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Women

Collections that focus on the lives and activities of Missouriís women.

BEYOND TLC: Missouri Women in the Health Science Professions

BEYOND TLC: Missouri Women in the Health Science Professions

Contributed by: Becker Medical Library, Washington University

Pioneering and prominent Missouri women of the 20th century are featured in this collection about professions in the health sciences. The site both profiles individual women and explores womenís contributions to the development of health science professions.

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Constance Fauntleroy Runcie Collection

Constance Fauntleroy Runcie Collection

Contributed by: Missouri Western State University

This manuscript collection of Missouri woman writer Constance Fauntleroy Runcie includes many original letters she wrote and received and materials that were used by the Runcie Club in St. Joseph that she organized.

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Diary of Nancy Holmes Corse

Diary of Nancy Holmes Corse

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Personal diary of Nancy Holmes of Enosburgh, Vermont from her eighteenth birthday on March 27, 1858 until May 4, 1859.

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Domino Danzero Family Photograph Collection

Domino Danzero Family Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State University, Special Collections

This collection of 1056 images is part of a collaborative effort between the Missouri State Archives, which digitized the Missouri and Ozarks images, and the Missouri State Universityís Special Collections and Archives Department, which houses the entire collection.

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Ellinor Dale Runcie Collection

Ellinor Dale Runcie Collection

Contributed by: Missouri Western State University Library

Ellinor Dale Runcie (1871 -1935) was the only daughter of Constance Faunt LeRoy Runcie, founder of the oldest existing womenís social club, The Runcie Club located in St. Joseph, Missouri. A teacher, Ellinor was a world traveler and prolific writer like her mother. The collection features samples of her letters, poetry, and short stories.

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Getting Physical: Women's Athletics at MU

Getting Physical: Women's Athletics at MU

Contributed by: University Archives, University of Missouri-Columbia

An exhibit showing history of women's sports and women's athletics at University of Missouri.

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Lindenwood University

Lindenwood University

Contributed by: Lindenwood University, Mary Ambler Archives

Included in the materials from the Mary Ambler Archives is the House of Bethany Journal. The House of Bethany was a Christian sisterhood organization formed to visit the families of soldiers and all others who needed special attention.

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Nelly Don Collection

Nelly Don Collection

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Nell Donnelly built a multi-million dollar business - the Donnelly Garment Company and the Nelly Don clothing label, "a stylish, feminine frock" at a reasonable price. Many women of the 1930s and '40s owned a Nelly Don dress. These few photos are mostly group employee shots.

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Stephensophia

Stephensophia

Contributed by: Stephens College

The Stephensophia, the yearbook of Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, highlights life and community at one of the stateís preeminent womenís colleges.

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Stillwell Murder or A Society Crime by Minnie T. Dawson

Stillwell Murder or A Society Crime by Minnie T. Dawson

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Digital copy of the book's 2000 reprint with biographical notes.

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University City Image Collection

University City Image Collection

Contributed by: University City Public Library

Photographs from newspapers, magazines and promotional materials published by Edward Gardner Lewis including the Winner (1899, renamed the Woman's Magazine in 1902), the Woman's Farm Journal (1901), the Woman's National Daily (1906), Beautiful Homes (1909), the St. Louis Star (1909), and the Woman's National Weekly (1911).

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Victorian Studio Portrait Photograph Collection

Victorian Studio Portrait Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, Department of Special Collections, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A collection of 229 Victorian and vintage original photographic prints dating from the mid 19th Century to the early 20th Century.

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Women's Work: Portraits of 12 Scientific Illustrators from the 17th to the 21st Century

Women's Work: Portraits of 12 Scientific Illustrators from the 17th to the 21st Century

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

This collection brings together the work of a group of six historic women scientific illustrators and demonstrates the strong foundation they built by also presenting the work of six contemporary women.

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