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Higher Education

University of Missouri - Columbia

Division of Special Collections, Archives, and Rare Books - Special Collections

Civil War in Missouri - Monographs

Civil War in Missouri - Monographs

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

Books about the Civil War in Missouri from several University of Missouri libraries.

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Cuneiform Tablets in the Cuneiform (Digital Library Initiative at UCLA)

Cuneiform Tablets in the Cuneiform (Digital Library Initiative at UCLA)

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

A collection of eight rare cuneiform tablets including a messenger tablet; a letter tablet; a large contribution list tablet; a business contract tablet; a butcher's bill tablet; a temple offerings tablet; a delivery recording tablet; and a tablet purchased in Amuda, Syria whose contents have not been translated.

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Early Manuscripts by Charlotte Brontė: "The Secret" and "Lily Hart"

Early Manuscripts by Charlotte Brontė: "The Secret" and "Lily Hart"

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

An example of a Bronte manuscript written in the tiny handwriting that is a characteristic of almost all the Brontė juvenilia.

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Fourth of July Speeches

Fourth of July Speeches

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

A collection containing published pamphlets of addresses made on Independence Day from 1791-1925. The speeches explore topics central to the developing United States in the first 150 years of its existence.

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Guides to Special Collections at Ellis Library - UMC

Guides to Special Collections at Ellis Library - UMC

Contributed by: University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections

Digital books of catalog, guide and directory to special collections at University of Missouri Ellis Library.

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Louisiana Purchase Exposition: The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

Louisiana Purchase Exposition: The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

A collection of materials produced in connection with the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis in 1904, including broadsides; lithographic views; photographic view books; The World’s Fair Bulletin, a monthly publication running from 1900 through 1904; and James Buel’s eleven-volume Louisiana and the Fair: An Exposition of the World, Its People and Their Accomplishments.

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Missouri County Plat Books

Missouri County Plat Books

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Missouri County Plat Books collection is a selection of county atlases and plat books from all over the state published from 1875-1930.

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Missouri Fire Insurance Maps

Missouri Fire Insurance Maps

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections; Washington University; Missouri History Museum

Three collections of Missouri fire insurance maps, including collections of Sanborn maps for Kansas City and Missouri as a whole, and Whipple fire insurance maps for St. Louis.

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Missouri Platbooks, circa 1930

Missouri Platbooks, circa 1930

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

In 1930 W.W. Hixson and Co. of Rockford, Illinois published plat books of townships in counties throughout Missouri. These volumes document the ownership and locations of plots of land in Missouri counties, plot sizes, and the owner's name for each plot of land within the townships.

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