Mining, the California gold rush, and the Civil War are also described. Beaver Creek United Baptist Church, Records, 1866-1888, (R0219) MICROFILM 2 volumes These are minutes of meetings and membership records of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church in Phelps County, Missouri. Bentley and material pertaining to Bentley and other allied families.The church was founded in 1866 as Willow Spring Baptist Church, and was relocated and renamed in 1874. Material on the Civil War in Chariton, Howard, and Cooper Counties, family and social life in the 1880s and 1890s and Chariton County history. (1928- ) Collection, 1942, (K0802) 1 folder Berkowitz was a member and active in the Congregation Beth Shalom.The letters are from relatives in Sweden and from a brother in Hermitage, Missouri, Illinois, and Michigan, giving early wages, positions, settlements, prices of voyages, crops, and farm animals.Also included is a Lutheran catechism and biblical reference sheet.Annual Conference Society of the Women's Department of Church Extension of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Records, 1889-1895, (C1373) 1 volume The records contain the constitution, by-laws, and minutes of meetings.Antioch Baptist Church (1878- ), Souvenir Program, 1979, (S0418) 70 Pages 100th anniversary history of black church.
American Sunday-School Union, Field Workers' Record Books, 1917-1930, (R0565) 6 folders, photocopies These are records of field work by F. Anderson, Joseph, Family, Letters, 1873-1908 (C0199) 6 folders Letters in Swedish to an immigrant who settled in Buffalo, Missouri, with his brother.Also includes photograph of Southwest Missouri Conference Methodist Episcopal Church South delegates, Warrensburg, MO, 1908, and brief church history written in 1968.Barnds, William Fletcher (1840-1926), Papers, 1900s-1920s, (C3444) 0.2 linear feet The Barnds Papers consist of an undated memoir and a scrapbook from the 1900s through the 1920s.The collection includes material about the American Legion, Methodist Episcopal Church, Culver-Stockton College, Barrett’s St.Louis Law practice, his term as attorney general, Missouri Bar Association, his business and family, and Republican Party campaigns and elections.