Missouri Encyclopedia

The online Missouri Encyclopedia is a project of the State Historical Society of Missouri, a partner in the Bicentennial Alliance. The Missouri Encyclopedia will provide users easy access to authoritative information on the history and culture of Missouri. As an online resource, the Missouri Encyclopedia will be available to users throughout Missouri and far beyond the state’s borders. It will provide a comprehensive treatment of the state, while accounting for unique and distinctive aspects of local community life across Missouri’s tremendous regional diversity in geography, environment, cultural heritage, and social customs.