Guide to Music in Missouri

Other Resources


Many of the State Historical Society of Missouri’s holdings are included in Merlin, the shared library catalog of the four University of Missouri campuses. Numerous titles can be found by typing the keyword “music” into the search bar. The State Historical Society of Missouri has a large sheet music collection in the Columbia research center. These items may be located by using the key words “sheet music” in the Merlin search bar, or by doing an author or title search.

Digital Collections


Historic Missourians

The State Historical Society’s Historic Missourians website has an entire category devoted to musicians in Missouri, consisting of 6 biographies on Missouri musicians. Each biography includes images, primary resources, and other references for further study.