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1. A New Building at Watkins Mill A New Building at Watkins Mill Summer//1993 Article describing the preservation of and additions to the antebellum Watkins Mill site "located a few miles north of Kansas City, Missouri," as well of the operations of the mill's wool production, with...

2. A Visit to Watkin's Mill A Visit to Watkin's Mill Manuscript (number 13) about the history of Watkins Mill in Clay County, Missouri, "four miles north of Excelsior Springs."

3. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Waltus Lockett Watkins (1806-1884), an early settler of Clay County, Missouri, in the 1830s and builder of "Watkins Woolen Mill" in the 1860s.

4. Excelsior Springs, Elms Hotel Excelsior Springs, Elms Hotel Postcard of the Elms Hotel, Excelsior Springs, MO

5. From Speculator to Gentleman: Waltus L. Watkins and the Case for Land Speculation on the Missouri Frontier From Speculator to Gentleman: Waltus L. Watkins and the Case for Land Speculation on the Missouri Frontier Fall//1992 Photos (including Waltus Watkins), illustrations, map, and biographical article about Waltus Watkins (1806-1884), a "western Missouri speculator" of real estate in Clay County, Missouri. Native of Kentucky...

6. History of Clay County, Missouri History of Clay County, Missouri //1920 One paragraph about the the Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, "organized in 1857" in Clay County, Missouri, near Watkins Mill and the town of Lawson, with Waltus L. Watkins as one of its original...

7. John and Nancy Wilson Residence John and Nancy Wilson Residence February/2/1979 File containing a clipping (from an unnamed publication) with photo and description of the former residence of Harrison Wilson "[i]n the northwest part of the County of Clay, near Watkins Mill." Fortress-like...

8. Missouri Historic Heritage Sites Missouri Historic Heritage Sites //199- Book includes paintings of Robert MacDonald Graham, Jr., including a painting of the interior of Watkins Mill as well as the octagonal schoolhouse located near the mill. The paintings in the book are a...

9. Missouri's National Historic Landmarks, Part III: Watkins Mill Missouri's National Historic Landmarks, Part III: Watkins Mill April 1, 1969 Watkins Mill is the "best preserved example of a mid-nineteenth century woolen mill in the United States". The mill was built by Waltus Locket Watkins in 1861 and the property was owned by the Watkins...

10. Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid 1890-1995 Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...

11. New Acquisitions for the Archives New Acquisitions for the Archives July//1963 Description of a letter written by General Alexander W. Doniphan in 1884 in "the Watkins Mill collection" of new acquisitions by the Jackson County Historical Society.

12. New Honor for Watkins Mill Site New Honor for Watkins Mill Site Summer//1980 Article about the addition of the Watkins Mill site "to the historic register of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers" and the National Register of Historic Places" as an early example of a woolen...

13. Obituary for Mrs. Townley Culbertson Obituary for Mrs. Townley Culbertson February 20, 1970 Obituary for Mrs. Townley Culbertson, dying at the age of 84 on February 19, 1970, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Waltus Watkins of Kearney, Missouri, the original owners of the Watkins Mill state park....

14. Old Clay County Farm Advocated for State Park: Deserted Mill, School and Church Draw Eyes to Watkins Old Clay County Farm Advocated for State Park: Deserted Mill, School and Church Draw Eyes to Watkins Place September/8/1935 File containing an article about the proposed designation of the "the old Watkins farm in Washington township [of Jackson County]" for transformation "into a state park." History of the site back to its...

15. Resources to Explore: Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site Resources to Explore: Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site Summer//2001 Photos, map, and article about the Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site "located in northeastern Clay County [Missouri] approximately 30 miles north of Kansas City near the communities...

16. Watkins Mill Watkins Mill 1930 Full view of cemetery.

17. Watkins Mill Watkins Mill 1930 Full frontal and side view of mill.

18. Watkins Mill Watkins Mill 1930 Emmet McElroy (L) and "Uncle" Joe Watkins at water pump.

19. Watkins Mill Watkins Mill 1930 Interior view of mill.

20. Watkins Mill Watkins Mill August 2006 The only nineteenth-century textile mill in North America that still houses its original machinery. Article includes photos and short history of the property bought by Walthall (Waltus) Watkins located...