HISTORIC PRESERVATION

MISSOURI STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE (SHPO) 

https://mostateparks.com/page/84371/state-historic-preservation-office

  • SHPO is the agency authorized to carry out the responsibilities of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended.

  • SHPO provides educational services to the general public of all ages to promote awareness and understanding of historic preservation. Technical assistance is provided to all citizens free of charge.

NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION            

https://savingplaces.org/

NAITONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/nationalregister/index.htm

  • The National Register of Historic Places is an honorary list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that meet established criteria for significance.  It provides formal recognition of a property’s significance based on national standards used by every state.

CARTHAGE, MISSOURI: AN ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY AND STUDY IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION,, January 1978

https://mostateparks.com/sites/mostateparks/files/Carthage%20Courthouse%20Sq%20Report.pdf

STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MISSOURI

https://shsmo.org/

  • The premier research center for the study of Missouri state and local history. Guided by its bylaws, the Society collects, preserves, and publishes materials that enhance research and support learning opportunities in the study of the Midwest.

 

MISSOURI PRESERVATION

https://preservemo.org/

  • Missouri Preservation advocates for, educates about and assists with the preservation of our state's unique architectural resources.

 

 

RESEARCH YOUR HOUSE

HOUSE STORY:  HOW TO RESEARCH HISTORIC SITES AND STRUCTURES https://www.carthagehistoricpreservation.org/

 

JASPER COUNTY RECORDS CENTER

https://www.jaspercounty.org/research.html

 

CARTHAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

http://www.carthage.lib.mo.us/

  • Helpful resources include a reference section on the second floor and research databases

 

1888 CARTHAGE CITY DIRECTORY

https://archive.org/details/carthagemissouri00cart/page/n11/mode/2up

             

CENSUS RECORDS

https://www.archives.gov/research/census

 

ONLINE DIGITAL NEWSPAPERS

https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/united-states-online-historical-newspapers/missouri-online-historical-newspapers

 

DIGITAL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF AMERICA

https://dp.la/

  • Discover 45,501,685 images, texts, videos, and sounds from across the United States

 

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

https://ask.loc.gov/genealogy-local-history/faq/304931

 

SANBORN FIRE INSURANCE MAPS

https://www.loc.gov/item/sanborn04603_001/

DAVID RUMSEY MAP COLLECTION

https://ww.daverumsey.com

CITY OF CARTHAGE RESOURCES

CITY OF CARTHAGE

https://carthagemo.gov/

 

CITY OF CARTHAGE  PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

https://carthagemo.gov/357/Public-Works

 

CITY OF CARTHAGE PLANNING, ZONING AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

https://carthagemo.gov/164/Planning-Zoning

 

CITY OF CARTHAGE ORDINANCES

https://library.municode.com/mo/carthage/codes/code_of_ordinances

 

 

OTHER RESOURCES

BOB YAPP, Preservationist, Teacher & Consultant

https://bobyapp.com/

  • Provides hands-on workshops in Hannibal, Missouri, and around the country.

  • CHP and Bob Yapp hosted two window restoration workshops and a flooring restoration workshop in Carthage.  

 

ASBESTOS ABATEMENT

https://www.asbestos.com/abatement-guide/

HISTORY OF JASPER COUNTY

https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Biographical_Record_of_Jasper_County/EH0UAAAAYAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1