Browse this list of various librarian-selected resources for genealogy research
Click the category name below to view a list of our resources and links on that topic.
Repositories & Organizations
Bates County Historical Society & Museum, Butler, Missouri
Belton Historical Society, Belton, Missouri
Cass County Historical Society, Harrisonville, Missouri
Henry County Museum & Genealogy Library, Clinton, Missouri
Midwest Genealogy Center, Independence, Missouri
Missouri State Historical Society, Columbia, Missouri
Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City, Missouri
Pleasant Hill Historical Society, Pleasant Hill, Missouri
General Websites & Databases
Specific Record Types
Castle Garden – Passenger lists for the port of New York, pre-1892
Ellis Island Foundation – Passenger lists for the port of New York, 1892-1924
General Land Office Records Database – Federal land patent records, homesteads, war bounty land warrants, and more.
Soldiers and Sailors – Civil War records
For records specific to Cass County, Missouri, visit our Cass County Records page.