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(*St. Louis Missouri Family History Center has significant Internet links, can offer research suggestions, and can order genealogical microfilms from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.)
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[St. Louis City, Missouri|St. Louis City]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[{{PAGENAME}}]]'' <br>  
 
''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[St. Louis City, Missouri|St. Louis City]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[{{PAGENAME}}]]'' <br>  
  
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=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
The St. Louis Public Library has an on-line Obituary Index for the years 1880–1927; 1942–1945; 1992–2006. They also have hundreds of published family histories, passenger lists, and access to the Heritage Quest database. The ''Gateway Family Historian'' is published by the Library.<ref>[http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117800.asp Genealogists] in ''St. Louis Public Library'' (accessed 3 February 2016).</ref>
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The St. Louis Public Library has an on-line Obituary Index for the years 1880–1927; 1942–1945; 1992–2006. They also have hundreds of published family histories, passenger lists, and access to the Heritage Quest database. The ''Gateway Family Historian'' is published by the Library.<ref>[http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117800.asp Genealogists] in ''St. Louis Public Library'' (accessed 3 February 2016).</ref>  
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
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*[http://www.mow.uscourts.gov/ U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri], St. Louis, recent federal civil, criminal, and bankruptcy court records.  
 
*[http://www.mow.uscourts.gov/ U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri], St. Louis, recent federal civil, criminal, and bankruptcy court records.  
 
*[http://www.slfp.com/ForestParkMHS.htm Missouri History Museum Library], St. Louis, has regional history sources, St. Louis, Missouri, the Mississippi and Missouri Valleys, the Louisiana Purchase, American West: indexes, guides, catalogs, photos, genealogy workshops. Many records of Missouri settlers from Illinois.<ref name="DB67" />  
 
*[http://www.slfp.com/ForestParkMHS.htm Missouri History Museum Library], St. Louis, has regional history sources, St. Louis, Missouri, the Mississippi and Missouri Valleys, the Louisiana Purchase, American West: indexes, guides, catalogs, photos, genealogy workshops. Many records of Missouri settlers from Illinois.<ref name="DB67" />  
*[[National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)]], St. Louis, federal government employee and military personnel records starting 1917.<ref name="DB134">Dollarhide and Bremer, 134.</ref><br>
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*[[National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)]], St. Louis, federal government employee and military personnel records starting 1917.<ref name="DB134">Dollarhide and Bremer, 134.</ref><br>  
*[[St. Louis Missouri Family History Center]] has significant Internet links, can offer research suggestions, and can order genealogical microfilms from the [[Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City.
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*[[St. Louis Missouri Family History Center]] has [[Family History Center Portal|free premium online services]], can offer research suggestions, and can order genealogical microfilms from the [[Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City.  
 
*[[St. Louis Mercantile Library]], early newspapers, railroads, inland waterways, county records, biographies, and genealogies. A premier library for Missouri research.<ref name="DB67" /><br>  
 
*[[St. Louis Mercantile Library]], early newspapers, railroads, inland waterways, county records, biographies, and genealogies. A premier library for Missouri research.<ref name="DB67" /><br>  
 
*[http://jacksongov.org/151/Medical-Examiner Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis Office of Archives and Records] parish christenings, confirmations, marriages, and deaths.  
 
*[http://jacksongov.org/151/Medical-Examiner Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis Office of Archives and Records] parish christenings, confirmations, marriages, and deaths.  

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St. Louis Public Library
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Contact Information[edit | edit source]

E-mail:[1]  help@slpl.org

Address:[1]

Central Library
1301 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103

Telephone:[1]  314-241-2288
Fax:  314-539-0393

Hours and holidays:[2]  Mon-Thu 10-9; Fri-Sat 10-6; Sun 1-5 (1st floor only); Holidays

Map, parking, and public transportation:

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

The St. Louis Public Library has an on-line Obituary Index for the years 1880–1927; 1942–1945; 1992–2006. They also have hundreds of published family histories, passenger lists, and access to the Heritage Quest database. The Gateway Family Historian is published by the Library.[3]

Guides[edit | edit source]

Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

If you cannot visit or find a source at the St. Louis Public Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Contacting the Library in St. Louis Public Library (accessed 3 February 2016).
  2. Libraries and hours in St. Louis Public Library (accessed 3 February 2016).
  3. Genealogists in St. Louis Public Library (accessed 3 February 2016).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Dollarhide and Bremer, 67.
  5. About the Midwest Genealogy Center in Mid-Continent Public Library (accessed 5 May 2010).
  6. Online guide to St. Louis sources in the History and Genealogy Department in St. Louis County Library (accessed 2 February 2016).
  7. 7.0 7.1 Alice Eichholz, ed., Ancestry's Red Book : American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City, UT : Ancestry Pub., 2004), 396. WorldCat 779185438; Online 1989 version; FHL Book 973 D27rb
  8. Dollarhide and Bremer, 134.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Vital Records in Kansas City Public Library (accessed 2 Feb 2016).
  10. Dollarhide and Bremer, 47 and 67.
  11. Special Collections in Kansas City Public Library (accessed 7 March 2014).
  12. Genealogy Center Collections in Genealogy Center (accessed 27 February 2015).
  13. Dollarhide and Bremer, 107.
  14. Dollarhide and Bremer, 39.