Guide to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Missouri

Resources for Science, Technology, and Medicine in Missouri

The State Historical Society of Missouri manuscript collections contain papers of scientists; records of scientific research; records of scientific and technological applications, including industrial archeology; and records of professional organizations. The collections also include the papers and records of physicians, dentists, pharmacists, and other medical practitioners; institutional records; records of professional and advocacy organizations; and general material concerning health and medical care. The manuscript collections contain several examples of science, technology, and medicine, including the papers of Dr. John Sappington, a nineteenth-century medical pioneer who developed a medication for the treatment of malaria.