Vietnam War

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Donna Allen Papers, 1920-1992 (C3795)
18.6 cubic feet, 18 audio cassettes, 1 audio disc

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Papers of director of Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press and editor of Media Report to Women. Includes professional correspondence and printed materials on sex and race discrimination cases, media stereotypes, public broadcasting, women's news, national and international women's conferences, and women in management. Also documents Allen's involvement in labor, civil rights, and anti-war activism.

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.

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.

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Tad Bartimus Papers, 1942-2020 (CA5738)
17.1 cubic feet, 123 audio cassettes, 16 video cassettes, 73 computer discs, 31 CDs, 9 DVDs, 473.05 GB of digital files, 25 oversize items

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Articles, photographs, correspondence, and other writings of AP reporter Tad Bartimus. Also includes some personal material.

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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Dutton Brookfield Papers, 1844-1979 (C2732)
72.4 cubic feet, 5 audio cassettes

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The papers of Dutton Brookfield contain the business, political and personal papers and photographs of a Kansas City, MO, community leader. Brookfield was President of Unitog Company (1953-1979), a mayoral candidate (1963, 1971), and on boards of numerous corporations and educational and civic organizations. Family papers include letters from the Civil War, World War I and II, and Vietnam.

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Burgoyne Family Papers, 1940s-2000s (CA6186)
17.5 cubic feet, 1 CD, 3 video cassettes, 29 audio discs

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Papers of Leon Burgoyne and his daughter, Suzanne. Leon was a Navy aviator during World War II and coached boys' basketball in Berrien, Michigan. Suzanne was a professor of Theatre Arts at Creighton University and the University of Missouri. The papers include correspondence from World War II and the Vietnam War, in which Suzanne's ex-husband served, and materials documenting Suzanne's teaching career.

Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace Records, 1966-1974 (S0441)
3 cubic feet, 139 folders, 8 photographs

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St. Loius-area Businessmen opposed to the Vietnam War founded the St. Louis chapter of Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace in January 1968 to protest American involvment in Vietnam. The chapter lobbied Congress, organized conferences, letter writing campaigns, and speakers to protest American involvement in Vietnam. The collection includes correspondence with speakers and other peace groups, membership lists, memoranda, newsclippings, newsletters, petitions and speeches.

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Roy L. Carver Papers, 1920-1984 (C3849)
0.8 cubic feet

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Papers of Roy Lee Carver of Columbia, MO, director of the Missouri Division of Veterans' Affairs, 1953-1973, and active member of the American Legion for 39 years. The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, reports, programs and miscellaneous material relating to Carver's activities on behalf of veterans and veterans' organizations.

Thomas B. Curtis Papers, 1950-1969 (C3300)
906 rolls of microfilm

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Constituent correspondence and committee files from Curtis's service as a Republican Congressman from Missouri. Bulk of committee material pertains to Ways and Means and Joint Economic Committees. Filed chronologically by topic within each year. Originals discarded.

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E.L. Dale Interview, 1965 (C3396)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Tape and transcription of interview with editor of CARTHAGE EVENING PRESS. Topics include Dale's background, role of news, editor, government role in news media, civil rights, and contemporary issues in U.S. and Missouri.

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Melvin C. DeWitt Papers, 1966-2009 (R1418)
0.5 cubic foot (18 folders, 15 photographs)

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The Melvin C. DeWitt Papers contain the personal military papers and photographs of Melvin C. DeWitt who served in the United States Army from 1966 until his retirement in 1986. Also include are DeWitt's papers related to his employment with the Missouri Department of Corrections.

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Rory Vincent Ellinger Collection, 1951-1973 (C3555)
3.4 cubic feet

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Papers of a student activist at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 1966-1972, who served as president of the Columbia branch of Students for a Democratic Society and was active in the New Democratic Coalition and numerous other organizations.

SDS papers and SDS NEW LEFT NOTES are included.

Ex-POW Bulletin Collection, no date (CA5970)
1.9 cubic feet

Publication written by and for former prisoners of war. Includes stories on legislation, reunions, and reminiscences of veterans from World War II and other conflicts.

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Stanley R. Fike Papers, 1941-1985 (C3882)
6.8 cubic feet, 2 audio cassettes

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Correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, memoranda and office notes of the administrative assistant to U.S. Senator Stuart Symington from 1952 until Symington's retirement in 1976. Contains materials relating to various Symington campaigns as well as Fike's personal life.

Susan H. Findley Papers, 1953-2010 (R1317)
3 cubic feet (50 folders)

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The Findley papers consist of the correspondence and personal papers of Susan Hancock Findley and her husband, Marshall E. Findley; including his years in Rolla as an associate professor of chemical engineering, correspondence and papers as his time as a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) guest professor in South Vietnam, letters from Vietnam and Malaysia. Findleys wrote of living and traveling in Asia, working in the USAID program, politics, and the course of the war in Vietnam.

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First Christian Church (Columbia, Mo.) Records, 1824-1997 (C3991)
16.75 cubic feet, 18 audio cassettes

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The church records include minutes of administrative boards and committees, ministers' and administrators' papers, papers of the Christian Student Congregation, publications, the Bear Creek Church record book, the record book of the Construction Committee, and papers of several affiliated clubs and committees. Documents especially cover the period from the 1920s to 1964. In addition, this collection contains drafts and notes by Mary K. Dains for her history of the First Christian Church published in 1996. Her research includes interview recordings with church members.

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Nicholas George Papers, 1930s-2000s (CA5993)
78 cubic feet, approx. 900 audio tapes, approx. 800 audio cassettes, 3 video cassettes, 13 films, 15 audio discs, 17 CDs

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Office correspondence, wire copy, and news reports on audio tapes and cassettes of managing editor for ABC Radio News during the 1960s and 1970s. Tapes document most major events of this period including the Kennedy and King assassinations, Vietnam War, and space missions. The papers also contain materials from George's teaching career in the 1980s and 1990s.

Malvin R. Goode Papers, 1911-2001 (C1706)
8 cubic feet, 275 audio cassettes, 88 audio tapes, 11 video cassettes, 6 film reels

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Malvin Russell Goode, Sr. was the first African American broadcast journalist at ABC News. The collection consists of letters, speeches, photographs, audio cassettes, reel-to-reel tapes, awards, and other miscellaneous items documenting his life, career, and African-American culture.

Lena G. Greenlaw Papers, 1950-1977 (C3600)
0.8 cubic feet

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Papers of a journalism librarian at the University of Missouri-Columbia and active worker in the peace movement. Magazines, tracts, financial and activity records of world, national and local (Columbia, MO) organizations are included.

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T.M. "Ted" Hamilton Papers, 1922-1984 (C3073)
14 rolls of microfilm

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Papers of a Saline County, MO, farmer and expert on historic and prehistoric weaponry. Correspondence on archaeological and historical topics, as well as personal, business, and local civic affairs. Also includes photographs, notes, organizational materials, publications and manuscripts on Hamilton's archaeological interests.

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Warren E. Hearnes Papers, 1950-1972 (C3522)
9 cubic feet, 9 rolls of microfilm

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Materials determined by Hearnes, governor of Missouri, 1965-1973, to be his personal papers. Bulk of collection is correspondence regarding campaigns, legislation, and Democratic Party. Material on gubernatorial succession amendment, 1965. Arranged by topic, then chronologically within topic. Scrapbooks are on microfilm.

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Paul C. Jones Papers, 1943-1969 (C3604)
60.6 cubic feet

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Constituent and legislative correspondence from Jones's terms as a Democratic congressman from Missouri's 10th district, 1948-1969. Jones's major committee assignments included the Agriculture and the House Administration Committees.

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Labor for Peace Conference Records, 1972-1973 (S0426)
0.01 cubic foot, 5 folders

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Labor for Peace was a voluntary organization of trade union leaders who joined together in 1972 to bring an end to the war in Vietnam. 985 delegates from 32 states and the District of Columbia attended the founding conference in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 23-24, 1972. The delegates represented 35 international unions and issued a statement of policy that outlined their perspective of the effects of the war on America. They demanded immediate withdrawal from Vietnam and a peace-oriented economy. The records include correspondence, memos, reports, a policy statement, and newspaper clippings.

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Donald M. Lance Papers, 1938-2002 (C3992)
11.3 cubic feet, 144 audio cassettes

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The professional papers of an MU linguist and English professor contain his professional writings, presentations, and research on the dialects of Missouri, pronunciation of "Missouri," Missouri folklore, discourse, academic courses taught at MU, memorabilia from Texas A & M University, and records of the Missouri Folklore Society, American Name Society, American Dialect Society, and other organizations in the field of toponymy and dialectology.

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Harold H. and Dorothy V. Leake Papers, 1841-1990 (C4011)
40.25 cubic feet, 4 card files, 9 audio discs, 8 video cassettes

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The papers of Harold H. Leake, music teacher, radio broadcaster, and Episcopal priest, and Dorothy V. Leake, educator and biologist, consist of correspondence, radio scripts, manuscripts, diaries, subject files, and other materials relating to the personal and professional lives of the Leakes and their family.

Jerry L. Litton Papers, 1960-1976 (C3730)
25 cubic feet, 1 audio cassette, 10 audio tapes, 29 video cassettes, 150 video tapes, 3 films, 53 DVDs

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Papers of Missouri 6th District congressman from 1973 to 1976 and candidate in the 1976 Democratic primary for U.S. senator. The papers include correspondence, congressional office files, campaign files, and miscellaneous material pertaining to the television show "Dialogue With Litton;" the Litton Charolais Ranch; and the Jerry Litton Memorial.

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Mary Jo Herde Photograph Collection, 1949-1970 (P0223)
21 photographs

Original photos of the "Early Freak Movement in Columbia" and Vietnam War protests.

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Sarah McClendon Papers, 1931-1992 (C2579)
3.5 cubic feet

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Personal and professional papers of Sarah Newcomb McClendon, White House news correspondent from Tyler, Texas. McClendon was also a women's rights advocate throughout her life and the collection focuses on women's rights issues. Addition to the National Women and Media Collection.

Ann Bryan Mariano McKay Papers, c. 1892-2009 (C4009)
16.25 cubic feet, 26 audio cassettes, 1 film, 10 rolls of microfilm, 1 computer disc

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The papers of Ann Bryan Mariano McKay, a journalist and Vietnam War correspondent, consist primarily of material relating to her work on the independent newspaper, Overseas Weekly, and include newspapers, newspaper copy, photographs, correspondence, and legal materials regarding a lawsuit over distribution of the newspaper in Vietnam. Other materials in the collection document her work with Vietnamese orphanages, as well as various aspects of both her personal and professional life, including a return trip to Vietnam in 1995 with her adopted daughter.

James L. Miller Interview, 1965 (C3397)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Tape and transcripts of an interview with the editor of the Washington Missourian.

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Missouri Peace Studies Institute Records, 1965-1979 (C3694)
6.8 cubic feet

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Papers of a Columbia-based organization established in 1968 to discover ways to implement peace, to promote and encourage peace research and education, and to work with other peace organizations. Included are records of the group and its subject files. The institute disbanded in 1978.

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Missouri State Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records, 1891-1975 (C0216)
21.6 cubic feet (1734 folders)

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Correspondence, convention proceedings, financial and membership records, minutes, reports, and records of the Council and its Committee on Political Education, the Missouri State Federation of Labor, and Labor's League for Political Education. Subject file on topics of interest to labor including political, legislative, and civic activities of Council executive officers.

Missouri Veteran Stories Collection, 2007-2010 (C4089)
934 DVDs, 230 DAT tapes

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The collection of veteran's stories contain DVDs and DAT tapes with Missouri veterans.

Missouri Veterans History Project Oral History Records, 2010-2020 (C4052)
6.33 cubic feet, 10 CDs, 1649 DVDs

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The records of the Missouri Veterans History Project contain the local copy of veteran oral history interviews recorded for the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress. The records include audio, video, interview logs, and some transcripts. The former Western Historical Manuscript Collection, a joint collection with the State Historical Society of Missouri, was a founding partner of the Veterans History Project in 2001.

Missouri Veterans Oral History Project, 2006-2019 (C4020)
0.4 cubic feet, 2 audio cassettes, 32 CDs, 1 DVD

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Interviews with Missourians who served in the armed forces. The collection includes compact discs, audio cassettes, DVDs, and transcripts of the interviews, as well as biographical information on the interviewees.

Rusty Monhollon Collection, 2001 (CA5896)
0.2 cubic feet, 8 audio cassettes

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Audio recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by students for a University of Missouri course on post-1945 U.S. history.

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Plassmeyer Family Papers, 1862-1987 (C4226)
4.4 cubic feet (105 folders); 2 oversize items

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The papers of an Osage County family that includes correspondence, photographs, military records, Osage County history, and genealogy records for the Plassmeyer and related families.

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R. Bruce McMillan Papers, 1968-1976 (CA6561)
1 folder, 4 audio cassettes, 5 CDs

The papers contain correspondence between McMillan and Marvin Kay during the Vietnam War, as well as audio recordings of a hoedown at Avery School in Avery, Missouri, in 1976.

James H. Rollins Papers, 1961-1981 (C3056)
3 cubic feet

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James Henry (Jimmy) Rollins was a black civil rights activist and University of Missouri law student who was convicted of dispensing marijuana in 1968, jumped bail to avoid prosecution and was subsequently caught and imprisoned in 1974 for that and other crimes. The papers consist primarily of letters from the imprisoned Rollins to one of his supporters, and of notes, newspaper clippings, case files, and other printed material related either to his case or to contemporary political and racial conditions in Columbia and at the University of Missouri.

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Larry Rottmann Collection, 1960s-2000s (CA5858)
107.35 cubic feet, audiovisual material, oversize material

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Compilation of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, publications, newspaper clippings, teaching material, production material, organizational records, and audio and video recordings related to Vietnam, the Vietnam War and anti-war activity, veterans, and conflict literature.

George R. Roussell Photographs, 1944-1967 (CG0023)
0.02 cubic feet

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Photographs and awards relating to George R. Rousell during his time of service in the Navy during World War I, Korean, and Vietnam Wars.

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John C. Schuder Papers, 1964-1975 (C3915)
0.8 cubic feet

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Papers of John C. Schuder, an officer of the Columbia, MO, Chapter of the Fellowship of Reconciliation and member of the Anti-War Moratorium Committee. The Schuder Papers consist of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material.

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St. Louis Peace Information Center Records, 1963-1976 (S0136)
3.2 cubic feet, 173 folders

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The records of the St. Louis Peace Information Center contain correspondence, meeting minutes, and peace literature written and published by St. Louis and national peace groups, pertaining to the Center’s mission to facilitate communication and cooperation among St. Louis-area anti-war groups, as well as to inform the public about peace, activism, conscription, and the Vietnam War. The Center also provided draft counseling to conscientious objectors opposed to the war in Vietnam. Subjects of interest include anti-Vietnam protests in the St. Louis area, war tax resistance, and laws and regulations regarding draft counseling. The bulk of the materials date from the Center’s founding in 1967 to its closing in 1974.

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Ruby Rose Stauber Papers, 1777-2016 (SP0015)
13.5 linear feet, 2 oversized box

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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.

Malvina Stephenson Papers, 1863-1996 (C4038)
8.75 cubic feet, 2 video cassettes, 1 audio disc

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The papers of Malvina Stephenson contain the professional papers of a journalist who spent most of her career covering politics in Washington, D.C. The collection includes story and subject files, scrapbooks of articles and columns, research for a biography on Senator Robert S. Kerr, scripts for radio news reports, and other personal and professional material.

Stuart Symington Papers, 1953-1976 (C3562)
292 rolls of microfilm

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Carbon copies of letters sent from Stuart Symington's office while he was a Democratic senator from Missouri. The files are arranged alphabetically by year.

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W. Stuart Symington Papers, 1918-1995 (C3874)
316.25 cubic feet, 86 ephemera items, 41 audio discs, 11 audio cassettes, 64 audio tapes, 32 reels of 16mm film, 2reels of 35mm film, 3 video tapes, 2 video cassettes, 2 CDs, 5 DVDs

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The senatorial collection of William Stuart Symington, U.S. Senator for Missouri from 1953 through 1976, includes constituent correspondence, family and personal correspondence, limited genealogical and family materials, appointment books and calendars, audio and video recordings, campaign materials, editorial cartoons, select invitations and itineraries, limited pre-senatorial materials, photographs, photographic negatives and slides, press files, scrapbooks, select Congressional testimonies, speeches, staff memoranda, voting records, and miscellaneous ephemera.

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Teresa Gallagher Papers, 1927-1988 (S0871)
5 cubic feet

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This collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, newspaper clippings, articles, photographs, and audio recordings. The materials in this collection document Teresa Gallagher’s involvement with the Thomas A. Dooley Foundation, the Tom Dooley Heritage, Inc., and other organizations and people who worked to continue Dr. Tom Dooley’s mission to provide medical care to third world communities. The collection also includes information regarding Gallagher’s book Give Joy to My Youth: A Memoir of Dr. Tom Dooley.

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University of Missouri-Columbia Campus Ephemera, 1967-1978 (C3628)
0.4 cubic feet

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Papers produced by various anti-war, political, religious, student, and community groups for distribution on the UMC campus: newspapers, newsletters, broadsides, petitions, flyers, handbills, pamphlets, posters, circular letters, reprints, programs, announcements and position papers.