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Resources, such as finding aids, guides and indexes, that provide descriptions of specific groups of Missouri records

African American History Collection (Guide)

African American History Collection (Guide)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Guide to African American history resources at the Missouri State Archives

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Architectonic Fixations: Photographs from the Collection of Russell Sturgis

Architectonic Fixations: Photographs from the Collection of Russell Sturgis

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

This web site features approximately 320 digitally rendered images from a collection of over 15,000 photographic prints held by the University Archives of Washington University in St. Louis.

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Central Wesleyan College Archives

Central Wesleyan College Archives

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

A collection of documents and ledgers containing correspondence; business, legal, and financial records; student organizations' records; college publications; and institutional histories of Central Wesleyan College and Orphan Asylum and merging institutions, Mt. Pleasant German College and Ozark Wesleyan College.

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Civil War Collection (Guide)

Civil War Collection (Guide)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Guide to Civil War records and resources at the Missouri State Archives.

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Dave Dexter, Jr. Collection

Dave Dexter, Jr. Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A variety of material including correspondence, writings and photographs from the noted music critic, writer, and record producer from Kansas City, Missouri. Over 2000 photographs contribute to the research of the early history of the record industry during the 1930s and 1940s, as well as the development of jazz and popular music.

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Guides to Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives

Guides to Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives

Contributed by: Missouri State University

Guides to the MSU Special Collections and Archives Department's collections, both processed and unprocessed, digitized and not.

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Guides to Special Collections at Ellis Library - UMC

Guides to Special Collections at Ellis Library - UMC

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

Digital books of catalog, guide and directory to special collections at University of Missouri Ellis Library.

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Harry H. Laughlin Papers

Harry H. Laughlin Papers

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

Laughlin's professional files include institutional correspondence, memoranda, and reports; general correspondence; correspondence and printed materials related to the eugenical organizations; working manuscripts; notes; some photographs; and miscellaneous collected printed materials.

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Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library

Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Collection focus on America's inland rivers and some coastal waters both as natural resources and as developed waterways for transportation and other uses.

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John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library

John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Established in 1984, the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library stands today as one of North America’s largest and finest railroad history collections. Named after the noted twentieth century railroad executive, John W. Barriger, III (1899-1976), whose collection forms its heart, the Library has grown to become a major resource for the history of railroad business and technology as well as for the study of railroading’s multidimensional influence on the American economy, society and culture.

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Leon Karel Business Forms Collection

Leon Karel Business Forms Collection

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

A collection of primarily late 19th and early 20th century illustrated letterheads and business forms.

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Missouri Census Schedules from 1830-1940

Missouri Census Schedules from 1830-1940

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Index to federal and state census records, 1830-1940, available on microfilm at the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri County & Municipal Records on Microfilm

Missouri County & Municipal Records on Microfilm

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Listing of microfilm reels, by county, office, and municipality, held by the Missouri State Archives.

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Missouri Mormon War

Missouri Mormon War

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Gateway to state records concerning the Missouri-Mormon conflict, 1838-1841. Includes finding aids and some digitized records.

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Missouri State Archives Photograph Collections (1850-present)

Missouri State Archives Photograph Collections (1850-present)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Guide to photograph collections compiled by state agencies, local government and private citizens, which are available at the Missouri State Archives.

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Museum Archives Catalog

Museum Archives Catalog

Contributed by: History Museum for Springfield-Greene County

Searchable catalog of photographs in the archives of History Museum for Springfield-Greene County.

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National Archives & Records Administration - Archival Research Catalog

National Archives & Records Administration - Archival Research Catalog

Contributed by: National Archives & Records Administration

Online catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Black Families of the Ozarks, Volumes 1 and 2

Ozarks Digital Library - Black Families of the Ozarks, Volumes 1 and 2

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Digital copy of Greene County Archives Bulletin Number 45: Black Families of the Ozarks with information missing for some pages.

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Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, Records

Ozarks Digital Library - Greene County Missouri, Records

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District

Collection of full text indexes and abstracts to records including circuit court record books, coroner's records, alms house records, justice of the peace records and others.

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Papers of James Mickleborough Greenwood 1874 - 1914

Papers of James Mickleborough Greenwood 1874 - 1914

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections, Truman State University

Finding aid to personal and professional papers of James Mickleborough Greenwood.

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Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection

Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

Selected items from the Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection in the Special Collections of the Washington University Libraries, documenting the history of signs, symbols, and communication.

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St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Contributed by: St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri - St. Louis

List of special collections at St. Louis Mercantile Library.

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Washington University School of Medicine Oral History Project

Washington University School of Medicine Oral History Project

Contributed by: Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University

An ongoing series of recorded interviews and transcripts dating from 1959. The project captures first person accounts and reflections on the history of the medical school, medical practice in St. Louis, and developments in the field of medicine.

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