Louis Houck, Missouri historian and entrepreneur. by William T. Doherty

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .

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  • Houck, Louis, 1840-1925.

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SeriesUniversity of Missouri studies,, v. 33, University of Missouri studies (1926) ;, v. 33.
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LC ClassificationsF466.H86 D6
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Pagination153 p.
Number of Pages153
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Open LibraryOL5801794M
LC Control Number60015511
OCLC/WorldCa721711

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Notes: Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

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