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A. Maxim Coppage III Photograph Collection, no date (P0492)
4 photographs

South Methodist Episcopal Church and First Christian Church, Hale, MO. Images of prize-winning poultry, and Tom Bowlware.

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Frank Ely Atwood Papers, 1888-1943 (C3131)
21 cubic feet

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Correspondence, reports, case records, judicial opinions, speeches, articles, news clippings, pamphlets and books covering Atwood's professional and political careers and his work as an active layman in the Southern Baptist Church.

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Francis F. and Harriet Elizabeth Audsley Papers, 1862-1912 (C2374)
0.2 cubic feet

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Correspondence of Francis F. and Harriet E. Audsley during the Civil War; letters from Sarah Ann Audsley, a cousin living in Australia, and Mary Ellen Harding, a cousin in England. Miscellaneous items.

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Alfred Edward Barnes Jr. Architectural Collection, 1888-1959 (K0004)
150 c.f.

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Architectural drawings, renderings, photographs, specifications and correspondence of the architectural firm Hoit, Price and Barnes and its predecessors.

Ralph C. Bedell Papers, 1929-1986 (C2543)
50.25 cubic feet, 36 audio tapes, 2 films, 1 filmstrip

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Papers of educator and psychologist. Bedell directed NDEA Counseling and Guidance Institutes, taught at the Universities of Nebraska and Missouri, and served as secretary-general of the South Pacific Commission. Collection includes materials from Counseling and Guidance Institutes, counseling case files, and papers of South Pacific Commission.

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Carroll County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1885-1904 (P1104)

An artificial collection of photographs of Carroll County, Missouri, primarily photos of Carrollton.

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Carrollton Academy (Carrollton, Mo.) Records, 1854-1869 (C0598)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The records contain minutes of trustees' and stockholders' meetings and business records of the Academy. Loaned for copying.

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CARROLLTON DEMOCRAT (Carrollton, Mo.) Papers, 1936-1938 (C0591)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Telegrams to the DEMOCRAT about King Edward VIII's abdication; Franklin D. Roosevelt's recommendations to Congress, 1937; Martin Johnson's death; the wreck of Amelia Earhart's plane; and the death of Queen Marie of Romania.

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Carrollton, Missouri, Minute Book, 1860-1861 (C1065)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of meetings of the mayor and board of councilmen of Carrollton, Carroll County, MO, 9 May 1860-11 May 1861.

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J.B. Courts et al. Letter, 1862 (C1749)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Charles Sterne, Carroll County, MO, from camp near Holly Springs, MS, No. 1, 1862. Six members of Lt. John Sterne's company relate the details of his death to his father. Lt. Sterne was mortally wounded in the Battle of Corinth, 4 October 1862, and died 17 October 1862.

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Daniel A. Brand Photograph Collection, 1894-1922 (P0477)
22 photographs

Copy photos of Carrollton, MO, including several images relating to the Meeks family murder.

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Debbie Kilgore Photograph Collection, 1993-2002 (P0155)
52 photographs

Approximately 52 35mm color negatives and prints showing scenes around Macon, Missouri during the mid 1990s. Additional photo album, assembled by Ken Fryer, DOT district manager, showing the 1993 Missouri River flood in Cole, Carroll, Howard, Saline, and Livingston counties.

Herbert E. Duncan Architectural Records, 1929-1992 (K0722)
32.11 c.f.

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Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Herbert Duncan Sr. (1905-1972) and Herbert Jr. (1931- ).

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Faris Family Books, 1850-1925 (C1102)
0.4 cubic feet (7 volumes)

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Personal account books kept by James Madison Faris (1823-1904) and James William Faris (1852-1928), of Carrollton, MO; also records of marriages, births, and deaths and muster rolls of Captain D. Hoover's company of Carroll County Provisional Militia, 1864-1865.

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R.W. Freeman Papers, 1960-1961 (C3784)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of R.W. Freeman contain a letter to Freeman from Lafayette Moore of the Pershing Park Association in Laclede, MO, and a proposed budget for the Carroll County, MO, Baptist Association.

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Grand Army of the Republic, Stephen Estle Post No. 178 (DeWitt, Mo.) Records, 1885-1912 (C4245)
0.25 cubic feet (3 folders)

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The Grand Army of the Republic collection consists of the roster and meeting minutes of Post 178 located in DeWitt, Missouri.

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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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Harold N. Calvert Photograph Collection, 1868-1972 (P0478)
57 photographs

Copy photos of Calvert family and Carrollton, MO, ca. 1870s-1940s. Originals in Harold Calvert Collection, Carrollton, Missouri.

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Archelaus Herndon Record Book, 1830-1859 (C0876)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Records of the Baptist Missionary Society of Goochland, VA. Genealogy of Archie Perkins family, beginning in 1760. List of Negroes belonging to James Herndon. Archelaus Herndon lived in Carrollton, MO.

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"The History of the Cherry Valley School District," F.A. Moentmann, no date (C3689)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a typescript history of an area in Carroll County, MO, which included Cherry Valley School near the town of Miles Point.

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Katie Marie Adkins Postcard Collection, 1970 (P0260)
3 postcards

Three postcards showing interior of the Carroll County Historical Museum in Carrollton and interior view of the Bank of Tina display in Carroll County Historical Museum.

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L.B. Ely and Brother Account, 1877 (C0723)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains an account of Mrs. Austin with a general merchandise store in Carrollton, Missouri.

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J.F. Lawton Diary, 1877-1879 (C1149)
0.03 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Diary of a mill owner in Carrollton, Carroll County, MO. Also a photograph of Wild Moss Mills.

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Lozier Family Papers, 1910s-1930s (CA6450)
1 cubic foot, 6 oversize items

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Correspondence, political material, and miscellaneous material of a family from Carroll and Randolph Counties, Missouri. Largely concerns Ralph F. Lozier, a U.S. Congressman, and his son, Lue Lozier, an attorney and judge.

Ralph F. Lozier Papers, 1855-1945 (C2655)
65.75 cubic feet, 5 volumes

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Correspondence, pamphlets, speeches, and newsclippings related to Lozier's legal, agricultural, and political careers. Research notes for and copies of Lozier's two historical novels (check contract if publication request occurs). Campaign papers of Lue C. Lozier.

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Mark Twain National Forest Local History Collection, 1930s-1980s (R0471)
(4 rolls of mircofilm)

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This collection was selected from unofficial files on miscellaneous historical topics, including local histories, the CCC, the YCC, the "Irish Wilderness," and the Eleven Point River. There are transcriptions of interviews with older members of the community and Forest Service retirees.

"Memories of My Life," Alexander Warfield Walker, 1914 (C3163)
0.18 cubic feet (9 folders)

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Autograph and typed manuscripts of autobiography, and revision.

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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.

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Elias Perry Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 (C2470)
0.1 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Elias Perry of Dewitt, MO, was a 2nd lieutenant in Sherman's army on the march to the sea. Diary covers the period 12 November 1864 to 24 March 1865.

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Allen D. Richards Papers, 1875-1893 (C0156)
0.2 cubic feet

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Papers of justice of the peace and postmaster of Dewitt, Carroll County, MO.

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Robert C. Brown Photograph Collection, 1900-1971 (P0004)
51 photographs

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Photographs of Missouri railroad depots, primarily for the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad. Photographs relating to A.F. Schliecker of Kansas City, Missouri.

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Shields Monument Association Record Book, 1880-1881 (C1254)
0.12 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Association formed to raise $10,000 for monument at grave in Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Carrolton, MO, of General James Shields, U.S. Senator from Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri. Also some loose papers.

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Aquilla Standifird Papers, 1862-1865 (R0458)
0.04 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Aquilla Standifird Papers contain the Civil War diary of a sergeant and, later, lieutenant of Co. D, 23rd Iowa Infantry. The diary covers duty in Missouri, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, 26 July 1862 -- ca. 15 April 1865. Included are descriptions of service in the Army of Southeastern Missouri, the Vicksburg Campaign, including the battles of Port Gibson, Champion's Hill, Big Black River Bridge, and Milliken's Bend, and furlough and medical leave in Iowa.

George E. Stanley Invitation, 1896 (C1539)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Cha[rle]s A. Thomas, Norborne, MO, from Carroll County, MO, Apr. 30, 1896.

Invitation to witness the execution of William P. Taylor, April 30, 1896, at 11:00 A.M. for the May 10, 1894, murder of Gus Meeks. Invitation nontransferable.

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Tabernacle Separate Baptist Church (Carroll County, Mo.) Minutes, 1849-1861 (C1324)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of meetings and list of original subscribers.

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Tina Presbyterian Church Records, 1886-1917 (C1368)
0.07 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of organizational meetings and meetings of sessions. In 1887 the Stokes Mound Congregational Church voted to disband and join the Tina Presbyterian Church as a body.

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J.D. Wade Papers, 1940s-1960s (CA6386)
1 cubic foot

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Papers of an employee of Service Pipeline Company from Odessa and Carrollton, Missouri, largely consist of personal account ledgers detailing daily expenses. Also included is a small amount of Service Pipeline and Standard Oil material and miscellaneous material.

Gene Ray Wallace Letters, 1946-1947 (C0421)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Written to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawman Wallace, Bogard, MO. By a platoon sergeant in Tokyo, Japan. The letters tell of his activities as a military policeman attached to the war criminals trials. Mention of Tojo.

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Wilcoxson Family Papers, 1819-1883 (C3047)
1 roll of microfilm

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Correspondence, deeds, financial records, and miscellaneous items of the Wilcoxson family of Fayette and Carrollton, MO.

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Hiram Wilcoxson Ledgers, 1836-1860 (C4334)
3 oversize volumes

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The volumes consist of one cash account ledger and two merchandise ledgers

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Winfrey Family Papers, 1860s (CA6111)
0.25 cubic feet

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Correspondence between the Winfrey family of Carroll County, Missouri to relatives in Grant County, Wisconsin from immediately preceding the Civil War to 1868. Also includes limited genealogical material for the Winfrey, Kirkpatrick, and Gagnebin families.

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