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Finding aids and guides to specific sources

Use the list and alphabetical menu below to browse finding aids and guides to sources held by the Special Collections Department. Use the search box to search for a finding aid or guide by keyword.

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Subject guides to our collection

Subject guides are downloadable as PDFs.

General information

About the Special Collections Department (302 kb) Lodging and dining near St. Louis County Library (293 kb) Getting started in genealogy (197 kb)
Genealogy for kids and teens (213 kb) Databases for genealogy and history (213 kb)  

St. Louis research

St. Louis newspapers (109 kb) St. Louis records on microfilm, microfiche, and CD-ROM (34 kb) German genealogy--St. Louis-area research (202 kb)

U.S. states and regions

Alabama (213 kb) Arkansas (193 kb) Delaware (192 kb)
Georgia (208 kb) Illinois (203 kb) Indiana (205 kb)
Kentucky (200 kb) Louisiana (211 kb) Maryland (198 kb)
Mississippi (32 kb) Missouri (205 kb) New England (205 kb)
New Jersey (200 kb) New York (218 kb) North Carolina (209 kb)
Ohio (198 kb) Pennsylvania (199 kb) South Carolina (219 kb)
Tennessee (199 kb) Upper Midwest (212 kb) Virginia (199 kb)
West Virginia (193 kb)    

Ethnic and national groups

Acadian (196 kb) African American (53 kb) Bermudian and Caribbean (209 kb)
Bohemian (214 kb) Canadian (213 Kb) Central & South American (211 kb)
Dutch (202 kb) Eastern European (215 kb) English and Welsh (200 kb)
French Belgian and Luxumbourger (218 Kb) French Canadian (195 kb) German--general research (225 kb)
German--regional research (87 Kb) German--St. Louis-area research (203 Kb) Huguenot (201 Kb)
Irish (192 Kb) Italian (204 Kb) Jewish (211 Kb)
Native American (201 Kb) Polish (211 Kb) Scandinavian (192 Kb)
Scottish (190 Kb)    

Religious groups

Huguenot (201 Kb) Quaker (229 Kb)

Record types

Church and vital records (197 Kb) Immigration (234 Kb) Military (190 Kb)

Special research areas

Adoption (184 kb) Draper Manuscript Collection (282 kb) Holocaust (205 Kb) Lineage societies (201 Kb) Women's History & Genealogy

 

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