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Limited Editions Club Collection

Historical Note The Limited Editions Club was founded by George Macy in 1929 to publish finely printed, illustrated, and bound editions of literary…

Anthony C. DeBellis Collection of Humanistic Literature

Biographical Sketch Anthony C. DeBellis taught Italian language and literature at the University of Missouri from 1966 to 1981. Most of his rare…

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Special Collections

Materials in Special Collections total over 90,000 items. The collections are diverse and range from a substantial rare book collection with material…

Confederate Currency Collection

This collection includes 50 cent, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 dollar bills. All the bills in this collection were printed in Richmond, Virginia, the…

Miss Mizzou Collection

Scope and Content Note Newspapers, magazines, calendars, bookmarks, comics, photographs of material focusing on MissMizzou, a character created by…

Ralph Barton Collection

Biographical Note Ralph Emerson Barton (1891-1931) was a caricaturist and illustrator. Barton’s first caricature was of Thomas Hart Benton, his last…

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Missouri Creators Comic Collection

The Missouri Creators Comics Collection includes graphic novels, zines, mini-comics, and comic books created by Missouri residents. The nucleus of the…

Underground Comics Syndicate Proofs Collection

The collection consists of a sample of underground comics published by Rip Off Press, and includes the work of comic artists Ted Richards, Frank Stack…

Bonnet-Brown Comic Art Syndicate Collection

Scope and Content Note Published strips, cartoons, and features by various comic strip artists of the 1930s, including Burne Hogarth, V.T. Hamlin,…

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University of Missouri Archives

University Archives is the depository of official records of the University of Missouri as well as of the administrative records of the University of…

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Private Collection of Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts

The University Libraries and a private collector are partnering to make an extensive collection of medieval and early modern materials available to…

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Fine Press Materials in Special Collections

Scope and Content A fine press is a printing establishment that adheres to particularly high standards in terms of the skill of the workers, the…

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William Peden Short Story Collection

Scope and Contents The Peden Collection includes volumes of short story collections and anthologies. Included are review copies as well as works by…

William Least Heat-Moon Papers

Scope and Contents Material by Wililam Least Heat-Moon (b. 1939). Manuscripts and additional materials from the following books:

PrairyErth (A…

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Walter Williams Library

History

Walter Williams (1864-1935) was President of the University of Missouri from 1930 – 1935 and served as Dean of the School of Journalism…

Walter Miller Library

Biographical Sketch Walter Miller (1864-1949) was a classicist and archaeologistresponsible for the first American excavation in Greece. He received…

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V. T. Hamlin Collection

Biographical Sketch Vincent Trout Hamlin was born May 10, 1900 in Perry, Iowa to Erma Garland and Frederick Clarence Hamlin. He enlisted in the Army…

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Twentieth-Century Political Pamphlet Collection

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of ephemeral political materials distributed by and for members of national organizations and…

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Theatre Program Collection

Scope and Contents The majority of the programs are for performances dated from 1945 to the present in New York, London, Washington D.C., and St.…

September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack Collection

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of domestic and internationalmagazines and newspapersthat show how the September 11th…

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Sanborn Maps of Missouri Collection

History

The Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Company, established in 1867, compiled and published maps of U.S. cities and towns for the fire…

Press Ephemera Collection

Scope and Contents The collection contains material on private and specialty presses, dating primarily from the 1980s to the present. Many items in…

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Poster Collection

Scope and Contents The collection consists of posters from both World War I and World War II with a few tourist and other miscellaneous posters from…

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Plat Books of Missouri Counties Collection

In 1930 W.W. Hickson and Co. of Rockford, Illinois published plat books of townships in counties throughout Missouri. Documenting the ownership and…