The State Historical Society of Missouri provides an online finding aid for materials on these topics in its collections.
Genealogy records are specifically compiled for the use of genealogists and family historians; compilations of births, deaths, marriages, and other vital statistics; and funeral home and cemetery records. Records may pertain to a particular lineage or geographical area.
Family and personal papers may include records of several generations of one family. Material might include correspondence, legal documents, photographs, memorabilia, and miscellaneous papers.