Please read these research procedures before submitting a request.
Prepayment of a research fee is required and does not guarantee success.
Research requests can be submitted by:
The State Historical Society of Missouri's collection is non-circulating; however, an interlibrary loan (ILL) service makes microfilm available to patrons who cannot visit one of our research centers in Columbia, St. Louis, Rolla, Kansas City, Springfield, or Cape Girardeau. The Society's circulating microfilm collections include:
- selected high-demand county history books
- city and county directories
- land ownership maps
Limit: 1 or 2 reels, two weeks use
Charges include postage and handling
Direct Microfilm Loan is available to members in the Supporting, Sustaining, Patron or Life levels. All others should use our Interlibrary Loan Form
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