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Mabuce Oral History Collection, Kyle, 2000. 0.5 linear feet. 2001.043.
Audio tapes (3) and interview transcripts from an oral history project on Missouri Veterans and their experiences in World War II. Also included are the biographies and a report by Kyle Mabuce as part of his independent study.
 
Mabuce Papers, Ethel, 1887-1975. 2.5 linear feet. 1998.039.
Correspondence, personal memorabilia, Methodist missionary publications, and photographs of Mabuce, a native of Marquand, [Mo], and former student of the Missouri State Normal School at Cape Girardeau, who served as a missionary in Burma from the Methodist Episcopal Church from 1916-1921. The collection contains an autographed copy of I Always Wore My Topi, (1974), a collection of Mabuce’s letters from Burma.
 
Madison County, Missouri, Scrapbooks, circa 1940-1950. 2 items.  2007.119.
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 topics.
 
Magill Manuscript, Arthur C., 1932. 1 item. 2000.012.
Bound typescript (50p) entitled “The Geology and Geography of the Lowlands of Southeast Missouri,” by Magill, Head of the Science Department at Southeast Missouri State Teachers College for 28 years.
 
Magill Resolution, Arthur C, circa 1970. 1 item. 2002.164.
Mimeograph typescript of resolution (10p) commemorating the life of Magill, issued by the Rotary Club of Downtown Cape Girardeau, following his death in 1970. Magill was a member of the Rotary and Head of the Science Department at Southeast Missouri State Teachers College for 28 years. Provides a biographical sketch of Magill, his educational and professional achievements and his civic work. *also listed as University Archives Collection
 
Marble City Heights Auction Poster, 1906. 1 item. 2006.048.
Poster advertising the auction of 124 lots in the area “between State Normal Buildings and Mississippi River.” *oversized.
 
Marble City News, 1870. 1 item. 2000.016.
Issue of the Cape Girardeau newspaper dated April 13, 1870.
 
Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company Collection, 1951-1962. 15 items. 2007.019.
Copies of Cementopics, the newsletter of the Marquette Cement Company, with articles in each issue featuring Cape Girardeau. Also includes a program from a June 1957 recognition dinner.
 
Mattingly Oral History Project, Art, 1979-1980. 1.0 linear feet.1998.016
Sound reel recordings (11), transcripts of interviews, and photographs (58) of interviewees and images relating to their interviews. The interviews revolve around life in the early 20th century in Hermann, Missouri.
 
McDowell Manuscript, Gary, 1984. 1 item. 1998.130.
Bound photocopied typescript (38p) by McDowell entitled “Toward a History of the Methodist Churches of Indian Creek Valley” [Mo] prepared for the bicentennial celebration of American Methodism in the valley. Provides information on Draby’s Chapel, McLain Chapel, Shilo Church, Rock Hill or Stewart’s Chapel, Pleasant Hill A. M. E., Oak Hill, Fairview, Fruitland, and the Wesley United Methodist Churches.
 
McDowell Manuscript, Gary, 1995. 1 item. 2002.016.
Typescript (28p) by McDowell, of the Commission on Archives and History of the Missouri East Conference of the United Methodist Church, concerning the factual errors in Frank C. Tucker’s books Old McKendree Chapel and The Methodist Church in Missouri, 1789-1939.
  
McGath Collection, Ray, 1937– 2008. 0.5 linear feet. 2009.007.
Contains a wide variety of materials relating to Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) work and men that worked for the CCC, specifically CCC Company #3729, based in New Madrid, Mo. Includes materials on CCC reunions from 1973-2008, photographs, artifacts, and other records.
 
McKendree Chapel Programs, circa 1933. 2 items. 2006.127.
Illustrated program (10p) from the rededication of McKendree Methodist Chapel in Jackson, [Mo], and printed words and lyrics (12p) to hymns for the service. *Oversized
 
McLain Family Papers, 1780-1880. 17 items. 1998.046.
Receipts and financial paperwork of the McLain Family, Alexander McLain, David McLain, and John McLain, consisting of Alexander McLain’s pension for his service in the American Revolution, as well as a list of Alexander’s expenses, family receipts, two partial letters, and a contract for the establishment of a ferry at Crooked Creek.
 
McMinn-Berry Collection, 1801-1895. 1.0 linear feet. 2001.069.
Personal, business, and legal paperwork from North Carolina and Missouri. Includes product receipts from Missouri State Guard camps during the American Civil War, election results from Wayne County, [Mo], elections 1837 and 1840, and Bollinger County, [Mo], 1857. Also included are business ledgers, legal documents, and published materials.
 
Midwestern Folk Drama Festival Collection, 1930-1940. 2 folders. 1998.161.
Correspondence, announcements, programs and publications pertaining to the festival created and sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State Teachers College at Cape Girardeau, and directed by Lealon N. Jones. Program in playwriting and acting was open to graduate and undergraduate college students in the Midwestern United States. Programs provide a history of the festival, information on rules and regulations, participants and past winners. *also listed in University Archives.
 
Midwestern Folk Drama Festival Scrapbook, 1932-1941.  1 item.  2007.102.
Newspaper clippings and photographs regarding festivals created and sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State Teachers College at Cape Girardeau, and directed by Lealon N. Jones.   Articles on the subjects of drama, folk dance, and a folk-drama tournament held in Cape Girardeau in 1937. *also listed in University Archives.
 
Miles Steamboat Photograph Collection, undated. 0.5 linear feet. 2006.168.
Photographs (48) of various Mississippi River steamboats. Photos are arranged by the name of each steamboat.
 
Millner, Louise R. Sparks Collection, 1941-1986.  21 items. 2008.014.
Newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials relating to the life of Louise R. Sparks Millner, a prominent African-American businesswoman of Southeast Missouri.  Millner owned and operated the Sparks Funeral Homes of Cape Girardeau and Sikeston, [Mo] for 48 years, and was an active member of the community, focusing especially on the educational needs of children.
 
Mills Family Genealogy, circa 1993 . 1 folder. 1998.156.
Genealogy (125pg) of the Mills family of Dunklin County, [Mo] compiled by Wendell Mills.
 
Mingo National Wildlife Refuge Leaflet, circa 1957. 1 item. 2005.013.
Mimeograph leaflet (1p, 3 leaves) on species of birds spotted at refuge between 1948-1957.
 
Mississippi County Business Directory, 1895. 1 item. 2002.127.
Directory (72p) printed by the Democrat [Charleston, Mo] providing information on historical milestones in the county, the soil, climate, levees and roads, agricultural production, business and industry, population, the judicial system, county school teachers, and an almanac for 1896. Information is provided for all communities in Mississippi County [Mo].
 
Mississippi County Courthouse Negative, 1997 Feb. 1 item. 2011.022.
Negative of the courthouse in Charleston [Mo.] undergoing renovations.
 
Missouri Cash Book , (Microfilm), 1908-1911. 1 reel. 2007.083.
Microfilm copy of the Missouri Cash Book, a newspaper published in Jackson [MO].
 
Missouri Civil War Maps, 1918, undated . 6 items. 1999.006.
Illustrated maps of southeastern Missouri and surrounding areas during the US Civil War. Some maps depict Union and Confederate positions in Belmont, [Mo] and New Madrid, [Mo].
 
Missouri Committee for the Humanities Records, 1973-1986. 1.0 linear foot. 2002.043.
Correspondence, photographs (31), newspaper clippings, publicity materials, and administrative records of the Missouri Council for the Humanities, from Professor Fred Goodwin, Dean of the College of Humanities at Southeast Missouri State University and chair of the committee during this time period. The records document the formation and the work of the Committee.
 
Missouri Democracy, 1870. 1 item. 2000.017.
Issue of the Cape Girardeau, [Mo] newspaper dated February 9, 1870.
 
Missouri History Scrapbook Collection, 1925-1960.  18 items. 
Index to all of the Missouri history related scrapbooks currently held at Special Collections and Archives
 
Missouri State and Regional Maps, circa 1849-1912. 13 items. 1999.008.
Various maps of Missouri and surrounding states, including geographical, geological, navigational, land district, and county and townships. Some maps are undated. *oversized
 
Missouri State Highway Department Report, 1963. 2 items. 2005.042.
Bound and illustrated reports (47p) prepared by the highway department proposing a system of highways in Cape Girardeau to relieve traffic congestion and expedite traffic flow.
 
Missourian Printing & Stationary Company 10th Anniversary Booklet, 1930. 1 item. 2007.061.
Missourian Printing & Stationary Company started as an offshoot of Naeter Brothers Publishing Company in 1920. By 1930, they had expanded and occupied a shop at the corner of Broadway and Lorimier St. in Cape Girardeau [Mo]. They served as a print shop, stationary store, mail advertisement service organization, and a book and magazine publisher. This booklet celebrates their 10th anniversary and contains pictures and descriptions of the business, including machinery, offices, and personnel. *Oversized.
 
Moonbeams, 1972. 2 items. 2002.239.
Magazine for employees of Proctor & Gamble Technical Buildings, with illustrated article on “Cape Girardeau: All America City,” (April 1972).
 
Morehouse Messenger Centennial Edition, 1921. 1 item. 2006.130.
Special illustrated edition (5p) of the New Madrid County newspaper with articles on the history of Morehouse and local news.
 
The Morehouse Messenger- Missouri Centennial Edition, 1921. 1 item. 2006.130.
Special edition of the Morehouse Messenger, newspaper out of Morehouse, [Mo] in New Madrid County, dated September 5, 1921. Articles focus on the achievements of Missouri over the past century. *Oversized
 
Mulkey Collection, Patty, 1857-1996.   27.0 linear feet. 1997.001.
Mulkey was a teacher in Southeastern Missouri for many years and helped found the River Heritage Museum in Cape Girardeau. The collection consists of sheet music, music books, news clippings, over 250 photographs, scrapbooks, ledgers, and correspondence.   *Oversized
 
Murdoch Reminiscences, Lindsey W., 1861-1865, 1979. 1 folder. 2002.270.
Copy of Colonel Murdoch’s reminiscences (46p) about his service in the American Civil War. Murdoch was first commissioned as a Captain in the Union Army, Co. A, 50th Infantry Volunteers, and in 1861 became Lt. Colonel of the Fremont Rangers. He commanded Forts A, B, C, and D in Cape Girardeau. Includes information on the organization of the Fremont Rangers and the Missouri State Militia, and Union and Confederate activities in Stoddard, New Madrid, Bollinger, Wayne, Madison, Perry, Scott, Mississippi, and Cape Girardeau Counties in Missouri. The reminiscences are accompanied by background information on the Murdoch family, a poem by Murdoch, and copies of photographs related to Murdoch’s American Civil War service, home and family.
 
Myers Musical Score, Vest C., undated. 1 item. 1998.168.
Musical score (1p) entitled “A Prayer” with words by Myers and music by Wilhelmina L. Vieh.
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