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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

DeWitt Family Archive

Identifier: MS D7
Scope and Contents

Collection of letters, photographs, and educational materials from the lives of the DeWitt family from Kirksville, Missouri, from the 1890s to 1960s. The archive provides a snapshot of life in Kirksville in the early twentieth century. Most importantly, Dale DeWitt's 1922 correspondence to his mother gives an outsider's perspective of the turmoil in Europe after World War I.

Dates: 1890-1967

Jim Rouse Scrapbook

 Collection — Book 1
Identifier: MS R2
Scope and Contents Clippings and photographs, primarily of the First District Normal School's football and baseball teams, collected by Jim Rouse during his years as a student and member of the faculty. Rouse was an "All-Missouri" star athlete who joined the faculty as Associate Professor of Agriculture after graduation.The Book of Jim Rouse includes a biography; a memorial sketch; and items concerning his career at Kirksville which were saved by him and furnished by his wife, Myrtie Van Deusen Rouse. The book...
Dates: 1904-1963

John A. Broadbooks Stereography Collection

Identifier: MS B8
Scope and Contents

About 5255 stereographs arranged by topic, stereograph sets and more than 15 viewers. The stereographs feature locations in the U.S. and worldwide; events, including diasters and exhibitions; industry; science and nature; and culture and art. The collection also includes boxed sets highlighting world tours, education, and for optometry diagnosis.

Dates: 1860s–2003

Kirk Family Papers

Identifier: MS K3
Scope and Contents

Primarily photographs and diplomas belonging to the children of John R. and Rebecca (Burns) Kirk, which supplements the personal photos and documents of the Kirk Presidential Papers in the University Archives.

Dates: approximately 1882-1957