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1. State Historical Society of Missouri State Historical Society of Missouri Illustrations and information on the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, organized in 1898 by the Missouri Press Association.

2. Ambassador Hotel Ambassador Hotel Postcard of The Ambassador Hotel at 36th and Broadway

3. Genealogy Vertical Files Shelf List Genealogy Vertical Files Shelf List A list of general subjects and family surnames in the genealogy vertical files.

4. SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...

5. Samuel McClure Samuel McClure 1835-1884 Folder contains an original true copy of a bill of sale for a female Negro slave, dated January 13, 1835, sold by Samuel McClure of Callaway County, to S. Cochran of St. Louis, Missouri. Also included...

6. Dr. J. W. Parker Account Books Finding Aid Dr. J. W. Parker Account Books Finding Aid 1851-1872 (bulk 1856-1872) Dr. J. W. Parker was called John as well as James and settled in Westport, Missouri, in 1851 where he practiced medicine among the white settlers and the Shawnee, Wyandotte, and Delaware Indians. During...

7. State Historical Society of Missouri State Historical Society of Missouri 1915-1961 Folder includes two annual meeting notices, 1918 and 1937; annual dinner meeting items, 1915, 1920, and 1949; and an invitation to the dedication of its new library and quarters, 1961.

8. Missouri's Centennial Celebration Missouri's Centennial Celebration 1916 Book containing information related to the convention of the State Centennial Comittee of One Thousand that met in Kansas City, Missouri, on November 24-25, 1916. The book contains a program of events,...

9. Missouri: Special Limited Supplement Missouri: Special Limited Supplement 1930 Photo and bio of Floyd Calvin Shoemaker, or Floyd Shoemaker, "author of the second volume of 'Missouri and Her People,' and secretary of the State Historical Society of Missouri." Born in Florida in 1886...

10. Missouri: Special Limited Supplement Missouri: Special Limited Supplement 1930 Photo and bio of George Mahan, "senior member of the firm Mahan, Mahan & Fuller at Hannibal," Missouri, "president of the State Historical Society of Missouri," and former Missouri state representative,...

11. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of Floyd Shoemaker, "[a] distinguished author and historian" of Missouri born in Florida in 1886 and brought to Bucklin, Missouri in 1893 by his parents before becoming a teacher at...

12. Platte Purchase Centennial Platte Purchase Centennial 1938 Folder contains a dinner menu / program and an invitation to the dinner of the State Historical Society of Missouri held at St. Joseph, Missouri, in commemoration of the Platte Purchase Centennial. The...

13. 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...

14. 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."...

15. 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).

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum February 26, 2008 A group of people are proposing an art museum be put in the old Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, in an effort to help generate money for the $10 million restoration of the courthouse...

20. Obituary for William Alford Obituary for William Alford February 6, 1967 Obituary for William Alford, a retired lawyer and former Jackson County, Missouri, public administrator, also a member of the State Historical Society of Missouri and the Native Sons of Kansas City, dying...