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CALLAWAY, KINGDOM OF; HISTORICAL SOCIETY
see Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society


CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY
101 West Clay
Albany, MO 64402
Voice: (816) 726-5615

Contact: Librarian

Hours: Open Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm, closed Sundays and holidays.

Technical Service: Photocopying, microfilm, volunteer programs, audio-visual equipment, and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No information provided.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: The Genealogy Society has a growing collection of birth, death and marriage records, family histories, local histories, census records, microfilmed county newspapers (earliest issues available to be purchased soon), and cemetery records for Gentry and Worth Counties, Missouri, and Ringold County, Iowa. Northwest Missouri Heritage at present is trying to collect and compile information on all the old rural schools of Gentry County and any other surrounding counties wishing to contribute. The Gentry County, Missouri Genealogical Society have their collections and meeting here also and attempts to answer mailed-in requests. The Northwest Missouri Heritage Society meets here on 3rd Sundays at 2:30pm.

Collection affiliation: History, Local


CARROLLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
206 West Washington
Carrollton, MO 64633
Voice: (816) 542-0183

Contact: Charline Spangler, Librarian

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 7 hours a day, open Saturday 6 hours a day.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan, photocopying, and newspapers and census microfilm are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Handicap accessible.

Scope of the Collection: Purpose of the collection is to collect genealogical and local history material.

Description of Collection holdings: Materials available deal with genealogy and local history.

Collection affiliation: Local, State


CASS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Margaret Wade Archives
400 East Mechanic
P.O. Box 406
Harrisonville, MO 64701-0406
Voice: (816) 380-4396
Fax: (816) 884-3195
E-mail: cchs@iland.net

Contact: Carol Bohl/Diane Magness

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Technical Service: Photocopying, microfilm of the 1900 census of Cass County, and tours are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Library use only.

Scope of the Collection: The collection consists of local, county and genealogical material.

Description of Collection holdings: The Society has available to researchers town and county histories; marriage records - 1836-1910; birth records (the few that are available for Cass County) - 1883-1894; death records (the few that are available for Cass County) - 1883-1897; census for Cass County - 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 ('40, '50, '60, '70 are indexed); original land records index; cemeteries (some townships have been published- others on 3x5 cards); obituaries written by Reverend George Monroe covering the years 1900-1962; Runnenburger Funeral Home records - 1930-1980's and family histories that have been donated by members and others who ancestors lived in Cass County. Also in our Archives, we have the indexes and land records of Cass County from 1836 to 1880's. Additional Research helps: complete cemetery listings for all Cass County Cemeteries; extensive Obituary File for all published in County papers;  Plat Books 1895, 1912; Probate Index 1835-1992; Birth Records 1862-1961; and Marriage Records Index 1835-1991.


CENTER FOR THE HISTORY OF FAMILY MEDICINE
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 440
Leawood, Kansas 66211-2672
Voice: (913) 906-6000 EXT. 4420
Fax:  (913) 906-6095
E-mail: divey@aafp.org or CHFM@aafp.org

Contact:  Don Ivey, Manager or Angela Curran, Assistant Manager/Manager Emeritus

Hours: 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday.

Photocopying, scanning, duplication of photographs, videotapes, and audiotapes available by order.

Restrictions to use of collections:  Reference service fee charge for lengthy searches.  Some collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection:  Operating under the authority of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, the Center for the History of Family Medicine was established in 1992 to serve as the only historical repository for the medical specialty of family practice.  Until 2004, it was called the Archives for Family Practice.  Major areas of collection are:  official records of family practice organizations; personal papers and artifacts from individuals involved in the development and evolution of family practice; and materials that reflect the role of the family physician in American society, as well as some international material related to family medicine.

Description of Collection holdings:  Official records of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), 1947-present; the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFP/F), 1958-present; the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), 1969-present; the Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM), 1978-present; the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD), 1990-present; the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG), 1972-present; and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), 1967-present; Photographs, slides and negatives of official activities and individual family physicians; Videotapes and film of official activities, officers, and directors, anniversary celebrations, and staff events; Audiotapes of meetings and continuing medical education programs; Oral History series: AAFP Past Presidents, Voices of Family Medicine, videotapes; Books related to general practice and family practice and primary care; Artifacts from official activities and family physicians.

Collection affiliation: Business


CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE KOREAN WAR
Graceland University
1401 W. Truman Road
Independence, Missouri 64050-3434
Vocie: (816) 833-0524 x.4304
E-mail: gedwards@graceland.edu

Contact: Gregg Edwards, Director

Hours: By appointment

Technical Service: Preservation

Restrictions to use of collections: Qualified scholars

Scope of the Collection: Korean War (1950-1953)

Description of Collection holdings: Collection consists of first person materials that relate to service in the Korean War (1950-1953) or the armistice period (1953-present); supporting library, pre- and post-war analysis and evaluation materials.

Collection affiliation: History


CENTRAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE OF THE BIBLE
911 Urbandale Drive East
Moberly, MO 65270
Voice: (816) 263-3900

Contact: Gareth L. Reese

Hours: Open Monday-Thursday 8am-9pm, Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm. Closed Sundays. Summer months open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Closed Saturdays and Sundays.

Technical Service: Photocopying is available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No information provided.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Materials include mission newsletters from 1930's to present for Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. These are worldwide in scope, wherever missionaries representing this group have visited. Every attempt has been made to cover all the missionaries sent. Called the Walter C. Coble-Mission Files for the couple who donated their files about 30 years ago. This collection has been maintained and kept up since. 120 shelf feet of papers included, filed by county and sub-division within counties.

Collection affiliation: History, Religion


CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
University Archives/Museum
Room 117
Student Union Building
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Voice: (816) 543-4649 or (816) 543-4405

Contact: Dr. Arthur McClure, University Archivist

Hours: Open Monday-Wednesday and Friday 8:30-10am, special appointments can be made outside business hours.

Technical Service: Inter-library loans, tours, exhibits, and lectures are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: Serves as Archives of the University, faculty and students.

Description of Collection holdings: The CMSU Archives serves as the corporate memory of the University. Its function is to document not only the growth, history, and development of CMSU, but the contributions of individuals and constituencies of the University community as well. Records about Warrensburg and Missouri in general are well presented. Special collections include a bookcase filled with writings of CMSU alumni and faculty as well as a special collection of materials from the University Laboratory school which is now closed. Documents and diplomas go as far back as 1871 to the beginnings of the University.

Collection affiliation: Education


CHARLSON-TAYLOR ARCHIVES Seaton Library
see Riley County Historical Society and Museum


CLAY COUNTY ARCHIVES AND HISTORICAL LIBRARY
210 East Franklin Street
P.O. Box 99
Liberty, MO 64069
Voice: (816) 781-3611
E-mail: info@claycountyarchives.org

Contact: Bill Hawkins, 2nd Vice President for Administration

Hours: Open 10am-4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday except for holidays. Open the first Wednesday evening of each month from 6:30-9:00pm.

Technical Service: Photocopying available for a fee. Contact archives for fee rates for copying services and research services.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access, close proximity parking difficult, some collections are restricted, and non-members are required to pay a $5 daily on-site research fee. There is a charge for mail research requests, contact archives for rates and fees. Members receive unlimited on-site research and a subscription to quarterly newsletter. Memberships is $15 per calendar year.

Scope of the Collection: Archives of Clay County, Missouri. Some genealogical materials for the county.

Description of Collection holdings: The Archives of Clay County consists of the local records and official papers of the county. Some of the material has information concerning local genealogy and history.

Collection affiliation: History, Local, State


CLEVELAND CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE
6401 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64131
Voice: (816) 333-8230

Contact: Marcia Thomas, Library Director

Hours: Can be reached Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Special appointments can be arranged. Closed National Holidays.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan, publication programs, photocopying, microfilm, volunteer programs, tours, audio-visual equipment, and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted and close proximity parking is limited.

Scope of the Collection: Archives for the Cleveland Chiropractic College have been collected, but an actual Archives Department has yet to be established.

Description of Collection holdings: The archival materials available are photographs dating from 1922, the date of the founding of the College. Dr. C.S. Cleveland, Sr., the first President of the College and one of its founders, maintained a considerable collection of photographs, and the collection has been perpetuated. These are a significant part of the College's history and are for the most part in excellent condition. Dr. Cleveland was civic-minded, and there are some photos of dignitaries of Kansas City and of the state of Missouri. Only a part of the identifications have been possible to date. The Cleveland Chiropractic College Alumni Association was founded in 1943; however, the Alumni News, financially supported by the Association, only began publication in 1975. Copies of this publication are available or can be viewed on campus. The publication is currently issued only on a quarterly basis. The College has various other records that may be of interest to historians upon request.

Collection affiliation: Business, Education


CLINTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
509 Broadway
Plattsburg, MO 64477
Voice: (816) 539-2992

Contact: Karma Kay, President

Hours: No regular hours, but plan to be open each Sunday 1-5pm, June-August. Special appointments can be arranged outside business hours.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan, publication programs, volunteer programs, tours, and exhibits are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access is available but plenty of parking is available.

Scope of the Collection: Of primary importance is the documentation of Clinton County, with emphasis on collecting living history and genealogical materials.

Description of Collection holdings: We have a large collection of county records, maps, and books. Some of the books are written by living persons as well as many by deceased members of the area. Materials can be loaned to members and on occasion to researchers. We have started to collect family histories and records pertaining to genealogy. We have several family scrap books and all the original newspapers published in Cameron, Missouri, circa 1875-1927. Guides to the collections are available upon request.

Collection affiliation: History, Local, Museum


CMC ARCHIVES
see Missouri West Conference Archives


COLE CAMP AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
P. O. Box 206
Cole Camp Branch of Boonslick Regional Library
Main Cole Camp, MO 65325
Voice: (816) 668-3887

Contact: Patricia Beckman, Librarian

Hours: Open Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm, Saturday 9am-noon. Closed Sunday, Monday, and legal holidays.

Technical Service: Photocopying and microfilm are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access available and society membership required for some record access.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Materials available are: microfilm of Cole Camp Courier Newspaper, Benton County Court and Deed Records, Benton County Census, Benton County Probate Cases #1-3359, public school records, copies of the first reprint of Cole Camp Area History 1839-1976. In addition we are developing census of all known local cemeteries, and processing this data on computer. Also have marriage and death records which are scheduled to be put on computer later.

Collection affiliation: History, Local


COLE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
109 Madison Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Voice: (314) 635-1850
Email: CCHS@socket.net

Contact: Rose Mengwasser, President

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Arrangements for groups of 15 or more can be made by calling the museum at (573)635-1850 or by email cchs@socket.net .  Admission charged.  Research library open Mondays 10:00 until 3:30 or by prior arrangement.

Technical Service: Installation of an eight passenger elevator has made all three floors of the museum wheelchair accessible.  Privately conducted tours are made available to school groups and delegations from clubs and conventions.

Restrictions to use of collections: Closed December 15 through January 31.

Scope of the Collection: The Society's collections include paintings, pictures, records, documents, and other artifacts directly related to the history of Cole County, including its role as the seat of Missouri State government.  Special displays include inaugural gowns of  governor’s wives and our Civil War Room.

Description of Collection holdings: http://www.colecohistsoc.org/home.html.

Collection affiliation: History, Local, Museum


COMBINED ARMS RESEARCH LIBRARY-ARCHIVES
Commandant
ATTN: ATZL-SWS-L (Archives)
Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027-6900
Voice: (913) 768-3139

Contact: Martha Davis, Director; Ed Burgess, Archives Manager

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 7am-5pm.

Technical Service: No information provided.

Restrictions to use of collections: All collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: Located within the Archives and Special Collections of the Combined Arms Research Library is an institutional Archives for organizations located at Fort Leavenworth, such as the Combined Arms Center; the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks; the Combined Arms Combat Developments Activity; the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College; the Combined Arms Training Activity; Munson Army Hospital; Headquarters, Fort Leavenworth; and various other activities.

Description of Collection holdings: Materials included in the collection are: the Combined Arms Center Operational Archives, Command and General Staff College Curriculum Archives, rare books, special collection of old military and historical books, audio and video tapes, blueprints, photographs, and obsolete authority publications from the Department of the Army and the Department of Defense.

Collection affiliation: Education


CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL STATE HISTORICAL SITE
Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources
Division of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
RT. 1, Box 221A
Higginsville, MO 64037
Voice: (816) 584-2853

Contact: James M. Heisler, Site Administrator

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday noon-5pm. Historic Site 6am-10pm daily, closed all major holidays. Special appointments can also be arranged.

Technical Service: Photocopying, tours and exhibits are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access available.

Scope of the Collection: Primary concern is to collect material concerning the Confederate Home of Missouri in Higginsville. Secondary focus is to collect material related to the Civil War in Missouri.

Description of Collection holdings: Primary focus is on Confederate Home of Missouri which was located on this site. Holdings include records admission, biennial reports, newspaper articles and some oral histories. Also have cemetery records for period 1890's-1950's. Secondary focus is on Civil War in Missouri, especially confederate troops and activities, as well as civilians with southern sympathies. Volume of holdings not ascertained but is modest due to lack of surviving records of home. Civic affairs and leaders, genealogy, local history, military, and social and fraternal organization records are included in the collection.

Collection affiliation: Local, State


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