Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.
Allen Moore III Collection, 1891-1940 (P0742)
Photos of Chillicothe Business College, ca. 1919 and ca. 1940, and postcards of Chillicothe Normal School, ca. 1890-1910.
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."
Avalon College Papers, no date (C1745)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
The papers of Avalon College contain histories of Avalon College, Cleiomathean Literary Society, and Philophronean Literary Society, and a list of donors to the Memorial Fund. The college was established at Avalon, Livingston County, MO, 1871-1872, and relocated at Trenton, Grundy County, MO, 1890.
Henry Baker Papers, 1889-1949 (C0217)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Correspondence about loans and receipts for loan and account payments.
Blue Mound School Photograph, 1936 (P0242)
One class photo of Blue Mound School in Livingston County, ca 1938.
Architectural drawings and other supporting documents for the Boller Brothers firm who specialized in theater design
William L. and Doris Crump Bradshaw Papers, 1872-1979 (C4268)
1.4 cubic feet (63 folders)
Correspondence, research material, announcements, photographs and postcards of Doris Crump Bradshaw, and her husband, William L. Bradshaw, a professor in the Department of Political Science and later Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.
Carolyn Cook Leffler Photograph Collection, 1996 (P0027)
Black and white and color photos of the Ben Bolt Theatre in Chillicothe, 1985 and 1996, the Nelson Kneass tombstone, and the Zero Mile Stone in memory of composer Nelson Kneass.
Chillicothe and Des Moines City Railroad Company Papers, 1868-1903 (C2564)
0.16 cubic feet (1 folder, 1 volume)
The papers of the Chillicothe and Des Moines City Railroad Company contain miscellaneous records, including stock certificates and transfers.
Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune Photographs, 1843-1937 (P0084)
0.75 linear feet
Photographs of Chillicothe, MO, and Livingston County, including area businesses, farming activity, schools, clubs, homes, and churches.
Nathaniel Greene Cruzen Account Book, 1831 (C1088)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)
The collection contains accounts of a general merchandise store in Utica, Missouri.
Daughters of Rebekah, Missouri Assembly Records, 1932-1990 (R0616)
(8 rolls of microfilm)
These are printed minutes of the annual meetings of the Rebekah Assembly of Missouri. The minutes include lists of state officials, delegates, and alternates, financial information and committee reports, matters concerning the Odd Fellows Home in Liberty, Missouri, and a listing of the names and local addresses of all Rebekah lodges in Missouri.
Debbie Kilgore Photograph Collection, 1993-2002 (P0155)
Approximately 52 35mm color negatives and prints showing scenes around Macon, Missouri during the mid 1990s. Additional photo album, assembled by Ken Fryer, DOT district manager, showing the 1993 Missouri River flood in Cole, Carroll, Howard, Saline, and Livingston counties.
Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Herbert Duncan Sr. (1905-1972) and Herbert Jr. (1931- ).
Images depicting Chillicothe, MO in the 19th century. Photographs of Missouri State Guard veterans from Chillicothe, including men who served under General Sterling Price.
Copy photos of Chillicothe Normal School, Livingston Co Public Library, and Utica Baptist Church.
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.
Harry Rogers Photograph Collection, 1887-1921 (P0197)
0.17 linear feet
Copy photos of Chillicothe, ca. 1890-1900. Particular emphasis on the railroad and related structures, and the State Industrial Home for Girls.
Harry W. Graham Photographs, 1913, 1923-1924 (P0741)
Photographs of Chillicothe, MO, in 1923-1924 by Harry W. Graham.
Sarah Thorne Grace Papers, 1890s-1912 (C4400)
0.25 cubic feet (6 folders)
The papers contain letters from John L. Schmitz to Sarah Thorne Grace and photographs belonging to Sarah Thorne Grace.
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.
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.
Lee Jellum Papers, 1924-1961 (C4304)
0.2 cubic feet (4 folders)
The papers of a photographer from Ludlow, Missouri. The papers contains four order books, listing names of clients, fees paid, and the service rendered. Also included is some personal correspondence and an obituary or a W.G. Vollrath, who had worked for photographic supply houses.
Joe G. Dillard Collection, 1890-1918 (P1002)
Three postcards of Chillicothe, MO, sights and photograph of Blue Mound, MO, Singing School
Jones Family Papers, 1839-1923 (C2523)
0.21 cubic feet (10 folders)
The papers of the Jones Family contain military papers of Charles A. Adams, a Civil War officer in the Vermont Cavalry Volunteers and father of state representative Charles F. Adams and Carrie Adams Jones. Also included are family land deeds and business transactions.
Jerry L. Litton Papers, 1960-1976 (C3730)
25 cubic feet, 1 audio cassette, 10 audio tapes, 29 video cassettes, 150 video tapes, 3 films, 53 DVDs
Papers of Missouri 6th District congressman from 1973 to 1976 and candidate in the 1976 Democratic primary for U.S. senator. The papers include correspondence, congressional office files, campaign files, and miscellaneous material pertaining to the television show "Dialogue With Litton;" the Litton Charolais Ranch; and the Jerry Litton Memorial.
Photo of Rural Carrier Convention, district meeting at Chillicothe ca. 1905-1906
McCoy Family Papers, 1855-1896 (C1017)
0.15 cubic feet (7 folders)
Family letters and business correspondence concerning real estate in Utica, MO; memoranda; personal accounts; and legal papers of Willard J., John C., and Lucius McCoy.
Minnick Family Papers, 1860s-1940s (CA6140)
3 cubic feet
Civil War era tintypes, cabinet card and other photographs, banking receipts, statements and other financial records; correspondence, postal covers, and journals; advertising materials; autograph book and scrapbook; and miscellaneous papers pertaining to the Minnick family of Chillicothe, Missouri.
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
21 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.
Nancy K. Smith Postcard Collection, 1900-1970 (P0029)
Postcards, all views of hospitals and clinics and some sanitariums across Missouri.
An artificial collection of photographs of the North Central Missouri region, including Harrison, Mercer, Putnam, Sullivan, Grundy, Daviess, Livingston, and Linn counties.
Josiah Y. Powell Papers, c. 1860s-1920s (CA6249)
0.2 cubic feet
Papers of a carpenter-farmer-surveyor from Chillicothe, Missouri, include poetry, speeches, and letters to newspaper editors about various subjects, circa 1860s-1920s. Powell was an Odd Fellow and co-publisher of the Gallatin North Missourian from 1873-1876.
Ramsay Place Names File, 1928-1945 (C2366)
6 cubic feet, 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.
William Yarnel Slack Papers, 1847-1880 (C0398)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Letters, newspaper clippings, and other items concerning the death of a Confederate general in the Battle of Elk Horn, MO, and the removal of the remains to Fayettville, AR.
Daybook of a general store in Spring Hill, MO, listing names of customers, items purchased, and their prices.
U.S. Work Projects Administration, Historical Records Survey of Missouri, 1935-1942 (C3551)
302 cubic feet; 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.