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1. 100 Years of History: The State Historical Society of Missouri Celebrates Its Centennial 100 Years of History: The State Historical Society of Missouri Celebrates Its Centennial Fall//1998 Article about the history and collections of the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia on the society's centennial in 1998. Description of its vast holdings, including "the largest state newspaper...

2. Gifts Gifts April//1969 Mention of a gift by Mrs. Murray Montgomery to the State Historical Society of Missouri of a bible record of Missouri Civil War officer and Jackson County official Lilburn Boggs (1817-1905).

3. Hearts West: Mail-order Brides Seeking Romance Hearts West: Mail-order Brides Seeking Romance February 1, 2007 Article is an excerpt from the book Hearts West: True Stories of Mail-Order Brides on the Frontier by Chris Enss. Kansas City was the home of a publication called Matrimonial News which came out once a...

4. Historic Westport: Scarritt House to National Registry Historic Westport: Scarritt House to National Registry July//1978 Story about the preservation of the Nathan Scarritt residence, "what the State Historical Society of Missouri calls the oldest house in the Westport area--and one of the few early buildings remaining,"...

5. Historical Notes and Comments: "I'm from Missouri" Historical Notes and Comments: "I'm from Missouri" October//1922 Brief history of the Missouri state "show me" slogan by "Dr. Walter B. Stevens, president of the State Historical Society of Missouri," claiming its true origin as uncertain.

6. Making Him Fresh Again: On Writing Yet Another Mark Twain Biography Making Him Fresh Again: On Writing Yet Another Mark Twain Biography January 1, 2007 Author Ron Powers explains why he added another biography, "an atom in the stream" to the many already written about Mark Twain. Powers believes that his subject is such a complex person, his work so brilliant...

7. Persephone's Shade Tree: An Important Thomas Hart Benton Study Drawing Acquired by The State Historical Persephone's Shade Tree: An Important Thomas Hart Benton Study Drawing Acquired by The State Historical Society of Missouri April 2008 The State Historical Society of Missouri recently acquired a Thomas Hart Benton pencil, ink, and wash sketch entitled "Oak Tree." This same tree is included in Benton's 1938 painting named "Persephone."...

8. Show Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 1 Show Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 1 January 2000 First installment of excerpts from a video project by the State Historical Society of Missouri (in Columbia) on the history of Missouri in the 20th century dealing with the years 1900-1918. Photos and...

9. Show Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 2 Show Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 2 April 2000 Second installment of excerpts from a video project by the State Historical Society of Missouri on the history of Missouri in the 20th century dealing with the years 1918-41. Photos and description of...

10. Show Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 3 Show Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 3 July2000 Third and final part of a series of articles by about the history of Missouri in the 20th century, this part covering the period from World War II to the end of the 1960s. Photos and descriptions of general...

11. The Missouri Historical Review and the Civil War The Missouri Historical Review and the Civil War July 1, 2006 This review article cites and describes articles about the Civil War from the Missouri Historical Review that will appear in a forthcoming anthology. It also serves as an overview of key events that defined...

12. The State Historical Society of Missouri, 1898-1973: A Brief History The State Historical Society of Missouri, 1898-1973: A Brief History October 1973 Article about the history of the Missouri State Historical Society (as opposed to the Missouri Historical Society in Saint Louis), founded in Columbia in 1898 through the Missouri Press Association in...

13. Traveling in Bingham's Footsteps Traveling in Bingham's Footsteps February 2008 The author follows or traces artist George Caleb Bingham's footsteps in Missouri, including The State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia, Arrow Rock, St. Louis, Rocheport, Stone County, and Boonville...

14. Why the Civil War Still Lives Why the Civil War Still Lives January//1993 Speech given at a State Historical Society of Missouri meeting about the continuing interest in the Civil War, with references to Missouri and illustrations and photos.