Many of the State Historical Society’s holdings are included in Merlin,the shared library catalog of the four University of Missouri campuses. The State Historical Society holds numerous books and serial publications pertaining to the history of science, technology, and medicine in Missouri, the Midwest, and the United States. The holdings can be searched by keyword and subject. Use search terms such as “science,” “technology,” or “medicine” along with the subject term “Missouri” to find these resources. The following listing highlights select serial publications in the Society’s collection:
The State Historical Society's Historic Missourians website has entire categories devoted to doctors, entrepreneurs, and scientists in Missouri, providing informative biographies that include images, primary resources, and other references for further study.
The vertical files contain magazine and newspaper clippings, handwritten information donated by patrons, bibliographies, programs, brochures, flyers, and other materials that, by reason of their physical formats, cannot be placed on the shelves with books.