TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Kirksville Public Schools
Documents & Memorabilia, 1885-1982

Ms Collection K6


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This collection of random documents was accumulated from various sources over a span of nearly 100 years.  Some items were collected by library and archives staff for the library’s local history collection; others were donated by area residents. Most donors are unknown; those whose names were recorded include: E M Violette, George N Hartje, P O Selby, Ola (Miller) Rice, Floreine Kibler and Pauline Knobbs.

Kirksville Senior High School (1914-60)
401 E McPherson
Kirksville Junior High School (1924-82)
316 E Normal
(Ophelia Parrish Building, NMSU Campus)
Photos of Kirksville school buildings, classes, teachers & administrators, late 19th to early 21st centuries, may be found in the Library's photo archives.
 
K6:1 Kirksville School District
  Course of Study for the First Eight Grades, Adair County Public Schools,1911
◙ School Levies, April 1920
▪ “Don’t Forget the Boys and Girls” campaign card ▪ Newspaper clippings [photocopies]
"Building for Quality Education", School Bond Election, Sept 1967
◙ Correspondence from Representative James I Spainhower re Missouri School District Reorganization Project, 1968

Kirksville R-III School District "Facts", 1982-83
K6:2-3 Kirksville Senior High School [KHS]
  Commencement program ▪ 1885 [photo copy] ▪1954  ▪ Play programs & posters ▪ Love and Tea (Red Cross benefit), nd ▪ The Gypsy Rover, 1920 (2c) ▪ Fi-Fi of the Toy Shop, (auspices of The Athletic Fund), 1922
◙ Academics ▪ Daily Program [class schedule], fall semester 1919 ▪
Official List of Books Used in the Kirksville High School, nd [1910-19] ▪ Course of Study, nd 
Announcement of the Kirksville High School ▪ 1913-14
▪ 1915-15 ▪ 1917-18 (calendars, curriculum, faculty rosters, etc)
K6:4 Kirksville Junior High School [KJHS, aka Ophelia Parrish Jr High]
  ◙ Patrons’ Club [PTA] ▪ Officers & Committees Roster, 1964-65, 1965-66 ▪ Members Booklet, 1967-68 (includes meeting calendar, home room mothers & faculty rosters) ▪ Bus route schedule, nd [ca 1967] ▪ Correspondence between PTA President George Hartje & James I Spainhower, MO House of Representatives, re Spainhower’s speaking engagement at Mar 1967 PTA meeting (5) ▪ Oct 1967 Meeting Agenda
◙ Guidance Services brochure, nd
K6:5 Kirksville Senior & Junior High Athletics
  ◙ KHS Basketball Flyers & Posters ▪ KHS vs Shelbina & KSH Alumni vs KSH Girls Team, Jan 1918 ▪ KHS Girls vs Shelbina Girls, Feb 1920 ▪ KHS vs Udel HS, nd [ca 1920] ▪ KHS vs Mexico HS, nd [ca 1920]
◙ Kirksville Tigers Yells & Songs, 1919-20
◙ Kirksville RIII Booster Club membership card ▪ 1971-72 ▪ 1975-76 ▪ 1976-77
◙ KHS Basketball season ticket ▪ 1967-68 ▪ 1968-69 ▪ 1970-71
◙ KHS Football season ticket ▪ 1971 ▪ 1972  
◙ KHS All-Sports Banquet ticket ▪ 1968 ▪ 1969
◙ KJHS Basketball season ticket ▪ 1969-70
◙ KJHS Athletic Award Letter (Red “K” on gold background)
K6:6 Lincoln School
  ◙ Lincoln High School commencement program, 1940
Pencil sketch of Lincoln School by MC Barfield, 1978 [note card stationery]
K6:7 Elementary (Ward) Schools
  ◙ Washington School 8th Grade Graduation, 1902 ▪ Invitation, including class roster ▪ Ola Miller’s enclosure card ▪ Program
K6:8 KHS Alumni
  ◙ Reunion Booklets (contain short one-paragraph bios of class members) ▪ Class of 1928, July 1965 ▪ "Glimpses of the Past . . . And a Look at Today", Joint Reunion of the Classes of 1933, 1934, 1935, July 1969 ▪ Class of 1940, 30th Reunion, Aug 1970 ▪ Class of 1941, 30th Reunion, July 1971
 
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