Guide to Literature in Missouri

Other Resources


Many of the State Historical Society’s holdings are included in Merlin, the shared library catalog of the four University of Missouri campuses. The State Historical Society holds numerous books on the history and study of literature in Missouri, the Midwest, and the United States generally. The broadest term to search is the subject term “Missouri literature” or the specific author of any work. For a more specific search in Missouri, simply add the subject term “Missouri” to your search.

Digital Collections

Historic Missourians

Missouri has been the home or birthplace of many significant writers and others who have contributed to literary works of note.