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Research Requests:

Submit research questions with the research request form, e-mail us, or call (573) 882-1187 or toll free at (800) 747-6366

Research Centers

Columbia:
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8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday
Art Gallery: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, closed Mondays
Hitt Street at Lowry Mall on the University of Missouri campus (Ellis Library, ground floor)
1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, Missouri, 65201-7298
(573) 882-1187

Entrance to The State Historical Society of Missouri - Research Center, Columbia
Cape Girardeau:
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9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
301 Pacific Hall on the Southeast Missouri State University campus
347 North Pacific Street, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 63701
(573) 651-2689

Entrance to The State Historical Society of Missouri - Research Center, Cape Girardeau
Kansas City:
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8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday
The Kansas City Research Center will be closed on Mondays beginning August 25th.
302 Newcomb Hall on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus
5123 Holmes Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 65110-2499
(816) 235-1543

The State Historical Society of Missouri - Research Center, Kansas City
Rolla:
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8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
G-3 Curtis Laws Wilson Library on the Missouri University of Science & Technology campus
400 W 14th Street, Rolla, Missouri, 65409-1420
(573) 341-4874

The State Historical Society of Missouri - Research Center, Rolla
Springfield:
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8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Special Collections and Archives Room 306
Duane G. Meyer Library on the Missouri State University campus
850 South John Q Hammons Parkway, Springfield, Missouri, 65897
SHSMO (573) 341-4874 or the MSU Special Collections and Archives (417) 836-5428

SHSMO and Missouri State University are partnering to make SHSMO manuscript, book, and microfilm collections available for use at the MSU Special Collections and Archives. SHSMO collections are delivered to the MSU Special Collections and Archives on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month. Researchers may request up to three boxes of material, and requests must be made at least one week in advance—by the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Research materials can remain at MSU for up to two weeks and can be recalled.

* Research materials will not be delivered on the fourth Wednesdays of November and December due to MSU campus closures.


The State Historical Society of Missouri - Research Center, Springfield
St. Louis:
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8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday
The St. Louis Research Center will be closed on Mondays beginning October 6th.
222 Thomas Jefferson Library on the University of Missouri - St. Louis campus
One University Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri, 63121
(314) 516-5143, Fax: (314) 516-5853

The State Historical Society of Missouri - Research Center, St. Louis

Administrative Office

Located in the Columbia Research Center
8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, closed Mondays
1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, Missouri, 65201-7298
(800) 747-6366 or (573) 882-7083, FAX (573) 884-4950
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