Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Missouri Historical Documents Browser: 1885

Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects

Missouri State Agencies and Institutions, 1885

Source:  Official Directory of Missouri, pp. 149-152; 174-177

A "Yes" in the Found in Journal column indicates that the department's annual or biennial report
was published in legislative journal appendices. Scroll down for more detail.

Full Text in HathiTrust Agency Name Major Serial Publications Supplementary Information

Yes, Yes

Adjutant General (War Department) - Strike of Railroad Employees, Report



Reports 2

History thesis (1999)
History book (1987)
  Agriculture, State Board of Reports Dissertation (1940)
  Auditor  Reports  
Yes Auditor and Treasurer, Committee to Settle with the    
Yes Blind, School for the Education of the - St. Louis   History thesis (1938)
  Claim Agent, State    
  Coal Oil Inspectors    
Yes Deaf and Dumb, School for the Education of the - Fulton   History book (2000)
  Education, State Board of
SEE ALSO - Schools

History thesis (1965)*
History thesis (1946)*
History book (1911)*
More history books*

  Engineer Topographical Study    
  Entomologist, State*   Collected papers
  Equalization, State Board of Journals  
Yes Fund Commissioners    
Yes Fish Commissioners    
Yes, Governor - Inaugural Address (Marmaduke) Messages & Proclamations
Dissertation (1907)
Yes Health, State Board of Report extracts  
  Horticultural Society, State Reports 1
Reports 2
History book (1959)
Bibliography (1891)
  Immigration, State Board of    
  Insane Asylum - St. Louis   History book (1969)
  Insurance Department Reports on paper
Reports on microfiche
Yes Labor Statistics, Bureau of - Strike of Railroad Employees Reports  
  Land Department    
  Library, State    
  Lincoln Institute   History book (1939)
1996 Reprint of history book
  Lunatic Asylum No. 1 - Fulton   History book (2007)
Yes Lunatic Asylum No. 2 - St. Joseph    
  Lunatic Asylum No. 3 - Nevada   History book (1985)
Yes Normal School, District #1 - Kirksville   History book (1905)
History book (1972)
Yes Normal School, District #2 - Warrensburg   History books
Yes Normal School, District #3 - Cape Girardeau   History book (1979)
Yes Penitentiary Reports Prisoner index
History book (2004)
  Pharmacy, State Board of    
  Police Commissioners - Kansas City    
  Police Commissioners - St. Louis    
  Public Buildings and Grounds, Department of    
  Public Printer    
  Railroad Department Reports 1
Reports 2
Dissertation (1913)
  Recorder of Voters - St. Louis    
  School of Mines - Rolla Catalogues History book (1946)
History book (1983)
  Schools, Superintendent of Public
SEE ALSO - Education
Reports 2

School Laws*

History thesis (1965)*
History thesis (1946)*
History book (1911)*
More history books*
Yes Treasurer Reports History book (1963)
  Tobacco Inspector    
Yes University - Columbia Catalogues  
Yes University, Memorial of the Board of Curators of the    

Agencies marked by asterisks(*) were not found in the Official Directory of Missouri for 1885.

Appendices to the House and Senate Journals

Repo(Volume lacks continuous pagination; reports appear in the order given below)

  • State Lunatic Asylum No. 2 (5th biennial rpt)
  • Report of Settle with the Auditor and Treasurer
  • State Treasurer
  • Report of Visit the Eleemosynary Institutions (includes State University, School of Mines, normal schools #1-3, School for the Blind, School for the Deaf, Lunatic Asylums #1-2)
  • Normal School - Kirksville
  • Normal School - Warrensburg
  • Normal School - Cape Girardeau
  • State University
  • Memorial of the Board of Curators of the University of the State of Missouri
  • State Board of Health (extracts from full report only)
  • Fish Commission (3rd biennial report)
  • Missouri School for the Blind
  • Missouri Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb
  • Commissioner of Labor Statistics and Inspection in Regard to the Late Strike of RR Employees
  • Report of the Adjutant General in regard to the late Railroad Strikes
  • Report of the Adjutant General of Missouri for 1883 and 1884
  • Board of Inspectors of the Missouri Penitentiary
  • Report of Special Committee appointed to investigate the alleged mismanagement of the Fund Commissioners