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Most of the archives mentioned above have collections of published biographical information. The public libraries in St. Louis and Kansas City also have good collections. Also search the biographical sections of statewide, regional, and county histories.
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Court Records|U.S. Court Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri_Biography|Biography]]''
  
The Family History Library has a large collection of biographical sources. Selected volumes are on FHL films 1000272-79, including Howard Louis Conrad, ''Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri, a Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference''(New York, New York: Southern History Company, 1901; FHL book 977.8 H2c; films 1000272-73; fiche 6051492).
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==== Introduction ====
  
=== Web Sites<br> ===
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Many of the archives of [[Missouri]] have collections of published biographical information. The public libraries in [http://www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240099787.asp St. Louis] and [http://www.kclibrary.org/kchistory/biographies Kansas City] also have good collections. Also search the biographical sections of statewide, regional, and county histories.
  
http://history.umr.edu/usefullinks/usefullinks.html
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==== Family History Library ====
  
http://web.umr.edu/~christen/mobio.html
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*Conrad, Howard Louis, ''Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri, a Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference ''(New York, New York: Southern History Company, 1901) [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=encyclopedia+of+the+history+of+missouri%2C+a+compendium+of+history+and+biography+for+ready+reference&qt=owc_search WorldCat]; {{FHL|148095|item|disp=FHL films 1000272-73, fiche 6051492–97, book 977.8 H2c}}<br>Digitized version for Volumes 1,2,3 and 6 are found at [http://archive.org/search.php?query=encyclopedia%20of%20the%20history%20of%20missouri%2C%20a%20compendium%20of%20history%20and%20biography%20for%20ready%20reference Internet Archive]<br>Some of the volumes are found at [www.books.google.com Google Books]
  
http://press.umsystem.edu/mobio.htm
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*Christensen, Lawrence O. ''Dictionary of Missouri Biography'' (Columbia, Missouri&nbsp;: University of Missouri Press, 1999) {{WorldCat|41272935|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|831015|item|disp=FHL book 977.8 D3c}}<br>Some of the pages are digitized and included in a book preview found at [http://books.google.com/books?id=6gyxWHRLAWgC Google Books]
  
[[Category: Missouri]]<br>
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*The Family History Library has a collection of biographies particular to Missouri. To access these, use the Place-names search in the FHL catalog for:
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:MISSOURI - BIOGRAPHY - PERSONAL NARRATIVES
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:MISSOURI,[COUNTY] - BIOGRAPHY
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:MISSOURI,[COUNTY],[TOWN] - BIOGRAPHY
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==== Web Sites  ====
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/scripts/data/database.cgi?file=Data&report=BioLocation&pagename=1bio&SearchTerm=Missouri Missouri Biographies at Access Genealogy]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mogenweb/mo.htm USGenWeb.org] Search county pages for Biographical references.
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[[Category:Missouri|Biography]]

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Introduction

Many of the archives of Missouri have collections of published biographical information. The public libraries in St. Louis and Kansas City also have good collections. Also search the biographical sections of statewide, regional, and county histories.

Family History Library

  • The Family History Library has a collection of biographies particular to Missouri. To access these, use the Place-names search in the FHL catalog for:
MISSOURI - BIOGRAPHY - PERSONAL NARRATIVES
MISSOURI,[COUNTY] - BIOGRAPHY
MISSOURI,[COUNTY],[TOWN] - BIOGRAPHY

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb.org Search county pages for Biographical references.