Alpha Pi Zeta Records, 1915-1965 (C0142)
0.4 linear feet
Minutes, constitution and by-laws, correspondence, financial reports, organizational information, membership lists, programs, and essay.
Alvord, Clarence W. (1868-1928) and Idress Head (1873-1962), Collection, 1759-1962, (C0970)
21.2 linear feet and 1 oversize volume
Correspondence, writings, and collected materials of Clarence Walworth Alvord, founder of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, editor of the Mississippi Valley Historical Review, and professor of history at the universities of Illinois and Minnesota; and his wife, Idress Head Alvord, writer and former curator of the Missouri Historical Society in St. Louis. Mrs. Alvord’s private manuscript collection includes territorial documents and Ste. Genevieve records; Liberty Tribune papers; Missouri state and county records; and Civil War and military papers.
Athenaean Literary Society, Papers, 1933-1958 (C3346)
1 linear foot, 3 volumes
Correspondence of the University of Missouri Speech Department, Delta Sigma Rho, Athenaean Literary Society, and Missouri High School Speech Association. Also includes debate data, newspaper clippings, photographs, and three forensic activities scrapbooks.
Atherton, Lewis E., (1905-1989), Papers, 1865-1974 (C3603)
13.7 linear feet
Papers of a University of Missouri professor of history and author. Personal, professional and editorial correspondence, departmental and committee papers, syllabi, lectures, exams, research notes, manuscripts of speeches, articles and books, records of students and copies of historical documents.
Bray, Robert Taylor, Collection, (WUNP5284)
0.2 linear feet
INVENTORY. Papers of a UMC anthropologist/archaeologist relating to a study of the Conley House in Columbia, MO. Includes blue-line drawings, project correspondence, photographs, published articles and 1897 University Academy grade book found during the project.
Brown, Harry Gunnison (1880-1975), Papers, 1924-1950, (C3109)
0.8 linear feet
Correspondence of economist and professor of economics at the University of Missouri. Brown supported the theories of Henry George and was an advocate of land value taxation. Also included are Brown's papers as chairman of the Department of Economics.
Carpenter, G.W., Papers, 1904-1905, (C0263)
Examination books for courses in American and British history at the University of Missouri.
Central Slavic Conference, Records, 1962-1984, (C3807)
2 linear feet
Records of a regional association centered in Missouri and Kansas and comprising university professors and other specialists in Soviet and East European Studies. Affiliated with the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. The records include correspondence, conference programs, copies of papers presented, membership lists, and promotional material concerning the annual conferences sponsored by the organization.
Chapman, Carl H., Papers, (WUNP4760)
Addition. Papers relating to summer field workers applications, field camp house rents, and student James D. Wilson.
Chapman, Carl H., Papers, (WUNP4693)
1.4 linear feet
Addition to papers of archaeologist.
Chapman, Carl H., Papers, (WUNP4707)
0.4 linear feet
Addition. American Archaeology Division alphabetical files, D-Z, c. 1965-1968.
Chapman, Carl H., Papers, (WUNP4792)
37 linear feet
INVENTORY. Addition to papers of archaeologist. Includes correspondence, research and teaching materials.
Chapman, Eleanor, Papers, (WUNP4897)
0.9 linear feet
INVENTORY. Drawings, photographs, and photostats of Indian artifacts and archaeological sites.
Community Development Society, Records, 1969-, (C3880)
15 linear feet, 3 audio cassettes
Records of a professional association of academics and practitioners of community development in the United States and Canada, which promotes the effective practice of commu-nity development through advancement of education and research in the field. The records consist of correspondence and memoranda of officers; board meeting minutes; committee records; annual meeting materials; issues of the Journal of the Community Development Society and other publications; membership brochures, directories, newsletters, and surveys; and other assorted organizational records.
Conant, Abner Jasper, Letter, 1876, (C3157)
Letter to Edward Seymour, New York, NY, from Conant, St. Louis, concerning photographs of pottery found in Missouri Indian mounds. Engravings of the photographs enclosed with letter.
Cowgill, Donald O., Papers, (WUNP5069)
0.2 linear feet
INVENTORY. Addition of correspondence and photographs to papers of a professor of sociology.
Cowgill, Donald O., Papers, (WUNP4923)
0.2 linear feet
INVENTORY. Correspondence, research, and professional writings of a former professor of sociology.
Cowgill, Donald O., Papers, (WUNP4791)
25 linear feet
INVENTORY. Papers of a former professor of sociology at UMC. Includes correspondence, professional papers and student materials.
Cowgill, Donald O., Papers, (WUNP5244)
Addition. Correspondence, notes, and professional materials of a University of Missouri professor of sociology for 1967 and 1968.
Cowgill, Donald O., Papers, (WUNP5619)
0.4 linear feet
INVENTORY. Addition of materials primarily concerning Rhodesia in the 1960s; Thailand; and Cowgill's professional certificates and 'World War II classification cards.
Cowgill, Donald O., Papers, (WUNP5635)
Addition of correspondence and other material relating to Cowgill's appointment and service as chairman of his academic department, ca. 1970.
Davenport, Herbert J. (1861-1931), Papers, 1909-1916, (C3768)
Undated biographical sketch, reprints of articles published in professional journals on economic theory and taxation, and typescripts of lectures on economic aspects of fashion and feminism. Davenport, a noted economist, was the first dean of the University of Missouri School of Commerce and, later, chair of the Cornell University Department of Economics.
Ellis, Elmer (1901-1989), Papers, 1928-1941, (C2504)
1.8 linear feet
Notes and correspondence concerning Henry Moore Teller, U.S. senator from Colorado, compiled by Elmer Ellis in preparation for his book, Henry Moore Teller: Defender Of The West. Also personal papers.
Ellis, Elmer (1901-1989), Papers, 1934-1943, (C2886)
1.4 linear feet
Papers of a member of the Department of History pertaining to departmental and University matters, accreditation of high schools and colleges, the publication of his books, Henry Moore Teller: Defender Of The West And Mr. Dooley's America: A Life Of Finley Peter Dunne, and activities of professional organizations.
English, W. Francis (1903-1981), Papers, 1838-1956 (C3358)
1.5 linear feet
As educator and administrator at the University of Missouri, English served as director of the Western Historical Manuscript Collection, dean of the College of Arts and Science, and professor of history. The papers include personal correspondence and topical materials.
Ensminger, Douglas (1910-1989), Papers, (WUNP5230)
9.5 linear feet
INVENTORY. Papers of a rural sociologist and University of Missouri-Columbia professor. Includes speeches, lectures, writings, subject files, correspondence and other materials. Most materials from later career.
Faust, Martin L., Papers, 1932-1953, (C2354)
Papers of a professor of political science, at the University of Missouri, including book on personal materials compiled by Faust, and two student papers.
German Club Papers, 1903-1965 (C3360)
1.4 linear feet
The papers of the German Club contain correspondence and minutes written in both English and German. The papers are partially translated and include programs, menus, elections, degree requirements, clippings, visitors, songs, photographs, and five woodcuts for German Christmas cards.
Granberg, Donald O., Papers, (WUNP6080)
3 linear feet
Research material initiated by MU sociology professor Donald O. Granberg. Includes research data, punch cards, and corresponding report from a 1980 survey of abortion activists in Missouri.
Hamilton, T.M. “Ted” (1905-2001), Papers, 1922-1984, (C3073)
14 rolls of microfilm
Papers of Saline County, Missouri, farmer and expert on historic and prehistoric weaponry. Correspondence on archaeological and historical topics, as well as personal, business, and local civic affairs. Also includes photographs, notes, organizational materials, publications, and manuscripts on Hamilton’s archaeological interests.
Holland, John L. Papers, (WUNP6195)
64.25 l.f., 19 a.c., 2 a.t., 9 v.c.
INVENTORY Papers of a vocational psychologist who pioneered an influential theory of personality types and work environments, and developed the Vocational Preference Inventory (VPI) and Self-Directed Search (SDS).
Johnston, Eva (1865-1941), Papers, 1893, 1923-1926, (C0656)
The papers of Eva Johnston contain a graduation speech and program; dedication speech by Louise Nardin at presentation of Johnson's portrait to the University; and two copybooks containing a translation of Euripides' Medea.
Kaufman, Harold F. (1911-1990), Papers, ca. 1925-1983, (C3986)
175 linear feet, 10 card files
The Harold F. Kaufman Papers consist of correspondence, projects and studies, course materials, and manuscripts of a professor of sociology at Mississippi State University.
Lien, Arnold J. (1896-1963), Papers, 1908-1963 (C3464)
0.6 linear feet
The papers of Arnold Lien contain correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, diplomas, a Master’s thesis, published and unpublished writings, newspaper clippings, and original poetry of Dr. Arnold J. Lien, professor of political science, who bequeathed his papers to the State Historical Society of Missouri.
Linguistic Society of America, Records (CA5969)
43.2 cubic feet, audiovisual materials
Addition of records of an organization dedicated to research and publication in the analysis of language. Includes publications, programs from annual meetings and Linguistic Institutes, publicity clippings, and materials concerning affiliated organizations and Ebonics.
Linguistic Society of America, Records, 1896-, (C3974)
27 linear feet, 69 audio cassettes, 3 video cassettes, 4 audio tapes, 40 rolls of microfilm
The records of the Linguistic Society of America, an organization dedicated to research and publication in the scientific analysis of language includes committee minutes, correspondence of officers and administrators, publications, grant applications, correspondence with affiliated organizations, and planning documents on Linguistic Institutes and annual meetings.
Lively, Charles E., Papers, (WUNP3963)
1 linear feet
Lowe, James L. (1913- ), Papers, (WUNP5757)
2 linear feet
INVENTORY. Personal papers of a Professor of Sociology, Northwest Missouri State University, consisting of correspondence and other materials concerning Democratic politics in Missouri and Arkansas, military papers, the Red Cross and other community service organizations, and Lowe's autobiography, 1940-1990s.
Lubensky, Earl H., Papers, (WUNP6241)
54.3 l.f., 1 c.d., oversize
Personal and professional papers of a soldier, diplomat, and archaeologist who was a native of Marshall, Missouri. Includes papers of the Biesemeyer family of Osage County, Missouri, and Missouri Archaeological Society materials.
Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation, Records, (WUNP5973)
INVENTORY. Organizational records documenting efforts to preserve and restore historical buildings and sites throughout Missouri.
Missouri Archaeological Society, Records, 1934-1983, (C0780)
10.7 linear feet
The records of an organization of amateur and professional archaeologists headquartered in Columbia, Missouri. Includes extensive members' correspondence, membership lists, executive committee correspondence, annual meeting notes, activities of local chapters, financial records, newspaper clippings, and photographs. This collection documents and illustrates the members' archaeological interests and the organization's efforts to protect and preserve the archaeological resources of Missouri.
Missouri Society for Sociology and Anthropology, Papers, 1953-1964, (C2269)
0.5 linear feet
Correspondence, newsletters, and programs concerning the formal organization of the Society and its annual meetings.
Missouri Society for Sociology and Anthropology, Papers, 1959-1965 (C3093)
Correspondence, membership data, newsletters, and financial reports, primarily concerning the 1963 and 1964 annual meetings of the Society.
Missouri Society for Sociology and Anthropology, Papers, 1972-1973, (C3470)
Correspondence, executive committee meeting notes, minutes of annual meeting, copies of constitution, proposed revision, and constitution adopted in 1973.
Missouri White House Conference Committee on Children and Youth Records, (WUNP4582)
9 linear feet
INVENTORY. Records of a group involved with the White House Conference on Children and Youth, 1950-1970s.
Missouri. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Papers, 1967-1977, (C3641)
1 linear foot
Materials from a member of the Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Included are correspondence, minutes, National Register nominations, statewide historic preservation plans, publications, and newsletters.
Neth, Mary C. (1954-2005), Papers, 1927-2004, (C4040)
8 linear feet, 15 audio cassettes, 4 card files
The professional papers of Mary C. Neth, created during her research of rural women’s history of the Midwest and the history of American tap dance consists of research material, essays, newspaper clippings, photographs, conference materials, professional correspondence, and other papers. The collection also includes various documents related to the activities of the Rural Women's Studies Association, of which Neth was a founding member.
Parrish, William E. (1931- ), Papers, 1972-1977, (C3642)
1.6 linear feet
Papers from the chairman of the Missouri American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. Included are correspondence, business papers, programs, and miscellaneous items.
Paxton, Matthew White, “Veblen on the Missouri Campus,” n.d., (C0689)
The collection contains a biographical sketch of Thorstein Veblen, but little concerning his time at the University of Missouri. Prepared for MISSOURI ALUMNUS but not used.
Pihlblad, C. Terence (1897-1978), Papers, 1941-1978, (C3814)
2 linear feet
The papers of Pihlblad, a sociology professor at the University of Missouri from 1930 to 1967, primarily concern Pihlblad's research in gerontology. The papers include correspondence, papers, and articles by Pihlblad and other sociologists, and material on aging studies conducted in Missouri during the 1960s.
Porter, Sylvia F. (1913-1991), Papers, 1939-1991 (C3977)
16 linear feet
3 video cassettes
6 audio cassettes
The papers of Sylvia Porter, a personal finance columnist who wrote for the New York Post and New York Daily News, consist of her columns, books, speeches, and other writings. Correspondence and publicity clippings concerning the Sylvia Porter Organization and her involvement in President Ford’s efforts to curb inflation in the 1970s are also included.
Ramsay, Robert L. (1880-1953), Papers, 1918-1953, (C3230)
2.5 linear feet
The Robert Ramsay Papers includes correspondence, 1918-1953; notes, rough drafts, revisions, and proof sheets for the Place Name series, with emphasis upon the Missouri Place Names; newspaper clippings about Ramsay and newspaper clippings of the Place Name articles. Small volumes of notes and a variety of prints pertaining to his academic classes are included as well as sample themes and bibliographies submitted by his students.
Rural Sociological Society of America Papers, 1910-1973 (C3305)
9.6 linear feet
2 audio tapes
27 rolls of microfilm
The papers of the Rural Sociological Society of America contain presidential and committee correspondence and includes accounts of how some of the first rural sociologists became interested in the profession. Microfilm is available for Rural Sociology, the official quarterly.
Smith, William Benjamin (1850-1934), Papers, n.d. (C0167)
0.3 linear feet
Biographical sketch and manuscripts written by Smith, professor of mathematics, physics, and philosophy at Central Methodist College, the University of Missouri, and Tulane University.
Stephenson, William, Papers, (WUNP5088)
1.5 linear feet
INVENTORY. Addition of published and unpublished manuscripts, reprints, biographical materials, and miscellaneous.
Taeuber, Irene B. (1906-1974), Papers, 1912-1981 (C2158)
63 linear feet
2 audio cassettes
Irene B. Taeuber, a research demographer, was best known for her work on the population of Asia, especially Japan and China. Collection includes correspondence with leading demographers, sociologists, and Asian specialists; publications and manuscripts; research notes and data; bibliographic card files; and photographs and slides of her travels.
Tamony, Peter (1902-1985), Collection, 1890-1985, (C3939)
877.6 linear feet
Correspondence, articles, research files, personal papers, audio tapes, and word files of a noted etymologist and neologist of San Francisco. The collection primarily relates to the study of American colloquial language and neologisms but also includes rare jazz journals and materials on sports.
University of Missouri, Department of Classical Languages and Archaeology, Records, 1930-1935, (C0182)
0.2 linear feet
Papers from the files of the department when Walter Miller was chairman.
University of Missouri, Department of History, Records, 1909-1937, (C0054)
2 linear feet
Correspondence of Jonas Viles about scheduling courses, exams, deficiencies, recommendations, applications, illness of Professor Mike H. Cockran, work on dissertations, and transfer vouchers for office supplies. Also personal correspondence.
University of Missouri, Max Meyer Incident, Papers, 1929-1930, (C0636)
Professor Meyer was dismissed from the University shortly after the dismissal of Professor De Graff because of a sex questionnaire.
Wrench, Jesse E. (1882-1958), Papers, 1871-1976, (C2509)
2 linear feet
The papers of Jesse E. Wrench, a University of Missouri history professor, include teaching materials, correspondence, and records of organizations with which Wrench was involved at the university and in Columbia, Missouri. The papers also include some family papers and photographs and two unpublished manuscripts from the Cornell Expedition to Asia Minor in 1907-1908.