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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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Bealmear Family Papers, 1844-1896 (C4493)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)

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Correspondence between various members of the Bealmear family and one leather notebook with farming account information.

Russell O. Bealmear Papers, no date (CA6251)
0.2 cubic feet

Correspondence of the Bealmear Family, members of whom settled in Kentucky, Arkansas, and the Missouri counties of Boone, Howard, and Macon. The letters describe farming, illnesses, and other family matters during the mid-to-late nineteenth century. An account book, dictionary, and handbook are included.

Eleanor Magruder Benecke Collection, 1904 (P0109)
5 folders

Photos of friends and family of Eleanor Magruder Benecke, with a heavy emphasis on Central College (now Central Methodist University) classmates and a scrapbook from her attendance at Central College.

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Bentley Family Collection, 1815-1981 (C3042)
5 rolls of microfilm, 0.4 cubic feet (11 folders), 1 oversize item, 1 oversize volume

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The collection contains the correspondence of Nancy V. Bentley, Jordan R. Bentley, and J. Marshall Bentley. Also included are legal papers and bills of sales for enslaved people pertaining to the Bentley family and Thomas Fristoe; reminiscences of Jordan R. Bentley and material pertaining to Bentley and other allied families; material on the Civil War in Chariton, Howard, and Cooper Counties; material on family and social life in the 1880s and 1890s; and Chariton County history.

Florence Harrison Bill Genealogical Pamphlet, 1950 (C0758)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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AS I RECALL, STORIES OF AND FOR THE FAMILY by Florence Harrison Bill, containing unusual stories of Columbia, Glasgow, and Fayette, MO.

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Anna Mae Birch Photograph Collection, 1895-1898, no date (P0641)
4 photographs

Photos of homes in Glasgow, MO: Dunnica and Birch. Portrait of Dr. Isaac Vaughan.

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Birch, Earickson & Company Books, 1861-1885 (C2309)
1.41 cubic feet (4 volumes)

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Daybooks, journal, and letter book of a Glasgow, MO, banking house.

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Margaret F. Blumenhorst Papers, 1586-1959 (S0442)
1.2 cubic foot, 117 folders

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The Blumenhorst papers document the histories of the Craig, Lewis, Watts, Wallace, and Woodson families from 1586-1959. The collection contains correspondence on westward expansion and social and political attitudes of the 17th and 18th centuries. Also included are wills, bills of sale for a slave and land, genealogical research, a land survey, and an 1849 Gold Rush diary.

William C. Boone Letter, 1841 (C2209)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To William Carson, from Fayette, MO, Aug. 12, 1841. Informs Carson that Claiborne Fox Jackson wants to hire Ben for two months at $12.50 per month, and Jackson will provide clothes.

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George Carson Daybook, 1856 (C1066)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Record of a general store located in Fayette, MO.

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William Carson Papers, 1815-1863, 1907 (C0238)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Personal papers of a pioneer farmer and Santa Fe trader of Howard County, Missouri. Material on early medicine. Letters, accounts, receipts, three pictures of Kit Carson's home in Colorado, and miscellaneous papers.

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Thomas J. Carter Loyalty Oath, 1862 (C3781)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a photocopy of an oath of loyalty to the United States sworn by Carter, a resident of Glasgow in Howard County, MO. Original document retained by the donor.

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Central College Photographs, 1956, no date (P0642)
7 photographs

Photos of Central College, now Central Methodist University, in Fayette, MO. Most of the photographs depict the Morrison Observatory.

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Central Methodist College (Fayette, Mo.) Programs, 1887-1894 (C0621)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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CENTRAL COLLEGIAN, 1891, 1894; constitution of the Phi Alpha Literary Society, 1887; program of the 20th anniversary of Aristotelian Society, 1889; 3rd annual preliminary contest between literary societies, 1892; commencement program, 1893.

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Chariton Township, Howard County, Missouri, Civil and Criminal Docket, 1906-1916 (C0267)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Record of court proceedings as kept by John H. Scott, justice of the peace of Chariton Township.

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Washington Henry Chick Papers, 1965 (C2577)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Pamphlet about the life of Washington Henry Chick in western Missouri and Kansas. Program of dedication of William M. Chick post office.

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Eugene Chinn Account Book, 1845-1882 (C0862)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Scattered personal accounts, 1845-1847 and 1878-1882, probably kept by a Howard County, MO, farmer.

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Citizens Bank of New Franklin (Mo.) Minute Book, 1920-1927 (C0274)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Minute book of the meetings of the board of directors of a New Franklin, MO, bank.

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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.

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.

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Winchester Davis Deed, 1871 (C0517)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Howard County land deeded to Winchester Davis by his parents, Joseph and Sarah E. Davis.

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James H. Denny Papers, 1891-1931 (C0094)
0.2 cubic feet

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Correspondence, receipts, bills, and miscellaneous papers of James H. Denny, a lawyer in Glasgow, MO, who was prosecuting attorney of Howard County and treasurer of Pritchett College, and was at one time in legal partnership with Thomas Shackelford. Also a few letters of his son, Thomas S. Denny.

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Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company (Howard County, Mo.) Papers, 1893-1899 (C0597)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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The papers contain affidavits of loss, policies, treasurer's reports, constitution and by-laws, and receipts of a Howard County, Missouri, insurance company.

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Fayette Bank (Fayette, Mo.) Minute Book, 1870-1938 (C0276)
1 roll of microfilm

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Minutes of meetings of board of directors of the Fayette Bank which was called the Payne and Williams Bank prior to 1907. Some items such as financial statements, reports of bank examiners, and newspaper notices of board meetings have been tipped into the volume.

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G.H. and J.R. Tatum (Glasgow, Mo.) Account Books, 1858-1880 (C0341)
2 rolls of microfilm

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Account books from the general merchandise stores of G.H. and/or J.R. Tatum in Glasgow, Missouri.

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Pleasant Tilman Gentry Diary, 1876-1896 (C4416)
0.1 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Diary of a Baptist minister from Audrain County, Missouri, includes farm and livestock records, as well as records of marriages performed in Audrain, Boone, Monroe, Randolph, and Howard Counties. Also includes transcription with biographical information.

H.K. Givens Letter, 1894 (C0524)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Mrs. Pearson, from Fayette, Missouri, Nov. 29, 1894. Short note referring to some material Mrs. Pearson sent him. Probably Kate Pearson of Fayette, Missouri.

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Glasgow Insurance Company (Glasgow, Mo.) Books, 1855-1870 (C2313)
0.86 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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The collection contains records of a Glasgow, Missouri, business. Weston Birch was secretary and Thomas Shackelford was president of the company. Volume 1, Steamboat cargo book, 1855-1856, also includes Tatum and Hutchinson general store records, 1868-1870. Volume 2, Record book, lists cargo, insurance, destination and names of steamers. The books were later used by Weston F. Birch & Son banking house, 1868-1869.

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Glasgow Merchant's Ledger, 1895-1897 (C2325)
0.12 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Ledger of an unidentified Glasgow, MO, mercantile company.

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Glasgow Savings Bank (Glasgow, Mo.) Records, 1872-1908 (C2312)
4.04 cubic feet (11 volumes)

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The collection contains records of an early Missouri bank.

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Glasgow Savings Bank (Glasgow, Mo.) Records, 1865-1920 (C2554)
41.24 cubic feet (106 volumes)

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Records of an early Missouri bank.

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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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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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I. Hardin Collection, 1823-1857 (C2400)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Application for transfer of pension funds and original claim of Thomas Hardin, Howard County, MO, veteran of the Revolutionary War, who served in a Virginia regiment and Virginia militia, 1776-1800; also pension application papers of heirs of John Long, who served in the North Carolina militia.

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Harris-Petrie Family Papers, 1890s-1910s (CA6521)
1 cubic foot

The papers of the Harris and Petrie families of Fayette, Missouri, largely contain photographs, along with a scrapbook and miscellaneous papers. The majority of the photographs date from the 1890s-1910s.

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Harrison, Marr and Company (Glasgow, Mo.) Records, 1867-1869 (C2323)
0.54 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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Ledgers kept by a flour manufacturing business. John Harrison was president and Thomas H. Marr was secretary.

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F.F. "Hank" Henderson, Jr. Papers, 1922-2019 (CA6276)
11 cubic feet, 8 computer discs

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Personal papers and genealogical research of a Sedalia, Missouri, native. Contains publications and research files pertaining to the Drake, Dodson, and other families of Missouri. Includes correspondence, photographs, and official records.

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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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Veryl Hoenig Papers, c. 1770s-1990 (C4181)
0.4 cubic feet

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The papers of Veryl Hoenig contain genealogical research pertaining to the Burton, Searcy, Scott, Finnell, Sutliff, Forbes, Green, and Duncan families of Kentucky, Virginia, and Missouri. Documents include lineage records, copies of indentures, wills, and estates, a hand-drawn family chart, payroll information for service in the Revolutionary War, and excerpts from written histories.

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Howard County Bank (Glasgow, Mo.) Books, 1877-1897 (C2314)
0.71 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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The collection contains records of a Glasgow, Missouri bank. Volume 1 is a Discount Register and volume 2 is a Ledger.

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Howard County, Missouri, Record Book, 1868 (C0891)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Record book of trials and court proceedings from Howard County, MO, beginning in February 1868.

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Howard County, Missouri, Freed Negroes Register, 1836-1861 (C1123)
0.09 cubic feet (1 volume)

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The collection contains a list of Negroes set free during the period 26 January 1836-1 April 1861 in Howard County, Missouri.

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Howard County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, no date (P1122)

An artificial collection of photographs of Howard County, Missouri.

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Howard Female College (Fayette, Mo.) Rules, 1859 (C1914)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Rules for boarding pupils pertaining to dress, manners, exercise, and other matters.

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Howard-Payne College (Fayette, Mo.) Program, 1892 (C0615)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The program is for the college's graduation exercises in 1892.

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