Education Manuscript Collections

Papers of educators and administrators and the records of school districts; records of parent-teacher associations and other affinity and promotional groups; and institutional and individual student records. Also see records related to the University of Missouri

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49/63 Neighborhood Coalition Records, 1971-2001, (K0061)
19 cubic feet
Organizational records of a neighborhood association in midtown Kansas City, MO.

73rd Army Air Force Flying Training Detachment Records, (R1467)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The 73rd Army Air Force Flying Training Detachment Records consists of a United States Army Air Forces flying training detachment graduation book, Fledgling Volume One, for the 73rd Army Air Forces Flying Training Detachment in Harris Field, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, for class 44-C in October of 1943.


Acadamie Lafayette Collection, 1997-1999, (K0855)
1 cubic foot
Materials documenting the process of creating the French language immersion charter school in Kansas City, MO. Includes information about the school; the charter, board, and financial records; the Kansas City School District; and other research materials.

Ackerman, Frank (1884-1974), Papers, 1942-1972, (C3443)
14.2 linear feet, 2 records
The Frank Ackerman Papers contain extensive documentation of his work on behalf of the mentally retarded in Missouri. This includes his research materials on services offered to the mentally retarded nationwide and his work for various organizations in Missouri. A lesser amount of material covers his farming business in Pike County, Missouri, and the funeral of Viola Ackerman. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, printed materials, organizational records, and handwritten notes.

Adams, Daniel, "The Scholar's Arithmetic," 1818, (C1089)
1 volume
The collection contains arithmetic problems filled in by David Lynch in 1824.

Adult Education Council of Greater St. Louis Records, (S0844)
14 cubic feet (391 folders)
Collection includes annual meeting minutes, board of directors meeting minutes, budgets, calendars, conference minutes and materials, news clippings, committee and conference proceedings, files on adult literacy, membership directories, newsletters, policy statements, publicity files, treasurer reports and workshop materials of the Adult Education Council of Greater St. Louis. The Council provides information to adult students and professional adult educators of Greater St. Louis through a telephone referral service, Adult Educational Resource Directory, and bi-monthly and conference programming. It makes membership available to all interested individuals and institutions. The Council serves as a clearinghouse for current research, program offerings and adult education activity in Greater St. Louis. It is organized by a volunteer board and it belongs as a member agency to the Arts and Education Council. Memberships and tax-deductible contributions help to underwrite the cost of the community service information and referral telephone line.

Advanced Documentary Class, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, Films, (CA6488)

Documentary films on historical Missouri figures and topics created by students at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, for a class taught by Chase Thompson in 2013 and 2015.

Agron, Tonia Morris (1937- ) Papers, 1940s-1954, (K1271)
0.01 cubic feet
The collection consists of photographs of a Linwood Elementary School class; installation of officers of Norma's House; and Jewish Community Center Girls Varsity Basketball.

Akinsville & Hooper Institutes, Bulletins, 1876-1885, (C0957)
1 folder
1885 bulletin of classes at the Akinsville Institute in Versailles, MO, and 1876 bulletin of the Hooper Institute in Clarksburg, MO.

Aleshi, Nikoles, Papers, 1900-1910, (C3828)
2 folders
Papers of a Kansas City, Missouri, grocer who developed and promoted the "Virtuana Lengueje", or "Niu Speling Sistem", a phonetic method of spelling English. The papers consist of promotional materials and photographs.

Alexander, Ben W., Collection, (P0378)
1 folder
Postcards of the University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia MO, Chillicothe Business College, Winston Churchill Memorial Library, Missouri State Capital, Kansas City MO, Interstate 70, Windermere Baptist Assembly (Roach, MO) and Lake of the Ozarks.

Alexander, E.W., Photograph Collection, (P0884)
1 photograph
Photo of Central High School, St. Louis

Alexander, Katherine Memory Book (CA6511)
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Memory book kept by a student at Central College for Women in Lexington, Missouri, 1916-1917.

Alpha Delta Kappa, Missouri Chapter, Records, 1953-1974, (C3669)
5 folders, 7 volumes
The records contain minutes and scrapbooks containing photographs, programs, newspaper articles and memorabilia of the Missouri chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, international honorary sorority for women educators. State convention minutes for 1953-1966 and minutes of the executive board meetings for 1953-1967 are included.

American Association of University Professors, Missouri Conference, Records, 1958-1982, (C0746)
2 linear feet
Records of a faculty organization devoted to the interests of higher education in Missouri. Contains correspondence, executive council meeting minutes, financial reports, annual meeting materials, newsletters and information on local chapters throughout the state.

American Association of University Professors, Missouri Conference, Records, (CA4632)
0.4 linear feet
Correspondence, reports, newsletters, annual meeting minutes and other records of the organization, c. 1978-1987.

American Association of University Professors, University of Missouri (Columbia) Chapter Papers, 1960-1970, (C3400)
0.8 cubic feet, 54 folders
Correspondence, minutes of meetings, resolutions, reports, membership lists. Material on tenure, vested retirement plans, academic freedom, students' rights, economic status of profession, faculty participation in political affairs and in university government, national and state annual meetings.

American Association of University Professors, University of Missouri-Columbia Chapter, Papers, 1945-1976, (C3606)
0.4 linear feet
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 Association of University Women (AAUW)-Kansas City Chapter Records, 1901-2014, (K0076)
13.5 cubic feet
Organizational records including minute books, financial records, photos and scrapbooks documenting the affairs of the chapter, a major women's club in Kansas City, MO.

American Association of University Women, Ferguson-Florissant Branch Records, (S1163)
8 cubic feet (92 folders, 12 volumes, 638 photographs)
The records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Ferguson-Florissant Branch contain correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, yearbooks, and reports relating to the group’s mission to empower women in their community through public service, education, political lobbying. Topics of interest include histories of the Ferguson-Florissant Branch, the group’s participation in the Famous American Women Project, as well as their publication of Show-Me the Arts: A Guide to Missouri’s Cultural Resources. Also included in these records are the branch’s scrapbooks, containing extensive photographic documentation of their meetings and charitable endeavors, including the Annual Book Fair. The materials date from 1959 to 2015.

American Field Service, Columbia, Missouri Chapter, Records, 1975-2004, (C3990)
1.8 linear feet
These records contain local, regional, and national newsletters, financial records, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative information, publicity, and photographs of the student exchange program.

Andrew County School District #70, Deakin School Records, 1933-1936, (K0174)
1 volume
Photocopied student enrollment, attendance and grade reports, as well as teacher comments on the students and the school. Also annual statistical reports to the County Superintendent of Schools.

Andrew Theodore Brown (1923-1983) Collection, 1960-1963, n.d., (K0011)
6.25 cubic feet
The collection contains dissertations, theses, and working papers prepared for Brown while he served as professor of history at the University of Kansas City and the University of Missouri-Kansas City and when he was director of the Kansas City History Project.

Arcadia College and Ursuline Academy, Arcadia, Missouri, Booklet, n.d., (R1093)
1 folder
This is a booklet describing and promoting Arcadia College and Ursuline Academy, a school for girls located at Arcadia in Iron County, Missouri, and run by the Ursuline Sisters, a Roman Catholic order. Included are photographic illustrations and descriptions of the courses of study.

Artley, A. Sterl (1907-1998), Papers, 1940-1998 , (C3955)
1.8 linear feet
The papers of A. Sterl Artley, a professor at the University of Missouri School of Education, consist of correspondence, his autobiography, publicity and newspaper clippings, photographs, lecture notes, and publications. Artley was one of three authors of the children’s “Dick and Jane” primers and an expert in the field of reading education.

Artley, A. Sterl (1907-1998), Papers, (CA6392)
0.2 cubic feet
Addition of publications, clippings, bibliographies, and miscellaneous professional material.

Arts And Education Council Of Greater St. Louis, Records, (SA0848)
86 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Ash Grove Public School, Ash Grove, Missouri, Souvenir, 1900, (R0956)
1 folder
This is a "Christmas Souvenir" for the Ash Grove Public School at Ash Grove in Greene County, Missouri. Dated 1900, it lists the names of the Board of Education, faculty, and students at the school. The students are listed in approximate alphabetical order.

Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges Centennial Office Papers, 1911-1964 (C3452)
9.5 linear feet
Correspondence, reference materials, minutes of meetings, special events and media material used in planning commemoration of Morrill Land-Grant Act.

Atherton, Lewis E. (1905-1989), Papers, 1919-1979, (C3848)
3 linear feet
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.

Atteberry, John, Papers, 1902-1934, (C2061)
1 folder
The Report card and teaching certificates.

Austin, Frank R., Diploma, 1875, (C2288)
1 folder
Teaching diploma issued to Frank R. Austin by the College of Normal Instruction, University of the State of Missouri, June 1875. Diploma signed by E.Z. Ripley, principal, and Daniel Read, president.

Austin, Dr. Peter E., Papers, 1860-1861, (C1812)
1 folder
Tickets to Missouri Medical College lectures.

Avalon College Papers, (C1745)
1 folder
The papers of Avalon College contain histories of Avalon College, Cleiomathean Literary Society, and Philophronean Literary Society, and a list of donors to the Memorial Fund. The college was established at Avalon, Livingston County, MO, 1871-1872, and relocated at Trenton, Grundy County, MO, 1890.


B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) Scrapbooks, 1937-2000, (K0657)
8 cubic feet
BBYO is an international, pluralistic Jewish youth group for high school-age teenagers. Scrapbooks contain paperwork, photographs, and memorabilia related to meetings, programs, and conferences.

Babb, H. B., Notebook, 1872-1875, (C0653)
1 folder
Notes on the cultivation of small fruits, soil, and chemistry. Rolls of elementary school classes in back.

Babcock, Jean Coover (1944-2012) Papers, 1944-1996, (K0740)
7 cubic feet
Family, personal, and professional materials of Babcock, a ballerina and dance instructor. Family papers include photographs, printed materials, ephemera, and material regarding her father's his job as a railroad engineer. Personal and professional papers include correspondence; photographs; clippings; programs from dance and theatre performances; material documenting her ballet career in Germany and Canada; and administrative and financial records of her Kansas City dance schools.

Backus, Elijah, (1759-1811), Diary, 1777 (C0214)
4 folders
A diary kept by a Yale student during the year 1777. Revolutionary war, rumors of the battles, counterfeiters, the housing problem for students, a complete account of smallpox vaccination, and General Arnold. The last third of the diary is written in Latin.

Balot and Agron Family Papers, 1937-1993, (K0889)
1 folder
Reunion booklet, the Agron-Eisberg Chronicle, containing family tree, photographs and family history.

Barnett, Mary Jane (1908-1997), Papers, 1913-1997, (CG0004)
2.2 cubic feet (24 folders), 1 film reel, 1 videocassette
The collection of Mary Jane Barnett contains correspondence, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, business-related trade journal materials, a Narcotic Register, and miscellaneous papers for Mary Jane "Miss Jane" Barnett and her life and business partner, Elaine "Tommie" Davis.

Bartle, Harold Roe (1901-1974) Papers, 1937-1974, (K0154)
20 cubic feet
Papers of a scout executive, civic leader, public speaker, church leader, educator, and mayor of Kansas City, MO.

Barrett, Jesse William (1884-1953), Papers, 1905-1953, (C0009)
21.75 linear feet, 11 volumes, 2 card files
The papers of a St. Louis lawyer and politician; attorney general of Missouri, 1921-1925; Republican candidate for governor in 1936; commander of the Missouri Department of the American Legion, 1932-1933; and president of the Missouri Bar Association, 1933-1934. The collection includes material about the American Legion, Methodist Episcopal Church, Culver-Stockton College, Barrett’s St. Louis Law practice, his term as attorney general, Missouri Bar Association, his business and family, and Republican Party campaigns and elections.

Barry County, Missouri, School District No. 3, Pleasant Dale School, Souvenir, 1904, (R1168)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir" of the 1903-1904 school year at Pleasant Dale School in Barry County, Missouri. Clinton Marbut was the teacher and E. W. Walker was District Clerk.

Barry County, Missouri, School District No. 53, Swindle College School, Souvenir, (R0876)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir booklet" for Swindle College School near Corsicana in Barry County, Missouri. It was presented by teacher Agnes Hazel to her pupils at the "close of school" on 19 March 1926.

Barry County, Missouri, School District No. 73, Gaddis School, Reunion booklet, 1988, (R1292)
1 folder
This is a reunion booklet for Gaddis School near Cassville in Barry County, Missouri. The school operated from 1891 through 1964. The booklet, produced on the occasion of a reunion of the school's former students and teachers in 1988, includes historical information, excerpts from school records, and photographs of students and teachers.

Barstow School Records, ca. 1892-1989, (K0277)
30 cubic feet, oversize, 35 scrapbooks
Barstow is a private preschool through twelfth grade school in Kansas City, Missouri. Included are yearbooks, material on events, activities, and students, financial and business records such as ledgers, enrollment counts, and fundraising efforts, photographs, meeting minutes, and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks may include correspondence, school newspapers, printed and published material, such as programs and invitations, photographs, and clippings.

Bayne, Martha Jane Memory Book, (CA6507)
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Memory book kept by a student at Canton High School in Canton, Missouri, 1917.

Beardsley, Donna "Evalyn Johnson: Reminiscence ...," 1983, (R0148)
1 folder
This is a study of an experiment with progressive education in the Springfield schools, 1941-1952. It is based on an interview with Evalyn C. Johnson, who was chairperson of the English/history core area of study.

Bedell, Ralph C. (1904-1991), Papers, 1929-1986, (C2543)
50.25 linear feet, 36 audio tapes, 2 films, 1 filmstrip
Papers of an educator and psychologist who specialized in counseling and guidance. Bedell directed NDEA Counseling and Guidance Institutes, taught at the Universities of Nebraska and Missouri, and served as secretary-general of the South Pacific Commission. Collection includes materials from Counseling and Guidance Institutes, counseling case files, and papers of South Pacific Commission.

Behrens, Jack, Photograph Collection, (P0227)
5 photographs
5 cabinet cards showing images of cadets from the Marmaduke Military Academy in Sweet Springs, Missouri.

Bek, W.F., Notebook, n.d., (C1456)
1 folder
Synopsis of a geography written in German and used by Bek in the early 1860s when he taught in St. Charles, MO.

Bek, W.F., Papers, n.d., (C1457)
1 folder
A substitute for arithmetic texts, made by Bek for use in his classes at St. Charles, MO.

Bell's Common School Chart, 1891-1896, (K1231)
1 folder
Published in Kansas City, MO by the W.L. Bell and Company the flip chart contains pages on geography, history, arithmetic, and other subjects for use by teachers in the classroom.

Belwood-Ezell Family, Papers, 1850-1935 (C0073)
0.6 linear feet
Correspondence, diaries, and miscellaneous items of families living in Saline and Pettis Counties, Missouri. Much of the correspondence pertains to news of family members and friends. Most of the letters are to and from family members, including children, of Mary Belwood Ezell and Francisco Ezell.

Bence, Adam, Arithmetic Notebook, 1839, (C2471)
1 volume
The papers contain one arithmetic notebook by Adam Bence, done at Dr. Winright's English and Mathematical Academy, St. Louis, Missouri.

Benecke Family Papers, 1816-1989, n.d., (C3825)
90.8 linear feet, 62 volumes, 3 audio tapes, 3 records, 413 glass plate negatives
Correspondence, business and law firm records, civic, political, legislative, and personal papers of a German American family of Brunswick, Missouri.

Benecke, Eleanor MaGruder, Collection, (P0109)
5 folders
Photos of friends and family of Eleanor Magruder Benecke, with a heavy emphasis on Central College (now Central Methodist University) classmates and a scrapbook from her attendance at Central College.

Benedict, Norman, Photograph Collection, (P0507)
14 photographs
Photos of Boone County colleges and universities: University of Missouri, Christian College, and Stephens College.

Bennett, Mary L., Photograph Collection, (P0808)
17 photographs
Photos of St. Louis street scenes and the Judge & Dolph Drugstore. Photographs of the Berry family. Group portrait of a conference at William Woods College, ca. 1920.

Benson II, Arthur A. (1944- ) Papers, ca. 1975-1986, (K0250)
593 cubic feet
Legal records, documents and working papers related to the plaintive' s case in the Kansas City Desegregation case, Chinyere Jenkins v. Kansas City Missouri School District.

Benton County, Missouri, Balke Prairie School, Records, 1947-1957, (R0264)
2 volumes
These are daily and term attendance records kept by teachers of the Balke Prairie School in northern Benton County, Missouri.

Benton County, Missouri, Chapman School, Record Book, 1889-1896, (R0256)
1 volume
This is a record book of Chapman School in central Benton County, Missouri. The volume includes daily and term attendance records kept by teachers, 1889-1896.

Benton County, Missouri, Cole Camp High School, Records, 1870-1910, (R0253)
7 volumes
These are records of Cole Camp High School at Cole Camp in Benton County, Missouri. Included are records of the district clerk, 1870-1910, and daily and term attendance records kept by teachers, 1870-1884 and 1898-1901.

Benton County, Missouri, Cole Camp Public School, Records, 1880-1939, (R0255)
17 volumes
These are records of the Cole Camp Public School at Cole Camp in Benton County, Missouri. Included are records of the district clerk, 1910-1939, and daily and term attendance records kept by teachers, 1880-1934.

Benton County, Missouri, Edmonson School, Record Book, 1956-1958, (R0266)
1 volume
This is a daily and term attendance record book kept by teachers at Edmonson School in central Benton County, Missouri.

Benton County, Missouri, Fordney School, Records, 1952-1958, (R0262)
2 volumes
These are daily and term attendance records kept by teachers at Fordney School in northern Benton County, Missouri.

Benton County, Missouri, Hink School, Records, 1919-1958, (R0263)
8 volumes
These are records of Hink School in northeastern Benton County, Missouri. Included are records of the district clerk, 1919-1957, and daily and term attendance records kept by the teachers, 1938-1958.

Benton County, Missouri, Ionia School, Records, 1941-1958, (R0257)
5 volumes
These are records of Ionia School in northern Benton County, Missouri. Included are records of the district clerk, 1941-1958, and daily and term attendance records kept by teachers, 1955-1958.

Benton County, Missouri, Lake Creek School, Records, 1904-1958, (R0268)
8 volumes
These are records of Lake Creek School in the northeastern corner of Benton County, Missouri. Included are daily and term attendance records kept by teachers, 1904-1953, and records of the district clerk, 1905-1958.

Benton County, Missouri, Mora School, Records, 1870-1957, (R0254)
22 volumes
These are records of Mora School in northern Benton County, Missouri. Included are the records of the district clerk and attendance records kept by the teachers.

Benton County, Missouri, Rocky Ridge School, Record Book, 1940-1946, (R0261)
1 volume
These are daily and term attendance records kept by teachers at the Rocky Ridge School in northern Benton County, Missouri.

Benton County, Missouri, Ross Creek School, Record Book, 1952-1957, (R0265)
1 volume
This is a daily and term attendance record book kept by the teachers at the Ross Creek School in Benton County, Missouri.

Benton County, Missouri, School Records, 1870-1956, (R0217)
13 volumes
These are records of Kreisel School, which was located southwest of Cole Camp in Benton County, Missouri. The records include daily and term attendance records, 1870-1871 and 1885-1956; and the records of the district clerk, 1907-1954.

Benton County, Missouri, Yeager School, Record Book, 1945-1957, (R0267)
1 volume
This is a record book kept by the district clerk of Yeager School in eastern Benton County, Missouri.

Berndt, Harry Edward, Papers, (S0851)
8 cubic feet (183 folders)
The papers of Harry Edward Berndt (1926- ), a former sociology professor at St. Louis Community College, Florissant Valley, and executive director of Metro Housing Resources, a housing advocacy agency for low-income and minority individuals. The materials consist of correspondence, research articles, essays, and working and subject files, documenting his research interests in urban sociology, intercultural and interracial relations, and organizational analysis. Other items of interest include drafts and correspondence of his books New Rules in the Ghetto: Community Development and Urban Poverty (1977) and Only a Priest (2010), a biography of Monsignor John Alexander Shocklee, a civil rights and labor activist.

Beta Phi Mu, Librarian Oral History Project, Records, 1980-1985 (C4071)
0.4 cubic feet
25 audio cassettes
6 video tapes
The Beta Phi Mu Librarian Oral History Project collection contains the audio, video, and transcripts of interviews with Missouri librarians and members of Beta Phi Mu. Also included are an interview guide, correspondence, the interviewers’ notes, and background materials on the librarians.

Bitner, Robert I. (1918-1995) and Esther L. Gottlieb Bitner (1918-2012) Family Papers, ca. 1932-2000, (K1292)
0.25 cubic feet
The papers contain materials relating to the history of their childhood, education, marriage, and children, as well as their religious and community activities in Kansas City, Mo. Materials documenting Robert Bitner's service in the U.S. Army during World War II are also included.

Blair, Henry William, (1834-1920), Papers, 1876-1894, (C2224)
33 folders
The papers contain correspondence and other papers of a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from New Hampshire. Arranged chronologically.

Blooming Rose School, Phelps County, Missouri, Photograph, 1916, (R0577)
1 item
This is a copy photograph of a class group in front of Blooming Rose School in Phelps County, Missouri, 29 November 1916.

Blue Mound School Photograph, ca 1938., (P0242)
1 photograph
One class photo of Blue Mound School in Livingston County, ca 1938.

Bollinger County, Missouri, School Records, 1889-1929, (R0072)
1 folder, photocopies
These are school records from two rural school districts in Bollinger County, Missouri. In volumes prescribed by the state, local officials entered minutes of meetings, school censuses, and other data in specified categories.

Bollinger-Dolle mill and store, Records, 1867-1935, (R0092)
11 volumes, 1 folder
These are journals, ledgers, and miscellaneous material from the Bollinger-Dolle mill and store on the Big Whitewater River near Sedgewickville, Missouri. The mill was built in the early 1800s and operated until the 1930s.

Bond, Anita Lyons, Papers, 1964-1995, (S0656)
4 Folders
This collection documents Mrs. Anita L. Bond's educational career, her political involvement on a local and national level, and her presidential appointment to the Missouri Citizens Advisory Committee to the United States Civil Rights Commission. It also documents Mrs. Bond's speeches, writings, correspondence, news clippings, pamphlets, her involvement and service on St. Louis' community boards and organizations.

Boone County Retired Teachers Association, Papers, 1973-2014, (C4299)
1.0 cubic feet (29 folders)
The papers of the Boone County Retired Teachers Association contain meeting minutes, membership directories, newsletters, obituaries, photographs and scrapbooks.

Botts, Daisy, Papers, 1901-1905, (C2428)
1 folder
Certificates of completion issued to Daisy Botts by the Grammar Department of Columbia, MO, Public Schools, 1901. Columbia High School diploma awarded to Daisy Botts, 1905.

Botts, Thomas W. (1904-1999), Papers, 1912-1981, (C2686)
3.2 linear feet
Correspondence, training information, and track meet programs, of University of Missouri track and cross-country coach Thomas W. Botts.

Boy Scout Troop #61 Collection, 1917-2001, (K0809)
1 cubic foot
75th Anniversary commemorative book, scrapbooks, publications, printed materials and photographs concerning the sole surviving Jewish sponsored Boy Scout Troop in Kansas City.

Bradford, Louise, Collection, 1919-1985, (R0468)
28 folders
This collection includes correspondence, printed material, and ephemera collected by Louise Bradford (1898-1986), and Eva Ann Bradford (1900-1966), during their careers as teachers in Missouri schools. Included are letters from former pupils, and printed materials from education and teachers associations, schools in Berkeley, Rolla, St. James, Salem, and Sullivan, Missouri, and women's clubs and service organizations in Dent and Phelps counties.

Bradley, Melvin (1920-2003), Papers, 1855-2003, (C3026)
13.4 linear feet, 167 audio cassettes, 1 audio tape, 1 video cassette
This collection covers Bradley’s work as a livestock specialist in the Cooperative Extension Office of the University of Missouri from 1968 through the 1990s. The papers consist of research materials, correspondence, clippings, photographs, drafts for books, articles, exhibits, and speeches, and interviews on audio cassette conducted for the Missouri Mule History Project.

Bradshaw, William (1896-1964) and Doris Crump (1896-1994), Papers, 1917-1979, (C4268)
1.4 cubic feet (63 folders)
Correspondence, research material, announcements, photographs and postcards of Doris Crump Bradshaw, and her husband, William L. Bradshaw, a professor in the Department of Political Science and later Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

Bradshaw, William L. (1896-1964), Papers, 1912-1973, (C2556)
11.2 linear feet
The papers of William L. Bradshaw contain business and personal papers of Bradshaw, political scientist and dean of the University of Missouri Business School, 1946-1961. Included are papers as delegate to Missouri Constitutional Convention, 1943-1944, member of State Reorganization Commission, 1953-1955, and other state, local, and professional organizations.

Bradsher, Henry S. Collection, (P0191)
97 photographs
One large photo album and several loose photo album pages; the second containing small portraits of students from North Missouri Normal School, c. 1885; larger album with larger photos of children and adults from Clifton Hall, Missouri

Brady, Thomas A. (1902-1964), Papers, 1910-1959, (C0033)
10 linear feet
Papers of University of Missouri vice-president re-establishment of a four-year medical school, Missouri School of Mines, and other University and educational matters.

Brand, Hyman (1891-1977) Papers, 1935, (K0480)
0.01 cubic feet
The papers consist of two photographs related to Hyman Brand and his family.

Brandeis University National Women’s Committee, Greater Kansas City Chapter Records (K0620)
5.95 cubic feet (110 folders, 1 oversize box, 227 photographs, 73 negatives, 1 CD, 5 artifacts)
The collection contains material related to the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Brandeis University National Women’s Committee, an organization dedicated to providing financial support to Brandeis University’s libraries. Materials include board minutes, membership records, and financial records. Also included is information on the events that the chapter organized to raise money for Brandeis University, in particular their annual Book Sale. In addition, there are several scrapbooks and photographs documenting chapter activities.

Breckenridge, William Clark (1862-1927), Papers, 1752-1927, (C1036)
4.75 linear feet, 21 volumes, 3 rolls of microfilm
The papers of the St. Louis businessman, writer, and historian contain correspondence, scrapbooks, book sale announcements, and miscellaneous materials, with an emphasis on St. Louis and Missouri history.

Bristow, Dorothy, School Memory Book, (SA1179)
1 box
"A Girl's Graduation Days," a scrapbook from Grover Cleveland High School in St. Louis

Brockman, Richard S. (1932- ) Papers, 1935-1941, (K1147)
1 cubic foot
Includes the Paseo High School yearbooks, The Paseon which belonged to Irvin Weintraub, and University of Missouri yearbooks, Savitar, which belonged to Ellis Brodkey and to Lt. Irvin Weintraub.

Brookfield, Dutton (1917-1979), Papers, 1844-1979, (C2732)
72.4 linear feet and 5 audio cassettes
The papers of Dutton Brookfield contain the business, political and personal papers and photographs of a Kansas City, MO, community leader. Brookfield was President of Unitog Company (1953-1979), a mayoral candidate (1963, 1971), and on boards of numerous corporations and educational and civic organizations. Family papers include letters from the Civil War, World War I and II, and Vietnam.

Brookfield College Advertisement, 1897, (C2845)
1 folder
Broadside advertising Brookfield College at Brookfield, MO. Board $2 per week. Piano or organ lessons and bookkeeping, free to all students. H.M. Reaser, president.

Brown, Andrew Theodore (1923-1983) Collection, 1960-1963, (K0011)
2 cubic feet
Personal incoming and outgoing correspondence of a historian and educator, including that related to Wilson's work on the Kansas City History Project, proposals for a history of the J.C. Nichols Company, and progress on his dissertation on the City Beautiful Movement. Also included are research notecards and early printed material related to the Kansas City Terminal Railway Company.

Brown, Esther Swirk (1917-1970) Collection, 1994, (K0971)
0.01 cubic feet
The collection contains a memorandum by Paul Brown summarizing the life of Esther Swirk Brown and her involvement in civil rights activities during the years 1948-1951.

Brown, Nellie Fisher, Papers, 1831-1874, (C0212)
1 folder
Land deeds, 1861-1874; address from Hannibal Gazette; postcard; deed of correction, 1874; theme; authorization for layout of public road, 1835; announcement of school examination, 1831.

Bruhl Family Photographs, (CG0037)
0.2 cubic feet (8 folders, 159 photographs)
The Bruhl Family Photographs include individual and family portraits of this family and the related families of Ritzenthaler, Caldwell, and Anderson from 1902-1984.

Brummet, Mabel, Correspondence, 1924-1927, (R0398)
1 folder
This is correspondence from friends and relatives of a former resident of Ava, Douglas County, Missouri. The topics include community events, mutual acquaintances, and family news. Also included is a report card from the Douglas County Public Schools for the school year 1923-1924.

Bryan, Charles W., Geometry Notebook, 1881-1884, (C2498)
2 volumes
The papers contain geometry notebooks filled with pen sketches of figures.

Bryant, Girard Thompson (1905-1993) Papers, ca. 1954-1980, (K0036)
0.3 cubic foot
Two scrapbooks which include a series of book reviews and letters to the editor which Bryant, and African-American educator and civic leader, wrote and published in Kansas City newspapers. Also included are materials related to Dr. Bryant's year in Thailand and his travels in Europe.

Buckner, John Davis (1922-1977), Papers, 1875-1981, (S0468)
121 folders
The John Davis Buckner Papers, 1875-1981, document his activities as a community leader in St. Louis. Three series comprise the collection: 1) Personal Papers, 1875-1981; 2) Annie Malone Children's Home Records, 1962-1978; and 3) Photographs and Artifacts, 1954-1975.

Burgess, Charles, (SA1183)
27 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Burnett and Denney Familes, Papers, 1864-ca. 1985, (R0353)
6 folders
This collection includes correspondence, business papers, genealogical material, and photographs of the families of Ensign Burnett (1833-1912) and Tyre Denney (1828-1873) of Dade, Linn, and Webster counties in Missouri. Included are photographs of Burnett School in Webster County, and miscellaneous items pertaining to the communities of Linneus, Lockwood, and Seymour in Missouri .

Busch, Carl (1862-1943) Papers, 1885-1984, (K0222)
6 cubic feet
Busch was a composer, educator, founder of an early symphony, and for fifty years the most noted musician in Kansas City. Included are his musical compositions, and works by other composers that Busch added to, transcribed, edited, and gave or received as gifts. Also correspondence from Busch's friends and colleagues, and from relatives in Europe, most of which are written in German and Danish, photographs and artifacts.

Bush, Sarah Lewis (1920- ) Family Papers, 1888-1972, (K0237)
1 cubic foot
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other documents regarding members of Bush's family: Dr. Charles Wesley Burrill, Surgeon General of the Grand Army of the Republic and doctor in Kansas City, Evelyn Burrill Lewis, and William A. Lewis, educators in Kansas City

Butler County, Missouri, Riverside School, Souvenir, 1910, (R1239)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir" of the Winter Term, 1910, for the Riverside School in Butler County, Missouri. Farrar Foster was the teacher and J. D. Mercer, R. P. Neel, and W. A. Cravens were Directors of the local school district.

Butler Play School, Butler, Missouri, Scrapbook, 1908, (C0607)
1 folder
Scrapbook of the Butler Play School for the summer of 1908. Includes a typewritten report and evaluation of the school’s operations, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings.


CALEDONIA ECHO, 1953, (C2195)
1 folder
The collection contains alumni paper of the Bellevue Collegiate Institute, Caledonia, MO, including a history of the school, alumni news, and treasurer's report, October 1953.

Calloway, Ernest (1909-1989), Addenda, 1932-1989, (S0540)
686 Folders, 666 Photographs
The Ernest Calloway addenda contains a great deal more material than the original collection (S0011). It documents his education and his various careers as a labor organizer, politician, civil rights worker, journalist and teacher. It includes articles by and about Calloway, complete runs of newspapers he published, studies, reports and article he compiled, material from his tenure as St. Louis NAACP president and his political campaigns. It also includes college notes and texts, church programs, plaques and certificates. The Ernest Calloway addenda also contains many photographs, from his personal collection and that of newspapers he edited. The bulk of the material dates from 1932 but two church programs collected by Calloway date from 1921 and 1927 (see series 8).

Calloway, Ernest (1909-1989), Addenda, 1948-1984, (S0550)
59 Folders, 8 Tapes
Divided into three series: 1. Correspondence, 1949-1984, folders 1-26; 2. Projects Files, 1948-1984, folder 27-59; 3. Tapes, 1959 (T550.1-T550.8).

Calloway, Ernest (1909-1989), Papers, 1937-1983, (S0011)
78 Folders, 2 Tapes, 1 Bound Volume
The Ernest Calloway papers of 1937 to 1980 document Calloway's activities as president of the St. Louis NAACP, political analyst for Teamsters' Local 688, political activist in St. Louis and a lecturer on urban problems for St. Louis University.

Camden County, Missouri, School District No. 2 (Green Ridge School), Records, 1892-1922, (R0650)
7 volumes
These are records of the Green Ridge School near Climax Springs in western Camden County, Missouri. Among the records are minutes of meetings, annual enumerations of students and lists of taxpayers, teachers' contracts, clerks' reports to the county, rules and regulations, class registers, and classifications of students.

Campbell, Alexander (1788-1866), Letter, 1853, (C0547)
1 folder
"To all whom these presents may come," from Bethany, VA, Oct. 15, 1853. A recommendation of Miss Rebecca E. Jones as a teacher.

Cape Girardeau Academy, Program, 1855, (R1056)
1 folder
This is a "Programme of Exercises of the First Annual Exhibition of Cape Girardeau Academy," held at Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, on 28 June 1855. Included were elocutions and declamations by students, with musical interludes.

Cape Girardeau Business College, Booklet, 1920, (R1081)
1 folder
This is a booklet promoting the Cape Girardeau Business College, a commercial trade school located at Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

Carleton College, Farmington, Missouri, Collection, 1859-1979, (R0133)
6 folders
These are business papers, correspondence, and printed material of Carleton College (1854-1916) and its alumni association, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the history of the school, located in Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri. A postcard of the science hall at Carleton College, donated after the bulk of the collection was microfilmed, has been placed in the Information Folder.

Carpenter Family, Papers, 1796-1851 (C0237)
1 folder
Israel Grant’s will, 1796; Davis Burton’s will, 1815; deed for Missouri land, 1830; and trustees’ report to Boone County, Missouri, school board, 1851.

Carpenter, Joseph, Arithmetic Book, 1820 (C0654)
1 folder
Book containing 95 pages on arithmetic and about 200 pages on surveying.

Carpenter, William Weston (1889-1968), Scrapbooks, 1948-1963 (C3407)
.2 linear feet
Professor of Education at the University of Missouri, Carpenter served as educational advisor to General MacArthur during post World War II occupation of Japan. Scrapbooks of news clippings, photos of Japanese schools, miscellaneous photos, maps, and posters.

Carrollton Academy, Carrollton, Missouri, Records, 1854-1869, (C0598)
2 folders
The records contain minutes of trustees' and stockholders' meetings and business records of the Academy. Loaned for copying.

Carter County, Missouri, School District No. 1 (Chilton School), Records, 1889-1906, (R0606)
3 volumes
These are records of the district clerk and a teacher's register from Chilton School in Carter County, Missouri. Records include proceedings of annual meetings, minutes of meetings of directors, treasurers' accounts, lists of resident taxpayers and children, estimates of expenses, term reports, and teacher's register.

Carter County, Missouri, School District No. 11 (Dry Hill School), Records, 1923-1958, (R0607)
10 volumes
These are the records of Dry Hill School in Carter County, Missouri. Included are the record books of the district clerks, and teachers' registers.

Carthage High School, Carthage, Missouri, Operetta Program, 1944, (R1244)
1 folder
This is a program for "Oh Doctor," an operetta by Estelle M. and Palmer J. Clark, presented by the musical organizations of Carthage High School at Carthage in Jasper County, Missouri, on 30-31 March 1944. The director was Frances Ragsdale and the accompanist was Ruth Hibbs.

Cayce Family Papers (R1319)
0.5 cubic foot (18 folders)
The Cayce Family Papers contain correspondence to and from members of the Cayce family of St. Francois County, Missouri. Most of the items are addressed to or written by Ellis P. Cayce. The papers contain information on family members, family businesses, and Ellis’s courtship of Emma Dupuy.

Center for Understanding the Built Environment (CUBE) Records, (K0907)
0.11 cubic foot (7 folders)
The Center for Understanding the Built Environment (CUBE) Records consists of organizational information, various newsletters published by the organization, and two publications by outside institutions.

Central Agency for Jewish Education (CAJE) Records, 1880-2009, (K0670)
7 cubic feet
Organizational records and other research materials relating to the activities of CAJE and the history of the Jewish Community in Kansas City, particularly in preparation of the book, Mid-America's Promise: A Profile of Kansas City Jewry.

Central College for Women (Lexington, Mo.) Records (C4387)
1 cubic foot (33 folders and 5 oversize items)
Records of a Methodist women's college consisting of photographs, minutes of the Board of Trustees meetings, event programs, and financial and administrative records documenting the college’s building construction projects in the 19th century through its financial decline and closure in the 1920s.

Central High School, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Booklets, 1923-1925, (R0920)
1 folder
These are an "Official Guide Book" (1923) and an "Official Hand Book" (1925) of the fourth and sixth annual fairs presented by the students of Central High School "with Aid from the Faculty" at Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. The "follies" were held on the evenings of 20 April 1923 and 23 April 1925.

Central High School Yearbook, (K1382)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
The collection contains a single yearbook, The Centralian, for Central High School in Kansas City, Missouri, dated 1924.

Central Methodist College, Fayette, Missouri, Programs, 1887-1894, (C0621)
1 folder
Central Collegian, 1891-1894; constitution of the Phil Alpha Literary Society, 1887; program of the 20th anniversary, Aristotelian Society, 1889; 3rd annual preliminary contest between literary societies, 1892; commencement program, 1893.

Central School, District Number 55, Saline County, Missouri, Records, (CA2753)
0.6 linear feet
Collection includes district clerk's records, 1882-1958, teachers' reports, poll books, and warrant registers.

Central Slavic Conference, Records, 1962-1984, (C3807)
2 linear feet
Records of a regional association centered in Missouri and Kansas and comprising university professors and other specialists in Soviet and East European Studies. Affiliated with the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. The records include correspondence, conference programs, copies of papers presented, membership lists, and promotional material concerning the annual conferences sponsored by the organization.

Central Slavic Conference, Records, (CA5041)
1 volume
Addition of 1983 Kansas City Convention materials. Includes correspondence and visitors information.

Central Slavic Conference, Records, (CA5612)
0.4 linear feet
Addition of 1991-1992 records. Includes financial records, program, correspondence, publicity, and teacher workshop files for 1992 conference meeting and mailing list.

Centralia, Missouri School District R-VI, Superintendent's Reports, 1971-1973, (CA2803)
0.2 linear feet
Minutes of school board meetings and related materials.

Chaney, James M., Letter, 1873, (C1783)
1 folder
The papers contain a letter to A. Leeper, of Chillicothe, Missouri, from Lexington, Missouri, July 7, 1873. Acknowledges payment of Lizzie Leeper's bill at Elizabeth Aull Seminary. Copy of bill enclosed.

Cherrick, Ruth, Class Book, 1926-1930, (S0650)
1 volume
The class book was kept by Ruth Cherrick during her four years at Soldan High School. The book contains invitations to parties, notes and artwork by classmates and teachers, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, photographs and diary entries. Includes one issue of the Soldan High School Scribbage.

Childbirth and Parent Education, Inc. of Kansas City Records, 1968-1980, (K0911)
1 cubic foot
Organizational records include correspondence, newsletters, other printed/published materials, convention files, and questionnaires.

Childbirth Education Association of Greater Kansas City Records, 1966-1985, (K0676)
2 cubic feet
Organizational records of the Association including minutes, correspondence, public relations files, photographs, clippings, financial records, teaching manuals, and publications.

Children's Literature Scrapbook, ca. 1870s, (K0402)
1 volume
Clippings of children's stories, poems, and pictures which appear to have come from the American children's magazine The Youth's Companion (1827–1929), known in later years The Companion—For All the Family.

Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune, Photographs, (P0084)
0.75 linear feet
Photographs of Chillicothe, MO, and Livingston County, including area businesses, farming activity, schools, clubs, homes, and churches.

Chinyere Jenkins v. Kansas City Missouri School District Records, 1977-2000, (K0762)
360 cubic feet
Defendant (Kansas City School District) records for the Kansas City Desegregation Case. Also included are records concerning Liddell v. Board of Education of City of St. Louis, MO shared with the attorneys for KCSD by the SLBOE attorneys.

Chisholm, Donald H. (1917- ), Papers, 1972-1980, (C3708)
65 folders
Consisting primarily of correspondence relating to Donald Chisholm's chairmanship of the board of trustees of Park College, these papers contain information relating to the administration of a small liberal arts college in the Kansas City area during a period of financial crisis.

Christian College, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1836-1986, (C0038)
30 linear feet, 5 rolls of microfilm, 51 lantern slides, and 11 audio cassettes
The records of the first women’s college chartered in Missouri, and one of the first chartered west of the Mississippi River, consists of correspondence, catalogs, yearbooks, photographs, and financial records.

Christian College Photograph, (P0244)
1 photograph
One large sized photo of Christian College women

Christian College, Photographs, (P0509)
15 photographs
Photos of Christian College, now Columbia College.

Christian County, Missouri, School District No. 10 (Liberty School), Record Book, 1896-1920, (R1005)
1 volume
This is the district clerk's record book of Christian County School District No. 10 (originally District No. 1). The record book contains minutes of annual and special meetings of the district and meetings of the school board, ca. June 1896—5 October 1920, annual enumerations 1900-1918, and records of warrants issued.

Citizenship Education Clearinghouse, (SA1033)
2 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Clark, Champ (1850-1921), Papers, 1898, (C0600)
1 folder
The papers contain an address entitled "Hardin College and its Founders," delivered September 12, 1898; a letter to secretary of Pike County Historical Society regarding that society's work, and one photograph of Clark in later years.

Clark, Charles Edward (1921-2006) Papers, 1930s-2006, (K0673)
6 cubic feet
Research materials of a former Regional Director of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Includes newspaper clippings, journals, magazines, brochures, flyers, newsletters, and audio cassettes.

Clay County Rural School Records, (K0479)
5 microfilm rolls
The records of the Clay County Rural Schools contain student information submitted by certain district schools to administration from 1915 to 1946.

Clay Seminary, Liberty, Missouri, Papers, 1855-1864, (C0599)
1 folder
The papers contain materials of a young ladies school, including, fifth annual catalogue, 1860; commencement exercises, 1861-1864; exhibitions of Eunomian Literary Society, 1860-1864; and advertising circulars.

Clinton High School, Clinton, Missouri, Football Program, 1945, (R1250)
1 folder
This is a program for a football game between the Clinton High School Cardinals and Bolivar High School, played at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri, on 21 September 1945.

Cole Camp High School, Cole Camp, Missouri, Programs, 1955-1980, (R0528)
1 folder, photocopies
These are programs for commencements and homecoming reunions of the Cole Camp High School in Benton County, Missouri. The collection includes programs for 1955, 1956, 1960, 1970, and 1980.

College Club of Kansas City Records, 1950-1996, (K0323)
2 cubic feet, 3 volumes
Minutes, dues records, yearbooks, calendars of events, scrapbooks, and publicity files of the Club formed by American Association of University Women (AAUW) members who wished to have more control at the local level: to be a "non-profit group whose purpose would be to foster good fellowship among college women and to support local projects of a non-controversial civic, educational, and social service nature."

College Club Of St. Louis, (SA0863)
1 box
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Kansas City Records (K0188)
0.25 cubic foot (4 folders, 1 book, 1 photograph)
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Kansas City Records contain a bound volume of minutes from the Board of Trustees meetings, a diploma, and a photograph. There are some miscellaneous financial papers also included in the collection. The records cover the period 1894-1905.

Columbia Female Academy, Columbia, Missouri, Papers, 1841-1853, (C0572)
2 folders
Includes an address delivered March 28, 1841, by the Rev. J.L. Yantis, at the examination of the pupils of Columbia Female Academy, and an 1853 catalogue.

Columbia Free University, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1971, n.d., (CA6411)
1 card file
Records of the school include note cards with student and instructor information, as well as course titles and the students enrolled in the course. Course titles include "Peace Tactics," "Beginning Crochet," "Hitchhiking Discussion," "Mysticism," and "Community Radio," among a variety of other counterculture subjects.

Columbia Industrial School, Columbia, Missouri, Minute Book, 1894-1910, (C0601)
1 folder
Minutes of board meetings. Covers formation, operation, and finances of the school. Purpose of school was to give young girls a means of gaining a livelihood by sewing or other appropriate work. School was organized and operated by church women.

Columbia Kiwanis Club, Columbia, Missouri, Contest Winners, 1945, (C0608)
1 folder
Contest for elementary school students sponsored by the War-Time Citizenship Committee of the Kiwanis Club.

Committee FOR Annexation Records, 1963-1965, (K0086)
0.23 cubic foot
The records of the Committee FOR Annexation contain materials gathered by the committee in a campaign to secure passage of a proposal that would annex the Hickman Mills School District to the Kansas City School District in 1964.

Community School (1914- ), Historic Subject Files Collection, 1883-1996, (S1092)
The collection contains subject files about historical subjects that connected to the history of Missouri, St. Louis, river life and lore in the United States, the Gemini and Apollo space programs and U.S. history. Included in the collection are publications, photographs, magazines, newspaper articles and art reproductions.

Concerned Parents of Greater St. Louis and St. Charles, (S0257)
1 Folder, 1 Audio Tape
Correspondence, transcript, report and oral history describing local parents' groups which worked to ban the use of controversial text books in public schools and set up an alternate Christian School in St. Charles, Mo.

Condray, Deleta, Letter, 1933, (R1094)
1 folder
This is a letter dated 27 March 1933 from Deleta Condray of Bangert in Dent County, Missouri, to the Directors of the Adams School District in Phelps County, Missouri. In the letter Condray applies for a teaching job at the school.

Conference on Education (1955- ), Records, 1955-1988, (S0494)
488 Folders
The Conference on Education Records documents the activities of the St. Louis Chapter of the Conference on Education from 1955 to 1987. All of the issues which concerned the St. Louis COE are represented in this collection. Meeting minutes, information on the Board of Directors, information on the 1976 Governor's Conference on Education, the efforts of CLASP, and papers concerning the issue of desegregation can all be found here.

Congregation Beth Shalom Records, (K0602)
37 cubic feet
Organizational records including minutes, financial records, correspondence, commemorative booklets, brochures, speeches, photographs, VHS cassettes of rabbinical lectures, religious activities, and various school programs.

Conway Public Schools, Conway, Missouri, Booklet, 1912, (R0915)
1 folder
This booklet provides information concerning the 1912-1913 school year for the Conway Public Schools at Conway in Laclede County, Missouri. The principal was Lonnie S. Haymes.

Cook, David Gillaspy, (1821-1896), Papers, 1874-1908, (C4197)
1 cubic foot (11 folders)
The papers of David Gillaspy Cook consists of books pertaining to the Valley Spring School located in Boone County, Missouri, of which Mr. Cook was a director, as well as some personal papers.

Coppaken, Arnold Lester (1924-2006) and Helen Glass (1930- ) Collection, 1943-1975, (K0884)
0.04 cubic foot (3 folders, one oversize item)
The Arnold Lester and Helen Glass Coppaken Collection contains graduation programs, a certificate of Mr. Coppaken’s, newspaper clippings, and photographs of Mrs. Coppaken and friends.

Cornett Family, Papers, 1847-1981, (C3808)
5.1 linear feet
Papers of the Cornett family of rural Linn County, Missouri, including William and Martha; their children, Bracy, Winifred, Jo Lee, and Carl; and Martha's family, the Moores and Roots. Letters, household and farm records, photographs, and other family papers, along with the early records of the Moore School near Linneus, document the social, cultural, and agricultural life of a northern Missouri family and the teaching careers of two of their daughters.

Cowgill, Donald O., Papers, (CA5619)
0.4 linear feet
Addition of materials primarily concerning Rhodesia in the 1960s; Thailand; and Cowgill's professional certificates and World War II classification cards.

Cox, Henley Lafayette (1880-1947) Papers, 1906-1925 (K0579)
0.06 cubic feet
The papers contain diplomas received by African American educator Henley L. Cox and his wife Mayme (née Gatewood) Cox.

Crain, Ada E. (1904-2003), Papers, c. 1860-2003, (C3067)
1.3 linear feet
The papers of Ada Crain, a schoolteacher, consist of correspondence, genealogical materials, photographs, yearbooks, an 1878 diary, and a manuscript written by Crain. The materials detail the first half of Ada Crain’s life while living and teaching in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Michigan.

Crawford County (Mo.) School District No. 79, Carr School/Cook Station, 1873-1927, (R1338)
0.5 linear feet 4 oversized 4 volumes
The collection includes the records of School District No. 79. It consists of four volumes, including the Public School Register, District Clerk's Record and two volumes of attendance records.

Cresswell Family, Papers, 1823-1979, (R0007)
987 items
George Cresswell (1796-1871) emigrated to the United States from his native England in 1821. After living briefly in Pennsylvania he brought his family to Washington County in the new state of Missouri. There he acquired large holdings of land and became involved in farming, lead mining and smelting, flour milling, and the mercantile trade. His home and business activities eventually were established at Aptus, on Mineral Fork Creek about ten miles north of Potosi, the county seat. Today the Cresswell house and ruins of the lead furnace still stand and are owned by a descendent of George Cresswell.

Cross, John N., Record Book, 1871-1872, (C1086)
1 volume
A schoolteacher's record of personal expense while attending college. Records he kept at the various schools where he taught and notes on the weather and subjects taught.

Crowell, John Franklin (1857-1931), Letter, 1894, (C1710)
1 folder
To M.H. Lockwood, Columbia, MO, from Durham, N.C., Mar. 24, 1894. Crowell, president of Trinity College, planned to nominate Lockwood for the chair of physics and biology. Crowell could not guarantee a position but Lockwood's selection was probable.

Culpepper-Shannon College, Lebanon, Missouri, Catalogue, 1899-1900, (C0613)
1 folder
General information on locality and courses. Photographs and advertisements of local merchants.

Curtis, Conrad J. (1920-1977) Architectural Records Collection, 1950s-1992, (K0683)
34 cubic feet
Architectural drawings, job files, and business records for an architect who specialized in schools and small business buildings.

Curtis, Winterton Conway (1875-1966), Papers, 1892-1962, (C2528)
2.5 linear feet
The papers of Winterton Conway Curtis contain correspondence, reprints, autobiographical notes, photographs and miscellaneous material of a University of Missouri professor of zoology and dean of the College of Arts and Science. Also included is professional correspondence, 1904-1911, of George Lefevre, professor of zoology at the University of Missouri.

Cutlip, R.B., Papers, (CA4341)
14 linear feet
Papers of president of William Woods College, Fulton, MO, 1960-1980.


Dallas, Missouri, School Board Record Book, (K0487)
0.1 cubic feet
The record book contains Dallas, Missouri, school board minutes, oaths of directors, registers of school officers, teacher contracts, account ledgers, teachers' monthly reports to the district clerk, and the district clerks' reports to the county commissioner.

Davenport, Herbert J. (1861-1931), Papers, 1909-1916, (C3768)
2 folders
Undated biographical sketch, reprints of articles published in professional journals on economic theory and taxation, and typescripts of lectures on economic aspects of fashion and feminism. Davenport, a noted economist, was the first dean of the University of Missouri School of Commerce and, later, chair of the Cornell University Department of Economics.

Davis, Edward C., Papers, 1854-1855, (C1804)
1 folder
The papers of Edward C. Davis contain photostats of an oath of office and bond of Edward C. Davis, superintendent of common schools in Missouri.

Davis, Julia, Papers (S0142)
0.05 cubic feet (20 folders)
The Julia Davis Papers are a research collection compiled by African-American educator and activist Julia Davis, documenting the educational and cultural activities of the black community in St. Louis between 1917 and 1988. The papers include articles, reports, lesson plans, programs, and literature from black educational institutions, as well as biographical material and tributes to black educators.

Davis, Julia and Price, Birdie, "Down Memory Lane," 1959, (S0020)
36 Pages
50th Anniversary Celebration History of the Charles Sumner high School 1909 graduating class, St. Louis, Missouri.

Deatherage, William Newton, Photograph Album, c. 1920s, (CA6464)
1 folder
Photograph album created by the superintendent of Fractional School District No. 1 contains photographs of school buildings and their outhouses and water facilities in Christian County, Missouri. Includes names of teachers and their salaries.

Dee, James P., Papers, 1949-1950 (C0093)
0.2 linear feet
Correspondence, book reports, reading lists, and University of Missouri M.A. thesis, a rhetorical study of a speech by Nebraska Senator George W. Norris, March 4, 1917, on the "armed ship filibuster."

Delta Kappa Gamma-Missouri Alpha Chapter Records, 1938-1989, (K0930)
1 cubic foot, 5 volumes
Organizational records of the Chapter, a professional honorary Society of women educators, including meeting minutes, yearbooks, publications and historical background of the Society. Also scrapbooks of clippings, programs, and ephemera, and some correspondence, minutes, and reports.

Delta Kappa Gamma, Pi Chapter, (SA1131)
3 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International-Chi Chapter of Delta State Records, 1955-1996, (K0692)
2 cubic feet
Women educators founded the society to recognize the sustained, successful experience of women educators. Includes minutes, scrapbooks, photographs, directories, newsletters, clippings, conference programs, attendance rolls, and international directories.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Delta State, Beta Chapter, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA6458)
1.3 cubic feet
Records of an honor society for women educators include membership materials, newsletters, yearbooks, a history of the chapter, and miscellaneous material, 1930s-2010s.

Denslow, William, Photograph Collection, (P0023)
177 photographs
Photographic prints of events from ca. 1900: University of Missouri Agriculture and Engineering student activities, St. Louis World's Fair including construction of various buildings and people, Macon and Trenton scenes and scenes of Washington, D.C.

Deskin, Elijah, Mortgage, 1870, (C1968)
1 folder
The collection contains a mortgage on Deskin's land given as security for $100 borrowed from the capital school fund of Township 52, Range 15, Randolph County, MO.

Devitt, Linda S., Photographs, (CG0020)
0.01 cubic feet (1 folder)
Ruth K. Hammersmith taught school at Lutesville, Missouri, (Bollinger County) in the 1940s. There are four photographs of 7th and 8th grade classes at the Lutesville school from 1939- 1941. Hammersmith was a cousin to donor Linda S. Devitt.

DiCapo, Carl J. (1927- ) Papers, 1971-2002, (K0666)
9 cubic feet
Dicapo is a prominent businessman and civic leader in Kansas City. Included are personal files concerning his civic, cultural, and community activities such as his service on the Board of Parks and Recreation and Desegregation Monitoring Committee for Kansas City public schools. Business records deal with his Italian Gardens Restaurant. Also are photographs, audio and video tapes, certificates and plaques presented to DiCapo.

DiScala, Anthony Graham, Photograph Collection, (P0724)
2 photographs
Copy photos of Aullville Public School, 1911-1912

Dobbs, Ella Victoria (1866-1952), Papers, 1882-1961, (C0095)
0.8 linear feet
The papers of Ella Victoria Dobbs, University of Missouri Professor Emeritus of Applied Arts and founder of Pi Lambda Theta includes correspondence; speeches; articles; a published biography; classroom notebooks; clippings; manuscript material from an incomplete book, The Creative Arts in Democratic Living; and Pi Lambda Theta records.

Dobbs, Ella Victoria (1866-1952), Papers, (CA5445)
0.2 linear feet
Addition of correspondence, biographical materials, photographs, clippings, Pi Lambda Theta materials, art appreciation syllabus, and miscellaneous.

Dokoudovska, Tatiana (1921-2005) Papers, 1957-1970, (K0255)
1 volume
Miss Tania was a noted ballet dancer, teacher, and founder of the Kansas City Ballet. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, performance programs, posters and photographs relating to the Kansas City Ballet/Kansas City Civic Ballet. Most of the clippings concern performances given by the Company; other ballet-related and publicity articles are also included. There are also photographs of performances.

Dorsett, Lyle Wesley (1938- ) Papers, 1962-1979, (K0039)
2 cubic feet
Manuscript copies of historian and educator Lyle Dorsett's books, working drafts as well as final drafts, and articles, both published and unpublished, relating to the Pendergast political machine and other Kansas City topics. Also research note cards and notes.

Downey, Maxine Rorabaugh, Photograph Collection, (P0045)
2 photographs
Black and white snapshot of students outside of Prairie View School #27; all students and teacher from 1912-1913 school year listed. Snapshot of exterior front Prairie View School #27.

Dreer, Herman (1889-1981), Papers 1933-1976, (S0167)
19 Folders, 1 Microfilm Roll
Includes the research, writings, and correspondence of an African American scholar and teacher at Sumner High School and Harris-Stowe College in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dressel, Waldemar M. Papers, (R1490)
0.5 cubic feet (19 folders)
he papers of Waldemar M. Dressel contain publications, photographs, and maps from his years working for the U.S. Geological Survey based in Rolla, Missouri.

Duncan School, Shelby County, Missouri, Record Book, 1870-1880, (C2487)
1 volume
Records of Duncan School, including acquisition of land for school and annual enumeration of pupils.

Duggan, Dorothy Castle (1914-1999) Diaries, 1930-1939, (K0625)
3 volumes
Diaries kept by a young women doing high school and her college years at the University of Missouri.

Dunklin County High School Meet, Program, 1922, (R0936)
1 folder
This is the "Official Program" for the "Dunklin County High School Meet" held at Malden, Missouri, on 28-29 April 1922. Included were competitions in piano, violin, voice, spelling, public speaking, and track and field.

Dunn, Mildred L., Dunn Family, Papers, ca. 1870s-1930s, (R0865)
6 folders
These are photographs of the Erwin Dunn family of Winona in Shannon County, Missouri, and the diplomas, photographs, and class newspapers of his daughter, Mildred L. Dunn. There are also items on the history of Winona.


Eckel, Edmund Jacques Papers, (K0258)
.79 cubic feet
The Edmond Jacques Eckel Papers predominately consist of materials related to Eckel’s architectural training at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, a French school of architecture located in Paris, France. Additional materials include blueprints of Eckel’s residence in St. Joseph, Missouri, blueprints of a garage for George Eckel, photographs, clippings and advertisements for agricultural equipment, a small booklet advertising the services of other architects residing in St. Joseph, Missouri, and a ledger of accounts for Eckel’s ranch in Williford, Arkansas.

Edelman, Doris Tager (1925-2009) Papers, 1940s, (K0935)
1 folder
Photograph of a sorority at Central High School, Kansas City, MO.

Edmonston, Alberta Price, Photograph Collection, (P0361)
2 photographs
Group photograph of Christian College graduates, 1890s and group photo of Christian College students, ca. 1880s.

Educational Conference Record Book, 1916-1941, (C0855)
1 folder
Records compiled in 1941 in attempt to document history of a Missouri educational policy group.

Ehrlich, George, Papers, (K0067)
65 cubic feet
Research and personal papers of Dr. George Ehrlich, professor of Art and Art History at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and authority on Kansas City regional architecture.

Ehrlich, Nancy, Collection, (P0013)
0.63 linear feet
Original photos taken from "Frank James Photo Album", and photos of Marmaduke Military Academy buildings and students.

Elliff, Joseph Doliver (1863-1959), Papers, 1904-1936 (C0061)
2 linear feet
Papers of a professor of high school administration at the University of Missouri, 1904-1936, who was an advocate of vocational education, a member of the State Board of Education, and official of the North Central Association. Correspondence, essays, lectures, and reports.

Ellington High School, Ellington, Missouri, Student Newspapers, 1934-1936, (R0792)
1 folder
This collection consists of four issues of The Whippet's Tale, the student newspaper for Ellington High School at Ellington in Reynolds County, Missouri.

Ellis, Elmer (1901-1989), Papers, 1830-1995, (C4069)
47.5 linear feet
The papers of the fourteenth president of the University of Missouri. The materials contain correspondence, reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, publications, teaching materials, awards, degrees, photographs, and miscellaneous material.

Elmwood Seminary, Farmington, Missouri, Records, 1910-1914, (C0602)
7 folders
The records of Elmwood Seminary contain account and record books, papers, and correspondence of a Presbyterian girl's school in Farmington, Missouri.

Emmons, Benjamin, Authorization, 1841, (C1687)
1 folder
Authorization to pay John H. Fielding, a teacher at St. Charles College, $500.

English, W. Francis, Papers, (CA5595)
7 linear feet
Addition of various speeches and remarks delivered by English. Most concern higher education and/or the University of Missouri.

English, W. Francis (1903-1981), Papers, 1838-1956 (C3358)
1.5 linear feet
As educator and administrator at the University of Missouri, English served as director of the Western Historical Manuscript Collection, dean of the College of Arts and Science, and professor of history. The papers include personal correspondence and topical materials.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha, (SA0878)
2 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.


Fairbanks, Jonathan, Papers, 1850-1929, (R0075)
1 folder, 4 volumes
This collection consists of correspondence and notebooks of Jonathan Fairbanks, an educator and businessman who came to Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, from St. Marys, Ohio, in 1866. The correspondence consists primarily of letters received from friends and family in Massachusetts and Ohio. The notebooks generally concern personal business and financial matters.

Farmers Bank, Mt. Vernon, Missouri, Papers, 1844-1931, (C0044)
5 linear feet, 28 volumes
Records of a bank organized in 1890 and liquidated in 1930. Also records of local businesses and schools.

Feingold, Leo (1915-2010) and Ida Rose Luke (1919-2012) Papers, 1927-2012, (K0638)
11 cubic feet
This collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, scrapbooks, diaries, family newsletters, account books, and books on childhood education and poetry relating to the lives, careers, and interests of the Feingolds.

Fellows, John N., Reports, 1890-1893, (C0318)
1 folder
Reports on academic performance at the University of Missouri. Also Bingham Grammar School report for Charles Hays, Jr.

Ferguson, James M., Deportment Sheet, 1861, (C0614)
1 folder
Grades and general deportment of a student at the University of Missouri.

Fifth District State Normal School Commission Photograph, (P0997)
1 photograph
Photograph of five men who were the commission that located the fifth Missouri State Normal School at Maryville

Findley, Susan H., 1930-2010, Papers, 1953-2010, (R1317)
50 folders (3 cubic feet)
These are the personal papers of Susan H. Findley and her husband, Marshall E. Findley, a chemical engineer at the University of Missouri-Rolla and USAID teacher in South Vietnam. The papers include correspondence from South Vietnam and Malaysia, descriptions of southeast Asia, the Vietnam War and USAID program, family news, information regarding the Chemical Engineering Department and international student exchange at UM-Rolla, and papers from Susan's work with the Democratic Party in Phelps County, Missouri.

Fite, Paul, 1900-1997, Papers, 1937-1940, (R1325)
13 folders
These are programs, copies of newspaper clippings and other papers from a scrapbook compiled by Paul Fite, head of Lebanon High School music department,1937-1940. Fite was a graduate of the State Teachers College at Springfield, Missouri, where he met and married Marjorie E. Fite. He had been music director at high schools in Granby and Walnut Grove, Missouri before taking the position at Lebanon High School. While in Laclede County, Fite led students to district, regional, state and national awards. He died in 1997.

Fitzgerald, Alice Irene (1911-1994), Papers, 1954-1990, (C3919)
6 linear feet, 2 audio tapes
Alice Irene Fitzgerald was a Professor of Education at the University of Missouri from 1961 until her retirement in 1981. Her papers contain correspondence with faculty, students, and friends; records of her activities at the university and in many professional organizations such as the American Association of University Women (Columbia branch, Missouri Division, and National), and the Missouri State Teachers Association; and manuscripts of articles and her book, Missouri’s Literary Heritage for Children and Yourth: An Annotated Bibliography of Books About Missouri, as well as two audio tapes of Fitzgerald discussing her book.

Forbis, Karleen Scrapbook, (CA6501)
0.2 cubic feet
Scrapbook kept by a student at the Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville, Missouri, during the 1940s.

Forster, Katharine Peers, Scrapbook, 1888-1898, (R1080)
1 volume, 1 folder
This is a scrapbook kept by Katharine Peers Forster, who was a student at Elmwood Seminary at Farmington in St. Francois County, Missouri. Included are programs from concerts and school events, clippings, and memorabilia.

Foster, Horace Miller, Collection, (K0967)
0.16 cubic foot (9 folders, 12 photographs)
The Horace Miller Foster Collection contains correspondence, music education materials, event flyers, publications, clippings, a scrapbook, photographs, and a resolution concerning Horace Foster’s time as a music instructor and bandleader in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area.

Fraker, Robert Wilhelm (1901-1956) Papers, 1920s-1950s, (K0378)
2 cubic feet
Fraker played coronet, was a music teacher, and conductor of the Third Missouri Infantry Band. Consists of handwritten music manuscripts, sheet music, correspondence, photos, and scrapbooks relating to his training and career.

Frampton, Vendla Johnson (1899-1994) Collection, 1919-1988, (K0286)
2 folders
Transcript of an oral history interview in which Mrs. Frampton describes many details of her life, including: Kansas City's "Swede Hill" community; family background and relationships; local Lutheran church history; and holiday food and traditions. Also a Westport High School Memory Book, 1919.

French, William A. E., Papers, 1877-1967, (R0175)
26 folders
These are the papers of an author and newspaper publisher at Eminence in Shannon County, Missouri. Included are hunting and fishing diaries, journals, teaching notebooks, lists of published works, short stories, and family correspondence.

Friedmann, Howard W. (1923-2006) Family Papers, ca. 1930-ca. 2007, (K1263)
4 cubic feet
Friedmann was a Kansas City businessman, and civic leader, and philanthropist, Navy veteran of World War II, and one time president of the Congregation B'nai Jehudah. Includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and other materials from Friedmann and his family.

Fuller, Harold Q., Papers, 1950-1987, (R0611)
14 folders
These are the personal papers of a physics professor and community leader in Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri. The papers concern Fuller's work with the Rolla School Board, the Phelps County Nutrition Program, the Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging, and the family farm.

Fulton, Annie Lee, Papers, (K0882)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder, 2 oversize items)
The Annie Lee Fulton Papers contains two certificates awarded to Fulton, one from the University of Kansas City School of Oratory and another from the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle.

Future Farmers of America, West Plains Chapter, Scrapbooks, 1955-1978, (R0658)
11 folders
These are scrapbooks of the FFA chapter at West Plains in Howell County, Missouri. The scrapbooks include photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed material on the chapter's activities, 1955-1966. There is also a printed history of the FFA in Missouri, 1928-1978.

Fyfer, John K., Diplomas, 1893, (C2286)
1 folder
Two electrical engineering diplomas issued to Fyfer by the Department of Engineering, University of the State of Missouri, June 1893. Diplomas signed by R.H. Jesse, president, and faculty member of the departments of engineering, physics and math.


Gallemore, Nelson C., Certificate, 1886, (C0522)
1 folder
Certificate issued by the University of Missouri for completion of course in double-entry bookkeeping.

Gammon, William J., Papers, (CA6361)
0.4 cubic feet
Historical and genealogical research pertaining to Center Point School, Jackson County, Missouri, and Jackson Presbyterian Church, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

Gannger, Katherine Thomas, Papers, 1913-1916, (CA5459)
0.2 linear feet
Photographs, diploma and scrapbook compiled while a student at Howard-Payne College in Fayette, MO. Most materials concern classmates and student activities.

Gardner, James A., Papers, c. 1910, 1930s-1980s, (CA2917)
13 linear feet
Papers of a history professor include research notes and manuscripts for an unpublished biography of Moses Austin; teaching notes and outlines, and administration records of the history department at Mineral Area College, Flat River, MO; class notes and papers written while a student at Washington University; and personal correspondence and assorted papers.

Garfield School, Mexico, Missouri, Records, 1910-1975, (C3925)
60 volumes on 4 rolls of microfilm
Student attendance records of a black elementary and high school in Mexico, Missouri.

Geiger, Louis G. (1913-2002), Papers, 1803-2002, (C4058)
17.5 linear feet
The papers of a history professor who specialized in the subjects of higher education and local history. Geiger was a Fulbright lecturer to India, Finland, and the former Soviet Union. He corresponded with family and friends, and traveled extensively after his retirement.

Gentry, Richard, Papers, 1826, (C2082)
1 folder
The papers of Richard Gentry contain a receipt for payment of a $50 fine for allowing card playing in his house and a proclamation from Governor John Miller ordering Gentry's fine remitted and charges dismissed.

Gibson, Ella, Composition Book, 1872-1874, (CA5962)
1 volume
Composition book of a Stephens College student in the 1870s. Includes essays on history, philosophy, and other topics studied at the school.

Gideon, Missouri, Common School District, Building Dedication Program, 1937, (R0706)
1 item
This is the program for the "Dedication of the Junior-Senior High School Building, Gideon, Missouri," dated 17 September 1937.

Gieschen, Ruth K. (1924- ) Collection, (K1173)
.6 cubic feet
The Ruth K. Gieschen Collection is comprised of administrative papers and reports of the Missouri Governor’s Conferences on Education, the Metropolitan Kansas City Junior College District, and the Hickman Mills Community Scholarship Foundation. The collection also contains various programs relating to theatre productions in the Kansas City area.

Givens, William, Copy Book, 1816-1821, (C0655)
1 folder
The copy book contain notes prepared by a student of mathematics.

Glasgow [Missouri] Board of Education Books, 1875-1917, (C2327)
8 volumes
Record books for District 1, Range 17, Township 51, Howard County. Election of directors and minutes of board meetings; textbooks adopted; minutes of annual school meetings; registered voters; teachers' rolls and salaries; school expenses; district clerk's annual enumeration; rules and regulations for students and teachers.

Goslin, Franklin, Certificates, 1845, (C1543)
1 folder
The collection contains certificates for scholarship and good behavior to Franklin Goslin from Robert A. Younger, preceptor.

Grant School Parent-Teacher Association, Columbia, Missouri, Papers, 1944-1973, (C3451)
.7 linear feet, 8 volumes
Scrapbooks; minutes of general and executive meetings; bylaws; and miscellaneous papers and correspondence kept by secretary. Includes state convention folders; national PTA manual; and miscellaneous informational brochures and flyers.

Graves, David William (1837-1918), Autobiography, 1916, (C0158)
3 folders
The autobiography of a Montgomery County, Missouri, farmer, schoolteacher, and Baptist missionary and minister. A donor-compiled index is included.

Great Western Normal School and Business College, Webb City, Missouri, Booklet, 1903, (R1082)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir program" issued for a "Reception in honor of the teachers of the public schools of Jasper County," sponsored by the Webb City Commercial Club and held at the Great Western Normal School and Business College at Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri, on 8 October 1903.

Green, A.P. (1875-1956), Papers, 1926-1958 (C2960)
29 linear feet
Business and personal papers of a Mexico, Missouri, fire brick manufacturer. Correspondence with family members; business associates in U.S., Europe, and South America; as trustee of Westminster College and member of Board of Visitors of University of Missouri; and with miscellaneous business and charitable organizations.

Greenwaide, Nelle Claycomb (1927-2010) Papers, 1877-1988, (K1104)
0.3 cubic foot
Family photographs, baby book, school/sorority composites, passports, a framed letter and embroidery, an autograph book, and several photograph albums belonging to Greenwaide.

Groene, Evlewt, Kirkwood Collection, 1928-1944, (S0895)
1 box, 1 folder
The Evlewt Groene collection contains documents about her experiences at Kirkwood High School from 1928 to 1944 within two scrapbooks. The documents provide a record of her activities there and of her graduation in 1931.


Hadley, Herbert Spencer (1872-1927), Papers, 1830-1943, (C0006)
15.2 linear feet, 35 volumes on 58 rolls of microfilm
The papers of a Missouri Republican lawyer, politician, educator, and author include correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, manuscripts, photographs, cartoons, and miscellaneous material. Originals in storage.

Hagerman-Hayden Papers, 1852-1893 (C0110)
0.6 linear feet
Letters and papers of an Alexandria, Missouri, lawyer; a Keokuk, Iowa, student at Academy of the Visitation, St. Louis; and a music student in Oberlin, Ohio.

Hardin College, Mexico, Missouri, Papers, 1919, (C0814)
1 folder
Report on the college and appeal from the alumni association president concerning the half million dollar expansion campaign for the college.

Harlan, Dorothy Cochran (1924-2015), Photograph Collection, ca. 1898-1902, (P0138)
28 photographs
28 b/w photos of Missouri Training School for Boys in Boonville, Cooper Co., ca. 1900. Exterior and interior views of various buildings on campus, baseball team, school room, brick yard, dormitories, laundry and bath house, and bakery.

Harris Family, Photographs, c. 1880s-1960s, (C2415)
1 cubic foot
Photographs of family, friends, employers, church, and schools collected by Julia Warren Harris. Two folders contain postcards, a few letters, and announcements. The collection is a vivid portrait of black family and social life in Boone County, MO.

Harris, Althea M., Papers, (CA5252)
0.25 linear feet
Scrapbook kept by a University of Missouri-Columbia student during the 1960s and 1970s. Photographs, histories, correspondence, and memorabilia, primarily relating to the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

Harryman, Eugene, Weaubleau Christian College and Weaubleau Christian Congregational Church, 1867-1960, (C3501)
1 folder
History of Weaubleau Congregational Christian Church and Weaubleau Christian College, 1867-1960, in Weaubleau, MO.

Heaney Desegregation Collection, (SA0899)
9 Boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Heck, Earl Leon, The Rise of Higher Education in the Missouri Valley, 1818-1900, 1965., (C2914)
1 folder
Histories of academics, colleges, and universities in the Missouri Valley.

Hedges, Isaac A., (SA0900)
1 box
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Hendrix, Omer, Papers, 1903-1904, (C2037)
1 folder
The papers contain a teacher's certificate, grade reports, and letters of recommendation.

Henry, Mattie, Grammar Notebook, n.d., (R0191)
1 folder
This is a grammar notebook used by Mattie Henry to instruct grade school students at Charleston, Mississippi County, Missouri. The book includes rules and examples for English grammar and sentence diagramming. The book was edited by Benjamin Bird Moore and was published by the Mississippi County Historical Society in 1983.

Henry County, Missouri, Richland Rural School, Souvenir, 1906, (R1223)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir" for the students at Richland Rural School for the term 1905-1906. Listed are the names of the teacher (Frank O. Denney), the school board (J. F. Boyd, president), and the names of the pupils. The surnames Lile, Duckworth, Boyd, Knisely, Dody, and Wood were common among the students.

High School Athletic and Oratorical Association for Southeast, Missouri, (R0728)
1 folder
This is the program for the "Twenty-First Annual Meet" of the High School Athletic and Oratorical Association for Southeast Missouri, held at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on 23-24 April 1926.

High School Meet for Southeast, Missouri, Program, 1933, (R0999)
1 folder
This is a program booklet for the 28th annual "High School Meet for Southeast Missouri," held at Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, on 28-29 April 1933. The meet included competitions in academic subjects, music, and debate as well as athletics. The meet was "under control of the Teachers College Athletic Committee."

Higher Education Coordinating Council Records, (SA0901)
15 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Hill, Adam, Papers, 1892-1897, 1957, (C3540)
0.25 cubic feet (6 folders), 8 oversize items
The papers contain certificates, a diploma, ephemera and photographs pertaining to Hill's activities as a cadet at Marmaduke Military Academy in Sweet Springs, Missouri, and his career as a football player for the University of Missouri Tigers.

Hill, Dr. Robert Lee (1952- ) Papers, ca. 1970s-2010s (K1352)
23 cubic feet
Dr. Robert Lee Hill served as minister of the Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Kansas City, Missouri for thirty years. The papers include sermons, books, speeches, correspondence, photographs, awards and additional materials relating to his long career and numerous activities within and outside of the church and the Kansas City community.

Historic Kansas City Foundation Records, 1974-1995, (K0207)
65 cubic feet
Operational records and programming and research materials for a historic preservation agency in Kansas City, MO.

History Senior Seminar Papers, Collections, 1992-1993, (S0723)
12 Folders
This collection contains the academic papers of 12 students of the 1992 and 1993 History Senior Seminar 393, taught by Dr. Gerda Ray of the University of Missouri - St. Louis. Topics vary from broad historical perspectives to studies of specific St. Louis ethnic communities.

Hobbs, Fannie P., Student Notebook, 1900, (C2478)
1 volume
The collection contains notes made in the teacher training class of Miss McCullough in Bonne Terre in 1900. The notes discuss the methodology of kindergarten teaching according to Frederick Froebel, probably copied from a Froebel text.

Hoehn, Wanoma (1931-2004), Scrapbook, 1948-1949, (R1230)
1 folder
This is a scrapbook compiled by Wanoma Hoehn during her senior year at Perryville High School at Perryville in Perry County, Missouri. Included are clippings, mementoes, and programs from membership in the band, parties, dances, plays, and graduation exercises.

Hogeye School, Lowndes, Missouri, Records, 1947-1948, (R0590)
1 folder, photocopies
This collection consists of speeches and other historical information on the Hogeye School at Lowndes in Wayne County, Missouri. The information was compiled by C. F. Hopkins and Mrs. Lillie Gray Shoemaker for presentation at school reunions in 1947 and 1948.

Holy Cross Lutheran School, Photographs, 1889-1897, (S1165)
13 images

Hooper Institute, Clarksburg, Missouri, Papers, 1879-1894, (C0605)
3 folders
Papers of a Moniteau County school, originally called the Clarksburg Select School. Class notes, programs, copy of school journal "The Visitor," examination book, and miscellaneous.

Hopewell Elementary School, Washington County, Missouri, Record Book, 1909-1911, (C0852)
1 folder
The collection contains one school record book with grades and attendance records for pupils.

Howard Female College, Fayette, Missouri, Rules [1859], (C1914)
1 folder
Rules for boarding pupils pertaining to dress, manners, exercise, and other matters.

Howard-Payne College, Fayette, Missouri, Program, 1892, (C0615)
1 folder
The program is for the college’s graduation exercises in 1892.

Howie, Margaret, Papers, (CA5705)
2 linear feet
Papers relating to organization and functioning of Stephens College Federation of Teachers organization. Also includes a few papers relating to librarianship at Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri.

Huffaker, Christopher Columbus (1823-1873) Papers, 1852, (K0306)
1 volumes
Huffaker was a teacher at the school operated in the Westport Methodist Church and later the new, public, Main School, which eventually the Allen School. Includes his diary that he used to record the books he read at college.

Humphrey, Robin (1922-1998) Papers, 1960s-1980s, (K0381)
1 cubic foot
Humphrey was an actress and director and taught theater at the University of Missouri in Columbia and in Kansas City. Includes scripts, teaching notes, and other material relating to plays with which she was involved at the Missouri Repertory Theatre and other theaters in the Kansas City, MO area.

Hungate, William (1922-2007), Desegregation Collection, 1972-1990, (S0838)
435 folders
Several collections in the State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center-St. Louis relate to the Liddell v Board of Education case, but the Hungate-St. Louis School Desegregation Case collection (1972-1985) includes material not available elsewhere. In sum, the Hungate Collection provides an insight into how the Judge and his staff prepared for hearings and rulings related to the case, in some instances, in great detail. Of particular importance are the working papers, research sources, and early drafts prepared by Hungate and his staff in preparing court orders and rulings, and in correspondence with litigants in the case. Many of the drafts include marginal comments in Hungate's handwriting. Another important series contains letters sent to Judge Hungate, not only from St. Louisans and Missourians but from around the country. The letters also provide insight to the sensitive nature of this crucial case as it related to race relations generally.

Hy Vile Family Papers, 1922-2012, (K0560)
8 cubic feet
The papers contain documents, publications, scrapbooks, and photographs related to the personal and professional life of Hy Vile and the Vile family.

Hyde, Ira B. (1838-1926), Papers, 1856-1924, (C2406)
0.4 linear feet
The papers of Ira B. Hyde contain school, speech, law and political materials of Hyde, a Princeton, MO, lawyer who attended Oberlin College and was prosecuting attorney for Mercer County, congressman (1873-1874), and a promoter of railroads and banks.

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Auxiliary Scrapbooks, 1983-1999, (K0984)
2 volumes
The Auxiliary's purpose is to assist the school's growing financial needs and provide scholarship money to help students meet tuition costs. Included are scrapbooks chronicling the Auxiliary's activities.

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Booklets Collection, (K1337)
3 cubic feet
The collection consists primarily of Civic Service Award Booklets as well as Hyman Brand Academy Commemorative Calendars. In addition, there are papers relating to the Zeldin family and booklets for the Kehilath Israel Synagogue.

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Records, (K1260)
2 cubic feet
This collection consists of records related to the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, which was founded in 1966, in Overland Park, Kansas. Included are board minutes, directories, and a selection of Civic Service Award Booklets. In addition, there are papers related to several Greater Kansas City area Jewish organizations.

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Scrapbooks, 1952-1980, (K0985)
1 cubic foot
Scrapbooks containing correspondence, programs, newsletters, donor letters, newspaper clippings, student rosters, ephemera, and photographs of classes and events of the Academy. Also loose photographs, both formal and informal, of students and classes, Hyman and Clara Brand, Joan and Walter March, and of the Academy's staff, teachers, and board members.


Iberia Junior College, Collection, 1914-1958, (R0231)
3 folders
These are bulletins of the Iberia Academy (1914) and Iberia Junior College (1940-1941) in Miller County, Missouri. There is also a history of the town of Iberia, the Academy, and the College (1958) by William F. Jones. Operation of the College was taken over by Drury College at Springfield, Missouri, in 1951.

Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran School Records, (R0838)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran School Records contain a program for the consecration the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran School in Perryville, Missouri on September 6, 1908.

Ingram, Edd, Photographs (P0279)
1.71 cubic feet (396 glass plate negatives, 13 photographs)
Photographs by Edd Ingram of Edgar Springs, Missouri, primarily in glass plate negative format. Ingram captured early twentieth-century individual and group portraits, school portraits, and images of rural activities, industries, and agriculture. Identified locations pictured are in south central Missouri and cover portions of Phelps, Pulaski, Dent, Texas, and Crawford counties.

Institute for Studies in American Music Records, 1970s, (K0388)
3 folders
Classroom presentations, photographs of musicians, a brief history of the Institute, and various other miscellanies related to the Institute, once part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music.

International Institute Of Metropolitan St. Louis, Papers, 1919-1960, (S0422)
399 Folders, 14 Rolls Microfilm
The Papers of the International Institute of St. Louis were deposited in the Immigration History Research Center in August 1976. They were secured through the efforts of Rudolph J. Vecoli, Professor of History at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Immigration History Research Center, and Margaret G. Richards, formerly of the International Institute of St. Louis. An agreement reached in May 1976 between the International Institute of St. Louis Board of Directors and the Immigration History Research Center stipulated that all casework records will be excluded from the depository collection until such time that a policy statement on this material has been issued by the American Council for Nationalities Service (New York), with which the St. Louis International Institute is affiliated. The microfilm copy, however, does not include all published or near-print materials issued by national organizations (e.g. the Interpreter Releases from the Common Council for American Unity). The microfilm copy is selective in its inclusion of other printed material (largely newspaper clippings and magazine articles) as well as various club and group activity records found under Series 17 in the collection's organizational framework.

Iron County, Missouri, School District No. 3 (Cedar Grove School), Records, (R0843)
2 volumes
These are District Clerk's record books from Cedar Grove School in northern Iron County, Missouri. They include minutes of annual and board meetings, financial data, records of the employment of teachers and custodians, and annual enumerations of school-age children.

Iron County, Missouri, School District No. 14 (Banner School), Records, (R0684)
2 oversize volumes
These are teachers' record books of the elementary school at Banner in western Iron County. Included are records of individual attendance and classification, monthly summaries, inventories of school property, and records of visitors to the school.

Iron County, Missouri, School District No. 15 (Reed Creek School), Records, (R0844)
1 folder, oversize
These are enrollment and attendance records for Reed Creek School near Banner in northern Iron County, Missouri. Also included are recommendations and remarks concerning individual students, but not their grades.

Iron County, Missouri, School Records, 1872-1932, (R0159)
6 folders, photocopies
These are records of the district clerks for District No. 3, Roselle School, Madison and Iron counties, 1872-1893; and District No. 18, Middlebrook School, Iron County, 1909-1914. Also included are the visiting records of the county superintendent, 1909-1912, and teachers' certificates and contracts.


Jackson, V. Corinne (1909-2001), Papers, (CA6393)
4 cubic feet, 4 audio cassettes
The papers of V. Corinne Jackson, a schoolteacher from Arrow Rock, Missouri, include correspondence, programs, speeches, photographs, poems, diaries, scrapbooks, plays, audio cassettes, radio broadcasts, school and professional papers, and miscellaneous material from her life and work.

Jackson High School Records, (R1481)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Jackson High School Records contain a bulletin published by the high school in Jackson, Missouri, for sue by patrons, students, and faculty. It was published for the 1935 to 1936 school year and contains information on the buildings and grounds, equipment available for student use, organizations and activities, how to register to for classes, and the requirements needed to graduate. 

Jasper County, Missouri, Cedar Bluff School, register, 1893-1898, (R0618)
1 volume
This is the teacher's register for Cedar Bluff School in Jasper County, Missouri. It includes daily and term attendance records for each student beginning 10 April 1893 and continuing through 18 March 1898. There is also a visitor's register.

Jasper County, Missouri, School District No. 6, Dixie School, Record Book, 1886-1902, (R0617)
1 volume
This is the district clerk's record book for District No. 6 in Jasper County, Missouri. The record book includes minutes of the annual meetings, proceedings of the board of directors, annual enumeration of the district, lists of resident tax payers, oaths of officers, estimates of school expenses, teachers' contracts, and records of expenses.

Jasper County, Missouri, Subdistrict No. 5 (Smithfield School), Record Book, 1870-1896, (R0783)
1 folder, photocopies
This is the "Subdistrict Record" for school Subdistrict No. 5, Smithfield School, in Jasper County, Missouri. The volume includes minutes of meetings of the district and board of directors, estimates of school expenses, teachers' contracts, and annual enumeration of residents and children.

Jasper County, Missouri, Superintendent of Schools, Programs, 1912-1913, (R0985)
1 folder
These are programs for teachers' meetings held at Sarcoxie (20 January 1912 and 1 March 1913) and Carl Junction (1 February 1913) in Jasper County, Missouri. Teachers from area schools attended. The meetings were called by County Superintendent L. W. Kost.

Jesse, Richard Henry (1853-1921), Letter, 1906, (C0529)
1 folder
To J.C. Schuerman, Ithaca, NY, from Columbia, MO, Sept. 21, 1906. Asks the president of Cornell University about the cost and use of the university library. Answers noted on original by G.W. Hains and returned.

Jesse, Richard Henry (1853-1921), Papers, 1871-1932, (C3806)
0.6 linear
The papers of a professional educator and president of the University of Missouri from 1891 to 1908 include correspondence, school records, biographical materials, and manuscript copies of speeches and articles.

Jesse, Richard Henry (1853-1921), Papers, 1902, (C1574)
1 folder
The papers of Richard Henry Jesse contain 39 letters to the president of the University of Missouri from high school principals in answer to Jesse's inquiries about student cheating.

Jewish Women International "Dolls for Democracy" Collection, 1951-1995, (K0745)
6 cubic feet
Handmade dolls and organizational files for the Heart of America Chapter 527 of B'Nai B'rith Women's "Dolls for Democracy" program.

Johnston, Harriet D., Papers, 1923-1927, (C3691)
13 folders
The papers of Harriet D. Johnston contain letters of an instructor in zoology at Stephens College, Columbia, MO, 1925-1927, to John F. Calvert concerning family matters, happenings in Columbia, the University of Missouri, Stephens College, and Butler College, Indianapolis, IN. Also included are miscellaneous printed materials and photographs.

Johnston, Louisa Poteet (1890-1979) Papers, ca. 1850s-ca. 2000s (K0650)
9 cubic feet
Correspondence, photographs, printed materials, news articles, research files and writings, ephemera and artifacts relating to: the Alexander Majors Home; the Russell, Majors, and Waddell Freighting company; the Pony Express; and the Johnston, Simpson and Majors families. Johnston was the great-granddaughter of Alexander Majors.

Joplin Business College, Booklets, ca. 1920-1939, (R0891)
1 folder
These are booklets and other papers promoting the Joplin Business College ("The Joiner School"), a commercial trade school located at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri.

Joplin High School, Joplin, Missouri, Program, 1918, (R0907)
1 folder
This is a program for a performance of "The Education of Mr. Pipp," a theatrical comedy by Augustus Thomas, by the Senior Class of 1918 of Joplin High School at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. Directed by Mrs. George F. Wolfe, the play was performed on 9-10 May 1918.

Jorgenson, Lloyd P., Collection, (CA3954)
0.4 linear feet
Miscellaneous school records, some copies: Ste. Genevieve Academy, 1807-1819; Schoolhouse at Sink-Hold Spring, Central High School, 1930s; and other miscellaneous publications regarding Missouri education.

Joseph, Harris S. (1918-2005) Papers, 1924-2000, (K0954)
1 cubic foot
Joseph was active with the Boy Scouts of America for over thirty years, serving as a scoutmaster for Troops 61 and 2. Includes photographs, anniversary booklets, programs, flyers, pins, and clothing related to Boy Scout troop 61.

Junior College District Of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, Records, 1957-1967, (S0692)
9 Folders
The Junior College District of St. Louis and St. Louis County records contain correspondence, board minutes, pamphlets, and newsclippings.

Junior Kindergarten, St. Louis, Missouri, Records, 1966-1968, (S0042)
7 Folders
The Junior Kindergarten was organized to improve the school readiness of educationally disadvantaged children before their entrance into a public kindergarten. Collection includes correspondence, reports, memos, flyers, and articles of incorporation.


Kansas City Architectural Foundation (KCAF) Records, 1954-1999, (K1025)
1 cubic foot
Organizational records of the Kansas City Architectural Foundation (KCAF) include board minutes, reports, articles of incorporation, by-laws, correspondence and some records of early awards and events. The records also include Center for Understanding the Built Environment (CUBE) related materials.

Kansas City Area Promotional Material, (K1369)
.5 cubic feet
This collection consists of business association publications promoting Platte County, the Northland Chamber of Commerce, and the Missouri Western State College. In addition, there is a large collection of numbered promotional negatives all related to the greater Kansas City Area.

Kansas City B'nai B'rith Girls Council (BBG) Records, 1963-1964, (K1027)
1 volumes
The sorority component of B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO), BBG helped Jewish teenage girls build leadership potential, self-improvement, and develop Jewish identity. Includes a scrapbook "record of memories".

Kansas City College of Veterinary Medicine Records, 1905, (K1029)
3 folders
Includes diplomas and class composite photographs.

Kansas City Dietetic Association (KCDA) Records, 1947-1988, (K0763)
1 cubic foot
KCDA promotes the dietetic profession, the science and education of dietetics, and improving human nutrition. Includes minutes, correspondence, treasurers' reports, policy manuals, membership lists, Constitutions and Bylaws, and newsletters.

Kansas City Evening Alumnae Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon Scrapbook, 1958-1975, (K0764)
1 volume
Mu Phi Eplison is a is a coeducational, professional music fraternity. Scrapbook of programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, cards, newsletters, photographs, postcards, brochures and flyers.

Kansas City Food Circle Records, 1981-2004 (K1031)
2 cubic feet
The records contain membership lists, research materials, publications, organizational records, and newspaper clippings.

Kansas City Jewish Museum, 1994-2006, (K0766)
2 cubic feet
Organizational records including board minutes, administrative files, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, newspaper clippings, publicity, exhibit flyers, brochures, magazines, calendars, audiotape, visitors registers, and an posters.

Kansas City Medical Library Club Records (K0186)
0.16 cubic foot (12 folders)
The Kansas City Medical Library Club Records consist of subscription cards for the Kansas City Medical Library Club and miscellaneous correspondence and notes, dated 1911 to 1920.

Kansas City Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) Council Records, 1915-1983, (K0768)
7 cubic feet
The Council functioned as a collaborative organization, composed of teachers and parents of students in the Kansas City, MO, public schools. Includes minutes of the executive board and council, historians' books, scrapbooks, newsletters of the Kansas City Council and the Missouri State PTA office.

Kansas City Regional Council for Higher Education (KCRCHE) Records, 1962-1994, (K0769)
19 cubic feet
Organizational records including correspondence; financial records; planning materials for seminars and events; grant applications and administration records; reports and surveys; printed and published materials; videotapes, and photographs. Also includes records of the Consortium for Interinstitutional Leadership (CIL).

Kansas City (MO) School District Desegregation Clippings, 1961-1999, (K1024)
1 cubic foot
Newspaper clippings from Kansas City area newspapers concerning the Kansas City School District desegregation efforts.

Kansas City United Synagogue Youth (KCUSY) Scrapbooks, 1963-1991, (K1034)
6 cubic feet
The youth movement of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ). The scrapbooks document the organization with paperwork, photographs, and memorabilia related to meetings, programs, and conferences.

Kansas City University Extension Center Records, 1905-1930, (K1035)
0.2 cubic foot
The Extension Center was an adult education program sponsoring national speakers on contemporary political and social issues. Includes the financial secretary's reports and programs.

Kansas City Veterinary College, History and Directory, 1956, (C0634)
1 folder
History and lists of officers, faculty, and alumni.

Kansas City Young Audiences Inc. Records, 1962-2005, (K0512)
100 cubic feet
Administrative records of an arts education organization. Includes minutes, correspondence, program announcements, performance information, financial records, fundraising efforts, and scrapbooks.

Kansas City Youth Political Collective Records, 1981-1991 (K0304)
0.25 cubic foot
Printed material, correspondence, clippings, writings, publications and ephemera concerning the Collective, a left-leaning political activist organization begun at Penn Valley Community College in the late 1980s.

Karnes, Joseph Van Clief (1841-1911) Papers, 1868-1937, (K0287)
3 folders
Autobiography of Karnes, an attorney prominent and influential member in the civic and legal community of Kansas City, MO. contains information on his family history and education, people he knew, the Kansas City public school and library system, and city charter reform. Also a small scrapbook comprised of clippings and writings.

Kay Norton / Marian Peterson Papers, 1984-1995, (K0382)
2 cubic feet
Norton and Peterson were professors in the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri Kansas City. Includes newspaper clippings, reports, scripts, correspondence and other miscellaneous items relating to research project, particularly African American musicians and related programs

Kees, Beverly (1941-2004), Papers, 1941-2004, (C4025)
27.75 linear feet, 2 volumes, 1 video cassette
The papers of Beverly Kees, a journalist, editor, and journalism instructor in Minneapolis, North Dakota, Indiana, and California; the first female executive editor at a Knight-Ridder newspaper; and editor and programs director for the Freedom Forum Pacific Coast Center. The collection contains both personal and professional material, including office files, clippings, editorials, correspondence, photographs, reports, resources, and handbooks.

Keith, Carol Dobkins, Papers, 1859-1936, (C4122)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers of Carol Dobkins Keith contain a variety of photographs, correspondences, legal papers, and souvenirs. The majority of the collection consists of photographs depicting several colleges, schools, churches, and religious leaders in Missouri. The correspondences and legal papers date from 1863 to 1876 and primarily discuss the requests of soldiers serving in the military. There is an assortment of souvenir items, particularly from Fulton, Missouri, and Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado in the early 1900s.

Kemper Family School, Boonville, Missouri, Papers, 1873-1890, (C0604)
1 folder
The papers contain announcements, catalogues, and programs of annual examinations and commencement.

Kemper Military School, Boonville, Missouri, Collection, 1920-1947, (C4174)
5 folders, 4 oversize photographs
This artificial collection of Kemper Military School material combines several small acquisitions from various individuals. Included are photographs, a yearbook, and miscellaneous papers. For the school's official records, please see C4005.

Kemper Military School, Boonville, Missouri, Records, c.1910-2001, (C4005)
225 linear feet, 1 videocassette
The papers of Kemper Military School, the oldest military school west of the Mississippi River, include student records and transcripts, applications, commencement material, diplomas, grade cards, and miscellaneous material.

Kennedy, Lyle Papers, (K0050)
6 cubic feet
The Lyle Kennedy Papers consists of research papers, maps, books, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, and slides related to Kennedy’s studies of Kansas City history.

Kenton, Joseph Steven (1921- ) Papers, 1985-1990, (K0756)
4 cubic feet
Correspondence, audiotapes, Missouri Legislature committee notes, reports, and other material relating to the Kansas City, Missouri School District desegregation case from Kenton, a Missouri State Representative.

Kern, Maximilian Gottlieb (1825-1916), Lecture Notes, 1842-1843, (C3129)
2 folders
Botany lecture notes, in German, taken by Kern at the University of Tubingen in the classes of Hugo Mohl and Dr. Maerklin. Kern was later on the botany faculty of the University of Missouri.

Kinder, A. Aven (1902-1986), Papers, 1918-1967, (CG0005)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)
The papers of A. Aven Kinder contain 29 photographs dating from the early 1900s to 1967, yearbook pages from Central High School's "The Giradot," Southeast Missouri State University's "The Sagamore," and University of Missouri's "The Savitar," correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.

King, Roy T. (1904-1990), Photograph Collection, 1885-1957, (P0099)
0.5 linear feet
Photographs of Columbia, primarily 1927-1941 and including the University of Missouri, fraternity and sorority houses, Broadway and downtown, Stephens College, homes, and aerial views. Additional images of Boone County, Rocheport, the Ozarks, and Cooper, Iron and Jackson County buildings, people and miscellaneous places. Many of the photographs in this collection are by Leon Waughtel.

Kingsbury, Lilburn A. (1884-1983), Collection, 1816-1983, (C3724)
9.2 linear feet; 16 oversize volumes, 6 card files
The personal papers and collected materials of Lilburn A. Kingsbury of Howard County, Missouri. Kingsbury was an insurance agent, farmer, orchardist, bank clerk, local historian, writer, genealogist, musician, and antique collector.

Kinloch School Desegregation, Collection, 1972-1989, 1972-1989, (S0707)
29 Folders
The collection is divided into two series: 1. Newsclippings, 1962-1975, folders 1-25; and 2. Reports, 1974-1989, folders 26-29. Both series have a chronological arrangement.

Kirkland, Hazel Adkins (1888-1974) Papers, 1905-1909, (K0957)
2 folders
Kirkland attended Liberty Ladies College and was a member of the Eta Upsilon Gamma sorority. Includes sorority ink drawings, a newsletter, and a group photograph.

Koch, Joyce I. Koch (1941- ) and Harold B. (1936- ) Papers, 1972-2004, (K0757)
5 folders; 2 volumes
Scrapbooks for the years Koch was president of Heart of America B'nai B'rith Women (now Jewish Women International), songbooks, miscellaneous papers and photographs of Penn Valley Community College Social Sciences Department, Harold Koch Ph.D., chair.

Kremer, Gary R., Papers, (CA6143)
1.8 cubic feet, 42 audio cassettes, 4 CDs, 3 DVDs, 4 video cassettes, 329.9 MB of digital filesPapers of the Director of the State Historical Society of Missouri. Primarily contains correspondence, publications, and audiovisual material.


La Comunidad Video Collection, c. 1980s-1990s, (K0499)
36 cubic feet
The collection consists of over 400 professional quality ¾" U-matic video tapes, produced by Hispanic Productions, Inc. at American Cablevision, 1977-1996, for local television broadcast. Programs concerned the Hispanic Community in the Greater Kansas City area. Also included are some organizational files.

Laclede County, Missouri, School District No. 56 (Ivey School), Souvenir Program, 1912, (R0697)
1 item
This is a small souvenir booklet presented by "Prof. H. C. Clark, Teacher," to the students at Ivey School in Laclede County, Missouri, at the close of the school year in 1912.

Laclede County, Missouri, School District No. 36 (Keck School), souvenir booklet, 1920, (R0709)
1 item
This is a small souvenir booklet presented by Effie B. Stephens, teacher, to the students at Keck School in Laclede County, Missouri, at the close of the school year in April 1920. Included are the names of the pupils and the directors of the school district.

Laclede County, Missouri, Superintendent of Schools, Directories, 1943-1946, (R0855)
1 folder
These are four Laclede County, Missouri, school directories, published in consecutive years (1943-1944 through 1946-1947) by County School Superintendent Hazel Ponder. Included are district numbers and names, teachers' names and salaries, total assessed valuations and tax rates, enrollment and average attendance, and names of members of the School Board for each district.

Lacy, Archibaldus J., Diploma, 1851, (C1471)
1 folder
The collection consists of a Degree of Doctor of Medicine conferred by the University of Missouri. The diploma is signed by professors of the medical school.

LaGrange College Receipt, 1876, (C0616)
1 folder
From the college made out to Miss Bell Riley for contribution for endowment.

Lamine School and Community Club Records, (CA6438)
0.6 cubic feet, 3 volumes
Records of the Lamine School in Cooper and Pettis Counties. The school was consolidated into the Smithton School District in 1952, at which point the community purchased the building and it became a community center. The records include minutes of the Lamine Community Club.

Lance, Donald M. (1931-2002), Papers, 1938-2002, (C3992)
11.3 linear feet, 144 audio cassettes
The papers of a University of Missouri English professor, well-known for his lectures on the pronunciation of "Missouri" and other dialect research, contain extensive professional correspondence, research data, articles, presentations, teaching materials, and materials related to his work with professional organizations. Audio cassettes include interviews with Germans in Missouri and with decorated U.S. Army Special Forces veteran Byrl D. Taylor, Missouri folk musicians, and examples of English language dialects.

Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, Columbia, Missouri, Papers, 1860s-1962, (C3877)
0.4 linear feet
Minutes, resolutions, maps, reports, and legal documents concerning the urban redevelopment project in Columbia, Missouri, for the area known as Flat Branch and/or the Douglass School Urban Renewal Area.

Lang, Mrs. Howard, Sr., Photograph Collection, (P0320)
1 photograph
Photograph of Miss Joy Fewsmith's primary class at Robert E. Lee Elementary School, Columbia, MO, early 1900s.

Lanos, Chyrel, Papers, (CA5160)
0.1 linear feet
Papers relating to the Big Eight Conference on Black Student Government and the University of Missouri Legion of Black Collegians, 1977-1978.

Lathrop, John, Portrait, 1834, (C2256)
1 folder
Photograph of portrait of the Reverend John Lathrop, ancestor of John Hiram Lathrop (1799-1866), president of the University of Missouri, 1841-1849, 1865-1866. Genealogical data on Lathrop family written on back.

Lawrence County, Missouri, Mount Vernon Township, Blue Hall School, Souvenir, 1905, (R0899)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir" marking the end of the school year on 31 March 1905 at Blue Hall School in Mount Vernon Township in Lawrence County, Missouri. The souvenir was presented by the teacher, Lida McNatt, and includes the names of all the students and the members of the school board.

League Of Women Voters Of St. Louis, Addenda, 1916-1977 , (S0530)
143 boxes, 1,744 folders, 289 photographs, 4 film strips
9 audio tapes, 3 16mm films, 6 phonograph records
The collection contains a wide variety of materials including publications, correspondence, newsclippings, artifacts, photographs, films, tapes and records. In processing the records the original categorization used by the League was maintained. One of the most interesting aspects of the collection revolves around the Leagues habit of collecting information on both sides of a issue even if the material was unflattering to the organization or its position. In addition to records relating to the St. Louis area, the collection also contains a series on the Missouri League of Women Voters and the National League of Women Voters. These series contain communications between the St. Louis League and the state and national offices. It should be noted that information on a given subject may be found in several different series, thus an extensive index has been included.

Leake, Harold H. (1891-1978) and Dorothy V. (1893-1990), Papers, 1841-1990, (C4011)
40.25 linear feet, 4 card files, 9 audio discs, 8 video cassettes
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.

Lemon, Mrs. Walter V., Photograph Collection, (P0976)
4 photographs
Photos of Montgomery City High School Class of 1898, Spanish American War 5th MO Volunteer Infantry, Fourth of July picnic, and Frank Saborinne and Linn Lockwood.

Lenoir-Nifong Family, Papers, 1797-1964, (C3835)
11 folders
The papers of a Boone County, Missouri, family with roots in North Carolina include school notebooks, genealogical material, photographs, and account books of the Lenoirs and Frank G. Nifong, a physician who married Lavinia Bradford Lenoir.

Lentz, Theodore F. (1888-1976), Papers, 1926-1983, (S0435)
565 Folders, 2 Tapes, 32 Microfilm Rolls
The Theodore F. Lentz papers document his professional career as a psychologist and a peace researcher. The bulk of the papers are from 1940- 1976. There are very few personal papers such as family correspondence, diaries, or photographs.

Lerner, Janet Deborah Katz (1937- ) Papers, 1989-1994, (K1004)
1 volumes
Lerner was a teacher and coordinated a celebration of Martin Luther King's birthday called Project HEART. Includes a scrapbook documenting the Project

Levin, Marian Sunie Sherman, Papers, (K1211)
0.09 cubic foot (5 folders)
The Marian Sunie Sherman Levin Papers contain articles and books with advice for grandparents and senior citizens written by Sunie Levin, as well as a copy of the 1940 Congregation Keneseth Israel Beth Sholom Synagogue Schools yearbook.

Levitan, Andrea (1970- ) Papers, ca. 1978-2011, (K1293)
0.25 cubic feet
The collection contains materials related to the youth, education, community leadership, and extracurricular activities of Andrea Levitan. Also includes material relating to Levitan family history.

Levitan, Sharon Bitner (1943- ) and Howard Steven (1943- ) Papers, 1929-2008, (K0803)
4 cubic feet
The collection includes personal and family papers, yearbooks, scrapbooks, publications and photographs related to the Bitner and Levitan families of Kansas City, Missouri, and the Jewish organizations with which they were involved. Also included are materials relating to Sharon's mother, Esther Gottlieb Bitner, and her career as a professional dancer.

Liberty Ladies College Records, (K0128)
0.12 cubic foot (3 folders)
The Liberty Ladies College Records consist of materials pertaining to the private women’s college located in Liberty, Missouri. Materials include correspondence, a grade book, and receipts.

Lichtenwalter, Genevieve (1867-1951) Papers, 1889-1951, (K0210)
3 cubic feet
Personal papers and collected items of a prominent musician and music teacher in Kansas City, MO. Contains concert programs, meeting programs from local, state and national music societies, and other material representing Lichtenwalter's interest in classical music. Also correspondence from other musicians and photo albums contain family photos and travel photos from East Asia.

Lincoln University Photographs, ca. 1903, (P1096)
10 photographs
Ten photographs of the Lincoln University campus, ca. 1903.

Literacy Action Corps of Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA6232)
0.8 linear feet
Administrative records of the organization including minutes, correspondence, newsletters, promotional materials, and membership lists.

Lone Star School District Records, 1884-1895, (K0161)
1 volume
One-volume transcription of records of the school district records which includes names of tax payers for the district, minutes of the school board's meetings, lists of teachers for the school, financial records, and enumeration lists.

Love, James A., (1820-1914), Papers, 1836-1913 (C0131)
0.4 linear feet
Personal papers and business records of an educator in Callaway County, Missouri. Includes a journal, clippings, and miscellaneous items. Volumes include personal and tuition accounts, student registers, and records of Tippecanoe Club and the lyceum.

Lowe, Donald Robert (1936- ) Papers, 1898-ca. 1970, (K0223)
20 folders, 6 microfilm rolls
Material collected by Lowe for his dissertation about Sir Carl Busch (1862-1943), noted Kansas City musician. Most are photocopies from local libraries and museums. Also microfilm of Carl Busch's extensive correspondence at the Royal Danish Library (some translations of the Danish); miscellaneous clippings and papers.

Lowery, Edna Hazel McCullough, Photograph Collection, (P0680)
10 photographs
Photos, mainly copy prints and photo copies, of Hendrickson School and McCullough School children, 1900-1935, Stone County. Copy photo Stone County Officials, 1913.

Lynch, William Henry, Papers, 1859-1905, (R0202)
16 volumes, 8 folders
These are diaries and miscellaneous papers of an educator in southern Missouri. Lynch was a native of Houston in Texas County, Missouri. He served in the 32nd Missouri Infantry during the Civil War, and was principal of schools in Steelville, St. James, Salem, West Plains, and Mountain Grove, Missouri, following the war.


MAACCE- Missouri Association For Adult Continuing And Community Education, 1957-2006, (S0726)
228 Folders
This collection contains board minutes, conference papers, correspondence, newsletters, photographs and artifacts from the five institutions listed above.

Magazine, Sidney (1906-2001) Papers, 1920-1990s, (K1192)
3 folders
Magazine owned Magazine, Lerner and Minda CPA and a civic leader in the Jewish Community in Kansas City, MO. Includes family photographs depicting life events and his Westport High School report cards.

Manring, Maschel (1825-1905) Papers, 1858-1880, (K0291)
3 volumes
Manring was a businessman/farmer in Daviess and Gentry Counties, MO and also commissioned officer in the Union Army. Bound volumes used for multiple purposes including. record book of Gentry County, MO School District #3; account book/ledger for livery business; Civil War diary; "A Trip to Kansas" describing nature of the land and soil, towns, and people; and general notes and personal financial records.

Mansfield, Margaret Marston, Scrapbook, (SP0037)
0..25 cubic foot (2 folders, 6 photographs)
The Margaret Marston Mansfield Scrapbook collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Margaret Marston Mansfield. It contains newspaper articles she found interesting or relevant to her life, including information about her brother, Charles E. Marston, one of the first deans of what is now Missouri State University.

Manual Society of Debate Collection, 1898-1961, (K0337)
9 folders
Manual High School debate society of Minutes, charter and other organizational papers, and printed material. Also records, rosters, and printed material relating to the Manual Debaters' alumni association.

March, Joan S. (1932- ) and Walter I. (1918- ) Papers, 1976-2011, (K0746)
0.3 cubic foot
Papers of active members of the Jewish Community in Greater Kansas City. Includes posters and photographs relating to events, particularly the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy of which Joan March was a founder.

Margolies, Morris B. (1921-2012) Papers, 1915-2012, (K0582)
11 cubic feet
Personal and professional papers including correspondence, letters, and cards to Margolies, Rabbi at Congregation Beth Shalom, and his wife Ruth, who was active in Hadassah, the Beth Shalom Sisterhood, and the Women's League for Conservative Judaism. Also lectures (VHS) Rabbi Margolies gave at Beth Shalom during and after his tenure as Rabbi.

Maries County Teachers' Association, Record Book, 1910-1931, (R0657)
1 volume
These are minutes of meetings of the Maries County Teachers' Association in Maries County, Missouri. The minutes begin on 15 July 1910 and end on 13 March 1931, with a hiatus from 16 January 1915 to 19 August 1927. The records include roll calls of attendees and minutes of the proceedings.

Marshfield Public School, Marshfield, Missouri, handbook, 1951, (R0958)
1 folder
This is a "Handbook of the Marshfield Public School for the Use of Faculty, Students and Parents, 1951-1952." It was issued for use at Marshfield High School at Marshfield in Webster County, Missouri. H. E. Fellin was president of the Board of Education and Lester Gillman was Superintendent of Schools.

Marvin Collegiate Institute, Fredericktown, Missouri, Records, 1894-1898, (C2974)
2 rolls of microfilm
The records contain record books of a school associated with the Methodist Episcopal Church. Roll one is the record book of the finance committee, October 1894 to January 1896, which deals primarily with the erection of the institute building. Roll two is the treasurer's record book, October 1894 to August 1898, showing receipts and disbursements.

Masonic College of Missouri, Lexington, Missouri, Consecration Program, 1845, (C2860)
1 folder
Order of exercises on 24 June 1845, for consecration of the Masonic College of Missouri in Lexington.

Maston, George A. Papers, (CA6509)
0.1 cubic feet, 1 roll of microfilm
Diaries and scrapbooks of a teacher and minister from Union, Missouri, and Lincoln, Nebraska.

McDonald County, Missouri High School Collection, (R1475)
0.02 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.

McDonald County, Missouri, Superintendent of Schools, Directory, 1927, (R0914)
1 folder
This is a "Directory of School Teachers of McDonald County, Missouri" for the 1927-1928 school year. It was issued by W. T. Clopton, the County Superintendent, at Pineville.

McDonald, Moss, "A Tribute to Anna Lee Kidwell," 1963, (C3517)
1 folder
Written by Morgan County superintendent of schools upon the retirement of Anna Lee Kidwell, who taught school for 52 years in Morgan County, MO.

McDonald, Thomas F., (SA0928)
1 box
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

McGee College, College Mound, Missouri, Minutes, 1867-1870, (C3263)
4 folders
The collection contains photocopies of minutes of the proceedings of the faculty of McGee College, September 1867-June 1870.

McGhee, Wyatt, Arithmetic Copy Book, 1805-1808, 1833, (C0844)
1 folder
The collection contains a copy book with definitions and problems covering all common types of arithmetic and surveying; tables; and a few notes added at the later date.

McGuire, Martin E., Memoranda Book, 1871-1883, (R0505)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a memoranda book of a teacher at schools in Benton and Pettis counties in Missouri. Included are the names of students, attendance records, and other information for Fordney (Benton), Prairie Grove (Pettis), and Pin Oak (Pettis) schools, 1871-1875. There are also notes on personal business by Bettie McGuire, 1876-1883.

McKinney, Hayes, Papers, 1789-1897 (C0146)
6 folders
Six land grants, 1825-1836, signed by John Q. Adams and Andrew Jackson. Also several pamphlets, annual catalog of Bellevue Collegiate Institute and Episcopal Methodist College, 1873-1874, and two surveying textbooks.

McKinsey, James, Papers, 1850-1872, (C1890)
1 folder
The papers contain two notes entered into with Randolph County for the use and benefit of the common schools, and a note of Hattie G. Johnson entered into with the Moberly Bank.

Meredith, James H. (1914-1988), Scrapbooks, 1961-1987, (S0472)
7 Volumes
U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. Between 1972-1981, Meredith oversaw the legal battle to desegregate the St. Louis Public Schools. He ruled in 1979 that the Board of Education did not hold the responsibility for racial imbalance in city schools. When the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed his ruling, Meredith became committed to voluntary desegregation. Includes seven scrapbooks containing newsclippings, memorabilia and photographs.

Meriam, Junius L. (1872-1960), Papers, 1900-1944, (C0965)
0.4 linear feet
The Junius L. Meriam Papers consist of photographs and a scrapbook primarily describing and depicting Meriam's views on elementary education. He was a professor at the University of Missouri School of Education and superintendent of the university laboratory schools from 1904 to 1924.

Mermoud, Willa, "Educational Institutions," n.d., (C2131)
1 folder
The collection contains a history of teachers institutes, normal schools, and summer schools in Barry County, MO, 1870-1910, and a list of administrators and teachers who attended the sessions.

Metropolitan Educational Center in the Arts: End of Project Report, (S0048)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
A report compiled by staff members of the Metropolitan Educational Center in the Arts (MECA), a three-year program, founded in 1967 under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, to provide arts education programs to students in the St. Louis metropolitan region. MECA-sponsored programs taught students drama, modern dance, writing, and photography.

Miller, Mrs. Frank B., Photograph Collection, (P0668)
3 photographs
Photos of Hyde Park School staff and students and Miller residence, both in Kansas City, MO, ca. 1900.

Miller, Richard Lawrence (1957- ) Papers, 1959-1991, (K0327)
25 cubic feet
Research materials, manuscript drafts, correspondence, interviews and other recordings for historian and author Miller's work, including his book, Truman: The Rise to Power. Also personal files including on William Jewell College at which he was a student leader, and other projects and topics he researched and wrote upon.

Miller County Institute, Spring Garden, Missouri, Papers, 1885-1892, (C2237)
1 folder
Catalogues, graduation certificate, and papers concerning Butler, IL, public school system.

Miller County Institute, Spring Garden, Missouri, Record Books, 1884-1894, (C0817)
2 folders
Account and record books of a preparatory school; students' accounts and records of tuition received.

Millersburg Elementary School, Millersburg, Missouri, PTO Records, 1957-1983, (C4340)
0.2 cubic feet (6 folders)
The records of the Millersburg Elementary PTO contain financial records, meeting minutes, and general information of the Parent-Teacher Organization, such as family lists, a school schedule, and a lesson plan.

Missouri Academic Advising Association, Records, (CA6226)
1.8 cubic feet
Records of an organization whose purpose is to gain recognition for academic advising and to support the development and professional growth of academic advisors in higher education in Missouri.

Missouri Association for Adult Continuing and Community Education (MAACCE) (SA0930)
1.5 cubic foot
This accession to the Missouri Association for Adult Continuing and Community Education (MAACCE) contains meeting minutes, photographs, membership directories, and newsletters pertaining to conference planning, leadership changes within MAACCE, proposed revisions to MAACCE’s constitution, and grassroots organizing for community education programs. The materials in this collection date from 1980 to 2007.

Missouri Association For Health Physical Education And Recreation, Records, 1937- 1977, (S0010)
56 Folders
MAHPER is a voluntary professional organization made up of individuals representing schools, health and recreation agencies and other institutions interested in the development of these three fields. Its membership consists of teachers in health education, physical education, coaches, recreation leaders, nurses, health coordinators, supervisors, and administrators in these three fields and major students. Founded in 1936 as the Missouri State Physical Education Association, the name was changed two years later to reflect their broader interests. MAHPER was instrumental in revising statewide Health & Physical Education curricula.

Missouri Association For Health, Physical Education And Recreation, (SA0931)
34 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Missouri Collegiate Oratorical Association, Records, (CA5892)
Constitutions, programs, copies of speeches and miscellaneous records of an organization of colleges in Missouri which held annual oratory competitions, 1895-1940.

Missouri Congress of Parents and Teachers, Papers, 1970-1985, (C4324)
0.4 cubic feet
The papers of the Missouri Congress of Parents and Teachers contain printed material which include the origins of the Congress, bylaws of the organization, study programs, subjects of interest for parents and teachers, and planning of programs.

Mississippi County Teachers Association Records, (R1468)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Mississippi County Teachers Association Records contain a program for the Mississippi County Teachers Association event held October 29, 30, and 31, 1903, at the courthouse in Charleston, Missouri.

Missouri Desegregation and Civil Rights Oral History Project, Records, 2013-, (C4116)
0.2 cubic feet, 35 CDs, 1 computer disc
The collection consists of interviews with people who attended Douglass and/or Hickman High School in Columbia, Missouri. The collection consists of digitally recorded interviews, audio logs, and photographs. The collection is ongoing and open to interviews concerning any school and/or civil rights topic in Missouri.

Missouri Educational Exhibit Scrapbook, 1893, (C2664)
1 volume
Student essays in German, French, and English from Central High School, Kansas City.

Missouri Federation Of Teachers (1957- ), Records, 1957-1985, (S0447)
26 Folders, 3 Slides, 1 Negative
The Missouri Federation of Teachers Records, 1962-1974, are divided into six series: 1) Administrative, 1978-1984; 2) Theresa Banks' Dismissal, 1970-1981; 3) Desegregation, 1982-1983; 4) Legal Correspondence, Petitions, and Memoranda, 1974-1980; 5) Newsletters, 1981-1985; 6) Photographs and Slides, 1962-1984. The collection primarily documents the Missouri Federation of Teachers' activities from 1974-1984. It contains little manuscript material from the late 1950s and 1960s. However, the photograph series document teacher strikes in St. Louis and East St. Louis from 1982 to 1984.

Missouri Female College Certificate, n.d., (C2955)
1 folder
Blank certificate for stock in college.

Missouri Humanities Council Records (S0936)
87 cubic feet
The Missouri Humanities Council Records contains grant proposals, evaluations, development meeting minutes, program guidelines, reports, and newsletters pertaining to the group’s mission to assist libraries, museums, and other organizations in promoting educational programs focusing on history, law, ethics, philosophy, and anthropology. 

Missouri Libraries Film Cooperative, Records, (CA6117)
11 linear feet
Records and other organizational papers of the Missouri Libraries Film Cooperative. A grant to the Missouri State Library in 1948 created the MLFC to develop a statewide film circuit. The Cooperative dissolved in 1996. Includes correspondence, photographs and microfilm, master's thesis, journal articles and other historical materials, and financial records.

Missouri Libraries Network Board, Minutes, (CA6116)
0.4 linear feet
Meeting minutes of the Missouri Libraries Network Board, 1982-1985.

Missouri Military Academy, Photographs, (P0445)
3 photographs
Photographs of the Missouri Military Academy, ca. 1988

Missouri Music Teachers' Association, Records, (CA2628)
2.4 linear feet
Correspondence, treasurers' reports, membership lists, convention reports, newsletters, and miscellany.

Missouri Music Teachers Association, Records, (CA3147)
3 linear feet
Addition of board meeting minutes, financial reports, correspondence, promotional materials, convention material, publications, and other records of the organization, 1981-1996.

Missouri Music Teachers' Association, Records, (CA5784)
1.2 linear feet, 4 audio tapes
Addition of "MMTA Notes" and convention bulletins, 1970s-1990s. Also audio tapes of work commissioned by the organization, 1977-1979, n.d.

Missouri School Districts, Collection, 1946-1980, (S0044)
62 Folders
The Missouri School Districts Collection is a compilation of gifts donated by various school districts in the St. Louis and outstate Migsouri areas. It includes such items as: annual reports, Board of Education reports, maps, and school histories.

Missouri School of Religion, Papers, 1896-1967, (C2791)
5.8 linear feet
The papers contain correspondence of Deans G.D. Edwards, 1907-1937; Carl Agee, 1930-1949; and Seth Slaughter, 1949-1967. Correspondence of George Wetherell, extension minister, and James Wyker, director of the Rural Church Extension Service. Minutes of board of trustees' and faculty meetings, treasurer's reports, annual reports, and audits.

Missouri School of Religion Records, (CA4347)
9 linear feet
Enrollment cards, bulletins, financial statements, trustees meetings minutes, theses and dissertations.

Missouri School of Religion, Records, (CA4384)
3.3 linear feet
Addition of lecture notes, bibliographies, minutes, reports, publications, and photographs.

Missouri School of Religion, Records, (CA6528)
5.7 linear feet
The records of the Missouri School of Religion contain board meeting materials, newsletters, photographs, promotional material, and miscellaneous material.

Missouri State Museum, Interpretation Program, Oral History Recordings, 1980-2009, (CA6218)
1.2 cubic feet, 410 audio cassettes, 78 video cassettes, 205 DVDs, 3 CDs
Oral history interviews with Missourians regarding historical events on audio cassettes, video cassettes, and DVDs. Also includes transcripts and related material such as photographs, negatives, news clippings, obituaries, correspondence, personal accounts, and ephemera.

Missouri State Teachers Association, Programs, 1883, n.d., (C0630)
1 folder
Programs of meetings of the association, one dated 23 July 1883 and one undated.

Missouri State Teachers Association, Records, (CA6123)
10.5 cubic feet, 6 oversize volumes
Records and official papers of the Missouri State Teachers Association. In May 1856, teachers met in St. Louis and established the first U.S. professional organization for state educators. The records include newsletters and other publications, historical materials, committee reports, and oversize scrapbooks.

Missouri Teachers' Academy, Circular, 1896, (C1823)
1 folder
The papers contain a brief history of the Missouri Teachers' Academy which was founded in 1886.

Missouri Teachers' Academy, Record Book, 1886-1899, (C1180)
1 volume
The record book includes a history of the academy, meeting minutes, and lists of members. The academy was organized June 29, 1886, at Sweet Springs, Missouri, with a mission "to stimulate advanced thought and encourage original investigations among the teachers and other thinkers of Missouri…"

Missouri Valley Series Papers, 1962-1965, (K0241)
0.05 cubic feet
The collection contains research papers on the history of the Greater Kansas City area written by graduate students and local historians in response to a prize offered by the Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City.

Missouri, Columbia, Social and Economic Census of the Colored Population, 1901, (C1082)
0.4 linear feet; also available on 1 roll of microfilm
Family reports listing name, age, occupation, weekly earnings and color of husband, wife, children, married children at home, and others living with the family. Reverse side lists date and/or age at marriage, deaths within the year, property owned, amount owed, housing and sanitary conditions, education, family expenditures, and previous residence. Most questions were answered in full. Arranged alphabetically by family name.

Missouri, Franklin County, Tutor's Notes, 1882, (C1105)
1 folder
Collection of historical and geographical facts used by a private tutor in Casco, Franklin County, MO. The sheets were mounted on cloth and placed in a frame which hung on the wall.

Missouri, Fredericktown. Board of Directors' Announcement, 1905, (C2356)
1 folder
The collection contains an announcement issued by the Fredericktown board of directors concerning T.D. Bennick's method of seeking election as county school commissioner.

Missouri, Glenwood, Bonds, 1874, (C1709)
1 folder
Three unsigned $100 bonds issued by the board of education.

Missouri, Grandin, School Record Book, 1914-1917, (C0849)
1 volume
The records contain a teachers' record book for grades 1-13, inclusive from 1914-1917. Also included is one copy of state report of high school statistics and miscellaneous printed blanks for teachers' contracts and reports.

Missouri, Greene County. Consolidated School District Number 2, Records, 1907-1935, (C0056)
2.7 linear feet
Records of rural schools in a 34 square-mile area around Strafford, Missouri. Information pertains to Lamb, Potter, Flint Hill, Strafford, Danforth, and a black school (primary grades) and Strafford High School. Includes school board minutes, financial records, voter lists, election tallies, correspondence, teacher applications and contracts, and pupil records.

Missouri, High Hill, School Roll Book, 1880-1881, (C0851)
1 folder
The collection contains the attendance and grades of students of High Hill School and the text books used. Not completely filled.

Missouri, Iron County. School District No. 2, Records, 1871-1894, (C0853)
3 folders
Record books of school district, giving minutes of meetings, accounts, lists of taxpayers, teachers, contracts, and other information.

Missouri, Lathrop. School District Records, 1870-1906, (C1148)
3 volumes
Vol. 1, Board minutes, tuition payments, 1870-1886; Vol. 2, Minutes, expenses, tuition, officers, 1873-1882; Vol. 3, 1882-1906.

Missouri, Lewis County. Garnett School District, Record Book, 1843-1853, (C1151)
1 folder
Proceedings of the school board. Also a newspaper clipping from the La Grange INDICATOR, August 20, 1931, giving an account of the information in this record.

Missouri, Liberal, Books, 1900-1930, (C3291)
1 folder
The collection contains photocopies of a circular describing the Freethought University, Liberal, MO, n.d.; "The Orthopaedian" Liberal," MO, 1900; and "Songs of the Lyrian Form," by O.E. Harmon, 1930.

Missouri, Miami, Records, 1867-1965, (C2490)
1.1 linear feet
The public records of a town in Saline County, Missouri, include city council minutes, school board records, and assessment and tax books.

Missouri, Mississippi County, School District No. 1, Records, 1898-1908, (CA3095)
0.4 linear feet
Record books of the school district containing annual meeting minutes, lists of students, teacher information, and financial records. Also includes registers of district schools at Thompson's Bend and Texas Bend, 1903-1908.

Missouri, Montgomery County Rural School, Records, 1870s-1947, (C4121)
0.2 cubic feet
The records of the Montgomery County Rural Schools largely contain Teacher's Monthly Reports and District Clerk Reports regarding school district number three, township number forty-seven, and range number six. The collection also contains a variety of business records including receipts and teachers' contracts. The teacher and clerk reports date from the 1870s to the 1890s. The miscellaneous personal records are mainly associated with the Tate family.

Missouri, Pettis County. School Sub-District No. 4, Township No. 47, Range No. 23, Record Book, 1870-1873, (C1203)
1 volume
Record of expenses incurred by the local directors. Receipts and expenditures.

Missouri, Princeton. High School Papers, 1899-1915, (C0389)
1 folder
Commencement programs, 1899 and 1900, and catalogue, 1914-1915.

Missouri, School Director's Oath, 1870s, (C3199)
1 folder
Blank form of oath of allegiance required of school directors.

Missouri, St. Clair County, Rural School District No. 32, Teacher's Register, 1949-1956, (CA2267)
1 folder
St. Clair County, MO, schools.

Missouri, St. Clair County, School Record Book, 1892-1904, (C1226)
1 volume
Includes minutes of board meetings and names of resident taxpayers for the Oak Grove School District No. 7, Township 37, Range 24, St. Clair County, MO.

Missouri, St. Clair County, School Record Book, 1897-1904, (C1227)
1 volume
Teacher's daily register for Oak Grove School District No. 7, St. Clair County, MO. Also includes two pages of a daily record kept by J.P. Green, Kings Prairie School District No. 1, Dallas Township, St. Clair County, 1882.

Missouri, St. Francois County, School District No. 4, District Clerk’s Records, 1874-1888, (C2995)
2 volumes on one roll of microfilm
The District Clerk’s Records of St. Francois County School District No. 4 contain district maps, minutes of annual school meetings and director’s meetings, teacher contracts and reports, lists of textbooks, annual enumerations, lists of property owners in the district, amount of funds available, clerk’s reports, and district rules and regulations.
These records not only document in great detail how the school system was run in St. Francois County, but also provide a picture of the whole community. They would be of value to anyone studying the history of education or the county during the 1870s and 1880s.

Missouri, St. Joseph. Public Schools Certificate, 1869, (C1987)
1 folder
Promotion to second grade of Willie Gillmore.

Missouri, Ste. Genevieve. Archives, 1756-1930, (C3636)
1474 folders on 78 rolls of microfilm
French colonial, and territorial records of the District of Ste. Genevieve. Ste. Genevieve County records and court records. A third of the documents are dated 1756-1804; the remainder date from 1805 to 1930. Original documents are in the possession of the Ste. Genevieve County Court.

Missouri, Ste. Genevieve County. Commissioner of Common Schools, Record Book, 1854-1866, (C1235)
1 volume
Includes apportionment and distribution of money, list of warrants drawn, trustees of school districts, and number of children.

Missouri, Vernon County, School District no. 2, Record Book, 1858-1860, (C2467)
1 volume
The records contain handwritten minutes of the meetings of the legal voters called for the purpose of deciding issues such as school repairs, hiring of a teacher, and election of trustees.

Missouri, Warrensburg. School Board Minutes, 1866, (C3239)
1 folder
The collection contains a record of the organizational meeting of the Warrensburg school board.

Missouri. Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb, Fulton, Report, 1851, (C2080)
1 folder
The collection contains a report on the organization, facilities, regulations, and proper pupils of the asylum at Fulton.

Missouri. Circuit Court, 2nd, Judgments, 1821-1863, (C1072)
1 volume
Information pertaining to cases presented in the court, including the names of the parties involved; date of judgment; nature of action; amounts of debts, damages, and costs; and the manner of satisfaction. Cases are listed alphabetically and chronologically within, for the most part.

Missouri. Lincoln University Faculty Committee Statement on Student Demands, 1969, (C3338)
1 folder
Faculty committee report of attempts to reconcile student committee, faculty committee and administration regarding student demands. Also included is list of original student demands.

Missourians for Quality Education, Records, (CA5212)
1 folder
Records of an organization established to promote the passage of legislation to increase funding for education in Missouri. Includes correspondence, publicity materials and other records.

0.1 cubic foot (5 folders)
The Missouri Postcard Collection contains postcards featuring images from around the state of Missouri.

Moore, Allen, III, Collection, (P0742)
4 photographs
Photos of Chillicothe Business College, ca. 1919 and ca. 1940, and postcards of Chillicothe Normal School, ca. 1890-1910.

Moore, Mary Brown, Letter, 1936, (C0619)
1 folder
To Ida C. Bates, Columbia, Missouri, from Nashville, Tennessee, Feb. 26, 1936. Description of the experiences of her mother, Elizabeth Brown Daniel (Mrs. H. Clay) (1847- ), at Christian College, Columbia, Missouri, in 1863 and 1864. She also attended Independence Female College and Howard Female College.

Moothart College, Photograph, ca. 1910, (R0241)
1 folder
This is a photograph of the football team of Moothart College at Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri. The view has been copied on one 35mm slide.

Morgan County, Missouri, St. Martins School, Record Book, 1897-1900, (R0414)
1 folder, photocopies
This is the clerk's record book of the Saint Martins School District, which was located north of Versailles and east of Glensted in Morgan County, Missouri. The records include minutes of meetings, annual enumeration of children and taxpayers, and an account of expenditures by the district.

Morgan County, Missouri, School District No. 34, Ball School, Booklet, 1923, (R1105)
1 folder
This is a souvenir booklet for the school year 1922-1923 at Ball School in Morgan County, Missouri. The teacher was Elizabeth Sims. Included are the names of the pupils and the members of the local school board.

Morgan County, Missouri, School District No. 47, Marvin School, Record Books, 1903-1931, (R0431)
3 volumes
These are clerk's record books of the Marvin School southeast of Versailles in Morgan County, Missouri. The records include minutes of meetings, annual enumeration of children and taxpayers, financial records, and statements of the district clerk.

Morgan, George, Speech, 1973, (K0980)
1 folder
Audio tape of a speech made by Morgan a Political Parties Class at Center High School, on political boss Tom Pendergast.

Morris, Wilson C. (1877-1947), Papers, (CA5205)
0.2 linear feet
Papers of a physics professor at State Normal School at Warrensburg, MO. Includes a typed manuscript of "Physics in the Secondary Schools" and State Normal School Bulletin of 1915-1916.

Morrison, Ruth Papers (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.

Morrissey, David H. (1951-1996), Papers, (CA5759)
6.25 linear feet
Subject files, research materials, and teaching materials related to the Freedom of Information Act, government secrecy, and electronic records of an investigative reporter and professor of journalism.

Mound City Commercial College, Records, 1872-1873, (S0944)
1 box
Thomas A. Rice founded the Mound City Commercial College in 1859 in Boone County, Missouri. Among the notable graduates of the college was the lawyer, Sherrod W. Turner in 1869, Fred Waite in 1874. The collection has two ledgers documenting the financial records of the college from 1872 to 1873 in St. Louis.

Mount Gilead School Records, 1854-1859, (K0164)
1 folder
Photocopies of minutes, tax levies and tax receipts for the Mount Gilead School District in Clay County, MO. Also is an "Inventory of Sale of Personal Property of T.M. Gosney, Deceased."

Mount Pleasant College, Huntsville, Missouri, Papers, 1860-1862, (C0618)
1 folder
Annual catalogue of Mount Pleasant College, Huntsville, MO, for the year ending, 24 June 1860. Commencement program for 1862.

Mount Pleasant College, Huntsville, Missouri, Tuition Receipts, 1870-1872, (C2640)
1 folder
The collection contains tuition receipts and brief description of the college.

Mountain Grove Academy, Mountain Grove, Missouri, Collection, 1889-1896, (R0800)
1 folder
This collection includes programs for literary exercises in 1889 and commencement exercises in 1890, 1891, 1894, and 1896, and an undated advertisement card for the Mountain Grove Academy at Mountain Grove in Wright County, Missouri.

Mountain Grove High School, Mountain Grove, Missouri, Programs, 1936, (R1076)
1 folder
These are programs for a musical entertainment (1 March 1936) and the Senior Class play (30 April 1936) performed by students at Mountain Grove High School at Mountain Grove in Wright County, Missouri. Maurice Cater and Maude Williams were the faculty directors.

Munday-Henderson Papers, 1827-1891, 1946 (C0144)
0.2 linear feet
Personal letters, business papers, and newspaper clippings pertaining to members of the Munday family. Letters to David P. Henderson about the ministry, the Civil War, and Christian University at Canton, Missouri, which he founded in 1856.

Myers, Clara Louise (1911-1991), Papers, 1911-1988, (C4012)
57 linear feet, 2 audio cassettes, 6 audio tapes
The papers of Clara Louise Myers consist mainly of professional material, including course materials for classes she taught at the University of Missouri’s School of Social Work. The collection also documents her participation in a variety of professional and community organizations, as well as aspects of her personal life, including her graduate education in social work.


Nagel, Elsa Louise (1896-1973), Papers, 1905-1973, (C3910)
3 linear feet
The papers of Elsa Louise Nagel, Associate Professor of German at the University of Missouri from 1926 to 1966, includes correspondence with family, friends, and soldiers during World War I and World War II. The correspondence from World War II is with former Univer-sity of Missouri students at domestic armed forces bases and in the European and Pacific theaters of war. Also present are newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous items related to the Nagel and Meusch families.

Nance, Reuben S., notebook, 1838-1903, (R0183)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a notebook of Reuben S. Nance of Collins in St. Clair County, Missouri. Included are accounts receivable from mercantile operations, 1838-1857; records of school attendance, 1854-1856; and miscellaneous memoranda, 1857-1903.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People re: Craton Liddell, et al., v. the Board of Education of the City of St. Louis, Missouri, et al., Records, (CA5263)
101 linear feet
Records associated with the educational desegregation case from the 1970s-1990s.

National Congress of Parents and Teachers, Missouri Branch, Papers, 1912-1950, (C3565)
9 folders
The papers of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers contain yearbooks, programs, and convention materials of the Missouri branch of an organization formed to promote the welfare of children, home, school, church, and state. The organization is generally called P.T.A.

National Congress of Parents and Teachers, Rolla Circle, Rolla, Missouri, Minute Book, 1927-1930, (R0492)
1 volume
This is a minute book of the Rolla chapter of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. Within the volume the chapter refers to itself as the "Rolla Parent-Teacher Association" and similar variants. Included are minutes of meetings from 1 April 1927 through 13 May 1930.

National History Day in Missouri, Records, (CA5958)
57.45 cubic feet, A/V material
National History Day in Missouri (NHDMO) is a yearlong history education program, sponsored by The State Historical Society of Missouri, in partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council. The program encourages young people to explore history and teaches them to understand historical issues, ideas, people and events. It is the state affiliate of National History Day. Records include office files and student entries.

Naturalization Council Metropolitan Area Kansas City Collection, 1938-1986, (K0832)
8 cubic feet
The organizational records of the Council includes monthly reports, statements, minutes, educational materials, correspondence, awards, office files, scrapbooks, and photographs related to its activities to assist immigrants to the city.

New Directions for News, Records, (CA5361)
0.1 linear feet
Addition of correspondence and audiovisual workshop materials. Includes some commercial materials and conference recordings.

New Directions for News, Records, (CA5347)
1 folder, 27 video cassettes
Recordings of interviews, journalism conference sessions, promotional materials, and other events for use and demonstration of New Directions for News; a project of the UM School of Journalism.

New Directions for News, Records, (CA5365)
2.5 linear feet
Addition of administrative files and correspondence, primarily materials relating to the funding of the NDN project.

New Directions for News, Records, (CA5450)
0.8 linear feet
Addition of board meeting minutes and records, 1988-1993, and file relating to funding prospects, 1990-1993.

New Directions for News, Records, (CA5464)
2 linear feet
Addition of correspondence, fiscal records, columns, public relations materials, exhibit documentation and miscellany.

New Directions for News, Records, (CA5542)
7.5 linear feet
Addition of correspondence and topical files from ca. 1987-1992.

New Directions for News, Records, (CA5556)
240.35 cubic feet, 154 video cassettes, 16 audio cassettes, 16 computer disks
Addition of project and research files; workshop materials, correspondence, surveys and miscellaneous.

Newburg, Missouri, school photographs, 1928-1937, (R0998)
1 folder
These are five black and white photographs of grade and high school classes at Newburg in Phelps County, Missouri. Included are views of the 1st Grade (1928), 2nd Grade (1929), 3rd Grade (1930), 8th Grade (1935), and High School (1937) classes. Students and teachers are identified on the backs of the photographs.

Newburg High School, Newburg, Missouri, Collection, 1921-1939, (R0629)
1 folder
This is a collection pertaining to the Newburg High School in Phelps County, Missouri. Included are a photograph of the Newburg High School girls' basketball team (1921), a program for a theatrical performance at the Lyric Theatre (1930), and commencement programs (1935, 1939).

Newton County, Missouri, School District No. 86 (Thompson Grove School), souvenir booklet, 1913, (R1065)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir booklet" for Thompson Grove School southeast of Seneca in Newton County, Missouri. It was presented by teacher Rosa Kellhofer to her pupils at the close of the school year in 1913.

Normal Chapel, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Program, 1896, (R0882)
1 folder
This is a program for the W. B. Wilson Medal Essay Contest held at Normal Chapel in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on 8 June 1896. The subject of the contest was "The Poetry of Edgar Allen Poe."

Normandy School District-UMSL Founding, Records, 1957-1968, (S0533)
177 Folders, 96 Photographs
The papers document the efforts of various individuals and the Normandy School District to establish the University of Missouri - St. Louis on the former site of the Bellerive Country Club.

Normandy Seniors (NOR-SEN), (SA0951)
1 box
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Missouri, Reports to, 1892-1962 (C3388)
35.1 linear feet, 38 volumes
The collection of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools contains University of Missouri school inspector's reports, annual accreditation reports to North Central Association, and miscellaneous materials.

North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Papers, 1932-1965, (C2891)
4.0 linear feet
The papers of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools contain material and correspondence pertaining to the accreditation of colleges and secondary schools in Missouri and associated states, educational standards, new programs in education, and various educational problems throughout the region.

Northeast High School Photographs, (K1380)
0.4 cubic foot (2 folders, 6 oversize photographs)
The Northeast High School Photographs contains four portraits and two composite photographs depicting school administrators and athletic teams at Northeast High School in Kansas City, Missouri.

Northeast Missouri State Teachers College, Photographs, (P0844)
8 photographs
Photos of Northeast Missouri State Teachers College and related people and personnel


Odell, A.N., Account Books, 1876-1880, (C2567)
2 volumes
The collection contains account books of the Reverend A.N. Odell, financial agent for Marionville Collegiate Institute, Marionville, MO.

Ohler, Jettie Ferguson, Pleasant Valley School Collection, n.d., (R0751)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a history of Pleasant Valley School in Marion Township, Jasper County, Missouri. Jettie Ohler was a teacher at the school, and longtime secretary of the Pleasant Valley Homecoming Organization. Her notes on that organization, 1930-1957, are included.

Oldham, Charles and Marian O’Fallon, Papers (S1112)
2 cubic feet (38 folders, 179 photographs, 10 oversize items, 2 cassette tapes) 
his collection contains correspondence, photographs, court transcripts, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the lives of Civil Rights activists Charles and Marian Oldham. Charles Oldham was instrumental in organizing picket lines and demonstrations that helped open college admission for African Americans at Washington University in St. Louis in 1948. The Oldhams were also active members of the St. Louis chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and participated in the Jefferson Bank protests in 1963. Other subjects of interest include Marian O’Fallon Oldham’s tenure as a member of the University of Missouri’s Board of Curators and Charles Oldham’s time as the National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality. The materials in this collection date from 1913 to 2004.

Oliver, John W. (1915-1990) Papers, 1936-1990, (K0751)
25 cubic feet
Speeches, writings, correspondence, photographs, and personal files of Oliver, Senior U.S. District Judge of Western Missouri. Also personal papers of his wife, Gertrude Field Oliver (1916- ).

Olson, Philip G. (1934- ) Papers, 1919-2006, (K1126)
10 cubic feet
Olson is a retired University of Missouri-Kansas City professor in Sociology whose research focused on urban neighborhoods. Includes research materials, gathered by Olson, about neighborhoods in Kansas City, MO.

One-room Schoolhouse Oral History Project, Records, 2008- (C4051)
0.9 cubic feet, 58 CDs
The collection consists of interviews with people who attended or taught at one-room schoolhouses. The collection consists of digitally recorded interviews and transcripts of the interviews, photographs, textbooks, as well as some biographical information on the interviewees.

Otterville College, Otterville, Missouri, Records, 1885-1908, 1967, (C3066)
0.1 linear feet
The records of Otterville College contain a minute book, catalogs, receipts, and miscellaneous material.

Owens, Walter E. (1860-1943), Student Notebooks, 1878-1881, (C2240)
4 folders
Four notebooks compiled while a candidate for a B.S. degree at the University of Missouri. Lectures by David R. McAnally, English history; Joseph G. Norwood, physics; Samuel S. Laws, metaphysics; and George C. Swallow, zoology.

Ozark Public School, Course of Study, 1909-1913, (R0791)
1 folder
The two publications in this collection describe the "Course of Study" for the Ozark Public School at Ozark in Christian County, Missouri, for the years 1909-1910 and 1913-1914. William H. Lynch was Principal in 1909 and Felix J. Appleby was Superintendent in 1913.

Ozark Reorganized School, Booklet, 1955, (R1127)
1 folder
This is a Bulletin of Information for Patrons, Students, Faculty for the Ozark Reorganized School at Ozark in Christian County, Missouri, for the school year 1955-1956. Clyde W. McConnell was Superintendent of the school district.


P.E.O. Reciprocity Group of Greater Kansas City Records, 1916-2013, (K0604)
3.5 cubic feet
The collection consists chiefly of the minutes and reports of the Kansas City PEO. Also included is a history of PEO, lists of presidents and officers, membership directories, state convention programs, and slides and program notes of Cottey College.

Parelman, Judith Katz (1943- ) Papers, 1920-1990s, (K0759)
1 cubic foot
Parelman was an educator, youth director, and administrator. Includes event programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, and resumes often pertaining to Congregation Beth Shalom.

Parents As Teachers, Records, 1973-2000, (SA1125)
35 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Parry, Mary Banks, Photograph Collection, (P0515)
12 photographs
Photos of Columbia, 1870s-1913, including an early image of Stephens College, 1913 photos of Sigma Chi fraternity, and images of the Parry family.

Patricia and Earl Samel Normandy School District Collection (S1146)
2 cubic feet
Collection Patricia and Earl Semel (Normandy High School, class of 1944), including newsletters, photographs, publications, ledgers, and VHS tapes pertaining to the Normandy School District, the Normandy High School Class of 1944 reunions, and the history of Normandy, Missouri.

Patton, John F., Collection, 1847-1937, (C4176)
0.8 cubic feet (15 folders)
Account books of Dr. William S. Campbell of Albany, Missouri; medical student's notebook, University of Louisville, 1855-1856; two volumes of Physician's Record of Prescriptions, concerning prescribing intoxicating liquors, 1924-1925; Physician's Daily Visiting List and Record, 1927; Jenkins P. Robertson's personal account book, 1847; D.A.R. correspondence, diplomas, and miscellany, 1930-1932.

Pawley, Thomas D., III (1917-2016), Papers, (CA5546)
35 cubic feet
Papers of a professor of speech and theater at Lincoln University, poet, and playwright; member of Missouri Arts Council, Missouri Humanities Council, Mid-America Arts Alliance, and other organizations. Includes manuscripts, correspondence, organizational records, teaching materials and miscellaneous.

Paxton , Frank, Jr. (1918-1997 ) Papers, 1960-1997, (K0558)
38 cubic feet, oversize
Personal and business papers of Frank Paxton, Jr., former president of Paxton Lumber Company and civic leader in Kansas City, Missouri. Includes material on the lumber business, and his interest in education and the Guadalupe Center and extensive genealogical research on the Paxton family.

Pedersen, Sharon (1943-2017), Papers, 1975-2017 , (SA0844)

Personal papers documenting the education, work, hobbies, and life and death of Sharon Leslie (Smith) Pedersen (1943-2017). Pedersen, a Kirkwood, Missouri resident and mother of four, worked as a high school English teacher and librarian, public librarian, and Peace Corps educator in China. She earned degrees in English, Philosophy, Education, History, Library Science, and Creative Writing from the University of Missouri and University of Colorado. Throughout her life she was an avid outdoorsman, master gardener, and was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, International Folk Dance Association of St. Louis, Ethical Society of St. Louis, Wild Ones Native Plant Society, and Washington University Woman's Club. Papers include genealogy and family history; photographs; educational, work, and volunteer papers; correspondence; journals; and essays. Of note are a series of journals spanning 2014-2016 in which she daily recounted her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia. She passed away from the illness on January 15, 2017.

Peltzman, Raymond (1914-2007) Collection, 1914-2007, (K1140)
6 cubic feet
Personal, academic, and professional records of Raymond Peltzman and his wife, Anna Lottie Berkson, and genealogical information about their extended families. Also family photographs and genealogical information about the Alport, Berkson, Dworsky, and Peltzman families.

PEO-Missouri Chapter HN Records, 1948-1999, (K1086)
2 cubic feet
The P.E.O. Sisterhood is a philanthropic and educational organization interested in bringing to women increased opportunities for higher education. Includes scrapbooks of photographs of individuals and events, booklets, clippings, and listings of officers.

Pershing, John J., Teacher's Contract, 1881, (C2038)
1 folder
The collection contains a contract between Pershing and District No. 1, Township No. 56, Range No. 20, Chariton County, MO, for three months.

Pettis County, Missouri, Prairie Grove School, Records, 1910-1961, (R0258)
2 volumes
These are daily and term attendance records of Prairie Grove School in southern Pettis County, Missouri. Included are records for 1910-1914 and 1952-1961.

Pettis County, Missouri, South Side School, Records, 1914-1958, (R0259)
2 volumes
These are daily and term attendance records of South Side School in southern Pettis County, Missouri. Included are records for 1914-1917 and 1955-1958.

Pettis County, Missouri, Walnut School, Records, 1906-1966, (R0260)
7 volumes
These are records of the district clerk of Walnut School in southern Pettis County, Missouri. With the exception of 1963-1964 the records are complete for the period 1906-1966.

Pfefferkorn, Michael Gene, Papers, (S1219)
9.25 cubic feet
The papers of Michael Gene Pfefferkorn contain correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, and speeches concerning the historic preservation of St. Louis landmarks and neighborhoods, including the Major John Stevens Bowen House; the integration of St. Louis City Schools during the 1970s; and the establishment of the American Tax Token Society in 1971. Other topics of interest include the publication of the Missouri Journal of Numismatics, which Pfefferkorn edited from 1976 to 2001. The papers date from 1964 to 1993.

Pfefferkorn, Sandra Jo, Papers, (S1220)
0.25 cubic foot
The papers of Sandra Jo Pfefferkorn contain evaluations, reports, and writings concerning Central High School and the development of its curriculum, student writing abilities, and student and faculty morale at Central High School. Other items of interest include a 1967-1968 annual report published by the Missouri Commission on Human Rights. The papers date from 1967 to 1981.

Pheiffer, Thilo, Book, 1848-1849, (C0609)
1 folder
Ciphering book containing rules and sample problems illustrating them. Pheiffer lived in Quebec, Canada, and prepared this book there.

Phelps County, Missouri, School District No. 2, Big Bridge School, Record Book, 1894-1908, (R0596)
1 volume
This is the district clerk's record book for School District No. 2 (Big Bridge School), located west of Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri. Included are minutes of annual meetings of the district and the board of directors, teachers' contracts, estimates of expense, records of warrants, and enumeration of tax payers and students.

Phelps County, Missouri, School District No. 2, Bridge School, Record Book, 1895-1910, (R0508)
1 folder, photocopies
This is the district record book for Bridge School, a few miles west of Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri. The records include the minutes of annual meetings, proceedings of the Board of Directors, teachers' contracts, financial records, and enumeration of taxpayers and children in the district.

Phelps County, Missouri, School District No. 3, Harrison School, Records, 1909-1939, (R0585)
6 volumes
These are records of Harrison School in northeastern Phelps County, Missouri. Included are the clerk's minutes of annual meetings of the district and regular meetings of the directors; the clerk's register of warrants issued; teacher's registers of students, visitors, public programs, and grades; and teacher's reports to the county superintendent.

Phelps County, Missouri, School District No. 44, Fairview School, Records, 1901-1966, (R0595)
28 volumes
These are the records of the district clerks and the teachers of Fairview School, a rural school near Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri. The records include minutes of meetings, annual enumeration of students, reports to the county superintendent, financial records, and teachers' reports.

Phelps County, Missouri, School District No. 62, Colon School, Booklet, 1911, (R1103)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a souvenir booklet for the school year 1910-1911 for Colon Public School in Liberty Township in Phelps County, Missouri. Charles E. Brown was the teacher and A. C. Gabel was president of the district school board.

Phelps County School District No. 54 (Greenbush School), Records, 1927-1947, (R1310)
2 volumes and 1 folder
These are the teacher's register, district clerk's record book, and miscellaneous papers of the Greenbush School, a small rural school in Phelps County, 1927-1947.

Phi Delta Kappa, Gamma Chapter, Papers, 1909-1957 (C3362)
7.1 linear feet
The papers contain correspondence and business records of Phi Delta Kappa, Gamma Chapter, 1909-1957, and includes correspondence about the election of and the personal histories of members as well as the monetary papers of the chapter. The papers are arranged chronologically.

Phi Delta Kappa, Gamma Chapter, Records, 1913-1965 (C3601)
3.2 linear feet
Minutes, business and financial records of the chapter of a national professional fraternity for men in education located at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Includes personal histories, newsletters, correspondence and proceedings of meetings of national councils.

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity-Epsilon Mu Chapter Records, (K1125)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder, 1 oversize folder)
The Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity-Epsilon Mu Chapter Records contains Musician of the Year and Man of the Year awards dating from 1962 to 1976.

Pi Lamba Theta, St. Louis Amumnae Chapter, Records, (SA0958)
1 box
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Pierce, Margaret E. Papers, 1917-1972, (K0328)
0.25 cubic foot
Minutes and membership records of the Cora Lyman Chapter, Past Presidents Assembly of the National Federation of Music Clubs; Curriculum for music classes in the Kansas City, KS Public Schools and the Wichita Public Schools; the Kansas City Musical Club Bulletin; and various programs, directories and other items relating to music in Kansas City area.

Pihlblad, Gladys K. (1908-1999), Papers, 1906-1981, (C3843)
2.4 linear feet
Papers of Gladys K. Pihlblad, Director of Student Affairs for Women at the University of Missouri from 1952 to 1973. Her papers cover such subjects as women, blacks, homosexuals, student unrest, University organizations, and University events. The collection consists of corre-spondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs and reports.

Planned Parenthood Association Of St. Louis (1932- ), Records, 1930-1975, (S0195)
5 Microfilm Rolls
The Planned Parenthood Association of St. Louis records of 1930-1975 document the group's founding in 1932 as the Maternal Health Association of Missouri, its transformation to Planned Parenthood Association of Missouri in 1943, and growth in the post-war period. The collection is divided into nine series: 1. Administration; 2. National Federations; 3. Birth Control; 4. World Population; 5. Education; 6. Birth Control Review; 7. Population Bulletin; 8. Photographs and Tape Recordings; 9. Scrapbook; and 10. Stationery and Newsclippings.

Pleasant Green School Photograph, 1910, (P0564)
1 photograph
Photo of students at Pleasant Green School, Monroe County, MO, June 8, 1910. Individual students identified.

Pleasant Hill Academy, Cass County, Missouri, Papers, 1883, (C0519)
1 folder
Petition for incorporation and constitution.

Pleasant Hope Community Fair, Booklet, 1936, (R0947)
1 folder
This is the "Catalog and Premium List" for the Fourteenth Annual Pleasant Hope Community Fair, also called the Pleasant Hope Educational and Agricultural Fair. The event was held on 5-7 November 1936 at Pleasant Hope in Polk County, Missouri.

Poehlman, Rose Kentner, Papers, (CA5683)
3.5 linear feet
Correspondence, travel materials, and other papers. Includes papers of University of Missouri agronomist John Milton Poehlman. Mostly correspondence with family and friends.

Poehlman, V., Photograph Collection, (P0928)
3 photographs
Copy prints of Lakeview School in rural Boone county, 1930-1931.

Pollett, Anita Claire, Papers, (CA6413)
0.2 cubic feet
Scrapbook and photograph album of a student who attended Christian College in Columbia, Missouri, during the 1930s. Includes a color illustrated map of Christian College, 1936.

Price, R.B., Jr., Collection, (P0348)
1 folder
Portraits of R.B. Price, Sr. and drawings of Bennett House at Christian College.

Princeton High School Football Photographs, 1904-1905, (P0758)
2 photographs
Copy photos of the 1904 and 1905 Princeton High School football teams.

Pritchett College, Glasgow, Missouri, Board of Trustees’ Proceedings, 1868-1926, (C1209)
2 volumes
Articles of association; certificate of incorporation; charter granted by secretary of state of Missouri; by-laws; and reports of the president and treasurer and the director of Morrison Observatory, as incorporated in the minutes of the meetings of the board of trustees of the Pritchett School Institute (later Pritchett College) in Glasgow, MO.

Pritchett College, Glasgow, Missouri, Cash Book, 1868-1917, (C1207)
1 volume
Cash book of a college in Glasgow, MO.

Pritchett College, Glasgow, Missouri, Journal, 1877-1918, (C1208)
1 volume
Records of Pritchett College and Morrison Observatory. Salary, endowment, tuition, and real estate records are included.

Pritchett Family, Papers, 1753-1984, (C4013)
0.6 linear feet
The Pritchett Family Papers consist of correspondence, published volumes, genealogical information, legal documents, and various miscellaneous materials of Carr Waller Pritchett, Henry Smith Pritchett, and Ida Pritchett.

Pritchett School Institute, Glasgow, Missouri, Records, 1868-1906, (C0603)
3 folders
The records of the Pritchett School Institute contain yearly reports, correspondence concerning scholarships and hiring of teachers, expense accounts, and material relative to the Morrison Observatory.

Pritchett, Carr Waller (1823-1910), "Memorabilia," 1904, (C0703)
1 folder
Autobiographical sketch of Pritchett who with his parents migrated from Virginia to Missouri in 1835 and became a preacher, teacher, astronomer, and founder of Pritchett College. Tells of his early life in Virginia and the struggles of his first years in Missouri.
Also an edited version with comments by Betty Huston Pritchett (1952).

Scrapbooks, Marvin E. Proffer, (CG0006)
0.2 cubic feet (2 volumes)
The Marvin E. Proffer Scrapbooks contain two scrapbooks that contain newspaper clippings, postcards, and other memorabilia related to Proffer.

Purcell Family Photographs (SP0044)
0.25 cubic foot (6 folders, 33 photographs)
The Purcell Family Photographs collection contains photographs of the Purcell family and the Bois D'Arc, Missouri area. The photographs were taken between 1903 and 1951. It includes photographs of the Fairview school, which was a one-room schoolhouse in Pierce City, Missouri, which the Purcell children attended. The Purcell children are portrayed from childhood to adulthood.

Putnam County Teacher's Institute, Putnam County, Missouri, Papers, 1871-1880, (C3140)
1 folder
The papers of the Putnam County Teacher's Institute contain copies of a contract for the building of a school building at St. John, MO, 1855; blocks 1 and 2, Elson's addition to the town of Unionville, MO, n.d.; and programs of the Putnam County Teachers Institute, 1871, 1873, 1880.

Pyle, Vernus, “My Father, W. H. Pyle, American Psychologist,” 1949, (C0683)
1 folder
Biography of William H. Pyle (1875-1946), educator and psychologist, follows his life from 1900 until his death. He taught Educational Psychology at the University of Missouri and at Wayne University, Detroit, MI, and became dean of the graduate school at Wayne University.


Quitman Select School Papers, [1955], (C2058)
1 folder
List of students, correspondence, and reminiscences about school which was held at Quitman, 1882-1887.


R-9 Community Center, (SA0963)
1 box
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Radford, Edward Luckey, "Implementing Court Ordered Desegregation For The Ferguson Reorganized School District R2: A Case Study," 1979, (S0186)
627 Pages
Single manuscript collection. Unpublished Ph.D dissertation, Graduate School of St. louis University.

Rainey, Homer P., (1896-1985), Interview, 1968, (C2542)
8 folders
The papers contain an interview with a former president of Bucknell University, Stephens College, Franklin University, and the University of Texas. Interview concerns his theories of education, college administration, his Texas presidency, and his gubernatorial campaign.

Rainey, Homer Price (1896-1985), Papers, 1919-1952, (C0032)
23.4 linear feet, 3 oversize volumes, 77 audio cassettes, 1 record
The personal papers and correspondence of Rainey cover his career as an educator; his directorship of the American Youth Commission; the struggle for academic freedom at the Uni-versity of Texas; his campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Texas; and the administration of Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri. The scrapbooks contain news clip-pings, articles, and family genealogy.

Ralph, Beulah, Photograph Collection, (P0516)
10 photographs
Copy photos of Boone County, with focus on the African American community, including images of Douglass School and early black police officers.

Ralston, J.A., Certificate, 1889, (C1794)
1 folder
Certificates granted by St. Louis College of Physicians and Surgeons for completion of instruction in "Principles and Practice of Surgery."

Ratliff, Elizabeth Jones, Photograph Collection, (P0251)
94 photographs
Various images related to Macon County, specifically the town of Ethel, photos of Kirksville State Normal School, 1919-1924, including the 1924 fire and its aftermath, and portraits of identified and unidentified families and individuals.

Reed, Linda, Photograph, (P0012)
1 photograph
Photo of 1925 Brunswick kindergarten class posed outside their building; individuals identified.

Regenhardt Family Papers, (CG0036)
1.2 cubic feet (3 folders)
The Regenhardt Family Papers include Civil War muster rolls of the 56th Enrolled Missouri Militia, McNeely family Bible records, Regenhardt Construction Company papers related to the building of Academic Hall on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University, and postcards of Academic Hall.

Rehkop, Leonard D. and Marie H., Collection of Algert T. Peterson Photographs, (C3888)
40.4 cubic feet, 18 rolls of microfilm (8670 glass plate negatives, 95 film negatives, 63 photographic prints. Access copies on 18 rolls of microfilm)
The Rehkop/Peterson Collection consists of studio portraits of groups, families, and individuals; and scenes of the Higginsville and Concordia areas in western Missouri. The negatives date from the 1860s to the 1930s.

Reid, Loren D. (1905- ), Papers, c. 1900-1992, (C3946)
3 folders
The personal and professional papers of Loren D. Reid, a professor of speech at the University of Missouri-Columbia, include correspondence; manuscripts of two of his books, Hurry Home Wednesday and Finally It’s Friday; other writings and speeches; correspondence, contracts and royalty statements from the various publishing houses he worked with; and travel memorabilia.

Reid, Loren D., Papers, (CA5923)
Addition of correspondence dated 2000.

Reveley, Thomas C., Class Materials, 1841-1842, (C0620)
1 folder
Syllabus and notes prepared for the studies on Materia Medica and Pharmacy, delivered in the University of Pennsylvania. Contains source, description, and use of various medicines.

Reynolds Family, Collection, 1875-1997, (CG0007)
2.6 cubic feet (45 folders), 9 film reels
The collection of the Reynolds family of Morehouse, Missouri contains correspondence and papers, guest and autograph books, postcards, barbershop business ledgers, educational awards and diplomas, photographs, and films for John Clayborn, Louella (Harmon), Charles Baker, Thelma, and Nell Reynolds.

Richardson, Hayes Ayres (1901-1971) Papers, ca. 1933-1971, (K0278)
5 cubic feet
Richardson was Director of Welfare for the City of Kansas City, MO 1940-1959 and most of the papers pertain to this period: newspaper clippings, correspondence, reports, and photographs. Also his campaign for the Kansas City Council and his interest and work in government and economics which he taught at the University of Kansas City.

Riedel, Mrs. Mark T., Photograph Collection, (P0829)
5 photographs
Photos of New Overland School classes.

Risk, John C., Diploma, 1855, (C2421)
1 oversize item
The papers contain a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from the University of Missouri, dated July 4, 1855, and signed by President James Shannon. John Risk was an educator and minister in Lewis County, Missouri. Location Oversize C-2

Rita Oberbeck (1908-1983), Papers, 1939-1979, (S0198)
26 Folders
The Oberbeck papers are arranged into four series: Writings 1939-1976; Correspondence 1939-1970; ILGWU information; and Photographs. The bulk of the writing consists of an unfinished biography of Meyer Perlstein (director of the ILGWU, Southwest region). The material provides autobiographical details about Oberbeck and information about activities in the ILGWU. Also included are Oberbeck's fiction writings with one folder of poetry. Duplicates and a short article from the TV Guide were discarded.

Ritter Family, Papers, 1850-1956, (R0100)
50 folders, 9 volumes
This collection consists of correspondence, legal records, business papers, and miscellaneous material of the Ritter and Howard families of Jasper County, Missouri. Included are mining leases and drill records, 1883-1911, and records of the Stone School District, 1903-1940.

Roberts, John M. (1833-1914), Diaries, 1878-1881, (C4341)
0.3 cubic feet (13 folders)
The papers of John M. Roberts contain transcribed diaries written from 1878- 1881. Roberts was a rural school teacher in Henry County, Missouri. The diaries describe the classes he taught, the students, the weather and health of family members. The diaries also describe his other occupations as farmer, itinerant bookseller, a reporter for local newspapers and a brief view as a partisan Democrat. There is an introduction written in 1988 by J. Merton England, who edited and transcribed the diaries, and used them as the main source for his article, “A Hard Times Chronicler-An Ohio Teacher in Western Missouri-1879-1881,” which was published in the Missouri Historical Review, Volume 83, Issue 2, January, 1989.

Robinett, Paul McDonald (1893-1975), "Education in Mountain Grove, Missouri, 1835-1913," n.d., (C2930)
3 folders
The collection contains a history of the town of Mountain Grove, MO, and its academy, 1835-1913, including brief biographies of superintendents and principals.

Robinson, James H., Accounts, 1865, (C1636)
1 folder
The collection contains traveling expenses, transportation of books, and salary of Robinson, superintendent of public instruction.

Robinson, Richard D., Collection, (CA5805)
14.2 cubic feet
Materials of a professor in the College of Education, University of Missouri-Columbia, whose primary research areas were the history of literacy, teacher education, and reading theory. Includes historical school primers (1830s-1970s), professional correspondence, publications, and miscellaneous papers (1970s-2000s).

Rogers, Joseph Kirtley (1828-1882), Journal, 1858-1882, (C1223)
1 volume
Personal journal containing remarks about weather, marriages and funerals performed by Rogers, and list of students enrolled in a Bible class. Rogers was president of Christian College, Columbia, MO, 1858-1877.

Rogers, Joseph Kirtley (1828-1882), Notebook, 1858, (C1222)
1 volume
History notebook containing dates, facts, and biographical sketches. Rogers was president of Christian College, Columbia, MO, 1858-1877.

Rogers, Nelson F., Papers (R1318)
1.75 cubic feet (79 folders, 9 volumes, 231 photographs)
The Nelson F. Rogers Papers contain the professional papers of Nelson F. Rogers, a forester with the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Research Center. He conducted research at the Sinkin Experimental Forest and Central States Forest Experiment Station, studying reforestation of strip-mined areas and experiments involving the cultivation of shortleaf pine. The collection also includes personal papers and Rogers family genealogical material.

Rolla, Missouri, Photographs, ca. 1910s, (R0663)
These are two photographs made at Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri. One view is of the booth of James A. Spilman, a merchant and dealer of Studebaker farm wagons, at the Phelps County Fair in Rolla. The other is a panoramic collage of the Missouri School of Mines at Rolla, taken from the school's water tower.

Rollins, James H. (1940- ), Papers, 1961-1981 (C3056)
3 cubic feet
James Henry (Jimmy) Rollins was a black civil rights activist and University of Missouri law student who was convicted of dispensing marijuana in 1968, jumped bail to avoid prosecution and was subsequently caught and imprisoned in 1974 for that and other crimes. The papers consist primarily of letters from the imprisoned Rollins to one of his supporters, and of notes, newspaper clippings, case files, and other printed material related either to his case or to contemporary political and racial conditions in Columbia and at the University of Missouri.

Rose, Mark H. (1942- ) Papers, 1975-1991, (K1063)
6 cubic feet
Professional papers of Rose, Ph.D. in History, with specialties in cities, technology, business, and public policy. Includes correspondence; subject files concerned with conferences, meetings and symposia; the writing, publishing and presentation of articles and papers; and special projects; and grant applications he was asked to evaluate.

Rotary Club Of St. Louis, Missouri, (1910- ), Records, Addenda, 1978-1990, (S0680)
17 Folders
The Rotary Club documents their correspondence, newsclippings, pamphlets, reports, and scholarship applications.

Rothblatt, Jacob F. (1902-1980) Collection, ca. 1950-1979, (K0631)
0.5 cubic foot
Rothblatt was Cantor of Congregation Beth Shalom in Kansas City, MO. Includes phonograph recordings, awards, plaques, photograph and hand painted portrait of Cantor Rothblatt..

Rothville Bank, Rothville, Missouri, Papers, 1889-1955 (C0069)
3.5 linear feet
65 volumes
Journals, ledgers, and papers detailing the daily business of the Rothville Bank.

Rountree, Thomas, lesson book, 1831-1836, (R0610)
1 volume
This is a lesson book prepared as a teaching aid by Thomas Rountree of Maury County, Tennessee, and Greene County, Missouri. The book contains samples, problems, and examples in mathematics, accounting, surveying, and penmanship. The lessons apparently were copied from other textbooks.

Rowley, R.R., "Nature Work In and Out of the Schoolroom," 1904, (C1638)
1 folder
The collection contains a paper on entomology read to the Clark County teachers at Kahoka, MO, 28 October 1904.

Ruffieux, John Joseph Simon, Papers, 1962, (C3141)
1 folder
Letters in French and German from the State Archives of Frebourge and the State Archives of Canton of Berne, Switzerland, containing biographical information on J.J.S. Ruffieux, who founded a boy's school near St. Louis. Also includes a typed cover letter translating and explaining the two letters.

Rufi, John, Ephemera, (CA4132)
0.2 linear feet
Dissertation titled, "The Life and Educational Contributions of John Rufi."

Rufi, John, Ephemera, (CA4209)
1 linear foot
Research gathered for the dissertation, "The Life and Educational Contributions of John Rufi."

Rufi, John, Papers, (CA3973)
1 folder
One envelope - "My Years at Teachers' College, Columbia University."

Rufi, John, Papers, (CA3989)
2 folders
Papers of a professor of education regarding Michigan State and Intercollegiate Athletics.

Rufi, John, Papers, (CA3996)
1 folder
One item - "Professional Adventures and Rewards My Years at Kansas State Normal, 1913-1918."

Rufi, John, Papers, (CA4140)
2.4. linear feet
Addition of correspondence, addresses, and miscellaneous professional papers, 1940s-1970s.

Rufi, John, Papers, (CA4581)
1 linear foot
Addition to papers of a former professor of education at the University of Missouri.

Runge, G. Andy, Photograph Collection, (P0598)
7 photographs
Unidentified photographs, primarily group portraits of families and schoolchildren. Image of interior of telegraph office.

Runyon, Laura Louise, Papers, (CA5206)
0.2 linear feet
Papers of a history professor at Central Missouri State College in Warrensburg, MO. Primarily consists of notes taken while a student at the University of Chicago.

Rural Sociological Society of America, Records, (CA5233)
0.5 linear feet
Addition of annual meeting materials, administrative records, publications and other materials.

Rusk, Howard A. (1901-1989), Papers, 1937-1991, (C3981)
24 linear feet, 13 audio tapes, 23 audio cassettes, 1 video tape, 7 video cassettes
The papers of Dr. Howard A. Rusk, considered to be the father of rehabilitation medicine, contain Rusk’s correspondence and writings, publicity clippings, photographs, speeches, awards, and other materials concerning his groundbreaking work with the injured and disabled.

Ruskin College, Trenton, Missouri, Papers, 1899-1909, (C3803)
14 folders
Papers related to the Ruskin Hall Movement, a British socialist movement, and to Ruskin College, an American branch of the movement located in Trenton, Missouri. The collection includes a typescript history, catalogs, and newspaper articles.

Ruth Keeling Collection, (SA0908)
17 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Rutherford, Lela Jean Howat (1888-1981), Papers, 1905-1977, (C4127)
1 cubic foot
The Lela Jean Howat Rutherford Papers document the life and family of Mrs. Rutherford from her time as a University of Missouri student to the early 1970s. The papers consist of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and other miscellaneous items.

Ryan, George P., Letter, 1908, (R1172)
1 folder
This is a letter dated 17 December 1908 from George P. Ryan, Principal of Jerico Springs High School in Cedar County, Missouri, to Carola C. Ward of El Dorado Springs, Missouri. The letter concerns Ward's application for a position in the Cedar County schools.

Ryder, Elaine Baum (1925-2009) Papers, 1908-2006, (K0701)
1 cubic feet
National Register of Historic Places forms written by Ryder while a researcher for the Kansas City Landmarks Commission, booklets, books, newspaper clippings and magazines, and photographs.


Sailer Family Papers, (R1405)
0.04 cubic foot (4 folders, 25 negatives)
The Sailer Family Papers contain copies of the personal papers and photographs of the Sailer family of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. This collection includes images of the Sailer family and extended family, correspondence, newspaper articles, land records, birth records, and local history research for Cape Girardeau and Rolla, Missouri.

Saint Clair County, Missouri, Consolidated School District No. 1, Roscoe School, Booklet, 1922, (R1104)
1 folder
This is a souvenir booklet for the school year 1921-1922 at the Roscoe School in Roscoe Township in St. Clair County, Missouri. The teacher was Ida J. Porter. Included are the names of the pupils and the members of the school board.

Saint Clair County, Missouri, School District No. 56, Motley School, Booklet, 1926, (R1194)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir" booklet for the 1926 school year at Motley School in St. Clair County, Missouri. Mabel Hill was the teacher and W. D. Motley was president of the local school board.

Saint Clair County, Missouri, School District No. 58, Prairie Home School, Souvenir Booklet, 1912, (R1257)
1 folder
This is a "souvenir booklet" presented by the teacher, Almee Sires, to the students at Prairie Home School in St. Clair County, Missouri, at the close of the school year in 1912. Included are a list of the students and the members of the local school board.

Saint James Public School, Saint James, Missouri, Photograph, ca. 1905, (R0576)
1 item
This is a photograph of a class in front of the public school building at St. James, Phelps County, Missouri. The photograph was produced by Philip Kraher, a commercial photographer at St. James.

Sainte Genevieve, Missouri, Miscellaneous Records, 1865-1883, (R0040)
2 folders
These are photocopies of miscellaneous city and county documents. Included are tax records, a census of school-age children, loyalty oaths, and ballots from the elections of 1876. There are also pamphlets containing a report on mining and manufactures to the Missouri legislature, 1881, and an address by Gov. Thomas T. Crittenden, printed in German, 1883.

Sainte Genevieve, Missouri, School Board, Minute Book, 1851-1885, (R0021)
1 volume
These are minutes of the Board of Directors of Schools, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The minutes include discussions and resolutions on settlements of adverse claims to land owned by the school board, and also records the establishments of the first public schools in Ste. Genevieve.

Sainte Genevieve Academy, Ledgers, 1853-1861, (R0020)
2 volumes
These are daybook-ledgers from the Ste. Genevieve English and Classical Academy, a private school established by Firmin A. Rozier in 1853. The ledgers include a list of expenses incurred by the school, and accounts of tuition and school supplies charged to the students.

Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri, School Records, 1875-1944, (R0097)
3 folders, photocopies
These are district clerk's records and teacher's class records for the rural Morning Shade School (District No. 18 and 35) in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri. The collection includes nine volumes that contain minutes of annual meetings, school censuses, financial data, and teachers' contracts.

Salasche-Kaseff, Rhea, Papers, (K1144)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Rhea Salasche-Kaseff Papers contain a May 1952 edition of the Beth Shalom Sunday School newsletter, “The Comet.”

Salem Academy, Salem, Missouri, Booklet, 1930, (R0500)
1 folder
This is a booklet of letters by alumni of the Salem Academy at Salem in Dent County, Missouri. Compiled by John Massey, the booklet includes biographical news of former students, and reminiscences of the years 1874-1884, when the school was under the direction of Professor William H. Lynch.

Salem Public School, Salem, Missouri, school Program, 1921, (R0571)
1 folder
This is a printed program for a "Springtime Pageant" performed by the First and Second Grades of the Salem Public School, Salem, Missouri, at the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, on 29 April 1921. The selections and some of the performers are named.

Sapp, Maribeth, Papers, 1931, (CA6466)
0.2 cubic feet
Scrapbooks and diploma of a student who graduated from Ashland High School in Boone County, Missouri, in 1931. Scrapbooks include photographs, report cards, commencement programs, and other material concerning Sapp's senior year.

Sawyer, Thomas M., Sawyer family report cards, 1934-1944, (R1313)
1 folder
The collection consists of eleven school report cards for the children of Thomas M. and Elsie D. Sawyer. The children attended Rogersville Public School at Rogersville in Greene County, Missouri, and Green Hill School, in Webster County Missouri for elementary education.

Scarritt-Royster-Swinney Family Papers, ca. 1818-1989, (K0632)
71 cubic feet
Family papers of three prominent families of Kansas City and Glasgow, MO. Includes a wide variety of materials including letters, postcards, speeches, newspaper articles, poetry, photographs, family items, business and personal papers, tributes to various individuals and historical papers and recollections.

Scarritt, Nathan (1821-1890) Family Papers, 1839-1962, (K0248)
1 cubic foot
Newspaper clippings, articles, announcements, correspondence, and publication relating to the Scarritt and Chick families, two early families in Kansas City. Deeds and leases concerning the property owned by Scarritt and his estate. Also are family histories and a diary and autobiography of Nathan Scarritt, Methodist minister and missionary and early city builder.

Schlundt, Herman (1869-1937), Papers, 1913-1941, (C0015)
12.5 linear feet
Files from the University of Missouri chemistry department. Includes some of Schlundt’s personal correspondence and papers as well as departmental and personal correspondence of Mary Violette Dover, D.H. Dolley, Henry D. Bent, and Allen E. Stern. Papers contain research notes for Schlundt’s work on radioactivity and Dover’s work on lubricants.

Schofield, Rufus, Diploma, 1886, (C0989)
1 folder
Diploma issued by the University of Missouri and the St. Louis Medical College.

Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis (1920- ), Addenda, 1923-1985, (S0502)
35 Folders
This collection is a continuation of a previous one, Collection number 83. The records in the addenda appear to be more complete than the original donation. The scholarship meeting minutes and those of the Board of Directors are complete for the years listed. The student correspondence from the 1940s also adds a great deal of information, especially about young men who were fighting in the World War, is particularly enlightening. Besides the aforementioned topics, however, the collection's material is incomplete and therefore not exceptionally informative. The annual reports for the few years which are listed are helpful to document the Foundation's activities, but too few of these reports were donated with this collection. Information on the organization's goals and purpose can, however, be found here.

Schowengerdt, George Carl (1901-1992) Papers, 1921-1922, (K0978)
1 folder
Photographs of students and/or faculty of Kansas City University, Kansas City, Kansas.

Schrader, William Henry (1844-1921), Reminiscences, n.d., (C1519)
1 folder
The reminiscences describe slavery in Missouri, including treatment of slaves, punishment, education, desire for freedom, fugitives, and character sketches of individual slaves. Also described are the Kansas-Missouri border conflicts, the Civil War in Missouri, bushwhackers, Claiborne Fox Jackson, the 1856 and 1860 presidential campaigns, German immigrants, Missouri Republicans, and Linneus and Brunswick, MO.

Schwartz, Ellen Jane, Papers, (SA0984)
1 box, oversize
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Schweitzer, Paul, Certificate for United States Citizenship, 1872, (C4298)
one oversize document
Certificate of United States Citizenship.

Scott, Ephraim Homer, The Record, 1888, (R0686)
1 folder
This is Volume 1, Number 8 (November 1888) of The Record, published "In the Interests of Musical Culture and General Education" by Prof. Ephraim H. Scott, director of the Western Conservatory of Music at Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri.

Seigle, Shirley Kenis (1925- ) and Sidney M. (1917-1985) Papers, 1950s-1987, (K1186)
6 folders
Seigle was an educator, actress, and playwright who produced various events for Temple B'nai Jehudah Sisterhood Incudes bulletins, education/administration papers, programs, scripts, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to Seigle's activities at the Temple.

Seligson, Theodore H. (1930- ) Architectural Collection, ca. 1950-1995, (K0545)
235 cubic feet
Administrative and financial records, correspondence, notes and other documents, and architectural drawings, by Seligson, and prominent Kansas City architect and educator, and his various firms.

Selvidge, Robert Washington (1872-1941), Papers, 1918-1942, (C3650)
8.5 linear feet
Papers of a University of Missouri professor who was chairman of the Department of Industrial Education; served as chairman of the Missouri State Planning Board, 1933-1935; taught vocational war training; wrote many books and articles; and was a proponent and innovator of specific job and information sheets for trade teaching with individual instruction.

Shannon County, Missouri, Cedar Hill School District No. 1, Akers School, Records, 1910-1953, (R0480)
9 volumes
These are records of the school at Akers on the Current River in Shannon County, Missouri. The collection includes teachers' registers, 1910-1945, and the records of the district clerk, 1922-1953.

Sharp Family Papers, 1845-2002, (K0553)
26.5 cubic feet
Personal correspondence, financial records, scrapbooks, slides, photographs, and records of the Sharp and Wells family of Kansas City, Missouri, and Johnson County, Kansas.

Shepard, Edward Martin (1854-1934), Papers, 1844-1939 (C0164)
0.6 linear feet
Notes, correspondence, clippings, and pamphlets of Shepard, a geologist and professor at Drury College, Springfield, Missouri.

Shepherd's Center-Central Kansas City, MO Records, 1972-2011, (K0600)
8 cubic feet
Organizational records of the local chapter, the first for the life-long education and support services for the aging national organization. Includes board of directors' minutes, annual reports, photographs, news clippings, and scrapbooks.

Shepherd's Center of America Records, 1972-2006, (K1183)
29 cubic feet
The Center provided life-long learning and other services for older people so they could maintain independence. The organizational records of the national office of the Center includes history files, Board of Directors and committee files, newsletters and mailings, planning and program files, national and regional conference files, leadership training materials, photographs, cassette, floppy discs, and video tapes.

Shultz, Marian Tranin (1920- ) Papers, 1910s-2008, (K1060)
1.5 cubic foot
Daughter of entrepreneur, philanthropist, and Menorah Medical Center (MMC) founder Earl Tranin, Shultz has also been a volunteer at MMC. Includes correspondence, letters, postcards, magazines, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, certificates, plaques, yearbooks, and a Menorah Medical Center history.

Simonson, Jesse Russell, Papers, 1894-1901, (R1249)
1 folder
These are six teacher's contracts (1894-1900) and a teacher's certificate (1901) for Jesse Russell Simonson in Jasper County, Missouri. There are three contracts for rural schools, and three contracts for Carterville Public School.

Silverman, Milton, Collection, (K1083)
0.09 cubic foot (3 folders)
The Milton Silverman Collection contains a memory book covering Milton Silverman’s 1952-1953 term as president of the Beth Shalom Congregation. Additionally, this collection includes a 1924-1925 enrollment and record book from the Beth Shalom School as well as an invitation to the 1939 Kansas City B’nai B’rith Women’s Auxiliary birthday meeting.

Smith, Charles Ashley (1867-1948) Architectural Records Collection, ca. 1890s-1930s, (K0672)
7 cubic feet
Smith was one of the most active architects of buildings for institutions, particularly schools, in Kansas City. Included are architectural drawings, renderings, photographs and clippings relating to Kansas City area buildings.

Smith, Robert, Photograph Collection, (P0868)
4 photographs
Collection of photos of Missouri historians and images relating to the civil war, from a professor at Missouri Southern State College, Joplin.

Smith, Seymour, Papers, (CA4744)
4 folders
Addition. Information on Mid-Missouri Associated Colleges.

Smith, Seymour, Papers, (CA4407)
5.4 linear feet
President-emeritus of Stephens College. Also contains material from career prior to years at Stephens.

Smith, Seymour, Papers, (CA4701)
4.4 linear feet
Correspondence, class notes, research, and writings of a professor of theology and former president of Stephens College.

Smith, Seymour, Papers, (CA5190)
1 linear foot
Addition to papers of president of Stephens College in Columbia, MO. Includes early sermons and speeches, correspondence, and information about various educational programs at Stephens.

Smith, Seymour, Papers, (CA5432)
13.5 linear feet
Addition to administrative and operational files of Stephens College president. Primarily 1950s-1970s files.

Smith, Seymour, Papers, (CA5493)
1.4 linear feet
Addition of papers mostly relating to Stephens College. Includes correspondence, administrative files, writings, publications, and miscellaneous.

Smith, Seymour, Papers, (CA5597)
2 linear feet
Addition of correspondence, publications, biographical materials, records relating to academic reunions, papers of various professional and civic organizations, and materials concerning Stephens College.

Smith, William Ernest (1891-1969), Papers, 1860, 1915-1968, (C2999)
8 folders
The papers of William Ernest Smith contain correspondence of Smith, a history professor at Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1926-1934; department chairman, 1934-1957; graduate school dean, 1950-1959; research professor of history, 1959-1962; and author. The collection includes correspondence with other history and economics professors concerning Southwest Missouri State Teachers College, Springfield; the University of Wisconsin, Madison; and Miami University.

Soetaert, Opal, “The Pioneer Edson School,” n.d., (C2190)
1 folder
The papers contain a history of education and the Edson School, Harrison County, Missouri and genealogy of Edson and Needham families.

Soldan High School Collection, 1923-1931, (S0477)
8 Folders
The Scrippage, Soldan High School Newspaper, 1924- 1926; Award certificates, 1924-1931; Graduation Program, 1927; Newsclippings, 1923-1924; and five photographs, 1924.

Sosland Family Papers, (K1277)
2.5 cubic foot
The papers of Blanche and Neil Sosland reflect their active participation in the Jewish community and education in the Greater Kansas City area. They were active in founding Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, were long-time participants in the leadership of Congregation Beth Shalom, and were board members of several Jewish organizations within the community.

Southeast Missouri Teachers Association, Program, 1942, (R0761)
1 folder
This is the "Victory Program" for the 67th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Missouri Teachers Association, held at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on 22-23 October 1942.

Southern and Central Missouri Collection (R1442)
4.5 cubic feet (194 folders, 1 VHS, 6 CDs, 1 45 record, 1 cassette)
The Southern and Central Missouri Collection is an artificial collection combining acquisitions related to individuals, places, organizations, and events. The Southern and Central Missouri Collection continues to have material added. New additions are added at the end of the collection.

Southwest High School Collection, 1943-2007, (K1199)
0.3 cubic foot
Books and documents relating to Southwest High School of the Kansas City, MO, School District and its alumni.

Southwest Missouri State University, Photographs, (P0615)
2 photographs
Photos of Southwest Missouri State University: plans for College of Business Administration building, and Hammons House Residence Hall,

Southwest Missouri Teachers' Association, Booklet, 1941, (R1135)
1 folder
This is an "Official Program" booklet for the annual meeting of the Southwest Missouri Teachers' Association, held on 22-24 October 1941 at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. R. W. Anderson of Neosho served as president of the organization.

Spaldings Commercial College Collection, 1893-1976, (K1200)
2 folders
Includes a diploma in Stenographic Amanuensis & Typewriter Operator and a letter relating to the school.

Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri, Records, 1948-1991, (C3934)
1.3 linear feet
Records of the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri (known before 1972 as the Speech Association of Missouri), a professional organization of speech and theatre educators that promotes education and public awareness of speech and theatre issues in Missouri. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, publications, membership and financial records, constitutions, annual meeting files, photographs, slides, awards, and miscellaneous records. See also Collection # 2961, Speech Association of Missouri, Papers, 1942-1964.

Spencer, George A. (1906-1997), Papers, 1970-1971 (C3309)
0.3 linear feet
Correspondence, reports and pamphlets relevant to Governor’s Task Force on Role of Private Higher Education in Missouri. Spencer was appointed to the Task Force by Governor Warren E. Hearnes in 1970.

Spillman, William Jasper (1863-1931), Notebooks, 1885-1886, (C0846)
11 folders
Lecture notes taken by Spillman, who graduated from the University of Missouri in 1886. The notes are for chemistry, lithology, paleontology, geology, and civil government.

Sporn, Rose Evelyn Kurs (1919-2011) Collection, 1952-2011, (K1166)
17 folders
Sporn was an educator, poet, playwright, and essayist. Includes material concerning B'nai B'rith Women Heart of America Chapter 527 activities, such as the Dolls for Democracy program initiated by the Chapter with Fellowship House. Also Jewish Community Center event programs and her personal remembrances, writings, and photographs.

Springfield Business College, Springfield, Missouri, Booklets, 1908-1927, (R0765)
1 folder
These are booklets promoting the Springfield Business College, a commercial trade school located at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri.

Springfield Community Teachers Association, Theater Program, 1943, (R1018)
1 folder
This is a program for a performance by "Devi Dja and her Bali-Java Dancers, with Native Gamelan Orchestra," on Tuesday evening, 30 March 1943 in the Senior High School auditorium at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. The Springfield Community Teachers Association sponsored the appearance.

Springfield Normal School and Business College, Springfield, Missouri, Booklet, 1902, (R1246)
1 folder
This is the "Ninth Annual Catalogue" of the Springfield Normal School and Business College at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. The presidents of the proprietary school were Allen Moore and John A. Taylor. In addition to the normal and commercial courses the college included a conservatory of music and an "approved summer school."

St. Charles College Term Report, 1836, (C0623)
1 folder
Report prepared by John Hunter Fielding upon completion of the school’s first year. Original in the possession of Mrs. T. Knoble.

St. Clair County School Dist. Records (C4287)
0.4 cubic feet (15 folders), 8 oversize volumes
The records of the St. Clair County, Missouri, School District contain teacher’s student records, term reports to the district clerk, Board of Education meeting minutes, and Annual School Enumeration Records.

St. Clair, Lawrence L. (1885-1965), Papers, 1930-1954, (C3847)
11 folders
Papers of Lawrence L. St. Clair, an educator who spent over forty years working in various primary, secondary, and higher education positions in Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas. The collection consists largely of personal correspondence. There are occasional fliers and bulletins within the holdings.

St. James Grade School, Saint James, Missouri, Papers, 1935, (R0723)
1 folder
This collection includes a commencement program for the "Class of 1935" at St. James Grade School in St. James in Phelps County, Missouri, and a diploma issued to Eunice Giesler, a member of the class.

St. Joseph Veterinary College Student Record Book, 1908-1947, (C0612)
1 volume
Student record book listing courses taken, grades, and date of graduation. Transcripts from schools previously attended are also included.

St. Louis' Desegregation Case, Records, 1972-1986, (S0684)
3 Boxes, 35 Folders
This collection documents St. Louis' Desegregation Court Case, including the Craton Liddell v. Board of Education City of St. Louis, Missouri from 1972-1985.

St. Louis Hosmer Hall Yearbook, (c. 1904 - 1936), 1909, (S1082)
1 box, 1 folder
This yearbook contains photographs, cartoons, illustrations and business advertisements that document the activities of the school and its students.

St. Louis Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Educational Exhibit Papers, 1904, (C0051)
6 linear feet
Copy books from Cape Girardeau State Normal School and public schools in Harrisonville, Kansas City, Lamar, Liberty, Mexico, Nevada, and Trenton, with samples of school assignments and essays. Also letters pertaining to standards of admission to agricultural and mining colleges.

St. Louis Teachers Strike, 1973, Collection, 1973, (S0086)
7 Folders, 2 Volumes, 15 Oral Interviews
The first teachers' strike in the history of the city of St. Louis, Correspondence to and from St. Louis teachers, strike bulletins, flyers, copies of court injunctions and briefs filed by the American Federation of Teachers, Local 420, and by the St. Louis Board of Education, and newspaper clippings relating to the strike. Includes transcripts and tape recorded interviews with principal figures in the strike.

St. Louis Regional Library Network Records (S0975)
2 cubic feet (2 boxes, 58 folders)
The State of Missouri incorporated the St. Louis Regional Library Network (SLRLN) in 1977, as a not-for-profit dedicated to providing access to educational opportunities and shared resources for libraries and librarians in the greater St. Louis area, including St. Louis City and County, St. Charles, Franklin, Warren and Lincoln counties. The records contain correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and workshop materials related to SLRLN's administration, finances and networking activities from 1978 to 1987.

St. Louis Teachers Strike (1979) Collection, 1975-1979, (S0365)
8 Folders
Daily strike bulletins, flyers, minutes, legal documents, newsclippings, strike information and circulars.

St. Louis Zoo, (SA0979)
20 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Stadler, Lewis John (1896-1954), Papers, 1927-1955, (C2429)
7.4 linear feet
Correspondence, notes and manuscripts, and miscellaneous papers of a corn geneticist in the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Field Crops at the University of Missouri, who did pioneering research on the effects of X-rays upon mutation in plants.

Stadler, Lewis John (1896-1954), Papers, (CA4125)
9 cubic feet
Addition of papers of a University of Missouri agricultural geneticist. See also C2429.

Stadler, Lewis John (1896-1954), Papers, (CA4769)
0.4 linear feet
Addition of field notes, personal memoranda, and grade book, c. 1921-1939.

Stadler, Lewis John (1896-1954), Papers, (CA4969)
0.85 cubic feet
Addition of correspondence of agricultural geneticist. Also lecture and seminar notes and research material.

Stanley, Louise, (1883-1954), Biographical Sketch, 1965, (C2281)
1 folder
Profile of a nutritionist and home economist who was first chief of the Bureau of Home Economics, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1923-1943. The biographical sketch was contributed by E. Neige Todhunter to the JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION. Also announcement of presentation of the Mary Rourke Memorial Award to nutritionist Doris Lauder.

Starr, Frederick, Jr. (1826-1867), Papers, 1850-1863, (C2073)
20 folders
Starr was a colonizationist, free soiler, and Presbyterian clergyman in Weston, MO, 1852-1855. The collection contains correspondence, broadsides, pamphlets, and clippings on settlement of the Kansas-Nebraska Territories, border conflicts, abolitionism vs. slavery, local politics, Indian affairs, public land sales, claims, and prices, popular sovereignty, squatters’ rights, and religion on the frontier.

Starr, Irene Stiefel (1939- ) Papers, 1952-1960, (K0728)
4 cubic feet
Programs, clippings, bulletins, letters, awards, report cards, test scores, and individual/composite photographs of activities at Border Star Elementary School, Southwest High School, Temple B'nai Jehudah, and the Missouri Valley Federation of Temple Youth.

State Historical Society of Missouri, Typescript Collection, (C0995)
774 items on 14 rolls of microfilm
The State Historical Society of Missouri Typescript Collection consists of typescripts of articles and manuscripts donated over the years to the Historical Society.

State Normal School, Springfield, Missouri, May Day program, 1917, (R1297)
1 item
This is a program for the May Day Festival held on the grounds of the State Normal School (formerly the Springfield Normal School) at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, 1 May 1917. The program lists the various components of the celebration and the names of participants.

State of Missouri Collection, (P0018)
486 photographs
Over 400 original photos created for the 1904 publication on Missouri at the time of the World's Fair by Walter Williams; shows all aspects and counties in Missouri.

Stauber, Ruby Rose, Papers, (SP0015)
13.5 cubic feet (452 folders, 2 oversize)
The papers of Rose Stauber contain the personal papers of Ruby Rose Stauber. They include correspondence, genealogical research, family photographs, and material related to Rose’s 31 years of service in the Women’s Army Corp.

Stauter, Mark, Papers, (R1432)
2 cubic feet (120 folders)
The Mark Stauter Papers consist of materials donated by Dr. Mark Stauter, former director of the State Historical Society of Missouri’s Rolla Research Center. The papers cover a variety of topics related to Missouri history.

Ste. Genevieve Academy, Record Book, 1807-1812, (C1234)
2 volumes
Minutes, rules and regulations for the general government of the institution, expenses, pupils, tuition, accounts, and courses offered. The academy was established in 1818 and closed during the Civil War in 1862. Photostat copy and typed copy.

Steelville High School, Steelville, Missouri, Programs, 1943-1944, (R0927)
1 folder
These are programs for baccalaureate services (1943) and commencement exercises (1944) of Steelville High School at Steelville in Crawford County, Missouri.

Steelville Normal and Business Institute, Papers, 1894-1936, (C0639)
2 folders
School catalog, 1894-1895; a treasurer's account; letter to alumni, 1936; a reunion paper, 1936.

Steelville Normal and Business Institute, Steelville, Missouri, Reunion Book, 1936, (R1282)
1 item, oversize
This is a booklet produced by the Steelville Ledger for a reunion of former students of the Steelville Normal and Business Institute, 25-27 June 1936. It consists of fourteen issues of the newspaper, each containing one or more articles on the school and the reunion, bound into a single volume. The stories include character sketches and reminiscences of students and teachers, along with portraits of the faculty and many of the students.

Stein, Weldon (1911-1964), Papers, 1928-2016, (CG0008)
0.6 cubic feet (8 folders)
The papers of Weldon Stein contain correspondence, military service records, a personal diary, high school and college graduation programs, and genealogical information.

Stephens College, Photographs, (P0519)
9 photographs
Photographs of the Stephens College campus in Columbia, MO. Includes photos by Tom Binford

Stern, Norton, Photograph Collection, (P0065)
11 photographs
3 b/w photos and 2 b/w photo postcards from the College of Osteopathy depicting students and a surgery. 3 b/w photos depicting public buildings in Kirksville, MO; the College of Osteopathy (ca. 1915), the Ward Infirmary Hospital (ca. 1915), and the County Courthouse. Also includes images of Marie Stern and Dr. Andrew Taylor Still.

Stevens, Anna Frike Foster (1899-1983), Papers, 1910-1917, (C4297)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)
The Stevens papers consist of examination papers, workbooks, and a high school teacher training guide.

Stevens Jr., Joseph Edward (1928-1998) Papers, 1981-1998, (K0753)
5 cubic feet
Personal papers of Stevens, Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. Includes correspondence, biographical information, and awards. Also files related to his work with the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, the Plain Language & Law Committee of the Missouri Bar, and a Seminar Course on the Arts of Lawyering and Judging.

Stidham, J.H., Photograph Collection, (P0326)
4 photographs
Group photographs of Columbia Normal Academy students, 1906 and 1907; Harrisburg School students, 1902; and Knights of Pythias, taken in Milan, Missouri, ca. 1912-1913.

Stigall, B.M., Papers, 1920-1930, (C0606)
5 folders
Correspondence of a superintendent of Paseo High School, Kansas City, Missouri, pertaining to problems of education such as techniques of recitation, segregation of pupils on basis of IQ, social and educational significance of mental surveys, value of tests given to soldiers, World War I, advantages of a junior high, and discipline.

Stockton High School (Stockton, Mo.)., Baccalaureate and Commencement program, 1942, (R1315)
1 folder
This is a program for Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises of Stockton High School at Stockton in Cedar County, Missouri on May 3 and May 7, 1942.

Stockton High School, Stockton, Missouri, commencement invitation, 1924, (R1101)
1 folder
This is an invitation to commencement week exercises at Stockton High School at Stockton in Cedar County, Missouri, for May 1924. Included are a class roll and a schedule of events.

Stoddard County, Missouri, School District No. 103, Bernie School, Booklet, 1914, (R1197)
1 folder
This is a souvenir booklet presented by teacher Ethel Simmons to her pupils at the close of the 1913-1914 school year at Bernie School in Stoddard County, Missouri. Included are the names of the students and the directors of the school district.

Stoddard County, Missouri, School District No. 106, Trammel School, Booklet, 1916, (R0918)
1 folder
This is a "Souvenir" booklet presented by the teacher, Lewis M. Layer, to the pupils of Trammel School at La Valle in Stoddard County, Missouri, at the close of the 1915-1916 school year.

Stone County, Missouri, School District No. 1 (Oto Public School), souvenir booklet, 1906, (R1229)
1 folder
This is a small "souvenir" booklet for the 1905-1906 school year at Oto Public School in northern Stone County, Missouri. Blanche O. Pritchard was the teacher and H. B. Cox was president of the local school board.

Stone County, Missouri, Superintendent of Schools, Booklets, 1941-1942, (R1235)
1 folder
These are directories of Stone County Schools for the years 1941-1942 and 1942-1943, compiled by County Superintendent Raymond H. Patterson. Included are lists of schools, administrators, teachers, other employees, and statistics on enrollment, assessed valuation, and tax levies.

Strafford High School, Strafford, Missouri, Booklet, 1920, (R0853)
1 item
This is the Catalogue and Course of Study for Strafford High School at Strafford in Greene County, Missouri, for the academic year 1920-1921.

Strickland, Arvarh E. (1930-2013), Papers, (CA4995)
36.5 linear feet, 18 computer discs
Personal and professional papers of historian, educator, and University of Missouri administrator.

Strickland, Arvarh E. (1930-2013), Papers, (CA4995)
36.5 linear feet, 18 computer discs
Personal and professional papers of historian, educator, and University of Missouri administrator.

Survey of Christian Glanz Estate by A. M. Allen, c. 1852, (K0351)
0.01 cubic feet
The collection contains a survey for a sub-division of six acres of land in Westport, Missouri, belonging to the estate of Christian Glanz. The Survey was hand-drawn by A. M. Allen.

Sutherland-Covert Family Papers, 1886-1897, (C2287)
1 folder
Degrees granted by the University of Missouri: Doctor of Medicine issued to Samuel H. Sutherland, 1886; Bachelor of Letters and teaching certificate issued to Virginia Sutherland, 1896; and Bachelor of Laws issued to Charles Elmer Covert, 1897. Also a certificate of attendance, Bible College of Missouri, 1897; and photograph of University of Missouri School of Law class, 189[6].


Tayloe Family, Papers, 1879-1942, (C2510)
4 linear feet
The papers of the Tayloe Family contain personal letters and business papers of the John R. Tayloe family of Bem and Owensville, MO. The collection includes correspondence to John R. Tayloe, his sons John L. and William L. Tayloe, and his wife Lizzie Miller Tayloe from relatives and friends concerning family affairs, farming, and teaching. Some business papers are also included.

Taylor, Thomas, Papers, 1847, (C1905)
1 folder
Agreement for operation of school in Greenville Township, Wayne County, MO, in 1847. Also a copy of school regulations.

Teachers Club Benefit Association Records, 1916 -1997, (K1214)
6 folders
The Association provided assistance to members who, "through sickness or other physical disability, are prevented from active discharge of school duty." Includes articles of incorporation, charter, and bylaws; Last Will and Testament of May Picken, a benefactor of the Association; audits and other financial records; and correspondence.

Texas County, Missouri, School District No. 2, mill Creek School, Records, (R0651)
7 volumes
These are records of School District No. 2 near Plato in northwestern Texas County, Missouri. Included are records of the district clerk, 1886-1925, and teachers' registers, 1893-1927.

Texas County, Missouri, School District No. 42, Brown Hill School, Records, (R0589)
3 volumes
These are the clerk's records of District No. 42, known as Brown Hill School, in Texas County, Missouri. The records include minutes of annual, special, and board meetings, annual enumeration of students and lists of taxpayers, warrants issued, teachers' contracts and monthly reports, and the district clerk's reports to the county.

Texas County, Missouri, School District No. 79, Coffey School, Records, (R0653)
2 volumes
These are records of Coffey School west of Houston in Texas County, Missouri. Included are records of the district clerk, 1936-1950, and a teacher's register, 1938-1942.

Texas County, Missouri, School District No. 129, Pine Flat School, Records, (R0652)
13 volumes
These are records of School District No. 129 north of Eunice in eastern Texas County, Missouri, known as Pine Flat School. Included are records of the district clerk, 1896-1924, teacher's registers of attendance, 1909-1936, and reports of teachers to the county superintendent of schools, 1936-1941.

The High School News (1896- ), Newsletters, 1898, (S0562)
1 Folder
Two issues of a newsletter published monthly by the St. Louis High School Literary Societies, "of the pupils, for the pupils and by the pupils" of St. Louis High School. Includes photographic images of the graduating class of June 1898. Includes only Volume III, No. 5, May 1898, and Commencemnet issue Volume III, No. 7.

The Missouri Collection (C3982)
17.9 cubic feet, 9 audio cassettes, 3 audio discs, 9 CDs, 1 computer disc, 1 film, 6 film strips, 3 DVDs, 2 video cassettes (791 folders, 21 oversize ite
The Missouri Collection is an artificial collection combining miscellaneous small acquisitions related to Missouri places, individuals, organizations, and events.

Thomas, Dudley, Record Book, 1836-1848, (CA2779)
1 volume
Record book of Thomas, a doctor in Carroll County, MO; includes patient accounts, Minutes of Commission of Carroll County School District, No. 3, of which Thomas was a member, and comments on the national election of 1840.

Thomas, Helen Seibert Dance School Records, (K0960)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folders)
The Helen Seibert Thomes Dance School Records consist of sixty undated, hand-written choreographies for dances utilized by the school.

Threatt, James Irving (1923-2005 ) Papers, 1971-1999, (K0732)
41 cubic feet
Personal files kept by Threatt concerning his many activities and interests while in public office. Topics include housing, city development, revitalization of the urban core, education, minority businesses and historical agencies. Contains correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, books and magazines. Also his wife, Doris Elizabeth Threatt (1932-2000), professional and community activities.

Thurston, Hester I. (1919-2001) Papers, 1955-1989, (K1250)
2 cubic feet
Subject files concerning seminars and workshops that Thurston, Director of Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Kansas Medical Center, either attended or taught. Includes correspondence, course outlines, lectures, and other supplemental educational materials. Also correspondence concerning nursing school accreditation committees.

Tindall, Cordell W. (1914-2002), Papers, 1968-1978, (C4308)
0.9 cubic feet (22 folders)
The papers of Cordell W. Tindall contain materials regarding the University of Missouri Extension Program, including publications, reports, budgets, correspondence, and newspaper articles. The bulk of the papers are in regards to the 1977 evaluation of the extension program.

Tolson, Fannie Marie (1911-2005), Papers, 1890s-2005, (C1704)
2.3 linear feet, 3 audio cassettes, 2 video cassettes, 1 dvd
Fannie Marie Tolson was the first African-American educator to teach in the desegregated schools of Fayette, Missouri. Her papers include family correspondence and photographs, memorabilia from Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri, teaching aids, documents concerning St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Fayette, and recordings of two interviews conducted with Tolson.

Tong, Marvin E., Papers, 1878-1947 (C0177)
0.9 linear feet
Bar dockets of Ozark County circuit court; case briefs before courts of appeals in Missouri; minutes of meetings of Missionary Baptists; case briefs before U.S. and Missouri Supreme Courts; pamphlets of Civil War recollections; and memorial addresses on life of Champ Clark.

Travers, Paul, Yearbook Collection, June 1926; 1951-1957, (S1098)
1 box
The Paul Travers Yearbook Collection consists of four yearbooks from local educational institutions in St. Louis.

Travis, Paul, Collection, 1785-2006, (S1101)
12 folders
This is a collection of ephemera of uncertain origins.

Trillin, Edyth Zelda Weitzman (1908-1989) Papers, 1921-1963, (K1210)
2 folders
Edyth and husband Abe Trillin owned Trillin's Restaurant. Includes Kansas City's Central High School graduation "Memory Book" containing announcements, invitations, autographs and writings by fellow students and teachers. Also photographs of the Old Age Home Celebration (1963).

Troy, Jeanie, Photographs, (P0441)
3 photographs
Photos of bas reliefs on the Will Mayfield College Arts & Sciences building.

Tucker, E.W. (1899-1985), Papers, 1920-1980, (C4000)
1.2 linear feet
The papers of Colonel Eugene W. Tucker, staff member and later executive officer of Kemper Military School. The papers include lecture material, articles, speeches, correspondence, school catalogs, financial reports, and miscellaneous items.

Tucker, Pearl, Diploma, 1887, (C3368)
1 folder
The collection contains a diploma from Hardin College, Mexico, MO.

Tuthill, J.E., Letter, 1901, (C2068)
1 folder
To R.H. Jesse, Columbia, MO, from Salina, KS, Aug. 26, 1901. Inquiring about facilities at Missouri University library for study in medieval and modern history about the demand for teachers. Letter referred to Isidor Loeb.


Underhill, Lyle Welles (1890-1983) Architectural Records, 1909-1939, (K0136)
3.12 cubic feet
The records contain architectural drawings, specifications, contracts, photographs, sketches, correspondence, and memorabilia related to Lyle Welles Underhill, a female architect in Kansas City, Missouri, who specialized in designing school buildings in Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri between 1915 and 1922. Other proposed and contracted buildings done by Lyle Underhill and her husband Harold W. Underhill are also included in this collection.

Union Independent Academy, Records, 1856-1859, (R0127)
1 volume, typescript
Included here are minutes of meetings of the directors, a list of stockholders, and the constitution of the Union Independent Academy at Laketon (now Lake Spring) in Dent County, Missouri.

University Medical College of Kansas City Records (K0185)
0.12 cubic foot (11 folders, four oversize photographs)
The University Medical College of Kansas City Records contain directories, annual announcements, attendance records, programs, publications, and photographs.

University of Missouri, College of Arts and Science, Records, 1908-1965 (C3406)
67.8 linear feet, 4 volumes
The records of the College of Arts and Science contain correspondence, reports and forms from the dean’s office discussing faculty, administration, policies, courses, committees, conferences and specific problems, in addition to correspondence and reports pertaining to Missouri Bible College, Missouri College Union, and junior college accreditation.

University of Missouri, College of Education, Centennial Papers, 1893-1959, (C2601)
0.3 linear feet
Papers collected by the College of Education for its centennial celebration. Papers of C.A. Phillips and L.M. Defoe, and material on the experiments, studies, and programs of the laboratory school.

University of Missouri, Columbia--National Education Association Papers, (CA4195)
1 folder
Correspondence and miscellaneous material.

University of Missouri, Columbia--National Education Association Papers, (CA4188)
1 linear feet
Correspondence and news clippings.

University of Missouri, Committee on Accredited Schools and Colleges, Non-Public....Annual Reports, 1953-1961 (C3392)
6.2 linear feet
The records of the Committee on Accredited Schools and Colleges contain annual reports for Missouri private schools including information on curriculum, teachers, requirements, and texts used, pamphlets, and related correspondence.

University of Missouri, Committee on Accredited Schools and Colleges, Records, (CA3913)
10.4 cubic feet
This collection consists primarily of material on the accreditation of schools and colleges in Missouri, covering approximately the period 1904-1967.

University of Missouri, Committee on Accredited Schools and Colleges, Records, 1926-1949, (C2225)
0.6 cubic feet
The records contain correspondence and official reports relating to the standards and accreditation of Missouri schools and junior colleges. Relate to entrance requirements, curriculum, and faculty standards. Claude A. Phillips, chairman.

University of Missouri, Committee on Accredited Schools and Colleges, Records, 1937, (C2890)
1.6 linear feet
The records of the University of Missouri Committee on Accredited Schools and Colleges contain correspondence and annual reports pertaining to the accreditation of non-public secondary schools in Missouri.

University of Missouri, Co-Operative Extension Service, Records, 1920-1963, (C2512)
1.5 linear feet
The records of the University of Missouri Cooperative Extension Service contain materials relating to the activities of the Co-Operative Extension Service, including the training and supervision of county extension workers, services performed, planning and management of extension program, and conferences on extension work. Materials include newsletters, circulars, bulletins, reports, studies, correspondence, and a history of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture.

University of Missouri, Cooperative Extension Service, Records, (CA5880)
4 linear feet
Records of the University of Missouri's Cooperative Extension Service. Includes minutes, data on personnel and students involved in the programs, newsletters, and studies and research on extension services, 1946-1970.

University of Missouri, G.I. City, Town Meeting Minutes, 1946-1952, (C0632)
5 folders
Minutes kept by the citizens of G.I. City, University of Missouri emergency housing trailer court, of their meetings to discuss problems of washing machine rental and purchase, playgrounds for children, health and sanitation, elections, parties, garbage disposal, sewing machines, repairs, house care, prowlers, and hospitalization of dependents of University students.

University of Missouri, Graduate School, Records, 1911-1967 (C3354)
31.5 linear feet
The records of the University of Missouri Graduate School contain minutes of graduate committees, 1911-1967, and correspondence of the dean of the Graduate School with administrators, graduate faculty, graduate students, government officials, foundation officers, and alumni, 1930-1967.

University of Missouri, Graduate School, Records, 1926-1966, (C2532)
3.1 linear feet
The records of the University of Missouri Graduate School contain correspondence with other universities on various aspects of administration, teaching, degree programs, financial aid, and accrediting procedures; interdepartmental correspondence; and information relating specifically to cooperative intercollegiate activities, such as MASUA (Mid-America State University Association), Title IV Program, and Commission on Higher Education.

University of Missouri, Lantern Slide Collection, n.d., (C3776)
1 folder and 209 lantern slides
This collection of late nineteenth century and early twentieth century glass lantern slides depicts buildings, people, and street scenes in China and Palestine; the culture and manufacture of silk in Japan and the U.S. by the Corticelli Silk Mills in Massachusetts; and the history of education and elementary schools.

University of Missouri, Max Meyer Incident, Papers, 1929-1930, (C0636)
4 folders
Professor Meyer was dismissed from the University shortly after the dismissal of Professor De Graff because of a sex questionnaire.

University of Missouri, Reports to U.S. Bureau of Education, 1892-1900 (C3329)
1 folder
These records include three types of reports: 1) reports listing expenditures, number of faculty and students, value of property/equipment, and library holdings; 2) scholastic reports giving breakdown of students into various fields, kinds of degrees offered, and University's income; and 3) supplementary statistical reports.

University of Missouri, School of Business and Public Administration, Records, 1907-1952 (C3482)
20.2 linear feet
Papers of Isidor Loeb, 1907-1925; papers on committees, administration, professional organizations, scholarships, Commerce Day, Crippled Children's Service, Missouri League of Municipalities, and Missouri Bankers Conference; and placement materials, 1934-1952.

University of Missouri School of Journalism, Scrapbook, ca. 1909-1913, (P0162)
725 photographs
The Journalism school scrapbooks (circa 1909-1913) contain images believed to have been taken by one of the student photographers for the University yearbook, the Savitar. In addition to showing everyday academic and student life, photos depict a tour of the state prison in Jefferson City, athletic events, fraternity hazing, the Farmers' Fair, St. Patrick's Day events and homecoming parades. Other areas covered include Christian College and Stephens College, including images of students at Lake Okoboji, Iowa.

University of Missouri, Williams S. Woods Prize Essays, 1901-1909, (C0916)
2 folders
Essays submitted for the William S. Woods Prize at the University of Missouri.

University of Missouri-Columbia, History of Women Research Seminar Papers, (CA4236)
1 folder
Correspondence and printed materials primarily concerned with women's issues.

University of Missouri-Columbia, National Education Association Papers, (CA3993)
1 folder
Faculty meeting papers, 1976.

University Y, YMCA, and YWCA Records, (CA2632)
13 linear feet, 2 volumes
Correspondence, minutes, conference materials, reports, newsletters, financial records, membership lists, photographs, and miscellany.


Vandivort Family Papers, (CG0025)
0.2 cubic feet (7 folders)
Correspondence from Arthur Clayton Vandivort from 1941-1945. Work related correspondence and membership cards for Leon Vandivort from 1910 and 1943-1944. Also includes genealogical information, graduation announcements, and high school basketball tournament brackets for members of the Vandivort family.

Vatterott, Charles, Collection, 1923-2003, (S1004)
75 Folders
Research materials collected for Cornelia Frances Sexauer's 2003 thesis, Catholic Capitalism: Charles Vatterott, Civil Rights and Suburbanization in St. Louis and the Nation 1919-1972

Vaughan, Isaac P. (1816-1895), Diploma, 1837, (C1851)
1 folder
The collection contains a diploma in medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. Vaughan practiced medicine in Glasgow, MO, from 1839 until 1864.

Vaughan, Jr., Joseph Harry (1948- ) Papers, 1968-1979 (K0581)
1 cubic foot
Audio broadcast newscasts made by Vaughan dealing with major news events in the metropolitan Kansas City, and Lawrence, Kansas areas.

Vichy Normal, High School, and Business Institute, Vichy, Missouri, Catalogues, 1887-1888, (C0611)
1 folder
Catalogues for the 1887-1888 school year giving information about tuition and courses of study, description of courses, and information about the town and area.

Voluntary Interdistrict Coordination Council, Collection, 1987-1988, (S1007)
1 folder
The Voluntary Interdistrict Coordination Council collection contains documents connected to the development of the magnet schools in St. Louis.


Wadsworth, Homer Clark (1913-1994) Papers, 1949-1982, (K0724)
8 cubic feet
Personal and professional correspondence of Wadsworth, civic leader, director of the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations, and president of the Kansas City school board with foundations, trusts, special projects, and universities with which was associated. Also his speeches.

Wallis, Anna Mae Armer, Papers, (CG0032)
0.4 cubic foot (2 folders)
Anna Mae Armer Wallis’s Charleston High School scrapbook from 1925 to 1932 and 1971 and “The Blue-Jay” yearbook from 1929.

Washington County, Missouri, Hochstatter School, Records, 1879-1897, (R0226)
2 volumes
These are the district clerk's record book, 1879-1892, and attendance register, 1893-1897, of a rural school district south of Potosi in Washington County, Missouri. Hochstatter School, also known as Seyfarth School, was established in 1879.

Washington County, Missouri, Rock Springs School, Records, 1892-1935, (R0228)
3 volumes
These are record books of the district clerk of the Rock Springs school district in the Wallen Creek neighborhood between Potosi and Irondale, Missouri. The volumes include minutes of meetings, enrollment records, lists of taxpayers, and the annual statements of the district clerk.

Washington County, Missouri, School District No. 33, Tiff School, Booklet, 1910, (R1106)
1 folder
This is a souvenir booklet for the 1909-1910 school year at Tiff School in Union Township in Washington County, Missouri. E. P. Randall was the teacher and Burwell Fox was the County Superintendent. Also included are the names of the pupils and the members of the local school board.

Washington County, Missouri, School District No. 63, Hickory Grove School, Records, 1896-1945, (R1233)
3 volumes, 1 folder, oversize
These are the records of the Hickory Grove School in southeastern Washington County, Missouri. Included with the records are four copy prints of class photographs, ca. 1925-1937, and a list of teachers at the school, 1898-1945.

Washington University School of Medicine, Class of 1943, Photograph, (P0581)
1 photograph
Class photograph from the Washington University School of Medicine, December 1943.

Watson Seminary, Ashley, Missouri, Catalogue, 1866, (C0610)
1 folder
Eleventh annual catalogue of a Pike County school. Names of faculty members and students, course of study, and aims of the institution.

Watts, John J., Collection, 1874-1912, (R0038)
38 volumes
These are manuscript notebooks of genealogical records kept by a circuit-riding Baptist minister in the northern Ozarks. The records cover Phelps, Pulaski, Texas, and parts of Maries, and Dent counties in south-central Missouri. An index is included.

Wayne County, Missouri, School District No. 4 (Damon School), Souvenir Program, (R0702)
1 item
This is a "Souvenir" card for Damon School in Wayne County, Missouri. Illustrated with a photograph of the teacher, Pola Myers, the souvenir includes the names of the students in grades one through four.

Weaubleau Christian College, Catalog, 1902, (R0993)
1 folder
This is a "Biennial Catalog" for 1902-1903 for Weaubleau Christian College at Weaubleau in Hickory County, Missouri. John Whitaker was president of the school, which was operated under the auspices of the Christian Church.

Webster, Thomas A. (1907-1988) Papers, 1921-1988, (K1219)
9 cubic feet, 5 volumes
Webster was executive director of the Urban League of Kansas City, community activist, and chairman of the Social Science Department of Avila College. Includes files related to his research and writing: notes, clippings, preliminary and final drafts of articles, correspondence, and printed material. Also his personal and professional correspondence and scrapbooks and files of his wife, Fern Beck Webster (1911-2002), an early childhood educator and advocate.

Webster High Memorabilia, 1960-2015, (SA1203)
1 box
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Weeks, Raymond L. (1863-1954), Papers, 1873-1954, (C1045)
5.4 linear feet, 10 audio discs
The papers of Raymond L. Weeks contain primarily correspondence regarding his academic career in Romance languages, philology, and phonetics at the universities of Michigan, Missouri, and Illinois; and Columbia University in New York City. Much of this correspondence concerns faculty positions and topics such as academic freedom and university politics, during the 1890s through 1940s. Royalty statements for Weeks' works, postcards, poetry, photographs, newspapers clippings, and articles and scholarly writings make up the rest of the collection.

Weiner, Mary Beth (1941- ) Papers, 1991-1993, (K1072)
1 folder
Weiner was president of the Kansas City chapter of the Women's American Organization for Rehabilitation Training (ORT), an organization which building technical schools for underprivileged areas in Israel and the United States. Includes ORT flyers and newspaper clippings on the biennial ORT convention representing their Kansas City chapter.

Weinstein, Noah, Papers, 1918-1991, (SA1012)
46 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Weithers, Betty Mae Gilpin Roark (1927-1994) Scrapbook, 1927-1947, (K0613)
1 volume
Scrapbook and photographs relating to the birth and early life of Weithers, a student at Southwest High School and later a teacher and in 1967 and became director of the special education department for the Kansas State Board of Education.

Welch, Frankie, Report Card, 1866, (C1888)
1 folder
The records contain a report card from Baptist Female College in Columbia, Missouri, for the month ending 19 October 1866.

Werner, L. Matthews (1903-1981), Papers, 1917-1981, (S0206)
7 Folders, 1 Volume (Microfilm)
The L. Matthews Werner papers, 1917-1981, document Werner's pioneering work in children's day camps. The collection is divided into two series: Writings, 1933-1948; and the Sebago Club, 1917-1981.

West Plains High School, West Plains, Missouri, Course of Study, 1911, (R1019)
1 folder
This single-sheet, four-panel pamphlet is the "Course of Study and Rules Governing Course" for West Plains High School in Howell County, Missouri. Although undated, a footnote says that "Physics will be offered in 1911 and Chemistry in 1912-13." William Melcher served as Superintendent of the school.

West Plains Public Schools, West Plains, Missouri, Program, 1937, (R0974)
1 folder
This is Graduation Exercises of the West Plains Public Schools, a program for the baccalaureate, high-school commencement, and eighth-grade graduation ceremonies at West Plains in Howell County, Missouri, in May 1937. Included are names of participants and graduates.

Western District, Missouri Federation of Teachers Records, ca. 1974-1983, (K0817)
3.5 cubic feet
Organizational records of a western Missouri teachers union. Includes correspondence, reports, newspapers clippings, photographs, and other documents related to the activities and concerns of the union.

Western Historical Manuscript, St. Louis, Vertical File, 1968-2004, (S0694)
508 Folders
The collection documents a variety of subjects relating to St. Louis' history. It contains single files with a small amount of general information on a variety of topics. Arranged alphabetically.

Westport Historical Society Records, ca. 1950-2004, (K1235)
7 cubic feet
Organizational records of the Society including minutes, photographs, event records, audio, video and cassette tapes, and maps.

White, Grace Matthews (1859-1937) Scrapbook, 1909-1924, (K0387)
2 folders
Mrs. Edwin C. White was a well-known music teacher in Kansas City, MO. Newspaper clippings of famous musical artists, music programs from Kansas City's Orpheum Theater, Shubert Theater, and others. Also items from the Society of Music Teachers and related to her students.

White, Pearl Schwartz, Papers, 1915-1980, (S0133)
6 Folders
Correspondence, scrapbooks, programs, newsclippings of a St. Louis black educator. Includes material on the Missouri State Association of Negro Teachers. Statistics on negro teachers in Missouri in the 1930s.

Whizzo, Ol' Gus and Me Collection, ca. 1940s-ca. 2003, (K1236)
2 cubic feet
Notes, video interviews, and video/film transfers used in the production of a Public Television documentary about Kansas City children's TV programing in the 1940s-1980s.

Wilkinson, Frank Courtney (1888-1958) Family Papers, 1888-1958, (K0713)
36 cubic feet
Family papers of Frank Courtney Wilkinson, attorney, banker, real estate businessman, and member of the Missouri House of Representatives. Included are notebooks, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, correspondence, diaries, high school and college coursework, Navy publications and printed material used in son Frank Lee Wilkinson's training during World War II, and genealogical research and family history.

Wilkinson, James L., Papers, 1877-1913 (C0187)
12 folders
Papers of a Franklin County, Missouri, area teacher. Includes personal account books, 1884-1911; Grange Mutual Aid Society account book, 1877-1885; Missouri teaching certificates, 1878-1905; a "Manual of Ironton Public Schools;" a pamphlet entitled "Silver Nuggets" by Lon V. Sephens; and miscellaneous pamphlets and essays.

Will Mayfield College, Yearbook, 1927, (R0950)
1 folder
This is Ozark Glory, the 1927 yearbook for Will Mayfield College at Marble Hill in Bollinger County, Missouri. The book was dedicated to the college's president, W. C. Ferguson, and contained information about the school's faculty, students, activities, and campus.

William Chrisman High School, Independence, Missouri, Class of 1951, Papers, 1940-2001, (C3979)
0.6 linear feet
This collection contains records pertaining to the class of 1951 from William Chrisman High School in Independence, Missouri. The bulk of the records come from the 1948-1951 time period and include such items as yearbooks, photographs, playbills, graduation announcements and commencement programs.

William Chrisman High School (Independence, Mo.) Class of 1951 Collection, (CA6155)
0.7 cubic feet
Addition of brochures, newspaper clippings, reunion materials, newsletters, yearbooks, and miscellaneous material.

William Cullen Bryant School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) Records, ca. 1913-1990, (K0273)
9 cubic feet
Scrapbooks, meeting minutes, photographs, and financial records related to the PTA and the Kansas City Mo. School District elementary school.

William E. Parrish Papers, (CA6500)
9 cubic feet, 4 oversize items
The papers of an historian specializing in Missouri history who attended the University of Missouri contain correspondence, scrapbooks, speeches, postcards, and miscellaneous material. Parrish taught at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, before becoming a professor at Mississippi State University.

William Jewel College, Receipt, 1869, (C0638)
1 folder
Receipt form of William Jewell College, Liberty, MO.

William Woods University, Records, (CA6180)
138.7 cubic feet, 25 volumes, 1 audio tape
Academic and administrative records of school established in 1870 in Camden Point, Missouri, and moved to Fulton, Missouri, in 1890. Includes yearbooks, newspapers, newsletters, catalogs, student scrapbooks and photograph albums, and materials of Olympian Helen Stephens.

Williams, Clarence, Photograph Collection, (P0063)
6 photographs
3 original photos of log cabin that was the birthplace of Andrew Taylor Still, one of which shows a nearby amphitheater. 2 photos of American School of Osteopathy, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. One photo of the Churchill-Truman visit to Westminster College.

Williams, Nellie Hall Papers, (K0141)
0.8 cubic foot (35 folders, 19 photographs)
The collection consists of personal papers of Nellie Hall Williams and genealogical materials for the Hall and Williams families. The papers related to Nellie consist of her diaries and memorabilia she collected on a trip to Southern California. In addition, there are materials related to Nellie’s time as a teacher. There are also personal papers for Nellie’s husband, Wilber, and her sister-in-law, Nona.

Williams, Paul N., Papers, (CA5446)
2.5 linear feet
Papers of an Ohio State University professor of journalism. Includes materials about Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc., ca. 1975-1976; and materials gathered for the writing of a book about investigative reporting.

Williamson, R. T., Receipt, 1829, (R0860)
1 folder
This is a receipt dated 2 September 1829 and signed by R. T. Williamson at New Madrid in New Madrid County, Missouri, for the tuition of Polly and Isabella Belson. The payment was made by Seavers & McFaddin for the account of Fanny Belson, guardian.

Wilson, Elizabeth Kreps (1891-19??) Dissertation, 1944, (K0159)
1 volume
Doctoral dissertation entitled "A Cooperative Study of Occupations in the Greater Kansas City Area." Wilson was Director of High School Counseling in the Kansas City, MO, School District, and directed an occupational study in the Greater Kansas City area.

Wilson, J.W. (1864-1936), Papers, 1947, (C0778)
1 folder
Sketch of incidents in Wilson's life, his achievements as superintendent of Atchison County, KS, high school, and as county highway engineer. Also incidents in the lives of his ancestors.

Wilson, William Henry (1935- ) Papers, 1909-1963, (K0046)
2 folders
Personal incoming and outgoing correspondence of a historian and educator, including that related to Wilson's work on the Kansas City History Project, proposals for a history of the J.C. Nichols Company, and progress on his dissertation on the City Beautiful Movement. Also included are research notecards and early printed material related to the Kansas City Terminal Railway Company.

Women's Physical Education Club Of St. Louis And Vicinity (1928- ), Records, 1931-1977, (S0226)
4 Folders
Correspondence, rosters, minutes of meetings, treasurer's reports and history of women physical educators who organized to discuss mutual problems, share information and demonstrate physical skills and teaching techniques.

Wood, Gordon R., Papers, (CA5416)
3 linear feet, A/V material
Papers and research materials of an English language dialectologist and teacher. Also includes family history and World War II papers.

Wrench, Jesse E. (1882-1958), Papers, 1871-1976, (C2509)
2 linear feet
The papers of Jesse E. Wrench, a University of Missouri history professor, include teaching materials, correspondence, and records of organizations with which Wrench was involved at the university and in Columbia, Missouri. The papers also include some family papers and photographs and two unpublished manuscripts from the Cornell Expedition to Asia Minor in 1907-1908.

Wright, Dr. Katie H, (1923 - ), Research Papers, 1970-2000, (S0646)
7 Boxes, 67 Folders, 239 Phogtographs, Scrapbook
This collection documents Dr. Katie H. Wright's educational career, her political appointments, her awards and an accomplished historian and writer. It also documents Dr. Wright's service on many community boards and organizations in St. Louis and East St. Louis. The papers include her correspondence, awards, board meeting minutes, newsclipping, pamphlets, photographs, and articles written Wright has written for the St. Louis Argus.

Wulfekammer, Verna Mary (1900-1994), Collection, 1893-1976, (C3864)
51.9 linear feet and oversize
The collection of Verna Mary Wulfekammer, University of Missouri-Columbia professor of art from 1928 to 1968, contains teaching materials and artifacts, correspondence, clippings, student work, publications and photographs related to the personal and professional life of Wul-fekammer and her mentor and colleague, Ella Victoria Dobbs.

Wykoff, Roy A., Jr., Papers, 1860-1955 (C0437)
8 folders
Miscellaneous material collected by Wykoff. Missouri University, Stephens College and Christian College programs; letters of Eugene Field, Daniel Read and Homer Croy; and Civil War articles.


Youmans, Raymond Orlando (1893-1974) Papers, 1906-1953, (K1139)
10 cubic feet
Youmans was a retired psychologist, a publisher and printer, educator, and clergyman. Includes materials related to Youmans' publishing business: financial records, books published and/or distributed by him, and manuscripts considered or published. Also his instruction notes and other university related materials from the Kansas City University (Kansas City, KS).

Young Audiences Of St. Louis, Records, (SA1024)
33 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Young, F. Weldon, The 30'S: Donnybrook Decage In St. Louis Public School Power Plants: A Geechee Maverick's Quest In A Jim Crow City, 1982, (S0095)
1 Volume
Unpublished manuscript by a retired black engineer on his successful effort to place black engineers in the St. Louis Negro public schools.

Young, Jack, Photograph Collection, (P0983)
2 photographs
Photos of Columbia College, 1831, and the University of Missouri Dean of Agriculture's house.

Young, Rufus, History Of The St. Louis Alumni, Chapter Of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, 1921-1953, (S0410)
99 page manuscript
History of St. Louis' Graduate Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.

Young, Virginia G., Papers, (CA4389)
1 linear feet
Addition to collection. Material pertains to White House Conference on Libraries and Information Services, 1978-1980.

Young, Virginia G., Papers, (CA4362)
4 linear feet
Correspondence and printed material reflecting membership in various library organizations and membership on the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education.

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