|Missouri Wiki Topics|
|Local Research Resources|
Online Resources[edit | edit source]
- Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1881 ($)
- Missouri Online Historical Directories - listed by county
History[edit | edit source]
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Missouri.
Resources for Missouri Directories[edit | edit source]
Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]
The St. Louis Public Library owns these Missouri city directories on microfilm:
St. Louis (City): 1821-1980
St. Louis (County): 1893-1979
St. Louis & Suburban Telephone Directories: 1912-1950
Cape Girardeau: 1912-11935
Jefferson City: 1904-1935
Kansas City: 1865-1960
St. Charles: 1906-1934
You can request copies from these St. Louis Public Library directories firstname.lastname@example.org
Directories Online[edit | edit source]
- Fold3.com ($) has St. Louis City Directories 1863-1923 (only 3 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries including St. Louis County Library.
- Fold3.com ($) has Kansas City Directories 1865-1923 (only 4 yrs. missing) available online.
- Ancestry.com ($) has Missouri directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.
The Family History Library[edit | edit source]
The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of Missouri including:
1821-60 FHL fiche 6044444-62
1863-1935 FHL film 1377473-506
1942, 1965, 1970 etc. FHL book 977.866 E4p
1860-61 FHL fiche 6044015
1865-1935 FHL film 1376961-73
1940, 1975, 1989 etc. FHL book 978.139/K1 E4p
To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
- MISSOURI, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
- MISSOURI, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES
Websites[edit | edit source]
- Missouri City Directories
- St.Louis Public Library
- US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
- Google books has some Directories for St. Louis.