Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service Aerial Photographs, 1938-1979 (P0335)
107.5 linear feet
Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.
American Revolution Bicentennial, Missouri Committee for Agriculture Papers, 1974-1976 (C4276)
1.2 cubic feet (42 folders), 1 audio tape
The papers/records of the committee contain correspondence, newsletters, reports, updates, events, awards programs, lists of elected members, historical information on "centennial farms," and "Liberty Trees," meeting minutes, announcements, newspaper clippings, and audio-visual material for a slide presentation entitled "The Spirit of 76."
Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. Records, 1997 (R1406)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
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.
Lewis Jesse Bedell Collection, 1917-1919, 2019 (C4450)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders, 2 photographs), 1 oversize item
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.
Robert C. Brown Photograph Collection, 1900-1971 (P0004)
Photographs of Missouri railroad depots, primarily for the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad. Photographs relating to A.F. Schliecker of Kansas City, Missouri.
Lee Essery Deering Papers, 1939-1949; 1981; 2002 (C4520)
0.4 cubic feet (15 folders, 4 oversize items)
World War II correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and artifacts of a soldier from Tarkio, Missouri, who was killed in action in 1944.
Sarah Guitar Collection, no date (C3391)
1.5 cubic feet (5 card files); also available on 2 rolls of microfilm
Card file compiled by Sarah Guitar, reference librarian of the State Historical Society of Missouri, as a guide to county boundaries of Missouri, 1812-1929; Missouri congressional district boundaries, 1845-1933; Missouri senatorial districts, 1820-1931; and Missouri judicial circuits, 1815-1915.
David A. James Papers, 1790-2008 (C4126)
5 cubic feet
The research material of a hotel management instructor, whose work resulted in the publication Historic Hotels of Missouri: Hotels, Inns, and Taverns of 19th Century Missouri.
John J. Riordan Papers, 1917-1990 (C4383)
2.4 cubic feet (55 folders)
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.
Litherbury/Beck Family Letters, 1857-1964 (K0781)
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.
Missouri Architectural Collection, 1903-2003 (K0009)
Architectural drawings and other items from various donors relating to buildings designed by Kansas City architects and/or in the Kansas City area.
The Missouri Collection, 1771-2021 (C3982)
18.6 cubic feet (844 folders, 822 photographs), 29 oversize items, 9 audio cassettes, 7 audio discs, 9 CDs, 1 computer disc, 1 film, 6 film strips, 5 DVDs, 2 video cassettes
The Missouri Collection is an artificial collection combining miscellaneous small acquisitions related to Missouri places, individuals, organizations, and events.
Missouri Extension Homemakers Association, Inc., Sacred Stones and Stained Glass Windows Project Records, 1977-1980 (C3723)
7.1 cubic feet (334 folders)
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
24 cubic feet (1051 folders, 5 oversize folders, 11,170 photographs, 852 negatives)
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.
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.
Ramsay Place Names File, 1928-1945 (C2366)
6 cubic feet (12 boxes), 4 rolls of microfilm
Card file of origins of Missouri place names, compiled by students of Robert L. Ramsay, University of Missouri professor of English. Cards are in alphabetical order by place name.
John F. Riordan Papers, 1943-1952 (C4517)
0.4 cubic feet (8 folders)
This collection includes personal correspondence from Corporal John F. Riordan who served in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. The letters from Riordan came from Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Fort Francis E. Warren, Cheyenne Wyoming, Camp Sutton North Carolina, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, New Caledonia, Okinawa, and Korea.
Schubert Family Papers, 1834-1996 (C3005)
0.6 cubic feet
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.
Amy Bradfield Sefrit Letters, 1976-1993 (K0876)
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.
S.W. Skelton Photograph Collection, 1960, no date (P0451)
Photos of Atchison County: St. Oswald in the Fields Protestant Episcopal Church, Walkup's Grove Baptist Church, and Grange Hall, ca. 1960
TARKIO, MISSOURI, PHOTOGRAPHS, no date (KA2592)
0.01 cubic feet
The Tarkio, Missouri, Photographs contain three unidentified black and white photographs taken at Tarkio, Missouri, galleries.
U.S. Work Projects Administration, Historical Records Survey of Missouri, 1935-1942 (C3551)
302 cubic feet (24,282 folders); also available on 817 rolls of microfilm
Correspondence, records, and working files. Originally designed to survey and inventory all county government records, the survey finally included inventories of church records, manuscript collections, vital statistics, American imprints, and federal archives. Incorporates records of the Federal Writers Project for Missouri.
Lyle Welles Underhill Architectural Records, 1909-1939 (K0136)
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.