Muriel E. Furry Akers, "Caledonia Methodist Heritage", 1984 (R0379)
This is an historical pageant written by Muriel E. Akers for the United Methodist Church at
Caledonia, Washington County, Missouri. The pageant celebrated the bicentennial of Metho-dism in
American Red Cross, Morgan County Chapter Records, 1932-1937 (R0427)
The Morgan County, Missouri, chapter of the American Red Cross was organized on 20 April
1932 in Versailles. It distributed flour and clothing to needy families, and contributed funds to the
national flood relief effort in January 1937. Chairpersons were Dr. H. N. Lutman and Mrs. A. J.
Mary Alice Beemer Photograph Collection, circa 1885-1955 (R0496)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder, 37 photographs)
These are photographs of the town of Newburg and vicinity in Phelps County, Missouri. Included are views of employees, equipment, and facilities of the "Frisco" railroad, businesses, buildings, and street scenes, and miscellaneous photographs of locations near Newburg including the Dana Lead Mine and Stonydell Swimming Pool.
Berry-Stewart Family Collection, 1870-2000 (SP0074)
1 cubic foot (19 folders, 130 photographs)
The Berry-Stewart Family Collection contains materials related to the Berry and Stewart families of Boone and Greene County, Missouri. Items in the collection include marriage certificates, diplomas, correspondence, funeral announcements, and photographs. This collection also contains material related to businesses in Springfield, Missouri.
Butler County, Missouri Collection, 1968 (R0318)
These are typescripts of historical interviews with residents of Butler County, Missouri, by Robert Manns of Poplar Bluff. Topics include life along the Black River and in the communities of Hamtown, Qulin, and Rombauer, logging and railroads in Butler County, and the tornado of 1927.
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company Promotional Booklet, circa 1910 (R0424)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
This is "Health and Pleasure in the Missouri Hills Along Rock Island Lines," a promotional
booklet featuring hotels, rooming houses, resorts, and recreational opportunities along or near the
CRI&P Railway between St. Louis and Versailles, Missouri.
Cole Camp, Missouri Collection, circa 1887-1940s (R0530)
This is a collection of miscellaneous material pertaining to Cole Camp in Benton County, Missouri. Included are a program celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the Cole Camp Municipal Band, a souvenir booklet produced for the Cole Camp Centennial, and black and white negatives of scenes in Cole Camp.
Eisenmayer Family Papers, 1842-1983 (SP0032)
.5 cubic foot (27 folders, 12 photographs)
The Eisenmayer Family Papers consist of documents pertaining to the Eisenmayer Family and the Eisenmayer Milling Company in Springfield, Missouri. The collection also includes examples of the flour sacks used by the company, genealogical research, photographs, and materials related to the history of Greene County, Missouri.
Establishment of the Town of Farmington Collection, no date (R0490)
(1 roll of microfilm)
This is a compilation from county records of the land surveys and legal actions which established
the town of Farmington in St. Francois County, Missouri. The compilation begins with the
donation of land by David Murphy and location of the county seat in 1822, and continues through
1904 with the transactions which established the various additions to the city.
Ethnic Heritage Studies Colloquium, Proceedings, 1975 (S0023)
0.25 cubic foot, 1 folder, 109 pages
This collection contains the transcript of the Ethnic Heritage Studies City-Wide Colloquium proceedings, which was held at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on May 13, 1975.
Findley Campaign Papers, 1980 (R1346)
0.25 cubic feet (7 folders)
The Findley Campaign Papers document the contested Ward 5, Rolla City Council election of April 1, 1980, between Susan H. Findley and Jim Waterman. The collection includes materials on the campaign, election, and resolution of the election results. Circuit Court Records, sample election materials, newspaper articles, and Susan Findley's personal notes are among the items included in the collection.
Franklin and Binkley Families Papers, 1868-1955 (R1492)
0.06 cubic foot (6 folders, 27 negatives)
The Franklin and Binkley Families Papers contain photocopies of correspondence, family papers, and photographs. Also included is genealogical information for the Franklin, Binkley, Myers, Herrman, Bray, and other connected families.
Carol J. M. Goggin Collection, 1844-2015 (CG0053)
This collection covers a range of items, including brochures for many of the points of interest and historical sites in and around Southeast Missouri. There is also information on local history of Leeper, a small community in Wayne County, Missouri, including a written document on the history and the people from the point of view of Carol J. (Marler) Goggin. There is a notary book for Wayne County, 1915-1938. Various photos of trains, train workers and teachers. Cecil Brown adds a personal account of the first post office and railroad in Leeper. A list of residents and their nicknames as well as a list of Marriages in Ripley County and the book “Cemetery inscriptions of Wayne County Mo”
Granby, Missouri Oral History Collection, 1984 (R1459)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder, 1 DVD)
The Granby Missouri Oral History Collection consist of a DVD containing interviews of locals that lived in Granby, Missouri in October 1984. The video contains the interviews of John Hurn, Richard Eustler, and Bill Farris. John Tuggle conducted the interviews. Also included is a letter written by R.J. Savage containing background information on how the interviews were conducted.
Hinchey-Cochran Collection, 1876-1993, n.d. (CG0059)
This is an artificially created collection of materials pulled from the Katherine J. Hinchey-Cochran Family Papers (R1280) which were related to the southeast area of Missouri, especially Cape Girardeau and Jackson, Missouri. Materials include photographs, excerpts of legal documents, historical preservation efforts in Cape and Jackson, three-quarters of a printed article about Kaskaskia, Illinois, and a handwritten log-book detailing roofs, fencing, and other small construction efforts at an unnamed home.
Katherine J. Hinchey-Cochran Family Papers, 1790-1999 (R1280)
20 cubic feet (501 folders, 14 oversize folders, 27 volumes, 3 oversize volumes)
The Katherine J. Hinchey-Cochran Family Papers consisted of family papers, photographs, correspondence, and business records of the extended Hinchey family. Also included are the correspondence and sketches of William J. Hinchey.
Hollister, Missouri Scrapbook Collection, 1910-1920s (R1476)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
This collection consists of scrapbook pages featuring images from Hollister, Missouri in Taney County from 1910 to the 1930s. Several of the images depict Camp Hollister, a Y.M.C.A camp. There is also an aerial view of the Hollister Farm, which is four miles away from Camp Hollister.
Iron County Historical Society Collection, circa 1973-1992 (R0497)
0.1 cubic foot (10 folders)
This is a group of miscellaneous papers from the collections of the Iron County Historical Society. Included are "Iron County Yesterdays," essays on the Plank Road and the Whitworth Store, and a summary history of the Pilot Knob Iron Company. Also included are a number of items concerning Baptist churches in Ironton and Belleview, the Missouri Baptist Assembly at Arcadia Heights, and the history of the Baptist Home at Ironton.
Larry James Collection, 1874-2019 (SP0038)
1.5 cubic feet (33 folders, 6 photographs, 239 negatives)
The Larry James Collection consists of photographs taken and collected by local historian and author Larry James. Photographs in this collection were also taken by freelance writer and photographer, Charles Townson Allonby. The books in this collection were written or co-written by Larry James and focus on the history of Newton County, Missouri.
Jennings Historical Society Collection, 1843-1981 (S0081)
0.15 cubic foot
The Jennings Historical Society Collection contains photocopies of newspaper clippings, a deed of property, photographs, and the contents of a scrapbook collected by Jennings Historical Society regarding the history of Jennings, Missouri, a north St. Louis County suburb.
Knight Family Collection, 1897-1923 (SP0082)
1 cubic foot (8 folders, 12 photographs, 32 glass plate negatives)
The Knight Family Collection contains a scrapbook created by Pansy Knight, as well as photographs and glass plate negatives. This collection also contains the notebooks and professional papers of Springfield, Missouri, photographer, Carl W. Knight.
Richard Hundley Landrum, "The Immigrant's Guide", 1882 (R0374)
This is a promotional newspaper published by R. H. Landrum and Euphrates Boucher at Mount
Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri. The publication contains articles promoting agriculture and
stock-raising in southwestern Missouri and the opportunities for immigrants to Lawrence County.
Levee District No. 3, Mississippi County, Missouri Collection, ca. 1923 (R0326)
This is a history of the levee district based in Mississippi County, Missouri, including a summary
of levee construction prior to the flood of 1913 and improvements made after that date, with
recommendations for future construction. The report was submitted to Little, Vardaman & Ditting
of St. Louis, purchasers of the district's construction bonds.
Marionville, Missouri Promotional Booklet Collection, 1968 (R1441)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Marionville, Missouri Promotional Booklet contains information about the city of Marionville, Missouri.
Mark Twain National Forest Local History Collection, 1930s-1980s (R0471)
(4 rolls of mircofilm)
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)
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.
McDonald County Secession Papers, 1961-2015 (SP0013)
.2 cubic feet (5 folders)
The McDonald County Secession papers contain photocopied newspaper articles dealing with the publicity surrounding the McDonald County secession hoax from Missouri in 1961.
McDonald County, Missouri High School Collection, 1971 (R1475)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The McDonald County, Missouri High School Collection contains a McDonald County high school football annual from 1971. It contains pictures of coaching staff, players, administration of the school, the band, cheerleaders, pep club, and ROTC. Also included are local business advertisements.
McDonnell Space Program In St. Louis Collection, 1957-2008 (S0759)
3 cubic feet, 125 photographs, 2 CDs, 16 miniDV tapes, 3 DVDs, HTML files
The McDonnell Space Program in St. Louis Collection documents the role of St. Louisans in NASA’s Project Mercury (1959-1963) and Project Gemini (1961-1966). The collection consists of video and audio interviews with eleven former McDonnell Aircraft Corporation employees and accompanying materials including photographs, documents, and digital materials.
Anderson McFall Papers, 1898-1914 (R0365)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Anderson McFall Papers contain transcripts of the journal of a resident of Phillipsburg in Laclede County, Missouri. The brief entries note marriages, births, injuries, illnesses, and deaths in the community, and contain news on fires, weather conditions, visitors, and residents moving away from or returning to the Phillipsburg area.
Meramec Regional Planning Commission Historic Sites Survey Collection, 1980-1989 (R0454)
5.75 cubic feet (86 folders, 865 photographs)
The Meramec Regional Planning Commission Historic Sites Survey Records contains the historic site surveys, with accompanying photographs, negatives, and research materials for Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps, and Washington Counties. Included in the reports are houses, churches, schools, bridges, businesses, and other structures.
Missouri Photographs Collection, 1912-1954 (SP0031)
.1 cubic foot (1 folder, 6 photographs)
The Missouri Photographs Collection consists of various photographs from the state of Missouri, as well as several postcards for attractions around the state, including Meramec Caverns. The collection also contains an address book dated 1954.
Missouri Postcard Collection, 1907-1971 (SP0016)
.5 cubic feet (6 folders)
The Missouri Postcard Collection contains postcards featuring images from around the state of Missouri. Materials continue to be added to the collection.
Morgan County, Missouri Collection, 1964-1982 (R0423)
These are papers on various topics of Morgan County's history, including histories of the towns
of Fortuna, Barnett, and Laurie, a memoir of mule-buying, and an investigation of major mining
Ruth Morrison Papers, 1924-1953 (R1446)
0.1 cubic foot (2 folders)
The Ruth Morrison Papers is a collection of newspaper clippings documenting the class of 1927 at St. James High School.
Munger Securities Company Records, 1916 (R0308)
This is an illustrated pamphlet published by the Munger Securities Company, promoting real
estate offerings in southern Missouri. The tracts were primarily in Carter County, but extended into
portions of Butler, Reynolds, and Ripley counties. The local offices were in Hunter, Missouri.
Ozark Area Amateur Film Collection, 1957-1964 (SP0021)
0.5 cubic foot (14 reels)
The Ozarks Area Amateur Film Collection contains fourteen reels of home movie footage featuring the Ozarks including Springfield, Nixa, Table Rock Dam, and St. John’s School of Nursing.
Ozark Rivers Oral Histories Collection, 1981-1983 (R1430)
0.25 cubic foot (7 folders, 7 cassettes, 7 CDs)
The Ozark Rivers Oral History collection consists of interviews done by Alex Primm of eight individuals living in Crawford, Franklin, Phelps and Washington counties in Missouri and their corresponding newspaper articles.
Palestine Cemetery Research Collection, 2014-2019 (KA2608)
0.30 cubic feet, 2.11 GB
The Palestine Cemetery Research Collection contains project materials compiled by Lou Austin and Becky Grady concerning Palestine Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri. The purpose of the project was to determine if the cemetery was used by pioneers heading west along the Santa Fe Trail.
Phelps County, Missouri Collection, 1921-2012 (R1303)
1.25 cubic foot (41 folders, 2 oversize, 3 photographs, 130 negatives)
The Phelps County Collection is an ephemeral collection containing materials related to the history of Phelps County. Those materials include information on local businesses, civic and social organizations, schools, churches, historical information on the county and towns, and photographs.
Arthur Richard Hill Photographs, 1912-1978 (SP0067)
0.4 cubic foot
The Arthur Richard Hill Photograph collection contains photographs of various Missouri towns including Cassville, Joplin, Neosho, Pineville, Savannah, Seligman, and Springfield.
Jerry Wayne Ponder Papers, 1865-2004 (R1260)
13 cubic feet (580 folders, 1 box photographs)
These are correspondence, papers, and research materials of a genealogist and local historian from Ripley County, Missouri. The collection covers the descendants of Abner Ponder and allied families, the history of Ripley County, and the Civil War in southeastern Missouri. Much of the information was incorporated in publications by Ponder Books, 1987-1999.
Potosi, Missouri Photograph Collection, crica 1875-1935 (R0234)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder, 25 35mm negatives)
The Potosi, Missouri Photograph Collection contains 35mm black and white negative copies of photographs of prominent citizens, commercial buildings, and street scenes in Potosi, Washington County, Missouri.
Hardin Rodgers Record Book, 1835-1852 (C4496)
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Record book of Dr. Hardin Rodgers, a doctor in Carroll County; includes patient accounts and reasons for medical visits. The record mentions Rodgers conducting medical examinations on slaves. The record also contains minutes of Commission of Carroll County School district No. 3 of which Rodgers was a member. The record book also features information on the distribution of Dr. Hardin Rodgers and Samuel Sturgis’ estates. Finally, the record features Rodgers' comments on the election of 1840 and the implementation of a metallic standard for currency.
Rucker Family Papers, 1886-2013 (R1429)
1.5 cubic feet (20 folders)
The Rucker Family Papers contain correspondence and newspapers relating to family history, significant events, and architecture in Rolla, Missouri's history.
Saint Francois County, Missouri Collection, 1925 (R0248)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Saint Francois County, Missouri Booklet contains “A Message to the Homeseeker,” a booklet advertising the towns of Bonne Terre, Farmington, and Flat River in Saint Francois County and Fredericktown in Madison County, Missouri. There are descriptions of 157 business and illustrations of 85 commercial establishments, public buildings, and churches in those communities.
Sainte Genevieve Academy Records, 1808-2001 (R1394)
0.3 cubic foot (14 folders)
The Sainte Genevieve Academy Records consist of photocopied documents pertaining to the founding of and preservation of the Academy, also known as the Old Louisiana Academy in Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. These records include a history of the school, construction records, land records, and records kept by the Foundation for the Restoration of Ste. Genevieve during the preservation of the school.
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri Photograph Collection, circa 1880s-1920s (R0338)
0.1 cubic foot (2 folders, 7 photographs, 6 negatives)
The Sainte Genevieve, Missouri Photograph Collection contains thirteen black and white views of historic homes, churches, steamboats and the Garretson family of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri.
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri, Board of Trustees Records, 1827-1913 (R0004)
(1 roll of microfilm)
The Sainte Genevieve, Missouri Municipal Records contain the meeting minutes of the boards of trustees and alderman of the city of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. The meetings include discussion and resolutions on various items of city business, including payments for services rendered, the hiring and firing of city officials, public works, and proposed ordinances.
Seneca Missouri Scrapbooks, 1898-1992 (SP0029)
1 cubic foot (13 folders)
The Seneca, Missouri, Scrapbooks were compiled by Virginia Hoare and contain photographs, newspaper clippings, and articles about the history of Seneca, Missouri.