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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[Kansas City Public Library Missouri Valley Special Collections]], The '''Missouri Valley Room''' has a great genealogy collection for Missouri and Kansas with biographies, periodicals, genealogies, diaries, photos, scrapbooks, and newspapers of the Kansas City area.<ref name="DB4767">Dollarhide and Bremer, 47 and 67.</ref> <ref name="SC">[http://www.kclibrary.org/kchistory/special-collections Special Collections] in ''Kansas City Public Library'' (accessed 7 March 2014).</ref><br>
 
*[http://www.slcl.org/genealogy St. Louis County Library], a Missouri collection including the [http://www.ngsgenealogy.org National Genealogical Society], and [http://www.stlgs.org St. Louis Genealogical Society] collections, online databases, federal censuses, births, deaths, cemeteries, church records, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, wills, African American records, yearbooks, and access to LDS microfilms.<ref>[http://www.slcl.org/content/online-guide-st-louis-sources-history-and-genealogy-department Online guide to St. Louis sources in the History and Genealogy Department] in ''St. Louis County Library'' (accessed 2 February 2016).</ref><br>
 
*[http://www.slcl.org/genealogy St. Louis County Library], a Missouri collection including the [http://www.ngsgenealogy.org National Genealogical Society], and [http://www.stlgs.org St. Louis Genealogical Society] collections, online databases, federal censuses, births, deaths, cemeteries, church records, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, wills, African American records, yearbooks, and access to LDS microfilms.<ref>[http://www.slcl.org/content/online-guide-st-louis-sources-history-and-genealogy-department Online guide to St. Louis sources in the History and Genealogy Department] in ''St. Louis County Library'' (accessed 2 February 2016).</ref><br>
  
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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:''''' '''in Missouri:''' [[Franklin County, Missouri|Franklin]], [[Jefferson County, Missouri|Jefferson]], [[St. Charles County, Missouri|St. Charles]], [[St. Louis County, Missouri|St. Louis County]], '''in Illinois:''' [[Madison County, Illinois|Madison]], and [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair]].  
 
*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:''''' '''in Missouri:''' [[Franklin County, Missouri|Franklin]], [[Jefferson County, Missouri|Jefferson]], [[St. Charles County, Missouri|St. Charles]], [[St. Louis County, Missouri|St. Louis County]], '''in Illinois:''' [[Madison County, Illinois|Madison]], and [[St. Clair County, Illinois|St. Clair]].  
 
*[http://www.cofchrist.org/visit-library-and-archives Community of Christ Library and Archives], Independence, books, periodicals, letters, and diaries of the of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints/Community of Christ.  
 
*[http://www.cofchrist.org/visit-library-and-archives Community of Christ Library and Archives], Independence, books, periodicals, letters, and diaries of the of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints/Community of Christ.  
*[[Kansas City Public Library Missouri Valley Special Collections]], The '''Missouri Valley Room''' has a great genealogy collection for Missouri and Kansas with biographies, periodicals, genealogies, diaries, photos, scrapbooks, and newspapers of the Kansas City area.<ref name="DB4767">Dollarhide and Bremer, 47 and 67.</ref> <ref name="SC">[http://www.kclibrary.org/kchistory/special-collections Special Collections] in ''Kansas City Public Library'' (accessed 7 March 2014).</ref><br>
 
 
*[http://health.mo.gov/data/vitalrecords/ Missouri Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics], Jefferson City, birth, marriage, divorce, and death certificates.<ref name="VR" />  
 
*[http://health.mo.gov/data/vitalrecords/ Missouri Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics], Jefferson City, birth, marriage, divorce, and death certificates.<ref name="VR" />  
 
*[[Missouri State Archives]], Jefferson City, has court, land, military, death records, federal censuses, county and municipal records, photos, penitentiary, and manuscript records. Birth and death record index since 1883 is online; birth records 1883-1895; marriages 1827-1937.<ref name="VR">[http://www.kclibrary.org/kchistory/vital-records Vital Records] in ''Kansas City Public Library'' (accessed 2 Feb 2016).</ref>  
 
*[[Missouri State Archives]], Jefferson City, has court, land, military, death records, federal censuses, county and municipal records, photos, penitentiary, and manuscript records. Birth and death record index since 1883 is online; birth records 1883-1895; marriages 1827-1937.<ref name="VR">[http://www.kclibrary.org/kchistory/vital-records Vital Records] in ''Kansas City Public Library'' (accessed 2 Feb 2016).</ref>  
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*[[Ozarks Genealogical Society Library]], Springfield, has Missouri and other states, a large periodical collection, and special southern Missouri family records.<ref name="DB67" /> <ref>[http://www.ozarksgs.org/index.php/research Research] in ''Ozarks Genealogical Society'' (accessed 15 March 2014).</ref>  
 
*[[Ozarks Genealogical Society Library]], Springfield, has Missouri and other states, a large periodical collection, and special southern Missouri family records.<ref name="DB67" /> <ref>[http://www.ozarksgs.org/index.php/research Research] in ''Ozarks Genealogical Society'' (accessed 15 March 2014).</ref>  
 
*[[Springfield-Greene County Library Midtown]], for southern Missouri: censuses, church histories, directories, Civil War, online deaths 1910-1958, births, marriages, land, probate, cemeteries.<ref name="DB67" /> <ref>[http://thelibrary.org/lochist/collections.cfm?aid=925{{amp}}lid=62 Guide to Local History and Genealogy Department Collections] in ''Springfield-Greene County Library District'' (accessed 15 March 2014).</ref>  
 
*[[Springfield-Greene County Library Midtown]], for southern Missouri: censuses, church histories, directories, Civil War, online deaths 1910-1958, births, marriages, land, probate, cemeteries.<ref name="DB67" /> <ref>[http://thelibrary.org/lochist/collections.cfm?aid=925{{amp}}lid=62 Guide to Local History and Genealogy Department Collections] in ''Springfield-Greene County Library District'' (accessed 15 March 2014).</ref>  
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*[[State Historical Society of Missouri]], Columbia, census, maps, newspapers, online tools, oral history, photos, historical manuscripts, and reference materials.<ref name="DB67" />
 
*[[Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Library]], Republic, find ancestors who served in the U.S. Civil War.<ref>[http://www.nps.gov/wicr/planyourvisit/library.htm The Hulston Library] in ''Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Missouri'' in ''National Park Service'' (accessed 15 March 2014).</ref>  
 
*[[Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Library]], Republic, find ancestors who served in the U.S. Civil War.<ref>[http://www.nps.gov/wicr/planyourvisit/library.htm The Hulston Library] in ''Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Missouri'' in ''National Park Service'' (accessed 15 March 2014).</ref>  
 
*Repositories in '''''surrounding states:''''' [[Arkansas Archives and Libraries|Arkansas]], [[Iowa Archives and Libraries|Iowa]], [[Illinois Archives and Libraries|Illinois]], [[Kansas Archives and Libraries|Kansas]], [[Kentucky Archives and Libraries|Kentucky]], [[Nebraska Archives and Libraries|Nebraska]], [[Oklahoma Archives and Libraries|Oklahoma]], and [[Tennessee Archives and Libraries|Tennessee]].  
 
*Repositories in '''''surrounding states:''''' [[Arkansas Archives and Libraries|Arkansas]], [[Iowa Archives and Libraries|Iowa]], [[Illinois Archives and Libraries|Illinois]], [[Kansas Archives and Libraries|Kansas]], [[Kentucky Archives and Libraries|Kentucky]], [[Nebraska Archives and Libraries|Nebraska]], [[Oklahoma Archives and Libraries|Oklahoma]], and [[Tennessee Archives and Libraries|Tennessee]].  

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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.

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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 4.5 4.6 4.7 Dollarhide and Bremer, 67.
  5. About the Midwest Genealogy Center in Mid-Continent Public Library (accessed 5 May 2010).
  6. Dollarhide and Bremer, 47 and 67.
  7. Special Collections in Kansas City Public Library (accessed 7 March 2014).
  8. Online guide to St. Louis sources in the History and Genealogy Department in St. Louis County Library (accessed 2 February 2016).
  9. 9.0 9.1 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
  10. Dollarhide and Bremer, 134.
  11. Introduction to Family History Centers in Family History Research Wiki (accessed 29 February 2016).
  12. 12.0 12.1 Vital Records in Kansas City Public Library (accessed 2 Feb 2016).
  13. Research in Ozarks Genealogical Society (accessed 15 March 2014).
  14. Guide to Local History and Genealogy Department Collections in Springfield-Greene County Library District (accessed 15 March 2014).
  15. The Hulston Library in Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Missouri in National Park Service (accessed 15 March 2014).
  16. Our Collection in Harrison County Museum (accessed 7 March 2014).
  17. Dollarhide and Bremer, 39.