The State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center – Springfield

901 S. National
Springfield, MO 65897

Phone: (417) 836-3782


Contact: Erin Smither

Web site:

Institution Type: Library


Description: The research center brings together critical documents and collections on central and eastern Missouri. Highlights of the Route 66 collection include a complete run of the publications of the Missouri Route 66 Association; photographs; maps; historical documents from the region; and oral histories featuring local and Route 66 history.

Regions Covered: Missouri

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Facility Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM, Monday – Friday (except major holidays)

Research Hours: Same as above.

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