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Social and Fraternal Organizations

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Adair County Historical Collection

Identifier: MS A5

A created collection of materials - letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, maps, and other various items - which showcase the history of Adair County; Kirksville, Missouri; and surrounding regions. Some items were a part of the E.M. Violette Museum Collection; other items are from other sources and have been added over the years.

Dates: 1832-1998

Daughters of the American Revolution Scrapbooks and Photograph Album

Identifier: MS D6

World War I era scrapbooks and photograph album compiled by members of the Ann Haynes Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Dates: 1850-1952

Delta Kappa Gamma, Delta Chapter, Society Yearbooks

Identifier: MS D2

A collection of seven small yearbooks containing membership rosters, programs and more for The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Missouri Delta Chapter, Kirksville, MO.

Dates: 1949-1968

Paul Owen Selby Papers

Identifier: MS S1

Personal papers, research notes and writings of Paul Owen Selby, consisting of the files and records he gave during his lifetime as well as those cleared from his campus office after his death. Many are concerned with Kirksville and Adair County history, genealogies of Adair County families, and Mark Twain. Also includes his personal scrapbooks from 1890-1979.

Dates: 1890-approximately 1995

Ruth Warner Towne Papers

Identifier: MS T1

Dr. Towne retired from the Northeast Missouri State University (NMSU) faculty in 1988 as Professor of History and Dean of Graduate Studies. Her papers include family records dating from as early as the 1820s, her own personal and professional papers and correspondence, as well as some of the research for her dissertation on Congressman William Joel Stone, and other books and articles.

Dates: approximately 1800-1999

Willis J. Bray Papers

Identifier: MS B5

A collection of 60 articles, addresses and essays by Willis J. Bray (1884-1961), Professor of Chemistry at Northeast Missouri State University, 1912-1952, and Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, A. F. and A. M., 1945-1946. Topics covered include general education, chemistry, Masonry, religion, family and patriotism.

Dates: 1915-1961