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1. SC15-1 James J. Akard Papers Finding Aid SC15-1 James J. Akard Papers Finding Aid 1861-1917 (bulk 1861-1865) James J. Akard was born July 7, 1838, in Polk County, Missouri. He was captain of Company A, Eighth Missouri State Militia Cavalry during the Civil War. After the war he was elected to the state legislature...

2. John A. Bushnell Family Papers Finding Aid John A. Bushnell Family Papers Finding Aid 1842-1914 John A. Bushnell was a businessman who came to Missouri and settled in Calhoun, Henry County. Collection contains correspondence and legal documents. Most of the material relates to Henry County, Missouri,...

3. Joseph Henry Crooker Autograph/Letter Collection Finding Aid Joseph Henry Crooker Autograph/Letter Collection Finding Aid 1880-1916 Joseph Henry Crooker was a Unitarian minister who died May 29, 1931, in Kansas City, Missouri. He held pastorates in various locations and was a noted author of nearly a dozen books on religious subjects....

4. William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid 1851-1883 The Connett family is noted in the history of the St. Joseph and Sparta, Missouri, area. They had connections at one time with the meat-packing industry in St. Joseph, Missouri. Leonard L. Solomon was...

5. SC156 Jack London Papers SC156 Jack London Papers 1900 The Jack London Papers collection consists of a facsimile letter London wrote to Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company in 1900. The letter describes London's childhood, education, and early travels.

6. SC138 Leo A. Moore Papers SC138 Leo A. Moore Papers 1904 The Leo A. Moore Papers consists of a letter sent by Moore from Gentry, Arkansas to his cousins. The letter describes a cattle drive in 1858 and the first time he saw Kansas City.

7. SC140 Martha Alday Papers SC140 Martha Alday Papers Unknown The Martha Alday Papers consist of three letters written by Alday to her mother and Rosanah Dixon. The letters describe events, the activities of relatives and neighbors, and Alday's family's financial...

8. SC151 C. Clements Papers SC151 C. Clements Papers 1852 This collection consists of a letter written by C. Clements to her brother John Hatcher, Esq., on May 12, 1852. She discusses her current financial situation, the desire for her son to go to college, and...

9. SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection SC148 Burrier Correspondence Collection 1851 This collection consists of a letter written by W. Burrier to John M. Burrier from Grass Valley, California in 1851. It notes the average wages and costs of living in town, as well as some of the challenges...

10. SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers SC150 W. H. Holmes Papers 1849 This collection consists of a letter written by W. H. Holmes to John Bill on February 5, 1849. The author thanks Bill for sending him a book, and discusses recent events and Bill's new plantation.

11. SC147 Hannibal Correspondence Collection SC147 Hannibal Correspondence Collection 1875 This collection contains a letter written by a man named Will from Hannibal, Missouri in 1875. Printed on the back of the letter is a map showing the railroad lines that passed through Hannibal.

12. Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid 1820-1893 This collection contains correspondence, court records, maps, deeds, bills, etc., and has been arranged by date order with most items relating to Montgomery and Buchanan County, Missouri. It contains maps...