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.
Jimmie Allison Papers, 1988-2013 (R1444)
0.5 cubic foot (9 folders, 3 CDs)
The Jimmie Allison Papers contain materials related to the bluegrass career of Jimmie Allison and his bands. This includes bluegrass event and festival fliers, photographs, news articles, and song lists and lyrics.
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."
Melvin E. Anglin Papers, 1943-2010 (SP0052)
1 cubic foot (33 folders, 140 photographs, 410 slides)
The Melvin E. Anglin Papers consist of letters, awards, photographs, and other memorabilia collected by Melvin E. Anglin during his career in the army and into retirement.
"The Army Comes to the Ozarks," Roberta M. Routh, 1941 (C1224)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)
Establishment of U.S. Army troops at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, as seen through the eyes of the county director of Pulaski County Social Security Assistance. Includes illustrations, diagrams and case histories of displaced persons.
Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company Records, 1876-1877 (R1288)
(1 oversize volume)
This Atlantic and Pacific Railroad volume is a register of warranty and quitclaim deeds by the for lands
sold by the company in Barry, Franklin, Gasconade, Greene, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Phelps,
Pulaski, Stone, and Webster Counties in Missouri.
Lyman G. Bennett Papers, 1857-1865 (R0274)
0.5 cubic foot (10 folders)
The Lyman G. Bennett Collection contains photocopies and original diaries and topographic maps of a civil engineer, member of the 36th Illinois Infantry, and civilian employee of the U. S. Army. The materials concern homesteading in Minnesota in 1857; campaigning in Missouri and Arkansas with the Army of Southwest Missouri, 1861-1862; mapping in Kansas and Colorado in 1865; and the Powder River Indian Expedition in Nebraska and Wyoming in 1865.
Van Beydler Stereoscopic Photographs, 1993 (P0381)
Contemporary stereographic photographs of Waynesville and Pulaski County.
Big Piney Regular Baptist Church Records, 1834-1891 (R1352)
This Big Piney Regular Baptist Church minute record book contains membership rolls, articles of faith, rules of decorum, and minutes of meetings May 10, 1834-April 6, 1861. The bulk of the record book is from May 1834 to April 1861 with one additional entry October 31, 1891.
Big Piney, Missouri Photograph Collection, 1926 (R1272)
0.5 cubic foot (1 oversize photograph)
This is a black and white panoramic photograph of Big Piney, Missouri after the storm on Novemeber 25 1926. The photograph shows the tornado damage to the Pulaski County village, early abutomobiles, and onlookers. Photographer not known.
Wayne Bledsoe Papers, 1972-2013 (R1355)
0.05 cubic foot (1 folder, 1 DVD)
The Wayne Bledsoe Papers contain materials related to Bledsoe's career in bluegrass. A noted host and program producer of Bluegrass for Saturday Night, KUMR. This collection includes bluegrass festival program booklets from Dixon, Missouri and a DVD containing the KMST radio station 40th anniversary show introduced by Wayne Bledsoe.
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.
Boy Scouts of America, Ozarks Empire Area Council Collection, 1965 (R1066)
This is Volume 2, Number 1 (January 1965) of "Pow Wow", the newsletter of the Ozarks Empire Area council of the Boy Scouts of America. Headquartered at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, the Council served 225 units in six districts in southwestern and south central Missouri.
Joseph Brown Marriages Records, 1886-1920 (R0168)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Joseph Brown Marriages Records contain photocopies of records of marriages performed by an itinerant Baptist minister. Most of the marriages recorded took place at Newburg in Phelps County, Missouri, and involved residents of Phelps, Pulaski, and Dent counties.
Civil War Documents, 1861-1865 (C4274)
0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)
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.
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.
Bruce Debo Collection, circa 1930s-1950s (R1011)
These are photographs of Newburg, Arlington, Hooker, and Waynesville in Phelps and Pulaski Counties in Missouri. Also included are a printed map showing float stations on the Gasconade and Big Piney Rivers, and the business card of Roubidoux Woodworkers of Devils Elbow, Missouri.
Dixon Baptist Association Records, 1884 (R0220)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Dixon Baptist Association Records contain photocopies of minutes of the tenth annual session of the Dixon Baptist Association. The Association was composed of churches in Phelps, Osage, Maries and Pulaski counties. The tenth annual session was held at the Mount Zion Church in Osage County, October 9-11, 1884.
Dixon Bluegrass Pickin' Time Collection, 1975 (R1211)
This is a souvenir and program book for the seventh Annual Dixon Bluegrass Pickin' Time, held on August 29-31, 1975 at the Fairview Community Center near Dixon in Pulaski County, Missouri. Included are schedule of events, photographs of featured performers, and many advertisements for area businesses.
Kay Drey Callaway Nuclear Hazards Collection, 1975-1993 (S1029)
106 cubic feet
Subject files collected by Kay Drey pertaining to nuclear hazards in the United States.
Duncan and Lambeth Families Genealogical Collection, 1880s, 1918-2019 (R1494)
4.5 cubic feet (72 folders, 330 photographs)
The Duncan and Lambeth Families Genealogical Collection contains the genealogical research for the Duncan and Lambeth families of central Missouri. Dr. Betty Jo White and Carolyn Lou Ranft compiled the collection with many contributions from Sharon Kay Beckham, Norma Jean Endersby, Carman Sue Grimes, Robert C. Haefner, Ellen Denise Karr Seevers, Cordell Henry Webb, Dorothy Ann Williams, and Shirley Ann Wyatt, descendants of the Lambeth and Duncan families. Included in the collection are vital records, photographs, correspondence, family lineages, contextual research, family stories, and articles on local history topics.
O.B. Eakin Papers, 1993 (K1113)
0.01 c.f. (1 folder)
Robert L. Elgin Research Collection, 1960-1993 (R1261)
2.1 cubic feet (65 folders)
These are the research files of a civil engineer, surveyor, and historian from St. James in Phelps County, Missouri. The colletion includes reports, scale sketches, and photographs concerning the restoration of various historic sites in Missouri, charcoal iron furnace sites in Missouri, and prehistoric petroglyphs and pictograph sites in the Missouri Ozarks.
Robert Farris Land Grant, 1845 (C3379)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Grant for 40 acres of land in Pulaski County, MO.
Fort Leonard Wood Photograph, 1953 (SP0030)
0.5 cubic foot (1 oversize photograph)
The Fort Leonard Wood Photograph collection consists of an oversized image of the members of Company B, 44th Armored Infantry Battalion, stationed at Fort Leonard Wood in 1953.
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Photograph Collection, circa 1941 (R1337)
0.5 cubic foot (1 photograph)
The photograph of ‘Martine’s “Gang” Painters – Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri is an image of over 100 men with assorted painting materials taken in front of buildings at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri ca. 1941.
Freemasons, Arlington Lodge No. 346, Dixon, Missouri Records, 1948 (R1258)
This is a booklet containing the bylaws of the Masonic Lodge at Dixon in Pulaski County, Missouri, adopted on September 21, 1944, with amendments through April 1, 1948. Included are lists of the organization members, Worshipful Masters, and current members.
Friendship and Swedeborg Baptist Churches (Pulaski County, Mo.) Histories, no date (C3504)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
May Gan Cox recalls the organization of Friendship Church, its first members and preachers. J.S. Zumwalt tells of the origin and history of the Swedeborg Church in a letter to a friend, Virgil.
Minnie S. Gingerich Postcard Collection, 1910-1937 (P0788)
Postcards of Pulaski County: Devil's Elbow and Hooker, MO
Greater Rolla-St. James Region, Missouri, Photograph Collection, 1884-1996 (P1123)
An artificial collection of photographs of the greater Rolla-St. James region in Missouri, including Crawford, Dent, Phelps, Maries, and Pulaski counties.
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.
Fred M. Hauck Papers, 1942 (R0829)
This is typewritten letter from Fred M. Hauck at Fort Lewis, Washington, to Chester Parker at Camp Haan, California. Hauck and Parker were United States Army enlisted men from Dixon in Pulaski County, Missouri.
Leslie B. Hutchison Papers, 1855-1941 (R1395)
6.75 cubic feet (354 folders)
The Leslie B. Hutchison Records contain the business records of a Maries County, Missouri based lawyer. The materials include his legal papers, correspondence, some personal political papers, and records from his time as the Special Deputy Commissioner of Finance of the State of Missouri during the 1930s.
"Implications of Land Use Adjustments in Connection with the Defense Program," Albert H. Mussman, 1941 (C1188)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)
Report on activities of agencies concerned with the assisting in the relocation of families disturbed by the construction of Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Includes photographs and case studies.
Edd Ingram Photographs, 1904-1918 (P0279)
1.71 cubic feet (396 glass plate negatives, 13 photographs)
Photographs by Edd Ingram of Edgar Springs, Missouri, primarily in glass plate negative format. Ingram captured early twentieth-century individual and group portraits, school portraits, and images of rural activities, industries, and agriculture. Identified locations pictured are in south central Missouri and cover portions of Phelps, Pulaski, Dent, Texas, and Crawford counties.
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.
Mona Darlene Jones Collection, 1969-2011 (R1343)
3 cubic feet (35 folders, 1 DVD, 14 audio tapes, 8 vinyl records)
This collection contains awards, plaques and certificates; playbills, fliers, programs, magazine and newspaper articles; photographs including pictures of featured performers, bands on stage, of the crowd, and of impromptu jam sessions; 17 photo albums; audio recordings on reel-to-reel, vinyl, and a 90 minute DVD, "Dixon Bluegrass Festival; Bluegrass Picking' Time: Through All These Years," 2012, by Mona Jones.
Kenneth Balk and Associates, Inc. Records , 1959-2000 (S0309)
4.02 cubic feet
The Kenneth Balk and Associates (KBA), Inc. Records contain photographs, slides, newsletters, and reports pertaining to the company's mission to provide structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering and architectural, interior, and landscape design services to companies.
Nellie Edith Koonce Diaries, 1931 (CA6151)
0.25 cubic feet
Diary compiled by Nellie Edith Koonce in Bloodland, Missouri during the Great Depression in 1931.
April and Michael Koonse Photograph Collection, 1948-1950 (P0883)
Photos of Bill See and Battery B, 128th Field Artillery Battalion, Missouri National Guard, at Fort Leonard Wood and Columbia, MO, 1948-1950.
Korean War Veterans Association Records, 1953-2012 (R1498)
1.25 cubic feet (19 folders, 1 VHS, 1 VHS-C)
The Korean War Veterans Association Collection consists of scrapbook pages, photographs, audio-visual, and institutional records from the Korean War Veterans Association in Rolla, Missouri.
Samuel Ledgerwood Papers, circa 1851-1853 (R0401)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Samuel Ledgerwood Papers contains a photocopy of a memoranda book belong to Samuel Ledgerwood, an early resident of Relfe in southern Phelps County, Missouri. The entries concern the operations of a general store and mill.
Robert Lipscomb Papers, 1945-2019 (SP0053)
0.4 cubic foot (20 folders, 1 cd)
The Robert Lipscomb Papers consists of photographs taken or collected by Robert Lipscomb in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as an oral history interview with Robert. The majority of the photographs were taken during Robert's career with the Missouri Conservation Commission and include images of Missouri's forests and landscapes, in addition to fire lookout towers across South Central Missouri.
Little Piney Baptist Association Records, 1837-1935 (R0283)
0.5 cubic foot (90 folders)
The Little Piney Association of Regular Predestinarian Baptists Records contain minutes of annual meetings of the Little Piney Association, which was composed of churches in Camden, Cole, Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski, Shannon, and Texas counties in Missouri. At various times, the organization was titled a “United” and “Primitive” Baptist association.
Clair V. Mann Cemetery Records, 1942-1949 (C2667)
0.1 cubic feet
Tombstone inscriptions compiled by Clair V. Mann from cemeteries in Crawford, Dent, Maries, Phelps, Pulaski, and Texas Counties in Missouri.
Maries County, Missouri Photograph Collection, circa 1880s-1930s (R0587)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder, 46 photographs)
These are photographs copied from Volumes 1-9 of the scrapbook collection at the Old Jail Museum at Vienna, Missouri. They feature significant locations, buildings, events, and individuals, mostly in Maries County, Missouri. Many of the views are of Vienna, but there are also photographs of Belle, Paydown, Safe, Summerfield, Vichy, the Gasconade River, St. James in Phelps County, Meta in Osage County, and Dixon in Pulaski County.
Maries County, Missouri Scrapbook Collection, circa 1920-1950 (R0102)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Maries County, Missouri Scrapbook Collection contains a photocopy of a scrapbook compiled by Vienna Bishop. The scrapbook contains obituaries, wedding announcements, and miscellaneous articles from the Maries County Gazette.
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.