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140th F Club Records, 1927-1982 (K0119)
1 c.f.

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The collection contains meeting minutes, financial records, membership records, annual reunion photographs, and memorabilia related to the activities of the 140th F Club.

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1st Regiment, Missouri Engineers Collection, 1889 (R1381)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The 1st Regiment, Missouri Engineers Collection contains a history of the 25th Reiment Misouri Infantry and Bissell's Engineer Regiment of the West and includes unit rosters. This history was edited and compiled by Dr. W.A. Neal, who served as the assistant sugeon in the 1st Missouri Engineers.

2nd Illinois Artillery Regiment Records, 1865 (R0293)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The 2nd Illinois Artillery Regiment Records contains a photocopy of the final muster roll and service history of the Battery F, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery. The battery was organized in Cape Girardeau, Scott, and Stoddard Counties in Missouri.

36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Records, 1974-1993 (K0818)
1.3 c.f.

The Squadron was based at Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base in Missouri providing specialized medical attendants and equipment for in-flight care of patients. Includes annual reports and unit histories, photographs, training manuals, and magazines and publications for Air Force personnel.

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3rd Missouri Volunteer Cavalry Collection, 1861 and 1864 (R1376)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)

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The records contain papers from two members of the 3rd Missouri Volunteer Calvary. The records contain papers related to Francis M. Poore and John Harris. The two individuals are not connected and did not serve at the same time. The records of John Harris include a military court document listing charges and findings against Harris.

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A.A. Schuttenhelm Photographs, 1940-1941 (P0790)
6 photographs

Photos of the construction of Fort Leonard Wood, 1940-1941.

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Clayton Abbott Collection, circa 1958-1976 (R0581)
0.25 cubic foot (20 folders)

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These are research materials on Cedar County, Missouri, compiled by Clayton Abbott, a local historian and author from Stockton. The material, arranged topically, includes newspaper clippings, transcripts of letters and documents, and drafts of Abbott's writings. The topics include early settlement, churches, schools, the history of El Dorado Springs, stories of the Gold Rush and the Civil War, post offices, and driving tours of Cedar County.

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"Adair County's War Record from Pioneer Days to and Including 1942," P.O. Selby, 1943 (C1251)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Compiled by Selby for the MacDougall-Lowe Post No. 20, American Legion, Kirksville, MO.

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James A. Adams Letter, 1862 (C2629)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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From Provost Marshall's Office requiring Price to furnish provisions for six Rebel prisoners.

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James A. Adams Letter, 1863 (C1615)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Directive that three prisoners were being sent to the Provost Marshall General at St. Louis in charge of Lt. Newlee, 9th Cavalry, Missouri State Militia. Instructions to St. Louis Provost Guard from Brig. General Strong, June 22, 1863, to allow Newlee to pass.

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Adrian F. Lunceford Photograph Collection, 1943 (P0359)
2 photographs

Co. C.,114th Infantry Regiment, 44th Division Parade, Labor Day, 1943, Ft. Lewis, Washington; group photo, Co. C, 114th Infantry Regiment taken at Ft. Lewis

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Truman H. Aehle Scrapbooks, 1917-1924 (C2147)
1.17 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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Two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about World War I. Aehle was an aviator from St. Louis, MO.

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After Action Report, Third Army, 1944-1945 (K0857)
0.2 c.f.

Third Army, Volume 1 - The Operations, Volume 2 - Staff Section Reports, August 1, 1944 - May 9, 1945

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Joseph Aid Papers, 1863-1921 (C0200)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Genealogical material on Aid and Miller families; Civil War military papers; and Aid's correspondence with wife and sons, 1863-1864, concerning Civil War, rations, places of interest, battles, and home news of Chillicothe, OH. Items from race track ledger, West Plains, MO.

David Leroy Alexander Papers, 1865-2001 (K0924)
2 c.f.

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Family papers of the Alexander and Graham families of Jackson County and Pettis Counties in Missouri. Includes correspondence, birth certificates, marriage licenses, funeral information and other legal papers. Also Alexander's World War II military records; Robert B. Graham's discharge papers from the Missouri State Militia (1865); scrapbooks; photographs; books; and a journal kept by James Andrew Alexander of Longwood, Missouri.

Henderson Aley Papers, 1906-1968 (C4108)
0.3 cubic feet

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The papers of Henderson Aley contain personal correspondence between himself and his parents during and immediately following World War I. The collection also contains a variety of postcards from 1906-1930.

John H., James, and William Alker Papers, 1861-1864 (C3822)
0.1 cubic feet (5 folders)

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Letters from three English brothers to their parents and various siblings in Pittsburgh, PA, describing everyday camp life for soldiers of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. Includes detailed accounts of picketing, troop movements, and guerrilla warfare. Also contains discharge papers of John Alker.

Donna Allen Papers, 1920-1992 (C3795)
18.6 cubic feet, 18 audio cassettes, 1 audio disc

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Papers of director of Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press and editor of Media Report to Women. Includes professional correspondence and printed materials on sex and race discrimination cases, media stereotypes, public broadcasting, women's news, national and international women's conferences, and women in management. Also documents Allen's involvement in labor, civil rights, and anti-war activism.

Wellington Allen Reminiscence, 1885 (C0692)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a record of the death of Alf Bowlin, a hunted Confederate soldier, near Forsyth, Missouri, in 1862, as told and recorded by a Union soldier in 1885.

Abijah and W.H. Alley Letters, no date (C2726)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains photocopies of two letters, presumably written during the Civil War, but dates are illegible.

Alley-Brewer Family Letters, 1857-1866 (C0196)
0.16 cubic feet (8 folders)

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Letters to Margaret E. Brewer Alley and her husband, Hadley Alley, Mercer County, MO, from her brother James L. Brewer, a Civil War soldier with the 28th Illinois Volunteer Infantry; from George W. and John W. Deen who address her as sister; and from other brothers and sisters. Comments on army matters and family business.

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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.

AMERICA FIRST COMMITTEE, 1941 (C2547)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Paper of the St. Louis, MO, Chapter of America First Committee, published from July to October 1941. Originals at Stanford University.

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American Association of University Professors, University of MO-Columbia Chapter Papers, 1964-1976 (C3606)
0.4 cubic feet

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Correspondence, including local and national committee reports, newsletters, bulletins and statements, and clippings from a variety of publications on topics such as faculty participation in government, academic freedom and tenure, and students rights.

American Legion, Cuba Memorial Post No. 522 Records, circa 1948 (R0955)
(1 folder)

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This hard-bound booklet lists military veterans, mostly from the World War II, from Cuba in Crawford County, Missouri. Included are six "Gold Star Boys." Entries include photographic portraits, dates and branches of service, ranks, domestic and overseas postings, awards, and current occupations.

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American Legion, Herbert Williams Post 202 (Columbia, Mo.) Records, 1919-2009 (C4257)
2 cubic feet (27 folders)

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Records of the Columbia, Missouri, organization include membership lists, meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, programs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material.

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American Red Cross, Scott County Chapter Records, 1944-1952 (R0673)
(21 folders)

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The American Red Cross, Scott County Chapter Records contain photocopies of files from the American Red Cross chapter in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri. Most concern allotments for dependents, emergency loans, extensions of leave, and other family matters of servicemen during World War II.

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American Veteran's Committee, Missouri 246 Chapter (Columbia, Mo.) Records, 1946-1949 (C0193)
0.5 cubic feet

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Financial records; correspondence; membership records; minutes of meetings; reports of organization activities, local and national; instructions; reports; and forms on the management of the local chapter.

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Hans Peter Andersen Papers, 1909-1920 (R0832)
0.5 cubic foot (8 folders, 5 photographs)

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The Hans Peter Andersen Papers contain the personal correspondence of Dr. Hans Peter Andersen, a physician who graduated from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis. An immigrant from Denmark, most of the letters addressed to Hans are from family members back home, but also include letters from fellow medical students serving in the United States Army Medical Corps during World War I.

Jean Schwarting Anderson Papers, 1944-1946 (C4024)
0.3 cubic feet, 1 computer disc

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The papers of U.S. Navy Lieutenant J.G. Jean Schwarting Anderson, a WAVE during World War II and Missouri native, consist of correspondence, photographs and slides, and miscellaneous material. The letters that she wrote detail in great length the training she received and the day to day life as a WAVE.

Thomas Lilbourne Anderson Papers, 1860-1864 (C0678)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The papers of Thomas Lilbourne Anderson, lawyer, politician, and U.S. Congressman who practiced law in St. Charles and Palmyra, Missouri contain an autobiography and three letters written to Anderson in the 1860s, one describing the Battle of Springfield in 1863.

Andy Collins Photograph Collection, 1884, 1985 (P0658)
11 photographs

20th century photographs of Civil War sites and monuments in Missouri, Pilot Knob area.

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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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"ANTI-GERMAN THOUGHT AND ACTION (1917-1919)," Bernard D. Ansel, 1960 (C2396)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Research paper written for an American history seminar. Ansel undertakes to examine the thought and attitudes of Missourians toward German-Americans residing in Missouri during World War I. Files of the Missouri Council of Defense at the State Historical Society were used as a primary source.

Lisbon Applegate Collection, 1819-1903 (C0996)
2 cubic feet, 18 volumes

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Correspondence and business papers of Lisbon and Lewis M. Applegate of Keytesville, MO. Letters from George W. Applegate in California, 1848-1873, describing prospects for ranching, gold mining, and wine-making ventures; politics; and impact of Civil War and abolitionists. Civil War in Missouri; politics in Missouri and Chariton County; economic conditions and opportunities in Chariton County.

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April and Michael Koonse Photograph Collection, 1948-1950 (P0883)
16 photographs

Photos of Bill See and Battery B, 128th Field Artillery Battalion, Missouri National Guard, at Fort Leonard Wood and Columbia, MO, 1948-1950.

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George L. Archer Papers, 1918-1919 (C0198)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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World War I letters from an army private in Waco, TX; England; France and Germany. French currency. German propaganda. Calendar for 1919 with the 5th Division insignia. Welcome from King George V of England to American troops.

O.K. Armstrong Papers, 1912-1987 (C4056)
150.75 cubic feet, 2 audio discs, 1 film strip, 9 oversize items

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The papers of O.K. Armstrong, a journalist, author, and politician from Springfield, Missouri, contain correspondence, manuscript drafts, subject files, speech material, research notes, and political material.

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"The Army Comes to the Ozarks," Roberta M. Routh, 1941 (C1224)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Establishment of U.S. Army troops at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, as seen through the eyes of the county director of Pulaski County Social Security Assistance. Includes illustrations, diagrams and case histories of displaced persons.

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Army Corps of Engineers Photographs, 1955-1979 (P0098)
0.2 linear feet

Photographs of historic sites and construction sites, 1956 and 1978-1979. Includes images of bridges, dams, roadways, churches, businesses, and other buildings.

Army R.O.T.C., University of Missouri, Photograph Collection, no date (P0838)
16 photographs

Portraits of professors of military science and tactics at the University of Missouri.

R. C. Arnett Papers, 1917 (R0138)
1 folder

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This is a memoir of the engagement at Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri, on 21 October
1861, by a native of the town on whose farm the fighting occurred. Arnett claimed to have reported
on Federal troop strength to Gen. M. Jeff Thompson before the battle.

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Gabriel Artenstine Letter, 1864 (K0532)
0.01 c.f.

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Letter from Artenstine, member of the Kansas Militia to acquaintance Oscar Braecklein, a Kansas City druggist, concerning the militias deployment to the Battle of Westport.

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Arthur and Bull Family Papers, 1842-1996 (SP0061)
0.75 cubic foot (22 folders, 1 volume, 224 postcards, 17 photographs)

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The Arthur and Bull Family Papers consist of the correspondence and business papers of John Arthur, the World War I correspondence of Harrison Bull, the World War II correspondence of his son Joseph Bull, the postcard collection of Belva “Bess” Lee Estes, and the music lesson ledgers of Elizabeth Hodges Bull.

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George Clinton Arthur Papers, circa 1914-1939 (R0244)
0.03 cubic foot (3 folders)

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These are reminiscences and miscellaneous papers assembled in connection with Arthur's work on "Bushwhacker" Bill Wilson during the Civil War in Phelps County, Missouri. There is also genealogical information concerning the Arthur and Turnure families, and correspondence regarding Arthur's books, Backwoodsmen and Bushwhacker.

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Samuel L. Asbury Diary, 1862-1864 (C0206)
0.08 cubic feet (4 folders)

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Civil War diary of a Confederate first lieutenant in the 45th Mississippi Regiment, wounded and captured at the Battle of Murphreesboro, TN. Written while he was a prisoner at Fort Delaware, treatment by the "Yankees," and perils of prison life. Includes hospital lists, addresses, poems, and other miscellaneous papers.

David Rice Atchison Papers, 1837-1953 (C0071)
0.4 cubic feet, 5 oversize volumes, 1 roll of microfilm

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Correspondence and diaries of U.S. Senator David Rice Atchison. Correspondents include A.E. Hannegan, C.F. Jackson, James H. Birch, Jefferson Davis, Stephen W. Kearney, and J.W. Denver. Politics, including the slavery issue and Thomas Hart Benton; personal and family correspondence. Diaries concerning weather and farming are on microfilm.

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Lewis E. Atherton Papers, 1919-1979 (C3848)
3 cubic feet

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Papers of Lewis E. Atherton, a professor of history at the University of Missouri, Columbia. The papers consist of correspondence, notes, notebooks, photograph books, publications, and miscellaneous material.

James D. Attebery Collection, 1844-1966 (C2398)
0.13 cubic feet (6 folders)

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St. Clair County, MO, papers relating to the Civil War Citizens Guards Company; Cole family, particularly Abraham Cole; warranty deed, homestead certificates, title bonds, land certificates and other papers involving land transactions. Also included are minute books of literary and social clubs, 1911-1914.

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James D. Attebery Letters, 1962 (C3374)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains letters between Attebery and the commanders of the U.S.S. ST. CLAIR COUNTY. A photograph of the ship is located in the editorial office of the State Historical Society of Missouri.

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