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S. S. Cape Girardeau Launching Ceremony Program, 1943. 1 item. 2005.118.
Program from official launching of ship built for the United States Maritime Commission, and later through a Lend-Lease transfer, given to the British Ministry of War Transport and renamed S. S. Empire Spearhead, which participated in the D-Day invasion.
 
Sanborn Maps (Microform), 1884-1992. 23 rolls + 130 cards.
Large scale maps for cities in Missouri, Arkansas and Kentucky, produced by the Sanborn Map Company of Pelham, [NY], originally for use by fire insurance companies and underwriters. Maps show the size, shape and construction of residential and commercial buildings, and indicate the presence of fire walls, sprinklers, windows and doors, and indicate roofing and construction material. Additionally, they provide street names and widths, house and block numbers, property boundaries, and building use. *oversized
 
Sander, Edwin: Last Cape Girardeau County [Mo] Superintendent of Schools (Microfilm), 1911, 1947-1968. 2 reels. 2007.079.
Records primarily dealing with the proposed restructuring of Cape Girardeau County School Districts as a result of a Missouri state law passed 1949. Included are reports, correspondence, news articles, ballots, and voting results. Also included are lists of Cape Girardeau County teachers and school district clerks from 1947-1967, as well as enrollment statistics from those years. Additionally, there are copies of Cape Girardeau county records: the Assessment Book of Cape Girardeau County from 1911 and the Tax Book of Cape Girardeau County from 1911.
 
Saxon Hills Heritage Musical Recording, 1975. 1 item. 2001.018.
Recording of program that took place on July 24, 1975, on the east lawn of Academic Hall on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University, and focused on the 1839 German emigration to Perry County. The program was made possible by a grant from the Missouri State University Research Council. Running time: 00:55:11.
 
Scammell & Company Book Advertisement Posters, undated. 2 items. 1999.007.
Two advertisements for books published by Scammell & Company, established 1868 with houses in both Philadelphia and St. Louis. Includes illustrations of people and scenes from the books available for purchase and the prices for books. *Oversized
 
Schools (K-12) Collection, Southeast Missouri, 1910-1966. 13 items. 2005.119.
Reports, programs, handbooks from Cape Girardeau, Charleston, Crystal City, Farmington, Ripley County and Ste. Genevieve public and private schools.
 
Schulz Recognition Program, Louis J., 1962. 2 items. 2007.006.
Programs from the recognition dinner honoring Schultz, Superintendent of Cape Girardeau Public Schools from 1935 to circa 1956.
 
Schultz Sketch of The Little River Drainage District, Earl, 1973. 1 item. 1998.171.
A brief history (14 pp) of the Little River Drainage District written by Earl Schultz, who worked for the Little River Drainage District as a Resident Engineer from 1929-1937, as the Chief Engineer from 1938-1975 and as the Secretary from 1957-1975.
 
Scivally Family Bible and Papers, Dennis, 1881-1985. 0.5 linear foot. 1998.053
Scivally Family Bible and the papers on family history that had been stored in the bible. The Majority of the material is on Dennis Scivally, a Cape Girardeau civil engineer.
 
Scott County Kicker (Microfilm), 1896-1917.   5 reels + 1998.023.
Print and microfilm copies of the newspaper published in Benton, [MO].
 
Scott County Oral History Collection, 1986-1987. 3.0 linear feet. 1998.007.
Transcripts and 150 audio cassettes of interviews on the history of the cotton industry in Scott County, [MO], 1920-1988. Also includes photographs of the people interviewed as well as other materials related to the operation of the oral history project.
 
Seehausen Papers, William H., 1906-1946. 0.5 linear feet. 1998.071.
Legal and financial papers, ledgers and photographs of Seehausen, owner of Seehausen’s Sanitary Meat Market in Cape Girardeau (637 Broadway) and of a butcher shop on North Sprigg.
 
SEMO District Teachers Honoree Dinner Photographs, 1980 Mar 28. 5 items. 2011.017.
Photographs taken at the Dinner Honoring teachers in the Southeast Missouri district.
 
Serena Papers, Joseph, 1906-1943. 1.0 linear feet. 1998.070.
Serena family correspondence and correspondence concerning Keuka College [Ny], William Woods College [Fulton, Mo], and Southeast Missouri State Teachers College, at which Serena held presidencies, as well as the activities of the Christian Church. Also included are family financial papers, genealogy records, and poetry written by Virginia Hearne Serena, who married Joseph in 1915. *also listed as University Archives Collection
 
Shackelford Home Photograph, circa 1909. 1 item. 2007.022.
One 3.25” x 5.25” b/w photograph showing the residence (916 College Hill) of B. G. Shackelford, professor at the Missouri State Normal School/Southeast Missouri State Teachers College in Cape Girardeau.
 
“Shawnee Path” Scrapbook, 1929. 1 item. 2008.043.
Scrapbook of a series of newspaper articles about a fictional journey up the Shawnee path or Kingshighway. The character in the story describes his encounters with native peoples on his trip along the path.
 
Sharecroppers Strike of 1939 in Southeast Missouri Manuscript, 1963. 1 item. 2009.003.
An honors paper written by Southeast Missouri State College student Howard Emerson on the roadside demonstrations that occurred in January of 1939 protesting the living conditions of sharecroppers throughout southeast Missouri.
 
Sheet Music Collection, c.1880-c.1930. 3.0 linear feet. 2007.201.
Collection of historical sheet music in a large variety of styles.
 
Sheppard Collection, Myrtle, 1936-1979. 1.0 linear feet. 1998.109.
3 scrapbooks of poems, songs, stories, and plays, some published, written by Myrtle Sheppard, an African American school teacher in rural southeast Missouri. Many of Sheppard’s works in the collection relate directly to Sheppard’s life experiences. Also included are articles written about Sheppard shortly before her death in 1979.
 
Shivelbine, Irene Anna, Baptismal Certificate, June 5, 1900. 1 item. 2007.064
A baptismal certificate of Irene Anna Shivelbine, written in German and decorated with religious depictions and the church’s raised seal, also in German. *Oversized.
 
Shivelbine House Photographs, 1996 Dec. 21 items. 2011.032.
Photographs and negatives of 1409 N. Sprigg, the house of the Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity.
 
Smith Collection, Katie Russell, 1929-1932. 4 items. 2006.087.
Bashaka language primers used by Christian missionaries teaching in the Belgian Congo. Smith was a 1914 graduate of the Missouri State Normal School in Cape Girardeau.
 
Smith Poem, S. Henry, circa 1900. 1 item. 2005.088.
Printed and bound poem (20p) entitled “Story in Rhyme of Cape Girardeau, Missouri and its People,” by Smith, printed as a “Twentieth Century Souvenir” celebrating the business people of the community.
 
Snider Lectures Felix, 1973. 2 items. 2001.013.
Recordings of Snider’s lectures to the Home and Community Relations class at Southeast Missouri State University in February and March of 1973 on historical aspects of Cape Girardeau and Southeast Missouri. In the February presentation, Snider described the geology, manmade water works, and pre-Columbian history of the area. In the March lecture, Dr. Snider described the “people and places” of Southeast Missouri from an historical perspective. These were two of his last public speaking engagements before his death in March 1973. Dr. Snider was a well-known local historian, longtime director of Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State University, and ran a book publishing company, the Ramfre Press. Disc 1 running time: 00:32:07. Disc 2 running time: 00:45:32.
 
Snider Photographs, Felix, circa 1956. 12 items. 2001.055.
Photographs (b/w) of Cape Girardeau landmarks from Felix Snider’s Cape Girardeau: Biography of a City (1956).
 
Snider Manuscript, Richard E., undated. 1 item. 1998.169.
Carbon typescript (6p) by Snider entitled “History of the Cape Girardeau Eagle (Union Series),” a local 19th century newspaper.
 
Snider Poems, Jennie M., circa 1948. 1 item. 1999.030.
Bound carbon typescript (10p) of poems by Snider, a resident of Campbell, [Mo], including one poem dedicated to the Southeast Missouri State Teachers College; and holograph letter from Snider to Sadie Kent, October 20, 1948, regarding donation of poetry.
 
Snow Papers, Thad (Microfilm), 1921-1954. 2 reels. 1998.108.
Correspondence (1934-1949), Snow’s writings (1921-1948), including letters to the editor, short stories, and speeches; and two scrapbooks of news clippings by and about Snow (1926-1954). Topics covered include personal reminiscences farming in Southeast Missouri, government farm policies, roads, flood control, politics, the 1939 Roadside Strike, World War II, and foreign policy. Filmed from originals on deposit at the Western Historical Collection, University of Missouri, St. Louis.
 
Southeast Missouri Agricultural Bureau Pamphlet, circa 1920. 1 item. 2004.010.
Pamphlet promoting agricultural development in the region.
 
Southeast Missouri Broadcasting Collection, undated. 9 items. 2001.050.
Typed manuscripts, pamphlets, postcards, and maps, relating to radio and television stations in Southeast Missouri, including KGMO radio, and KFVS radio and television.
 
Southeast Missouri Cultural Sites Map, undated. 1 item. 2006.041.
Map showing the areas of historical and cultural significance in Cape Girardeau County. *Oversized.
 
Southeast Missouri District Fair Association Programs, 1908-1968. 0.5 linear foot. 2008.021.
Programs, premium lists, and catalogs from the Cape Girardeau Fair, later known as Southeast Missouri District Fair. Materials provide information on exhibitors and owners, fair association officers, and board, performers, and show sponsors.
 
Southeast Missouri High School Literary and Track Meet Scrapbook. 1 item.  2007.161.
Newspaper clippings, photographs, programs pertaining to the regional meet held on the campus of Southeast Missouri State Teachers College. Articles relate to high school organization in southeast Missouri. Includes event information for track and field meets, band competitions, typewriting contests, etc.
 
Southeast Missouri High School Sports Scrapbooks, circa 1907-1997. 2 items. 2002.028.
Scrapbook of photocopied newspaper clippings relating the history of football in Southeast Missouri high schools and recording games played (dates and coaches listed), wins and losses for Southeast Missouri teams throughout most of the 20th century, with a high school basketball supplement for 1996-1997.
 
Southeast Missouri Hospital Collection, circa 1928-1998. 6 items. 2004.053.
Fund-raising brochures (1928), services brochure, illustrated booklet, 50th anniversary report (1978), and annual report (1987-1988) providing a history of the hospital with information about former administrators and trustees.
 
Southeast Missouri Hospital Manuscript, circa 1979. 1 item. 1989.004.
Bound typescript (46p) by O. D. Niswonger, hospital administrator, providing 50-year historical review of the hospital. Provides information on hospital facilities, administrators, trustees, and fund-raising efforts.
 
Southeast Missouri Newspapers Collection, circa 1955, 1956. 2 items. 2006.146.
Typed manuscript (3p) on the history of regional newspapers and their publishers compiled by Judy [?] from George Naeter’s notes; and typed letter, signed (2p) from Kenneth B. Holmes, Newspaper Librarian, State Historical Society of Missouri, to Felix Snider, Librarian at Southeast Missouri State Teachers College, regarding the history of various newspapers in Cape Girardeau, 1956.
 
Southeast Missouri-Northeast Arkansas Agricultural and Industrial Survey, 1953. 1 item. 2001.075.
Illustrated booklet (60p) distributed by the First National Bank, Blytheville, Arkansas, presenting composite sketches of the agricultural and industrial production of individual counties in Northeastern Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel, including Pemiscot, New Madrid, Mississippi, Dunklin, Stoddard, and Scott.
 
Southeast Missouri-Northeast Arkansas Promotions, 1910-circa 1920. 15 items. 2008.032.
Pamphlets and scrapbook advertising settlement in southeast Missouri and northeast Arkansas. The pamphlets were produced by real estate firms, Frisco rail lines, and the Southeast Missouri Agricultural Bureau. They discuss topics such as drainage, roads, climate, soil, crops, churches, schools, livestock, land values as well as contain railroad maps of the region. *Oversized
 
Southeast Missouri Press Association History Ledger, 1893-1981. 1 item. 1998.114.
History of the Southeast Missouri Press Association, its organization, past presidents, and meeting minutes throughout the years 1893-1982.
 
Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission, 1971-1989 [1973-1979] . 0.5 linear feet. 2008.076.
Bulletins, newsletters, and reports published by the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission. The Commission promotes economic and community development for Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Iron, Madison, Perry, St. Francis, and Ste. Genevieve Counties.
 
Southeast Missouri Regional Science Fair Program, 9th Annual, 1965. 1 item. 2002.024.
Program (15p) from the science fair, co-sponsored by Southeast Missouri State Teachers College and the Southeast Missourian.
 
Southeast Missouri Telephone Company Scrapbook, 1931-1934.  1 item.  2007.173.
Newspaper clippings chronicling the company’s move into its new office at Broadway and Ellis in 1930 and relating a history of the company.  Arranged chronologically.  Articles and photographs relating to the Southeast Missouri Telephone Company’s headquarters building, employee profiles, and general information.
 
Southeast Missouri Telephone News, 1930 Sep. 1 item. 2004.023.
Newsletter of the Southeast Missouri Telephone Company which has articles dealing with telephone services, company personnel, and other stories of local interest. This issue has an article on the upcoming dedication of Houck Stadium at Southeast Missouri State Teachers College.
 
Southeast Missourian Anniversary Edition (25th), 1929. 1 item. 2004.005.
Anniversary edition (3p) of the Cape Girardeau Southeast Missourian focusing on a quarter century of progress in the city, with special emphasis on schools, churches, and athletics.  * oversized
 
Southeast Missourian Art Exhibition Programs, 1947-1980. 30 items. 2003.059.
Programs from the annual art exhibition in Cape Girardeau sponsored by the Southeast Missourian, showing artists and their entries.
 
Southeast Missourian Bicentennial- U.S.A Edition 1776-1976, July 4, 1976. 1 item. 2007.065.
Bound volume of the July 4, 1976, special edition of the Cape Girardeau newspaper featuring special articles and photos on how the town and county have evolved since their founding. *Oversized
 
Southeast Missourian Navy V-12 Special Edition, 1943 Dec 31. 1 item. 2010.023
Special “Achievement Edition” of the Southeast Missourian, Vol. 43 No.75, highlighting the Navy V-12 program at Southeast Missouri State College. *oversized
 
Southeast Missourian Centennial Celebration Poster, 2005. 1 item. 2005.131.
A poster commemorating the 100th anniversary of the original publication of the Southeast Missourian newspaper. *Oversized.
 
Southeast Missourian Pamphlet Collection, circa 1921-1954. 11 items. 1998.159.
Illustrated pamphlets published by Cape Girardeau newspaper Southeast Missourian promoting the paper, its printing services and the town, including anniversary publications for the newspaper’s 25th anniversary of ownership by the Naeters and its 50th anniversary.
 
Southeast Missourian Special Edition, 1993. 1 item. 2006.131.
Special illustrated edition (12p) of the Cape Girardeau newspaper covering the 1993 Mississippi River flood and its effect on the town and Southeast Missouri.
 
A Southeast Story: We have changed the land The Land has changed us, 2005. 1 DVD. 2008.011.
Documentary produced by the Missouri Department of Conservation on the drainage of the Southeast Missouri swamplands by the Little River Drainage District Corporation, an engineering project that began in 1907. Includes interviews with historians, archaeologists, LRDD executives, local residents, and biologists with the MDC. Topics include the region’s pre- and early history, and the environmental, social and economic impact of swamp drainage. Running Time: 18:32. Closed captioned.
 
Southern Democrat (Microfilm), 1851-1852. 3 reels + 12 items. 2007.087.
Microfilm and microfiche copies of the Jackson [Mo] newspaper dated 1851 Oct 4, 1852 May 15, and 1852 June 5.   Print copies dated 1851 May 31, 1851 Oct 25, 1851 Nov 1, 1851 Nov 15, 1851 Nov 22, 1851 Dec 6, 1851 Dec 13, 1851 Dec 20, 1851 Dec 27 and 1852 Jan 3, 1852 Jan 17, 1852 Jan 24.
 
Spanish War Veterans Charter, 1926 Jan 10. 1 item. 2003.023.
Charter of the Cape Girardeau Camp of the National Encampment of United Spanish War Veterans. Includes the names of the 25 members of Cape Girardeau Camp number 34. *oversized
 
Spradling Jr. Collection, Albert M., 1936-2002. 3.0 linear feet + 1 item. 2004.170.
Correspondence, financial records, high school and college papers, campaign materials (1948-1980), case reviews, material related the Missouri Trade Mission in Europe in 1964, photographs of political appearances, family, and Cape Girardeau scenes, interview transcript with Spradling, maps, clippings and publications, documenting Spradling’s career as an attorney in Cape Girardeau and a Missouri State Senator (1952-1976). *Oversized
 
Springdale Bird Sanctuary Map, 1938. 1 item. 2005.086.
Hand-drawn sketch of the Springdale Bird Sanctuary in Cape Girardeau, [Mo]. *Oversized
 
Springdale Bird Sanctuary Pamphlets, circa 1937. 3 items. 2007.042
Illustrated promotional pamphlets prepared by the Audubon Society of Missouri for the Cape Girardeau bird sanctuary, completed in 1937 on 20 acres of land donated by Judge and Mrs. I. R. Kelso. Pamphlets provide history of the sanctuary, names of committee members, and map of park.
 
Springdale Bird Sanctuary Proposal, 1960. 1 item. 2002.067.
Carbon typescript (1p) titled “Proposal for change in management of Springdale Bird Sanctuary, March 14, 1960,” regarding transferring management of the sanctuary from the Missouri Audubon Society to Southeast Missouri State College.
 
St. Avit Papers, John, 1857-1985. 6 items. 2001.058.
Documents from St. Avit family of Cape Girardeau, including warranty deed for lot on Spanish Street, power of attorney assignment between John Duffort and John St. Avit, birth certificate for Jeanne Dupont, personal letter from Auguste Dolenc to “Nephew” and survey of tract lying northwest of the city of Cape Girardeau in 782 Township 31 North Range 13 East. Newspaper article provides background on St. Avit family. *Oversized.
 
St. Francis Hospital Collection, 1914-2000. 11 items. 2003.046.
Promotional and fundraising material distributed by St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Illustrated booklets (20p) show new facility (1914) and 1938 addition (9p) and provide overview of hospital services. Illustrated 1967 fundraising brochures (13p, 17p) provide milestones in the hospital’s history, information on current trustees, staff and services and information on proposed hospital. 1968 role study (45p) provides additional information on hospital services. Illustrated program from 1984 25th anniversary (52p) of Women’s Auxiliary celebration chronicles highlights in the history of the organization; and the 125th anniversary booklet (48p) provides a cumulative history of the organization from 1875 to 2000.
 
St. Francois Baptist Association of Missouri Records (Microfilm), 1850-1937. 1 reel. 2007.088.
Microfilmed record books of the group of Southern Baptist Churches in Madison and Bollinger counties [MO].
 
(St. Francois County) County Historian Scrapbook, undated. 1 item. 2008.044.
Scrapbook of articles entitled “The County Historian” printed in the Bonne Terre Bulletin on the history of St. Francois County [Mo].
 
Ste. Genevieve Archives (Microfilm), 1756-1930. 78 reels. 2007.076.
French colonial and territorial records of the District of Ste. Genevieve, and Ste. Genevieve County records and court records. Approximately one-third of the documents are dated 1756-1804; the rest dated 1805-1930.
 
Ste. Genevieve County Map, 2002. 1 item. 2003.025.
Ste Genevieve County Map - includes street map of Ste. Genevieve, St. Marys, Bloomsdale, and Rockey Ridge/Lake Forest. *oversized
 
Ste. Genevieve Scrapbook, 1932-1949.   1 item.  2007.169.
Articles, photographs, programs, and booklets regarding Ste. Genevieve and the bicentennial celebration in 1935.
 
St. Joseph Lead Company Article, 1946 Jan 11. 1 item. 2006.051.
"Presentation of Silver Plaque" article from The Lead Belt News about the mine in St. Joseph [Mo.] *oversized
 
St. Louis Civil War Roundtable Collection, circa 1861-1867. 1.5 linear feet. 2003.043.
General Orders, Special Orders, equipment reports, legal documents and receipts pertaining to the American Civil War, and originating from the Cape Girardeau district. Pertain to subjects including enlistment, handling and movement of civilians, southern support in the region, supplies for the troops, and changes in command. The collection was a gift of the St. Louis Civil War Roundtable.
 
St. Mary’s of the Barrens Collection, circa 1940s, 1975.   2 items. 2000.014.
Illustrated booklet (24p) providing the history and mission of the Vincentian church and seminary at Perryville, [Mo]; and mimeograph typescript (12p) guide to the Barrens church, library and museum, providing a historical overview of the entities and information on the museum and library collections, 1975.
 
St. Mary’s Seminary Typescript, circa 1968.2 items. 1998.160.
Two copies of typed manuscript (11p) entitled “The Founding of St. Mary’s Seminary: An Historical Sketch, 1818-1968.” Author is unknown.
 
St. Vincent’s College Booklets, 1943, 1962-circa 1970s. 4 items. 1998.153.
Booklets commemorating the 100th anniversary of St. Vincent’s College, founded by the Vincentian Order in Cape Girardeau in 1843, and informational leaflets on the history of the school and Jesuit education, 1962-circa 1970s. Illustrated anniversary booklet (24p) provides a history of the school and Catholic education, information on former presidents, and current staff and students.
 
Stacy Collection, Jess, 1937-1995. 2.0 linear feet. 1998.083.
Photographs, sheet music, ephemera, publications, clippings, phonographic and tape records of Stacy, a jazz pianist with roots in Southeast Missouri.
 
Stearns Memorabilia Collection, P. J., 1910-1961. 20 items. 2008.023.
Photographs, news clippings and other materials documenting the life of P.J. Stearns, a prominent educator and business man in New Madrid County, [Mo]. *oversized
 
Stienhoff Photobooks, Ken, 2011. 2 items. 2012.006.
A 2012 calendar featuring Steinhoff’s photographs of Cape Girardeau and Southeast Missouri and a photobook entitled Tower Rock “A Demon that Devours Travelers.” Tower Rock includes photographs and descriptions of Tower Rock in the Mississippi River.
 
The Story of the Settlement and Settlers of Mississippi County, Missouri (Microfilm), 1913. 1 reel. 2007.089.
Microfilmed history of the early settlers of Mississippi County [MO] by Thomas Beckwith and edited by Louis Houck.
 
Stoutmeister Southeastern District Agricultural Society Award, 1872. 1 item. 2010.021.
Southeastern District Agricultural Society Award presented to Edward Stoutmeister for Best display of horseshoes. *oversized
 
Stricklin Oral History Collection, Dawn C, 2007. 0.5 linear feet. 2007.032.
Genealogical research files and audio recordings of interviews conducted by Stricklin for her bachelor’s degree in anthropology at Southeast Missouri State University, 2007. Included a copy of honors paper (57p) entitled “The Migration of Edible and Medicinal Plant Folk Knowledge in the Missouri Ozarks: a Preliminary Study” and a guide to the recordings with brief biographies of the eight interviewees and indices of surnames mentioned and plants/trees mentioned. Interviews are not transcribed.   *oversized
 
Strout Collection, John, circa 1812, 1847, 1920, 1939, 1945-1949, 1976. 0.2 linear foot. 2007.021.
Holograph letter, with transcript, from Joseph McFerron to his father with his thoughts on the War of 1812, the New Madrid earthquake and personal family matters. [*Oversized.] Correspondence, photographs, cancelled stamps, sketches, postcards, printed works, flyers, and newspaper clippings concerning the 150th anniversary of the Old Appleton post office, and re-enacting the first postal ride from Old Appleton to Wittenberg, [Mo]; English stamp commemorating end of World War II and German stamp commemorating 50th anniversary of Reich’s Air Defense Group (1933-1938); printed invitation with envelope to “Miss Isabelle Nettie Brooks” to attend reception for Southeast Missouri State Teachers College Seniors at Wildwood, the President’s Home; and 3” x 5” autographed photograph of Babe Ruth and Zez Confrey, circa 1920s. Letter requesting payment for the publishing of estate notice from John Ross for the Southeast Missourian, dated January 20 1847.
 
Studivant Bank Ledgers, 1854-1890.  6 items + 1 folder. 2002.045.
Checkbook registers, signature books, daily records for loans, and other records for the Branch Bank of the State of Missouri (Sturdivant Bank) in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
 
Sturdivant Steamboat Shipping Ledger, 1856-1857. 1 item. 2008.110.
Records of items shipped on different steamboats for Col. Robert Sturdivant’s merchandise business for 1856-1857.
 
Survey of Cape Girardeau Negro Community, 1923-1924. 36 items. 2003.006.
Reports and correspondence resulting from a senior sociology seminar at Southeast Missouri State Teachers College, intended to study race relations in Cape Girardeau. Included are the form given to students for interviews, the class’ final report, the report of a student, Alma Meyer, and her correspondence with local, state, and national organizations on the conditions of African-Americans throughout the nation.
 
Survey Maps, 1975, undated. 3 items. 1999.014.
Survey maps of Cape Girardeau County, Mo, and Perry County, Mo.
 
Swartout, Collection, William C., 1897-1937. 0.5 linear feet. 1998.121.
Books, pamphlets, photographs and reports on flooding in the United States, particularly in the areas of Cape Girardeau and New Madrid [Mo], Cairo, [Il], Paducah, [Ky], and northern Arkansas. Also includes general information on the development of the nation’s railroads. *Oversized.
 
Swingle Manuscript, Morley, 2001. 1 item. 2004.004.
Ink jet manuscript (135p) entitled “The Story of the Major Case Squad: A History of the Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County Major Case Squad,” by Swingle, Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney, October 2001.
 
Swingle Manuscript, Morley, undated. 1 item. 2005.028.
Photocopied typescript (3p) entitled “The Civil War Forts in Cape Girardeau” by Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney and author Morley Swingle, briefly relating the history of Forts A, B, C, and D.
 
Swob Ledger, Charles, 1924-1962. 1 item. 2001.029.
Financial ledger of Swob, of De Soto, [Mo], who worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad. In the ledger, Swob records the jobs he performed for the railroad, the amounts of pay he received, information on his war bonds, unemployment insurance, his income and expenditures, and the names of his family members and their dates of birth.
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