Guide to Engineering in Missouri

Resources for Missouri Engineering History Research

The State Historical Society of Missouri manuscript collections contain many items representing the state’s strong connection to engineering. Among these collections are papers of engineers, records of engineering firms, plans, designs, blueprints, drawings of building records, and records of professional associations. Examples of such collections include the Clair V. Mann Collection, papers pertaining to Meramec Iron Works, records for the School of Mines and Metallurgy at Rolla, the papers of Kansas City civil engineer Robert Patterson Woods, and the papers of Charles E. Boulson, an electrical engineer in Missouri.