Manuscript Collection

Social and Fraternal Organizations Collection Descriptions


Records of social and civic service organizations and fraternal groups, such as Kiwanis, Lions, Rotary clubs, and Masonic lodges. Also see Women's Societies.

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4-H Clubs of Missouri, Collection, (WUNP6133)
1 linear feet
INVENTORY 4-H was created by the Cooperative Extension Service as a means to provide practical education in agriculture and home economics for rural youth. By 1915, youth clubs extended to 47 states. In 2004, 27,000 students were members of Missouri community based clubs. Collection includes award winning blue ribbons for Buchanan County 4-H, Missouri State Fair, and MU Junior Farmer's Day; buttons, charters, and very limited correspondence.

140th F Club Records, ca. 1927-ca. 1982, (K0119)
1 cubic foot
Meeting minutes, financial records, membership records, photographs of annual reunions, and memorabilia related to the club's activities of Kansas City World War I veterans with the purpose "to promote and perpetuate the friendship and comradeship…."

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African American Heroines of Jericho, Guiding Star Court No. 15, Joplin, Missouri, Records, 1916-1959, (R0970)
32 folders
These are the records of the African American organization of the Heroines of Jericho at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. The records consist of minutes of meetings, membership records, attendance rolls, miscellaneous papers, financial records, and communications to and from the Grand Court of Missouri.

Alpha Gamma Rho, Theta Chapter, Records, 1920-1973, (C3621)
0.5 linear feet
Records, correspondence and scrapbooks of a University of Missouri agricultural fraternity and its building association.

Altrusa Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA2912)
RESTRICTED
5.5 linear feet, 2 oversize volumes
Addition of records of the organization, 1960s-1980s, include newsletters, bulletins and other publications, meeting and convention materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and membership directories, concerning the Columbia chapter and activities at the district and national levels of the organization.

Altrusa Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1937-, (C2305)
RESTRICTED
20 folders, 11 volumes
The records contain minutes of club meetings and board meetings, projects, membership lists, budgets, treasurer's reports, and scrapbooks of a women's service organization.

Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Greater Kansas City Records, 1925-2002, (K0824)
6 cubic feet
The Association is a social group for college sorority alumnae engaged in philanthropic work. Organizational records including minutes, financial records, rush materials, committee reports, and photos and newspaper clippings. Also information on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its effect on sororities.

Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Orient Of St. Louis Convacations, 1911-1917, (S0654)
1 box
Programs for the annual convocations of the Thirty Third Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in the Orient of St. Louis, 1912-1917. Includes one program from the Moolah Temple, AAONMS, May 26, 1911.

Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Abou Ben Adhem Temple, Springfield, Missouri, Newsletters, 1950-1977, (R0827)
5 items
These are newsletters for October 1950, June 1953, January-February 1968, April 1970, and April 1977 for Abou Ben Adhem Temple, a chapter of the "Shriners," at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri.

Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Abou Ben Adhem Temple, Springfield, Missouri, Program Booklet, 1910, (R1023)
1 folder
This is a program booklet for the "Business and Ceremonial Session" of Abou Ben Adhem Temple, a chapter of the Ancient Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine ("Shriners") held at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, on 27 October 1910.

Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Abou Ben Adhem Temple, Springfield, Missouri, Yearbooks, 1986, 1991, (R0977)
1 folder
These are yearbooks for 1986 and 1991 for Abou Ben Adhem Temple, a chapter of the Ancient Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine ("Shriners"), at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri.

Ancient Order of United Workmen, Fruitland Lodge No. 429, Fruitland, Missouri, Records, ca. 1889-1900, (R0731)
1 folder
These are records of the Ancient Order of United Workmen's lodge at Fruitland in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. Much of the information is related to the fraternal organization's primary function of providing life insurance to its members.

Astronomical Society of Kansas City Records, 1983-1991, (K0853)
3 folders
Includes an incomplete set of the newsletter, "Cosmic Messenger" and revised bylaws, membership registration and questionnaire, brochures, an observation calendar, and meeting invitations.

Athena Club, Charleston, Missouri, Records, 1941-1992, (R0666)
MICROFILM
7 volumes
These are the records of the Athena Club, a women's club at Charleston in Mississippi County, Missouri. The records consist of minute books, 1953-1992; and scrapbooks, ca. 1941-1985.

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B'nai B'rith Girls Council scrapbooks, 1963-1966, (K1269)
2 volumes
Scrapbooks chronicling the Councils activities.

B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) Scrapbooks, 1937-2000, (K0657)
8 cubic feet
BBYO is an international, pluralistic Jewish youth group for high school-age teenagers. Scrapbooks contain paperwork, photographs, and memorabilia related to meetings, programs, and conferences.

Bauer, Michael William, 32nd Degree Mason Certificate, 1924, (C2349)
1 folder
The papers contain one printed certificate, in Latin, naming Bauer a 32nd Degree Mason in May 1924.

Bedell, Ralph C. (1904-1991), Papers, 1929-1986, (C2543)
RESTRICTED
50.25 linear feet, 36 audio tapes, 2 films, 1 filmstrip
Papers of an educator and psychologist who specialized in counseling and guidance. Bedell directed NDEA Counseling and Guidance Institutes, taught at the Universities of Nebraska and Missouri, and served as secretary-general of the South Pacific Commission. Collection includes materials from Counseling and Guidance Institutes, counseling case files, and papers of South Pacific Commission.

Bedell, Ralph C., Papers, (CA5056)
0.3 linear feet
Addition to papers of educator and psychologist. Includes biographical materials on Wilson C. Morris and records of Sigma Tau Gamma, Project PITCH.

Belove, Leonard (1916-1985) Papers, 1933-1970, (K1048)
1 cubic foot
Scrapbooks, photos, correspondence, memorabilia, and a plaque related to Belove's work with B'nai B'rith, Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA), and the Resident Theater.

Benecke Family Papers, 1816-1989, n.d., (C3825)
DIGITIZED MATERIALS
90.8 linear feet, 62 volumes, 3 audio tapes, 3 records, 413 glass plate negatives
Correspondence, business and law firm records, civic, political, legislative, and personal papers of a German American family of Brunswick, Missouri.

Beta Phi Mu, Librarian Oral History Project, Records, 1980-1985 (C4071)
0.4 cubic feet
25 audio cassettes
6 video tapes
The Beta Phi Mu Librarian Oral History Project collection contains the audio, video, and transcripts of interviews with Missouri librarians and members of Beta Phi Mu. Also included are an interview guide, correspondence, the interviewers’ notes, and background materials on the librarians.

Beta Sigma Phi, Papers, 1943-1946, (R0852)
1 folder
This collection consists of an invitation to a pledging ceremony in Neosho, Missouri, a membership application, and programs for "Founder's Day" observances in Joplin, Missouri, and Neosho, Missouri, for Beta Sigma Phi, a non-academic sorority based in Kansas City, Missouri.

Beta Theta Pi, Zeta Phi Chapter, Papers, 1921-1963, (C3217)
1 folder
Copies of miscellaneous letters, clippings, and songs of a University of Missouri fraternity.

Billman, John Irwin (1870-1934) Collection, 1916-1932, (K0126)
3 folders
Scrapbook of clippings, letters, photographs, and memorabilia related to Billman and his work with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for which he served as the national historian for at least fourteen terms.

Bingham Sketches, Inc., Records, (SUNP2406)
3 folder(s)
Correspondence of a St. Louis member of the Bingham committee; publicity materials for Bingham Sketches, Inc.

Bingham Sketches, Incorporated Records, (SUNP2307)
16 linear feet
Records of the fund raising campaign to acquire George Caleb Bingham drawings from the Mercantile Library Association in St. Louis.

Bolte Sr., Carl E., (1901-1975) Papers, 1959, (K0905)
1 volume
Bound volume of appreciation letters for Bolte at the end of his term as president of the Kansas City Rotarians.

Boonslick Kiwanis Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1920-2010, (CA6318)
4 cubic feet
Reports, correspondence, minutes, sponsored events, photographs, and miscellaneous material of the Boonslick Kiwanis Club, Columbia, Missouri, a civic service club which operated both locally and internationally. Also included is an oral history interview (with transcription) of Raymond W. Lansford, World War II veteran, a professor of finance at the University of Missouri and former treasurer, world president, and member of the Kiwanis International Board of Directors.

Botts, Virginia, Collection, (SUNP2685)
2 folder(s)
Addition. Materials concerning historic preservation and the Landmarks Association of St. Louis.

Boy Scouts of America, MoKan Area Council, Booklet, 1951, (R1031)
1 folder
These are programs for the annual "Boy Scout Circus" at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. Sponsored by the MoKan Area Council, hundreds of Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Explorers, and their leaders participated in the events, which featured demonstrations of scouting skills, contests, and entertainment. Programs are available for 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, and 1951.

Boy Scouts of America, Ozarks Empire Area Council, Newsletter, 1965, (R1066)
1 folder
This is Volume 2, Number 1 (January 1965) of Pow Wow, the newsletter of the Ozarks Empire Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Headquartered at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, the Council served 225 units in six districts in southwestern and south-central Missouri.

Boy Scouts of America, Scrapbook, 1932-1933, (C1385)
1 volume
Newspaper clippings of central Missouri Boy Scout activities, 1932. Pictorial Supplement of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, January 8, 1933.

Boy Scout Troop #61 Collection, 1917-2001, (K0809)
1 cubic foot
75th Anniversary commemorative book, scrapbooks, publications, printed materials and photographs concerning the sole surviving Jewish sponsored Boy Scout Troop in Kansas City.

Bradford, Louise, Collection, 1919-1985, (R0468)
28 folders
This collection includes correspondence, printed material, and ephemera collected by Louise Bradford (1898-1986), and Eva Ann Bradford (1900-1966), during their careers as teachers in Missouri schools. Included are letters from former pupils, and printed materials from education and teachers associations, schools in Berkeley, Rolla, St. James, Salem, and Sullivan, Missouri, and women's clubs and service organizations in Dent and Phelps counties.

Briggs, Frank P. (1894-1992), Papers, c.1900-1992, (C3950)
6 linear feet, 3 audio cassettes, 2 films, 9 records
Papers of a Democratic Missouri state senator, United States senator, Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife, Freemason, and newspaper publisher, consisting of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, campaign materials, and miscellaneous papers.

Brown, Shirley Bowden, Papers, (WUNP5288)
0.2 linear feet
A scrapbook and memorabilia for Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and childhood and family photographs.

Burnett and Denney Familes, Papers, 1864-ca. 1985, (R0353)
6 folders
This collection includes correspondence, business papers, genealogical material, and photographs of the families of Ensign Burnett (1833-1912) and Tyre Denney (1828-1873) of Dade, Linn, and Webster counties in Missouri. Included are photographs of Burnett School in Webster County, and miscellaneous items pertaining to the communities of Linneus, Lockwood, and Seymour in Missouri .

Bush, Ken (1935- ) Papers, 2006, (K1038)
2 folders
Retired Old Men's Eating Association (R.O.M.E.O) comic book and DVDs written and produced by Bush for the club.

Bush, Sarah Lewis (1920- ) Family Papers, 1888-1972, (K0237)
1 cubic foot
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other documents regarding members of Bush's family: Dr. Charles Wesley Burrill, Surgeon General of the Grand Army of the Republic and doctor in Kansas City, Evelyn Burrill Lewis, and William A. Lewis, educators in Kansas City

Business and Professional Women's Club, Minutes, 1941-1966, (C2538)
5 volumes
The records contain minutes, membership lists, committees, and treasurer's reports of the Columbia, Missouri, Business and Professional Women's Club.

Business and Professional Women's Club, Records, (SUNP1183)
4 volume(s)
Four unbound notebooks of minutes, reports and business of a Columbia, MO, women's organization. To be added to five volumes which include minutes from 1941-1966 and which bear the Collection No. 2538.

Business and Professional Women's Club, Webb City, Missouri, Records, 1951-1984, (R0573)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
These are record books of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri. They include minutes of meetings for 1951-1954 and 1969-1984, the club's constitution, and by-laws.

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Camp Fire Girls, Shuta Group, Columbia, Missouri, Scrapbook, (SUNP0725)
2 volume(s)
Two scrapbooks.

Camp Kimtu, Girl Scouts of America, Papers, (SUNP2200)
5 folder(s)
Camp logs, with photographs, of a Girl Scout Camp attended by young women of Columbia, MO, in the 1930s. 5 folders.

Carter County Fishing and Shooting Club Registers, 1888-1945, (C1067)
2 volumes
Registers and membership lists. Vol. 1, 1888-1927. Vol. 2, 1927-1945.

Cassville Garden Club, Booklet, 1947, (R1040)
1 folder
This is an annual program booklet for a woman's garden club at Cassville in Barry County, Missouri. Covering the calendar year 1947, it includes meeting schedules and topics, lists of state and local officers, a roster of members with local telephone numbers, and a list of past presidents.

Cherete Study Club, Joplin, Missouri, Booklets, 1956-1963, (R1025)
1 folder
These are annual program booklets for 1956-1957, 1958-1959, 1962-1963, and 1963-1964 for the Chereté Study Club, a women's study club at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. Included are lists of members, officers, committees, past presidents, and a schedule of meetings and programs.

Child Culture Club, Joplin, Missouri, Booklets, 1938-1954, (R1026)
1 folder
These are annual program/membership booklets for the Child Culture Club, a woman's study club at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. Included are lists of members, officers, and schedules of meetings and programs.

Children of the Confederacy, Missouri Division, Records, (SUNP3120)
0.2 linear feet
Applications for membership in the Missouri Swanee and Charlotte Jones Smith chapters, Fayette, MO; financial records of those chapters; and convention programs and miscellaneous papers.

Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune, Photographs, (P0084)
0.75 linear feet
Photographs of Chillicothe, MO, and Livingston County, including area businesses, farming activity, schools, clubs, homes, and churches.

Cochran, Betty Holmes, The Cecile Taylor Circle of King's Daughters, 1948-1969, 1969, (3327)
1 folder
Brief history of how the group was formed, its members, officers and projects, and creation of an offspring chapter.

Collins, A. Loyd, "A Century of Freemasonry at Osceola, Missouri, 1841-1941", (C2187)
1 folder
The papers contain a historical sketch of Masonic organizations in Osceola.

Columbia Club, Columbia, Missouri, Account Book, 1910, (C0929)
1 volume
Financial records of a town and gown club.

Columbia Club, Columbia, Missouri, Book, 1907, (C0956)
1 volume
Articles of association, by-laws, house rules, members, officers, and committees of a club to promote social intercourse and intellectual culture.

Columbia Garden Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1919-1967, (C3622)
1.25 linear feet
Minutes, clippings, photographs, yearbooks, and scrapbooks of an organization of women interested in growing flowers and stimulating beautification of their community.

Columbia Kiwanis Club, Columbia, Missouri, Charter, 1922, (C0924)
1 folder,oversize
Charter of a service club.

Columbia Military Service Center, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA6313)
0.2 cubic feet
Board minutes, correspondence, and articles of incorporation of a Columbia, Missouri, servicemen's center, 1970s-2000s.

Columbia Weavers Guild, Records, (CA4392)
0.4 linear feet
Minute books and treasurer's reports.

Columbia Weavers Guild, Records, (CA5402)
0.4 linear feet
Addition of constitutions, membership and officers booklets, newsletters, meeting minutes, scrapbook, exhibition and publicity materials, and miscellany.

Community Woman's Club of Gideon, Records, 1929-1990, (R0477)
MICROFILM
26 volumes
These are record books and scrapbooks of the Community Woman's Club of Gideon in New Madrid County, Missouri. The record books contain minutes of meetings, membership rosters, and treasurer's records, 1929-1975. The scrapbooks include printed material, photographs, and miscellaneous items concerning the club's activities, 1940-1990.

Cooper, Bertha Mae Bowman (1916-2013) Papers, 1946-2007, (K1287)
4 cubic feet
Scrapbooks relating to Cooper's community involvements—she was president of over 25 other clubs and service organizations in the Kansas City area. Includes materials for the Order of the Eastern Star, Missouri Congress of Parents and Teachers, Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs, United Methodist Church, American Mothers Inc., Missouri Mothers Association, Salvation Army, Children's Mercy Hospital, National League of American Pen Women, Presidents and Past Presidents, and the Maywood Club.

Crews, M. J., Certificate, 1885, (R1238)
1 folder
This is a certificate, dated 24 October 1885, for M. J. Crews as a Master Mason and member of Iron Mountain Lodge No. 430, Free and Accepted Masons, at Iron Mountain in Saint Francois County, Missouri.

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Daniels, Anita R. (1929- ) Papers, 1949, (K0880)
1 folder
Photocopy of group composite photo of the "Rattlers 1949".

Danville Literary and Social Club History, 1889, (C0881)
1 folder
Brief history of the club, 1839-1889; fiftieth anniversary celebration speeches; biographical sketches of members; and list of subjects discussed by the club.

Darby, Harry (1895-1987) Papers, ca. 1938-1986, (K0719)
22 cubic feet
Darby was a businessman, politician, and civic leader. Includes scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, meeting minutes, reports, committee notes, fund raising records, and clippings concerning Darby's association with the American Royal and related activities—Kansas Day, Future Farmers of American (FFA), BOTAR (Belles of the American Royal) and 4-H.

Daugherty, Lewis, History of Freemasonry, (C3492)
10 folder(s)
Traces the development of the Masonic fraternity from the Middle Ages through Europe, England, and South and Central America to the U.S. Includes history of Freemasonry in Missouri and has sections on symbols and ritual.

Daughters of Rebekah, Jasper County, Missouri, Records, 1892-1987, (R0513)
MICROFILM
18 volumes
These are records of various lodges of the Daughters of Rebekah in Jasper County, Missouri. The collection includes minute books, membership registers, and rolls of officers for eight different lodges in Alba, Asbury, Carl Junction, Carterville, Neck City, Oronogo, and Webb City.

Daughters of Rebekah, Blendville Lodge No. 298, Joplin, Missouri, Minute Books, 1901-1986, (R0557)
MICROFILM
17 volumes
These are the minute books of the Daughters of Rebekah lodge at Blendville in Jasper County, Missouri. The minutes begin with the organizational meeting on 28 May 1901 and continue through 24 June 1986. Regular business included the initiation of members, work on the various degrees of the order, and planning for assemblies and social functions with other Rebekah and Odd Fellows lodges.

Daughters of Rebekah, Blendville Lodge No. 298, Joplin, Missouri, Records, 1986-2001, (R0811)
MICROFILM
6 volumes
These are an addition to the records of Daughters of Rebekah Blendville Lodge No. 298 at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. The records begin in 1986 and continue to the dissolution of the lodge in 2001. The earlier records of Blendville Lodge No. 298 have been previously microfilmed as collection R0557.

Daughters of Rebekah, Cuba Lodge No. 739, Cuba, Missouri, Records, 1888-1984, (R0968)
24 volumes, 7 folders
These are the record books and miscellaneous papers of the Rebekah lodge in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri. The Cuba Lodge's collection includes earlier records of Martha Lodge No. 19 at St. James in Phelps County, which consolidated with the lodge at Cuba in 1978.

Daughters of Rebekah, Dadeville Lodge No. 555, Dadeville, Missouri, Membership Register, 1911-1952, (R0612)
1 volume
This is a membership register from the Rebekah lodge at Dadeville in Dade County, Missouri. It contains the names of members and the dates of active memberships, transferals, and suspensions. There is a fragmentary index at the beginning of the volume.

Daughters of Rebekah, Daisy Lodge No. 329, Chitwood, Missouri, Records, 1903-1931, (R0535)
MICROFILM
10 volumes
These are the records of Daisy Lodge No. 329 at Chitwood, Jasper County, Missouri. Included are membership records, annual reports, and minutes of meetings. The minutes begin with the organizational meeting on 3 March 1903 and continue through 29 December 1930. Daisy Lodge was consolidated with Blendsville Lodge No. 298 in 1931.

Daughters of Rebekah, Damaris Lodge No. 20, Rolla, Missouri, Records, 1888-2003, (R0969)
32 volumes, 7 folders
These are the records of Damaris Lodge No. 20 at Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri. They consist of minutes of meetings, membership records, financial records, and miscellaneous papers beginning with the institution of the lodge in 1888 and continuing through 2003.

Daughters of Rebekah, Duenweg Lodge No. 266, Duenweg, Missouri, Minute Books, 1932-1963, (R0537)
MICROFILM
9 volumes
These are minutes of meetings of the Daughters of Rebekah Lodge No. 266 at Duenweg, Jasper County, Missouri. The minutes begin 20 December 1932 and continue through 31 May 1963, when the lodge was consolidated with Blendsville Lodge No. 298. Routine business conducted at the meetings included the admittance and dismissal of members, upkeep of the lodge hall, and arrangements for various events in conjunction with other Odd Fellows and Rebekah lodges.

Daughters of Rebekah, East Town Lodge No. 342, Joplin, Missouri, Records, 1903-1930, (R0536)
MICROFILM
8 volumes
These are the records of the East Town Lodge No. 342, Daughters of Rebekah, in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri. The collection includes rosters, annual reports to the state assembly, and minutes of meetings. The minutes begin with the organizational meeting in 1903, and continue through 13 May 1929.

Daughters of Rebekah, Fidelia Lodge No. 182, Mount Vernon, Missouri, Records, 1896-1955, (R0690)
MICROFILM
9 volumes
These are the records of Daughters of Rebekah Fidelia Lodge in Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri. The records consist of minute books, 1896-1955, a financial record book, 1896-1929, membership account books, 1901-1943, and roll of officers, 1905-1949.

Daughters of Rebekah, Fiftieth District (Missouri), Booklet, 1910, (R1237)
1 folder
This is the "Programme" booklet for the second annual meeting of the Fiftieth District of the Daughters of Rebekah, held at Peirce (now Pierce) City in Lawrence County, Missouri, on 22 February 1910. Mollie Clutter of Monett served as President.

Daughters of Rebekah, Joplin Lodge No. 97, Joplin, Missouri, Records, 1892-1986, (R0558)
MICROFILM
17 volumes
These are the minute books and membership registers of Daughters of Rebekah Lodge No. 97 at Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri. Lodge records begin with the organizational meeting of 7 April1892 and continue through 1986. The collection also includes annual reports to the state assembly, 1904-1940.

Daughters of Rebekah, Joplin Lodge No. 97, Joplin, Missouri, Records, 1950-1995, (R0806)
MICROFILM
5 volumes
This is an addition to the records of the Daughters of Rebekah Lodge No. 97 in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri (see collection R0558). Included are registers of officers and members, minutes of meetings, and financial records.

Daughters of Rebekah, Journal of Proceedings of Missouri Assembly, 1932-1990, (R0616)
MICROFILM
59 volumes
These are printed minutes of the annual meetings of the Rebekah Assembly of Missouri. The minutes include lists of state officials, delegates and alternates, financial information and committee reports, matters concerning the Odd Fellows Home in Liberty, Missouri, and a listing of the names and local addresses of all Rebekah lodges in Missouri.

Daughters of Rebekah, Julia Lodge No. 72, Springfield, Missouri, Records, 1889-1937, (R0613)
3 volumes
These are records of the Daughters of Rebekah Julia Lodge No. 72 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. The records include membership and visitor's registers.

Daughters of Rebekah, Past Noble Grand Club, Joplin, Missouri, Secretary's Book, 1950-1961, (R0560)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is the record book of the Past Noble Grand Club at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. The club consisted of past leaders of the various lodges of the Daughters of Rebekah in Jasper County. The volume includes minutes of meetings from 10 May 1950 through 11 October 1961, lists of officers, and attendance records.

Daughters of Rebekah, Rebekah Homemakers' Club, Webb City, Missouri, Record Book, 1933-1939, (R0559)
1 folder, photocopies
These are minutes of meetings and membership records of the Rebekah Homemaker's Club at Webb City, Missouri. The club was composed of members of the Rebekah Lodge at Webb City, who met to socialize and to raise money for the Odd Fellows Home in Liberty, Missouri. Minutes begin with the organizational meeting of 25 October 1933 and continue through 14 April 1939.

Daughters of Rebekah, Webb City Lodge No. 106, Webb City, Missouri, Membership Papers, ca. 1928-1991, (R0538)
MICROFILM
1 folder
These are applications for membership and transfer certificates from Rebekah Lodge No. 106 in Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri. Interfiled is a smaller group of similar documents regarding members of the Carl Junction Lodge No. 253 during the 1940s, apparently after the Carl Junction Lodge merged into the Webb City Lodge. The papers have been filmed in alphabetical order by the applicant's surname.

Daughters of Rebekah, Webb City Lodge No. 106, Webb City, Missouri, Records, 1961-1992, (R0807)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
These are the membership account ledger and minutes of meetings of the Daughters of Rebekah Webb City Lodge No. 106 at Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri. The records end in 1992 with the consolidation of the Webb City lodge with Blendville Lodge No. 298.

Daughters of Rebekah, Wentworth Lodge No. 384, Wentworth, Missouri, Minute Book, 1915-1922, (R0710)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is the "minute book" of the Wentworth Lodge of Daughters of Rebekah at Wentworth in Newton County, Missouri. It includes records of meetings conducted between 18 January 1915 and 16 January 1922.

Daughters of Rebekah, Zinc Lodge No. 369, Joplin, Missouri, Minute Books, 1904-1987, (R0556)
MICROFILM
14 volumes
These are minute books of the Daughters of Rebekah Zinc Lodge No. 369 at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. The records begin with the organizational meeting, and continue through 10 December 1987. Routine business included the acceptance and initiation of new members, installation of officers, and planning for special events.

Daughters of Rebekah, Zinc Lodge No. 369, Joplin, Missouri, Minute Book, 1988-1993, (R0810)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is a minute book of the Daughters of Rebekah Zinc Lodge No. 369 at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. The minutes begin on 14 January 1988 and continue through 24 June 1993, after which Zinc Lodge consolidated with Blendville Lodge at Joplin.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Columbian Chapter Scrapbooks, (SUNP0981)
1 volume(s)
One large brown leather scrapbook wrapped in brown paper.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Columbian Chapter, Columbia, Missouri, Founders' History, (SUNP1184)
1 folder(s)
Copy of speech entitled, "A Tribute to Our Founders," presented by Mrs. Mary M. Pegues. Gives personal background of the seven women who were the first officers of the Columbia Chapter, DAR.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Columbian Chapter, Columbia, Missouri, Founders' History, (SUNP2163)
1 folder(s)
Typed copy of speech entitled, "A Tribute to Our Founders," given by Mrs. Mildred T. Durrett, January, 1978.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Joplin Chapter, Joplin, Missouri, Records, 1912-1988, (R0561)
MICROFILM
7 volumes
These are the secretary's record books of the Daughters of the American Revolution chapter in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri. The records include minutes of meetings, membership and attendance rolls, and miscellaneous papers.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Missouri State Society, Scrapbooks, (SUNP2162)
21 volume(s)
Scrapbooks, compiled by State Historians of DAR.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Missouri State Society, Scrapbooks, (SUNP2229)
2 volume(s)
Two scrapbooks: one compiled by a State Regent, DAR; one by a State Historian, DAR, both containing news items and photos of events of state and national interest in the 1930s.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Phelps County, Missouri, Records, 1909-1984, (R0291)
MICROFILM
10 volumes, 46 booklets
These are minutes of meetings, scrapbooks, and yearbooks of the Noah Coleman Chapter of the DAR. Members from Phelps County organized the chapter at Rolla in 1909.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Rachel Donelson Chapter, Springfield, Missouri, Papers, 1929-1978, (R1078)
24 volumes
These are yearbooks and other publications related to the Rachel Donelson Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. The yearbooks include lists of national, state, and local officers, schedules of programs, and membership rosters.

Davidow, Ronald M. (1944- ) Collection, 1960s, (K1160)
1 folder
Davidow served as an Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) judge. Includes the wooden gavel he used.

Dexter Monday Club, Dexter, Missouri, Scrapbooks, 1941-1969, (R0457)
MICROFILM
29 volumes
These are scrapbooks and "Press" books of the Dexter Monday Club, a women's club at Dexter in Stoddard County, Missouri. The volumes include the club's printed yearbooks, newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous materials regarding the activities of the club.

Domestic Science Club, Lebanon, Missouri, Yearbooks, 1908-1943, (R0297)
1 folder
These are pamphlet yearbooks of a women's club in Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, organized in 1898 as the Home Economics Club. The yearbooks include the constitution and by-laws, rosters of officers and members, and committee assignments.

Downtown (Kansas City, Missouri) Kiwanis Club Records, 1918-2002, (K0364)
12 cubic feet
Organizational records of the Club including minutes, correspondence, publications, financial records, programs, scrapbooks, and photographs. The mission of Kiwanis is to serve the children of the world. Our members help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged and care for the sick.

Draper, Arthur Clinton, Collection, 1899-1944, (R0112)
2 volumes, 5 folders
This collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, advertising material, scripts, and memorabilia of Arthur Clinton Draper of Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. Clint Draper produced minstrel shows in the central and western states for over thirty years. He specialized in benefit performances at Elks lodges.

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East Prairie Farm Club, Morgan County, Missouri, Record Book, 1916-1923, (R0426)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a record book of a farm club which met at East Prairie School in eastern Morgan County, Missouri. An affiliate of the Missouri Farmers' Association, the club provided educational and social programs for the area's residents. It met in conjunction with the East Prairie Literary Society, 1921-1923. The records include the constitution and bylaws, minutes of meetings, and membership lists.

East Prairie Lions Club, booklets and photographs, 1947-1996, (R0682)
2 folders, photocopies
These are program booklets for annual rodeos (1947 and 1948), minstrel shows (1952, 1955-1958, 1960-1962, with photographs), "Jubilee" (1973), and the 70th Anniversary (1996) of the Lions Club chapter in East Prairie, Mississippi County, Missouri.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha, International, Missouri State Council, Records, (CA4492)
4.5 linear feet
Issues of The Missouri Hawthorne and recording secretary record books which include minutes, correspondence, membership lists and attendance records, and miscellaneous records.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha, International, Missouri State Council, Records, 1952-1982, (C3648)
MICROFILM
Papers of the state council of a leadership, service sorority. Includes The Missouri Hawthorne and state council officers' materials.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha, International, Missouri State Council, Records, 1963-1982, (C3703)
MICROFILM
44 folders on 3 rolls of microfilm
The records of the state council of a leadership, service sorority include the minutes, correspondence, and committee reports of the recording secretary and treasurers' reports and cash journals.

Epsilon Sigma Phi, Alpha Tau Chapter, Records, (WUNP5515)
0.1 linear feet
Records of the Missouri state chapter of a national honorary Extension fraternity. Includes minutes, reports, by-laws, newsletters, financial records, meeting programs and other materials.

Epsilon Sigma Phi, Alpha Tau Chapter, Records, (CA5229)
0.4 linear feet
Records of the Missouri state chapter of a national honorary Extension fraternity. Includes minutes, reports, by-laws, newsletters, financial records, meeting programs and other materials.

Estes, Mary Pierce, Daughters of the American Revolution, Columbia Chapter, Membership Cert., 1902, (SUNP2206)
1 folder(s)
1 item.

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FarmHouse Fraternity International, Papers, 1950-1970 (C3304)
5.7 linear feet
State, national and interfraternity correspondence of a national organization founded in 1905 in Columbia, Missouri, regarding establishment, development and expansion of FarmHouse Fraternity; chapter information including charter petitions; invoices; organization manuals; pledging handbooks and initiation procedures; miscellaneous materials.

FarmHouse Fraternity International, Papers, (CA5015)
0.75 linear feet
Primarily the papers of Earl Wilson Rusk, 1885-1968. Includes correspondence, radio program materials, agricultural publications, and clippings.

Fish, Annette M. Fish (1956- ) and Joel D. (1956- ) Paper, 1949, (K0881)
1 folder
Program from Kansas State Association of B'nai B'rith Lodges Silver Anniversary Convention.

Flat River Woman's Club, Booklet, 1930, (R1098)
1 folder
This is a program booklet for "The Belles of Blackville: A Blackface Minstrel," presented by the Flat River Woman's Club on 11 April 1930 at Flat River (now Park Hills) in St. Francois County, Missouri.

Flat River Woman's Club, Records, 1913-1953, (R0206)
MICROFILM
1 folder, 7 volumes
These are record books, minutes of meetings, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous papers of a woman's club in St. Francois County, Missouri. The charitable and civic group was begun in 1907 as the Mothers and Patrons Club of Flat River (See collection R0070). The club disbanded in 1953.

Flory, Josephine, Papers, 1845, 1931-1939, (C4120)
0.1 cubic feet
The papers of Josephine Flory contain a large collection of programs from theatrical plays and concerts, as well as a variety of records from the University of Missouri. Within the University of Missouri records are invitations to a number of sororities, graduation certifications, and newspaper clippings regarding W.S.G.A. events. The papers also include a variety of miscellaneous documents from the 1930s.

Fortnightly Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA2410)
5 folders, 3 volumes
Scrapbook, membership lists, records of newcomers' group, treasurer's records and miscellaneous files.

Fortnightly Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA2852)
1.6 linear feet
Addition. Committee and officer's reports, board meeting minutes, bulletins, financial records, correspondence, membership lists, and newspaper clippings, 1962-1983.

Fortnightly Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA2866)
0.7 linear feet
Addition. Scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper clippings, and club bulletins, 1963-1985.

Fortnightly Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA3059)
0.1 linear feet
Addition of scrapbooks with photographs, bulletins, programs, and newspaper clippings of club events, 1985-1992. Also contains yearly club programs, 1939-1969, and a video recording of 1992-1993 events.

Fortnightly Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA3162)
2 volumes
Addition of scrapbooks containing bulletins and photographs of club activities, 1993-1995.

Fortnightly Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA5750)
6 cubic feet, 16 oversize volumes, 3 audio cassettes
Addition of records of a women’s organization for wives of University of Missouri faculty and female faculty members. See also Fortnightly Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1894-1975, (C3670).

Fortnightly Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1894-1975, (C3670)
1.6 linear feet, 3 oversize volumes
The records of the Fortnightly Club, a women's organization for wives of University of Missouri faculty and female faculty members, 1894-1975, and the Newcomers' Division of Fortnightly Club, 1935-1972, consist of correspondence, membership information, bylaws, minutes, treasurer's reports and programs. Printed year books, constitutions, bulletins, and a 75-year history of Fortnightly Club are housed in the State Historical Society of Missouri library.

Forty-Niners, Fifties, and the Old timers Association, Minutes, 1889-1892, (C1535)
1 folder
Proceedings and membership lists of a Boonville, Missouri, organization.

Fraternity Newsletters, 1961, (C0963)
1 folder
Six fraternity newsletters issued by University of Missouri chapters of FarmHouse, Kappa Alpha, Alpha Tau Omega, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and Acacia.

Free and Accepted Ancient York Masons Minutes, 1841-1844, (C1614)
1 folder
The collection contains a Photostat of a page from a minute book of Clinton Lodge, U.D., later Livingston Lodge, U.D., later Livingston Lodge No. 51, Free and Accepted Ancient York Masons. The page includes signatures of lodge members.

Freemasons, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rit, Orient of Missouri, Valley of Joplin, Papers, 1906-1914, (R0748)
1 folder
This collection consists of booklets for the Autumn Convocation in 1906, the Spring Convocation in 1907, the Fall Convocation in 1908, and a program for the "Scottish Rite Banquet" in 1914 for the "Scottish Rite" Masonic bodies at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri.

Freemasons, Arlington Lodge No. 346, Dixon, Missouri, Booklet, 1948, (R1258)
1 folder
This is a booklet containing the bylaws of the Masonic Lodge at Dixon in Pulaski County, Missouri, adopted on 21 September 1944, with amendments through 1 April 1948. Included are lists of the organizing members, Worshipful Masters, and current members.

Freemasons, Bolivar Lodge No. 195, Bolivar, Missouri, Collection, 1889-1957, (R0756)
1 folder
These are directories, calendars, bylaws, and calling cards for the Masonic organizations at Bolivar in Polk County, Missouri. Included are officers' directories for 1889 and 1900, membership booklets for 1950, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1959, and 1960, bylaws for 1956, and five calling cards.

Freemasons, Clifton Lodge No. 463, Thayer, Missouri, Bylaws, 1945, (R1182)
1 folder
This is a small booklet containing the bylaws of Clifton Lodge No. 463, A.F. & A.M., at Thayer in Oregon County, Missouri. The booklet is dated 1 January 1945 and includes the names of past Worshipful Masters from 1882 to 1945.

Freemasons, Iron Mountain Lodge No. 430, Iron Mountain, Missouri, Bylaws, 1877, (R0720)
1 folder
This is a booklet containing the "By-Laws of Iron Mountain Lodge No. 430, A.F. and A.M., Iron Mountain, Missouri." It was printed by Parson & Co., "Masonic and I.O.O.F. Furnishing House," St. Louis, in 1877.

Freemasons, Mystic Tie Lodge No. 221, Oak Ridge, Missouri, meeting Program, 1952, (R1022)
1 folder
This is a program for the 71st meeting of the 49th District Association of Freemasons, hosted by Mystic Tie Lodge No. 221 at Oak Ridge in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, on Wednesday evening, 28 May 1952. W. Glenn McCain presented the "lecture and charge" to the meeting.

Freemasons, Neosho Lodge No. 247, Neosho, Missouri, Bylaws, 1964, (R1141)
1 folder
This is a small booklet containing the bylaws of Neosho Lodge No. 247, A.F. & A.M., at Neosho in Newton County, Missouri. The bylaws were printed "as revised January 1, 1964."

Freemasons, Republic Lodge No. 570, Republic, Missouri, register and bylaws, 1914, (R1276)
1 folder
This is a booklet containing the "Register and By-Laws of Republic Lodge, No. 570, A.F. & A.M. Republic, Missouri, 30 June 1914." The "Republic Monitor Print" of Republic, Missouri published the twenty-one page booklet for the lodge on 30 June 1914.

Freemasons, Rolla Lodge No. 213, Rolla, Missouri, register and bylaws, 1905, (R0729)
1 folder
This is a booklet containing the "Register and By-Laws of Rolla Lodge, No. 213, A.F. & A.M. Rolla, Missouri. 1905." It was published by "Herald-Democrat Print." of Rolla on 8 September 1905.

Freemasons, Royal and Select Masters, Zabud Council No. 25, Springfield, Missouri, Assembly Program, 1945, (R0755)
1 folder
This is a program for the Assembly of Zabud Council No. 25, Royal and Select Masters, held at the Masonic Temple in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, on 30 October 1945.

Freemasons, Star of the West Lodge No. 133, Ironton, Missouri, Records, 1849-1962, (R0446)
34 folders, 13 volumes
These are records of the Masonic Lodge at Ironton in Iron County, Missouri. The records include minute books, membership records, personnel files, and miscellaneous lodge papers, 1849-1962. The collection also includes the record books of the Iron Mountain Lodge, 1864-1894, which consolidated with the Star of the West Lodge in 1894.

Friends in Council of Springfield, Missouri, Booklet, 1952, (R1085)
1 folder
This is a year book for 1952-1953 for the Friends in Council, a woman's study club at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. Included are the names and addresses of officers and members, a calendar for the club's meeting year (October 1952 to May 1953), and topics and readings for discussion at the meetings.

Friends of Rocheport, Missouri, Records, (CA3053)
6.3 cubic feet
Records of a civic organization consisting of meeting minutes, treasurer's reports, financial records, correspondence, and materials on events and projects sponsored by the group.

G

Gatewood, W.O., Letters, 1933, (C2739)
1 folder
Letters written to a fraternity brother concerning the Beta Theta Pi reunion at Governor Guy B. Park's inauguration.

German Order of Harugari, Glasgow Lodge No. 499, Record Book, 1884-1887, (C1108)
1 folder
Membership questionnaires.

Gilliam, Maltie Thomas (1914-2007) Papers, 1976-2007, (K1056)
3 cubic feet
Gilliam was a long time resident of Kansas City, Missouri. She was a member of Centennial United Methodist Church, the Order of Eastern Star, the Order of Cyrene, Daughters of Isis, and the Order of Golden Circle. Includes personal papers relating to Gilliam's life, work and civic activities: organizational by-laws and histories, reports, correspondence, certificates, awards and plaques received by Gilliam.

Ginsburg, Rosalind Goldfinger (1924-2009) Papers, 1951- ca. 1960s, (K1164)
3 folders
Ginsburg was involved with numerous volunteer activities, especially the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), the Congregation Beth Shalom, and its Sisterhood. Includes newspapers clippings and other material about the Jewish Community Center Golden Age Club and Beth Shalom. Also papers relating to her mother-in-law, Henriette Ginsberg.

Girl Scouts of the United States of America, Webb City, Missouri, Banquet Program, 1950, (R1187)
1 folder
This is a small program booklet for the "Girl Scout Banquet" held at Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri, on 14 March 1950. Mrs. Roy Lee served as toastmistress.

Goldstein, Rhetta Turkin (1920-2013) Papers, 1940-1998, (K1145)
4 folders
Goldstein was active in B'nai B'rith and the Jewish War Veterans, Missouri-Kansas, No. 605 Post and Auxiliary, among other Jewish organizations. Includes photographs, programs, clippings, correspondence, and publications.

Goller, Shirley Stolowy (1931-1999) Papers, 1924-1992, (K1189)
2 cubic feet
Goller was an prominent Jewish civic leader in Kansas City, MO photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, and other documents related to Goller's life and many community activities.

Grand Army of the Republic, Farmington, Missouri, Records, 1884-1902, (R0131)
3 volumes
These are minute books, 1884-1902, and a membership book, 1884-1894, of the Grand Army of the Republic's post in St. Francois County, Missouri. The chapter was organized in 1884 as the Bonne Terre Post. It was moved to Farmington and renamed Picket Post in 1887.

Grand Army of the Republic, Lebanon, Missouri, Records, 1882-1937, (R0081)
3 volumes, 1 folder
These are ledgers, a minute book, and miscellaneous papers of a Grand Army of the Republic post at Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri.

Grand Army of the Republic, Leesville, Missouri, "Black List," 1887, (R0375)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a "Black List" of the McCook post at Leesville, Henry County, Missouri, containing the names of two individuals rejected for membership in the GAR. There is also General Orders No. 2 from Department of Missouri headquarters, announcing the rejections and containing news of other Missouri posts.

Grand Army of the Republic, Lutesville, Missouri, Record Book, 1883-1889, (R0064)
1 volume, photocopies
This is the record book of the Grand Army of the Republic's post at Lutesville in Bollinger County, Missouri. The volume includes minutes of meetings, 4 August 1883--10 July 1889, treasurer's reports, and communications addressed to the post.

Grand Army of the Republic, Springfield, Missouri, application papers, (R0703)
1 folder
These are applications for membership in the John Matthews Post No. 69 of the Grand Army of the Republic in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. The applications bear the name, age, residence, and brief military history of the applicants, among whom were Charles E. Moss, John E. Phelps, and L. A. Rountree.

Grand Army of the Republic, Zalma, Missouri, Records, 1865-1913, (R0225)
MICROFILM
3 volumes, 12 folders
These are minutes, membership records, and miscellaneous papers of the Grand Army of the Republic's post at Zalma in Bollinger County, Missouri. The collection also includes general orders and circulars from the Department of Missouri, and programs and proceedings of the annual state encampments.

Grand Army of the Republic, Zion, Missouri, Minute Book, 1888-1895, (R0494)
1 folder, photocopies
These are the minutes of meetings of the Tom Walker Post of the G.A.R. at Zion, Stoddard County, Missouri. The minutes begin with the organizational meeting on 7 April 1888 and continue through 16 February 1895.

Greater Kansas City Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter Records, ca. 1935-1997, (K0948)
1 cubic foot
Organizational records of the Chapter, whose purpose is to foster high ideals of friendship, promote educational and cultural interests, create a true sense of social responsibility, and develop the finest qualities of character. Includes meeting minutes, directories, printed and published material, and event planning files.

Greenwaide, Nelle Claycomb (1927-2010) Papers, 1877-1988, (K1104)
0.3 cubic foot
Family photographs, baby book, school/sorority composites, passports, a framed letter and embroidery, an autograph book, and several photograph albums belonging to Greenwaide.

H

Haith, Rickie Schere (1938- ) Papers, 1940s-2008, (K1151)
1 cubic foot
Haith has been a member and officer of a number of Jewish women's organizations in Kansas City including Midwest Branch of Women's league for Conservation, Beth Shalom Sisterhood, and Hadassah. Personal papers contain DVDs, photographs, booklets, and scrapbooks for these activities.

Hammer, Natalie K. (1946- ) and Hanan J. (1946- ) Papers, 1950s-2004, (K1100)
4 folders
Includes Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) materials and a Boy Scout photographs and other local programs.

Happy Hatters Club, Rolla, Missouri, Records, 1960-1970, (R0770)
1 folder
These are records of the Happy Hatters Club, a women's club dedicated to hat-making at Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri. The records include minutes of meetings, membership records, and miscellaneous papers.

Heart of America Genealogical Society (HAGS) Records, 1955-2005, (K0720)
19 cubic feet
Organizational records including financial and business related materials, newsletters, minutes, membership directories, scrapbook, correspondence, and query files.

Henry County Veterans' Association, Program, 1890, (R0223)
1 folder, photocopy
This is a printed program of the second annual meeting of the Henry County Veterans' Association. Union and Confederate veterans participated in the meeting at Clinton, Missouri, 30 September--2 October 1890.

Hicks, George Edward (1919-2013) Papers, 1983-2003, (K0611)
2 cubic feet
Research and other papers created and collected by Hicks, a local historian. Includes newspaper and magazines articles, correspondence, flyers, a project manual, booklets, photographs, maps, and a grant proposal related to the Pioneer Park Committee of the Westport Historical Society, and to other projects of the Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City.

Holt, Theresa M. (1969- ) Collection, 1858-2011, (K1218)
1 folder
Holt is a resident of Leavenworth, KS, and the caretaker of Mount Zion Cemetery. Includes research notes concerning the history of the Jewish Community in Leavenworth, particularly Mount Zion Cemetery, the Society of the Sons of Truth, First Jewish settlers in Leavenworth, and Orthodox Temple history.

Home Culture Club, Mount Vernon, Missouri, Collection, 1906-1928, (R0722)
1 folder, photocopies
This collection includes a banquet invitation (1906) and three yearbooks (1923-1928) of the Home Culture Club in Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri.

Hopkins W[illiam] A[lexander], ( -1944), Papers, 1897-1944, (C2369)
2 folders
Miscellaneous papers of a Wabash Railroad official, including reference book of Tobotacahi Mining Company, Kansas City, KS; receipts for contributions made to Toledo Monroe Highway, 1915; certificate of membership in the Mystic Shrine, St. Louis; and certificate of honorary membership, Masonic Temple Association of St. Louis.

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Improved Order of Red Men Photograph, (P0417)
1 photograph
Photo of Improved Order of Red Men Degree Team.

Independent Order of Good Templars, Lathrop Lodge No. 76, Lathrop, Missouri, Record Book, 1869-1879, (C1111)
1 volume
Officer lists and minutes of Lodge No. 76 which became Prosperous Lodge No. 512 in 1873.

Independent Order of Good Templars, Walnut Grove Lodge No. 683, Rocheport, MO, Quarterly Return, 1874, (C0631)
1 folder
Return for quarter ending October 31, 1874, lists membership, dues, payments, and officers.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Beta Phi Theta Rho Girl's Club No. 10, Joplin, Missouri, Minute Book, 1946-1950, (R0539)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is the minute book of the Beta Phi Theta Rho Girl's Club at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. The minutes begin 28 January 1946 and continue through 27 December 1950. Regular business included the initiation of members and installation of officers, and planning for events in conjunction with other Theta Rho, Rebekah, and Odd Fellows lodges.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Canton Lincoln No. 17, Joplin, Missouri, Minute Book, 1895-1905, (R0533)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is the minute book of the Odd Fellows (Patriarchs Militant) lodge in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri. Minutes begin on 24 November 1895 and continue through 26 December 1905. Routine business consisted of initiating new members, working on various degrees of the order, raising funds, and arranging to attend IOOF and public events.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Carterville Lodge No. 314, Carterville, Missouri, Papers, 1918-1930, (R0534)
MICROFILM
6 folders
These are the papers of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 314 at Carterville in Jasper County, Missouri. Included are business papers concerning the Carterville Lodge, and correspondence from individual members, the Jasper County IOOF Association, the Grand Lodge of Missouri, and conclaves at Kansas City and Butler, Missouri, and Pittsburg, Kansas.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Carterville Lodge No. 314, Carterville, Missouri, Record Books, 1907-1911, (R0501)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
These are the minute books of the Odd Fellows Lodge at Carterville in Jasper County, Missouri. The volumes contain minutes of weekly meetings from 19 November 1907 through 10 October 1911. Lodge business included initiation of new members, work on the various degrees of the order, payments of benefits to members, and discussion of matters concerning the lodge hall.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Cotton Hill Lodge No. 306, Malden, Missouri, Minute Book, 1943-1946, (R0846)
1 volume
This is a minute book for Cotton Hill Lodge No. 306, a chapter of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows located at Malden in Dunklin County, Missouri.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Cuba Lodge No. 270, Cuba, Missouri, Minute Book, 1915-1922, (R0963)
1 volume
These are minutes of meetings of the Odd Fellows lodge at Cuba in Crawford County, Missouri. The minutes begin on 3 February 1915 and continue through 1 March 1922.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Cuba Lodge No. 887, Cuba, Missouri, Records, 1947-1955, (R0964)
1 volume, 1 folder
These are the by-laws and membership register for the Odd Fellows lodge at Cuba in Crawford County, Missouri, beginning with the organization of the lodge on 21 June 1947.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Finley Lodge No. 206, Ozark, Missouri, Records, 1869-1931, (R0601)
MICROFILM
5 volumes
These are the records of the Odd Fellows lodge at Ozark in Christian County, Missouri. Included are membership registers, rolls of officers, and official reports to the state lodge.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Frisco Lodge No. 871, Newburg, Missouri, officers roll book, 1923-1929, (R0966)
1 volume
This is a record of attendance of officers of the Odd Fellows Lodge at Newburg in Phelps County, Missouri. The records are for meetings beginning on 31 December 1923 and continuing through 31 December 1929.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Granby Lodge No. 113, Granby, Missouri, Minute Book, 1867-1873, (R1242)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is a minute book for Granby Lodge No. 113 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows at Granby in Newton County, Missouri. The minutes begin on 30 March 1867 and end on 12 February 1873. Minutes between 12 October 1867 and 11 April 1868 are missing.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Joplin Lodge No. 287, Joplin, Missouri, Booklets, 1917-1920, (R0967)
1 folder
These are two booklets containing the by-laws adopted in 1917 and 1920 by Joplin Lodge No. 287 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The lodge was located at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Mount Vernon Lodge No. 151, Mount Vernon, Missouri, Records, 1865-1974, (R0689)
MICROFILM
24 volumes, 10 folders
These are the records of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 151 in Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri. The records consist of minutes of meetings, rolls of officers, reports to the Grand Lodge of Missouri, membership records, and miscellaneous papers.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Nixa Lodge No. 561, Nixa, Missouri, Records, 1898-1909, (R0602)
MICROFILM
4 volumes
These are records of the Odd Fellows lodge at Nixa in Christian County, Missouri. Included are minutes of meetings beginning with the organization of the lodge on 1 October 1898 and continuing through 13 February 1909, and reports by the lodge to the Grand Lodge of Missouri.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Owensville Lodge No. 654, Owensville, Missouri, 1914-1972, (R0965)
2 volumes
This is the Roll of Officers, 1946-1972, of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 654 at Owensville in Gasconade County, Missouri, earlier known as Red Bird Lodge. Also included in the collection are the Secretary's Cash Book and Roll of Officers of Crawford Lodge No. 840 for 1914-1935. The location of Crawford Lodge No. 840 is not known, but presumably it was in Crawford County, Missouri.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Rolla Lodge No. 416, Rolla, Missouri, Records, 1928-1958, (R0962)
10 volumes, 1 folder
These are records of the Odd Fellows Lodge at Edgar Springs, later (1936) at Rolla, in Phelps County, Missouri. Included are minute books, membership records, roll of officers, abstracts of semi-annual reports to the Grand Lodge of Missouri, a visitors register, and a letter (30 January 1958) concerning consolidation with the lodge at St. James, Missouri. Until 1948 the chapter was known as Spring Creek Lodge No. 416, after which it became Rolla Lodge No. 416.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Sarcoxie Encampment No. 98, Pierce City, Missouri, Records, 1951-1974, (R0712)
MICROFILM
4 volumes, 4 folders
These are the records of the Odd Fellows Encampment No. 98 in Pierce City, Missouri. The records consist of minutes of meetings, reports to the Grand Lodge of Missouri, correspondence, membership applications, and financial papers. Included are minutes of the Aurora Encampment, 1966-1968.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Savannah Lodge # 14, Records, 1846-1965, (K0170)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
A Degree Book and an Historical Register for the lodge in Savannah, Andrew County, MO.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Springfield Lodge No. 218, Springfield, Missouri, Records, 1894-1939, (R0614)
2 volumes, 1 folder
These are records of the Odd Fellows lodge at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. The records consist of volumes containing semi-annual reports to the Grand Lodge of Missouri, 1894-1932, and a folder of miscellaneous papers, 1897-1939.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Tuscumbia Lodge No. 305, Tuscumbia, Missouri, Minute Books, 1873-1903, (R0507)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
These are the minute books of the Odd Fellows lodge at Tuscumbia in Miller County, Missouri. The volumes contain minutes beginning with the organizational meeting on 17 September 1873 and continuing through 14 March 1903. Routine lodge business consisted of acceptance and dismissal of members, payments of sick and funeral benefits, and work on the various degrees of the order.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Webb City Lodge No. 79, Webb City, Missouri, Minute Books, 1888-1961, (R0502)
MICROFILM
15 volumes
These are the minute books of the Odd Fellows Lodge at Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri. The minutes begin with the organizational meeting on 9 August 1888 and continue through 31 January 1961. Lodge business included the acceptance of new members, payments of sick and funeral benefits, work on the various degrees of the order, matters concerning the lodge hall, and consolidations of the Alba, Carterville, and Duenweg lodges with Webb City.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Wentworth Lodge No. 732, Wentworth, Missouri, Records, 1914-1972, (R0711)
MICROFILM
11 volumes, 1 folder
These are the records of the Odd Fellows lodge in Wentworth, Newton County, Missouri. The records consist of minutes of meetings, cash books, membership records, reports to the Grand Lodge of Missouri, and miscellaneous papers.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Winona Lodge No. 574, Winona, Missouri, dues receipts, 1910-1936, (R0739)
1 folder
These are dues receipts issued to M. R. Matthews, a member of I.O.O.F. Winona Lodge No. 574 in Winona, Shannon County, Missouri. There are seven receipts dated from 20 August 1910 to 3 October 1936.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Blendville Lodge No. 573, Joplin, Missouri, Papers, 1922-1926, (R0984)
1 folder
These are the By-Laws of Blendville Lodge No. 573, I.O.O.F., Joplin, Missouri, approved on 17 April 1922, and an Official Certificate of good standing for member R. A. Barton, indicating all dues and fees were paid through 1 July 1926. Blendville Lodge No. 573 was located at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri.

International Order of Good Templars, Fredericktown, Missouri, Lodge No. 513, Minutes, 1874-1878, (C3011)
MICROFILM
1 roll of microfilm
The minutes of Lodge 513 of the International Order of Good Templars documents membership information and lodge activities such as election of new officers, planning funerals for lodge members, and fund raising. The Good Templars was a society to promote worldwide prohibition of liquor and total abstinence for the individual. It was organized in Syracuse, New York, in1851. The Prohibition Party and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union grew from it.

International Order of Oddfellows, Boonslick Lodge, New Franklin, Missouri, Letters, 1868-1871, (C3174)
2 folders
Letters regarding invitations to meetings, dedications of buildings or new lodges, protocol, rules of order, and general business of the Oddfellows.

Irari Club Foundation Records, 1931-ca.1990s, (K0727)
1 cubic feet
Organizational records of a small, exclusive social organization in the Kansas City Jewish community. Includes minutes, correspondence, publications, financial records, photographs, news articles, and artifacts,

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Jewish Community Center Collection, 1945-1975, (K0743)
2 folders
Program brochures and photographs relating to the Jewish Community Center.

Jewish Veterans Museum Association Records, 1944-2007, (K1010)
5 cubic feet
Organizational records of the Association including business and financial records, books, veterans' questionnaires, exhibit photographs, artifacts, and plaques.

Jewish War Veterans Mo-Kan #605 Post and Auxiliary Records, 1949-1998, (K1089)
1 cubic foot
Records of a local veterans group, and a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of veterans in the Greater Kansas City area. Includes charter, correspondence, programs, clippings, lists of Jewish veterans buried in Greater Kansas City cemeteries, photograph albums, burial flag, commander's hat, pin, and seal.

Johnson, Niel Melvin (1931- ) Papers, 1830-2007, (K0963)
4 cubic feet
Research, oral histories, and manuscript materials collected and created by Johnson, archivist and historian, on Swedish-Americans in Kansas City.

Johnson, Oliver R., Papers, 1915-1928, (C3090)
1 folder
The papers contain correspondence between Johnson and various Boy Scouts of America representatives, regarding troop leader assignments, activities, membership, and financial affairs of the troops in Columbia, Missouri, which Johnson organized.

Jolly Anglers Hunting and Fishing Club Records, 1954-1972, (K0644)
7 folders
Minute books, correspondence, writings and ephemera related to this Swedish social club.

Joseph, Harris S. (1918-2005) Papers, 1924-2000, (K0954)
1 cubic foot
Joseph was active with the Boy Scouts of America for over thirty years, serving as a scoutmaster for Troops 61 and 2. Includes photographs, anniversary booklets, programs, flyers, pins, and clothing related to Boy Scout troop 61.

Junior Civic Club, Dexter, Missouri, Records, 1949-1978, (R0470)
MICROFILM
16 volumes
These are minute books and scrapbooks of the Junior Civic Club, a women's club formed in 1949 at Dexter in Stoddard County, Missouri. The records include minutes of meetings, membership lists, yearbooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous printed materials.

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Kansas City Athenaem Collection, 1957-1962, (K1026)
1 folder
The Athenaeum was a culture and philanthropic organization. Includes Music Department programs and history.

Kansas City B'nai B'rith Girls Council (BBG) Records, 1963-1964, (K1027)
1 volumes
The sorority component of B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO), BBG helped Jewish teenage girls build leadership potential, self-improvement, and develop Jewish identity. Includes a scrapbook "record of memories".

Kansas City Chapter, Missouri Society-Sons of the Revolution, 1776 Records, 1896-2006, (K1264)
12 cubic feet
Organizational records of the chapter including membership applications, scrapbooks, correspondence, minutes, photographs, and publications.

Kansas City Evening Alumnae Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon Scrapbook, 1958-1975, (K0764)
1 volume
Mu Phi Eplison is a is a coeducational, professional music fraternity. Scrapbook of programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, cards, newsletters, photographs, postcards, brochures and flyers.

Kansas City Turner Society (Socialer Turnverein) Records, 1867-1988, (K0771)
11 cubic feet
Organizational records of the primary German social club in Kansas City. Includes minute books, ledgers, correspondence, photographs, and membership records, and national and local printed material and publications, programs, and songbooks Also records of the Turner Development Company and the administration of Turner Park.

Kansas City United Synagogue Youth (KCUSY) Scrapbooks, 1963-1991, (K1034)
6 cubic feet
The youth movement of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ). The scrapbooks document the organization with paperwork, photographs, and memorabilia related to meetings, programs, and conferences.

King’s Daughters, Cecile Taylor Circle, Minutes, 1965, (C2283)
1 folder
"The Doings of the Daughters" satirical minutes of the Columbia, MO, circle written and submitted by Mrs. John Rogers (Betty) Cockran, October 13, 1965.

King's Daughters, City Union, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (WUNP5789)
0.5 linear feet
Correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, promotional material, and other records related to the organization's annual ball and other events; 1960s-1980s.

King's Daughters, Margaret Elwang Circle, Papers, 1958-1959, (C3261)
1 folder
The collection contains three programs listing officers, members, and activities of a Columbia, MO, circle.

King's Daughters, Margaret Elwang Circle, Scrapbook, 1959, (C2566)
1 folder
The collection contains a scrapbook presented to a Columbia, MO, circle to supplement the program "The Golden Years, 1909-1959."

Kirkland, Hazel Adkins (1888-1974) Papers, 1905-1909, (K0957)
2 folders
Kirkland attended Liberty Ladies College and was a member of the Eta Upsilon Gamma sorority. Includes sorority ink drawings, a newsletter, and a group photograph.

Knife and Fork Club, Kansas City, Missouri, Papers, 1899-1926 (C0127)
0.4 linear feet
Programs, clippings, and miscellaneous items of a Kansas City dinner club. Guest speakers included governors, diplomats, educators, ministers, and scientists, among others.

Knights of Columbus, Rolla Council 2627, Rolla, Missouri, Collection, 1936-2000, (R1119)
4 folders
These are newsletters, printed materials, and miscellaneous papers of the Knights of Columbus council at Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri.

Knights of Pythias, Bear Creek, Missouri, Record Book, 1894-1912, (R0343)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is a record book of the Knights of Pythias lodge at Bear Creek in Cedar County, Missouri. The records concern the induction of members and election of officers, purchase of a meeting hall, and distribution of medical benefits.

Knights of Pythias, Ellsinore, Missouri, Records, 1914-1920, (R0605)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
These are the record books of the Knights of Pythias Lodge at Ellsinore in Carter County, Missouri. The volumes include minutes of meetings, records of membership, committee reports, and financial data.

Knights of Pythias, Grand Lodge and Grand Court of Calanthe Photograph, (P1001)
1 photograph
Panoramic photograph of grand lodge and grand court members in front of the new Florence Home for Girls at 238 Campbell, Kansas City, MO

Knights of Pythias, Ironton, Missouri, Record Book, 1905-1931, (R0700)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is the minute book of Knights of Pythias Lodge No. 244 in Ironton, Iron County Missouri. Minutes include rolls of officers, membership applications, work in the various ranks, payment of sick benefits, and financial statements.

Knights of Pythias, Osceola Lodge No. 379, Osceola, Missouri, Minute Book, 1909-1914, (R1050)
1 volume
This is the minute book of the Knights of Pythias lodge at Osceola in Saint Clair County, Missouri. The minutes begin with the organizational meeting on 20 January 1909 and continue through 9 March 1914. The volume includes amended by-laws, membership roster, rolls of officers, and rules for the club room.

Knights Templar (Masonic order), Grand Commandery, Missouri, Booklet, 1913, (R1251)
1 folder
This is a program booklet for the "Fifty-Second Annual Conclave" of the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of the State of Missouri, held at the Masonic Temple in Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, on 27-28 May 1913.

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Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, Clinton, Missouri, Records, 1924-1932, (R0224)
MICROFILM
5 volumes, 2 folders
These are records of the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic's chapter at Clinton, Henry County, Missouri. The materials include the ritual, secretary's records, reports on the state conventions in 1927 and 1928, and miscellaneous papers.

Ladies Saturday Club, Aurora, Missouri, Booklets, 1911-1913, (R1021)
1 folder
These are three annual program schedule and membership booklets for the Ladies Saturday Club at Aurora in Lawrence County, Missouri. The booklets are for 1911-1912, 1912-1913, and 1913-1914. They include the names of officers, chairwomen, and members.

Lebanon Nature Club, Newsletters, 1934-1940, (R0298)
1 folder, photocopies
These are newsletters of a natural history club in Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. The newsletters include information on club activities, local sightings of flora and fauna, and species counts.

Lebanon Shakespeare Club, Records, ca. 1882-1982, (R0300)
23 folders, 4 volumes
These are records of a women's literary club at Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. The collection includes minute books, financial reports, attendance records, annual programs, scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellaneous papers.

Lebanon Study Club, Records, 1965-1976, (R0296)
4 folders
This collection includes a cash book, minutes of meetings, yearbooks, and miscellaneous papers of a women's club in Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri. Organized in 1919, the club disbanded in 1976.

Lebanon Woman's Club, Yearbooks, 1935-1964, (R0299)
1 folder
These are pamphlet yearbooks of the Lebanon Woman's Club at Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, 1950-1964. The yearbooks include lists of officers and members, the constitution and by-laws, committee assignments, and program topics. With the collection is a yearbook of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Lebanon, 1935-1936.

Lerner, Rosalyn Shankman (1921- ) Collection, ca. 1929-1979, (K1165)
3 folders
Lerner was active in the Meadowbrook Country Club. Includes photographs of the Lerner family's participation in the Club, Temple B'nai Jehudah, and Congregation Beth Shalom.

Lerner, Sandra Davis Lerner (1939- ) and Kenneth D. (1933- ) Papers, 1949-2000, (K1178)
11 folders
The Lerners were active in Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) and B'nai B'rith youth organizations, and with the Beth Shalom Synagogue in Kansas City, MO. Includes photographs, programs, video, and artifacts.

Lesky, Betty Pfeffer Lesky (1925- ) and J. Louis (1922- ) Papers, 1954-1999, (K0664)
5 folders
The Lesky's were active members of Kansas City's Jewish Community. Includes programs for the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award commemorative luncheons and the Purim Balls sponsored by Kehilath Israel Synagogue of which the Lesky's were planners..

Lexington Turner Society, Lexington, Missouri, Records, 1859-1867, 1882-1965, (C3070)
MICROFILM
1 roll of microfilm
Minutes and accounts for German-American athletic and social club founded in 1859 as Turn Verein (gymnastic society). Records to 1906 are in German. Includes translation by Turner member Nicholas Haerle. Subjects include memberships, balls, music groups, building construction and maintenance, and German-American relations.

Libra Club, Lebanon, Missouri, Scrapbooks, 1950-2003, (R1153)
MICROFILM
4 volumes
These are the scrapbooks of the Libra Club, a women's club at Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri. The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, annual booklets, photographs, and miscellaneous papers.

Lions Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (SUNP5743)
2 linear feet
Organizational correspondence, minutes, financial and membership records, newsletters and promotional materials, 1960s-1980s.

Lions Club, Lebanon, Missouri, Booklet, 1931, (R1247)
1 folder
This is a program booklet for "Charter Night" for the Lions Club at Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri, on 5 January 1931. Included are a list of "charter members," the program, the menu, and a "Short History of Lebanon." E. L. Vernon was the first President of the club.

Lions Club, Springfield, Missouri, Booklet, 1929, (R1231)
1 folder
This is Ozarks, "A Booklet Sponsored by the Lions Club," published in 1929 to promote Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, and the surrounding area. Edited by Lon Scott, the illustrated booklet includes articles on natural history, transportation, the Civil War, and agriculture.

Loeb, Anita Boresow (1929- ) Papers, 1921-2005, (K0659)
1 volume
An autobiographical family history entitled My Wonderful Life written by Loeb, community historian and active member of Kansas City's Jewish Community. Also a panoramic photograph of the Southwestern Keren Hayesod Zionist Conference, 1921.

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M.M.M. Club, Fayette, Missouri, Records, 1893-1989, (SUNP3049)
0.8 linear feet
Records of a women's literary club founded in 1893, consisting of secretary's books with minutes of meetings and membership lists, yearbooks with the program for the year, and miscellaneous records.

Man of the Month Fraternity Records, 1946-1985, (K0189)
15 folders
Listing of members of the Man of the Month Fraternity, including biographical statements on many club members and articles on members which appeared in WHB's Swing magazine.

Manual Society of Debate Collection, 1898-1961, (K0337)
9 folders
Manual High School debate society of Minutes, charter and other organizational papers, and printed material. Also records, rosters, and printed material relating to the Manual Debaters' alumni association.

Masonic Hall Association Receipts, 1858-1860, (C1865)
1 folder
Four receipts of the Masonic Hall Association for T.M. Barron, signed by J.T. Donaldson, Ferdinand Meyer and E. Gardner Obear.

Masonic Home of Missouri, Agreement of Incorporation, 1886, (C1739)
1 folder
The collection contains an agreement for the incorporation of the Masonic Home of Missouri, St. Louis, MO. The agreement established the membership, board of directors, and officers. The purpose of the corporation was to establish and maintain a home for indigent Masons and widows and orphans of Masons.

Miami Club, West Plains, Missouri, Record Book, 1901-1913, (R0209)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This collection consists of a record book and miscellaneous papers of a men's club in West Plains, Howell County, Missouri, 1901-1909. The volume also includes records of expenses for dances held by the Pickwick Club and the Marquis Orchestra, 1911-1913, and the minutes of meetings of the "Republicans of West Plains," 1912.

Mid-Missouri Camera Club, Records, (CA6326)
0.3 cubic feet
Records of the club include membership lists, newsletters, and miscellaneous material, 1970s-1990s.

Missouri Association of Colored Women's Clubs, Records, 1932-1986, (C3801)
0.6 linear feet
The records of the state organization and member clubs of an association to improve the status of black women in the home and community include correspondence, financial records, conference files and programs, and information on the history of the organization and member clubs.

Missouri FarmHouse Library Papers, 1906-1971, (C2959)
RESTRICTED
2.2 linear feet
The papers of the Missouri FarmHouse Library contain minutes of the organization, 1913-1971; histories of the fraternity in speeches and excerpts of diaries of prominent members. Also included are constitutions and bylaws of the organization, 1922-1971, and correspondence of the organization and associated auxiliary groups (e.g. FarmHouse Foundation and FarmHouse Alumni Association).

Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs, Sixth District, Secretary's Record Book, 1932-1943, (R1175)
1 volume
These are the secretary's minutes of the annual meetings of the Sixth District, Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs. The record book includes minutes of the twenty-ninth through fortieth annual meetings, 1932-1943.

Missouri Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Records, (CA6254)
82 cubic feet, 4 oversize volumes
Records of the Missouri lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekah Assembly. Included are account books, minutes, annual membership and financial reports, encampments reports, petitions submitted to the state Grand Lodge, and publications about the organizations. The collection also includes records of the Modern Woodmen of America, Brotherhood of American Yeomen, and Theta Rho Girls Club.

Missouri Pacific Women's Club of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Scrapbooks, ca. 1946-1990, (R0433)
4 folders, photocopies, photographs
These are scrapbooks of the Missouri Pacific Women's Club of Poplar Bluff in Butler County, Missouri. The club was composed of the relatives of Missouri Pacific Railroad employees. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, minutes of meetings, and miscellaneous material concerning the club's activities.

Missouri Patriotic Associations, Collection, (SUNP5939)
Records of state and local chapters of various patriotic associations in Missouri.

Missouri Society, Stanislaus County, California, Bylaws and Membership List, n.d., (C2009)
1 folder
The collection contains records of a social organization for persons born in Missouri or who lived there for a length of time and were currently residing in California.

Missouri State Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Scrapbook, n.d., (C3262)
1 folder
The collection contains a copy of two pages from a scrapbook listing presidents, secretaries, and places and dates of meetings, 1896-1943. Also included is one page of personal notes on the presidents.

Missouri Women's Progressive Farmers' Association, Friendly Neighbors Club, Phelps County, Missouri, Minute Book, 1952-1955, (R0506)
1 folder
These are minutes of meetings of the Friendly Neighbors Club of the MWPFA, made up of women in the rural community around Dean School in Phelps County, Missouri. Included are minutes of meetings from 14 November 1952 through 21 July 1955. Meetings featured discussions of topics of rural concern, charitable contributions for needy children, and support for the fair board.

Missouri, Miami, Records, 1867-1965, (C2490)
1.1 linear feet
The public records of a town in Saline County, Missouri, include city council minutes, school board records, and assessment and tax books.

Missouri, St. Louis, Historic Markers, 1941-1943, (C3533)
1 folder(s)
Newspaper accounts and illustrations of markers placed in St. Louis by the Young Men's Division of the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce to commemorate events in the city's past.

Mitchell, Frances Pearle (c. 1864- ), Papers, 1858-1919, (C1703)
0.3 linear feet
The papers of a Rocheport, Missouri woman consist of appointments, certificates, correspondence, invitations, programs, and dance cards. Mitchell, a graduate of Stephens College, was involved in many civic and women’s organizations, including the Missouri Women Farmers’ Club.

Mitchell, Orestes, Jr. (1905-1980) and Sr. (1876-1938), Papers, 1899-1980, (C3993)
0.8 linear feet
The Orestes Mitchell, Jr. and Sr. Papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, newspapers, yearbooks, and miscellaneous material of Orestes Mitchell, Jr., an attorney and member of the University of Missouri Board of Curators; and his father, Orestes Mitchell, Sr., also a lawyer. Both men were active in the St. Joseph, Missouri Rotary Club and Freemasons.

Modern Woodmen of America, Camp No. 6277, Rockbridge, Missouri, Records, 1899-1946 (C0138)
0.1 linear feet
Records include account book, 1899-1908; correspondence, 1917-1946; insurance policies, 1897-1925; membership certificates, 1910-1913; receipts, 1903-1921; and roster, 1904.

Modern Woodmen of America, Camp No. 6670, Norman, Missouri, Record Book, 1907-1930, (R0518)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is the record book for the Modern Woodmen camp at Norman in Phelps County, Missouri. Included are minutes of meetings, membership records, assessments, and accounts of the benefit and cash funds.

Modern Woodmen of America, Camp No. 6697, Dunksburg, Missouri, Records, 1899-1953, (C3106)
MICROFILM
23 folders, 32 volumes
The Correspondence, reports, and financial material of the Dunksburg, Missouri, chapter of Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal beneficiary insurance society founded in 1883. Record books have been microfilmed

Modern Woodmen of America, Ozark Camp No. 5111, Ozark, Missouri, Record Book, 1913-1920, (R1002)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is the record book of the Modern Woodmen of America camp at Ozark in Christian County, Missouri. The volume includes minutes of meetings, 1913-1919, and a record of benefit certificates issued to members.

Mokofsky, Moey (1908-1978) Papers, ca. 1930s-1958, (K1088)
1 folder
Photographs of members of the Irari Club and the Ohava Torah Anshy Polin Congregation in which Mokofsky was active.

Monday Art Club, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Booklet, 1911, (R1045)
1 folder
This is the annual program booklet for the Monday Art Club, a woman's study club at Poplar Bluff in Butler County, Missouri. The booklet is undated, but "1911" has been written in what appears to be period ink and handwriting on the cover. The president of the club was Mrs. W. N. Barron and the secretary-treasurer was Mrs. E. Bacon.

Morse, Saidee B., ""Faith of Our Fathers,"" 1964, (C2909)
1 folder
The collection contains a paper given before the Louisiana Purchase Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 10 November 1964.

Moss, Oliver Perry, Roll of Honor, n.d., (C2954)
1 folder
National Society United States Daughters of 1812, State of Missouri; Descendants ""Service"" Roll of Honor of the World War of 1917. Gives short biography of Moss.

Mothers and Patrons Club, Flat River, Missouri, Record Book, 1907-1937, (R0070)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is a record book of a women's club in St. Francois County, Missouri, which in 1914 became the Lead Belt Woman's Club and in 1923 the Flat River Woman's Club. The volume includes minutes of meetings, 23 March 1907--14 March 1924, membership rosters, and a congratulatory letter by the club's first president on the occasion of its 30th anniversary in 1937.

Mothers and Patrons Club, Leadwood, Missouri, Records, 1911-1992, (R0687)
MICROFILM
12 volumes, 4 folders, 57 booklets
These are the records of the Mothers and Patrons Club, a women's social and civic organization founded in 1910 at Leadwood, St. Francois County, Missouri. The records consist of minutes of meetings, membership records, financial data, and miscellaneous papers, 1920-1992; and yearbooks, 1911-1991.

Mount Olive Grange No. 859, Webster County, Missouri, Records, 1873-1879, (R1152)
1 folder, photocopies
These are records of Mount Olive Grange No. 859, a local chapter of the Patrons of Husbandry, or National Grange, in Webster County, Missouri. Included are minutes of meetings, a cash account book, and membership rolls.

Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm, Alhambra Grotto, Booklet, 1933, (R1253)
1 folder
This is the "20th Anniversary Souvenir -- 1913-1933" booklet for Alhambra Grotto of the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Alhambra Grotto maintained a "country club" on the Frisco Railway west of Newburg along Little Piney Creek in Phelps County, Missouri.

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Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City Records, 1931-2011, (K0279)
21 cubic feet
Organizational records of a historical society for Kansas City area history. Includes minutes and Secretaries' files; President's files; Treasurers' files; membership records; Curators' files of correspondence with researchers; general correspondence; historical information; and other materials related to the operation of the organization.

New England Society of St. Louis, Program, 1923, (C0629)
1 folder
Program of the 38th annual reunion of the New England Society of St. Louis, held at Hotel Chase in St. Louis, Missouri.

New Idea Club, Marshfield, Missouri, Booklets, 1917-1919, (R1171)
1 folder
These are two annual booklets (1917-1918 and 1919-1920) for the New Idea Club, a woman's study club at Marshfield in Webster County, Missouri. The club's presidents were Mildred Williamson (1917-1918) and Charlotte Bruce (1919-1920).

New Madrid Woman's Club, New Madrid, Missouri, Scrapbooks, 1965-1978, (R0488)
MICROFILM
5 volumes, 2 folders
These are annual scrapbooks compiled by the New Madrid Woman's Club of New Madrid, Missouri. Included are newspaper clippings, photographs, printed materials, and ephemera which detail the activities of the club. Included with the scrapbooks are two folders of miscellaneous papers, 1965-1968, and newspaper clippings, 1977-1978.

Nytta Noje och Enighet (N.N.& E.) Lodge Records, 1876-1978, (K0530)
4 cubic feet, os
Records of a Swedish society established in Kansas City, MO. Includes ledgers, treasurers' records, correspondence, membership files, and photographs.

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Oakwood Country Club Records, 1893-1993, (K0397)
MICROFILM
2 cubic feet; 8 microfilm rolls
Begun as the Progressive Club, Oakwood was the primary county club for the Jewish community of Kansas City. Organizational records including minutes from Annual and Board of Directors meetings, financial reports, by-laws, constitutions, and amendments, architectural drawings, correspondence, and photographs.

Old Plainsmen Association Records, 1909-1916, (K0531)
2 folders
Minute book and other documents relating to an association of men and women who had crossed the American Plains. Also includes "old settlers", early settlers in Jackson County, MO.

Old Settlers’ Association of Jefferson County, Papers, 1905-1952, (C1010)
4 folders
Reports on historic landmarks and events, obituaries of deceased members, records, and correspondence of the association.

Order of the Eastern Star, Carterville Chapter No. 11, Carterville, Missouri, Booklet, 1952, (R1215)
1 folder
This is a small booklet containing the names of officers, the opening ode, the flag ceremony, and the closing ode for Carterville Chapter No. 11 of the Order of the Eastern Star at Carterville in Jasper County, Missouri. It is dated 1952. Twyla Powell was the Worthy Matron.

Order of the Eastern Star, Crescent Chapter No. 21, Springfield, Missouri, Culture Circle, Booklets, 1916, 1954, (R0841)
1 folder
These are "Year Books" for 1916 and 1954 for Culture Circle of Crescent Chapter No. 21 of the Order of the Eastern Star at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. Mrs. Ed. F. Ferrell was President in 1916, and Mrs. Hal Ingram served as President in 1954.

Order of the Eastern Star, Galena Chapter No. 7, Galena, Missouri, Booklet, 1951, (R1236)
1 folder
This is a membership directory for 1951 for the Galena Chapter No. 7 of the Order of the Eastern Star at Galena in Stone County, Missouri. Included are the names of elected and appointed officers, the Auditing Committee, and every member.

Order of the Eastern Star, Noel Chapter No. 335, Noel, Missouri, Booklet, 1959, (R0781)
1 folder
This is the annual booklet for 1959-1960 for Noel Chapter No. 335 of the Order of the Eastern Star at Noel in McDonald County, Missouri. Included are lists of officers, committee assignments, and a list of "Past Matrons and Patrons."

Order of the Eastern Star, Queen City Chapter No. 226, Springfield, Missouri, Booklet, 1953, (R1064)
1 folder
This is a small booklet for 1953 for Queen City Chapter No. 226 of the Order of the Eastern Star at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. Included are lists of officers and escorts, along with the chapter's symbol, colors, flower, motto, and songs. Doris Whitehead was the Worthy Matron for 1953.

Order of the Eastern Star, Ruth Chapter No. 177, Joplin, Missouri, Booklet, 1942, (R0997)
1 folder
This is a booklet containing the bylaws of Ruth Chapter No. 177 of the Order of the Eastern Star at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. The bylaws were approved on 22 July 1942 by Worthy Grand Matron Hazel H. Reppart.

Order of the Rainbow for Girls, Clinton Assembly No. 10, Clinton, Missouri, Booklet, 1956, (R1245)
1 folder
This is a booklet designed to introduce new members to Clinton Assembly No. 10 of the Order of the Rainbow for Girls at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri. The chapter was sponsored by Clinton Chapter No. 73 of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, Azotus Shrine No. 5, Joplin, Missouri, Booklets, 1950-1982, (R0940)
1 folder
This is a letter from George Flood at Golden City in Barton County, Missouri, to "Brother Knoll." Dated 10 June 1900, the letter concerns Flood's attempts to market bicycles for Knoll, with the intention of moving to Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, to do so.

Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, Pleiades White Shrine No. 1 , (R0491)
1 volume
This is a "Memory Book for Worthy High Priestess, Bessie Spencer, of Pleiades White Shrine No. 1, arranged by Bertha Graham, Worthy Chaplain." The White Shrine of Jerusalem was an affiliate of freemasonry. The membership consisted mostly of wives of Master Masons. This volume covers activities of the Springfield chapter from March 1939 to April 1940.

Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, Pleiades White Shrine No. 1 , (R0830)
1 folder
This is "Let's Give a Party," a guide to entertaining published by the Shepherdess Guard Patrol of Pleiades White Shrine No. 1 of the Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. Included are a photograph of the Patrol in regalia and a historical summary and current roster.

Ousley, Mayme Hanrahan, Papers, 1889-1967, (R0173)
42 folders
This collection consists of correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a civic leader and mayor of St. James in Phelps County, Missouri. She was the first woman to be elected to the mayoralty of a city in Missouri. The papers include material regarding city business, her position on the board of Missouri State Training Schools, and her activities with the Rebekah Lodge (I.O.O.F.).

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P.E.O. Reciprocity Group of Greater Kansas City Records, 1916-1991, (K0604)
3 cubic feet
Organizational records of a women's educational and philanthropic club including minutes, a history of P.E.O., lists of presidents and officers, membership directories, state convention programs, and slides and program notes of Cottey College.

Pachter, Regina Entin (1915- ) Papers, 1946-2006, (K1142)
3 cubic feet
Pachter was owner with her husband, Meyer Pachter of the Pachter Garment Company. she was also a talent pianist who performed widely. Includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, scripts, and sheet music pertaining to Pachter's involvement in various Kansas City Jewish organizations.

Paxton, Heather N. (1964- ) Collection, ca. 1880s-2013, (K0721)
2 cubic feet
Advertising flyers to local Kansas City area events and organization, concentrated mostly on the artistic community. Also research and writings by Paxton, a local author and historian.

Peltzman, Sarah Viner (1889-1985) Papers, 1912-1925, (K1179)
3 folders
Peltzman was active in various Jewish charity organizations and served as president of the Hebrew Ladies Relief Association. Includes minutes of the Hebrew Ladies Relief Association and the Federation of Orthodox Jewish Charities of Greater Kansas City.

Pener, Shirley Fishman (1929- ) Papers, 1939-1948, (K1188)
3 folders
Photographs of Pener's Men's Wear, Boy Scouts of America, Troop #53, the Talmudic Academy of Greater Kansas City, B'nai B'rith Youth, and the Ciechanowcer Aid Society.

PEO-Missouri Chapter HN Records, 1948-1999, (K1086)
2 cubic feet
The P.E.O. Sisterhood is a philanthropic and educational organization interested in bringing to women increased opportunities for higher education. Includes scrapbooks of photographs of individuals and events, booklets, clippings, and listings of officers.

Perkins, Robert Martin (1904-2002) Collection, 1925-1932, (K0374)
0.3 cubic foot
Invitations and announcements of club and fraternity parties. Several well-known musicians of the era (such as Bennie Moten) played at these parties. Also a photograph of the Sigma Chi Psi football team and a scrapbook with Fraternity News clippings related to Perkins' Sigma Chi Psi, of which he was a member and an officer.

Phi Kappa Psi, Missouri Alpha Chapter, Papers, 1869-1959, (C0979)
3 folders
Materials pertaining to a social fraternity at the University of Missouri. Includes a list of members, 1869-1913.

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity-Epsilon Mu Chapter Records, 1962-1976, (K1125)
1 folder
Photocopies of the "Musician of the Year" awards given by the Kansas City local fraternal society in music.

Philia Club, Lebanon, Missouri, Records, 1961-2004, (R1190)
MICROFILM
2 volumes, 3 folders, 25 booklets
These are minutes of meetings, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous papers of the Philia Club, a women's club at Lebanon in Laclede County, Missouri.

Pi Lambda Theta, Central Missouri Alumnae Chapter, Records, (CA4973)
7 cubic feet
Meeting and executive board minutes, correspondence, reports, membership lists, financial records, scrapbooks, and newsletters of a scholastic national association for women in education, 1920s-1990s.

Piepenbring Jr., Frank, (1917-2009) Papers, 1933-2009, (K0585)
5 cubic feet
Personal papers of Kansas City area resident, businessman and World War II veteran. Includes correspondence, publications and printed materials, and World War II military training materials, maps, and photographs.

Pleasant Grove Grange Records, 1873-1893, (K0303)
0.3 cubic foot
Handwritten records of the Pleasant Grove Grange, southern Jackson County, MO, including correspondence, brief minutes, voting results, financial reports, store inventories, and a small, bound book of rituals.

Potosi Civic League, Potosi, Missouri, Records, 1921-1961, (R0187)
MICROFILM
8 volumes, 3 folders
These are minutes of meetings, financial and membership records, miscellaneous papers, and yearbooks of a woman's club in Potosi, Washington County, Missouri. The records include a set of yearbooks from a similar organization, the Potosi Woman's Study Club, 1927-1943.

Prairie Flower Literary Society, Webb City, Missouri, Record Book, 1884-1888, (R0495)
1 folder, photocopies
These are the minutes of meetings and membership lists of the Prairie Flower Literary Society of Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri. The records begin with the bylaws of the club, followed by minutes of meetings beginning with the organizational meeting on 23 December 1884 and continuing through 23 January 1888.

Pratt, Stephen R. (Dick) (1918-2008) Papers, 1957-1965, (K1206)
0.25 cubic foot
Pratt served as Prosecuting Attorney for Clay County, MO, Kansas City Councilman, and Circuit Judge of Clay County. Includes scrapbooks: his political campaign Division II Circuit Court Judge, and cases he handled; and his appointment as an Honorary Missouri Colonel.

Q

Quill Club of Kansas City Records, 1920-1980, (K0509)
8 cubic feet
Organizational files of a writers club in Kansas City, MO Includes minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, manuscript writings of members and other records.

R

Rahm, John Edwin (1875-1950) Family Collection, 1921-1983, (K1136)
8 cubic feet
Correspondence, legal documents, rosters, procedures/instructions, scripts, programs, clippings, photographs, ephemera relating to the Jewel Ball, a social and fundraising event held in Kansas City MO. also records from the E.D. Fisher Commission Company/J.E. Rahm Grain Company, including Stock certificate books and financial and transfer ledgers.

Rainbow Diamond Optimist Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1991-1993, (WUNP5289)
0.25 linear feet
INVENTORY. Minutes, newsletters, reports, photographs and other records of the organization from its founding.

Rainbow Diamond Optimist Club, Records, (CA5388)
0.2 linear feet
Addition of meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, membership roster, and miscellaneous material.

Ramona Study Club, Joplin, Missouri, Booklet, 1944, (R1107)
1 folder
This is an annual program schedule and membership booklet for 1944-1945 for the Ramona Study Club, a woman's study club at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. Included are a roster of members, meeting dates and hostesses, and miscellaneous information about the club.

Ratchford, C. Brice (1920-1997), Speech, 1971, (C3289)
1 folder
The collection contains a speech given at the State Historical Society of Missouri annual meeting, 2 October 1971.

Reeder, Douglas Lee (1909-1988), Papers, 1931-1941, (C2536)
23.3 linear feet
Papers of a Kansas City attorney. Records of action relating to the trucking industry, labor disputes, bill collection and bankruptcy, damage suits, divorce cases, patent cases, and estates. Some papers pertaining to local Democratic politics, Boy Scouts, and Country Club Congregational Church.

Risley, Alice Cary, Papers, 1857-1991, (R0478)
MICROFILM
17 folders
This collection consists of correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Alice Cary Risley, a volunteer nurse for the Union army in New Orleans during the Civil War, and a postwar resident of West Plains, Missouri. Risley was active in the National Association of Army Nurses of the Civil War and the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic. She corresponded with members of these organizations and with former soldiers.

Rolla, Missouri Local Council of Girl Scouts, Records, 1936-1975, (R0608)
7 volumes, 6 folders
These are the records of the Rolla Local Council of Girl Scouts. Included are minutes of meetings, financial records, and miscellaneous papers. The collection begins with the organization of the local council in 1936 and continues through its reorganization in 1968 as part of the Dogwood Trails Council of Missouri.

Rolla Civics Club, Rolla, Missouri, Yearbooks, 1938-1977, (R0902)
1 folder
These are yearbooks of the Rolla Civics Club, a women's club founded in 1912. The year-books contain listings of officers, members, and committee assignments, and programs for the monthly meetings.

Rolla Friendship Homemakers Club, Rolla, Missouri, Records, 1946-1994, (R0994)
6 folders
These are the record books, yearbooks, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of the Friendship Homemakers Club in Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri. The home economics club for adult women was organized in 1946 under the auspices of the University of Missouri Agricultural Extension Service.

Rolla Saturday Club, Rolla, Missouri, Records, 1904-2002, (R0901)
12 volumes, 76 booklets, 16 scrapbooks
These are records of the Rolla Saturday Club, a women's club organized to promote individual, social, and civic improvement. The records consist of minutes of meetings, financial records, yearbooks, and scrapbooks.

Rostov, Mirah Belzer (1922-2011) Papers, ca. 1930s, (K1097)
1 folder
Photograph of the executive committee of the Jewish National Workers Alliance, branch #95 of which Rostov's father Irving Belzer served on the executive committee

Rotary Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA0934)
1.2 linear feet
Record books, 1920-1937.

Rotary Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA5776)
6 linear feet
Addition of correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, newsletters, publicity materials, membership records, conference papers, and photographs, 1935-1980s.

Rotary Club of Joplin, Papers, 1921-1952, (R0885)
1 folder
These are papers of Rotary Club No. 243 at Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. Included are membership rosters (1921-1945), newsletters ("Joplin Chats," 1924-1952), and miscellaneous papers, mostly memorials of deceased members.

Rotary International, District 6070, Missouri, Records, (CA5814)
5.4 linear feet
Records of a Missouri district of the service organization include reports and other material of district clubs, procedures and promotional material, and records of programs and activities, 1980s-1990s.

Round Table Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1926-1932, (C1233)
1 volume
Signatures of members and guests of a men's luncheon group loosely modeled after King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table. Some correspondence, clippings, and miscellany.

Rozier, Elizabeth McReynolds, Papers, (WUNP4478)
0.5 linear feet
Materials pertaining to the Tuesday Club, Jefferson City, MO.

Ruskin Heights Presbyterian Church Records, 1954-2009, (K1169)
21 cubic feet
Organizational records of the Church including general office files, pastor's files including sermons and special services, newsletters, bulletins, photograph albums, publications, architectural drawings, and records of several women's organizations associated with the church.

S

Saint Davids Welsh Society of Greater Kansas City Records, 1931-2004, (K1201)
1 cubic foot
Organizational records including minutes, newsletters, memorabilia, rosters, photographs and two bound volumes. Also files for the 61st Annual Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu, held in Kansas City, MO.

Saint James Civics Club, Scrapbooks, 1928-1972, (R0479)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
These are scrapbooks of a women's club at St. James in Phelps County, Missouri. The club was organized in 1928 for "civic improvement and social enjoyment." The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, yearbooks, correspondence, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to the activities of the club.

Saturday Book Club, Mount Vernon, Missouri, Yearbooks, 1912-1917, (R0721)
1 folder, photocopies
These are the yearbooks of The Saturday Book Club at Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri. The yearbooks include rosters of members, a schedule of meetings, hostesses, and books discussed, and by-laws.

Scandinavian Association of Greater Kansas City Records, 1879-1999, (K1180)
7 cubic feet
Organizational records pertaining to the Swedish in Kansas City. Includes meeting minutes, by-laws, and member rosters. Also programs, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and research files for the Association's 50th Anniversary History book.

Schroeder, Adolf E., Papers, (CA4918)
RESTRICTED
1.6 linear feet
Correspondence, newsletters, and other organizational files of the Rotary Club. Schroeder was president of the Columbia Rotary Club, 1977-1978. Materials about Germans in the Dakotas, ethnic needlework, evaluation of Central High School in St. Joseph, MO, and files of correspondence, conferences, and articles by Schroeder.

Sedalia Commercial Club, Sedalia, Missouri, Guest Book, 1889-1895, (C1250)
1 volume
The collection contains a register of club visitors.

Shalinsky, Leo (1929-1913) and Arlene (1937- ) Papers, 1982-1993, (K1046)
2 folders
Includes materials of the Kansas City Jewish Marriage Encounter and the Retired Old Men's Eating Association (R.O.M.E.O) club.

Shankland, Wilbur Morse, Speeches, 1962-1964, (C2568)
3 folders
Four addresses before the St. Louis Pioneer Chapter of the National Society of United States Daughters of 1812.

Shankland, Wilbur Morse, "The Treaties of Portage des Sioux and Some Friends of Mine Who Were There," 1965, (C2901)
1 folder
Address before the State Council of the Missouri Society, National Society United States Daughters of 1812, concerns the proceedings of the Council at Portage des Sioux and biographies of dignitaries who attended.

Shepherd's Center of America Records, 1972-2006, (K1183)
29 cubic feet
The Center provided life-long learning and other services for older people so they could maintain independence. The organizational records of the national office of the Center includes history files, Board of Directors and committee files, newsletters and mailings, planning and program files, national and regional conference files, leadership training materials, photographs, cassette, floppy discs, and video tapes.

Show Me Rotary Leadership Institute, Records, (CA6369)
6.75 cubic feet
Records of the organization consist of correspondence, minutes, treasurer's files, and miscellaneous material of past presidents and council members.

Sigma Delta Epsilon, Delta Chapter, Records, (CA5411)
0.4 linear feet
Records of the University of Missouri chapter of a graduate women's scientific fraternity. Includes minutes, organizational histories, membership records, convention proceedings, newsletters, by-laws and charter, initiation proceedings and miscellany.

Simon, Aletha Schultz (1941- ) Papers, 1942-2007, (K0865)
3 cubic feet
Personal papers of a Kansas City native, active in many civic and Jewish communal organizations. Includes board and committee minutes, lesson plans, exhibit notes, forms, programs, flyers, stationary, a calendar, a directory, handbooks, articles, brochures, and newspaper clippings of the Women's League for Conservative Judaism, Beth Shalom Sisterhood, and the Museum Without Walls. Also materials for Beth Shalom, National Council of Jewish Women, the Jewish Community Center, Midwest Center For Holocaust Education, and the Eureka Fishing Club.

Sons of Confederate Veterans, Sterling Price Camp #145, St. Louis, Missouri, Records, 1990s, (SUNP5801)
2 linear feet
Correspondence, press releases and other promotional material, meeting minutes and other administrative records, newspaper clippings, research materials, event programs, photographs, and miscellaneous records of the organization of male descendants of Confederate veterans; 1990s.

Sons of the American Revolution, M. Graham Clark Chapter, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (CA6229)
2 cubic feet, 1 volume
The records of the M. Graham Clark Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution contain meeting notices, newsletters, chapter yearbooks, and a scrapbook, 1981-2008.

Sons of the American Revolution, Missouri Society, Records, (CA3056)
16.5 cubic feet, 1 computer disc, 6 rolls of microfilm
Applications, correspondence, minutes, membership lists, publications, financial records, convention and program materials, chapter records, photographs, and other material of the organization, 1890s-2010s.

Sons of the Revolution, Missouri Society, Springfield Chapter, Program Booklet, 1915, (R0718)
1 folder
This is the program for the Fourth Anniversary Service of the Springfield Chapter, Sons of the Revolution, held at St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church, South, at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, on 21 February 1915.

Soroptimist International of Springfield, Missouri, Records, (WUNP4499)
0.4 linear feet
Chapter newsletters, national publications, and miscellaneous material.

Sorosis Club of Springfield, Missouri, Booklets, 1951-1984, (R0840)
1 folder
These are the "Year Books" for 1951-1952, 1980-1981, and 1984-1985 for the Sorosis Club of Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. Included are club calendars, the constitution and bylaws, lists of departments and officers, and membership rolls.

Sorrels, Isabelle, Collection, (SUNP2967)
0.4 linear feet
Papers of a Columbia, MO, woman related to her involvement in local chapters of Colonial Dames XVII Century, Society of the Dames of the Court of Honor, Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims, and the Banks Mothers' Club; also, newsletters and reunion records of the alumni organization of the Columbia High School class of 1924, and Boone County poll books, 1950s.

Southeast Missouri Drummers' Association, Souvenir Program, 1910, (R0680)
1 folder, photocopies
This is the souvenir program of the fourteenth annual meeting of the Southeast Missouri Drummers' Association, held at Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, 26-28 May 1910. The program features a schedule of events, descriptions of prominent Scott County businesses, photographs of officers and members of the association, and views of businesses, residences, and public buildings in Sikeston.

Southeast Missouri Drummers' Association, Souvenir Program, 1913, (R1271)
1 folder
This is the souvenir program of the seventeenth annual meeting of the Southeast Missouri Drummers' Association, held in Festus and Crystal City in Jefferson County, Missouri, 22-24 May 1913.

Southeast Missouri Drummers' Association, Souvenir Program, 1920, (R0694)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a souvenir program for the twenty-fourth annual convention of the Southeast Missouri Drummers Association, held at Sikeston in Scott County, Missouri, on 27-29 May 1920. The illustrated program includes a schedule of events, photographs of officers and members of the association, and views of Sikeston.

Southeast Missouri Drummers' Association, Souvenir Programs, 1908, 1918, (R1183)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
These are souvenir programs for the twelfth (1908) and twenty-second (1918) annual meetings of the Southeast Missouri Drummers' Association, held at Sainte Genevieve in Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri. The programs feature schedules of events, descriptions of Sainte Genevieve, its prominent citizens, and local businesses, photographs of members of the association, its officers, and city officials, and views of public buildings, businesses, and residences.

Southeast Missouri Odd Fellow Association, Program, 1892, (R0769)
1 folder
This is a program for the "73rd Annual Celebration" of the "S. E. Mo. Odd Fellow Association," held at Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, on 26 April 1892.

Southwest High School Collection, 1943-2007, (K1199)
0.3 cubic foot
Books and documents relating to Southwest High School of the Kansas City, MO, School District and its alumni.

Sporn, Rose Evelyn Kurs (1919-2011) Collection, 1952-2011, (K1166)
17 folders
Sporn was an educator, poet, playwright, and essayist. Includes material concerning B'nai B'rith Women Heart of America Chapter 527 activities, such as the Dolls for Democracy program initiated by the Chapter with Fellowship House. Also Jewish Community Center event programs and her personal remembrances, writings, and photographs.

Springfield Kiwanis Club, Springfield, Missouri, Booklet, 1936, (R1072)
1 folder
This is a program booklet for "Joyland," an evening of musical and dance entertainment presented as a fundraiser for the Springfield Kiwanis Club's Crippled Children's Fund under the direction of the Physical Education Department of Southwest Missouri State Teachers College. The event was held in the Shrine Mosque at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, on 16 December 1936.

Springfield Kiwanis Club, Springfield, Missouri, Minstrel Show Programs, 1946-1952, (R0954)
1 folder
These are program booklets for minstrel shows presented by the Springfield Kiwanis Club at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, on 22 February 1946, 24-25 February 1950, and 22-23 February 1952. The fundraising performances were staged at Springfield's Shrine Mosque auditorium, with net proceeds going to children's charities.

Springfield Ladies Saturday Club, Minute Book, 1921-1928, (R0071)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This is a minute book of a women's club at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. The volume includes minutes of meetings, 8 January 1921--12 May 1928, and lists of members, 1923-1926.

State Historical Society of Missouri, Records, (CA2691)
2.4 linear feet
Addition. Correspondence, data on J. Christian Bay collection, SHS survey of historic sites in journalism, note cards on MISSOURI AND MISSOURIANS, MISSOURI CALENDAR, and speeches and articles.

State Historical Society of Missouri, Records, (CA2756)
3.75 linear feet
Addition. Note cards, index cards, and articles for "This Week in Missouri History."

State Historical Society of Missouri, Records, (CA2976)
3 linear feet
Editorial office correspondence, 1960s-1980s, concerning articles, photograph requests, and miscellaneous subjects; and files pertaining to THOMAS HART BENTON: ARTIST, WRITER, INTELLECTUAL, published by the State Historical Society in 1989.

State Historical Society of Missouri, Records, (CA2982)
1.25 linear feet
Addition of report of activities of historical societies in the state of Missouri, 1987-1990.

State Historical Society of Missouri, Records, (CA5785)
63.5 cubic feet, 2 audio cassettes
Records of the State Historical Society of Missouri, including editorial department files, state historical marker files, scrapbooks, records of Executive Directors Richard Brownlee and James Goodrich, miscellaneous office files, and audio recordings.

State Historical Society of Missouri, Records, 1898-1948, (C3436)
2 folder(s)
Incorporation; lists of original officers, trustees and members; constitution and by-laws; and Missouri Press Association memoranda.

State Historical Society of Missouri, Typescript Collection, (C0995)
RESTRICTED
MICROFILM
774 items on 14 rolls of microfilm
The State Historical Society of Missouri Typescript Collection consists of typescripts of articles and manuscripts donated over the years to the Historical Society.

STARFLEET, the International Star Trek Fan Association, USS Horizon Chapter, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1986-1991, (C3064)
MICROFILM
3 linear feet on 5 rolls of microfilm
Records of the Columbia, Missouri, chapter of an organization of devotees of the Star Trek television shows and films. The records include chapter correspondence and memoranda, handbooks, and newsletters; newsletters of the national organization and other chapters; and miscellaneous fan magazines.

Starr, Irene Stiefel (1939- ) Papers, 1952-1960, (K0728)
4 cubic feet
Programs, clippings, bulletins, letters, awards, report cards, test scores, and individual/composite photographs of activities at Border Star Elementary School, Southwest High School, Temple B'nai Jehudah, and the Missouri Valley Federation of Temple Youth.

Stephen's College Alumnae Club, Minute Books, 1925-1959, (C2494)
2 volumes
Minutes of the meetings of a group of Stephens College alumnae living in Columbia, MO, and nearby towns.

Stidham, J.H., Photograph Collection, (P0326)
4 photographs
Group photographs of Columbia Normal Academy students, 1906 and 1907; Harrisburg School students, 1902; and Knights of Pythias, taken in Milan, Missouri, ca. 1912-1913.

Swastika Club, Willow Springs, Missouri, Pamphlet, 1921, (R1083)
1 folder
This is a pamphlet "year book" for the Swastika Club, a woman's club at Willow Springs in Howell County, Missouri. It covers the meeting year from September 1921 through August 1922. Clara Hollenback Campbell served as president of the club, and Alice Billingsley Hammer was the secretary.

Swedish Pioneer Club #1 Kansas City, Missouri Records, 1996-1978, (K0584)
2 folders, 6 volumes
Organizational records of the Club. Includes minutes, financial and membership records, and photographs.

T

Tankel, Marshall (1928- ) Papers, 1946, (K1064)
1 folder
Photograph of the Marathon fraternity of which Tankel was a member.

The Guardians, Inc., Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1971-1985, (C3878)
0.4 linear feet
By-laws, corporation records, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes and notices, photographs and miscellaneous records of a black men's social and service organization founded in Columbia, Missouri, in 1971.

The Readers, Columbia, Missouri, Papers, 1925-1978 (C3638)
0.2 linear feet
The origins, history, minutes, and memoriams of The Readers, a Columbia, Missouri, women’s club started in 1925. The club’s emphasis is the reading and discussion of books. Profiles of women from this club give a useful comment on the concerns of educated women in the early twentieth century.

The Readers, Columbia, Missouri, Papers, (CA5804)
0.4 cubic feet
Addition of financial and membership records, 1926-1995; organization notebook which includes minutes, book lists, reviews, and discussions, electronic correspondence, constitution and by-laws, brochures, and publications; and member obituaries and eulogies, 2011-2012.

The Readers, Columbia, Missouri, Papers, 1981, (SUNP2377)
1 folder(s)
Photocopies of constitution, 1926, and membership lists, 1944-1981.

The Westerners, John G. Neihardt Corral, Columbia, Missouri, Records, (WUNP5913)
Correspondence, membership material, speaker lists, and audio recordings of meeting presentations; 1996-1999.

Torrey Family, Papers, 1863-1913, (C4036)
0.3 linear feet
The papers of H.R. Torrey and his second wife, Martha Hard Torrey, include bills and receipts, correspondence, postcards, photographs, and cemetery records. The collection also contains material from other family members, including Martha Torrey’s brother, William H. Hard.

Tourist Club, Clinton, Missouri, Booklet, 1924, (R1274)
1 folder
This is the annual booklet for 1923-1924 for the Tourist Club, a women's social group in Clinton, Henry County, Missouri. The booklet includes names of officers and members and the program for meetings 11 September 1923 through 3 June 1924.

Tri-State Rebekah Association, Records, 1911-1941, (R0574)
MICROFILM
2 volumes
These are the record books of the Tri-State Rebekah Association. The Association, founded in 1904, was composed of lodges of the Daughters of Rebekah in southeastern Kansas, northeastern Oklahoma, and southwestern Missouri. The records include printed programs and minutes of the annual sessions of the Association.

Tucker, E.W. (1899-1985), Papers, 1920-1980, (C4000)
1.2 linear feet
The papers of Colonel Eugene W. Tucker, staff member and later executive officer of Kemper Military School. The papers include lecture material, articles, speeches, correspondence, school catalogs, financial reports, and miscellaneous items.

Tuesday Club, Columbia, Missouri, Records, 1921-1977, (C2162)
1.5 linear feet
The records of The Tuesday Club of Columbia, Missouri, contain newspaper articles, minute books, reports and scrapbooks of a women's social club founded in 1899. The records detail the history of the club, including meetings, activities, membership, finances, and projects sponsored.

Tuscan Lodge No. 360, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, St. Louis, Missouri, Resolution, n.d., (C3752)
1 folder(s)
Copies of proceedings and resolution thanking Jay L. Torrey for creating the Torrey Gavel Fund. The fund was used to have a gavel made for the incoming Worshipful Master of the lodge.

U

U.S. Daughters of 1812, Missouri State Society, Records, 1996, (SUNP3123)
1 folder(s)
Addition of minutes of the annual state council, 1996.

Union Cemetery Historical Society Records, 1991-2005, (K1224)
2 volumes
Bound volumes of "The Epitaph," the Society's newsletter.

United Confederate Veterans, Springfield, Missouri, Records, 1894-1915, (R0060)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This volume contains records of the Campbell Camp No. 488 of the United Confederate Veterans at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri. The volume includes the constitution and bylaws, minutes of meetings, lists of members, and miscellaneous papers.

United Confederate Veterans, Springfield, Missouri, Records, 1903-1919, (R0273)
MICROFILM
1 volume
This volume includes minutes of meetings, a roster of members and visitors, and miscellaneous papers of Campbell Camp No. 488, United Confederate Veterans, at Springfield in Greene County, Missouri.

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Clinton, Missouri, Registrar's Book, 1917, (R0222)
1 folder, photocopies
This is a membership record of the United Daughters of the Confederacy's chapter at Clinton in Henry County, Missouri. The book includes information on kinship with veterans, and a list of Confederate dead buried at Englewood Cemetery in Clinton.

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Missouri Division, Booklet, 1954, (R1254)
1 item
This booklet contains the minutes of the 57th annual convention of the Missouri Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, held at Black River Lodge near Lesterville in Reynolds County, Missouri, on 28-30 September 1954. Lucile V. Wallace was President.

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Missouri Division, Records, (CA3031)
1.8 cubic feet
Addition of convention proceedings, minutes, programs, and miscellaneous material, 1911-2012.

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Missouri Division, Records, n.d., (C3188)
MICROFILM
9.2 linear feet; also available on 33 rolls of microfilm
Records of Missouri Confederate veterans, compiled for the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Missouri Division, by local chapters. Records include four page record forms of biographical and historical data, arranged alphabetically by veteran's name; copies of rosters and muster rolls; and miscellaneous lists and records.

United Klans of America, Collection, (WUNP5168)
0.2 linear feet
Newsletters, posters, meeting programs, brochures, and other materials produced or distributed by the Ku Klux Klan. These materials were collected in Indiana in the early 1970s. Includes notes and anecdotes.

University of Missouri, Legion of Black Collegians, Records, (CA5382)
0.2 linear feet
Miscellaneous publications and records of a student's organization at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

University of Missouri, Legion of Black Collegians, Records, (CA5391)
0.2 linear feet
Addition of Big Eight Conference on Black Student Government annual meeting materials; LBC Silver Anniversary commemoration guides; brochures; and 1993 Kwanzaa Celebration poster.

W

Warren County Schuetzen Company No. 1, Warren County, Missouri, Records, 1893-1950, (C3647)
MICROFILM
Minutes, treasurer's reports and account books of a German social club established in Warren County in 1856. Books contain membership lists and records of the Schuetzenfest sponsored annually since the club was founded.

Wednesday Study Club, Columbia, Missouri, Minutes, 1908-1935, (C0992)
1 folder
Minutes of a women's organization.

Westport Historical Society Records, ca. 1950-2004, (K1235)
7 cubic feet
Organizational records of the Society including minutes, photographs, event records, audio, video and cassette tapes, and maps.

Whitfield, Jerome, Papers, (CA5266)
0.2 linear feet
Photographs, student guides, an autobiography, and ephemeral items of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, collected by a University of Missouri student, 1975-1983.

Winitz, Shevie Schuman (1936- ) Papers, 1972-1984, (K1184)
1 cubic foot
Winitz served on the board of the Greater Kansas City branch of B'nai B'rith Women Includes BBW, minutes, programs, newsletters and photographs. Also material relating to Congregation Beth Shalom.

Wishna, Sheldon (1934- ) Papers, 1949-1979, (K1265)
0.3 cubic foot
Scrapbooks, photographs and other materials relating to the Beth Shalom Men's Club of which Wishna served as president.

Woman's Auxiliary to the Boone County Medical Society, Records, 1925-1973, (C3692)
9 folder(s)
Minutes and treasurer's records of an organization of wives of Boone County, MO, physicians.

Woman's Club of Joplin, Program, 1960, (R0988)
1 folder
This is a program booklet for the "Red Stocking Revue," a fundraising amateur variety show presented by the Woman's Club of Joplin on 10 November 1960 at Memorial Hall in Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri. The General Chairman for the event was Mrs. Tom M. Leggett and the Director was Harry Miller.

Woodward, Albert George (1813-186?) Papers, 1849-1925, (K0836)
1 folder
Notebook (1849) for an induction ceremony for Weston [MO] Royal Arch Chapter of Masons; Christmas cards, and National Indian War Veteran membership dues receipt.

Y

Young Men's Christian Association, Columbia, Missouri, Record Books, 1902-1939, (C3983)
4 oversize volumes
The record books of the Y.M.C.A. consist of a ledger containing names of young men who lived at the Columbia, Missouri, Y.M.C.A. building on Elm Street before it was converted into the Campus View Apartments and financial records of the association.

Young Mens Christian Association (YMCA) of Kansas City, Kansas Records, 1924-1992, (K0601)
16 cubic feet
Organizational records including minutes, financial records, programs, rosters, photographs, slides, films, scrapbooks, and architectural records.

Z

Zeff, David R. (1925-2004) Scrapbook, 1930s-1950s, (K0927)
5 folders, 1 volume
Zeff was active in Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) and the Jewish Youth Federation. Scrapbook includes AZA materials, newsletters, programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

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