Series 28 - C:0/46/35 (A02-04)
This Series contains a 9"x15" New York State Senate Proclamation from Senator Serphin R. Maltese honoring Mort Walker "upon the 50th anniversary of his comic strip 'Beetle Bailey'" (11/01/2001).
(1 FF, B23, MC)
Series 29 - C:0/46/36 (A02-141)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri received from the State Historical Society of Missouri. Included in the Series is a baccalaureate diploma from the University of Missouri (1877) for Alexander E. Douglass and certificates from the Normal School (1901) and the Military Department (1901) of the University of Missouri for Evertt Elmo Biggs. Additional memorabilia in this Series is the doctoral hood for the honorary degree conferred on William Polk Jesse in 1956, a large poster depicting Columbia and Rolla campus buildings (ca. 1903), and a wooden plaque with the University Seal (in metal) attached (n.d.).
(1 OSF, B23, MC; 1 OSB, B23, B2, Top; 1 Tube, B3A, TU)
Series 30 - C:0/46/38 (A02-151)
This Series contains materials donated by the family of Paul Tipton who graduated from the University of Missouri in 1963 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. The donation consists of a colored photograph of Memorial Tower (n.d.) taken from the east, a University of Missouri view book (ca. 1915), and a souvenir publication of the Missouri Exhibit at the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago entitled A Century of Progress of Missouri in Pictures.
(1 OSF, B3A, 7C, 2)
Series 31 - C:0/46/39 (A02-160)
This Series contains memorabilia associated with University of Missouri Alumnus, Donald W. Reynolds (1976-1992). Donald W. Reynolds received a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri in 1927. He was the owner of Donrey Media Group and in 1988 donated 9 million dollars to the University of Missouri-Columbia which was used to build the Reynolds Alumni Center. Included in the Series are periodicals and newspapers with articles relating to Reynolds as well as two scrapbooks, one presented by the Alumni Association commemorating Reynolds's participation in the 1988 Homecoming celebrations as the Grand Marshal, the other concerning the Reynolds Alumni Center. The Series also contains an award recognizing Reynolds's leadership as chairman of the Development Fund Board of Directors (1976-1977), a plaque from the Big M Club, a Distinguished Service in Journalism Medal from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism and an ink caricature of Reynolds.
(1 OSB, B3A, B5, 8)
Series 32 - C:0/46/42 (A03-38)
This Series contains an item of memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (ca. 1906). The item is a small, silk bookmark with an embroidered seal of the University. The bookmark was an insert in an Egyptienne Luxury cigarette pack. The item was received from Ellis Library Special Collections.
(1 Env., B3A, C2, 3)
Series 33 - C:0/46/43 (A03-62)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (1908). The memorabilia consists of a scrapbook of University of Missouri alumnus James S. Summers. The scrapbook contains numerous photographic prints of scenes from the Columbia campus and surrounding area, including the YMCA building, St. Patrick's Day events on the quadrangle, and May Day events. Also included are two postcards depicting University show herds and flocks. Summers was a member of the Class of 1908 in the College of Arts and Science. The scrapbook was donated by Don and Beverly Summers.
(1/6 c.f., 1 shoebox, B3A, 7, 3)
Series 34 - C:0/46/44 (A03-92)
This Series contains a 16x12 broadsheet of the "State University, Columbia, Mo," (1875), which offers a bird's-eye view of the Columbia campus.
(1 broadsheet, 703, East wall)
Note to Archivist: Digitals versions of the broadsheet are stored on a cd-r located in 725, 1, 3 Small Holdings Box 1
Series 35 - C:0/46/45 (A03-98)
This Series contains a baccalaureate diploma in Education from the University of Missouri for Etha Daly, (1920). The back of the diploma bears the autograph of General John Joseph Pershing who received an honorary degree from the University of Missouri during the 1920 Commencement. The diploma was donated by James D. Kowal in honor and memory of his mother, Etha Daly Kowal.
(1 OSF,B23, MC)
Note to Researcher: See the donation correspondence for information regarding the middle name "Wight" used on the diploma.
Series 36. - C:0/46/50 (A05-19)
This Series contains the diploma and two hand-written copies of the doctoral thesis of Absalom Kerns. Kerns graduated from the University of Missouri-affiliated Medical Department in St. Louis in 1849.
(1 OSF, B23, MC)
Note to Archivist: The Series also contains a translation from the Latin of the diploma that was most likely done while the items were held by Special Collections, Ellis Library, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Series 37. - C:0/46/53 (A06-32)
This Series contains one copy of William Benjamin Smith's book entitled James Sidney Rollins, Memoir, (1891). The volume includes a biographical sketch of Rollins as well as a selection of his correspondence and speechs.
(1 vol., 704, 1, 2)
Note to Researcher: A copy of James Sidney Rollins, Memoir is also available in the Reading Room of University Archives. William Benjamin Smith was a Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri.
Note to Archivist: The volume in this Series was placed on deposit with University Archives by the Rollins Society of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Please see the box list or the relevant donor correspondence file for additional details.
Series 38. - C:0/46/54 (A06-50)
This Series contains memorabilia, (1910-1970, bulk 1914-1919), of the University of Missouri collected by MU alumni Dudley Ward Dehoney, Jr., (Bachelor of Science in Engineering, 1919), and James Lavelle Dehoney. The memorabilia consists of a photograph album, (ca. 1921), a commencement program, (1919), dance cards, (1912-1919), Homecoming and Pep booklets, (ca. 1916-1921), two issues of the Savitar, (1919, 1921), fraternity and society pins, a freshman beanie, Phi Kappa Psi publications and programs, (1914-1926), Class of 1922 broadsides, University of Missouri announcement bulletins for various departments, (1916-1919), and commemorative MU Football glass tumblers, (1966-1970). Also included in this Series are course-related records for Dudley W. Dehoney, including assignments, exercises, exam booklets, and engineering drawings and plans, (1915-1919). The Dehoney memorabilia was donated by Jim Knehans.
(1 c.f., 056359; 1 OSB, 139, 6; 1 OSF, B23, MC; Rolls 815, 816, 817)
Series 39. - C:0/46/55 (A06-70; A11-04)
This Series contains memorabilia of the 307th College Training Detachment (Aircrew) at the University of Missouri-Columbia, (1943). The memorabilia consists of a pennant of the University of Missouri Air Corps Cadets of the U.S. Army Air Forces. Attached to the pennant is a 'Good Conduct' ribbon. Also included in the Series are photographs taken in and around Columbia circa 1943. The photographs include depictions of soldiers on the parade grounds, marching, and lining up for meals at Crowder Hall; downtown Columbia taken from the top of the Tiger Hotel; MU campus; Stephens lake; the Missouri river; etc. All items in this Series were donated by Alan Lee Gray, who trained with the University of Missouri Air Corps Cadets in 1943.
(1 OSB, 139, 5, Front)
Note to Researcher: An image of the pennant is available here: 1943 pennant.
Series 40. - C:0/46/57 (A07-54)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (ca. 1934, 1963), collected by MU alumnus Lelan Scammahorn Ryan (Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, 1934). Included in the Series are a view book of the College of Agriculture, (ca. 1934), and a commemorative desk weight for the seventy-fifth anniversary of Sanborn Field, (1963). The desk weight contains a soil sample from Plot 23.
(1/6 c.f., 100, 6)
Note to Archivist: The Ryan memorabilia was donated by his granddaughter, Sarah R. Hill.
Series 41. - C:0/46/58 (A07-83)
This Series contains memorabilia of University of Missouri alumna Virginia Childers (Master of Education, 1966 and Master of Arts in Library Science, 1972). The Series contains an Official Manual of the State of Missouri, 1943-1944, an August 1961 Northwest Missouri State College Commencement Program, a June 1967 University of Missouri Commencement Program, and a set of 1997 personalized MU license plates.
(1 Env., B3A, C2, 3)
Note to Archivist: The material was donated by Virginia’s sister Martha Childers. The manual is stored with the collection of Missouri Manuals in the Archives Reading Room, 703 Lewis Hall.
Series 42. - C:0/46/59 (A07-88)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (ca. 1934-1935), collected by MU alumna Alice Effie Wykoff (Bachelor of Science in Education and Home Economics, 1935). The memorabilia consists of pages from a scrapbook mostly made up of photographs of the MU campus and the surrounding area, including images of the quadrangle in winter and Memorial Stadium.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3 Small Holdings Box 1)
Note to Archivist: The Wykoff memorabilia was donated by her son, Ronald E. Ponzar.
Series 43. - C:0/46/61 (A08-11)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (ca. 1970), collected by MU alumnus Philip Fisher Rahm (Bachelor of Arts, 1940). The memorabilia consists of three prints (photo-mechanical reproductions of drawings by artist M. Cason) of scenes from the Columbia campus, including Jesse Hall, Memorial Union, and the Journalism Archway. The prints were received by Rahm from the Development Fund offices in Jesse Hall.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3 Small Holdings Box 1)
Note to Archivist: The prints were donated by Barb Christopher, grand-daughter of Philip Rahm.
Series 44. - C:0/46/62 (A08-71)
This Series contains memorabilia created and collected by MU alumnus John Marcus Evvard (Master of Science in Agriculture, 1909). The memorabilia, (ca. 1907-1909), consists of a photograph album that includes family photographs as well as scenes from on and around the Columbia campus. The Columbia shots depict, among others: Whitten Hall from the east and the west; the quadrangle; a campus military parade; Kappa Alpha Theta house; laying of the cornerstone for the Agricultural Building; Engineering Week; Farmers' Week; and the Switzler Hall bell. Evvard served as an assistant to Dean Henry Waters in the College of Agriculture from 1907 until 1910. A number of Evvard's photographs were used in the 1909 edition of the Savitar.
(1 Env., B3A, 5, 5, Front)
Note to Researcher: The memorabilia was received from Dale Smith in Alumni Publications at the University of Missouri. Smith wrote an article about Evvard for the Summer 2008 issue of the alumni magazine, Mizzou.
Series 45. - C:0/3/29 (A09-56)
This Series contains memorabilia items, (1989), received by the Alumni Association from Richard N. Richards (BS Chemical Engineering, 1969). Richards was the Grand Marshal of the 1989 Homecoming Parade. He subsequently donated to the Alumni Association the following items: a MU Sesquicentennial Banner carried by Richards aboard the 1989 NASA Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-28); a photograph of Richards with a dedication to the Alumni Association; a presentation certificate and insignia from the shuttle crewmen; and a few photographs of the Shuttle Columbia.
(1 OSF and 1 large framed banner, OSF: B3A, 3, 4; Banner: B3A)
Series 46. - C:0/46/63 (A09-62)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (1927). The memorabilia consists of a small, silver medal with "Univ. of Missouri," "Interscholastic," and "1927" on the front. The back is inscribed "Chemistry." Most likely this is an awards medal for the Chemistry Contest of the 1927 Missouri Interscholastic Meet. The silver medal winner for the 1927 Chemistry Contest was Ruth Bergfeld from St. Louis, Missouri.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3 Small Holdings Box 1)
Note to Researcher: For additional information on the Missouri Interscholastic Meets, see C:0/51/4.
Note to Archivist: The memorabilia in Series 46 was received from the University of Missouri Office of Development.
Series 47. - C:0/46/66 (A10-59)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (2010). The memorabilia consist of two commemorative Beetle Bailey stamps (both cancelled) issued in 2010. One of the stamps is on an envelope sponsored by the United States Postal Service Central Missouri Postal Customer Council and the University of Missouri; the other is on the official program brochure mailer for the stamp unveiling ceremony.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3, Small Holdings Box 1)
Series 48. - C:0/46/67 (A11-01)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (ca. 1910-1924). The records consist of photographs removed from a scrapbook and include depictions of the 1913 football team, two downtown parades, (1912, ca. 1918), St. Patrick with escorts (ca. 1911), freshman paddling, (ca. 1910), and the first air-delivered goods (three typewriters) to Columbia, (ca. 1924). One photograph shows Walter Williams (?) demonstrating one of the newly arrived typewriters.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3, Small Holdings Box 1)
Note to Researcher: The photographs were donated by Katie Rodgers from material collected by her father Reuben Elmer "Bud" Lucas, Jr. (1937 MU student).
Series 49. - C:0/46/70 (A11-74)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (1947-1983). The memorabilia consists of the following: a copy of "Missouri in Memoriam - Alumni of the University of Missouri - World War II;" Volume 36/2 of Missouri Alumnus, (1947); 1948 Commencement material, including a program, a calendar of events, and a memorandum to candidates; 1983 Holiday Bowl material, including Kickoff and USS Kitty Hawk Carrier luncheon programs and a news release; a photograph of Marching Mizzou [?]; and a placard for the MU Alumni Association Hospitality Suite.
(1/6 c.f., 122, 2)
Note to Researcher: The memorabilia in Series 49 was collected by Harold Bailey Gallison (Bachelor of Arts, 1948) and donated by his wife Sherilyn Gallison. The material was transferred from the Alumni Association to University Archives in August of 2011.
Series 50. - C:0/46/71 (A11-84)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (ca. 1907, 1909). The memorabilia consists of sheet music published by the Allen Music Company of Columbia, Missouri. Mid the Hills of Old Missouri, (ca. 1907), is incomplete, and includes only "Mid the Hills" for male quartette. The set entitled U of M Songs, (ca. 1909), includes "Germany Land," "Dear Pal," and "I've Been Working on the Railroad." Also included in this Series are two other Allen Music titles: "Old Missouri" and "That Game called Love."
(1 OSF, B3A, 7C, 5)
Note to Researcher: The memorabilia in Series 50 was donated by Linda Gallip Wright (Bachelor of Science in Education, 1962).
Series 51. - C:0/46/72 (A11-127)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (ca. 1979). The memorabilia consists of a felt patch depicting a tiger.
(1 Env., 725, 1, 3, Small Holdings Box 1)
Note to Researcher: The patch was donated by Sandra Schiefer (Master of Arts in Library Science, 2008).
Series 52. - C:0/46/73 (A12-12)
This Series contains printed and duplicated material of the University of Missouri, (ca. 1890-1892). The memorabilia consists of the following: a program of the Forty-Ninth Annual Open Session of the Union Literary Society, (1890); a program of the Fourth Annual Contest of the Missouri Inter-Collegiate Oratorical Association, (ca. 1890); three copies of the program of the First Annual Open Session of the Bliss Lyceum, (April 28, 1890); a program of the Missouri State University YMCA, First Semester, (1890); a program of the Missouri State University YMCA, 1891-1892; The University Argus, Volume II, February 1892; and The University Argus, Volume II, March 1892.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3, Small Holdings Box 1)
Note to Researcher: Some of the printed and duplicated material in this Series were collected by University of Missouri Alumnus A. B. Elkin.
Additional copies of The University Argus can be found in C:22/00/1.
Series 53. - C:0/46/74 (A12-45)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (n.d.). The memorabilia consists of a black blanket with a gold "M", a plastic carrying case for the blanket, a black cap with a gold "MU", and an LP record entitled "The Music of Ol' Mizzou."
Note to Researcher: The memorabilia in this Series was received from the MU Alumni Association.
(1 OSB, B3A, 7, 2)
Series 54. - C:0/46/75 (A13-11)
This Series contains memorabilia of the University of Missouri, (n.d.). The memorabilia consists of a small, octagonal pin with a large, gold "M" in the center, "U of" above, and "MO" below, all on a black background.
(1 Env., 725, 2, 3 Small Holdings Box 2)
Note to Researcher: The memorabilia in this Series was received from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations. The item was originally given to Chancellor Brady Deaton by Walter L. Pfeffer (Bachelor of Arts, 1989).
Series 55. - C:0/46/76 (A13-65)
This series contains a small, multicolored, square pin with a large gold "M" and "MISSOURI" below and twenty–two buttons commemorating MU Athletics, the basketball program and specific football games (1966-2000).
(1 Shoebox, B3A, 7, 8)
Note to Researcher: The memorabilia in this Series was donated by Donald Brackhahn, former Special Assistant to the President for Alumni Relations.
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