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St. Louis History

Discover the history of St. Louis and surrounding area.

Catalog Search

Search Tip: Spell out "Saint Louis" when searching in the Library Catalog. When in doubt, try it both ways. 
Here are a few subject headings: 
Saint Louis, Mo -- History

Saint Louis County, Mo -- History

Historic buildings -- Missouri -- Saint Louis

Library Books

Start your research with these library books:

For Children

Civil War Books


St. Louis Chronicles: Memories recalls lifestyles and landmarks of St. Louis from the 1930s through the 1960s and explores their impact on our lives today. Features Gaslight Square, Sportsman's Park, riverboat cruises, and the old neighborhoods.

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000