Genealogy Records and Family and Personal Papers Manuscript Collections

Genealogy records are specifically compiled for the use of genealogists and family historians; compilations of births, deaths, marriages, and other vital statistics; and funeral home and cemetery records. Records may pertain to a particular lineage or geographical area.

Family or personal papers may include records of several generations of one family. Material might include correspondence, legal documents, photographs, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers. Researchers can also visit our online Genealogy Guides for more information on how to conduct genealogy research.

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A.E. Jones and Company, Green City, Missouri, Records, 1895-1903 (C0346)
8 volumes on 2 rolls of microfilm
Daybooks and ledger for a lumber and building supply business in Green City, Missouri. The accounts show the sale of lumber, windows, shingles, line, hair, cement, plaster, paint, and numerous other items. Quantities purchased, prices, amount and type of payment, and disbursements are shown. Disbursements also indicate freight charges and employees' salaries.

Acker, Jon Charles, Collection (CA6531)
0.1 cubic feet, 10 oversize items
The collection contains certificates documenting Missouri baptisms, confirmations, and marriages, along with autograph albums. Collected by Jon Charles Acker for research purposes, the materials date from the 1860s-1930s and some are in German.

Acock, Robert E. (c. 1799-1861), Papers, 1838-1866, (C4101)
0.1 cubic feet
The papers of Robert E. Acock contain correspondence, a Polk County plat, and legal papers pertaining to the Acock and Robinson families of Polk County, Missouri.

Adair-Swaringen Family Photographs (CA6537)
1 folder
Photographs and cabinet cards of a family from the Kansas City, MO, area, 1890s-1900s. Includes a reunion photograph of Co. F, 16th Missouri Infantry CSA, Parson's Brigade.

Adamson Family, Papers, 1848-1942, (C4238)
0.25 cubic feet (6 folders)
The papers of the Adamson family contain Edmund James Adamson's business correspondence and records, including taxes, deeds, promissory notes, and receipts, family correspondence, and some family genealogy. The Adamson family lived in Dade and Lawrence Counties.

Aid, Joseph, Papers, 1863-1921 (C0200)
4 folders
Genealogical material on Aid and Miller families; Civil War military papers; and Aid's correspondence with wife and sons, 1863-1864, concerning Civil War, rations, places of interest, battles, and home news of Chillicothe, Ohio. Items from race track ledger, West Plains, Missouri.

Aiken, Frank William, Papers, 1936, (C1814)
1 folder
Copy of Aiken's birth certificate, the first issued in Missouri; photograph; and newspaper clipping.

Aker, Mary Bullock (1892-1985) Papers, c1930-1984, (K0115)
27 folders
Photocopies of short stories and newspaper/magazine articles written by Aker, both rough and final drafts. They cover a variety of topics from the Revolutionary War to household hints. Also an autobiographical story which Mrs. Aker wrote in her 91st year of memories of her childhood in and around Parkville, MO.

Alderson Family, Genealogical Collection, (CA6168)
3 linear feet
Genealogical materials, including family group sheets, clippings, and photographs, of Alderson and affiliated families.

Alexander, David Leroy (1905-1995) Papers, 1865-2001, (K0924)
2 cubic feet
Family papers of the Alexander and Graham families of Jackson County and Pettis Counties in Missouri. Includes correspondence, birth certificates, marriage licenses, funeral information and other legal papers. Also Alexander's World War II military records; Robert B. Graham's discharge papers from the Missouri State Militia (1865); scrapbooks; photographs; books; and a journal kept by James Andrew Alexander of Longwood, Missouri.

Alexander, Ione (1892-1986) Papers, 1939-1986, (K0726)
8 cubic feet
Idea notes and working drafts, published manuscripts of autobiographical stories, novels, plays, short stories, and poetry written by Alexander, an accomplished and published author. Also correspondence with friends, family, and other writers and are minutes and other documents relating to various organizations to which she belonged, such as the Quill Club.

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.

Alexander, Virginia F. (1920-2008), Papers, (CA6323)
0.4 cubic feet
Genealogy of the Alexander, Darr, and related families of central Missouri.

Allan Family, Papers, 1890s-1940s, (CA6383)
0.7 cubic feet
Papers of the Allan family of St. Louis include photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers. The papers largely concern John D. Allan and his children, William J. Allan, an engineer and inventor, and Ruby Allan Shea.

Allbritain, Caddie Bolton, Reminiscences, (C2090)
1 folder
The papers contain an article about the William Bolton family of Jefferson City, Missouri, submitted to the Missouri Historical Review for publication.

Allen, Maynard Dale, Autobiography, (K1074)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Maynard Dale Allen Autobiography consists of a single spiral bound notebook outlining the Allen family’s genealogy as well as Allen’s life from 1893 to 1937.  Allen recalls his first interactions with automobiles and telephone service, visiting Kansas City as a teenager, moving, the Great Depression, politics, and war.

Allen-Derbius Papers, 1877-1888 (C0197)
1 folder
Material from Monticello, Iowa. Two letters; 1885 farmer's diary; two promissory notes; receipts; two compositions; poem; and miscellaneous items.

Alley-Brewer Family Letters, 1857-1866, (C0196)
8 folders
Letters to Margaret E. Brewer Alley and her husband, Hadley Alley, Mercer County Missouri, from her brother James L. Brewer, a Civil War soldier with the 28th Illinois Volunteer Infantry; from George W. and John W. Deen who address her as sister and from other brothers and sisters.
Comments on army matters and family business. Written from Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas, Illinois, and other places where James S. Brewer served.

Allee, Arthur, Collection, (CA3091)
1 linear feet
Genealogical research charts, correspondence notes, and other research materials concerning the Allee/Alley family.

Allred, Enoch, Deed, 1855, (C1882)
1 folder
The papers contain deed to a tract of land in township 62 of Adair County, Missouri, dated November 15, 1855.

Alvord, Clarence W. (1868-1928) and Idress Head (1873-1962), Collection, 1759-1962, (C0970)
21.2 linear feet and 1 oversize volume
Correspondence, writings, and collected materials of Clarence Walworth Alvord, founder of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, editor of the Mississippi Valley Historical Review, and professor of history at the universities of Illinois and Minnesota; and his wife, Idress Head Alvord, writer and former curator of the Missouri Historical Society in St. Louis. Mrs. Alvord's private manuscript collection includes territorial documents and Ste. Genevieve records; Liberty Tribune papers; Missouri state and county records; and Civil War and military papers.

Ambrose, Henrietta, Papers, 1887-1999, (S0698)
166 Folders, 673 Photographs
The Henrietta Ambrose Papers includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, awards, memorial service programs, scrapbook, graduation programs, meeting minutes, and photographs. Together they chronicle Henrietta Ambrose's interest in the public life of Webster Groves, Missouri.

American Family Records Association (AFRA) Records, 1978-2004, (K0455)
8 cubic feet
Organizational records of a national family genealogical society based in Kansas City. Includes meeting minutes, conference records, and financial materials.

Anderson, E.G. (1891-1973), Papers, 1905-1975, (C4046)
5.7 linear feet, 30 lantern slides
The papers of E.G. Anderson, a plant geneticist who spent most of his career researching corn genetics, including studying the effects of high energy radiation on corn, mainly contain professional material. The collection largely consists of correspondence, research material, and publications.

Anderson, Joseph, Family, Letters, 1873-1908 (C0199)
6 folders
Letters in Swedish to an immigrant who settled in Buffalo, Missouri, with his brother. The letters are from relatives in Sweden and from a brother in Hermitage, Missouri, Illinois, and Michigan, giving early wages, positions, settlements, prices of voyages, crops, and farm animals. Also included is a Lutheran catechism and biblical reference sheet.

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.

Appleby, John (1814-1852), Letter, 1848, (C0498)
1 folder
To his parents, Berlin, TN, from Dade County, MO, January 2, 1848. Local prices of land, Negroes, stock, and grain; national and local politics. Sketch of Appleby by his great-nephew, A.B. Appleby. Typed from a copy in the possession of L. Grimes.

Applegate, Ken Papers, (CA6198)
0.9 cubic feet
The papers of a restaurant manager and entrepreneur in Columbia, Missouri, contain clippings, a scrapbook, and material concerning Jack's Gourmet Restaurant.

Armil, Vera Edith, Papers, n.d., (C3244)
1 folder
The papers contain miscellaneous notes of Mrs. Armil taken from various records concerning the history of sales of her house at 305 Hitt Street, Columbia, Missouri, accompanied by a photograph of the house.

Arnold, Vaun (1901 -1958) Papers, ca. 1920-1958, (K1229)
1 cubic foot
Poetry, writings, correspondence and music of a Kansas City poet.

Arthur Family Photograph Album, 1896-1919, (K1262)
1 volume
Photograph album inscribed, "Miss Willie Arthur, Kansas City, Kansas Jan. 4, 1896". Includes Arthur, Broadwell, Orbison, Holt and other families.

Arthur, George Clinton, Papers, ca. 1914-1939, (R0244)
3 folders
These are reminiscences and miscellaneous papers assembled in connection with Arthur's work on "Bushwhacker" Bill Wilson during the Civil War in Phelps County, Missouri. There is also genealogical information concerning the Arthur and Turnure families, and correspondence regarding Arthur's books, Backwoodsmen and Bushwhacker.

Asel, Arthur E. (1912-2000) Papers, 1971-1992, (K0885)
1 cubic foot
Asel was a Kansas City, MO Councilman for the Sixth District and chaired several committees. Includes his district news releases, news articles and letters to the Kansas City Star, and other organizational materials.

Attebery, James, Papers, 1844-1966, (C2398)
6 folders
The papers relate to the Civil War Citizens Guards Company, St. Clair, County, Missouri; the Cole family, particularly Abraham Cole; warranty deed, homestead certificates, title bonds, land certificates and other papers involving land transactions. Also included are minute books of literary and social clubs, 1911-1914.

Atwater, James D., Papers, (CA5691)
20 linear feet
Papers of a journalism educator and dean of the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Includes correspondence, talks, subject files, teaching materials, papers related to writing projects, and other materials.

Audibert Family, Audibert and Tickell Families, Papers, 1816-1932, (R0473)
3 folders, photocopies
This collection contains papers of the Audibert and Tickell families of New Madrid, Missouri. Included are miscellaneous papers, 1816-1932, the store ledger of Aime Audibert, 1850-1860, and shipping receipts of M. J. Tickell and Son, 1872-1880.

Aull Family, Business Papers, 1841-1843, (C0592)
1 folder
List of merchandise bought from James Aull by Woodson Manion, 1837-1842. Article of agreement on the sale of land signed by Robert Aull, Samuel Owens, I.S. Allen, Wm. H. Russell, S.W. Waddell and Alexander M. Ramsey. I.O.U. blanks. A deed of Robert Aull, 1841.

Avery, James H., Letter, 1915, (C2054)
1 folder
Enclosing picture of their grandfather's house.


Babcock, Frank Olin (1916-2003) Papers, 1916-2003, (K0977)
2 cubic feet
Personal papers of former Executive Vice-President of the Associated Plumbing Contractors and Mechanical Contractors of Greater Kansas City. Includes personal papers, photographs and other materials relating to the life, family, and work of Babcock.

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.

Bacon, Robert B., Papers, 1850-1883, (C1903)
3 folders
Tax receipts, notes, bills, miscellaneous receipts, and other business papers, mainly of Robert B. Bacon but also of George E. and Edward G. Chambers and others.

Bailey Family Photographs, (P0922)
3 photographs
Photos of Edward and Permelia Bailey. Edward operated Bailey's stage stand on Butterfield Overland Mail Route.

Bailey, Alfred K. (1835-1926), Autobiography, n.d., (C0222)
1 folder
Life of Alfred K. Bailey up to the Civil War. Tells of trek to Illinois from Tennessee. He joined the Union Army. Also material about Joseph A. Howe and his joining the Confederate Army in 1861. His sons held the James boys' horses for five cents worth of candy.

Baird-Welsh-Chisholm Family Papers, 1894-1922, (K0655)
0.5 cubic feet
The collection contains various scrapbooks such as photograph albums, baby books, and commemorative books of other events including deaths and weddings. The collection also contains personal papers such as correspondence and certificates pertaining to the family and family-friends as well as individual photographs of members of the family.

Baldwin, Mark and Mary K., Papers, (CA6032)
0.4 linear feet
Diaries, writings, photographs, and miscellaneous papers of soil scientists, Mark and Mary K. Baldwin. Mark worked with Curtis Marbut at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and Mary taught at the University of Missouri.

Ball Family Photographs, (P0921)
3 photographs
Portraits of Wesley and Matilda Ball

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

Baltzell-Chambers Family, Papers, 1857-1981, (C3995)
0.4 linear feet
The Baltzell-Chambers Family Papers document the lives of a family of blacksmiths and farmers from Deer Ridge, Missouri. The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, and a genealogy and family history compiled and written by Jerrilee Cain. The collection also contains graduation memorabilia, a high school yearbook, land deeds, and military discharge papers from the Civil War.

Bangert Family Papers, (SP0008)
0.5 cubic feet (17 folders, 35 photographs)
The Bangert Family Papers chronicle two generations of the Bangert Family. They consist mostly of the personal papers of Nell Mabrey Bangert and the genealogy and family photographs of her husband’s family.

Bankert, Zetta E. (1905-1979), Collection, 1945-1976, (C4060)
0.75 linear feet
The Zetta E. Bankert collection consists of photographs and her manuscript about vacant houses in Missouri entitled, "This, My House." The collection also contains research material, letters to publishers, personal photographs, negatives, maps of Missouri counties, and miscellaneous material.

Barnds, William Fletcher (1840-1926), Papers, 1900s-1920s, (C3444)
0.2 linear feet
The Barnds Papers consist of an undated memoir and a scrapbook from the 1900s through the 1920s.

Barnes, Charles Merlin (1873-1966), Papers, 1892-1965, (C2802)
8 linear feet
The Charles M. Barnes Papers consist of the diaries, correspondence, photographs, financial records, and miscellaneous material of a Marston, Missouri, businessman and University of Missouri graduate. The Barnes family owned and operated a series of successful business enterprises in southeastern Missouri during the early twentieth century.

Barnitz, Franklin Hoke, Papers, 1860-1894, (R0164)
5 folders, 2 volumes
This collection consists of correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Franklin H. Barnitz of Lake Spring, Dent County, Missouri. He was a native of Pennsylvania and freighter who operated from the railhead of the Southwest Branch of the Pacific Railroad in Phelps County before moving to Lake Spring. The collection includes letters from his family in York, Pennsylvania, and from friends and business associates in Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri.

Barnitz, George Alan (1936- ), Barnitz family photographs, ca. 1910-1980s, (R1296)
43 photographs (1 folder)
This collection consists of twenty-three black and white and twenty color photographs that were loaned for scanning. The photographs include agricultural activities and rural farm life from the early 1910s to 1980s in Phelps and Dent counties. The photographs include subjects such as cattle and hog raising, baling hay, showing livestock and the Lake Spring Homemaker's Club in 1953.

Barr, Thomas Akers, Papers, 1861-1919, (R0270)
63 items
This collection consists of correspondence and papers of a native of Illinois and physician who began practice in Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, about 1869. Included are letters from Illinois soldiers serving in Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina, 1861-1865, from physicians in Illinois and Missouri, and from Harry Woodson Barr at Camp Bowie, Texas, 1918-1919.

Barrett, J.W., Certificate, 1862, (C1522)
1 folder
Document certifying that J.W. Barrett paid $20 and was an honorary member of the Douglas Monument Association, Chicago, June 1862. Signed by Walter B. Scotes, president, and Leonard W. Voley, secretary.

Barth Family Photographs, (P0918)
3 photographs
Copy prints of Barth family members: Isadore, Joseph, Minnie, Moses

Baskett, James Newton (1859-1925), Letters, 1900-1901, (C1451)
1 folder
To J. Christian Bay, Ashland College, Grant, MI, from Mexico, MO. Baskett, an ornithologist, novelist, and popular scientific writer, thanks Bay for compliments on his writings. Discussion of their work, Baskett's writings and teaching. Interview with William Dean Howells. Comments on H.H. Boyeson and Bjorneson.

Bass-Ellis Family, Papers, (CA6310)
0.2 cubic feet
Addition of correspondence of Lawrence Derby Bass and Abraham E. Ellis of Boone County, Missouri, mostly dated 1880s-1890s.

Bass-Ellis Family, Papers, 1867-1902, (C2241)
8 folders
Correspondence and business papers of Lawrence Derby Bass and Abraham E. Ellis of Boone County, MO.

Bast-Davault Family Album, (P0118)
1 volume
Photo album of Bast, Davault, and Knox families, ca. 1865, taken around St. Louis, Montgomery City, and Mexico, Missouri.

Basye Family Papers, 1812-1960 (C2505)
3.9 linear feet
Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, account books, scrapbooks, photographs, Bible records, and papers collected to establish the Basye family genealogy. Included are Bowling Green Methodist Episcopal Church and Cumberland Presbyterian Church registers, and early letters describing activities and family life in Missouri and other states, notably California and Wisconsin. Mining, the California gold rush, and the Civil War are also described. Numerous correspondents are women.

Bates Family Papers, 1827-1928, (S0797)
7 Folders, 2 Books, 87 Photographs
The Bates Family Papers is comprised of documents, books and photographs relating to the Bates and Keith families. The documents include wedding announcements, newspaper clippings, and letters written to Martin Bates, Jr. The Books contained in the collection are the wedding book of Henry Clay and Ruby Bixler and The Language of Flowers, a book of poetry that belonged to Mary Bates. The Photographs consist of portraits of family members and friends in the form of prints, tintypes, and ambrotypes.

Bauer, Royal D.M. (1889-1983), Family, Papers, 1840-1943, (C2263)
4 folders
The papers of the Royal D.M. Bauer family contain miscellaneous legal and personal papers relating to the Royal D.M. Bauer, Edward Clark Bauer, and S. John Anderson families.

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.

Beagles, Harry J. Scrapbook (SP0024)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders, 1 oversize)
The Harry J. Beagles Scrapbook documents Beagle’s service in France during World War I.

Beahan, Gary W. Collection, (CA6504)
0.4 cubic feet
Family papers and other materials collected by Gary W. Beahan, genealogist and former Missouri State Archivist, largely pertain to several families from the Mid-Missouri and the St. Charles, Missouri, area. The collection includes World War I correspondence, autograph books, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous material.

Bealmear, Russell O., Papers, (CA6251)
0.2 linear feet
Correspondence of the Bealmear Family, members of whom settled in Kentucky, Arkansas, and the Missouri counties of Boone, Howard, and Macon. The letters describe farming, illnesses, and other family matters during the mid-to-late nineteenth century. An account book, dictionary, and handbook are included.

Beaver Family Papers, (SP0028)
3 cubic feet (43 folders, 1 oversize, approximately 250 photographs)
The Beaver family papers consist of the genealogical research pertaining to the Beaver and Hudson families. Also included is personal correspondence and photographs of members of these families.

Becker, William Henry, Papers, (CA5654)
33.2 cubic feet
Papers of a lawyer, judge, and political advisor. Includes personal and professional files: correspondence, case files, photographs, financial records, writings, and miscellaneous.

Beckett, Dorothy Ellen (1932-2010), Papers, 1952-1969, (C4133)
0.6 cubic feet
The Dorothy Ellen Beckett papers document Beckett's time as a nurse aboard the SS Hope as well as various holiday and birthday cards, postcards, personal papers, and miscellaneous souvenirs and pamphlets from her travels. A majority of the collection consists of correspondence between family, friends, coworkers, and patients from 1952-1965. Most of the correspondence between Beckett and her coworkers and patients from the SS Hope can be found from 1960-1962 as well as in various cards.

Beckhart Family Photographs, (P0916)
5 photographs
Copy prints of photos of the Beckhart family, including images of hunting and houseboats.

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.

Bedford-Hall Family, Collection, 1870s-1890s, (CA6410)
2 volumes
Commonplace book with notes, diary entries, stories, and poems kept by Charlotte Bedford Hall of Randolph County, Missouri, during the 1870s-1880s. Also a scrapbook with clippings, cut outs, and original artwork made by Ella Bedford for her nephew, William Willard Hall (Charlotte's son), 1890s.

Bell Family Papers (CA6483)
5.2 cubic feet, 5 oversize items, 4 cased images, 1 glass plate negative
The papers of a publishing family from Fulton, Missouri, who owned the Ovid Bell Press, contain correspondence, photographs, clippings, business records, family genealogy, and miscellaneous material. The collection largely pertains to Ovid K. Bell and his son, Ovid H. Bell.

Bell Family, Papers, 1868-1891, (C2389)
1 folder
The collection contains memorabilia of the J.W. Bell family of Boonville, MO, during the 1800s.

Bell Family Papers, 1875-1969, (C3045)
1 reel
Papers of a Boonville, MO, family containing genealogical material, correspondence, memoirs, clippings, photographs, and Marie Bell McCoy's manuscripts.

Bell, John W., Record Book, 1820-1870, (C0232)
1 roll of microfilm
List of books, including prayer book, Bible, theological works, grammars, foreign language dictionaries, Greek and Hebrew lexicons, the classics, and poetry; prices of books, clothing, and goods in the 1820s; tuition payments; allowances to children for furniture and sundries; and cash, 1832-1847.

Bellville Family, Letter Correspondence, 1909-1944, (S0771)
1 folder
A series of correspondence belonging to the Bellville family. Letters are arranged chronologically with a date range from 1909-1944. The correspondence are saved from multiple generations of the Bellville family and includes envelopes, letters, meeting minutes, and purchase receipts. Topics range from honeymoon destinations, day to day activities, and army camp life.

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 Family, Papers, (CA5893)
44.9 cubic feet, 2 oversize volumes, oversize material
Addition of Benecke family materials. Includes professional and personal correspondence, photographs, glass plate negatives, cartes-de-visite, stereograph cards, diaries, clippings, volumes, periodicals, scrapbooks, Grand Army of the Republic materials, Missouri Constitutional Convention materials, genealogical data, ephemera, and miscellaneous material. Includes Magruder, Sasse, Zillman, and other related families.

Benecke, Louis, Photographs, 1873, (CA5315)
1 folder
Fourteen photographs taken by Benecke of Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway bridges, depots, roundhouses in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Includes views of Parsons and Ft. Scott, Kansas and Denison, TX.

Bennitt, Rudolf (1898-1950), Papers, (CA5483)
0.75 cubic feet
Student files and correspondence kept by a professor of wildlife research. Most of these files contain correspondence from former students who were serving in World War II. See also collection C210.

Bentley Family Collection, 1818-1980, (C3042)
73 folders, 1 volume
Correspondence of Nancy V. Bentley, Jordan R. Bentley, and J. Marshall Bentley. Reminiscences of Jordan R. Bentley and material pertaining to Bentley and other allied families. Material on the Civil War in Chariton, Howard, and Cooper Counties, family and social life in the 1880s and 1890s and Chariton County history.

Bentley Family, Collection, (CA2968)
0.6 cubic feet, 1 oversize item
Addition of financial and legal papers of Reverend Thomas Fristoe of Chariton County, Missouri; slave bills of sale, land deeds, correspondence, clippings, genealogical materials, miscellaneous legal papers, and biography of Jordan Ruthven Bentley (1897-1981); and land patent issued to James Bentley of Chariton County, 1843.

Bentley Family, Collection, (CA5291)
1 volume
Addition of scrapbook kept by Jordan R. Bentley while a student at William Jewell College, in Liberty, MO, 1910s. Includes photographs, programs, and memorabilia.

Benton Family, Papers, (CA6349)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers of a Clinton County, Missouri, family include genealogy and land records, 1850s-1960s. The land records largely concern Coleman D. Benton's property.

Benton, Coleman D., and Nannie V., Papers, 1871-1873, 1894-1920, (C4144)
2 folders
The correspondence of Coleman D. Benton and his fiancée, and later wife, Nancy "Nannie" V. Hampton.

Bergfeldt, Ula Sharon Robinson (1905-1993) Papers, ca. 1861-1993, (K1223)
8 cubic feet
Family, personal and professional materials of Bergfeldt, professional dancer, teacher, producer, and founder of the Kansas City Dance Theatre. Includes family papers: photographs and legal documents for the Sharon and Headlee families, Spring Hill, KS; personal papers: correspondence between Ula and William Harold Bergfeldt (1895-1971) during their courtship and early marriage, as well as Harold's correspondence to his parents and photographs from France following World War I; and professional papers: scripts for ballets and administrative records of the Kansas City Dance Theatre.

Berman, Estelle Rose (1928- ) and Fred S. (1923-1982) Papers, ca. 1910-2008, (K0945)
0.5 cubic foot
Papers of Berman family including scrapbooks of Kappa Tau Sorority, family and organizational photographs, diplomas, certificates, clippings, and programs.

Bernstein, Max and Libbie Rothenberg, Papers, 1914-1962 (K1304)
2 cubic feet
The collection primarily consists of photographs and legal documents relating the lives of Max and Libbie Bernstein.

Berry Family, Papers, 1851-1911, (R0239)
3 folders
These are papers of the Berry family of Maries and Osage counties in Missouri. They include correspondence from family members in California, Missouri, and Tennessee, tax receipts, promissory notes, and land papers.

Berry-Thomson-Walker Family, Papers, 1830-1893 (C0074)
0.2 linear feet
Biography of David Thomson, founder of Georgetown and Sedalia, MO; correspondence of his son, Milton T. Thomson, in Pettis County and California gold fields; James T. Walker and Charles W.C. Walker in Boonville, KY, and North Carolina; William and Thomas Berry's California gold mining expense accounts; and miscellaneous papers.

Betz Family Collection, 1981, (K0825)
0.01 cubic feet
This collection contains a small booklet written by Annette Betz entitled, “The Home of Carl Betz and Louise Wittig Betz and Their Children.” The booklet is a retelling of her family history, focusing on Annette’s childhood, and her memories of her father, Carl, and her mother, Louise.

Bikson, Betty Lipsitz, Family Papers, (K0898)
0.19 cubic foot (16 folders, 2 oversize items, 4 photographs)
The Betty Lipsitz Bikson Family Papers consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, certificates, and advertisements concerning the Bikson family.

Bingham Family, Papers, 1814-1930, (C0998)
27 folders
Correspondence of members of the Bingham family of Virginia and then of Missouri and Texas. References to friends, deaths, marriages, travel prices, estates and personal affairs of the Bingham family.

Bingham, George Caleb (1811-1879) Papers, 1873, (K0470)
1 folder
Last will and testament (November 28, 1873) for Bingham, noted Missouri artist. Also stereo view photograph of Bingham's studio over Shannon's store at Third and Main Streets, Kansas City, MO.

Bingham, Johnston Lykins (1800-1876) and Martha Lykins (1824-1890) Collection, 1841-1950, (K0294)
4 folders, 2 volumes
Scrapbooks and other items, chiefly clippings, documenting Mrs. Lykins' promotion of the establishment of the Home for Widows and Orphans of Confederate Soldiers: an account book kept for the Patawatomi Baptist School and Mission, which Lykins, missionary, businessman, mayor of Kansas City, MO, took over from his first father-in-law, Isaac McCoy; an account book by Lykins and Brent; and clippings of material written by Mrs. Lykins, Lykins, and others.

Birch, Emma Lawrence Sankey, Scrapbook, 1987, (R0351)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a scrapbook regarding Emma Lawrence Sankey Birch and her family. Birch was a native of Salem, Dent County, Missouri, and composer of the march, "The Missouri Girl." The scrapbook includes photographs and miscellaneous biographical material on Birch and her family, and a copy of the sheet music and an audio cassette recording of "The Missouri Girl."

Birch, J.N., Letter, 1878, (C2053)
1 folder
To R.F.C. Schroeder, St. Louis, MO, from St. Louis, MO, June 12, 1878. Granting Schroeder a leave of absence. Endorsed by Charles A. Fisk.

Bird Family, Papers, 1829-1841, (C1802)
1 folder
The papers of the Bird Family contain data on the Bird family and their property in Hannibal, MO.

Bird Family, Papers, 1831-1959, (R0170)
5 folders, photocopies
This collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, estate papers, land papers, business records, and biographical material pertaining to the Bird, Byrd, Moore, and Hunter families of southeastern Missouri. The papers concern business and estates in Mississippi, New Madrid, and Scott counties in Missouri, and the Bird estate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Bishop, Rev. Maury Whipple, Photograph Collection, (P0660)
41 photographs
Photos of Bishop family members, Ben and Alice Dixon, dedication ceremonies for General Pershing's Home (1960, Laclede) and Liberty Memorial (1961, Kansas City), the 1949 Missouri State Fair, Longview Farm (Lee's Summit), and fountains in Forest Park (St. Louis). Postcards of Independence.

Bisman, Roy (1909-1985) Photograph Collection, 1905-1967, (K1364)
0.25 cubic feet
The photograph collection of Roy Bisman contains personal photographs of Roy Bisman and his wife, Sarah (Sally) Magazine Bisman and their family, as well as oversize photos of the National Association of Waste Material Dealers meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, and Ararat Ceremonial, Walter C. Guy class.

Blackburn, Henry, Papers, (R1464)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Henry Blackburn Papers consist of a military land warrant issued to Henry Blackburn for a tract of land totaling 40 38/100 acres in reward for his service in the War of 1812.

Blackburn Family Photographs, (P0193)
0.17 linear feet
Blackburn and Janes family photographs, miscellaneous photos. Some photos taken by Belle Johnson of Monroe City, MO.

Blackman, Sue Moshontz Blackman (1930- ) and David (1926-2009) Collection, 1916-1984, (K1208)
2 cubic feet
The Blackmans were members of the Beth Shalom Synagogue of Kansas City, MO. Includes Wengrover family photographs, prayer books in Hebrew and English, and other items relating to the Synagogue.

Bland, Mary Johnson (1892-1977) Papers, 1821-1964, (K0139)
3 cubic feet
Photocopy of, Bits and Pieces from the Mary Johnson Bland Files on The Cox, Harris and Johnson Families of St. Clair County, MO, 1700-1925. Also included is research on the Bland family and a Mrs. Bland's journal kept while in England and France with the Red Cross in 1944. Other materials concerning her work with the Red Cross and other organizations.

Blanton, William J., Papers, 1682-1981, (C3829)
0.7 linear feet
The papers contain Blanton family genealogical research, including correspondence, census records, tax lists, land grants, deeds, and marriage, birth, and death records.

Blanton, William J., Papers, (CA5883)
5 linear feet
Correspondence, family charts, published compilations and other genealogical research material related to the Blanton, Harmon, and related families.

Bledsoe, Fields Trammel (1818-1880) Letter, 1851, (K0229)
0.01 cubic feet
The collection contains a letter from Fields Trammel Bledsoe to his brother-in-law William C. Rhodes of Harrisonville, Missouri.

Blitt, Rita Copaken (1931- ) Papers, 1908-2003, (K1152)
0.5 cubic foot
Blitt is an internationally renowned artist and sculptor. Includes exhibits brochures, booklets, and portfolios; newspapers and magazines articles; books, CDs, and VHS tapes relating to her life and art.

Blize, Abner, Bond of Arbitration, 1830, (R0579)
1 folder
This is an agreement between Abner Blize and Nathaniel Bacon of St. Louis County, Missouri, regarding the ownership of a slave in the estate of John Bacon. Both parties bonded themselves to abide by the ruling of arbitrators selected in the case.

Blount, Thomas F., Papers, 1889-1916, (R1366)
1 folder
The Thompson F. Blount papers consists of letters received and sent by Thompson F. Blount. Blount was an influential businessman in Washington County, Missouri.

Blue Family, Papers, 1818-1973, (R0105)
2 folders, photocopies
This collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and miscellaneous papers of John W. Blue and his daughters, Minnie Blue and Anna B. Lloyd, of Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri.

Blum, Michael A. and Jenifer Smith Collection, 1996-1998 (K1009)
0.08 cubic feet
The collection contains materials related to the 1996 rededication celebration of Congregation Beth Torah and a book of recollections concerning the early history of Congregation Beth Torah.

Blumenhorst, Margaret F. (1918- ), Papers, 1586-1959, (S0442)
117 Folders
The Blumenhorst papers document the histories of the Craig, Lewis, Watts, Wallace, and Woodson families from 1586-1959. Genealogical records trace familiy roots back to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in England and eighteenth century settlement in America. However, the bulk of the material consists of letters (1821-1959) written by the Lewis, Watts, Wallace and Woodson family members who migrated westward during the nineteenth century. The letters, along with legal papers (1790-1892), and a 1849 Gold Rush Diary document the work, social activities and travels of the Lewis, Watts and Wallace families who settled in the Missouri counties of Howard and Chariton in the 1820s. The collection also reflects social and political conditions in Missouri and the United States during the nineteenth century, including westward expansion, slavery, and the Civil War. Personal papers include a narrative describing the capture of Anna Snoddy Wallace's sister, Libby, by the Indians in the early nineteenth century.

Bode Family Account Book, 1846-1962, (C2461)
1 reel microfilm, 68 pages
Account book of Bode family, containing genealogical data, court records of family land in Osage and Cole counties, description of farm, inventory and expense records, William Bode's description of drowning of two sons, certificate of service in Enrolled Missouri Militia, permit to leave Germany issued to J.H. Lutkewinklemann. Entries in German and English.

Bode Family, Papers, 1754-2010, (C3999)
7 linear feet, 1 audio cassette, 2 audio tapes
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of four generations of the Bode family, many of whom were ministers in the Evangelical Church Society of the West (Evangelischer Kirchen Verein des Westens), now the United Church of Christ. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, sermons, publications, and publicity clippings.

Bograd, Abe Oral History Collection, (K0267)
.1 cubic foot
The Abe Bograd Oral History Collection covers many aspects of Bograd’s life including recollections of his early years in Russia; his family’s immigration; his education; the political climate of the city under Pendergast; and his employment with the Kansas City Star.

Bohling Jr., Atwell Loomis, (1922-2000) Papers, 1939-1997, (K0654)
49 cubic feet
Professional materials used or produced by Bohling, an editorial writer for the Kansas City Star. Includes articles, clippings, correspondence, research materials, reporters' notebooks and diaries, travel brochures, receipts, menus, publications, and photographs. Personal papers include class notebooks from Yale and Northwestern University, theatre and opera programs, and ephemera.

Bohm, Jack (1924-2008) and Liz Viscofsky (1927- ) Papers, 1950s-2006, (K0995)
7 folders
Family papers including newspaper clippings, event programs, flyers, biographies, and photographs relating to Congregation Beth Shalom Sisterhood.

Bolin, Cassinda Bolin Papers (R1388)
0.01 cubic feet (1 folder)
The Cassinda Bolin Papers contains photocopies of correspondence and inscriptions found in the personal Bible of Cassinda Bolin.

Boling, Bruce D. (1936-2014), Papers, 1920s-2014, (CA6301)
2.4 cubic feet
Personal papers of Bruce D. Boling, Ph.D. Includes photographs, correspondence, certificates and diplomas, and some information regarding his involvement in the El Kahir Shriners in Iowa.

Bolling, George Melville (1871-1963), Papers, 1925-1970 (C1330)
1.4 linear feet
The papers of George Melville Bolling, professor emeritus of Greek and Sanskrit languages at Ohio State University, include correspondence with colleagues and family, manuscript drafts, and miscellaneous material.

Bolte, Carl E., Sr. (1901-1975) Papers, 1959, (K0905)
.1 cubic feet
The papers of Carl E. Bolte, Sr. contain over 300 letters of appreciation addressed to Carl E. Bolte, Sr. from Kansas City Rotarians, acknowledging his 1958-1959 presidency of the group.

Bongino, Angelo Louis (1935- ) Collection, 1934-1997, (K0878)
0.5 cubic foot
Research and personal papers of Bongino relating to the Italian community in the Northeast Kansas City, particularly Holy Rosary Church. Includes Bongino’s published articles, photographs, and video.

Boone County Home Mutual Insurance Company Policy, 1859, (C0797)
1 folder
Policy issued to Mary L. Parker, Columbia, MO. Includes charter and by-laws of company.

Boone County, Missouri, Black Archives, Collection, (C4057)
0.6 linear feet, 1 video cassette, 4 compact discs, 1 computer disc, 1 DVD
The Boone County Black Archives Collection is an artificial collection documenting the lives of Blacks living in Boone County, Missouri. The items include photographs, memoirs, scrapbooks, correspondence, news clippings, and other ephemera.

Boone, Albert Gallatin, Papers, (K0475)
0.1 cubic foot (10 folders)
The papers of Albert Gallatin Boone contain legal documents regarding property and business transaction, primarily involving Boone and other resident of Westport.

Boone, Daniel (1734-1820), Deed, 1815, (C1732)
1 folder
Deed to William Cashio for land in St. Charles County purchased from Daniel Boone, 6 May 1815.

Boone, Daniel (1734-1820), Ephemera, n.d., (C1475)
1 folder
Facsimile of a page from Daniel Boone's family Bible with birth dates of Daniel Boone, his wife Rebeccah and their children. Sketch map of Daniel Boone's birthplace. Sketch of Daniel Boone at 86. Photograph of George Boone's saw mill. Affidavit signed by Benjamin and John Logan.

Boone, Louis R., Photograph Collection, (P0839)
27 photographs
Photos of the Doyle family and Portraits, surnames Walker, Whitmack, Sharp, Middaugh, Hastain, Campbell, Avery

Boone-Tate Family, Papers, 1941-1976, (C4205)
1 cubic foot (20 folders)
The Boone-Tate family papers consist of the research and genealogy of the Boone and Tate families, which ultimately culminated in the publication of the Boone Family Record written by Maude Tate Boone.

Booth-Lang Family Papers, ca. 1895-1987, (K0658)
6 cubic feet
Papers and photographs documenting the history of the Lang, Imboden, Fornefett, Booth and related families. Includes genealogical information, certificates of baptism, confirmation, naturalization papers, military records, obituaries, and correspondence. Also family activities and interests, residences, military, and travel.

Bordy, Alice Rostov, Papers, (K0869)
0.13 cubic foot (4 folders)
The Alice Rostov Bordy Papers contain administrative papers from 1979 to 1980 for Menorah Medical Center. This collection also includes a 2001-2002 Beth Shalom remembrance booklet, a Beth Shalom Men’s Club luncheon discussion booklet, and a clipping from the 1956 edition of the Kehilath Israel News.

Boswell, Anita C., Letter, 1941, (C0533)
1 folder
To John C. Westover, Columbia, MO, from Springfield, MO, April 18, 1941. Describes work being done in the gathering of data concerning M. Jeff Thompson, genealogy work of the Utah Genealogical Society, and the acquisition of a diary.

Botsford, James Sherman, Memorial Booklet, (K1001)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder)
The James Sherman Botsford Memorial Booklet contains a memorial services booklet for James S. Botsford issued by the Kansas City Bar Association in 1915.

Botts-Lewis Family, Letters, 1837-1877, (C0213)
3 folders
Letters from the Botts and Lewis families in Virginia to the Peyton and James Botts families in Missouri. Farm crops, operations, land conditions, prayer meetings, collection of debts, slave prices, family matters, and other miscellaneous topics.

Botts, Virginia, Collection, (CA2619)
8.4 cubic feet
Personal correspondence, genealogical research materials, materials concerning Boone County and the University of Missouri, photographs, postcards, and miscellaneous material of a genealogist from Boone County, Missouri.

Boulson, Charles E., Papers (R0404)
2.5 cubic feet (57 folders, 3 VHS)
The Charles E. Boulson Papers contain the personal and professional papers of an electrical engineer in Missouri. Boulson was the general manager of the Sho-Me Power Corporation from 1954 to 1974 and a member of the Board of Directors of Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, professional and historical writings, speeches on rural electrification in Missouri and corporate manuals and annual reports of Sho-Me Power Corporation and Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Bowles, Edward L. (1897-1990), Papers, 1883-1991, (C4191)
0.2 cubic feet
Photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous documents concerning Edward L. Bowles and the history of Westphalia, Missouri.

Bower Brothers Store, Bethel, Missouri, Records, 1890-1924, (C2988)
3 volumes on microfilm
The records of the Bower Brothers Store contain journals of the general store in Bethel, MO, owned by Theodore L. Bower, 1890-1902, and records of Walter C. Bower and the Bower family, 1895-1909 and 1919-1924. Accounts, names of customers and purchases are listed in the store records. The family records include those of the George Bower estate, collections of promissory notes and family expenses.

Bower Family, Papers, c. 1865-1974, (C4055)
0.7 linear feet
The papers of the Bower family, who settled in Bethel, Missouri, around 1850, consist of correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous material.

Boyle, Robert, Papers, 1862, (C1988)
1 folder
The papers of Robert Boyle contain a protest of a note given by Israel Landis and G.W. Cargill to John Curd.

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.

Bradford Family, Papers, 1722-1998, (R0647)
8 boxes
These are papers collected by Dr. Vance A. Bradford while conducting genealogical research on the Bradford family. Included are six boxes of correspondence with and about descendants of Samuel Bradford of Snow Hill, Maryland, and two boxes of papers from the Duncan homestead in southern Phelps County, Missouri.

Bradley, Charles E. (1845-1927), Diary, 1869-1876, 1913 (C4328)
0.2 cubic feet (7 folders)
The diary of a young man working in the buying and selling of real estate, and his experiences in social life, particularly as it pertains to marriage.

Bradshaw, Doris Crump, Papers, 1930-1962 (C3303)
3 linear feet
The civic, professional, and social organization papers of Doris Crump Bradshaw include: League of Women Voters, Missouri Library Association, Fortnightly Club, Columbia Garden Club, and Daughters of the American Revolution. Active in American Association of University Women, Mrs. Bradshaw served as state legislative chairman, 1945-1949, and state social studies chairman, 1950-1951.

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.

Brady, Durward Belmont, Papers, 1909-1932, (C0076)
0.1 linear feet, 2 volumes
Family letters, letters from Thomas A. Brady and Joseph A. Serena, prohibition campaign expense lists and political propaganda, Richmond and Ray County civic and political materials, and Durward B. Brady & Son Real Estate, Insurance and Loan Company records.

Braecklein, Oscar (1831-1904) Papers, 1901-1903, (K0340)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers of Oscar Braecklein contain four notebooks and one sketchbook that he used in the later years of his life. Braecklein was a druggist (pharmacist) from Kansas City, Missouri, in the late 1800s, and the notebooks chiefly contain his notes from what he was learning or interested in at the time.

Bragg, Raymond Bennett, Papers, (K0468)
9.4 cubic feet
This collection contains material related to the career of Raymond B. Bragg, a prominent Unitarian minister of the 20th century. Included are the materials from local organizations he was involved in, his ecclesiastical research, personal writings, newspaper clippings, humanist journals, and records and correspondence from the various positions he held throughout his career. In addition, there is a large collection of sermons written by Bragg, primarily from his time as minister at All Souls Unitarian Church in Kansas City, Missouri.

Brander, Griffin (1814-1888), Papers, 1801-1988, (S0355)
32 Folders, 1 Tape
The Griffin Brander Papers contain the personal papers of a free black man born in Virginia in 1814. He migrated to Missouri in the 1840s. The papers reflect Brander's efforts to maximize his freedom while living in the Antebellum South and post-Civil War St. Louis, Missouri. The collection consists of photocopied documents. The originals remain with the family. Two series comprise the collection.

Brandt and Grant Family Papers (SP0042)
4 cubic feet (70 folders)
The collection contains 35 diaries written by Lena K. Grant. They document the travels of her family during her husband's many deployments, in places like the Philippines, Korea, and Crown Point, Indiana. The collection also contains clippings, pamphlets, a baby book, and other mementos from the family's life.

Branton, Mary Shaw (Shawsie) (1920- ) Papers, 1975-1978, (K1095)
0.3 cubic foot
Wife of successful lawyer and banker William Coleman Branton (1914-1985), Branton was active in the arts and historical societies and other civic activities. Includes newspaper magazines articles, programs, flyers, brochures, and administrative materials pertaining to Missouri Mansion Preservation and Sacred Circles, a Native American art exhibit mounted by the Nelson-Atkins Museum.

Branton, William Coleman (1914-1985) Papers, 1943-1985, (K0828)
9 cubic feet
Personal papers of Branton, prominent attorney and civic leader in Kansas City, MO. Includes Photographs, correspondence, records and other papers relating to Branton's military duty, legal practice, banking career, civic activities, and personal life

Bratman, Richard Samuel and Joyce Rosenberg, Papers, (K1146)
0.02 cubic foot (2 folders)
This collection consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings from the Kansas City Jewish Chronicle covering the Bratt family and their contributions to the Kansas City area Beth Israel Abraham and Voliner (BIAV) congregation and the Jewish community.

Breckenridge Family, Papers, 1750-1960, (C2530)
8 lineaer feet
Primarily of genealogical interest, the collection contains genealogical correspondence and information about the Breckenridges (Breckinridges) and related families, documents, pamphlets, letters, deeds, and photos. The papers were compiled by James M. Breckenridge between 1900 and 1950. See f. 1 for detailed inventory of collection.

Breckenridge, Clarence Edward, Papers, 1897-1960, (C1037)
0.2 linear feet
Family correspondence, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous typed notes on Breckenridge genealogy and the Breckenridges' historic role in early American and southeast Missouri history. Many families included who were distantly related to the Breckenridges. Presbyterian Church history. Majority of correspondence with Adella Breckenridge Moore, Herman F. Harris, and James M. Beckenridge.

Breitenbaugh, Samuel, Family, Papers, 1851-1919 (C0078)
0.3 linear feet
Correspondence and business papers. Bills at general store in Lee's Summit; expenses of a house built in 1898; family news from sister in St. Louis and lawsuit by wife for regaining title to estate after his death; receipts for taxes, merchant's licenses, life insurance, steamboat freight bill, and notes due Breitenbaugh or payable by him.

Bremer, Frederika (1801-1865), Letter, 1852, (C2758)
1 folder
The collection contains a letter and typewritten copy to Mrs. Stetson, Cincinnati, OH, from Frederika Bremer, Stockholm, Sweden, July 14, 1852, sending salutations to friends.

Brenneman Family, Letters, 1849-1888, (C0220)
2 folders
Letters written by members of a Mennonite family. Family news, trip from Rocking County, Virginia, to Jasper County, Missouri, news of the community and rules for church converts.

Brickey, John S., Receipt, 1814, (R1180)
1 folder
This is a receipt dated 6 June 1814 from John S. Brickey of Mine Shibboleth in Washington County, Missouri Territory, to Mrs. Banford for $3.00 for "crying the vendue," or conducting a public sale or auction. The transaction probably was part of an estate settlement.

Briet Family Reunion Records, 1937-1894, (K0177)
1 volume
Minutes of the annual family reunions and genealogical information on the descendants of John and Magdaline Breit.

Briggs Family Papers, (C4374)
2.73 cubic feet (9 folders, 5 oversize volumes)
Scrapbooks, photograph albums, and newspaper clippings of members of the Briggs family, including U.S. Senator Frank P. Briggs and journalist Ruth Briggs Bratek, a graduate of the University of Missouri.

Briggs, Corona Hibbard (1849-1932), Marriage Record Book, 1872-1931, (C1056)
1 volume
A record of 373 marriages solemnized by C.H. Briggs, primarily in Pettis and Greene counties, Missouri.

Brightwell Family Papers, (SP0002)
1 cubic foot (11 folders, 1 oversize, 12 slides)
The papers consist of the personal papers and business ledgers of the Brightwell family, particularly those pertaining to the land deeds and business dealings of John Brightwell (1861-1950) from Taney County. Also included is genealogical information for the Brightwell family and family stories as told by Hillary Brightwell.

Brink, John Quincy, Family Papers, 1868-1890, 1927-1933, 1963, (C2885)
0.1 linear feet
Papers of the Brink family including John Quincy Brink, his son John Robert Brink, their children, and grandchildren. The Brink family lived in Holt and Nodaway counties in northwest Missouri. The collection includes family letters and receipts from various businesses in and around Maryville, Missouri, in addition to some reminiscences and genealogical information on the family.

Brinkerhoff, William E., Papers, 1903-1912, (R0019)
1 folder
This collection consists of family correspondence of a banker in Carthage, Missouri. The letters contain descriptions of Carthage and Jasper County, and observations on financial trends and the business panic of 1907.

Britton, Wiley, Papers, (CA6230)
0.2 linear feet, 2 computer discs
Papers of a Civil War veteran and writer. Includes correspondence, writings, genealogical documents, news clippings, and legal documents. Britton wrote on the Civil War and pioneer life in Missouri.

Broadhead, James Overton, Letter, 1891, (C2046)
1 folder
The collection contains a letter to Garland [Broadhead] from James Overton Broadhead, St. Louis, Dec. 24, 1891, concerning the Missouri-Arkansas border.

Broadfoot, Lennis Leonard, Collection, 1909-2005, (R1277)
20 folders, 1 ledger, 1 oversize scrapbook
This collection consists of correspondence, personal and legal papers, ledger book, scrapbook and ephemera of artist Lennis Leonard Broadfoot. The collection predominately focuses on his artwork and publications, as well as his promotion of the Ozarks region in Dent and Shannon Counties through the creation of a national park, the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, and the promotion of the arts in general.

Brock, A.L., Papers, 1923-1965, (C2191)
1 folder
The papers of A.L. Brock contain personal reminiscences of A.L. Brock; Wyoming Masonic history; Brock family genealogy; a history of Wyoming, 1868-1933; and cattle, sheep, and horse herding history.

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.

Bronaugh-Bushnell Family, Papers, 1852-1930, (C0079)
1.2 linear feet
The papers consist of personal and business correspondence of the Bronaugh and Bushnell families, landowners and business operators near Clinton, Henry County, Missouri.

Brookfield, Dutton (1917-1979), Papers, (CA6382)
0.4 cubic feet
Addition of scrapbooks containing photographs and WWII letters, along with Unitog Company newsletters, 1982.

Brooks Family, Papers, (CA4466)
11 cubic feet
Correspondence, some accounts, genealogical information and miscellaneous material of a Columbia, Missouri, family active in various movements and organizations during the mid-20th century.

Brooks Family, Papers, (CA5729)
1 linear foot
Addition of correspondence, photographs, legal and business records, and miscellaneous. Includes materials of record for Iris Brooks' death.

Brooks Family, Papers, (CA5737)
4.6 cubic feet
Addition of correspondence and miscellaneous material, 1980s-2010s, of a family from Columbia, Missouri.

Brooks, William Atherton, (1826-1909), Papers, 1897, (C1953)
1 folder
One autobiographical sketch in prose, one in poetry; a genealogical sketch of the Brooks family of Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri; a poem, "The Great Flood of Little Black, May 9th, 1875."

Browder, Isham, Papers, 1855-1862, (R0115)
1 folder, photocopies
This collection includes two letters to Isham Browder of Dallas, Texas, from his brother, Edward Browder, a Confederate soldier, from Flat Creek, Missouri, 1861, and Boggy Depot, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, 1862. There are also receipts from merchants in Dallas, 1855 and 1858.

Brown Family Records, 1883-1941, (C2274)
1 folder
Family papers of Brown family of Ashland, Centralia, and Hartsburg, MO, including birth, marriage, and death records. Records removed from mutilated Bible, New Liberty Baptist Church, Ashland, MO.

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 B[enjamin] Gratz, (1826-1885), Letter, 1850, (C2202)
1 folder
To [Orlando Brown], from St. Louis, MO, Mar. 10, 1850. Brown informs his uncle of the death of Weissinger and discusses his own success in the law profession, his personal goals, and friends. Also typed copy.

Brown, Bernard Harley (1927-2011) Papers, 1978-2003, (K0629)
0.5 cubic foot
Papers of civic leader and former President of Menorah Health Center Foundation. Includes publications, photographs, newspaper clippings and a scrapbook concerning Brown's activities with the Medical Center.

Brown, George I. (1815-1883), Diaries, 1861-1869, (C1058)
2 volumes
Vol. 1 Dutchess County, NY, 1861. Vol. 2 Calhoun County, MI, 1868-1869. Brown moved to Hamilton, Caldwell County, MO, in 1873.

Brown, Henry J. (1847- ), Diaries, 1871-1873, (C1059)
3 volumes
Henry J. Brown, son of George I. Brown, was a farmer near Hamilton, Caldwell County, MO. Vol. 1 Battle Creek, MI, 1871. Vol. 2 Battle Creek, MI, and Caldwell County, MO, 1873. Vol. 3 Battle Creek, MI, 1874.

Brown, Henry J., Family, Papers, 1838-1892, (C0230)
10 folders, typed copies; 1 roll of microfilm of originals
Expense accounts of Brown's trip from Cumberland County, Virginia, to Saline County, Missouri, 1838; expense accounts, Saline County, to 1864; family register; obituary of Andrew Jackson; compositions of Peyton A. Brown and letters from his relatives; and letters to Robert P. Porter, Superintendent of Census, Washington, D.C. Microfilm copy also available.

Brown, Jacob, Papers (K0998)
0.12 cubic foot (6 folders)
The collection consists of materials related to the sale of property by Congregation Beth Shalom to Kroh Brothers Development Company & Allen and Company, Inc. The collection also includes correspondence, an invocation, a program for The Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award luncheon, and biographical information for Jacob Brown.

Brown, James, Papers, 1856-1866, (C0231)
1 folder, typed copies; 1 roll of microfilm of originals
Letter from H.C.N. Brown, Front Royal, 1856, concerning the hire of Henry and his wife Catherine, probably slaves. Poem. Death of Virginius Brown in the Civil War. Political conditions, 1866, money, crops, and desertion of slaves.

Brown, Joseph, Records of Marriages, 1886-1920, (R0168)
1 folder, photocopies
These are records of marriages performed by an itinerant Baptist minister. Most of the marriages recorded took place at Newburg in Phelps County, Missouri, and involved residents of Phelps, Pulaski, and Dent counties.

Brown, Marshall Dwight, Papers, (K1066)
7 cubic feet
Includes architectural drawings by Marshall and Brown Architects; Kansas City area related books; issues of "Kansas City Happenings", a newspaper published Marshall Brown, Jr. and Jerry Plantz.; small desk blotters 1930-1950s with KC company names; a photographs album; clippings; and certificates awarded to Brown.

Brown, Shirley Bowden, Papers, (CA5288)
0.2 linear feet
A scrapbook and memorabilia for Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and childhood and family photographs.

Brown, Stiles Clifford "Red" (1918-1984) Papers, 1919-1952, (K1207)
2 cubic feet
Scrapbooks, including correspondence, photographs, printed and published material, and ephemera, of Brown's Marine Corps service. Also a scrapbook compiled by his mother, Lessie Brown, containing postcards, correspondence, and ephemera; correspondence to his wife, Orvetta, and his school records.

Brownlee, John, Letters, 1828-1848, (C0264)
1 folder
Written to his wife while on business trips to Louisville, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia.

Brownlee, Richard S., II, Papers, (CA6417)
0.1 cubic feet
Photographs, awards, certificates, and miscellaneous papers of the director of the State Historical Society of Missouri (1960-1985). Includes some family material.

Brownstein, Albert Memoir, (K0861)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The collection consists of a manuscript entitled, “A Letter to My Grandchildren,” written by Brownstein. The memoir includes genealogical and historical information on the family, along with anecdotes from Brownstein on his youth and life growing up as an Orthodox Jew in New Jersey and Philadelphia.

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.

Bruner-Dixon Family, Papers, c. 1860s-2004, (C4137)
0.6 linear feet
The papers of the Bruner-Dixon family contain correspondence, clippings, diaries, notebooks, photographs, ephemera, and genealogies relating to the Bruner and Dixon families of Missouri, particularly Elizabeth Dixon Hanks and her close relatives.

Bruner-Dixon Family Papers (CA6532)
0.2 cubic feet
Addition of Bruner-Dixon family photographs, c. 1900-1920s. Primarily pertains to Columbia, Missouri.

Brunson, Alfred (1793-1882), Deed, 1852, (C2759)
1 folder
The collection contains a deed of land, lot 11, block 14, Mineral Point, of Alfred Brunson to John Hutchison, acting as guardian of Mary B. Burnett and Thomas B. Burnett, minor heirs of Thomas P. Burnett, October 14, 1852.

Bryan Family Papers, 1840-1911, (C4160)
0.1 cubic feet
The papers of the Bryan family contain numerous deeds and personal financial records pertaining to land in Marion County, Missouri.

Bryan Family Photographs, (P0900)
2 photographs
Portraits of Eveline McIlvaine Bryand and Dr. John Gano Bryan

Bryan, James E., Letter, 1908, (R0898)
1 folder
This is a letter dated 25 May 1908 from James E. Bryan at Doniphan in Ripley County, Missouri, to M. Waddle at the Home Building and Loan Company in Marion, Ohio. In the letter Bryan promises to repay a loan.

Bryant Building Collection, 1917-1966, (K0903)
1 cubic foot
Business records including leases, insurance policies, and various contracts related to the building in downtown Kansas City, MO. Also documents concerning the last will and testament of Harriet M. Bryant (1849-1920), owner of the Harriet M. Bryant Realty and Improvement Company.

Buckeridge, Besse Belle, 1891-1983, Papers, 1911-1960s, (R1312)
4 folders
This collection consists of correspondence to Besse and her mother from friends, Besse's letters and postcards from travels in Europe in the 1920s, and miscellaneous papers and postcards. There is also a reminiscence of early days in the Lycoming Valley of Pennsylvania by her grandfather, J. W. Heylmun, ca. 1911.

Buckner Hill Cemetery Association Records, 1910-1968, (K1357)
0.04 cubic feet
The records contain a record of internments in the Buckner Hill Cemetery in Buckner, Missouri.

Buescher Family, Papers, (CA6231)
0.8 linear feet
Papers of the Buescher family of Hartsburg, Missouri. Includes news clippings, sheet music from the 1910s, an auto repair shop account book from the 1930s and 1940s, and minutes of the Little Bonne Femme Baptist Association meetings from the 1930s and 1940s.

Bunker, S. J. Abstract of Title, 1929, (C0531)
2 folders
One abstract of title containing all the instruments of writing which affect the title of a section and a half of land in Dent County, Mo., from 1860 to 1929. Prepared by the Bennett Abstract Company, Salem, Missouri, November 15, 1929.

Burford-White Photograph Collection, (P0038)
64 photographs
Snapshot and studio photos, including tintypes related to the White-Burford-Taylor-Adkins-Harness-Marolf families plus scenes from Ladue, Vista and Independence, as well as vacation scenes outside of Missouri.

Burge, Oscar F., Papers, 1853-1900, (C0211)
7 folders
Correspondence, cancelled checks, legal papers, tax receipts and miscellaneous papers belonging to O.F. Burge of Bates and Cooper Counties.

Burgoyne Family, Papers, (CA6186)
19.75 linear feet, 1 CD, 3 video cassettes, 29 audio discs
Papers of Leon Burgoyne and his daughter, Suzanne. Leon was a Navy aviator during World War II and coached boys' basketball in Berrien, Michigan. Suzanne was a professor of Theatre Arts at Creighton University and the University of Missouri. The papers include correspondence from World War II and the Vietnam War, in which Suzanne's ex-husband served, and materials documenting Suzanne's teaching career.

Burk, Tennie S. (1886-1978), Papers, 1837-1972, (C4285)
0.75 cubic feet (26 folders)
The papers of Tennessee ‘Tennie’ Selby Burk contains her personal papers including genealogical information on her family and on various Missouri chapters of the Daughters of the American Colonists (DAC).

Burks, Isham, Pension Claim, 1829, (C1482)
1 folder
The collection consists of Revolutionary War pension claim of Isham Burks. The claim includes an itemized list of Burke's property, personal possessions, and dependents in 1818 and 1829.

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 .

Burnett, Peter Hardeman (1807-1895), Letters, 1890-1891, (C1483)
1 folder
The collection consists of letters to David W. May, Columbia, MO, from San Francisco, CA. Burnett, May's great-uncle, discusses his retirement from the Pacific Bank in 1880, his financial investments and his family, and inquires about Missouri relatives.

Burnstein, Louis, Family Papers, c. 1905-2013, (K1349)
0.75 cubic feet, 47 folders, oversize
The Louis Burnstein Family Papers, c. 1905-2013, contain documents, photographs, scrapbooks, certificates, family histories and genealogy charts and other printed material for the Burnstein and Pitluck families of St. Joseph, Platte City and Kansas City, Missouri. The materials were compiled by Louis Burnstein; the family histories were compiled and written by Louis Burnstein and Mollie Pitluck Burnstein. The collection documents the experiences of Jewish families who migrated to the Missouri and Kansas areas of the United States in the early twentieth century.

Burt, Franklin (1809-1873), Papers, 1843-1905, (C0228)
5 folders, 3 volumes
Land records, miscellaneous papers, tax assessment book, and diary of Callaway County, Missouri, farmer. Diary (1859-1872) includes brief daily entries on weather, wind direction, farming and family activities, and visitors.

Burt, Richard W. (1823-1911), Papers, 1817-1911, (C0226)
6 folders
Description of everyday life in Ohio during the 1840s. Letters on army life during the Mexican War and the Civil War. Letters include descriptions of battles of Fort Donelson, Shiloh and Vicksburg. Scrapbook contains clippings from Burt's Progressive Age, Coshocton, Ohio, clippings of his letters regarding the Mexican and Civil Wars, and other miscellaneous clippings.

Burwell-Tate Family Papers, 1850-1930's, (K0233)
1 cubic foot
Moses T. Burwell was a prominent Kansas City banker and real estate broker. Primarily photographs of the Burwell and Tate families, including studio portraits and exterior and interior shots of the Burwell's late-1800s home. Also included are a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and other family papers.

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, George M. ( -1846), Papers, 1829-1846, (C3949)
0.2 linear feet
Papers of George M. Butler, a surveyor, owner of the Lexington, Missouri Telegraph, and officer in the 1st Regiment, Missouri Volunteers. The papers consist of surveyor's notes, correspondence, military commission certificates, and financial records.


C. H. Blackman and Son Funeral Home Records, 1971-1978, (K1358)
0.12 cubic feet
The records provide information about decedents and document funerals arranged by C. H. Blackman and Son Funeral Home in Kansas City, Missouri.

Caby and Hahn families, Papers, 1856-1960, (R1305)
2 folders
This is the Robert W. Beiriger collection of family records of the Caby and Hahn families in Bollinger County, Missouri. The collection includes a land record, military pension papers, birth and marriage records, and five photographs of some of the individuals noted in the documents.

Cahoon, Benjamin B., Papers, 1868-1923, (R0142)
1 folder, photocopies
This is miscellaneous correspondence of an attorney and land agent in Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri. The papers concern the land business, litigation in progress, and state politics. There are several letters from Missouri governors and officials, and Cahoon's biographical sketch of Judge William Carter. There is also an original photograph of Cahoon, 1878.

Cairns, Mary Margaret (1915-2003), Papers, 1901-2004, (C3996)
1.4 linear feet
The Mary Margaret Cairns Papers document the life of a Kansas City area woman who worked at Sears Department Store and traveled across North America and Europe. The papers consist mostly of photographs and slides relating to her travels, as well as travel notes, postcards, and brochures from places she visited. The collection also contains materials concerning the family burial plots at the Huntsville Cemetery in Huntsville, Missouri and relating to her retirement party from Sears.

Caldwell Family, Papers, 1834-1893 (C0261)
4 folders
Papers of a Greene County, Missouri, family; tax and other receipts; estate inventory, 1860; farm book and patent medicine advertisement.

Caldwell-Steele Family, Letters, 1823-1841, (C0243)
1 folder
Three letters and one bill of sale for property. Letters concern the Caldwell family of Green County, Kentucky, and their relatives, the Steele family of Callaway County, Missouri. Letters discuss education, politics, religion and local and personal news. Originals in the possession of Miss Dillard.

Callaghan Family, Papers, 1821-1859, (C1821)
1 folder
The papers contain envelopes sent to various members of the Callaghan family; receipts.

Cameron, John F., Papers, (K1013)
10 cubic feet
John F. Cameron was a real estate broker and owner of a real estate company in Kansas City. The papers include newsletters, sermons, and materials pertaining to the Catholic and Redeemer Presbyterian Churches. Additionally, the collection contains maps, plans, brochures, and books relating to Cameron's real estate activities.

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.

Campbell, [Arthur], Letter, 1808, (C0562)
1 folder
To Francis Walker, Edinburgh, from London, England, Apr. 29, 1808. Thank you for renewal of a bill. Mentions visit to Bath and return to London for meeting of Parliament.

Campbell, E. Taylor, Papers, 1840-1970, (C3574)
1 folder
The papers contain genealogical information, with photographs, compiled by a descendant of the Hawkins and Taylor families who settled in Knox County, Missouri, about 1840.

Canfield, Anne Sutton, Papers, (K1392)
0.1 cubic foot (2 folders)
The Anne Sutton Canfield Papers contain a book titled “A Conversation with Serena Neel Sutton: December 1999” and a genealogical manuscript of Smith, Wood, Bussell, and Bryant families. This collection focuses on the genealogical history of Serena Anne Sutton and the Smith family.

Canfield, Henry Titus, Letters, (K0203)
0.1 cubic foot (4 folders)
This collection contains Civil War era letters, compositions prepared for a publication called The Evening Star, and penmanship class assignments.

Cannon, Clarence (1879-1964), "The Harvey Book," 1957, (C0763)
1 folder
Genealogy of the family of Ida Dawson Wigginton Cannon (Mrs. Clarence Cannon), beginning with Francis Harvey (1790-1860), who came to Lincoln County, MO, in the 1830s.

Capehart, Ruth, Collection, 1831-1904, (R0045)
2 volumes
This collection consists of two journals kept by separate authors. Since the surname "Raff" appears in both volumes, there is probably a connection between the authors, but the exact relationship is not known.

Capito, George G. (1934- ) Papers, 1900s-1960s, (K0979)
7 folders
Photographs, funeral service and obituaries, diplomas, letters of commendation, yearbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to the Capito and Tabolsky families.

Carlson, Avis Dungan (1896- ), Daybooks, 1923-1943, (S0419)
8 Volumes On 1 Microfilm Roll
Daybooks of Avis Carlson, author. Topics include: Depression, Dust Bowl, William Allan White, League of Women Voters, American Association of University Women, and family matters. The eight volumes cover her life from 1923-1943.

Carlson, Avis Dungan (1896-1987), Papers, 1940-1976, (S0463)
35 Folders
The Avis Dungan Carlson Papers are arranged in alphabetical order. First drafts of her books, Small World - Long Gone (1975) and In the Fullness of Time (1977), make up the bulk of the material. Small World's drafts (f. 13-19) contain autobiographical material covering the period from early childhood through Avis Dungan's wedding to Harry Carlson. Drafts for In the Fullness of Time (f. 21-31), entitled That Specter, Old Age and That Crown of Glory, discuss the process and effects of aging. The collection also includes articles on St. Genevieve, education, family and the St. Louis League of Women Voters. An appointment book, a family genealogy, and newsclippings comprise the rest of the collection.

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 Family, Papers, 1830-1962, (C3489)
0.4 linear feet
The papers contain notes, correspondence and genealogical records compiled by Lucy Grant Carpenter Bly while tracing all branches of her family. Most of the early letters are to the Carpenter family of Boone County from relatives in Virginia.

Carpenter, Sam, Letters, 1834-1842 (C0235)
1 folder
Written from Alleghany County, Virginia, discussing politics and local and family affairs.

Carr, Charles L. (1890-1966) Papers, 1915-1951, (K0909)
2 cubic feet
Carr was an attorney in Kansas City, MO and the General Solicitor for the Kansas City Public Service Company. Includes the personal and professional papers of Carr: correspondence, printed materials from various organizations, files related to the streetcar company and the Missouri State Supreme Court..

Carr, Dabney (1773-1837), Papers, 1837, (C1487)
1 folder
The papers consist of a funeral notice of Dabney Carr, judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals, 1824-1837, and resolutions of the judges, members of the bar, and officers of the Virginia Court of Appeals and the members and officers of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Carr, Will C., Letter, 1807, (C1843)
1 folder
The collection contains a copy of a letter to Thomas Carr, from St. Louis, MO, Oct. 23, 1807, to his uncle discussing political difficulties in Louisiana Territory, family news, and his engagement to the daughter of Dr. Aron Elliott of Ste. Genevieve, MO. Original in possession of the University of Georgia.

Carson Family Papers, 1846, (C3378)
1 folder
Letter from Simon Carson to William Carson regarding genealogy of the Carson family. Biographical sketch of Alethea Carson, wife of William Carson and daughter-in-law of Simon Carson.

Carson, E. A., Marriage Records, 1837-1882, (C3095)
1 folder
The records contain records of marriages solemnized by the Rev. Mr. Carson, copied from original record in Savannah, Missouri. Includes names of bride and groom, date and location of wedding, payment received, and personal remarks.

Carson, William (1815-1863), Papers, 1815-1907, (C0238)
4 folders
Personal papers of a pioneer farmer and Santa Fe trader of Howard County, Missouri. Material on early medicine. Letters, accounts, receipts, three pictures of Kit Carson's home in Colorado, and miscellaneous papers. Originals in the possession of Mr. Kingsbury.

Carstarphen, Lewis Henry (1908-1971), Papers, 1686-1971, (C3613)
2.6 linear feet
Genealogical data on Glascock, Tutt, Watson, Woodson, Carstarphen and collateral families compiled by Carstarphen with his aunt, Emily Marion Watson, collaborating on the Watson, Woodson, and Tutt families.

Carstenson, Cecil C. (1906-1991) and Blanche Williams (1907-2002) Papers, ca. 1943-ca. 2001, (K0669)
5 cubic feet
Cecil was talented wood sculptor, while his wife Blanche was best known for her textile artworks. Included are photographs and slides of both Cecil and Blanche's artwork. Also letters to various people, mostly family while Cecil was serving during World War II and scrapbooks covering most of their adult lives.

Carter, John Denton, "The Carters of Greene County, ...," 1981, (R0106)
1 folder, typescript
This is a history of the Carter family by a descendant in Biloxi, Mississippi. Part One is subtitled "From New Jersey to Tennessee." Later members of the family moved to Missouri.

Carter-Hickman Family, Papers, (CA6347)
3 cubic feet
The Carter-Hickman Family Papers document the lives of William Ray Carter, associate professor at the University of Missouri, and his wife Helen Hickman. Together they had three children, Robin, William, and Lyda, and lived in Columbia, Missouri.

Carter-McDade Family, Papers, (CA6471)
1.75 cubic feet
Family papers and genealogical material of the Carter, McDade, and related families largely of the Sedalia and Waverly, Missouri, areas collected by Marguerite Carter McDade.

Carthage, Missouri, Funeral Home Records, 1887-1938, (R0695)
3 folders, photocopies
These are record books of what is now the Weng Mortuary in Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri. Entries include genealogical data, the costs of caskets, clothing, and other funeral expenses, and payments on account. There are records for 1887-1893, and 1915-1938.

Case, Theodore Spencer, Papers, (K0295)
0.57 cubic foot (7 folders, 1 volume)
The Theodore Spencer Case Papers consist of correspondence, a handwritten manuscript along with transcriptions of the manuscript, newspaper clippings, pages from a medical review, scrapbooks, a photograph, and an oversize volume.

Catholic Churches, Ralls and Monroe Counties, Missouri, Records, 1833-1954 (C2973)
5 rolls of microfilm
Baptismal, confirmation, burial, and marriage records from St. Peter's, St. Joseph's, St. Paul's, and Immaculate Conception Catholic Churches in Ralls County and St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Monroe County. Records are incomplete.

Caulk, Millie, Papers, 1948-1974 (C0195)
8 folders
Atherton family genealogical material.

Cave, Michael (1944-1991), Papers, 1944-1997, (C2157)
7.6 linear feet, 21 audio cassettes, 62 audio tapes, 27 video cassettes, 1 compact disk, and 1 record
The Michael Cave Papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, business records, audiovisual material, and the compositions of Cave, a pianist and composer.

Cave, Michael, Papers, (CA5929)
2 linear feet
Addition of papers of Cave family, including genealogical information, family members' childhood experiences, photographs, and correspondence.

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.

Cayce, Milton Pleasant, Papers, 1849-1883, (R0498)
4 folders
These are personal and business papers of Milton P. Cayce and family of Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri. Included are bills of lading for goods shipped through Ste. Genevieve (1849), family correspondence and business papers (1833-1926), and papers and correspondence with Firmin A. Rozier regarding the St. Francois and Iron Mountain Road Company (1877-1883).

Cayce, Milton Pleasant, Record Book, ca. 1870, (R1039)
1 volume, oversize
This is a bound volume containing information about land parcels in Madison, Reynolds, Wayne, Iron, and Sainte Genevieve counties in Missouri, and miscellaneous clippings on such subjects as horticulture and cholera. The item has been attributed to Milton P. Cayce because his name occurs most often therein.

Chadwell, Gideon, Chadwell/Leavenworth Family, Papers, 1837-1944, (R0883)
5 folders, photocopies
These are the correspondence and business papers of the Chadwell and Leavenworth families of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The papers concern family news and business matters, and include the Civil War letters of Alexander H. Chadwell, a Confederate soldier, and Joseph H. Leavenworth and N. H. Leavenworth regarding the lumber business in Mississippi in the 1870s and 1880s.

Challis-Dysart Family, Papers, 1905-1956, (C4293)
0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)
The papers contain letters, expense entries, photographs, receipts, licenses and genealogical material related to the Challis-Dysart-Forbis-Wilcox families.

Chandler, Anne Elizabeth (1838-1904), "In Memoriam," 1904, (C0741)
1 folder
Eulogies and obituaries of Anne Elizabeth Chandler.

Chanute, Octave (1832-1910) Papers, 1860-1890, (K0292)
8 microfilm rolls
Selected microfilm of the Papers of Octave Chanute from the Library of Congress covering the periods when Chanute, renowned engineer and bridge builder, was active in Kansas City. Correspondence, family papers, articles, patents, photographs, sketches, kite diagrams, plans for Chanute's railroad bridge across the Missouri River (Kansas City Bridge), and clippings.

Charno, Harriett F., Papers, 1939-1989, (K1266)
0.25 cubic feet
Photographs of family, WAC (Women’s Athletic Club) at the Jewish Community Center, B’nai B’rith and Busy Bee organizations. Also included are photocopies of naturalization papers for Sam (Schmiel) (1906- ) and Clara Dorothy (1910- ) Silverstein. The Silversteins came to the United States from Russia and resided in Kansas City, Missouri.

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.

Chick, Washington Henry, "As I Remember," 1965, and Program, Dedication of William M. Chick Post Office, 1964, (C2577)
1 folder
Pamphlet about the life of Washington Henry Chick in western Missouri and Kansas. Program of dedication of William M. Chick post office.

Childers, Martha Patton (1948- ) Collection, 1957-2011, (K0590)
9 folders
Family papers of Childers, her mother Louise Childers, and sister, Virginia Childers containing correspondence, memorabilia, personal diaries, and other papers documenting the lives of these women.

Chiles/Huston/Kearny Family Papers, ca. 1850-1992, (K0677)
4 cubic feet
Newspaper clippings, U.S. maps, magazines, books, and event programs, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, cards, notebooks and diaries pertaining to the families in Kentucky, New England, and Jackson County, MO.

Chitwood, Seth, Papers, 1798-1846, (C0259)
3 folders
Legal papers pertaining to acquisition of land; death of his father, Richard Chitwood; and grant from U.S. government. Wills of Richard and Seth Chitwood. Papers dealing with disposal of property of Richard and Seth Chitwood to settle their estate.

Choate Family Papers (SP0040)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Choate Family Papers consist of correspondence between John K. Choate and his siblings, Aaron, Tom, and Elisabeth.

Chouteau Family, Bible Excerpt, n.d., (C3137)
1 folder
The papers contain a copy of page from the Chouteau Family Bible. Names listed are Francois Chouteau, Therese Birenica Chouteau, Edmund Francois H. Chouteau, Pierre Menard Chouteau, Louis Sylvestre Chouteau, Benjamin Chouteau, Frederick D. Chouteau, Benedict Pharamon Chouteau, and Mary Brigite Chouteau. Gives place and date of birth and date of death.

Chouteau, Auguste A., and Constance, Deed, 1818, (C1491)
1 folder
Deed to Fenton F. Goss for a lot in Florissant, MO.

Christeson, Robert P. (1911-1992), Collection, 1808-1995, (C3971)
36 linear feet, 1387 audio discs, 133 audio tapes, 152 audio cassettes, 112 wire recordings, 3 film reels
The Christeson Collection comprises sheet music, song books, and other publications related to square dancing and folk dances, publications on the history of violins and fiddlers, catalogs of instruments and musical recordings, correspondence, photographs and family papers, fiddle organization newsletters, fiddling contest flyers, folk festival information, and the working papers of volumes I and II of The Old-Time Fiddler's Repertory. In addition, this collection contains Christeson's original wire recordings, audio tapes, and audio discs of fiddle tunes, jam sessions, fiddle contests, and other folk genres.

Christian Women’s Benevolent Association Records (S1235)
3 cubic feet, 12 oversize volumes
The Christian Women’s Benevolent Association Records contain Christian Women Benevolent Association (CWBA) Board Meeting Minutes (1899–1952); Christian Old People’s Home Ledgers and Meeting Minutes (1915–1949); Christian Hospital of St. Louis Board Meeting Minutes (1923–1959); and scrapbooks, photographs, videotapes, and ephemera relating to the CWBA’s activities from 1899 – 2011.  Most notably, the records include admittance ledgers from the Christian Orphan’s Home as well as the Mothers and Babies Home of St. Louis from 1899 to 1933. The admittance ledgers are a particularly rich source of genealogical information, as they contain applications for entry into the home. Details such as date and place of the child’s birth; vaccination records; parents’ full names, birthplace and occupation, and nationality and religion; and location of the nearest living relative are listed.

Christopher, Adrienne Tinker, "The Story of Daniel Yoacham," n.d., (C2927)
1 folder
Traces the Yoacham family of Westport, Missouri, through three generations, and discusses fur trading in Missouri. Includes anecdotes and legends of fur traders of the 1820s and 1830s.

Clark, Bennett Champ (1890-1954), Letter, 1937, (C0532)
1 folder
Letter from Senator Bennett Champ Clark of Washington, D.C., to Frederick G. Middlebush, President of the University of Missouri in Columbia, dated December 14, 1937.

Clark, Carrie Rogers (1868-1946), Papers, 1897-1935, (C0251)
1 folder
Papers relating to application of William B. Rogers for Trenton postmastership, biographical sketch of Carrie Rogers Clark, and brief description of Trenton, Missouri.

Clark, J.J., Letter, 1864, (C2196)
1 folder
The collection contains a love letter to M.L. Riddle, Feb. 22, 1864.

Clark, Levi, E., Biography, 1957, (C3506)
1 folder
The papers contain a biography of a Lawrence County, Missouri, pioneer, written by his grandson, C. C. Heagerty. Clark was born in Kentucky in 1836 and died in 1907.

Clarkson Family, Papers, 1810-1870, (C1705)
0.2 linear feet
This collection contains Clarkson family correspondence primarily between Colonel Charles S. Clarkson, his wife, Charlotte, and their children, originating from Ohio, Kentucky, St. Louis, and other locations, concerning family news and business matters. Correspondence from friends and extended family members is also included.

Clay County, Missouri, History Papers, 1850-1956, (K0445)
0.18 cubic feet
The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to the lives of early settlers in Clay County, Missouri. These papers include newspaper clippings related to Clay County, miscellaneous papers related to important events and people in the mid-1800s of Clay County, photographs, and a large genealogical scrapbook with small autobiographies in it.

Claypool Family, Papers, (CA6236)
0.2 linear feet
Church book of the Turkey Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 1841, information about the church, and photographs of the Claypool family.

Clemons Family, Papers, 1922-1937, 1962-1967, (C0488)
0.2 linear feet
Papers of Clemons family of Harviell, Butler County, MO. Includes correspondence to Suzanna and Charles Clemons of Minneapolis, MN, from their relatives in Harviell. The letters describe farming and family life in the region. The papers also include a postcard, five photographs, and a menu and roster from Jefferson Barracks, MO, Army camp.

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, Genealogy, n.d., (C3133)
1 folder
The papers contain genealogy of three generations of the Clemens family, starting with John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemens, Samuel Clemens' parents. Also a brief biography of Mark Twain, and descriptions of Florida, Missouri, and Mark Twain State Park.

Clendening, Edwin McKaig (1852-1930) Papers, 1887-1929, (K0262)
8 cubic feet
Correspondence, speeches, programs and brochures, meeting minutes, clippings, and photographs, of Edwin Clendening, businessman and Secretary of the Commercial Club, forerunner of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Correspondence deals with a wide range of topics, both personal and relating to the work of the Chamber.

Cleveland-Gillaspy Papers, 1849-1939 (C0105)
0.4 linear feet
Correspondence, legal papers, tax receipts, photographs, and miscellany of James C. Gillaspy and James Longstreet Cleveland of Boone County, MO. Includes minute book and constitution of Providence Speas (Spiritual, Physical, Educational and Social) Club, Providence, MO, an organization active during the 1930s.

Cochran-Jeffress Family, Papers, (CA6348)
0.1 cubic feet
Family genealogy of the Cochran-Jeffress family of Cooper County, Missouri. Included are pages from the Jeffress family Bible and Cochran family photographs.

Cockrell, Francis M., Letter, 1853, (C1945)
1 folder
The papers contain a letter from Cockrell to Mrs. Stapp, June 7, 1853, requesting permission to marry her daughter Arthusa.

Cockrell, Monroe F., Collection, (P0297)
3 photographs
b/w drawing of New Palace Hotel, Fulton, MO, 1907. b/w photo of Cockrell Family, 1890. b/w photo with negatives of General Cockrell, Confederate Army, Civil War.

Coffee, John T., Genealogical Collection, (CA2556)
0.4 linear feet
Primarily contains correspondence, notes of Virginia Coffee while gathering information to write on article about Confederate Colonel John T. Coffee, who was from Dade County, MO. Also some Coffee family genealogy materials.

Cogswell, Mabel, Diary, 1877, (R0517)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a typescript of the diary of Mabel Cogswell, a young woman whose father was superintendent of the Hazard mining property at Mine La Motte in Madison County, Missouri. The entries include notes on the weather and comments daily life, social events, and sickness in the community at Mine La Motte, 1 January –25 July 1877.

Cohen, Jerome S. (1913-2003) Papers, ca. 1953-ca. 1996, (K0741)
20 cubic feet
Personal and professional papers of the civic and business leader, including materials related to the American Humanics Foundation; H. Roe Bartle; the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund; and the Kansas City Zoo. Also includes Ray Morgan's notes and drafts for Cohen's biography.

Cole Family Photographs, (P0905)
3 photographs
Images of Hannah Cole and her descendents.

Cole, Mrs. Redmond S., Scrapbook, 1933-1937, (C1390)
1 volume
Newspaper clippings of obituaries. Indexed.

Coleman, O.T. (1891-1965), Papers, 1917-1960, (C0976)
0.4 linear feet
The papers of O.T. Coleman contain his World War I correspondence from Camp Funston, Kansas; England; France; and Germany. The collection also includes clippings and pictorial images regarding World War I and Coleman's diaries as a soil extension agent for the University of Missouri.

Collett Family, Papers, 1833-1964, (C2949)
11 folders
The papers contain genealogical material about the Collett family of Adair County, Missouri, including tax receipts, miscellaneous pamphlets and newspaper clippings, poetry and essays.

Collier, Sharon, compiler, Robinson and Related Families, 2003, (R0989)
1 folder
This is the family history of Joe Charles Robinson of Richland in Pulaski County, Missouri. The family descended through Samuel, William, and Archibald Robinson of Botetourt County, Virginia. Archibald and his wife, Mary Ann Garrett, came to Missouri in 1854. The primary related families include Duncan, Shelton, and Zimmerman.

Collins, Charles, Papers, 1836-1954, (C3209)
8 folders
Miscellaneous letters and clippings regarding the Royall, Switzler, Price, and Henderson families; article about John Price by Eva Grant Maloney; typescript copies of "A Trip to the South," and "My Second Tour in the South" by William F. Switzler in 1836; Mary Jane Royall Switzler's album of memories filled with prose and poetry.

Collins, Elsie Guignon (1895-1992) Collection, 1861-1986, (K0704)
0.3 cubic foot
Clippings, correspondence, photographs, and papers concerning the history of Kansas City, the area around Visitation Church at 52nd and Main, researched by Collins; and pamphlets, newspaper clippings, regarding the Guignon and Boussier families.

Collins, Tom (1900-1968) Papers, 1908-1985, (K0830)
0.5 cubic foot
Collins was a noted humorist and author. Includes newspaper clippings, brochures, magazines, photographs and a phonograph record relating to Collins career.

Colman-Hayter Family Papers, 1839-1900, (C0084)
0.2 linear feet
Correspondence and miscellaneous material of a northwest Missouri family. Correspon-dence includes letters from William S. Hayter who was with General Stephen W. Kearny in the Southwest during the Mexican War; letters from Washington and Thomas J. Hayter describing their lives in the Oregon Territory; letters from Henry Colman during his trips down the Mississippi; letters from Mary Colman Belt to her family in Texas; and letters of Thomas H. Colman and Abraham G. Hayter, soldiers in the Confederate Army.

Columbia Cemetery Association, Deed, 1859, (C2620)
1 folder
The records contain the deed of lot number 66 issued to Ann Gentry.

Community Christian Church Records, c. 1880s-2000s, (K0392)
60 cubic feet
Records of the Community Christian Church of Kansas City, Missouri. The Community Christian Church’s origins in Kansas City date back to the late 1880s, and its name and locations have changed several times during its history. The structure at 4201 Main Street, adjacent to the Country Club Plaza, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and opened in 1942. The collection includes materials relating to: the church’s early history; board, administrative council and committee meeting minutes; programs, events and mission trips; bulletins, directories, newsletters and other publications; recorded sermons and guest speakers; photographs; financial records; and oversize materials.

Conley-Miller Family, Papers, 1792-1967, (C3693)
5.2 linear feet, 3 oversize volumes
Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, account books, ledgers, financial and personal rec-ords, genealogical materials, photographs, and miscellaneous items of the Conleys and Millers, prominent Boone County, Missouri, families.

Conley-Miller Family, Papers, (CA5461)
0.4 linear feet
Addition to family papers of a Columbia, Boone County, MO family. Includes correspondence, business and legal papers, travel materials and miscellaneous. Mostly relates to George Conley and Elizabeth Nye Miller.

Connelly, John, Papers, 1810-1888, (C0257)
7 folders
Patent issued under act of Congress providing relief for losses in the New Madrid earthquake; certificates of title and transfer of land originally belonging to Wilson Cummings; oath of allegiance, 1865; report of losses to a raiding band; tax receipts.

Connor, R.F., Letter, 1861, (C2018)
1 folder
To James Shambaugh, from Clarinda, IA, Sept. 2, 1861. Requests ten sacks of flour.

Connelley, William Elsey, Letters, (K0203)
0.01 cubic foot (3 folders)
The collection contains letters written by Connelley, noted Kansas historian, to Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, discussing Connelley’s research, and specifically Connelley’s research of John Brown. In addition, the collection provides insight into Connelley’s candid opinions about prominent political and literary personalities in Kansas and Connelley’s personal life.

Connor, Thomas ( -1907), Papers, 1893-1909, (C0244)
1 folder, 1 volume
Connor's will and other papers connected with his estate. Lead and zinc ore register, 1893-1909, from Joplin, Missouri.

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.

Cook, Warren, Collection, 1782-1978, (R0043)
5 folders
These are photocopies of papers of the Smith, Havins, Roseberry, and Cook families of southwestern Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas. The collection includes correspondence, estate papers, and genealogical records. There are also two farm diaries, 1875-1876.

Cooley, Polly, Letter, 1851, (C0838)
1 folder
Letter to her husband, N.G. Cooley, who was in Idaho prospecting for gold. Reprinted in Carrollton Democrat, 1935.

Coontz, Joanne, Photographs, (P0283)
49 photographs
Photographs include: wreck of train, Engine #313 Missouri Pacific; the Gehlken Mill in Morgan County; the Curry Farm and farmhouse in Morgan County; the Gehlken Store in Pettis County, and the Gehlken and Penning families.

Cooper, Albert G., Collection, 1967-1985, (C4210)
0.8 cubic feet (38 folders)
Genealogical material consisting of correspondence, handwritten notes, typescript material, family group sheets, maps, newspaper clippings and photographs of the Cooper, Avery, Van Pelt, Royster and other related families.

Cooper, Benjamin C., Account Book, 1856-1860, (C2975)
1 volume
The records contain miscellaneous accounts for purchases and boarding; a few diary-like entries. Cooper was apparently living in Fredericktown, Madison County, Missouri.

Cooper, Bertha Mae Bowman (1916-2013) Papers, 1946-2007, (K1287)
10 cubic feet
Scrapbooks and textual materials relating to Bertha Mae Bowman Cooper's community involvements. Bertha Cooper was the president of over 25 clubs and service organizations in the Kansas City area.

Copher and Stidham Family, Records, 1784-1974 (C4290)
0.2 cubic feet (1 folder)
The records of the Copher and Stidham families contain dates of births, deaths, and marriages, wills, and military records. The volume contains both original records and transcriptions created by J.H. Stidham.

Coppage Family, Papers, 1880-1976, (C2384)
2 folders
The papers of the Coppage family contain one letter, 1880, written in Carterville, MO, from a young bride to her mother; correspondence between several members of the Coppage family living in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas, from 1910 to 1914; and miscellaneous items from the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1935-1936, and World War II, 1942.

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.

Copus, Phyllis Miller, Collection, (CA6286)
4 cubic feet
Genealogy and other family history materials, both printed and video, from the Howell, Holden, Shutt, and Sandifer families, of Dallas, Jackson, Cass, and Lafayette County, Missouri. The collection also includes the Margie Ellis Howell Papers, a collection acquired by Copus after Howell’s death. These papers include information on the Ellis, Howell, Parkes, Perry, and Hammonds families of Missouri.

Corbin, Kenneth E., "William Marion Fulbright," 1976, (R0327)
1 folder, photocopies
This is the family line of William Marion Fulbright of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, compiled by Kenneth E. and Ella Dee Wampler Corbin, 1976. The family emigrated from Germany sometime around 1700, coming to Missouri after 1800 via Pennsylvania and North Carolina.

Corby Family, Papers, 1804-1905 (C0086)
0.8 linear feet
Papers of a pioneer St. Joseph, MO, family: deeds, bills of sale for slaves, tax receipts, legal papers, stock certificates, Pony Express bills; and material on early St. Louis area. Record book of the Mercantile Company, 1856; bank book, 1861-1869; volume of clippings concerning St. Joseph, 1881-1903.

Corder-Thomas Family, Papers, 1867-1961, (C3697)
56 volumes and 9 folders on 11 rolls of microfilm, 1 oversize folder
The Corder-Thomas Family Papers consist of diaries of Leslie Walker Corder, a Waver-ly, Missouri, farmer and civic leader; his wife Nellie Perry Buck Corder; and her aunt Susan Buck Cooper Thomas. The papers also include family letters, newsclippings, and miscellaneous items.

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.

Cornine, Mary E. Rawlings, Papers, (CA6219)
16.9 cubic feet, 11 computer discs, oversize
Papers of Cornine, Morton, Rawlings, and related families. Includes correspondence, photographs, diaries, notes, and other papers.

Cortelyou Family Papers, 1826-1964, (C2463)
40 folders
Real estate leases, New Jersey, 1826-1846, and records of estates administered by James and Peter Cortelyou, New Jersey, 1842-1882. Personal correspondence received by Kansas banker Luther M. Cortelyou, Jr., 1895-1964; his high school papers and memorabilia; and diaries kept by him and his father, 1869-1900.

Corum, Robert W., Papers, 1878-1892, (C1767)
1 folder
The papers contain bills, receipts, and correspondence pertaining to fatal illness and burial of Sam Henderson.

Couch, May Bartee, Collection, (CA6422)
27 cubic feet
Collection of family research files and obituaries of a professional genealogist from Marceline, Missouri, largely concerns Chariton, Linn, and surrounding counties.

Counts Family, Papers, 1884-1983, (CG0002)
0.2 cubic feet (7 folders)
This collection contains a genealogy written by Hilde W. Beaty of five generations of the Counts' family, starting with the Nicholas, Aaron, John Adam, and William David family lines. The family papers contain complete, and incomplete, correspondence and writings from George, J.W. (Julian), Henry, Joel, and Gilbert Counts, and others with unidentified authors. Photographs of identified and unidentified Counts' family, as early as 1884, are present. Diplomas received by Gilbert and J.W. Counts marking completion of education are stored separately in oversized folders. Miscellaneous papers from the family bible, with two bible pages recording life events removed and transferred to the collection.

Cowan Family Papers, (SP0007)
0.5 cubic feet (10 folders, approximately 15 photographs)
The Cowan Family Papers are composed of pamphlets, programs, photographs, and materials relating to the history of the Golden City High School, which was attended by Frank Cowan in the class of 1933 and his daughter, Donna Cowan, in the class of 1958.

Cox, Araas B., "Footprints in the Sand," 1900, (C3086)
1 folder
The papers contain biographical and descriptive sketches of southwestern Virginia and northwestern North Carolina, by Araas B. Cox and include brief genealogies of many prominent families of the area.

Cox, Walter Lilley and Agatha Daniel, Papers (C3791)
0.29 cubic feet (14 folders)
Papers of Walter and Agatha Cox of Osceola, Missouri, consisting of yearbooks and minutes of the Twentieth Century Club, Osceola, 1901-1941; minutes and accounts for the Works Progress Administration County Relief and Reemployment Committee for St. Clair County, 1933-1935; and miscellany. This is a companion collection to C792, Daniel Family Papers. Genealogical information can be found in the information folder for that collection.

Craig, Tolliver, Papers (C4394)
0.1 cubic feet (4 folders)
Notebook and autobiography of Tolliver Craig; shopping lists; letter from Tolliver Craig to his son, Larkin Craig; booklet: A History of The Craig Reunion, by Mary Louise Fricke.

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, Billie, Diary, 1878, (R0388)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a typescribed copy of a diary of an overland journey from St. Clair County, Missouri, to Camp Verde, Arizona, 29 May to 17 September 1878. The travelers included Billy Crawford, Alfred L. Gash, George Fain, their families, and a few neighbors. Related genealogical material is included with the diary.

Creager Family Papers, (R1501)
0.25 cubic foot (6 folders)
The Creager Family Papers contain personal documents of the Creager family of Shannon County, Missouri. These materials include photographs, land records, wills, and tax and insurance information.

Creamer, Benjamin H., Papers, 1890-1969, (R0476)
10 folders
These are papers of a farmer and stock raiser in Maries County, Missouri. The collection includes family correspondence, obituaries and funeral home cards, election poll books, and records pertaining to Creamer's work with the Maries County office of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service and the Maries County Highway Commission.

Creamer, Thomas Francis (1881-1958) Papers, ca. 1910-ca. 1941, (K1220)
1 cubic foot
Creamer was a railroad fireman. Includes family photographs, correspondence, and papers relating to the Creamer family in Illinois and Missouri. Also materials related to his work with the Baltimore and Ohio/Chicago and Alton Railroad.

Crede Family Papers, 1818-1939, (C3065)
2 linear feet and 2 oversize volumes; also available on 4 rolls of microfilm
Personal correspondence, genealogical records, and business records of a German-American family living in Osage County, Missouri. The bulk of the collection concerns Her-mann Crede, who emigrated in 1853; other papers pertain to his brothers, Wilhelm (who emi-grated in 1853) and Carl (who emigrated in 1855). Much of the correspondence is in German; the business records are in English.

Creighton, J.H., Letters, 1884-1888, (C0255)
1 folder
Letters from J.F. and G.A. Gross in North Carolina to Eliza Money. Receipt for a coffin and suit of clothes.

Crighton, Rebecca Wright Collection, (CA6506)
0.2 cubic feet, 295 MB of digital files, 2 oversize items
Family and personal papers concerning Rebecca Wright Crighton and the Wright family of Boone County, Missouri.

Crittenden, Thomas Theodore (1832-1909), Letter, n.d., (C1514)
1 folder
The collection contains a letter written to Ben Perley Poore. It includes a list of the counties which compose the 7th Congressional District of Missouri and an autobiographical sketch of Crittenden.

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.

Crockett, Lelah E., Collection, (CA3025)
2 linear feet
Correspondence, documents, photographs, newspaper clippings and other genealogical research materials concerning the Crockett, Carter, Mallory, and Pool families of Audrain County, Missouri, and other related families.

Crockett-Richardson Family Papers, (CA6097)
0.25 linear feet
Picture post card collection compiled by Bates County (MO) native Jessie Marie Sturgeon Wirt and her daughter Lois Marie Wirt, Lompoc, California. Includes photo cards of family members, holiday greetings, jokes, landscapes, and historic sites and buildings both in the U.S. and in Europe.

Crosman, S.H., Letter, 1838, (C2436)
1 folder
The collection contains a letter to J.R. Campbell, St. Francisville, MO, from Keokuk, [IA], May 26, 1838, concerning land deeds he is bringing with him to St. Louis, business, and estate of Isaac Antaga.

Cross, Asa Beebe (1826-1894) Papers, 1855-1940, (K0082)
5 cubic feet
Correspondence, diaries, photographs, financial and business records of Cross, an early Kansas City architect, and his immediate family.

Crotty, William L., Papers, (K0293)
0.5 cubic foot (11 folders, 2 oversize folders)
Collection primarily consists of the published and unpublished articles Crotty wrote regarding the local history of Jackson County, Missouri. His interests focused mainly on Dallas, Missouri, the Watts Mill area, and the New Santa Fe Trail. In addition there are some newspaper articles not written by Crotty that give background on these topics, as well as some biographical information on Crotty, and his travels.

Crum, George W., Memorial Service, 1971, (C3418)
1 folder
The collection contains a summary of the memorial service for a Kansas City businessman and brother-in-law of William Bradshaw of Columbia, MO.

Crump Family Journals, 1838-1886, (C3146)
1 folder
The collection contains extracts from the journals of the Crump and Dupuy families. Includes family record of Crump family, and sale bill of their belongings with list of items and amounts paid for each.

Cullimore Family, Collection, 1973-1992, (R1090)
4 folders
These are papers of the Cullimore family of journalists and outdoor writers. The collection consists of correspondence between Donald B. "Rocky" Cullimore and Dan Saults, and a compilation of Saults's articles in Branson and Springfield, Missouri, newspapers.

Cummins Family Photographs, (SP0006)
0.5 cubic feet (20 folders, approximately 210 photographs)
The Cummins Family Photographs consist of multiple portraits of adults, children, and candid shots of the family. Also included is some family correspondence, in the form of a letter and postcards, created from 1910 to 1934.

Cumonow, Louis Ardie (1896-1980) Papers, 1961-2005, (K1054)
1 cubic foot
Photographs, clippings, certificates, awards and albums of Cumonow, founder of Gateway Sporting Goods Company.

Curd, Isaac (1783-1850), Papers, 1827-1862, (C0241)
1 folder
Letters and papers of a Fulton, Missouri, doctor, politician, and member of the General Assembly in 1838. Originals in the possession of I.T. Curd.

Current, W.H., Post Card, 1911, (C1560)
1 folder
To F.A. Sampson, Columbia, MO, from St. Louis, MO, Oct. 3, 1911. Post card sent by first air mail west of New York. Details about a box of books and periodicals that Current will send to Sampson.


Dale Thomas Patton Papers, (K1309)
0.25 cubic feet
The collection contains the personal papers of Dale Thomas Patton, former Deputy Director of the Regional Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training for the U.S. Department of Labor in Kansas City, Missouri. Included in this collection are letters of recommendation on behalf of Mr. Patton for the position of Deputy Director, correspondence, certificates, a military photograph of Dale Thomas Patton, travel expenses, employee records, pamphlets, a memoir of a World War II combat diver written by William J. Donath, and a 1944 U.S. Naval Aviation yearbook.

Dale-Wise Family Papers (CA6529)
0.2 cubic feet
Correspondence, deeds, and miscellaneous business records of a family from Jasper County, Missouri, 1850s-1900s. Includes letters written by Robert Jesse Dale to his daughter, Anne Frances Dale Wise.

Dalton Family Photographs, (P0343)
1 folder
Photographs of Walter William Dalton, John M. Dalton, and other Dalton family members.

Dalton Family Reunion Photograph, (P0367)
1 photograph
Family photo from Dalton family reunion, Oct 8-9th, 2005.

Dalton, Richard (1845-1925), Papers, 1859-1922 (C0088)
1 linear foot
Letters, receipts, speeches, newspapers, and pamphlets of a Ralls County politician. Included are business papers pertaining to the Ralls County branch of the St. Louis and Keokuk Railroad.

Dalton, Walter William (1908-1982), Papers, 1939-1979, (C4314)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)
The papers of Walter William Dalton contain correspondence, miscellaneous papers and newspaper clippings regarding Dalton, an Air Force Reserve officer, and attorney and civic leader.

Dalton, Warren R., Jr., Papers, (CA6379)
1 cubic foot
Papers of an author, columnist, and landlord from Columbia, Missouri. Collection largely consists of material pertaining to his writings, including research, correspondence, and drafts. Also includes some family material, including correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Walter William Dalton.

Damel Family Photographs, (P0865)
1 folder
Photographs of members of the Damel family, an African American family that came to settle in Jefferson City.

Damron, William, Papers, (SP0001)
0.25 cubic feet (4 folders, 1 CD))
The collection consists of the papers and diary of William Moses Damron (1853- 1923), a Free Will Baptist minister in Jasper County. They detail his certification as a Free will Baptist Minister, his calculations for mileage, notations for his sermons, and dates on which he preached.

Daniel Family, Papers, 1870-1966, (C0792)
5 folders
The papers of the Daniel family, of Osceola, Missouri, contain letters, diaries, newspaper clippings of family events, and photographs of family members. See information folder for brief genealogy of Daniel and Cox families.

Daniel, Henry Clay (1842-1925), Papers, 1853-1932 (C0301)
3 folders
Biographical material, speech, notes, letters, scrapbook, and photograph. Daniel, born in Kentucky, was a lawyer and spent much of his life in Cass County, Missouri.

Daniel, Leander F., Diary, 1851-1856, (CA6440)
1 folder
Diary of a farmer from Pike County, Missouri, includes extensive doodling and also poetry (photocopy).

Daniels, Agnes Powell (1827-1894), Letters, 1876-1899 (C0302)
1 folder
Mimeographed copies of letters from relatives in Wales, New Zealand, and the U.S. to Daniels, who was living in Morgan County, Missouri. Letters primarily discuss family news.

Darby, Harry (1895-1987) Papers, ca. 1938-1986, (K0719)
22 cubic feet
Darby was a businessman, politician, and civic leader. Includes scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, meeting minutes, reports, committee notes, fund raising records, and clippings concerning Darby's association with the American Royal and related activities—Kansas Day, Future Farmers of American (FFA), BOTAR (Belles of the American Royal) and 4-H.

Darst-Smith-Tindall Family Papers, (CA6559)
3 cubic feet
The papers contain letters, photographs, and genealogical material concerning the Darst, Smith, Tindall, and related families of St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri.

Daughters of the American Colonists, Missouri State Society Records, 1923-2002, (K0688)
5 cubic feet
Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, brochures, and other miscellaneous ephemera relating to the George Hull, the Osage, the St. Louis, and the Captain John Hall Chapters.

Dauma, Verlee, Collection, (CA5857)
24 cubic feet
Research material of a Missouri professional genealogist, includes material related to the Chambers and Helmick families, and research guides, reference works, and other genealogical publications.

Davidson, Arretta, Letters, 1862-1867, (C2653)
1 folder
The papers contain five letters to Mrs. Davidson from her family. Four Civil War letters containing mostly family news; one letter concerning the death of Stout B. Davidson.

Davidson, Ernest Evans, Photograph Collection (R1320)
0.2 cubic foot (8 folders, 92 photographs)
The Ernest Evans Davidson Photograph Collection contains the personal and family photographs of Ernest Davidson of Clay County, Missouri. Images include family photographs, scenes of family vacations in Althea, Missouri, and on the North Fork of the White River.

Davidson, James Franklin (1839- ), Papers, 1868-1917, (C0089)
0.4 linear feet
The diaries and miscellaneous papers of a lawyer and farmer who lived in Chicago, Illinois, and Hannibal, Missouri.

Davidson, Matthew P., Papers, 1882-1887, (C3089)
1 folder
The papers contain the marriage license of Lewis Watkins and Mattie Davidson, 1885, and various deeds and petitions on the property of Matthew P. and Allie F. Davidson.

Davidson, Wesley S. (1828-1915) Papers, 1858-1984, (K0167)
5 folders
Photocopied genealogical research concerning Wesley S. Davidson and his family. It includes Davidson's civil war documents, some correspondence, records pertaining to family members and research correspondence.

Davidson, William Lusk, Papers, 1854-2005, (C4124)
1 cubic foot
The William Lusk Davidson papers contain records regarding Davidson's education, including primary, military academy, and college, as well as papers regarding his career as a civil engineer with the railroad. There are several records pertaining to Davidson genealogy and business information, as well as papers concerning the John Wilbourn Hobbs and Myrene Houchin Hobbs Civic Award.

Davidson-Mills Family, Papers, (CA6203)
7 cubic feet
The Davidson-Mills Family Papers include letters, cards, photographs, physician’s records, and ephemera of two Worth County, Missouri, families, circa 1880s-1970s.

Davis, Albert G., Papers, 1841-1877, (C3207)
1 folder
Miscellaneous land grants, land warrants, correspondence, receipts and deeds.

Davis, Amanda, Papers, 1895-1917 (C0090)
0.3 linear feet
Family letters, Cottey College material, contracts, certificates for school teaching, tax receipts, and sales bulletins.

Davis, Dean W., Papers, (R1401)
0.25 cubic foot (3 folders, 8 photographs)
The Dean W. Davis Papers contain the personal correspondence and photographs of Dean W. Davis during his service in World War II. Davis was a corporal in the 92nd Chemical Composite Company.

Davis, Donald Dwight (1896-1997) Papers, 1912-1997, (K0934)
12 cubic feet
Personal and business papers of Davis who was president of WHB radio and KMBC-TV. Also included are some papers of his wife, Harriet Treash Davis (1909-1997).

Davis, Ernest A. (1896-1990), Papers, 1846-1990, (C2606)
0.3 linear feet
The personal papers created and collected by Ernest A. Davis consist of letters sent by Davis to his mother Gertrude while he was in the army during World War I. Photographs depict him and his family, and group photographs of Davis’s army units. Two volumes of church records document the Providence Baptist Church in Johnson County, Missouri, c. 1846-1888. Other records document the genealogy of Davis’s family through newspaper clippings and a photocopy of family records.

Davis, Ilus Winfield (1917-1996) Papers, 1925-1995, (K0375)
200 cubic feet
Mayoral, personal, and professional papers documenting Davis' political, legal, and civic contributions. Davis is considered the most important Kansas City, MO mayor of the 20th century.

Davis Family, Papers, 1836-1956 (C0308)
3 folders
Collection of miscellaneous papers, mostly bills and accounts of wheat and tobacco sales. Included is a manuscript history of Pike County, Missouri, written by Mrs. Ada Reid White; letters; newspaper clippings; pictures of St. John’s Episcopal Church; and typed copies of three magazine articles written in 1948 concerning Meriwether Lewis and correspondence pertaining to them.

Davis Family Scrapbook, 1865-1905, (C2472)
1 volume
The papers contain newspaper clippings of poems, editorials, feature articles, wedding and anniversary announcements, and obituaries, concentrating on Davis family members. Many of the clippings are taken from a Marshall, Missouri, newspaper. Some family photographs are included; others are in the State Historical Society Editorial Office photograph files. See also collection 834.

Davis, Irvine Woodrow (1916-1997) and Nona Myrom Bell (1914-1999), Papers, 1929-2010, (C4083)
8 cubic feet
The papers of Irvine and Nona Bell Davis contain records pertaining to the Davis, Bell, Woolery, Schanz, Cartee, Hildebrand, and Dayton families of mid-Missouri.

Davis, John, and William O. Colburn, Papers, 1838-1890 (C0091)
9 folders
Accounts, legal papers, promissory notes, and receipts, of John Davis of Pleasant Hill and Warrensburg, Missouri, and William O. Colburn of Miller County and California, Missouri.

Davis, William Hornbuckle (1805-1882) Papers, 1839 (K0537)
0.01 cubic feet
The collection contains a land purchase certificate issued to William H. Davis.

Davis-Hughes Family, Papers, 1842-1963, (C0834)
3 folders
Papers of two Missouri families represented by William Thompson Davis and his brother-in-law, Joseph Taylor Juan Hughes. Collection consists mainly of Davis' letters, his diploma, and a program from the Davis Institute. Also includes genealogical material.

Davison, Alexander Caldwell, Account Book, 1870-1887, (C1097)
1 volume
Record of personal expenses and business transactions of a Jefferson City, MO, doctor, 1870-1879. Also letters to his brother Willie, 1881-1887.

Davis, Paul Grant (1901-1990), Papers 1908-1988, (R1357)
.5 cubic feet, (17 folders)
These are the personal papers of Paul Grant Davis consisting of correspondence, photographs, and papers relating to his work in the insurance business.

Davis-Vandiver Family, Letters, 1864-1872 (C0299)
1 folder
Typed copies of letters from Clay and Ray Counties, Missouri, discussing family affairs, trouble with bushwhackers, and politics in 1872.

Dawes Family Photographs, (P0542)
13 photographs
Photos related to the Dawes family and related families.

Dawson, John T., Papers, (CA5975)
1 folder
Insurance papers of the St. Joseph, Missouri resident, dating to the 1930s.

De Forest, Sarah Ann Reed Sturgeon, Scrapbook, ca. 1920-1950, (R0073)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a scrapbook of genealogical information on residents of Phelps and Texas counties in Missouri. The scrapbook includes clippings of obituaries, wedding announcements, and biographical notes from the Rolla and Licking newspapers. The collection is indexed.

Deane, John (-1866), Letters, 1853-1854, (R1222)
1 folder
These are two letters from John Deane at Potosi in Washington County, Missouri, to his nephew, John Deane, at New Rochelle, N.Y., dated 4 May 1853, and to "Friend Leland," no place given, dated 12 March 1854. The letters concern wagons, horses, mules, "silver mineral," and the weather.

Deane Jr., Hugh Gordon (1916-2001) Papers, 1936-1998, (K0617)
3 cubic feet
Personal papers of journalist, author, and co-founder of the US-China Peoples Friendship Association. Includes correspondence, research notes, publications, conference transcripts, an FBI file on Indusco, manuscripts (published and unpublished), clippings, and a military map drawn by Zhou Enlai.

Dees, Eliga (1895-1968) and Mae (1896-1973), Letters, 1917-1936, (R1453)
0.5 cubic feet (11 folders)
The letters of Eliga and Mae Dees contain correspondence between the couple as well as correspondence to Eliga from other family members.

Denny, Franklin Spilman, Papers, 1853-1917, (R0548)
3 folders, photocopies, typescripts
This collection contains family correspondence, a Civil War diary, and military service and pension records of Franklin S. Denny of Company C, 1st Missouri Cavalry. The correspondence includes letters from relatives in California, Nevada, and Wisconsin, 1853-1874. The Civil War diary covers operations around Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Independence, Missouri, and Little Rock, Arkansas, 1862-1864.

Denny, James H., Papers, 1891-1931 (C0094)
0.2 linear feet
Correspondence, receipts, bills, and miscellaneous papers of James H. Denny, a lawyer in Glasgow, MO, who was prosecuting attorney of Howard County and treasurer of Pritchett College, and was at one time in legal partnership with Thomas Shackelford. Also a few letters of his son, Thomas S. Denny.

Dent, Lester B. (1904-1959), Collection, 1924-1984, (C3071)
36.2 linear feet, 1 video cassette; also available on 64 rolls of microfilm
The Lester B. Dent Collection contains the manuscripts, publications, correspondence, personal papers, research notes, scrapbooks, and photographs of a native Missouri fiction writer, explorer, aerial photographer, and dairy farmer. Lester Dent is perhaps best remembered as the principal author of the Doc Savage adventure stories of the 1930s and 1940s. This collection is also available on microfilm, with the exception of the printed and miscellaneous materials.

Dent, Lester B. (1904-1959), Collection, (CA5413)
2 video cassettes
Additional footage of home movies transferred to videocassette. Includes family, travel scenery, treasure hunting in the Caribbean, New York, Paris, Havana, and many small towns in central Missouri.

Dent, Lester B. (1904-1959), Collection, (CA5418)
0.3 linear feet
Addition of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, articles about Dent, biographical materials, Doc Savage materials, and personal notes.

Depher, Lena Kathryn Alton (1900-1988) Collection, 1869-1946, (K0090)
2 folders
Photocopied material, primarily of newspaper clippings, relating to Ruben F. Mastin and his family and home, Mastin Hall, near of Grandview, MO. Photographs of the family and home are also included.

Deskin, Elijah, Deed, 1854, (C1967)
1 folder
The collection contains a deed conveying land to Deskin from William and Mary A. Sorrell.

Deskin, Enoch, Papers, 1870-1912, (C1990)
1 folder
The papers of Enoch Deskin contain deeds, membership cards, and other miscellaneous items.

Devinki Family Papers, 1889-1981, (K0931)
0.3 cubic foot
Booklets, court documents, medical files, certificates, postcards, newspapers, a passport, and letters in English, German, Polish, Russian, and German relating to the Devinki family.

Dickerhoof, Emma, Diaries, 1915-1949 , (C4194)
1.0 cubic feet (17 folders)
The Emma Dickerhoof diaries contain 23 diaries and a few loose papers of a single woman who lived much of her life near Macon, Missouri, with her parents. The diaries span the years 1915 to 1949 and discuss news of family, friends, and the local community.

Dickinson, Leon T., Photo Album, (P0059)
1 folder
19th century portraits from a photo album. Includes a number of Fowler family-members.

Dicus, Martha Ann Veach, 1842-1930, Scrapbooks, 1896-1930, (R1290)
4 volumes, oversize
This collection consists of four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings compiled by Martha Ann Veach Dicus of Steelville, Missouri. The scrapbooks include wedding notices, birth announcements, death notices, obituaries, and items of local interest in Crawford, Franklin and Washington counties and the communities of Cuba, Palmer, Steelville, and Sullivan.

Dill, Clinnie Dodge, Scrapbook, 1893-1911, (S0769)
14 Folders
Scrapbook belonging to Clinnie Dodge Dill, the daughter of a Baptist minister. Folders remain in same order found in the scrapbook. Document dates range from 1893 to 1911. Collection includes documents from the Grand Avenue Baptist Church and Sunday school. Also includes several programs for various musical performances in the St. Louis area. Topics include religion, temperance, music, plays, education, feminism, and real estate.

Dillon Family Deed, 1919, (C3285)
1 folder
The collection contains a deed for land and town lot in Randall County, TX.

Dines, Mary Stakes (1814- ), Civil War Diary, 1861-1867, (S0524)
2 Folders
Photocopy of the diary of Mary Stakes Dines, wife of Reverend Tyson Dines, a Confederate sympathizer who spent a year in prison in St. Louis. Also contains a history of the Stratton family, related to the Dines by marriage, correspondence and Civil War parole of Rev. tyson Dines.

Dively, Michael M. (1828-1901) Papers, 1839-1898 (K0476)
0.19 cubic feet
The papers contain correspondence and legal documents related to Michael M. Dively's professional and business career.

Doane, D. Howard (1883-1984), Papers, 1906-1969, (C3121)
4.2 linear feet
Correspondence, speeches, articles, and photographs pertaining to farm management and rural appraisal.

Doane, D. Howard (1883-1984), Papers, (CA4360)
0.8 linear feet
Correspondence and photographs of a pioneer in the farm management field. Addition to collection.

Doane, D. Howard (1883-1984), Papers, (CA4427)
1 volume
Photo album.

Doane, D. Howard (1883-1984), Papers, (CA4561)
0.4 linear feet
Addition. Correspondence, photographs, and newsclippings pertaining to a prominent agriculture leader.

Doane, D. Howard (1883-1984), Papers, (CA4592)
1 linear foot
Addition to papers of a pioneer in farm management.

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, (CA5431)
0.8 cubic feet
Addition. Three scrapbooks containing correspondence, photographs, clippings, programs, mementos, writings, and miscellany. Also a Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Chapter, minute book, 1911-1930. Contains membership lists and a brief history by Dobbs.

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.

Dobkins, William Devol, Photograph Collection, ca. 1879-1968, (R1279)
92 images
This collection contains ninety-two photographs, consisting primarily of contact prints from the original glass-plate negatives. Of these, at least eighty are attributed to William Devol "Will" Dobkins. The majority of these images were shot between 1892 and 1920. They show outdoor views of life in and around Crawford County, Missouri. The collection includes portraits of families and their homes, school or church groups outside of community buildings, individuals riding horses or mules, farm scenes showing animal-drawn and steam-powered equipment, threshing, wagons with jerkline team hitches, charcoal production, and the Cherry Valley Railroad and Mine. A few images are studio shots.

Doble-Lucas Family, Letters, 1856-1865 (C0305)
Letters from locations in New York, Ohio, Indiana, and California.

Dodd, Maria, Papers, 1863-1866, (C1900)
1 folder
The Maria Dodd papers contain two internal revenue licenses permitting Maria Dodd to operate a hotel in Ralls County; as well as an account sheet.

Dodge-Melick, Papers, 1838-1922 (C0096)
9 folders
Papers of Leonard Dodge of Bates County, Missouri, primarily pertaining to land. Copies of his will. Also papers of Wesley Melick of Horton, Missouri, a son-in-law of Dodge who was an army surgeon during the Civil War.

Doermann/Neibruegge Family Papers (C4368)
1.9 cubic feet (60 of folders, 4 oversize items)
Papers of a German American family from Bay, Missouri, largely consisting of material concerning the Henry and Elise Neibruegge Doermann and Fred Doermann families. The collection includes photographs, correspondence, financial papers, military papers, and miscellaneous material. Related and other families represented include Poetting and Mayhew.

Doerner, Hans E., Books, 1904-1910, (C0890)
2 folders
Record of marriages solemnized by H.E. Doerner, justice of the peace, at Steele, Pemiscot County, MO, 1904-1910, and THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN OF STEELE, 1905. H.E. Doerner was chairman of the board of trustees at that time. Included are newspaper articles about Doerner.

Doniphan, Alexander W. (1808-1887), Letter, 1878, (C1927)
1 folder
The collection contains a letter to Doniphan's sister "Caroline" from Denver, CO, Aug. 3, 1878, concerning his health.

Doniphan-Moss Family, Papers, 1840s-1880s, (CA6478)
0.2 cubic feet
Correspondence and land records concerning a familiy largely from the St. Joseph and Clay County, MO, areas. Includes letters from Alexander W. Doniphan, as well as land records of the Thornton family.

Donnan, Geoffrey Wade, Papers, (S1222)
16 boxes
The papers of Geoffrey Wade Donnan contain correspondence, family histories, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Geoffrey Wade Donnan’s research on the Donnan, Wessel, Schaefer, and Coe families. Throughout his research, Donnan collected and maintained his relative’s papers, including his parent’s, Dwight and Gloria Donnan, correspondence, which constitutes the bulk of the collection. Materials of interest include Dwight’s letters to Gloria during World War II, in which he served as a staff sergeant in the 255th Infantry Regiment, 63rd Infantry Division. Dwight recounts to Gloria crossing the Rhine River into Germany, as well as encountering German prisoners of war. The collection also contains a digital component, approximately 473 gigabytes of digitized family photographs, census records, and death certificates. Included in the digital materials are oral history interviews Geoffrey Donnan conducted with Dwight Donnan on the history of the Donnan family. The materials in this collection date from 1854 to 2015.

Donnelly, Paul and Nell, Papers, (K1389)
0.06 cubic foot (4 folders, 5 photographs)
The Paul and Nell Donnelly Papers contain biographical information, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the lives of Paul and Nell Donnelly, founders of the Donnelly Garment Company.

Doran, John Harvey, Journal, 1864-1865, (R0582)
1 volume
This is the journal of John Harvey Doran, a carpenter and builder at Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. The brief entries in his journal concern his business activities, news of family and friends, and events at Springfield from 13 August 1864 to 24 September 1865.

Dorsey, Lloyd, Letter, 1855, (C2015)
1 folder
The collection contains a letter of introduction for Darius Heald, written to John Robb, Washington, D.C., from Plantersburgh, Feb. 3, 1855.

Dorsey-Fuqua Family, Collection, 1851-1939, (C3830)
4 folders, 1 oversize volume
The Dorsey-Fuqua Family Collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and miscellaneous material. The correspondence and legal papers concern Jerre S. Dorsey during the Civil War. The miscellaneous papers include memorabilia of Columbia, Missouri, the University of Missouri, and a souvenir of Mark Twain's 70th birthday at Delmonico's in 1905. The volume is an illustrated atlas of Boone County, Missouri, from 1876, with handwritten notations.

Douglass Family, Collection, 1838-1990, (C3978)
1.4 linear feet, 13 audio cassettes
The Douglass Family Collection consists of land deeds, personal and business correspondence, oral history transcripts, photographs, volumes, and other miscellaneous items dealing with farm life and agriculture in McBaine, Missouri. There are also records dealing with a flourmill belonging to Northcutt & Brothers in Mexico, Missouri, and an account book for the Oakdale Graveyard in Shelby County, Missouri.

Dowler, Lillian Bradford (1911-1995), Diaries, 1928-1995, (CA6371)
0.2 cubic feet
Transcription of diaries kept by Lillian Bradford Dowler, a farm wife who grew up and lived in the Birch Tree community area in Shannon County, Missouri, her whole life. The diaries date from 1928 to 1995 and document family life and daily activities on the farm.

Downing and Whinrey Families, Papers, 1837-1929, (R0049)
11 folders, photocopies
This collection consists of receipts and correspondence of the Downing and Whinrey families of southwestern Missouri. Both families had members who went to California to mine gold in the 1850s, some of whom remained to settle in the West. Most of the collection consists of letters written to relatives in Missouri.

Drace Family, Papers, (CA2750)
2 volumes
A Carl Drace physical geology notebook, Drace Milling Company ledger, 1880s, recipes, clippings, of Billings, MO.

Drake, Joseph, Letter, 1844, (C1525)
1 folder
To Margaret P. Jackman, Rocheport, MO, from Monticello, MO, May 19 1844. Drake wrote his niece about health and fortune of family, condition of crops, weather, hard times. Hoped Henry Clay's election would improve crop and stock prices.

Drake-McGraw, Papers, 1829-1918, (R1371)
.25 linear feet, 3 folders
The Drake-McGraw papers document the personal and professional lives of several members of Drake and McGraw families. The McGraw family lived in Greene County, and the Drake family lived in Benton County. The collection consists of professional documents, correspondence, and a journal collected from multiple members of these families.

Draper Family Photographs, (P0898)
2 photographs
Portraits of Philander and Sarah Draper.

Draper-McClurg Family, Papers, 1838-2009, (C3069)
3.9 linear feet; folders 1-134 also available on 5 rolls of microfilm
The Draper-McClurg family papers are comprised of correspondence, photographs, Civil War diaries and records, and other personal papers of the families of Philander Draper and Joseph W. McClurg. The papers document the families' involvement in politics, farming and orchards, lead mining and smelting, the Civil War, and frontier life in Missouri, the Dakota Territory, and several western states.

Dressel Family Papers (S1233)
0.25 cubic foot
The Dressel Family Papers contains newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, and essays pertaining to John M. Dressel (1886-1988), who was one of the founders of the Lindbergh School District and served on the Board of Directors of the Gravois Bank of St. Louis County, Missouri. Items of interest include a history of Sappington, Missouri, written by the Junior High History Club of Sappington School in 1936. The materials in this collection date from 1937 to 2001.

Dresser, Nathan, Letters, 1837-1841, (C2066)
1 folder
Letters to Dresser's parents in Vermont and his sister in New Hampshire, written from St. Louis. Concern family members.

Drey Family, (SA0872)
4 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Drips, Andrew (1790-1860) Collection, ca. 1824-1916, (K0335)
3 folders
Family Bible, a pocket Bible, and photocopies of family records for Drips, who prominent in the western fur trade.

Dryden, John G. (1835-1890), Diaries, 1856-1883, (C4104)
0.3 cubic feet
The John G. Dryden diaries include four volumes between the years 1856 and 1883 that document the life of a farmer and justice of the peace living in Vernon County, Missouri.

Dulany, George W., Papers, 1900-1949, (C0310)
1 folder
Copies of family biographies and letters concerning history of Dulany family and lumber industry in Hannibal and Middle West.

Dunaway, Mrs. B.L., Papers, 1965, (C3098)
1 folder
The papers of Mrs. B.L. Dunaway contain a paper about life of Sarah Burton Murphy and a program of service honoring her memory held in Farmington, MO.

Duncan-Lowman Family, Papers, 1847-1952, (C0487)
0.4 linear feet
Papers of Levin O. Duncan, blacksmith and farmer, and William O. Lowman, tanner and farmer, of Shelby County, MO, and families; correspondence from family and friends in Maryland, Virginia, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska, and Illinois; ledgers; miscellaneous business receipts; and scrapbook of Shelby County happenings, 1902-1952. Kept by Ida Lowman.

Dunklin County, Missouri, Marriage Records, 1899-1908, (R1332)
1 folder
The records of Dunklin County, Missouri Marriage Records, 1899-1908 contain a photocopy of the book Records of Marriages, for Dunklin County, recorded by R.M. Harris, Justice of the Peace.

Dunklin, Daniel (1790-1844), Papers, 1815-1877, (C0097)
0.6 linear feet
The papers of the fifth governor of Missouri consist of correspondence, financial records, and miscellaneous items. The correspondence is especially rich in the discussion of Missouri elections and of the leading political issues in Missouri and in the United States from 1829 to 1835.

Dunlap Family, Papers, 1780-2002, (C4004)
1.9 linear feet
The papers of the Dunlap family include genealogical records, a Civil War journal, photographs, maps and land surveys, and other research materials compiled to produce histories of the Dunlap and Kofahl families of Licking, Missouri.

Dunlap Family, Papers, 1837-1965, (C4329)
0.8 cubic feet (20 folders)
The papers of the Dunlap family contain farm documentation, estate settlements, letters, greeting cards and other materials gathered between the members of the Dunlap family from Breckenridge and Jefferson City, Missouri.

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.

Duval Family Photographs, (SP0012)
0.5 cubic feet (19 folders, 266 photographs)
The Duval Family Photographs depict the lives of families from McDonald County, Missouri. The collection contains many photographs featuring Claib E. Duval, his family members, and other families who lived in the area. The collection also includes numerous documents relating to people and businesses from the county.

Dye, Russell Vincent (1907-1979) Family Papers, 1850-1980, (K0225)
2 cubic feet
Correspondence, photographs, business records and other material of the Dye family of Liberty, MO including Alexander V. Dye, U.S. diplomat in Europe and Mexico during and following World War I; his wife Ida Miller; daughter, Margaret Louise (Luisita); but mostly son Russell, a would-be inventor, entrepreneur.

Dyson-Bell-Sans Souci Papers, 1850-1880, (S0016)
21 Folders, 1 Microfilm Roll
Papers consist of 83 letters written by or to Absalom Roby Dyson (1832-1864) and his wife, Louisa Johnson Dyson (1833-1898). Dyson was a postmaster, school teacher, and farmer in Franklin County, Missouri. He served with the 5th Missouri Volunteers, Confederate States of America until his death in 1864. Letters describe camp life, military battles, medical conditions, and prisoner of war experiences. Also includes photographs; business, employment, and school papers; and family genealogy.


E. R. Morris Funeral Chapel Records, 1984-2008 (K1353)
22.5 cubic feet
The records contain customer files that provide biographical information about decedents and document funeral arrangements.

E. R. Morris Funeral Chapel Records, 1984-2008 (K1353)
22.5 cubic feet
The records contain customer files that provide biographical information about decedents and document funeral arrangements.

Eads Family, Papers, (CA6480)
0.3 cubic feet, 4 computer discs
Family Bible, photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous geneological material of a family from St. Louis, Missouri, and Iowa. Includes photographs of James B. Eads and letters from Susannah Leonard to William Eads, Jr.

Eads, James Buchanan (1820-1887), and Martha Nash Dillon Eads (1821-1852), Papers, 1844-1852, (C4189)
1.25 cubic feet
The papers of James and Martha Eads contain the letters they wrote to one another beginning with their courtship in St. Louis, Missouri, to just before Martha's death in 1852, in Iowa.

Eaker, Lorena Shell Genealogical Papers, (CG0024)
0.2 cubic feet (5 folders)
Lorena Shell Eaker transcribed family Bible records provided to her by several families in southeast Missouri and North Carolina. These records were used to compile her two-volume work The Shoe Cobbler’s Kin, A Genealogy of the Peter (Ecker) Eaker, Sr. Family (1701-1976). These papers include both hand-written transcriptions and photocopies of the original Bible records. Also included is the marriage record and sermon notes for Presbyterian minister William G. Peyton of Piedmont, Missouri.

Eakin, O.B. Papers, (K1113)
0.01 cubic foot (1folder)
The O. B. Eakin Papers contains a typed eulogy for Ozie Brazzel “O. B.” Eakin who passed away on January 6, 1993. The author of the eulogy is unknown. The papers also contain the High Flight, a poem written by John G. Magee.

Early, Jubal A. (1816-1894), Letter, 1893, (C3751)
1 folder
The collection contains a letter written from Lynchburg, VA, to Early's niece, Alice Early, mentioning his health, a recent smallpox scare, and a marriage of mutual acquaintances.

Earp and Sons Mortuaries, Inc. Records, 1977-1987, (K1354)
0.55 cubic feet
The collection contains funeral record books providing biographical information about decedents and documenting funerals arranged by Earp and Sons Mortuaries.

Edelman, Katherine Guilfoyle (1885-1968) Papers, 1918-1973, (K0281)
8 cubic feet
Scrapbooks of newspaper and magazine clippings of poetry and articles written by author and poet Edelman and correspondence with publishers and invitations and programs for various events related to Mrs. Edelman's professional activities. Also manuscripts of writings, samples of published works in magazines, newspapers, journals, greeting cards, and books; personal correspondence, and sounding recordings.

Edson, George T., Papers, (CA2881)
0.2 linear feet
Correspondence of the editor of the STEWART CLAN MAGAZINE with Dr. Francis Edward Stewart of Philadelphia concerning the genealogy of Missouri Governor Robert Morris Stewart, 1921-1925; also, metal printing plates of Robert Morris Stewart and his signature.

Edwards Family, Papers, (CA6414)
0.2 cubic feet
Papers of the Edwards family of Boone County include portraits, a family tree, letters, bills, deeds, licenses, and miscellaneous papers, 1830s-1940. Much of the material pertains to John M. Edwards.

Edwards, George Herbert (1860-1941) Scrapbooks, 1916-1925, (K0483)
5 volumes, 11 folders
Scrapbooks kept by Edwards, Mayor of Kansas City, MO. Also correspondence, a wedding announcement for one of his daughters, and a memorial booklet for his mother.

Edwards, John Cummins (1806-1888), Letter, 1884, (C1526)
1 folder
To Ben W. Austin, Sioux City, IA, from Grayson, CA, Mar. 28, 1884. Answer to Austin's request for autograph. Comments on Edwards' health.

Edwards, John Newman (1839-1889), Letters, 1882-1885, (C1531)
1 folder
The collection contains letters to Frank [James], giving him information and advice about public opinion, reward for his capture, and negotiations for his surrender to Governor Crittenden.

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.

Ehwa, Virginia Lee McClelland (1919-????) Papers, ca. 1919-1980, (K0333)
0.3 cubic foot
Correspondence from William Clyde McClelland, a dentist and was a maker of dental prosthetics to his wife, Flossie, and daughter Virginia during his business travels. Also family photographs, clippings, publications, and ephemera.

Eisenmayer Family Papers, (SP0032)
0.5 cubic foot (18 folders, 11 photographs)
The Eisenmayer Family Papers consist of papers pertaining to the Eisenmayer Mill, owned and operated by Andrew Eisenmayer at the beginning of the twentieth century. The collection also includes examples of the flour sacks used by the company, newspaper clippings pertaining to the family and other materials discussing the history of Springfield.

Eldredge, Phineas (1755-1826), Papers, 1791-1826, (C0314)
2 folders
The papers of Phineas Eldredge, a ship captain from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, consist of a letterbook and a c. 1795 bulletin entitled, "An Act for Incorporating the Society, Formed for the Relief of Poor, Aged, and Infirmed Masters of Ships, Their Widows and Children."

Eldridge, Vera Haworth (Mrs. William) (1910-1988) Collection, 1825-1920, (K0053)
4 folders
Photocopies of materials collected and loaned by local historians Mr. and Mrs. William Eldridge relating to Clay County, MO, historical research. Included are documents on Calvin Smith, Dan Carpenter, and Mrs. O.P. Moss, the former Caroline Marjory Thornton. Also "Colored Marriages [Clay County], 1861-1891".

Ellis Family, Papers, 1787-1948, (R0251)
10 folders, photocopies, 1 roll of mircofilm
This collection includes correspondence, business records, and legal papers, and genealogical information pertaining to two early families of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. The Ellis family came from Georgia about 1805; the Ranneys from Indiana about 1825. Other names represented in the collection are Beckham, Cobb, Giboney, Ogle, Waters, and Wathen (Warthen-Worthan).

Ellis, Elmer (1901-1989), Papers, 1934-1943, (C2886)
1.4 linear feet
The papers of Elmer Ellis contain papers from Ellis' time as a member of the Department of History. Materials pertain to departmental and University matters, accreditation of high schools and colleges, the publication of his books, Henry Moore Teller: Defender of the West and Mr. Dooley's America: A Life of Finley Peter Dunne, and activities of professional organizations.

Ellis, Mary Margaret (1911- ), "That's The Way It Was, 1914-1930", 1980, (S0417)
96 Page Transcript
Memoirs of a second generation Irish-American containing stories of her childhood in the Soulard Area of South St. Louis.

Ellsworth-Kilmer Family, Papers, 1825-1884, (C3371)
1 folder
The papers of the Ellsworth-Kilmer family contain deeds, letters, and receipts of two Stoddard County, MO, families.

Elmore, Patricia Shively (1935-2015), Papers, 1878-2015, (CG0013)
1 cubic feet (14 folders), 8 film reels, 2 oversized volumes
The papers of Patricia Shively Elmore contain diaries, correspondence, genealogy, scrapbooks, and photographs related to the donor's family. This collection also contains diplomas, commencement programs, military documents, photographs, souvenir postcards, films, and funeral memorabilia of the donor's second husband, William "Bill" Elmore.

Elmwood Cemetery Plot Maps, Kansas City, Missouri, n.d., n.d. (ca. 1900s) (K1346)
0.25 linear feet
The Elmwood Cemetery Plot Maps, Kansas City, Missouri, consist of two (2) oversize maps of Section H, and Single Grave Section, Block H, of the cemetery. Names written in ink appear on many of the burial sites; other sites are indicated as "unknown."

Elise Guignon Collins (1895-1992) Collection, 1861-1986, (K0704)
.25 cubic feet
The papers contain clippings, correspondence, and pamphlets related to the history of the Guignon family, Kansas City, and Visitation Church near the Plaza neighborhood.

Ely, Joshua S., Papers, 1812-1846, (C1004)
3 folders
Correspondence, receipts, estate papers of Benjamin Ely, and military papers of Joshua S. Ely of Ralls County, MO.

Emmons, Ben L., Photograph Collection, (P0422)
0.125 linear feet
Photos of St. Charles and St. Charles County, 1890-1916. Photographs of the Emmons family, 1930s.

Emmons, Benjamin, Account, [1814], (C1529)
1 folder
Account due Benjamin Emmons from the estate of Abraham Keathley for the board and schooling of Abraham and Sally Keathley and for aiding the settlement of the Keathley estate.

Epperson, Uraih Spray (1861-1927) Papers, ca.1880-1930, (K0183)
8 folders
Financial records, insurance policies, news clippings, photographs and other miscellaneous items relating to the personal finances and interests of Epperson, a prominent businessman and civic leader in Kansas City, MO, and his family.

Epstein, David H. and Judith Spitcausfsky Papers, (K1018)
.33 cubic feet (11 folders, 1 item)
The David H. Epstein and Judith Spitcaufsky Epstein Papers consists of materials related to the Epstein and Spitcaufsky families.

Eslinger, Lucille, Collection, (CA6443)
0.2 cubic feet
Clippings, postcards, photographs, and miscellaneous material largely concerning Albany, St. Joseph, and Columbia, Missouri, including material on the Women's Missionary Society of the First Presbyterian Church, Albany, MO, 1927-1930; photographs of the Patee House, St. Joseph, MO; and programs from schools, colleges, and organizations in Columbia, MO, 1888-1890.

Espy Family, Papers, 1800-1900 (C0099)
0.3 linear feet
Papers primarily of Thomas Espy, an attorney who moved from Franklin, Pennsylvania, to Fort Madison, Iowa, and finally to St. Louis, Missouri.

Espy, James C., "James Columbus Espy," 1933, (C2098)
1 folder
Autobiographical sketch.

Essman Family, Papers, (CA2678)
0.4 linear feet
OUR ESSMAN HERITAGE by John H. Essman, Jr. Four ledgers belonging to J.H. Hessman: 1. School, personal, and family records, 1896; 2. 1903-1910; 3. 1910-1923; 4. 1923-1928.

Estes, Joseph (1820-1893), Papers, 1816-1907 , (C4198)
0.5 cubic feet, (20 folders)
The Joseph Estes Papers document the life of a cattle breeder from Boone County, Missouri. The papers consist of financial documents such as receipts, deeds, indentures, and slave claims.

Eubank Family Papers, 1846-1946, (C4162)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers of the Eubank family contain financial records, personal letters, and miscellaneous papers. Some of the letters particularly pertain to R. Eubank's wife, Martha T. Eubank. Some of the more interesting documents include a handwritten version of Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven, and election returns for John J. Crittenden and Munford in Kentucky.

Evans, Priscilla, Photograph Collection, (P0545)
29 photographs
Copy photos of Lon Hogan, photographer, and the Hogan family. Copy photos of lumber companies and related milling and trucking activities, particularly the Cordz & Fisher Lumber Co. in the Winona area.

Evans, Rella Bright (1878-1972), Papers, 1715-1971, (C3626)
2.2 linear feet
Personal papers, genealogical notes, and correspondence of a professional genealogist in Columbia, MO. Main names researched are Bright, Carter, and Haden. Secondary names are Bell, Black, Cave, Hansford, McClung, Turner, and Wood. Information on many other families is included.

Evans, William H., Papers, n.d., (C2171)
1 folder
The papers of William H. Evans contain biographical sketches of the Todd family and the Quantrill raider, George Todd, as well as notes on early Missouri industries.

Everitt, Robert S. (1910-2001) Papers, 1915-1989, (K1155)
21 cubic feet
Everitt was an architect and his wife Paulina Everitt an artist. Includes architectural drawings, specifications and related documents for buildings Everitt designed. Also personal papers: correspondence, memberships, printed materials, photographs and school documents.

Eversmann Family, Papers, 1810-1982, (C3743)
0.3 linear feet
Family history and genealogy of the Eversmann family in Germany. Biographical sketches of Alexander, Ludwig, and Julius Eversmann. Correspondence, financial and legal records of Ludwig Eversmann and Gottfried Duden of Warren County, Missouri. Also poems, home remedies, and other miscellaneous items. Mostly in German with some English translations.

Eversole, Mary E. Bugg, Papers, 1822-1952, (R1268)
67 folders
This collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, journals, ledger books, and ephemera of Mary E. Bugg Eversole and the Bugg, Cole, and Eversole families of Potosi, Washington County, Missouri. The bulk of the collection consists of Mary E. Bugg's personal correspondence, 1883-1941, financial records 1912-1952, and miscellaneous ephemera, 1863-1938.

Ewing Family, Papers, 1927-1950, (C3815)
4 folders, photocopies
Notebook and diary of the Ewing family. The notebook contains information about hunters, the type of game birds shot, and the amount paid for access to hunting grounds. Ruth Ewing's diary entries, 1944-1945, tend to be one-liners about the weather, her husband's job searches, and her daily activities.

Ewing Family, Papers, (CA3079)
1 linear foot
Diaries of Missourian Ruth Ewing, 1936-1990, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous papers. See also C3815.


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.

Fairchild, Arthur Henry Rolph, Papers, 1900-1963, (C3526)
8 folders
Papers of a professor of English at the University of Missouri from 1904 to 1946. Diplomas, writings, and speeches, and bills and receipts relating to the building of his house in Columbia, MO.

Falor, Crabb, and McGennis Family Papers, ca. 1850-1985, (K0707)
11 cubic feet
Business records relating to the operation of the families' farms in Hopedale, IL; Sprague, MO; and Rich Hill, MO. Includes financial records for goods and services purchased; account books; commissions on livestock and crops; other legal documents; and business correspondence on a variety of subjects. Also personal correspondence, chiefly the Crabb family, and diaries kept by Mary Ann McGennis.

Fancher Family, Papers, (CA6325)
1 cubic foot
Family papers and genealogical records of the Fancher and Gremp von Freudenstein families of Miller, Maries, and Boone Counties. Also includes research material on the Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah in 1857.

Faris Family Books, 1850-1925, (C1102)
7 volumes
Personal account books kept by James Madison Faris (1823-1904) and James William Faris (1852-1928), of Carrollton, MO; also records of marriages, births, and deaths and muster rolls of Captain D. Hoover's company of Carroll County Provisional Militia, 1864-1865.

Farrelly Family, Papers, (CA6412)
2 cubic feet
Papers of the Farrelly family of Allenton and St. Louis, Missouri, include correspondence, business papers, genealogy, photographs, poetry, religious material, and miscellaneous papers. The papers include material concerning Thomas Farrelly's life as a monk in Kentucky, Utah, and Israel. Also included is genealogical material concerning the related Linton and Gross families. The family farm in Allenton was called "Pinook."

Farris, Frank Hiram (1867-1926), Papers, ca. 1900-1927, (R1301)
8 folders
These are papers of a long term Democratic state legislator from Crawford and Phelps counties in Missouri. The collection includes photographic portraits of Farris and his printed orations, clippings and other items from political campaigns, and newspaper death notices and memorials collected after Farris's death in 1926.

Farris, Robert, Land Grant, 1845, (C3379)
1 folder
Grant for 40 acres of land in Pulaski County, MO.

Faulkner Family Memoirs, 1980 , (S0124)
8 Page Typescript
Reminiscences and family history of a St. Louis and southeast Missouri family by Edward Paul Faulkner. Mr. Faulkner describes the Depression and how various family members reacted to it.

Faxon, Frank A. (1848-1912) Papers, 1900-1911, (K0074)
0.3 cubic foot
Speeches Faxon, a wholesale drug businessman and civic leader in Kansas City, MO, wrote and delivered. Also included is an unfinished autobiography of James C. Horton, a business partner of Faxon.

Feaster Family, Papers, 1840-1852, (C2139)
1 folder
The Feaster Family papers contain two letters to William H. Feaster, Palmyra, Marion County, MO, from his brothers, Daniel F. and Jonathan and sister Ann L., Jefferson, Frederick County, MD. The letter from 1852 announces the death of sister Martha in childbirth. Both letters contain news of family members, weather, and crop prices in Maryland.

Fedeli, Jerome (1844-1902) Papers, ca. 1875-1902, (K0742)
1 cubic foot
Sketches, pen and ink, most colored, of designs for murals and interior decorations by Fedeli, noted artist. Also photographs of Fedeli's work or copies of artwork used for study; various news articles about him; diplomas, certificates, his marriage record, business cards, and a list of correspondence made when Fedeli was the Italian Consul in Kansas City; and the sash and belt from his Consul uniform.

Feingold Family Papers, 1928-1995, (K1268)
1 cubic foot
Family papers and photographs from the families of Bertha and Morris Feingold, Elaine and Harry Feingold, and Philip Feingold. Includes yearbooks, event programs, plaques, video, and photographs.

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.

Fike, Henry C., (1832-1919), Diaries, 1851-1919, (C2215)
0.1 linear feet, 43 volumes
Diaries written by Fike while a student in McKendree College, IL; while a soldier in the Civil War; and about his migration to and life in Warrensburg, MO, and his work in Kansas City, MO, and various cities in the West.

Filley, Augustus and Samuel R., Papers, 1817-1879, (C3468)
3 folders
Land sale indentures, correspondence, and unsigned Civil War forms.

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.

Finke, Elmer L. and Emma Mae, Farm Records, (CA4890)
12.7 linear feet
Financial records and other records of the Finke farm in Montgomery County, Missouri, 1940s-1980s.

Finkel, J. P., Farm Diary, 1876-1882, (R0093)
145 pages, photocopy
This is the diary of J. P. Finkel, a farmer in Amanda Township, Fairfield County, Ohio. Topics include agriculture, animal husbandry, family affairs, and rural life. Periods covered are 1 January 1876--7 October 1876 and 1 January 1879--7 January 1882.

Finlayson, Gladys (1888-1971) Letters, 1926-1966, (K0486)
20 folders
Letters written to Mariska Pugsley Marker from her childhood tutor, Finlayson, an Englishwoman residing in China.

Finley, G.W., Letters, 1826-1836, (C1979)
1 folder
Letters to his brothers about crops, friends, and relatives.

Fitzgerald, William P., Papers, 1843-1894, (C1919)
1 folder
Papers pertaining to Franklin County land. Land grant to Thomas Maupin; warranty deed and quit claim deed between the heirs of Washington Fitzgerald and William P. Fitzgerald.

Fitzhugh, William and Hannah, Wills, 1789-1798, (C3442)
1 folder
The collection contains copies of wills of a Virginia planter and his widow, who lived at Marmion, King George County, VA. Originals are in the Virginia State Library.

Flam, Paul (1922-2013) and Marion Doris Lichtor (1926-2006) Papers, 1910s-2006, (K1121)
12 cubic feet
Family papers and records relating to a Kansas City based tour service and various community activities of the Flams. Also family papers for the Lichtor family. Includes letters and postcards, journals, certificates, scripts, pilgrimage brochures, Beth Shalom programs/newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and VHS cassettes.

Flanery, Marion Orval, "The History of My Family," 1962, (C3587)
1 folder
The collection contains descriptions of homesteading in Jackson County, MO, and Stratton, CO; wagon trains; Baptist churches; Civil War battle and aftermath in Jackson County; and Flanery and McQueary family genealogies.

Flanery-Gillum-Lawson Family, Papers, 1862-2005, (C4142)
2 folders
The papers of the Flanery-Gillum-Lawson family, which include correspondence, family and cemetery photographs, and a copy of Paint Lick Reflections, a genealogical publication, Paint Lick, Kentucky, Summer, 2005.

Flanner, Henry Beeson, Collection, 1856-ca. 1936, (R0139)
2 folders, photocopies
This is a typescript of a diary by Henry Beeson Flanner describing his travels between Mount Pleasant, Ohio, and Lake Spring in Dent County, Missouri, where he purchased land. There is also a pamphlet, ca. 1936, by Anna Flanner Buchanan concerning the Flanner family.

Fletcher, Alma Olivia (1879-1979), Papers, 1841-1968, (C3623)
0.2 linear feet
Papers of the Fletcher family of Arcadia, MO. Included are two Civil War muster rolls; Missouri will and land deed; scrapbook of Alma's European tour, 1910; and detailed daily bird watching charts, 1960-1968.

Fletcher-Brill Family Papers, (CA6560)
0.2 cubic feet
Genealogical material, photographs, and miscellaneous family material of the Fletcher, Brill and related families of Wright County, Missouri.

Folk, Joseph Wingate (1869-1923), Papers, 1902-1952 (C0101)
0.6 linear feet
Unfinished biography of Folk by his sister, Mrs. James Avery Webb. Clippings pertaining to Folk's career as circuit attorney in St. Louis, 1902-1904; Democratic governor of Missouri, 1904-1909; races for Senate and failure to win election, 1918; career in Washington, D.C., 1917-1923, under President Woodrow Wilson; and death in 1923. Letters of sympathy at death, Folk-Bates genealogy, speeches by Folk, and miscellaneous material.

Ford Family, Papers, 1838-2006, (C4007)
1 linear foot
The papers of the Ford, English, Cunningham and related families include family correspondence, photographs and postcards, genealogical, school, and miscellaneous material. The correspondence contains references to World War I.

Foree, Rudy, 1934-1997, Miscellaneous Papers, 1913-1997, (R1289)
6 folders
These are personal papers, photographs and miscellaneous items of Rudy Foree, a resident of Washington County, Missouri, and U.S. Army veteran of the Pacific campaigns of World War Two. The collection contains genealogical material compiled by Esther M. Ziock Carroll of Potosi, Missouri, including Foree’s birth and death certificates and a family history.

Fowler Sr., Richard Brosing (1902-1978) Papers, 1930-1978, (K1148)
0.5 cubic foot
Fowler was an author and editor for the Kansas City Star. Includes newspaper clippings of articles written by Fowler for the Star. Also a few letters

Fox Family Papers, (CA6548)
1.4 cubic feet
Papers of a family from Moberly, Missouri, include photographs, scrapbooks, small artifacts, and miscellaneous material, 1870-1950s. Material largely concerns Lawrence Fox, Joy Eldridge Fox, and Anna Thieman Fox.

France, Charles B. (1835-1895), Papers, 1856-1890, (C1012)
10 folders
Correspondence, diaries, and papers of Charles B. France, a St. Joseph, Missouri, banker, and his family. Contains letter book of Overland Stage Lines.

France, Martha M. and Sara M., Papers, 1878-1905, (C0874)
14 folders, 1 volume
Diary of Martha M. France, wife of St. Joseph, MO, banker, Charles B. France, Jr. Diary, mementos, and photos of her daughter, Sara M. France, a student at Ogontz School near Philadelphia, PA, from 1889-1892.

France-McDonald Family, Papers, (CA6245)
1.8 cubic feet
The papers of a St. Joseph, Missouri, family include the correspondence of Charles B. France (1900-1928), Gladys France, Albert France, and Sara France Pratt, as well as miscellaneous France and McDonald family material. Much of the correspondence is written by Charles B. France from Paris in the 1920s.

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790), Letter, 1789, (C0415)
1 folder
Letter-press copy of letter to George Washington, New York, NY, from Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 16, 1789. Letter congratulates Washington on his recovery of health and on his administration. Comments on Franklin's own poor health and his esteem for Washington. Original in George Washington Papers at Library of Congress.

Franklin, John Eddy, Papers, 1946-1954, (C0319)
1 folder
Recollections of life in southeast Missouri and Franklin's part in bank, land, and railroad development during the 1880s and 1890s. Poem and article by Alice Franklin Bryant; The Land of Corn, about Franklin's southeast Missouri plantation, by J.E. Wood; 2 letters; and newspaper clippings.

Franklin and Binkley Families Papers, (R1492)
0.06 cubic foot (6 folders, 27 negatives)
The Franklin and Binkley Families Papers contain photocopies of correspondence, family papers, and photographs. Also included is genealogical information for the Franklin, Binkley, Myers, Herrman, Bray, and other connected families.

Fremerman, Bernard Jacob (1926- ) Family Papers, 1947-2004, (K0663)
3 folders
Newspaper clippings concerning members of the Fremerman family who were actively involved in business, music, and sports.

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.

Fresh, James, Letters, 1833, (C0491)
1 folder
Letters from Fresh, Baltimore County, Maryland, to L. Shepherd, Palmyra, MO, about purchasing land in Lewis County, and to Urel Wright, Palmyra, MO, about a mill seat on the Bafias to be condemned.

Freshour Family, Papers, 1843-1911, (C0102)
5 folders
A group of bills and checks [1880]; maps of Missouri and Mexico [1904]; letters of John Freshour to his father from school; letter from Thomas E. Freshour to his wife, and list of things taken by federal soldiers in 1861; autograph book of Mary Letts, 1879; copy book of John Freshour; account book; and justice of the peace marriage record from Centertown, Cole County, MO, 1840s.

Fretwell, Shela S., Genealogical Collection, (CA5886)
1.6 cubic feet, 1 CD, 3 computer discs
Correspondence and other genealogical research material related to the Fretwell family.

Frewen, Moreton (1853-1922), Papers, 1823-1922, (C0879)
41 rolls of microfilm
Papers concerning Frewen's personal life, money-making ventures, and interest in bimetallism and silver. Frewen was a member of Parliament for Northeast Cork and long interested in Irish problems.

Freidberg, Max (1891-1973) Papers, 1911-1973 (K1073)
0.12 cubic feet
The papers consist of documents, photographs, and artifacts related to the World War I military service of Max Freidberg. The papers also include the naturalization certificate of Benno Freidberg.

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.

Fristoe Family, Papers, 1812-1867, (C0317)
3 folders
Letters of the Fristoe family, who came to Missouri from Stafford County, VA. Two were written by a soldier to his sister during the War of 1812. Notes were made by the donor.

Fristoe, Thomas (1796-1872), Papers, 1827-1903, (C1006)
5 folders
Correspondence, family papers, miscellaneous legal papers, accounts, and record books of Thomas Fristoe, a Baptist clergyman in Chariton, MO. Tax receipts of Jordan Bentley, 1848-1871. Record book of marriages performed by Thomas Fristoe, 1827-1871.

Frost, Archie Patrick "Jack", Frost family photograph collection, ca. 1930-1970s, (R1294)
31 photographs (1 folder)
This collection consists of twenty-nine black and white and two color photographs showing scenes and businesses in Rolla, Missouri from the 1930s into the 1970s.

Frost, Sallie Hoskins (1888- ), Papers, 1928-1963, (C3612)
0.4 linear feet
Genealogical papers of Sallie Frost. Families researched include: Birch, Campbell, Carmichael, Cox, Foster, Frost, Galbraith, Hoskins, Howell, Redfearn, and Routh.

Frost Family Papers, (R1404)
0.02 cubic foot (2 folders)
The Frost Family Papers contain photocopies of compiled correspondence of Luther and Orville Frost from 1862 to 1889. Also included is a brief family history and genealogical information for the Frost family.

Fry, Annette Riley, Papers, 1882-1983, (C3729)
0.4 linear feet
The Annette Riley Fry Papers contain primarily correspondence between Fry and people, or relatives of people, who came to Missouri from New York on "orphan trains" sponsored by the Children's Aid Society during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Fry wrote an article on the orphans, which appeared in the December 1974 issue of American Heritage.

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 (1870-19??) Papers, 1889, (K0882)
2 folders
Diplomas received by Fulton from the University of Kansas City School of Oratory and the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle into the "Hall in the Grove".

Funeral Notices, 1883, (C2284)
1 folder
Printed notices of funerals of James Brannum and William S. Stone.

Funk, Ernest M., "The History of the Mann Cemetery…," n.d., (C2942)
1 folder
The papers contain a brief account of how the Mann Cemetery in Reynolds County, Missouri, originated and of the history of the area.

Funk and Blue Family Genealogical Collection, (C4369)
2.0 cubic feet (176 folders)
Genealogical research relating to the ancestors of John Leon Funk and his wife, Ruth Eleanor Blue, both of Columbia, Missouri, and originally from Ohio. Includes genealogical correspondence and notes; family group (pedigree) sheets; biographical records; photographs of grave stones; and original and photocopied primary sources such as death certificates, marriages, obituaries, wills, deeds, and court documents. Also included is research material for a book on the 100th Ohio Infantry Regiment in the Civil War.


Gaffee Family, Papers, 1857-1923 (C0202)
Slave bill of sale; will of Mary Ann Dupuy, Shelby County, Kentucky; Hackney family genealogy; and reminiscences of plantation life in Gossyppia, Louisiana.

Gallaher Family, Papers, (CA6484)
0.6 cubic feet
Photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of the Gallaher family, largely of the Warrensburg, Missouri, area, 1880s-1960s. Contains material pertaining to related Bullion and Crawford families.

Gallo, Jo, Papers, (CA6408)
0.1 cubic feet, 1 computer disc
Papers of a homemaker and environmental activist from the St. Louis area include transcipts of her diaries from 1951-1954; a pamphlet she wrote entitled ""Granny""; and slides of the Missouri Extension Homemakers Association club in Creve Coeur, 1960s. The slides have been scanned and are also on a computer disc. Gallo's environmental activism is not covered in the papers.

Gano, John Allen, Family Papers, 1794-1948, (C0065)
1.2 linear feet, 2 rolls of microfilm
Letters to Elder John Gano of Bourbon County, Kentucky, an evangelist in the early Disciples of Christ church. Accounts and bills, advertisements, circulars, and publications. A diary describes his conversion, baptism, and life as a preacher.

Gardner, Hugh R., Papers, (C4362)
0.8 cubic feet (9 folders)
Diaries kept by Hugh R. Gardner while an employee of the Columbia Sand Company, Rocheport, Missouri. Includes detailed summaries of Gardner’s daily employment schedule, miscellaneous receipts, record of barge operations on the Missouri River near Rocheport, weather reports, personal activities, including repairs to Gardner’s pick-up truck, and an appointment calendar kept by Mrs. Gardner.

Gardner, Viola (1903-1989) Papers, 1953-1982, (K1230)
1 cubic foot
Gardner was Poet Laureate of Missouri. Includes her poetry, publications, correspondence, and instruction techniques. Also photocopies of the poetry journal, "Orphic Lute" which she published.

Garnett, Edward B., Papers (K0940)
0.12 cubic foot (4 folders)
The Edward B. Garnett Papers contain correspondence attesting to Garnett’s credentials as a journalist as he traveled abroad, membership into the professional journalism fraternity of Sigma Delta Chi, and a letter concerning the correction for charges issued by the City National Bank and Trust Company. Additional materials include two diaries, a speech given at the third Greater Kansas City Science Fair, cancelled checks, and deposit slips.

Garnett, James Mercer (1770-1843), Papers, 1806-1832, (C2526)
1 reel of microfilm
The papers of James Mercer Garnett contain letters between Garnett and John Randolph of Roanoke (1773-1833), concerning politics, government, agriculture, and family affairs. Originals are in the Alderman Library, University of Virginia.

Garnett, Richard and Virginia, Papers, (CA5845)
Typescript copies of correspondence of Richard and Virginia Garnett of Lewis County, MO, and other family members, 1830-1899, and genealogical research material.

Garr, Mary Elizabeth “Mollie” Slusher (1844-1927) and Alice Marion (1866-1957), Papers, 1875-1896, 1991, (C3987)
0.2 linear feet
The Mollie and Alice Garr Papers consist mostly of letters written from 1875 to 1896 by a mother and daughter from Lafayette County, Missouri, to relatives in Virginia- primarily to William Benjamin Plunkett of Greene County. Also included are photocopies of various explanatory materials, such as obituaries, death certificates, printed articles, and genealogical lists of the Garr and Slusher families, compiled by the donor of the papers in 1991.

Garrard, Lewis H., Paper, n.d., (C2765)
1 folder
The papers contain Garrard's memoir of Charlotte Chambers.

Garriott, John W., Letters, 1861-1864, (C2652)
4 folders
The papers contain 55 letters detailing the march through Georgia. Garriott was a member of Company G, 18th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry; was in the Army of the Tennessee; and was with General Sherman on his march to the sea.

Garth, William W., Papers, 1954-1955, (C4202)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)
The papers contain letters from William Garth to Margaret McNaull, 1954-1955, with references to the early families and history of Columbia and Boone County.

Gash Family Papers, 1769-1952, (K0137)
1 cubic foot
Genealogical research and document relating to the family who settled in Clay County, MO. Includes letters, diaries, photographs, land transfer documents, and related family papers.

Gaskin, Ruth Wilson (19??-1969) Papers , 1950s-1969, (K1174)
3 folders
Gaskin (Mrs. Ide) was an African-American housekeeper for several families in Kansas City, MO. Includes photographs of Gaskin's family and friends, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

Gatermann Family Photographs, (P0226)
0.54 linear feet, 1 volume
Photographs, ca. 1970s-1990s, of and from the Gatermann family of St. Louis. Images show family members and celebrations, buildings and events from Soulard neighborhood, St. Louis schools, trains, and motorcycles. 23 photos related to Loesch, Gutman, Maier, Hoelscher families of St. Louis, also Lizzie and Joe Wittenbrink of Sparta.

Geary, Daniel M. (1835-1924) Letter, 1915, (K0350)
0.01 cubic feet
The collection contains a letter describing the grading of streets in Kansas City, Missouri, in the mid-1850s.

Geiger, Louis G., Papers, (CA6433)
2 cubic feet, 13 computer discs, 780 MB of digital files
Addition of family photographs and slides, 1840s-1990s. Locations include Missouri, Colorado, New York, New Jersey, India, Thailand, and Europe. Includes World War II Navy photographs. Also includes scans of most images along with descriptions.

Gentry Family, Papers, 1828-1977, (C4026)
4 linear feet, 1 volume
This collection contains the papers of the Gentry family, prominent lawyers in the St. Louis and central Missouri areas. The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, genealogical documents, certificates, poetry, and miscellaneous materials of the Gentry, Estes, Denny, and Althouse families from 1828 through 1977.

Gentry Family Papers, (CA6514)
3 cubic feet
Addition of papers of a prominent family from St. Louis and central Missouri includes correspondence, news clippings, genealogical material, and miscellaneous material.

Gentry, Alonzo, Papers, (K0827)
0.3 cubic foot (19 folders, 88 photographs)
The papers of Alonzo Gentry contain information about Gentry's career as an architect, primarily in the Kansas City area, and pertain to particular buildings he designed as well as correspondence with clients. Also included are certificates awarded to Gentry, newspaper clippings relating to Gentry and members of his family, and numerous photographs of Gentry and his architectural projects.

Gentry, Mary E., Scrapbook, 1852-1888, (C2153)
1 volume
The scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings of short stories, poetry, travel accounts, letters, and news items. Included are clippings on various subjects including women’s issues, local events in Boone County, the Centralia Massacre, and clippings about Mary E. Todd Gentry's relatives in Columbia, Missouri.

Gentry, North Todd (1866-1944), Papers, 1837-1947 (C0049)
4.2 linear feet
Papers of a Columbia, Missouri, lawyer and amateur local historian. Anecdotes, articles, speeches, and biographical sketches about events, people, and places in Columbia, Boone County, and Missouri. Family papers, correspondence, and some legal and business material.

Gentry, Pleasant Tilman (1813-1897), Diary, 1876-1896, (CA6453)
2 folders
Diary of a Baptist minister from Audrain County, Missouri, includes farm and livestock records, as well as records of marriages performed in Audrain, Boone, Monroe, Randolph, and Howard Counties. Also includes transcription with biographical information.

Gentry, William R., “Robert Levi Todd,” n.d., (C0697)
1 folder
The major events in the lives of the family of Robert Levi Todd from the family's settlement in Missouri in 1816 to the death of Robert Levi Todd, Jr., in 1891.

George Muehlbach & Sons Grocery Records, (K0643)
4 cubic feet
Organizational records including employee policies, legal agreements, publications and advertising materials, photographs of the grocery stores, and architectural drawings of a Kansas City area grocery store chain.. Also photographs of the family.

George, B, James (1896-1975), "Quantrill War Veterans Rest in Family Cemetery," 1958, (C3385)
1 folder
Article on the George Family cemetery near Oak Grove, MO, where four members of the George family who served under Quantrill are buried.

George, B. James, Collection, 1832-1965 (C3361)
2.2 linear feet, 1 volume
Correspondence and clippings regarding Jesse James, Cole Younger, and Homer Croy. Also minute books and histories of churches in Jackson County, and a three-volume history of the George family. The photographs collected by B. James George were separated from the manuscript portion of the collection and are stored in the State Historical Society of Missouri Photograph Collection.

George, B. James (1896-1975), Collection, 1887-1975, (C3564)
2.6 linear feet
The collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, diaries, and bound material on the George family, Quantrill, William H. Gregg, and civil rights, compiled and authored by a native of Jackson County, MO, whose father served in the Civil War under Quantrill.

George, B. James, (1896-1975), Collection, (CA6022)
1 folder
Addition of land grants and newspaper articles concerning former Confederate soldiers.

George Sr., B. James Photograph Collection, (P0010)
0.78 cubic feet (26 folders)
Extensive collection of postcards depicting Missouri scenes, landmarks, and destinations.

George, Mrs. Vincent, Correspondence, 1941, (R0808)
1 folder
This collection consists of three letters to Mrs. Vincent George of Lynn, Massachusetts, from her newlywed daughter, Mary, who was on her honeymoon road trip to the Grand Canyon. One letter was written from Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri.

George Family Papers, (C4385)
2 cubic feet (85 folders, 1 oversize photograph)
Correspondence, personal material, photographs, research material, notes and scrapbooks concerning the George and other related families.

German, George J., Papers, 1968, (C2595)
1 folder
Typed copies of newspaper clippings relating to the Clemens family.

Gibian, Evelyn Levin (1929- ) and Marvin Paul (1927- ) Collection, 1987-2004, (K0706)
6 folders
Materials concerning the Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City and Congregation Beth Shalom and its members. Includes newspaper clipping and booklets, and memorabilia for various events.

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.

Giesler Family, Giesler and Spurgeon Families, Papers, 1865-1912, (R0580)
1 folder, photocopies
This collection consists of correspondence and miscellaneous papers from the Giesler and Spurgeon families from the High Gate community in Maries County, Missouri. Much of the correspondence is addressed to John A. Giesler, concerning family, friends and events in Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri. The correspondents include Sarah Ellen Kinkeade, Uriah J. Loop, Nathan Peters, and James A. Riley.

Gilgus, Molly Levey (1917-2002) Papers, 1916-1960s, (K0808)
10 folders
Personal papers including correspondence, speeches, certificates and awards, newspaper clippings, and photographs of Gilgus, an active member of B'nai B'rith Women (Jewish Women International).

Gill, Charles (1869-1962), Papers, 1891-1973, (R1451)
2 rolls microfilm
The collection of Charles Gill contains diaries, writings, travelogues, magazine/newspaper articles, letters, expense records, photographs/post-cards, and many miscellaneous articles written or collected by Charles Gill.

Gillespie-Judy-McKee Family, Papers, 1877-1878, (CA6439)
1 folder
Letters largely written by Sarah ""Sallie"" Judy Gillespie from Belle Plaine, Kansas, to her parents and her sister, Lydia Judy McKee, back in Missouri. Also includes letters from other family members and genealogical material.

Gilliam, Maltie Thomas (1914-2007) Papers, 1976-2007, (K1056)
3 cubic feet
Gilliam was a long time resident of Kansas City, Missouri. She was a member of Centennial United Methodist Church, the Order of Eastern Star, the Order of Cyrene, Daughters of Isis, and the Order of Golden Circle. Includes personal papers relating to Gilliam's life, work and civic activities: organizational by-laws and histories, reports, correspondence, certificates, awards and plaques received by Gilliam.

Gilliland-Randol Family Photographs, (P0953)
5 photographs
Photos of Gilliland and Randol family members, 19th century

Gillioz, M. E., Collection, 1926-1994, (R0575)
4 folders, photocopies
This is a collection of printed material and newspaper clippings concerning the life and career of M. E. Gillioz, a construction contractor and businessman from Monett, Barry County, Missouri. Included are biographical materials, a program on the opening of the Gillioz Bank & Trust Co., the Gillioz memorial edition of the Monett Times, material on the construction of the Gillioz Theater in Springfield, Missouri, in 1926, and stories on the plans for its restoration in the 1990s.

Gillis, William (ca. 1797-1869) and Troost, Mary Ann Gillis (1812-1872) Estate Records, ca. 1869-1907, (K1238)
0.25 cubic foot
Gillis, an Indian trader, was one of fourteen investors who platted the original Town of Kansas. Mary, his niece married to Dr. Benoist Troost, had an estate used to support the Gillis Home for Orphans. Includes tax bills, receipts, and legal documents used in the settlement of the estates.

Gilmore, Lizzie C., Correspondence, 1861-1865, (R0346)
1 folder
These are letters by Lizzie C. Gilmore, a Union soldier's wife, at Lebanon and Rolla, Missouri, and from her relatives in Keosauqua, Iowa, and Crittenden County, Kentucky. The letters note political differences among family members, events preceding the battle of Memphis in Scotland County, Missouri, guerrilla activity in Kentucky, and depredations by bushwhackers in Laclede County, Missouri.

Ginsburg, Rosalind Goldfinger (1924-2009) Papers, 1951- ca. 1960s, (K1164)
3 folders
Ginsburg was involved with numerous volunteer activities, especially the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), the Congregation Beth Shalom, and its Sisterhood. Includes newspapers clippings and other material about the Jewish Community Center Golden Age Club and Beth Shalom. Also papers relating to her mother-in-law, Henriette Ginsberg.

Givens, H.K., Letter, 1894, (C0524)
1 folder
To Mrs. Pearson, from Fayette, MO, Nov. 29, 1894. Short note referring to some material Mrs. Pearson sent him. Probably Mrs. Isaac Pearson, of Fayette, MO.

Givens, Spencer H., Collection, 1816-1911, (C0106)
0.2 linear feet
This collection consists of documents collected by Spencer H. Givens: the Levin Cropper Papers and historical documents. The Cropper papers contain business and personal correspondence with his brother in New York, his children in Illinois, and other family members in Louisiana and Mississippi. The historical documents include miscellaneous land grants and indentures, estate documents, business correspondence, naturalization and emigration documents, handbills, newspapers and advertisements.

Gladish, Cora S., Papers, (CA5818)
1 cubic foot
Sheet music of compositions written and published by Cora Gladish of Higginsville, Missouri, related correspondence, biographical information, watercolors, photographs, and miscellaneous material. Also includes diaries of Ann Eliza Gladish and miscellaneous Gladish family material.

Glascock, Stephen (1779-1855), Letter, 1823, (C2088)
1 folder
The papers contain one letter to French Glascock, Upperville, Loudoun County, Virginia, from New London, Ralls County, Missouri, August 10, 1823. The letter mentions the duel fought between Thomas C. Rector, brother of William V. Rector, and Joshua Barton, brother of David Barton, U.S. senator from Missouri. Letter also describes an epidemic of typhus that occurred in New London that summer.

Glasgow, Nathan, Papers, 1820-1871, (C3430)
9 folders
The papers contain correspondence, receipts, promissory notes, receipts for sale of slaves, land surveys, deeds, indentures, and a book of mathematic examples of John A. and Nathan Glasgow of Columbia and Millersburg, Missouri.

Glass, Dorothy Joffe (1904-2006) and Herman L. (1901-1976) Papers, 1916-2000s, (K0936)
0.07 cubic foot (6 folders)
The collection consists of photographs, programs, and newsletters from B’nai B’rith and Hadassah along with a high school commencement program, yearbook, and newspaper clippings.

Glenn Family, Papers, 1845-1930, (C0107)
3.8 linear feet, 6 oversize volumes
The personal and business papers of John H. Glenn and his sons Addison N. Glenn and Robert C. Glenn include account books of the Mound City, Missouri, general merchandise, furniture, and drug stores run by John and Robert Glenn and the farm implement store managed by Addison Glenn for the McKeeson & Rinker Company in Falls City, Nebraska. The collection also includes correspondence between family members, wedding invitations, the Glenns’ lending library circulation records, and a minute book for the Mound City G.A.R. post.

Goebel, Gert, "The Development of Missouri," 1879, (C1109)
1 volume
English translation of “Langer als ein Menschenleben in Missouri,” with some changes from the work published in 1877.

Goff, William A. Papers, (K0043)
12 cubic feet
The papers of William A. Goff include incoming and outgoing correspondence files, research materials and drafts of several of his written pieces, files on consultations he provided to other historians and historical groups, and files on various organizations in which he held membership and/or office.

Goldstein, Rhetta Turkin (1920-2013) Papers, 1940-1998, (K1145)
4 folders
Goldstein was active in B'nai B'rith and the Jewish War Veterans, Missouri-Kansas, No. 605 Post and Auxiliary, among other Jewish organizations. Includes photographs, programs, clippings, correspondence, and publications.

Goller, Albert Irving (1927-2008) Papers, 1941-1998, (K0863)
4 cubic feet
Goller was a principle with the Vile-Goller Fine Arts Printing & Lithographing Company and a civic leader in the Kansas City Jewish Community. Photographs, newspapers, films, VHS video tapes, newspaper clippings, letters, cards, invites, certificates, high school and college yearbooks, commemorative booklets.

Goller, Samuel David Goller (1902-1959) and Edith Silberman (1907-1975) Papers, 1924-1992, (K1175)
0.25 cubic foot
Samuel Goller was partner in the Vile-Goller Printing Company and a prominent member of the Jewish Community in Kansas City, MO. Includes business ephemera and photographs, and a photo album of the family.

Goller, Shirley Stolowy (1931-1999) Papers, 1924-1992, (K1189)
2 cubic feet
Goller was an prominent Jewish civic leader in Kansas City, MO photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, and other documents related to Goller's life and many community activities.

Goodrich, James Edward (1871-1952) Papers, 1904-1950 (K0383)
5 cubic feet
The papers consist of business records and correspondence as well as personal receipts and correspondence to and from James Edward Goodrich, covering the period 1904-1950. The papers also contain information concerning the bankruptcy of businesses in Kansas City and annual reports and other publications related to the Commerce Trust Company and other local and national corporations.

Goodrich, James W. (1939-2007), Collection, (CA6053)
8 linear feet, 8 rolls of microfilm
Papers and miscellaneous research material collected by the Director of the State Historical Society of Missouri. Includes correspondence; photographs, slides and negatives; newspaper clippings; issues of the Missouri Conservationist and Waterfowl magazines; research notes, photocopies, and correspondence; Revolutionary War Orderly Book of Tertius Taylor, volumes 1 and 2 [bound and foldered]; history and genealogy of Charles H. Taylor family [Goodrich maternal ancestry].

Gordon, Addie Aldridge (1887-1973) Papers, 1855-1943 (K0068)
0.75 cubic foot
The memoirs of Addie Aldridge Gordon concern both her own childhood in Cass County, MO and the stories handed down by her parents and other family members.

Gordon-Cox Family Papers, (K0156)
0.07 cubic feet (8 folders)
The Gordon-Cox Family papers contain genealogical research materials, which trace the lineage from John Gordon, a Revolutionary War soldier, to Lenna Ruth Gordon, for an application of membership with the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Gore, Fisk (1831-C. 1897), Diary, 1850-1897, (S0528)
1 Folder
Fisk Gore probably was born in Boston in 1831. When he was nineteen years old, Gore traveled to California and later to the Klondike as part of the Gold Rush. During the Civil War, Fisk fought as a soldier in the Union Army while his brother joined the Confederate Army and eventually became a prisonor of war. The diary primarily documents Fisk Gore's experiences during the Gold Rush, in California in the 1850s and in the Klondike in the 1890s.

Gottlieb, Dorothy, Papers, ca. 1938-1985, (K1338)
0.08 cubic feet
The papers contain news clippings, certificates, and photographs related to the life of Dorothy Gottlieb.

Graham, Elam O. (1872-1955) and Anna Louise Reck, Letters, 1906-1907, 1915, (C4175)
0.2 cubic feet
Letters written to Elam O. Graham from Anna Louise Reck Graham, before and after their marriage. The contents include their courtship, marriage, and references to their son, Myron. The years covered are 1906 and 1907. The 1915 material contains one letter from Elam O. Graham to his mother, Flora Kendall Graham, shortly before her death. The remainder of the letters are from family and friends to Elam expressing sympathy regarding his mother's death. Elam Graham was a salesman for the Marks Shoe Company and the family resided in Kansas City, Missouri.

Gravely, Ralph, Scrapbook, (P0856)
49 photographs
Copy photos from scrapbook of Gravely, manager of Bolivar Free Press. Includes photos of Gravely family, Bolivar, and the University of Missouri.

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.

Gray, Mrs. Benjamin F., Jr., Papers, 1908-1921, (C1931)
1 folder
The papers of Mrs. Benjamin F. Gray, Jr. contain two letters to Mrs. Gray, one pertaining to William Henry Ashley; as well as an April 1908 issue of THE AMERICAN MONTHLY MAGAZINE containing an article about Ashley.

Greef Family, Papers, (CA6224)
0.2 linear feet
Genealogical information, correspondence, scanned images, and other documents relating to the Greefs, a German family who immigrated to Tavern Creek, Missouri, in 1833. Some of the documents are written in German.

Green, F.B., Collection, 1832-1897 (C0430)
2 volumes, 1 roll of microfilm
Account books of L.A. Snider and Company, Pike Creek, Missouri. Census record of Carter Township, Carter County, Missouri, 1860. Interspersed through account books are tax registers, notes on the weather, marriage records, estate records, medical accounts, and a personal diary.

Green-Bond Family, Papers, (CA6191)
5.8 linear feet, 2 volumes, 1 audio cassette, 1 card file
Papers of Green and Bond families of Mexico, Missouri. Correspondence, journals, photographs and personal files of A.P. and Josephine Green. Scholastic materials, clippings, cards, photographs and files of Christopher S. ""Kit"" and Carolyn Bond. Photo albums document the 1973 Missouri gubernatorial inauguration and national governors' conferences, 1973-1975.

Greenberg, Jackye and Allan, Papers, 1986-2013, (K1295)
1 cubic foot
The papers in this collection include letters sent in 1987 to Anatoly Levitin, a refusenik family in Kharkov, USSR, who tried for many years to immigrate to Israel. The correspondence with Soviet Jews was a program, Project Yachad, sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Bureau. Memos and guidelines for participating in the program from the JCRB to the adopted family contacts are also included. Other materials include a speech by Allan Greenberg in 1995 for the 50th anniversary of the Kehilath Israel Synagogue, and a letter to Alan Goldberg from President Bill Clinton in 1994 regarding the denial of Jonathan Pollard’s application for executive clemency.

Greene County Abstract (SP0045)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Greene County Abstract collection contains one abstract of the property consisting of 25 acres off the North End of the East ½ of the South West ¼ of Section 26 in Township 29 Range 22 in Greene County, Missouri. It chronicles the many owners of the property and includes the 1882 last will and testament of Henry C. Young, a Springfield lawyer.

Greene, J.P., Letter, 1928, (C1978)
1 folder
To Howard Stephens, from Santa Ana, CA, Nov. 12, 1928. Personal letter.

Greene, Lorenzo and Thomasina Talley Papers, (CA5520)
28.05 cubic feet, audiovisual material, 5 oversize items
Research files, personal papers, and family materials of a professional historian who taught at Lincoln University from 1933-1972. Includes materials of his son, Tommy Greene, and his son's family.

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.

Greenwood Cemetery Records, 1904-1996, (S0577)
9 Folders, 3 Audiocassettes, 1 Roll Microfilm
This collection contains copies of existing burial records and minutes of the board of directors, newspaper clippings and legal documents discussing the property transfer, and research materials added by individuals who participated in the efforts to preserve the property. Collection includes two oral histories with individuals who observed burials at Greenwood.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5032)
41 linear feet
Personal and professional papers of a U.S. Forest Ranger. Includes papers while a student at the University of Missouri-Columbia and family papers.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5146)
4.5 linear feet
Addition to the professional papers of a U.S. Forest Ranger.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5439)
5.5 linear feet
Addition to professional papers of a forest ranger. Primarily concerns the management of Payette National Forest.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5449)
8 linear feet
Addition to papers of a forest ranger. Primarily concerns Payette National Forest. Includes earlier materials re: Bedford, IN.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5522)
2.5 linear feet
Addition to papers of a forest ranger. Includes primarily leadership and training materials and records relating to the Payette National Forest.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5527)
2.5 linear feet
Addition to papers of a forest ranger. Primarily includes leadership and training materials, and materials on the Payette National Forest.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5550)
2.5 linear feet, 3 video cassettes
Addition to papers of a forest ranger. Includes reports, correspondence, activity and event files, and videocassettes.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5563)
1.5 linear feet
Addition to papers of a forest ranger from Payette, ID.

Greer, Jerry D., Papers, (CA5608)
77 linear feet, 1 video cassette, 52 computer discs
Addition to papers of a forest ranger. Includes correspondence, training files, meeting and event files, and other records, 1980s-2007.

Gregg, Josiah, (1806-1850), Letter, 1829, (C1546)
1 folder
To G.E. Boswell, S. Martin, A. Pearson, W. Pruntry, E.D. Sappington, and B.E. Cooper, Jonesborough, [MO], from Mount Prairie, [MO], June 25, 1829.

Grey, John [Ignace Hatchiorauquasha] (ca. 1795-ca. 1843) Collection, 1995, (K1014)
1 volumes
Grey, was an Iroquois Leader, explorer, and mountain man. Manuscript, John Grey: Most Spirited of Mountain Men, written by Ellen Carney.

Grosvenor, Gilbert [Hovey], (1875-1966), Letter, 1931, (C2285)
1 folder
To Walter Williams, Washington, D.C., from Washington, D.C., Apr. 27, 1931. Regrets not being able to see Williams. Acknowledges his note and sends copy of National Geographic's book on Washington. Reference to future ""more complete"" issue on Washington. No enclosures are now with the letter.

Guillet, Phocion L. (1860-1934) Papers, 1902-1904, (K1129)
6 folders
Guillet was a general agent for John Hancock Insurance Company and also a salesman for the Harvey-Dutton Dry Goods Company. Includes insurance policy applications and related correspondence, and general correspondence Also a letter introducing Guillet as a new member of the firm of Harvey-Dutton Dry Goods Company.

Guinotte, Joseph (1815-1867) Papers, 1836-1849 (K0477)
0.01 cubic feet
The collection consists of property deeds connected to the Chouteau and later the Guinotte families, as well as other early settlers in Kansas City, Missouri.

Guitar, Odon (1825-1908), Article, 1855, (C2817)
1 folder
Article written by Odon Guitar to refute charges of Mr. Peabody that he was an abolitionist. Two copies.

Guitar, Odon (1825-1908), Collection, 1836-1906, (C1007)
0.4 linear feet and 13 oversize volumes
The Guitar collection comprises correspondence, military papers, accounts books and ledgers, and a scrapbook of Union Army General Odon Guitar.

Gunn, Frederick C. Papers, (K0305)
2.5 cubic feet (55 folders, 19 photographic images)
The collection contains the papers of the Kansas City architect Frederick C. Gunn. These papers generally consist of personal papers and diaries, family papers relating to Gunn’s parents, Major Otis Gunn and Mary Gunn, and papers related to Gunn’s architectural business.

Guthrie, Charles Claude, Sr., Papers, (CA4253)
5 linear feet
Personal, financial, and some professional correspondence.


Hackett Family Papers (C4347)
0.4 cubic feet (10 folders)
These records contain correspondence received by Dave H. Hackett and Ellen Brooks from members of the Hackett family and personal friends. The records also include divorce records for Norma Jean Sims, Dave H. Hackett's mother.

Hackman, Larry, Papers, (CA6366)
0.8 cubic feet
The papers of Larry Hackman, an archivist who served as director of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum from 1995 to 2000, include biographical information and material concerning Hackman's consulting work for the Missouri State Archives and the Missouri Historical Records Advisory Board. Also included is material concerning Thomas F. Eagleton and their personal and professional work together on various projects.

Haden Family Photographs, (P0385)
4 photographs
4 b/w photos: Two depicting C.A. and Johnny Haden respectively. One a "composite memorial card" of Abraham Lincoln (9 views). The last is the women's Drury Graduation Class of 1880, including Lucy Fullbright Hubble, a Haden relation.

Hager, Archibald Little (c. 1814-c.1887), Diary, 1844-1887, (C0896)
0.4 linear feet
Photocopy of a diary kept by a farmer in a rural community in Perry County, Missouri. Diary records daily events such as births, marriages, and deaths, the weather, social occasions, and agricultural tasks. Gaps may exist in diary.

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.

Haggard, Edna Housden, Papers, 1905-2000, (R1379)
1.5 cubic feet (36 folders), 1 oversized
The papers of Edna Housden Haggard contain the personal papers, scrapbooks, and photographs of Edna Lucille Housden Haggard of Houston, Missouri.

Hall, John H., Account Book, 1800-1837 (C0270)
Business and personal records of a resident of Harper's Ferry, Virginia. Included are records of indentured servants and general methods of solving equations.

Hamilton, Henry W., Papers, (CA2646)
0.8 linear feet
Addition. Correspondence.

Hamilton, Henry W., Papers, (CA3103)
1.4 linear feet
Addition of correspondence, publications, notes, bibliographies, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other research materials related to 1930s and 1940s agriculture, Missouri and plains archaeology, and forts on the upper Missouri River.

Hamilton, Mrs. Henry W., Collection, 1885-1897, (C2810)
2 folders
Pamphlets, brochures, and letters advertising organs, sewing machines, pills, electric belts, and various items of medical quackery. Items are primarily from the Pulvermacher Galvanic Company, the German Electric Agency, World's Dispensary Medical Association, and the Omaha Medical and Surgical Institute. Also included are probate and business documents , genealogical material, farm records material, Mississippi River hydrography survey, medicinal treatments, day book and scrapbook.

Hamilton, Robert Q., 1918-2009, Papers, 1953-2008, (R1322)
19 folders (0.5 cubic feet)
The Robert Q. Hamilton papers contain personal papers associated with the family's filling station, charcoal manufacturing, antique farm equipment at Timber in Shannon County, Missouri. The papers reflect the family's close association with Shannondale Community Church Center, a mission of the Missouri Conference of the United Church of Christ. Other papers show civic involvement with the Timber volunteer fire department, recreation association, and North Shannon County Fair.

Hamilton, T.M. “Ted” (1905-2001), Papers, 1922-1984, (C3073)
14 rolls of microfilm
Papers of Saline County, Missouri, farmer and expert on historic and prehistoric weaponry. Correspondence on archaeological and historical topics, as well as personal, business, and local civic affairs. Also includes photographs, notes, organizational materials, publications, and manuscripts on Hamilton’s archaeological interests.

Hamilton, T.M. "Ted" (1905-2001), Papers, (CA5615)
7.5 linear feet
Addition of correspondence, archeological and historical research material, photographs, writings, personal and family financial records, and miscellaneous.

Hammer, Natalie K. (1946- ) and Hanan J. (1946- ) Papers, 1950s-2004, (K1100)
0.05 cubic feet
The papers contain Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) documents and photographs, a Bar Mitzvah invitation, a group photograph of Eagle Scouts, and 2004 Duck Derby fundraising programs.

Handley-Taylor Papers, 1809-1946, (S0381)
59 Folders
The Handley-Taylor Papers document the daily lives, business enterprises and travels of the Handley and Taylor families as well as reflect 19th century social and political history of St. Louis, Missouri, and the Midwest. The collection is arranged into eight series. The largest series is correspondence, dating from 1833-1879 and 1919. The other series are: diaries, 1864, 1867-70, 1904; business and financial papers, 1825-1914; legal, religious and educational documents, 1858-1894; photographs, 1860-1893; envelopes, calling cards and greeting cards, 1833-1930's; newspaper clippings; and artifacts and miscellany.

Hardy Family Papers, Addenda, 1849 - 1987, (S0510)
100 Folders
The Hardy Family Papers Addenda of 1896-1987 documents the political and professional activities of family members, specifically Thomas Hardy, Jr. and Jane Hardy. The addenda includes: Hardy Salt Company Papers; Jane Hardy's personal and political papers; Thomas Walter Hardy, Jr. 's personal and political papers, this series being the largest in the collection; scholastic files of Hardy family members; family memorabilia; a large series of photographs; and a family scrapbook. The addenda is a broad overview of the activities and character of various members of the Hardy family. For more information, see collection S0380.

Hardy Family, Papers, 1911-1982, (S0380)
12 Folders, 31 Photographs
The Hardy Family Papers of 1911-1982 primarily document the political activities of Jane Hardy through her papers and correspondence. It also contains Jane Hardy's writings on art, architecture, and history. The collection includes a paper by Thomas Walter Hardy entitled, "Medicine In Ancient Egypt" and a paper by retired U.S. Calvary Colonel Edwin Hardy entitled,"The Saga of a Horse Called Ugly." The collection also includes family christmas cards, and Thomas Walter Hardy Jr.'s Doctor of Humane Letters Degree. Photographs include family vacations in Mexico and Bermuda and Thomas Hardy Jr.'s college graduation in 1939.

Haren Family Farewell Pamphlet and Reminiscence, 1831, 1968, (S0077)
1 Folder
Pamphlet written by friends of Dr. Geiger for a farewell party in his family's honor before they emigrated to America in 1831; reminiscence by William Haren of his father's experiences in coming to America; and "The Latin Farmers," The German Americans by Richard O'Connor, 1968.

Harlan, Andrew Jackson, Scrapbook, 1857-1906, (C4100)
1 volume
The scrapbook of Andrew Jackson Harlan contains both personal and professional material. Included are correspondence, obituaries, family records, newspaper articles, and legal documents such as loan receipts, public notaries, and land contracts. Also included are newspaper articles about U.S. finances, information about the Democratic and Republican parties, politics and racism in the South, and voting returns for Andrew County, Missouri, Ohio, Indiana, and Kansas.

Harmony Church, Warren County, Missouri, Records, 1843-1919, (C3072)
1 volume on microfilm
The collection contains a record book of a German Lutheran Evangelical Church established in 1842. The collection includes transcriptions from other records, 1843-1881; and original records, 1881-1919, including birth, christening, confirmation, marriage, and death records.

Harnsberger, William Augustus (1851-1944) Papers, 1899-1911 (K0541)
0.21 cubic feet
The collection contains a letterpress book of the personal and professional correspondence of William Augustus Harnsberger, a prominent attorney in Kansas City, Missouri.

Harrington Family, Scrapbook, 1898-1907, (C4331)
1 oversize scrapbook
The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, recipes, greeting cards, programs, newspaper and postcard photographs, and other miscellaneous material pertaining to Kirksville and Lewis County, Missouri, as well as Versailles, Kentucky.

Harris Family Collection, 1914-1959, (K0300)
0.5 cubic feet
The collection contains personal documents pertaining to the Harris family, as well as papers referencing the local Syrian-Catholic community. In addition, there are numerous local and national Syrian-American publications of interest to the Harris family.

Harrison Family, History, 1980, (R0143)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a compilation of historical and genealogical material concerning the Harrison family of Phelps and Laclede counties in Missouri. Assembled by Florence J. Malaney, the material includes copies of family papers, 1860-1865, genealogical research on the family by Clair V. Mann, n.d., and correspondence with Robert K. Hooker, 1980.

Harris, James (1798-1882), Papers, 1806-1918, (C2669)
0.2 linear feet
Papers of James Harris, farmer and justice of the peace, Clay County, MO, and family. Contains personal correspondence from friends and family and miscellaneous financial and legal documents such as receipts, contracts, court orders, inventories, land deeds, and wills.

Harris-Petrie Family Papers, (CA6521)
1 cubic foot
The papers of the Harris and Petrie families of Fayette, Missouri, largely contain photographs, along with a scrapbook and miscellaneous papers. The majority of the photographs date from the 1890s-1910s.

Harrison, Samuel A., Genealogical Records, n.d., (R0078)
1 folder, photocopies
This is "Samuel Aaron Harrison, 1842-1940; His Ancestors and Descendants," by S[amuel] Claude Null. Null was a grandson of Samuel Aaron Harrison. It is an account of the life of Harrison, with detailed genealogical information. Included is an "Insert on the Ancestry of Presidents Harrison," and a general history of the surname of Harrison.

Harshbarger Family Papers, (CA6178)
104.35 cubic feet, 7 volumes, 16 audio cassettes
Correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, U.S. Naval records, farm records, real estate records, clippings, songbooks, sheet music, and audio recordings of a Boone County, Missouri, family. Includes genealogical materials on the Aydelotte, McVicker, Mossholder, and Tourtillott families.

Hart, John A., Letter, 1889, (C3198)
1 folder
To R.H. Ewart, from Williamsport, PA, Apr. 21, 1889.

Harvey Family Diary, 1860, (R1369)
.25 cubic feet (1 folder)
The Harvey Family Diary is a photocopy of “The Lily or Ladies’ Manual Pocket Book for 1855”. Amy Lloyd presented the book to Chrysea Harvey in the 1850s. The writing in the book is from a decade later. The book’s content consists of family member’s birthdays and descriptions of a sea voyage from England to New York.

Haskell, Katharine Wright (1874-1929) Papers, 1922-1928, (K0263)
1 cubic foot, 2 microfilm rolls
Correspondence from Katharine Wright, sister of Orville and Wilber Wright, to Henry J. Haskell, editor for the Kansas City Star, her future husband. Also are articles, clippings, and photographs and letters to Haskell from other friends.

Haslag Family, Letter, 1848, (C1780)
1 folder
The Haslag Family Letter is written in German to members of the family in Osage County, Missouri. It is part of the German Heritage Archives.

Hassett, James B. (1812-188?) Papers, 1845-1867, (K0647)
1 folder
Hasett was a farmer located in Jackson County, MO and Fulton County, KY. Includes land records for a farm near Sibley, MO and a certificate concerning value of his buildings and contents burned by 4th Missouri State Cavalry during the Civil War. Also Hassett's will filed in Fulton Co., KY.

Hatch-Green Family Letters, 1902-1934, (C3426)
6 folders
The papers contain autobiographical letters from [Henry] Hatch to his grandson, Henry Green. Letters contain information about William Henry Hatch, father of the writer, who lived in Maine in the early 1800s, and the business career of the writer in Missouri, Boston, California, Peru, and Australia.

Hauenstein, Frederick, Autobiography, 1980, (R0085)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a copy of the autobiography of Frederick Hauenstein, engineering graduate of the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy (now UM-Rolla) in 1903. Hauenstein worked as a surveyor and engineer in the western United States, and was the last president of the Pine Belt Lumber Company in Oklahoma.

Hawkins-Timmons Family, Genealogical Collection, (CA6073)
1 linear foot
Consists of genealogical materials pertaining to the Hawkins, Timmons, and related families [Barron, Byrd, Pippin, Patrick, McDaniel, Shuey] of Kentucky, Missouri and Texas. Includes correspondence, census abstracts, engagement and wedding announcements, funeral notices, programs, and obituaries, newspaper clippings, photographs, and family record sheets.

Heaney, Sister Ruth (1914-2006), Papers, (CA6138)
2.4 linear feet
Papers of Ruth Boylston Heaney, Benedictine sister of Our Lady of Peace Monastery in Columbia, Missouri. Widow of Larry Heaney (founder of the Milwaukee Catholic Worker) and a social activist, Heaney raised her six children on a Catholic Worker farm in Starkenburg, Missouri. She volunteered with the Benedictine sisters and eventually joined the order in 1979. Includes correspondence with prisoners, notebooks, and limited photographs.

Hearn, Clarinda and J.G., Papers, 1869-1872, (C0327)
1 folder
Concerning payment of taxes on Dolle estate in Gasconade County, MO.

Heart of America Genealogical Society (HAGS) Records, 1955-2005, (K0720)
19 cubic feet
Organizational records including financial and business related materials, newsletters, minutes, membership directories, scrapbook, correspondence, and query files.

Heckman, William L., Jr., (1869-1957) Scrapbooks, 1912-1946, (C1404)
5 volumes
Scrapbooks compiled by a steamboat pilot from Hermann, MO. Included in the volumes are clippings about steamboats, pilots, life on the river, family members, and local history; poems; a few letters and greeting cards; and photographs of family members, friends, and steamboats.

Heifner, Joseph F., Papers (S1225)
0.4 cubic feet
The Joseph F. Heifner papers consist of family correspondences dating between 1847 and 1890. The letters, written primarily by Heifner siblings Joseph, Nancy (Ryan), Mary (Copes), and Loretto (Beatty), along with their children, detail significant events for the Missouri-based family over a half-century period, including the a scarlet fever quarantine in St. Louis, an 1866 St. Louis cholera outbreak, an 1873 Missouri state vote on liquor licenses, as well as mentions of natural disasters, political campaigns, parades and celebrations. The correspondence also includes personal family topics regarding finances, births, deaths, marriages, and baptisms. In addition correspondence, the collection also contains four photographs of Joseph Francis Heifner, his wife, Phoebe Elizabeth Bailey Heifner, and their children. The materials in this collection are arranged alphabetically, and chronologically thereunder.

Heinkel, Dorothy Hart Riley (1903-1990), Papers, 1915-1973, (C4132)
0.6 cubic feet
The papers of Dorothy Hart Riley Heinkel contain materials documenting the life of a musician, businesswoman, and wife of MFA president Fred Heinkel, including music education notebooks; files of her first husband, John W. Riley; Alpha Phi sorority materials; correspondence from family and friends; and funeral materials of her mother, Cora Hart.

Heinkel, Fred V. (1897-1990), Papers, 1914-1988, (C4105)
28.4 linear feet
The papers of Fred V. Heinkel contain materials documenting the political and business activities of a former long-time president of the Missouri Farmers Association (MFA). A small amount of personal material is also included.

Helm, Bettie (1849- ), Letter, 1913, (C2199)
1 folder
The collection contains a letter to Colie, Charlie, and children, from Bettie Helm at Moorehead, Sept. 2, 1913. The letter discusses family, weather, and the garden.

Helm, John B. (1797-1872), Papers, 1818-1868, (C0589)
0.5 linear feet
Papers of a merchant, lawyer, judge, and builder in Kentucky and Hannibal, MO. Consists of correspondence relating mainly to business interests; financial and legal documents such as receipts, promissory notes, contracts and legal briefs; and account books.

Helm-Davidson Family Papers, 1824-1970 (C3434)
1.2 linear feet
Diaries, correspondence, account books, genealogical records, and personal and business papers of Mary Aileen Davidson and her ancestors. John B. Helm letters and diaries, Ben N. Crump letters, and J. Frank Davidson papers show social and economic life in Kentucky and Missouri.

Henderson, F. F. "Hank," Jr., Papers, (CA6276)
10 cubic feet, 8 computer discs
Genealogical publications and research files pertaining to the Drake, Dodson, and other families of Missouri. Includes correspondence, photographs, and official records.

Henderson, William B., Letters, 1900-1912, (C1765)
1 folder
The papers contain correspondence, bills and papers of Judge William B. Henderson, Cooper County and Columbia, Missouri.

Henderson-Marr Family, Papers, (CA2963)
0.4 linear feet
Diary, 1899-1902, and memoirs of Augusta Henderson-Marr; photocopies of photographs, newspaper clippings, and other genealogical research materials concerning the Henderson, Marr, and related families of Callaway County, MO.

Henderson-Marr Family, Papers, (CA3094)
1 linear feet
Addition of compilation of family reminiscences, anecdotes, poetry, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence and other materials concerning genealogical research.

Henry, Ethelda, Genealogical Collection, 1671-1988, n.d., (C3881)
34.6 linear feet
Family histories and genealogies of over 400 Boone County and central Missouri families, including the Asbell family. The collection also includes cemetery, census, marriage, school, will, Bible, and church records; clippings, photographs, family and genealogical correspondence, source materials, abstracts, and manuscripts; and miscellaneous.

Henry K. Story Journal Transcript, (K1318)
.01 cubic foot
The collection consists of the journal transcription of Henry K. Story’s trip from Kansas City, Missouri, to New South Wales, Australia. The transcript also includes a forward, annotations, and a biographical section on Story.

Henslee, M. C., Letter, 1901, (C0555)
1 folder
Letter from M. C. Henslee of Vancouver, Washington, to John Power of Modena, Missouri, April 4, 1901, regarding family news and fruit crop conditions.

Hensley Family Papers, (K1371)
1 cubic foot
This collection consists of papers related to the service of Robert Glenn Hensley and Terry Hensley. R. Glenn Hensley served as a medical officer in the 130th Infantry Regiment during World War II. Terry served as an Airman third class during the 1960s. There is correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to R. Glenn and Terry. There is a large scrapbook specifically related to R. Glenn Hensley and his service in WWII. This scrapbook also documents his disappearance and death. The correspondence for Terry Hensley primarily relates to his injury and recovery from an automobile accident.

Henthorn-Reppert-Brown Funeral Home Records, 1918-1979, (K1356)
0.55 cubic feet
The records provide biographical information about decedents and document funerals arranged by Henthorn-Reppert-Brown Funeral Home in Buckner, Missouri.

Hentic, Jean Marie, Papers, 1883, 1887, (C4147)
1 folder
Nineteenth century family and military records.

Herndon, Archelaus, Record Book, 1830-1859, (C0876)
1 folder
Records of the Baptist Missionary Society of Goochland, VA. Genealogy of Archie Perkins family, beginning in 1760. List of Negroes belonging to James Herndon. Archelaus Herndon lived in Carrollton, MO.

Hershey, Charley, Diaries, 1883-1888, (R0188)
5 folders
These are diaries of a young itinerant peddler from Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. Hershey and his brothers canvassed the mining towns in Jasper County and in Kansas. They made a journey down the White River in Arkansas in 1884, and went to California, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado in 1886. The collection also includes a fragment of a short story, "Goldeye's Trip to the Hills," n.d.

Hewlett, Maude Lupe, Papers, 1800-1968, (R1344)
2 cubic feet (26 folders)
The papers of Maude Lupe Hewlett contain the personal papers of Maude Lupe Hewlett and family photographs.

Hiatt, Frederick, Papers, 1813, (C3139)
1 folder
The papers contain an affidavit recommending Hiatt as worthy of all confidence, signed by several citizens of his area; and a photo of Hiatt with his fifth wife, Elizabeth Breckenridge.

Hicklin, Young and John Ryland, Papers, 1876-1929 (C0115)
0.7 linear feet
Accounts, receipts, and correspondence of members of the Hicklin family, Lexington, Missouri, pioneers.

Hickman Family, Papers, 1827-1890, (C1009)
0.2 linear feet on 2 rolls of microfilm
This collection contains the business accounts, tax receipts, correspondence, legal documents, deeds, and miscellaneous papers of the Hickman family of Boone County, Missouri.

Hickman-Bryan Papers, 1796-1920, (C0045)
2.8 linear feet
This collection contains the papers of two families named Hickman, one of Boone County, Missouri, and the other of Alexandria, Louisiana. Related by marriage, the families had business dealings in slaves, agriculture, and livestock. The papers of the Bryan family, related to the Boone County Hickmans by marriage are also in this collection.

Highley, Lyndell Thomasson (1919-1958), Papers, 1941-1944, 1978, (C3654)
0.1 linear foot
Letters from Highley to his family in Elvins, Missouri, while serving with the 375th Squadron of the 308th Heavy Bomb Group, Army Air Corps, in China and India during World War II. The papers also include an edited version of his letters by his son J. Scott Highley.

Hill Family, Papers, 1819-1863, (C0320)
1 folder
The papers contain typed copies of the following items: deed, 1819; notice of public sale, 1845; and letter of James Hill to his daughter-in-law, 1863.

Hill, Claibourne, Papers, 1840-1881, (C3082)
1 folder
The papers of Claibourne Hill contain land grants, deeds, and tax receipts belonging to Claibourne Hill of Saline County, MO.

Hill, Commodore Perry, Collection, 1885-1982, (R0125)
101 folders, 3 volumes, 91 photographs
These are newspaper clippings, maps, miscellaneous items, and photographs pertaining to lead mining and related railroad development in the Old Lead Belt, principally of St. Francois and Madison counties in southeastern Missouri. The material is arranged in topical and biographical series.

Hill, Henry Edward (1863-1927) Diary, 1922-1923, (K0298)
1 volumes
Diary detailing Kansas City architect Hill's work in China on the campus expansion of Beijing University. Includes details of his work, military conflicts, daily life, and descriptions of Peking and other, nearby locales.

Hill, Joe C., Papers (R1382)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Joe C. Hill Papers contain two letter written by Joe C. Hill to his family in the United States while he was in Japan with his son Caryl.  

Hill, William E. and Bettie Redding, Letters, 1851, 1865-1866, (C3831)
0.2 linear feet
The papers contain correspondence between husband and wife concerning Civil War ravages of home and property in Keytesville, Chariton County, Missouri. Hill, a Southern sympathizer, returned to Keytesville to locate and rescue his property, but decided to reopen his mercantile establishment and bring his family home. Relates hazards, sectional animosity, loss of property, Reconstruction politics, friends and neighbors.

Hiller Family Papers, 1785-1993, (C3856)
7.2 linear feet, 2 volumes
Papers of a family of farmers, lawyers, bankers, doctors, and business people of Kahoka, Clark County, Missouri. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, estate records, diaries, personal account books, deeds, military records, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, manuscripts, and miscellaneous material.

Hinde Family Papers, 1844-1865, (C3668)
2 folders
Letters received by Rodney Martin Hinde and his wife, Catherine Scholl Hinde, of Moorefield, Nicholas County, Kentucky, and Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, from Hinde and Scholl relatives in Missouri, Tennessee, Indiana, and Kentucky. Letters discuss farming and family matters.

Hinde Family, Papers, (CA6420)
0.2 cubic feet
Correspondence, receipts, financial documents, and miscellaneous material of a family from Hannibal, Missouri, including Bessie Nelson Hinde and Mary Hinde, 1880s-1970s. Includes notes on elocution lessons and children's paper cut-outs.

Hinchey-Cochran, Katherine Jane (1908-1995), Family Papers, 1790-1999, (R1280)
18 boxes
These materials were compiled by Katherine Jane Hinchey-Cochran (1907-1995), a newspaper columnist, writer, historian and artist, primarily from the Cape Girardeau and Jackson, Mo. area.

Hipsh, Charles (1909-1981) Family Papers, 1925-1963, (K0965)
0.5 cubic foot
Yearbooks, photographs, pamphlets and booklet concerning Hipsh, Jewish community leader, businessman and banker. Also video of Hipsh family.

Hite, Jennie, Letter, 1863, (C2442)
1 folder
To her brother, from Cave Spring, Sept. 13, 1863. Concerning his lack of writing, family, health, crops, and a fair.

Hinton Funeral Home Records, 1992-1995, (K1359)
0.1 cubic feet
The records contain a record book providing biographical information on decedents and documenting funerals arranged by Hinton Funeral Home.

Hockaday, John A. (1837-1903), Scrapbook, 1903, (C1406)
1 volume
Newspaper tributes to the memory of John A. Hockaday, judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit, 1890-1903.

Hodge Family Papers (R1436)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Hodge Family Papers consist of personal items and correspondence collected by Mary Dancy Hodge.

Hodges Family Photographs, (P0117)
12 photographs
Early 20th century photographs of members of the Hodges, Lippelmann, Anderson, and Dugger families, places of business in Missouri, and a group photograph of the waitresses and waiters at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.

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.

Hoenig, Veryl, Papers, c. 1700s-1990, (C4181)
0.4 cubic feet (8 folders)
The papers of Veryl Hoenig contain genealogical research pertaining to the Burton, Searcy, Scott, Finnell, Sutliff, Forbes, Green, and Duncan families of Kentucky, Virginia, and Missouri. Documents include lineage records, copies of indentures, wills, and estates, a hand-drawn family chart, payroll information for service in the Revolutionary War, and excerpts from written histories.

Hoester, Robert Papers, (C4363)
0.6 cubic feet (14 folders)
Correspondence and manuscript material used in writing the book, Judicial Tyranny, the Palmyra Incident and the Mary Susan Goodwin case. Manuscript material includes revision material, editing, and handwritten notes.

Hogan, Percy A. ( -1981), Papers, 1915-1957, (C0824)
6 folders
The papers contain correspondence of Percy A. Hogan, law librarian at the University of Missouri. Percy A. Hogan served as law librarian and lecturer in legal bibliography for the University of Missouri Law Library, 1915-1956. Percy and his wife Florence rented an apartment in the Conley home at 602 Sanford and his papers were found there in 1981.

Holler, Hiram, Papers, 1878-1892, (C3293)
1 folder
The papers of Hiram Holler contain a land grant, deeds, and abstract title, entered in Taney County, MO.

Hollingworth, Frances Susan Hollingworth, Papers, 1959, (K0502)
1 folder
Papers of Trans World Airlines (TWA) as hostess. Includes photographs, certificates of completion of hostess training, and a TWA Hostess Training Workbook.

Hollis, Fred G., Scrapbook, 1884, (C2670)
3 folders
The collection contains news clippings, poems, articles of interest and personal memorabilia.

Hollub, Joann Simon (1931-2007) Papers, 1972-1973, (K1012)
2 folders
Court papers relating to the case, Heirs and Next of Kin of the Estate of Selma Rosenbloom and family trees in part used to determine heirs.

Holm, Anton, 1834 -1911, Holm family papers, 1873-1920, (R1311)
1 folder
The collection consist of Anton Holm's declaration to become a United States citizen at Manitowoc County, Wisconsin in 1873, and a receipt to Holm regarding a Phelps County civil court case in 1905. There is also a letter from an attorney for the University of Missouri regarding a sale of sixty acres to the University by Anton J. Holm in 1920.

Holman Family Papers, (R1403)
0.03 cubic foot (3 folders)
The Holman Family papers contains personal papers for the Holman family including the military records of John H. Holman who served with the United States Colored Troops during the American Civil War and a letter from Private Walter J. Caffery written in Paris, France, in 1918.

Holt, Ivan Lee (1886-1967), Papers, 1835-1966, (C2553)
8 linear feet, 6 audio cassettes, 4 audio tapes, 8 records
The papers of Ivan Lee Holt, Methodist bishop and a leader of the ecumenical movement, contain correspondence, speeches and sermons, church records, newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and audio recordings of addresses by Holt. Also included are the papers of Eugene Russell Hendrix, a Methodist bishop from Missouri.

Holt, Theresa M. (1969- ) Collection, 1858-2011, (K1218)
1 folder
Holt is a resident of Leavenworth, KS, and the caretaker of Mount Zion Cemetery. Includes research notes concerning the history of the Jewish Community in Leavenworth, particularly Mount Zion Cemetery, the Society of the Sons of Truth, First Jewish settlers in Leavenworth, and Orthodox Temple history.

Holtschneider Family Photograph Collection, (P0198)
0.3 linear feet
Photographs collected by the Holtschneider family in Osage County of the town of Rich Fountain and surrounding areas. Includes photographs of churches, houses, buildings and people, including First Communion photographs.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Records, (R1454)
0.2 cubic foot (4 folders)
The Holy Cross Lutheran Church Records contain photocopies of birth, baptism, and death records copied from the church records of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Benton County. The records include birth, baptism, confirmation, and death records compiled by Irene Cordes Reinhard.

Hopkins Family Photographs, (P0082)
29 photographs
Hopkins family photos, mostly groups but some individual (children's cabinet cards), people mostly unidentified. Earliest date given is 1882.

Hopkins, Jennie, Scrapbook, (CA6289)
1 volume
Scrapbook of clippings, correspondence and miscellanea related to Blackburn and Saline County, Missouri, circa 1880s-1910s.

Horner Family Photographs, (P0744)
21 photographs
Photos of the Horner family, primarily of Columbia, and extended family members.

Horowitz, Herbert A. and Brita Lion, Papers, 1955-2011, (K1305)
1.5 cubic feet
The collection consists of programs, bulletins and other materials from the Temple Congregation B'nai Jehudah.

Horstmann, Charles H. (1921-2012) Papers, 1943-1998, (K0569)
0.3 cubic foot
Papers of manager of operational planning for Trans World Airlines (TWA). Includes correspondence, an operational planning management orientation manual, reports, employee and TWA history related information, and clippings.

Houck, Louis (1840-1925), Letter, 1910, (C2253)
1 folder
To Walter Williams, Columbia, MO, from Cape Girardeau, MO, Feb. 16, 1910. Houck sent Williams Spanish documents relating to Missouri and a complimentary copy of his book, Spanish Regime in Missouri. No enclosures now with letter.

Howard, A. W., Letter, 1872, (C0551)
1 folder
To James A. McQuitty, [MO], from Childress Store, Montgomery County, VA, Mar. 13, 1872. Description of economic conditions in Virginia.

Howard Family, Papers, 1859-1975, (R1375)
.25 cubic feet (3 folders)
The Howard Family Papers contain documents from several generations of the Howard family. The Howards were a prominent family from New Madrid County in the 19th century. Many of the documents in the collection relate to their involvement on the Confederate side of the Civil War. The papers include a deed for a slave, letters written during the Civil War, receipts from the Missouri State Guard, and essays and newspaper clippings about family members.

Howard, William G., Letterbook, 1865-1866, (C2497)
1 volume
Letterbook of a California, MO, man, dealing with family, business, and political matters.

Howerton, Charles Henry, Oral History, (SP0011)
0.25 cubic foot (2 DVDs)
The Charles Howerton Oral History contains an oral history interview with Charles Howerton conducted by his daughter, Sue Howerton Victoria, and son-in-law, Doug Victoria. The interviews took place on June 30, 1995, July 4, 1995, and July 6, 1995.

Hubble Family, Papers, 1833-1937 (C0121)
0.35 linear feet
Letters and documents collected by Janie Hubble while compiling the family history. Family names include Morehead, Jones, Turner, Massey, and Hubble.

Hughes Family Papers, (CA6215)
3 cubic feet
Correspondence of a family from Chariton County, Missouri, spanning the mid-1800s to the 1990s.  Includes three volumes of transcriptions and images compiled by Charles L. Hughes.  Also contains materials from Democratic Party activities and conventions in the early twentieth century.

Hughes Family, Papers, 1824-1896, (C4049)
0.2 linear feet
The papers of the Hughes family consist of correspondence and a few miscellaneous items. It primarily includes letters received by Daniel Hughes of Clay County, Missouri from relatives and friends in Bourbon County, Kentucky, 1824-1859, and letters sent to him and his sons, 1870-1896.

Huiskamp Family, Papers, 1858-1990, (C3009)
1.6 linear feet
The Huiskamp Family Papers consist primarily of correspondence between Gerard L. Huiskamp, his wife Lillian Barr Huiskamp, and other family members and friends. There are also photocopies of letters written by Henrik C. Huiskamp, while on a trip to Europe in the late 1800s; genealogical information on the Werth family; and an unpublished text by Gerard L. Huiskamp about what United States citizens need to be aware of in regards to labor and communism.

Hunt Family, Papers, 1847-1937 (C3956)
0.4 linear feet
The papers of Sanford Conley Hunt and his wife, Margaret Bright Hunt, include correspondence, genealogy, military records, Civil War histories, organizational memberships, probate documents, wills, land patents, and deeds.

Hunt, Sanford Conley (1867-1934), Papers, 1856-1962 (C3629)
3.8 linear feet
Papers of a Columbia, Missouri, banker and his heirs. His other interests included farming and acquiring business and residential property in Columbia. Mrs. Hunt's genealogical notes are also contained in the collection.

Hunt, W.E., Collection, (CA6043)
0.2 linear feet
Photographs and correspondence of a Chillicothe, Missouri family. Also includes address by Odon Guitar to the University of Missouri Alumnae Association in 1856 concerning the impending Civil War.

Hunter Family, Letters, 1864-1880, (R0469)
1 folder, photocopies, typescripts
This is correspondence of the Hunter and Hagler families of Jasper, Lawrence, and Polk counties in Missouri. The letters were written by Elizabeth Hunter and her daughters, Priscilla A. Hunter and Charlotte Elizabeth (Hunter) Hagler, and were addressed to another daughter, Margaret (Hunter) Newberry. Topics include news of family and friends, turmoil during the Civil War, farm life, and religious matters.

Hunziker, John (1894- ), Diaries, 1938-1973, (C1126)
8 volumes
A native of Cole County, MO, Hunziker received his M.A. from the University of Missouri in 1925 and his Ph.D. from the University of California in 1933, and engaged in school work all of his life. The diaries record major national events for a 35-year period.

Hutchinson, Marvin, Collection, 1857-1904, (C1791)
1 folder
Letters, poetry, Civil War documents, and other papers pertaining to the Hagen and Sasse families of Chariton County, Missouri. This collection is part of the German Heritage Archives.

Hutchison Family Papers, 1831-1890, (C3713)
9 folders
Personal correspondence of Benjamin F. Hutchison, steamboat captain residing in Pittsburgh, PA; his wife, Eliza J.; and their son, William B. The letters describe daily life, behavior at school, relatives, and friends, including illnesses and deaths. Also tax records, primarily from St. Louis County, MO, and legal documents, including land grants, deeds, and notes.

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.

Hyatt, Harry M., Papers, 1792-1956, (C4301)
3.8 cubic feet (105 folders)
The papers contain material generated or received by Harry M. Hyatt, an Anglican minister and genealogist. The material consists of family lineage charts, family correspondence, journals, photographs, and correspondence between Harry Hyatt and other genealogical researchers. Families researched are predominately the Richardson and Baker, families, but other related families are included, such as the Miller and Walton families.

Hyde, Laurance Mastick (1892-1978), Papers, 1869-1966, (C3390)
16 linear feet
The papers of the Missouri Supreme Court Justice, 1942-1966, relate to his activities in the American Bar Association, Conference of Chief Justices, and Missouri Bar Association, and in promulgating the Missouri Court plan, Missouri Constitution of 1945, and the Missouri Code. The collection also contains limited Hyde family papers and genealogical materials.

Hyer and Fyan Families Papers (R1426)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
The collection contains letters written by John Hyer and Robert W. Fyan to various friends, family and colleagues in the Hyer and Bowles family.


Illinois, Kane County, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1838-1926, (C2360)
2 folders
The collection contains inscriptions from four cemeteries in Kane County Illinois: Garfield Cemetery, Wasco, 1845-1962; Little Wood Cemetery, Dunham Woods, 1838-1962; Thatcher Cemetery, Maple Park, 1842-1962; and Whitney Cemetery, Wasco, 1837-1962.

Inmon, James B., Collection, (CA4802)
4 linear feet
Correspondence and genealogical records pertaining to the Inmon/Inman family and related families.

Irwin Family Papers, (S0904)
4.5 cubic feet
This collection consists of papers and photographs of Mathew Irwin, primarily documenting his ancestors—the Storch, Wuellner, and Slavik families. The Storch and Wuellner branches immigrated to St. Louis, Missouri, from Germany and Bohemia in 1838 and settled in the St. Louis area. After their settlement in St. Louis, Magnus Storch (1825-1900) and his wife, Elizabeta Steibert (1843-1896), had Louisa Storch (1870-1934). On April 6, 1893, Louisa Storch married George Friederich Wuellner (1864-1955); their union produced Talitha Wuellner (1895-1955). Talitha subsequently married Albert Slavik (1891-1939) on April 10, 1917, which led to the birth of Marjorie Louisa Slavik (1918-1997). Marjorie married Russell Ewing Irwin (1912-1984) in 1940. From this union came Karin Louise Irwin, who had Mathew S. Irwin and Samuel White Swan-Perkins.

Isaacs, Richard T. (1849-1878), "The Life of Richard T. Isaacs," 1878, (C0743)
1 folder
Autobiography of Richard T. Isaacs and account of his murder of Henderson B. Clark. Includes letters received by Isaacs after his conviction for murder.

Isherwood, Susie M. Coons, Scrapbook, 1859-1936, (C3104)
1 folder and 1 volume
The collection contains newspaper clippings and miscellaneous papers about the Isherwood and Coons families of Missouri.


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 Family, Papers, 1894-1947, (C2278)
0.1 linear feet
The papers of the Jackson and related families of Barry County, Missouri, contain land deeds, tax receipts, correspondence, and ledger entries.

Jacobs-Henley Family, Papers, (CA6442)
0.2 cubic feet
Photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of the Jacobs, Henley, and related families from Moniteau County, Missouri, and Arkansas. Includes a scrapbook of WWII clippings.

Jacobs-Macdonald, Patricia L. (1961- ) Papers, 1998-2005, (K1119)
4 cubic feet
Macdonald was president of the Missouri Credit Union Commission. Includes applications for credit unions, cases presented before the commission, minutes and correspondence.

Jacobs, George Rodney, (1802-1877), Account Book, 1853-1877, (C2218)
1 volume
The records contain accounts due, personal notes, inventories of land held in Boone and contiguous counties, rents received for slaves hired out, salaries paid out, lists of production of tobacco by slaves for two years, and personal letters to family and friends.

Jacobson, Davida L. and Harvey A., Papers, (K0928)
0.02 cubic foot (2 folders, 1 photograph)
The Davida L. Jacobson and Harvey A. Jacobson Papers contain a single photograph of two boys, Morris and Albert (relatives of Davida Jacobson), and a genealogical chart of the descendants of Hirsch Brenner, relatives of Harvey Jacobson.

James, Frank (1844-1915), Letter, 1897, (C2032)
1 folder
The papers contain a letter to Mrs. M.P. (Paralee Hudspeth Beall) Wood, from Frank James, St. Louis, Missouri, January 8, 1897. Letter of sympathy on the death of her nephew.

Jamieson, A.J., Letter, 1851, (C2707)
1 folder
To William P. Hubbard, Somerville, Two Mile Prairie, Boone County, MO, from Bolivar, MO, May 8, 1851. Discusses his religious philosophy, family, and personal affairs.

Jasper County, Missouri, Records, 1842-1890, (R0515)
8 volumes
These are docket books, marriage records, and stray books, mostly for Marion Township, the collector's forfeiture list, and the clerk's letterpress book for Jasper County, Missouri. The collection is also available on microfilm.

Jeanetta Danford (1932-2016), Papers, (K1366)
Approximately 3 cubic feet
The collection contains diaries, journals, and correspondence written to and from Jeannetta (Sawyer) Danford. The collection also includes a 1949 yearbook from Central High School, St. Joseph, Missouri, and a Bible.

Jenkins, Kamau Agyei a/k/a Carroll L. (1927-1986) Collection, 1986, (K1023)
1 folder
Kamau Agyei was a musician, as secretary-treasurer the Musicians Protective Union Local No. 627 and president of the Mutual Musicians Foundation as well as other organizations. Includes photocopies of articles about him.

Jenkins, William M., Record Book, 1874-1963, (R0685)
1 folder, photocopies
This is the record book of William M. Jenkins, a Baptist minister, road overseer, and justice of the peace at Cross Timbers in Hickory County, Missouri. Included are records of Hickory County Road District No. 2, 1885-1889; records of marriages, 1874-1899; and Jenkins family genealogical data, ca. 1900s-1963.

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, (CA5233)
0.6 cubic feet
Addition of correspondence, photographs, certificates, diplomas, family materials and miscellaneous.

Jewel Family Civil War Letters, 1859-1878, (S0017)
6 Folders
The Jewel Family Civil War letters span the period 1859-1978 and describe camp conditions, military campaigns, and daily life in the Confederate Army and Georgia. The collection contains 150 letters written by James, Sallie, William, Eliza and their cousins, and family genealogy.

Johnson, Allen Bolles, Papers, 1860-1861, (R0289)
2 folders, photocopies, typescripts
These are letters from Rolla and St. Louis, Missouri, by a native of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. They include descriptions of rail travel from Binghamton, New York, to Missouri, the controversy over secession at Rolla, and the Camp Jackson affair and civil unrest in St. Louis.

Johnson, C.S., Genealogical Collection, 1924-1963, (C4330)
1.25 cubic feet (27 folders)
The papers of C.S. Johnson contain genealogical research material on the Johnson and other related families. The material includes genealogical correspondence, research notes, transcriptions, family lineage charts, wills, deeds and abstracts.

Johnson, James Belton (1845-1872), Ledger, ca. 1877, (C2642)
1 volume
The collection contains a personal account book.

Johnson, Niel Melvin (1931- ) Papers, 1830-2007, (K0963)
4 cubic feet
Research, oral histories, and manuscript materials collected and created by Johnson, archivist and historian, on Swedish-Americans in Kansas City.

Johnson-West Family, Papers, (CA6456)
1.5 cubic feet
The papers of a family from Boone County, Missouri, include photographs, greeting cards, a scrapbook, diary, school papers from Wade School in Boone County, and miscellaneous papers. Virgil West and Nadine Johnson were married in 1939 and had two children: Anita and Sherman.

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.

Jones Family, Papers, 1839-1923, (C2523)
10 folders
The papers of the Jones Family contain military papers of Charles A. Adams, a Civil War officer in the Vermont Cavalry Volunteers and father of state representative Charles F. Adams and Carrie Adams Jones. Also included are family land deeds and business transactions.

Jones Family History, 1747-1918, (C0767)
1 folder
A history of the Jones family beginning with Welchman Ellis Jones (b. 1747). The family is traced from Maryland to the West: Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska.

Jones, Alfred B., Collection, 1825-1860, (C1921)
1 folder
Miscellaneous receipts and papers, including notice to Thomas Linville from George Sniders, 1851, forbidding Linville "from getting water from my spring."

Jones, Burnam R. (1895-1966), Papers, (CA6328)
0.4 cubic feet
Papers include biographical writings, correspondence with daughter, drawings and sketches, and war journal of a Kansas City, Missouri, man who served in France during World War I. Jones later moved to St. Louis and worked for the Chase Bag Company.

Jones, Herbert S., "Missouri--O Promised Land, "1960, (C2721)
1 folder
Migration of Bays, McKee and Blue families to St. Joseph, MO, in the 1830s, and their descendants to 1960.

Jones, John A., Papers, 1876-1905, (C3748)
1 folder
The papers of John A. Jones contain a rental agreement for land in Indiana; a trust deed for land in Chariton County, MO, and an order of publication for the settlement of Jone's estate.

Jones, William F. (1823-1901), Papers, 1819-1928, (C0831)
10 folders
Letters written primarily by William F. Jones from his home in Bloomingburg, Ohio, to cousins living in Montgomery County, Missouri. Jones describes the national political scene, elec-tion results, his family, local weather and crops, his Civil War experiences, and the Spanish-American War. The collection also includes the account book (1844-1928) of Wilson P.H. Jones. See also collection 995, #626. A brief genealogy of the Jones family follows this inventory.

Jopling Family, Papers, 1810-1991, (C3927)
0.5 linear feet, 1 volume
Papers of the Jopling family from Pettis County, Missouri. The bulk of the papers date from the 1810s through the 1940s and consist of personal papers and business records and corre-spondence, including genealogical information, financial and legal papers, cattle records, patent records, and medical recipes.

Jopling Family, Papers, (CA6030)
1 folder
Family papers, including a transcription of a Civil War Diary, WWII military papers, and genealogical information.

Jorden, Link E., Scrapbook, 1904-1953, (C1407)
1 volume
Miscellaneous clippings, letters, and cards.

Judd, Eleanor Parelman (1928- ) Papers, 1928-1990s, (K0943)
0.08 cubic feet
The collection contains diplomas and awards, newspaper clippings, a program, and family photographs.


Kahn, Norman Benjamin (1918-2011) Papers, 1939-2011, (K1270)
3 cubic feet
Kahn was a businessman, entrepreneur, community leader, supporter of the arts, and contributor to Jewish and community causes. Includes correspondence, reports and other materials relating to the Kansas City Philharmonic and Kansas City Symphony and other organization in which he was involved.

Kaiser-Pilgrim Family Papers, (C4339)
0.3 cubic feet (9 folders)
Assorted photographs of the Kaiser-Pilgrim families, also including genealogical notes and artistic sketches by Martin Kaiser.

Kallenbach, Louis and Bernita Anna (Quick), Family Papers, (S1216)
1 cubic foot (29 folders)
The collection contains correspondence that Louis and Bernita Kallenbach and their sons, Maurice and Travis, sent to or received from relatives, friends, and business associates. The collection also contains photographs, school report cards, and a bank book.

Kansas City Chapter, Missouri Society-Sons of the Revolution, 1776 Records, 1896-2006, (K1264)
12 cubic feet
Organizational records of the chapter including membership applications, scrapbooks, correspondence, minutes, photographs, and publications.

Kansas City Italian Community Genealogical Collection, 1960-2000, (K1032)
2 cubic feet
Information gathered about the Italian-American community in Kansas City, MO consisting of newspaper and magazine clippings (weddings, marriage licenses, crime reports, and obituaries), photographs of cemetery headstones, copies of Kansas City police and FBI crime investigation reports and records, and copy of a short story, "The Bandits of Orgosolo," by Norman Lewis.

Kansas City Southern Railway Company, Collection, 1894-1968, (R1314)
11 folders
The collection consists of papers, photographs and miscellaneous items pertaining to the Kansas City Southern Railway assembled by a father and son who had long careers on the line. Many of the photographs show wrecks and derailments in the northern and southern divisions, ca. 1955-1968.

Kantor, Marjorie R. (1921-1994) Collection, ca. 1881-1988, (K1062)
0.5 cubic foot
Genealogical research and records gathered by Kantor, former Genealogy Chairman of the Heart of America Jewish Historical Society. Includes correspondence, original documents, genealogical data, and some photographs pertaining to the Gross, Rosenblum, White, Glatt, and Goodson families. also constitution, preamble, photographs and membership card of Julius Peltzman for the Irari Club.

Kaplan, Sybil R. (1938- ) Papers, 1932-2004, (K1212)
3 cubic feet
Kaplan was an active member of Beth Shalom, book editor and book reviewer. Includes book reviews written by Kaplan of books published on topics related the Jewish faith and lifestyle; research on anti-Semitism in Kansas City; Jewish cookbooks, Jewish songbook, and other books on Jewish life and history; video tapes; audio records; and correspondence. Also sermons written by Rabbi William Silverman of Temple B'nai Jehudah.

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.

Kauffman, Jim Richard (1926-2009) Papers, 1926-2009, (K1011)
0.28 cubic feet
The collection consists of birth and death certificates, enlistment and discharge papers from the United States Army and Navy, and genealogical and historical information on the Kauffman family. The bulk of the collection pertains to Jim Richard Kauffman and his father Clarence Elmer Kauffman.

Kaufman-Logsdon Family, Papers, (CA4943)
20 linear feet, 158 audio cassettes, 115 audio tapes
Correspondence, diaries, photographs, audio tapes, and miscellaneous papers of Kaufman and Logsdon families. Principally concerns news from Missouri and Mississippi families in the 20th century.

Kavanaugh, William H., Papers, 1861-1939, (C4251)
0.2 cubic feet (4 folders)
The Civil War memoir written by William H. Kavanaugh describes battles and events he witnessed or participated in with Company E, 1st Regiment, Infantry and Company D, 2nd Regiment, Infantry Volunteers, C.S.A., in addition to descriptions of his time in military prisons. Also includes genealogical material on the Kavanaugh family.

Kearney, Zena Shenk (1910-1995) Collection, 1922-1993, (K1246)
2 cubic feet
Scrapbooks, athletic programs, correspondence and clippings related to the career of Kearney, a performer and teacher of piano and organ, and organist at events such as the NAIA and Big 8 and the Kansas City Athletic games.

Keith, Clayton, "Judge Thos. J.C. Fagg," 1905, (C0682)
1 folder
Biographical sketch of a Pike County pioneer.

Kelley, Clarence Marion (1911-1997) Papers, 1918-1997, (K0679)
19 cubic feet
Kelley was Chief of Police for Kansas City, MO, Director of the FBI, and after his retirement formed Clarence M. Kelley and Associates, Kansas City. Includes correspondence, papers, clippings, speeches, photographs of Kelley and his family from his college days until 1994. Also materials relating to Mr. Kelley's FBI career, his tenure as Chief of Police, and personal items.

Kelley Family, Papers, 1837-1882, (R1348)
0.25 cubic feet (3 folders)
The Kelley Family papers document the lives of multiple generations of a family from southeastern Missouri. The collection contains official business documents, correspondence, and personal notes.

Kemper, Mary Lee, Photograph Collection, (P0875)
4 photographs
Copy photos of Robinson family members.

Kenkichi Furuichi Papers, 1921-1924, (K0358)
0.3 cubic foot
Correspondence in both Japanese and English; some financial material; class notes; one photograph; and some ephemeral material. Furuichi graduated from the Kansas City-Western Dental College and was a dentist in Kansas City KS.

Kennan, W.H., Papers, 1901-1907, (C0350)
1 folder
Letter, speech, and journal of a Mexico, MO, lawyer who was the son-in-law of Charles H. Hardin.

Kennedy Family Photograph, (P0397)
1 photograph
Photo of Marshall Kennedy (Nov. 1912 - ) and John W. Kennedy, Jr. (1908 - ), sons of Wallace Kennedy (1913?)

Kennedy, John, Will, 1781, (C2443)
1 folder
John Kennedy's will, made February 22, 1781, in Bedford County, VA, particularly concerning lands in Virginia and Kentucky. This is a copy made April 20, 1815.

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.

Kennett, F.B., Letter, 1914, (C3096)
1 folder
The collection contains a photocopy of a letter to William G. Boyce, Plattin, MO, from Mammoth Spring, AR, Oct. 14, 1914, concerning the genealogy of the Kennett family in Washington County, MO, and the history of purchases of the Kennett property.

Kenny, Thomas H. (1918- ) Papers, 1816-1997, (C4131)
5 cubic feet
The papers of a real estate broker, author, artist, treasure hunter, researcher, entrepreneur, and overall Renaissance man include correspondence, legal papers, contracts, publications, photographs, postcards, newspaper articles, and artistic material.

Keyte, Joseph T. (1838-1922), Papers, (CA6376)
1 folder
Civil War diary, memoir, and miscellaneous papers of Joseph T. Keyte of Brunswick, Missouri. A Union soldier, Keyte served with the 49th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Sketches are included in the diary.

Kimmel, Amy, Collection, (P0718)
4 photographs
Copy photos of drawings/paintings of 17th-19th century members of the Kimmel family.

King, Elijah, Papers, 1873-1888, (C0351)
1 folder
Letters written to King in Iowa from Munn and Farwell, land agents in Grant City, MO, giving prices and description of land. Broadside advertising cheap western homes in the Grand and Platte River country of northeast Missouri, and a genealogy of the King, Munn, and Farwell families.

King, George, Family, Papers, 1778-1924, n.d. (C0125)
5 folders
The papers of a Boone County, Missouri family contain genealogy, correspondence, legal papers, and a newspaper, The Connecticut Courant, from 1778.

King, Marvin Lee, Photograph Collection, (P0943)
3 photographs
Photos of King and Moore family members

King-Bowin Family Photographs, (P0572)
1 folder
Photos of the King and Bowin families. The Bowin family lived in Greenwood, MO.

Kingsbury Family Papers (C4346)
3.0 cubic feet (78 folders, 2 volumes)
Letters written by Lilburn A. Kingsbury to family members.

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.

Kinley, James, Letter, n.d., (C2250)
1 folder
To his children from Stanford, Lincoln County, KY, n.d. Concerning his health, family news, and death of family friend. Reports that Wendford Kinley had returned from a trip to Missouri, no details of trip. Awaits letter.

Kirby-Ridgway-Lightholder Family, Papers, (CA6360)
2.75 cubic feet
Correspondence, photographs, wills, military records, leases, contracts, and miscellaneous material of the Kirby, Ridgway, Lightholder, and related families, 1860s-1930s. The papers document the lives of family members at a Quaker farming community in New Jersey and their moves westward to Jefferson City and St. Louis, Missouri, and later California.

Kirkwood, Irwin R. and Laura, Papers, 1911-1914, (K0439)
0.01 cubic feet
The papers contain four letters written to Irwin and Laura Kirkwood concerning business and domestic affairs.

Kirtley Family Photographs, (P0505)
7 photographs
Photo of Kirtley residence ca. 1925, Columbia, MO, and the Kirtley family. Photo of Robert E. Lee Elementary 5th grade class, ca. 1905

Kitchens, Nelle, Papers, 1929-1933, (C3316)
1 folder
Tax receipt, post card, letter, and photographs.

Klaus Family Photographs, (P0304)
71 photographs
17 scrapbook photos of 9/29/27 tornado in St. Louis. Various views of family home on 5327 Arsenal Street along with grandfather's cabin in Times Beach, Missouri.

Klausner, Carla Levine, Papers, (K0667)
0.03 cubic foot (3 folders)
This collection includes newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning activities and accomplishments of Dr. Klausner, professor of History at University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Klopper, Gerald I (1937- ) and Susan J (1938- ) Papers, 1978-1979, (K1273)
0.01 cubic feet
The papers contain a Congregation Shir Chadash membership directory and newsletter, Kerim Israel school photograph, and news clippings.

Knell Family Photographs, (P0708)
42 photographs
Copy photos of and relating to the Knell family and Knell Mortuary in Carthage, MO.

Knight, Andrew J., Papers, 1866-1896, (C2264)
10 folders
The papers of Andrew J. Knight contain miscellaneous legal papers concerning the purchase and transfer of land in Kirksville, Adair County, MO, and Lawrence County, Dakota Territory. Also included are poems and essays.

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.

Kochtitzky, Mary, Photograph Collection, (P0352)
21 photographs
Late 19th century Osage River views, including surrounding land, boats on the river. Also, photos of the Kochtitzky family.

Koehler Family, Papers, 1886-1980, (R0230)
10 folders
This is correspondence, biographical material, and miscellaneous papers of Emma Koehler Jorn and Charles G. Jorn of Naylor, Ripley County, Missouri. The correspondence, mostly in German, was received from relatives and friends in southern Illinois coal mining towns, 1890-1920, and from relatives in Bad Tennstedt, formerly East Germany, 1890-1960.

Koenigsberg, Sol, Papers, (K1197)
0.5 cubic foot (13 folders, 40 photographs)
This collection contains papers related to the Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Kansas City, including the organization's history, organizational reports, and newspaper clippings. In addition, there are personal papers related to Sol Koenigsberg, who was Executive Director of the Jewish Federation and Council, including a memoir and newspaper clippings regarding Israel. In addition, there are an assortment of personal photographs.

Konenszewski Family, Papers, 1816-1862, (R0208)
2 folders, photocopies
These are baptismal and educational certificates, medical records, and immigration papers of Johann Konenszewski and his sons, Ladislaus and Edmund. There is also a Civil War letter by Lieut. Edmund Konenszewski, November 1861, and a diary by Maj. Ladislaus Konenszewski, February—July 1862. Both men served in the 26th Missouri Infantry in Gen. John Pope's Army of the Mississippi.

Konnyu, Leslie, Papers, (CA5235)
14 cubic feet
Papers of a St. Louis literary and Hungarian leader. Includes correspondence, manuscripts and collected materials.

Konnyu, Leslie, Papers, (CA5269)
2.5 linear feet, 1 audio cassette, 3 video cassettes
Addition to papers of a Hungarian-American scholar and author. Includes articles and publications, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs and other materials.

Konnyu, Leslie, Papers, (CA5293)
0.2 linear feet
Addition of obituaries, articles, condolence letters, photographs, Konnyu's M.A. thesis, and miscellaneous materials.

Koonce, Nellie Edith, Diaries, (CA6151)
0.25 linear feet
Diary compiled by Nellie Edith Koonce in Bloodland, Missouri during the Great Depression in 1931.

Kort, Joan Louis (1943- ) Papers, 1958-1998, (K1280)
1 cubic foot
Kort was International President of B'nai B'rith Women (Jewish Women International). Includes speeches, correspondence, news articles, publications, and photographs.

Kountz Family Papers, 1862-2003, (SA1180)
3 boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Kraft, Jacob P. (1929-2004) Family Papers, 1950-2010, (K1040)
3 folders
Family papers of former Film Projection/Engineer for KCTV. Includes family history and genealogy of the Kravchenko/Kraft family, Jewish publications, cook book, and Yarmulkes.

Krantz, Harry (1919-2000) and Miriam Levitt (1923- ) Papers, 1949-1968, (K0955)
0.02 cubic feet
The collection includes newspaper clippings, a campaign sheet for the Prairie Village Democratic Club, and a menu from the Talman Grill.

Krantz, Rachel, Papers, 1945-1946, (K1296)
0.1 cubic feet
Papers include two 8x10 black and white photographs of the Jewish Community Center 1945-1946 varsity basketball team. Their record for that season was 19-6. They placed first in City League and second in the City Tourney Class B. Some team members have been identified, including Alex Krantz.

Krasne, Bernard (Bud) Louis (1920-2010) Family Papers, 1964-2009, (K0896)
0.5 cubic foot
Correspondence, genealogical research, newspaper clippings, business cards, digital materials, and photographs pertaining to Bud and Millie Krasne and their daughter Barbara.

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.

Kroeger Family, Papers, 1850-1960, (S0482)
34 Folders
The Kroeger family papers contain correspondence, documents, publications, notes and photographs relating to Ernest R. Kroeger, Laura Kroeger, nee Clark (wife), A.E. Kroeger (father), Julia and Alice Kroeger (sisters), Beatrice and Louise Kroeger (daughters), Richard Kroeger (son), John and Elanor Talbot (daughter and husband), William Talbot (grandson) and two relatives of Laura Kroeger, Jacob Clark and Eva Turner Clark. Other items which researchers may find interesting include a newsletter from the Shakespeare Fellowship, a publication on union factories issued by the Boot and Shoe Workers in 1929, and a program from an opera performance attended by Dr. Kroeger in Bavaria in 1889 (in German).

Kroeger, Otto and Joe, Photograph Collection, (P0002)
400 photographs
The Kroeger collection is comprised of approx. 400 glass plate negatives, film negatives, photographs, newspaper articles and letters. Photographers were Otto and his son, Joseph Kroeger, both of Jefferson City, Missouri.

Krohn, Peter, Papers, 1847-1869, (C4306)
0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)
The papers contain school work consisting of trigonometry and navigation calculations; merchandise accounts; tax receipts; affidavit of Peter Krohn accepting the duties of the post office, and an internal revenue license granted to Peter Krohn of Linn, Missouri, as a retail dealer, 1847-1869.

Kuck, Henry, Papers, 1861-1865, (S0242)
5 Folders
According to the internal evidence of the letters, which are entirely in German, Henry Kuck was a private soldier who enlisted for service in the 31st Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry, in St. Louis, though his family lived somewhat outside Carondelet in a house owned by a Mr. John Eggers. He served in the siege of Vicksburg, where he saw serious action, and he was then moved into action in upper Alabama, Tennessee, and the highlands of Georgia. After service in the Battle of Atlanta, Kuck's unit remained in upper Alabama while Sherman's main army marched to Savannah. The regiment was disbanded in 1865 following the triumphant march of General Sherman's army through Washington, DC (which Walt Whitman saw and described in his diaries).

Kuemmel Family Books, 1859-1927, (C1135)
19 volumes
Account books, cash books, and letter books of the family of George F. Kuemmel.

Kuemmel, George Frederick Papers (C1138)
0.25 cubic feet (4 folders)
Papers and records pertaining to George Kuemmel's time as a music instructor and other financial dealings, as well as miscellaneous papers and news clippings.

Kullman, Frederick A., Papers, 1855-1980, (R0120)
3 folders, photocopies
These are miscellaneous papers and a Civil War diary of Frederick A. Kullman, a resident of Cole Camp, Benton County, Missouri, and a soldier in the 13th Missouri Cavalry. His papers include confirmation and emigration certificates from Bavaria, military service records, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information on the Kullman family. The wartime diary covers service at Rolla and Licking, Missouri, in 1865.


Lackland, James R., Papers, 1840-1896, (C2643)
10 folders
The papers of James R. Lackland contain miscellaneous correspondence and family papers, and accounts to 1874.

Lail, Elijah, Papers, 1854-1857, (C0357)
1 folder
Letter to Lail from Adniram Allen, Bourbon County, KY; deposition of John Wells; and bill of sale to Lail from Decatur H. Harris for a Negro girl.

Lamme, Harvey, Papers, 1840-1888, (C0361)
3 folders
Personal financial records, including state and county tax receipts.

Lamotte, J.H., Papers, 1852-1865, (C1565)
1 folder
Death of Lamotte's daughter Kate, family affairs, health, business, friends, army life in Texas, weather, timber, cotton prices, land prices, and decisions and legal fees in Cutter vs. Waddingham.

Land, John Braxton (1860-1949), Papers, 1918-1939, (C0359)
1 folder
Papers of a Slater, MO, druggist. Slater Methodist Church directory, 1918; newspaper clippings, mostly about Cambridge, MO; Chautauqua programs, 1921-1922; and correspondence with Edward E. Wall.

Landrum and Reams Families Papers, (R1439)
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
The Landrum and Reams Families Papers consists of three letters written by members of the Landrum/Landram and Reams families. The family wrote the letters between 1866-1883.

Landrum, Richard Hundley, 1834-1890, Papers, 1865-1929, (R1328)
0.1 foot (1 folder)
These are letters written to Richard H. Landrum of Mount Vernon in Lawrence County, Missouri, from family and friends in Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee, and Texas. They touch on politics, land, crops, Civil War and family matters, 1865-1890.

Landwehr Family Papers, (CA6558)
4.6 cubic feet, 4 oversize items
The papers of a German Catholic family from Cole County, Missouri, that owned the Landwehr Dairy, contains correspondence, Christmas cards, recipes, financial records, religious material, and miscellaneous family material. The collection includes material concerning Sister Mary Gabriel Landwehr.

Lane, George S. (1902-1981), Papers, (CA6126)
0.2 linear feet
Personal papers of linguist and University of North Carolina professor George S. Lane. Includes correspondence, material pertaining to an unpublished dictionary of languages, and limited early Linguistic Society of America papers.

Lange, Nina Barker (1882-1964) Papers, 1901-1938, (K1106)
8 folders
Lange was a pupil of pianist Sallie Smith Busch, (Mrs. Carl Busch). Includes mementos kept by Lange: correspondence, programs, clippings, scrapbook, and yearbooks of the Leavenworth Musical Club.

Lankford, John, Papers, (CA4622)
0.4 linear feet
Correspondence, financial records, and viewing records on Cilly-Davis Observatory. Addition.

Lankford, John E., Papers, (CA5175)
8.7 cubic feet
Addition to papers of a history professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Includes correspondence, publications, research and teaching materials, biographical information, photographs, poetry, and miscellaneous.

Larwill Family, Papers, 1794-1947 (C0129)
0.4 linear feet
Political, business, and private correspondence, account books, family history, and essays of an early Ohio family active in Ohio River commercial ventures, land transactions, and Jacksonian politics and bank reforms. Folders contain typed copies of items on microfilm plus some originals not on film.

Lawler, Edwin F., Jr., Papers, (C4371)
1.25 cubic feet (40 folders)
Military documents and photographs, travel and family photographs and slides, college yearbooks, personal correspondence, and miscellaneous material.

Lawrence, Josephine R. (1929-1992), Collection, 1844-1986, (C3792)
0.4 linear feet, photocopies
Papers of the Jackson and Lawrence families of Pennytown and Marshall, Missouri. The papers include newspaper clippings and unpublished manuscripts on the history of Pennytown, a black community near Marshall. There are also funeral cards, copies of legal documents, church and school records, and photographs of Pennytown and its residents.

Lawrence, Sidney (1907-1976) Papers, 1965-1972, (K1191)
0.5 cubic foot
Lawrence was long-time executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Bureau, in Kansas City. Includes letters sent to Lawrence on the occasion of his retirement. Also newspaper clippings, personal correspondence, photographs, awards and citations, and plaques.

Lawton, J.F., Diary, 1877-1879, (C1149)
1 volume
Diary of a mill owner in Carrollton, Carroll County, MO. Also a photograph of Wild Moss Mills.

Lay, J. Gilbert, 1906-1986, Scrapbooks, ca. 1960s-1980s, (R1327)
1 cubic foot (6 volumes)
The Gilbert Lay scrapbook collection includes six volumes containing obituaries and death notices for individuals who lived in Cook Station in Crawford County, Missouri, and surrounding communities. Also included are clippings of Lay's poetry and writings, advertisements of his revivals, local history items, and miscellaneous news. The collection also includes the Lay family genealogy. Numerous pages in volume 6 are devoted to Mrs. Lena Lay of Benton Creek, mother of Rev. Lay, who died June 5, 1973 at the age of 98.

Lay, William, Revolutionary War Pension Application, Records, 1934, (C3254)
1 reel of microfilm
The microfilm contains documents from U.S. Veterans Administration files in the National Archives re Lay's pension application.

Leah Marlene Rose Hurwich Scrapbook, (K1044)
2 cubic feet
This scrapbook was created by Marlene Rose. It contains items related to her social activities and general memorabilia from throughout her youth.

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.

Lee, Alfred (1827-1891), Papers, 1827-1931, (S0605)
1 Folder
Narratives and correspondence on the life of Alfred Lee and family. Lee was a partner at Shapleigh Hardware in St. Louis. He lived in Webster Groves.

Leib Family Photograph Collection, (R1456)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Leib Family Photograph Collection contains a copy of a photograph of Jacob S. Leib’s sons circa 1880, and a copy of a photograph of Leib family members in 1944, in a group shot of the Oakland Christian Church in Joplin, Missouri. The photographs were identified by Jack Leib.

Leibson, Eugene E. and Shirley Dunn, Papers, (K0972)
0.09 cubic foot (6 folders, 3 CDs, 11 photographs)
The Eugene E. Leibson and Shirley Dunn Leibson Papers contain correspondence, audio, and video related to Dunn family history, correspondence about a family reunion, undated photographs of relatives, and a group photograph, as well as three items related to the Harvey Jacobson family and Jacobson’s Strictly Kosher grocery store. 

Lenoir, Thomas (1730-1861), Letters, 1839-1843, (C0355)
1 folder
Letters from Lenoir in Fort Defiance, NC, to his brother Walter in Columbia, MO, concerning the death of their father and settlement of his estate.

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.

Lenoir-Nifong Family, Papers, 1813-1955, (C3656)
1.6 linear feet
The papers of a Boone County, Missouri, family with roots in North Carolina, include correspondence, genealogical information, and daybooks of a physician, Frank G. Nifong, who married Lavinia Bradford Lenoir.

Lenoir-Nifong Family, Papers, (CA6404)
1 folder
Addition of Lavinia Lenoir Nifong's wills and material concerning the establishment of the Lenoir Memorial Home, 1947-1957.

Leonard Matthews Family Papers, 1861-2003, (S0841)
10 Folders
The Leonard Mathews Family Papers is divided into 10 folders. The collection consists of documents and photographs that pertain to Leonard Matthews and his family history.

Leonard, Abiel (1797-1863), Papers, 1782-1932, n.d., (C1013)
16.4 linear feet
Abiel Leonard of Fayette, Missouri, was a lawyer, landowner, and prominent Whig, who began his law practice in Missouri in 1819 and served on the Missouri Supreme Court in the 1850s. His papers consist of personal and business correspondence of the Leonard family, as well as deeds, contracts, wills, depositions, bills, receipts, account books, some military documents, photo-graphs, maps, and miscellaneous material.

Leonard, Nathaniel (1799-1876), Papers, 1800-1896, 1927 (C2525)
1 folder, 2 reels of microfilm
Papers of Nathaniel Leonard, a prominent Cooper County, Missouri, stock breeder and farmer, and his family. Consist of land papers, account and other record books, correspondence, Civil War papers, and 1824 fur memorandum, and an 1875 diary of Lon V. Stephens.

Leopold, Charles John Joseph, (1810-1880), Papers, 1836-1884, (C1016)
3 folders
Correspondence (several letters in German with translations) business and legal papers; and receipts.

Lerner, Paul L. (1955- ) Papers, 1958-2001, (K1122)
0.3 cubic foot
Personal papers of Lerner, member of Congregation Beth Shalom, and volunteer chairman or coordinator for several major community events. Includes invitations, programs, correspondence, clippings, and photographs of events held at Beth Shalom, and family members of Lerner.

Lerner, Rosalyn Shankman (1921- ) Collection, ca. 1929-1979, (K1165)
3 folders
Lerner was active in the Meadowbrook Country Club. Includes photographs of the Lerner family's participation in the Club, Temple B'nai Jehudah, and Congregation Beth Shalom.

Lesieur Family, Papers, 1795-1866, (C3449)
1 folder
The papers of the Lesieur family contain copies of promissory notes, receipts, accounts, letters, indentures, and miscellaneous papers concerned primarily with Godfrey Lesieur, but also with other members of the family. They migrated to the New Madrid District from Canada in 1785.

Lesky, Leo and Helen Edelbaum Papers, (K0959)
0.09 cubic foot (3 folders)
The Leo and Helen Edelbaum Lesky Papers include Leo Lesky’s obituary, a sales book from Lesky’s dry-cleaning business, and a CD of family videos of the Lesky family and their friends.

Lester, Adison P., Bill for divorce, 1879-1880, (C2117)
1 folder
The papers contain Lester's petition for divorce from Mary J. Lester, and summons for her to appear before Moberly Court of Common Pleas.

Lester, George E., Letter, 1879, (C0553)
1 folder
To Phillip Lucas, Lester, MO, from Montgomery County, VA, January 12, 1879. Discusses settling their father’s estate and includes legal procedures of the time.

Lester, Robert Ridenour (1894-1997) Papers, 1877-1997, (K1158)
5 cubic feet
Correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and some printed and published material related to Lester and the Ridenour Family. Seventeen scrapbook volumes depict travel in the U.S. and Europe, as well as Lester's involvement in France in WWI.

Letter Fragment, 1891, (C2024)
1 folder
To "Aunt Hannah" from Irondale, MO, Dec. 7, 1891. Sends sympathy on death of uncle and family news.

Levin, Emelie, Papers, (K0363)
0.11 cubic foot (8 folders, 10 photographs, 2 oversize photographs) 
The Emelie Levin Papers contain materials related to Emelie Levin’s career in social services, her experience as the executive director of Jewish Family and Children’s Services, and her affiliation with the National Council of Jewish Women.  Also included in the collection are unidentified photographs and obituaries for Samuel Sosland.

Levine, Rose Shapiro (1911-2004) Papers, 1920s-2000, (K1167)
1.5 cubic feet
Levine was a choral director at Beth Shalom Synagogue. Includes Musical programs of Levine, her son-in-law, Tiberius Klausner, news-clippings, photographs, and memorabilia.

Levitan, Norman Hadley (1969- ) Papers, 1969-2008, (K1108)
0.5 cubic foot
Personal papers of Levitan, including photographs, scrapbooks, publications and correspondence relating to his childhood, education, family and religious life, as well as his involvement in local theater.

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.

Lewis Family, Papers, 1838-1888, (C4059)
0.3 linear feet
The papers of the Lewis family consist of family records, legal documents, financial documents, correspondence, and miscellaneous material. The Lewis family resided in Osceola, Missouri.

Liebstadter, Jasper B. (1905-1986) Family Papers, ca. 1890-ca. 1960, (K0755)
4 cubic feet
Personal papers of Liebstadter, a realtor and property manager in Kansas City, his father Bernard Liebstadter (1839-1911), head of a prominent milliner business, and his mother, Mary Edna (Mollie) Loffland Liebstadter (1866-1960) who was a genealogist. Includes correspondence, scrapbooks, genealogies, family memorabilia, and real estate business files.

Lien, Arnold J. (1896-1963), Papers, 1908-1963 (C3464)
0.6 linear feet
The papers of Arnold Lien contain correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, diplomas, a Master’s thesis, published and unpublished writings, newspaper clippings, and original poetry of Dr. Arnold J. Lien, professor of political science, who bequeathed his papers to the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Liesveld, John H. (1905-1975) Papers, 1934-1975, (K0749)
17 volumes
Scrapbooks documenting Liesveld's Plaza floral shop and other professional activities. Includes correspondence, awards, photographs, clippings, greeting cards, business cards, advertisements, and Jewel Ball and other programs.

Lighton, Alfred Hart (1917-1999) Collection, 1924-1992, (K0867)
5 cubic feet
Business and financial records of Woolford Farm and Stables, owned by Herbert M. Woolf; financial records of Woolford Realty Company; and materials concerning Woolf Brothers and members of the Woolf and Lighton families.

Lighton, Linda Elise (1948- ) Papers (K1052), ca. 2000, (K1052)
2 folders
Lighton is a Kansas City sculptor, educator and arts activist. Includes biographical information and publications and brochures of her art work. Also photocopies of articles concerning relatives: Martin Lehman, founder of the Orpheum theatre in Kansas City, MO; and Albert Schoenberg, owner of Schoenberg Realty and Investment Company in Kansas City.

Lincoln, Phillip, Papers, 1859-1878, (C0362)
1 folder
Wm. W. Woodward letter from Tallahassee, 1859; statement of citizenship of Stephen Lincoln, 1861; petitions signed by some citizens of Massachusetts in Boston, 1878.

Lindsay Family, Papers, 1858-ca. 1980, (R0352)
1 folder, photocopies
This collection consists of correspondence, biographical material, and miscellaneous material regarding James Lindsay of Ironton, Missouri, and his sons, Joseph F. Lindsay and Robert L. Lindsay. The Lindsays were prominent early residents of Iron County and were Union veterans of the Civil War.

Lindsay, Robert L., Papers, 1799-1909, (C2801)
0.4 linear feet
Correspondence, stock certificates, abstracts, and deeds.

Lingenfelder, Julius, Papers, 1876-1934, (C4167)
0.5 cubic feet
The papers of Dr. Julius Lingenfelder contain a typescript copy of his book, The Physician as Leader of the New Era, family correspondence, a scrapbook containing correspondence and news clippings, 1915-1920, and school certificates, including his medical diploma.

Linton Family, Scrapbook, 1860s-1901, (CA6356)
1 volume
Scrapbook of clippings of a St. Louis family largely pertaining to Dr. Moses Lewis Linton and the Civil War. Dr. Linton was a member of the Missouri Constitutional Conventions in 1861 and 1865.

Lipoff, Carl and Adele Goodman, Family Papers, (K0904)
0.05 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Carl Lipoff and Adele Goodman Lipoff Family Papers contain a bound book titled “Carl and Adele Lipoff: A Family History” which details history of the Lipoff family.

Lipp Family Papers, 1840-1944, (S0046)
32 Folders
Family papers, including baptismal, citizenship, marriage, financial, and masonic documents; diary; photographs; and work books of two brothers, Gustav Adolph Lipp (1871- ) and Emil W. Lipp (1873-1926) who immigrated to St. Louis in the 1880s or 1890s. In German, Czech, and English.

Litherbury/Beck Family Letters, 1857-1964, (K0781)
0.3 cubic foot
Letters written among the members of a farm family in Atchison County, MO concerning family matters such as farming, activities of children, the weather, and news of extended family. Some letters are from family men to home while they were in the military during war. Also genealogy and family history files.

Litton, Anderson Dishman (1875-1956), Papers, (CA6317)
0.4 cubic feet
Correspondence of Anderson Dishman Litton of Mercer County, Missouri, largely dated 1890s-1940s. Many of the letters are between Litton and Mamie Ranes during their courtship from 1909-1911. They married in 1911 and Mamie died during childbirth in 1912.

Livergood, John, Land Grant, 1825, (C1885)
1 folder
The records contain a certificate granting Livergood, of Edwards County, Illinois, eighty acres of land, signed by J.Q. Adams.

Loeb, Anita Boresow (1929- ) Papers, 1921-2010, (K0659)
9.25 cubic feet
Papers of an active member of the Jewish community in Kansas City, Missouri, the collection largely consists of material pertaining to Loeb's genealogy research documenting naturalization, births, deaths, and burials of individuals in the Jewish community. This includes notes, drafts, correspondence, and her publication on the history of the burials in the Jewish cemeteries of Kansas City, Missouri. Also included are family materials, such as correspondence, yearbooks, and documents relating to the organizations and activities where Loeb served. She also collected materials related to several area Jewish congregations.

Loeb, Isidor, Passport, 1899, (C1584)
1 folder
The papers contain a passport issued to Loeb, by the State Department.

Lofinck, William (1843-1923) Papers, 1896-1901, (K0405)
9 folders
Correspondence to Gustave Andriano in St. Joseph, MO, from his brother-in-law, Lofinck, a merchant in Marysville, KS, who was involved with gold mining in New Mexico. The letters are articulately written and provide interesting insight into mining in the waning years of the Gold Rush. Some letters written in German.

Loire-Kuzmich, Family, Papers, 1916-2006, (C4267)
0.5 cubic feet (10 folders)
The Loire-Kuzmich family papers consists of items collected by Barbra Kuzmich, such as photos and letters, as well as documents chronicling the lives of Genevieve Loire and the Kuzmich family.

Lomax, John (1812-1877), Papers, 1862-1865, (C2635)
1 folder
The papers of John Lomax contain Civil War letters and letters re family genealogy.

Long, Fannie Blair, Papers, 1834-1944, (C2222)
25 folders
The papers contain miscellaneous correspondence, legal papers, photographs, genealogy, mementos, accounts, books, and diary of Fannie Blair Long and family. Includes settlement of Isaac Long estate, Keswick, Virginia.

Long, Isaac (1831-1915), Papers, 1859-1871, (C2294)
1 folder
Family papers of a resident of Albemarle County, VA. Three letters and two receipts concerning accounts, hiring employees, and local and family news.

Lonsdale, Meron G. Mayhew, Papers, 1847-1927 (C0130)
0.2 linear feet
Family letters; bills; Boone County tax receipts for the Civil War period; Missouri University commencement programs, 1880-1881; Christian College catalogue; and newspaper clippings pertaining to family.

Lorsch, Serina Levin (1906-1997) Papers, 1963-1991, (K0094)
4 cubic feet
Personal and family papers as well as materials related to various organizations of which Mrs. Lorsch was a part, including the Temple B'nai Jehudah Sisterhood, the Kansas City Chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women, her work to secure ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment in Missouri.

Lotz, Philipp, Papers, 1872-1955, (C3741)
2 folders
The papers contain pages from the family Bible listing births and deaths of children of Philipp and Christina Lotz; obituary of Christian Lotz; miscellaneous receipts and clippings; and religious cards and literature. Most of the material is in German. The Lotz family lived in and near California and McGirk in Moniteau County, Missouri, and Kansas City.

Loughran, Helen June Knox (1913-2011) Papers, 1948-2011, (K1256)
1 cubic foot
Personal papers of former Kansas Citian, Librarian and Clerk of the United States Supreme Court. Includes correspondence, records of a trip to Europe, genealogical information and photographs of family. Also photographs of Supreme Court Justices, friends and co-workers at the Court

Love, Asa A. and Opal, Papers, (CA6048)
3.25 linear feet
Financial papers, correspondence, diaries, and miscellaneous personal papers of a farm family in Windsor, Missouri.

Lowe, Blanche Beal, Papers, 1858-1933, (C3083)
1 folder
The papers of Blanche Beal Lowe contain personal letters between the Marr and Lowe families, originals and typed copies; genealogies of Absalom Smith family and of William Fletcher Lowe family; and a newspaper clipping with typed addenda about Mrs. Samuel Perry.

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.

Lozier Family, Papers, (CA6450)
1 cubic foot
Correspondence, political material, and miscellaneous material of a family from Carroll and Randolph Counties, Missouri. Largely concerns Ralph F. Lozier, a U.S. Congressman, and his son, Lue Lozier, an attorney and judge.

Luckett Family, Scrapbook, 1854-1936, (C0872)
1 folder
Items collected by Marie Rees (Mrs. Luther James Luckett), Pettis County, MO, and daughter, Susan Magaffin Luckett (Mrs. Rufus E. Logan): pictures, clippings, greeting cards, letters, and other miscellaneous items.

Lucky, Joseph, Letter, 1806, (C1587)
1 folder
The papers contain a letter from Ste. Genevieve, Jun. 24, 1806. Lucky, a Revolutionary War veteran, describes being angered at rude treatment he received.

Lusk-Snidow Family Photographs, (P0085)
0.42 linear feet
Family photographs of the Lusk and Snidow families. Additional surnames represented in this collection include Bostwick, Eaton, Sparks, Gerard, Fleming, Woods, Manville, Ford, Bates, and Sears.

Lykins Family Papers, 1841-1866, (K0294)
0.16 cubic feet
The papers contain correspondence, ledger books, and scrapbooks related to the lives and activities of Johnston Lykins, Martha Lykins Bingham, his second wife, and William Lykins, his son.

Lynch Family, Papers, 1765-1929, (C4117)
0.1 cubic feet
The papers of the Lynch Family of Howard County, Missouri, contain correspondence, photographs, land records and other legal papers, financial documents, genealogical data, and Civil War service papers. The correspondence within this collection is primarily between members of the Lynch family.

Lynch, James Lewis, Memoirs, 1923 (C0132)
0.7 linear feet
Memoirs written by Lynch about his family in Howard and Saline Counties. Genealogy from Austria to Virginia to Missouri, farm life, education, Civil War experiences, and tobacco exporting, 1864. Essays for children on citizenship, study, and the Christian life.

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.

Lyon, Beth Ripley Lyon (1900-1998) and Leslie Michael (1899-1965) Papers, 1890s-1998, (K0811)
0.3 cubic foot
Papers and photographs of the Lyon/Barnett and extended families. Includes correspondence, diaries, genealogy notes, legal documents, and photographs.


Mabrey Family Papers, (SP0018)
0.4 cubic feet (69 folders, 2 photographs)
The Mabrey family papers consist of the diaries and letters of Henry Yeakley Mabrey and his son, George Henry Mabrey.

Macfarlane Family, Letters, 1828-1844, (C3127)
2 folders
Originals and typed copies of letters of the Macfarlane family of Stewarton, Scotland, to George Macfarlane in Callaway County, MO. Letters tell of family and local news, reform movement and changes in Stewarton.

Machette-Scott Family, Papers (CA6006)
0.8 cubic feet
Detailed correspondence between family members dating from the 1820s through 1930s. Letters concern travel from New York to Missouri, daily life, and how major events such as the Civil War, drought, and epidemics affected the family. Flood family correspondence is also included.

Machette-Scott Family Papers, (CA6308)
1.8 cubic feet
The papers of a family that lived in St. Louis, St. Charles, and Fulton, Missouri were largely compiled by Margaret Baker Graham, a descendant of the family, for her book Victorian America: A Family Record of the Heartland and an unfinished sequel. Included are letters, photographs, news clippings, receipts, ephemera, and miscellaneous materials documenting the family from the early nineteenth century through the 1930s.

Machir, John, Papers, 1791-1899, (C2893)
0.6 linear feet
The papers of John Machir, a businessman and landowner who lived in St. Louis and Co-lumbia, Missouri, consist of the legal papers of his father, Henry Machir, business correspond-ence, slave bills of sale, deeds, tax bills, surveys, personal correspondence, and account books.

Mack, John Armenius, Correspondence, 1850-1869, (R0742)
1 folder, photocopies
This is the correspondence of John A. Mack, an attorney and county official of Greene County, Missouri. Most of the collection consists of letters to his sons, who were serving in the Union army in Missouri and Arkansas. There are also postwar letters to Mack from Jefferson City, containing political news.

Mackey, Mrs. Joseph W., Scrapbook, (CA6416)
1 volume
Scrapbook of a woman from Palmyra, Missouri, concerning World War I and Russia, 1910s-1920s.

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.

Maggi, Esther, Collection, ca. 1910, (R1010)
1 folder
This is an undated postcard view showing Esther Maggi and a group of young women in a drawing class in front of the Phelps County Courthouse in Rolla, Missouri. Also included are copies of the funeral card and obituary of Maggi, who died of burns suffered at St. Louis in 1912.

Mahan, Austin R. Lee (1867-1893), Funeral Notice, 1893, (C1714)
1 folder
Announcement of Mahan's funeral, Baptist Church, Columbia, MO.

Mallin Family Papers, 1916-2009, (K1055)
0.25 cubic foot
Includes articles, photographs, newspaper clippings, interviews on DVDs, and correspondence relating to the family, with particular emphasis on Mel Mallen's business in loft conversion in Kansas City, MO.

Mahin, Milton Fletcher (1849-1934), Memoirs, 1933, (C0701)
4 folders
Reminiscences of the son of a Methodist minister. The family moved from Indiana to Nebraska, and to Kansas before the Civil War. Mahin recalls the antebellum period, various important events in his life, and his travels to all sections of the United States.

Mann, Clair V. (1884-1974), Cemetery Records, 1942-1949, (C2667)
0.1 linear feet
Tombstone inscriptions compiled by Clair V. Mann from cemeteries in Crawford, Dent, Maries, Phelps, Pulaski, and Texas Counties in Missouri.

Mann, Clair V. (1884-1974), Collection, 1821-1973, (C3556)
12.4 linear feet, 5 volumes
Papers pertaining to the Meramec Iron Works, James family, Frisco Railroad, School of Mines and Metallurgy at Rolla, engineering education, testing of students, and other subjects of interest to Mann as an historian and engineer.

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.

Marbut, Curtis Fletcher (1863-1935), Papers, (CA4778)
2.15 linear feet
Addition of correspondence, family papers, lectures, and miscellaneous papers of a geology professor at the University of Missouri, 1895-1910.

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.

Margolin, Sol E. (1915-1996) Papers, 1959-1980, (K1196)
0.3 cubic foot
Margolin was executive director of the Jewish Community Center and civic leader in the community. Includes photographs, programs, newspaper articles, original art, and memorabilia relating to the Jewish Community Center of Kansas City.

Maries County, Missouri, Scrapbook, ca. 1920-1950, (R0102)
1 folder, photocopies
This is an indexed scrapbook of obituaries, wedding announcements, and miscellaneous items from the Maries County Gazette. The material concerns individuals in Maries County and the Crocker and Dixon areas in Pulaski County.

Marker, Mariska Pugsley (1918- ) Papers, 1813-2008, (K0500)
8 cubic feet
Family papers of descendants of John Campbell of Kansas City, in particular the Frederic and Charlotte Pugsley family and their daughter Mariska.

Marks, Evelyn Belle Biography, (K0504)
.02 cubic feet
The collection consists of a single booklet containing biographical information on Evelyn Belle Marks. Information includes genealogical information on the Marks family, along with photographs of Evelyn throughout her life.

Marmaduke, Mary C., Clippings, n.d., (C0791)
1 folder
The collection contains newspaper clippings on the Marmaduke and Sappington families and Arrow Rock Tavern.

Marmaduke, Meredith Miles (1791-1864), Papers, 1823-1886, (C1021)
0.6 linear feet; also available on 1 roll of microfilm
Correspondence and miscellaneous personal and business papers of a Saline County, Missouri, farmer, businessman, lieutenant governor, and governor of Missouri.

Marshall Family, Papers, 1852-1909 (C0204)
5 folders
Land deeds and family letters of the Joseph Marshall family and Lynch family, Saline County, Missouri, from Fayette, Fulton, Glasgow, Pettis County, Howard County, and Blue Lick, and from Lynch sisters at Oxford Female College, Cooper Female Seminary, and Minnesota with mention of family members, schools, slaves, California, and crops.

Martin Family Papers, (R1463)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Martin Family Papers contain two letters written between Lula Martin and her parents, Cora and Edward Martin in 1939.

Martin Family Papers, (R1472)
0.02 cubic foot (2 folders)
The Martin Family Papers contain an autobiographical account of Paris Clark Martin’s life. The autobiographical stories include events leading up to and after the Civil War, information about southeastern Missouri, and Tom How’s (Howe’s) Mill. The collection also includes the memoirs of Paris Clark Martin’s son, William Lawrence Martin, which discusses his father. 

Martin Family Photographs, (P0050)
32 photographs
Photographs of the Martin family of Salem, MO, and several relatives from extended family

Martinsen, Rudolph Vincent (1851-1892), Collection, (CA6163)
0.1 linear feet
Research correspondence, notes, and copies of documents concerning the former president of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad and father-in-law of John G. Neihardt. Material collected by historian Jan Krijff for his book, Een Aengenaeme Vrientschap (An Amicable Friendship): A Collection of Historical Events Between the Netherlands and Canada from 1862 to 1914. Some items in Dutch and German.

Martos, Amadeo, Letter, 1911, (C0564)
1 folder
To F.M. Hutchinson, Missouri City, Clay County, MO, from Spain, Dec. 3, 1911. Written by a political prisoner from a castle fort in Alicante, Spain, requesting Hutchinson to become guardian for his daughter.

Mason, E.B., Appointment, 1861, (C0549)
1 folder
Appointment as deputy postmaster at LaSalle, Illinois, by Abraham Lincoln.

Mason Family Papers, (CA6555)
5.4 cubic feet, 4 oversize items
The papers of the Harry Proctor Mason family of Fayette, Missouri, largely contain correspondence written during the early to mid-twentieth century. Also includes genealogical materials, photographs, postcards, and miscellaneous material.

Matthews Family, Papers, 1862-1863, n.d., (C3816)
2 folders
Papers of the Matthews family of Columbia, MO. Includes a reminiscence written by Mary Matthews Maupin in memory of her father, James L. Matthews, and two letters written during the Civil War by James L. Matthews.

Matthew-Chambers Papers, 1811-1974, (S0440)
30 Folders
The Matthews-Chambers papers document the work, social activities, and travels of the Chambers family from 1811-1974. The collection also reflects social and political conditions in St. Louis, England, and India during the 19th century and early 20th century. Correspondence (1877-1884) among members of the Chambers family reveals inter-familial tensions over child rearing, education and finances. These letters also describe military duties, social activities, living conditions, and attitudes toward natives among British Army officers and British planters living in India during the late 19th century.

Matthis, Richard Lawrence (1953- ) Papers, 1997-2013, (K0609)
6 cubic feet
Matthis is a composer and musician in Kansas City, MO. includes personal records of correspondence, legal files, financial records, personal research, educational and social activities, poetry and musical compositions. Also electronic files containing; music, poetry, correspondence and miscellaneous personal papers.

Max, Bernice M. (1912-2008) Papers, 1920-2002, (K0897)
1 volume, 2 folders
Photographs of Max and her family.

Maybray, Orran, Land Grant, 1819, (C3783)
1 folder
The collection contains a military land grant for land in the Missouri Territory given to Maybray for his service in the War of 1812. Maybray served in Lane's Company, 39th Regiment, Infantry.

McAlester, Andrew W. (1841-1922), 80th Birthday Dinner Program, 1921, (C0751)
1 folder
Program of dinner tendered Dr. McAlester in celebration of his eightieth birthday by the Boone County Medical Society and the citizens of Columbia, MO.

McAnally, Teddy Stone, Papers, 1953-1955, (C4182)
0.7 cubic feet
The papers of Teddy Stone McAnally contain the correspondence of a sergeant from Independence, Missouri, who served during the Korean War. The collection is largely comprised of letters home to his parents and son. Also included are coded letters between McAnally and Ruth Streaber of Eldon, Missouri, miscellaneous military correspondence, and several photographs of McAnally and his fellow soldiers.

McBride, Mary Margaret (1899-1976), Postal Card, 1964, (C3294)
1 folder
To Mrs. Tom Botts, Columbia, MO, from New York, April 13, 1964. Photograph of the view from her window in the Catskill Mountains, with note thanking Mrs. Botts for her letter.

McClay, David, F., Deeds, 1868-1888, (C1884)
1 folder
The papers contain deeds to two tracts of land in township 62, Adair County, Missouri, 8 July 1868 and 20 May 1888.

McCluney, Forrest Fletcher (1916-2004) Papers, 1954-1987, (K0710)
16 cubic feet
Professional correspondence of McCluney, civic leader and Vice President of the George Muehlebach Brewing Co. which was purchased by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co.,. Topics: Schlitz lawsuit, People-to-People & Sister Cities, and Tumaco Project. Also certificates, diplomas, and awards.

McClure, Hunter Campbell, Papers, (R1500)
0.25 cubic feet (11 folders, 1 photograph, 1 panoramic)
The Hunter Campbell McClure Papers contain correspondence between Margaret Inez Blankenship and Hunter C. McClure during his service in World War II, newspaper articles and publications dealing with the war, and photographs. Also included are the personal papers of Hunter C. McClure.

McClure II, Arthur F. (1936-1998) Papers, 1908-1997, (K0660)
18 cubic feet
McClure was a professor of history at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, MO. Includes research materials reflecting his interest in Missouri and Kansas history: newspaper clippings, magazine articles, books, and pamphlets on famous people who were born in these states; movies made in or about the area; Kansas City area buildings, businesses, and theatres; jazz and big bands. Also movie files of photographs of famous actors and actresses; and photographs from the Farm Security Administration.

McCollum, Opal Branstetter (1909-1999), Papers, (CA3082)
10 linear feet
Research papers of a genealogist working in northeast and central Missouri. The records consist of correspondence; birth, marriage, death, and cemetery records; newspaper clippings; publications; and research forms and notes.

McComb, James, Papers, 1852-1926, (R0238)
8 folders
These are papers of Dr. James McComb, an early physician of Laclede County, Missouri. The papers include medical notebooks and treatment records, Civil War papers, McComb's autobiography, and family correspondence following his death.

McConn, Charles A., Photograph Collection, (P0945)
4 photographs
Photos of McConn ancestors, the Osage River Swinging Bridge, and Dr. J.P. Fruit

McConn, Mrs. Charles A., Scrapbooks, 1875-1950, (C1412)
2 volumes
The scrapbooks of Mrs. Charles A. McConn contain McConn family memorabilia; as well as newspaper clippings of travel articles by Charles A. McConn.

McCormick, John Steele, Collection, 1809-2004, (R0877)
112 folders, 15 volumes
These are the personal papers, correspondence, research, and writings of genealogist and local historian John Steele McCormick, a descendant of Cyrus Russell and Rebecca Pease Russell of Iron County, Missouri. Primary topics are Crawford County, the Forest Hill neighborhood, the Russell and McCormick families, and the Goodman Wonder Show.

McCormick, Mamie J., Papers, 1818-1952, (C2094)
1 folder
Genealogical material gathered by McCormick concerning the McCormick and other related families who settled in Pettis County, MO. Includes photocopy of pension application of Revolutionary War veteran George McCormick; will of George McCormick; deposition of Massina Moreau McCormick, an early Missouri settler; and lists of those buried in family cemeteries in Pettis County and from family Bibles.

McCormick Property Collection, 1936-1964, (K0815)
0.1 cubic feet
The McCormick Property Collection contains a number of documents pertaining to the purchase of land and the building of a home in the Country Club Plaza district by William Henry McCormick. The papers include legal documents, quotes from builders and furniture suppliers, and a few other papers.

McCoy Family Papers, 1855-1896, (C1017)
7 folders
Family letters and business correspondence concerning real estate in Utica, MO; memoranda; personal accounts; and legal papers of Willard J., John C., and Lucius McCoy.

McCoy, John Calvin (1811-1889) Collection, 1871-1950, (K0296)
18 folders, 2 volumes
Scrapbook of clippings of McCoy's writings for Kansas City newspapers: "Tales of an Old Timer" and "Our history—written by one who has helped to make it—the recollections of forty years in Missouri." Also typescript copies of McCoy's writings and of his daughter, Nellie McCoy Harris who wrote a similar series entitled, "Reminiscences of Pioneer Days".

McCoy, Joseph, Papers, 1815-1908, (C2144)
2 folders
Eight land deeds (3 to land in St. Louis, 1815-1820; 5 to land in Clark County, 1856-1866). Power of attorney and land purchase receipt, 1844. Daybook of McCoy's business transactions in Waterloo, MO, 1841-1842.

McCraw-Turner Family, Papers, 1837-1919 (C0145)
0.1 linear feet
Letters, deeds, land surveys, tax receipts, and several miscellaneous items of the McCraw and Turner families of Tennessee and Greene County, MO.

McCulloch, Samuel Johnson, Papers, (K0023)
0.2 cubic foot (4 folders) 
The Samuel Johnson McCulloch Papers contain correspondence, the bulk of which concerns requests for copies of McCulloch’s publish work, Missouri Statute Annotations Embracing Construction and Derivation. Additional materials include business cards, an account book of household expenses, and various receipts for personal items and household utilities.

McDaniel, Samuel John, Papers, (K0626)
0.75 cubic foot
The collection contains genealogical papers related to the Samuel McDaniel family. Included are five volumes of family history written by Samuel McDaniel and photocopies of obituaries, land records, and muster rolls for various members of the McDaniel family. In addition, there is one volume of religious musings by Samuel McDaniel written during his time as a minister.

McDearmon, James R., Letters, 1830-1831, (C0490)
1 folder
Letters to wife Martha in Buckingham County, VA, from St. Louis County, MO, describing trip west and conditions in the area.

McFall, Anderson, Journal, 1898-1914, (R0365)
1 folder
These are transcripts of the journal of a resident of Phillipsburg in Laclede County, Missouri. The brief entries note marriages, births, injuries, illnesses, and deaths in the community, and contain news on fires, weather conditions, visitors, and residents moving away from or returning to the Phillipsburg area.

McGaugh Family Genealogical Materials Collection (C4345)
0.25 cubic feet (10 folders)
Genealogical correspondence and notes, family group (pedigree) sheets, portrait and biographical records, death certificates, census records, marriages, obituaries, pension application, court documents, deeds, and wills. Material was used in writing a book on the McGaugh family.

McGee Family, Papers, 1838-2000, (C4271)
3.0 cubic feet (60 folders), 6 oversize items, 15 film reels, 1 video tape
Genealogical material in the form of correspondence, notes, photographs, slides, obituaries, histories, marriages, and funerals of the McGee and other related family members. Also includes Civil War muster rolls.

McGee, Elijah Milton (1819-1873) Papers, 1843-1950 (K0471)
0.07 cubic feet
The papers consist of drafts of McGee's autobiographical account of a trip to California in 1843. Letters and other documents related to McGee supplement the collection

McGready, William E., Papers, 1817-1875, (C1018)
4 folders
Correspondence, legal papers, bills, receipts, and other miscellaneous items of the McGready Family of Potosi, MO.

McGuire, John Philip, Papers, 1808-1838, (C1019)
2 folders
Receipts, legal papers, business and personal correspondence of J.P. McGuire.

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.

McKay, Ann Bryan Mariano (1932-2009), Papers, c. 1892-2009, (C4009)
MICROFILM (Newspapers only)
16.25 linear feet, 26 audio cassettes, 1 16 mm film, 10 rolls of microfilm, 1 computer disc
The papers of Ann Bryan Mariano McKay, a journalist and Vietnam War correspondent, consist primarily of material relating to her work on the independent newspaper, Overseas Weekly, and include newspapers, newspaper copy, photographs, correspondence, and legal materials regarding a lawsuit over distribution of the newspaper in Vietnam. Other materials in the collection document her work with Vietnamese orphanages, as well as various aspects of both her personal and professional life, including a return trip to Vietnam in 1995 with her adopted daughter.

McKee Family, Papers, 1860-1916, (C3411)
3 folders
The papers of the McKee family of Oxford, MS, contain letters, deeds, contracts, and wills. The materials include frequent reference to William McKee, sheriff of Lafayette County, and Frank McKee, owner of local hardware store; as well as one miscellaneous newspaper page from Green Forest, AR.

McKown, John D., Papers, 1851-1897, (C2335)
11 folders
The papers of John D. McKown contain personal correspondence, business papers, Civil War military papers, and documents concerning construction of Saline County, MO, courthouse.

McLoad Family, Papers, 1862-1888, (C3125)
1 folder
Letters written from Ohio and Kentucky telling whereabouts and livelihoods of relatives, family deaths, prices, crops, sickness, and Daniel Boone history.

McLoed, James S. (1811-1889), Papers, 1813-1903, (C3667)
15 folders
Papers of James S. McLeod, his father, William, and family. McLeod was a farmer, carpenter, county clerk, justice of the peace, road commissioner, and school trustee in Calumet Township, Pike County, Missouri.

McLucas, Walter Scott (1875-1953) Papers, ca. 1930s, (K0448)
1 folder
Photographs of McLucas, president of Commerce Trust Company, and his family.

McMahan, Robert T., Papers, (C3575)
0.6 cubic feet (17 folders, 4 oversize items)
Five diaries written by Robert T. McMahan, a seminary student from Canfield, Ohio. He enlisted in the Second Ohio Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Company E, on September 3, 1861, and was mustered out on September 18, 1864. He served as a cavalry soldier and gunner in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, and was promoted to corporal on 29 October 1862. Additional material includes letters written to and from Robert T. McMahon, discussing Civil War and family matters. Also included are various certificates and other military papers, pre and post-Civil War newspapers, and some photographs.

McMahon Family, Letters, 1810-1827, (C0947)
1 folder
Four letters from relatives of Nancy McMahon, from Maury County, TN, and Henderson County, KY. Letters concern family matters. See also Mayes-McMahon Family, Letters, 1815-1816 (C0940).

McMullin, Leonard (1890-1948), Papers, 1927, 1947-1968, (C2095)
1 folder
Photocopies of newspaper clippings about and photographs of McMullin, first licensed pilot in Missouri. McMullin was born and lived in Sikeston his entire life. He owned a plane and was often a stunt pilot. Also included are articles on early aviation in Missouri.

McNulty, Max M., Papers, (CA6021)
0.2 linear feet
Photographs and miscellaneous papers of WWI veteran who later worked at the Missouri Division of Employment Security. Photographs depict family members, WWI experiences, and professional and civic activities in Columbia, Missouri.

McPherson Family Papers (R1304)
4 cubic feet (56 folders)
These are diaries and personal papers of Elizabeth J. McPherson, her daughter, Constance McPherson, and son, George McPherson Jr. They include Elizabeth's diaries of daily life in Ohio and Rolla, Missouri from 1930 to 1977; correspondence and diaries by Constance regarding her travels and Peace Corps service in the Philippines from 1960 to 1964; and George's scrapbook and personal papers regarding his family, extended circle of friends, community activities, and career at the University of Missouri-Rolla from 1969 to 1988.

McQueeny, Catherine Ann (Bill), Memoirs, (K0420)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Catherine Ann (Bill) McQueeny Memoirs is a single memoir titled “Good Memories of Bad Times – Growing up in Jackson County during the Depression”. Written by Catherine Ann (Bill) McQueeny, this account describes the author’s childhood and the Kansas City area during the Great Depression.

McReynolds, Allen (1877-1960), Papers, 1842-1970, (C3605)
6 linear feet, 3 audio tapes, 3 audio cassettes
Papers of a Carthage, Missouri, lawyer, state senator, Democratic candidate for governor, president of the State Historical Society of Missouri, and member of the University of Missouri Board of Curators. The correspondence concerns civic, legal, political and business interests, family, and friends. The papers include correspondence of the McReynolds family dating from the 1840s through the 1940s. See also Manuscript Collection # 23, Allen McReynolds Constitutional Convention Papers, 1941-1944.

McRoberts Family, Papers, 1851-1892, (C0377)
6 folders
Correspondence from Kansas City to Monticello, MO, concerning the state legislature. Account book, 1851-1874, Lewis County, MO, Board of Education record book, 1866-1870. Book of sermons and home medicines. U.S. INFANTRY & RIFLE TACTICS BOOK, 1861.

Mead, William O., Papers, 1876, (C3383)
1 folder
Appointment as honorary member of the Board of Centennial Managers, 1875, by Governor Hardin of Missouri. Notice of package received from St. Louis to William O. Mead, with charges of 30 cents due Adams Express Company.

Meador, Lewis E., Papers, 1904-1982, (R0674)
47 folders
These are papers of L. E. Meador, an economist, political scientist, and civic leader in Springfield, Missouri. Included are materials concerning Springfield's Charter Commission (1952), Missouri state government, and Wilson's Creek National Battlefield.

Megee, Bessie Mae James Spurling (1904-1995), Papers, (CA6081)
1 linear foot, 5 CDs
Papers of Moberly, Missouri, resident Bessie Mae Megee, a national contest multi-winner. Includes correspondence, contest certificates and materials, issues of Contest magazine, newspaper clippings, essays notebook, and a set of KMOX radio interviews with Megee in 1983.

Megee, Vernon E., "Transcript ... of Marriages Performed ...," 1968, (R0062)
1 folder
These are extracts from the marriage records of William W. Megee, a General Baptist circuit rider until his death in 1922. His grandson, Vernon E. Megee, made the transcript.

Meinershagen Family, Papers, (CA6124)
1.4 linear feet
Family papers and genealogical research materials compiled by Fred H. Meinershagen of Columbia, Missouri, for a published family history entitled "The Prosperous and Diligent Blacksmith from Wersen" [Meinershagen, Begemann, Hackmann, Neiweg, and Brinkmann families]. Includes correspondence, research, family reunion notes and other materials, newspaper clippings, obituaries, photographs, color slides, negatives, and genealogical charts.

Meinershagen, Reba, Genealogical Research Materials, (CA4442)
2.5 linear feet
Correspondence and information compiled by a professional genealogist. Arranged alphabetically by name of client.

Meltzer, Philip J. Papers, (K1127)
0.03 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Philip J. Meltzer Papers contain a family history compiled by Meltzer in 1992.

Menard Sr., Pierre (1766-1844) Collection, 1805-1905, (K0275)
9 microfilm rolls
Microfilm of the Menard incoming and outgoing personal and professional correspondence in the Illinois State Historical Library and the Illinois Historical Survey. Letters deal with Menard's involvement in the fur trade and other businesses. Of particular interest are the letters from his daughter Berenice and her husband Francois Chouteau from their home at the mouth of the Kansas River.

Mendenhall, Willard H. (1832- ), Diaries, 1853-1864, n.d., (C3866)
4 volumes, 1 folder
The diaries of Willard H. Mendenhall record his life on a farm near Lexington, MO, during the Civil War.

Menke, Sandra Skaggs, comp., Russell Family History, 2004, (R1163)
2 folders, photocopies
This is a copy of a history of the family of Cyrus Russell and Rebecca Pease, compiled by John Steele McCormick, ca. 1932-1934. It also contains additional material and photographs up to 2004, supplied by the donor and representing her line of descent from Cyrus Russell and Rebecca Pease.

Metzger, Charlotte A., Collection, (CA2921)
0.8 linear feet
Genealogical research material concerning the Abney family of Missouri and related families, Geisinger, Davis, Parks, McClanahan, Shelton, and Van Lear. The records were compiled in the writing of a book entitled IN SEARCH OF KATE, 1978.

Meyers, Jack F. (1916-1988) Family Collection, 1948-ca. 1960s, (K1163)
0.02 cubic feet
The collection contains photographs of the Meyers owned Midtown Snack Shop and Artic Ice Cream in Kansas City, Missouri, and members of the Meyers and Stolov families.

Middleton Family, Papers, 1859-1938, (C3175)
1 folder
Letters of the James H. Middleton family regarding the history and genealogy of the Middleton, Williams, and Evans families.

Millar Family, Papers, 1840-1899, (R0162)
2 folders, photocopies
These are miscellaneous papers of the Millar family of Mississippi County, Missouri. The collection includes a diary of a trip from Scioto County, Ohio, to Mississippi County in 1840, land and tax papers, slave papers, and receipts issued by the Missouri State Guard at New Madrid during the Civil War.

Miller, George (1894-1991) Papers, ca. 1910-ca. 1964, (K0715)
4 cubic feet
Miller was in real estate business and a builder in Kansas City, MO who with his partner, Guy McCanless, built a number of the prominent apartments in the County Club Plaza area. Includes photographs, ledgers, scrapbooks, notebooks, and architectural drawings connected with the Miller's career and real estate in Kansas City.

Miller, James R. (1917-1993) Papers, ca. 1943-1991, (K0733)
4 cubic feet
Contains files, scrapbooks, photographs and tape recordings relevant to Miller's career in law enforcement with an emphasis on the administration of the Clay County, Missouri jail and notes on his World War II intelligence work, including war crimes investigations.

Miller-Stephens Family Papers, 1811-1960, (C3229)
0.3 cubic feet
Correspondence between members of the P.T. Miller family and the E.W. Stephens family, as well as Personal, business, and civic letters of Hugh Stephens. Several letters from 1811 to 1814, one 1839 letter, then resumes with a few Civil War letters. Traces the courtship of Nick E. Miller and Sallie ""Birdie"" Fisher until their marriage in 1874. Also includes the 1902 foreign travel letters of James H. Moss, a relative of the Stephens family.

Minkin Family History Collection, 1991-2010, (K0775)
2 cubic feet
The Minkin Family History Collection (1920-2010), contains 13 typed manuscripts broken down into 12 parts. Rodney Minkin began writing the history in 1991 and finished in 2010. The Minkin family was a prominent Jewish family in the Kansas City, Missouri, area and were active within that community. The history looks at the Minkin family, the Kansas City Jewish community, and historically significant events that happened throughout the twentieth century.

Minnick Family, Papers, (CA6140)
3 cubic feet
Civil War era tintypes, cabinet card and other photographs, banking receipts, statements and other financial records; correspondence, postal covers, and journals; advertising materials; autograph book and scrapbook; and miscellaneous papers pertaining to the Minnick family of Chillicothe, Missouri.

Missouri State Genealogical Association, Records, (CA6028)
14.4 cubic feet, 6 audio cassettes
The records of a genealogical organization founded in 1979. Include minutes, financial records, publications, and administrative files.

Missouri, Callaway County, Cote Sans Dessein Township. Justice of the Peace, Docket Book, 1816-1827, (C0966)
1 folder
Record of court proceedings, marriages, and stray livestock. Cases concern settlement of debts, loan repayments, estates, land ownership, and assault and battery. Volume was begun by William H. Dunnica, the first justice of the peace (1821-1823), as a mercantile accounts record.

Missouri, St. Charles. Leases, 1831-1835, (C1688)
1 folder
Leases to lots in the city commons to Sarah Ann Cole, 1831, and John Lilly, Jr., 1835.

Missouri, Ste. Genevieve, Marriage Records, 1836-1863, (C3673)
0.2 linear feet
Marriage certificates signed by religious officials and justices of the peace; some give parent's names. There are also certificates from German Settlement in Ste. Genevieve County. The certificates are arranged by year, then alphabetically by groom's name within each year. Mentioned are St. Anthony's Chapel, St. Joseph's Church, St. Philomena's Chapel and Methodist Episcopal Church South. An index of the names found in these records follows.

Missouri, Webster County, Papers, 1836-1940, (C2381)
13 folders
Miscellaneous papers of Webster County, MO: county court papers; poll books, 1860-1861; farmers' income lists, 1865; election ballots, 1866-1868; road overseer's tax books, 1872; assessment lists, 1884-1892; marriage license applications, 1900-1924.

Missouri, Confederate Home, Higginsville, History and Cemetery Records, n.d., (C3498)
1 folder
Account of formation of the Confederate Home Association, building of the home, cost, dedication, and takeover by the state. List of inmates and list of men and women buried in the cemetery.

Mitchell Family, Papers, ca. 1917-1980, (R0151)
1 folder, photocopies
These are reminiscences, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material concerning various members of the Mitchell family at Licking in Texas County, Missouri. Included are Bessie Mitchell Baxter's recollections of the Civil War and a tornado in 1917.

Mitchell, Ansel Nichols (1903-1973) Family Papers, ca. 1890-1975, (K0548)
9 cubic feet
Personal and financial papers, correspondence, news clippings, and photographs of Mitchell, nephew of real estate developer J.C. Nichols, and onetime vice-president of the J.C. Nichols Company, and his wife and daughters. Also information on their parents, William Ansel and Maude Nichols Mitchell and Robert P. and Bertha Dicken Woods; and documents and photographs relating to J. C. Nichols and his family.

Mitchell, Frances Pearle (c. 1864- ), Papers, 1858-1919, (C1703)
0.3 linear feet
The papers of a Rocheport, Missouri woman consist of appointments, certificates, correspondence, invitations, programs, and dance cards. Mitchell, a graduate of Stephens College, was involved in many civic and women’s organizations, including the Missouri Women Farmers’ Club.

Mleczkos, Katharine Flora Berridge, Genealogical Collection, 1908-2009, (SA1134)
12 Boxes
This collection is unprocessed. Please view the inventory for more information on the collection contents.

Mockbee-Chiles Family Papers, 1842-1885, (K0473)
1 folder
Papers of the Thomas Mockbee and Elizabeth Ann (Eliza) Chiles Mockbee family. Includes letters, land deeds, bills of sale, documents and newspaper articles.

Moffett Family Papers, c. 1880s-1985, (C3846)
5 folders
Papers of the Moffett family of Linn County, Missouri, farmers and merchants who migrated from Kentucky and Illinois around 1840. The papers consist of some correspondence relating to family genealogy, family photographs, wedding invitations, and a typescript family genealogy written in 1985.

Mokofsky, Moey, Photographs, (K1088)
0.01 cubic foot (2 folders)
Collection consists of three photographs of members from the Irari Club and one photograph of members from the Ohava Torah Ansky Polin Congregation.

Moll, Justus R., Collection, (CA4803)
3.4 linear feet
Correspondence and genealogical materials for the Moll family and related families.

Montgomery, George Sneed (1870-1950) Papers, ca. 1860s-1947 (K0716)
0.75 cubic foot
Genealogy, correspondence, memos, speeches, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs concerning Montgomery's activities as Presiding Jackson County Judge during the early years of Kansas City's Reform Era.

Montgomery, Lee Diehl (1910-1997), Papers, ca. 1929-1999, (R1298)
160 photographs, 1 folder
This collection consists of high quality scans of various paper and photographic materials of a former pilot and prominent businessman in Rolla, Missouri. The papers, circa 1929-1999, include a promotional brochure for Rolla and news clippings from the Rolla Daily News featuring Montgomery. There are thirty-nine images of the Montgomery family, businesses and buildings in Rolla, and 118 photographs of the Parks Air College in St. Louis, 1928-1932.

Montgomery, Samuel (1810-1885), Papers, 1863-1866, (CG0014)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders, 1 volume)
The papers of Samuel Montgomery contain letters, military documents, and family genealogy information from copied pages and the bound genealogy “My Ancestors and Kinfolk.”

Moody Family Photographs, (P0228)
10 photographs
Photographs of the family of Melville Pinkston Moody, an editor of the Johnson County Democrat. He was born and died in Warrensburg, Mo.

Moody, Frederick W. (1838-1937) Collection, n.d., (K0347)
0.01 cubic feet
The collection contains the memoir of Frederick W. Moody. The memoir contains stories regarding his immigration to the United States from England in 1857, his travels to New Mexico, Colorado, and early life in Kansas City.

Moore Family Photographs, (P0857)
21 photographs
Copy photos of Moore family members, an African-American family from Kansas City, 1880-1920.

Moore, Adella Breckenridge, Photograph Collection, (P0924)
9 photographs
Photos of and related to the Austin family.

Moore, David and William M., Papers, 1876-1930 (C0140)
6 folders
Letters to William M. and David Moore, farmers near Pattonsburg, Missouri, about family affairs; public road near Pattonsburg; Hope Drainage District bonds; diaries for 1907-1908; eight small books with accounts and diary entries for 1879-1884 and 1905; and leaves from general store account book, 1917-1920.

Moore, Joseph C., Papers, 1818, 1858, (C3688)
1 folder
The papers of Joseph C. Moore contain an honorable discharge from service with O'Fallon's Regiment of Riflemen, U.S. Army; and a commission from Governor Robert M. Stewart to the position as justice of the county court of Linn County, MO.

Moore, Lafayette, Papers, (CA2607)
17 linear feet
Correspondence, clippings, printed material, photographs, and miscellany primarily concerned with Moore's role in establishing the General John J. Pershing Memorial State Park in Laclede, Missouri.

Moore, Lafayette, Papers, (CA2610)
1 linear foot
Addition. Correspondence, clippings, printed material, and miscellany.

Morantz, David (1893-1959) Papers, ca. 1909-1952, (K0627)
8 cubic feet
Papers of Kansas City area businessman who compiled stories from the Talmud which were syndicated in newspapers as "Talmudic Tales". Also includes his business and religious organizational activities as well as research files and writings on the Talmud, Jewish history and law, dietary laws, and anti-Semitism.

Morgan County, Missouri, Scrapbooks, 1905-1943, (R0622)
2 oversize volumes
These are scrapbooks consisting of clippings of obituaries and death notices. The emphasis is on individuals from Morgan, Miller, Johnson, and Henry counties in Missouri. Most of the clippings concern residents of Versailles in Morgan County, and Chilhowee in Johnson County.

Morgan, Speer (1946- ), Papers, (CA6122)
5 linear feet
Personal papers of the University of Missouri English professor. Dr. Morgan has published numerous fiction works and short stories and edited The Missouri Review since 1980. Includes correspondence, personal writing and manuscript files, book reviews, speeches, miscellaneous papers, publishing materials (correspondence, royalty statements etc.), and newspapers clippings.

Morgan, T. Clifford, Collection, 1853-1983, (C4338)
0.25 cubic feet (six folders)
The papers of T. Clifford Morgan contain documents, books, and ledgers collected for research of his wife's family.

Morley, Christopher (1890-1957), Letter, 1939, (C0774)
1 folder
The collection contains one letter to a Mr. Sabel from New York City, 13 January 1939. Letter to autograph seeker declining to sign name to item written by Don (Marquis); this letter to serve as his autograph instead.

Morris Family, Papers, 1837-1943, (R0390)
1 folder, photocopies
These are promissory notes, land papers, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of the Morris family of Greene and Webster counties in Missouri.

Morris Family, Papers, 1880-1946, (C0369)
1 linear foot
Financial records, correspondence, notary public records, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items of Byron V. Morris and Frank B. Morris, Rockbridge, Ozark County, MO. Account books from B.V. Morris' businesses.

Morris, Joseph, Family Letters, 1840-1908 (C0426)
1 folder, typed copies; also on 1 roll of microfilm
Letters from Joseph Morris and daughter, Sara Morris Mottram, from England to relatives in Tennessee. Political affairs in England, and general family news.

Morris, Ralph L., Papers, (C4367)
0.75 cubic feet (20 folders)
The Ralph Morris Papers chronicle the life of Ralph L. Morris and his wife, Alice “Billie” Morris. They consist of photos, newspaper articles, a scrapbook, and memorial books.

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.

Morrison Family, Papers, 1840s-1940s, (CA6400)
1.2 cubic feet
Family and business papers of the Morrison family of Howard County, Missouri. Largely concerns Alfred Williams Morrison (1802-1883), as well as his sons, James P. and Preston E. Morrison.

Morrow, Lynn, Papers, (R1000)
21 cubic feet (964 folders, 4 oversize)
The papers of Lynn Morrow contain correspondence and research papers, with an additional significant collection of late twentieth-century promotional and advertising items. The papers reflect major areas of Morrow’s research on the southwest Missouri region; Iron, Shannon, and Washington counties; Theodore Pease Russell and his writings; and the writings of Silas C. Turnbo. The collection also includes a large selection of promotional publications and ephemera associated with late 20th century tourism in Missouri and Arkansas.

Mosley Family, Papers, 1912-1941, (C4200)
0.25 linear feet (10 folders)
The Mosley Family Papers contain documents from the lives of multiple individuals from Missouri. The collection contains the letters of Lucius McAndrews, written while serving abroad during World War I. It also includes the school mementos of Treva Maddox and William Dee Mosley. Also included is a lease for native Missourian Warrenetta "Etta" Linenschmidt and her son Elmer.

Mosman, Myrtle Mae Duval (1883-1974) Papers, 1900-1928, (K0075)
2 folders
Diary of Mrytle Mae Duval prior to her marriage to Burroughs N. Mosman. The diary (1900-1901) contains information on her daily activities with numerous references to her future husband. Also included is a scrapbook of clippings, notes, and an index to the diary.

Moss, Mary Jane "Mollie," Memory Books, 1852-1853, (CA6449)
0.2 cubic feet
Memory books belonging to a resident of Hannibal, Missouri, contain autographs, poetry, and notes from friends and family.

Moulder Family, Papers, 1873-1987, (CG0012)
0.2 cubic feet (7 folders)
The papers of the Moulder family contain photographs, letters, postcards, and family papers. The materials were primarily produced while residing in Morley and Crowder, Missouri.

Muehl, Siegmar, Photograph Collection, (P0620)
7 photographs
Photos of Rhineland and Hermann, MO, and the Merritt and Muehl families.

Mulligan, Mary Margaret (1941- ), Diary, 1941-1946, (S0219)
Mrs. Mulligan kept a diary for her daughter from birth to five years old. The entries are made as if the daughter wrote them.

Murphy, Augustus, Papers, 1813-1859, (C0366)
3 folders
Papers of a tobacco plantation owner who moved from near Louisville, KY, to Callaway County, MO, about 1828. Family affairs and farming are discussed.

Murray/Goede Collection, 1927-1975, (S0802)
4 Folders, 159 Photographs
It contains photographs of the St. Louis County area between 1927 and 1975, including photos of the 1927 flood in Fenton, MO. The collection also includes the identification information of Mary Virginia Murray of Fenton, MO.

Myers, Anna Louise, Papers, (CA2890)
7.5 linear feet
Correspondence, diaries, and related materials of Anna Louise Sanford Myers and the Sanford and Myers families.

Myers, Anna Louise, Papers, (CA2954)
2 linear feet, 4 audio cassettes
Addition of correspondence, photographs and slides, genealogical materials, artwork, diaries, and assorted personal and family papers.

Myers, Anna Louise, Papers, (CA3011)
1.25 linear feet
Addition of family correspondence, photographs, and assorted papers and records.

Myers, Anna Louise, Papers, (CA5779)
1 linear feet
Addition of genealogical research materials related to the Sanford, McGee, Huebotter, Urban, and related families of Missouri.

Myers, Wilbert S. Papers (C4343)
0.8 cubic feet (11 folders)
Diaries, photographs, and tintypes of Wilbert S. Myers of Miami, Missouri, from 1885-1907. His diaries detail daily life in Miami, Missouri, in Saline County and his trips to the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (1893), New Orleans (1904), and Whittier, California (1907). Also includes birth, death, and marriage records of citizens of Miami, and Whittier, California (latest date 1936). Also includes autograph book of his wife Emma Josephine Wheeler from 1885-1894 and "Record of Life Events" of Myers from 1880-1905.


Nahm-Mueller Family, Photographs, 1880s-1920s, (C1798)
1 folder
Photocopies and 35mm negatives of fifteen photographs of a Hermann, Missouri, family. These photographs are part of the German Heritage Archives.

Nash, Edmee Baur (1907-1966), Scrapbooks, 1936-1984, (S0715)
3 Volumes, 131 Photographs
Edmee Baur Nash created three scrapbooks. The first scrapbook contains collected news stories about the Webster Groves League of Women Voters. League news stories were clipped from various St. Louis-area newspapers between 1948 and 1953. The second scrapbook contains family photos. The final scrapbook tracks the development of a child named William Nash, who was adopted into the family in 1936. In addition, the Nash collection contains signed art work from various artists, a volume of Edmee Nash's collected poems, and other items related to her writing hobby.

Nash, William, Diary and Account Book, 1821-1849, (C0841)
2 folders
The collection contains a record of daily activities and personal accounts kept by a Callaway County, Missouri, farmer. A few diary entries, 1848-1849, were made by someone other than William Nash.

Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City Records, 1931-2011, (K0279)
21 cubic feet
Organizational records of a historical society for Kansas City area history. Includes minutes and Secretaries' files; President's files; Treasurers' files; membership records; Curators' files of correspondence with researchers; general correspondence; historical information; and other materials related to the operation of the organization.

Native Sons of Kansas City Collection, ca. 1790-ca. 1990, (K0465)
30 cubic feet
Manuscripts, documents, photographs, books, maps, and oversize materials relating to the history of the Kansas City area collected by the Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City.

Neathery, Robert F., Collection, 1903-2001, (R1112)
65 folders
These are the papers of Robert F. Neathery, a developer and operator of radio stations and cable television systems at West Plains in Howell County, Missouri. They consist of personal, family, and business papers, drafts and other papers concerning Neathery's memoir, West Plains As I Knew It, and miscellaneous topical files.

Nelson Family, Collection, 1879-1973, (R0252)
5 volumes, 8 folders, 104 photographs
These are scrapbooks, miscellaneous papers, and photographs of the Nelson family of Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. Absolom, Arthur T., and Frank R. Nelson operated a commercial apple orchard and a tavern and motel along U.S. Highway 66. Arthur T. Nelson served on various Missouri state commissions and boards. The photographs in the collection have been copied on 35mm negatives and slides.

Nelson, Earl F. (1884-1945), Papers, 1862-1945 (C0148)
0.2 linear feet
Two Civil War letters; World War II letters; miscellaneous correspondence of Nelson family; speeches by Nelson on U.S. Constitution, history of Sullivan County, and proposal of new Missouri constitution; University of Missouri Law School Foundation bulletin; notes; and other miscellaneous material.

Nelson, Earl F. (1884-1945), Papers, 1904-1967, (C2511)
3 linear feet
The papers of Earl F. Nelson contain personal, political, and business correspondence, insurance data, tax records, ledgers, and journals, including correspondence, reports, and financial statements dealing with work as a member of the board of curators. Also included are papers of Edna Nelson dealing with estate matters.

Nestle, Eberhard (1851-1913), and Lejay, Paul A.A. (1861-1920), Papers, 1895, (C3760)
1 folder
Letter from Eberhard Nestle in Ulm, Germany, to Paul A.A. Lejay on 5 February 1895 thanking Lejay for sending Nestle an article on Virgil and other material. Notes on the reverse of the letter and on odd scraps were made by Lejay.

New Santa Fe Historical Society Records, 1866-2009, (K0551)
15 cubic feet
Organizational records and research materials of a historical society in south Kansas City, MO. Also includes information on neighboring regions, and Watts Mill.

Newell, Mary Dalton, Collection, (P0131)
0.25 linear feet
Items from Mary Dalton Newell's scrapbook, including photos of the Dalton and and Denman families, ca. 1923-1978, the Osage and Niangua rivers, Ha Ha Tonka, Camden County, Lake Taneycomo, Cape Girardeau, and Bennett Springs. Photos of Columbia and the University of Missouri, ca. 1918-1930, include images of May Day, the Farmer's Fair, football, and the Columns. Postcard of bridges, steamboats, and from travels out-of-state.

Newton County, Missouri, Marriage Records, 1874-1899, (R0514)
2 volumes
These are records of marriages performed by justices of the peace in Newton County, Missouri, 16 April 1874--3 April 1899. Volume 1 contains records of marriages by David A. Chapel, W. H. Coleman, A. H. Duree, Josephus Hewett, William Jackson, and Wesley H. Warren in Shoal Creek Township. Volume 2 includes marriages by A. P. DeGroff in Neosho Township.

Newton Family, Papers, 1829-1835, (C4151)
1 folder, 1 volume
Cash book, miscellaneous receipts, and an 1835 article of vendue (auction) of H.B. Newton, an early 19th century merchant in Friendship, New York; an 1834 letter regarding the deaths of two Stewart family members; and an 1829 almanac.

Newton, Freda Bortnick (1911-2005) Papers, 1911-2008, (K0805)
2 folders
Personal papers of Newton, including immigration records, vital records and, discharge papers for husband William Jack Newton, both members of Congregation Beth Shalom.

Nielsen, Jorgen Vilhelm, Papers, 1905-1969, (R0440)
1 folder
This is a journal, 1905-1930, of a native of Denmark and resident of Chicago, Illinois. The entries include notes of becoming a naturalized citizen and a description of a trip to California. With the journal are two letters to John Nielsen at Licking, Missouri, from relatives in Denmark, 1969. The letters and part of the journal are in Danish.

Nightingale Family Papers, (CA6127)
0.25 linear feet
Daybooks kept by William D. and Jennie B. Nightingale detailing household expenses for 57 years. Also includes two photographs of the Pennville, Missouri area.

Nigro, Dominic M. (1893-1975) Papers, 1953-1982, (K0693)
0.5 cubic feet
The collection of Dominic M. Nigro contains photographs of family, friends, and various activities created by or related to Dr. D. M. Nigro of Kansas City. In addition, the collection contains items related to Nigro’s involvement with athletics and the Boys’ Town of Italy.

Nooney, John (1871-1935), Papers, 1882-1939, (S0166)
2 Daybooks, 1 Scrapbook, 2 Folders, 16 Photographs
John Nooney, the son of Irish immigrants, was a patrolman for the St. Louis police from 1899 until he retired in 1933. He was promoted to desk sergeant for the sixth district in 1926. Papers include two daybooks documenting Nooney's activities, correspondence, a scrapbook on Nooney's death, and photographs, some of them tintype.

Northrup Family Papers, (R1489)
4 cubic feet (67 folders)
The Northrop Family Papers contain correspondence between members of the Northrop family, family genealogy, and personal papers related to the family farm near Simcoe, Missouri.

Normandy Area Historical Association (1974- ), Records, 1923-1982, (S0420)
42 Folders, 1 Microfilm And 1 Scrapbook
Records of the NAHA and historical material on the Normandy area, including photographs, correspondence, programs, yearbooks & histories. Material on Hunt family, Hunt House, Normandy residences, schools, businesses, churches, & cemeteries.

Normandy Area Historical Association Addenda, Records, 1877-2008 (S1084)
4 Boxes
Records of the NAHA and historical material on the Normandy area, including photographs, correspondence, programs, yearbooks & histories. Material on Hunt family, Hunt House, Normandy residences, schools, businesses, churches, & cemeteries.

Nortoni Family, Letters, 1887-1920, (C2648)
1 folder
The papers contain miscellaneous letters and letter fragments; one letter from Spasskae, Siberia.

Novak, Norma Levin (1926-2012) Collection, 1974-1991, (K1107)
1 folder
Photocopy of research notes and typed drafts of the history of Jews in Leavenworth, KS prepared by Novak, Eve Sickel Goldstein and Kathy Goldman Held Green.

Null, S. Claude, Family Papers (R1390)
1.75 cubic feet (57 folders, 3 volumes, 203 photographs)
The S. Claude Null Family Papers contain the personal and family papers for Claude Null of Rolla, Missouri. These papers include personal correspondence, genealogy research, and photographs for the Null, Harrison, Headrick/Hedrick, and connected families.


O'Bannon Homestead Collection, 1892-2007, (K1114)
8 folders
Research and documentation of the restoration of the homestead located in in Garden City, Cass County, Missouri. Also photographs of the property, both exterior and interior; and of the photographs of the O'Bannon and Johnson families.

O’Day, Eleanor, Scrapbooks, (SP0035)
0.5 cubic foot (1 oversize, 1 photograph)
The Eleanor O’Day Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings about various members of the O’Day family, as well as other topics that Miss O’Day found interesting.

O’Neill, Rose, Papers (SP0026)
2 cubic feet (35 folders)
The Rose O’Neill Papers consist of the personal correspondence of Rose O’Neill and her family members and friends.

Obear, Bryan (1855- ), Collection, 1911-1918, (C1387)
0.4 linear feet
Biographical sketches, reminiscences, and photographs of the Obear, Bryan and McIlvaine families compiled by Bryan Obear. Also includes brief biographies and photographs of Sloman Browne and Charles G. McHatton.

O'Dell, Charles A. (1933- ), Collection, 1825-1997, (C4265)
4.0 cubic feet (138 folders)
The papers of a medical librarian for the Ellis-Fischel State Cancer Center, a public school and college instructor in literature, music, and performing arts, and amateur genealogist. The papers focus on genealogical research material, correspondence, notes, publications, newsletters, newspaper clippings, family group sheets, name lists, scrapbook material, photographs, slides and other miscellaneous genealogical material.

O'Dell, Charles, Collection, (CA5532)
1.4 linear feet
Addition of O'Dell family genealogical information, correspondence, miscellaneous genealogical research, photographs, journals, and materials on African-Americans in Columbia and Boone County, Missouri.

O'Dell, Charles, Research Materials, (CA4293)
2 folders
Research materials on Homer Croy. Some correspondence with Mrs. Croy.

O'Fallon Family, Papers, (CA2984)
0.2 linear feet
Papers consisting primarily of personal and professional correspondence of Benjamin O'Fallon, U.S. Agent for Indian Affairs in Missouri, 1816-1830s; and 19th century legal papers and financial documents of the related families of Smith, Madden, and Horine.

O'Hagan, Diane Berry, Papers (CA6525)
0.2 cubic feet
Letters, cards, clippings, drawings, photographs, and miscellaneous material documenting a decades-long pen pal friendship between the family of Diane Berry O'Hagan of Versailles and Columbia, Missouri, and the family of Hu Keng-Seng of China. The two became pen pals after World War II and reconnected in 1979 after more than 30 years.

O’Kelley, Lawrence Leroy, Diary, (SP0020)
0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)
The Lawrence O’Kelley Diary records O’Kelley’s experiences in France during WWI from April 1918 to October 1918.

O'Leary, Frank Joseph (1890-1984) Papers, 1911-ca. 1974, (K0976)
7 cubic feet
O'Leary was an attorney in Kansas City, Missouri. Includes appointment books, lecture and class notes, financial records, case files, family photographs, and correspondence. Also letters written prior and during World War I to O'Leary's future wife, Edna.

Oldham, Joy N., Photograph Collection, (P0992)
1 volume, 2 folders
Photographs of the Akeman and Oliver families of Columbia, Missouri, and their extended family members. This collection also includes an album containing photographs of Belle Clayton Mitchell and members of her family.

Oldham, Zera, Papers, 1819, (C1904)
1 folder
Papers pertaining to the settlement of the estate of Zera Oldham by B.F. Thompson.

Oliver Family, Papers, 1805-1977, (C3731)
18.1 cubic feet
Papers of a prominent Cape Girardeau, MO, family including family and professional correspondence, patriotic organizations materials, legal firm records, family financial and legal records, speeches and writings, genealogical materials, information on Missouri State Normal School and First Presbyterian Church of Cape Girardeau, photographs, and miscellany.

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- ).

Oliver, Robert Burett (1850-1934), Papers, 1882-1884, (C0379)
2 folders
Accounts and receipts of a Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, MO, resident for taxes, groceries and produce, household goods, and labor.

O'Rourke, Timothy J., "A Biographical Sketch of the Honorable Isidore Moore," 1966, (C3754)
1 folder
The collection contains a biographical sketch of Moore (1771-1842), an early Catholic settler in what became Perry County, MO. Included is information on Moore's ancestors and descendants, as well as a typescript of his will.

Ottinger, Jason C. Papers, (R1461)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Jason C. Ottinger Papers consists of documents related to Jason C. Ottinger’s personal papers. He resided in Milford, Missouri, in the early twentieth century. This collection includes tax receipts, a bill of sale, deed inquiries, and a certificate of membership for the National Co-Operative Burial Association.

Otto, Louise Stephens, Photograph Collection, (P0901)
4 photographs
Photos of Stephens family members: Hugh, Edwin Sydney, and E.W. Photo of Academic Hall ruins after fire.

"Our City/Ourselves: Portrait of a Community" Records, 1998, (K1116)
2.5 cubic feet
Photocopies of Kansas City family photographs for a collective community work of art exhibit, "Our City/Ourselves: Portrait of Community". Includes scrapbooks, photographs, and other memorabilia, and public comments were once found in the exhibit at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. Most all of the photocopied images are unidentified.

Ousley, Mayme Hanrahan, Papers, 1889-1967, (R0173)
42 folders
This collection consists of correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a civic leader and mayor of St. James in Phelps County, Missouri. She was the first woman to be elected to the mayoralty of a city in Missouri. The papers include material regarding city business, her position on the board of Missouri State Training Schools, and her activities with the Rebekah Lodge (I.O.O.F.).

Owens, Herbert A., Papers, (CA5977)
4 folders
Tax receipts, abstracts, financial records, insurance papers, and business correspondence of the St. Joseph, Missouri resident. Dating from the 1880s through 1940s.

Ozarks Area Amateur Film Collection, (SP0021)
0.5 cubic foot (14 reels)
This collection contains fourteen reels of home movie footage featuring the Ozarks including Springfield, Nixa, Table Rock Dam, and St. John’s School of Nursing.


Page Family, Papers, 1854-1887 (C0427)
1 folder, typed copies; also on 1 roll of microfilm
Letters from the Thomas D. Page family and descendants, who moved from Kentucky to St. Joseph and Windsor, Missouri. Discuss churches, growth of St. Joseph, trades, schools, and family matters. Originals on microfilm; typed copies in folder.

Palmer-Driggs Family Photographs, (P0635)
23 photographs
Photos of members of the Rust, Driggs, Osborn, Palmer, Snyder, and Blair families.

Palmer-McCauley Family, Papers, 1858-1915, (C3952)
0.2 linear feet
Papers of the Palmer-McCauley family of Missouri. The papers consist of Civil War correspondence, a daguerreotype, and miscellaneous tax, financial, and other family documents.

Palmore Chapel, Bollinger County, Missouri, Records, 1894-1976, (R0066)
1 folder, typescripts
These records include lists of pastors, members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths at Palmore Chapel in Bollinger County, Missouri. Hallie Shell, a member of the church, compiled the records. The congregation at Palmore Chapel was affiliated with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, from 1893 to 1931, and with the General Baptist Church after 1951.

Paradis, Fred and Ora Pearl,  Collection, (K1388)
0.05 cubic feet (4 folders, 23 photographs)
The Fred and Ora Pearl Paradis Collection contains materials related to Fred and Ora Pearl Paradis, their family, and their friends, which includes a ledger, postcard, certificate, and photographs.

Parcels, W.H., Notice, 1870, (C2858)
1 folder
Notice regarding settlement of the estate of Urial W. Skinner, dated April 19, 1870. OVERSIZE.

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.

Parker, Della Fleming (1910-1998) Papers, 1905-1965, (K0929)
0.2 cubic foot (3 folders, 1 oversize folder)
Collection consists of theater programs from various Kansas City, Missouri, venues, along with some from around the country. In addition are newspaper articles regarding the plays and performances that Parker went to see, ticket stubs, playbills, and autographs from some of the actors.

Parkinson, Gordon R. "Parky" (1908-1997) Papers, 1929-1988, (K0506)
0.3 cubic foot
Papers of Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight Superintendent. Includes histories of TWA, speeches and manuscripts by employees, policy and procedure information, clippings and photographs.

Parks Family, Collection, (CA5856)
5 linear feet
Genealogical research on Marmaduke, Stephens, and Sappington families. Includes photographs, legal and financial documents, diaries, and miscellaneous materials.

Parry, Duke Needham, Papers (C2227)
2 cubic feet (115 folders, 20 oversize items, 1 oversize box)
The papers of a journalist from Kansas City who worked for a variety of news organizations in Tokyo, Japan, from 1920-1925 and broke the story of the 1923 Tokyo earthquake in American newspapers. The collection includes documents, ephemera, clippings, and photographs from Parry’s time at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, from his World War I service, from his work in Japan, including images documenting the earthquake, and some materials from his work in advertising. His father’s publication of a children’s reader, “When Daddy was a Boy,” is also documented.

Parry, Duke Needham (1893-1932), Papers, (CA5457)
2 linear feet, 1 volume
Addition of photographs, articles, clippings, correspondence, student materials, scrapbook, American Expeditionary Forces materials, memorabilia, and miscellaneous personal and professional materials.

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.

Patchin, A. D., Letter, 1841, (C0538)
1 folder
To P.H. Winchester, Carlinville, IL, from Albany, NY, Nov. 15, 1841. Concerning the payment of a pension.

Patee, John, Lease, 1864, (C1983)
1 folder
Lease to Ed Russell for land in St. Joseph, MO.

Patton, Dale Thomas (1922-2000) Papers, 1944 (K1309)
2 cubic feet
This donation contains the personal files of Dale Thomas Patton, former Deputy Director, Regional Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, U.S. Department of Labor, Kansas City, Missouri. Included are correspondence, certificates and awards, a photograph, and two publications related to World War II activities.

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.

Patton-Scott Family, Papers, 1836-1983, (C3710)
1.2 linear feet
The correspondence, financial and legal documents, genealogy, poetry, prose, and mis-cellaneous volumes of the Patton and Scott families describes agriculture, economic conditions, overland travel, daily life, family activities, and tragedies. The papers contain irsthand accounts of the Civil War's influence on civilian life in Missouri, Mississippi, and Indiana.

Pattrick, John H. (1888-1970), Papers, 1885-1999, (C1291)
24.5 linear feet, 5 oversize volumes, 1 audio cassette
The John H. Pattrick Papers include photographs and miscellaneous material related to Pattrick’s experiences while stationed in France during World War I, as well as correspondence and scrapbooks documenting his life and the lives of his family before and after the war. An extensive postcard and greeting card collection, which belonged to his daughter, is also included.

Paxton, Grace Price, Collection, (CA2875)
1 folder
Addition. Correspondence, diplomas, and legal documents concerning the Price and Holliday families.

Paxton, Grace Price, Collection, (CA2794)
0.2 linear feet
Personal memorabilia of Paxton, including programs from Christian College, school certificates, and portraits.

Paxton, Grace Price, Collection, (CA2915)
1 folder
Addition of assorted family papers including 1872 land deeds for and in Caldwell County, MO, sold by the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad, and World War II ration books.

Paxton, William McClung (1819-1916), Papers, 1760-1915 (C1025)
1 linear foot
Business and personal correspondence, miscellaneous papers and genealogical material.

Paxton, William McClung (1819-1916), Papers, 1839-1892, (C2584)
0.4 linear feet
The papers of William McClung Paxton contain letters concerning the Paxton and Marshall families, including letters to George Forman of New Orleans, Paxton's brother-in-law, and to Paxton from members of the Marshall family containing genealogical information for his book, The Marshall Family (1885).

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.

Payne-Broadwell Family, Papers, 1803-1903, (C0983)
4.8 linear feet, 11 volumes
The Payne-Broadwell Family papers contain the business, personal, and legal papers of Moses U. Payne and his nephew Moses M. Broadwell. Moses U. Payne resided in Boone County, MO, from 1823 to 1895. Moses M. Broadwell's papers contain significant family letters and revealing correspondence from the Civil War and from the Reconstruction era. Also present are miscellaneous papers of the Oliver C. Roby family.

Peabody, Charles, Diary, 1846, (S0152)
27 Pages
Diary of Charles Peabody's western trip, from New York through the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys, May 21-September 11, 1846. Transcript copy. Original in the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Peak, Bettie, (1838-1858), Papers, 1857-c.1925, (C4294)
0.2 cubic feet (3 folders)
Two scrapbooks, one with assorted newspaper clippings dealing with local news, humor, marriages, and obituaries. The clippings include some genealogical material, including John L. Peak, former United States minister to Switzerland, prosecuting attorney of Jackson County, and deacon of Calvary Baptist Church, and Mattie Lee Peak, who was John L. Peak's niece and adopted daughter. The other scrapbook contains assorted handwritten poetry. In addition, there are nine images, which consist of cartes-de-visite, and tintypes of unidentified men, women, and a child, along with a photograph of downtown Palmyra, Missouri.

Pearman, Floyd, Papers, 1936-1942, (CA2214)
2 folders
Records and correspondence of Floyd Pearman who was State Farm Debt Adjustment and Tenure Supervisor of the Farm Security Administration from 1936-1942.

Pearman, Floyd, Papers, 1942-1946, (CA2249)
0.2 cubic feet
Additional records and correspondence of a former State Farm Debt Adjustment and Tenure supervisor of the Farm Security Administration.

Pearson Family, Papers, 1822-1941 (C0297)
6 folders
Papers of Isaac Pearson (1810-1895), of the mercantile firm of Boon, Pearson, and Smith of Fayette, Missouri, and miscellaneous writings of his grandson, Ben S. Pearson of St. Louis.

Pease Family Papers (R1363)
0.02 cubic foot (2 folders)
The Pease Family Papers contain the personal correspondence and papers of Dwight Pease and Sarah Pease. These papers include newspaper articles, a funeral notice for Dwight Pease, and letters between family members.

Peck, Jacob, Papers, 1825-1836, (C1623)
1 folder
The papers contain letters from James S. Peck and David Barton. Includes information on James H. Peck's health, medical, remedies, death of James H. Peck, and funeral and estate arrangements.

Peck, James H., Papers, 1834-1841, (C1911)
1 folder
Papers pertaining to the settlement of Peck's estate. Bills, inventory of estate, and list of books.

Peckenpaugh Family Papers, (R1460)
0.04 cubic foot (4 folders)
The Peckenbaugh Family Papers consist of personal papers for Lura and Adah Peckenbaugh, including wedding invitations, correspondence, reception cards, and pamphlets. The collection also contains newspaper clippings concerning Peckenpaugh family and photographs.

Peltier, Eugene Joseph (1910-2004) Papers, 1934-1991, (K0417)
19 cubic feet
Rear Admiral Peltier Chief of Civil Engineers of the U.S. Navy and prominent Public Works civil engineer. Includes scrapbooks, photographs, personal and professional correspondence and related papers.

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.

Pendergast, Jr., Thomas J. (1912-1990) Papers, 1902-1978, (K0316)
0.33 cubic feet
The papers contain correspondence, event programs, newspaper clippings, legal and financial documents, and home movies.

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.

Phelps, John S. (1814-1886), Scrapbook, 1876-1937, (C3058)
1 volume
The scrapbook of John S. Phelps contains newspaper clippings and biographical information on the former governor and his family. Some correspondence and photographs of family residences are also included.

Phelps, John Smith, Receipt, 1864, (R0562)
1 folder
This is a receipt given by John S. Phelps at Ozark, Christian County, Missouri, to Jesse Jennings, administrator of the estate of George Yocum, deceased. The receipt was for a retainer paid to Phelps for legal services involving the Yocum estate.

Phillips Family, Papers, 1853-1942, (C4008)
0.3 linear feet
This collection consists of papers of the Bryan and Phillips families of New Madrid, Missouri. The papers include various wills, deeds, accounts, genealogy, miscellaneous material, and photographs.

Phillips Family, Papers, 1863-1935, (R0169)
1 folder, photocopies
These are miscellaneous personal papers of the Phillips family of New Madrid County, Missouri. Included are the inventory and sales records of the estate of Shapley R. Phillips, 1863, and a letter from Robert E. Lee concerning the attendance of Murray Phillips at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia, 1869.

Phillips Family Photographs, (P0952)
1 folder
Photos of Phillips family members

Phillips, George B., Letter, 1850, (R0082)
1 folder, photocopies and typescript
This is a letter from George B. Phillips to his sister, Mary E. Phillips, in Cortlandville, New York, dated 21 February 1850, describing his farm at Greenwood and Fairfax County, Virginia. The Information Folder includes copies of correspondence with the Fairfax County Public Library in regard to biographical data concerning George B. Phillips.

Phillips, John, Letter, 1793, (C0534)
1 folder
Letter from John Phillips of Boston to Samuel Gray dated November 28, 1793. The letter concerns a deed for land purchased by Jeremiah Clark, Jr.

Phillips, Perry C. (1862-1923) Papers, 1882-1909, (K0085)
0.23 cubic foot
The papers of Perry C. Phillips contain photographs, a diary, and an autograph book in addition to materials related to Phillips professional life as an attorney and president of Inola Oil and Gas Company.

Philpott, Charles H., ed., "Letters of a Missourian Who Died in the Gold Rush," n.d., (C0387)
1 folder
Synopsis of letters written between 1848 and 1850 by Alexander M. Philpott, the editor's uncle. A.M. Philpott was a medical student in Jefferson City when he left for the gold fields. He died in Sacramento, 1850. Also genealogical information.

Philpott, Garrott, Papers, 1825-1913, (R0924)
10 folders
These are the papers of Garrott Philpott of Henry County, Virginia, and Cedar County, Missouri, including promissory notes, tax receipts, and business papers. There are also papers from the estates of the related families of Hezekiah Perkinson and William H. Clark, and the correspondence and papers of Thomas W. M. Montgomery.

Pickel, Helen, Collection, (CA2946)
0.2 linear feet
Genealogical charts. Missouri families of Koken, Hennon, Hawkins, Walpole, and related families.

Pike, Albert, (1809-1891), Letter, n.d., (C2775)
1 folder
To [Ben P.] Poore. Letter informing Poore of new address and asking that books be sent to Pike by carriage.

Piepenbring Jr., Frank, (1917-2009) Papers, 1933-2009, (K0585)
5 cubic feet
Personal papers of Kansas City area resident, businessman and World War II veteran. Includes correspondence, publications and printed materials, and World War II military training materials, maps, and photographs.

Pittell-Katz, Barbara, Papers, (K0661)
0.6 cubic foot (12 folders, 21 photographs)
This collection consists of papers related to the musical Letters to Russia, which Pittell-Katz composed, and the event "Save Union Station," for which Pittell-Katz wrote a song. In addition, there is some correspondence and school awards for members of her family, and the program for a senior art show in which she participated. However, the majority of the collection consists of "The Torch Magazine," a publication produced by Sigma Delta Tau, a sorority that Pittell-Katz was a member of in college. There are also photographs for the specific chapter that Pittell-Katz was a member.

Pittell, Harold and Miriam Papers, 1900-1986 (K0951)
0.14 cubic feet
The papers contain family papers, programs and other ephemera, and photographs.

Plassmeyer Family, Papers, 1919-1952, (C4226)
0.3 cubic feet (8 folders)
The papers of the Plassmeyer family contain issues of the Social Justice Review featuring articles written by Father Theodosius Plassmeyer, as well as correspondence from Theodosius Plassmeyer to his siblings and from his father, Joseph Plassmeyer. The collection also includes estate papers and a 1926 pension certificate for Joseph Plassmeyer, who served in the Civil War. There is also genealogical information obtained by Lt. Martin Plassmeyer, a biographical sketch of Joseph Plassmeyer by his son, Theodosius, as well as a family history written by Eileen Plassmeyer.

Plassmeyer Family Papers, (CA6510)
3.4 cubic feet
Addition of genealogical material concerning the Plassmeyer and related families, as well as information regarding German American immigration to Missouri and history of Osage County, Missouri.

Poehlman Family, Photographs, (CA5486)
0.1 linear feet
Portrait views of various members of the Poehlman family of Adair County and related members of the Grueger family, ca. 1890-1930. Also a group view of the Oakwood Community Band, ca. 1900.

Poirot, Eugene M., Papers, 1923-1989, (R0385)
231 folders
These are papers of a farmer and environmentalist of Lawrence County, Missouri. Topics include agriculture, fish-culture, soil conservation, and farm legislation. Included are family papers, correspondence, writings, speeches, photographs, and motion pictures on videocassette. In part, on microfilm.

Poisner, Laurence, Papers, 1971, (K1308)
0.1 cubic feet
Papers of Laurence Poisner include newspaper clippings regarding the Young Leadership Award, August 20, 1971. Laurence Poisner, along with Stanford Zeldin, were the 1971 recipients of the Jewish Federation’s Young Leadership Award. President of the Jewish Federation and Council, Morton I. Sosland, presented the awards. Poisner has been an active member of the Jewish community, holding many leadership positions within various organizations such as Jewish Vocational Service and B’nai B’rith District Lodge Two. The news clippings also include photos of the men.

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.

Pommer Family, Papers, 1831-1874, (C1852)
1 folder
The Pommer Family papers contain genealogical information, documents in German, a deed for a lot in Hermann, MO, and estate papers. The material pertains primarily to Frederick William Pommer and William Henry Pommer. The latter taught music at the University of Missouri, 1907-1922.

Pommer, William Henry (1851-1937) Scrapbook, 1907-1939, (C1418)
1 volume
The scrapbook of William Henry Pommer consists of newspaper clippings relating to the life and musical career of William Henry Pommer, director of music at Christian College, 1883-1887, and professor of music at the University of Missouri from 1907-1922.

Ponder, Jerry Wayne, Papers, 1865-2004, (R1260)
584 folders, photographs
These are the correspondence, papers, and research materials of a genealogist and local historian from Ripley County, Missouri. The collection covers the descendants of Abner Ponder and allied families, the history of Ripley County, and the Civil War in southeastern Missouri. Much of the information was incorporated in publications by Ponder Books, 1987-1999.

Popkes, Earl L., Genealogical Collection, (CA5931)
Genealogical data collected on several families from the Perry, MO area.

Post, Eliza G. ( -1876), Papers, 1815-1830, (C0540)
1 folder
Itemized expenses for move to St. Louis, MO, from New York, 1815. Diary, 1826-1830, enumerating visitors and overnight guests while family lived in Bonhomme, St. Louis County, MO. Copies of daguerreotypes of Justus and Eliza G. Post.

Potter, Alice, Genealogical Collection, (C4381)
1 cubic foot (34 folders)
Genealogical correspondence and notes of a professional genealogist. Correspondence from and to Alice Potter and other genealogists and individual researchers seeking information on numerous families for D.A.R. (Daughters of the American Revolution) acceptance and personal reasons. Personal research notes with some family group sheets.

Potter, Kay L. (1940- ) Papers, 1939-2000, (K0630)
0.5 cubic foot
Photographs and collected materials of former J.C. Nichols Company employee and amateur photographer.

Powel, Thomas M., (1816- ), Books, 1833-1886, (C1204)
1 folder, 6 volumes
Papers of the owner of a gristmill and blacksmith shop on the Big Fabius near Newark, Knox County, MO. Includes Powel family genealogical material.

Powell, James, Account Book, 1874, (C3168)
1 folder
The collection contains a typed copy of a personal account book of James Powell of Atlanta, MO.

Powell, Josiah Y. (1834-1929), Papers, (CA6249)
0.2 c.f.
Papers of a carpenter-farmer-surveyor from Chillicothe, Missouri, include poetry, speeches, and letters to newspaper editors about various subjects, circa 1860s-1920s. Powell was an Odd Fellow and co-publisher of the Gallatin North Missourian from 1873-1876.

Powell, Mrs. Earl, Collection, n.d., (C1845)
2 folders
The collection contains letters, receipts, and army passes from the Civil War, and miscellaneous material, 1853-1896, of the Gregory, Wood, and Haley families of Sullivan County, MO, including letters from California, an obituary of Elijah M. Gregory, pictures and history of Boonville, a description of Locust Street in Boonville about 1840; and undated genealogies of Wood, Gregory, and Haley families.

Powers Museum, Carthage, Missouri, Collection, 1836-1916, (C3052)
39 folders
Collected papers of the Powers Museum. Principally Wright family genealogical research done by Curtis Wright of Carthage and Wright family correspondence. Also includes Captain George W. Roby, U.S. Army Commissary of Subsistence documents, 1864-1865; and manumission documents from St. Louis, MO, 1836-1854.

Pratt, Stephen R. (Dick) (1918-2008) Papers, 1957-1965, (K1206)
0.25 cubic foot
Pratt served as Prosecuting Attorney for Clay County, MO, Kansas City Councilman, and Circuit Judge of Clay County. Includes scrapbooks: his political campaign Division II Circuit Court Judge, and cases he handled; and his appointment as an Honorary Missouri Colonel.

Preston Family Papers, ca. 1827-1937, (K0135)
10 folders
Miscellaneous correspondence, papers and photographs of the Preston family while in Rocheport, Fayette, and Walker, MO.

Preston, William P., Papers, 1834-1852, (C2447)
1 folder
The papers of William P. Preston contain correspondence of a Baltimore, MD, lawyer concerning a kidnapping, business, and family news.

Price, Newton Jasper, Letter, 1866, (R0818)
1 folder
This is a holograph letter dated 27 February 1866 from N. J. Price at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, to "Bro. John." The letter concerns a legal matter and a forthcoming move.

Price-Sebree-Jackson Letters, 1779-1910, (C0381)
1 folder
Typed copies of letters which appeared in THE SUNNY SOUTH. Cover such subjects as the Revolution, Episcopal Church, politics, and Sebree family genealogy. Also personal letters.

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.

Proctor, R.L. (Lewis), Papers (K0570)
0.3 cubic foot (9 folders, 1 photograph)
The R.L. (Lewis) Proctor Papers outline the career of the Trans World Airlines (TWA) flight engineer. The papers include biographical information as well as training manuals for flight engineers. Additionally, the collection includes materials related to TWA operations and international flights during the 1950s and 1960s.

Puls Family Photograph, (P0288)
1 photograph
One ink jet copy print of Puls family at Noser Mill Dam in 1922.

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.

Putz, John G., Autobiography, 1943, (C2935)
1 folder
The collection contains a description of Putz's various occupations and statistics about his 13 children.


Quarles, Daisy Middleton, Papers, 1938, (C3201)
1 folder
Genealogical notes on the Evans and Middleton families of Missouri.


Rabin, Abe "Butch" (1908-1987) and Sara Stolov (1910-1997) Papers, 1933-1982, (K1135)
2 folders
Family photographs, correspondence and certificates awarded to Butch Rabin, former constable of the Jackson County Courthouse, and community volunteer. Also photographs of Mayor H. Roe Bartle, and Colonel James H. Wood.

Raff Family, Papers, 1852-1923, (R0124)
1 folder
This collection consists of correspondence and miscellaneous papers of the Raff family of Crawford County, Missouri. Included are letters by George Raff of Greenock, Scotland, 1865-1873, and the letters of Archie Raff from Camp Funston, Kansas, and Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1917-1918.

Ralls, John (1807-1882), Papers, 1837-1848, (C2156)
1 folder
The papers of John Ralls contain typed copies of correspondence between John Ralls and his immediate family: wife, daughter Mary, brothers William and Nathaniel. One letter is written from Santa Fe about the Mexican War. Ralls genealogical data is also included.

Rainwater Family, Papers, 1863-1939, (R0227)
2 folders, photocopies
These are Civil War letters of Maj. Charles C. Rainwater, a Confederate officer, to his wife, Sarah Fowler Rainwater, at Cole Camp in Benton County, Missouri. The letters mention fighting at Hartville and Cape Girardeau, and Rainwater's disabilities from wounds. There are also genealogical data on Samuel Fowler and his family, and biographical sketches of Sarah Fowler Rainwater.

Rankin Family, Papers, 1834-1868, (C0393)
1 folder
Letters and papers of a Boonville, MO, family concerned with the McFarland estate, Rankin estate, and the firm of William and Smith Rankin.

Rannells Family Papers, 1838-1914, (S0786)
176 Folders, 10 Oversized Items, 1 CD Of Digital Images
The Rannells Family Papers include approximately 3.5 cubic feet of correspondence, legal documents and household receipts. They have been organized into four series.

Rannells Family Papers, Addenda 1836-1897, (S0824)
36 Folders
This collection contains personal correspondence of Charles Rannells, his wife Mary Warder Rannells, his mother-in-law Ann Aston Warder, and other members of both families, along with a few family-related business records. The papers are organized into three groupings.Approximately one-half of the correspondence is that of Charles Rannells. Business-related documents include letters and records regarding the "hiring out" of slaves apparently owned by the family, legal work done for the Philipson family of St. Louis and papers regarding the Rannells trusteeship . Personal correspondence includes letters written to his wife during an extended family visit in 1863 and a number written while he was under treatment in a sanitoriums in Pennsylvania.

Ransdell, Edward Chinn, Letters, 1824-1890, (C2649)
1 folder
The papers contain twenty-one letters containing only family news.

Raut, Irwin, Papers, 1871-1927, (C2410)
8 folders, 1 volume
The papers of Irwin Raut contain miscellaneous material, including price lists for trunks (1874-1879), railway schedules, information on Sedalia and St. Louis, and a scrapbook of poetry.

Ray Family Papers (R1356)
6 cubic feet (91 folders, 15 oversize)
The collection of the Ray family contains genealogical information on the Ray and Housden families, photographs of the family and Licking, Missouri.

Ray, Mary, Collection, (CA3169)
5 linear feet
Research materials of a Missouri genealogist consisting of correspondence with clients, family charts, and other research papers, 1981-1993.

Ray, Mildred Kittell (Mrs. Sam) Collection (1895-1996) Collection, ca. 1855-1882, (K0024)
0.3 cubic foot
Letters written by John Taylor, Mrs. Ray's great grandfather, and his brother, James Taylor, to their parents in Oldham, England, about their experiences in Kansas City, 1857-1863, as well as letters from Mrs. Ray's mother and grandmother. It also includes research notes and writings by Mrs. Ray concerning the Taylor and Fisher families, including notes on diaries kept by Abel Fisher concerning his trip to California and his early days in Kansas City, 1855-1858.

Raynor, Carol M. Papers, (CA6505)
2.75 cubic feet
Journals and miscellaneous material of a psychiatric nurse therapist and writer from Saline County, Missouri. The journals cover Raynor’s frequent travels to London and include photographs, drawings, postcards, and ephemeral material.

Read, Allen Walker, Papers (C4033)
82 cubic feet (2127 folders, 10 oversize items, 2 audio tapes, 6 cassette tapes)
The papers of Allen Walker Read contain the personal and professional papers of a prominent etymologist, including correspondence, photographs, diaries, teaching and research materials, published writings, and records pertaining to his involvement in linguistic organizations and conferences.

Records, Thomas W. (1841-1931) Papers, 1866, (K0557)
1 volume
Daily diary with entries on the weather; business activity; unusual events in the city such as runaway horses, Cholera, or the circus; record of visitors, letters written and received, and his travels during that year. Records was a merchant/farmer in Blue Springs, MO.

Reed Family, Papers, 1894-1996, (C4065)
2.2 linear feet
This collection includes the agricultural records, diaries, autobiographies, genealogical materials, letters, photographs, military records, and miscellaneous papers of the Reed family of Stanberry, Missouri.

Reed, Mabel, Collection, 1847-1872, (R0044)
1 folder
These are five letters to members of the Dace family in Missouri from relatives in Texas and Wisconsin. Several letters urge moving to Texas where land was readily available, and one very bitter letter speaks of being unsubjugated by the "damd Yankeys" after the Civil War.

Reed-Carter Family Papers, 1966-1980, (S0134)
1 Folder
Histories, newsclippings, maps, family documents, of first black family in Breckenridge, Missouri.

Reese, Sherwood, Papers, 1878-1891, (R0380)
1 folder, photocopies
These are miscellaneous papers and family history of Dr. Sherwood Reese, a physician at Mountain View, Howell County, Missouri.

Reeves Jr., Albert L., (1906-1987) Papers, 1930-1957, (K0864)
8 cubic feet
Reeves was an attorney and U.S. Representative from Missouri's 5th District. Includes correspondence, clippings, speeches and articles related to his election campaign, his congressional term and his campaign for re-election. Also his service in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during World War II.

Reeves Sr., Albert L., (1873-1971) Papers, 1900-1971, (K0640)
2 cubic feet
Personal and professional papers depicting U.S. District Court Judge Reeves' judicial career and family material. Includes manuscripts and family materials; photographs; speeches/addresses; cases; correspondence, clippings, and an oversize scrapbook. Also drafts of unpublished book by Reeves, Shame of a Great City.

Reitzes, Jack (1916-2007) Papers, 1931-2006, (K0996)
1 cubic foot
Born in Kansas City, Reitzes was an member of Temple B'nai Jehudah. Materials related to his and his family's activities including newspaper clippings, yearbooks, correspondence, commemoration booklets, event programs, newsletters, photographs.

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.

Relaford, Ruth Olive (Dean) Papers, 1927-1933, (K1351)
0.06 cubic feet
The papers contain items related to Ruth Olive (Dean) Relaford's activities with the Methodist Episcopal Church and her schooling.

Remley, Arthur B., Papers, 1874-1937, (CA6332)
0.4 cubic feet
Lecture notes and account books of a Ray County, Missouri, man who attended the University of Missouri in the 1870s.

Rensing, William (1906-1984) Papers, 1945-1986, (K0523)
0.5 cubic foot
Photographs, newspaper articles concerning the works of the German-born, Kansas City area sculptor.

Repass Family Papers, 1869-1870, (C1999)
1 folder
Letters from Reuben Fleming Repass and Ellen Missouri Brown Repass, Rose, Hill, MO, to Reuben's family in Rural Retreat, VA, discussing family matters, climate, prices, and crops.

Reppy-Frissell-Drake Family, Papers, 1860-1930 (C0155)
0.1 linear feet
Personal correspondence of a DeSoto, Missouri, family concerning the Civil War, relatives in the East, and family news. Additional family papers are available at the Missouri Historical Museum in St. Louis.

Revitt, Paul Joseph (1922-1990) Papers, ca. 1940-1990, (K0849)
14 cubic feet
Personal and professional papers of Revitt, professor in the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. Includes research and final drafts of his master's thesis and doctoral dissertation and other articles and books; daily expense books and diaries; travel scrapbooks; and printed, and published material.

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.

Rhodes, A. Stacy (1881- ), Collection, 1834-1940, (C3780)
1 folder
The collection contains miscellaneous letters between Rhodes family members and genealogical notes on the Rhodes family. A. Stacy Rhodes was a resident of St. Louis, MO.

Rice, Edwin Stanton, Papers, 1851-1947, (C0397)
1 folder
John Dubois' membership in the Methodist Episcopal Church, April 7, 1851; Little Miami and Columbus and Xenia Railroad Company, freight ticket, 1863; letter, 1900, concerning Springfield, MO, freight office; and letter to a Springfield daily newspaper from Rice, 1947, with early Missouri historical notes.

Richards, John Edward, Papers, 1861-1938, (C2163)
6 folders
The papers of John Edward Richards contain two account books relating primarily to personal, household, and farm expenditures and to the wages and maintenance of manual labor, 1888-1929. The collection includes miscellaneous legal papers, including deeds, personal bills, and canceled checks.

Richardson, Mary Robards, Inventory Book, 1913-1917, (C1217)
1 volume
Includes account of real and personal property belonging to Mary Robards Richardson of Louisville, KY.

Richeson, Paul R., "The Perrys of Potosi," 1977, (R0376)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a speech concerning a prominent early family in Washington County, Missouri, delivered at a reunion of the Perry family at Brazoria, Texas. The Perrys were associated through business and by marriage with the family of Moses Austin.

Richmond, Ray S. (1896-1969), 1914-1984, (S0553)
14 photographs, 1 scrapbook
Ray Richmond was born in Fillmore, Illinois on June 5, 1896. He played minor league baseball for the Bloomers of Bloomington, Illinois before joining the St. Louis Browns in 1920 and 1921. Richmond played eight games for the Browns and had a lifetime record of two wins and one loss. He died in DeSoto, Missouri on December 21, 1969. Scrapbook primarily documents Richmond's baseball career, with two letters from 1983 and 1984.

Rickman Family, Papers, 1778-1978, (C4177)
0.6 cubic feet (34 folders)
The papers consist of genealogical materials pertaining to the Rickman and related families [Fristoe, Henderson, Higgins, Tatum, Thomas, Twyman, Wilson] of North Carolina, Virginia, and St. Clair County, Missouri. The material include genealogical charts and corresponding notebook, birth announcements, census records, death certificates and obituaries, photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Ridgley, Stephen (1806-1892), Letter, 1837, (C0537)
1 folder
To Robert Ridgley, Upper Alton, IL, from Boston, Nov. 10, 1837. Describes local conditions to his brother.

Riedel, Julia B. Slemons Harrison (1910-2005) Papers, c. 1600s-1990s, (K1022)
5 cubic feet
Genealogical research on the Slemons, Gardner, Lyles, also biography, Brigadier General William F. Slemons. C.S.A.: His Ancestors and Descendants, by Riedel

Riegel, Robert Edgar, (1897- ), Letter, 1971, (C3322)
1 folder
To Harriet Brown, [Columbia], MO, from Hanover, [NH], 1971. Comments on manuscript collection; reactions to abolitionist John Brown; description of roommate in hospital where Riegel was undergoing therapy for arm and shoulder muscles; and reminiscence of Missouri summers.

Rieger Family, Papers, (CA2477)
0.2 linear feet
Correspondence, photographs, miscellany, and military service records of General Wray M. Rieger of Kirksville, MO.

Rieger Family, Papers, (CA2476)
0.2 linear feet
Recognition letters submitted in honor of Dr. Wray Rieger, Professor Emeritus, Northeast Missouri State College, May, 1972.

Riordan, John J., Papers, (C4383)
2.4 cubic feet (55 folders, 81 photographs)
The John J. Riordan Papers document the World War I military career of a veterinary officer, his long and distinguished career as a professional veterinarian in Tarkio, Missouri, and his efforts to record his wartime experiences through the writing of his memoir, Horses, Mules and Remounts: The World War I Memoir of a Veterinary Officer. The book, published in California, was marketed by John F. Riordan, the author’s son. The collection covers the period 1917 to 1990 and includes personal correspondence, photographs, business papers, and multiple drafts of Riordan’s memoir as it evolved into its final form. The collection is notable for Riordan’s unique perspective on the war from the point of view of a veterinary officer. Of interest is a photograph featuring General John J. Pershing and several other high ranking generals as they review 40,000 troops in 1919. The papers have been organized chronologically.

Riley Family Papers, 1909-1968, (C3837)
0.4 linear feet
Papers of John Willard Riley, Jr., concerning his research into his family genealogy. The papers were given to Gerald M. Petty who used them in the writing of his book, Petty, Wright, Riley and Other Related Families. The papers consist of correspondence, charts, newspaper clippings and notes.

Riley, Lewis ( -1863), Papers, 1857-1875, (C0326)
2 folders
Letters of a Union Cavalryman to his wife describing battles and scrimmages in the South, particularly Vicksburg, MS, near Memphis, TN, and Little Rock, AR, and concerning the buying of property. Letters from Lewis' friends to their relatives; deed for land in Miller County; receipts and pension certificate issued to Riley's survivors.

Rine, Russell Robert (1903-1978) Papers, 1974, (K0348)
0.01 cubic feet
The papers consist of a manuscript entitled, "The Snow Fox." The manuscript tells the fictionalized history of the Rine family before and during the American Revolutionary War.

Risley, Alice Cary, Papers, 1857-1991, (R0478)
17 folders
This collection consists of correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Alice Cary Risley, a volunteer nurse for the Union army in New Orleans during the Civil War, and a postwar resident of West Plains, Missouri. Risley was active in the National Association of Army Nurses of the Civil War and the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic. She corresponded with members of these organizations and with former soldiers.

Rittmaster, Marcia G. (1946- ) and Larry H. (1943- ) Papers, 1900-1963, (K1057)
6 folders
Photographs of the Rittmaster family and friends. Also Beth Shalom Congregation event programs.

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.

Robards Family Bible Records, n.d., (C0901)
1 folder
The records contain pages from the Robards family Bible containing records of marriages, births, and deaths.

Robards, John Lewis, Scrapbooks, n.d., (C1437)
3 volumes
Materials collected primarily by RoBards on family members, his childhood friend Mark Twain, and Hannibal, MO. Includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, articles, programs, speeches, and miscellaneous items. See also Collection 3609.

Robert H. Blackburn Papers, (K1367)
0.1 cubic foot (5 folders, 18 photographs, oversize)
The Robert H. Blackburn Papers contain materials related to Southwest High School in Kansas City, Missouri, materials about Hallmark Cards, and photographs of Kansas City Royals baseball players.

Roberts, Annie Louise, Papers, (CA5976)
3 folders
Court documents, insurance papers, abstracts, and financial papers of the St. Joseph, Missouri resident, dating to the 1910s.

Roberts, James H., Diary, (K1000)
0.04 cubic foot (2 folders)
The James H. Roberts Diary consists of a handwritten diary kept by Roberts in which he made annual entries on or around his birthday beginning in 1858 and ending in 1909. Several entries are in shorthand.

Roberts, James H., Diary, 1867, (C1218)
1 volume
Diary includes a memorandum by James H. Roberts setting down his reasons for leaving Barton County, MO.

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.

Roberts, William George Papers (R1386)
0.25 cubic feet (11 folders, 23 photographs)
The William George Roberts Papers contain early correspondence between Sarah, Carrol, Emma, and Andrew Roberts. The collection also includes correspondence and papers involving William G. Roberts during his service in World War II. Also included are photographs from his military service and personal papers involving William G. Roberts’ life before and after the war.

Robertson, A McI., Journal, 1856-1857, (R0053)
2 folders
This is an account of a journey through Europe, the Mediterranean, Egypt, the Sinai, and Palestine in 1856-1857. The author was an American from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Robertson, George A.S., Papers, (CA2469)
1 folder
Typed document concerning Robertson's performance while in the 141st Aero Squadron.

Robertson, George A.S., Papers, (CA2672)
1 folder
Addition. Information on John F. Franzen.

Robertson, George A.S. (1894-1939), Papers, 1919-1987, (C4312)
0.2 cubic feet (5 folders)
The papers of a former World War I fighter pilot and later deputy superintendent of insurance contain biographical and genealogical data on George A.S. Robertson and the Robertson and related family.

Robidoux Family, Papers, 1858-1873, (C2627)
1 folder, photocopies
The Robidoux Family Papers consist of a journal and notes of Julius C. Robidoux; biographical sketches of Joseph Robidoux, III, the founder of St. Joseph, Missouri; family letters; a translation of a French Creole song; and Buchanan County marriage records.

Robidoux, Joseph, Deed, 1851, (C1986)
1 folder
Deed for land in St, Joseph, MO.

Robidoux, Orral Messmore, (1859- ), Memoir, 1918, (C2626)
1 folder
History of the Robidoux and Messmore families, childhood memories of farm life in nineteenth-century Middle West, and comments on contemporary Kansas City.

Robinson, Harry B., Collection, 1890-1984, (C4109)
0.5 cubic feet
The collection of ­­Harry B. Robinson contains a mix of materials concerning Columbia and mid-Missouri. Robinson focused on collecting diaries and account records of Columbia locals, dating primarily from 1905 to 1953.

Robinson II, Marvin S. (1957- ) Papers, 1970s-1990s, (K1070)
30 cubic feet
Robinson is a community activist with interests in local government, politics, social, health and cultural issues, and the establishment of the Quindaro Ruins in Kansas City, KS as an historical site. Includes personal journals and writings, correspondence, newsletters, news articles, and reference files maintained by Robinson. Concerning his efforts to save Quindaro, and other activism in the African-American community

Robinson Family Papers/Kansas City Social Register Records, 1880-1998, (K0774)
19 cubic feet
Papers of a prominent Kansas City, Missouri, family who were also the publishers of the Kansas City Social Register. Included in this collection are genealogical materials, correspondence, a reference notecard index, biographical data, printed and published materials, clippings, audio records, film, photographs, and ephemera.

Rockwood, Rhoderick R., Diary and Record Book, 1864-1914, (C2658)
1 volume
Diary of service with the Missouri Infantry, 18th Regiment (Morgan's Rangers), during the Civil War, 24 August 1864-1 June 1865. Financial records of the United Moderns, 1902-1903. Records of J.E. Rockwood, referee in bankruptcy for the District of Montana, 1907-1914. Farm accounts, 1868, 1870.

Rodelander, John (1890-1969) Papers, ca. 1909-1955, (K1015)
1 cubic foot
Rodelander was the head chef at the Hotel Phillips. Includes menus and other printed materials concerning the Hotel Phillips and various Kansas City restaurants.

Rodney Family, Papers, 1854-1874, (R1329)
0.1 cubic foot (1 folder)
These are mostly legal papers regarding the probate of various estates within the inter-related families of Rodney, Garrett, Ramsey, Walls, and Whitelaw of Cape Girardeau and Mississippi Counties, Missouri. There is also a postwar letter from J. M. Brown at Charleston, Missouri to William F. Rodney about establishing Rodney's loyalty to the Union during the Civil War.

Rogers Family, Letters, 1865-1897, (C2618)
1 folder
The papers contain three miscellaneous letters relating to family matters.

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, Fordice M. (1908-1997) Family Collection, 1650-1986, (K0190)
1 folders
Photocopied family history compiled for Mr. Fordice M. Rogers of the Rogers family of Holden, Johnson County, MO.

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.

Rogers, Noble Harvey, (1836-1918), Papers, 1904-1918, (C1954)
1 folder
Obituary; photograph of Rogers; affidavit from official records compiled by the Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society about Rogers' Civil War service; biographical sketch.

Rogers-Banks Family, Papers, 1820-1878, (C2339)
3 folders
Papers of the Banks and Rogers families of Marion County, Missouri. Record book of Dr. Lynn Stanton Banks, physician and surgeon. Collection includes business and legal papers, Baptist church minutes, and physician records, 1854-1864.

Rogers-Hagar Family Deeds, 1875-1912, (C3256)
1 folder
The collection contains four deeds, all entered in Randolph County, MO. Some holders are George Rogers, William Rogers, James T. Halliburton, and George Hagar.

Rohde, Mary Ann Creason, Photograph Collection, (P0999)
1 folder
Photographs of the Mohney, Creason, and related families; includes photographs of tombstones of family members at Riffe and South Point cemeteries

Roland, Laura Effie (1867-1957), Diary, 1883-1889, (C4102)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers of Laura E. Roland contain small excerpts of her diary, not always in complete sentences, from the age of sixteen in 1883 up to and including her marriage at the age of twenty-two in 1889, all of which took place in or around Hannibal, Missouri, in Ralls County.

Roller Family, Papers, 1866-1871, (R0310)
1 folder, photocopies, typescripts
These are papers, mostly correspondence, of the Roller family of Christian and Douglas counties in Missouri and Scott County, Virginia. With one exception the letters are addressed to Jacob Roller, in Virginia, from his relatives in Missouri. The exception is a letter from General R. Johnson, an in-law to the Rollers, of Douglas County, to his mother, Sarah (Bowen) Johnson.

Rollins, James S[idney], (1812-1888), Record Book, 1834-1868, (C2150)
1 volume
Rollins, a Boone County, MO, lawyer, businessman, and politician, was influential in securing the location of the University of Missouri at Columbia. Record book contains personal and business accounts.

Rondomanski, Zygmund Przemyslaw (1908-2000) Papers, ca. 1933-1988, (K0261)
1 cubic foot
Original musical scores, compositions, and arrangements for the cello and other instruments by Rondomanski, a composer and music teacher. Also included is a scrapbook of letters, clippings, programs, and photographs relating to Rondomanski's life and career and recordings of his work.

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.

Rosen, Golda Svea, Biography (K0505)
0.08 cubic feet (1 folder)
The collection contains a book detailing the life of Golda Svea Rosen. The book is a compilation of family pictures, documents, and information pertaining to Golda’s life as she raised a family, worked as a social worker, and became a leading figure in various social work and Jewish community groups in Kansas City, Missouri.

Rosenthal Genealogy Collection, (K1168)
0.1 cubic foot (1 volume)
This collection consists of a single volume of genealogical information regarding the Rosenthal, Loeffler, Cohen, Ziman, Greenberg, and Wedeles families. The collection covers the historical accounts of these families throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, specifically focusing on the Joseph Rosenthal branch of the family.

Rosenwald, Dorothy Shubart (1916-2012) Papers, 1929-2000, (K0628)
13 cubic feet
Personal papers of civic leader, educator, and an active member of the Jewish Community in Kansas City. Includes correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, information, booklets, papers on organizations with which Rosenwald was involved such as the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), UNESCO, Missouri Association for Social Welfare, and Conference on Families. Rosenwald was prolific traveler and included is material she gathered from across the globe over their many decades.

Rosier, Russell J., Papers (C4376)
3.0 cubic feet (104 folders)
Correspondence, photographs, genealogical, and other miscellaneous personal papers, and assorted organizational material of a secretary of the Missouri Farmer’s Association (MFA), Columbia, Missouri, and his wife, Bessie Rosier, and related family.

Ross Family, Letters, 1869-1885, (C3143)
4 folders
The collection contains letters written to Mr. and Mrs. Ira Ross and F. Gail Ross in Pennsylvania from relatives in Nebraska.

Ross Family, Papers, 1844-1888, (C0392)
1 folder
Documents concerning land transactions in Missouri. Four deeds, five checks, and two memorial poetry cards.

Rountree Family, Diary and Reminiscences, ca. 1819-1956, (R0325)
1 folder, photocopies
These are extracts from the diary of Joseph Rountree, 1819-1831, and the autobiography of William J. Rountree, ca. 1910. There are also notes on the Rountree family by Frank Rountree, 1911-1912, Ruth Fowler Sherwood, 1947, and Joseph G. Rountree, 1956, with obituaries and birth-death records of family members.

Roy, Joseph and Mary Shackelford, Family History, n.d., (C0772)
1 folder
The collection contains a brief family history, including an account of the wedding of Joseph and Mary S. Roy at St. Charles, Missouri, 1813; their places of residence during their lifetime; and the names of their daughters and their daughters' husbands and children.

Rozier, Elizabeth McReynolds Papers (C4348)
0.6 cubic feet (10 folders, 1 volume)
The papers contain materials collected throughout Elizabeth McReynolds Rozier's lifetime. This includes correspondence and research related to programming for the Tuesday Club in Jefferson City, Missouri. The papers also contain published materials relating to historical preservation in Carthage, Missouri. Finally, the papers contain photographs and a scrapbook featuring images and memorabilia from Rozier's youth.

Rozier, Firmin A. (1820-1897), Letter, 1883, (C2782)
1 folder
From Ste. Genevieve, MO, Aug. 22, 1883. Letter mentioning business partnership of his father, Ferdinand Rozier, and John James Audubon; dissolution of the partnership; and Audubon's move to Kentucky.

Rozier, Francis Claude, Financial Journal, 1875-1891, (R0465)
1 volume
This volume is a financial journal kept by Francis Claude Rozier of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, and after F. C. Rozier's death, by his son, Henry Louis Rozier (1849-1927). It provides periodic summaries of personal financial affairs, including lists of assets, expenses, and other financial transactions.

Rozier, Francis Claude, Record Book, 1871-1919, (R0461)
1 oversize volume
This volume contains lists of real estate owned by Francis C. Rozier of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, in Missouri, Iowa, and Texas, and "assessments" of the real, personal, and intangible property of Rozier's, his estate's, and his widow's.

Ruben, Jack and Sarah Harris, Papers, (K1093)
0.04 cubic foot (6 folders)
The Jack and Sarah Harris Ruben Papers consists of certificates, programs, newsletters, clippings, and scrapbook pages related to the Kehilath Israel Synagogue and the B'nai B'rith Auxiliary No. 158 of which the Ruben's were members.

Rubey, Charles W., Papers (R0200)
0.25 cubic foot (15 folders, 2 rolls of microfilm)
The Charles W. Rubey Papers contain the personal, business, and military papers of Charles W. Rubey, a businessman and militia officer from Lebanon, Missouri. Included are personal, family, and business papers, and records from militia organizations raised in Laclede County during the Civil War. The military records include correspondence, orders, equipment, and ordinance returns, certificates of enrollment and exemption, and muster rolls.

Rucker Family Papers, (R1429)
1 cubic foot (20 folders, 1 oversize folder)
The Rucker Family Papers contain correspondence and newspapers relating to family history, significant events, and architecture in Rolla, Missouri’s history.

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

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.

Rufi, John, Papers, (CA4611)
2 volumes
Addition. Photo albums.

Rufi, John, Papers, (CA4706)
Addition. Slides taken at dinner honoring Rufi.

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

Ruschin, Siegfried "Fred" (1925-2008) Papers, ca. 1920s-2008, (K1193)
4 cubic feet
Personal records of Ruschin and his family, particularly relating to applications for restitution for losses in German under the Nazis; writings and other materials relating to Ruschin career as a librarian at Linda Hall Library; his volunteer work; and other interests, research, writing that he did.

Russell Family, Papers, 1837-1938, (R0330)
5 folders
This collection includes correspondence, legal papers, tax receipts, lists of household purchases, and miscellaneous papers of Cyrus Russell (1795-1860), and his sons Cyrus Russell (1819-1905) and Theodore Pease Russell (1827-1889) of Arcadia in Iron County, Missouri.

Russell, Julia Ann, Deed, 1864, (C1858)
1 folder
The collection contains a deed to 80 acres of land in Nodaway County from William Russell to Julia Ann Russell for the sum of $100, 13 October 1864.

Rustemeyer Family, Papers, 1884-1953, (C4017)
0.3 linear feet, 1 computer disc
The Rustemeyer Family papers contain correspondence written to Bernard Rustemeyer by friends and family in Germany after his immigration to America in 1882. The collection also includes newspaper clippings and photographs of the Rustemeyer, Alteköster, Stöckebrand, and Giese families, and Rustemeyer’s hometown, Körbecke, Germany.

Ryan Family, Papers, 1920s-2000, (CA6428)
0.2 cubic feet
Papers of a family from Wright County, Missouri, include photographs as well as correspondence and educational, military, and political material concerning H. Eugene Ryan, a lawyer from Mountain Grove who later moved to Ohio.


Sacred Heart Catholic Church Of Florissant, Missouri, Records, 1867-1981, (S0052)
18 Volumes On 3 Rolls Of Microfilm
Jesuits established Sacred Heart in 1866 as the second church in Florissant, Missouri, to serve the growing German population of the predominantly French town. That year, the first combination school and convent opened and in 1877 the Sisters of the Precious Blood took over the educational mission of the parish. The records include registers for baptisms, first communions and confirmations, marriages, and deaths. In Latin, German and English.

Sachs, Howard Frederic (1925- ) Papers, 1960-1981, (K0550)
4 cubic feet
Personal, family and professional papers of Federal Judge with the Western Missouri District Court. Also research and writings on the history of the Jewish community in Kansas City, MO.

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 Francois County, Missouri, Collection, 1876-1951, (R0242)
9 folders
These are obituaries, wedding announcements, anniversary notices, and miscellaneous biographical material clipped from newspapers in St. Francois County, Missouri. An index is available.

Saint Mary's Jesuit Mission and College Records, 1832-1967, (K0330)
1 microfilm roll
Records of the Jesuit mission to the Potawatomi Indians located in present Linn County, KS, which moved to present Pottawatomie County, KS and became St. Mary's College (Saint Marys, KS.). Mission and college records, reports sent to superiors, and priests' diaries. Includes early missionary records of births, deaths and marriages in Buchanan, Clay, and Jackson Counties, MO.

Salisbury Diary, 1887 (C0458)
1 folder
An eight weeks’ diary kept by a sixteen-year-old boy named Salisbury on a train trip from the East to Topeka, KS. He spent most of the time visiting relatives in Salisbury, Kansas City, Glasgow, Keytesville, and St. Louis.

Salisbury, Philander, Papers, 1843-1880, (S0527)
8 Folders
The collection includes correspondence from Salisbury to his wife Mary between 1843-1846 when he was serving as a captain in the Mexican American War. The collection also includes other family correspondence, genealogies and records.

Sampson, Francis Asbury (1842-1918), Papers, 1909, (C1450)
1 folder
Letters from J.W. Connaway, A.P. Barton, and Susie O. Shelby. Biographical information on David Barton (1783-1837), Missouri politician and statesman. Barton family genealogy.

Samuel Barr, Notebook, 1858-1861, (R1360)
1 folder
The Samuel Barr papers contain the notebook of Dr. Samuel Benjamin Franklin Caldwell Barr. The notebook was used to record business and financial information.

Samuel, John K. (1909-1995) Collection, 1839-1981, (K0081)
0.3 cubic foot
Photocopied scrapbooks of photographs, newspaper clippings, reminiscences and some copies of original material related to the history of Barry, Clay County, MO, the Chevis-Samuel Tavern, and Missouri Town-1855. Also material related to the Chevis and Samuel families of Barry, MO.

Sander, August, Last Will and Testament, 1907, (R0063)
1 folder, photocopies
These are "Letters Testamentary granted to Charles A. Sander, estate of August Sander; dated August 15th, 1907." This is a probated copy of the last will and testament of August Sander, made 12 July 1907.

Sands, William D., Photograph collection, ca. 1900-1930s, (R1291)
3 photographs (1 folder)
This collection consists of three black and white photographs loaned for copying. Two images show the historic building that now houses Sands Farm and Home Center at 107 East 6th Street in Rolla. The third photograph is a birds-eye view of Rolla, circa 1930, showing downtown Rolla from the railroad tracks looking southwest along West 7th Street.

Sandy, Harold David "Hal" (1924- ) and Wilda Barmore (1927- ) Collection, 1974-1995, (K0718)
3 cubic feet
Research notes, photographs, draft manuscripts for various local history writings by the Sandys. Includes Articles, promotional materials, working drafts, photographs, slides and talks concerning their book, "Here Lies Kansas City," articles, correspondence, taskforce report, notes, and resolutions relating to various historic preservation projects.

Santen, Art, Collection, 1917-2012, (S0980)
1 box
This collection of documents and photographs provides a record of individuals, events and places connected to Art Santen, a longtime resident of the Skinker Debaliviere neighborhood and noted collector of bottle caps, and his extended family.

Sappington Family, Genealogical Collection, (CA6435)
7 cubic feet
The papers in this collection are a genealogical history of the Sappington family who were largely located in central Missouri with likely origins in Maryland, Georgia, and Mississippi.

Sappington Family, Papers, 1819-1895 (C0159)
0.8 linear feet
Papers of Dr. John Sappington of Arrow Rock, Missouri, and his family. Business letters about Sappington's pills and book for the treatment of malaria. Letters and papers from family and friends; supplies; notes. Legal case of Coffee & Blacke vs. Sappington & Sons. Miscellaneous personal record and account book.

Sappington Family, Papers, 1831-1939, (C2889)
0.5 cubic feet
The papers contain documents pertaining to Dr. John Sappington and his family. These papers deal with the financial accounts of Dr. Sappington, financial business for W.B. Sappington, and a variety of receipts and business papers. Another portion of this collection contains correspondence and essays written by W.B. Sappington. There is also a small collection of newspaper clippings.

Sappington, John, Papers, 1803-1887, (C1027)
1.8 linear feet
The papers consist of correspondence and miscellaneous papers, largely concentrating on Sappington's anti-fever medicine business. Also correspondence and papers of William B. Sappington, Erasmus D. Sappington, and Claiborne Fox Jackson.

Sappington, William B. (1811-1888), Papers, 1830-1874, (C1421)
4 folders
Correspondence between members of a Saline County, MO, family, in addition to letters from friends and other relatives. Also included are essays and compositions by Sappington, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous family papers.

Saucier, Walter J., Saucier Family Genealogy, 1969, (R0012)
1 folder
This is "A List of Descent From Marie Jeanne Saucier by Her Marriages to Antoine Decelle Duclos and Jean Baptiste du (des) Martin." It includes all of the Duclos (Declue) family of Washington County, Missouri, through the nineteenth century. This is a photocopy from the Washington County Library.

Saunders Family, Papers, 1877-1973, (C4248)
0.1 cubic feet (13 folders)
The Saunders family papers contain family photographs, correspondence to and from Eva Pearl and Ed Saunders and other documents related to the Saunders and Danner, families of Cass County, Missouri.

Saville Family Books, 1853, 1886, (C2661)
2 volumes
Engineers and mechanics pocketbook, 1853, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, 1886.

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, Charles W. (1869-1937) Papers, 1870-1937, (K0675)
0.5 cubic foot
Scarritt, of the prominent Kansas City Scarritt family, was a Methodist pastor, businessman, realtor, and civic leader. Includes letters written to Charles by members of his family, Mrs. Calvin (Grace) Coolidge, and poet Grace Noll Crowell. Also family photographs and other family memorabilia and papers.

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.

Schaper, Dorothy Fullbright, Genealogical Collection, (CG0031)
1.0 cubic foot (24 folders)
Genealogy family charts, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to the Fulbright family of Cape Girardeau County.

Schermerhorn, John Freeman (1787-1859), Papers, 1809-1909 (C0160)
0.4 linear feet
Letters and papers of Schermerhorn and his heirs, located in New York (1809-1840), Indiana (1840-1858), and Missouri (1858-1909). Schermerhorn was a frontier preacher, peacemaker with the Indians, and landowner.

Schlosberg, William H. Schlosberg (1946- ) and Margorie E. (1946- ) Papers, ca.1998, (K0810)
1 folder
Color photographs of boys and young men, family friends of the Schlosbergs

Schlozman, Harold S. and Linda Donowitz Papers, 1971 (K1051)
0.04 cubic feet
The papers contain a program for an event honoring Rabbi Gershon Hadas on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday.

Schmitt, Vera Moore (1913-1989) Papers, 1970-1988, (K0450)
2 cubic feet
Genealogical research of extensive correspondence and information gathered by Schmitt on various Missouri families. Also clippings, pamphlets, books, and photographs.

Schneerer, Shirley Putnam, Scrapbook, 1905-1909, (CA6063)
1 volume
While living in Columbia during 1905-1909, Shirley Putnam Schneerer compiled a scrapbook of pictures and post cards of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her father, Dr. James W. Putnam, taught in the School of Business Administration at UMC from 1906 to 1909. Also includes images of the St. Patrick Day celebrations by the School of Engineering; Columbia and the surrounding central Missouri area; and Stephens College. There are limited images of the Putnam family and family home.

Schoenherr, Adolph, Papers, 1906-1919, (R0615)
3 folders
These are business and personal papers of Adolph Schoenherr, a businessman and mine operator in Jasper County, Missouri. The papers concern lead and zinc mines around Webb City and Carterville, and the operations of the Schoenherr-Walton and Reliance mining companies. There are also papers concerning a proposed adoption of a child by Adolph and Beulah Schoenherr.

Schofield Family Photographs, (P0855)
0.18 linear feet
Photographs of members of the Schofield family of Lewiston and Newark, MO.

Schofield, Marion Kaylor, Papers, 1915-1918, (C3753)
1 oversize folder
The papers of Marion Kaylor Schofield contain a high school diploma from LaBelle, MO, and a commission as first lieutenant in the Home Guard.

Schopp Family Collection, (S1217)
0.1 cubic foot
The Schopp Family Collection contains photographs, probate records, pension and marriage certificates, as well as Musicians' Club and Musicians' Mutual Benefit Association membership cards of Valentine and Victor Schopp.

Schowalter, Ruth Baxter Papers (R1488)
0.25 cubic feet (6 folders)
The papers of Ruth B. Schowalter contain the personal papers of Norma Ruth Baxter Schowalter and genealogical materials related to the Schowalter, Bickey, and Bradford families.

Schowengerdt Family Photographs, (P0959)
2 photographs
Portraits of Frederich Wilhelm Schowengerdt and his wife, Catherine Sophia Elisabeth Hilgedieck

Shinn, George W., Papers (CG0015)
0.11 cubic feet (1 folder)
This collection contains Civil War correspondence from Private George Shinn to his family in Canton, Illinois. Shinn writes about camp life, picket duty, and friends he met while stationed in Cape Girardeau. Shinn enlisted in the Union Army in Company H of the 17th Illinois Infantry. This collection also contains a letter from Solomon Kittrell to his mother and friends. The Kittrell letter was purchased by the donor and included with Shinn letters. There is no known relationship between the two.

Shrader, Harlan Loy Papers (C4350)
0.4 cubic feet (10 folders, 1 oversized volume)
The records contain papers, volumes, and photographs from the life of Harlan Loy Shrader, including his time as a student at the University of Missouri, his military service during World War I, and his career in poultry science.

Schrader, Heinrich, Papers, (CA5903)
Letters from family members in Germany, to Schrader of Rich Fountain, Osage County, MO, 1883-1894. Includes summary translations.

Schroeder, Adolf E., Papers, (CA4795)
1 linear foot
Addition to papers of a former chairman of the UMC Department of Germanic and Slavic studies.

Schroeder, Adolf E., Papers, (CA4798)
0.8 linear feet
Addition to papers which include materials on the Missouri Committee for the Humanities and various historical projects.

Schroeder, Adolf E., Papers, (CA4850)
2 volumes
Addition. Two volumes of handwritten poetry in German.

Schroeder, Adolf E., Papers, (CA4918)
1.6 linear feet
Correspondence, newsletters, and other organizational files of the Rotary Club. Schroeder was president of the Columbia Rotary Club, 1977-1978. Materials about Germans in the Dakotas, ethnic needlework, evaluation of Central High School in St. Joseph, MO, and files of correspondence, conferences, and articles by Schroeder.

Schroeder, Adolf E., Papers, (CA4926)
1.45 linear feet
Photographs used in assembling the exhibit "Where the Sun of Freedom Shines: The German Heritage in Missouri."

Schroeder, Adolf E., Papers, (CA5039)
1 folder
Addition of three booklets entitled: The Musical Life of Bethel German Colony; Bethel German Colony, Religious Beliefs and Practices; and Ein Zeppelin-Maschinist erzahlt Meine Fahrten 1931-1938.

Schroeder, Adolf E., Papers, (CA5349)
6.5 linear feet, 117 audio cassettes, 1 audio tape
Additions to professional papers of a University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies chairman. Contains correspondence, teaching materials, departmental papers, oral histories of German-Americans in Missouri, and student materials.

Schroeder, Adolf Papers, (CA5536)
42.5 linear feet, 160 audio cassettes, 1 film
Addition to papers of a University of Missouri professor of German. Includes correspondence, research materials, files relating to grant projects, conferences, exhibits, an oral history project and miscellaneous.

Schroeder, Victor J. (1925-2015), Papers (CA6496)
4.4 cubic feet
The papers of a Methodist minister from Troy, Missouri, contain a transcription of his journals, along with correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous material. Schroeder served churches in Georgia, Ohio, and Illinois, as well as Warren, Lincoln, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties, Missouri. The collection also includes family material, including papers concerning his father, John Ernst Schroeder, a chiropractor who served in WWI.

Schubert Family, Papers, 1834-1996, (C3005)
0.6 linear feet
The Schubert Family Papers contain diaries, drawings, prints, and account books related to the immigration and livelihood of family members. There are also genealogical notebooks for fami-lies of Atchison County, Missouri, and documents dealing with the Sociality, a collective society.

Scott Family, Papers, 1841-1936, (C3033)
0.3 linear feet
The Scott Family Papers consist of correspondence, photographs and miscellaneous documents relating to the Lindsey-Kemp-Reeder family of Ohio and the Scott family of Columbia, Missouri, including the Civil War correspondence of William L. Kemp and the World War I correspondence of future University of Missouri professor D.R. Scott.

Scott Family, Papers, 1874-1957, (R0453)
25 folders
These are photographs and miscellaneous papers of the Scott family of Rolla, Missouri. included are the personal papers and memorabilia of John W. Scott (1870-1950), a businessman and musician who directed the Rolla town band and other local ensembles, catalogs of the Western Conservatory of Music operated by Ephraim H. Scott at Rolla, Missouri, and Chicago, Illinois, and other materials pertaining to the Dean and Morris families, and the town of Rolla.

Scott Family, Papers, (CA6012)
1 folder
Photographs and family history of the John and Elvira Scott family of Miami, Missouri.

Scurlock, Ruth Jones, Scrapbooks, 1920s-1960s, (CA6415)
2 volumes
Scrapbooks of Ruth Jones Scurlock who attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and later lived in Columbia, Missouri.

Sears, Ernest R. (1910-1991), Papers, 1928-1991, (C3892)
19.6 linear feet
The professional papers of Ernest R. Sears, world-renowned wheat cytogeneticist associated with the University of Missouri from 1936 until his death in 1991. The papers consist of correspondence, reprints of his publications, reports, manuscripts, research notes, speeches, photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items.

Sears, Ernest R. (1910-1991), Papers, (CA5428)
0.4 cubic feet
Addition of correspondence, photographs, and biographical materials. Primarily relates to his 40th anniversary at the University of Missouri and retirement.

Sears, Lotti M. (1916-1995), Papers, 1936-1991, (C4021)
2.5 linear feet
The papers contain correspondence, papers, photos, research, and miscellaneous material of a University of Missouri geneticist involved with cytogenetics, a branch of genetics which is concerned with the study of chromosomes and cell division.

Sebastian, Dovey, H., Letter, 1893, (C2023)
1 folder
To her mother and sister about family matters.

Sefrit, Amy Bradfield (1948- ) Letters, 1976-1993, (K0876)
0.3 cubic foot
Sefrit's letters document the life of a rural Missouri farm family in Atchison County, MO. She writes about the daily life of her family, her husband's work and the activities and development of her children. Also her work as a substitute teacher in the local schools, condition of the crops, weather, and news of other family members.

Seibert, Donald A., (1920-2010), Collection, 1834-1851, (C4112)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers of Col. Donald Seibert contain personal accounts of Seibert's great-great grandfather, a German immigrant who established himself in the St. Louis, Missouri area.

Seifert, Elizabeth (1897-1983), Papers, 1944 (C0401)
5 folders
Manuscript of Doctor Woodward’s Ambition (originally called "The Hospital"), published by Dodd, Mead & Company in 1945. Also notes, clippings, and two letters from the publishers.

Seifert, Elizabeth, Papers, (CA2735)
0.25 linear feet
Scrapbook contains clippings, cards, correspondence, photographs, and miscellany pertaining to the career of Missouri author Elizabeth Seifert.

Seiler, Robert E., Papers, (CA4511)
1.6 linear feet
Case files, etc. of a former judge of the Missouri Supreme Court.

Seiter, Ernestine Ernst Papers (C4351)
1.75 cubic feet (23 folders, 1 oversize item, 1 volume)
Transcription of James and Robert Aull Day and Letter books from 1828-1851. Also includes an unidentified doctor's account ledger from Lexington, Missouri, from 1872-1875 and Ernestine Ernst Seiter scrapbook, research on Lexington homes, postcard, and certificates from 1928-1974.

Seiler, Robert E., Papers, (CA4393)
3 linear feet
Personal papers of a Missouri Supreme Court Judge.

Seiler, Robert E., Papers, (CA4410)
1 linear feet
Addition. Notes and summaries on cases, January 1971 to January 1975.

Seiler, Robert E., Papers, (CA4470)
10 linear feet
Notes and summaries on various cases before the Supreme Court of Missouri.

Seiter, Ernestine Ernst Papers (C4351)
1.75 cubic feet (23 folders, 1 oversize item, 1 volume)
Transcription of James and Robert Aull Day and Letter books from 1828-1851. Also includes an unidentified doctor's account ledger from Lexington, Missouri, from 1872-1875 and Ernestine Ernst Seiter scrapbook, research on Lexington homes, postcard, and certificates from 1928-1974.

Sell, Mary Anne (1927- ), Diaries and Social Calendars, 1941-1944, (S0054)
5 Volumes On One Microfilm Roll
Two diaries (1941-42 and 1943) and three "Social Capers" calendars (1942, 1943, 1944) of Mary Anne Sell, a high school student at Villa Duchesne. Entries describe social outings, friends, and dates, including those with Tom Dooley.

Selleck Letter, 1849, (C3531)
1 folder
The papers contain a letter to Emeline E. Selleck, of Oregon, Missouri, from New Orleans, Louisiana, July 23, 1849. Written to his wife after her departure from New Orleans on the steamboat Ioway. They apparently had moved out of a house prior to her trip to Missouri.

Sellers Family Photographs, (P0574)
4 photographs
Photos of the Sellers family and farm near Bolivar, MO, ca. 1900.

Sellmeyer Family, Collection, (CA5526)
1 folder
Addition of Sellmeyer family genealogical materials, including materials in German. Correspondence, census records, family tree, photographs, map, and miscellaneous.

Sellmeyer Family Collection, 1839-1990, (C3062)
4 folders
Deeds, wills, family trees and photographs of three 19th-century immigrant families who settled in Missouri. The Velten and Ebeling families immigrated from Germany and settled in Warren County, while the Swedish Bentleys came to settle in Howard County. Also includes probate and census records, and a "Velten Family Record" narrative.

Serda, Daniel, Papers (K0687)
21 cubic feet
The papers contain research materials gathered by Daniel Serda, a local historian, city planner, and faculty member in the Department of Urban Planning at the University of Kansas. The papers include Kansas City bibliographic research on the Kansas City Stock Yards and the 1951 Flood.

Settle Family Papers, (CG0026)
1.25 cubic feet (41 folders, 1 oversize)
The Settle Family Papers include correspondence, photographs, and genealogy charts of the Settle, O'Bannon, and Rhodes families of Wayne County, Missouri. This collection focuses on Virgil Edward Settle and includes reports cards, photographs, correspondence, and service awards during his tenure as clerk for Natural Gas Pipeline of America for thirty-one years.

Settoon Family, Papers, 1838-1896, (C0980)
3 folders
Letters to and from the Settoon family of the Louisiana delta country concerning family and financial matters. The documents relate to property matters, including slaves.

Sewell, Betty "Kennedy (1930- ), Genealogical Collection, 1964-2016, (CG0011)
1.4 cubic feet (29 folders, 1 volume)
The collection contains genealogical research and materials, including family group sheets, correspondence, clippings, and photographs, of the Kennedy, Zook, Sheppard, Priest, Renfroe, Whitley, Gisler, Doughty, and affiliated families.

Shackelford, Thomas (1822-1908), Papers, 1820-1908 (C0163)
0.6 linear feet
Personal and business letters, documents and memoirs of a lawyer and politician of Glasgow, Missouri. He was a member of the Missouri Convention of 1861 and of the Constitutional Convention of 1875. Includes family letters and letters relating to his legal practice and politics, a few of them pertaining to the Constitutional Convention of 1875.

Shamberg, John Elliott (1913-2009) Papers, 1923-2001, (K0748)
9 cubic feet
Correspondence between Shamberg, his family and friends, relating his college years, early career, World War II, and after the war. Shamberg was an attorney and personal counsel to Robert B. Docking, governor of Kansas,

Shankland, Wilbur Morse, "John Long, 1755-1826," Memorial, 1971, (C3246)
1 folder
The papers contain a memorial address given before the John Sappington Center, Daughters of the American Revolution, Crestwood, Missouri, about John Long, captain of the 15th Militia Company, Caroline County, Virginia, during the American Revolution.

Shanks, Attie Zelpha Mitchell, Genealogical Records, 1890-1960, (R0061)
3 folders
This is a photocopy of genealogical records for southeastern Missouri compiled by Attie Zelpha Mitchell Shanks. The records cover the "Upper Hog Creek" area of eastern Bollinger and western Cape Girardeau counties. There is a partial index.

Shannon Family, Papers, 1845-1960, (C0933)
6 folders
Contains baccalaureate and other addresses by President James Shannon of the University of Missouri, some correspondence on religious matters, and family history and genealogy.

Shannon Family, Papers, (CA6031)
1 folder
Reminiscences of Cornelia Belmont Shannon White recounting her childhood in Columbia and Canton, Missouri. Also includes photographs of miniatures done of her parents. She was the daughter of James Shannon, the former president of the University of Missouri.

Shannon, James (1799-1859), Papers, 1832-1857 (C0402)
4 folders
Store accounts, correspondence and church papers of James Shannon, president of the University of Missouri. Also a letter to Henry A. Wise requesting him to print Shannon’s address on slavery.

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.

Shaw, Milton, Papers, 1824-1921 (C0428)
5 folders, typed copies; also on 1 roll of microfilm
Letters from Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri discussing slaves; farm crops, implements, and stock; property indentures; church membership; trade; schools; and teaching. Genealogical materials on the Denton family. Originals on microfilm; typed copies in folders.

Sheets, Charles K., Jr. (1906-1971), Papers, 1847-1930 (C4079)
1 cubic foot
The papers of Charles K. Sheets, Jr. pertain to the family histories of the Berry, Bell, Sheets, and Blades families, and include marriages, correspondence, and newspaper clippings. Also included in the collection is business material pertaining to Charles K. Sheets, Sr.'s business with Faulconer, Sheets & Co, in Montgomery City, Missouri.

Shelley, Barbara Rosa Barnett (Mrs. William W.) (1889-1980) Family Papers, ca. 1850-1980, (K0049)
3 cubic feet
Personal, business, and legal documents pertaining to the Barnett, Williamson, and Shelley families.

Shelton, Charles G. (1887-1971), Papers, 1918-1969, (C4062)
0.4 linear feet
The papers of Charles Shelton, a farmer from Paris, Missouri, consist of notes on agricultural machinery, account books, a Modern Woodmen of America record book, personal correspondence, and miscellaneous personal material.

Shepard, John A. and Samuel, Papers, 1844-1845, (C2297)
1 folder
Two letters between Samuel Shepard of Selma, AL, and his brother, John A., of Norfolk, CT. They concern business, family, friends, health and the life of a Yankee peddler in Alabama. Negative photostats. Bill of lading issued to Samuel Shepard by Saxton & Webb, New York, for a shipment of clocks.

Shepardson, George Allen, Diaries (S0547)
4 cubic feet (65 volumes)
The George Allen Shepardson Diaries contain sixty-five annual diaries written by George Shepardson between the years of 1887 – 1952, during his time living and working in the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area and Illinois. Notable topics within the diaries include teaching in the rural Midwest and at St. Louis boarding schools; work at Cupples Station for the Missouri Pacific Railroad; the St. Louis Streetcar strike of 1900, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904 (St. Louis World's Fair); and the World Wars. The diaries are arranged chronologically by date. The diary for the year 1892 is not included.

Sheppard Family, Papers, 1844-1887 (C0429)
6 folders, typed copies; also on 1 roll of microfilm
Miscellaneous letters from Philadelphia; Tennessee; Cincinnati; Springfield and St. Louis, Missouri; and England. A letter from Paris, TN, describes local preaching techniques. Originals on microfilm; typed copies in folders.

Sherman, Sophie Beatrice “Bee” Kurs, Papers, (K0893)
0.07 cubic foot (7 folders, 1 photograph)
The Sophie Beatrice “Bee” Kurs Sherman Papers contain columns, scripts, and song lyrics written by Bee Sherman, a member of Kehilath Israel Synagogue, as well as a certified copy of Sherman’s birth record, a photograph, and two newspaper clippings.

Sherry, Steven George and Judith Lyons Papers, 2011-2012 (K1020)
0.02 cubic feet
The papers contain lists of those involved in the Kansas City area garment industry and an autobiography by Steven G. Sherry.

Shoemaker, Floyd Calvin, Collection, (CA1092)
12 linear feet
Miscellaneous papers kept by Mr. Shoemaker during his service as Secretary of the State Historical Society of Missouri, and as editor of its publications. Includes copies of speeches and articles, files of "this week in Missouri history," notes for "Missouri Struggle for Statehood" clippings, scrapbooks of memorabilia, and photographs.

Shoemaker, Ralph J., (1906-1980), Papers, 1920-1964, (C3350)
2 linear feet, 2 volumes
The papers contain correspondence, transcriptions of speeches, and pamphlets about newspaper libraries; correspondence and news coverage about publication of The President's Words; reports; copies of Subject Classification for Clipping and Picture Files by Shoemaker; and World War II photographs.

Shoemaker, Ralph J. (1906-1980), Papers, (CA4298)
6 linear feet, 1 volume
Postcard collections, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous writings. Shoemaker was a newspaper librarian.

Shoemaker, Ralph J., Papers, (CA4500)
0.2 linear feet
Addition. Miscellaneous collected material and some writings.

Shook, R. Edgar (1894-1970) Papers , 1937-1946, (K1133)
1 cubic foot
Shook was an attorney in Kansas City, MO active in politics. Includes scrapbooks of newspaper clippings chronicling Shook's tenure as a member of the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners and as president of the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners.

Shopmaker, Sylvia Minkin, Oral History Transcription, (K1213)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder)
This collection includes a transcription of an oral history interview conducted by Lililan Kranitz with Sylvia Minkin Shopmaker, focusing on her life, her family history, and the Jewish community of Kansas City.

Short, David W. Collection, (K0690)
0.98 cubic foot (20 folders, 20 glass plate negatives, 3 oversize folders, 4 rolled items)
The David W. Short Collection includes correspondence, memorial cards, family and military photographs, scrapbooks, two magazine issues, glass plate negatives, a marriage certificate for Moses Wood and Rossie Bellis, election poster of Moses Wood for County Court Judge, a photograph depicting the Grand Chapter of Missouri, Order of the Eastern Star, and architectural drawings of streetcar plans, railway terminals, and rail lines.

Shott Family Photographs, (P0679)
4 photographs
Photos of the Shott family

Shrader, Dorothy Heckmann, Papers, (CA5925)
6 linear feet
Papers of Hermann, MO, writer and descendant of steamboat captain, Bill Heckmann. Includes newspaper clippings of happenings along Missouri's waterways dating from the late 1800s to mid-1900s. Also includes genealogical information on Hermann, maps of Missouri's rivers, and a few photographs of steamboats and river scenes.

Siegler, Merna Singer (1926- ) and Sylvan (1925-2010) Papers, 1940-2012, (K1261)
0.5 cubic foot
Personal papers of active members of the Jewish Community, including National Council of Jewish Women and Beth Shalom Sisterhood notebooks, and World War II photograph/postcard album.

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.

Simon, Aletha Schultz (1941- ) Papers, 1942-2007, (K0865)
3 cubic feet
Personal papers of a Kansas City native active in many civic and Jewish communal organizations. Includes board and committee minutes, lesson plans, exhibit notes, forms, programs, flyers, stationary, a calendar, a directory, handbooks, articles, brochures, and newspaper clippings of the Women's League for Conservative Judaism, Beth Shalom Sisterhood, the Museum Without Walls, Beth Shalom, National Council of Jewish Women, the Jewish Community Center, American Jewish Historical Society, Midwest Center For Holocaust Education, and the Eureka Fishing Club.

Simpson, Paulina, Letter, 1894, (C2022)
1 folder
Letter from "Etta" on the health of her mother; urges Paulina to visit.

Sims, Harve E. (1865-1940), In Memoriam, 1940, (C2907)
1 folder
The collection contains an obituary and funeral proceedings for Harve E. Sims including names of pallbearers, minister, and flower bearers.

Sitton, John James (1842-1915), Collection, 1860-1913, (R1286)
6 volumes, 2 folders
The collection consists of a three-volume journal, scrapbooks, miscellaneous papers, and photographs, 1860-1913 of a Missouri Confederate soldier and postwar resident of Oregon County, Missouri. The journal, 1860-1882, documents service in the Missouri State Guard and other Confederate units in Missouri, Arkansas, and Mississippi during the Civil War, wounding and capture at the Battle of Big Blue in 1864, and imprisonment at Kansas City, St. Louis, and Johnson’s Island, Ohio. Postwar entries concern teaching subscription schools, office holding and electioneering, social affairs, and church matters in Alexander County, Illinois, Boone County, Arkansas, and Oregon and Dent counties in Missouri. Three scrapbooks, miscellaneous papers and photographs, ca. 1896-1913, include newspaper clippings about the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, Johnson’s Island prison, and other Civil War events, United Confederate Veterans activities, and other aspects of Sitton’s life.

Slaughter, Alfred W. (1828-1915), Collection, (CA6307)
0.2 cubic feet
The collection contains a biographical sketch of Alfred W. Slaughter, a teacher who lived in Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri, as well as a scrapbook from the 1880s and a volume titled "Slaughter and Abbott Genealogy."

Slaughter, Elijah Franklin (1825-1902), Journals, 1875-1904, (C3055)
7 volumes on 1 roll of microfilm
The papers of Elijah Slaughter, a Jackson County, Missouri, farmer, include accounts of daily life, notes on bartering of farm goods, and a book of dates.

Slavens Family Photographs, (P0124)
1 folder
Collection of cartes de visite, tintypes and prints from the 1950s related to the Slavens family.

Slusher Family, Papers, 1874-1974, (C4028)
1.7 linear feet
The Slusher family papers consist of personal correspondence and account books of the Slushers of Lexington, Missouri, and their extended family who lived in Missouri and Virginia.

Slutsky, Jacqueline Jacobson (1930- ) Papers, 1953-1966, (K0997)
1 folder
Photocopied photographs of the Slutsky and Jacobson families.

Small , Hubert Edwin, Papers, ca. 1910-1952, (R0474)
3 folders, photocopies
This collection includes a scrapbook, correspondence, and miscellaneous printed material of Hubert E. Small, a musician, chautauqua performer, and music teacher at Kansas City and Springfield, Missouri. Some material pertains to his wife, Vera (Whitmore) Small, also a professional musician.

Small, Marshall L. (1927- ) Collection, 2005, (K1067)
1 folder
Includes a scholarly history (paper and DVD format) of Shraga Faibush ben Zvi's extended family written by his great-grandson Marshall Small. Additional research for this study was provided by Neil Sosland, Richard Hoffman, Sarah Small, and her son Rabbi David Small.

Smiley Family Papers, 1804-1951, (C3671)
0.4 cubic feet
Correspondence, deeds, appointments, legal documents regarding suits and estates, receipts and business papers concerning Samuel W. Smiley, early settler and property owner in Lincoln County, MO. Similar material regarding his wife, children, relatives and descendants is also included. The bulk of this collection dates from the 1820s to the 1840s.

Smith Family Photographs, (P0665)
8 photographs
Images of Kansas City and William Joseph Smith and family, removed from Genealogies - Smith - Bussell - Wood - Bryant by Mable Smith Saunders.

Smith, Ada Brydon Bruce, (1901-1959), Scrapbook, 1919-1936, (C1423)
1 volume
Obituaries and other newspaper clippings concerning friends and relatives of Ada Smith, Stoddard County, MO.

Smith, Cora, Diaries, 1951-1960, (S0220)
2 Volumes
Daily entries about family, friends, chores, food, weather, and shopping of a St. Louis woman originally from Batchtown, Illinois.

Smith, E. Herbert, Autobiography, 1954, (R0184)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a thirteen-page autobiography by a newspaper publisher and editor of southeastern Missouri. At one time or another during his sixty-year career, Smith was associated with the Benton Record, the Charleston Democrat and Enterprise, the Sikeston Star, and the Clarkton News.

Smith, George R. (1804-1879), Papers, 1835-1899, (C1028)
3 folders
The papers of George R. Smith contain correspondence, miscellaneous personal and business papers, and speeches of a Sedalia, Missouri, lawyer and businessman. Smith was influential in the establishment of the Missouri Pacific Railway.

Smith, George W., Autobiography, n.d., (C3085)
1 folder
The papers contain the autobiography of George W. Smith, born in Albemarle County, Virginia, and settled in Cooper County, Missouri, ca. 1837.

Smith, Henry Ackerman (1837-1907), Papers, 1861-1907 (C0431)
2 rolls of microfilm
Papers of a teacher and Methodist minister who lived in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Indiana, and Missouri. Includes letters written to his wife, 1861-1862, while in the Union army; autobiography, genealogical information; record of marriages performed, 1884-1905; diary, 1882-1907; a newspaper article; and photographs.

Smith, Jabez, Papers, 1847-1855, (C2729)
6 folders
The papers of Jabez Smith contain letters to Smith, Independence, MO, from various people acting as his agents in California and Virginia. Also included are miscellaneous items and photographs.

Smith, Laura Sikes Journal, (R1420)
0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)
The collection consists of the journal of Laura Sikes Smith. It records her daily duties, comments on the weather, and the goings on of neighbors and acquaintances.

Smith, Lillian Applegate, Applegate-Smith family papers, ca. 1873-1992, (R1302)
30 folders
These are the papers of the Applegate and Smith families of Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri. The collection consists of family correspondence, miscellaneous business papers, ephemeral items of historical interest, and selected photographs from family albums.

Smith, Nathan Lipscomb, Letters, 1838-1869, (C3823)
1 folder
The papers contain photocopies of personal letters from Franklin County, Missouri, farmer Nathan L. Smith to his brother William D. Smith in Todd County, Kentucky. Includes Smith family genealogy to 1858, a list of census and church references to Nathan Smith, and one letter from John and Mary Frances (Smith) Fox to William D. Smith and his sister Caroline.

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, (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, Thomas Adams (1858-1919), Papers, 1852-1919, (C0166)
0.2 linear feet,1 oversize volume
The papers of a Saline County, Missouri, doctor and landowner include family corre-spondence, clippings, miscellaneous bills and papers, and a copy of a slave record book provid-ing the births, death, and sales of slaves belonging to the estate of Thomas Adams Smith and Crawford Early Smith.

Smith, Thomas Hardeman, Papers, 1845, (C1996)
1 folder
The papers of Thomas Hardeman Smith contain letters to Smith from his father, mother, and sister, Liberty, MO.

Smither, Helen Faye (1900-1995) Collection, ca. 1740-1960, (K0073)
0.3 cubic foot
Genealogical and correspondence and other family records relating primarily for the Desha, Brown, and Smither families.

Smither, John Milton (1864-1954) Papers, ca. 1920-ca. 1968, (K0819)
2 cubic feet
Smither was known as the "dean of Kansas City poets" and a poetry teacher at the Nelson Gallery. Includes copies of his books, and works and those of other local authors; teaching records and material; photographs; newspapers and magazine clippings; and correspondence.

Snider, Lewis and John W., Papers, 1858-1890, Miscellaneous Papers, (C3337)
1 folder
Miscellaneous papers, including post office receipts, estate administration deed, bills, numerical computations, a song, and recipe for ink.

Snoddy, Daniel F., Family, Papers, 1817-1861 (C0434)
8 folders, typed copies; also on 1 roll of microfilm
Bills of sale; county, state, and asylum tax receipts; school tuition receipts; bill of sale for slaves; notice of public sale after death of Daniel F. Snoddy. Letter from Snoddy giving brief description of towns, crops, and trade in Missouri. Letters from relatives in the southern states. Originals on film; typed copies in folder.

Snyder, Robert McClure (1852-1906) Family Collection, 1905-1964, (K0829)
1 cubic foot
Scrapbook, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and ephemera regarding the Snyder Family, Ha Ha Tonka, Junior League, and Kansas City.

Snyder Jr., Robert M. (1876-1937) Collection, 1849-1932, (K0025)
24 volumes, 1 folder
Personal papers of R.M. Snyder, Jr. and his family relating to his collecting, research, and writing on Americana, the Ozarks, and Ha Ha Tonka, a home built in the Ozarks by his father. Also included are holograph manuscripts collected by Snyder.

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.

Sol J. Michael Family Photographs, (P0368)
1 folder
Family memorabilia from Sol J. Michael. Includes photos of Samuel and Marvel Fell (nee DeVoll), and family friends: the Farney Family

Sorrell, Mary Ann, Papers, (R1455)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Mary Ann Sorrell Papers contains a handwritten letter from Mary Ann Sorrell to her daughter. The letter is dated September 10, 1863, and was written in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Mary Ann Sorrell discusses her housing situation, the health of her children, and the living arrangements of her various children.

Soule, George (1834-1926), Memorial, 1926, (C1563)
1 folder
Soule, author and lecturer, was founder and president of Soule Commercial College and Literary Institute, New Orleans, LA. Memorial, adopted by the Louisiana Historical Society, February 23, 1926, was written by J. Mitchell Pilcher, chairman, Soule Memorial Committee, and recording secretary of the Society.

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.

Southwood, Virginia, Family Papers, 1861-1904, (C0974)
0.4 linear feet
This collection contains the genealogical record of Virginia Southwood’s family, the diaries of George Ward Litts, and the Civil War correspondence between teacher Susan Griggs and some of the Union soldiers who had attended her school in Wolcottville, Indiana.

Sowers, Edward W., Papers, 1942-1980, (R0135)
107 folders
This collection consists of correspondence, business papers, and miscellaneous printed material of a newspaper editor and publisher at Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri. Topics include the Sowers family, journalism and the newspaper business, the University of Missouri, and United States politics and foreign relations.

Spalding, Douglas P, Diary, 1864, (C3428)
1 volume
The diary gives day to day temperature reading, January 30-December 31, in Ralls County, Missouri, and one line telling how he spent each day, at school, home, or attending to farm chores.

Sparks, John Nathan (1876-1954), Papers, 1901-1947, (C2798)
3.1 linear feet
The John Nathan Sparks Papers consist of the business and personal correspondence of an employee of the Missouri Lumber and Mining Company of Grandin, Missouri.

Sparks, Theodore C. (1871-1930) Family Papers, ca. 1750-1960, (K0083)
8 folders
Photocopied family history research done by T.C. Sparks, in the 1920's. They include anecdotes and reminiscences about family members, along with transcriptions of family letters.

Spencer, John C. (1788-1855), Papers, 1835-1843, (C2301)
2 folders
Letters of J.C. Spencer to John V.S. Pruyn, lawyer in New York, concerning land, costs, and the release of Mrs. James's dower. Also a letter written by Spencer while secretary of the treasury concerning a deposit with a pension agent in Albany, NY.

Spengler Family, Papers, 1850-1870, (C4034)
0.25 linear feet
Correspondence to Daniel H. Spengler, of Bentonsville, Virginia, from his brothers Philip and Samuel and other relatives and friends living in Missouri and Virginia, covering the period 1856 to 1860 and 1865 to 1870. Also included are a map of New York City, a photocopy of the Warren County, Virginia census of 1850, a railroad advertisement, two train tickets, and accounts of travel expenses.

Spiller, Willis A., Collection, 1863-1955, (R0147)
1 folder, photocopies
These are personal papers, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material concerning Willis A. Spiller, a businessman and county official in Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. There is also genealogical information on the Stinson family.

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.

St. Charles Borromeo Church Of St. Charles, Missouri, (1791- ), Records, 1792-1934, (S0138)
3 Rolls Of Microfilm
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church was dedicated November 7, 1791, by Manuel Perez, the Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana. Located off Main Street in the town of Les Petites Cotes, Perez officially changed the town's name to San Carlos (St. Charles) the same day he dedicated the church. Daniel Boone's oldest son, Daniel Morgan Boone, was married to Sarah Griffen Lewis at the church on March 2, 1800. Records include baptisms, marriages, and deaths, in Spanish, French, Latin, and English.

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. Ferdinand's Church, Florissant, Missouri, Records (1792-1977), (S0432)
5 Microfilm Rolls
The records are divided into five series: Baptism Registers, 1792-1960; First Holy Communion and Confirmation Registers, 1821-1967 (incomplete); Marriage Registers, 1863-1977; Burial Registers, 1853, 1905-1955; and Financial Records, 1853-1877. Baptism registers are located on rolls 1 and 2, with an index to baptisms on roll 5. Communion and confirmation registers are located on rolls 2-4; marriage registers on rolls 2 and 4; and burial registers and financial records are both on roll 3.

St. Louis County Cemetery Collection, 1901-2000, (S0800)
139 Folders, 2 Books, 94 Photographs
The St. Louis County Cemetery Collection consists of documents, books, and photographs collected by Ann Morris in preparation for her book. The first series in the collection includes research on individual cemeteries. These documents include correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, pamphlets, and records from the Missouri State Historic Preservation Office. The second series contains administrative files and general research for the book. These files also include correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, and records from the Missouri State Historic Preservation Office. Series three contains the early research design and two copies of the rough draft, one bound and one unbound. It also has four volumes of Old Cemeteries of St. Louis County, MO published by the St. Louis Genealogical Society. The final series is comprised of 94 photographs taken of St. Louis County cemeteries. These photographs include both prints and negatives.

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.

Staggers, Ida K (1913-1993) Papers, 1936-1972, (K0501)
0.3 cubic foot
Photographs, scrapbook and other memorabilia related to Staggers' 35-year career with Trans World Airlines (TWA) as an Air Hostess.

Staggs, Reba, comp., Scrapbook, ca. 1928-1933, (R0586)
1 folder, photocopies
This is the scrapbook of Reba Staggs of Newburg, Phelps County, Missouri. The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, photographs, programs for theatrical productions and other events, and miscellaneous materials concerning Newburg High School, and Drury College in Springfield, Missouri.

Stanford, Thomas and Rene Rozenbilt Goldman Papers, 1900-2010, (K1143)
0.04 cubic feet
The papers consist of telegrams and letters, certificates, and photographs for the Davis (Davidovich), Gitterman, Karash, Kopitnik, Levy, Rozenblit, and Spindler families.

Stanley, Enos, Notebook, 1867-1898, (C3546)
2 folders
The collection contains copies of a notebook in which Enos Stanley of Taney County, MO, made entries of marriages he performed as justice of the peace, recorded family births and deaths, and noted some money transactions.

Stanwood, Mrs. Joseph, Letter, 1830, (C1827)
1 folder
The papers contain one letter to Mrs. Stanwood in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, from her cousin Hamilton P. in St. Charles, Missouri, and describes fashion and society in St. Charles and discusses family and friends.

Staples Family Papers, (K0227)
.03 cubic feet
The papers of the Staples family consist primarily of correspondence to and from the family, as well as legal documents relating to the purchase of land.

Stark, Frances Sarah (1912-2005) Papers, 1942-1946, (K0503)
7 folders
Papers of Trans World Airlines (TWA) hostess. Includes photographs, a passport, World Health Organization (WHO) certificates, and hostess training manuals.

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.

Starr, Raymond H. Papers, (K1138)
0.3 cubic foot (9 folders, 1 CD)
This collection contains Captain Raymond Starr’s correspondences with his wife, Hortense Davidson Starr, while he was serving during World War II in the United States Army Air Corps. Also included are a few letters to his children and friends.

Statland, Suzanne (1931-1990) Papers, ca. 1950-1978, (K0841)
3 cubic feet
Statland was involved in several Kansas City area historical, social and educational groups in Kansas City. Includes organizational files for the UMKC Friends of the Library, Historic Kansas City Foundation, Landmarks Commission, and Future Alternatives. Also research and speeches relating to human resources and relations, as well as various issues, such as parking and the environment.

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.

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.

Stauffer, Grant Samuel (1943- ) Papers, 1990-2000, (K0946)
5 cubic feet
Stauffer was the Libertarian candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1992, 1998; and for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 2000. Includes brochures, research notes, files and other documents relating to the National and Missouri State Libertarian Party as well as Kansas City, MO political issues.

Ste. Genevieve Parish, Records, 1764-1843 (C3040)
2 rolls of microfilm
Registers of baptisms, marriages, and deaths for Ste. Genevieve, MO, parish from the early days of the church in Ste. Genevieve to the statehood period. Records are in French and cover the whole community, including slaves. One register lists marriages between Catholics and non-Catholics and among non-Catholics which were performed by the parish priests.

Steel Family, Papers, 1840-1892 (C0205)
1 folder
Alexander Steel family genealogy. Naturalization papers, 1840. Letters from Portland, Oregon: 1880, discussing change in collectors of customs, general political affairs, Oregonian and editor H. Scott, and 1892, mentioning Metropolitan Railway Company (electric street railroad).

Steele, Cora Ellis, "Mother's White Carnation," n.d., (C2170)
1 folder
The collection contains a poetic tribute to Mother.

Stein, Eileen, Scrapbook, 1933-1935, (S0714)
1 Volume, 2 Photographs
Eileen Stein attended Roosevelt High Evening School and Cleveland High School during early to mid-1930s. She lived at 823 4th Avenue and 3510 Miami Street in St. Louis. Stein cut recipes out of newspapers and collected stories about Will Rogers and his family. She attended various St. Louis-area high school productions and community social events. Stein collected school newspapers, greeting cards, letters, memorabilia, and event programs including the program for the 1935 Municipal Opera play titled "Good News."

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.

Steinbach Family, Papers, (CA6120)
0.1 linear feet
OVERSIZE plat maps of Bethel, Missouri. Also includes recorder of deeds supporting materials.

Steinman, Murielle Pruzan (1943- ) and Marshall Steinman (1940-2007) Papers, 1926-ca 1960s, (K1096)
0.09 cubic feet
The papers contain government issued documents, business cards, photographs, Star of David badges, and autobiographical and biographical notes.

Stephens, Edwin W., 70th Birthday Dinner Program, 1919, (C0753)
1 folder
Program of birthday dinner given for Edwin W. Stephens by the citizens of Columbia, MO, June 28, 1919.

Stephens, Fleeta M., Photograph Collection, (P0902)
2 photographs
Photos of J.L. Stephens, and the William A. Bright family

Stephens, Margaret Nelson (1862-1929), Papers, 1823-1927, (C0311)
0.8 linear feet
The diaries of Margaret Nelson Stephens, the wife of Missouri Governor Lon V. Ste-phens, 1897-1901, document her daily life from 1876 to 1927. Genealogy notes describe Margaret’s ancestry and other documents cover a wide range of topics pertaining to relatives through her sister Nadine’s marriage to Charles E. Leonard. Most deal with Charles E. Leonard himself, and his brothers Leverett and Abiel. Two Missouri Militia muster rolls, 1862-1863, and a bill of sale for slaves, 1849, are most notable.

Stephens, Ruth, Collection, (CA5304)
0.4 linear feet
Collection of 19th century family letters, business papers and miscellaneous for Griffin and Stephens families in Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska; genealogical materials for Griffin, Stephens, Douglass, Shannon, and Ellis families.

Stephens, Ruth D., Collection, 1824-1979, (C4128)
1.4 cubic feet
The Ruth D. Stephens Collection contains genealogical information on the Douglass, Stephens, Griffin, Shannon, Ellis, Parks, and Miller families. The collection consists of letters, business papers, family trees, photographs, diaries, and extensive notes on the families.

Stern, Ruth Berkowitz Snower Papers, (K1171)
0.02 cubic foot (2 folders, 3 photographs)
This collection consists of several pieces of family memorabilia, including a wedding announcement and a marriage license, along with photographs of Ruth B. Stern and her first husband, David Snower.

Stevens, George E., "History Of Central Baptist Church," 1846-1926," 1927, (S0028)
104 Pages
Written by pastor to commemorate 80th anniversary of this black church.

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.

Stevens, Walter Barlow (1848-1939), Papers, 1866-1933, (C3548)
6 folders
The papers of Walter Barlow Stevens contain letters to Stevens, author of Missouri histories, from contemporaries in the newspaper profession; from Floyd Shoemaker, secretary of the State Historical Society of Missouri; and from relatives and friends.

Stephenson, Robert, Deed, 1842, (C1754)
1 folder
Deed conveying land located in Randolph County, MO, to Joseph C. Moore for purchase price of $55.

Stever Family, Papers, 1848-1888, (C4300)
0.1 cubic feet (3 folders)
The papers of the Stever family contain letters written between members of a family of Missouri farmers living primarily in Webster County during the 19th century.

Stewart Funeral Home, Lebanon, Missouri, Records, 1931-1943, (R0079)
2 volumes
These are records of funerals conducted by the Stewart Funeral Home at Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri. The entries include vital statistics and genealogical information, the cause of death, the date and place of burial, and the cost of the funeral. The volumes are indexed.

Stewart, George Earle and Louise, Letters, 1932-1950, (C4111)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers contain letters describing Louise, George Earle, and Robert (Bobby's) Stewart's travels in Europe, Northern Africa, Southwest Asia, and South America. The papers consist mostly of letters, postcards, and the itineraries to their travels and experiences abroad. The collection also contains materials regarding the marriage of George Earle Stewart and Louise Stilwell in 1920.

Stewart, Townsend (1814-1860) and Sarah Carter (1820-1902), Family Papers, 1836-1875, (C3930)
0.2 linear feet
Papers of the Stewart family, other relatives, family friends, and businessmen. The papers consist of a small group of genealogical documents prepared by twentieth century family members, and a larger, incomplete body of correspondence of family members, family friends, and a small number of businessmen.

Strickland, Maria A., Papers, 1864-1926, (C3099)
1 folder
The papers of Maria A. Strickland contain letters, programs, and pension papers of Maria A. Strickland; a copy of a Civil War song; and a photo of Clara Bannon's school at Marshfield, MO.

Stiefel, Norman S. (1900-1982) Papers, 1924-1992, (K1109)
7 cubic feet
Personal papers and financial records concerning Norman S. Stiefel Company and Norman's Wholesale Jewelry Company.

Stiefel, Richard Norman (1949- ) Papers, 1974-1991, (K1149)
0.3 cubic foot
Incudes issues of the Temple Bulletins from the Congregation B'Nai Jehudah in Kansas City, MO and directories from organizations in which Mrs. Stiefel held memberships. Also items relating to the Stiefel's interests in local and national politics and community cultural activities.

Stigliani Family, Papers, c. 1900-2003, (C4037)
2 linear feet
The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, legal documents, journals, newspaper clippings, World War II materials, and various other papers belonging to the members of Stigliani, D’Andrea, and Vincitorio families, from the period c. 1900-2003. The documents produced by Louis F. Stigliani include his correspondence from 1934 to 1945, photographs taken during his military service in Italy, as well as other writings and legal documents. The collection also includes photographs, piano making manuals, and personal papers of Leonard Stigliani, Louis’s father. There are photographs of the members of the related families of D’Andrea and Vincitorio, from the period c. 1900 to 1973, and genealogical records about the Stiglianis.

Stillwell Family, Papers, 1732-1976, (C4204)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers contain typescripts of genealogical material including wills, census reports, marriage records, maps and correspondence pertaining to the Stillwell, Scott, Rosebrough, McCord and related families from Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. The material was compiled by Norman Bolin of Evansville, Indiana.

Stirman, Nancy, Collection, (P0566)
10 photographs
Photos believed to be of Eva Davidson Caster (d. 1980) and her brother Homer, and their family members.

Stolowy, Rose Lesky Stolowy (1911-2013) and Sol (1908-1999) Papers, 1938-2002, (K0434)
3 cubic feet
Advertisement film (ca. 1947) for the Midtown Fabric Shop. Also tailor pattern sets, financial and customer records for the Fabric Shop and the Kansas City Custom Garment Company, and family photographs and correspondence.

Stone, Kimbrough (1875-1958), Papers, 1897-1958, (C0005)
11 linear feet; also available on 37 rolls of microfilm
Papers of a judge of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1917-1947 (presiding judge, 1928-1947), who continued to work with the court after his retirement in 1947. Topics covered in the papers include the U.S. courts; Democratic politics; Kansas City and Missouri bar associations and law schools; and fraternal and charitable organizations.

Stone, T.F., Papers, 1821-1876, (C0708)
1 folder
Marriages and birth records from the family Bible and an invitation to the 25th commencement of the College of Christian Brothers, 1876.

Stubbs Photograph Album, (P0699)
38 photographs
Cartes de visite and tintypes of Howard County families. Surnames: Crews, Maupin, Bishop, Boggs, Broadus, Cornealison, Forbes, Harris, Land, Moore, Strode, and Wilcoxin. Removed from 19th century photo album. Addition photos of Mr. and Mrs. William Weaver (of Pilot Grove)

Stumpe Family Collection, (CA6545)
0.2 cubic feet
The collection contains genealogies compiled by Ruth Stumpe Brent Tofle on the Stumpe family of Franklin County, Missouri, and related Horstick and Wagner families. Includes Dale Carnegie course material; information on Myrtle Wagner, Ruth Tofle, and Lester Stumpe; and miscellaneous material, 1908-2019.

Sublett, S.P., Letter, 1883, (C2255)
1 folder
To Abraham and Elizabeth Sublett, from Todd County, Minnesota, 22 May 1883. Letter to aunt and uncle regarding going to spend the summer trading with the Indians in Canada.

Sumner, Patrick Walker (1966- ) Papers, 1979-2013, (K1120)
1.1 cubic foot, oversize
The papers of Patrick Walker Sumner contain topical files, speeches, correspondence, newspaper clippings, ephmera and photographs from this social and political activist in Metropolitan Kansas City.

Sutherland Family Letters, 1858-1879, (C2685)
1 folder
Letters to Samuel H. Sutherland, a Missouri University student, from his parents, reporting local news in St. Clair County. A letter from Samuel from Shreveport, LA, in 1865, tells his post-Civil War plans.

Sutherland, Samuel H., Papers, 1858-1861 (C0400)
1 folder
Letters to Samuel H. Sutherland, a student at the University of Missouri, from his parents in St. Clair County.

Sutter, John Jacob, Collection, 1865-1871, (R0624)
2 folders, photocopies
These are a notebook and travel journal by John J. Sutter, a native of Germany and resident of St. Louis, Missouri. The memoranda book covers Sutter's service as inspector of artillery in the Department of the Missouri in 1865, and inspections at Cape Girardeau, Macon, Rolla, and Springfield, Missouri; and Fort Leavenworth, Fort Scott, and Paola, Kansas. The journal, in German, covers a trip from St. Louis to Germany and return in 1871.

Swain, Warren, Papers, 1820-1842 (C0173)
6 folders
Diary mentions weather, plantation, sugar, corn, Negroes; high Mississippi River, 1821; Andrew Jackson's arrival in New Orleans on April 24, 1821; the 33-day sail from New Orleans to Boston; sickness of 1825. Two letters by Freegrace Raynolds discussing religious feelings; questions about Clarksville, Missouri; comments on slavery, 1837; and loss of bank money, 1842.

Swenson, Godfrey G. (1876-1946) Film Collection, 1930-1958, (K0315)
2 cubic feet
Motion picture film documenting building built by the Swenson Construction Company, who built such buildings at the Jackson County Courthouse and the Kansas City City Hall. Also home movies made by Swenson of family activities.

Switzler Family Photographs, (P0858)
0.45 linear feet
Photos of members of the Switzler family, focused on William F. Switzler and his relatives.

Switzler, Lewis M. (1841-1925), Papers, 1834-1936, (C3420)
2 folders, 3 volumes
The papers of Lewis M. Switzler contain news clippings, photographs, and correspondence on the Civil War, Boone County, Missouri history, and national events; poetry; anecdotes; and family announcements.

Symington Family Papers, 1775 - 2010, (S1211)
0.2 cubic feet
The Symington Family Papers contain genealogical research on the Johnston, Boggs, and Symington families 1775 to 2010, as well as correspondence to members of the Johnston and Symington families 1817 to 1883.

Switzler, William Franklin (1819-1906), Papers, 1896-1902, (C0642)
1 folder
The papers contain miscellaneous letters found in the Switzler Day Book, Collection, C1270. Letters from Stanley B. Simpson, Augustus W. Simpson, and Joseph Simpson, S.W. McCall, and J.N. Whitney. Two bills to Missouri DEMOCRAT.

Symington, W. Stuart (1901-1988), Papers, 1918-1995, (C3874)
316.25 linear feet, 86 ephemera items, 41 audio discs, 11 audio cassettes, 64 audio tapes, 32 reels of 16mm film, 2 reels of 35mm film, 3 video tapes, 2 video cassettes, 2 CDs, 5 DVDs
The papers of William Stuart Symington, U.S. Senator from Missouri (1953-1976), include constituent correspondence, family and personal correspondence, limited genealogical and family materials, appointment books and calendars, audio and video recordings, campaign materials, editorial cartoons, select invitations and itineraries, limited pre-senatorial materials, photographs, photographic negatives and slides, press files, scrapbooks, selected Congressional testimonies, speeches, staff memoranda, voting records, and miscellaneous ephemera.


Taggart Family, Papers, 1825-1913, (C4201)
1 cubic foot (32 folders)
The Taggart Family Papers consists of correspondence between various members of the Taggart family and friends between the years 1825-1913. Henry Taggart lived in Linn County, Missouri.

Tallman Family, Tallman-Brown families letters, 1861-1868, (R0447)
2 folders, photocopies, typescripts
This is correspondence of related families of Miller County, Missouri. The principal correspondents are John, Martha, and Matthew Tallman, who wrote to their brother, Jeremiah, while he served in the 1st Missouri Light Artillery, and John D. Brown, of the same regiment, who wrote to his sister, Hannah M. Brown. Topics include military activity in Miller County and southern Missouri, farm life, and family matters.

Talman, Leo, Papers, (K1047)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder, 1 photograph)
The Leo Talman Papers consists of a single photograph. The photograph depicts a medallion inscribed with a Jewish prayer and a newspaper article providing the story behind the medallion, which was published in The Kansas City Star.

Tapp, Charles C. (1885-1981) Papers, 1887-1975, (K0017)
1 cubic foot
Correspondence, news clippings, land deeds, diaries, notes, and memorabilia of Tapp, a photographer, mine operator, etc. in Clay County, MO., his wife Lizzie, and his family. Also included is material about Mosby, MO, the Booth Coal Mine Company, and the Clay County School Districts #8 and #37.

Taube Family, Papers, 1838-1906, (C3022)
3 folders on microfilm
The collection contains papers of a German American family in Westphalia, MO. Written mostly in German, this collection contains traditional New Year's cards and letters from the 1870s, 1880s, and 1900s, from Mathias, Ferdinand, and Heinrich Eichholz and others. A notebook begun in 1838 by Anna Margaretha (Temmen) Eicholz includes school exercises, financial account entries for 1856-1861, and a list of family births from 1852-1897.

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, John C. (1883-1968) Papers, 1927-1928, (K0359)
10 folders
Personal and business correspondence, and financial records for Taylor, president and chairman of the board of the J.C. Nichols Company.

Taylor, John N., Family Papers (CA6448)
5.65 cubic feet, 11 oversize items
Papers of a businessman from Huntsville and Columbia, Missouri, include business records of car dealerships, as well as family papers, including World War I material, correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous material.

Tenenbaum Family Papers, ca. 1940s-ca. 1950s, (K1215)
1 folder
Includes photographs of the Harold Tenenbaum (1926-2002), owner and president of Benton Auto Parts, and Joie Kritzler Tenenbaum (1926- ), a speech therapist, family and friends.

Terry, George F. and Ursula, Letters, 1814-1843, (C1918)
1 folder
Written to Reuben and Elizabeth Terry, Millersburgh, KY, from Callaway County, MO. Crops, hard times, and family news.

Terte, Benjamin (1891-1964) Papers , 1891-1964, (K0758)
1.91 cubic feet (20 folders, 14 oversize)
The Benjamin Terte Papers contains correspondence, publications, scrapbooks, and a published biography by Benjamin Terte’s daughter, Carol Terte Gill.

The Farkas Family Collection, 1875-1921, (S0743)
3 Folders
This collection contains five items donated by the Farkas Family, in particular Charlotte Farkas. The collection contains three volumes of The Beacon, a publication of Grover Cleveland High School in St. Louis, MO. In addition, the collection also contains a ledger and a copy of the Report of the Commissioners of Forest Park, 1875.

The Eastern Missouri Collection, (S1135)
1 cubic foot (44 folders, 1 reel of 16mm film, 1 reel of microfilm, 8 oversize items)
The Eastern Missouri Collection is an artificial collection combining miscellaneous small acquisitions related to Missouri places, individuals, organizations, and events. The Eastern Missouri Collections continues to have material added to it. New additions are added at the end of the collection. Researchers should browse the index and container lists to locate pertinent material.

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.

Theilman Family, Papers, 1881-1928 (C0410)
6 folders
Letters written by four brothers and a sister, Emil, Robert, Louis, G.A., and Bertha Theilman of Kingston, Missouri. Comments on events at the University of Missouri, book business, family history, loaning money, and land values in southern Missouri and Dakota Territory. Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, some written by Laura M. Theilman about her family and friends, trips taken, and education, and memorabilia.

Thias, Edward J. (1924- ) Papers, 1954-2002, (S0742)
11 Folders
The Thias Papers (1954-2002) contain books written and/or illustrated by Thias, including works about his participation is World War II, Missouri architecture, Thias family genealogy, and collected pencil sketches. In addition, this collection contains many unbound, original pencil sketches of various St. Louis and Missouri landmarks and attractions.

Thomas, David E. (1878-1935) and Horace E. (1910-2001), Papers, 1904-1985, n.d., (C4002)
2 linear feet
The papers of David E. Thomas, Congregational minister and professor of religion, and his son, Horace E. Thomas, a Columbia, Missouri, surgeon who spent World War II in military hospitals in the South Pacific consist of correspondence, manuscripts, class notes, research notes, photographs, printed articles and pamphlets, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous materials related to their careers, including research for Horace’s medical school thesis, Chronic Radiation Poisoning in Rats. See also two oral history interviews with Dr. H.E. Thomas in C3963 SHS Audio Cassette Collection, a.c. 19-20.

Thomas, Kenn, Papers, (S1195)
31 cubic feet
The papers of Kenn Thomas contain correspondence, business files, travel records, a collection of independently produced, small press fanzines, and audio/visual recordings documenting the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Iran-Contra scandal, and Unidentified Flying Objects. Other materials of interest include video and audio recordings of Bob Dylan and the Band, performing in St. Louis area venues. The papers date from 1970 to 2007.

Thompson, Dorothy Brown (1896-1994) Papers, 1860s-1994, (K0695)
52 cubic feet
Personal papers, writings, and research materials of Thompson, a poet and genealogist. Includes personal and professional materials: poetry manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, and ephemera. Secondly, her extensive genealogical research includes specific family lines, correspondence, and historical publications. Also materials of her husband and son.

Thompson, Elbert and Mollie, Papers, 1888-1914, (CA3096)
0.4 linear feet
Ledgers and other financial records concerning the operation of the Thompson farm in Mississippi County, MO.

Thompson, Elizabeth Remay Dabbs, Papers (R0671)
0.25 cubic foot (5 folders)
The Elizabeth Remay Dabbs Thompson Papers contain the personal and family papers collected by Elizabeth Remay Dabbs Thompson from 1850 to 1932. This collection includes photocopies of family correspondence, legal documents, military papers, and business papers for the Dabbs and Thompson families of Greene County, Missouri.

Thompson, Henry C., Papers, 1884-1970, (R0047)
29 folders
These are papers of a trustee of the State Historical Society of Missouri, genealogist, and a historian of mining in St. Francois County and the operations of the St. Joseph Lead Company. The collection includes research notes and correspondence, and a group of lead company records, 1884-1902.

Thompson, Ian M., Papers, (CA4112)
3 linear feet, oversize
Papers of a professor of surgery and chief urologist at the University of Missouri.

Thompson, Ian M., Papers, (CA4134)
5 linear feet
Addition of papers.

Thompson, Ian M., Papers, (CA4196)
2 linear feet

Thompson, John, Papers, 1882-1889, (C3567)
1 folder
The papers of John Thompson contain two handwritten letters addressed to John Thompson, Irondale, MO, one from Ella T. Hughes of South St. Louis, MO, and one from F. Conzelman.

Thompson, Meriwether Jeff (1826-1876), Papers, 1854-1935, (C1030)
0.25 linear feet; also on 1 roll of microfilm
Civil War memoir, correspondence, business and legal papers, family genealogies, and miscellaneous papers of M. Jeff Thompson. Thompson was a civil engineer, a railroad and real estate promoter, mayor of St. Joseph, Missouri, and a brigadier general in the Confederate Army.

Thompson, Robert C., Records, 1838-1843, (C3282)
1 folder
The records contain a deed for land in Clay County, Missouri, 1838, and a land grant registered at Lexington, 1843.

Thornburg, Nell G. Papers, (K1103)
0.01 cubic foot (1 folder)
The Nell G. Thornburg Papers Collection contains a typed travel diary by Nell Thornburg documenting her first guided world tour in 1960 and her second guided world tour in 1962.

Tibbe-Cuthbertson Family, Papers, 1849-1975, (C3711)
0.7 linear feet
The papers of a Washington, Missouri, family whose patriarch, Henry Tibbe, and his son, Anton, founded the Missouri Meerschaum Company, include family and business correspondence, genealogy, property deeds, an early history of the Missouri Meerschaum Company, material on a patent infringement dispute, pipe catalogs, clippings, and photographs.

Tibbe-Cuthbertson Family Papers, (CA2591)
0.4 linear feet
Addition. Photographs, genealogical materials, correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and miscellany.

Tibbe-Cuthbertson Family Papers, (CA2705)
0.8 linear feet
Addition. Autograph book (in German) of Auguste Roehm Cuthbertson, c. 1851, photographs, ephemera, Louis Mullgardt art work, and an oversize photograph of Arno Tibbe.

Tibbe-Cuthbertson Family, Papers, (CA2962)
0.2 linear feet
Addition of photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and personal documents, primarily of Anton Tibbe, Jr., 1910s-1950s.

Tilford, Carolyn Parry (1947- ), Parry-Tilford family photograph collection, ca. 1900-1930s, (R1295)
14 photographs (1 folder)
This collection consists of fourteen black and white photographs loaned for copying by Carolyn Parry Tilford. The photographs include images common to rural and agricultural life from early 1900 to the 1920s such as a barn-raising, church construction, cattle and mules, steam-powered farm equipment, and a gasoline-powered sawmill. Most of the images are from the Elk Prairie neighborhood of Phelps County, but there are also three views of cattle ranching at the Rhinehart Ranch in Shannon County. Rhinehart Ranch, also known as Spring Valley Ranch, is located northwest of Eminence in Shannon County, Missouri. It was most active 1900-1924. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its agricultural and architectural significance.

Timmons, Dolores F., Photograph Collection, (P0236)
2 folders
1 photograph of Camp Dix, NJ Army Base; 12 photos of Dixon Mining Co., circa 1900; 2 photos of Mr. and Mrs. O.H. Henderson; 3 photocopies of Henderson family Bible.

Todd, Matilda, Death Notice, 1871, (C1813)
1 folder
Death notice of Matilda Todd, widow of Roger N. Todd, Columbia, MO.

Todd, Robert Levi, Funeral Notice, 1898, (C3248)
1 folder
The papers contain one black-bordered funeral notice of Robert Levi Todd, born in Boone County, Missouri, 25 March 1822, died in Columbia, Missouri, 11 May 1898.

Todd, Thomas M. (1917-1987), Papers, 1938-1950, (C3790)
0.8 cubic feet
Papers of Thomas McCutcheon Todd, a World War II soldier from Nevada, Missouri, comprised primarily of letters written to Todd's family. Many of the letters were written while Todd was in military training and during his enlistment in the U.S. Army; they detail issues of work, family, war, and death during the 1940s.

Todd, Thomas, Estate Notice, 1869 (C0527)
1 folder
Notice of public auction of miscellaneous property by Thomas Todd, signed by Samuel C. Major.

Todd, Thomas M. (1917-1987), Papers, (CA2795)
1.5 linear feet
Addition of memoirs and family histories. Primarily the Britt, McCutcheon, and Todd families of Boone and Cooper Counties.

Todd, William Miles, Collection, (CA2776)
7 cubic feet (3 oversize volumes)
Genealogies and photographs of the Todd and related families, records pertaining to Gentry and Worth counties, Missouri, and records of Comstock Farm, Albany, Missouri.

Tofle, Ruth Brent, Papers 1930-2008, (C4188)
0.2 cubic feet
The papers of a member of the University of Missouri-Columbia, Campus Planning Committee for Facilities and Grounds. The material includes correspondence and reports. There are also two folders containing both personal and professional correspondence of the Belcher and Troxell families, both of Columbia, Missouri.

Toll-German-Kemper Family, Papers, c.1850-1973, (C4244)
3.0 cubic feet (95 folders), 1 oversize folder
The papers of the Toll, German, Kemper and related families, of the Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri, area contain correspondence, genealogical material, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and extensive photographs.

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.

Torrey Family, Papers, 1863-1913, (C4036)
0.3 linear feet
The papers of H.R. Torrey and his second wife, Martha Hard Torrey, include bills and receipts, correspondence, postcards, photographs, and cemetery records. The collection also contains material from other family members, including Martha Torrey’s brother, William H. Hard.

Townsend, Joanna Benecke (1919-2008) Family Papers, 1846-2002, (K1222)
9 cubic feet
Includes correspondence and postcards, financial records, newspaper clippings, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) materials, home movies, and Townsend genealogical notes/individual profiles. Also Townsend's personal diaries kept in the later years of her life.

Tranin, Donald H. (1927-2007) Papers, ca. 1930-2007, (K0694)
7 cubic feet
Personal papers of Donald Tranin, his father Earl Tranin (1896-1979), and the Paper Supply Company of Kansas City, MO. Included are political activities, investments in businesses and real estate, and civic activities.

Trefts, Charles (1887-1963), Papers, 1903-1963 (C3465)
0.2 linear feet, four cassette tapes
Business correspondence, financial papers, photographic salon stickers, prizes, and other items of St. Louis professional photographer Charles Trefts, organizer of the Advertising Slide Company. His photographic collection was presented to the State Historical Society in 1964.

Trefts, Charles, Photographs, (P0034)
3126 photographs
This collection contains images from 1900 to 1963 depicting St. Louis City and County people, public buildings, riverfront scenes, bridges, churches, catastrophes, houses and parks. Trefts photographed many historic events such as the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition; the 1934 World Series; and aviation in St. Louis including the Wright brothers at Kinloch Field in 1908 and Charles Lindbergh's return from Paris in 1927. A number of images focus on Crawford and Iron Counties and the Lake of the Ozarks region in the early 1930s.

Trefts, George Wesley, (1919-1994), Papers, 1936-1962, (C1422)
6 folders
Papers of a photographer and member of the United States 79th Fighter Group stationed in northern Africa and Italy during World War II. Includes correspondence, clippings, and photographs.

Trenholme, William Maclaren (1925-2008), Letters, 1931-1963, (C3357)
1.25 linear feet
The collection contains personal letters written by Trenholme to his mother, Louise Trenholme Stephens. Trenholme was a naval officer and later a nuclear physicist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. There are also letters from Trenholme’s wife, mother-in-law, and other relatives.

Trigg, William H. (1808-1895), Collection, 1776, 1835-1899 (C0281)
5 volumes
Books from the collection of William H. Trigg, Boonville, Missouri. Accounts of the Banking House of William H. Trigg and Company, and a scrapbook containing miscellaneous material, mostly news clippings from the 1860s and some paper money from the 1700s and 1800s.

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).

Trillin, Elaine Sue, Papers, 1947-1954, (K1298)
1 cubic foot
This collection includes photograohs pertaining the Alpha Chapter Sigma Theta Pi Sorority, Delta Gamma Phi Sorority, Fox Manufacturing Company Christmas party, and Beth Shalom Congregation confirmation classes, as well as a program for a Keneseth Israel-Beth Sholom confirmation service.

Trimble Family, Papers, 1876-1948, (C4269)
0.25 cubic feet (4 folders)
The papers of the Trimble family contain clippings related to the Trimble and Duncan families, correspondence between the families, and the diary from 1876 to 1879 of Susan Duncan, the mother of Martha Duncan who married into the Trimble family.

Trozzolo, Marion A. (1925-1992) Papers, 1951-ca. 1989, (K0835)
2 folders
Papers of Trozzolo, businessman, inventor, and leader in the e-development and revival of the River Quay District of Kansas City, MO. Includes clippings, photographs, correspondence, business records, abstracts, court transcripts, posters, and his book, "Tales of River Quay".

Tuck, Anna Bell, Papers, "Colonel Joseph Crockett, "n.d., (C3321)
1 folder
Genealogy of the Colonel Joseph Crockett family beginning in France in the 1600s when the family name was DeCrocketagni, and continuing into post-Revolutionary War period in America. Several sketches of individual family members.

Tull, Frank, Collection, 1901-1960, (C3212)
3 folders
Miscellaneous bills, receipts, articles, and genealogical notes regarding the Tull and Neidermeyer families of Boone County, MO.

Turnage Family Records, 1965, (C2910)
1 folder
The records of the Turnage family contain genealogical information on the Turnage, Carter, Transue and allied families, and positive photostatic copies of lists of those married by J.C. Turnage and churches for which he was pastor.

Turnbow, Maude, Collection, 1852-1965, (C2924)
1 folder
Letters, written in 1853, concerning the McHargue family in Missouri and Oregon. Newspaper clippings, genealogy
and random notes of Madam Dorian.

Turner, Claude, Papers, (SP0027)
0.25 cubic foot (5 folders, 6 photographs)
The Claude Turner papers consist of letters written by Claude Turner to his family in Webb City during World War II. Claude served on the USS Spence.

Turner Family Papers (SP0041)
0.9 cubic foot (9 folders)
The Turner Family Papers consist of correspondence between Thirza Smerdon Turner, her daughter Leona Turner, and other family and friends. The letters discuss travel, social interactions, and local gossip.

Turner-Yates Family, Papers, (CA6486)
2 cubic feet
The papers of the Turner, Yates, and related families of Macon and Randolph Counties, Missouri, include genealogical research, photographs, publications, and miscellaneous material.

Tyler, Priscilla (1908-1999) Papers, ca. 1950-1999, (K0549)
55 cubic feet
Personal papers, research files, audio recordings of former University of Missouri-Kansas City English professor, interests include Inuit tribe art work.


Ungerer, Alvina, Correspondence, 1928-1933, (S0770)
1 Folder
A series of correspondence belonging to Missouri resident Alvina Ungerer. Letters are arranged chronologically with a date range of 1928-1933. The correspondence includes holiday cards, thank you letters, and notes from family members. Topics include loan repayments, inflation, farming, and weather and economic conditions.

Union Cemetery Association Records, (K0385)
1 cubic foot (29 folders, 1 oversize map, 36 photographs)
The records of Union Cemetery Association contain minutes, financial and legal documents, correspondence, lists of plot owners, a scrapbook of clippings, a stock book, and photographs concerning the cemetery shared by the towns of Kansas City and Westport, Missouri, dated 1857-1954.

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Missouri Division, Records, n.d., (C3188)
9.2 linear feet; also available on 33 rolls of microfilm
Records of Missouri Confederate veterans, compiled for the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Missouri Division, by local chapters. Records include four page record forms of biographical and historical data, arranged alphabetically by veteran's name; copies of rosters and muster rolls; and miscellaneous lists and records.

Usher, Florence Wyman Richardson (1889-1968), Scrapbooks, 1909-1913, (S0059)
3 Volumes On One Microfilm Roll
Florence Wyman Richardson Usher helped found the Equal Suffrage League of St. Louis in 1910. She chaired the League's lecture committee for six years and was a member of the board of governors in 1912. The scrapbooks document suffrage activities both nationally and in St. Louis. They include newsclippings, correspondence, public notices, programs, leaflets, and Usher's annotations.

Ustick, Thomas Watt (c.1803- ), Papers, 1849-1866, (C0183)
0.3 linear feet
The papers of Thomas W. Ustick, a St. Louis, Missouri, printer, consist of correspondence, bills, receipts, and miscellaneous materials.


Vallé Family, Papers, 1798-1870, (R1378)
.25 linear feet, 1 folder
The Vallé Family Papers document the history of multiple generations of the Vallé Family. The collection contains documents in French and English. Several versions of the will of François and Marianna Vallé, a family tree, untranslated French writings, and an advertisement for St. Vincent’s Young Ladies Academy in Cape Girardeau are included in the collection.

Van Brunt, Hope Casey (1865-1952) Papers, ca. 1830s-1998, (K0252)
2 cubic feet
Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, printed materials, as well as photographs and memorabilia dealing primarily with the National Old Trails movement in the early 20th century and Van Brunt's activities in marking the Santa Fe Trail for the Kansas City Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution (DAR) Also Van Brunt's personal correspondence with her children, family, and friends, and other family memorabilia.

Van Frank, Philip R., Papers, 1847-1868, (C1031)
1 folder
The papers contain correspondence and legal papers of Philip R. Van Frank, a resident of Murphysboro, Illinois.

Van Horn, Robert Thompson (1824-1916) Family Papers, 1832-1965, (K0297)
2 cubic feet
Van Horn was a newspaper owner/editor, a mayor of Kansas City, U.S. Congressmen, and civic leader. Includes correspondence, Civil War service records, business and property records, and some artifacts and ephemera. Also contains the papers of Van Horn's granddaughter Adela Cooley Van Horn, who traveled extensively, and kept correspondence, passports, narratives, and photographs, and genealogical records.

Van Ravenswaay, Charles (1911-1990), Collection, 1820-1971, (C2668)
1.2 linear feet
Material relating to the Trigg family of Boonville, MO; the papers of Harvey Bunce, Cooper County civic leader and vice-president of the Tebo and Neosho Railroad; and Charles Van Ravenswaay's correspondence and research notes on various families, institutions, historic sites and events in Cooper and Howard Counties, and miscellaneous material related primarily to Boonville, MO.

Van Zandt, Gilbert, (1851-1944), Papers, 1865-1956, (C4163)
0.4 cubic feet
The papers of Gilbert Van Zandt contain personal correspondence, biographical information, newspaper clippings and photographs. Van Zandt became notorious as the youngest member of the Union Army.

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.

Vickery, Margaret Ray, Papers, 1887-1974, (R0366)
105 folders
These are papers of Margaret Ray Vickery, a newspaperwoman and author of Salem, Dent County, Missouri. The papers consist of clippings, correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous historical research material, most of which pertain to her award-winning weekly column, "Sugar and Spice," published by the Salem News, 1952-1971. The collection also includes papers of the Vickery and Ray families.

Viles-Hosmer Family, Papers, 1814-1948, (C3709)
6.1 linear feet
Autograph albums, account books, diaries, and personal and business correspondence of the Viles and Hosmer families. Included are Jonas Viles' professional papers while professor of history at the University of Missouri from 1902 and 1942.

Vinton, Samuel Spencer, Collection, 1864-1939, (R0819)
2 folders
This is a freight receipt book of Samuel Spencer Vinton (1828-1890), and a reminiscence by his son, Samuel Spencer Vinton (1857-1951). The receipt book reflects a freighting business from Sedalia to southwestern Missouri, 1864-1865. The reminiscence, written in 1939, concerns life around Springfield, Missouri, circa 1875-1890.

Voerster, John Diedrich (1876-1936), Collection, nd, 1802-2002, (S1115)
2 folders
The John Diedrich Voerster collection includes family tree data for the Voerster family between the years 1802 and 2002. Contains complete data for the descendants of John Diedrich Voerster (1802-1878), Engelbert Voerster (1842-1908) and John Voerster (1870-1936) . The collection also includes forty-six photographs of Voerster family members.


Wade, J.D. (1894-1966), Papers, (CA6386)
1 cubic foot
Papers of an employee of Service Pipeline Company from Odessa and Carrollton, Missouri, largely consist of personal account ledgers detailing daily expenses. Also included is a small amount of Service Pipeline and Standard Oil material and miscellaneous material.

Wadsworth, Henry, Papers, 1849-1864, (C1916)
1 folder
Letters from relatives in Maryland and Illinois regarding collection of debts, scarcity of money, politics and war.

Walker, Paris M., Funeral Home, Records, 1898-1934, (C4279)
1.2 cubic feet (9 volumes)
The records of the Paris M. Walker Funeral Home, Marshall, Missouri. Volume one is an expense book/ledger, 1898-1904, and 1928-1934. It contains Paris M. Walker receipts listing materials or services provided, and costs. Volumes 2-9 contain funeral records of individuals covering the years 1902-1920.

Walling Family Papers (R1396)
0.02 cubic foot (2 folders, 15 photographs)
The Walling Family Papers include family photographs and genealogical research on the Cook, Hutson, and Walling families.

Walz, Martin Luther (1864-1913) Family Papers, 1888, (K1232)
2 folders
Genealogical information about members of the Walz family. Includes photograph of Walz as a young man, and a letter written to Walz by Emil Medious, a minister in Baiersdorf, Germany, about Walz's parents and siblings.

Wanger, Frederick Marion (1888-1956) Family Papers, 1890-1956, (K0588)
1 cubic foot
Personal papers of Wanger, a Police Judge in St. Joseph, MO including photographs, letters, and family other documents.

Wagner, William (1901-1977) Papers, 1883-1966, (K0016)
1 cubic foot
Materials relating to William Wagner's personal life and to his career with the Postal Service in Kansas City, MO. Also in the papers are materials which belonged to Wagner's father, Joseph M. Wagner who was an architect/builder; and his mother, Minna (Schiller) Wagner.

Walker Family, Papers, 1782-1883 (C0423)
5 folders
Wills, tax receipts, letters of character, 1782 bond for service, letters and portraits of a family from North Carolina who moved to Tennessee, then to New Madrid County, MO, and later to the Boone's Lick Country. Also an address given by Nannie Jane Walker Lenoir at Christian College, 1883.

Walker, Alexander Warfield, "Memories of My Life," 1914, (C3163)
9 folders
Autograph and typed manuscripts of autobiography, and revision.

Wallace Family Papers, 1929-1983, (S0725)
3 Volumes, 33 Photographs
This collection contains the papers of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wallace, a Catholic family that lived on Tieman Street in St. Louis. Their papers include two appointment books, which also double as scrapbooks with clippings of vivid western landscapes, humorous stories, and photos of famous religious and political figures. In addition, the collection includes correspondence, a volume of Wallace Family History, photographs, and identification cards.

Wallace, Maude Orita (c.1872-c.1965), Papers, (CA6119)
0.4 linear feet
Papers of Maude Orita Wallace (c.1872-c.1965), 1906-1949. Ms. Wallace attended the University of Missouri in 1917 and taught school in Mexico, Missouri. Includes a photograph, 1936 Missouri Writer's Guild award plaque, and select plays and music for children written and published by Ms. Wallace, primarily during World War I. Also includes limited sheet music.

Walton, Robert Emmett (1905-1975) Papers, 1928-1974, (K0973)
3 cubic feet
Walton, a Catholic priest, was an army chaplain during World War II, parish priest and pastor in Kansas City, a missionary in Bolivia, and a priest on a Navajo reservation in New Mexico. Includes yearbooks, magazines, programs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and newsletters, and photographs, slides, and negatives chronicling Walton's adventurous life.

Ward, James Alexander (1826-1911), Memoir, 1908, (C3890)
1 folder, photocopy
Typescript of the Autobiography of J. A. Ward, M.D. written by a nineteenth century Lincoln County, Missouri, doctor.

Warford Family Cemetery, Howard County, Missouri, Records, n.d., (C0737)
1 folder
Inscriptions, land indenture, and map showing location of family cemetery in Prairie Township, Howard County, MO. Also includes a biographical sketch of John Warford (1798-1872), who established the cemetery.

Washington County, Missouri, Probate Records, 1813-1886, (R0632)
3 volumes
These are probate records from Washington County, Missouri. The first two volumes contain the statements of administrators of estates and guardians of minor children beginning in 1813 and continuing into August 1843. The third volume includes wills from 1845-1886.

Watkins, Beverly S. (1917-2012) Collection, 1934-ca. 1983, (K0246)
1 volume
Scrapbook of news clippings and historical research compiled by James Anderson, historian for the Native Sons of Greater Kansas City, concerning the French Settlement and Community in Kansas City, MO and other people, places and events of Kansas City history.

Watkins, Marie Oliver (1885-1959), Papers, 1822-1962 , (C2689)
2.8 linear feet
Genealogical research compiled in preparation for the publication of the book Tearin' Through the Wilderness, Missouri Pioneer Episodes, 1822-1885, by Marie Oliver Watkins and Helen Hamacher Buchanan Watkins. This genealogy traces the descendants of Charles Allen Watkins and Henrietta Rives of Virginia and Ray County, Missouri. Included are these families: Allen, Anderson, Aston, Austin, Bartow, Buchanan, Davis, Edwards, Ellis, Ewing, Frazier, Hooper, Hughes, Jackson, Johnson, Kidder, Knapp, Michaux, Morton, Oliver, Perdue, Prevost, Price, Purkitt, Richardson, Rives, Rochette, Smith, Venable, Watkins, Wilson, and Woodson.

Watkins, Ralph K., Papers, (CA4326)
3.75 linear feet
Course outlines, correspondence, speeches, and genealogical material compiled by a former professor of education at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Watson-Westlake Papers, 1813-1947 (C0186)
0.7 cubic feet
Correspondence, receipts, legal documents, and miscellaneous items of the Watson family of Boone County. Memoir by Thomas W. Westlake of his Civil War and post-Civil War experiences.

Watts Family, Papers, (CA6121)
2 cubic feet
Papers of a family from Putnam County, Missouri. Includes an autograph book, travel scrapbook and family photograph albums compiled by Bertha and Christine Watts, 24 diaries composed by the Rev. Samuel S. McWilliams, and poetry and writings.

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, Jeanette Miller (1931- ) and Robert H. (1925-2012) Papers, 1938-1989, (K1007)
7 folders
personal papers and photographs, papers of Sam Dantzig who served in WWI with Harry S. Truman including invitation to Truman's inauguration and signed portrait of Truman

Weathers Family, Papers, (CA6216)
32 linear feet, 3 audio tapes
Addition of family papers, primarily from Gene Weathers (1936-2008) of Fayette, Missouri. Includes correspondence, 1970s-2000s, and teaching materials for the blind. See also C4014.

Weathers Family, Papers, 1868-1991, (C4014)
3 linear feet, 1 audio cassette
The Weathers Family Papers document the lives of Virginia “Kate” and Benton H. Weathers of Howard County, Missouri, and the lives of their children and grandchildren. In addition to genealogical materials on the Weathers, Duncan, and Grigsby families, the collection includes some materials on the Weathers Lumber and Hardware Store in Fayette, Missouri, and the Missouri Polled Hereford Association Records.

Webb Funeral Homes Records, 1913-1978, (K1355)
1.17 cubic feet
The records contain biographical information about decedents and document funerals arranged by Webb Funeral Homes of Blues Springs and Oak Grove, Missouri.

Webb, Mrs. William Henry, "Life Story of William Henry Webb," n.d., (C2946)
1 folder
The papers contain an account of the life of William Henry Webb, including his adventures traveling around the country working at various jobs, and of his life in Ironton, Missouri. Also includes a record of births and deaths in the Cureton family.

Weber Family, Papers, 1899-1966, (C3113)
0.5 linear feet
Miscellaneous papers of the Weber family of Farmington, MO, including copy book of Frank S. Weber, obituary of Kossuth W. Weber, and correspondence and newspaper clippings of Nan Gardiner Weber. Genealogy and family photographs.

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.

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 Family, Correspondence, 1839-1854, (R0391)
1 folder, photocopies
These are typescripts of letters to and from members of the Welch family in Pulaski and Dade counties in Missouri, and Scott County, Illinois. Topics include family news, acquaintances, health, crops, and the weather.

Wells, Robert W. (1795-1864), Letters, 1826-1863, (C1998)
2 folders
Primarily letters written by Wells to his daughter containing family news and description of conditions in Missouri prior to and during the Civil War.

Wessel\Schaefer Family, Papers 1907-1974, (S0522)
49 Folders 43 Photographs
The collection contains correspondence received by both Lillian Schaefer and Emil Wessel before their marriage as well as diaries kept by Lillian Schaefer during the same period. The remainder of the collection is the contents of two scrapbooks which were disposed of after the contents were removed. Of special interest may be some theater and symphony programs from the 1916-1920 period. The Photographs are almost entirely unidentified.

West, Mrs. R.L., Papers, 1877-1904 (C0439)
2 folders
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, calendar school examination certificate, and commencement announcement.

Westfall, Ruth Rollins, Photograph Collection, (P0020)
1 linear feet
Exhaustive photographic genealogy of the Rollins Family dating back to the 1860s; most photographs with accompanying names and dates.

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.

Westover, John G., Collection, 1910-1946, (C3733)
1.1 cubic feet
Correspondence between members of a Missouri family, including three sons in the service, during World War II. The letters deal largely with family matters, but also include descriptions of military bases, a soldier's daily routine and training, and people, cities, and countries in Africa and Europe. Also included are letters from an uncle who was in the service during World War I and in the 1920s.

Westover-Whelen Family, Papers, 1854-1914, (C3414)
2 folders
The papers of the Westover-Whelen family contain photocopies of court records concerning the Westover and Whelen family estates in St. Francois County, MO.

Westport Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Records, 1960-2000, (K1234)
2 cubic feet, 2 volumes
Organizational records of the Chapter including minutes, regents' books, reports, yearbooks, bylaws and scrapbooks.

Wharton, Walter William (1908-1985), Papers, c. 1912-1985, (C3772)
2.5 linear feet
Papers of a Missouri poet and writer, trade magazine editor, book reviewer, and lecturer. The papers include correspondence, books, newspaper clippings, poetry, sketches, and plays.

Wheeler, Barbary A., Deed, 1888, (C3197)
1 folder
Mortgage deed from Barbary A. Wheeler to J.M. McLemore, Greenfield, MO, 12 December 1888.

Wheeler, James Henry (1831- ), Diaries, 1874-1916, (C3861)
14 volumes, 1 folder
The diaries of James H. Wheeler date from 1874 to 1886, and 1916. They contain his writings on social, business and church events in Hannibal and Kansas City, Missouri. There is one folder containing miscellaneous letters, programs and receipts.

Wheeler, Lula, Scrapbook, 1918, (C3865)
1 volume
A scrapbook given to Lula Wheeler by her friend Lucy to commemorate her four years at Sweet Springs High School, Saline County, MO, 1914-1918. The scrapbook includes pictures, newspaper clippings, autographs and lists of classmates.

Wherritt and Tunnel Scrapbooks, (SP0023)
13 cubic feet (13 oversized)
This collection contains thirteen scrapbooks and three passports from the trips taken by Mary Wherritt and Mildred Tunnel. They travelled to different parts of America and Europe from the 1950s to the 1970s.

White, Ann Peppard (1893-1982) Papers, 1870s-2009, (K0652)
10 cubic feet
Personal papers and writings of White, one-time columnist for the Kansas City Star, and her daughter Kate who did interviews with her mother and edited the stories. Included is correspondence, postcards, scrapbooks, publications, newsletters, books, photographs, oral history transcriptions, and audiocassettes.

Whiteacre, Ida Tinsley (1860-1946), Diaries, 1935-1937, (C3030)
0.2 linear feet
This collection consists of fifteen diaries, written from 1935 to 1937 by Ida Tinsley Whiteacre, detailing her thoughts about living in the home of her daughter and son-in-law in St. Joseph, Missouri, during the Great Depression. Family conflicts, Depression-era prices and chores, and discussions about “physical culture” exercises and procedures are some of the topics covered. Although there is some attempt to keep regular dated entries, Whiteacre often copies previously dated entries from other journals not contained in this collection. That practice, along with the fact that she sometimes had two or more notebooks going at the same time, can make the chronology a little confusing at times.

Widder, David G. (1924-1996) Papers, ca. 1918-1996, (K0922)
1 cubic foot
A diary Widder kept as a boy, scrapbooks relating to Kansas City history and architecture, newspaper and magazine articles, books, photographs including a World War I era album.

Wiedenhoeft, Elsie Arline Stults, (1903-1993), Papers, 1700-1983, (C4173)
0.8 cubic feet (35 folders)
The papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs and genealogical material of the Stults, Roach, Niedhamer, Middleton, Earhart, and related families. Consists primarily of correspondence from Mississippi, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and West Virginia.

Wilcoxon Family Papers, 1819-1883, (C3047)
1 reel
Correspondence, deeds, financial records, and miscellaneous items of the Wilcoxson family of Fayette and Carrollton, MO.

Wiles, Thomas Houston, Record Book, 1906-1945, (R1234)
1 volume
This is a record book kept by the Rev. Thomas Houston Wiles, a Baptist minister for several congregations in Missouri, Colorado, and Kentucky, most notably at Grant Avenue Baptist Church in Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. Included are records of sermons, baptisms, marriages, funerals, and "conversions and additions" to the memberships of his churches.

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.

Willens, Sidney L. (1926- ) Collection, 1976-2010, (K1190)
25 folders
Willens was an attorney specializing in civil liberty issues in Kansas City, MO. includes correspondence, news articles, Jackson County Office of Human Relations and Citizen Complaints Reports, and Willins' writings on the value of humor.

Willett Family, Papers, 1883-1982, (C4233)
1.5 cubic feet (34 folders), 10 volumes
The papers of the Willett Family document the professional and civic activities of Rollin and Seena Willett family of Columbia, Missouri, including their involvement with the White Shrine of Jerusalem and the Athens Rebekah Lodge.

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 James Anderson, Jr. (1884-1967), Papers, (K0058)
Approximately 8 cubic feet
Diaries, letters, business ledgers and records, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials created and collected by Anderson and his family which relate to the history of the Kansas City metropolitan area. Anderson was a local historian and descendent of Reverend Thomas Johnson and John B. Wornall.

Williams Family Photographs, (P0867)
16 photographs
Portraits of Williams family members in carte de visite and tintype formats. Removed from family bible.

Williams, Alice May, Diaries, 1863, 1867, (S0178)
2 Volumes, 1 Microfilm Roll
Diaries of a young St. Louis woman, with references to daily life and her voyage to Venezuela with her father in 1867.

Williams, Frances Royster (1900-1998) Papers, 1913-1997, (K0249)
57 cubic feet
The collection contains original drawings and sketches of the illustration artist Frances Royster Williams. The collection focuses on Williams’ long running children’s comic Cuddles and Tuckie, with newspaper clippings, promotional materials, radio scripts, and printing plates. Additionally, there are family papers and photographs, correspondence, fan mail, and illustration work of Williams’ prior to Cuddles and Tuckie.

Williams, Luke Edon (1891-1965) Scrapbook, 1920s-1930s, (K0784)
1 folder
Williams was an African-American physician in the Kansas City area for 43 years. A photographic scrapbook containing pictures of William's family and friends.

Williams, Matthew Z., Williams family papers, ca. 1861-1990, (R1308)
10 folders, 121 images
These are photographs, business papers, genealogical materials, and other items from the Williams, Sturgeon, Watson and allied families of Phelps County, Missouri. Included are papers concerning pyrite mining in Phelps County and a rare view of the village of Beulah around 1906. High quality scans of the images are available.

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 Eugene (1933-2011) Papers, 1967-1995, (K0844)
2 cubic feet
Book reviews, articles, research notes, explanatory notes, interviews, clippings, and correspondence of Williams, a Kansas City poet and author. Also material from various wildlife organizations, newsletters, biographical material and an anthology of poetry by the Russian poet, Marina Cvetaeva compiled by Williams.

Williams, Sarah Cornelia ( -1880), Diaries, 1845, 1863-1880, (S0177)
8 Volumes On One Microfilm Roll
Diaries of a St. Louis wife and mother with references to daily life, servant problems, Civil War, Lincoln's assassination, and the Chicago fire of 1871.

Williams, Tim, Photograph Collection, (P0863)
0.4 linear feet
Family photos, including glass plate negatives of Columns at University of Missouri.

Williams-Shaw Papers, 1796-1904 (C0189)
6 folders
Papers of a Virginia family who moved to Rutherford County, Tennessee, in the 1830s and to Cass County, Missouri, in the 1860s. Includes tax receipts, legal documents regarding land purchases, accounts, and plans and lists of materials for building a barn, 1867.

Wilson, Frank LaFayette, Papers, 1868-1884, (C1035)
2 folders
The papers contain the correspondence and business papers of a Bowling Green, Missouri, school teacher, county official, postmaster, and civil engineer.

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, Suzanne, Papers, (SP0004)
9 cubic feet (382 folders, 1 oversize, approximately 75 photographs)
The papers consist of the fiction, nonfiction, and personal correspondence of free-lance writer Suzanne Wilson (1937- ). The papers cover a variety of topics, but many deal with nature. The bulk of her work was created for Scouting Magazine.

Wilson, Thomas Earl (1889-1964), Papers, 1928-1965, (C4164)
0.2 cubic feet, 4 folders
Journal of a Holt County, Missouri, farmer spanning the years 1928-1965. Entries detail family life and farm operation. Includes two photographs and a preface written by his grandson, Thomas Soapes, in 2012.

Winfrey Family, Papers, (CA6111)
0.25 linear feet
Correspondence between the Winfrey family of Carroll County, Missouri to relatives in Grant County, Wisconsin from immediately preceding the Civil War to 1868. Alson includes limited genealogical material for the Winfrey, Kirkpatrick, and Gagnebin families.

Wingrath-Reistorff Family, Record Book, 1754-1855, (C1800)
1 folder
The Wingrath-Reistorff Family Record Book is a receipt book used by Jacobus Reistorff and Christian Wingrath, German immigrants to Loose Creek, Missouri. Interspersed throughout the book are letters. Included is a partial transcription of the book by Adolf E. Schroeder. This record book is part of the German Heritage Archives.

Winkel, Jeffrey Bruce (1947- ) and Deborah Gale (1949- ) Papers, ca. 1910s-2005, (K1008)
6 folders
Family papers including bonds, certificates, genealogical charts, and photographs.

Winston Family, Papers, 1805-1886 (C0190)
3 folders
Letters to and from various members of a North Carolina family concerning settlement of estate, governmental positions, sums of money, and family information. Bill of sale for two slaves. Letter from Francis Marion Cockrell to John H. Winston, Clay County, MO, concerning possibilities of renomination for the U.S. Senate.

Winter, Alice Bernice Greer (1919-2006) Papers, 1944-1996, (K0868)
9 cubic feet
Draft manuscripts, letters, photographs, and other materials of Winter, a Kansas City novelist and short story author.

Winterbower-Wooldridge Family Papers, 1836-1926, (C3046)
2 reels, 42 folders
Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and miscellaneous items of the Winterbowers and Wooldridges, prominent Cooper County, MO, families.

Withers, Mollie E., Papers, 1856-1872, (C3081)
1 folder
The papers of Mollie E. Withers contain two promissory notes from Mollie E. to Jennings Withers, 1869, 1872, and a letter of recommendation for E.T. Withers by George H. Matthews, professor of ancient languages, University of Missouri, 1856.

Wobus, Paul A., Papers, 1918-1989, (R0008)
52 folders, 89 notebooks
The Rev. Paul A. Wobus was born in St. Charles, Missouri, on 14 February 1893. His father, Reinhard Wobus, was pastor of the Evangelical Church there. Paul Wobus died on 11 December 1982 in Concordia, Missouri.

Wold, Grace E., Papers, 1889, 1944, (C3767)
1 folder
Quitclaim deed and warranty deed for land in Barry County, MO.

Wolff, Theodore H. (1905-1999), Papers, 1865-1979, (C3057)
0.8 linear feet
These papers contain manuscripts, correspondence, and research materials used by Reverend Theodore Wolff in his writings. Also included are the writings of his colleagues and information on the Methodist movement in Missouri and other religious sectors.

Wolkow and Benjamin Family Papers, 1831-1978, (K1241)
2 folders
Genealogical charts of the David Hersh Wolkow and David Benjamavich [Benjamin] families.

Wollman Family Collection, 1986, (K1242)
1 folder
Book: "Jonas and Betty (Kohn) Wollman and Their Descendants," by. Joan F. Curran.

Wood Family, Papers, 1702-1978, (C4208)
0.2 cubic feet
Correspondence, genealogical material, transcriptions of wills and deeds, notes, and clippings related to the Wood, Warren, Gibbs, Church, Peabody, and other connected families. The Wood family appears to have originated from York, England, then settled in Maine, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Bristol County, Massachusetts. The majority of the material focuses on the 1700s.

Wood-Smith Family, Papers, 1864-1987, (C3857)
5.2 linear feet, 5 DVDs, 1 audio tape
Correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, photographs and films of two Missouri families with roots in Jasper and Pike counties. Guy M. Wood was First Associate City Counsellor for the city of St. Louis in the early 1930s. Roy G. Smith served nearly fifty years with the Young Men's Christian Association in the Philippines, Peru, and the United States.

Wood, Jenny R., Papers, (CA6132)
0.25 linear feet
Camp Rainbow for Exceptional Children was started in Chillicothe, Missouri in 1963 by the parents of a mentally challenged daughter so that she and others like her could attend summer camp. Collection includes a camp history [written by the donor], camp buttons and a counselor's handbook, photographs and clippings, program schedules, and official incorporation and camp business records.

Wood, Logan (1881-1952) Genealogical Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1980, (K0181)
4 volumes
Genealogical notes, letters, transcribed copies of historical documents and other materials relating to family lines of interest to Dr. Logan Wood, a physician in Bolckow, Andrew County, MO.

Woodard, James Washington, (SP0048)
0.01 cubic feet (2 folders)
James Washington Woodard’s Civil War letters recount the horror of war, camp life, the fate of comrades at the battles of Corinth and Vicksburg, and the movements of General Sterling Price’s army as they evacuated Missouri in 1862 and 1863.  The collection consists of six letters written by a Confederate Lieutenant serving in Company D, 5th Missouri Infantry, 1st Brigade.   Also included is a document dealing with an 1867 property transfer from his wife’s family, the Lemmons, to his widow.

Wooldrige-Hooper Family Photographs, (P0568)
1 folder
Copies of portraits of Lily Lee and William Jesse Wooldrige, Georgia Ann Hooper, and other family members.

Woods, Robert Gail and Margie McDaniel, Collection (CA5749)
77.7 cubic feet, 5 volumes, 17 audio tapes, 36 audio cassettes, 7 video cassettes, 2 CDs, 1 DVD
Family papers, photographs, and genealogical records of Woods, Edwards, Hanna, and related families, and historical and organizational records of various Methodist churches and communities in and around St. Louis.

Woods, Robert Patterson (1870-1958) Papers, 1870s-1963, (K0788)
11 cubic feet
Personal and professional life of Woods, civil engineer, and former Kansas City Street Railway Commissioner. Includes correspondence, project notebooks, newspaper clippings, residential inventories, genealogical files, and photographs. Also files pertaining to the history and growth of Research Hospital.

Woods-Holman Family Papers, 1805-1906, (C0191)
0.25 linear feet
Letters, documents, notebooks, accounts, and receipts of two southeast Missouri families. Papers concern family news, business, farming, livestock, religion, teaching, Indians, fur trade, economics, politics, Gold Rush, and Civil War and descriptions of California, Iowa, Kansas, and Texas.

Woods-Spilman Family, Papers, 1845-1980, (C4064)
0.2 linear feet
This collection includes genealogical information, legal records, letters, photographs, and miscellaneous materials of the Woods and Spilman families of Lawrence County, Missouri. It also includes published histories of the Spilman family, Lawrence County, and Pierce City, Missouri.

Woodson, Chrisman and Comingo Records, 1817-1889, (K1244)
0.4 cubic feet
The records contain numerous estate appraisal documents by the Woodson, Chrisman, and Comingo law firm for households in the Kansas City area.

Woodson, Daniel (1824-1894) Papers, 1855-1858 (K0472)
0.01 cubic feet
The papers consist of miscellaneous documents related to Daniel Woodson's professional and business career.

Woodward, Albert George, Papers, (K0836)
0.04 cubic foot (3 folders)
The Albert George Woodward Papers consists of a booklet, kept by Woodward, which describes an induction ceremony for the Weston, Missouri, Royal Arch Chapter of Masons. Additional materials include a greeting card and a receipt for dues for the National Indian War Veteran’s membership received from Francis Marion Graham.

Wooldrige-Hooper Family Photographs, (P0568)
1 folder
Copies of portraits of Lily Lee and William Jesse Wooldrige, Georgia Ann Hooper, and other family members.

"Wornall, John Bristow (1822-1892) Papers", 1837-1889 (K0474)
0.04 cubic feet
The papers contain documents related to the Big Blue River Baptist Church and miscellaneous legal documents.

Wright Family Record Book, 1834-1854, (C1807)
1 folder
Record book of the Wright family which includes stud records, coal sales, and the register for a Columbia, Missouri, tavern operated by Peter Wright.

Wright, Clarence Boyce, Diaries, 1912-1926, (R0236)
15 volumes
These are diaries of Clarence Boyce Wright, a native of Tuscumbia, Miller County, Missouri, and an employee of Anchor Milling Company. Wright worked in the mill at Tuscumbia and was clerk aboard the company towboat Ruth. The diary entries note events in Miller County and along the Osage River, weather and river conditions, and the milling company's business.


Yarnell, Ilene Sims, "History of the West View School, Moniteau County, Missouri," n.d., (C3149)
1 folder
The collection contains a family genealogy compiled for the West View School homecoming. Fulks, Newkirk, Thixton, Bowen, Hays, Loganbill, Lehman, Grinstead, Welty, Schaffter, Baxter, Kasper, Ratzliff, and Foley family histories in Moniteau County, MO are included.

Yarnell, Ilene Sims, Scrapbook, 1954-1955, (C1441)
1 volume
Newspaper clippings of marriages, births, deaths, church records, and miscellaneous of Versailles, MO, and vicinity.

Yeagle Family, Papers, 1732-1984, (C4129)
5 cubic feet
The papers of a Saline County, Missouri, family consist of account books, receipts, wills, deeds, diaries, assorted genealogical material, personal and business correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, school material, and miscellaneous material.

Young Family, Papers, 1793-1958, (C3123)
4 folders
Brief history of the Young, Croft and Scouller families. Two letters of millwright Andrew Young, Rockbridge County, VA, to John Scouller, 1793-1794. Miscellaneous letters containing family genealogy. Scrapbook containing news clippings and genealogical notes on the Croft family.

Young, Ardath Cary (1923- ), Papers, 1910s-1976, (C4030)
0.25 linear feet
The papers of Ardath Anita Cary Young consist of correspondence, postcards, photographs, and miscellaneous family papers documenting the Cary, Young, and McMillen families from Edina, Knox County, Missouri.

Young, Frank, Papers, 1854-1956, (C4214)
0.3 cubic feet (4 folders)
The papers of Frank Young contain genealogy research of the Shoemaker family, beginning with Johann Heinrich Schumaker (John Henry Shoemaker) who came to Berlin, Pennsylvania, from Germany in 1768. Mr. Young traced the family through at least four generations and several hundred descendants. The papers include correspondence from his genealogy research, such as letters from relatives with information for the family tree. Some of the more useful correspondents were Mrs. Edna Shepard, Grace Turner Hanley Bess, and Olive Miller. The letters often mention current events, like World War II, or personal details. The papers also include a few wills, deeds of estates, and some obituaries and newspaper clippings about the Shoemaker family.

Young, Kenneth Franklin (1919- ) Papers, 1936-2005, (K1039)
3 cubic feet
Young was a radio and television broadcast engineer and cameraman with KCMO radio and KCTV. He also performed in plays with a variety of theater companies. Includes correspondence, negatives, photographs, broadcasting materials, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and video.

Young, Raymond A. (1912-1993), Papers, (CA4510)
15 linear feet
Personal and professional papers of an officer of the Missouri Farmers Association.

Young, Rosemary Claypool (1922-2003) Papers, 1934-1997, (K0344)
1 cubic foot
Personal papers of church and civic leader and advocate for family, women, children and automobile safety.

Younger, Charles, Will, 1852 (C0503)
1 folder
The papers were donated to the University of Missouri by W. P. Johnson on 14 January 1944 (Accession No. 82).

Younger, Cole (1844-1916) and James (1848-1902), Papers, 1885-1897 (C0443)
1 folder, photostats
Letters from Cole Younger in the Stillwater, MN, prison to his aunt and to W.C. Bronaugh. Letters from Missouri officials, 1897, and a petition signed by members of the 39th General Assembly to the Minnesota Board of Pardons asking for the Youngers' release.


Zaring, John B., Papers, 1963-1964, (C1581)
1 folder
The papers contain a telegram to Mrs. John F. Kennedy from the presiding judge of Boone County Court, Columbia, Missouri, conveying condolences of Boone County officials on the death of President Kennedy. Mrs. Kennedy's printed card to Judge Zaring, February 19, 1964, expressing appreciation for sympathy and thoughtfulness.

Zevely Family Papers, 1858-1926, (C1189)
0.2 linear feet
The papers of the Zevely family, including L. Zevely and E. M. Zevely, contain correspondence, tax receipts, election and political material, and handwritten manuscripts.

Zilgitt, Lydia, Papers, (CA6344)
1 cubic foot
The papers of a registered nurse contain school notebooks and text books, as well as assorted German language religious booklets, greeting cards, postcards, and miscellaneous material.

Zook, Helen Follenius (1859-1942), Letter, 1924, (C1468)
1 folder
The collection contains one letter to William G. Bek, Grand Forks, North Dakota, from Fort Scott, Kansas, Apr. 3, 1924. Mrs. Zook, daughter of William Follenius and granddaughter of Paul Follenius, wrote a short biography of Paul Follenius (1799-1844), a biographical sketch of William Follenius (1829-1902) and a brief genealogy of Follenius and Zook families.

Zumwalt Family, Papers, 1862-1992, (C4048)
0.5 linear feet
The Zumwalt family papers consist of genealogical materials, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, local church histories, and miscellaneous articles relating to a family that settled in Boone and Callaway Counties around 1800.

Zumalt, Henry, Sr., Papers, 1804, (C1671)
1 folder
The papers contain a bill of sale, inventory and settlement of the Henry Zumalt, Sr., estate St. Charles, Missouri, March-August 1804.

Zwick Family, Papers, 1860-1965, (C4199)
0.25 cubic feet (6 folders)
The Zwick family papers are composed of photographs, correspondence, financial documents and genealogical information on the Zwick family.

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