Research Centers


Cape Girardeau

Entrance to The State Historical Society of Missouri - Research Center, Cape Girardeau

Established as the sixth branch of the State Historical Society of Missouri, the Research Center-Cape Girardeau supports the overall mission of the Society with special attention to expanding both the study of the southeast region of the state and the preservation of its history. The center was formed in partnership with Southeast Missouri State University to provide local residents convenient access to resources, including the Oliver Collection, the Congressman William 'Bill' Emerson Papers , and the Charles M. Barnes Papers.

Manuscript, book, and microfilm collections from other Society Research Centers will be available the first Friday of the month. Researchers may request up to three boxes of material each month. Requests must be made at least one week in advance.

Contact

Phone: (573) 651-2689
Email: shsofmo-cg@umsystem.edu

Hours

Research Center
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location

Pacific Hall
Southeast Missouri State University
Campus Map and Resources

Physical Address:
347 North Pacific Street, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Mailing Address:
One University Plaza
MS 2200
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Parking

Parking is free to visitors, for more information visit the Southeast Missouri State University Parking Facts.

Group Visits & Tours

Please complete our Tour Request Form to schedule your group visit or class presentation.

Staff

Dr. Frank Nickell
Cassandra Daugette