Resources for Missouri Directories
Libraries and Archives
The St. Louis Public Library owns these Missouri city directories on microfilm:
St. Louis (City): 1821-1980
St. Louis (County): 1893-1979
St. Louis & Suburban Telephone Directories: 1912-1950
Cape Girardeau: 1912-11935
Jefferson City: 1904-1935
Kansas City: 1865-1960
St. Charles: 1906-1934
You can request copies from these St. Louis Public Library directories firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fold3.com ($) has St. Louis City Directories 1863-1923 (only 3 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries including St. Louis County Library.
- Fold3.com ($) has Kansas City Directories 1865-1923 (only 4 yrs. missing) available online.
- Ancestry.com ($) has Missouri directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.
The Family History Library
- Missouri City Directories
- St.Louis Public Library
- US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
- Google books has some Directories for St. Louis.