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.
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G-3 Curtis Laws Wilson Library
Missouri University of Science & Technology
John F. Bradbury Jr., Assistant Director
Leann Arndt, Manuscript Specialist
Beth Lane, Secretary