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Audrain County Historical Society Photograph Collection, 1877-1905 (P0362)
1 folder

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.

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Audrain County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1939, no date (P0122)

An artifical collection of photographs of Audrain County, Missouri.

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Thomas Swain Barclay Papers, 1912-1935 (C3938)
3 cubic feet (69 folders)

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Papers of Thomas Swain Barclay, a member of the American Red Cross during World War I, and member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at the University of Missouri. Personal and professional correspondence, wartime diary, overseas duty related papers, newsletters and programs, photographs, and miscellaneous material collected from his various associations. Also research material on Champ Clark.

Bethel Presbyterian Church (Audrain County, Mo.) Records, 1868-1981 (CA5537)
0.2 cubic feet

Typed copies of the minutes of church meetings. Includes organization information, membership records, and other information.

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Benson Botts Reminiscences, 1908 (C2399)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Poems and water color sketches of Miss Benson Botts, Mexico, MO, done by her roommate at the University of Missouri summer session in 1908.

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Carter Martin Buford Papers, 1925 (R1003)
(1 folder)

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This is a letter dated June 16, 1925 from C.M. Buford at Ellington in Reynolds County, Missouri, to James B. Armstrong at Mexico, Missouri. The letter concerns possible land transctions in Reynolds County.

Tennie S. Burk Papers, 1837-1972 (C4285)
0.75 cubic feet (26 folders)

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The papers of Tennessee 'Tennie' Selby Burk contains her personal papers including genealogical information on her family and on various Missouri chapters of the Daughters of the American Colonists (DAC).

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Charles Roemer Collection, 1905-1919 (P0447)
1 folder

Postcards of Missouri scenes in Audrain and Boone Counties. Photographs of returned WWI Soldiers luncheon, Columbia.

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Cooperation of Christian Churches of Boone County, Missouri, Records, 1908-1966 (C4273)
0.4 cubic feet (17 folders)

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The records contain minutes, programs, church reports and some histories of individual churches, correspondence, financial records, resolutions, and newsletters.

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Lelah E. Crockett Collection, no date (CA3025)
2 cubic feet

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Correspondence, documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other genealogical research materials concerning the Crockett, Carter, Mallory, and Pool families of Audrain County, MO, and other related families.

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Reuben A. Daniel Papers, 1885-1922 (C0300)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)

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Papers of a hardware dealer and realtor of Audrain and Boone Counties, MO, including deeds, promissory notes, three pieces of currency, and material on Rosebud Reservation, Bonesteel, SD, in 1904.

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Daughters of the American Colonists, Missouri State Society Records, 1923-2002 (K0688)
5 c.f.

Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, brochures, and other miscellaneous ephemera relating to the George Hull, the Osage, the St. Louis, and the Captain John Hall Chapters.

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Daughters of the American Revolution, Mexico (Mo.) Chapter Records, 1904-1998 (CA5073)
2.4 cubic feet

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Minute books, treasurer's records, membership records, lineage materials, and chapter yearbooks of the Mexico, Missouri, chapter.

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G.D. Ferris Contract, 1884 (C3182)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains an indenture signed by G.D. Ferris, Mexico, MO, giving J.C. Huff and G.L. Ferris the right to manufacture a threshing machine for which he holds the patent. Letterhead shows Jefferson Street, Mexico, MO.

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Garfield School (Mexico, Mo.) Records, 1910-1975 (C3925)
4 rolls of microfilm

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Student attendance records of a black elementary and high school in Mexico, MO.

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Pleasant Tilman Gentry Diary, 1876-1896 (CA6453)
2 folders

Diary of a Baptist minister from Audrain County, Missouri, includes farm and livestock records, as well as records of marriages performed in Audrain, Boone, Monroe, Randolph, and Howard Counties. Also includes transcription with biographical information.

A.P. Green Letter, 1917 (C3589)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a letter to Joseph A. Glandon, Mexico, MO, from Green in Miami, FL, Feb. 20, 1917, discussing business and expansion plans of the A.P. Green Fire Brick Company in Mexico, MO.

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A.P. Green Letters, 1941-1942 (C3103)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains correspondence of a Mexico, MO, fire brick manufacturer with Forrest C. Donnell, Hugh Stephens, vice-chairman of Missouri State Council of Defense, and Keith Martin, discussing industrial camouflage program of Missouri Council of Defense. Green resigned from the Council shortly after his appointment.

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A.P. Green Papers, 1926-1958 (C2960)
29 cubic feet

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The papers of A.P. Green contain business and personal papers of a Mexico, MO, fire brick manufacturer. The collection includes correspondence with family members; business associates in Europe, and South America; as a trustee of Westminster College and member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Missouri; and with miscellaneous business and charitable organizations.

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Green-Bond Family Papers, 1910s-1980s (CA6191)
5.8 cubic feet, 2 oversize volumes, 1 audio cassette, 1 card file

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Papers of Green and Bond families of Mexico, Missouri. Correspondence, journals, photographs and personal files of A.P. and Josephine Green. Scholastic materials, clippings, cards, photographs and files of Christopher S. "Kit" and Carolyn Bond. Photo albums document the 1973 Missouri gubernatorial inauguration and national governors' conferences, 1973-1975.

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Sarah Guitar Papers, 1931-1944 (C3563)
1.2 cubic feet

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Correspondence and miscellaneous information on Missouri compiled by Miss Guitar during her employment as reference librarian for the State Historical Society of Missouri.

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Hardin College (Mexico, Mo.) Papers, 1919 (C0814)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Report on the college and appeal from the alumni association president concerning the half million dollar expansion campaign for the college.

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Charles Henry Hardin Papers, 1842-1892 (C0111)
0.1 cubic feet

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Hardin was a lawyer, governor of Missouri, 1874-1876, and founder of Hardin College in Mexico, MO. 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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William N. Houston Receipts, 1858-1870 (C2034)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Tax receipts from Monroe and Audrain Counties, MO, and from U.S. Express Company.

Harry Middleton Hyatt Papers, 1792-1956 (C4301)
3.8 cubic feet (105 folders)

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The papers contain material generated or received by Harry M. Hyatt, a genealogist. The material consists of family lineage charts, family correspondence, journals, photographs, and correspondence between Harry Hyatt and other genealogical researchers. Families researched are predominately the Richardson and Baker families, but other related families are included, such as the Miller and Walton families.

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Henry R. Keeton Memoir, 1880 (C2684)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Recounts his religious experiences and association with Methodist churches of Audrain County, and Mexico, MO. Describes Civil War split in church.

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W.H. Kennan Papers, 1901-1907 (C0350)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Letter, speech, and journal of a Mexico, MO, lawyer who was the son-in-law of Charles H. Hardin.

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King's Daughters Home (Mexico, Mo.) Records, 1890-1979 (C4254)
2.4 cubic feet (33 folders), 7 volumes

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The records of the King's Daughters and Sons, Missouri Branch, contain scrapbooks of the Missouri branch of the International Order of King's Daughters and Sons. They also have the records of the Missouri Branch's retirement home in Mexico, Missouri, including scrapbooks, applications, minute books of meetings for building expansion, and financial records.

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L. Mitchell White Photograph Collection, 1940-1960 (P0068)
22 photographs

Photos of Mexico, MO including the Mexico Ledger & Simmons Stables, St. Paul's Episcopal, Green, Newton and Robinson homes, Missouri Military Academy, Audrain Co. High School. Photos of Tom Bass, Daniel Fitzpatrick, and James and Clarence Robinson. Additional images of horses, including Rex McDonald at the Mexico Fairgrounds and a photo of Rex's tombstone.

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Lucy Capen Postcard Collection, 1906-1932 (P0508)
19 postcards

Postcards of Missouri scenes: Lake of the Ozarks, Boone County, Kansas City, Hardin College, and Lebanon, MO.

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Mary Biggs Collection, 1868-1915 (P0067)
0.2 linear feet

Postcards and photos of Missouri scenes, the bulk of which depict Mexico and Columbia.

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MARY HARDIN MIRROR, 1924 (C3249)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Published by the Mary Hardin Mission Circle, First Baptist Church, Mexico, MO. Contains biographical sketch and poetry of Mary Hardin, wife of Charles H. Hardin, governor of Missouri.

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Lizzie Blanche Matthews Papers, 1885-1920 (C0832)
0.19 cubic feet (9 folders)

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Correspondence of Lizzie B. Matthews, with George H. Brooks, between 1889 and 14 August 1900, their wedding date. Topics include teaching school, teachers' salaries, smallpox outbreaks, local court cases, small town entertainment, weather, road conditions, and operating a dry goods store in Salisbury. Miscellaneous programs.

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Mexico, Missouri, Theater Scrapbooks, 1902-1924 (C4253)
3 volumes

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Three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings from the Mexico Ledger, Mexico, Missouri, about shows and performances in that town from 1902-1924.

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Mexico, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1955, no date (P0278)

Photographs of Mexico, Missouri, including A.P. Green Fire Brick Company operations, local buildings, and monuments.

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Mexico-Audrain County Library Photographs, no date (P0401)
1 folder

Photos of historic buildings associated with the 1990 move of the Mexico-Audrain County Library, including Carnegie Library building.

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Missouri Lives Oral History Project Records, 2014-2018 (C4249)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder), 19 CDs, 1 DVD

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The collection consists of interviews with a wide array of Missourians who have had an interesting personal history and life. The collection consists of digitally recorded interviews, transcripts, and ephemera.

Missouri Military Academy Photographs, 1988 (P0445)
3 photographs

Photographs of the Missouri Military Academy, ca. 1988

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

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.

Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church (Audrain County, Mo.) Records, 1870-1905 (C1356)
0.03 cubic feet (1 volume)

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The records contain minutes of sessions; statistical report to presbytery; registers of adult and infant baptisms; records of marriages and deaths; lists of pastors, elders, and deacons; and communicant roll of members.

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New Hope Baptist Church (Audrain County, Mo.) Record Book, 1869-1924 (C3075)
1 roll of microfilm

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The collection contains minutes of the church which is located in Wilson Township. It was organized on Monday, 23 August 1869, and was a member of the Little Bonne Femme Association.

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Coleman Shelton Newkirk Travel Account, no date (C3166)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains an account of the Newkirk family who moved from Mexico, MO, to the Sacramento River in California in 1862, and eighteen years later moved from Scott's Valley, CA, to Dayton, WA.

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"Northeast and East," and "Seven Hundred Twenty-five Plus," T. Thistle McKinney, 1928-1929 (C4263)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The records of T. Thistle McKinney contain two travel logs, one of an automobile trip taken in 1928 through the northeastern states, Canada, and the eastern states. The other was made in 1929, through parts of northeast Missouri and into some Ozark counties.