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Missouri Legislative History: Additional Resources

State Government Documents

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Newspapers are a valuable source for state legislative information. 

The Missouri State Library publishes Keeping Up, which is a focused compilation of each day's news about state government from a wide selection of Missouri newspapers.  This is a unique and valuable collection of state newspaper articles specific to Missouri government.  Contact the library with particular research questions. 

The Missouri State Historical Society has the most extensive collection of Missouri newspapers in the state.  Their collection includes the Missouri Digital Newspaper Project, Index to Selected Missouri Newspapers, 1808-1929 and a listing of Missouri newspapers on microfilm available at the State Historical Society of Missouri.

The Missouri Digital Heritage project provides a database of searchable full-image of some years from 14 Missouri newspapers.

The Journalism Library in Columbia, Missouri maintains extensive newspaper resources.  Click here for a guide.

Ellis Library in Columbia, Missouri maintains a microfilm collection of some Missouri newspapers.

Mizzou students and faculty have access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: St. Louis Post Dispatch (1874-2003).


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