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*[[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" />  
 
*[[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>  
 
*[[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>  
*[http://archstl.org/archives Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis Office of Archives and Records] parish christenings, confirmations, marriages, and deaths.
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*[http://archstl.org/archives Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis Office of Archives and Records] parish christenings, confirmations, marriages, and deaths.  
 
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*[http://www.stlcitycircuitcourt.com/ St. Louis City Courthouse], local civil, criminal, and probate records since 1766.<ref name="Red" /><br>  
*[https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/recorder/ St. Louis Recorder of Deeds and Vital Records Registrar], birth and deaths since 1825; marriages since 1766.<ref name="Red">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}}; [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3191918 Online 1989 version]; {{FHL|20296507|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}</ref>
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*[http://stlgs.org/ St. Louis Genealogical Society], about them, events, resources, research, education, first families, and surname search.  
 
*[https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/medical-examiner/ St. Louis City Medical Examiner], suspicious deaths.  
 
*[https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/medical-examiner/ St. Louis City Medical Examiner], suspicious deaths.  
*[http://www.stlcitycircuitcourt.com/ St. Louis City Courthouse], local civil, criminal, and probate records since 1766.<ref name="Red" /><br>
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*[[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://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" />
 
*[[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]], Frontenac, has [[Family History Center Portal|premium online services]] for free, offers research suggestions, and can order microfilms from the [[Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City.<ref>[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]] in ''Family History Research Wiki'' (accessed 29 February 2016).</ref>  
 
*[[St. Louis Missouri Family History Center]], Frontenac, has [[Family History Center Portal|premium online services]] for free, offers research suggestions, and can order microfilms from the [[Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City.<ref>[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]] in ''Family History Research Wiki'' (accessed 29 February 2016).</ref>  
*[[St. Louis Mercantile Library]], early newspapers, railroads, inland waterways, county records, biographies, and genealogies. A premier library for Missouri research.<ref name="DB67" /><br>  
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*[[St._Louis_Public_Library]] has an Obituary Index for the years 1880–1927; 1942–1945; 1992–2006, family histories, passenger lists, Heritage Quest, and ''Gateway Family Historian'' publication.<ref>[http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117800.asp Genealogists] in ''St. Louis Public Library'' (accessed 3 February 2016).</ref>  
*[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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*[http://brodskylibrary.org/collection.php Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library], St. Louis, comprehensive source for Judaica. 23,000 books.
*[http://www.lutheranhistory.org/ Concordia Historical Institute], St. Louis, Department of Archives and History of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
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*[https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/recorder/ St. Louis Recorder of Deeds and Vital Records Registrar], birth and deaths since 1825; marriages since 1766.<ref name="Red">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}}; [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE3191918 Online 1989 version]; {{FHL|20296507|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}</ref>
*[http://www.diocesemo.org/ministries/diocesan/communications/diocesan-archives/ Episcopal Diocese of Missouri Archives], St. Louis, a library, extensive document and photograph collections, and parish registers.  
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*[http://www.moed.uscourts.gov/ U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri], St. Louis, recent federal civil, criminal, and bankruptcy court records.  
 
*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.  

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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 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. Dollarhide and Bremer, 134.
  10. 10.0 10.1 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
  11. Introduction to Family History Centers in Family History Research Wiki (accessed 29 February 2016).
  12. Genealogists in St. Louis Public Library (accessed 3 February 2016).
  13. 13.0 13.1 Vital Records in Kansas City Public Library (accessed 2 Feb 2016).
  14. Research in Ozarks Genealogical Society (accessed 15 March 2014).
  15. Guide to Local History and Genealogy Department Collections in Springfield-Greene County Library District (accessed 15 March 2014).
  16. The Hulston Library in Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Missouri in National Park Service (accessed 15 March 2014).
  17. Our Collection in Harrison County Museum (accessed 7 March 2014).
  18. Dollarhide and Bremer, 39.