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Ozarks Genealogical Society (OGS)

Published December 30, 2008

The Ozarks Genealogical Society (OGS) has provided leadership in genealogical research and the preservation of local history and family records since 1969. OGS maintains a collection of more than 9,000 books and hundreds of microfilm, microfiche, manuscripts and periodicals. Emphasis is on southwest Missouri and areas east of Missouri from which most early Missourians migrated during the westward expansion, particularly Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia. Books on New England, the Middle Atlantic states and the Midwest are also prominent in the collection.

Approximately half of the collection is housed in the Local History and Genealogy Department of the Library Center and half at the Ozarks Genealogical Society Library.

AT THE LIBRARY CENTER

Search this collection through Springfield-Greene County Library's COOLcat online catalog.

The records are available for viewing when the Library Center is open. Some books in the collection are available for check out to Springfield-Greene County Library card holders.

AT OGS LIBRARY

Ozarks Genealogical Society Library
534 West Catalpa Street
Springfield, MO 65807 [map]
(417) 831-2773

Search this collection through the Ozarks Genealogical Society COOLcat online catalog.

See the OGS website for their library hours.

LENDING INFORMATION

Springfield-Greene County Library card holders can check out some of the Ozarks Genealogical Society's materials housed in the Library Center's Local History & Genealogy Department.

MONTHLY MEETINGS

OGS holds regular meetings at the Library Center. Their Computer Interest Group also meets at the Library Center. Details are available on the Genealogy programs page.

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