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Dalton Ledger, Thomas J., 1863-1864. 2 items.   2001.061.
Transcriptions (2 copies) of memoranda book kept by Thomas J. Dalton, a private in Company E, 8th Missouri Cavalry (CSA). Dalton’s record book consists various combinations of personal memoranda and records pertaining to Co. E, including clothing and ordnance issues, records of the men in his unit (i.e., AWOL, captured, injured), and records of goods issued and payments to individuals affiliated with camp life (e.g., laundresses, laborers).
 
Danforth Autograph Album, Nettie, 1878-1892. 1 item. 2002.069.
Album of inscriptions and signatures from Nettie Danforth’s friends and fellow students at the Missouri State Normal School—Third District. *also listed as University Archives Collection
  
Daues Collection, Charles H., circa 1898-1900.   6 items.   2002.246.  
Ephemera from Daues, a student at the Missouri State Normal School at Cape Girardeau (class of 1898), including photographs, a program, and letter of recommendation from Edward H. Engelmann, Clerk of the Cape Girardeau Court of Common Pleas.   *also listed as University Archives Collection
 
Daughters of the American Revolution, Kingshighway Chapter Collection, 1980-1981.   1 folder.   1998.139.  
Copies and originals of correspondence, invoices and newspaper clippings pertaining to the ceremonies arranged to honor five Revolutionary War soldiers (William Allen, Charles Friend, Joseph Hunter, Daniel Kenny, John Beach Moore, and David Trotter) buried in Scott County, [Mo].Contains program from and transcript of ceremony, and biographical sketches of the soldiers.   Compiled by Margaret Woods Allen.
 
Daugherty Collection, Grace, 1915-1916.   10 items.  2002.075.
Ephemera from Daughtery’s days as a student at the Missouri State Normal School at Cape Girardeau, including programs for Hesperian Society events, recitals, a Cape Girardeau High School Commencement program (1915) and a Women’s Missionary Society District meeting program (1915). *also listed as University Archives Collection
 
Dawson Lecture, David, 1968. 1 item.   2001.008.
Recording of lecture by Dawson, from the State Department’s Human Rights division, presents “How Foreign Policy is Made.”   This speech was made on July 18, 1968, in the Language Arts building at Southeast Missouri State University, and offers an interesting perspective on foreign affairs and policy during the Vietnam War era.   Running time:   00:57:28.
 
Dawson Letters, George Washington, 1861-1862. 1 folder.1998.163.
Transcribed letters (29p) of Captain Dawson, Confederate States of America, to his wife Amanda in New Madrid, with biographical information on Dawson and historical information on the American Civil War.   Dawson was one of the founders of the 1st Missouri Infantry Volunteers. Compiled and edited by H. Riley Bock, with references (19p.)
  
Deevers Spring Valley Home Economics Extension Club Scrapbook, Lorena, 1944-1968 .  1 item.   2007.043.
Scrapbook (22p) compiled by Mrs. Glenn (Lorena) Deevers, containing yearbooks (1944-1968) from the Cape Girardeau County Women’s Extension Club; Achievement Day programs; group photograph; newspaper clippings; and ephemera documenting the activities of the Spring Valley Home Economics Extension Club.
 
Democrat, The (Microfilm), 1889. 3 reels. 2007.086.
Microfilm copy of the Jackson [Mo] newspaper.
 
Dickey Oral History Collection, Dave, 1987. 0.5 linear feet. 2001.035.
Transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Dave Dickey about the history of the town of Greenville, [Mo].
 
Dickey Interview, William, 1979.  2 items.   2001.020.
Recording of interview with Dickey, a resident of Illmo, [Mo], by Dr. Paul Travis, a history professor from Southeast Missouri State University.   Dickey was born in 1918 in Illinois and moved to Illmo as a child.   He attended Southeast Missouri State Teachers College from 1936 to 1940, when he dropped out to work in the local railroad company.   Dickey served in the Army from 1942 to 1946, traveling to Iceland and then to Europe, where he participated in the Normandy Invasion.   After leaving the Army, he returned to railroad work, from which he later retired.In this recording, Dickey recounts growing up, going to school, to war, and working for the railroad.   Information on the town of Illmo and university politics are covered, as well as the particulars of the railroad and agriculture from the 1930s to the 1970s.   Running time:   00:56:29.
 
Dillon Manuscript, Charles H., circa 1973.    1 item.   2006.110.  
Typed manuscript (1p) on “The Early Telegraph in Cape Girardeau, Missouri,” by Dillon, chronicling the history of the first telegraph lines running between Cape Girardeau and St. Louis in 1850, the impact of the American Civil War, and line construction by the Western Union Telegraph Company in the 1870s.
 
Donnell vs. McDaniel Scrapbook, 1941. 1 item. 2007.186
 Articles covering the political battle for the position of Missouri Governor between Hon. Lawrence McDaniel and Governor Forrest C. Donnell.
 
Drum Collection, LaCretia, 1978-1986.   7.0 linear feet. 1998.051.
Research materials from Drum’s graduate thesis project at Southeast Missouri State University, an historic site survey of Cape Girardeau County, which excluded Cape Girardeau and Jackson, with the exception of the Oliver House in Jackson.   Includes drafts of the survey, photographs, newspaper clippings, maps, and other research materials. *Oversized
 
Duckworth Papers, Albert S., circa 1931-1950.   0.4 linear feet.2002.242.
Mimeograph typescripts, typescripts and carbon typescripts of essays and speeches by Duckworth, Curator of Museums at Southeast Missouri State Teachers College for 19 years beginning in 1931.   Subjects include:   the Beckwith Collection; medicinal plants of the aborigines; prehistoric textile art; stone art; pottery of the aborigines; foods and methods of preparation [primitive man]; interesting trees of Southeast Missouri; fossil leaves from Lower Wilcox, Idalia, [Mo]; anthocyanins; mound builders; North Polar explorations; and Shintoism.
 
Dunkard Church Ledger, circa 1867-circa 1929.   2 items.   1998.022.  
Ledger containing the records of the Dunkard Church (later known as the Universalist Order), organized in Cape Girardeau County in the early 19th century in the Whitewater community; and records of the Millersville [Mo] Spiritualist Society, formed in 1902. Also contains typed transcript of the ledger with historical overview prepared by J. C. “Jack” Miller.
 
Dunklin County Library Annual Report, 1948.   1 item.   2004.043.  
Carbon typescript (7p) of first annual report submitted by librarian concerning financial expenditures and library usage.
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