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3rd Missouri Volunteer Cavalry Collection, 1861 and 1864 (R1376)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The records contain papers from two members of the 3rd Missouri Volunteer Calvary. The records contain papers related to Francis M. Poore and John Harris. The two individuals are not connected and did not serve at the same time. The records of John Harris include a military court document listing charges and findings against Harris.

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J.W. Barrett Papers, 1855-1950 (C1896)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of J.W. Barrett contain a receipt to J.W. Barrett for $500 from John T. Robinson, April 3, 1855; a letter from Barrett to George W. McClellan, Second Assistant Postmaster-General, regarding mail service from Palmyra to Keokuk, March 1, 1864; a proof of publication for tax suit, 1879; miscellaneous membership cards and passes; and a letter from Jesse W. Barrett to F.C. Shoemaker explaining the material.

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Becky Thatcher Bookshop Postcards, 1975, no date (P0754)
1 folder

Photo postcards of Hannibal area, taken and published by John Winkler and the Becky Thatcher Bookshop.

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Belle Johnson Studio Photographs, 1895, no date (P0912)
17 photographs

Photographs taken by photographer Belle Johnson of Monroe City, MO.

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Bird Family Papers, 1829-1841 (C1802)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of the Bird Family contain data on the Bird family and their property in Hannibal, MO.

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Boller Brothers Architectural Records, 1910-1982 (K0065)
9.31 c.f.

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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)

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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.

Brown Drug Store (Hannibal, Mo.) Prescription Book, 1858-1860 (C0579)
1 volume

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Prescriptions, as received from doctors, filled by J.B. Brown and Company, Hannibal, MO.

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Bryan Family Papers, 1840-1911 (C4160)
0.1 cubic feet

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The papers of the Bryan family contain numerous deeds and personal financial records particularly pertaining to land in Marion County, Missouri.

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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.

Clarence Wilson Photographs, 1936, no date (P0407)
19 photographs

Photographs of Hannibal and Kirskville, Missouri, by Clarence Wilson. Also, images of the Lake of the Ozarks, a Daniel Boone Marker, and Warren County.

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Cooperation of Christian Churches of Boone County, Missouri, Records, 1908-1966 (C4273)
0.4 cubic feet (17 folders)

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The records contain minutes, programs, church reports and some histories of individual churches, correspondence, financial records, resolutions, and newsletters.

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Daughters of Rebekah, Missouri Assembly Records, 1932-1990 (R0616)
(8 rolls of microfilm)

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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.

James Franklin Davidson Papers, 1868-1917 (C0089)
0.4 cubic feet

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Diaries, newspaper clippings, and papers of a lawyer and farmer of Chicago and Hannibal, MO. Papers concern court cases, politics, recreation, opera, the theater, and actors. Includes records of farming and animal breeding in Missouri and North Dakota.

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John G. Deatherage Memoir, 1916 (C3268)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Civil War reminiscences of a Union soldier who went with men from his neighborhood at Talbert Ferry on White River to Salem, AR, to fight with Colonel Marshall of the 1st Illinois Cavalry.

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Drescher-Weatherly Memoirs, 1933-1954 (C0151)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Memoirs of a mother, Bennie Howell Drescher, and a daughter, Rose Drescher Weatherly. The Drescher memoir briefly recounts Civil War events in Paris, MO. The Weatherly memoir is the longer and describes growing up in Hannibal, MO, around the turn of the twentieth century.

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George W. Dulany Papers, 1900-1949 (C0310)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Copies of family biographies and letters concerning history of Dulany family and lumber industry in Hannibal and Middle West.

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Feaster Family Papers, 1840-1852 (C2139)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The Feaster Family papers contain two letters to William H. Feaster, Palmyra, Marion County, MO, from his brothers, Daniel F. and Jonathan and sister Ann L., Jefferson, Frederick County, MD. The letter from 1852 announces the death of sister Martha in childbirth. Both letters contain news of family members, weather, and crop prices in Maryland.

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John H. Fresh Letter, 1851 (C0501)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Mary Fresh, Hannibal, MO, from Chastey Valley, CA, July 6, 1851.

Letter to his wife discussing lack of success in the gold fields and plans to get a job before moving elsewhere.

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George A. Mahon Photograph Collection, 1930-1934 (P0755)
16 photographs

Photographs of Hannibal, MO, ca. 1930s, with a focus on the Mississippi River Bridge and locations related to Mark Twain.

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Gerald R. Massie Photographs, 1860-1980 (P0016)
0.83 linear feet

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Photographs of scenes across Missouri, many taken as part of Massie's work as Missouri's state photographer. Events highlighted include Winston Churchill's visit to Fulton, Governor Hearnes' inaugural celebrations in 1965 and 1969, and the Battle of Pilot Knob Centennial commemoration in 1964. The collection includes extensive coverage of the Missouri State Capitol building. Geographically, the collection covers much of Missouri, with particular focus on tourist destinations: St. Louis, Kansas City, Hannibal, Ste. Genevieve, and the Ozarks.

Mrs. Walter Griffen Scrapbooks, no date (C1402)
0.73 cubic feet (4 volumes)

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Newspaper and magazine clippings of pictures and articles of Missouri scenes, the Ozarks, and Hannibal. Volume 4 contains souvenir postcards.

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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J. Hurley and Roberta Roland Hagood Papers, no date (CA6049)
12.1 cubic feet, 77 audio cassettes

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Subject files documenting the history of Hannibal, Missouri. Also oral history interviews with several prominent residents.

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Hannibal Ferry Company Papers, 1858-1902 (C0576)
0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)

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Bills of sale, deeds, and reports concerning the company; ferry operator's license; and minute book containing records of the directors' and stockholders' meetings.

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Hannibal Presbytery Synod of Missouri Records, 1833-1954 (C1362)
0.11 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Records of the Hannibal Presbytery, formed in 1923 from the presbyteries of Salt River, McGee, and Kirksville. Pages 1-239 contain the records of the Salt River Presbytery; pages 240-460, of the Hannibal Presbytery.

Hannibal Railway and Electric Company (Hannibal, Mo.) Records, 1917-1939 (C0577)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Minutes of directors and stockholders meetings, 1917-1927, for an electric street railway system. Adjudged bankrupt in 1927, it operated under the Referee in Bankruptcy. The company was sold by order of the Federal Court in 1930 and ceased operation. Includes a record of loans, a scrapbook, and information on final court actions in 1931.

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Hannibal Savings Bank Records, 1869-1890 (C1243)
0.16 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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Volume 1: Articles of association and minutes, 1869-1890; "Life of Constantine," part 2, by John L. Robards. Volume 2: Account book of Hannibal Savings Bank, 1872-1878; "Life of Constantine," part 1, by John L. Robards, secretary of the bank.

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Hannibal, Missouri, Minute Book, 1839-1845 (C1115)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Contains an act to incorporate the town of Hannibal, index of ordinances, minutes of board of trustees, and minutes of the city council.

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Hannibal, Missouri, Order of Provost Marshal, 1864 (C2819)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Order of the Office of Provost Marshal, 18 January 1864, legitimizing citizens arrests and seizure of bushwhackers and horse thieves.

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Hannibal, Missouri, Stereographs, 1885 (P0756)
6 photographs

Stereoscopic views of Hannibal, MO, ca. 1885

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George B. Harris Papers, 1901 (K0213)
0.2 c.f.

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Notebooks compiled by/for Harris, president of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad: "Statistics" includes tables and notes such as "assets and liabilities", "classification of locomotives", "dining car earnings", "mileage of track by states and road". "Contracts" have synopsis of contractual agreements pertaining to various railroad lines. Each of the books has its own index.

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William H. Hatch Papers, 1870-1887 (C0113)
0.2 cubic feet

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Letters to Hatch, a congressman from Hannibal, MO, about political matters. Hatch was responsible for the establishment of the agricultural experiment station at the University of Missouri in 1887.

Also a few letters to his brother George, a lawyer in Hannibal.

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John B. Helm Papers, 1818-1868 (C0589)
0.5 cubic feet

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Papers of a merchant, lawyer, judge, and builder in Kentucky and Hannibal, MO. Consists of correspondence relating mainly to business interests; financial and legal documents such as receipts, promissory notes, contracts and legal briefs; and account books. See also collection C3434.

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Helm-Davidson Family Papers, 1824-1970 (C3434)
2.2 cubic feet

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Diaries, correspondence, account books, genealogical records, and personal and business papers of Mary Aileen Davidson and her ancestors. John B. Helm letters and diaries, Ben N. Crump letters, and J. Frank Davidson papers show social and economic life in Kentucky and Missouri.

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Henrietta Park Krause Collection, 1904-1949 (P0171)
0.38 linear feet, 1 volume

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A series of photographs from the daughter of Governor Guy B. Park, this collection includes numerous photographs of Gov. Park, a 1933 Century of Progress photo album featuring views of the Missouri Commission exhibit, a series of images on the Huckleberry Finn Streamliner dedication in Hannibal, National Governor's Conventions, the Missouri State Fair, Camp Clark in Nevada, MO, Church Prison Farm near Jefferson City, Governor Forrest Smith's Inaugeration, Mark Twain Memorial Bridge dedication, notable Missourians, elected officials, and state government staff.

Lizzie M. Powell Hereford Papers, 1817-1880 (C4152)
1.3 cubic feet

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The papers of Lizzie M. Powell Hereford, a Confederate sympathizer from Northeast Missouri, who was imprisoned during the Civil War, include her prison diary and correspondence along with transcriptions. Also included are family photographs, miniature portraiture, jewelry, miscellaneous artifacts, family genealogy, and the papers of her daughter, Stella.

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Hinde Family Papers, no date (CA6420)
0.2 cubic feet

Correspondence, receipts, financial documents, and miscellaneous material of a family from Hannibal, Missouri, including Bessie Nelson Hinde and Mary Hinde, 1880s-1970s. Includes notes on elocution lessons and children's paper cut-outs.

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Robert Hoester Papers, 1983, 1991 (C4363)
0.6 cubic feet (14 folders)

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Correspondence and manuscript material used in writing the book, Judicial Tyranny, the Palmyra Incident and the Mary Susan Goodwin case. Manuscript material includes revision material, editing, and handwritten notes.

William N. Hoskin Civil War Diary, 1862-1865 (C1121)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Diary of a Confederate soldier from Palmyra, MO, who served under Sterling Price and fought in battles in Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Hoskin's diary describes these battles and the mundane routine of military life. Includes original and typescript of diary.

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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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W. Smith Ingham Letters, 1859-1866 (C2368)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Three letters to William Titus, Moravia, NY, from Hannibal, MO. Concern shipping and prices of hides, crops, politics, and personal news.

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J.J. Cruikshank Lumber Company Books, 1885-1893 (C2322)
0.71 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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Records of a Hannibal, MO, lumber company.

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John Croll Photograph Collection, 1890 (P0753)
4 photographs

Copy photos of Wabash Hospital (Moberly), N. Missouri R.R. Locomotive, Hannibal railroad yards and depot.

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.

Hezekiah Jones Land Grant, 1835 (C0493)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Grant of 40 acres in Palmyra, Missouri, by order of Andrew Jackson.

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