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Addie M. Hosman Photograph Collection, no date (P1212)
1 folder

Four photographs and one postcard depicting Hamilton, Missouri. Includes images of the high school, Missouri State Highway No. 8, Hamilton Trust Co. Building, Main Street for Pres Hudges Parade, and Mr. Bamers Farm.

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Jamon Aldrich Letter, 1838 (C1446)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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A Mormon immigrant wrote his brother about Missouri. Geographical location of his homestead, fertility of land, crops, prices, wages, Indians, U.S. military forts and troops, anti-Mormon sentiment, Joseph Smith, and news of family and friends.

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Bertha Booth Papers, 1837-1953 (C3195)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)

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Papers of John Boon; plat map and notes concerning Far West, MO; typed copies of evidence given in Joseph Smith's trial, and "Mormon Names in Caldwell County and Salt Lake," article written by Bertha Booth, n.d.

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Caldwell County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1926, no date (P1100)

An artificial collection of photographs of Caldwell County, Missouri.

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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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Dunlap Family Papers, 1897-1965 (C4329)
0.8 cubic feet (20 folders)

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The papers of the Dunlap family contains farm documentation, estate settlements, letters, greeting cards and other materials gathered between the members of the Dunlap family from Breckenridge, and Jefferson City, Missouri.

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Hamilton, Missouri Photograph Collection, c. 1880s-1920s (C3789)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)

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The collection contains single, family, and group portraits from the late 1800s and early 1900s taken primarily by photographers in Hamilton, MO.

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Missouri Place Name Survey Papers, 1954-1982 (C4390)
1.2 cubic feet (35 folders)

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Correspondence, newsletters, notes, research material, papers, proposal, and publications of a committee of professors who undertook a Missouri Place Name Survey, building largely on the work of Professor of English Robert L. Ramsay, whose students compiled a survey of Missouri places in the 1930s. The survey was intended to produce a dictionary of Missouri place names.

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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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Edward Partridge Letter, 1837 (C1622)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Emily and James H. Partridge, Pittsfield, MA, from Far West, MO, Oct. 12, 1837.

Disowned by his family for his Mormon beliefs, he wrote his sister Emily about his ostracism and outlined his faith. Also mentions civil and military officers, crops, wages, prices, need for lawyers, and Indian wars.

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Paul Newton Doll Photograph Collection, 1880-1936 (P0456)
4 photographs

Copy photos of the James F. Colby Co. and the North Missouri Fair, both in Hamilton, MO. Additional photo of Mystical Seven, University of Missouri, 1936

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Grace Price Paxton Collection, 1872-1940s (CA2794)
0.2 cubic feet, 4 oversize items

Personal memorabilia of Paxton, including programs from Christian College, school certificates, and portraits; correspondence, diplomas, and legal documents concerning the Price and Holliday families; 1872 land deeds for and in Caldwell County, Missouri, sold by the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad; and World War II ration books.

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Theilman Family Papers, 1881-1928 (C0410)
0.13 cubic feet (6 folders)

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Letters written by four brothers and a sister, Emil, Robert, Louis, G.A., and Bertha Theilman of Kingston, MO. Comments on events at the University of Missouri, book business, family history, loaning money, and land values in southern Missouri and Dakota Territory. Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, some written by Laura M. Theilman about her family and friends, trips taken, and education, and memorabilia.

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Elizabeth Remay Dabbs Thompson Papers, 1850-1932 (R0671)
0.25 cubic foot (5 folders)

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The Elizabeth Remay Dabbs Thompson Papers contain the personal and family papers collected by Elizabeth Remay Dabbs Thompson from 1850 to 1932. This collection includes photocopies of family correspondence, legal documents, and business papers for the Dabbs and Thompson families of Greene County, Missouri.

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Wight and Wight Architectural Records, 1904-1952 (K0825)
40.04 c.f.

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Architectural drawings, business papers, and photographs from the premier pre-World War II architects of Kansas City, MO. also of furnishings designed by W.D. Wight.