Guide to Government and Politics in Missouri

Resources for Government and Politics in Missouri Research

The State Historical Society of Missouri manuscript collections contain records of state legislators and government agencies at all levels of government; official records of government officers; and papers and records of politicians, political parties and organizations, political movements, and campaigns at the local, state, and national levels. Examples of such collections include the papers of Frank Hiram Farris, a longtime state legislator from Crawford and Phelps Counties; the papers of William Brewer Whitlow, state senator from Missouri’s 10th District; and the papers of Wayne Goode, Missouri legislator from St. Louis.

Check out the Politicians research guide for information on politicians, such as governors and congressmen.