Department Move Alert
Library Headquarters closed to the public on May 28th, 2022. Learn more about the new Clark Family Branch construction project.
The History & Genealogy Department is temporarily relocated to the Daniel Boone Branch where staff will continue to assist researchers with their needs and any requests.
Materials access is limited. Resources available at Daniel Boone include Missouri resources, Illinois resources for six metro area counties, St. Louis city directories and phone books, microfilms, and computer databases. Family Histories (929.2) and resources for Germanic Europe (943 A - 949.97 W) are located off-site and available upon request. Patrons may request these titles by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Item requests will be fulfilled on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Subject guides list sources available in the History & Genealogy Department and are available to download as PDFs.
Lodging and dining near St. Louis County Library (293 kb)
About the History and Genealogy Department (302 kb)
National Genealogical Society Book Loan Collection
Databases for History & Genealogy
St. Louis research
St. Louis records on microfilm, microfiche, and CD-ROM
German genealogy--St. Louis-area research (202 kb)
U.S. states and regions
Ethnic and national groups
|Huguenot (201 Kb)||Quaker|
|Church and vital records (197 Kb)||Immigration (234 Kb)||Military (190 Kb)|
Special research areas
|Adoption (184 kb)||Draper Manuscript Collection||Holocaust (205 Kb)|
|Lineage societies (201 Kb)||Women's History & Genealogy|