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dc.contributor.advisorRamsay, Robert L. (Robert Lee), 1880-1953eng
dc.contributor.authorLeech, Esther Gladyseng
dc.coverage.spatialMissouri -- Audrain Countyeng
dc.coverage.spatialMissouri -- Monroe Countyeng
dc.coverage.spatialMissouri -- Montgomery Countyeng
dc.coverage.spatialMissouri -- Pike Countyeng
dc.coverage.spatialMissouri -- Ralls Countyeng
dc.coverage.spatialMissouri -- Randolph Countyeng
dc.date.issued1933eng
dc.date.submitted1933eng
dc.descriptionM.A. University of Missouri--Columbia 1933.eng
dc.description
dc.description.abstractCounties: Audrain, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, and Randolph.eng
dc.description.abstractGraduate students in the English Department of the State University under the supervision of Dr. Robert L. Ramsay have treated, to date, fifty-four counties in six master's theses (see Bibliography). The six counties included in this work make a total of sixty, or over half the counties of the state. It is hoped that in a few more years the entire state will be covered, for much valuable information is being lost through the death of old residents, the best source of information. The counties studied in this thesis -- Audrain, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, and Randolph -- lie north of the Missouri River and extend eastward from the central part of the state to the Mississippi River. They are bound together, with the exception of Montgomery County, by Salt River, a tributary of the Mississippi River, and its several large forks. Montgomery County is drained by Loutre River, the stream next in size, which lies in the neighborhood, but does not unite with Salt River because of the "divide". This "divide" crosses northern Montgomery County and central Audrain and Randolph Counties.... In making a study of the place-names of the six counties, my method of procedure has not varied from that used by former students in the field. I have included all the names found on maps, atlases, plat books, and other county records and in gazetteers, business directories, postal guides, and histories. After I had exhausted all available library material, both for lists of names and their solutions, I went into the field, where I interviewed old residents and other well-informed citizens of the county, verifying old material and collecting new."--Pages 4-5, 7-8.eng
dc.format.extent259, xix, 1 unnumbered leaves : mapseng
dc.identifier.other010-100902105eng
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10355/78821
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherUniversity of Missourieng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. Graduate School. Theses and Dissertationseng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMissouri place names theseseng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.sourceDigitized at the University of Missouri--Columbia Libraries.eng
dc.subject.FASTNames, Geographicaleng
dc.titlePlace names of six east central counties of Missourieng
dc.typeThesiseng
dc.type.genreMapseng
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Missourieng
thesis.degree.levelMasterseng
thesis.degree.nameM.A.eng


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