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REFERENCES

The information compiled for this website came from a multitude of sources both published and unpublished. A listing of both types of sources follows:

Published Sources of Blue Mound Information

  1. Not Much of Anything - A History of My Life , J. M.. Hoyt, Undated (most probably 1976), 62 pp.

  2. One Hundred Years in Livingston County , Published by The Livingston County Bicentennial Agriculture Committee, July 1976, 115 pp.

  3. Livingston County History: Celebrating 150 Years - 1821 -1981 , Lillan Des Marias and Mildred Sue Jones, Eds., Published by The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 348 pp.

  4. Livingston County History Sesquicentennial - 1837 - 1987 , Lillan Des Marias, Ed., Published by The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 313 (349-622) pp.

  5. History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri , O. P. Williams and Company, Published by St. Louis National Historical Company, 1886 (Re-Print by The Printery, Clinton, MO, 1972), 1,274 pp.

  6. Omni Gazetteer of the United Sates of America (Volume 7) Plains States , Frank R. Abate, Editor, 1991 Omnigraphics, Inc Detroit, MI, 495 pp.

  7. National Archives and Records Administration (U.S. Postal Service) , Jennifer Lynch (information about former post masters in a letter dated May 15, 2000), National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest Washington, DC 20408-0001.

  8. Rural and Small Town Schools in Livingston County , Leo Hopper, Compiler, July 1986, 92 pp.

  9. The Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory (1860) , John Sutherland and Henry N. Mc Evoy, 1860, 782 pp.

  10. Missouri Gazetteer and Business Directory for 1876-7 , 1876, R. L. Polk & Co., 888 pp.

  11. Missouri Gazetteer and Business Directory for 1879-80 , 1879, R. L. Polk & Co. and A.C. Danser, 1,246 pp.

  12. Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1883-4, 1883, Volume IV. R. L. Polk & Co. and A.C. Danser, 1,662 pp.

  13. Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1885-6, 1885, Volume V. R. L. Polk & Co. , 1,672 pp

  14. Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1889-90, 1889, Volume VI. R. L. Polk & Co. , 2,014 pp.

  15. Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1891-92, 1891, Volume VII. R. L. Polk & Co. , 1,870 pp.

  16. Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1893-94, 1893, Volume VIII. R. L. Polk & Co. , 1,914 pp.

  17. R. L. Polk & Co.’s Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory for 1898-99, 1898, R. L. Polk & Co. , 2,133 pp. (From an incomplete xerox copy.)

  18. Wallin’s Chillicothe City Directory for 1899 - 1900 , July 1899, Wallin Directory Company, 184 pp. (Bound with Wallin’s Directory of Livingston County, Missouri, 1899-1900, 204 pp.)

  19.  Wallin’s Directory of Livingston County, Missouri, 1899-1900 , July 1899, Wallin Directory Company, 204 pp. (Bound with Wallin’s Chillicothe City Directory for 1899 - 1900 , 184 pp.)

  20. A Directory of Towns, Villages and Hamlets, Past and Present of Livingston County, Mo., Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser, March 1981, 19 pp.

  21. Past and Present of Livingston County Missouri Volume I, A. J. Roof, S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 327 pp.

  22. Copy of a signed Statement to establish a Blue Mound Post Office, dated April 15, 1868 and signed by William H. Marker and J. W. Mast (?), Postmaster of the Utica Post Office. 2pp. (Copy provided by the National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington D. C. 20408-0001)

  23. Copy of a signed Statement to establish a Blue Mound Post Office, dated February 24, 1871 and signed by Isom Groce and John M. Noris (?), Postmaster of the Chillicothe Post Office. 2pp. (Copy provided by the National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington D. C. 20408-0001)

  24. Copy of a signed Statement describing the location of the Blue Mound Post Office, dated December 10, 1895 and signed by D. N. Morris. 2pp. (Copy provided by the National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington D. C. 20408-0001)

  25. From the Chillicothe Constitution (Tribune?) 14 Feb. 1873, Source was Sue Jones in an email dated July ??, 2000.

  26. From the Chillicothe Specater(sp?) Thur 8 Aug 1866, Source was Sue Jones in an email dated July ??, 2000.

  27. Copy of Land Patent Document for William Hatcher, From Bureau Of Land Management : http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/search.asp?s=16

  28. Copy of Land Patent Document for Zechariah Sparks, From Bureau Of Land Management: http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/search.asp?s=16

  29. Personal Correspondence with Robert McAlear (Great Grandson of Charles), A series of emails in the summer of 2000.

  30. Copy of a hand-drawn map of Blue Mound, Circa 1920's, Source was Linda Hoyt. Map prepared by Donald Barnes in either 1999 or 2000.

  31. Hand-drawn map of Blue Mound, Prepared by Ina Cameron 08/22/00.

  32. Photo of Singing School Members in front of Mount Hope Church, Circa 1890, Source was Ina Cameron.

  33. Photo of telephone office, the Hoyt Store and the repair shop, date unknown, Source was Ina Cameron.

  34. Taped interview with Ina Cameron, October 5, 2000.

  35. Taped interview with Reva Perry Maberry, December2, 2000.

  36. Taped interviews with Donald Barnes, September 16, 2000 and February 14, 2001.

  37. A History of Northwest Missouri (Volume I), Walter Williams, Editor, 1915 The Lewis Publishing Company Chicago and New York 636 pp. (Livingston County Chapter provided by L. A. Martin of Chillicothe.

  38. Geologic Wonders and Curiosities of Missouri, Thomas R. Beveridge 1978 (Second edition revised by Jerry D. Vineyard 1990). Missouri Department of Natural Resources , Division of Geology and Land Survey, Educational Series No. 4. 400 pp.

  39. Presettlement Praire of Missouri, Walter A. Schroeder 1982 (Second edition, revised). The Conservation Commission of the State of Missouri, Jefferson City, Missouri. Natural History Series No. 2. Xxx pp.

Publications reviewed that did not contain information about Blue Mound

  1. Place Names of Missouri (1854) ( Excerpted from Gazetteer of the United States by Lippincott, Gambo & Company 1854) , compiled by Arthur Paul Moser, June 1982, 43 pp.

  2. Livingston County, Missouri, (Bound volume that contains 4 “essays”: Livingston County, Missouri, pp. 238-241; Livingston County Pioneer Settlers and Subsequent Events, pp. 201-206; Sketches of Livingston County. No. 3., pp.26-31; and Sketches of Livingston County. No. 4., pp. 3-11.) Dates given for the first three respectively are May 23, 1911, April 6, 1912, September 21, 1912 - no date given for last “essay:”.

  3. Volume VI Maloney’s 1917-1918 Livingston County Directory, Globe Publishing Company, 512 pp.

Personal (unpublished) Sources of Blue Mound Information

Barnes, Donald
Brown, Gary
Burks, Belua
Cameron, Ina F.
Condron, Charlotte
Condron, Ralph
Condron, Reva
Dillard, John
Duncan, Barbara
Hoyt, Helen
Hoyt, Warren
Jones, Mildred Sue
Lazure, June
Brophy, Patrick
Maberry, Harold
Maberry, Reva
Mantzey, Howard
Olson, Lori
Brown, Howard
Pabst, Alison
Pfaffly, Patricia E.
Rotert, Susan
Willard, Cleo.


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