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Missouri Historical Records Advisory Board (MHRAB)

November 2010

Andrew County Museum and Historical Society, Savannah: $574.40 to provide two dehumidifiers to stabilize environmental conditions where historical records are stored.

Butler County Archives, Poplar Bluff: $1,300 to purchase archival storage supplies that will protect circuit and probate court case files.

City of Clayton, Clayton: $2,800 to provide conservation treatment and online access for the Day Book of Martin Franklin Hanley (1814-1879).

City of Columbia, Columbia: $5,000 to hire a consultant to perform a preservation needs assessment of the city’s historical records collections, which include records such as maps and plats, engineering drawings and blueprints, and photographs.

City of Kirkwood, Kirkwood: $4,987 to purchase proper shelving for the storage of the city’s permanent historical records, including deeds, bonds, resolutions, ordinances, board and commission files, election files and legal documents, dating from the late 1800s to the present.

Gasconade County Historical Society, Hermann: $1,160 to index the society’s manuscript collection, which includes records such as letters, maps, family documents, photographs, scrapbooks, land patents, and original charters.

Landmarks Association of St. Louis, Inc., St. Louis: $4,478 to purchase a microfilm reader/printer/scanner in order to provide access to “inactive” building permits from the 1870s to the 1940s and the St. Louis Daily Record from 1890 to 1930.

Midwest Jesuit Archives, St. Louis: $4,988.60 to purchase archival supplies to properly house records from the archives’ collection, which includes diaries, reports, glass plate negatives, and other records.

Moniteau County Recorder’s Office, California: $3,835.22 to provide preservation microfilming for 19th and early 20th century records, including marriage and deed books.

National Churchill Memorial, Fulton: $1,605 to inventory, catalog, and properly house the Environics Collection, McCluer Truman-Churchill Day Collection, and Churchill-Truman Day Invitation Collection.

Osage County Historical Society, Linn: $1,706.32 to provide archival supplies for the organization and cataloging of the papers of Hallie Mantle, a lifelong resident of Osage County who researched and taught the county’s history.

St. Charles County Historical Society, St. Charles: $2,180 to create archival prints from hazardous cellulose nitrate photographic negatives and purchase supplies to properly store the prints.

St. Joseph Museums, St. Joseph: $7,471.50 to index and provide archival supplies and equipment for the storage of architectural drawings and glass negatives in the Edmund Eckel/Otto Brunner Collection.

St. Paul Lutheran High School Historical Society, Concordia: $5,779.80 to purchase archival storage supplies for the preservation of school minutes, graduating class composite photographs, long-range plans, engineering drawings of 10 major campus buildings, and other documents.

St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City: $513.16 to repair and create prints and scans of photographs documenting women’s ministerial work in the early 20th century.

Society of the Sacred Heart Archives, St. Louis: $6,000 to provide for the conservation treatment and creation of service copies or scans of 19th century documents related to the novitiate, school, and Mullanphy Orphan Asylum.

White River Valley Historical Society, Forsyth: $2,421 to index the society’s photograph collection, school registers, voting registrations, mine pay books, letters, and other documents.

TOTAL AWARDS: $56, 800