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Walter C. Richards Photography Collection

Walter C. Richards Photography Collection

Contributed by: Webster Groves Historical Society

Collection of 80 images captured by an amateur photographer Walter C. Richards at 1904 St. Louis Fair throughout its seven months duration.

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Walter J. Ong Collection

Walter J. Ong Collection

Contributed by: Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

Comprehensive resource on the life and works of Walter J. Ong, S.J (1912-2003), an English professor at St. Louis University for thirty years.

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Ward Parkway "A Grand American Avenue"

Ward Parkway "A Grand American Avenue"

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

History of the Ward Parkway in Kansas City including its land donors, development process participants, and landmarks and nearby houses, businesses and churches.

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Warrenton Banner

Warrenton Banner

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Warrenton Banner was one of the first papers in the area and it is still published today. The paper started in 1857 as The Nonpareil. It changed publishers and names several times before becoming the Warrenton Banner in 1890. This collection covers issues published from 1902-1924.

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Washington Citizen

Washington Citizen

Contributed by: Scenic Regional Library; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Washington Citizen presented its inaugural issue on August 25, 1905. The paper was published on Fridays and ran for almost 80 years. This collection covers issues published from 1905-1923.

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Washington University Papyri Collection

Washington University Papyri Collection

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries

445 manuscript fragments, dating from the first century BC to the eighth century AD. The fragments were excavated in 1923 at the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus.

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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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Welcome to 1890s Kirksville

Welcome to 1890s Kirksville

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

Photographs of Kirksville in 1890s including Adair County's New Court House and other buildings, city map and street guide, 1899 Cyclone and portraits of Kirksville residents.

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Westhoff Photo Collection

Westhoff Photo Collection

Contributed by: Boone County Historical Society

A collection of over 700 photographs from glass plate negatives taken from before 1910 to 1936 by Joe Douglass, Henry Holborn, and Wesley Blackmore. These photographs provide a unique glimpse into the people and culture of Columbia, Boone County and Missouri in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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WEW Radio: We Enlighten the World - Saint Louis University and the early days of radio

WEW Radio: We Enlighten the World - Saint Louis University and the early days of radio

Contributed by: Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

In 1921 Radio Station WEW, the original radio station of Saint Louis University, became only the second radio station in the U.S. and the first station west of the Mississippi River, and in 1947 became the first FM radio station in St. Louis. This collection consists of 66 images, articles, and yearbook pages.

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What a Piece of Work is Man:  Reading the Body in Medieval Manuscripts

What a Piece of Work is Man: Reading the Body in Medieval Manuscripts

Contributed by: St. Louis University

A digital version of the exhibition hosted by Pius XII Memorial Library in October 2008. The exhibit explores the ways that the human body was depicted in medieval manuscripts, and what can be learned about medieval society from these depictions.

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Where the Wilson Meets the James

Where the Wilson Meets the James

Contributed by: Center for Archaeological Research, Missouri State University and the Missouri Humanities Council

This virtual museum uses archaeological research, artifacts and historic documents to tell the story of the people, cultures, and events where Wilson Creek flows into the James River southwest of Springfield, Missouri, the area commonly known as Delaware Town.

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William Jewell College Histories

William Jewell College Histories

Contributed by: William Jewell College

This collection contains two histories of William Jewell College published in 1893 and 1967 and a memoir draft covering 1903 to the 1950s.

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Willis Castle Memorial Photographs

Willis Castle Memorial Photographs

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Primarily from the 1940s-1950s, these 340 photographs contain shots of the Kansas City market, municipal auditorium, street scenes, city officials, aerial views, and parks.

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Women's Work: Portraits of 12 Scientific Illustrators from the 17th to the 21st Century

Women's Work: Portraits of 12 Scientific Illustrators from the 17th to the 21st Century

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

This collection brings together the work of a group of six historic women scientific illustrators and demonstrates the strong foundation they built by also presenting the work of six contemporary women.

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