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Alden F. Hays Photographs, 1946 (P0211)
5 photographs

Snapshots of the parade for Winston Churchill and Harry S. Truman's visit to Fulton, MO.

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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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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.

Bell Family Papers, 1821, 1860s-2004 (CA6483)
5.2 cubic feet, 5 oversize items, 4 cased images, 1 glass plate negative

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The papers of a publishing family from Fulton, Missouri, who owned the Ovid Bell Press, contain correspondence, photographs, clippings, business records, family genealogy, and miscellaneous material. The collection largely pertains to Ovid K. Bell and his son, Ovid H. Bell.

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Morris Frederick Bell Architectural Drawings, 1883-1895 (C3632)
0.2 cubic feet, 201 oversize items

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Elevations, plans, and details for the buildings of the University of Missouri Francis Quadrangle, the Missouri Industrial Home for Girls at Chillicothe, churches, private and public schools, and domestic architecture in Missouri.

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Ovid Bell Papers, 1899-1921 (C3224)
1 cubic foot

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Business correspondence of Ovid Bell, editor of the FULTON GAZETTE. Covers letters F-W, arranged alphabetically. Some correspondents are Walter Williams, Joseph Mudd, Joseph W. Folk, David R. Francis, and representatives of other newspapers in Missouri.

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Ovid H. Bell Collection, 1824-1950 (C3805)
0.2 cubic feet (10 folders)

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Papers of and materials collected by a Fulton, MO, resident relating to the history and residents of Callaway County. Comprises correspondence, copies of speeches and lectures given by Bell, and documents including a typescript 1849 diary, tax rolls, Callaway County Agricultural and Mechanical Society membership lists, and a regimental history and troop roster of Company B, 1st Missouri Cavalry, C.S.A.

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Ovid K. Bell Papers, 1808-1923 (C2507)
0.4 cubic feet (28 folders)

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Papers pertaining to the early history of Callaway County, MO. Included are personal accounts of the settlement of the Cote Sans Dessein area and later proceedings and reports of commissioners of the court.

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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.

W. Bishop Letters, 1896-1898 (C0526)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Two letters to his granddaughter, Laura Benton, telling of hard times in 1896, prices at the feed store, and members of the family.

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Boone-Tate Family Papers, 1941-1976 (C4205)
1 cubic foot (20 folders)

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The Boone-Tate family papers consist of the research and genealogy of the Boone and Tate families, which ultimately culminated in the publication of the Boone Family Record written by Maude Tate Boone.

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William Ferrell Broadhead Letter, 1913 (C1944)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Mrs. Arthur McCluer from Clayton, MO, June 27, 1913. Reminiscence about Boonslick Road from St. Louis to Fulton, MO.

B.D. Brown Account Book, 1882-1885 (C0265)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Account of sales of medicine, drugs, whiskey, tobacco, candy, and sundries of a physician and surgeon from Shamrock, Callaway County, Missouri.

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Franklin Burt Papers, 1843-1905 (C0228)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders, 3 volumes); also available on 1 roll of microfilm

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Land records, miscellaneous papers, tax assessment book, and diary of Callaway County, MO, farmer. Diary (1859-1872) includes brief daily entries on weather, wind direction, farming and family activities, and visitors.

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Caldwell Township Democratic Convention Minutes, 1886 (C2261)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains minutes concerning the election of delegates to the Callaway County convention and of candidates for township offices.

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John Boyd Caldwell Family History, no date (C2172)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains biographical sketches of John Boyd Caldwell and family, describing their trip from Kentucky to Callaway County, MO, in 1826, establishment of the first pottery business in Missouri, and pioneer life.

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Callaway County Nuclear Power Plant Collection, 1970s-1990s (CA6184)
13.2 cubic feet

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Collection concerning the application, licensing, approval, safety, and operation of the nuclear power plant located in Callaway County, Missouri. Includes indices and information on how to use government documents.

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Callaway County, Missouri Assessor's Records, 1830 (C0343)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Tax list for residents and nonresidents of Callaway County, James Baker, assessor. The list is divided into resident and nonresident sections. These sections are arranged alphabetically by individual and list value and location of land and includes other property such as slaves and livestock.

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Callaway County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1903-1942 (P1101)

An artificial collection of photographs of Callaway County, Missouri.

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Calloway Nuclear Plant Public Records Collection, 1978-1990 (S0859)
48 cubic feet

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This collection contains records that Union Electric was required to make available for citizen scrutiny during the application, construction, and operating of the nuclear power plant. The materials in this collection include safety and construction reports, emergency plans, and inspection reports.

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Cedar Creek Primitive Baptist Church (Callaway County, Mo.) Minutes, 1821-1838 (C1306)
0.08 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Organization, services and business meetings of church. Also two typed copies.

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Cedar Creek Primitive Baptist Church (Callaway County, Mo.) Minutes, 1821-1930 (C1307)
0.2 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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Contains deed to lot, memberships, beliefs, rules of decorum, constitution and minutes of church business meetings. Also included are xerox copies of indentures, surveys and other documents pertaining to early transactions between the church and individuals in the area.

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Christian Church (Fulton, Mo.) Records, 1848-1888 (C0585)
1 roll of microfilm

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Membership, minutes of business meetings, minutes of Board of Officers' meetings, financial records, pledges, and assessments.

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Christian Churches of Callaway County, MO, Photographs, no date (P0979)
25 photographs

Original photos from the book An Annotated History of the Christian Churches of Callaway Co., Mo., by I. Stanley Williams

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Citizens for Reformed Electric Rates Records, 1975-1977 (S0423)
1.2 cubic foot, 78 folders

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The records of Citizens for Reformed Electric (CRER) rates contain studies, speeches, and newspaper clippings relating to the group's mission to promote equitable electric rates in Missouri. CRER was instrumental in the successful passage of Proposition 1 (1976), which prohibited electric corporations form raising their rates to finance the cost of construction work in progress (CWIP).

Civil War Claims, 1865-1874 (C1493)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Claims by Elizabeth Givens of Callaway County for supplies taken by Maj. H.C. Caldwell, Third Iowa Cavalry; William J. Bedsworth of Callaway County for horses taken by White, Enrolled Missouri Militia; and Henry Larimore of Callaway County for supplies furnished and services rendered the Union Army.

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Clarence Williams Photograph Collection, 1928-1946 (P0063)
6 photographs

3 original photos of log cabin that was the birthplace of Andrew Taylor Still, one of which shows a nearby amphitheater. 2 photos of American School of Osteopathy, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. One photo of the Churchill-Truman visit to Westminster College.

Coalition For The Environment Records, 1967-2007 (S0421)
256 cubic feet

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The Coalition for the Environment was incorporated in St. Louis in 1969 as a volunteer citizen's organization whose mission includes education, communication, planning and action on issues involving the environment; notably clean air, energy, open space/land use, solid waste, transportation, and clean water. The records document the founding of the organization, its administration, and the environmental issues it studied, protested, supported, and criticized.

Concord Presbyterian Church (Callaway County, Mo.) Records, 1833-1935 (C1349)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Session minutes; history of the church, whose name was changed from Seven Mile Church in 1840; ministers, elders, and deacons; membership lists; and record of infant baptisms.

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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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Cote Sans Dessein Township (Callaway County, Mo.) Justice of the Peace Docket Book, 1816-1827 (C0966)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Record of court proceedings, marriages, and stray livestock. Cases concern settlement of debts, loan repayments, estates, land ownership, and assault and battery. Volume was begun by William H. Dunnica, the first justice of the peace (1821-1823), as a mercantile accounts record.

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Tolliver Craig Papers, 1821-1850, 1986 (C4394)
0.1 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Notebook and autobiography of Tolliver Craig; Shopping lists; Letter from Tolliver Craig to his son, Larkin Craig; Booklet: A History of The Craig Reunion, by Mary Louise Fricke.

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Crawdad Alliance Records, 1979-1981 (S0097)
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The records contain flyers, leaflets, handbooks, newsletters, meeting minutes and a newspaper pertaining to the Crawdad Alliance’s efforts to halt the proliferation of nuclear power in Missouri, including the construction of the Calloway Power Plant in Calloway County, Missouri, through nonviolent means, including civil disobedience.

Isaac Curd Papers, 1827-1862 (C0241)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Letters and papers of a Fulton, MO, doctor, politician and member of the General Assembly in 1838.

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R.B. Cutlip Papers, 1960-1981 (CA4341)
14 cubic feet

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Papers of the president of William Woods College, Fulton, Missouri.

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Walter William Dalton Papers, 1939-1979 (C4314)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)

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The papers of Walter Dalton contain correspondence, miscellaneous papers, and newspaper clippings regarding Dalton, an Air Force Reserve officer, an attorney and civic leader.

Dan B. Hoagland Photographs, 1983, no date (P0150)
0.58 linear feet

580+ photos of mid-Missouri towns, including many small and abandoned locales, and Boone County churches, ca. 1983.

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Dr. Harold Fruend Photograph Collection, no date (P0978)
3 photographs

Photos of the State Hospital for the Insane No. 1 in Fulton, MO

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Kay Drey Callaway Nuclear Power Plant Collection, 1976-1987 (S1028)
26 cubic feet

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Environmental activist Kay Drey assembled this collection from the newspapers and literature of groups organized to oppose the Calloway Plant; legal documents from challenges to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Union Electric over the plant’s operating license and safety concerns; and the files of Bill Smart, an ironworker fired the plant for going public with complaints about below-standard structural steel work and defective materials used in the plant’s construction.

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"Duley's Mill," Hugh P. Williamson and Arnold Bedsworth, no date (C2188)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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History and description of Duley's Mill on Big Cedar Creek, Callaway County, MO. Biographical information on the Duley family.

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William H. Dunnica Commission, 1821 (C1795)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains Dunnica's commission as justice of the peace, Cote Sans Dessien township, Callaway County, signed by Alexander McNair.

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Robert L. Elgin Research Collection, 1960-1993 (R1261)
2.1 cubic feet (65 folders)

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These are the research files of a civil engineer, surveyor, and historian from St. James in Phelps County, Missouri. The colletion includes reports, scale sketches, and photographs concerning the restoration of various historic sites in Missouri, charcoal iron furnace sites in Missouri, and prehistoric petroglyphs and pictograph sites in the Missouri Ozarks.

Execution Invitation, 1936 (C0984)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Invitation to attend the execution of George McKeever at the county jail in Fulton, MO. Mourning envelope addressed to Miss Annabel Brooks, New Bloomfield, MO.

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G.P. Sanders (New Bloomfield, Mo.) Records, 1900-1937 (C0339)
12 rolls of microfilm

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Invoices and receipts from a general merchandising store located in New Bloomfield, MO. Underwent several name changes: Sanders Brothers, Sappington and Sanders, and G.P. Sanders. No information is available on establishment or dissolution of the store.

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Gary Woolfolk Photograph Collection, 1896-1900, no date (P0880)
1 folder

Copy photos of the Fulton area.

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Gerald R. Massie Photographs, 1860-1980 (P0016)
0.83 linear feet

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Photographs of scenes across Missouri, many taken as part of Massie's work as Missouri's state photographer. Events highlighted include Winston Churchill's visit to Fulton, Governor Hearnes' inaugural celebrations in 1965 and 1969, and the Battle of Pilot Knob Centennial commemoration in 1964. The collection includes extensive coverage of the Missouri State Capitol building. Geographically, the collection covers much of Missouri, with particular focus on tourist destinations: St. Louis, Kansas City, Hannibal, Ste. Genevieve, and the Ozarks.

K. Bruce Goebel Papers, 1980s-2000s (CA6267)
184.3 cubic feet

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Professional papers of a central Missouri architect. Includes oversize drawings and corresponding job files.

Grand Prairie United Baptist Church (Callaway County, Mo.) Minutes, 1843-1868 (C1310)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Record book of the church, containing the constitution, covenant, rules of decorum, and minutes of the business meetings.

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