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A. B. Nichols Panama Collection

A. B. Nichols Panama Collection

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

A. B. Nichols Panama Canal Materials were gathered and organized during Nichols' tenure as Office Engineer. Nichols was first employed by the Isthmian Canal Commission in 1899 to survey the Nicaraguan route. In 1904, he was assigned to the Panama Canal. Most of the materials in these notebooks and albums dates from 1906 to 1917.

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Achieve-the Alumni Magazine of William Jewell College

Achieve-the Alumni Magazine of William Jewell College

Contributed by: William Jewell College

Achieve, the Alumni Magazine of William Jewell College, has been published on an occasional basis since 1971. Volumes up through 2001-2002 are available here. Also included in this collection are some President's Annual Reports and Honor Roll of Donors.

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Adair County Porter School House

Adair County Porter School House

Contributed by: Adair County Public Library

This collection depicts the architecture, school programs, and student lives at Porter school in the early days in Adair County, Missouri.

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Advertising Cards

Advertising Cards

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Victorian trade cards provide not only a rich resource for researching the history of printing, advertising, medicine, fashions, late nineteenth-century culture, etc., but also Kansas City companies. The cards reached their height of popularity in the 1880s and 1890s.

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African American History Collection (Guide)

African American History Collection (Guide)

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Guide to African American history resources at the Missouri State Archives

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African American Portrait Collection

African American Portrait Collection

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Collection of 129 photographic portraits of African Americans primarily from the Moberly area, but also from Hannibal, Louisiana, Macon, St. Joseph, Jefferson City, St. Louis, and Kansas City. The portraits date from approximately 1880 to 1920. Few are identified by name.

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African Americans in Northeast Missouri

African Americans in Northeast Missouri

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

Hannibal Free Public Library received a grant to preserve and document the history of the African American Community of Northeast Missouri. Collections shown here are held by the library and also by others in the community.

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Albrecht Dürer Woodcuts

Albrecht Dürer Woodcuts

Contributed by: Concordia Historical Institute

Images of 43 Albrecht Dürer woodcuts including nineteen "Life of Mary" woodcuts completed between 1502 and 1505 and twenty-two "Small Passion" woodcuts first appeared as a book printed in Nuremberg in 1511.

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American Civil War in Missouri

American Civil War in Missouri

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

The American Civil War in Missouri collection includes manuscripts (letters and diaries) offering valuable insight into how Missourians - both civilians and those in the military - experienced the Civil War.

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American Regionalism: Visions from the Heartland

American Regionalism: Visions from the Heartland

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology

This online exhibition presents important American Regionalist paintings, prints, and drawings in the permanent collection of the Museum of Art and Archaeology. This artistic movement represented everyday life in the heart of the United States during the 1920s through the 50s and later.

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American School of Osteopathy (ASO) Record Books

American School of Osteopathy (ASO) Record Books

Contributed by: Museum of Osteopathic Medicine (SM), A.T. Still University

Record books, 1892-1916, of the American School of Osteopathy. These documents reflect incorporation, early board governance, faculty proceedings, rules and regulations and the osteopaths who influenced the profession's formation and the medical practice in general.

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Andrew Taylor Still Papers

Andrew Taylor Still Papers

Contributed by: Museum of Osteopathic Medicine (SM), A.T. Still University

In 1874 Dr. A.T. Still (1828-1917) rebelled against standard 19th century medicine and launched his own health care system based on concepts of form and function, later named osteopathy. The Andrew Taylor Still Papers consists of Still's essays, letters, book drafts, and other writings. Also present are letters to Still, military records, other personal documents.

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Archer's Thumb Rings

Archer's Thumb Rings

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology

This exhibit presents selections from the Museum's collection of over 500 archer's thumb rings in the Grayson and Browne collections. Highly decorated rings were often made for ornamental purposes and as symbols of status rather than for actual use in shooting the bow and arrow.

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Architectonic Fixations: Photographs from the Collection of Russell Sturgis

Architectonic Fixations: Photographs from the Collection of Russell Sturgis

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

This web site features approximately 320 digitally rendered images from a collection of over 15,000 photographic prints held by the University Archives of Washington University in St. Louis.

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Art to Enchant: Illustrators and Shakespeare

Art to Enchant: Illustrators and Shakespeare

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

Images from illustrated editions of Shakespeare's works. The editions range from 1744 through 1986.

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Assorted Images of Kansas City

Assorted Images of Kansas City

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

This collection, drawn from many smaller collections, consists of images of people and Kansas City places including schools, houses, churches, hospitals, street scenes, historical monuments, etc.

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Autochromes

Autochromes

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

During the early 1930s Frank Lauder employed the autochrome process to photograph homes, gardens, and landmarks throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area. Many of the 1200 images are close-ups of individual plants and flowers, but also include many exterior views of residences.

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