The Special Collections and Archives Department preserves and provides access to the research, manuscript, rare book, and archival collections of Missouri State University.
The collections can be divided into four broad categories:
To learn more about specific collections, visit the “Collection List” links at left. More information on accessing materials, collecting policies, and visiting campus is located under General Information. Resources in Special Collections and Archives are available to the public and the University community, but do not circulate outside the department's reading room.
850 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy
Springfield, MO 65897
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Extended hours on Tuesdays to 9:00pm. (Evening hours are reduced during intersessions and holiday breaks).