Monthly Archives: October 2007

Tale of Three Kates: Prostitution, Loyalty, and the Long Civil War

Much has been written about Missouri’s Civil War guerillas, but what about the women who associated with them? In this talk Dr. Whites will explore the shady identity of one of those women, Kate King, the alleged “child bride” of

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MU Librarian Recognized as an Emerging Leader

The University of Missouri-Columbia Libraries are pleased to announce that Wayne Sanders, a monograph and audiovisual cataloger and Head of the Monograph Catalog Unit at MU Libraries, has been selected for the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2008 Emerging Leaders Program.

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Tixier’s Travels: The French and the Osage after the Louisiana Purchase

In 1840 a young French medical student, amateur artist, and guest of the Chouteau family of St. Louis spent the summer living with the Osage Indians. Victor Tixier wrote vivid descriptions of the Osage Indians in his journal Voyage aux

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Donna Brunet’s Photographs on Display in Bookmark Café

As part of the MU Libraries’ ongoing exhibition of local artists in the Bookmark Café, Donna Brunet, an MU alum, will be displaying her work during the months of October, November, and December. Donna Brunet received an M.A. in history

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