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English 1000 - Adam Kerker: Columbia

Media

Columbia Business Times
http://columbiabusinesstimes.com/
Monthly magazine on the business community, profiling companies, institutions, and people.  If you need an idea of a person to interview, look at the "People You Should Know" or PYSK section in every issue.

Columbia Missourian
https://www.columbiamissourian.com/

Columbia Daily Tribune
http://www.columbiatribune.com/

COMO Living Magazine
http://comolivingmag.com/
"People" tab/section

The Columbia Heart Beat
http://www.columbiaheartbeat.com/
Alternative "newspaper" for Columbia

Google searches on specific Columbia shows

  • site:.www.kbia.org/post
    • Example:  site:.www.kbia.org/post Clyde Ruffin
  • site:.www.kfru.com
    • Example:  site:.www.kfru.com Brian Treece

Historical Organizations

State Historical Society of Missouri
-Good for information on Missouri history, will have some on local and Mizzou history.  They are located in the basement of Ellis Library; the entrance is off Lowry Mall

University Archives - University of Missouri
- UA collects information related to MU history including official documents.  Please call or email before heading to 703 Lewis Hall.  Most of their materials are located off-campus and must be brought to their office to use.

Boone County Historical Society
-They collect information related to Boone County history.

Daniel Boone Regional Library Community History Archive

Books

Using the MERLIN catalog, search Columbia Missouri history and similar keywords to find books about Columbia's history.  Many may turn up in the State Historical Society of Missouri which is in the basement of Ellis Library.  Those items cannot be checked out but must be used in their reading room. 

Sample titles

  • A History of Columbia and Boone County by John C. Crighton
  • Columbia's Historic Sharp End by Rudi Keller

Subject Librarian

Thanks...

Thanks to colleague Gwen Gray, who initiated this guide.