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

3. 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...

4. 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...

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

6. 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).

7. 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...

8. 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,"...

9. 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.

10. 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...

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. Missouri Heritage Missouri Heritage March/23/1968 File containing a photo and biographical article about William Switzler (1819-1906), a journalist, Missouri state representative, and women's college promoter in Boone County, Missouri. Native of Kentucky...

13. 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,...

14. 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...

15. 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,...

16. 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...

17. 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."...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...