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Bank of Avilla Records, 1923-1944 (R0691)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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This is a minute book for the Bank of Avilla at Avilla in eastern Jasper County, Missouri. Included are minutes of the Board of Directors, 1924-1930, and a stock ledger, 1923-1944. The majority stockholder and cashier was Ivy E. Russell.

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Bank of Avilla Records, 1914-1924 (R0735)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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This is a corporate minute book for the Bank of Avilla at Avilla in Jasper County, Missouri. It includes minutes of the Board of Directors from September 1914 through January 1924. Samuel Salyer was the majority stockholder and cashier until June 1919, when Ivy E. Russell succeeded him in both capacities.

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Bank of Buffalo Records, 1891-1916 (R0593)
1 folder

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This is a miute book of the Bank of Buffalo at Buffalo city in Dallas County, Mo. Included are minutes of annual meetings of the stock holders and regular meetings of the board of directors.

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Bank of Carthage Records, 1896-1913 (R0736)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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This volume contains minutes of the Board of Directos and related papers for the Bank of Carthage in Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, from 1896 to 1913.

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Bank of Carthage Records, 1907-1935 (R0693)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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These are minutes of the Board of Directors' and stockholders' meetings, and miscellaneous papers of the Bank of Carthage in Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri.

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Bank of Elvins Stock Certificate Collection, 1911 (R0746)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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This is a certificate for five shares of stock in the Bank of Elvins, at Elvins in Saint Francois County, Missouri. It was issued to Carr Hartshorn on April 26, 1911.

Bank of Willard Collection, 1906-1916 (R0659)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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This is the minute book of the Bank of Willard at Willard, Greene County, Missouri. The volume includes minutes of monthly meetings of the directors and annual meetings of stockholders, and reports by bank examiners.

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Bland Commercial Bank (Bland, Mo.) Records, 1894-1921 (CA6434)
4 cubic feet

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Records of a bank in Bland, Missouri, include ledgers, journals, and a minute book.

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William E. Brinkerhoff Papers, 1903-1912 (R0019)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The William E. Brinkerhoff Papers contain the family correspondence of William E. Brinkerhoff, a banker in Carthage, Missouri. The letters include descriptions of Carthage and Jasper County, and observations on financial trends and the business panic of 1907.

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Brinkerhoff-Faris Trust & Savings Company Collection, 1911 (R1077)
(1 folder)

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The is a special offer form letter, dated May 8, 1911, from the Brinkerhoff-Farris Trust & Savings Company at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri, to their customers. Signed by secretary and treasuer H.P. Faris, the letter offered investments in deed of trust loans at a favorable rate of interest.

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Cameron Trust Company (Cameron, Mo.) Collection, 1883-1939 (C0053)
5.5 cubic feet (216 folders, 23 volumes), 6 rolls of microfilm (volumes 24-45 on microfilm only)

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Files relating to banking, insurance, education, land speculation, and politics in northwest Missouri. Includes material on the trust company, the Mutual Benefit Savings and Loan Association, Althouse & Williams, city of Cameron, MO, Wesleyan College, and other business ventures in which A.J. Althouse and J.E. Williams were involved.

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Carthage Loan and Investment Company Records, 1912-1927 (R0692)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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This is the record book of an investment company located at Carthage in Jasper county, Missouri. Allen McReynolds and the president of the firm.

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Chariton County Exchange Bank Papers, 1819-1922 (C0067)
1.5 cubic feet

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Bank accounts; documents; pamphlets; letters and bills having to do with the tobacco industry in Chariton and Carroll Counties and Chariton County Wool Growers Association; miscellaneous clippings. Account book of bank includes bills and receipts from various business concerns.

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Citizens Bank of Bucklin (Mo.) Records, 1915-1937 (C4309)
0.4 cubic feet (11 folders)

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The records of the Citizens Bank of Bucklin, Missouri, contain the meeting minutes of the bank's Board of Directors.

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Doe Run Lead Company Collection, 1898-1901 (R1228)
2 cubic feet

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These are cancelled checks dated from July 2, 1898 to January 17, 1901, written against the account of the Doe Run Lead Company of Doe Run, Missouri, at the Farmers' and Miners' Bank of Bonne Terre in Saint François County, Missouri. The checks were signed by F. P. Graves, Secretary.

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Farmers Bank (Mt. Vernon, Mo.) Papers, 1844-1931 (C0044)
5 cubic feet (280 folders, 19 volumes), 28 oversize volumes

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Records of a bank organized in 1890 and liquidated in 1930. Also records of local businesses and schools.

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Finley Building and Loan Association Records, 1899-1920 (R1007)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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These are the minute books and a cash received ledger of the Finley Building and Loan Association at Ozark in Christian County, Missouri. The records begin with the organization of the association in 1899 and continue through its entry into receivership in 1916 and dissolution in 1920.

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First National Bank of Kansas City Collection, 1906-1961 (K0975)
0.25 c.f.

clippings, articles related to the history of the bank

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Gallatin Bank (Gallatin, Mo.) Postcard, no date (C0801)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a postcard picture of the bank building at Gallatin, Missouri, which was robbed by Jesse and Frank James on 7 December 1869. Picture includes a group of unidentified men.

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Gateway National Bank Annual Reports, 1965-1979 (S0121)
0.01 cubic foot, 1 folder

This collection contains annual reports of the first bank in St. Louis organized by African Americans.

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Howell County Bank Records, 1890-1912 (R1225)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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These are minutes of meetings of the board of directors and the stockholders of the Howell County Bank at West Plains in Howell County, Missouri. The minutes begin on October 25, 1890 and continue through November 4, 1912. They concern the elections of directors and officers, approval of loans and discounts, and declarations of dividends to stockholders. Beginning in 1896, there are annual statements of the bank's financial condition by the state bank examiner.

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Joplin Loan and Building Association Records, 1883-1891 (R1307)
(1 oversize volume)

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This is a record book of the Joplin Loan and Building Association at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. It includes the bylaws, minutes of meetings of stockholders and directors and financial statements. Entries begin with the organizational meeting on March 31, 1883 and continue through January 5, 1891.

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Lawrence County Bank Records, circa 1880-1896 (R0980)
(2 oversize volumes, 1 folder)

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These are records of the Lawrence County Bank in Pierce City, Missouri. Included are an account book, ca.1880-1896; an Exchange Register, 1891-1893; and a few miscellaneous papers, 1881.

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Lexington, Missouri Business Records, 1831-1869 (C4311)
2 cubic feet (12 folders), 1 volume

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The records of banks and other businesses in Lexington Missouri contain Account Books, Day Books, Letter Books, Statement Books, Protest of Payment Books, Copy Books, Minute Books, and Bills of Lading.

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Rolla, Missouri Promotional Recording Collection, 1980 (R0118)
0.01 cubic foot (1 45 rpm phonodisc, 1 CD)

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The Rolla, Missouri Promotional Recording Collection contains a promotional phonograph recording entitled, “The Good Life Is Here In Rolla, Missouri.” It was recorded by the band Sinkin’ Creek, and produced on a 45 rpm phonodisc by the American Bank of Rolla.

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State Bank of Poplar Bluff Records, 1951 (R1466)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The State Bank of Poplar Bluff Records include a booklet from the State Bank of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The booklet profiles the history of the bank and devotes a biographical page to each of the bank officers and board members and provides pictures of the bank's other employees.

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Strafford, Missouri Bank Books, 1910-1938 (C0056A)
26 rolls of microfilm (114 volumes only on microfilm)

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Records of the bank include balance books, collection register, daily statement registers, day books, deposit certificate register, discount registers, distribution of expense accounts register, draft registers, inventory book, ledgers, notes due books, record book containing minutes of the stockholders meetings, statement books, and stock certificate register.

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William Brewer Whitlow Papers, 1894-1943 (C0035)
29.25 cubic feet (2,744 folders), 3 rolls of microfilm (13 volumes only on microfilm)

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Papers pertaining to the liquidation of seventy-seven insolvent banks in Missouri. Whitlow, a lawyer from Fulton, was appointed to liquidate the banks.

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