February 24, 2016
Intent on providing access to an ever-growing number of resources, the State Historical Society of Missouri creates a description of the contents you may discover in manuscript collections through online finding aids. SHSMO recently processed the following collections of personal papers, photographs, oral histories, correspondence, diaries, and journals.
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.
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.
Camp Fire Girls, Shuta Group, Columbia, Missouri, Scrapbooks, 1940-1946, (C4223)
0.25 cubic feet (6 folders)
Two scrapbooks containing roll call lists, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, letters and photographs of the Camp Fire Girls, Shuta Group, Columbia, Missouri. The material covers various events and activities of the group from 1940-1946.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Clippings, 1967, (C4232)
0.5 cubic feet (9 folders)
The papers consist of newspaper clippings documenting the civil rights movement in 1967. Most of the clippings originated in St. Louis newspapers. They document race relations and racial disturbances in the United States.
Friendship Christian Church, Records, 1837-1974, (C4236)
0.25 cubic feet (5 folders)
The records of the Friendship Christian Church in Boone County consist of ledgers documenting membership, Sunday school attendance, and land deeds associated with the church. (See also C2372, Church of Christ at Friendship membership record)
Gottschalk, Philip, Collection 1863-1991, (C4247)
1.25 cubic feet (31 folders)
The Philip Gottschalk Collection contains research materials for his publication In Deadly Earnest and multiple versions of the original manuscript.
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.
Missouri Lives, Oral History Project, Records, 2014-, (C4249)
0.1 cubic feet, 6 CDs, 1 DVD
The collection consists of interviews with a wide array of Missourians who have had an interesting personal history and life. The collection consists of digitally recorded interviews, transcripts, and ephemera.
Lee, Frederic Sterling, (1949-2014) Papers, 1972-2014, (K1317)
34 cubic feet
The papers of Frederic Sterling Lee, former Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, contain his personal and professional research files, correspondence, writings and edited works.
Redmon, William, Collection, 1872-1906, (C4234)
0.25 cubic feet (2 folders)
The William Redmon collection consists of one account book documenting sales at his Tipton, Missouri, drugstore and one book from 1905-1906, listing car licenses issued in the state of Missouri. Very little information is included in the automobile license record book.
Southeast Missouri Medical Society, Collection, 1877-1967, (CG0003)
0.5 cubic feet (7 folders)
The Southeast Missouri Medical Society Collection consists of miscellaneous records from physicians and hospitals in the southeast region of 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.
Troost Avenue Development Company Records, 1961-1986, (K1314)
0.23 cubic feet
The records contain bound volumes of organizational records for the Troost Avenue Development Company, including the certificate of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, and stock certificates.
Village Shalom Collection, 1900-2005, (K1315)
14 cubic feet
The collection contains scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, minutes of various committees, membership account books, photos, slides, and architectural drawings of the buildings of Village Shalom.
Weaver Correspondence, Letters, 1941-1943, (S1168)
The collection includes descriptions of Jack Weaver's time in the army both in the United States and in Alaska. He includes detailed descriptions of his daily life and the training he goes through at OCS. Ruth's letters to Jack include descriptions of life in St. Louis during the war. She includes detailed descriptions of her activities in a social sorority, church functions and work at United Motors as a secretary.
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.
Welsh, F.F., Daybooks, 1897-1955, (C4235)
0.5 cubic feet (11 folders)
The collection consists of the daily journals and business ledgers of Frank Welch, a farmer in Linn County, Missouri. Welsh describes his daily farm activities, the weather and expenses.
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.