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1. Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid ca. 1860-1910s Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....

2. Approaching Kansas City: From All Points of the Compass Approaching Kansas City: From All Points of the Compass May//1968 Article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) about traveling into Kansas City (for the American Library Association conference here in 1968) from several different surrounding...

3. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Berry J. Davis, or B. J. Davis, president of the Davis Paint Company at 14th and Iron Streets, born in 1892 in Pike County, Missouri, arriving in Kansas City in 1921 and establishing...

4. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Wesley Horace Loomis, Jr., or Wesley Loomis, Jr., president of the Loomis Advertising Company at 324 East 11th Street, born in Hannibal, Missouri, in 1884 and raised in Kansas City....

5. Civil War Mail Went through Hail of Shots Civil War Mail Went through Hail of Shots November/21/1967 Biographical article about Absalom Carlisle Grimes, or Absalom Grimes, a spy and escape artist nicknamed "mailman of the Confederate army." Description of his career, starting out as a steamboat pilot...

6. Fire Insurance Maps Fire Insurance Maps October//1984 Article about the history of fire insurance maps in the location of property owners for genealogical and other uses, with fire maps of Hannibal, Missouri, showing the changes over time in the area of Mark...

7. From Robber Caves to Robber Barons: New South Missouri and the Social Construction of Mark Twain, 1910-1935 From Robber Caves to Robber Barons: New South Missouri and the Social Construction of Mark Twain, 1910-1935 Fall//1994 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about author Mark Twain (1835-1910), his upbringing in Hannibal, Missouri in the 1840s, and its influence on his later writings with information on his memorials,...

8. Hannibal, Missouri Hannibal, Missouri Photos, illustrations, and information on the town of Hannibal, Missouri, home town of Mark Twain.

9. 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...

10. Mark Twain Mark Twain Photos, illustrations, and information on Mark Twain (1835-1910), a world-famous author of fiction ("Huckleberry Finn," etc.) from Missouri. Born in Florida, Missouri as Samuel Langhorne Clemens and raised...

11. Mark Twain Home and Museum Mark Twain Home and Museum January//1980 Photos and biographical article about author Mark Twain (1835-1910), his upbringing in Hannibal, Missouri (setting of his novel "Tom Sawyer") in the 1840s, and its influence on his later writings with...

12. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Henry Westfall Jacques, or Henry Jacques, president of the Mercantile Lumber & Supply Company, born in Hannibal, Missouri, in 1870 and coming to Kansas City in 1881.

13. Missouri Heritage: Lawyer from Hannibal Fathered Farm Acts Missouri Heritage: Lawyer from Hannibal Fathered Farm Acts January/3/1970 Portrait and biographical article about William Henry Hatch, or William Hatch (1833-1898), a national representative from Missouri "father[ing] or champion[ing] about 50. ..bills to generally improve agriculture...

14. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Photo of the J. J. Cruikshank residence in Hannibal, Missouri, erected in 1899 in Marion County.

15. 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.

16. Sees Negro Opportunity: Retiring Instructor Reviews His Career Sees Negro Opportunity: Retiring Instructor Reviews His Career May 21, 1965 Biographical article about Esque Douglas, “William Chrisman Junior High School social studies instructor since 1957,” retiring in 1965. Douglas was born in Hannibal, Missouri, in about 1900 and came...

17. Semi-Centennial, 1834-1884: Memorial Missouri Baptist General Association Semi-Centennial, 1834-1884: Memorial Missouri Baptist General Association //1884 Biographical sketch of Reverend John Williams, "the present faithful and efficient secretary of the General Association." Born in Virginia in 1826 and raised in Hannibal, Missouri before becoming a teacher...

18. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of George Dulany, a lumberman born in Paris, Missouri, in 1855 and raised in Hannibal, Missouri, organizing various lumber companies in the Midwest and residing in Hannibal.

19. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Photo and bio of George Mahan, former city and county attorney in Hannibal, Missouri, and a former Missouri state representative, born in Marion County, Missouri, in 1851.

20. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biograhpical sketch of Edwin Hogg, a Jefferson City lumber merchant born in Hannibal, Missouri, in 1863.