Columbia Manuscript Collections

Collection Number Title Collection Dates Description Finding Aid
P0281 Nancy J. Irwin Postcard Collection 1905-1930

11 postcards from the early 20th century with scenes of various places in Missouri including Joplin, Springfield, and St. Louis.

P0282 Jerry and Joanne Berneche Photographs 1890, 1940, 1980

Three photographs: staff of the University Argus at the University of Missouri (1890), dentist's office in Kansas City (ca 1940s), and Jesse Hall at the University of Missouri.

P0283 Joanne Coontz Photographs 1876-1912

Photographs include: wreck of train, Engine #313 Missouri Pacific; the Gehlken Mill in Morgan County; the Curry Farm and farmhouse in Morgan County; the Gehlken Store in Pettis County, and the Gehlken and Penning families.

P0284 Angie Walsh Photographs 1913-1937

42 photographs from/of students at Howard Payne Junior College in Fayette, MO ca. 1900.

P0285 Lyndon Irwin Photograph Collection 1880-1915

Late 19th century photographs of Montgomery City, Matson, and St. Louis, portraits and group photographs.

P0286 Point Lisa Photographs, ca. 1904 circa 1904

Images of various rural areas around Rockport and Point Lisa ca 1904. Images might be also be Rock Port, Missouri.

P0287 Mary Rose Photograph Collection 1890-1920

Unidentified portraits from the estate of Mary Rose.

P0288 Puls Family Photograph 1922

One ink jet copy print of Puls family at Noser Mill Dam in 1922.

P0289 John Wall's Moving and Storage Company Slides 1950

Two color slides showing the storefront of the John Wall's Moving and Storage Company. Located at either 908 Truman Road or 2021 Forrest, Kansas City MO, circa 1950s.

P0290 J. Paul Turner Photograph Collection 1920-1927

Two photos, one showing the Poplar Bluff tornado damage and another of a man named Robert Parker sitting in automobile.

P0291 Photographs of Harmony Mission and Papinville, Missouri 1996

snapshots from 1996 of the sites of Harmony Mission and Papinville in Bates County, Missouri

P0292 Ann Bracken Walker Tintype 1860

One encased tintype of Ann Bracken Walker, circa 1860.

P0293 Conley-Myers Bank Photograph 1920

One image of the interior of the Conley-Myers Bank in Columbia, MO, circa 1920.

P0294 Wilder Family Photographs 1940, no date

Copy photos of Laura & Almanzo Wilder and their home in Mansfield, MO.

P0295 Henry Martyn Cheavens Portrait no date

1 b/w bust and negative of Henry Martyn Cheavens

P0296 H.M. Bledsoe Portrait 1895

1 b/w bust and negative of H.M. Bledsoe (1825-1899), taken at Pleasant Hill.

P0297 Monroe F. Cockrell Collection 1864-1907

b/w drawing of New Palace Hotel, Fulton, MO, 1907. b/w photo of Cockrell Family, 1890. b/w photo with negatives of General Cockrell, Confederate Army, Civil War.

P0298 Faye L. Stewart Photograph Collection 1840-1920

Images depicting Chillicothe, MO in the 19th century. Photographs of Missouri State Guard veterans from Chillicothe, including men who served under General Sterling Price.

P0299 James L. Stone Photographs 1915, 1960-1968

Images of and relating to Moberly, MO, mainly in the 1960s.

P0300 Mary Kathy Dains Photographs 1868, 1901-1990

Photographs of Columbia, MO, the University of Missouri (1978-1986, including extensive coverage of Ellis Library construction in the 1980s), and historic sites and structures across Missouri. Also includes portraits taken or acquired by Dains.

P0301 Boone Spring House Photograph no date

Photo of Boone Spring House in Matson, St. Charles County. Also known as Flanders Callaway home.

P0302 Katherine Ann Robertson Photographs 1949

Photos by Katherine Ann Robertson of the James Hicklin home east of Lexington, MO in 1949.

P0303 Anheuser-Busch Inc. Photographs 1875-1996

Various photos of Anheuser-Busch company and grounds.

P0304 Klaus Family Photographs 1920-1928

17 scrapbook photos of 9/29/27 tornado in St. Louis. Various views of family home on 5327 Arsenal Street along with grandfather's cabin in Times Beach, Missouri.

P0305 John W. Coffman Collection of University of Missouri Postcards 1892-1913

Postcards of the University of Missouri, ca. 1910.

P0306 Fred Geary Photographs no date

Images related to Fred Geary the artist.

P0307 William A. Knox Collection no date

Photos of paintings by William A. Knox.

P0308 John Graham Collection of University of Missouri College of Agriculture Photographs 1896-1930

Photographs of University of Missouri School of Agriculture students and faculty from the early twentieth century, including members of Alpha Zeta, Dean Mumford and professors, Dr. Jesse, the Farmers Fair, Barn Warming, and Ag Club.

P0309 C.T. Wallace Album 1877-1912

64 black and white matte photographs, mostly 5x7, showing views of mainly Pettis, Lafayette and Saline counties. Includes images relating to the Methodist church, cats, farming, the Missouri Pacific Railroad, rivers and creeks.

P0310 Catherine Stark Photographs 1939, no date

Photographs of Lloyd C. Stark; photographs of associates of Stark from the U.S. Army and Navy (Naval Academy classmates).

P0311 E. Dora Bohm Photographs no date

Copy photos of Dr. Wilbur Harrison Smith Bohm and his class at the St. Charles Military Academy.

P0312 Trans World Airlines Photograph no date

TWA airplane taking off; "Color-foto" by TWA - "The Take-off"

P0313 Cliffton C. Edom Photographs no date

Exterior view of Ralls County Courthouse, New London, Ralls County, photographs of Chinese stone lions at the University of Missouri.

P0314 F.D. Hampson Photograph 1903

Photo of the St. Louis Plate Glass Co., Valley Park, St. Louis County, 1903.

P0315 Associated Industries of Missouri Photographs 1926-1928

Group photo of the first annual meeting of the Missouri Committee of Women in Industry of the Associated Industries of Missouri, St. Joseph, Mo., May 7, 1926.
Group photo of the third annual meeting of the Missouri Committee of Women in Industry of the Associated Industries of Missouri, St. Joseph, Mo., May 24, 1928.

P0316 Col. H.P. Parker Fort Leavenworth Photographs 1880, 1956

Views of Fort Leavenworth, KS, ca. 1880 and 1956

P0317 William H. McCrum Photographs no date

Photographs of Watts Mill at Dallas, Missouri

P0318 John J. Cochran Photograph no date

b/w photograph of Charles Lindbergh receiving the Medal of Honor after his trans-Atlantic flight; Lindbergh and President Calvin with other dignitaries in White House Garden

P0319 M.M. Drake Photograph Collection 1873-1874, no date

Images of St. Louis, 1874, Grant house ca. 1930, Carl Wimar's "The Lost Trail", and steamboat "Grand Republic".

P0320 Georgia Arnold Lang Photograph 1900

Photograph of Miss Joy Fewsmith's primary class at Robert E. Lee Elementary School, Columbia, MO, early 1900s.

P0321 Walter B. Stevens Photograph 1893

Photo of Champ Clark and son Bennett on Capitol steps in Washington D.C., 1893.

P0322 Nancy J. DeBoer Photograph Collection 1888-1982

Commercially produced stereographs, depicting Italy, Canada, Switzerland, 1892 World's Fair, early 20th century US Presidents, military leaders, Scenes from the Life of Christ, New York City, WWI, and the American West.

P0323 Champ Clark Home Photograph no date

Photo of Champ Clark's home near Bowling Green.

P0324 Mrs. Lewis Sims Photograph Collection no date

b/w photographs of Van Horn Tavern in rural Boone County

P0325 Elizabeth Kennedy Photograph Collection 1901-1940

Six photographs of Joe Tapley of Bowling Green and groups he was involved with at the University of Missouri, including Zeta Chi fraternity, Mechanical Engineering, and ROTC.

P0326 J.H. Stidham Photograph Collection 1906-1907

Group photographs of Columbia Normal Academy students, 1906 and 1907; Harrisburg School students, 1902; and Knights of Pythias, taken in Milan, Missouri, 1912 or 1913

P0327 Virginia Hunt Robertson Photograph Collection 1927

Four framed photographs: John Wormeley Carter; Rear Admiral (Ret.) Joel Bright; W.A. Bright; Joel Haden. Nine photos of islands in Missouri River between Huntsdale and Rocheport.

P0328 Grace Sims Harris Photograph Collection 1909, 1934

Boone County officials on steps of old court house, 1909; studio portrait of Grace Sims Harris, 1920s

P0329 Fort Davidson Plan no date

Plan of Fort Davidson, Pilot Knob

P0330 Cyril Clemens Photograph Collection 1934, no date

Photographs of a model of a Mark Twain memorial by artist Walter Russell, Mark Twain, and a Mark Twain impersonator. Additional images of Missouri politicians and businessmen.

P0331 James T. Brockman Photograph Collection 1909, 1915

Mounted photograph of the M.E. Church, South, Festus, Mo., and a portrait of Omar Bradley (1915).

P0332 George L. Warfel Photograph Collection 1875, no date

Thirteen photographs of portraits of Jesse James, his colleagues, and his family.

P0333 E.G. Wallace Coal Company Collection no date

Photostatic prints (4 copies) of the St. Louis waterfront

P0334 Barbara Ault Collection no date

Page from THE EXPONENT containing picture and biographical information on Rev. Samuel J. Niccolls

P0335 Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service Aerial Photographs 1938-1979

Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.

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P0336 Homer L. Ferguson Photograph Collection no date

Photos of First Christian Church of Jefferson City, ministers, and events.

P0337 Missouri Public Service Commission Photographs 1915-1969

8 photographs of various Public Service Commissions: Boards of 1953, 1963, 1969; employees of commission, 1915.

P0338 C.B. Rollins Photograph Collection no date

Portrait of David H. Hickman and group portrait of University of Missouri law students, ca. 1913.

P0339 University of Missouri Francis Quadrangle Panoramic Photograph 1915

Panoramic view of the University of Missouri quadrangle, ca. 1915.

P0340 Thomas A. Webster Collection 1930, no date

University of Pennsylvania Pioneer Black Vet[erinarian]s, containing a photograph of Cornelius Vanderbilt Lowe, who worked in the meat inspectiion division of the USDA Animal Husbandry Section and is said to have been employed in Kansas City around 1907.

P0341 Floyd C. Shoemaker Collection 1804-1970

Composite Photograph of Gamma chapter, Pi Lambda Epsilon Fraternity; University of Missouri Columns; Northwest Missouri Press Association Annual Outing, Hotel Taneycomo, Rockaway Beach, 1948

P0342 Joseph Wingate Folk Portraits no date

Two mounted photographs of Governor Joseph Wingate Folk

P0343 Dalton Family Photographs 1923-1958

Photographs of Walter William Dalton, John M. Dalton, and other Dalton family members.

P0344 Centralia Historical Society Photographs 1915

Drawing and photographs of the Centralia Historical Museum building, as well as sites in the Centralia area.

P0345 Historical Association of Greater Cape Girardeau, Glenn House Restoration Photographs 1980

35mm slides documenting the restoration of the Glenn house in Cape Girardeau, MO from 1970-1979

P0346 Judge James Hawkins Peck Photograph no date

Copy of a painting of Judge James Hawkins Peck, first judge of the U.S. District Court of Missouri

P0347 Corder Livery Stable Photograph 1891

Corder Livery Stable, men and boys standing in front of stable with horses and carriages.

P0348 R.B. Price Jr. Collection 1849, no date

Portraits of R.B. Price, Sr. and drawings of Bennett House at Christian College.

P0349 B.B. Watson Photograph Collection no date

Portrait of J.C. Penney, waist view, seated; signature in lower right-hand corner; photograph of Methodist Church Board of Extension.

P0350 Marshall Hayden Harris Store Photograph 1880

Interior view of Marshall Hayden Harris Store, Sturgeon, Missouri, 1890s

P0351 Sanford F. Conley Home Photograph 1886-1890

Photo of Sanford F. Conley Home, ca. 1886-1890, family sitting on porches.

P0352 Mary Kochtitzky Photograph Collection 1890-1915

Late 19th century Osage River views, including surrounding land, boats on the river. Also, photos of the Kochtitzky family.

P0353 Joseph R. Snyder Photograph Collection 1888, 1950, no date

Photos of Daviess County, particularly Gallatin, monuments and sites, ca. 1950s-1960s.

P0354 Henry C. Thompson Collection 1820-1957

Facsimile of signatures of Missouri governors, 1820-1940, photos of Henry C. Thompson and some of his paintings, early notable Missourians, St. Francois County, mining, and images relating to Mormons.

P0355 Dr. Marvin Haw Jr. Slide Collection 1972

35mm color slides of buildings in Cooper, Howard, and Iron counties

P0356 Robert Townsend Photograph Collection 1970

Reproduction of a photo of trees and leaves in fall in Missouri

P0357 Fay Colleen Swyers Photograph Collection 1885, 1925

Group photograph of Springfield, Missouri, firefighters, ca. 1885, and portrait of John Barry, a St. Louis firefighter

P0358 Bussman Manufacturing Co. Sales Conference Photographs 1930-1938

Three group photographs of Bussman Manufacturing Co., St. Louis, annual sales conferences, 1930, 1937, 1938

P0359 Adrian F. Lunceford Photograph Collection 1943

Co. C.,114th Infantry Regiment, 44th Division Parade, Labor Day, 1943, Ft. Lewis, Washington; group photo, Co. C, 114th Infantry Regiment taken at Ft. Lewis

P0360 Mrs. A.H. Warren Portrait no date

Oval portrait of Mrs. A.H. Warren

P0361 Alberta Price Edmonston Photograph Collection 1880, no date

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

P0362 Audrain County Historical Society Photograph Collection 1877-1905

20 color slides of interior and exterior of A.P. Green House, restored by Frank Kent. Additional images of Mexico, MO, late 19th to early 20th century.

P0363 Concordia Theological Seminary Photographs no date

Photographs of the Concordia Theological Seminary campus in St. Louis.

P0364 James F. Atkisson Photographs 1918-1960

18 photographs of Lake of the Ozarks area, 7 additional photographs on various subjects

P0365 Dr. Leslie Anders Photograph Collection 1863-1982

The photograph collection of Dr. Leslie Anders includes photographs of himself and photos of Missouri Civil War regiments and soldiers, his area of research. Dr. Anders was a professor of history at Central Missouri State University.

P0366 Photo View Company Photographs, Kansas City, ca 1932 no date

8 photographs depicting Kansas City and its environs in the early 1930s

P0367 Dalton Family Reunion Photograph 2005

Family photo from Dalton family reunion, Oct 8-9th, 2005.

P0368 Sol J. Michael Family Photographs 1930-1933

Family memorabilia from Sol J. Michael. Includes photos of Samuel and Marvel Fell (nee DeVoll), and family friends: the Farney Family

P0369 William Wetherhold Photographs 1895

Photographs taken by William Wetherhold in 1895 in St. Louis, MO and Piedmont, MO. At the time, Wetherhold was a salesman from Macomb, IL.

P0370 Les Amis, Ste. Genevieve Diorama Photographs no date

Photographs of diorama of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri as it appeared in 1832, commissioned by Les Amis and given to the Division of State Parks, Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The diorama is 9 feet by 11 feet and was hand-crafted by Lewis Pruneau, master model-maker, of Ste. Genevieve. It is on view at the Amoureux House in Ste. Genevieve. Photographs by Sam Fentress.

P0371 Patricia Holmes Photograph Collection 1910-2000

Photographs of Sam Brown, hung in Greenville, MO in the early 1900s; High Street, Miami, MO; Helen steam ferry on Missouri River; University of Missouri Arts & Sciences faculty (1948-1949), Redding-Hill House, and Cooper county historic houses and markers.

P0372 William Dale Morrison Postcard Collection no date

10 postcards of Springfield, MO, Lake Taneycomo (Ozarks), Meramac Caverns, and the Meramec River

P0373 Verna Lee Clark Collection 1904-1909

Group portrait of Centralia High School students, ca. 1910. Postcards of Centralia, Columbia, and St. Charles.

P0374 Richard M. Hill Postcard 2003

Photo postcard of Memorial Union Tower, University of Missouri, Columbia.

P0375 Mrs. A.D. Segnin Photograph Collection 1916

Photographs of the aftermath of a 1916 tornado in Olean, Miller County, MO.

P0376 J. Don Cassidy Drawing 1914

Architect's rendering of Ellis Library exterior, 1914.

P0377 Helen Brydon Bridges Postcard Collection 1842-1967

Postcards of University of Missouri Columbia, the Missouri State Capitol, St. Louis, Barnes Hospital (St. Louis), Uniontown, and Ellington, MO

P0378 Ben W. Alexander Collection 1940, no date

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.

P0379 Elizabeth Bailey Photograph Collection 1987, no date

Postcard of Missouri United Methodist Church (Columbia), photographs of Mary K. Dains retirement reception (8-8-1991), Ronald Reagan visit to Columbia (1987), and the Missouri State Archives (1991).

P0380 Dorothy Rethwisch Photograph Collection 1927-1928

Two 8x10 black and white photographs of Missouri Highway Department, Division of Employees, 1927 and 1928.