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Identifier: A0052

Title: Arnold Family Papers, 1849-1919


George W. Arnold was born July 24, 1844, in Scott County, Missouri. After studying law, he became involved in Scott County Republican politics. He held the offices of sheriff, collector, county recorder, and circuit clerk. In 1883 he moved to Springfield, Missouri, where he served as deputy county recorder and later deputy circuit clerk. In 1903 he became criminal clerk of the Greene County Criminal Court, a position he held until his death in 1905. He married Louisa Buissart (1844-1929). Anthony L. Arnold (1868-1959) was the son of George W. and Louisa Arnold.

The collection contains tax receipts, deeds, and the will of Charles Buchmiller (1823-1883), stepfather of Mrs. Louisa Arnold; four letters signed Edward Spahr, St. Louis, to Francis T. Mills, 1873-1874; 15 photographs taken in Oregon County, Missouri, circa 1915; 27 postcards sent to Miss Mary Hodnett and Mrs. L.A. Arnold; and other Arnold family papers and photographs. The collection was formerly known as the Philip Arnold Family Papers.

1 box

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Cite as: Arnold Family Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1849-1919

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts


Subjects: Deeds


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