Atchison

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Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. Records, 1997 (R1406)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. Records contain the book Win-Win: A Information History of Associated Electric Cooperative Inc., written by Russ Holt and published in 1997.

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Lewis Jesse Bedell Collection, 1917-1919, 2019 (C4450)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)

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World War I correspondence, military papers, postcards, and miscellaneous material of a farmer from Atchison County, Missouri, who served in France with the American Expeditionary Forces. Also includes a book by his grandson Duane Bedell that includes transcriptions of the letters.

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Robert C. Brown Photograph Collection, 1900-1971 (P0004)
51 photographs

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Photographs of Missouri railroad depots, primarily for the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad. Photographs relating to A.F. Schliecker of Kansas City, Missouri.

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Lee Essery Deering Papers, 1940s, 1981, 2002 (CA6658)
0.4 cubic feet, 4 oversize items

World War II letters, photographs, military papers, ration books, booklets, personal effects, purple heart, and miscellaneous material belonging to a soldier from Tarkio, Missouri, who died in France in 1944.

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John J. Riordan Papers, 1917-1990 (C4383)
2.4 cubic feet (55 folders)

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The John J. Riordan Papers document the World War I military career of a veterinary officer, his career as a professional veterinarian in Tarkio, Missouri, and his efforts to record his wartime experiences through writing his memoir, Horses, Mules and Remounts: The World War I Memoir of a Veterinary Officer.

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Litherbury/Beck Family Letters, 1857-1964 (K0781)
0.3 c.f.

Letters written among the members of a farm family in Atchison County, MO concerning family matters such as farming, activities of children, the weather, and news of extended family. Some letters are from family men to home while they were in the military during war. Also genealogy and family history files.

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Missouri Architectural Collection, 1903-2003 (K0009)
48.53 c.f.

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Architectural drawings and other items from various donors relating to buildings designed by Kansas City architects and/or in the Kansas City area.

Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
24 cubic feet (1051 folders, 5 oversize folders, 11,170 photographs, 852 negatives)

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The Lynn Morrow papers 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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Northwest Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1831-1997 (P1124)

An artificial collection of photographs from Missouri's northwestern counties: Atchison, Holt, Andrew, Nodaway, Worth, Gentry, and DeKalb.

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John F. Riordan Papers, 1943-1945 (CA6187)
0.4 cubic feet

Correspondence of U.S. Army soldier John F. Riordan of Tarkio, Missouri, to his family, 1943-1945. Riordan served in the Pacific Theatre. Includes some postwar correspondence.

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Schubert Family Papers, 1834-1996 (C3005)
0.6 cubic feet

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The Schubert Family Papers contain diaries, drawings, prints, and account books related to the immigration and livelihood of family members. There are also genealogical notebooks for families of Atchison County, MO, and documents dealing with the Sociality.

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Amy Bradfield Sefrit Letters, 1976-1993 (K0876)
0.3 c.f.

Sefrit's letters document the life of a rural Missouri farm family in Atchison County, MO. She writes about the daily life of her family, her husband's work and the activities and development of her children. Also her work as a substitute teacher in the local schools, condition of the crops, weather, and news of other family members.

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S.W. Skelton Photograph Collection, 1960, no date (P0451)
3 photographs

Photos of Atchison County: St. Oswald in the Fields Protestant Episcopal Church, Walkup's Grove Baptist Church, and Grange Hall, ca. 1960

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Lyle Welles Underhill Architectural Records, 1909-1939 (K0136)
3.12 c.f.

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Architectural drawings, specifications, contracts, photographs, correspondence, and related memorabilia of Underhill, a woman architect in Kansas City, MO who specialized in school buildings in Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri. However, other types of buildings are also included.