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A.V. McRoberts Photographs, 1906-1959 (P0733)
23 photographs

Photos of Lewis County historic sites, particulary houses, churches, mills, and monuments, ca. 1959

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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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George J. Baltzell Papers, 1870-1874 (C0227)
0.07 cubic feet (1 folder, 1 oversize volume)

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Legal papers and docket book of justice of the peace of Reddish Township, Lewis County, Missouri. Includes a few marriage records.

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Baltzell-Chambers Family Papers, 1857-1981 (C3995)
0.4 cubic feet

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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.

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Martha Jane Bayne Memory Book, 1917 (CA6507)
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)

Memory book kept by a student at Canton High School in Canton, Missouri, 1917.

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Culver-Stockton College Photographs, no date (P0732)
2 photographs

Photos of Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO

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DeKay Family Papers, 1873-1889 (C1938)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Papers concerning investment in bonds of LaGrange Iron and Steel Rolling Mill Company, LaGrange, MO.

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Joseph Drake Letter, 1844 (C1525)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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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.

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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

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Shela S. Fretwell Genealogical Collection, 1824-2020 (CA5886)
4.3 cubic feet, 1 card file, 1 CD, 2 computer discs, 2 oversize items

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Correspondence, photographs, and other genealogical research material related to the Fretwell family of Lewis County, Missouri.

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Robert Gillespie Diary, 1849 (C1101)
0.01 cubic feet (1 volume)

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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.

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James S. Green Letter, 1858 (C1544)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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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.

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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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Harrington Family Scrapbook, 1897-1907 (C4331)
1 volume

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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.

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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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Immanuel United Methodist Church (Canton, Mo.) Records, 1853-1939, 1985 (C4326)
1.5 cubic feet (20 folders)

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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.

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John D. Cooper Photographs, 1900-1920 (P0165)
142 photographs

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Photographs by John D. Cooper of northeast Missouri and Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

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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.

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McRoberts Family Papers, 1851-1892 (C0377)
0.13 cubic feet (6 folders)

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Correspondence from Kansas City to Monticello, MO, concerning the state legislature. Account book, 1851-1874, Lewis County, MO, Board of Education record book, 1866-1870. Book of sermons and home medicines. U.S. INFANTRY & RIFLE TACTICS BOOK, 1861.

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John A. Minter Papers, 1864-1871 (C0472)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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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.

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Garnett School District Record Book, 1843-1853 (C1151)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)

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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.

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Missouri. Lewis County. Tax Books, 1850-1851 (C2500)
0.54 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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County tax records.

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Missouri. Infantry, 21st Regiment, Volunteers Papers, 1861-1969 (C4255)
0.5 cubic feet (17 folders)

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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)
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.

Munday-Henderson Family Papers, 1827-1891, 1946 (C0144)
0.2 cubic feet

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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.

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Northeast Missouri State University Collection, no date (P0695)
22 photographs

Photos of bandstands, pavilions, and similar park structures in Ironton, St. Louis, Lewiston, and Hermann.

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Northeast Missouri Photograph Collection, 1830-1944 (P1117)

An artificial collection of photographs of Missouri's northeastern most counties: Schuyler, Knox, Scotland, Clark, and Lewis.

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John Gatewood Nunn Ledger, 1832-1883 (C1194)
0.22 cubic feet (1 volume)

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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.

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Marion Kaylor Schofield Papers, 1915-1918 (C3753)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of Marion Kaylor Schofield contain a high school diploma from LaBelle, MO, and a commission as first lieutenant in the Home Guard.

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George Carlisle Shackelford Papers, 1898-1902 (C0433)
0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)

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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.

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James A. Stevens Papers, 1878-1884 (R0192)
0.04 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The James A. Stevens Papers contain a journal of a missionary for the American Sunday School Union in southeastern Missouri. Stevens promoted and organized Sunday school classes in Butler, Madison, Saint Francois, and Wayne counties from a base in Fredericktown.

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Stephen Werly Diary, 1862-1864 (C1949)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Civil War diary of the movements of the 21st Regiment of Missouri Volunteers, Company K. The original was written in German.

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