Friday, January 19, 2018

Clay County Archives

and Historical Library

Liberty, Missouri

Preserving the Past for the Present


"The Covered Wagon" Has Been Reprinted

We have reprinted the 1922 book, "The Covered Wagon" and it is ready to be purchased on our website or at the Archives.

This classic American novel was written by Emerson Hough tells the story of a group of pioneers who made their way from Missouri, across the plains, through the mountains to Oregon and California. Real life and fictional characters from Clay County, Missouri are central to the story.

You can order it by clicking here.

Divided Loyalties Addendum Update

As of August 12, 2016, a new addendum of the Divided Loyalties book has been released.  Please refer to this webpage for information.

Volunteers and Interns Needed

Volunteers and Interns for summer help are earnestly sought. We would love to have extra help with our work here at the Archives. Please contact Jane Shepherd by calling 816.781.3611 Monday through Wednesday or emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thanks so much!

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