Duncan and Lambeth Families Genealogical Collection, 1880s, 1918-2019 (R1494)
4.5 cubic feet (72 folders, 330 photographs)

 Finding Aid

The Duncan and Lambeth Families Genealogical Collection contains the genealogical research for the Duncan and Lambeth families of central Missouri. Dr. Betty Jo White and Carolyn Lou Ranft compiled the collection with many contributions from Sharon Kay Beckham, Norma Jean Endersby, Carman Sue Grimes, Robert C. Haefner, Ellen Denise Karr Seevers, Cordell Henry Webb, Dorothy Ann Williams, and Shirley Ann Wyatt, descendants of the Lambeth and Duncan families. Included in the collection are vital records, photographs, correspondence, family lineages, contextual research, family stories, and articles on local history topics.


Jackson County Medical Society Roster, 1950-1951 (KA2610)
.05 c.f.

 Finding Aid

The collection contains a booklet titled “Jackson County Medical Society of Missouri Roster,” dated 1950-1951. The booklet contains information on the Society’s members and woman’s auxiliary including a pictorial roster and handbook.



Ransom B. Lynch Journals, 1816-1957 (R1518)
1.5 cubic feet (29 folders)

 Finding Aid

The Ransom B. Lynch Journals consist of 42 journals written by Dr. Ransom B. Lynch of Texas County, Missouri, from 1875 to 1934. The journals describe Dr. Lynch’s daily activities, finances, medical practice, and weather conditions.


Machette-Scott Family Papers, 1791-1940 (C4486)
2.8 cubic feet (81 folders)

 Finding Aid

Correspondence, financial records, postcards, journals, scrapbooks, photographs, genealogical records, and chapters of an unpublished book regarding a middle-class Victorian family from Fulton, Missouri.

Cyrus A. Mead Papers, 1861 (R0166)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

 Finding Aid

The Cyrus A. Mead Papers contain photocopies of a letter written by Cyrus A. Mead during the Civil War to his sister in Eaton, Ohio. Serving with the 42nd Ohio Infantry in Camp Chase, Ohio, Mead noted the sickness in the regiment and remarked on the regimental officers, including Colonel James A. Garfield, who later became President of the United States.


Southeast Missouri Medical Association Records, 1877-1967 (CG0003)
0.5 cubic feet

 Finding Aid

The Southeast Missouri Medical Society Records include a minute book ledger from 1877-1896, issues of the Cape County Journal, an anniversary booklet for the Southeast Missouri Hospital, advertising materials, publication n the history of medicine in Southeast Missouri, and various papers from 1877-1967.


Paul Christian Yates Papers, 1880-1905 (R0648)
(1 roll of microfilm)

 Finding Aid

The Paul Christian Yates Papers contain a microfilm copy of a journal kept by Dr. Paul C. Yates, a physician in Newton County, Missouri. Included are narratives of individual cases, particularly maternity calls, notes for addresses to meetings of medical associations, and a few personal items.