Mercer

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H.J. Alley Short Horn Cattle Sale Catalog, 1902 (C0782)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Dispersal sale of Alley's herd at Princeton, MO.

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Alley-Brewer Family Letters, 1857-1866 (C0196)
0.16 cubic feet (8 folders)

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Letters to Margaret E. Brewer Alley and her husband, Hadley Alley, Mercer County, MO, from her brother James L. Brewer, a Civil War soldier with the 28th Illinois Volunteer Infantry; from George W. and John W. Deen who address her as sister; and from other brothers and sisters. Comments on army matters and family business.

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Ethlyn Cockrell Papers, 1907-1960 (C3419)
0.2 cubic feet, 1 oversize item

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Papers of a Missouri schoolteacher, World War I Army nurse, and Red Cross public health nurse. Includes material on the American Red Cross. Photographs and scrapbook located in the State Historical Society Editorial Office.

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Duree Family Papers, 1847-1888 (C0303)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Receipts for taxes and money received, notes, and letters concerning a trip west and family health and affairs.

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E

Edgar H. Logan Photograph Collection, 1880-1890 (P0432)
6 photographs

Photographs of Boone County, Columbia area: Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Rockbridge Cave, McConathy House. Photos of Mercer Co.: Logan family farm.

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Arthur Mastick Hyde Papers, 1913-1954 (C0007)
20.8 cubic feet (965 folders)

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The papers of the Republican governor of Missouri from 1921 to 1925 and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1929 to 1933, consist of correspondence, clippings, printed material, photographs, and personal items. Major topics include agriculture, conservation, road construction, education, taxation, Republican politics, labor disputes, law enforcement, prohibition, and Missouri state institutions and politics.

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Ira B. Hyde Papers, 1856-1924 (C2406)
0.4 cubic feet

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The papers of Ira B. Hyde contain school, speech, law and political materials of Hyde, a Princeton, MO, lawyer who attended Oberlin College and was prosecuting attorney for Mercer County, congressman (1873-1874), and a promoter of railroads and banks.

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Ira B. Hyde Papers, 1867-1939 (C0122)
6 cubic feet, 2 oversize volumes

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Letterbooks of law firm of Hyde and Orton, later Ira B. Hyde and Sons, of Princeton, MO, and of Ben C. Hyde. Circuit court bar docket, 1869-1939. Land plot of Ravanna, MO. Newspaper clippings and notes dealing with politics.

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Laurance Mastick Hyde Papers, 1869-1966 (C3390)
16 cubic feet

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The papers of the Missouri Supreme Court Justice, 1942-1966, relate to his activities in the American Bar Association, Conference of Chief Justices, and MissouriBar Association, and in promulgating the Missouri Court plan, Missouri Constitution of 1945, and the Missouri Code. The collection also contains limited Hyde family papers and genealogical materials.

Collection also contains Hyde family papers and genealogical material.

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Laurance Mastick Hyde Papers, no date (CA4372)
0.8 cubic feet

Addition to collection of Missouri Supreme Court Judge and noted jurist. See also C3390.

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Anderson Dishman Litton Papers, 1890s-1940s (CA6317)
0.4 cubic feet

Correspondence of Anderson Dishman Litton of Mercer County, Missouri, largely dated 1890s-1940s. Many of the letters are between Litton and Mamie Ranes during their courtship from 1909-1911. They married in 1911 and Mamie died during childbirth in 1912.

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Mercer County, Missouri Atlas Frontispiece, 1877 (C0829)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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History of Mercer County, MO, as given on the frontispiece of the 1877 atlas.

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Henry C. Miller Papers, 1896-1898 (C2072)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of Henry C. Miller contain fifteen letters to Miller, a Mercer County court clerk in Princeton, MO, about Republican Party affairs and appointments in Missouri's 3rd Congressional District. The Chauncey I. Filley faction, support in Missouri of William McKinley for president in 1896, state and local Republican conventions and meetings, and factional fights are discussed.

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Missouri-Iowa Border Dispute Collection, 1815-1862 (R1374)
(1 folder)

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The Missouri-Iowa Border Dispute records collect 23 miscellaneous documents relating to the disputed Missouri-Iowa border. The collection contains documents in French, English, and Spanish that pertain to the underlying causes of the conflict and the eventual resolution. The collection consists of letters, land deeds, and proclamations that deal with the background and events of the conflict.

Charles I. Mullinax Account Book, 1907-1914 (C2393)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a record of farm labor for Paradise Valley Farm, Princeton, Mercer County, MO.

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North Central Missouri Region Photograph Collection, 1897-1964 (P1111)

An artificial collection of photographs of the North Central Missouri region, including Harrison, Mercer, Putnam, Sullivan, Grundy, Daviess, Livingston, and Linn counties.

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Princeton (Mo.) High School Papers, 1899-1915 (C0389)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Commencement programs, 1899 and 1900, and catalogue, 1914-1915.

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Princeton Baptist Church (Princeton, Mo.) Contract, 1915 (C0712)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains the building contract for construction of the Baptist Church at Princeton, Missouri, August 18, 1915.

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Princeton High School Football Photographs, 1904-1905 (P0758)
2 photographs

Copy photos of the 1904 and 1905 Princeton High School football teams.

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