Lumber and Mills

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Anchor Milling Company Records, 1882-1937 (C3351)
18.5 cubic feet, 32 oversize volumes

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Limited correspondence, invoices, cancelled checks, bank deposit slips, sales receipt books, time books, cash books, order books, day books, and ledgers of the Anchor Milling Company, Tuscumbia, MO.

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B

Big Creek Mill Records, 1867-1902 (C4115)
0.5 cubic feet

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The records of the Big Creek Mill contain transaction ledgers for the Big Creek Mill Company near Wright City, Missouri, owned by C.A. Schroeder. The mill is sometimes referred to as Schroeder's Lumber and Grist Mill.

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C

Chadwell and Leavenworth Families Papers, 1837-1944 (R0883)
(5 folders)

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These are photocopies of the correspondence and business papers of the Chadwell and Leavenworth famlies of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. The papers concern family news and buisness matters, and include the Civil War letters of Alexander H. Chadwell, a Confederate soldier, and Joseph H. Leavenworth and N. H. Leavenworth regarding the lumber buisness in Mississippi in the 1870s and 1880s.

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"Duley's Mill," Hugh P. Williamson and Arnold Bedsworth, no date (C2188)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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History and description of Duley's Mill on Big Cedar Creek, Callaway County, MO. Biographical information on the Duley family.

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G

Grant-Davis Lumber Company Records, 1882-1949 (R0109)
6.5 cubic feet (20 volumes, 9 oversize volumes, 9 folders)

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The Grant-Davis Lumber Company Records are business records of a lumber company based in Cabool, Missouri, which operated in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas. The collection includes ledgers, cash books, trial balances, inventories, and correspondence with the St. Louis and San Francisco ("Frisco") Railroad Company regarding freight claims. Russelle Grant Simonsen, daughter of Paul S. Grant, the last president of the firm, donated the records of the Grant-Davis Lumber Company. Mrs. Simonsen also provided background information on the company and the individuals who operated it.

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Frederick Hauenstein Papers, 1980 (R0085)
(1 folder)

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The Frederick Hauenstein Papers contains a photocopy of Frederick Hauenstein's autobiography. An engineering graduate of the Missouri School of Mines (now Missouri University of Science and Technology), he worked as a surveyor and engineer in the western United States, and was the last president of the Pine Belt Lumber Company in Oklahoma.

Himmelberger-Harrison Land Selling Company Records, 1915-1920 (R0893)
(1 folder)

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These are typescript copies of letters dated November 27, 1915 and May 27, 1920 from John H. Friant, President of the Himmelberger-Harrison Land Selling company at Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau county, Missouri, to the Himmelberger-Harrison Lumber company in Cape Girardeau and A. W. Wilkey at Risco in New Madrid County, Missouri.

Himmelberger-Harrison Lumber Company Records, circa 1906-1958 (R1259)
2 cubic feet (34 volumes, 42 folders)

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These are miscellaneous records of the Himmelberger-Harrison Lumber company and the Himmelberger-Harrison Manufacturing company in southeastern Missouri. Included are abstracts of land records, circa 1906-1921, and president John E. Himmelberger's correspondence subject files for 1958.

Holladay-Klotz Land and Lumber Company Records, 1906 (R1256)
(1 volume)

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This is an internal cost accounting record for activities of the Holladay-Klotz Land and Lumber Company in Wayne County, Missouri, for the year 1906. Included are figures for the closely-related Williamsville, Greenville and St. Louis Railway Company.

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Russell A. and Bernadine M. How Collection, 1927-1989 (C4023)
5 cubic feet, 4 card files

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The Russell and Bernadine How collection contains photographs, maps, printed materials, and notes on grist mills in the Ozarks region of Missouri and Arkansas. The collection also includes materials related to Missouri tourism.

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Keifner Lumber Company Records, 1908-1973 (R1198)
27 cubic feet (66 Volumes, 7 folders)

These are records of the Kiefner Lumber Company and a predecessor firm, the J. Tlapek Lumber Company, at Perryville in Perry county, Missouri. Included are journals, daybooks, cash books, and miscellaneous papers.

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Lecoma Mill Company Records, 1882 (R0129)
(1 roll of microfilm)

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The Lecoma Mill Company Records contain a microfilm copy of individual accounts and records of cash received by the Lecoma Mill Company at Lecoma at Dent County, Missouri.

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Missouri Lumber & Mining Company Records, 1888-1918 (R0140)
7 volumes, 2 folders microfilmed

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These are papers of Dr. Alexander Johnston, Chief Surgeon of the Missouri Lumber and Mining
Company at Grandin, Carter County, Missouri. The collection consists primarily of records of
the Employees Hospital Association of the lumber company, with miscellaneous material from the
Congregational Church at Grandin

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"Ozark Land and Lumber Company: Organization and Operations, 1887-1923," James W. Martin and Jerry J. Presley, 1958 (C0958)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Paper prepared for Professor R.C. Smith of the School of Forestry, University of Missouri. Includes photographs.

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Arthur L. Patton, "Grandin Mo. and Its Great Industry", no date (R0894)
(1 folder)

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This is a booklet by photographer and publisher Arthur L. Patton, containing photographs of scenes of Grandin in Carter County, Missouri, and the operations of the Missouri Lumber and Mining Company.

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Peterson-Miller Box Company Records, 1931-1932 (R1433)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The Peterson-Miller Box Company Records include a 1931 logging contract and several corresponding letters pertaining to logging on a tract of land located along the Mississippi River in Scott County, Missouri.

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George Thom Smith Papers, 1907 (R0983)
(1 folder)

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This is a letter of July 17, 1907 from George Thom Smith, president of Dexter Christian College at Dexter in Stoddard County, Missouri, to the Anderson-Tully Lumber Company in Memphis, Tennessee. The letter concerns a lost shipment of shooks.

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John Nathan Sparks Papers, 1901-1947 (C2798)
3.1 cubic feet

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The John Nathan Sparks Papers consist of the business and personal correspondence of an employee of the Missouri Lumber and Mining Company of Grandin, MO.

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Wright-Dalton-Bell-Anchor Store Company Collection, 1919 (R1020)
(1 folder)

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This is a form letter dated April 4, 1919 and sent to businesses in the lumber trade by the Wright-Dalton-Bell-Anchor Store Company at Poplar Bluff in Butler County, Missouri. The letter solicits business for Nicholson and Simonds brand files and saws.

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