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Online access to microfilmed versions of the New York Times and St. Louis Post Dispatch. Allows the user to retrieve, view, print and email specially digitized images from ProQuest microfilm. Note that access is only available for 2008 to 3 months ago.
A digital collection offering online access to many publications and photos related to American history, government and culture.
A digitized version of the 38-volume print edition of legislative and executive documents issued by Congress, 1789 - 1838.
An online database of passenger arrivals through the port of New York for the years 1820-1892.
Includes name index for Civil War soldiers and sailors, histories of Union and Confederate regiments, battles of the war, and other historical information.
Passenger list records covering the years of 1892-1924.
This free site provides access to a growing collection of databases for genealogical research. Users can also search the Family History Library's extensive catalog of microfilm and print holdings.
Provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and the present. Public Land States include the 30 states where land was surveyed with the rectangular survey system and land descriptions utilize the terms section, township, and range.
The online GNIS Database provides information about geographic place names in the United States as is commonly found in a printed gazetteer.
A roll-by-roll listing of county records on microfilm held by the Missouri State Archives.
Copies of death certificates issued beginning 1910 and that are at least 50 years old can be downloaded from this site.
Includes indexes and images for St. Louis County Probate Court (1804-1876) and St. Louis City Probate Court (1876-1900, separated from county in 1876). The probate packets for 1802-1885, available through this project, are available on microfilm in the St. Louis County Library Special Collections Department.
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is a non-profit organization providing education, training, and standards for anyone interested in genealogical research. The St. Louis County Library Special Collections Department holds the NGS Book Loan Collection.
Commonly known as NUCMUC, this online catalog allows users to search for archival and manuscript materials held by archives and other repositories across the U.S.
Microfilm listed in the online catalog can be obtained through interlibrary loan.
The cadastral survey of the U.S. with an online interactive map for finding the principal meridians and baseline for the 30 public domain states.
A Soundex system, used in some genealogical indexes, provides a consistent code for surnames with variant spellings or similar pronunciations. Enter the surname you want coded into the search field to find the Soundex equivalent used in the index.
The St. Louis Genealogical Society provides education and support for those doing genealogical research in St. Louis City and County. Its library collection is held by the St. Louis County Library Special Collections Department.
An index to the more than 10,000 newspaper clippings filed by the newspaper and donated to the Mercantile Library in 1986. Coverage is 1920s - 1980s. Articles in the index can be found on microfilm at St. Louis County Library Headquarters.
Copies of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are available on microfilm at St. Louis County Library Headquarters.
Digitized edition of laws and resolutions passed by Congress.
This site provides links to free genealogical information for U.S. states and counties.
The Library of Congress has digitized a portion of the set, which include House and Senate documents and reports beginning in 1817.
An online listing of court records on microfilm that can be borrowed through interlibrary loan.
An online catalog allowing users to search for items in more than 10,000 libraries in the U.S. and foreign countries.