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Augusta Armstrong Photographs, 1960-1965 (P0690)
15 photographs

Photos of Fort Clemson, Henry Clark house, Poindexter/Repper house, William Karl house, and Albert Schornhorst house: McKittrick area, MO, 1962.

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Thomas Swain Barclay Papers, 1912-1935 (C3938)
3 cubic feet (69 folders)

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Papers of Thomas Swain Barclay, a member of the American Red Cross during World War I, and member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at the University of Missouri. Personal and professional correspondence, wartime diary, overseas duty related papers, newsletters and programs, photographs, and miscellaneous material collected from his various associations. Also research material on Champ Clark.

Bellflower Presbyterian Church Records, 1901-1952 (C1343)
0.01 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Typed copy of session minutes and church register.

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John A. Blackwell Papers, 1852-1940 (C3732)
2.3 cubic feet

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Contains the correspondence, diaries, writings, Civil War papers, and medical practice records of a doctor from Bedford, IN, who later lived in Foristell and Wellsville, MO. Also included are family letters, Woman's Christian Temperance Union records, and a history of the Clover family.

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Blattner Family Photographs, 1909 (P0619)
12 photographs

Photos of the Blattner family of Wellsville, MO.

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Boone-Tate Family Papers, 1941-1976 (C4205)
1 cubic foot (20 folders)

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The Boone-Tate family papers consist of the research and genealogy of the Boone and Tate families, which ultimately culminated in the publication of the Boone Family Record written by Maude Tate Boone.

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William Ferrell Broadhead Letter, 1913 (C1944)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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To Mrs. Arthur McCluer from Clayton, MO, June 27, 1913. Reminiscence about Boonslick Road from St. Louis to Fulton, MO.

Brush Creek Presbyterian Church (Montgomery County, Mo.) Records, 1849-1944 (C1346)
0.02 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of sessions; registers of baptisms; marriages and deaths; financial records; registers of elders and deacons; roll of communicants; and names from cemetery. The name of the church was changed from Bear Creek to Brush Creek in 1855.

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Central Hotel (New Florence, Mo.) Register, 1899-1903 (C1190)
0.12 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Register giving hotel guests and weather notations by W.R. Hollingsworth.

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Cuivre-Siloam Regular Baptist Association Records, 1822-1922 (C4325)
0.2 cubic feet (10 folders)

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Minutes of the Cuivre-Siloan Regular Baptist Association, which also include some history of the Association and brief biographies on some of the church Elders.

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Elmer L. and Emma Mae Finke Farm Records, 1940s-1980s (CA4890)
12.7 cubic feet

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Financial records and other records of the Finke farm in Montgomery County, Missouri.

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Franklin, May and Company (New Florence, Mo.) Ledger, 1864 (C3156)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Copy of page from the ledger of a general store, covering William F. Windsor's account for July-October, 1864.

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Freedom United Baptist Church (Montgomery County, Mo.) Records, 1824-1868 (C3364)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains church record book dating from 1824 to 1868. The records include the rules of decorum, the covenant, a list of members, reports of the monthly meetings, description of the welcoming of new members, raising money by subscription to build a church, decisions on church membership, and a typed index done by the donor.

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Robert C. Fulkerson Record Book, 1837-1859 (C3804)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Record book of a Montgomery County, MO, shopkeeper and justice of the peace. Contains sales records (1837-1838) of the Loutre Lick Store, Loutre Lick, MO, and justice of the peace dockets (1843-1859) for Danville Township, Montgomery County, MO. Donor-compiled index included.

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George E. Meyer Photograph Collection, 1878-1948 (P0689)
10 photographs

Photos of Judge Mathias McGirk home and burial site in the Rhineland area. Additional images of Millie Finley, Jesse James (in death) Captain Callaway grave, and early drawing of Hermann.

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David William Graves Autobiography, 1916 (C0158)
0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)

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Autobiography of a Montgomery County, MO, farmer, schoolteacher, and Baptist missionary and minister. Donor-compiled index included.

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Harris B. Dickey Photographs, 1890-1940 (P0683)
23 photographs

Photographs of historic sites in Southeast Missouri, Montgomery County, and Webster County.

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High Hill, Missouri, School Roll Book, 1880-1881 (C0851)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains the attendance and grades of students of High Hill School and the text books used. Not completely filled.

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J.S. Gregory Photographs, 1914 (P0159)
4 photographs

Images of the Van Bibber Tavern in Mineola, Missouri, ca. 1914.

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Jesse Lewis Photograph Collection, 1915, no date (P0691)
12 photographs

Copy photos of Wellsville and Mineola, MO. Photograph of trolley car in St. Louis

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Lyndon Irwin Photograph Collection, 1880-1915 (P0285)
29 photographs

Late 19th century photographs of Montgomery City, Matson, and St. Louis, portraits and group photographs.

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McGaugh Family Genealogical Materials, 1978-1981 (C4345)
0.25 cubic feet (10 folders)

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Genealogical correspondence and notes, family group (pedigree) sheets, portrait and biographical records, death certificates, census records, marriages, obituaries, pension application, court documents, deeds, and wills. Material was used in writing a book on the McGaugh family.

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Missouri German Heritage Corridor Oral History Project, 2018 (C4354)
0.4 cubic feet (6 folders), 9CDs

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A collaborative project between the State Historical Society of Missouri and the Missouri Humanities Council, this collection emphasizes the past and present influence of German heritage in Missouri, including historic sites, past people, notable conflicts, religious influence, agriculture, music, art, and architecture. The German Heritage Corridor will focus on the counties north and south of the Missouri River, from St. Charles and St. Louis, to Chariton, Saline, and Lafayette. This corridor includes several distinct German communities, including New Melle, Herman, Dutzow, and Westphalia.

Montgomery County, Missouri, Bear Creek Township Justice of the Peace Docket Book, 1847-1852 (C3811)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Record of court proceedings and stray livestock. Cases concern settlement of debts, loan repayments, damage suits, breach of the peace, and assault and battery. Donor-compiled index included.

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Montgomery County, Missouri, Broadside, no date (C3258)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains an announcement of a speech to be given by P.D. Hastain, mayor of Sedalia, about capitol removal.

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Montgomery County, Missouri, Rural School Records, 1870s-1947 (C4121)
0.5 cubic feet

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The records of the Montgomery County Rural Schools largely contain Teacher's Monthly Reports and District Clerk Reports regarding school district number three, township number forty-seven, and range number six. The collection also contains a variety of business records including receipts and teachers' contracts. The teacher and clerk reports date from the 1870s to the 1890s. The miscellaneous personal records are mainly associated with the Tate family.

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Montgomery County, Missouri, Court Seal, 1863 (C1601)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Fragment of an account certified by Jacob L. Sharp, Montgomery County clerk, and S.T. Sharp, deputy clerk, Danville, MO, 7 November 1863. Certification has impression of the 1863 Montgomery County Court Seal.

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Montgomery County, Missouri, Danville Township Pollbooks, 1848-1851 (C1673)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Pollbooks for election of circuit attorney and special election of state senator, November 1848. Pollbook for election of county surveyor, supreme and circuit court officials, and the vote on a new courthouse building, August 1851.

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Montgomery County, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1958 (P1140)

An artificial collection of photographs of Montgomery County, Missouri.

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Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
21 cubic feet (964 folders, 4 oversize folders)

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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.

Mrs. Walter V. Lemon Photograph Collection, 1893-1898 (P0976)
4 photographs

Photos of Montgomery City High School Class of 1898, Spanish American War 5th MO Volunteer Infantry, Fourth of July picnic, and Frank Saborinne and Linn Lockwood.

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Nebel and Son (High Hill, Mo.) Business Records, 1867-1899 (C4231)
0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The records of Nebel and Son, of High Hill, Missouri, contain bee-keeping supplies price lists, land leases, ledgers, and miscellaneous papers from the family business of John and E.F. Nebel.

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"Northeast and East," and "Seven Hundred Twenty-five Plus," T. Thistle McKinney, 1928-1929 (C4263)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The records of T. Thistle McKinney contain two travel logs, one of an automobile trip taken in 1928 through the northeastern states, Canada, and the eastern states. The other was made in 1929, through parts of northeast Missouri and into some Ozark counties.

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Price's Branch Presbyterian Church Records, 1867-1907 (C1363)
0.03 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of sessions and lists of members and baptized children.

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B.G. Pulliam Daybook, 1836-1860 (C4332)
0.2 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The daybook of the B.G. Pulliam Dry goods store in Middletown, Montgomery County, Missouri, contains names of dry goods store customers and an itemized list of goods purchased and prices paid.

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Robert C. Brown Photograph Collection, 1900-1971 (P0004)
51 photographs

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Photographs of Missouri railroad depots, primarily for the Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railroad. Photographs relating to A.F. Schliecker of Kansas City, Missouri.

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Salem Baptist Church (Montgomery County, Mo.) Records, 1874-1879 (C3794)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Record book of the Salem Baptist Church founded in 1874, destroyed by fire in 1899, rebuilt in 1900, and renamed New Hope Baptist Church. Contains list of original members, charter, minutes of monthly meetings, and financial reports. Includes information on election of officers, formation of committees, financial affairs, and construction of a church building.

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Charles K. Sheets Jr. Papers, 1847-1930 (C4079)
1 cubic feet

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The papers of Charles K. Sheets, Jr. pertain to the family histories of the Berry, Bell, Sheets, and Blades families, and include marriages, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. Also included in the collection is business material pertaining to Charles K. Sheets, Sr.'s business with Faulconer, Sheets & Co, in Montgomery City, Missouri.

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St. Paul United Church of Christ (Hermann, Mo.) Records, 1844-1998 (C3969)
1 roll of microfilm

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Records of a protestant church in a German community in Gasconade County, MO. The collection also includes records of the neighboring St. James Evangelical and Bethel Evangelical churches.

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Alonzo Thompson Authorization, 1866 (C1681)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Thompson, Missouri state auditor, 1864-1868, ordered the issue of credit warrants to William McCormack, Montgomery County collector, for 1865 overpayment to Revenue Fund and Union Military Fund.

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Charles Van Ravenswaay Papers, 1841-1990 (C3873)
21.8 cubic feet, 1 audio cassette

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Correspondence, research notes, photographs, and literary manuscripts of historian and author Charles Van Ravenswaay, former director of the Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis; Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA; and the Henry F. duPont Winterthur Museum and Gardens, Wilmington, DE.

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Richard Drace White Papers, 1895-1953 (C3624)
0.5 cubic feet

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Unpublished autobiography, correspondence, photographs and newspaper clippings of a Missourian who graduated from the United States Naval Academy, spent forty years on active duty in the Navy, was made a Rear Admiral, and served in the diplomatic corps.

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