Fall Lecture and Annual Meeting

2019 My Missouri Speaker Claire McCaskill

The State Historical Society of Missouri is making plans for the Annual Meeting, November 2, at the Center for Missouri Studies in Columbia. The event includes the annual business meeting and awards presentations, a lunch, and the debut of the My Missouri Lecture Series.


Former US Senator Claire McCaskill served as the top-ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee and a senior member of the Armed Services Committee. Before she was elected to the Senate in 2006, McCaskill was Missouri's state auditor and served as Jackson County Prosecutor.


10:30 a.m. Business Meeting and Annual Report
  Including the presentation of the Book, Article, and Dissertation Awards
12 p.m. Lunch – Registration Closed
  Including the presentation of the Distinguished Service Award
1 p.m. My Missouri Lecture – Registration Closed
  Featuring former US Senator Claire McCaskill


Center for Missouri Studies
Cook Hall, First Floor
605 Elm Street
Columbia, MO 65201


Free parking is available at 6th and Locust Streets.

Hotel Information

The State Historical Society of Missouri has room blocks available at the following hotels. Reservations must be made by October 1 to guarantee preferred rates. Preferred rates at the Drury Plaza Hotel are available until October 7. Please contact the individual hotels for questions about booking your room.


If you have any accessibility needs, please contact SHSMO at (573) 882-7083 or contact@shsmo.org.