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Sue O'Bannon Parker Autograph Books, 1881-1891 (CA6566)
0.2 cubic feet

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Four autograph books belonging to Sue O'Bannon Parker of Garden City, Missouri, who attended school at Warrensburg and Sedalia, Missouri.

Leonard Franklin Bollinger Scrapbook, 1940 (KA2504)
0.25 cubic foot

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Scrapbook of Leonard Franklin Bollinger compiled while he was in Hawaii during World War II.

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Pauline Doty Papers, 1840-1940 (KA2505)
0.5 cubic foot

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Letters, receipts, and wills related to Pauline Doty, Kansas City, and Humphreys, Missouri.

Yvonne Starks Wilson Papers, 1929-2019 (KA2506)
38 cubic feet

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Papers related to the life of Yvonne Wilson.

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Kansas City Photographs, No date (KA2509)
.01 cubic foot

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Eight black and white photographs related to Kansas City.

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, 1862 (K0215)
0.01 c.f.

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Holograph letter, dated written to the publishers of Fremont's book, The Story of the Guard: A Chronicle of the War (1863). In the note Mrs. Fremont, daughter of Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton and wife of John Charles Fremont asked for several advanced copies of the book and complains about the use of some maps and illustrations.

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, no date (CA6023)
2.8 cubic feet

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Collection of film catalogs and publications as well as advertisements for film showings and other events at the theater.

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, 1947-1997 (K0870)
4 c.f.

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Chapter of a national women's fraternity that enriches the lives of members through lifetime opportunities for friendship, leadership, learning, and service. Organizational records of the chapter includes Minutes, presidents' files, treasurers' files, annual reports, committee files, publicity, newsletters, correspondence, and scrapbooks.

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, 1972-1993 (K0874)
2 c.f.

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Organization records of the ASPA Awards Committee including meeting announcements and summaries, nominations, and notices of award recipients. Also videotapes of workshops and seminars.

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"Masonic Lodge History, 1842-1943," Robert R. Wright, no date (C0776)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Remarks on Rocheport, Missouri, and surrounding lodges.

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"City of Kansas City" Records, 1947 (K0093)
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Press kit distributed prior to the inaugural run of the "City of Kansas City" rail service between Kansas City and St. Louis. It contains facts about the train and its schedule, as well as photographs of the train's interior.

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"Free Health Clinic" Nursing Honors Project Records, 1993 (K1248)
0.08 c.f. (1 folder)

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two videotapes:"Free Health Clinics-Honors Nursing-Dolores Halbin/Caroline Crowle -Sam Rogers- Cabot Clinic"; "Free Health Care Services- Nursing Honors Project Spring 1993"

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"John Smith T" Slide Presentation, no date (P0940)
80 slides

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Slides and commentary about John Smith T, Missouri pioneer in the lead industry, and Selma Hall, by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Francois Valle Chapter.

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"Solution of a Difficult Question" Pamphlet, 1909 (K1396)
0.01 cubic foot

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The "Solution of a Difficult Question" Pamphlet is a collection containing a single item of the same title. The author, Dr. B. Belove, outlines some of the principles of Zionism in the 1909 pamphlet.

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140th F Club Records, 1927-1982 (K0119)
1 c.f.

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The collection contains meeting minutes, financial records, membership records, annual reunion photographs, and memorabilia related to the activities of the 140th F Club.

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1886 Kansas City Tornado Photograph Collection, 1886 (P1044)

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Six cabinet cards depicting the aftermath of a tornado in Kansas City, May 10, 1886.

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1951 Flood Collection, 1951 (K1375)
.02 c.f.

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The 1951 FLood Collection contains postcards, picture books, and a letter and envelope from the American Red Cross of the Kansas City and Jackson County Chapter.

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1951 Flood Photographs, 1951 (K1390)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder, 27 photographs)

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The 1951 Flood Photographs contains black and white photographs depicting flooding in the Kansas City metropolitan area in 1951.

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1970s Counter Culture Newspapers Collection, 1970-1973 (S1136)
0.25 cubic foot

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This collection contains student counter-culture newspapers published in St. Louis during the Vietnam War and the presidency of Richard M. Nixon.

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1993 Flood Photographs, 1993 (K1376)
.03 c.f.

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The 1993 Flood Photographs contain two photographs of the Missouri River during the Great Flood of 1993 taken by Lightfoot Photography of North Kansas City, Missouri.

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1993 Missouri and Mississippi Flood Aerial Photographs, 1993 (P0941)
0.4 linear feet

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Aerial photos of the 1993 flood of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers.

1st Regiment, Missouri Engineers Collection, 1889 (R1381)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The 1st Regiment, Missouri Engineers Collection contains a history of the 25th Reiment Misouri Infantry and Bissell's Engineer Regiment of the West and includes unit rosters. This history was edited and compiled by Dr. W.A. Neal, who served as the assistant sugeon in the 1st Missouri Engineers.

2nd Illinois Artillery Regiment Records, 1865 (R0293)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The 2nd Illinois Artillery Regiment Records contains a photocopy of the final muster roll and service history of the Battery F, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery. The battery was organized in Cape Girardeau, Scott, and Stoddard Counties in Missouri.

36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Records, 1974-1993 (K0818)
1.3 c.f.

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The Squadron was based at Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base in Missouri providing specialized medical attendants and equipment for in-flight care of patients. Includes annual reports and unit histories, photographs, training manuals, and magazines and publications for Air Force personnel.

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3rd Missouri Volunteer Cavalry Collection, 1861 and 1864 (R1376)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The records contain papers from two members of the 3rd Missouri Volunteer Calvary. The records contain papers related to Francis M. Poore and John Harris. The two individuals are not connected and did not serve at the same time. The records of John Harris include a military court document listing charges and findings against Harris.

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4-H Clubs of Missouri Collection, 1920s-1930s (CA6133)
1 cubic foot

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The collection includes award winning blue ribbons for Buchanan County 4-H, Missouri State Fair, and MU Junior Farmer’s Day; buttons; charters; and very limited correspondence.

49/63 Neighborhood Coalition Records, 1971-2001 (K0061)
20 c.f.

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Organization records of a neighborhood association in midtown Kansas City, MO.

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"A Check List of Missouri Baptist Imprints, 1817-1850," Dayton W. Canaday, 1817-1850 (C2178)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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History of Missouri Baptist and early newspapers. Short biographies of Joseph Charless, Joshua Norvell, Duff Green, and Nathaniel Patten, Jr. Bibliography of Missouri Baptist imprints.

A. Buford and Son Records, 1908-1909 (R1038)
1 roll (1 volume)

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This is a daybook from the mercantile operation of A. Buford & Son at Ellington in Reynolds County, Missouri. Entries begin on April 20, 1908 and continue through January 29, 1909. The entries show purchases of groceries, hardware, and sundries, and payments on account.

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A. Buford and Son Records, 1906-1928 (R0688)
(11 rolls of microfilm)

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These are daybooks of the mercantile operation A. Buford & Son at Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri. The firm dealt in groceries, hardware, furniture, shoes, clothing, and sundries. Many payments on accournt were made in kind.

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A. Maxim Coppage III Photograph Collection, no date (P0492)
4 photographs

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South Methodist Episcopal Church and First Christian Church, Hale, MO. Images of prize-winning poultry, and Tom Bowlware.

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

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

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A.B. Chance Manufacturing Company Photographs, 1941-1959 (P0121)
11 photographs

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11 b/w photos of the A.B. Chance Manufacturing Company in Centralia, MO. Photos depict aerial and ground views of the factory's exterior, interior views of factory workers, an aerial view of the gardens, and a bust of H.A. Houston.

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A.B. Hirsch Drug Store (Boonville, Mo.) Records, 1904-1963 (C4032)
3.4 cubic feet

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The collection contains a sampling of prescription records from the A.B. Hirsch Drug Store, Boonville, Missouri. Also included are papers pertaining to Vico Salve, which was developed and sold by Hirsch.

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A.B. Shelton Photograph Collection, 1895, 1958-1962 (P0794)
28 photographs

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Photos of Putnam County historic buildings and sites, primarily in the Unionville area ca. 1959-1962, and of notable residents.

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A.E. Jones and Company (Green City, Mo.) Records, 1895-1903 (C0346)
2 rolls of microfilm

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Daybooks and ledger for a lumber and building supply business. The accounts show the sale of lumber, windows, shingles, line, hair, cement, plaster, paint, and numerous other items. Quantities purchased, prices, amount and type of payment, and disbursements are shown. Disbursements also indicate freight charges and employees' salaries.

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A.F. Rekert Photographs, 1962 (P0822)
6 photographs

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Photos of J.H. LaMotte Home, Ferguson, MO.

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A.G. Taubert Photograph Collection, 1882-1920 (P0184)
1 folder

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Series of four original photos showing aftermath of train wreck on Frisco Railroad, circa 1920. Additional postcards of Cape Girardeau and Southeast Missouri State University, and photos of Ha Ha Tonka.

A.M.E. Church (Paris, Mo.) Record Books, 1882-1926 (CA6542)
0.2 cubic feet

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Meeting minutes and financial records of the church, 1882-1926.

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A.V. McRoberts Photographs, 1906-1959 (P0733)
23 photographs

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Photos of Lewis County historic sites, particulary houses, churches, mills, and monuments, ca. 1959

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Clayton Abbott Collection, circa 1958-1976 (R0581)
0.25 cubic foot (20 folders)

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These are research materials on Cedar County, Missouri, compiled by Clayton Abbott, a local historian and author from Stockton. The material, arranged topically, includes newspaper clippings, transcripts of letters and documents, and drafts of Abbott's writings. The topics include early settlement, churches, schools, the history of El Dorado Springs, stories of the Gold Rush and the Civil War, post offices, and driving tours of Cedar County.

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ABC Storage Collection, no date (KA2432)
6 c.f.

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Materials from ABC Storage.

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Samuel Abend Papers, 1954 (K1177)
0.01 c.f.

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Abend was founder and owner of the Exhibitors Film Delivery Service in Kansas City, MO. Includes photographic of an award sponsored by the Motion Picture Association of Greater Kansas City which details Abend's life story.

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Elaine Aber Papers, 1964-1984 (C4119)
1 cubic foot

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The papers of Elaine Aber contain documents relating to the Equal Rights Amendment and the women's equality movement.

Abortion Class Collection, 1965-1993 (S1069)
1.5 cubic feet

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The Abortion Class Records contain oral history tapes, newspaper clippings, flyers, pamphlets, handouts, and books on abortion in the state of Missouri, collected by a University of Missouri, St. Louis class on reproductive rights and abortion.

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Abortion Rights Alliance Records, 1973-1984 (S0112)
0.01 cubic foot, 2 folders

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Founded in 1969 as the Committee for Legal Abortion, the Abortion Rights Alliance was a citizen's group that supported Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court case legalizing abortion. An affiliate for the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL), the group worked to keep abortion safe and legal. The records include pro-choice and anti-abortion groups' pamphlets and flyers, correspondence from NARAL, memos, newspaper clippings, press releases, and the Abortion Rights Alliance newsletter, Reproductive Freedom Letter.

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Ludwig Abt Collection, 1910-1974 (CA5916)
87.5 cubic feet

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Architectural drawings, blue prints, sketches, surveys and site plans and related material of Moberly, Missouri, architect Ludwig Abt and successor firms Abt & Cleavinger, and J. Kay Cleavinger & Associates. Includes plans for schools, post offices, and other public buildings, churches, businesses, and residences in mid-Missouri counties.

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Acadamie Lafayette Collection, 1990-1999 (K0855)
1 c.f.

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Materials documenting the process of creating the French language immersion charter school in Kansas City, MO. Includes information about the school; the charter, board, and financial records; the Kansas City School District; and other research materials.

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