Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.
American Revolution Bicentennial, Missouri Committee for Agriculture Papers, 1974-1976 (C4276)
1.2 cubic feet (42 folders), 1 audio tape
The papers/records of the committee contain correspondence, newsletters, reports, updates, events, awards programs, lists of elected members, historical information on "centennial farms," and "Liberty Trees," meeting minutes, announcements, newspaper clippings, and audio-visual material for a slide presentation entitled "The Spirit of 76."
Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. Records, 1997 (R1406)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
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.
George J. Baltzell Papers, 1870-1874 (C0227)
0.07 cubic feet (1 folder, 1 oversize volume)
Legal papers and docket book of justice of the peace of Reddish Township, Lewis County, Missouri. Includes a few marriage records.
Baltzell-Chambers Family Papers, 1857-1981 (C3995)
0.4 cubic feet (23 folders)
Papers relating to the Baltzell-Chambers family of Deer Ridge, Missouri. The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, and a genealogy, as well as graduation memorabilia, land deeds, and military discharge papers from the Civil War.
Martha Jane Bayne Memory Book, 1917 (C4442)
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
A commencement memory book created by a student at Canton High School in Canton, Missouri, at the end of her senior year in 1917.
John D. Cooper Photographs, 1900-1920 (P0165)
Photographs by John D. Cooper of northeast Missouri and Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.
Culver-Stockton College Photographs, no date (P0732)
Photos of Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO
DeKay Family Papers, 1873-1889 (C1938)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Papers concerning investment in bonds of LaGrange Iron and Steel Rolling Mill Company, LaGrange, MO.
Joseph Drake Letter, 1844 (C1525)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
To Margaret P. Jackman, Rocheport, MO, from Monticello, MO, May 19, 1844.
Drake wrote his niece about health and fortune of family, condition of crops, weather, hard times. Hoped Henry Clay's election would improve crop and stock prices.
Shela S. Fretwell Genealogical Collection, 1824-2020 (CA5886)
4.3 cubic feet, 1 card file, 1 CD, 2 computer discs, 2 oversize items, 1.03 MB of digital files
Correspondence, photographs, and other genealogical research material related to the Fretwell family of Lewis County, Missouri.
Robert and Virginia Garnett Papers, 1829-1899, 1989 (C4482)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)
Typescript copies of correspondence of Robert and Virginia Garnett of Lewis County, Missouri, and other family members, 1829-1899, and genealogical research material.
Robert Gillespie Diary, 1849 (C1101)
0.01 cubic feet (1 volume)
Diary covers a trek from the Big Blue River to the California gold fields by a Canton, MO, man.
Original diary in possession of Mrs. Gus Condo, Marion, IN.
James S. Green Letter, 1858 (C1544)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
To I[saac] Toucey, from Canton, MO, Aug. 24, 1858.
Letter to secretary of the Navy from a senator from Missouri recommending James Harding for appointment to a naval pursership.
Sarah Guitar Collection, no date (C3391)
1.5 cubic feet (5 card files); also available on 2 rolls of microfilm
Card file compiled by Sarah Guitar, reference librarian of the State Historical Society of Missouri, as a guide to county boundaries of Missouri, 1812-1929; Missouri congressional district boundaries, 1845-1933; Missouri senatorial districts, 1820-1931; and Missouri judicial circuits, 1815-1915.
Sarah Guitar Papers, 1931-1944 (C3563)
1.2 cubic feet
Correspondence and miscellaneous information on Missouri compiled by Miss Guitar during her employment as reference librarian for the State Historical Society of Missouri.
The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, recipes, greeting cards, programs, newspaper and postcard photographs, and other miscellaneous material pertaining to Kirksville and Lewis County, Missouri, as well as Versailles, Kentucky.
Hinrichs-Bauerrichter Letters, 1854-1906 (C3852)
0.2 cubic feet (4 folders)
Letters of the extended Hinrichs-Bauerrichter family living in North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony, Germany, as well as in Nelsonville and Steffenville, Missouri, with some letters from Louisiana, New York, and Illinois.
Harry Middleton Hyatt Papers, 1792-1956 (C4301)
3.8 cubic feet (105 folders)
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.
Immanuel United Methodist Church (Canton, Mo.) Records, 1853-1939, 1985 (C4326)
1.5 cubic feet (20 folders)
The records of the Immanuel United Methodist Church, Canton, Missouri, contain quarterly conference minute books, Sunday school records, and Epworth League minute books, some of the volumes are written in German.
David A. James Papers, 1790-2008 (C4126)
5 cubic feet
The research material of a hotel management instructor, whose work resulted in the publication Historic Hotels of Missouri: Hotels, Inns, and Taverns of 19th Century Missouri.
Frances Cook Kemendo Photograph Collection, 1890-1930 (P0104)
0.42 linear feet
3 mounted photos related to St. Theresa's Church of the Little Flower, Kansas City; 88 b/w photos of people and places in and around Adair, Lewis and Knox counties, ca. 1900
McRoberts Family Papers, 1851-1892 (C0377)
0.13 cubic feet (6 folders)
Correspondence to Arch and W. B. McRoberts in Monticello, Missouri, concerning the state legislature. Also includes an account book, 1851-1874, Lewis County, Missouri, Board of Education record book, 1866-1870, book of sermons and home medicines, and a U.S. INFANTRY & RIFLE TACTICS BOOK, 1861.
A.V. McRoberts Photographs, 1906-1959 (P0733)
Photos of Lewis County historic sites, particulary houses, churches, mills, and monuments, ca. 1959
John A. Minter Papers, 1864-1871 (C0472)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Commission as colonel from the Confederate States of America War Department and notice of ordination as minister by Corinth United Baptist Church, Lewis County, Missouri.
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
Garnett School District Record Book, 1843-1853 (C1151)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)
Proceedings of the school board. Also a newspaper clipping from the La Grange INDICATOR, August 20, 1931, giving an account of the information in this record.
Missouri. Lewis County. Tax Books, 1850-1851 (C2500)
0.54 cubic feet (2 volumes)
County tax records.
Missouri. Infantry, 21st Regiment, Volunteers Papers, 1861-1969 (C4255)
0.5 cubic feet (17 folders)
The papers contain copies of pension records, military records, and memoirs of members of the Missouri Infantry, 21st Regiment, Volunteers, and other material pertaining to Civil War soldiers.
Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
24 cubic feet (1051 folders, 5 oversize folders, 11,170 photographs, 852 negatives)
The Lynn Morrow papers 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.
Munday-Henderson Family Papers, 1827-1891, 1946 (C0144)
0.2 cubic feet
Personal letters, business papers, and newspaper clippings pertaining to members of the Munday family. Letters to David P. Henderson about the ministry, the Civil War, and Christian University at Canton, MO, which he founded in 1856.
Photos of bandstands, pavilions, and similar park structures in Ironton, St. Louis, Lewiston, and Hermann.
An artificial collection of photographs of Missouri's northeastern most counties: Schuyler, Knox, Scotland, Clark, and Lewis.
John Gatewood Nunn Ledger, 1832-1883 (C1194)
0.22 cubic feet (1 volume)
Ledger of owner of grist, flour and saw mill on the Fabius River in Lewis County, MO. Includes an itemized account of expenditures for erecting the mill, 1832-1834.
Mary Jane Pinson Ott Photograph Collection, 1863-1941 (P0731)
0.23 linear feet
Copy negatives of La Belle, MO, from La Belle's Historical Collection by Mary Jane Pinson Ott.
Ramsay Place Names File, 1928-1945 (C2366)
6 cubic feet (12 boxes), 4 rolls of microfilm
Card file of origins of Missouri place names, compiled by students of Robert L. Ramsay, University of Missouri professor of English. Cards are in alphabetical order by place name.
Marion Kaylor Schofield Papers, 1915-1918 (C3753)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
The papers of Marion Kaylor Schofield contain a high school diploma from LaBelle, MO, and a commission as first lieutenant in the Home Guard.
George Carlisle Shackelford Papers, 1898-1902 (C0433)
0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)
Papers of a Glasgow, MO, lawyer, the son of Thomas Shackelford, who was proprietor, along with G.H. Bowles of St. Louis, of the Elm Grove Stock and Grain Farm in Maywood, MO. Papers primarily concern the farm.
James A. Stevens Papers, 1878-1884 (R0192)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The James A. Stevens Papers contain photocopies of a journal of a missionary for the American Sunday School Union in southeast Missouri. Stevens promoted and organized Sunday school classes in Butler, Madison, St. Francois, and Wayne counties from a base in Fredericktown.
U.S. Work Projects Administration, Historical Records Survey of Missouri, 1935-1942 (C3551)
302 cubic feet (24,282 folders); also available on 817 rolls of microfilm
Correspondence, records, and working files. Originally designed to survey and inventory all county government records, the survey finally included inventories of church records, manuscript collections, vital statistics, American imprints, and federal archives. Incorporates records of the Federal Writers Project for Missouri.