Latest News & Announcements

The Springfield Research Center is closed Friday, September 17
The Rolla Research Center will be open from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm September 23, 24, and 28
September 15, 2021
The State Historical Society of Missouri is accepting proposals for two Center for Missouri Studies Fellowships to begin January 1, 2022. Each fellowship carries a stipend of $5,000 for a project that results in the completion of a 6,000 to 8,000-word scholarly essay, exclusive of notes, on one of Read more
September 13, 2021

Our Missouri returns with Diane Mutti Burke, professor of history and director of the Center for Midwestern Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, talking about her award-winning book, On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865.

September 9, 2021
Watch as Bill Eddleman discusses the different types of courts and the records that can be of genealogical interest, including details on where to locate court records, where to find laws regulating these courts, and the basis for the legal systems.
September 7, 2021
A signature State Historical Society of Missouri program, the African American Experience in Missouri Lecture Series, is back this fall with Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and host of the Black Diamonds podcast. This free lecture will be hosted virtually on September Read more