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A.B. Hirsch Drug Store (Boonville, Mo.) Records, 1904-1963 (C4032)
3.4 cubic feet

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The collection contains a sampling of prescription records from the A.B. Hirsch Drug Store, Boonville, Missouri. Also included are papers pertaining to Vico Salve, which was developed and sold by Hirsch.

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A.J. Althouse Letter, 1898 (C1782)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Political issues; president and the Cuban crisis; Republicans and the Filley letters; post office and political appointments.

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Army Corps of Engineers Photographs, 1955-1979 (P0098)
0.2 linear feet

Photographs of historic sites and construction sites, 1956 and 1978-1979. Includes images of bridges, dams, roadways, churches, businesses, and other buildings.

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Benton Family Papers, 1851-1975 (C3721)
0.2 cubic feet (5 folders)

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Personal papers, genealogy, and clippings of a Clinton County, Missouri family. The personal papers are mostly Quit-Claim Deeds, General Warranty Deeds, and Trust Deeds, to a Coleman D. Benton and papers from a Circuit Court case regarding an unpaid financial matter.  Genealogy includes a handwritten account of the Benton family history by Rita Benton, wife of Thomas Hart Benton (artist). Clippings are newspaper clippings and magazine articles written about Thomas Hart Benton, a famous Missouri artist.

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Cameron Trust Company (Cameron, Mo.) Collection, 1883-1939 (C0053)
5.5 cubic feet (216 folders, 23 volumes), 6 rolls of microfilm (volumes 24-45 on microfilm only)

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Files relating to banking, insurance, education, land speculation, and politics in northwest Missouri. Includes material on the trust company, the Mutual Benefit Savings and Loan Association, Althouse & Williams, city of Cameron, MO, Wesleyan College, and other business ventures in which A.J. Althouse and J.E. Williams were involved.

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John C. Carr Papers, 1914-1920 (C0082)
0.5 cubic feet

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Papers of a Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad claim agent located in Cameron, MO, concerned with injury claims and law cases.

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Colfax Township, Osborn, Missouri Records, 1908-1921 (K0409)
0.1 c.f.

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Minutes from meetings of the Colfax Township, DeKalb County Board of Directors, as kept by the Clerk. Much of the business is related to finances and taxes.

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Collection of Clinton-DeKalb County and Travels to Southwest Missouri Photographs, no date (P0187)

photographs; landscapes and buildings in Noel, Elk Springs, Maysville, El Dorado Springs, and Vernon County, Missouri, Atchison, Kansas, and Sulphur Springs, Eureka Springs, Siloam Springs, Gravette, and Fayetteville, Arkansas. Portraits taken in Maysville, Osborn, and Cameron, Missouri.

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Cresswell Family Papers, 1823-1979 (R0007)
1.25 cubic foot (51 folders, 2 oversize volumes)

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The Cresswell Family Papers contain the personal, legal, and business papers of the Cresswell family of Washington County, Missouri. The papers include correspondence, land documents, legal papers, slave documents, tax receipts, account books from the furnace and store owned by the family, miscellaneous business papers, local school records, and personal papers.

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First Congregational Church of Cameron, Missouri, Records, 1879-1922 (K0407)
0.2 c.f.

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Meeting minutes, membership records (including marriages and deaths), lists of trustees, and resignation letters of pastors.

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Independent Order of Good Templars Lathrop Lodge No. 76 Record Book, 1869-1879 (C1111)
0.07 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Officer lists and minutes of Lodge No. 76 which became Prosperous Lodge No. 512 in 1873.

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John A. Biggerstaff Photograph Collection, 1962 (P0523)
3 photographs

Photos of Plattsburg houses and monuments.

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Warren Kimsey Papers, 1915-1934 (C3747)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)

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The papers of Warren Kimsey contain correspondence, stories, press releases, and histories of a Missouri-born short story writer.

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Lathrop (Mo.) School District Records, 1870-1906 (C1148)
0.2 cubic feet (3 volumes)

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Vol. 1, Board minutes, tuition payments, 1870-1886; Vol. 2, Minutes, expenses, tuition, officers, 1873-1882; Vol. 3, 1882-1906.

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Loughlin Studios Architectural Records, 1976-2019 (K1398)
4.09 c.f.

Loughlin Studios paper drawings and AutoCAD files dated 1976 to 2019.

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Paul M. McCue Receipt, 1855 (C2041)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a receipt for payment for land at an office at Plattsburg, MO.

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John Morgan McMichael Account Book, 1850-1867 (C1154)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Account book of John Morgan McMichael, Plattsburg, MO. Includes inventory of merchandise; accounts due Thomas M. McMichael notes due and description of land owned by Thomas McMichael, September 1867.

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John Morgan McMichael Ledger, 1867-1871 (C1156)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Real estate ledger kept by Morgan McMichael, Plattsburg, MO. Includes meetings of Board of Trustees of Plattsburg, 1867-1868, when McMichael served as clerk.

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John Morgan McMichael Prayer Books, 1861-1871 (C1155)
0.05 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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John Morgan McMichael, merchant, Plattsburg, MO. Vol. I, Prayer Book, 1861; Vol. II, Prayer Book, 1871.

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Cameron, Missouri, Sale Notice, 1855 (C2827)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Handwritten copy and printed broadside announcing sale of town lots on 30 August 1855, by the Cameron Town Company, William G. McDaniel, trustee.

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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.

Mrs. Thomas E. Deem Photographs, 1959-1962 (P0529)
5 photographs

Snapshots of Plattsburg and Lilly area homes, Clinton County.

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Nancy Cowan Photograph Collection, 1916 (P0274)
6 postcards

Six postcards from 1916 showing images of the British Remount Depot in Lathrop, Missouri.

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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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Perry Family Letters, 1837-1872 (C3323)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Personal letters mentioning deaths, marriages, religious conversions, slave auctions, and events of local interest. Letters originate in Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, or Missouri.

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"Reminiscences," James Bumgardner Jr., no date (C1061)
0.03 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Reminiscences of life in Virginia, Kentucky, and Clinton 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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