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[Collection created August 19, 2020]

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  • 'Gray ghosts of the confederacy' : a book by Richard S. Brownlee 

    Paxton Keeley, Mary (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "To your reviewer, who was born in Independence, Missouri, just twenty-one years after Lee surrendered to Grant, this book comes as a revelation that fits the pieces of an old puzzle in their places."--Page 8
  • Honors for three graduates 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    Summary: Missourians Mrs. Martha Wright Griffiths, Richmond C. Coburn and Dr. Karl R. Bopp are awarded citations of Merit.
  • Campus album 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "The University campus is much more than classroom and laboratory. It is a community, and though its chief product is education and the accent is on youth, it is a way of life for people of all ages."--Page 4
  • Devine's tigers finish second in Big Eight 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "In the October issue of the Alumnus, we said that some Saturday afternoon this team, young and injury-hobbled as it was, would put together a number of plays (like the one shown then) from a number of formations. That ...
  • Jesse E. Wrench : 1882-1958 

    Brady, Thomas A. (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "To some he was a teacher or a student counselor and leader, to others a civic gad-fly like Socrates whom he admired greatly, to others a champion of the poor, the underprivileged and dispossessed. To me he was a constant ...
  • Tucker prairie : the plains and the prairies 

    Robbins, William J.; Waterman, Alan T. (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "A unique addition to the expanding research and education facilities of the University is the famous Tucker Prairie tract, 160 acres of unbroken land lying along Highway 40 in Callaway County, about 18 miles east of ...
  • Alumni leaders launch new year 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "A new school year means a new series of alumni meetings, and the inaugural session held on the campus September 20 gave much promise from the standpoint of attendance and enthusiasm."--Page 6
  • Noted names for buildings 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "Four new buildings on the campus now bear the names of four prominent men formerly connected with the University, following ceremonies conducted on November 22 at the Memorial Student Union at which President Elmer Ellis ...
  • Ravenel library presented 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "The Medical Library of the University has been presented a collection of 400 volumes and many miscellaneous papers by the estate of the late Dr. and Mrs. Mazyck Porcher Ravenel. Dr. Ravenel was professor of preventive ...
  • Missouri's Judge Hyde 

    Freeland, Maude (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "Time has rested lightly on Judge Laurance Mastick Hyde. His experiences have left the imprint of serenity of spirit. His judicious mind is tempered with gentleness and a sense of humor."--Page 19
  • On time for classes 

    Foster, Margaret (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "For these people and the other handicapped girls and boys at Missouri, the campus routine is more complex. Yet, there are no students more likely to be in class when the physically fit can't make it because of the weather ...
  • Atomic radiation : what it means to us 

    Betz, Herman (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "With the exception of fire, atomic radiation probably represents the greatest single discovery in the history of civiliation."--Page 2
  • Alumni funds start M.U. Press 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "The University of Missouri Press, for years regarded as a vital need, comes into being July 1. The Press will provide for the publication of worthy books that are of special interest to the State of Missouri or to the ...
  • Industrial engineering department 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "Establishment of a Department of Industrial Engineering as a new department within the College of Engineering of the University has been approved by the University's Board of Curators."--Page 8
  • Speaking of old traditions 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "One of the rich traditional events of the campus is the Stephens Oratory Contest, said to be the oldest public speaking contest west of the Mississippi. Its history spans a period of 108 years. The contest was begun in ...
  • Thomas Hart Benton : savitar artist 

    Wilkes, Jr., Edmund (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "Fifty years ago the now-celebrated artist and muralist, Thomas Hart Benton, contributed to the 1908 Savitar six finely executed pen drawings."--Page 5
  • Mark Cox beats the drums for sports 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "Mark Cox identified himself with sports when he came to Missouri to earn the B.J. degree awarded him in 1937. He handled sports for Missouri Student (now the Maneater) and Showme (now defunct)."--Page 10
  • Three awards for Dr. Mott 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "For a scholar supposedly on limited service, Frank Luther Mott continues to be productively active. His 'History of American magazines,' fourth volume in a series, is receiving national awards after winning wide critical ...
  • University honors three 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "Honored were Dr. Federick C. Robbins of Cleveland, Ohio, alumnus and Nobel Prize winner in medicine; L. Mitchell White of Mexico, Mo., newspaper editor and publisher; and Dr. Philip J. Hickey, superintendent of instruction ...
  • How to keep soils from becoming a dry subject 

    (University of Missouri. Alumni Association, 1958)
    "Whenever O.T. Coleman is addressing farmer groups on the subject of soils he is likely to inject a magic touch. This takes place when he reaches into his magician's bag of tricks for a bit of legerdemain that will emphasize ...

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