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1. A Century of Missouri Literature A Century of Missouri Literature //1920 Book about the history of Missouri authors important in the state's literature, starting in 1820 and including a scathing critique of the writings of Mark Twain.

2. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 Biographical information about Mrs. Mabel Wagnalls-Jones, or Mabel Jones, a native Kansas Citian and writer of musical novels and magazine articles and "editor for musical terms of Funk & Wagnalls' 'New...

3. A Century of Music A Century of Music 1924 Biographical descriptions of Henry Finck, a musical critic and author, studying music at Harvard and in Europe and becoming musical editor for the New York Evening Post from 1881 to 1924, lecturing internationally...

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Henry Wollman, a corporate lawyer and legal author (contributing articles to the North American Review magazine) of Kansas City. Born in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1858 and coming to...

5. American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century 1999 References to and brief descriptions of the Committee on Public Information during World War I, and its chairman, George Creel, a former Kansas City journalist, pointing out his efforts with the committee...

6. Britton Hill Britton Hill 1876 Portrait and biographical sketch of Britton Hill, a lawyer and legal book author who was born in New Jersey in 1818 and moved to Saint Louis in 1841.

7. Cameron Mann Cameron Mann 1901 Biographical sketch of Cameron Mann, "rector of Grace (Protestant Episcopal) Church, Kansas City," born in New York City in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a "frequent contributor of prose and...

8. Charles Spalding Charles Spalding January 31, 1905 Biographical essay about Charles Carroll Spalding, or Charles Spalding (also known as C. C. Spalding) in the reprint edition, the author of "Annals of the City of Kansas" in 1858 and "one of the original...

9. Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Major John Newman Edwards (1838-1889), a Confederate veteran of the Civil War. Description of Edwards as "a gallant Missouri cavalryman" born in Virginia and moving to Missouri in...

10. Descriptions of Kansas City by Irving and Benton Descriptions of Kansas City by Irving and Benton 1925 Description of the visits by Washington Irving (in Independence in 1832) and Senator Thomas Hart Benton (at Kansas City in 1853) and their descriptions of the Kansas City area, the latter's being called...

11. Dictionary of American Biography Dictionary of American Biography 1932 Biographical sketch of William Torrey Harris, or William Harris (1835-1909), a noted American philosopher and educator native to Connecticut and moving to Saint Louis in 1857. Description of his life and...

12. Dictionary of American Biography Dictionary of American Biography 1958 (1930 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Henry Finck (1854-1926), "author and music critic" and "one of the most versatile and gifted members of his profession," born in Bethel, Missouri. Description of his career, starting...

13. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) written by Arthur F. McClure and Vivian Richardson. Carnegie, from Maryville, Missouri, authored the self-help book "How to Win Friends and Influence People"....

14. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Edgar Snow (1905-1972), a journalist, diplomat, and author of books and articles about China, starting in the late 1920s, born and raised in Kansas City.

15. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Sara Teasdale (1884-1933), a poet born in Saint Louis, Missouri, one of the nation's most prominent female poets from the 1900s to the 1930s.

16. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography written by Alan R. Havig of both Goodman Ace and his wife Jane, he a noted writer and both radio personalities who were born in Kansas City. Includes citations.

17. Dollar Gold Piece Dollar Gold Piece 1942 Novel with story of ambition, love, and avarice in Kansas City's boom days of the 1890s.

18. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas 1927 Photo and biographical description of William Gilpin (1813-1894), "not only an explorer, but an author and writer" and "truly one of Kansas City's early pioneers, the only man in his day whose visions...

19. Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States //1985 Biography of Dale Carnegie (1888-1955), "motivational speaker and author," "a native of a Maryville, Missouri farm," but beginning as a schoolboy in his career and establishing by 1920 "his own public...

20. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Portrait and biographical sketch of Richard Gentry, "general manager of the Union Central Life Insurance Company", Kansas City branch. He was born in Sedalia, Missouri, and came to Kansas City in 1898,...