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Saint Louis Research Center

Thomas Jefferson Library, UMSL Campus

Supporting the study of Missouri and the Midwest, the Research Center–St. Louis, located on the University of Missouri–St. Louis campus, focuses on preserving the diverse history of the city and its surrounding area within a statewide context.

The Center's rich holdings trace the evolution of greater St. Louis through unique collections that document important groups ranging from labor organizations to environmental activists. Other primary sources offer a window into minority groups and the many diverse communities that make up the growing metropolis.

Noteworthy resources include:

Saint Louis collecting area

Contact

Phone Number
(314) 516-5143
Mailing Address
1 University Boulevard, 222 Thomas Jefferson Library UMSL, St. Louis, MO 63121

Visit

Physical Address
1 University Boulevard, 222 Thomas Jefferson Library UMSL, St. Louis, MO 63121

Hours

Research Center

The Saint Louis Research Center will reopen August 18, 2020.

Appointments are required prior to your visit. Make an appointment using the research request form.

Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. by appointment
Wednesday 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. by appointment
Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. by appointment
Friday 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. by appointment
Saturday Closed

Holiday Closures

Researching at the Center

Research Center Staff