Adair County (Mo.)
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Transcripts and photocopies of the County Home Record Residents Roster, 1881-1934; two Adair County Infirmary Patient Registers, 1881-1942; Adair County Infirmary Grave Register, 1920s (incomplete).
Collection includes ledgers of sub-districts of the Adair County School District for 1866-1881, as well as a compilation of district attendance statistics for 1880-1976 (incomplete coverage).
Registration forms of Adair County women "who desire to help win the war" completed to provided the Council of Defense with a roster of those willing to help in the war effort if a need arose. Data on the registration card includes: name; address, telephone, age, marital status, race, dependents, country of birth, citizenship status, current occupation and level of education attained; also what type of services the applicant was offering.
World War I era scrapbooks and photograph album compiled by members of the Ann Haynes Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
E. M. Violette was Professor of History and Head of the Department of History and Government, 1900-1923. His papers consist of numerous draft versions of his books and articles, professional files primarily from his years in Kirksville, and personal papers, including diaries, scrapbooks and photos from childhood to shortly before his death.
Correspondence, photographs, real estate records, financial records, sheet music, and event programs relating to Hubert Gordon Collett and the Collett Family of Adair County, Missouri.
The scrapbook contains funeral notices for Kirksville and surrounding communities from about 1876-1899 and newspaper clippings of obituaries (along with some marriage and birthday notices) from about 1917-1919. It also includes handwritten notes of local deaths. In a folder in the back of the scrapbook, there are a few memorial cards from local funeral homes in from 1943-1945. In some cases, there are handwritten notes about age and cemetery plots. The scrapbook is in fragile condition.
Documents, correspondence and articles covering Marie Turner Harvey's work at Porter Rural School in Adair County, MO, an internationally recognized "model" of the best in rural education, as well as records from the Porter School.
Local militia rosters and muster rolls, including Adair County.
Three registers of daily attendance and classification records for the students at Mulberry School in Ninevah Township, Adair County, Mo. (Sub-district 1, Township 64, Range 16).