St. Louis Mercantile Library

The St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is the oldest library in the St. Louis region. It holds many records and artifacts of importance to the history of St. Louis and the American West. The special collections of the Mercantile Library consist of more than 400 individual collections with archival materials numbering in the millions, including over 100 historic newspaper titles, presidential letters, early travel diaries and civil war era letters, fur trade records and the newspaper and printing morgue of the St. Louis Globe Democrat. Parts of these collections may be available through the digital library, but the full collections may be better accessed in person. For a complete list with finding aids, see the Mercantile Library Collections Directory for more information.
St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri-St. Louis

Mercantile Library Collections Directory

Mercantile Special Collections Directory

Barriger Library Collections Directory

Barriger Special Collections Directory

Pott Library Collections Directory

Pott Special Collections Directory