Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service Aerial Photographs, 1938-1979 (P0335)
107.5 linear feet
Missouri county aerial photographs produced by the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.
American Sunday-School Union Records, 1917-1930 (R0565)
These are records of field work by F. L. Spindler and J. S. Wallace, missionaries for the
American Sunday-School Union, in Christian, Douglas, Howell, Ozark, Texas, Webster, and
Wright counties in Missouri. The records include a daily log of missionary activities, lists of
churches, Sunday schools, and superintendents visited, and accounts of periodicals sold.
Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. Records, 1997 (R1406)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
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.
Boller Brothers Architectural Records, 1910-1982 (K0065)
Architectural drawings and other supporting documents for the Boller Brothers firm who specialized in theater design
Charles E. Boulson Papers, 1928-1990 (R0404)
2.5 cubic feet (55 folders, 2 oversize folders, 3 VHS)
The Charles E. Boulson Papers contain the personal and professional papers of an electrical engineer in Missouri. Boulson was the general manager of the Sho-Me Power Corporation from 1954 to 1974 and a member of the Board of Directors of Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, professional and historical writings, speeches on rural electrification in Missouri and corporate manuals and annual reports of Sho-Me Power Corporation and Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Christian County Stock and Agricultural Show and Home Coming Association Collection, 1920 (R0716)
This is a booklet containing rules, program, advertisments, and other information concerning the Christain County stock and agriculture show and homecoming held at Ozark, Missouri, from September 29 through October 2, 1920.
Civil War Veteran Homestead Ledgers, 1874 (SP0069)
0.01 cubic feet (1 folder)
The Civil War Veteran Ledgers collection contains two small volumes of handwritten notes taken in 1874 by a government land agent. The notes record information about Union veterans of the Civil War who served in the United States Army or the Missouri State Militia and had made homestead claims of 160 acres or less via the Homestead Act of 1862. The veterans resided in five Missouri counties: Douglas, Ozark, Barry, McDonald, and Stone.
James S. Cullison Photograph Collection, 1940s (R1462)
0.25 cubic foot (5 folders, 109 photographs)
The James S. Cullison Photograph Collection is comprised of images of geological formations produced by James S. Cullison. The photographs were used in geological papers produced by James S. Cullison during his work as a professor of geology at the Missouri School of Mines now (Missouri University of Science and Technology) in the 1930s and 1940s.
Ernest Evans Davidson Photograph Album, 1925-1940 (R1320)
0.2 cubic foot(8 folders, 92 photographs)
The Ernest Evans Davidson Photograph Collection contains the personal and family photographs of Ernest Davidson of Clay County, Missouri. Images include family photographs, scenes of family vacations in Althea, Missouri, and on the North Fork of the White River.
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.
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.
Larry James Collection, 1874-2019 (SP0038)
1.5 cubic feet (33 folders, 6 photographs, 239 negatives)
The Larry James Collection consists of photographs taken and collected by local historian and author Larry James. Photographs in this collection were also taken by freelance writer and photographer, Charles Townson Allonby. The books in this collection were written or co-written by Larry James and focus on the history of Newton County, Missouri.
Mark Twain National Forest Local History Collection, 1930s-1980s (R0471)
(4 rolls of mircofilm)
This collection was selected from unofficial files on miscellaneous historical topics, including local histories, the CCC, the YCC, the "Irish Wilderness," and the Eleven Point River. There are transcriptions of interviews with older members of the community and Forest Service retirees.
Mark Twain National Forest Photograph Collection, circa 1900-1985 (R0485)
0.05 cubic foot (2 folders, 719 negatives)
These are photographs copied from holdings of the Mark Twain National Forest in Rolla, Missouri. Topics include National Forest facilities and projects; forest and wood industries; water mills; lakes, rivers, and springs; mines; dams; and the Civilian Conservation Corps and Youth Conservation Corps.
Martin Brothers Mercantile Records, 1925-1930 (R0402)
1 cubic foot (2 oversize volumes)
The Martin Brothers Mercantile Records contain records books for a grocery and general store operated by Issac N. Martin and Thomas Martin in Theodosia, Missouri. The records include an account ledger and daybook.
Reverend William W. Megee Marriage Records, 1968 (R0062)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Reverend William W. Megee Marriage Records contain a typescript copy of extracts from the marriage records of William W. Megee, a general Baptist circuit rider. The records are of marriages performed by Megee in Ozark County from 1874 to 1920.
Missouri Department of Resources, "The White River Country", no date (R0324)
This is a map of the White River watershed encompassing all or parts of eleven counties in southern Missouri. Topographic features and recreational sites are shown, as are mills, mines, bridges, fords, schools, and churches.
Missouri Extension Homemakers Association, Inc., Sacred Stones and Stained Glass Windows Project Records, 1977-1980 (C3723)
7.1 cubic feet (334 folders)
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
Modern Woodmen of America, Camp No. 6277 (Rockbridge, Mo.) Records, 1899-1946 (C0138)
0.1 cubic feet
Records include account book, 1899-1908; correspondence, 1917-1946; insurance policies, 1897-1925; membership certificates, 1910-1913; receipts, 1903-1921; and roster, 1904.
Morris Family Papers, 1880-1946 (C0369)
1 cubic foot
Financial records, correspondence, notary public records, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items of Byron V. Morris and Frank B. Morris, Rockbridge, Ozark County, MO. Account books from B.V. Morris' businesses.
Lynn Morrow Map Collection, 1885-2016, bulk 1936-1981 (R1519)
6 cubic feet (16 folders, 194 maps)
The Lynn Morrow Map Collection contains copies and original Missouri related maps collected by Lynn Morrow. The collection includes atlases, waterway maps, road and train maps, tourist and highway maps, and geological maps.
Lynn Morrow Papers, 1804-2015 (R1000)
24 cubic feet (1051 folders, 5 oversize folders, 11,170 photographs, 852 negatives)
The Lynn Morrow papers 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.
Mount Lebanon Baptist Church Records, 1847-circa 1967 (R0382)
These are minutes of meetings and membership records of the Mount Lebanon Baptist Church near Thornfield in Ozark County, Missouri. The church was founded in 1847 as the Mount Lebanon Church of General Baptists.
Ozark Mountainwood Express, 1981 (R0949)
This is an issue of "Ozark Mountainwood Express", a semiannual publication devoted to Ozark music, culture, and tourism. The editor was J. T. Aubrey Roberts of Harrison, Arkansas. Although unnumbered and undated, this issue contains calendars of events for 1981.
Ramsay Place Names File, 1928-1945 (C2366)
6 cubic feet (12 boxes), 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.
Ida Riddle Photograph Collection, 1950 (P0780)
Copy photos of Theodosia, MO (Ozark County): Theodosia Mill, Theodosia Store
Rockbridge Bank (Rockbridge, Mo.) Records, 1869-1936 (C0063)
6.25 cubic feet, 3 volumes
Bank business papers, legal papers, insurance papers, deposit slips and receipts, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes books of accounts used during the regular course of the business.
Harris D. Rodgers Papers, 1949-1965 (R0294)
6 folders, 38 photographs microfilmed
These are newspaper clippings, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, and photographs pertaining
to the tenure of Harris Rodgers as chairman of the Missouri State Highway Commission. A
native of Scott County, Missouri, Rodgers served from 1949 to 1957
Hurse Smith Papers, 1933-1943 (R0568)
This is the scrapbook of Hurse Smith of Prospect, Alabama, a member of Company 1733 of
the Civilian Conservation Corps. Smith served in camps at Calico Rock, Arkansas, and Pond
Fork, Missouri. The scrapbook includes the names of officers and members of the company, a
brief record of service, and photographs of the camps and members of the company.
South Central Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1880-1958 (P1125)
An artificial collection of photographs from Missouri's south central region, including Douglas, Ripley, Ozark, Wright, Texas, Howell, Shannon, Laclede, and Oregon counties.
Southwest Missouri Resource Conservation and Development Records, 1964-2011 (SP0009)
28 cubic feet
The records consist of the financial documents, correspondence, project notes and publications pertaining to the operation of the non-profit environmental organization known as Southwest Missouri Resource Conservation and Development.
Southwest Missouri Collection, 1864-2014 (SP0017)
1 cubic foot
The Southwest Missouri Collection is an artificial collection combining miscellaneous small acquisitions related to southwest Missouri individuals, places, organizations, and events. Material continues to be added to the collection.
George W. Taylor Medical Records, 1901-1920 (R0158)
0.2 cubic foot (2 volumes)
The George W. Taylor Medical Records contain records of medical examinations of Union Civil War veterans from Ozark, Taney, Howell, and Douglas counties in Missouri, and Baxter and Boone counties in Arkansas. Performed for the United States Bureau of Pensions by Dr. George W. Ebrite and Dr. George W. Taylor, each ‘surgeon certificate’ includes a medical history of the claimant, descriptions of wounds and disabilities, and recommendations for pension payments.
Marvin E. Tong Collection, 1878-1947 (C0177)
0.9 cubic feet
Bar dockets of Ozark County circuit court; case briefs before courts of appeals in Missouri; minutes of meetings of Missionary Baptists; case briefs before U.S. and Missouri Supreme Courts; pamphlets of Civil War recollections; and memorial addresses on life of Champ Clark.
Turley Family Historical Research Association Records, 1740-2005 (R1068)
6 cubic feet (182 folders, 66 photographs)
The Turley Family Historical Research Association Records contain historical and genealogical materials related to the Turley family collected by the Turley Family Historical Research Association. The records include copies of family papers, genealogical research, photographs, correspondence, and financial records of the Association.
U.S. Post Office (Rockbridge, Mo.) Records, 1902-1935 (C0064)
0.5 cubic feet
Two record books kept by the postmaster: the official postmaster's account book, 1905-1918, and the register of money orders issued, 1902-1916. Papers include accounts, audit sheets, federal communications, money order forms, orders for stamps, and registered mail forms.
U.S. Work Projects Administration, Historical Records Survey of Missouri, 1935-1942 (C3551)
302 cubic feet (24,282 folders); 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.
Union Regular Predestinarian Baptist Association Records, 1855 (R0287)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Union Association of Regular Predestinarian Baptists Records contain the minutes of the eighth annual meeting of the Union Association, which was composed of Regular Baptist churches in Ozark County, Missouri, and Fulton and Marion counties in Arkansas. The minutes include the constitution, articles of faith, rules of decorum, and membership statistics.
United States Bureau of Mines, Rolla Research Center Records, 1915-1996 (R1321)
17 cubic feet (372 folders, 4 maps, 3,238 photographs, 68 negatives, 936 slides, 3 volumes)
The United States Bureau of Mines, Rolla Research Center Records contain the records of the Bureau of Mines office and research facility established in Rolla, Missouri in 1915. The records include correspondence, operational reports, project reports, photographs, newspaper articles, program materials, and maps.
Charles Van Ravenswaay Papers, 1841-1990 (C3873)
21.8 cubic feet, 1 audio cassette
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.
Paul A. Wobus Papers, 1918-1989 (R0008)
2.5 cubic feet (58 folders, 89 notebooks, 79 photographs)
The Paul A. Wobus Papers contain the personal and professional papers of Reverend Paul A. Wobus of Manchester, Missouri. The papers include Wobus’s uncompleted and unpublished memoirs, photographs, correspondence, materials concerning Mount Zion Community Church and the Ozark Community Council, historical notes concerning Wobus’s avocational interest in the mills and railroads in the regions, miscellaneous newspaper clippings and other printed materials, narrative accounts of many of his trips into the Ozarks. Also included are 89 small notebooks, dated from 1938-1972, in which he kept records of his mileage, routes, schedules, expenses, and places and person visited.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Wasola, Mo.) Records, 1957-2023 (SP0083)
0.3 cubic foot (6 folders)
The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (Wasola, Mo.) Records consist of photocopies of organizational records, correspondence, literature, and member notes of the Missouri Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Wasola chapter. The records also contain the research files of Dr. Kathryn Ledbetter and her related article for the Ozark County Times.
William S. Wright Records, 1881-1882 (R0117)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The William S. Wright Records contain photocopies of an account ledger for a general store operated by William S. Wright on the North Fork River in Ozark County, Missouri.