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Madison County, Missouri Scrapbooks
circa 1940-1950, Undated
 
Extent:  2 items
 
Accession Number: 2007.119
 
Abstract:  Newspaper clippings from The Madison County Historian, by Mrs. J.W. Andrews and Henry C. Thompson, pertaining to settlement, Native Americans, family history and other local history topics concerning Madison County [Mo] history.
 
Processed by: Brooke Culler, November 2007
 
Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
Phone: (573) 651-2245; Fax: (573) 651-2666; Email: semoarchives@semo.edu
 
Provenance:  Unknown
 
Citation:  The [Madison] County Historian Scrapbook, Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
 
Restrictions: None
 
Historical Note
 
Madison County, Missouri, is located in southeast Missouri west of Cape Girardeau County. Its county seat is Fredericktown. The county was organized in 1818 and named for President James Madison. Mining has been a key industry in this area with Madison County recorded as having the oldest lead mine west of the Mississippi River.
 
Scope and Content Note
 
Newspaper clippings from The Madison County Historian, by Mrs. J.W. Andrews and Henry C. Thompson, pertaining to settlement, Native Americans, family history and other local history topics concerning Madison County [Mo] history.
 
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