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Processing the St. Louis Circuit Court Records, 1866-1868
John Dougan, Missouri State Archives
Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PA-51922-06
NEH Grant Leads to Discovery of Steamboat Records (Article)
Title: NEH Grant Leads to Discovery of Steamboat Records
Author: Patricia Barge
Abstract: The State Archives has released over 11,000 St. Louis circuit court case files (1866-1868) for public use, including an Access database for use on site. The litigation includes the greater Missouri, Mississippi, and Ohio River watersheds and hundreds of watercraft.
Primary URL: http://www.friendsofmsa.org/news/newsletters/2009_Spring.pdf
Primary URL Description: Friends of the Missouri State Archives news and information.
Secondary URL: none
Secondary URL Description: none
Access Model: open
Periodical Title: Missouri State Archives, Where History Begins
Publisher: Friends of the Missouri State Archives
Civil War Records from the St. Louis Circuit Court (Web Resources)
Title: Civil War Records from the St. Louis Circuit Court
Author: Missouri State Archives
Abstract: A general overview of the conservation, archival work, and public access for over 11,000 case files; topics range from 1860s Civil War-era economic and social issues to the commerce of slavery; litigation among former slaves and freedmen; military and private citizen difficulties; business history throughout the Missouri, Mississippi, and Ohio River Valleys, especially steamboat commerce.
Primary URL: http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/projects/neh.asp