Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service Aerial Photographs, 1938-1979 (P0335)
107.5 linear feet
Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.
American Revolution Bicentennial, Missouri Committee for Agriculture Papers, 1974-1976 (C4276)
1.2 cubic feet (42 folders), 1 audio tape
The papers/records of the committee contain correspondence, newsletters, reports, updates, events, awards programs, lists of elected members, historical information on "centennial farms," and "Liberty Trees," meeting minutes, announcements, newspaper clippings, and audio-visual material for a slide presentation entitled "The Spirit of 76."
"A Brief History of Lincoln Township, Harrison County, Missouri," S.W. Skelton, 1962 (C2123)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Settlement of Lincoln Township, growth of Hatfield, settlers, property owners, outstanding citizens, educational facilities, businesses, churches. Sketches of Hatfield in 1894, 1910, and 1962.
Ben G. Crouch Photographs, no date (P0630)
Photos of Bethany, MO: Fairview Church, Hubbard home, John S. Allen memorial.
Sarah Guitar Collection, no date (C3391)
1.5 cubic feet (5 card files); also available on 2 rolls of microfilm
Card file compiled by Sarah Guitar, reference librarian of the State Historical Society of Missouri, as a guide to county boundaries of Missouri, 1812-1929; Missouri congressional district boundaries, 1845-1933; Missouri senatorial districts, 1820-1931; and Missouri judicial circuits, 1815-1915.
Lloyd Ellis Hardy Collection, circa 1911-1926 (R0642)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Lloyd Ellis Hardy Collection concerns Lloyd Ellis Hardy, a native of Tippah County, Mississippi, and later a resident of Bethany, Harrison County, Missouri. Compiled and edited by Robert G. Johnston, the collection includes photocopies of letters written during Hardy’s service in the 4th Missouri Infantry on the Mexican border and at Nevada, Missouri in 1916-1917, and with the 139th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division in France in 1919.
David A. James Papers, 1790-2008 (C4126)
5 cubic feet
The research material of a hotel management instructor, whose work resulted in the publication Historic Hotels of Missouri: Hotels, Inns, and Taverns of 19th Century Missouri.
Keller Studio Photographs, no date (P0631)
Photos of the Aseph McAllister Butler and Thomas Grant homes, Harrison County.
The Missouri Collection, 1771-2021 (C3982)
18.6 cubic feet (844 folders, 822 photographs), 29 oversize items, 9 audio cassettes, 7 audio discs, 9 CDs, 1 computer disc, 1 film, 6 film strips, 5 DVDs, 2 video cassettes
The Missouri Collection is an artificial collection combining miscellaneous small acquisitions related to Missouri places, individuals, organizations, and events.
Missouri Extension Homemakers Association, Inc., Sacred Stones and Stained Glass Windows Project Records, 1977-1980 (C3723)
7.1 cubic feet (334 folders)
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
Missouri-Iowa Border Dispute Collection, 1815-1862 (R1374)
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.
Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
24 cubic feet (1051 folders, 5 oversize folders, 11,170 photographs, 852 negatives)
The Lynn Morrow papers 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.
North Central Missouri Region Photograph Collection, 1897-1964 (P1111)
An artificial collection of photographs of the North Central Missouri region, including Harrison, Mercer, Putnam, Sullivan, Grundy, Daviess, Livingston, and Linn counties.
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church (Harrison County, Mo.) Records, 1857-1920 (C3059)
1 roll of microfilm
Records of a church organized in May 1857. Volumes one and two contain church history, covenant, business meeting minutes, and membership lists dating from 1874-1916. Volume three contains Sunday school records for 1894 to 1898.
Ramsay Place Names File, 1928-1945 (C2366)
6 cubic feet (12 boxes), 4 rolls of microfilm
Card file of origins of Missouri place names, compiled by students of Robert L. Ramsay, University of Missouri professor of English. Cards are in alphabetical order by place name.
Preston T. Sharp Collection, circa 2004 (R1204)
These are an annotated Civil War diary and a biography of Preston T. Sharp, a resident of Harrison County, Missouri, and Fall River County, South Dakota, and first lieutenant of Company H, 12th Missouri Cavalry. Edited and compiled by Chuck and Nova Sharp Bolton, the collection includes the story of Sharp's life, and his diary covering the Nashville campaign, December 1864-Januuary 1865, and Powder River Expedition in Wyoming and Montana in 1865.
Opal Soetaert Papers, no date (C2190)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
History of education and the Edson School, Harrison County, MO. Genealogy of Edson and Needham families.
Opal Soetaert Photograph Collection, 1896, no date (P0632)
Photos of Harrison County: Burlington Stage Coach relay station, Edson family cabin, and Brooklyn, MO.
"A Story of an Emigrant People," Grant Leazenby, no date (C0747)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Reminiscences of the author's boyhood in Cainsville, Harrison County, MO. Recounts the lives of prominent Czechoslovakian immigrants in the community, describing their history as a people, their country, and the area they finally settled in.
U.S. Work Projects Administration, Historical Records Survey of Missouri, 1935-1942 (C3551)
302 cubic feet (24,282 folders); also available on 817 rolls of microfilm
Correspondence, records, and working files. Originally designed to survey and inventory all county government records, the survey finally included inventories of church records, manuscript collections, vital statistics, American imprints, and federal archives. Incorporates records of the Federal Writers Project for Missouri.