The State Historical Society of Missouri

Springfield Research Center
850 S John Q Hammons Parkway
Meyer Library, MSU
Springfield, MO 65897
Contact: Haley Frizzle-Green

Saint Louis Research Center
1 University Boulevard
222 Thomas Jefferson Library, UMSL
St. Louis, MO 63121
Contact: A.J. Medlock

Rolla Research Center
400 W 14th Street
Curtis Laws Wilson Library, MST
Rolla, MO 65409
Contact: Kathleen Seal


Description: The mission of the State Historical Society of Missouri is to collect, preserve, publish, exhibit, and make available material related to all aspects and periods of Missouri history. SHSMO also seeks to generate interest in and appreciation of the rich cultural heritage of the state and its people through education and outreach. Highlights of the Route 66 collections include a complete run of the publications of the Missouri Route 66 Association; photographs; maps; historical documents from the region; and oral histories.

Regions Covered: State of Missouri

Type of Materials: Manuscripts, Newspapers, Maps, Reference, Digital Collections, and more

Time Periods: All


Facility Hours: Open Tuesday-Friday, hours vary by location.

Research Hours: Appointments are encouraged, hours vary by location.

Online Research/Catalog System: Physical Collections; Digital Collections