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John Tinney McCutcheon Collection of Editorial Cartoons

Biographical Sketch John Tinney McCutcheon (1870-1949) is often referred to as “the Dean of Cartoonists” and is best known for his political and…

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Lanford Wilson Collection

Biographical Sketch Lanford Wilson (1937-2011) was born in Lebanon Missouri to Ralph and Violetta Tate Wilson. In 1942 his parents divorced, and he…

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Martin and Margaret Hiller Collection of Audiovisual Materials on China, 1945-1948

Biographical Sketch

Martin Hiller was a captain in the Army Air Corps, the predecessor to the Air Force, and later retired as an Air…

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Mary Lago Collection

Biographical Sketch Mary McClelland Lago (1919-2001) was on the University of Missouri Department of English faculty from 1977 to 1991. From 1989…

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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

The collection is available to all researchers. Request materialsfor use in the Special Collections reading room. These materials have been collected…

Miss Mizzou Collection

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

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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…

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Modern Manuscripts and Correspondence, ca. 1700-1992

Special Collections holds modern manuscript materials in the form of books, correspondence, and personal papers. These materials were collected at…

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Mort Walker Collection, 1946-2001

Biographical Sketch [information supplied by Walker] Addison Morton Walker was born in Eldorado, Kansas in 1923, reared in Kansas City and graduated…

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Pages from the Past Collection

Pages from the Past is a collection of original manuscript and rare book leaves compiled and sold by a New York book dealer Alfred W. Stites from 1964…

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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…

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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…

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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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…

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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Rare Book Collection

The Rare Book Collection is the default designation for materials in Special Collections that are acquired as individual items. Like Special…

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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…

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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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.…

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Thomas Moore Johnson Collection of Philosophy

Biographical Sketch Thomas Moore Johnson (1851-1919) was an attorney, collector, and student of philosophy in Osceola, Missouri. Though his formal…

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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…

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…

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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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University of Missouri Collection

History In 1953-54 an attempt was made to create as complete a collection as possible of every item published by University students, faculty, and…