Guide to Religion in Missouri

Resources for Religion in Missouri Research

The State Historical Society of Missouri manuscript collections contain various papers and records related to religion and religious activities in the state. The papers of clergy and active laypersons, missionaries, and circuit riders; materials concerning religious experiences, including the occult; writings on religious subjects; and denominational and individual church records and histories can all be found within the collections. Examples include the Reverend Marguerite Shirley Kenney Papers, the Raymond Bennett Bragg Papers, and the Church Women United in Missouri, Columbia Unit, Records.

For information about Judaism, please see the Research Guide on the Jewish American Experience in Missouri.