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The following is a list of some local, state, and national resources for historical information.  Please e-mail the archives to suggest additions to this list.

Local Historical, Museum, and Genealogical Agencies
State Resource Agencies and Historic Sites
National Resource Agencies


 

Local Historical, Museum, and Genealogical Agencies

(Multi-county Agencies)

 West-Central Counties

West-Central Missouri Genealogical Society and Library
https://www.facebook.com/West-Central-Missouri-Genealogical-Society-and-Library-Inc-107267879622038/ 

(Alphabetical by county)

Resource Listing
Adair

Adair County Historical Society Museum and Library
http://adairchs.org/

Museum of Osteopathic Medicine
https://www.atsu.edu/museum-of-osteopathic-medicine 

Novinger Coal Miners Museum
https://www.visitmo.com/novinger-coal-miners-museum.aspx 

Ruth W. Towne Museum
http://townemuseum.truman.edu/ 

Barry Barry County Missouri Genealogical & Historical Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mobarry/barrycogen/society.html
Benton Benton County Historical Society
https://www.bencomo.org/
Boone

Genealogical Society of Central Missouri
http://gscm.missouri.org/index.html

Boone County Historical Society
http://boonehistory.org/
Buchanan Glore Psychiatric Museum
https://www.stjosephmuseum.org/glore-psychiatric-museum

Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society
http://nwmogenealogy.com/

Pony Express Historical Museum
http://www.PonyExpress.org

St. Joseph Museum
http://www.stjosephmuseum.org
Callaway

Winston Churchill Memorial and Library
http://www.churchillmemorial.org

Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society
http://www.kchsoc.org

New Bloomfield Area Historical Society and Museum
http://www.newbloomfieldhistorical.org

Camden

Camden County Genealogical Association
http://www.rootsweb.com/~moccga/

Camden County Historical Society/Camden County Museum
http://www.camdencountymuseum.org/

Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau County Archive Center
http://www.capecounty.us/ArchiveCenter/Archive%20Center.aspx

Cape Girardeau County Historical Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mocgcgs/

Carroll

Carroll County Genealogical Association
http://www.carrolltonlibrary.com/index.php/about-us/genealogy/

Carroll County Historical Society
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Carroll-County-Museum/111670645536559
Chariton Chariton County Historical Society and Museum
http://charitoncountymuseum.org
Clay

Clay County Archives and Historical Library
http://claycountyarchives.org/

Mid-Continent Public Library
https://www.mymcpl.org/
Clinton

Clinton County Historical and Genealogical Society
http://www.rootsweb.com/~moclinto/histsoc/

Cole

Cole County Historical Society
http://www.colecohistsoc.org/

Dade

Dade County Genealogical Society
http://www.dademogensoc.org

Franklin

Four Rivers Genealogical Society
http://www.washmohistorical.org/four-rivers-genealogical-society/

Franklin County Historical Society
http://www.franklincountymohistoricalsociety.com/

Meramec Valley Genealogical and Historical Society
https://www.facebook.com/Meramec-Valley-Genealogical-Society-115521225211956/

St. Clair Historical Museum
http://stclairmomuseum.org/

Washington Historical Society
http://www.washmohistorical.org/

Greene

Greene County Archives and Records Center
https://greenecountymo.gov/archives/

Greene County Historical Society
http://www.rootsweb.com/~gcmohs

Missouri State University Special Collections and Archives
http://library.missouristate.edu/Archives

Ozarks Genealogical Society
http://ozarksgs.org/

Grundy Grundy County Genealogical Society
http://www.mogenweb.org/grundy/index.html
Jackson

Arabia Steamboat Museum
http://www.1856.com

Jackson County Historical Society
http://www.jchs.org

Kansas City Landmarks Commission
http://kcmo.gov

Kansas City Public Library, Special Collections Department
http://www.kcpl.lib.mo.us

Mid-Continent Public Library
https://www.mymcpl.org/

Oregon-California Trails Association
http://www.octa-trails.org/

Jasper

Powers Museum
http://www.powersmuseum.com

Jefferson

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
http://www.jcgsmo.org/

Missouri Pacific Historical Society
http://www.mopac.org

Jefferson County Missouri Historical Society
http://jeffcomohistory.org/

Johnson

Johnson County Historical Society
https://www.facebook.com/jocomohistory/

Lawrence

Lawrence County Historical Society
http://www.rootsweb.com/~molawre2/society.htm

Harold Bell Wright Museum in Pierce City
http://www.piercecitymuseum.webs.com/

McDonald

McDonald County Historical Society
https://mcdonaldcountyhistory.org/

Miller

The Miller County Historical Society
www.millercountymuseum.org

Monroe Monroe County Historical Society
http://www.rootsweb.com/~momchs2
Osage Osage County Historical Society
http://www.osagecounty.org/
Perry Perry County Genealogical Research Library and Archive Center https://perrycountyhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com
Pettis State Fair Community College Library
https://www.sfccmo.edu/library/
Phelps Phelps County Genealogical Society
http://pcgsrolla.weebly.com/index.html
Platte Mid-Continent Public Library
https://www.mymcpl.org/
Polk Polk County Genealogical Society
http://www.rootsweb.com/~mopolkgs/
Ray

Ray County Museum and Historical Society
http://raycountyhistory.webs.com/

St. Charles 

Boone-Duden Historical Society
http://boone-duden.com/

St. Charles County Historical Society
http:\\www.scchs.org

St. Louis

Brentwood Historical Society
www.brentwoodmo.org/index.aspx?NID=140

Carondelet Historical Society
http://www.carondelethistory.org/

Jennings Historical Society
http://www.jenningshistory.org

Landmarks Association of St. Louis
https://www.landmarks-stl.org/

Missouri Historical Society
http://www.mohistory.org/

St. Louis County Department of Parks and Recreation
http://www.stlouisco.com/ParksandRecreation

St. Louis Genealogical Society
http://www.stlgs.org/

Wildwood Historical Society
http://www.wildwoodhistoricalsociety.org

Saline Friends of Arrow Rock
http://arrowrock.org
Scott Commerce Historical and Genealogical Society
http://www.scottcountygenealogy.org/

Taney

 

White River Valley Historical Society
http://www.wrvhs.org/index.php

Washington Mine Au Breton Historical Society
http://washington.mogenweb.org/mabhs.html
   

 

State Resource Agencies and Historic Sites

(Alphabetical by agency name)

Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks
http://www.mostateparks.com

Missouri Humanities Council
http://www.mohumanities.org

Missouri State Archives
//www.sos.mo.gov/archives

State Historical Society of Missouri
http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml

Links to Western Historical Manuscript Collection by Area
Columbia http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml
Kansas City http://www.umkc.edu/whmckc/
Rolla https://shsmo.org/about/rolla/
Springfield https://shsmo.org/visit/springfield/
St. Louis https://shsmo.org/visit/saint-louis/

Still National Osteopathic Museum
& National Center for Osteopathic History
800 West Jefferson
Kirksville, MO 63501
660 626 2359
660 626 2984 Fax
http://www.atsu.edu/museum

 

National Resource Agencies

American Association for State and Local History
http://www.aaslh.org

American Association of Museums
http://www.aam-us.org

Council of State Historical Records Coordinators
http://www.coshrc.org/

Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://www.imls.gov

National Archives-Central Plains Division
http://www.archives.gov/kansas-city/

National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.nara.gov

National Endowment for the Humanities
http://www.neh.gov

National Historical Preservation and Records Commission
http://www.archives.gov/grants/

National Society of Colonial Families in America
http://www.colonialfamilies.org

Smithsonian Institution
http://www.si.edu/

Harry S Truman Library
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/