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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.

Mary Jane Barnett Papers, 1913-1997 (CG0004)
1.6 cubic feet

 Digitized Materials

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The collection contains correspondence, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, business-related trade journals, a Narcotic Register, and miscellaneous papers for Mary Jane "Miss Jane" Barnett and her life and business partner, Elaine "Tommie" Davis.

Bootheel Project Records, 1993-1997 (C3928)
3.2 cubic feet, 161 audio cassettes, 9 audio discs, 2 video cassettes

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Records of the Bootheel Project, which documents the art, culture, and heritage of the Missouri Bootheel. The records include photographs, color slides, audio cassettes, transcripts, and video cassettes of interviews with Bootheel residents. Sound recordings, planning documents, field workers' notes and miscellaneous items collected throughout the project are also included.

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Civil War Letters, 1862 (C2008)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains two letters written to his parents in Wisconsin about skirmishes at Chalk's Bluff, AR, and Kennett and Hornersville, MO, and capture of steamer DANIEL B. MILLER.

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John M. Dalton Papers, 1921-1965 (C2417)
130.3 cubic feet, 1 CD

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Personal and official papers of a Democratic governor of Missouri, 1961-1965. Includes some material from his term as Missouri attorney general.

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Marshall Dial Oral History Collection, 1980s-1990s (CA6033)
275 audio cassettes, 44 CDs

 Digitized Materials

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Collection of interviews between Marshall Dial and various residents of the Bootheel for Dial's radio show, "Stories They Tell."

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Dunklin County High School Collection, 1922 (R0936)
(1 folder)

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This is the official program for the Dunklin County high school meet held at Malden, Missouri, on April 28-29, 1922. Included were competitions in piano, violin, voice, spelling, public speaking, and track and field.

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Dunklin County, Missouri, Marriage Records, 1899-1908 (R1332)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The records of Dunklin County, Missouri Marriage Records, 1899-1905 contain a photocopy of the book Records of Marriages, for Dunklin County, recorded by R.M. Harris, Justice of the Peace.

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Gideon-Anderson Lumber and Mercantile Company Records, 1901-1938 (R0290)
2 rolls

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This collection consists of correspondence and business papers of the Gideon-Anderson Lumber
& Mercantile Company concerning the lumber trade in southeastern Missouri and northeastern
Arkansas. Based in Gideon, Missouri, the company operated primarily in Dunklin, New Madrid,
and Pemiscot counties in Missouri. The collection includes papers from two subsidiary operations,
the Gideon Cooperage Company and the Gideon & North Island Railroad Company.

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Hodge Family Papers, 1938-1944 (R1436)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Hodge Family Papers consist of personal items and correspondence collected by Mary Dancy Hodge.

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Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Cotton Hill Lodge No. 306, Malden, Missouri Records, 1943-1946 (R0846)
(1 volume)

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This is a minute book for cotton Hill Lodge No. 306, a chapter of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows located at Malden in Dunklin County, Missouri.

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W. J. Ivie, "A Message To The Homeseeker", 1939 (R0679)
(1 folder)

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This is a booklet published to promote economic development in southeastern Missouri. Sections are devoted to the communities of Sikeston, Charleston, Dexter, Malden, East Prairie, and New Madrid. Numerous businesses are profiled including information on proprietors, locations, services, and their histories.

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Paul C. Jones Papers, 1943-1969 (C3604)
60.6 cubic feet

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Constituent and legislative correspondence from Jones's terms as a Democratic congressman from Missouri's 10th district, 1948-1969. Jones's major committee assignments included the Agriculture and the House Administration Committees.

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Malden Army Air Field Collection, circa 1943-1944 (R1157)
(1 folder)

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This collection contains Volume II, No. 35 dated December 23, 1944 of 'The Malden Breeze', the base newsletter at Malden Army Air Field at Malden in Dunklin County, Missouri. Lieutenant Colonel Charles A. Cowing was commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel William T. Duden was executive officer, and Sergeant Carr C. Link was editor.

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Marion C. Jones Photograph Collection, 1912-1925 (P0606)
12 photographs

Copy photos of Dunklin Co. Saw Mill Camp, dredging (ca. 1912-1913) and clear-cutting (ca. 1925) of the Little River Drainage District, Blodgett tornado damage, ca. 1916, and Ira Hayes.

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Samuel Montgomery Papers, 1854-1887 (CG0014)
0.2 cubic feet

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This collection contains letters, military documents, family genealogy information, and copied pages from published material.

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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Adam Perkins Papers, 1861-1871 (R1335)
(1 folder)

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The Adam Perkins Papers contain a typescript copy of Adam Perkins' journal, a farmer from Bollinger County, Missouri, is dated from January 1861 through December 1871. The journal was discovered in 1990 in Plainfield, Illinois. It was then typescript by Jean Scott of Orlando, Florida and sent to Lorena S. Eaker of Bollinger, Missouri for editing.

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Saint Francis Levee District Records, 1893-1980 (R0076)
(2 rolls of microfilm)

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The Saint Francis Levee District of Missouri Records contains a microfilm copy of ledgers, minute books, and financial records of the Saint Francis Levee District.

Thad Snow Papers, 1923-1955 (CG0027)
1.31 cubic feet

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The Thad Snow Papers include writings, correspondence, scrapbooks, memorabilia and photographs. Snow was a prolific writer during his life. He is best remembered for his column, “Letters from the People” for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch beginning in the 1930s. The topics covered in this collection include politics, foreign affairs, farming, Snow’s family, economics and human nature.

Southeast Missouri Medical Association Records, 1877-1967 (CG0003)
0.5 cubic feet

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The Southeast Missouri Medical Society Records include a minute book ledger from 1877-1896, issues of the Cape County Journal, an anniversary booklet for the Southeast Missouri Hospital, advertising materials, publication n the history of medicine in Southeast Missouri, and various papers from 1877-1967.

Southeast Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1902-1975 (P1126)

An artificial collection of photographs depicting Southeast Missouri, including the Bootheel: Wayne, Dunklin, Pemiscot, New Madrid, Stoddard, Scott, and Mississippi counties.

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St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company Records, 1859-1980 (R0362)
(178 cubic feet)

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These are corporate minutes and financial account books, and other records of the St. Louis-San Francisco ("Frisco") Railway Company (1916-1980) and predecessor, subsidiary, and constituent companies, most notably the St. Louis & San Francisco Railway (1876-1896) and the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad (1896-1916). The "Frisco" operated in Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. It became part of the Burlington Northern Railroad in 1980. Also of note are four architectural drawing boxes that include the blueprints for structures along the St. Louis-San Francisco Line. A detailed inventory of the drawings is included in each of the four boxes.

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United Service Organizations Club, Malden, Missouri Collection, 1943 (R0753)
(1 folder)

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This is the program for the grand opening of the USO Club at Malden in Dunklin County, Missouri, on August 11, 1943. Captain Olin Brigman was the club director.

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Orville Zimmerman Papers, 1922-1962 (C0863)
4.1 cubic feet

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Correspondence and other papers from Zimmerman's terms as a Democratic congressman from Missouri's 10th district, 1935-1948. Zimmerman's major committee assignments included the Agriculture, Flood Control, and Post-War Economic Policy and Planning Committees.

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