The Research Center-Rolla's collection focuses on the history of southern Missouri and the Ozark Highland. The Rolla holdings are particularly strong in the areas of mining, transportation, and technology; major collections include the records of the St. Louis-San Francisco ("Frisco") Railway Company, the St. Joe Minerals Corporation, and the American Zinc, Lead & Smelting Company. In addition, the Research Center-Rolla holds the papers of individuals and families and items and records relating to numerous churches, businesses, schools, and social organizations in the region.
Manuscript collections are available for research at any of the Society's Research Centers.
Phone: (573) 341-4874
|Monday-Friday||8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.|
|The Rolla Research Center will be closed Mondays beginning September 21st.|
|Labor Day||September 7, 2015|
|Thanksgiving||Noon November 25 - November 27, 2015|
|Christmas||Noon December 24 - 25, 2015|
|New Year's Day||January 1, 2016|
G-3 Curtis Laws Wilson Library
Missouri University of Science & Technology
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John F. Bradbury Jr., Assistant Director
Beth Lane, Secretary