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Lincoln County

Societies, Libraries & Archives
(With Lincoln County Holdings or Information)

Last updated 7 April 2013

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
1023 Ridge Road, Troy, MO 63379-5654
Membership:  $10/yr includes 4 newsletters
Lifetime Membership:  $100

Membership Application

Library Hours:

    OPEN the 4th Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. unless no one comes by noon. 

    Open by appointment only in DEC., JAN., FEB. Please call President Eppard ahead of time if you’d like to visit during this time.

    ALSO open at 10 a.m. on meeting days, the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

    There are NO business meetings in January or December. The library is open the 3rd Tuesday in December for research and to celebrate Christmas. Any questions, call the library at (636) 528-7551

President and contact for appointments:  Betty Eppard

Library Archivist: Betty Eppard

Newsletter Editor:  George W. Giles 

Lincoln County Historical Society

Attention:  Mrs. Margaret Clare
363 S. Lincoln Drive, Troy, MO 63379
Membership:  $10/yr includes newsletters

Powell Memorial Library
951 West College, Troy, MO 63377
(636) 528-7853

Joseph R. Palmer Family Memorial Library

502 Broadway, Elsberry, Missouri 63343
(573) 898-5821
Library open:  Mon., Wed., Fri. -- 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tues., Thurs. -- 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sat. --  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Closed holidays.
(NOTE:  Library follows the school schedule, so if school is out for snow then the Library will also close. Its best to call and check.)

Missouri State Genealogical Association
P.O. Box 833, Columbia, MO 65205-0833

State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia
Elmer Ellis Library Building
Hitt & Lowry Streets, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 882-7083

Missouri Historical Society

PO Box 11940, St. Louis, MO 63112-0040
(314) 746-4599

St. Louis Genealogical Society

#4 Sunnen Drive, Suite 140, St. Louis, MO 63143-0010
Phone: (314) 647-8547 or (314) 64-StLGS
Fax: (314) 647-8548
Hours:  9:00-NOON, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

St. Louis Genealogical Society Library
(Located in the Special Collections Department on Tier 5 of the St. Louis County Library Headquarters.  Collection contains about 20,000 books.)
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131-3598
(314) 994-3300 ext. 208
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday (Sept 13, 1998 - May 23, 1999)
Closed: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, New Years' Eve closing time is 5:00 p.m.

Lincoln County Courthouse

201 Main Street, Troy, MO 63379-1194
(636) 528-6300

Missouri State Archives
1001 Industrial Drive, P.O. Box 778, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: (573) 751-3280 | Fax: (573) 526-7333
For hours and holdings:
Go to:  List of Lincoln County holdings at the MO Archives or
Go to:  Official Missouri State Archives site
Email: archref@mail.sos.state.mo.us

LDS FamilySearch Site (Their catalog is now online!)
Find a Family History Center in your area where you can gain local access to Lincoln County records you find in the catalog.

You may also find Lincoln County materials at GPO* Federal Depository Libraries (search for "Missouri") or these State Depository Libraries.


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This file has been compiled and produced for the USGenWeb / MOGenWeb Lincoln Co. Page by County Coordinator, © 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Patricia SummersSmith, 2013 Carl Hampe.  It is maintained by County Coordinator Carl Hampe.