RLP 145: Missouri Repositories

The Missouri History Museum operated by the Missouri Historical Society. See “The Jefferson Memorial Building and the intersection of Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue after the completion of construction for the River des Peres Sewerage and Drainage Project in the area, 25 September 1930,” Wikimedia, (https://commons.wikipedia.org : accessed 17 April 2021).

Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about exploring the major state repositories for Missouri research. We discuss some of the major record collections at the Missouri State Archives, the Missouri Historical Society, and State Historical Society of Missouri. We look at the Missouri Digital Heritage website and offerings there as well. If you have any ancestors who could have lived in Missouri or passed through on their way west or south, you’ll want to know about these repositories.


Research in Missouri: The Repositories – by Diana at Family Locket

https://www.sos.mo.gov/archives – Missouri State Archives

Missouri Digital Heritage – collaboration site between the Archives and State Library

Land Patent Series Descriptions – at the Missouri Digital Heritage website – includes description of the swamp land patents

https://mohistory.org/society – Missouri Historical Society (St. Louis)

https://shsmo.org/ – The State History Society of Missouri (Columbia and regional centers)

Deed Of Sale Signed Josiah E. Isenhour, A Member Of The Firm Of Horrell Gayle And Co. Of New Orleans, Agents Of Champ T. Stuart Of Powhatan, Arkansas, April 30, 1858 – at the Missouri Historical Society

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Posted On: April 19, 2021 at 06:36AM