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Missouri's hidden Civil War : financial conspiracy and the decline of the planter elite, 1861-1865
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
This dissertation explores a previously unknown Civil War financial conspiracy that backfired and caused a great deal of collateral damage among Missouri's pro-southern population. In 1861, a small group of pro-secession politicians, bankers...
A history of 'in loco parentis' in American high education
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
From the establishment of institutions of higher education in Colonial America until the 1970s, college administrators have acted in loco parentis, or as legal guardians of students "in the place of parents." Under the ...