For more than 100 years, Missouri has published the Official Manual of the State of Missouri, commonly known as the "Blue Book." Here, you can find detailed information on local, state and federal governments, as well as stories, essays and pictures that help preserve the state's heritage.
In addition to the online version linked below, the Secretary of State's office also offers the 2017-18 Official Manual available for purchase.
Click here to order 2017-18 Official Manual
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* PLEASE NOTE: The online version of the Official Manual is a book depicting a "picture-in-time" and will not be updated.
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Browse Historic Blue Books
Years 1878 to 2000 are available on Missouri Digital Heritage
View The Historic Blue Book Photograph Collection
Blue Book documents are available on this website in the .pdf format. In order to view or print them, you must have the Adobe Reader installed on your computer. To download a free copy of Adobe Reader, click on the icon below.
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