Saturday, September 24, 2016

Clay County Archives

and Historical Library

Liberty, Missouri

Preserving the Past for the Present

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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!

"History of Clay County Missouri" Published

Today's Date - April 12, 2016

Our newest book, "History of Clay County, Missouri", is now hot off the presses!   You can find it on our Merchandise page here.

The History of Clay County, Missouri was originally published in 1885 by the National Historical Company of St. Louis.  Over the years, this comprehensive work has proven to be an important resource for anyone wanting to explore the fascinating history of the frontier days in Clay County and northwest Missouri.  We have now reprinted it so that you can have your own copy of this essential work.


The book sells for $25 (on site) and $30 (mailed).  Please come by to pick up your copy or order it from us by a phone call (816-781-3611) or email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

Archives on Display at Smithville Mid-Continent Public Library

Through the month of April 2016, Clay County Archives information is on display at the Smithville Library.    The Archives’ collection is illustrated in photographs, posters and placards.  Thanks to the Mid-Continent Public Library, which offered the Archives this opportunity to share its mission and activities.

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The display was assembled by Bob Hazlett, Jane Sheperd and Jane Sharon.  We want to thank you all so much!

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