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Box 1-UMLD1
Box 2-UMLD1

Record Group: 0 C
Record Sub-Group: 45
Records Title: UMC; University General; Honorary Degrees; Administrative Records
Dates: 1917-1980, 2014
Volume: 1 and 1/6 cubic feet, 1.5 linear feet; Electronic Records

Scope and Content Note:

(A78-49; A14-107)
This Record Sub-Group contains information relating to the awarding of honorary degrees by the University of Missouri-Columbia. Included in this Sub-Group are candidate recommendations, candidate biographical information, award citations, newspaper clippings, photographs, telegrams, letters, addresses and speeches, some handwritten by MU Presidents and degree candidates. Included among the candidates are former governors of Missouri, U.S. Presidents, senators and representatives, high-ranking military officers, noted scholars, MU alumni, and prominent industrialists and businessmen.

Series Descriptions:

This Record Sub-Group is divided into two series.

Series One contains materials relating to recipients of honorary degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia. These materials are arranged alphabetically by candidate with one miscellaneous file, included at the end of the series, containing various lists of recipients and candidates.

Series Two contains materials relating to individuals who were considered but either not chosen or not able to receive honorary degrees. This series is arranged alphabetically, by candidate, within two files.

Series Outline:

1. Series One - Degrees Awarded

2. Series Two - Suggested Names

Note to Researcher: For a complete listing of Honorary Degrees awarded by the University of Missouri, see Honorary Degrees. For additional information concerning Truman's honorary degree, see Subgroup 39 of Record Group 0 C.

Inventory

Series One - Degrees Awarded
Box 1

FF 1 - Allen, Edwin West, 1929

FF 2 - Anthony, Ernest L., 1952

FF 3 - Barclay, Thomas S., 1962

FF 4 - Bates, Onward, 1942

FF 5 - Batson, Oscar V., 1952

FF 6 - Bek, William G., 1948

FF 7 - Bell, Elexious T., 1959

FF 8 - Benton, Thomas Hart, 1949

FF 9 - Blair, James T., (Dec. 3) 1960

FF 10 - Bliss, Robert Woods, 1933

FF 11 - Bopp, Karl R., 1961

FF 12 - Bradley, Omar N., 1946

FF 13 - Breech, Ernest R., 1954

FF 14 - Biggs, Fred N., 1963

FF 15 - Caldwell, Robert B., 1951

FF 16 - Cannon, Clarence, 1954

FF 17 - Catron, Thomas B., 1919

FF 18 - Claulfield, Henry S., (Dec. 3) 1960

FF 19 - Charters, Werrett W., 1951

FF 20 - Clark, Bennett Champ, 1937

FF 21 - Claudel, Paul L.C., 1932

FF 22 - Cochel, Wilber A., 1931

FF 23 - Coontz, Robert E., 1926

FF 24 - Cooper, Hugh L., 1926

FF 25 - Craig, Cleo F., 1952

FF 26 - Craig, Malin, 1937

FF 27 - Crowder, Enoch, 1920

FF 28 - Croy, Homer, 1956

FF 29 - Dalton, John M. 1963

FF 30 - Dandy, Walter, 1928

FF 31 - Davis, Carroll M., 1924

FF 32 - Davis, Dwight F., 1926

FF 33 - Dealey, G.B., 1925

FF 34 - Dearmont, Russell L., 1959

FF 35 - de Cárdenas, Juan Francisco, 1933

FF 36 - Doane, Duane H., 1953

FF 37 - Donnell, Forest C., (Dec. 3) 1960

FF 38 - Donnelly, Phil M., (Dec. 3) 1960

FF 39 - Dow, Blanche H., 1965

FF 40 - Duggar, Benjamin M., 1944

FF 41 - Ellis, Roy, 1960

FF 42 - Faris, Charles B., 1922

FF 43 - Flynn, Francis M., 1962

FF 44 - Gnatt, Ernest, 1934

FF 45 - Gary, Theodore, 1928

FF 46 - Gerig, John L., 1941

FF 47 - Gerig, William, 1938

FF 48 - Gerling, Henry J., 1934

FF 49 - Gibson, Phil S., 1955

FF 50 - Godwin, Blake-More, 1955

FF 51 - Golschmann, Vladmir, 1954

FF 52 - Good, Robert M., 1947

FF 53 - Gorman, Paul A., 1965

FF 54 - Graves, Frank, 1930

FF 55 - Greene, Arthur M. Jr., 1940

FF 56 - Guthrie, Charles C., 1962

FF 57 - Gwinn, Joseph M., 1926

FF 58 - Hall, Joyce C., 1963

FF 59 - Haskell, Henry J., 1935

FF 60 - Hedrick, Earl R., 1939

FF 61 - Hickey, Philip J., 1958

FF 62 - Hicks, Fredrick C., 1942

FF 63 - Hill, Albert R. (A. Ross), 1933

FF 64 - Hilton, Edward W., 1929

FF 65 - Hisaw, Fredrick L., 1938

FF 66 - Hoover, Herbert C., (Aug. 10) 1962

FF 67 - Howard, Ernest E., 1951

FF 68 - Hudson, Manley O., 1931

FF 69 - Huchison, Claude B., 1937

FF 70 - Hyde, Laurance M., 1948

FF 71 - Ittner, William B., 1930

FF 72 - Jackson, Clarence M., 1923

FF 73 - Jackson, Jabez N., 1927

FF 74 - Jesse, William P., 1956

FF 75 - Johns, Delos C., 1962

FF 76 - Johnston, Thomas A., 1924

FF 77 - Kahler, William V., 1961

FF 78 - Kessler, George E., 1921

FF 79 - Kipton, Lawrence A., 1960

FF 80 - Kinney, Michael, 1964

FF 81 - Knudson, Lewis, 1957

FF 82 - LaPierre, Cramer W., 1964

FF 83 - Loeb, Isidor, 1933

FF 84 - Longwell, Chester R., 1940

FF 85 - Lovejoy, Arthur O., 1939

FF 86 - McAfee, James W., 1963

FF 87 - McBaine, James P., 1937

FF 88 - McCluer, Franc L., 1964

FF 89 - McNeey, Eugene J., 1962

FF 90 - McReynolds, Allen, 1954

FF 91 - Maestre, Sidney, 1959

FF 92 - Mahan, George A. 1933

FF 93 - Marriott, William, 1936

FF 94 - Matsudaira, Tsuneo, 1926

FF 95 - May, David, 1934

FF 96 - Meador, Lewis E., 1949

FF 97 - Merritt, Arthur T., 1964

FF 98 - Millard, Thomas F., 1929

FF 99 - Moore, George H., 1950

FF 100 - Moore, William E., 1941

FF 101 - Naham, Helen, 1961

FF 102 - Niehardt, John G., 1947

FF 103 - Nelson, Donald M., 1942

FF 104 - Norlin, George, 1921

FF 105 - Orr, Thomas G., 1955

FF 106 - Otis, Merrill E., 1941

FF 107 - Patterson, Edwin W., 1936

FF 108 - Penney, James C., 1953

FF 109 - Pershing, John J., 1920

FF 110 - Powell, John B., 1945

FF 111 - Prentis, Henning W. Jr., 1950

FF 112 - Pritchett, Henry S., 1934

FF 113 - Puckett, Erastus P., 1952

FF 114 - Ragland, William T., 1930

FF 115 - Rautenstrauch, Walter, 1932

FF 116 - Ray, Lansing E., 1955

FF 117 - Reinert, Paul C., 1957

FF 118 - Richey, Frederick, D., 1949

FF 119 - Robbins, Frederick C., 1958

FF 120 - Roberts, Roy, 1960

FF 121 - Rogers, James H., 1939

FF 122 - Ross, Charles G., 1936

FF 123 - Rubey, William W., 1953

FF 124 - Rusk, Henry P., 1950

FF 125 - Rusk, Howard A., 1947

FF 126 - Sabine, George H., 1943

FF 127 - Sanborn, Jeremiah W., 1926

FF 128 - Schurman, J.G., 1921

FF 129 - Sears, Fredrick H., 1934

FF 130 - Shapley, Fern R., 1959

FF 131 - Shapley, Harlow, 1927

FF 132 - Shepley, Ethan, A.H., 1957

FF 133 - Shoemaker, Floyd C., 1954

FF 134 - Singleton, Charles S., 1963

FF 135 - Smith, Forest, (Dec. 3) 1960

FF 136 - Smith, Tom K., 1935

FF 137 - Smith, William B., 1931

FF 138 - Spurling, Roy G., 1957

FF 139 - Stanley, Louise, 1940

FF 140 - Stark, Loyd C., (Dec. 3) 1960

FF 141 - Stewart, Walter W., 1932

FF 142 - Stone, Kimbrough, 1928

FF 143 - Sturtevant, Carleton W., 1929

FF 144 - Sutton, Richard, 1922

FF 145 - Symington, Stuart, 1965

FF 146 - Taylor, Carl C., 1960

FF 147 - Taylor, Maxwell D., 1951

FF 148 - Thomas, Augustus, 1924

FF 149 - Thompson, Guy A., 1932

FF 150 - Thorne, Gerald B., 1956

FF 151 - Throop, George, R., 1930

FF 152 - Traubel, Helen, 1948

FF 153 - Truman, Harry s., 1950

FF 154 - Van Valkenburgh, Arba S., 1935

FF 155 - Vaughn, Victor C., 1923

Box 2

FF 1 - Wadsworth, Homer C., 1964

FF 2 - Walker, Robert F., 1926

FF 3 - Wall, Edward E., 1935

FF 4 - Westerman, William L., 1943

FF 5 - White, Edward J., 1929

FF 6 - White, Mitchell., 1958

FF 7 - Whitton, Rex M., 1961

FF 8 - Willson, George C. 1953

FF 9 - Honorary Degrees; Miscellaneous (1917-1980)

Electronic Records

[A14-106]

File - Darwin Hindman - Honorary Degree Luncheon - Remarks, December 19, 2014

Series Two - Suggested Names
Box 2 (cont'd)

FF 10 - Suggested Names; A-G

FF 11 - Suggested Names; H-W

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