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FARMLAND INDUSTRIES, INC.
3315 North Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64116
Voice: (816) 459-6606

Contact: Rosetta Boyd

Hours: By appointment.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan and photograph services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Non-circulating

Scope of the Collection: Corporation Archives.

Description of Collection holdings: Holdings consist of 2,000 volumes with materials that relate to Farmland Industries, agriculture, marketing, and the cooperative movement in the United States. A computerized list of holdings with volumes with historic value is available.

Collection affiliation: Business


FARRELL LIBRARY University Archives
see Kansas State University


FAYETTE PUBLIC LIBRARY
201 South Main
Fayette, MO 65248
Voice: (816) 248-3348

Contact: Cathey Monckton

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 1:00-5:30pm, Saturday 9:30am-3:00pm, closed on Sundays and legal holidays.

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

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access available and some collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: General purpose library including a good selection of adult books (esp. those written by Caldecott and Newberry Awards recipients), an adequate children's section, a limited selection of non-fiction video tapes and genealogical materials.

Collection affiliation: Local, Municipal


FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF KANSAS CITY
Bank Archives
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO  64198-0001
Voice: (816) 881-4763
Fax: (816) 881-2807
E-Mail: cynthia.edwards@kc.frb.org

Contact: Cynthia G. Edwards, Archivist

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.

Technical Service: Photocopying, scanning, microfilm, microfiche and audio-visual equipment.

Restrictions to use of collections: Restricted to employees absent permission of management.

Scope of the Collection: As a business archives, the primary purpose is to collect and preserve material documenting the history and culture of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Description of Collection holdings: The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s holdings include historical records, publications, photographs, printed and audio-visual material created by the Bank since its founding in 1914.

Collection affiliation: Business, History


FERREL, BEN; PLATTE COUNTY MUSEUM
see Platte County Historical Society, Inc.


FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
100 North Pleasant
Independence, MO 64050
Voice: (816) 252-6662

Contact: The Church Office Staff

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 9am-noon, 1-4pm, Saturday 9am-noon. July-August open in the mornings only. Closed 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: While there is material available in all of the categories checked on survey form, it is so written that unless the researcher understands the nature of, reasons for, and denominational position on the issue it is difficult to decipher the meaning of the records. While there are birth, marriage, and death records, there is not generally enough information given to be of real value to a genealogist. Microfilm of the Session Records and copies of other important documents are in the Archives of the Presbyterian Historical Association, 425 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147.

Collection affiliation: Religion


FLOWER PENTECOSTAL HERITAGE CENTER
(ASSEMBLIES OF GOD ARCHIVES)

1445 Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802
Voice: 417-862-1447 x. 4400
Fax: 417-862-6203
E-mail: archives@ag.org

Contact: Darrin Rodgers, Director

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Technical Service: Photograph services, photocopying, museum tours, exhibits, audio-visual equipment, and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted. Free parking is available.

Scope of the Collection: The Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center is owned and operated by the Assemblies of God. Established in 1977 at the denomination's headquarters complex in Springfield, Missouri. Collecting centers on records and materials created by the denomination.

Description of Collection holdings: The collection includes: oral histories of its ministers and missionaries (including video interviews), published materials (including periodicals, Sunday school materials and books), photographs, recordings, missionary records, diaries, and letters. Collection is primarily U.S. but also has materials relating to foreign Assemblies of God organizations and missionary records. Collection basically fits within Assemblies of God lifetime beginning in 1914, although some earlier materials (such as Pentecostal revivals at Topeka and Los Angeles in 1901 and 1906) also collected. The center publishes Assemblies of God Heritage, a quarterly history magazine committed to telling the unique story of the Assemblies of God and the Pentecostal movement. An interactive museum presents an historical overview of the Assemblies of God and its mission.  The center's website offers access to its catalog of holdings as well as audio, video, and digital files available online or via CD-ROM.

Collection affiliation: Education, Religion


FRANCES FISHBURN ARCHIVES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
see Park College Library


FRANKLIN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Box 145
Ottawa, KS 66067
Voice: (913) 242-1232

Contact: No information provided.

Hours: Open by appointment only.

Technical Service: Exhibits are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No information provided.

Scope of the Collection: Materials are collected that document the history of Franklin County and the communities within its boundaries.

Description of Collection holdings: Facility deals mainly with local history and pioneer and frontier life which includes manuscripts and photographs of Franklin County, 1837 to present.

Collection affiliation: History, Local


FREEDOM OF INFORMATION CENTER
127 Neff Annex
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO 65211
Voice: 573-882-4856
Fax: 573-882-9002
E-mail: jourke@muccmail.missouri.edu

Contact: M. Kathleen Edwards, Manager

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

Technical Service: Photocopying, tours, and research consultant services.

Restrictions to use of collections: Non-lending library.

Scope of the Collection: The Freedom of Information Center, established in 1958, and the oldest institutions of its type, is dedicated to the people's right to know.

Description of Collection holdings: This is a special Library which collects and indexes materials which document the basic controls set on the free flow of information. These controls may be governmental, legal, economic and/or societal. Materials are clipped from sources largely un-indexed elsewhere and are housed in about 1,000 topical files. Main file division headings reflect the major controls on information. Research assistance may be requested by telephone, letter, or in person. Fees charged for research, publications, and photocopying are minimal.

Collection affiliation: Federal, State


FRIENDS OF HISTORIC BOONVILLE
P.O. Box 1776
614 East Morgan
Boonville, MO 65233
Voice: (816) 882-7977

Contact: Judy Shields, Administrator

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Closed December 18 through January 1. Special appointments can be arranged.

Technical Service: Photocopying, volunteer programs, tours, and exhibits are available; some research services provided.

Restrictions to use of collections: Fees are charged for use of collections.

Scope of the Collection: The collection is limited to materials relating to Boonville and Cooper County Missouri.

Description of Collection holdings: Holdings include a large historical photograph collection, newspapers, private papers, organizational, church, and school records are also available. A limited number of county records are available.

Collection affiliation: Local


FRONTIER ARMY MUSEUM
Reynolds & Gibbon
Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027-5072
Voice: (913) 684-3191

Contact: Stephen J. Allie, Director

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday noon-4pm. Closed on New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Open all other holidays from noon-4pm. Special appointments can also be arranged.

Technical Service: Photocopying, volunteer programs, tours, exhibits, audio-visual equipment, and both preservation and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Collections are non-lending. On site research only.

Scope of the Collection: Materials that document the history of Fort Leavenworth and the military aspect of the western frontier.

Description of Collection holdings: Collection includes evolution of military technology and documents, 19th century horse-drawn military vehicles, wagons of various types, military uniforms and equipment of the U.S. Army from 1827 to present, general collections of historic artifacts relating to mission. Research fields consist of the history of Fort Leavenworth and the U.S. Army in the development of the trans-Mississippi west. The facility includes 1,500 volume Library of books and other research material related to Museum mission and are available for use on premises only.

Collection affiliation: Education, Federal, History, Museum


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