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Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre Collection, 1980s-1990s (CA2969)
0.2 cubic feet

Addition of correspondence, memoranda, committee meeting minutes, financial records, and promotional materials, primarily related to fund raising and other activities of the executive board. See also C2898.

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Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre Collection, 1961-1985 (C2898)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Correspondence concerning the development of the theater; drafts of an article regarding its history; brochure for the 1965 season, history of the theater to 1979, and program of the 25th season.

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Arrow Rock Tavern Board Papers, 1826-1923 (C3087)
0.18 cubic feet (9 folders)

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Correspondence of John Sappington with Hogan & Wright, collection agents, 1842-1844; correspondence of Claiborne F. Jackson, 1855-1861; correspondence and miscellaneous items concerning the placement of Highway 40 and Santa Fe Trail markers; Martha Woods Diary, 1854-1860; Hugh Stephens scrapbook, n.d.

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Arrow Rock Tavern Register, 1859-1861 (C1090)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Register of guests at the Arrow Rock Tavern and index of names in alphabetical order. Copied from original by Elizabeth Benton Chapter, D.A.R., Kansas City, MO.

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Arrow Rock, Missouri, List of Residents, 1873-1882 (C3541)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a list of names, compiled by Frank P. Robinson, of men who lived in Arrow Rock, MO.

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Arrow Rock, Missouri, Town Records, 1827-1887 (C2659)
3 volumes

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Records of town meetings, ordinances, financial transactions, and elections.

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Arrow Rock, Missouri, Town Records, 1840-1887 (C1091)
0.2 cubic feet (3 volumes)

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Includes proceedings of the Board of Trustees, 1840-1875, poll records, accounts, assessment of real estate, and expenditures.

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Alfred Edward Barnes Jr. Architectural Collection, 1888-1959 (K0004)
150 c.f.

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Architectural drawings, renderings, photographs, specifications and correspondence of the architectural firm Hoit, Price and Barnes and its predecessors.

James I. Belwood Account Book, 1856-1892 (C2482)
0.11 cubic feet (1 volume)

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The collection contains account book of a saddler in Arrow Rock, MO, including the accounts of his hired hands.

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Big Bottom Baptist Church (Saline County, Mo.) Records, 1818-1829 (C2839)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Church record book, 5 September 1818-19 September 1829. Includes list of church members divided by sex and race, and information on building a meeting house; choosing delegates to attend association meetings; receiving, dismissing, excluding, and reprimanding members; and adopting a new "Articles of Faith." Typescript at top of each page.

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Bingham Family Papers, 1814-1930 (C0998)
0.56 cubic feet (27 folders)

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Correspondence of members of the Bingham family of Virginia and then of Missouri and Texas. References to friends, deaths, marriages, travel prices, estates and personal affairs of the Bingham family.

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Boller Brothers Architectural Records, 1910-1982 (K0065)
9.31 c.f.

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Architectural drawings and other supporting documents for the Boller Brothers firm who specialized in theater design

Henry J. Brown Family Papers, 1838-1892 (C0230)
0.2 cubic feet (10 folders), 1 roll of microfilm

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Expense accounts of Brown's trip from Cumberland County, VA, to Saline County, MO, 1838; expense accounts, Saline County, to 1864; family register; obituary of Andrew Jackson; compositions of Peyton A. Brown and letters from his relatives; and letters to Robert P. Porter, Superintendent of Census, Washington, D.C. Microfilm copy also available.

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P.A. Brown Stud Horse Advertisement, 1871 (C0720)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Poster advertising a thoroughbred stallion named Winfield as being available for stud service at the farm of P.A. Brown at Miami, Saline County, MO. Prices are listed for various types of service. Description of the horse and of its pedigree are also given.

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George William Burke Papers, 1850-1857 (C3796)
0.16 cubic feet (8 folders)

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Collection of fifty-eight letters written between June 1850 and March 1857 by George W. Burke of Saline County, MO, to his parents William and Lurany Thornton Burke, brothers and sisters, and grandparents, all of Saline County, describing his journey west and life in the gold-producing area of northern California until his death there in 1857.

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C.T. Wallace Album, 1877-1912 (P0309)
64 photographs

64 black and white matte photographs, mostly 5x7, showing views of mainly Pettis, Lafayette and Saline counties. Includes images relating to the Methodist church, cats, farming, the Missouri Pacific Railroad, rivers and creeks.

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Central School, District No. 55 (Saline County, Mo.) Records, 1882-1958 (CA2753)
0.6 cubic feet

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Collection includes district clerk's records, teachers' reports, poll books, and warrant registers.

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Christine Montgomery Photographs, 1992-2008 (P0144)
0.08 linear feet

Photographs of Walnut Grove, Sappington, and Bellefontaine Cemeteries, the 1993 Missouri River flood near Boonville, New Franklin area, Soulard Farmer's Market 1999, Johnson's Shut-ins 1994, Saline County Courthouse 1998, Jesse Hall 1997 restoration, 2002 Olympic Parade in Columbia, and Ste. Genevieve.

Cole County Historical Society Photograph Collection, 1850-1954 (P0537)
10 photographs

Photos of Jefferson City and Arrow Rock Tavern.

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Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Nelson, Mo.) Records, 1891-1894 (C1875)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Four ledger sheets of church records dating from 24 May 1891 to 25 November 1894. Begins with the founding of the church in Nelson, Saline County, MO, by order of New Lebanon Presbytery with ruling elders from the Salt Fork Congregation. They organized a Presbyterian church known as the Nelson Congregation with the Reverend T.S. Love as pastor.

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Cynthia Nold Photograph Collection, 1910, 1950 (P0254)
10 photographs

Photographs of Slater, MO, including images related to Steve McQueen. Also photo and document about television movie called A Family of Children by Tom Butterfield.

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Dan B. Hoagland Photographs, 1983, no date (P0150)
0.58 linear feet

580+ photos of mid-Missouri towns, including many small and abandoned locales, and Boone County churches, ca. 1983.

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Davis Family Scrapbook, 1865-1905 (C2472)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Newspaper clippings of poems, editorials, feature articles, wedding and anniversary announcements, and obituaries, concentrating on Davis family members. Many of the clippings are taken from a Marshall, MO, newspaper. Some family photographs are included; others are in the State Historical Society Editorial Office photograph files. See also collection 834.

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Debbie Kilgore Photograph Collection, 1993-2002 (P0155)
52 photographs

Approximately 52 35mm color negatives and prints showing scenes around Macon, Missouri during the mid 1990s. Additional photo album, assembled by Ken Fryer, DOT district manager, showing the 1993 Missouri River flood in Cole, Carroll, Howard, Saline, and Livingston counties.

Douglas R. Frazee Photographs, 1880-1985 (P0072)
0.25 linear feet

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Photographs of the Missouri River and life on the towboat Brownville, 1963-1985 by Frazee, an engineer on the vessel. Photos of Marshall, MO, 1948-1950, and Marthasville, MO, area in the early 1900s. Aerial photographs of Saline County, Marshall, Brookfield, and Pettis County, 1946-1949. Aerial photographs of farms and buildings along Highways 20, 24, 41 in Saline and Lafayette Counties, ca. 1947. Also include a variety of images of Missouri scenes and Missourians.

Herbert E. Duncan Architectural Records, 1929-1992 (K0722)
32.11 c.f.

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Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Herbert Duncan Sr. (1905-1972) and Herbert Jr. (1931- ).

John N. Dunlap Journal, 1847 (C0306)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Part of a journal kept by a doctor during the Mexican War. Describes nature, climate, health, war, and peace activities, traveling conditions, and his companions.

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Ehrlich, Nancy, Collection, 1892-1932 (P0013)
0.63 linear feet

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Original photos taken from "Frank James Photo Album", and photos of Marmaduke Military Academy buildings and students.

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.

Eubank Family Papers, 1846-1946 (C4162)
0.2 cubic feet

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The papers of the Eubank family contain financial records, personal letters, and miscellaneous papers of a Saline County farm family. Some of the letters particularly pertain to R. Eubank's wife, Martha T. Eubank. Some of the more interesting documents include a handwritten version of Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven, and election returns for John J. Crittenden and Munford in Kentucky.

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Eversmann Family Papers, 1840s-1850s, 1920s-1930s (CA3112)
0.2 cubic feet

Addition of correspondence from Germany, land surveys, and legal and financial documents of Lewis (Ludwig) Eversmann of Warren County, Missouri, 1840s-1850s; and postcards and miscellaneous papers of Mary Pearson of Saline County, Missouri, 1920s-1930s. See also C3743.

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James M. Fitzpatrick Letters, 1848-1857 (C2711)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Twenty-one letters to and from James Fitzpatrick of Lexington, KY, concerning family news, the California gold rush, farming, and cholera epidemic.

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James A. Gaines Papers, 1842-1876 (C0425)
0.06 cubic feet (3 folders)

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Letters to Lou Bell and Jennie Bell Gaines from relatives and Confederate prisoner at Johnson's Island, OH, describing St. Louis, freed Negroes, and cholera epidemic; U.S. ARMY ARGUS-EXTRA with Price-Fremont letters on exchange of prisoners and protection of civilians; biography of Mortimer Gaines. Microfilm has over 300 receipts of Dr. Gaines, 1850s and 1860s.

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Sarah Guitar Papers, 1931-1944 (C3563)
1.2 cubic feet

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Correspondence and miscellaneous information on Missouri compiled by Miss Guitar during her employment as reference librarian for the State Historical Society of Missouri.

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Sallie Hailey Papers, 1860-1989 (C4358)
1.8 cubic feet (36 folders), 17 oversize items

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Photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, publications, and political convention material of the former director of the Department of Business and Administration for the State of Missouri and Democratic National Committeewoman of Missouri.

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John R. Hall Collection, 1834-1966 (C1420)
0.2 cubic feet

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Correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, newspapers, and other material relating to the history of Marshall and Saline County, MO. The collection is composed of items that Hall, an employee of the Marshall DAILY DEMOCRAT NEWS, collected from a variety of sources over the years.

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T.M. "Ted" Hamilton Papers, 1922-1984 (C3073)
14 rolls of microfilm

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Papers of a Saline County, MO, farmer and expert on historic and prehistoric weaponry. Correspondence on archaeological and historical topics, as well as personal, business, and local civic affairs. Also includes photographs, notes, organizational materials, publications and manuscripts on Hamilton's archaeological interests.

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John Locke Hardeman Letters, 1843-1850 (C2337)
0.13 cubic feet (6 folders)

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The collection contains Photostats of eighteen letters to N[athaniel] Beverly Tucker, Williamsburg, VA, from Arrow Rock and St. Louis, MO. Hardeman acted as Tucker's agent in Saline County.

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Harvey Family Ledger, c. 1850s, 1940s (C4158)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder), 1 computer disc

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Ledger kept by the Thomas Harvey family of Saline County, Missouri, c. 1850s, 1940s. A patron use copy is available on computer disc.

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Harvey Family Papers, 1834-1873 (C0338)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The collection contains negative photostats of correspondence and estate papers of the Thomas H. Harvey family of Saline County, Missouri. Letters describe the area, give prices for land, slaves, and products, and mention family news. Estate records include a will and an estate inventory, 1852. Collection is arranged chronologically.

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Hessemer's Atheneum (Marshall, Mo.) Record Books, 1882-1905 (C0865)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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Scrapbooks containing theater programs, contracts with performers, clippings, and photographs.

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Adam Hill Papers, 1892-1897, 1957 (C3540)
0.25 cubic feet (6 folders), 8 oversize items

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The papers contain certificates, a diploma, ephemera and photographs pertaining to Hill's activities as a cadet at Marmaduke Military Academy in Sweet Springs, Missouri, and his career as a football player for the University of Missouri Tigers.

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Claibourne Hill Papers, 1840-1881 (C3082)
0.04 cubic feet (2 folders)

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The papers of Claibourne Hill contain land grants, deeds, and tax receipts belonging to Claibourne Hill of Saline County, MO.

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"History of the Memorial Presbyterian Church & the Experiment Farm of Napton, MO," Thomas B. Hall, 1944 (C0771)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains one pamphlet giving history of the T.A. Smith family and farm in Saline County, the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Napton, Missouri, and other hamlets in Saline County.

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Jennie Hopkins Scrapbook, c. 1880s-1910s (CA6289)
1 volume

Scrapbook of clippings, correspondence, and miscellanea related to Blackburn and Saline County, Missouri.

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Thomas Humphreys Diaries, 1857-1886 (C2473)
0.53 cubic feet (11 volumes)

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A daily business and farming record including weather information and occasional references to contemporary social and political events. Provides a case study of farm management in southern Ohio and Saline County, MO, during the nineteenth century. Diaries are not comprehensive for the period.

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Harry Middleton Hyatt Papers, 1792-1956 (C4301)
3.8 cubic feet (105 folders)

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The papers contain material generated or received by Harry M. Hyatt, a genealogist. The material consists of family lineage charts, family correspondence, journals, photographs, and correspondence between Harry Hyatt and other genealogical researchers. Families researched are predominately the Richardson and Baker families, but other related families are included, such as the Miller and Walton families.

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J. Clayton Lamkin Photograph Collection, 1882 (P0930)
1 folder

Photos of tornado damage in Sweet Springs, 1882.

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