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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.

James H. Avery Letter, 1915 (C2054)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Enclosing picture of their grandfather's house.

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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

Brinkerhoff and Smith Land Agency and Loan Company Papers, 1867-1878 (C0055)
2.7 cubic feet (162 folders)

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The papers contain correspondence of Brinkerhoff and Vial, land agents in Clinton, Missouri, later Brinkerhoff and Smith Land Agency. The materials cover renting and selling land, paying taxes on property for non-resident owners and checking titles, and loans on property in southwestern Missouri, particularly Henry County.

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Brinkerhoff-Faris Trust & Savings Company Collection, 1911 (R1077)
(1 folder)

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The is a special offer form letter, dated May 8, 1911, from the Brinkerhoff-Farris Trust & Savings Company at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri, to their customers. Signed by secretary and treasuer H.P. Faris, the letter offered investments in deed of trust loans at a favorable rate of interest.

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James Henderson Bronaugh Books, 1868-1914 (C1377)
0.79 cubic feet (17 volumes)

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Journals and day books of a Calhoun, MO, doctor. No volume for 1872.

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Bronaugh-Bushnell Family Papers, 1852-1930 (C0079)
1.2 cubic feet

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Personal and business correspondence of the Bronaugh and Bushnell families, landowners and business operators near Clinton, Henry County, Missouri.

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"Centennial History of Henry County, Missouri," A. Loyd Collins, Undolpha Sarah Phillips, and Aletrice Rutherford, 1936 (C2087)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Collection of twelve essays covering various events in the history of the area.

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Clinton & Great Western Nurseries Records, no date (R0626)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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This is a business card from the Clinton & Great Western Nurseries. The firm was located in Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, and had a branch in Kansas City. J. Barnhart & Sons were the proprietors. E. A. Barnhart managed the Clinton operation, and J. Barnhart handled the Kansas City branch.

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Clinton High School Collection, 1945 (R1250)
(1 folder)

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This is a program for a football game between the Clinton High School Cardinals and Bolivar High School, played at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri, on September 21, 1945.

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A. Loyd Collins Scrapbook, 1938-1939 (C1391)
0.11 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Newspaper clippings on the history of Missouri, including activities of Spanish explorers, Civil War, temperance movement, George Caleb Bingham, growth of churches, Pony Express, Charles E. Kearney, James brothers, and educational institutions.

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A. Loyd Collins Scrapbook, 1939 (C1394)
0.47 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Newspaper clippings, pamphlets, printed material, and U.S. Work Projects Administration Historical Records Survey of Missouri Baptists and the Baptists of Henry County. Each page has several layers of entries.

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Commonwealth Land Company Collection, 1906 (R0790)
(1 folder)

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This is a letter dated October 1, 1906, from J. P. Allen in Muskogee, Indian Territory, to J. C. Smock & Co. in Eufaula, I. T. Allen was president of the Commonwealth Land Company, whose home office was in Windsor, Henry County, Missouri.

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Allen Dorman Papers, 1890s. (CA5876)
0.4 cubic feet

Manuscript volume of poetry and publication promotional material of an author from Henry County, MO.

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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- ).

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Edwards and Knisely Papers, 1895 (R0948)
(1 folder)

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These are two items from Edwards & Kinsely, dealers in staple and fancy groceries, at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri, to A. J. Stillwell in Hannibal, Missouri. They concern the purchase of smoked and salted meat, and lard.

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Election Returns, 1840 (C1736)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Missouri presidential election returns for Barry, Boone, Rives (now Henry), St. Charles, St. Louis, Warren, and Wayne Counties. Returns for state senator in Wayne County and circuit attorney in Rives and St. Louis Counties.

Ada King Erwin Letter, 1943 (C1972)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a letter to Helen Johnson, Osceola, MO, from Urich, MO, Jan. 1943, concerning Mrs. Erwin's family and reminiscences of her childhood.

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First Baptist Church, Clinton, Missouri Centennial Booklet Collection, 1966 (R0762)
(1 folder)

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This is a booklet published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the First Baptist Church in Clinton in Henry County, Missouri.

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First Baptist Church (Clinton, Mo.), Woman's Foreign Missionary Society Minutes, 1895-1909 (C1308)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Constitution; minutes of meetings, 1859-1909; clippings; lists of members; and financial records of the Society, first organized in 1875.

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Funeral Notices, 1883 (C2284)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Printed notices of funerals of James Brannum and William S. Stone.

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Harold and Carolyn Shankman Glazer Papers, 1999-2006 (K1299)
0.01 c.f.

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The papers of Harold Glazer & Carolyn Shankman Glazer include materials
relating to ROMEO, (Retired Old Men's Eating Organization) from 1997 to 2006.

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Golden Valley Horse Show Collection, 1945 (R0943)
(1 folder)

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This is a program booklet for the Golden Valley Horse Show, held on September 11-12, 1945 at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri. The Clinton Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event, which was held at Artesian Park Stadium.

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Grand Army of the Republic, Leesville, Missouri Records, 1887 (R0375)
1 folder

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This is a "Black List" of the McCook post at Leesville, Henry County, Missouri, containing the
names of two individuals rejected for membership in the GAR. There is also General Orders No. 2
from Department of Missouri headquarters, announcing the rejections and containing news of other
Missouri posts.

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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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Haysler A. Poague Photographs, 1962, no date (P0636)
4 photographs

Photos of the Pigg and Bronoaugh family homes, Henry County.

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Henry County Fair Association Collection, 1963 (R1142)
(1 folder)

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These are Premium Books for the Henry County Fair and Horse Show, held at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri, August 3-7, 1952 and July 25-27, 1963. Included are schedules of events, categories and regulations for exhibits, and many advertisements for area businesses.

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Henry County Historical Society Photograph Collection, 1896-1920 (P0205)
2 photographs

Copy photos of the Henry County Courthouse and a fox hunt in Henry County.

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Henry County Plat Book and Map, 1877-1914 (SP0047)
2 volumes

Henry County Plat Book dated 1914 and Henry County Map dated 1877.

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Henry County Veterans' Association Records, 1890 (R0223)
1 folder

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This is a printed program of the second annual meeting of the Henry County Veterans' Association.
Union and Confederate veterans participated in the meeting at Clinton, Missouri, 30 September--2
October 1890.

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Henry County, Missouri Council for Civilian Defense Minutes, 1941-1943 (C3690)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The collection contains minutes of meetings of the Henry County branch of the Missouri Council for Defense, set up to prepare citizens for emergency situations.

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Henry County, Missouri Justice of the Peace Records, 1849-1858 (R0229)
1 volume microfilmed

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These are records of cases heard by William B. Means, Justice of the Peace at Clinton, Henry
County, Missouri. Civil and criminal cases are included from 27 March 1849 through 12 April
1858. An index is available.

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Henry County, Missouri, Court Bond, 1905 (C2057)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Refunding bond for $1000.

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"History of Henry County, Missouri," A. Loyd Collins, no date (C2086)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Unpublished manuscript of Henry County history within the broader context of Missouri and American history. Biographies of outstanding residents and an historical calendar to county events from pioneer settlement to 1937.

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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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Joe S. Hoover Photograph Collection, 1911-1913 (P0488)
6 photographs

Photo postcards of Garden City and Urich.

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Clifford Harold Johnson Architectural Records, 1913-1940 (K1257)
3.09 c.f.

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Architectural drawings for residences designed by architect Johnson of Sedalia, MO in Hughesville, Clinton, and Sedalia. Missouri. Also personal items, correspondence related to professional practice, and photographs

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Kensinger Family Papers, 1856-1920 (C3712)
0.2 cubic feet

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Correspondence between members of the Kensinger family who came to Missouri to homestead in the early 1850s and those who stayed in Ohio, presenting the full range of the western settlement experience, from homesteading on the prairie to an urban existence.

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Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, Clinton, Missouri Records, 1924-1932 (R0224)
1 roll (5 volumes, 2 folders)

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These are records of the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic's chapter at Clinton, Henry County, Missouri. The materials include the ritual, secretary's records, reports on the state conventions in 1927 and 1928, and miscellaneous papers.

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Lena Sargent Postcard Collection, 1907-1908 (P0659)
2 postcards

Two postcards of Clinton, MO and Cuba, MO.

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Asa A. and Opal Love Papers, no date (CA6048)
3.25 cubic feet

Financial papers, correspondence, diaries, and miscellaneous personal papers of a farm family in Windsor, Missouri.

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Kate McBeth Speech, no date (C0734)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Speech protesting women's suffrage.

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William H. McLane Papers, 1836-1893 (C1020)
1.2 cubic feet

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Personal and business correspondence of a merchant in Appleton and Clinton, MO, who also served as a representative in the Missouri General Assembly, curator of the University of Missouri, deputy U.S. marshal, and colonel in the Civil War.

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Morgan and Johnson Counties, Missouri Scrapbook Collection, 1905-1943 (R0622)
0.5 cubic foot (2 oversize volumes, 1 roll of microfilm)

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The Morgan and Johnson Counties, Missouri Scrapbook Collection contains scrapbooks consisting of clippings of obituaries and death notices. The emphasis is on individuals from Morgan, Miller, Johnson, and Henry Counties in Missouri. Most of the clippings concern residents of Versailles in Morgan County, and Chilhowee in Johnson County.

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