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Caddie Bolton Allbritain Reminiscences, no date (C2090)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Article about the William Bolton family of Jefferson City, MO, submitted to MISSOURI HISTORICAL REVIEW for publication.

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Association of Records Managers and Administrators, Columbia/Jefferson City Central Missouri Chapter Records, 1990s-2011 (CA5540)
4.7 cubic feet

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Records of a chapter of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) include by-laws, constitution, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership and financial records, workshop and training materials, administrative files, newsletters, photographs of the organization, seminar information, and miscellaneous material.

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Peter Bass Papers, 1825 (C1894)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of Peter Bass contain a deed of Peter Bass transferring a tract of land in Jefferson City to Azariah Kennedy. The collection includes a lace cutout, possibly part of the decorations at the governor's ball celebrating the formal opening of the state capitol.

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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.

Black, Arlene, Postcard Collection, no date (P0132)
2 postcards

2 color postcards of the Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City, Missouri, postmarked 1908 and 1909.

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Lilburn W. Boggs Invitation, 1838 (C1756)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Invitation issued to Judge Dunnica and Lady, February 15, 1838, to attend a reception at the governor's mansion.

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Boller Brothers Architectural Records, 1910-1982 (K0065)
9.31 c.f.

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Architectural drawings and other supporting documents for the Boller Brothers firm who specialized in theater design

Joel M. Bolton Memoir, 1930 (C1801)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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A 1930 memoir of Confederate soldier Joel Monroe Bolton of Jefferson City, MO, who served as a sergeant in a cavalry regiment in the West throughout the Civil War.

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Cabinet Cards Collection, c. 1890s (CA6343)
0.2 cubic feet

Collection of largely unidentified cabinet cards from the Jefferson City and St. Louis, Missouri, areas, circa 1890s. It is unclear if this is a family photograph album or was compiled by a photographer. Only two baby photographs have been identified, those of Daniel Gundelfinger and Harold Singer.

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Capitol Brewery Company (Jefferson City, Mo.) Records, no date (CA6144)
0.1 cubic feet, 1 volume

Business ledger of the Capitol Brewery Company of Jefferson City, Missouri, founded in 1898 by the Moerschel family of St. Charles and Jefferson City. Also includes Moerschel family postcards.

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Central Missouri, Missouri River Valley Region, Photograph Collection, 1880-1961 (P1120)

An artificial collection of photographs of mid-Missouri's Missouri River valley region, including photographs of Cole, Osage, and Moniteau counties.

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Challis-Dysart Family Papers, 1905-1956 (C4293)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)

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The papers contain letters, expense entries, photographs, receipts, licenses, and genealogical material related to the Challis, Dysart, Wilcox, and Forbis families.

Charles M. McClain Postcard Collection, 1900-1956 (P0539)
23 postcards

23 postcards of Missouri scenes, including the Ozarks, Paseo in Kansas City, Warrenton, Troy, Hannibal, St. Louis, St. Joseph, Nevada, and Russellville.

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Charles Trefts Photographs, 1903-1963 (P0034)
3690 photographs

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This collection contains images from 1900 to 1963 depicting St. Louis City and County people, public buildings, riverfront scenes, bridges, churches, catastrophes, houses and parks. Trefts photographed many historic events such as the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition; the 1934 World Series; and aviation in St. Louis including the Wright brothers at Kinloch Field in 1908 and Charles Lindbergh's return from Paris in 1927. A number of images focus on Crawford and Iron Counties and the Lake of the Ozarks region in the early 1930s.

Christopher and Linda Bond Photograph Collection, 1870-1917 (P0091)
18 photographs

10 b/w photos of the Capitol (completed in 1917) while under construction; 6 views of previous Capitol (completed in 1840) and 1 photo of Missouri River bluff; photographic copy of litho of Jefferson City in mid-1850s and 1 photo of temporary Capitol building.

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Chuck and Dianne Dunlap Postcard Collection, 1908-1941 (P0028)
13 postcards

Postcards of Missouri cities, including Kansas City parks, streets, and buildings; Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City, bird's-eye view of Sedalia, Cortez Motor Court in Springfield, and St. Louis: Ead's Bridge, Shaw's Garden, and Smith Bros. Cottage and Hotel.

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Cole County Historical Society Photograph Collection, 1850-1954 (P0537)
10 photographs

Photos of Jefferson City and Arrow Rock Tavern.

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Kenneth E. Coombs Papers, 1960s-1970s (CA5865)
5 cubic feet

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Project files of a Kansas City architect related to historic restoration projects in Missouri. Includes correspondence, photographs, survey material, planning documents, financial records, and architectural drawings.

Donna Cowan Scrapbooks, 1957 (C4277)
0.2 cubic feet (4 folders)

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The Donna Cowan collection includes two scrapbooks - one on conservation in Missouri, and one on Missouri Girls State, 1957. The Missouri Girls State was sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Missouri, which provided Missouri girls citizenship training in order for them to better understand and participate in the functioning of the government. 1957.

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James S. Cullison Photograph Collection, 1940s (R1462)
0.25 cubic foot (5 folders, 109 photographs)

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The James S. Cullison Photograph Collection is comprised of images of geological formations produced by James S. Cullison. The photographs were used in geological papers produced by James S. Cullison during his work as a professor of geology at the Missouri School of Mines now (Missouri University of Science and Technology) in the 1930s and 1940s.

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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.

Damel Family Photographs, 1892-1982 (P0865)
1 folder

Photographs of members of the Damel family, an African American family that came to settle in Jefferson City.

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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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Daughters of Rebekah, Missouri Assembly Records, 1932-1990 (R0616)
(8 rolls of microfilm)

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These are printed minutes of the annual meetings of the Rebekah Assembly of Missouri. The minutes include lists of state officials, delegates, and alternates, financial information and committee reports, matters concerning the Odd Fellows Home in Liberty, Missouri, and a listing of the names and local addresses of all Rebekah lodges in Missouri.

Alexander Caldwell Davison Account Book, 1870-1887 (C1097)
0.07 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Record of personal expenses and business transactions of a Jefferson City, MO, doctor, 1870-1879. Also letters to his brother Willie, 1881-1887.

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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.

Dr. Laurence Hedlund Photographs, 1975 (P0510)
18 photographs

Photos of Boone, Cole, Cooper, and Osage counties, ca. 1975.

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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- ).

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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Elizabeth Bailey Photograph Collection, 1987, no date (P0379)
1 folder

Postcard of Missouri United Methodist Church (Columbia), photographs of Mary K. Dains retirement reception (8-8-1991), Ronald Reagan visit to Columbia (1987), and the Missouri State Archives (1991).

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Eugene State Bank (Eugene, Mo.) Papers, 1927-1939 (C0275)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Notices of meetings of directors and stockholders. Notes of transfer to Eugene State Bank by Farmers Bank, 1927. Letter about purchase by Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1934. Also State Bank minute book, 1927-1934, containing contacts of transfer to Eugene State Bank and minutes of the directors' meetings.

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Mary E. Bugg Eversole Papers, 1822-1952 (R1268)
5 cubic feet (76 folders)

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This collection consists of corresondence, legal papers, journals, ledger books, and ephemera of Mary E. Bugg Eversole and the Bugg, Cole, and Eversole families of Potosi, Washington County, Missouri. The bulk of the collection consists of Mary E. Bugg's personal correspondence, 1883-1941, financial records 1912-1952, and miscellaneous ephemera, 1863-1938.

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Ferguson, Homer L., Photograph Collection, no date (P0336)
4 photographs

Photos of First Christian Church of Jefferson City, ministers, and events.

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First Christian Church (Jefferson City, Mo.) Records, 1986-1991 (CA2952)
0.4 cubic feet

Board meeting and cabinet meeting minutes.

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Freshour Family Papers, 1843-1911 (C0102)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)

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A group of bills and checks [1880]; maps of Missouri and Mexico [1904]; letters of John Freshour to his father from school; letter from Thomas E. Freshour to his wife, and list of things taken by federal soldiers in 1861; autograph book of Mary Letts, 1879; copy book of John Freshour; account book; and justice of the peace marriage record from Centertown, Cole County, Missouri, 1840s.

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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.

J. Goodwin Letter, 1837 (C1542)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Charles Custer, Madison, IN, from Jefferson City, MO, June 16, 1837.

Goodwin settled in Jefferson City and opened a grocery. He wrote Custer about life in Missouri, climate, job opportunities, land prices, commodity prices, construction of state capitol, Missouri River, soil, and his grocery business.

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Grace Episcopal Church (Jefferson City, Mo.) Records, 1840-1952 (C3013)
2 rolls of microfilm

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Records of the Grace Episcopal Church of Jefferson City, MO, dating from 1840 to 1952. The records contain the parish registry, which includes various types of church records, as well as minute books for the church vestry.

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"The Great Flood of 1993" Videocassette, 1993 (CA5400)
1 video cassette

A two-hour history of the Missouri River flood from July 8 to September 7, 1993, filmed between Glasgow and Jefferson City, MO. Includes soundtrack by Bob Dyer.

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Lorenzo and Thomasina Talley Greene Papers, 1920s-2019 (CA5520)
28.05 cubic feet, audiovisual material, 5 oversize items

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Research files, personal papers, and family materials of a professional historian who taught at Lincoln University from 1933-1972. Includes materials of his son, Tommy Greene, and his son's family.

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Gregory Allen Olson Photographs, 1997-2004 (P0201)
3 folders

Photographs of a 2004 Ioway encampment during Lewis and Clark Commemoration and Mel Carnahan's funeral, 2000.

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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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Hammond Studio Photographs, no date (P0955)
2 photographs

Images by Hammond Studio of Jefferson City notables and politicians

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Leona Hardeman Poem, no date (C1549)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains the poem, "For Miss Hardeman's Album," signed by Eugene, Jefferson City, July 11.

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Henrietta Park Krause Collection, 1904-1949 (P0171)
0.38 linear feet, 1 volume

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A series of photographs from the daughter of Governor Guy B. Park, this collection includes numerous photographs of Gov. Park, a 1933 Century of Progress photo album featuring views of the Missouri Commission exhibit, a series of images on the Huckleberry Finn Streamliner dedication in Hannibal, National Governor's Conventions, the Missouri State Fair, Camp Clark in Nevada, MO, Church Prison Farm near Jefferson City, Governor Forrest Smith's Inaugeration, Mark Twain Memorial Bridge dedication, notable Missourians, elected officials, and state government staff.

Arch Talcott Hollenbeck Papers, 1894-1939 (R1414)
0.5 cubic foot (28 folders)

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The Arch Talcott Hollenbeck Papers include the personal and business correspondence and papers of Archie Hollenbeck who served as the Howell County postmaster during the early 20th century. He was appointed chairman of the Missouri Prison Board in 1921 and lived in Jefferson City during his appointment before returning to West Plains, Missouri.

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