Great Missouri Treasure Hunt http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. holds contest focused on historic records http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-holds-contest-focused-historic-records <p>A new contest is designed to encourage Missouri residents to scour historic records held by the state&#39;s public institutions.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh/GreatMoTreasureHunt/default.asp">Great Missouri Treasure Hunt</a> is sponsored by the <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/mdh/">Missouri State Archives</a> to promote awareness of historic records available on the Internet.</p><p>Participants will enter stories they unearthed from online records or documents. Entries will be broken down into family history, Civil War history and Missouri history.</p> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 15:52:13 +0000 The Associated Press 1529 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. holds contest focused on historic records