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William Bedell Day Book, 1834-1844 (C1454)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Bedell was a Clark County, MO, farmer. Day book contains diary notes, articles of agreement, court summons, and farm and household accounts paid and received.

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Lilburn W. Boggs Papers, 1838-1839 (C1753)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Acts of the General Assembly during the administration of Governor Boggs, concerning organization and boundaries of Clark, Buchanan, Grundy, and Platte Counties; declaration of Ni-chi-ne-ba-to-na River as a navigable stream; and payment for services of grand jurors.

Lilburn W. Boggs Proclamation, 1839 (C2403)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Relative to difficulties existing between the Territory of Iowa and the State of Missouri in relation to the boundary line between the two governments.

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Isaac R. Campbell Papers, 1821-1887 (C1001)
0.4 cubic feet (21 folders)

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Business correspondence, miscellaneous accounts, receipts and legal papers of a businessman and merchant of St. Francisville, MO. Material concerning local elections and poll books. Names of electors and how they voted in the national election in 1864.

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Church of God (Antioch, Mo.) Records, 1869-1908 (C2899)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Membership roll and record of funerals. Also membership roll of the Church of God, at Mt. Nebo, MO.

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Clark County, Missouri, Papers, 1842-1846 (C3543)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The Clark County papers contain a record of names of voters and votes cast for all candidates in the August 1842 primary election in Clark County; and a muster order to the 75th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 14th Division of Clark County Militia, May 8, 1846.

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S.H. Crosman Letter, 1838 (C2436)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a letter to J.R. Campbell, St. Francisville, MO, from Keokuk, [IA], May 26, 1838, concerning land deeds he is bringing with him to St. Louis, business, and estate of Isaac Antaga.

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Ben F. Dixon Papers, 1941-1958 (C3749)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of Ben F. Dixon contain press releases detailing the events which led to the Battle of Athens, MO, on 5 August 1861; the battle itself; and the aftermath. The papers also include biographical sketches of the leaders of the opposing forces. The articles were written in the 1940s on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the battle.

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Frank E. Greenlee Photographs, 1962, no date (P0487)
4 photographs

Photos of Clark County: Benning house, St. Francisville Baptist Church, Sickles Tavern, Maxwell house.

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Hagerman-Hayden Papers, 1852-1893 (C0110)
0.6 cubic feet

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Letters and papers of an Alexandria, MO, lawyer; a Keokuk, IA, student at Academy of Visitation, St. Louis, MO; and a music student in Oberlin, OH.

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Hiller Family Papers, 1785-1993 (C3856)
7.2 cubic feet, 2 volumes

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Papers of a family of lawyers, farmers, bankers, doctors and business people of Kahoka, Clark County, MO. Includes correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, estate records, diaries, personal account books, deeds, military records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, manuscripts and miscellaneous material.

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"History of Kahoka, Missouri," Alberta Callison, 1936 (C3532)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Settlement, early houses, businesses, schools, churches and social customs of Kahoka, Clark County, MO.

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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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John D. Cooper Photographs, 1900-1920 (P0165)
142 photographs

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Photographs by John D. Cooper of northeast Missouri and Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

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Kahoka Methodist Church Papers, 1962 (C3377)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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History of church compiled for its 100th anniversary by Alma Bridget; fragment of copy of letter from F.F. Audsley to his wife.

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L.W. Donaldson Photographs, 1904 (P0483)
2 photographs

Photos of Clark County: Wayland Homestead and St. Francisville Baptist Church.

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Maxwell and Johnson (Alexandria, Mo.) Account Book, 1861-1862 (C1163)
0.18 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Accounts of a general merchandise firm, Alexandria, MO.

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A. Maxwell Letterbook, 1857-1859 (C1161)
0.1 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Letter copy book of A. Maxwell, Alexandria, MO, records purchase of hogs. Maxwell was apparently a professional buyer. Some letters are signed Maxwell and Roe.

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A. Maxwell Record Book, 1853-1856 (C1162)
0.01 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Record of hogs purchased by A. Maxwell and Maxwell and Johnson, Alexandria, MO, 1853-1856. Includes date, number, and weight of hogs; name of seller; and price.

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Joseph McCoy Papers, 1815-1908 (C2144)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Eight land deeds (3 to land in St. Louis, 1815-1820; 5 to land in Clark County, 1856-1866). Power of attorney and land purchase receipt, 1844. Daybook of McCoy's business transactions in Waterloo, MO, 1841-1842.

Missouri-Iowa Border Dispute Collection, 1815-1862 (R1374)
(1 folder)

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The Missouri-Iowa Border Dispute records collect 23 miscellaneous documents relating to the disputed Missouri-Iowa border. The collection contains documents in French, English, and Spanish that pertain to the underlying causes of the conflict and the eventual resolution. The collection consists of letters, land deeds, and proclamations that deal with the background and events of the conflict.

Missouri. Infantry, 21st Regiment, Volunteers Papers, 1861-1969 (C4255)
0.5 cubic feet (17 folders)

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The papers contain copies of pension records, military records, and memoirs of members of the Missouri Infantry, 21st Regiment, Volunteers, and other material pertaining to Civil War soldiers.

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

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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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"Nature Work In and Out of the Schoolroom," R.R. Rowley, 1904 (C1638)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a paper on entomology read to the Clark County teachers at Kahoka, MO, 28 October 1904.

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Northeast Missouri Photograph Collection, 1830-1944 (P1117)

An artificial collection of photographs of Missouri's northeastern most counties: Schuyler, Knox, Scotland, Clark, and Lewis.

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Redd-Brotemarkle Photograph Collection, 1962 (P0491)
14 photographs

Photos of Athens, Clark County

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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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George Stein Travel Report, 1881 (C3287)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains an account of the George Stein family migration to America in the fall of 1881 aboard the SS NECKER, and their settlement in Clark County, MO.

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Wyaconda Baptist Association Program, 1944 (C0714)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains one program of the centennial celebration at the Baptist church in Wyaconda, Missouri.

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