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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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Samuel Barr Papers, 1858-1861 (R1360)
(1 folder)

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The Samuel Barr papers contain the notebook of Dr. Samuel Benjamin Franklin Caldwell Barr. The notebook was used to record business and financial information.

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Thomas Akers Barr Papers, 1861-1919 (R0270)
0.01 cubic foot (1 roll of microfilm)

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The Thomas Akers Barr Papers contain a microfilm copy of correspondence and personal papers belonging to Thomas Akers Barr, a native of Illinois and physician who started his practice in Lebanon, Missouri, around 1869. The papers include letters from Illinois soldiers serving in Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina during the Civil War. Also included are letters from physicians in Illinois and Missouri and from Harry Woodson Barr while he was at Camp Bowie, Texas, in 1918-1919.

Lyman G. Bennett Papers, 1857-1865 (R0274)
10 folders

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These are diaries and topographic maps of a civil engineer, member of the 36th Illinois Infantry,
and civilian employee of the U. S. Army. The materials concern homesteading in Minnesota in
1857; campaigning in Missouri and Arkansas with the Army of Southwest Missouri, 1861-1862;
mapping in Kansas and Colorado in 1865; and the Powder River Indian Expedition in Nebraska and
Wyoming in 1865.

Bittersweet Papers, 1973-1983 (R0669)
27 cubic feet (761 folders)

These are papers of "Bittersweet: The Ozark Quarterly," a journal of Ozark culture published by Ellen Gray Massey and her English classes at Lebanon High School. Included are tape recordings, transcripts, and photographs of interviews. Subjects include fiddling, making railroad ties, one-room rural schools, social customs and more, the African-American experince, and handicrafts.

Moses Jasper Bradford Papers, 1861-1865 (R0360)
2 folders

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These are Civil War letters of Moses J. Bradford, a native of Relfe, Phelps County, Missouri,
and an officer of the Missouri State Guard and the 10th Missouri Infantry (CSA). He wrote from
camps in Missouri and Arkansas, and, after his capture in 1863, from Union prison camps in Ohio,
Maryland, Delaware, South Carolina, and Georgia

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Civil War Documents, 1861-1865 (C4274)
0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Photocopies of miscellaneous papers and documents, including discharges, enlistments, a commission, confederate bills and notes, stamps, insignia, orders, mustering out papers of soldiers, including officers, mostly from Missouri.

Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp 3737, Collection, 1935-1983 (R0177)
3 folders

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This collection contains correspondence, camp newspapers, and a scrapbook pertaining to the
CCC camp near Lynchburg, Laclede County, Missouri. There are also a few items from camps in
Winona and Sumner, Missouri, and newspaper clippings regarding reunions in 1983 of former CCC
trainees in Missouri.

Conway Public Schools Collection, 1912 (R0915)
(1 folder)

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This booklet provides information concerning the 1912-1913 school year for the Conway Public Schools at Conway in Laclede County, Missouri. The principal was Lonnie S. Haymes.

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Conway, Missouri Cyclone Photograph Collection, 1908 (R1431)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder, 1 photograph)

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The collection consists of one photograph of the "house and barn of C.A. Garrison Destroyed by Cyclone November 23, 1908, _ mile NE of Conway, Mo."

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Culpepper-Shannon College (Lebanon, Mo.) Catalogue, 1899-1900 (C0613)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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General information on locality and courses. Photographs and advertisements of local merchants.

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Domestic Science Club, Lebanon, Missouri Records, 1908-1943 (R0297)
1 folder

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These are pamphlet yearbooks of a women's club in Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, organized
in 1898 as the Home Economics Club. The yearbooks include the constitution and by-laws,
rosters of officers and members, and committee assignments.

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Arthur Clinton Draper Collection, 1899-1944 (R0112)
(1 volume, 5 folders, 1 roll of microfilm)

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The Arthur Clinton Draper Papers contain scrapbooks, correspondence, advertising material, scripts, and memorabilia of Arthur Clinton Draper of Lebanon, Missouri. Draper produced minstrel shows in the central and western states for over thirty years. He specialized in benefit performances at Elks lodges.

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Ehrlich, Nancy, Collection, 1892-1932 (P0013)
0.63 linear feet

 Digitized Materials

Original photos taken from "Frank James Photo Album", and photos of Marmaduke Military Academy buildings and students.

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Paul Fite Papers, 1937-1940 (R1325)
0.5 cubic foot (13 folders)

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These are newspaper clippings and other printed materials pertaining to the Lebanon High School Band during Paul Fite's tenure as head of the music department.

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Frances E. Gleason Photographs, no date (P0721)
3 photographs

Photos of the former Phil Donnelly home, Bland home, and Colonel Miles Vernon home, Lebanon, MO, ca. 1958.

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Franklin and Binkley Families Papers, 1868-1955 (R1492)
0.06 cubic foot (6 folders, 27 negatives)

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The Franklin and Binkley Families Papers contain photocopies of correspondence, family papers, and photographs. Also included is genealogical information for the Franklin, Binkley, Myers, Herrman, Bray, and other connected families.

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Mrs. Vincent George Papers, 1941 (R0808)
(1 folder)

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This collection consists of three letters to Mrs. Vincent George of Lynn, Massachusetts, from her newlywed daughter, Mary, who was on her honeymoon road trip to the Grand Canyon. One letter was written from Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri.

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Lizzie C. Gilmore Papers, 1861-1865 (R0346)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Lizzie C. Gilmore Papers contain the personal correspondence of Lizzie Gilmore, a Union soldier's wife, written from Lebanon and Rolla, Missouri. Her relatives wrote from Keosauqua, Iowa, and Crittenden County, Kentucky. The letters note political differences among family members, events preceding the battle of Memphis in Scotland County, Missouri, guerrilla activity in Kentucky, and depredations by bushwhackers in Laclede
County, Missouri.

Grand Army of the Republic Lebanon, Missouri Records, 1882-1937 (R0081)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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The Grand Army of the Republic, George G. Meade Post No. 48 Records contains a microfilm copy of ledgers, minute books, and miscellaneous papers of the George G. Meade Post No. 48 at Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri.

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H & H Store Records, 1853-1854 (R0099)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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The H & H Store Records contain a microfilm copy of a daybook/journal from one of the earliest general stores in Lebanon, Missouri. The proprietors were John B. Harrison and Joseph Thomas Hooker.

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Harrison Family Genealogical Collection, 1980 (R0143)
(1 folder)

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This is a compilation of historical and genealogical material concerning the Harrison family of Phelps and Laclede counties in Missouri. Assembled by Florence J. Malaney, the material includes copies of family papers, 1860-1865, genealogical research on the family by Clair V. Mann and correspondence with Robert K. Hooker, 1980.

Hickory Valley Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records, 1868 (R0080)
(1 folder)

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The Hickory Valley Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records contains photocopies of a petition by members of the church to be admitted as a congregation into the Springfield, Missouri Presbytery in 1868.

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Hidden Valley Lake, Laclede County, Missouri Collection, no date (R1156)
(1 folder)

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This is a brochure for Hidden Valley Lake, a privately managed recreation site east of Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri. The proprietors were Bill and Rhea Casner.

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Ivey School, Laclede County, Missouri Collection, 1912 (R0697)
(1 folder)

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This is a small souvenir booklet presented by Professor H. C. Clark to the students at Ivey School in Laclede County, Missouri, at the close of the school year in 1912.

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John L. Douglass and Company Collection, 1905 (R1252)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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This is a printed letter, dated October 10, 1905, from John L. Douglass & Company of New York, New York, to the stockholders of the Missouri Lead and Coal company and the stockholders of the Standard Lead & Smelting Company. The letter presented a plan whereby the stockholders could exchange their shares for those of a successor company.

M.W. Johnson Affidavit, 1863 (C2703)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Concerns stores lost when he was forced to retreat.

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Esther Kaiser Collection, 1896, 1945 (C0208)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Three letters on the early life of Richard Parks Bland and Hartford Academy, Ohio County, Kentucky. Copy of letter by Bland from Lebanon, Missouri, about his defeat in the Democratic presidential primary, 1896.

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Keck School, Laclede County, Missouri Collection, 1920 (R0709)
(1 folder)

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This is a small souvenir booklet presented by a teacher, Effie B. Stephens, to the students at Keck School in Laclede County, Missouri, at the close of the school year in April 1920. Included are the names of the pupils and the directors of the school distirict.

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Knights of Labor, Phillipsburg, Missouri Records, 1888-1896 (R0198)
(1 roll)

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The Knights of Labor, Phillipsburg, Missouri Records consists of a minute book and miscellaneous papers of the local chapter of the Knights of Labor at Phillipsburg in Laclede County, Missouri. The records include minutes of meetings, membership information, miscellaneous correspondence, and circulars.

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Laclede County, Missouri Collection, 1949 (R1474)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Laclede County, Missouri Collection contains an official program and souvenir booklet from the Laclede County Centennial, which took place August 7 to 13, 1949, at Lebanon, Missouri. Included in the program is a schedule of events, photographs of event coordinators and entertainers, and a brief history of Laclede County.

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Laclede County, Missouri Superintendent of Schools Collection, 1943-1946 (R0855)
(1 folder)

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These are four Laclede County, Missouri, school directories, published in consecutive years (1943-1944 through 1946-1947) by County School Superintendent Hazel Ponder. Included are district numbers and names, teachers' names and salaries, total assessed valuations and tax rates, enrollment and average attendance, and names of members of the School Board for each district.

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Laclede High School Play, 1918 (SP0033)
.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Laclede High School Play consists of a script for The Thread of Destiny, a play set during the American Civil War, which was performed on April 25, 1918, by the Senior Class of Laclede High School, located in Linn County, Missouri. 

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Lebanon Chamber of Commerce Collection, 1928, 1934 (R1060)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The collection consists of a booklet and a pamphlet promoting Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri, as a location for industry, agriculture, and residence.

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Lebanon Nature Club Records, 1934-1940 (R0298)
1 folder

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These are newsletters of a natural history club in Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. The
newsletters include information on club activities, local sightings of flora and fauna, and species
counts.

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Lebanon Shakespeare Club Records, circa 1882-1982 (R0300)
(23 folders, 4 volumes)

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These are records of a women's literary club at Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. The collection includes minute books, financial reports, attendance records, annual programs, scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellaneous papers.

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Lebanon Study Club Records, 1965-1976 (R0296)
4 folders

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This collection includes a cash book, minutes of meetings, yearbooks, and miscellaneous papers
of a women's club in Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. Organized in 1919, the club disbanded in
1976.

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Lebanon Woman's Club Records, 1935-1964 (R0299)
1 folder

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These are pamphlet yearbooks of the Lebanon Woman's Club at Lebanon, Laclede County,
Missouri, 1950-1964. The yearbooks include lists of officers and members, the constitution and bylaws,
committee assignments, and program topics. With the collection is a yearbook of the Business
and Professional Women's Club of Lebanon, 1935-1936.

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Liberty Freewill Baptist Church, Laclede County, Missouri Records, 1869-1874 (R0364)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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These are minutes of meetings and a roster of members of the Liberty Freewill Baptist Church near Phillipsburg in Laclede County, Missouri. The minutes deal primarily with the admission and exclusion of members.

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Libra Club, Lebanon, Missouri Scrapbook Collection, 1950-2003 (R1153)
(2 rolls of microfilm)

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These are scrapbooks of the Libra Club, a women's club at Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri. The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, annual booklets, photographs, and miscellaneous papers.

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Lions Club, Lebanon, Missouri Collection, 1931 (R1247)
(1 folder)

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This is a program booklet for "Charger Night" for the Lions Club at Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri, on January 5, 1931. Included are a list of charter members, the program, the menu, and a short history of Lebanon. E.L. Vernon was the first president of the club.

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Lucy Capen Postcard Collection, 1906-1932 (P0508)
19 postcards

Postcards of Missouri scenes: Lake of the Ozarks, Boone County, Kansas City, Hardin College, and Lebanon, MO.

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Henry Perrin Mann Civil War Papers, 1862-1865 (R0455)
1 folder

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These are typescripts of the Civil War diaries of Henry P. Mann, Co. B Cavalry, 36th Illinois
Infantry. The company was later assigned to the 15th Illinois Cavalry as Co. K. The diaries cover
the Pea Ridge campaign in Missouri and Arkansas, the occupation of Corinth, Mississippi, the battle
of Chickamauga, the siege of Chattanooga, and the Atlanta campaign. The entries for 1865 concern
personal business and finances.

Mark Twain National Forest Local History Collection, 1930s-1980s (R0471)
(4 rolls of mircofilm)

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This collection was selected from unofficial files on miscellaneous historical topics, including local histories, the CCC, the YCC, the "Irish Wilderness," and the Eleven Point River. There are transcriptions of interviews with older members of the community and Forest Service retirees.

Mark Twain National Forest Photograph Collection, circa 1900-1985 (R0485)
0.05 cubic foot (2 folders, 719 negatives)

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These are photographs copied from holdings of the Mark Twain National Forest in Rolla, Missouri. Topics include National Forest facilities and projects; forest and wood industries; water mills; lakes, rivers, and springs; mines; dams; and the Civilian Conservation Corps and Youth Conservation Corps.