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Clarence W. and Idress Head Alvord Collection, 1759-1962 (C0970)
21.2 cubic feet, 1 oversize volume

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Correspondence, writings, and collected materials of Alvord, professor of history at the universities of Illinois and Minnesota; and his wife, writer and former curator of the Missouri Historical Society in St. Louis. The collection includes territorial documents and Ste. Genevieve records; LIBERTY TRIBUNE papers; Missouri state and county records; and Civil War and military papers.

Melvin E. Anglin Papers, 1943-2010 (SP0052)
0.4 cubic foot (20 folders, 1 cd)

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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.

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Claude I. Bakewell Papers, 1946-1952 (C2346)
1.6 cubic feet

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Correspondence and congressional material of a Republican representative from Missouri's 11th congressional district to the 80th and 82nd Congresses.

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Charles Merlin Barnes Papers, 1892-1965 (C2802)
8 cubic feet

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The Barnes Papers consist of the diaries, correspondence, photographs, financial records, and miscellaneous material of a Marston, Missouri, businessman and University of Missouri graduate. The Barnes family owned and operated a series of successful business enterprises in southeastern Missouri during the early twentieth century.

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George Melville Bolling Papers, 1925-1970 (C1330)
1.4 cubic feet

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Papers of George Melville Bolling, professor emeritus of Greek and Sanskrit at Ohio State University. The papers include correspondence with colleagues and family, manuscript drafts, and miscellaneous material.

Basil Brewer Papers, 1911-1965 (C3132)
10 cubic feet, 77 volumes

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Correspondence, editorials, news clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and scrapbooks dealing with Brewer's activities as publisher of the NEW BEDFORD STANDARD-TIMES, his philanthropic work, and his political interests.

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A.S.J. Carnahan Papers, 1944-1960 (C2539)
55.8 cubic feet

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Papers of a Democratic congressman from Missouri's 8th District. Correspondence dealing with agriculture, army, civil defense, district problems, election campaigns, foreign affairs, legislation, and the United Nations.

Thomas B. Curtis Papers, 1950-1969 (C3300)
906 rolls of microfilm

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Constituent correspondence and committee files from Curtis's service as a Republican Congressman from Missouri. Bulk of committee material pertains to Ways and Means and Joint Economic Committees. Filed chronologically by topic within each year. Originals discarded.

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E.L. Dale Interview, 1965 (C3396)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Tape and transcription of interview with editor of CARTHAGE EVENING PRESS. Topics include Dale's background, role of news, editor, government role in news media, civil rights, and contemporary issues in U.S. and Missouri.

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James Adam Davis Papers, 1937-1975 (C3666)
23.5 cubic feet

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Papers of a state labor leader. State CIO Industrial Union Council, State Labor Council, Political Action Committee, Missouri Valley Authority, Governor's Advisory Council on Unemployment Compensation, United Labor Committee of Missouri, State Environmental Improvement Authority and Executive Review Committee materials. Personal records.

Russell L. Dearmont Papers, 1929-1965 (C2665)
72 cubic feet

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Personal, business, and family correspondence of a St. Louis lawyer and Democratic politician who was counsel and later president of the Missouri Pacific Railroad and was active in civic affairs.

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Bernard F. Dickmann Papers, 1895-1980 (C3403)
2 cubic feet, 2 volumes, 20 rolls of microfilm

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Democratic mayor of St. Louis, 1933-1941, Dickman later served as St. Louis postmaster, 1943-1958, and city welfare director, 1959-1961. Papers include correspondence, diary, newspaper articles, books, reports, photographs, and miscellaneous items related to years as public servant. Scrapbooks containing newspaper coverage of mayoral terms are on microfilm.

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Phil M. Donnelly Papers, 1944-1957 (C2151)
91.6 cubic feet, 10 volumes

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Papers relating to Donnelly's two terms as Democratic governor of Missouri.

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Ex-POW Bulletin Collection, no date (CA5970)
1.9 cubic feet

Publication written by and for former prisoners of war. Includes stories on legislation, reunions, and reminiscences of veterans from World War II and other conflicts.

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Daniel R. Fitzpatrick Papers, 1913-1966 (C3832)
1 cubic foot, 16 reels of 16mm film, 16 DVDs

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Personal and business correspondence of D.R. Fitzpatrick, editorial cartoonist for the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (1913-1958). Letters, magazines, and newspaper articles concerning "Fitz's" cartoons of local, regional, and national politics, including government propaganda for both World Wars. Also includes 16 one-half hour television documentaries on political affairs, entitled 45 YEARS WITH FITZPATRICK.

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Thomas C. Hennings Jr. Papers, 1934-1960 (C3000)
190.5 cubic feet, 6 audio tapes, 5 films, 5 rolls of microfilm, 25 audio discs, 1 oversize volume

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Personal and political papers of a Democratic congressman, 1934-1940; St. Louis circuit attorney, 1940-1941; naval officer, 1941-1944; lawyer, 1944-1950; and U.S. senator, 1950-1960. Collection focuses on senatorial years, the bulk consisting of constituent correspondence, and is arranged topically. Only Volumes on Microfilm.

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Booton Herndon Papers, 1950-1965 (C3355)
4.1 cubic feet, 5 audio tapes, 4 volumes, 1 audio disc

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Papers of a freelance writer. Collaboration with Vic Obeck in writing volume on isometric exercises; compilation and publication of THE HUMOR OF J.F.K., a collection of Kennedy quotations; and Military Air Transport Service material used in writing OVER THE HUMP with William H. Tunner.

Hiller Family Papers, 1785-1993 (C3856)
7.2 cubic feet, 2 volumes

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Papers of a family of lawyers, farmers, bankers, doctors and business people of Kahoka, Clark County, MO. Includes correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, estate records, diaries, personal account books, deeds, military records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, manuscripts and miscellaneous material.

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Ivan Lee Holt Papers, 1835-1966 (C2553)
8 cubic feet, 6 audio cassettes, 4 audio tapes, 8 records

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Papers of Ivan Lee Holt, Methodist bishop and a leader of the ecumenical movement. The papers contain correspondence, speeches and sermons, church records, newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and audio recordings of addresses by Holt. Also included are the papers of Eugene Russell Hendrix, a Methodist bishop from Missouri.

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O.R. Johnson Papers, 1910-1959 (C3483)
25.4 cubic feet

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Professional and administrative correspondence related to the departments of Farm Management and Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri, and civic and personal correspondence. See also collection 10, Agricultural Economics Department Papers, 1906-1966.

Paul C. Jones Papers, 1943-1969 (C3604)
60.6 cubic feet

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Constituent and legislative correspondence from Jones's terms as a Democratic congressman from Missouri's 10th district, 1948-1969. Jones's major committee assignments included the Agriculture and the House Administration Committees.

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James Preston Kem Papers, 1946-1952 (C2700)
157 cubic feet (also available on 550 rolls of microfilm), 2 audio discs

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Papers from Kem's term as Republican U.S. senator from Missouri. Bulk of material is constituent correspondence.

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Harold H. and Dorothy V. Leake Papers, 1841-1990 (C4011)
40.25 cubic feet, 4 card files, 9 audio discs, 8 video cassettes

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The papers of Harold H. Leake, music teacher, radio broadcaster, and Episcopal priest, and Dorothy V. Leake, educator and biologist, consist of correspondence, radio scripts, manuscripts, diaries, subject files, and other materials relating to the personal and professional lives of the Leakes and their family.

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Teddy Stone McAnally Papers, 1952-1954 (C4182)
0.7 cubic feet (13 folders)

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The papers of Teddy Stone McAnally contain the correspondence of a sergeant from Independence, Missouri, who served during the Korean War. The collection is largely comprised of letters home to his parents and son. Also included are coded letters between McAnally and Ruth Streaber of Eldon, Missouri, miscellaneous military correspondence, and several photographs of McAnally and his fellow soldiers.

Missouri Lives Oral History Project Records, 2014-2018 (C4249)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder), 19 CDs, 1 DVD

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The collection consists of interviews with a wide array of Missourians who have had an interesting personal history and life. The collection consists of digitally recorded interviews, transcripts, and ephemera.

Missouri Veteran Stories Collection, 2007-2010 (C4089)
934 DVDs, 230 DAT tapes

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The collection of veteran's stories contain DVDs and DAT tapes with Missouri veterans.

Missouri Veterans History Project Oral History Records, 2010-2019 (C4052)
6 cubic feet, 5 CDs, 2 computer discs, 1589 DVDs

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The records of the Missouri Veterans History Project contain the local copy of veteran oral history interviews recorded for the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress. The records include audio, video, interview logs, and some transcripts. The former Western Historical Manuscript Collection, a joint collection with the State Historical Society of Missouri, was a founding partner of the Veterans History Project in 2001.

Missouri Veterans Oral History Project, 2006-2019 (C4020)
0.4 cubic feet, 2 audio cassettes, 32 CDs, 1 DVD

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Interviews with Missourians who served in the armed forces. The collection includes compact discs, audio cassettes, DVDs, and transcripts of the interviews, as well as biographical information on the interviewees.

Frank Luther and Vera I. Mott Papers, 1775-1965 (C2344)
44.75 cubic feet, 6 audio cassettes, 1 roll of microfilm

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Papers of a journalism educator, dean of University of Missouri School of Journalism, and author of Pulitzer Prize-winning HISTORY OF AMERICAN MAGAZINES; and his wife.

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Sylvia F. Porter Papers, 1939-1991 (C3977)
16 cubic feet, 3 video cassettes, 6 audio cassettes

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Papers of Sylvia Porter, a personal finance columnist who wrote for the New York Post and New York Daily News. The papers contain her columns, books, speeches, and other writings. Also included are correspondence and other publicity clippings concerning the Sylvia Porter Organization and her involvement in President Ford's efforts to curb inflation in the 1970s.

Randolph E. Puchta Interview, 1998 (C2521)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Interview with Puchta, a resident of Hermann, MO. Puchta discusses his early life, German ancestry, wine making, local customs and leisure activities, and transportation. Of note are his descriptions of photographs from the Edward Kemper Collection at WHMC-Columbia (Accession No. 4633).

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Allan Robinson Collection, 1948-2007 (K1379)
.03 c.f.

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The Allan Robinson Collection contains photographs of Allan Robinson as well as issues of Meadowbrook Birdie, a newsletter for Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club in Overland Park, Kansas, and a program for the First Annual Meadowbrook Country Club Golf Classic.

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George R. Roussell Photographs, 1944-1967 (CG0023)
0.02 cubic feet

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Photographs and awards relating to George R. Rousell during his time of service in the Navy during World War I, Korean, and Vietnam Wars.

Howard A. Rusk Papers, 1937-1991 (C3981)
24 cubic feet, 13 audio tapes, 23 audio cassettes, 1 video tape, 7 video cassettes

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Papers of Howard A. Rusk, known as the father of rehabilitation medicine. Includes correspondence, photographs, writings, publicity clippings, and audiovisual materials documenting his work in the field of rehabilitation medicine.

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Forrest Smith Papers, 1940-1953 (C2220)
72.6 cubic feet, 2 volumes

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Papers of a Democratic governor of Missouri, 1949-1953. Includes correspondence, reference material, speeches, and miscellaneous material.

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Harold R. Smith Papers, 1952-1954 (C4260)
0.5 cubic feet (15 folders)

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Korean War letters written by a member of the U.S. Army to his family back home in Missouri, 1952-1954.

Lloyd Crow Stark Papers, 1941-1972 (C0293)
1.9 cubic feet

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Personal and business papers of a prominent Louisiana, MO, nurseryman and former Democratic governor of Missouri, 1937-1941. These materials include personal correspondence, nursery and agricultural business papers, family correspondence, and miscellaneous photographs.

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Stuart Symington Scrapbooks, 1945-1976 (C3637)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder), 6 rolls of microfilm, 6 oversize volumes

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Primarily newspaper clippings documenting Symington's years as a Democratic senator from Missouri, 1953-1976. Early volumes cover his activities while heading the Surplus Property Board, the Air Force, the National Security Resources Board, and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation.

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University of Missouri, Department of History Records, 1916-1965 (C3307)
8 cubic feet

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Administrative, interdepartmental, and personal correspondence; minutes of meetings; administrative records; graduate files; applications for positions; federal relief programs; military training programs; university committees; Alpha Pi Zeta; Social Studies Council; and the semicentennial dinner.