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"Adair County's War Record from Pioneer Days to and Including 1942," P.O. Selby, 1943 (C1251)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Compiled by Selby for the MacDougall-Lowe Post No. 20, American Legion, Kirksville, MO.

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Adair County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1898-1962 (P0087)
24 photographs

An artificial collection of photographs of Yarrow, Northeast Missouri State University, and Kirksville (Adair County).

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Adair County, Missouri, Railroad Bond Election Notice, 1870 (C2877)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Notice of election held March 29, 1870, in Adair County on bond issue to subscribe $100,000 to the capital stock of the Quincy, Missouri, and Pacific Railroad Company. OVERSIZE.

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Enoch Allred Deed, 1855 (C1882)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Deed to a tract of land in township 62 of Adair County, MO, dated November 15, 1855.

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Wat Arnold Papers, 1947-1948 (C0070)
0.3 cubic feet

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Remarks by Arnold printed in the Congressional Record, material for a weekly newsletter printed in local newspapers, and script for a weekly radio broadcast to the people in his district.

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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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Civil War Relief Meeting Notice, 1864 (C2804)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Broadside announcing mass meetings in Kirksville, county seat of Adair County, to provide widows, orphans and families of active soldiers with necessities for winter.

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Clarence Williams Photograph Collection, 1928-1946 (P0063)
6 photographs

3 original photos of log cabin that was the birthplace of Andrew Taylor Still, one of which shows a nearby amphitheater. 2 photos of American School of Osteopathy, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. One photo of the Churchill-Truman visit to Westminster College.

Clarence Wilson Photographs, 1936, no date (P0407)
19 photographs

Photographs of Hannibal and Kirskville, Missouri, by Clarence Wilson. Also, images of the Lake of the Ozarks, a Daniel Boone Marker, and Warren County.

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Collett Family Papers, 1833-1964 (C2949)
0.22 cubic feet (11 folders)

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Genealogical material about the Collett family of Adair County, MO. Tax receipts, miscellaneous pamphlets and newspaper clippings, poetry and essays.

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John Cummins Edwards Letters, 1840-1845 (C1611)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains Photostats of correspondence regarding the Missouri-Iowa Territory boundary difficulties; Senator Lewis F. Linn's position, and congressional actions; the definition of the northern boundary of Missouri by the Constitutional Convention and Surveyor General's Office; effects of a boundary dispute in Adair County, MO; Iowa land sales; Missouri politics and Edwards' gubernatorial policies.

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Elizabeth Jones Ratliff Photograph Collection, 1880-1924 (P0251)
94 photographs

Various images related to Macon County, specifically the town of Ethel, photos of Kirksville State Normal School, 1919-1924, including the 1924 fire and its aftermath, and portraits of identified and unidentified families and individuals.

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Karleen Forbis Scrapbook, 1940s (CA6501)
0.2 cubic feet

Scrapbook kept by a student at the Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville, Missouri, during the 1940s.

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Frances Cook Kemendo Photograph Collection, 1890-1930 (P0104)
0.42 linear feet

3 mounted photos related to St. Theresa's Church of the Little Flower, Kansas City; 88 b/w photos of people and places in and around Adair, Lewis and Knox counties, ca. 1900

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H. Roger Grant Postcard Collection, 1880-1920 (P0696)
35 postcards

Photo postcards of railroads and related images, primarily in Novinger and Adair county. Additional images of Bethel Colony, railroad depots, and locomotives.

Hannibal Presbytery Synod of Missouri Records, 1833-1954 (C1362)
0.11 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Records of the Hannibal Presbytery, formed in 1923 from the presbyteries of Salt River, McGee, and Kirksville. Pages 1-239 contain the records of the Salt River Presbytery; pages 240-460, of the Hannibal Presbytery.

Harrington Family Scrapbook, 1897-1907 (C4331)
1 volume

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The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, recipes, greeting cards, programs, newspaper and postcard photographs, and other miscellaneous material pertaining to Kirksville and Lewis County, Missouri, as well as Versailles, Kentucky.

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Henry S. Bradsher Collection, 1884-1904 (P0191)
97 photographs

One large photo album and several loose photo album pages; the second containing small portraits of students from North Missouri Normal School, c. 1885; larger album with larger photos of children and adults from Clifton Hall, Missouri

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Hensley Family Papers, 1926-1992 (K1371)
1 c.f.

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This collection consists of papers and photographs related to the service of Robert Glenn Hensley and Terry Hensley.

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Sarah F. Hickman Hughes Reminiscences, 1942 (C1889)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Family history, Civil War, and a journey west by wagon train in 1865.

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Andrew J. Knight Papers, 1866-1896 (C2264)
0.21 cubic feet (10 folders)

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The papers of Andrew J. Knight contain miscellaneous legal papers concerning the purchase and transfer of land in Kirksville, Adair County, MO, and Lawrence County, Dakota Territory. Also included are poems and essays.

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Madeline Crockett Photograph Collection, 1956, no date (P0064)
5 photographs

5 b/w photos of Sabbath Home United Methodist Church. Three exterior views of the Church, one of which shows the cemetery, and one interior view with alter. One b/w group photo of Primary Class during Vacation Church School, with individuals identified.

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David F. McClay Deeds, 1868-1888 (C1884)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Deeds to two tracts of land in township 62, Adair County, MO, 8 July 1868 and 20 May 1888.

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Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
21 cubic feet (964 folders, 4 oversize folders)

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The papers of Lynn Morrow contain correspondence and research papers, with an additional significant collection of late twentieth-century promotional and advertising items. The papers reflect major areas of Morrow's research on the southwest Missouri region; Iron, Shannon, and Washington counties; Theodore Pease Russell and his writings; and the writings of Silas C. Turnbo. The collection also includes a large selection of promotional publications and ephemera associated with late 20th century tourism in Missouri and Arkansas.

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Northeast Missouri State Teachers College Photographs, 1890-1986 (P0844)
8 photographs

Photos of Northeast Missouri State Teachers College and related people and personnel

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Norton Stern Photograph Collection, 1915-1916 (P0065)
11 photographs

3 b/w photos and 2 b/w photo postcards from the College of Osteopathy depicting students and a surgery. 3 b/w photos depicting public buildings in Kirksville, MO; the College of Osteopathy (ca. 1915), the Ward Infirmary Hospital (ca. 1915), and the County Courthouse. Also includes images of Marie Stern and Dr. Andrew Taylor Still.

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"Notes on the JOURNAL OF OSTEOPATHY, 1894-1964," Kirksville College of Osteopathy and Surgery, 1964 (C2177)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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History and purpose of the JOURNAL OF OSTEOPATHY.

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Charles O'Dell Collection, 1825-1997 (C4265)
4 cubic feet (138 folders)

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The papers of a medical librarian for the Ellis-Fischel State Cancer Center, a public school and college instructor in literature, music, and performing arts, and amateur genealogist. The papers focus on genealogical research material, correspondence, notes, publications, newsletters, newspaper clippings, family group sheets, name lists, scrapbook material, photographs, slides, and other miscellaneous genealogical material.

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Pauline Knobbs Photograph Collection, no date (P0061)
5 photographs

B/w photos of grave markers in Llewelyn Cemetery, Kirksville, Missouri, and of 2 historic Kirksville houses. Markers of 26 Confederate Soldiers killed at the Battle of Kirksville, 6 August 1862, and the gravestone of Jesse Kirk.

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Republican Party Posters, 1875-1884 (C2854)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Miscellaneous broadsides on Adair County, Missouri, political matters. OVERSIZE.

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Wray M. Rieger Papers, 1942-1972 (C4315)
0.4 cubic feet (12 folders)

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The papers of a former military officer and Dean Emeritus of Faculties and Professor of Chemistry at Northeast Missouri State Teachers College consist of military papers containing special orders, memos, reports, forms, separation papers, physical exams, Rieger's Missouri National Guard service record, staff lists, and photographs of Rieger and other military officers. The other portion of the collection consists of letters of recognition upon Dr. Wray Rieger's retirement from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College.

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Cyrus R. Truitt Scrapbooks, 1893-1963 (C1432)
0.61 cubic feet (6 volumes)

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Scrapbooks of photographs of Novinger and Adair County, MO, 1893-1963, with explanations and captions by Truitt. Pictorial history of coal mining in western Adair County.

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Wise Family Photographs, 1893-1904 (P0874)
8 photographs

Photos of and relating to the Wise family of Kirskville, MO.

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