1968 (P0143)
31 photographs

Photos by Andrew Tau, ca. 1965, including several of the University of Missouri, Columbia and Boone County.

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Army R.O.T.C., University of Missouri, Photograph Collection, no date (P0838)
16 photographs

Portraits of professors of military science and tactics at the University of Missouri.

Arthur T. Bailey Scrapbook, 1925-1930 (P0261)
146 photographs

Scrapbook containing photographs taken 1925-1930 while Arthur T. Bailey was a student at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Various images of the university and students.

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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.

Athenaean Literary Society Records, 1842-1925 (C0447)
1 cubic foot, 3 volumes

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Minutes and records of the organization, constitutions, membership lists, censors' reports, a history, and scrapbook.

Athenaean Literary Society Papers, 1933-1958 (C3346)
1 cubic foot, 3 volumes

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Correspondence of the University of Missouri Speech Department, Delta Sigma Rho, Athenaean Literary Society, and Missouri High School Speech Association. Also includes debate data, newspaper clippings, photographs, and three forensic activities scrapbooks.

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.

Lewis E. Atherton Papers, 1865-1974 (C3603)
13.7 cubic feet

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Papers of a University of Missouri professor of history and author. Personal, professional and editorial correspondence, departmental and committee papers, syllabi, lectures, exams, research notes, manuscripts of speeches, articles and books, records of students and copies of historical documents.

Lewis E. Atherton Address on Thomas Jefferson, 1971 (C3333)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Copy of address delivered by professor of history at the University of Missouri-Columbia on occasion of Jefferson birthday observance on April 13, 1971.

James D. Atwater Papers, 1980s-1990s (CA5691)
20 cubic feet

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Papers of a journalism educator and dean of the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Includes correspondence, talks, subject files, teaching materials, papers related to writing projects,and other materials.

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.

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Ray Baird Papers, 1897-1985 (C0749)
0.6 cubic feet

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Papers of a Missouri professional youth work director, 1925-1956; businessman, 1956-1974; and amateur band leader, 1974-1982. Includes personal papers, genealogical materials on the Baird family, diaries, correspondence, poetry, award presentations, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

John E. Ballard Papers, 1965-2005 (CA6135)
31 cubic feet, 7 videocassettes

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A local government specialist for 21 years for the University of Missouri Extension, Ballard earned a Master's degree in Community Development from the University of Missouri. Papers include personal research, records from his private consulting business, political newsletters, and other miscellaneous files.

Hartley H. Banks Papers, 1876-1928 (C3228)
0.13 cubic feet (6 folders)

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Newspaper clippings of book reviews, speeches, and poems. Letters received on death of brother, Lynn S. Banks, 1928. Speeches on inauguration of Samuel S. Laws as president of the University of Missouri, 1876, and other speeches. Tribute to John T. Mitchell, 1921. 1883 pencil drawing of scene on University campus by J.J. Fowler.

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Thomas Swain Barclay Papers, 1912-1935 (C3938)
3 cubic feet (69 folders)

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Papers of Thomas Swain Barclay, a member of the American Red Cross during World War I, and member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at the University of Missouri. Personal and professional correspondence, wartime diary, overseas duty related papers, newsletters and programs, photographs, and miscellaneous material collected from his various associations. Also research material on Champ Clark.

Russell S. Bauder Papers, 1910-1971 (C3347)
24.7 cubic feet

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Papers of a University of Missouri professor, economist, and arbitrator. Arbitration cases and labor agreements, 1929-1971; U.S. Employment Service papers, 1935-1939; U.S. National War Labor Board, Wage Stabilization, 1942-1952; speeches and articles, 1932-1943; and miscellaneous materials.

Thomas L. Beazley Letters, 1883-1885 (C1934)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains ten letters written by Beazley on various subjects including teaching, Missouri University literary societies, and land values in Missouri and Kansas.

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Thomas Beazly Receipt, 1840 (C1656)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Receipt of $25, one half his pledge to the University of Missouri.

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Sarah Elizabeth Messer Becking Photograph Collection, 1993-2003 (CA6292)
9.5 cubic feet, 148 computer discs

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Papers of a Missouri School of Journalism alumnus and professional photographer who covered University of Missouri athletics.

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Ralph C. Bedell Papers, 1929-1986 (C2543)
50.25 cubic feet, 36 audio tapes, 2 films, 1 filmstrip

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Papers of educator and psychologist. Bedell directed NDEA Counseling and Guidance Institutes, taught at the Universities of Nebraska and Missouri, and served as secretary-general of the South Pacific Commission. Collection includes materials from Counseling and Guidance Institutes, counseling case files, and papers of South Pacific Commission.

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Ralph C. Bedell Papers, 1940s-1980s (CA5084)
14.9 cubic feet, oversize

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Addition of papers relating to the South Pacific Commission, the National Defense Education Act, U.S. Naval Flight Preparatory Schools, the University of Missouri, and other topics. Includes photos and slides.

Morris Frederick Bell Architectural Drawings, 1883-1895 (C3632)
0.2 cubic feet, 201 oversize items

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Elevations, plans, and details for the buildings of the University of Missouri Francis Quadrangle, the Missouri Industrial Home for Girls at Chillicothe, churches, private and public schools, and domestic architecture in Missouri.

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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.

Rudolf Bennitt Papers, 1942-1946 (C0210)
1 cubic foot (66 folders)

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The papers include copies of newsletters sent out from Missouri Cooperative Wild Life Research Unit to former members at the University of Missouri who were in the armed services. The newsletters contain excerpts of letters from students in the armed services, pertaining to all phases of training, general news of the University, Wild Life Commission, Research Unit assignments, resumes of state and national meetings, and discussion of post-war curriculum. Also included are student papers containing correspondence with Bennitt and some course information.

Beta Phi Mu, Psi Chapter Records, 1971-2001 (C4370)
1 cubic foot (41 folders)

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Records of the Psi Chapter of Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. The Psi Chapter is located at the University of Missouri School of Library and Information Science. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, chapter newsletters, membership and mailing lists, treasurers' reports, and accounting information.

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Beta Theta Pi, Zeta Phi Chapter Papers, 1921-1963 (C3217)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Copies of miscellaneous letters, clippings, and songs of a University of Missouri fraternity.

Mary Kay Blakely Papers, 1970s-1990s (CA6145)
5 cubic feet

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Personal papers of the author, journalist, and professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Includes correspondence, research materials, published magazine and newspaper articles.

Bliss Lyceum Records, 1890 (C0877)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Constitution and articles of association of an organization at the University of Missouri. The group was formed to encourage legal study, to provide a forum of thought, to strengthen collegiate ties, and to secure benefits from discussions of legislative and judicial questions.

Boone County, Missouri, Court Papers, 1851 (C2076)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains two letters to the judges of the Boone County court as a court of appeals, from James Shannon, president of the University of Missouri, George H. Matthews, professor of Languages, and W.W. Hudson, July 24 and August 2, 1851. The letters request relief from the unconstitutional taxation of the salaries of University of Missouri officers.

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Thomas W. Botts Papers, 1912-1981 (C2686)
3.2 cubic feet

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Correspondence, training information, and track meet programs of the University of Missouri track and cross-country coach Thomas W. Botts.

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Virginia M. Botts Collection, 1829-1988 (CA2619)
8.4 cubic feet, 10 oversize items

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Personal correspondence, genealogical research materials, materials concerning Boone County and the University of Missouri, photographs, postcards, and miscellaneous material of a genealogist from Boone County, Missouri.

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William L. and Doris Crump Bradshaw Papers, 1872-1979 (C4268)
1.4 cubic feet (63 folders)

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Correspondence, research material, announcements, photographs and postcards of Doris Crump Bradshaw, and her husband, William L. Bradshaw, a professor in the Department of Political Science and later Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

William L. Bradshaw Papers, 1912-1973 (C2556)
11.2 cubic feet

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The papers of William L. Bradshaw contain business and personal papers of Bradshaw, political scientist and dean of the University of Missouri Business School, 1946-1961. Included are papers as delegate to Missouri Constitutional Convention, 1943-1944, member of State Reorganization Commission, 1953-1955, and other state, local, and professional organizations.

Thomas A. Brady Papers, 1910-1959 (C0033)
10 cubic feet

Papers of University of Missouri vice-president re-establishment of a four-year medical school, Missouri School of Mines, and other University and educational matters.

Thomas A. Brady Papers, 1951-1959 (C2273)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Correspondence and memorial pamphlet concerning the Jesse E. Wrench Memorial Fund, University of Missouri, 1958-1959. Lists of acquisitions of Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, 1951.

Thomas A. Brady Papers, 1947-1964 (CA4891)
2.5 cubic feet

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Addition of speeches and other files of the vice-president of the University of Missouri, mostly about the Catholic Church and Catholic College student life.

Edwin Bayer Branson Papers, 1892-1954 (C2404)
1.1 cubic feet

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The papers of Edwin Bayer Branson contain correspondence, memorabilia, field books, and miscellaneous papers of a University of Missouri geologist (1910-1947), including information on the development of the Department of Geology during the 37 years he served as chairman.

Margaret M. Brashear Papers, 1868-1962 (C3393)
6.3 cubic feet, 1 volume

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Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, clippings, student papers, and articles of a professor of English at the University of Missouri. She taught classes on Mark Twain and Missouri literature and wrote several books and articles.

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