Missouri State Archives
Historic "Blue Book" Photograph Collection
The Historic "Blue Book" Photograph Collection is a compilation of images considered for, or published in, the Official Manual of the State of Missouri. Just as the Manual is an important source of information about Missouriís state government, history, and culture, these pictures capture the many facets of Missouri institutions, landscapes, and places. The images in this collection cover a wide range of subjects, including historic buildings and sites, college and university buildings, parks, bridges, and state government buildings.
The collection consists of 1,053 pictures from the 1920s through the 1970s. The printed volumes where these photographs appeared are available at Official Manuals of the State of Missouri Ė The Blue Books .
Rights and Reproductions
Any use of the images found in this collection should credit the Historic "Blue Book" Photograph Collection, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City. Please see the Missouri State Archives website for specific citations [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/citations.asp].