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Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Illinois Exhibit

In honor of National Women's Equality Day an exhibit has been created for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Illinois collection. In addition to promoting temperance, the WCTU was also active in advocating for women's suffrage.This collection ranges from 1904 through 1987.

Online Collections

The MSSU Archives now have online collections! While the creation of these collections is still a work in progress, you can view currently uploaded items, like Crossroads yearbooks and The Chart by clicking here!

Documenting COVID-19 at MSSU

The Archives and Special Collections at MSSU is interested in preserving the experiences of Missouri Southern State University's students, faculty, staff and alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can help by volunteering to document and contribute your thoughts on how you are experiencing the ongoing situation around COVID-19. For more information click here.

The Chart Finding Aid

A new finding aid has been added for our collection of copies of The Chart! You can view a listing of our holdings as well as the first few editions of The Chart and its predecessor The Challenge.

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Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday

  • Appointments are recommended.

Location: Missouri Southern State University's Archive and Special Collections are location on the first floor of George A. Spiva Library at Missouri Southern State University.

Telephone: 417-625-9552


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Archives & Special Collections Exhibits

Tri-State Mining Collection

Riches From the Earth

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