A Directory of Towns, Villages, and Hamlets
Past and Present
of Cooper County, Missouri
Compiled by Arthur Paul Moser
Bibliography and Acknowledgements
In compiling this Directory of Towns, Villages and Hamlets Past and Present, of Cooper County, Missouri, an effort has been made to include every known community and landmark.
I wish to thank the staff of the Reference Department of the Springfield-Greene County Library, who very graciously made certain rare books and maps available for examination.
Material examined includes the following:
- Wetmore's Gazetteer of Missouri, 1837.
- Campbell's Gazetteer of Missouri, 1874.
- Campbell's New Atlas of Missouri, 1874.
- History of Cooper County, 1876, Stearns & Drake.
- History of Cooper County, 1876, Henry C. Levens & Nathaniel M. Drake, referred to as "Levens".
- History of Cooper and Howard Counties, 1883, Nat'l Hist. Society.
- Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri, 1901, Conard.
- The State of Missouri in 1904, Walter Williams.
- Several issues of Missouri Manual.
- Several maps as indicated.
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