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A.A. Schuttenhelm Photographs, 1940-1941 (P0790)
6 photographs

Photos of the construction of Fort Leonard Wood, 1940-1941.

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Jimmie Allison Papers, 1988-2013 (R1444)
0.5 cubic foot (9 folders, 3 CDs)

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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.

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April and Michael Koonse Photograph Collection, 1948-1950 (P0883)
16 photographs

Photos of Bill See and Battery B, 128th Field Artillery Battalion, Missouri National Guard, at Fort Leonard Wood and Columbia, MO, 1948-1950.

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"The Army Comes to the Ozarks," Roberta M. Routh, 1941 (C1224)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)

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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.

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Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company Records, 1876-1877 (R1288)
(1 oversize volume)

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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.

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Lyman G. Bennett Papers, 1857-1865 (R0274)
10 folders

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These are 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.

Big Piney Regular Baptist Church Records, 1834-1891 (R1352)
(1 volume)

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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.

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Big Piney, Missouri Photograph Collection, 1926 (R1272)
0.5 cubic foot (1 oversize photograph)

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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.

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Wayne Bledsoe Papers, 1972-2013 (R1355)
0.05 cubic foot (1 folder, 1 DVD)

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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.

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Charles E. Boulson Papers, 1928-1990 (R0404)
2.5 cubic feet (57 folders, 3 VHS)

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These are personal and professional papers of an electrical engineer in Missouri. Boulson was general manager of the Sho-Me Power Corporation, 1954-1974, and 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)
(1 folder)

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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 Records, 1886-1920 (R0168)
1 folder

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These are 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.

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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.

James S. Cullison Photograph Collection, 1940s (R1462)
0.25 cubic foot (5 folders, 109 photographs)

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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.

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Bruce Debo Collection, circa 1930s-1950s (R1011)
(1 folder)

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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)
1 folder

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These are 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, 9-11 October 1884.

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Dixon Bluegrass Pickin' Time Collection, 1975 (R1211)
(1 folder)

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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.

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Kay Drey Callaway Nuclear Hazards Collection, 1975-1993 (S1029)
106 cubic feet

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Subject files collected by Kay Drey pertaining to nuclear hazards in the United States. 

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Duncan and Lambeth Families Genealogical Collection, no date (R1494)
4.75 cubic feet

The Duncan and Lambeth Families Genealogical Collection contains the genealogical research for the Duncan and Lambeth families of central Missouri.

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O.B. Eakin Papers, 1993 (K1113)
0.01 c.f. (1 folder)

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Biographical information

Edd Ingram Photographs, 1904-1918 (P0279)
1.71 cubic feet (396 glass plate negatives, 13 photographs)

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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.

Robert L. Elgin Research Collection, 1960-1993 (R1261)
2.1 cubic feet (65 folders)

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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.

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Robert Farris Land Grant, 1845 (C3379)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Grant for 40 acres of land in Pulaski County, MO.

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Fort Leonard Wood Photograph, 1953 (SP0030)
0.5 cubic foot (1 oversize photograph)

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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. 

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Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Photograph Collection, circa 1941 (R1337)
0.5 cubic foot (1 photograph)

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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.

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Freemasons, Arlington Lodge No. 346, Dixon, Missouri Records, 1948 (R1258)
(1 folder)

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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.

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Friendship and Swedeborg Baptist Churches (Pulaski County, Mo.) Histories, no date (C3504)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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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.

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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.

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Fred M. Hauck Papers, 1942 (R0829)
(1 folder)

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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.

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"Implications of Land Use Adjustments in Connection with the Defense Program," Albert H. Mussman, 1941 (C1188)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)

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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.

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Mona Darlene Jones Collection, 1969-2011 (R1343)
3 cubic feet (35 folders, 1 DVD, 14 audio tapes, 8 vinyl records)

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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.

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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.

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Samuel Ledgerwood Papers, circa 1851-1853 (R0401)
(1 folder)

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This is a memoranda book of an early resident of Relfe in southern Phelps County, Missouri. The entries concern the operations of a general store and mill.

Little Piney Baptist Association Records, 1837-1935 (R0283)
(62 folders)

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These are 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 had also been titled a "United" and "Primitive" Baptist association.

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Mabel M. Mottag Photographs, no date (P0789)
3 photographs

Photos of the Alias Black Hotel, Waynesville, and the first Pulaski County Courthouse.

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Clair V. Mann Cemetery Records, 1942-1949 (C2667)
0.1 cubic feet

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Tombstone inscriptions compiled by Clair V. Mann from cemeteries in Crawford, Dent, Maries, Phelps, Pulaski, and Texas Counties in Missouri.

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Maries County, Missouri Photograph Collection, circa 1880s-1930s (R0587)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder, 46 photographs)

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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.

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Maries County, Missouri Scrapbook Collection, circa 1920-1950 (R0102)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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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.

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Mark Twain National Forest Local History Collection, 1930s-1980s (R0471)
(4 rolls of mircofilm)

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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)

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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.

Methodist Episcopal Church Southwest Missouri Conference, Lebanon District, Waynesville Charge Records, 1890-1894 (R0864)
(1 folder)

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This collection includes a Quarterly Conference record book (1890-1893) and a postal card (1894) concerning the Waynesville Charge of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in Pulaski County, Missouri.

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Minnie S. Gingerich Postcard Collection, 1910-1937 (P0788)
5 postcards

Postcards of Pulaski County: Devil's Elbow and Hooker, MO

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Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs, Sixth District Records, 1932-1943 (R1175)
(1 volume)

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These are the secretary's minutes of the annual meetings of the Sixth District, Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs. The record book includes minutes of the twenty-ninth through fortieth annual meetings, 1932-1943.

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

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.