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RH. Regional History Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: RH

Found in 530 Collections and/or Records:

A. D. Leech Business Ledgers, Vol. 1-3

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008.106
Overview Three volumes of records for the A.D. Leech company, a general store and later a cotton market, located at 102 North Main in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Records cover the period 1866-1871, 1868-1869, and 1868-1871.
Dates: 1866-1871, 1868-1869, 1868-1871

A Living History of Flat River, Elvins, Desloge, and Farmington, Missouri, (Microfilm)

 Collection — Box MF037, Reel: 06
Identifier: 2007.085
Overview Microfilm copy of the book of the same title by Mr. Bob McHenry. Includes black and white photo images of Flat River, Elvins, Desloge, and Farmington [MO] and the surrounding regions.
Dates: 1953

A Southeast Story: We have changed the land The Land has changed us

 Collection — Box 2670, Object: 36
Identifier: 2008.011
Overview 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.
Dates: 2005

"A Trip Through the Herculaneum Smelter"

 Collection — Case MMC 4.9, Folder: 017
Identifier: 2006.050
Overview This article was written by W.L. Bouchard, editor for the Lead Belt News. It discusses the daily routine at the Herculaneum Smelter, owned by St. Joseph Lead Company. It includes an inspection of the main offices, on site doctors office, and cafateria. The article also includes a history of the mine and black and white photographs.
Dates: 1949 Jul 15

Abstract of Title for Lot No. 1, Range C. "Main Street"

 Collection — Box 1137, Folder: 019
Identifier: 2010.008
Overview Abstract of title for lot no. 1, range C, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The lot is located to the west of the Mississippi River, east of Main Street, south of Themis Street, and north of Independence Street.
Dates: 1945

A.C. Brase Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2002.180
Overview Photographs (58), photo albums (3), postcards (7), and other documents collected by the Brase Family over the years. Also includes the baby book of Richard Brase, son of prominent Cape Girardeau businessman and philanthropist, A.C. Brase, news clippings about A. C. Brase, and a marriage record book.
Dates: 1883-1985

Alan Hinchey Manuscript, 1928

 Collection — Box 1709, Folder: 008
Identifier: 2004.070
Overview Photocopied typed manuscript (8p) on “Cape Girardeau County’s Part in the War of 1812,” presented to the County Historical Society in 1928.
Dates: 1928

Alan Hinchey Manuscript, 1929

 Collection — Box 1441, Folder: 006
Identifier: 2001.072
Overview Typed manuscript (8p) entitled “In Old Cape Girardeau” by Hinchey, a paper read before the Nancy Hunter chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, March 23, 1929, regarding the early settlement of Cape Girardeau County.
Dates: 1929

Albert M. Spradling Jr. Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004.170
Overview 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).
Dates: 1936-2002

Albert S. Duckworth Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2002.242
Overview 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...
Dates: circa 1931-1950