3 edition of A short history of the University found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Joseph Glenn Babb. An alumni directory, Hugh MacKay, alumni secretary|
|Series||The University of Missouri bulletin -- v. 16, no. 20. [from old catalog]|
|Contributions||Missouri. University, MacKay, Hugh James|
|LC Classifications||LD3461 .A4 1915|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||197 p. incl. illus. (ports.) pl.|
|Number of Pages||197|
|LC Control Number||16018631|
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