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1. With Schoolcraft in Southwest Missouri in 1818 With Schoolcraft in Southwest Missouri in 1818 January//1900 Autobiographical article about the author's trip to southwestern Missouri in 1818 with Henry Schoolcraft, "a practical mineralogist" to hunt for sites of geological or mineralogical interest such as mines...

2. William Bonnifield William Bonnifield 1968 Portrait and biographical sketch of William Bonnifield (1814-1875), mayor of Kansas City for one month in 1863, arriving in the city "about the end of the 1850's, being interested in mining with the McGee...

3. William Bernard William Bernard 1896 Biographical sketch of Judge William Bernard, a realtor in Westport, former judge (1873) of Jackson County, former mayor (1869) of Westport, and early settler of northwestern Missouri, born in Virginia...

4. Whose Forest Is This?: Hillfolk, Industrialists, and Government in the Ozarks Whose Forest Is This?: Hillfolk, Industrialists, and Government in the Ozarks October 1, 2006 Discussion of the efforts and controversy over conservation in the Ozarks. Mention of John B. White's company Missouri Lumber and Mining Company in Grandin and White's role as advocate of conservation,...

5. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City June/26/1921 Biographical article and illustrations of John Hale Bovard, or John Bovard, president of the Northwestern Coal & Mining Company," moving to Kansas City from Iowa in 1870 and working up from the bottom...

6. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City November/13/1921 Portraits and biographical article about John Barber White, a "lumberman" and "president and life member of the Missouri Valley Historical Society." Born in New York in 1847 and moving to Grandin, Missouri...

7. Who Was John Smith T Who Was John Smith T 1968 Biographical article about Colonel John Smith T, or John Smith T. (a native of Virginia moving to Missouri Territory about 1797), a judge and justice of the peace in early 19th century Sainte Genevieve...

8. United Zinc and Chemical Company United Zinc and Chemical Company Contents of file includes a short history of the Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company and August Meyer's role with it and the United Zinc and Chemical Company with printouts from city directories....

9. Undermining the Irish Wilderness? Undermining the Irish Wilderness? December//1981 Story about the conflicting interests of forest environment conservation and lead mining exploration in the Irish Wilderness region of Oregon County, Missouri, in the Ozarks.

10. Underground Storage/Caves Underground Storage/Caves Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the underground caves used in the Kansas City area for storage, industrial parks, and office space, often as former limestone mines, etc. Many of the locations...

11. Trend to Missouri Coal Continues Trend to Missouri Coal Continues February 1933 Article about the positive influences of coal mining on the Missouri economy during the Depression, also describing mining operations, with photos.

12. Travelers and Travel's ''Significant 'Others''': Three Visitors to the Arkansas Territory in 1818-1819 Travelers and Travel's ''Significant 'Others''': Three Visitors to the Arkansas Territory in 1818-1819 October 1, 2005 Article details the trip made by three different men, Thomas Nuttall, Henry Schoolcraft, and Timothy Flint, into Arkansas Territory during 1818-1819. At that time the territory encompassed an area which...

13. Township & Railroad Map of Missouri: Showing Congressional Townships, Principal Towns, Post Offices, Township & Railroad Map of Missouri: Showing Congressional Townships, Principal Towns, Post Offices, Streams 1877 Map of Missouri showing counties in color. Also shows railroads, towns, and post offices, and lead mines. Includes tables showing 1860 and 1870 populations of counties and 1870 population for principal...

14. Thomas James Thomas James 1912 Portrait and biographical sketch of Thomas James (1847-1912), a mining company executive and former manager of "R. G. Dun & Company in Kansas City" from 1888 to 1900, born in Ohio.

15. Thomas Connor Thomas Connor 1901 Photo and bio of Thomas Connor, "president of the Miners' Bank, Joplin," Missouri, born in 1847 in Ireland and moving to Ohio in 1851, involved in the Civil War and moving to Missouri in 1871, establishing...

16. Thomas Belt, F. G. S. Thomas Belt, F. G. S. October//1878 Letter to the editor about reminiscences of the late Thomas Belt (ca. 1840-1878), a scientist of geology, mining, and anthropology, with an expertise on glaciers before dying in 1878 from exposure in the...

17. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of John Webb, a retired lead miner in Webb City, Missouri born in Tennessee in 1826.

18. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of George Babcock, a Saint Louis lawyer during the Civil War, starting out as a teacher and school administrator, in the 1870s becoming a prospector for natural resources in Missouri...

19. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of S. H. Caldwell, appointed "sheriff of Jasper county," Missouri, after the Civil War, helping to prevent the "lawlessness and plunder" of the area during Reconstruction, moving in...

20. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Gideon Carson, a miner in Joplin, Missouri who was born in Tennessee in 1828, moved to Missouri in 1831, started a mine in Joplin in 1873 and in 1876 he struck "a very rich lode...