Category Archives: Missouri

Barbara Lau collection, 1979-2004.

Creator: Lau, Barbara (Barbara A.)
Collection number: 20055
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Abstract: Barbara Lau (1958- ), folklorist and program coordinator, has studied African-American shape-note singing groups in the midwest, coordinated the 1983 Shape-Note Singing Continue reading Barbara Lau collection, 1979-2004.

Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
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Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Continue reading Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

William Page Saunders papers, 1854-1856.

Creator: Saunders, William Page, fl. 1854-1856.
Collection number: 1204-z
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Abstract: William Page Saunders lives in New Orleans, La. The collection includes a bill of sale for a female slave named Emeline or Eveline from Lewis Brown of Missouri to William Page Saunders Continue reading William Page Saunders papers, 1854-1856.

Farish R. Betton papers, 1952-1963.

Creator: Betton, Farish R.
Collection number: 3939
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Abstract: Letters received by Betton, vice president of the National Agricultural Workers Union at St. Louis, Mo., from Harry Leland Mitchell and others, concerning the Southern Tenant Farmers Union and its successor organizations, and related Continue reading Farish R. Betton papers, 1952-1963.

D. Garver letters, 1861-1865.

Creator: Garver, D. (Daniel), 1830-1865.
Collection number: 3770
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Abstract: Letters to his family from Garver, a federal soldier with the 9th Iowa Regiment in Missouri and Arkansas, 1861-1862, as a patient in Lawson Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., 1863, and in Alabama, 1864-1865. The letters concern Continue reading D. Garver letters, 1861-1865.

Southern Tenant Farmers' Union records, 1934-1991.

Creator: Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union.
Collection number: 3472
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Abstract: The Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, organized at Poinsett County, Ark., in 1934, was especially active in Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas. The Union spread into the southeastern states and to California, affiliating off and on Continue reading Southern Tenant Farmers' Union records, 1934-1991.

Mary Hunter Kennedy papers, 1759-1955.

Creator: Kennedy, Mary Hunter.
Collection number: 3242
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Abstract: Correspondence; legal and financial papers; genealogical material; student notebooks, account books, and other volumes; pictures; and other papers of members of the Continue reading Mary Hunter Kennedy papers, 1759-1955.

Elizabeth Washington Grist Knox papers, 1814-1863; 1890; 1909.

Creator: Knox, Elizabeth Washington Grist, 1808-1890.
Collection number: 4269
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Abstract: Elizabeth Washington Grist Knox was the wife of Dr. Reuben Knox (1801-1851) of St. Louis, Mo., and mother of Franklin R. Grist (b. 1828), a Yale graduate, painter, and diplomat. Her Continue reading Elizabeth Washington Grist Knox papers, 1814-1863; 1890; 1909.