Columbia Manuscript Collections

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C0101 Joseph Wingate Folk Papers 1902-1952

Unfinished biography of Folk by his sister, Mrs. James Avery Webb. Clippings pertaining to Folk's career as circuit attorney in St. Louis, 1902-1904; Democratic governor of Missouri, 1904-1909; races for Senate and failure to win election, 1918; career in Washington, D.C., 1917-1923, under President Woodrow Wilson; and death in 1923. Letters of sympathy at death, Folk-Bates genealogy, speeches by Folk, and miscellaneous material.

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C0102 Freshour Family Papers 1843-1911

A group of bills and checks [1880]; maps of Missouri and Mexico [1904]; letters of John Freshour to his father from school; letter from Thomas E. Freshour to his wife, and list of things taken by federal soldiers in 1861; autograph book of Mary Letts, 1879; copy book of John Freshour; account book; and justice of the peace marriage record from Centertown, Cole County, Missouri, 1840s.

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C0103 University of Missouri, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology Records 1965-1966

Correspondence of members of the department concerning applicants for graduate study and jobs, research, theses and articles for publication, departmental business and procedures, the expanding school, and the American Society of Veterinary Physiologists and Pharmacologists.

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C0104 George W. Garriott Papers 1838-1850

Papers pertaining to Garriott's milling and mercantile business in St. Charles, MO. Wheat prices and markets, shipping conditions, and cholera epidemic.

Account book lists sales.

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C0105 Cleveland-Gillaspy Papers 1849-1939

Correspondence, legal papers, tax receipts, photographs, and miscellany of James C. Gillaspy and James Longstreet Cleveland of Boone County, MO. Includes minute book and constitution of Providence Speas (Spiritual, Physical, Educational and Social) Club, Providence, MO, an organization active during the 1930s.

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C0106 Spencer H. Givens Collection 1816-1911

This collection consists of documents collected by Spencer H. Givens: the Levin Cropper Papers and historical documents. The Cropper papers contain business and personal correspondence with his brother in New York, his children in Illinois, and other family members in Louisiana and Mississippi. The historical documents include miscellaneous land grants and indentures, estate documents, business correspondence, naturalization and emigration documents, handbills, newspapers and advertisements.

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C0107 Glenn Family Papers 1845-1930

The personal and business papers of John H. Glenn and his sons Addison N. Glenn and Robert C. Glenn include account books of the Mound City, Missouri, general merchandise, furniture, and drug stores run by John and Robert Glenn and the farm implement store managed by Addison Glenn for the McKeeson & Rinker Company in Falls City, Nebraska. The collection also includes correspondence between family members, wedding invitations, the Glenns' lending library circulation records, and a minute book for the Mound City G.A.R. post.

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C0108 Gooch Family Papers 1853-1905

Civil War letters from James, William and Thomas Gooch to their family in Missouri. Primarily letters from James Gooch to his cousin John, with many complaints about never getting answers to his letters. There are also several army documents belonging to John Gooch.

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C0109 Charles Wilson Greene Papers 1898-1938

Personal and professional papers of a professor in the University of Missouri medical school. Register of classes in physiology and anatomy, 1899-1903; papers from his term as secretary of McAlester Memorial Foundation, 1929-1937; of the Medical School Alumni Association, 1924-1938; and of the Peter Potter Loan Fund, 1924-1938.

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C0110 Hagerman-Hayden Papers 1852-1893

Letters and papers of an Alexandria, MO, lawyer; a Keokuk, IA, student at Academy of Visitation, St. Louis, MO; and a music student in Oberlin, OH.

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C0111 Charles Henry Hardin Papers 1842-1892

Hardin was a lawyer, governor of Missouri, 1874-1876, and founder of Hardin College in Mexico, Missouri. Collection includes correspondence with wife and friends, essays, speeches, unofficial reports, law notebook, legal cases in Boone, Callaway, Macon, and Randolph Counties, and diary of Mary Hardin, 1854-1856 and 1859.

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C0112 Charles Lewis Harrison Papers 1901-1913

Papers of a New York City consulting engineer, horse breeder, and club member. Harrison assisted in the construction of the East River tunnels and the Cheesman Dam, Denver, CO.

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C0113 William H. Hatch Papers 1870-1887

Letters to Hatch, a congressman from Hannibal, MO, about political matters. Hatch was responsible for the establishment of the agricultural experiment station at the University of Missouri in 1887.

Also a few letters to his brother George, a lawyer in Hannibal.

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C0114 Lafayette Henson Papers 1876-1938

Correspondence and other papers of a physician of Galena, MO, who graduated from the Missouri Medical College, St. Louis, in 1882. Class notes taken while a student at Missouri Medical College. Account book containing bills for medical attendance.

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C0115 Young and John Ryland Hicklin Papers 1876-1929

Accounts, receipts, and correspondence of members of the Hicklin family, Lexington, MO, pioneers.

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C0116 Albert Ross Hill Papers 1914-1930

Papers and correspondence pertaining to presidency of University of Missouri. Typed articles, committee reports, and minutes of faculty and board of curators' meetings. Clippings and correspondence pertaining to Red Cross work in Greece.

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C0117 Nancy Nash Holeman Papers 1865-1877

Diary (104 pages), 1869-1877, gives account of life in Callaway County, MO. Daily activities, family matters, recipes. Original and typed copy.

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C0118 William C. Hornbeak Papers 1860-1873

Business correspondence, bills, receipts, ledger, daybook and account book of Springfield, MO, general merchant.

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C0119 Ida Houck Letters 1869-1927

Family letters concerning daily activities, personal business and family affairs of a farm woman living near Bedford, IA.

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C0120 "Walkin' Preacher of the Ozark Mountains," Guy Howard 1940

Original draft of autobiography of a rural preacher and teacher of southern Missouri. Describes family and social life of the hill people, rural churches and communities, and a transient camp near Branson, MO.

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C0121 Hubble Family Papers 1833-1937

Letters and documents collected by Janie Hubble while compiling the family history. Family names include Morehead, Jones, Turner, Massey, and Hubble.

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C0122 Ira B. Hyde Papers 1867-1939

Letterbooks of law firm of Hyde and Orton, later Ira B. Hyde and Sons, of Princeton, MO, and of Ben C. Hyde. Circuit court bar docket, 1869-1939. Land plot of Ravanna, MO. Newspaper clippings and notes dealing with politics.

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C0123 "Alexander of Gallatin," Julia Jane Jenner no date

History of Gallatin and Daviess County, MO, and biography of Joshua 'w. Alexander, a lawyer, politician, member of Congress (1907-1919), and secretary of commerce in Wilson's cabinet. Sketches of Webster Davis, A.M. Dockery, and Jesse and Frank James.

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C0124 Joseph C. and Charles A. Killian Papers 1821-1935

Legal papers and letters of J.C. Killian and his son, Perry County, MO, lawyers. Diary of J.C. Killian describes people of Perryville. Also material on early German immigration.

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C0125 George King Papers 1778-1924

A copy book containing family records; family correspondence concerning slaves, religion, and family genealogy; legal papers; history of Suggett Family of Virginia; newspaper, 1778; and other miscellaneous items.

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C0126 June K. King Papers 1890-1898

Letters and other papers of a livestock dealer in Marshall, MO. Correspondence concerns the sale of cattle and hogs. Several letters of the American Berkshire Association are in the collection.

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C0127 Knife and Fork Club (Kansas City, Mo.) Papers 1899-1926

Programs, clippings, and miscellaneous items of a Kansas City dinner club. Guest speakers included governors, diplomats, educators, ministers, and scientists, among others.

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C0128 Henry Lamm Papers 1904-1916

Letters of congratulation on election as justice of the Missouri Supreme Court, 1904, and Republican nomination for governor, 1916; articles; addresses; and reminiscences entitled Flatsam, Jetsam, and Ligan, stories involving a number of Missouri law cases.

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C0129 Larwill Family Papers 1794-1947

Political, business, and private correspondence, account books, family history, and essays of an early Ohio family active in Ohio River commercial ventures, land transactions, and Jacksonian politics and bank reforms. Folders contain typed copies of items on microfilm plus some originals not on film.

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C0130 Meron G. Mayhew Lonsdale Papers 1847-1927

Family letters; bills; Boone County tax receipts for the Civil War period; Missouri University commencement programs, 1880-1881; Christian College catalogue; and newspaper clippings pertaining to family.

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C0131 James A. Love Papers 1836-1913

Personal papers and business records of an educator in Callaway County, MO. Includes a journal, clippings, and miscellaneous items. Volumes include personal and tuition accounts, student registers, and records of Tippecanoe Club and the lyceum.

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C0132 James Lewis Lynch Memoirs 1838-1923

Memoirs written by Lynch about his family in Howard and Saline Counties. Genealogy from Austria to Virginia to Missouri, farm life, education, Civil War experiences, and tobacco exporting, 1864. Essays for children on citizenship, study, and the Christian life.

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C0133 Frederick A. Middlebush Papers 1920-1958

Papers from the office of the president of the University of Missouri. 13th annual conference, Association of Higher Education; budget reports and requests; committee on tenure; admission of Negroes; state Crippled Children's Service; governor's conference on fire prevention; curators' report on School of Medicine; and committee on long-range plans for physical education.

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C0134 Hester Burgess Miller Papers 1936-1938

Correspondence of a Platte County woman with the Work Projects Administration concerning work.

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C0135 Missouri Farm Bureau Federation Reports 1915-1922

Reports of county and home demonstration agents. Some describe the beginnings of the farm bureau and county agent in a given county. Some contain summaries of individual farmers' work to further the cause of the Allies in World War I.

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C0136 Missouri Auditor Receipts 1822-1840

Certifications for the payment of salaries to members of the House of Representatives and Senate and various judicial officers.

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C0137 University of Missouri, Athletic Committee Records 1934-1947

Recommendations for regulation of various athletic associations; correspondence and minutes of intercollegiate athletic committees; general correspondence between Don Faurot, Lee-Carl Overstreet, F.F. Stephens, Chester Brewer, Walter Williams and others; financial reports; press releases; and schedules.

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C0138 Modern Woodmen of America, Camp No. 6277 (Rockbridge, Mo.) Records 1899-1946

Records include account book, 1899-1908; correspondence, 1917-1946; insurance policies, 1897-1925; membership certificates, 1910-1913; receipts, 1903-1921; and roster, 1904.

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C0139 Louis M. Monsees Papers 1900-1947

Advertisements from various periodicals for some champion jacks and jennies; clippings describing honors taken by Monsees' stock; correspondence concerning the purchase of jacks; and guest book. Monsees' farm was located in Pettis County, Missouri.

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C0140 David and William M. Moore Papers 1876-1930

Letters to William M. and David Moore, farmers near Pattonsburg, Missouri, about family affairs; public road near Pattonsburg; Hope Drainage District bonds; diaries for 1907-1908; eight small books with accounts and diary entries for 1879-1884 and 1905; and leaves from general store account book, 1917-1920.

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C0141 Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Missouri, O.P. Morton Post No. 14 Records 1882-1943

Correspondence, accounts, financial and membership records, and minutes of meetings of a Post organized in Joplin, MO, in 1882.

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C0142 Alpha Pi Zeta Records 1915-1965

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

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C0143 Mount Vernon Bank (Mount Vernon, Mo.) Papers 1882-1929

Records of a bank liquidated on 24 July 1929. Includes documents left at bank by depositors, claims against the bank, and inventory of bank at its closure. Volumes are on microfilm.

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C0144 Munday-Henderson Family Papers 1827-1891, 1946

Personal letters, business papers, and newspaper clippings pertaining to members of the Munday family. Letters to David P. Henderson about the ministry, the Civil War, and Christian University at Canton, MO, which he founded in 1856.

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C0145 McCraw-Turner Family Papers 1837-1919

Letters, deeds, land surveys, tax receipts, and several miscellaneous items of the McCraw and Turner families of Tennessee and Greene County, MO.

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C0146 Hayes McKinney Papers 1789-1897

Six land grants, 1825-1836, signed by John Q. Adams and Andrew Jackson. Also several pamphlets, annual catalog of Bellevue Collegiate Institute and Episcopal Methodist College, 1873-1874, and two surveying textbooks.

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C0147 University of Missouri, U.S. National Youth Administration Papers 1934-1937

Papers from the files of F.F. Stephens, director of the National Youth Administration at the University of Missouri.

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C0148 Earl F. Nelson Papers 1862-1945

Two Civil War letters; World War II letters; miscellaneous correspondence of Nelson family; speeches by Nelson on U.S. Constitution, history of Sullivan County, and proposal of new Missouri constitution; University of Missouri Law School Foundation bulletin; notes; and other miscellaneous material.

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C0149 Peter Norbeck Papers 1921-1936

Letters to and from Peter Norbeck, senator from South Dakota from 1921 to 1936. Written mostly to fellow Republicans, the letters discuss national and state politics, with special emphasis on the farm vote and problems.

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C0150 Oglesby Coal Company Papers 1865-1931

Deeds, abstracts, and correspondence referring to the sinking of a vertical mine shaft for the Oglesby coal mine, Oglesby, La Salle County, IL. Includes a will of Preserved Smith, Dayton, OH, January 5, 1887.

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C0151 Drescher-Weatherly Memoirs 1933-1954

Memoirs of a mother, Bennie Howell Drescher, and a daughter, Rose Drescher Weatherly. The Drescher memoir briefly recounts Civil War events in Paris, MO. The Weatherly memoir is the longer and describes growing up in Hannibal, MO, around the turn of the twentieth century.

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C0152 Peter Goodman Rea Papers 1838-1899

Letters to a pioneer Presbyterian minister, containing early church history, and autobiography giving account of a trip on horseback to Texas in 1849-1850. Originals are in the possession of the donor.

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C0153 Daniel Read Papers 1866-1876

Drafts of reports to the board of curators and the general assembly, prepared by the president of the University of Missouri. Also speeches and some letters.

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C0154 U.S. Wage Stabilization Board, 9th Region Minutes 1951-1953

Minutes record regulations under which the board operated; labor-industry cases brought before the board; decisions; and petitions regarding wage rates, holidays, overtime and merit plans.

The Board's region consisted of Kansas, Iowa, Illinois and Missouri.

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C0155 Reppy-Frissell-Drake Family Papers 1860-1930

Personal correspondence of a DeSoto, Missouri, family concerning the Civil War, relatives in the east, and family news. Additional Frissell family papers are available at the Missouri Historical Society in St. Louis.

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C0156 Allen D. Richards Papers 1875-1893

Papers of justice of the peace and postmaster of Dewitt, Carroll County, MO.

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C0157 Cornelius Roach Speeches 1915-1930

Contains the speeches of Cornelius Roach, secretary of the state of Missouri, 1909-1916, and editor of the JASPER COUNTY DEMOCRAT.

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C0158 David William Graves Autobiography 1916

Autobiography of a Montgomery County, MO, farmer, schoolteacher, and Baptist missionary and minister. Donor-compiled index included.

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C0159 Sappington Family Papers 1819-1895

Papers of Dr. John Sappington of Arrow Rock, MO, and his family. Business letters about Sappington's pills and book for the treatment of malaria. Letters and papers from family and friends; supplies; notes. Legal case of Coffee & Blacke vs. Sappington & Sons. Miscellaneous personal record and account book.

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C0160 John Freeman Schermerhorn Papers 1809-1909

Letters and papers of Schermerhorn and his heirs, located in New York (1809-1840), Indiana (1840-1858), and Missouri (1858-1909). Schermerhorn was a frontier preacher, peacemaker with the Indians, and landowner.

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C0161 University of Missouri Scientific Association Records 1895-1916

Constitutions of the organization, correspondence, lists of speakers and their subjects, and forms for the speakers to fill out in connection with their speech. Constitution, minutes, and roll of the organization from 2 February 1895 until 19 January 1916.

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C0162 John R. Scott Papers 1873-1922

Letters, manuscripts, and miscellaneous papers of a professor of elocution at the University of Missouri, a friend of the actor James E. Murdoch.

Manuscript for "Personal Recollections of Murdoch," and for "Technique of the Speaking Voice."

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C0163 Thomas Shackelford Papers 1820-1908

Personal and business letters, documents and memoirs of a lawyer and politician of Glasgow, MO. He was a member of the Missouri Convention of 1861 and of the Constitutional Convention of 1875. Includes family letters and letters relating to his legal practice and politics, a few of them pertaining to the Constitutional Convention of 1875.

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C0164 Edward Martin Shepard Papers 1844-1939

Notes, correspondence, clippings, and pamphlets of Shepard, a geologist and professor at Drury College, Springfield, MO.

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C0165 MY LIFETIME IN LETTERS Proofs, Upton Sinclair 1960

Galley proofs of book published by University of Missouri Press. Corrections and notations in the author's handwriting.

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C0166 Thomas Adams Smith Papers 1852-1919

The papers of a Saline County, Missouri, doctor and landowner include family correspondence, clippings, miscellaneous bills and papers, and a copy of a slave record book providing the births, deaths, and sales of slaves belonging to the Smith Family.

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C0167 William Benjamin Smith Papers no date

Biographical sketch and manuscripts written by Smith, professor of mathematics, physics, and philosophy at Central Methodist College, the University of Missouri, and Tulane University.

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C0168 Society of the Sigma Xi, Missouri Chapter Papers 1920-1945

Bylaws, reports of committee on revisions, and correspondence concerning bylaws. General correspondence of Missouri Chapter. Material on lectures and meetings, mailing lists of full and associate members, correspondence and voting sheets for membership, national officers' correspondence, and correspondence about Society publication, GROWTH.

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C0169 Stephens Family Papers 1850s-1875, 2008

The Stephens Papers consist of positive photostats and typescripts of a diary and battle descriptions written by a volunteer in Company K, Indiana Infantry, 20th Regiment, which was part of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. A bound typescript copy of his diary and those of his brother, Thomas White Stephens, with background information and commentary is also included, along with a biography James Stephen's grandson, James, Jr., who served in World War II. See also the diaries of Stephens's brother, the Thomas White Stephens Diaries, (C 2282).

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C0170 Stotts City Bank (Stotts City, Mo.) Records 1891-1929

Papers from a southwest Missouri bank which was liquidated in 1929. Collection also contains material on the Lawrence County Land and Mining Company and the Stotts City Special Road District.

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C0171 Sullivan County, Missouri Papers 1844-1943

Miscellaneous papers from Sullivan County: deeds, mortgages, titles, court judgments, and a will. Includes copy of an account of the robbery and murder in 1864 of a Negro, Nels Dels.

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C0172 John L. Sutton Papers 1881-1909

Deeds, receipts, shares of stock, and a few letters in connection with the Justice Gold Mining Company and Queen Mineral Ranch Company of Colorado.

Also papers on real estate in St. Louis owned by Sutton.

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C0173 Warren Swain Papers 1820-1842

Diary mentions weather, plantation, sugar, corn, Negroes; high Mississippi River, 1821; Andrew Jackson's arrival in New Orleans on April 24, 1821; the 33-day sail from New Orleans to Boston; sickness of 1825. Two letters by Freegrace Raynolds discussing religious feelings; questions about Clarksville, MO; comments on slavery, 1837; and loss of bank money, 1842.

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C0174 Tate Family Papers 1786-1871

Accounts, family letters, and deeds to land of John, James, and Isaac Tate and their families, who lived in Callaway and Ralls Counties, Missouri, and Greensburgh, Kentucky. Diary of a trip to California in 1849. Papers of the Thespian Society of Greensburgh, Kentucky. See also C2720, James A. Tate Diary, 1849.

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C0175 Curtis J. Tindel Papers 1942-1943

Correspondence and a few miscellaneous papers of state representative Curtis J. Tindel, Cabool, Texas County, MO. Correspondence to constituents pertaining to various legislative measures, patronage, Tindel's interest in state senatorship, and personal matters pertaining to Tindel Food Store, Cabool, MO.

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C0176 Helen Todd Manuscripts 1934-1942

Original manuscripts for three stories, So Free We SeemA Man Named Grant, and The Roots of the Tree.

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C0177 Marvin E. Tong Collection 1878-1947

Bar dockets of Ozark County circuit court; case briefs before courts of appeals in Missouri; minutes of meetings of Missionary Baptists; case briefs before U.S. and Missouri Supreme Courts; pamphlets of Civil War recollections; and memorial addresses on life of Champ Clark.

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C0178 D.M. and J.H. Tucker Papers 1833-1902

Records of a mercantile firm in Fulton, MO. Business, the Civil War, state insane asylum, and politics are discussed. Records of the Tucker and Harris mercantile firm, later the D.M. and J.H. Tucker firm.

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C0179 U.S. Department of Agriculture Questionnaires 1923-1935

Questionnaires sent out by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Division of Agricultural Statistics, seeking information on farm prices in the past. One group was sent in 1923, the second in 1925, and the last in 1935.

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C0180 University of Missouri, Deans, Directors, and Administrative Officers' Annual Reports 1930-1946

Reports covering the administrative policies and activities of various divisions. See collection 974 for reports for 1931-1932.

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C0181 University of Missouri Papers 1840-1929

Circulars, receipts, bills, resolutions, petitions, and other miscellaneous items.

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C0182 University of Missouri, Department of Classical Languages and Archaeology Records 1930-1935

Papers from the files of the department when Walter Miller was chairman.

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C0183 Thomas Watt Ustick Papers 1849-1866

Correspondence, bills, receipts and licenses of a St. Louis printer. Summonses and other papers pertaining to a law suit in LaCrosse, WI. Indentures, contracts and miscellaneous papers, and family history.

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C0184 Adolph Nejdl Photograph Collection 1940-1960s

Primarily black and white 8x10 promotional photographs of burlesque and exotic dancers.

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C0185 University of Missouri, William Volker Prize Essays 1913-1921

Essays submitted for the William Volker Prize at the University of Missouri.

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C0186 Watson-Westlake Family Papers 1813-1949

Correspondence, receipts, legal documents, and miscellaneous items of the Watson family of Boone County. Memoir by Thomas W. Westlake of his Civil War and post-Civil War experiences.

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C0187 James L. Wilkinson Papers 1877-1913

Papers of a Franklin County, MO, area teacher. Includes personal account books, 1884-1911; Grange Mutual Aid Society account book, 1877-1885; Missouri teaching certificates, 1878-1905; a "Manual of Ironton Public Schools;" a pamphlet entitled "Silver Nuggets" by Lon V. Sephens; and miscellaneous pamphlets and essays.

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C0188 Clyde Williams Papers 1904-1941

Papers of a congressman from Missouri, 1927 to 1942. Arranged chronologically, the papers include Williams' commission as prosecuting attorney of Jefferson County, 1904; petitions endorsing Williams' application as a commissioner of the Missouri Supreme Court, 1922; constituent correspondence, mostly requesting government publications and copies of Williams' speeches and undated jokes and stories possibly used in speeches.

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C0189 Williams-Shaw Family Papers 1796-1904

Papers of a Virginia family who moved to Rutherford County, Tennessee, in the 1830s and to Cass County, Missouri, in the 1860s. Includes tax receipts, legal documents regarding land purchases, accounts, and plans and lists of materials for building a barn, 1867.

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C0190 Winston Family Papers 1805-1886

Letters to and from various members of a North Carolina family concerning settlement of estate, governmental positions, sums of money, and family information. Bill of sale for two slaves. Letter from Francis Marion Cockrell to John H. Winston, Clay County, MO, concerning possibilities of renomination for the U.S. Senate.

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C0191 Woods-Holman Family Papers 1805-1906

Letters, documents, notebooks, accounts, and receipts of two southeast Missouri families. Papers concern family news, business, farming, livestock, religion, teaching, Indians, fur trade, economics, politics, Gold Rush and Civil War and descriptions of California, Iowa, Kansas, and Texas.

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C0192 Charles S. Yancey Letters 1839-1865

Letters of a circuit court judge from Greene County, Missouri, largely written to his wife in Springfield. Tell of the court; discusses Benton; Clay Compromise; and the slavery question. Other family letters. Originals in possession of donor.

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C0193 American Veterans Committee, Missouri 246 Chapter (Columbia, Mo.) Records 1946-1949

Financial records; correspondence; membership records; minutes of meetings; reports of organization activities, local and national; instructions; reports; and forms on the management of the local chapter.

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C0194 Forrest C. Donnell Gubernatorial Papers 1941-1945

Papers of a Republican governor of Missouri, collected during his term of office.

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C0195 Millie Caulk Papers 1948-1974

Atherton family genealogical material.

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C0196 Alley-Brewer Family Letters 1857-1866

Letters to Margaret E. Brewer Alley and her husband, Hadley Alley, Mercer County, MO, from her brother James L. Brewer, a Civil War soldier with the 28th Illinois Volunteer Infantry; from George W. and John W. Deen who address her as sister; and from other brothers and sisters. Comments on army matters and family business.

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C0197 Allen-Derbius Family Papers 1877-1888

Material from Monticello, IA. Two letters; 1885 farmer's diary; two promissory notes; receipts; two compositions; poem; and miscellaneous items.

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C0198 George L. Archer Papers 1918-1919

World War I letters from an army private in Waco, TX; England; France and Germany. French currency. German propaganda. Calendar for 1919 with the 5th Division insignia. Welcome from King George V of England to American troops.

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C0199 Joseph Anderson Family Letters 1873-1908

Letters in Swedish to an immigrant who settled in Buffalo, MO, with his brother. The letters are from relatives in Sweden and from a brother in Hermitage, Missouri, Illinois, and Michigan, giving early wages, positions, settlements, prices of voyages, crops, and farm animals. Also included is a Lutheran catechism and biblical reference sheet.

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C0200 Joseph Aid Papers 1863-1921

Genealogical material on Aid and Miller families; Civil War military papers; and Aid's correspondence with wife and sons, 1863-1864, concerning Civil War, rations, places of interest, battles, and home news of Chillicothe, OH. Items from race track ledger, West Plains, MO.

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