Family or personal papers may include records of several generations of one family.

Genealogy records are specifically compiled for the use of genealogists and family historians; compilations of births, deaths, marriages, and other vital statistics; and funeral home and cemetery records.

Records may pertain to a particular lineage or geographical area.

Disbursements also indicate freight charges and employees' salaries. Acock contain correspondence, a Polk County plat, and legal papers pertaining to the Acock and Robinson families of Polk County, Missouri.

Adamson Family, Papers, 1848-1942, (C4238) 0.25 cubic feet (6 folders) The papers of the Adamson family contain Edmund James Adamson's business correspondence and records, including taxes, deeds, promissory notes, and receipts, family correspondence, and some family genealogy.

Items from race track ledger, West Plains, Missouri.

Aiken, Frank William, Papers, 1936, (C1814) 1 folder Copy of Aiken's birth certificate, the first issued in Missouri; photograph; and newspaper clipping.

Allan Family, Papers, 1890s-1940s, (CA6383) 0.7 cubic feet Papers of the Allan family of St. Allan, an engineer and inventor, and Ruby Allan Shea.

Louis include photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers. Allbritain, Caddie Bolton, Reminiscences, (C2090) 1 folder The papers contain an article about the William Bolton family of Jefferson City, Missouri, submitted to the Missouri Historical Review for publication.

Aker, Mary Bullock (1892-1985) Papers, c1930-1984, (K0115) 27 folders Photocopies of short stories and newspaper/magazine articles written by Aker, both rough and final drafts.

They cover a variety of topics from the Revolutionary War to household hints. Aker wrote in her 91st year of memories of her childhood in and around Parkville, MO.

Researchers can also visit our online Genealogy Guides for more information on how to conduct genealogy research. The accounts show the sale of lumber, windows, shingles, line, hair, cement, plaster, paint, and numerous other items.