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50 Years of Wilderness Exhibit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P1015
Scope and Contents The 50 Years of Wilderness Exhibit Collection contains 31 digital photographs and matching prints taken by Richard Spener and Toni Armstrong and used in an exhibit titled "50 Years of Wilderness: Through the Lens of Missouri's 8 Wilderness Areas". The exhibit celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964, which allowed for the creation of Missouri's wilderness areas in the 1970s and 1980s. Photographs show flora and fuana in all eight of Missouri's wilderness areas: Hercules...
Dates: 2011-2013

A. Harless and Company Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: A0001
Scope and Contents

Volume consists of freight receipts of A. Harless and Company of St. Louis for drug shipments, in account with Adams Express Co. (St. Louis), dated December 20, 1878, to May 24, 1879.

Dates: 1878 Dec 20-1879 May 24

A.B. Schulte Plumbing Company Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: A0002
Scope and Contents

Account book of the A.B. Schulte Plumbing Company showing daily record of work performed from August 3, 1935, to May 8, 1944, including name and address of business/residence serviced, type of service, supplies used, cost, and record of payment.

Dates: 1935-1944

Abert Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A0003
Scope and Contents The letters consist of thirteen letters, eleven written by George W. Featherstonhaugh to Col. John J. Abert and two written by Thomas Fitzpatrick to Lt. James W. Abert. The letters relate to geological findings, land explorations, and dealings with Native Americans. The letters written by George W. Featherstonhaugh from various locales (such as Detroit, Green Bay, Prairie du Chien, North Carolina, and Quebec) for the most part detail his explorations; geological reports; descriptions of...
Dates: 1835-1846

Rochonne Abrams “Meriwether Lewis” Manuscript

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Identifier: A0004
Scope and Contents

Typescript of “Meriwether Lewis” by Rochonne Abrams with 12 chapters.

Dates: ca. 1996

Accounts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0005
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of various accounts, mostly receipts and pages from account books from St. Louis firms. The collection also includes an unidentified ledger labeled "Oklahoma," which contains records of accounts with hardware, radiator companies, etc., 1904-1941; an undated index to Ledger #1, "St.L.M.L.I. Co."; and an unidentified account book of rent collections, 1904-1907.

Dates: 1766-1941

Richard Ackerman Civil War Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: A0006
Scope and Contents

Letters of Richard Ackerman to his parents in New Brunswick, New Jersey, include accounts of the affairs of the regiment while serving in Virginia and Baltimore. Letter dated June 11, [1861], contains a description of the engagement at Big Bethel, Virginia. Letters also contain descriptions of marches and fighting during the Peninsular Campaign; and information on camp life and diet.

Dates: 1861-1862

David Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0007
Scope and Contents

This collection includes personal letters to David's wife, Elizabeth, business correspondence, receipts, lists, and diaries. A man of limited education, David wrote poorly, spelled phonetically, and rarely used punctuation.

Dates: 1828-1869

Ula C. Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0008
Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of receipts for household accounts of Ula C. Adams, who lived at 5810 Waterman in St. Louis. Also includes a diary written while she was a girl, dated January 19, 1893, to August 9, 1896; receipt of Mullen Ambulance Co., 5165 Delmar Blvd., that includes an image of two ambulances, circa 1932-1943; business card of Walter Rielau, hardwood floor contractor, 3843 Fillmore Ave. (formerly 3134 Gurney Avenue), circa 1928.

Dates: 1875-1959

Adie Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0009
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and estate papers of family including George L., S.N., Julia H., Lewis W., Samuel W., Frances E. and Mrs. Missouri A. Adie. Includes mostly indentures and deeds of trust from St. Louis County and Pattonville, Missouri.

Dates: 1839-1912

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Prince, Vida Goldman Sister, 1933- 8
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Gephardt, Richard A. (Richard Andrew), 1941- 7
Oldham, Marian, 1927-1994 6
St. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.) 6
Congress of Racial Equality 5
Eliot, William Greenleaf, 1811-1887 5
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 5
Missouri Historical Society 5
NAACP (Organization) 5
Oldham, Charles R., 1922-2006 5
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 5
Bates, Edward, 1793-1869 4
Delassus, Charles Dehault, 1767-1842 4
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 4
Saint Louis (Mo.). Metropolitan Police Department 4
St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team) 4
St. Louis Committee of Racial Equality (1947-) 4
ACT UP/St. Louis (1990-) (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri 3
American Red Cross 3
Bates, Frederick, 1777-1825 3
Best, Joyce, 1928- 3
Best, Stephen R., 1926-2014 3
Boy Scouts of America 3
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 3
Clark, William, 1770-1838 3
Dagen, Margaret W., 1919-2002 3
Eliot family 3
Famous Barr Co. (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Freeman, Frankie Muse, 1916-2018 3
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890 3
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 3
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 3
Metropolitan Community Church of Greater St. Louis 3
Moore, Gwendolyn R. 3
Moore, Laura Ann, 1945-2015 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. St. Louis Branch 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council 3
Phyllis Wheatley Branch YWCA (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Privacy Rights Education Project (PREP) 3
Rosen, Yvonne A. Marglous (Bonnie), 1928- 3
Schankman, Irv, 1924-2004 3
Seay, Norman R., 1932-2019 3
Stoddard, Amos, 1762-1813 3
Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933 3
Teneau, Billie Coil Ames, 1925- 3
United States. Army 3
United States. Coast Guard 3
Urban League (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Western Sanitary Commission 3
Wired Women Dance, Inc. (Saint Louis, Mo.) (1983-2004) 3
Witherspoon, Fredda, Dr., 1918-1996 3
AIDS Foundation of St. Louis 2
Ahrens, William L., 1917-1997 2
American Institute of Architects. Saint Louis Chapter 2
Belcher's Sugar Refining Company 2
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858 2
Black, Gurdon Gilmore, 1880-1953 2
Bradley, Charles E., 1845-1927 2
Bradley, James E., 1838-1887 2
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 2
Campbell, Robert, 1804-1879 2
Carson, Elizabeth Chapin, 1897-1983 2
Carson, Norman Bruce, Dr., 1844-1931 2
Carson, William Glasgow Bruce, 1891-1976 2
Center for Hearing and Speech 2
Chouteau, Pierre, 1789-1865 2
Clark, Samuel Bromley, 1928-2014 2
Corbett, Katharine T., 1935- 2
Cureton, Carol 2
Dagen, Irvin (Irv), 1912-1998 2
Darby, John Fletcher, 1803-1882 2
Delassus Deluzières, Pierre Charles de Hault, 1738-1806 2
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 2
Democratic Party (Mo.) 2
Dependahl, Edward R., 1895-1963 2
Dependahl, Mildred O'Toole 2
Dorrill Studio (1929-1966) 2
Dougherty, John, Major, 1791-1860 2
Dougherty, Lewis B. (Bissell), 1828-1925 2
Dreer, Vivian McField, 1916-2006 2
Ferguson (Mo.) 2
Frenzel, Milton, 1913-1986 2
Frenzel, Virginia, 1913-2005 2
Fruin-Colnon Contracting Company 2
Gamble, Hamilton Rowan, 1798-1864 2
Garlington, Elizabeth White, 1909-2006 2
Glasgow, William, Jr. (William Ross), 1813-1892 2
Goldenrod (Showboat) 2
Grant, David M., 1903-1985 2
Hadley Vocational School (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
Hardge, Ernestine R. 2
Hayes, Walter Lee, 1923-1998 2
Hazard, R.R. 2
Home of the Friendless (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
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