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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.

John Atteberry Papers, 1902-1934 (C2061)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Report card and teaching certificates.

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"Bushwhacking Days in Hickory County," Opal S. Butts, 1968 (C2590)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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An account of the murder of the Reverend Thomas Glanville in 1883.

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Civil War Regimental Histories, no date (C3500)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Organization, orders, campaigns, mustering out, and casualties of ten Missouri regiments in the Civil War.

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Eugene Harryman Papers, no date (C3501)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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History of Weaubleau Congregational Christian Church and Weaubleau Christian College, 1867-1960, in Weaubleau, MO.

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Hickory County Mutual Benefit Association Records, 1928 (R0786)
(1 folder)

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The Hickory County Mutual Benefit Association provided death, permanent total disability, and blindness benefits to its membership. The Association kept its principal office at Hermitage, Missouri, and adopted these bylaws on October 1, 1928.

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J.E. Briggs Jr. Photograph Collection, 1958-1970, no date (P0633)
9 photographs

Copy photos of Wheatland area, Hickory County. Photos are also included in donor's book "Dawn of Wheatland".

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William M. Jenkins Records, 1874-1963 (R0685)
(1 folder)

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This a photocopy of the record book of William M. Jenkins, a Baptist minister, road overseer, and justice of the peace at Cross Timbers in Hickory County, Missouri. Included are records of Hickory county Road district No. 2, 1885-1889; records of marriages, 1874-1899; and Jenkins family genealogical data.

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Margaret Marston Mansfield Scrapbook, 1882-1951 (SP0037)
.25 cubic foot (2 folders, 6 photographs)

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The Margaret Marston Mansfield Scrapbook collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Margaret Marston Mansfield. It contains newspaper articles she found interesting or relevant to her life, including information about her brother, Charles E. Marston, one of the first deans of what is now Missouri State University.              

Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
21 cubic feet (964 folders, 4 oversize folders)

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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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Nannie Jinkens Photograph Collection, 1957, no date (P0634)
11 photographs

Photos of Hickory County area buildings and monuments.

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Old Path Association of Baptist Churches Records, 1896-1949 (R0646)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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These are minutes of annual sessions of the Old Path Association of Baptist churhces in Benton, Hickory, Polk, and St. Clair counties in Missouri. Included are minutes of the meetings, the articles of faith, rules of decorum, lists of churches, officers, and representatives, statistical information, and correspondence with other associations.

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Osage River Resevoir Region, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1891-1999 (P1129)

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An artifical collection of photographs of the counties surrounding Truman Resevoir and Lake of the Ozarks: Henry, St. Clair, Benton, Hickory, Morgan, Camden, and Miller counties.

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United States Bureau of Mines, Rolla Research Center Records, 1915-1996 (R1321)
17 cubic feet (372 folders, 4 maps, 3,238 photographs, 68 negatives, 936 slides, 3 volumes)

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The United States Bureau of Mines, Rolla Research Center Records contain the records of the Bureau of Mines office and research facility established in Rolla, Missouri in 1915. The records include correspondence, operational reports, project reports, photographs, newspaper articles, program materials, and maps.

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"Walkin' Preacher of the Ozark Mountains," Guy Howard, 1940 (C0120)
0.2 cubic feet

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Original draft of autobiography of a rural preacher and teacher of southern Missouri. Describes family and social life of the hill people, rural churches and communities, and a transient camp near Branson, MO.

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Weaubleau Christian College Collection, 1902 (R0993)
(1 folder)

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This is a biennial catalog for 1902-1903 for the Weaubleau Christian College at Weaubleau in Hickory County, Missouri. John Whitaker was president of the school, which was operated under the auspices of the Christian Church.

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Western Missouri Land-O-Lakes Association Collection, circa 1962-1965 (R0823)
(1 folder)

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These are two map brochures published by the Western Missouri Land-O-Lakes Association, to promote tourism in the area including the "Upper Arm" of the Lake of the Ozarks, Pomme de Terre Lake, and the planned Stockton Lake and Kaysinger Bluff (later Harry S. Truman) Reservoir.

William Preston Photograph Collection, 1910-1925, no date (P0173)
30 photographs

30 images, largely 8x10 or smaller, of Sally Rand, as a performer, actress and in her personal life as child in Hickory County, Missouri. Also includes a scrapbook on Harry S Truman.

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Paul A. Wobus Papers, 1918-1989 (R0008)
2.5 cubic feet (58 folders, 89 notebooks, 79 photographs)

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The Paul A. Wobus Papers contain the personal and professional papers of Reverend Paul A. Wobus of Manchester, Missouri. The papers include Wobus’s uncompleted and unpublished memoirs, photographs, correspondence, materials concerning Mount Zion Community Church and the Ozark Community Council, historical notes concerning Wobus’s avocational interest in the mills and railroads in the regions, miscellaneous newspaper clippings and other printed materials, narrative accounts of many of his trips into the Ozarks. Also included are 89 small notebooks, dated from 1938-1972, in which he kept records of his mileage, routes, schedules, expenses, and places and person visited.