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Upcoming Holiday Hours for the Library & Research Center:

Thursday, November 26th (Thanksgiving): CLOSED
Friday, November 27th: CLOSED
Saturday, November 28th: CLOSED
Friday, December 25th: CLOSED
Saturday, December 26th: CLOSED

The Higgins map 1893Missouri History Museum Library holds over 90,000 books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, and microfilms, including:

Subject strengths include:

  • St. Louis people, places and events, neighborhood history, urban development, ethnic culture, politics, architecture, business, religion, art, and education
  • Western fur trade, travel and exploration, river transportation
  • Missouri history to 1900
  • Native American history and culture
  • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 St. Louis World's Fair)

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