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"Masonic Lodge History, 1842-1943," Robert R. Wright, no date (C0776)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Remarks on Rocheport, Missouri, and surrounding lodges.

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A.B. Chance Manufacturing Company Photographs, 1941-1959 (P0121)
11 photographs

11 b/w photos of the A.B. Chance Manufacturing Company in Centralia, MO. Photos depict aerial and ground views of the factory's exterior, interior views of factory workers, an aerial view of the gardens, and a bust of H.A. Houston.

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James A. Adams Letter, 1862 (C2629)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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From Provost Marshall's Office requiring Price to furnish provisions for six Rebel prisoners.

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Alberta Price Edmonston Photograph Collection, 1880, no date (P0361)
2 photographs

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

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Altrusa Club (Columbia, Mo.) Records, 1960s-2000s (CA2749)
11.9 cubic feet, 2 oversize volumes

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Addition to records of the club include newsletters, bulletins and other publications, meeting and convention materials, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, photographs, membership directories, and scrapbooks concerning the Columbia chapter and activities at the district and national levels of the organization.

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Altrusa Club (Columbia, Mo.) Records, 1937- (C2305)
1.2 cubic feet, 2 oversize volumes (20 folders, 11 volumes)

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Minutes of club meetings and board meetings, projects, membership lists, budgets, treasurer's reports, and scrapbooks of a women's service organization.

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American Business Women's Association, Show-Me State Chapter Records, 1965-1996 (C4016)
2.7 cubic feet

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The records of the Show-Me State Chapter of the American Business Women's Association include meeting minutes, membership rosters, correspondence, memos and announcements, photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material.

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American Field Service, Columbia, Missouri Chapter Records, 1975-2004 (C3990)
1.8 cubic feet

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Local, regional, and national newsletters, financial records, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, correspondence, and photographs of the student exchange program.

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American Legion, Herbert Williams Post 202 (Columbia, Mo.) Records, 1919-2009 (C4257)
2 cubic feet (27 folders)

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Records of the Columbia, Missouri, organization include membership lists, meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, programs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material.

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American Veterans Committee, Missouri 246 Chapter (Columbia, Mo.) Records, 1946-1949 (C0193)
0.5 cubic feet

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Financial records; correspondence; membership records; minutes of meetings; reports of organization activities, local and national; instructions; reports; and forms on the management of the local chapter.

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Andrew Tau Photographs, 1928-1968 (P0143)
31 photographs

Photos by Andrew Tau, ca. 1965, including several of the University of Missouri, Columbia and Boone County.

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Ann Rogers Photograph Collection, 1860-1914 (P0086)
2 folders

Assortment of postcards, snapshots and prints from across Missouri, including Excelsior Springs, the University of Missouri, and Kansas City.

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"Appeal to the Independent Voters of Boone County," John M. Robinson, no date (C2825)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Political article by a candidate for County Clerk of Boone County against Judge Woodson.

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Ken Applegate Papers, 1954-2016 (CA6552)
1.95 cubic feet, 3 oversize items

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The papers of a restaurant manager and entrepreneur in Columbia, Missouri, contain menus, a scrapbook, photographs, and material concerning Jack’s Gourmet Restaurant and Memorial Union Catering.

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April and Michael Koonse Photograph Collection, 1948-1950 (P0883)
16 photographs

Photos of Bill See and Battery B, 128th Field Artillery Battalion, Missouri National Guard, at Fort Leonard Wood and Columbia, MO, 1948-1950.

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Vera Edith Armil Papers, no date (C3244)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Miscellaneous notes of Mrs. Armil taken from various records concerning the history of sales of her house at 305 Hitt Street, Columbia, MO. Accompanied by a photograph of the house.

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Arthur T. Bailey Scrapbook, 1925-1930 (P0261)
146 photographs

Scrapbook containing photographs taken 1925-1930 while Arthur T. Bailey was a student at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Various images of the university and students.

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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.

Association of Records Managers and Administrators, Columbia/Jefferson City Central Missouri Chapter Records, 1990s-2011 (CA5540)
4.7 cubic feet

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Records of a chapter of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) include by-laws, constitution, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership and financial records, workshop and training materials, administrative files, newsletters, photographs of the organization, seminar information, and miscellaneous material.

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Athens Hotel (Columbia, Mo.) Record Books, 1903-1918 (C3984)
0.4 cubic feet

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Two financial ledger books of the Athens Hotel, Columbia, Missouri, listing the names of roomers and diners at the hotel; also cash expenditures and receipts.

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Baltzer Photograph Collection, 1890-1920 (S1223)
0.25 cubic foot

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The Baltzer Photograph Collection contains approximately 450 photographs and negatives chronicling the lives of two brothers who were born in St. Louis, Victor and Arwed Baltzer.

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Hartley H. Banks Papers, 1876-1928 (C3228)
0.13 cubic feet (6 folders)

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Newspaper clippings of book reviews, speeches, and poems. Letters received on death of brother, Lynn S. Banks, 1928. Speeches on inauguration of Samuel S. Laws as president of the University of Missouri, 1876, and other speeches. Tribute to John T. Mitchell, 1921. 1883 pencil drawing of scene on University campus by J.J. Fowler.

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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.

Barnette Welfare Workers Extension Club (Boone County, Mo.) Records, 1931-1973 (C3775)
0.4 cubic feet

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Records of a rural Boone County women's club. Minutes and financial accounts of the club are presented in the records. Missing from the documents are record books for 1956 and 1960-1964. Also, there are no separate financial accounts for 1944-1942 and 1971-1973.

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Barth Family Papers, 1852-1907 (C0997)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)

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Papers contain correspondence, deeds, and financial statements of the family of Moses Barth, a Rocheport, Boone County, MO, merchant. Bulk of the material is correspondence between family members concerning their general welfare and business matters. Several letters written during the Civil War describe economic conditions and confrontations with Confederate guerrillas in the Rocheport area.

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Barth's Clothing Store, Columbia, Photographs, 1910-1980 (P0431)
10 photographs

Photographs of Barth's Clothing Store, Columbia, MO, beginning in 1910.

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Bass Family Papers, 1864-1932 (C2367)
0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)

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Notebook and miscellaneous papers concerning music, recipes, home remedies, medical care, school reports, accounts and business of Sallie F. Ellis [Mrs. Lawrence Derby Bass, Sr.], L. Derby Bass, Jr., and Ella Read Bass of Boone County, MO.

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Derby Bass Family Expense Books, 1877-1918 (C3461)
0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)

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Three ledgers containing listings of items such as livestock, feed, wages, and other expenses involved in maintaining the household and farm of Derby Bass in Boone County, MO. Records of the Deer Park Red Cross Society, 1917-1918, kept by Mrs. Bass.

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W.H. Bass Receipt, 1884 (C3283)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Receipt for hay from Frank Thompson to W.H. Bass, who received payment of $1.50 in Columbia, MO, May 21, 1884.

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Bass-Ellis Family Papers, 1880s-1890s (CA6310)
0.2 cubic feet

Addition of correspondence of Lawrence Derby Bass and Abraham E. Ellis of Boone County, Missouri. See also C2241.

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Bass-Ellis Family Papers, 1867-1902 (C2241)
0.16 cubic feet (8 folders)

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Correspondence and business papers of Lawrence Derby Bass and Abraham E. Ellis of Boone County, MO.

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J. Christian By Collection Scrapbook, 1942 (C4256)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Scrapbook of photographs, newspaper clippings and letters concerning the acquisition of the J. Christian Bay Library by the State Historical Society of Missouri in 1942.

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Russell O. Bealmear Papers, no date (CA6251)
0.2 cubic feet

Correspondence of the Bealmear Family, members of whom settled in Kentucky, Arkansas, and the Missouri counties of Boone, Howard, and Macon. The letters describe farming, illnesses, and other family matters during the mid-to-late nineteenth century. An account book, dictionary, and handbook are included.

Thomas L. Beazley Letters, 1883-1885 (C1934)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains ten letters written by Beazley on various subjects including teaching, Missouri University literary societies, and land values in Missouri and Kansas.

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Thomas Beazly Receipt, 1840 (C1656)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Receipt of $25, one half his pledge to the University of Missouri.

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Dorothy Ellen Beckett Papers, 1952-1969 (C4133)
0.6 cubic feet

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The Dorothy Ellen Beckett papers contain documents from Beckett's time aboard the SS Hope as well as various holiday and birthday cards, postcards, personal papers, and miscellaneous souvenirs and pamphlets from her travels. A majority of the collection consists of correspondence between family, friends, coworkers, and patients from 1952-1965. Most of the correspondence between Beckett and her coworkers and patients from the SS Hope can be found from 1960-1962 as well as in various cards.

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Sarah Elizabeth Messer Becking Photograph Collection, 1993-2003 (CA6292)
9.5 cubic feet, 148 computer discs

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Papers of a Missouri School of Journalism alumnus and professional photographer who covered University of Missouri athletics.

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Ben W. Alexander Collection, 1940, no date (P0378)
1 folder

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.

Mary Eliza Bennet Rollins Papers, 1838-1848 (C3542)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains an invitation and letters to Mrs. Bennet, a daughter of Anthony Wayne Rollins of Columbia, MO.

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James H. Bennett Book, 1820-1825 (C2149)
0.08 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Book contains notes from medical lectures at Transylvania College, Lexington, KY, November 1822-January 1823; constitution, minutes, and membership list of the Richmond [Kentucky] Philosophical Society. October 1820-January 1821; and medical accounts, records of house calls and prescriptions in Columbia and Boone County area, July 1823-December 1825.

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Thomas Hart Benton Letter, 1838 (C1847)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a letter concerning the censure of Gentry's Missouri troops in the Seminole War and the appointment of Gentry's mother as a postmistress.

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Beta Phi Mu, Psi Chapter Records, 1971-2001 (C4370)
1 cubic foot (41 folders)

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Records of the Psi Chapter of Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. The Psi Chapter is located at the University of Missouri School of Library and Information Science. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, chapter newsletters, membership and mailing lists, treasurers' reports, and accounting information.

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Bethel Baptist Church (Boone County, Mo.) Records, 1888-1982 (C1266)
0.1 cubic feet

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The records of the Bethel Baptist Church, founded in 1855, include a photocopy of the minute book, membership lists, church histories, and news clippings.

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Bethel-Walnut Grove Church Record Book, 1817-1860 (CA6281)
0.1 cubic feet

Record book of the Bethel-Walnut Grove Church, Boone County, Missouri, includes journal and minutes of the church, as a well as the Walnut Grove Academy, 1850s. Also includes miscellaneous correspondence and articles concerning the church.

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Betty Brooks Photograph Collection, 1870-1915 (P0440)
1 folder

Copy photos of Boone and Moniteau counties, covering the University of Missouri, Columbia, Rocheport, Tipton, and California.

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Beulah Ralph Photograph Collection, 1946-1970 (P0516)
10 photographs

Copy photos of Boone County, with focus on the African American community, including images of Douglass School and early black police officers.

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Florence Harrison Bill Genealogical Pamphlet, 1950 (C0758)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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AS I RECALL, STORIES OF AND FOR THE FAMILY by Florence Harrison Bill, containing unusual stories of Columbia, Glasgow, and Fayette, MO.

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Robert Blackstone Letter, 1860 (C1463)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Description of a Christmas visit to Christian College, Columbia, MO. The students at Christian, except seniors, were permitted to have guests only during the holidays. Stationery letterhead has a photograph of the University of Missouri.

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