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R.A. Longs City and Country Homes Photograph Album

R.A. Longs City and Country Homes Photograph Album

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

An album of 72 photographs of the city and country homes of Kansas City lumber baron and philanthropist, R.A. Long (1850-1934).

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Ravenna Mosaic Company: A Retrospective

Ravenna Mosaic Company: A Retrospective

Contributed by: Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

An exhibit on the Ravenna Mosaics Company including the complete mosaics making process.

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Register of the First Presbyterian Church of Marion College

Register of the First Presbyterian Church of Marion College

Contributed by: Marion County Library Subdistrict #1

Marion College was incorporated in 1831 in Philadelphia, Marion County, Missouri, for the purpose of educating young men for the ministry. The registry contains the church’s membership and baptisms from 1836 to 1853. The ledger also includes the names of slaves and often states their owner’s name.

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Registre d'Arpentage

Registre d'Arpentage

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

The Registre d’Arpentage was created between 1798 and 1806 by surveyor Antoine Pierre Soulard (1766-1825). The purpose of the Registre was to certify and locate grants made by the French and Spanish governments. Some well-known settlers in Soulard’s Registre include Daniel Boone, Moses Austin, Jacques Clamorgan, and Auguste and Pierre Chouteau.

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Richard W. Bolling Photograph Collection

Richard W. Bolling Photograph Collection

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

Richard W. Bolling (1916-1991) served with eight different presidents and through several crucial events in U.S. history as a Missouri Democratic Representative to Congress from 1949 to 1983. This collection has over 2000 photographs documenting Bolling's life and career in the U.S. Congress from 1949-1983.

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Riches From the Earth

Riches From the Earth

Contributed by: Powers Museum; Joplin Museum Complex; Missouri Southern State University, Spiva Library Archives and Special Collections; State Historical Society of Missouri

A basic introduction to the geological and industrial heritage of the Tri-State Mineral District. This district encompasses southwest Missouri, southeast Kansas, and northeast Oklahoma and was one of the United States' richest mineral districts of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Robert Askren Photograph Collection

Robert Askren Photograph Collection

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Photographer Robert G. Askren purchased the Harkin Commercial Photography Company. Images include the company’s as well as ones he took. They depict Kansas City buildings, parks, streets, important events, local personalities, and aerial views of Kansas City. The bulk of the collection dates from 1950s-1980s, although there are some early aviation photos.

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Rolla Express

Rolla Express

Contributed by: Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Rolla Express newspaper was published from1860 through 1875 in Rolla, Missouri. The bulk of the papers are from October 1860 through May 1863 and November 1872 through December 1873, with some missing issues. Issues are also available for July 17, 1865; June 17, 1867; June 27, 1868; and February 25, 1875.

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Rolla New Era

Rolla New Era

Contributed by: Missouri University of Science and Technology

Intermittent issues of the Rolla New Era from April 10, 1880 to March 13, 1897.

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Roman Imperial Coin Portraits

Roman Imperial Coin Portraits

Contributed by: University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology

Roman coins exhibited here show examples of Roman Imperial portraits of the 1st and 2nd centuries after Christ.

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