St. Louis Public Library

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St. Louis Public Library

Contact Information[edit | edit source]



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 William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 67. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Ref Book 973 J54d. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "DB67" defined multiple times with different content
  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. 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.