For more than 100 years, Missouri has published the Official Manual of the State of Missouri, commonly known as the "Blue Book." Here, you can find detailed information on local, state, and federal governments, as well as stories, essays, and pictures that help preserve the state's heritage.
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Can I order a copy of the Blue Book?
No printed copies are available. In 2011, a change to the state law required the Official Manual be published online only.
If you want Missouri government information in printed form, check out the 2011-2012 Missouri Roster.
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The Blue Book represents a "snapshot in time" and is not updated after publication.
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Other PDFs available from the SOS Office:
OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY
Copies of the 2009-2010 Official Manual are still available at no cost.
BROWSE HISTORIC BLUE BOOKS
Years 1878 to 2000 are available on Missouri Digital Heritage