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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.

Tennie S. Burk Papers, 1837-1972 (C4285)
0.75 cubic feet (26 folders)

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The papers of Tennessee 'Tennie' Selby Burk contains her personal papers including genealogical information on her family and on various Missouri chapters of the Daughters of the American Colonists (DAC).

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Will D. Carr Scrapbooks, 1886-1889 (C1388)
0.36 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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Newspaper clippings of the writings of Will Carr, including DIVORCED BY DEATH; PEN PICTURES of the members and actions of the Missouri 34th and 35th general assemblies by Will Yum.

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F.M. Cockrell Papers, 1889 (R1367)
(1 folder)

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The F.M. Cockrell Papers contain a photocopy and typescript of a letter sent by Francis Marion Cockrell to N.B. Allen in 1889. The letter discusses a claim for reimbursement for property taken by the Union Army during the Civil War.

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Francis Marion Cockrell Scrapbooks, 1872-1910 (C1389)
0.57 cubic feet (7 volumes)

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Clippings from Missouri and national newspapers on political career of F.M. Cockrell, Democratic U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1875-1905. Articles on political campaigns, Civil War recollections, Cockrell's stand on public issues, Interstate Commerce Commission, and personal interviews. Indexed.

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Columbus Christian Church (Columbus, Mo.) Records, 1853-1938 (C0716)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The records of the Columbus Christian Church contain a copy of a history of the church, 1938, by Mrs. Hugh Simmerman. Also subscription lists, 1870 and 1883, and receipt, 1870.

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William Hornbuckle Davis Papers, 1839 (K0537)
0.01 c.f.

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Certificate for land purchase from the United State Land Office in Lexington, MO for property in Johnson County, MO.

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Joseph M. Day Loyalty Oath, 1866 (C1618)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Day was a 2nd lieutenant in Company F of the Missouri 77th Regiment.

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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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Ellie Fike Diaries, 1879-1892 (C2216)
0.26 cubic feet (3 volumes, 3 folders)

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Diaries written by Miss Fike while a student at the State Normal School at Warrensburg, MO, and during her post-graduate life at home and at work.

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Henry C. Fike Diaries, 1851-1919 (C2215)
2.42 cubic feet (18 folders and 43 volumes)

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Diaries written by Fike while a student in McKendree College, IL; while a soldier in the Civil War; and about his migration to and life in Warrensburg, MO, and his work in Kansas City, MO, and various cities in the West.

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Flanery-Gillum-Lawson Family Papers, 1862-2005 (C4142)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The papers of the Flanery-Gillum-Lawson family include correspondence, family photographs, family documents, and a copy of Paint Lick Reflections, a genealogical publication, Paint Lick, Kentucky, Summer, 2005.

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Gallaher Family Papers, no date (CA6484)
0.6 cubic feet

Photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of the Gallaher family, largely of the Warrensburg, Missouri, area, 1880s-1960s. Contains material pertaining to related Bullion and Crawford families.

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House, W.B., Photographs, no date (P0392)
2 photographs

Photos of Dunksburg, MO, ca. July 1991.

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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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Johnson County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1983, no date (P1134)

An artificial collection of photographs of Johnson County, Missouri

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Kingsville, Missouri, Massacre Account, 1865 (C3516)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Description of robbing, killing and burning by guerrillas in the Johnson County town of Kingsville, MO, near the close of the Civil War. Author unknown.

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Andrea Levitan Papers, 1978-2011 (K1293)
0.25 c.f.

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The collection contains material relating to the youth, education, community leadership, and extracurricular activities of Andrea Levitan. The collection also includes material relating to Levitan family history.

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Mary Miller Smiser Photograph Collection, 1895-1969 (P0719)
12 photographs

Photographs of Warrensburg and Pertle Springs, MO.

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Arthur F. McClure II Papers, 1908-1997 (K0660)
18 c.f.

McClure was a professor of history at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, MO. Includes research materials reflecting his interest in Missouri and Kansas history: newspaper clippings, magazine articles, books, and pamphlets on famous people who were born in these states; movies made in or about the area; Kansas City area buildings, businesses, and theatres; jazz and big bands. Also movie files of photographs of famous actors and actresses; and photographs from the Farm Security Administration.

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Edwin L. Miller Scrapbook, 1888-1897 (C0873)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Newspaper clippings taken from a Holden, Johnson County, MO, newspaper, pertaining to deaths of literary, military and political notables of the time, Holden M.E. Church convention program and membership certificate, Johnson County wolf hunt, and feature and human interest stories.

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Missouri Land Records, 1843-1898 (C3680)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Abstract of title to lands in Johnson County, MO, 1898; land deeds, Henry and Johnson Counties, MO, 1843-1871.

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Missouri Pacific Railway Company, Summer and Winter Health and Pleasure Resorts Collection, 1888 (R1001)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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This is a photocopy of an illustrated promotional booklet published by the passenger department of the Missouri Pacific Railway. It concerns resorts along the rail lines in the western and southwestern states, especially those in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Texas.

Moody Family Photographs, 1880-1900 (P0228)
135 photographs

Photographs of the family of Melville Pinkston Moody, an editor of the Johnson County Democrat. He was born and died in Warrensburg, Mo.

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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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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.

Mrs. William P. Cox Collection, 1888-1911 (P0528)
5 postcards

Postcards of Odessa Public School ca. 1908, Warrensburg Mo ca 1911, and Excelsior Springs. Photo of girls who attended school in Warrensburg in 1888.

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Northrop Family Papers, 1852-1998 (R1489)
4 cubic feet (68 folders)

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The Northrop Family Papers contain correspondence between members of the Northrop family, family genealogy, and personal papers related to the family farm near Simcoe, Missouri.

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Red Bridge Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Congregation Records, 1879-2016 (K1361)
2 c.f.

Member directories, financial summaries, photos, programs, newsletters, records of land purchases, sketches of bldg plans, records of dissolution of corp., anniversary booklets and other items from the life of the church. Previously known as Oak Park Christian Church.

Repass Family Papers, 1869-1870 (C1999)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Letters from Reuben Fleming Repass and Ellen Missouri Brown Repass, Rose, Hill, MO, to Reuben's family in Rural Retreat, VA, discussing family matters, climate, prices, and crops.

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Fordice M. Rogers Family Collection, 1986 (K0190)
0.04 c.f. (1 folder)

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Photocopied family history compiled for Mr. Fordice M. Rogers of the Rogers family of Holden, Johnson County, MO.

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David W. Short Collection, 1902-1975 (K0690)
0.98 c.f.

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Short is a collector of materials relating to interurban railroad and streetcar systems. Includes mechanical drawings, magazines, posters, maps, and photographs.

Silliman Family Letters, 1862-1865 (C1831)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Two letters written by Mrs. Silliman to relatives from Warrensburg, MO, during the Civil War. She describes social conditions at the time and how [her son] evaded the draft.

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Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce Photograph Collection, 1914-1951 (P0720)
4 photographs

Photos of Central Missouri State University and Lake Cena, Pertle Springs Park.

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Warrensburg, Missouri, School Board Minutes, 1866 (C3239)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a record of the organizational meeting of the Warrensburg school board.

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Wight and Wight Architectural Records, 1904-1952 (K0825)
40.04 c.f.

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Architectural drawings, business papers, and photographs from the premier pre-World War II architects of Kansas City, MO. also of furnishings designed by W.D. Wight.