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Finding Aids

Finding Aids are descriptions of collections, often down to the item level, for records kept by the Missouri State Archives. Finding Aids include agency or biographical histories, timelines, and information on related collections when applicable.

Click on a link below for a state agency. If you do not find the Finding Aid you need, contact the Archives at (573) 751-3280 or archref@sos.mo.gov. There are many finding aids drafts the staff can access that are not online.

 

Click on a Record Group below or scroll down to browse.

RG003 Office of the Governor

RG213 Missouri State Penitentiary

RG005 Office of Secretary of State

RG395 State Capitol Commissions

RG102 Department of Agriculture

RG403 Civil War Centennial Commission of Missouri

RG103 Department of Conservation

RG405 American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Missouri

RG104 Department of Economic Development

RG550 Missouri General Assembly

RG105 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

RG552 Legislators’ Papers

RG107 Department of Transportation

RG561 Joint, Interim and Special Legislative Committees

RG108 Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

RG600 Missouri Supreme Court

RG114 Department of Corrections

RG951 U.S. Recorder of Land Titles

RG115 Department of Health and Senior Services

RG998 Manuscripts

RG133 Office of Adjutant General

 

 

RG003 Office of the Governor

 

RG005 Office of Secretary of State

Administrative Rules

Business Services (includes Commissions)

Elections

Missouri State Library

Publications

Records Services

Secretaries of State

Securities

Session Laws

Special Collections

  

RG102 Department of Agriculture

Animal Health

 

RG103 Department of Conservation

 

RG104 Department of Economic Development

 

RG105 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

RG107 Department of Transportation

 

RG108 Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

 

RG114 Department of Corrections

 

RG115 Department of Health and Senior Services

   

RG133 Office of Adjutant General

Civil War Regimental Returns

 

RG213 Missouri State Penitentiary

 

RG395 State Capitol Commissions

 

RG403 Civil War Centennial Commission of Missouri

 

RG405 American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Missouri

 

RG550 Missouri General Assembly

Session Records

House Communications

House and Senate Journals

 

RG552 Legislators’ Papers

 

RG561 Joint, Interim and Special Legislative Committees

 

RG600 Missouri Supreme Court

 

RG951 U.S. Recorder of Land Titles

 

RG998 Manuscripts

These are posted on a separate page. Click HERE to access our manuscript finding aids.

 

 


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The Missouri State Archives collections are non-circulating. Permanent state government records housed in the Missouri State Archives stacks area are available for use in the Archives Research Room. Advance request must be made for use of records from the stacks on Thursday evenings, Saturdays, and holidays. Microfilm and a limited selection of printed works are available in the Archives Research Room to researchers at all times.