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MABEE LIBRARY
see Washburn University of Topeka


MARSHALL PUBLIC LIBRARY
214 North Lafayette
Marshall, MO 65340
Voice: (816) 886-3391
Fax: (816) 886-2492

Contact: Ms. Wicky Sleight, Library Director

Hours: Open Monday-Thursdays, 9am-9pm; Friday, 9am-6pm; Saturday, 9am-5pm and Sunday, 1pm-5pm.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan and photocopying are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access available.

Scope of the Collection: This is an historical Library with its major collection devoted to genealogy. The collection has been developed to include, especially, local history (Saline County) and genealogical material covering in addition to Missouri those Eastern states from which early Missouri settlers came.

Description of Collection holdings: The Library contains over 1500 volumes, all indexed in a card catalogue, and eight drawers of miscellaneous historical material in vertical files.

Collection affiliation: History


MARYVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
see Nodaway County Heritage Collection


MCAFEE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
see Park College


MENNINGER ARCHIVES AND PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY
P.O. Box 829
Topeka, Ks 66601-0829
Voice: (913) 273-7500, ext. 5757 (Archives); (913) 273-7500, ext. 5975 (Library)
Fax: (913) 273-9150

Contact: Connie Menninger, Archival Consultant; Alice Brand-Bartlett, Head Librarian

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 1pm-5pm, closed Saturday, Sunday, and all holidays. Special appointments should be arranged.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan, photograph services, photocopying, microfilm, microfilm on loan, tours, audio-visual equipment, and both preservation and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: Materials related to history of Menninger Foundation.

Description of Collection holdings: The major focus of the Menninger Archives is the development of the institutional - corporate documentary history and its preservation. The Archives includes audio-visual and photograph collections. Also included are family and personal papers generated by members of the Menninger family.

Collection affiliation: Business, Education, Museum, Religion


MERCEDARIAN MISSIONARIES OF BERRIZ
1400 NE 42nd Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64116
Voice: (816) 455-7075

Contact: Sr. Patricia Cody, M.M.B., Archivist

Hours: By appointment only.

Technical Service: No information provided.

Restrictions to use of collections: No information provided.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Currently assembling material related to the history of our religious congregation in the U.S. and Micronesia. Our Archives are incomplete as yet, and finding aids are not prepared. When our work is complete, our Archives will be open to members of our own congregation and, probably, to other interested parties. A policy regarding collection access has not been developed at present.

Collection affiliation: Religion


MIAMI COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
P. O. Box 393
Paola, KS 66071
Voice: (913) 294-2663

Contact: Virginia Bundy, President, 510 East Wea, Paola, Kansas 66071

Hours: Open April through November on Monday 1-4pm, Thursday 5-8pm, Saturday 9am-noon. Closed all other days but special appointments can be arranged.

Technical Service: Photocopying, microfilm, tours, exhibits, and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Charges for extensive research.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Materials include: cemetery books for Miami County to date, old rural school records, several family history books and other information, Cass, Drexel, and Cleveland Counties, Missouri family histories and other information, Miami and Osage Counties, Kansas, family histories and other information, books and tapes of early businesses in Paola, Kansas, Museum tour tapes, marriages, births, and deaths from newspapers, and history book of Miami County, Kansas churches.

Collection affiliation: Local, Museum


MID-CONTINENT PUBLIC LIBRARY
North Independence Branch
Genealogy and Local History Department
Location: Spring and 24 Highway
Mailing Address: 15616 East 24 Highway
Independence, MO 64050
Voice: (816) 252-0950
Fax: (816) 252-0950

Contact: Janet Schultz, Department Head

Hours: Open Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, closed Sundays and holidays.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan, photocopying, microfilm, and microfilm available on loan.

Restrictions to use of collections: None

Scope of the Collection: The Genealogy and Local History Department is primarily concerned with providing local, state and federal records for genealogical research. Primary focus is Missouri and those states east of Missouri.

Description of Collection holdings: The Genealogy and Local History Department housed in the North Independence Branch Library holds a collection of 20,000 books and 25,000 rolls of microfilm. The general scope of the book collection is Missouri history with a major emphasis on published county records. Also included in the collection are state and county published records for those states east of Missouri - KY, TN, NC, SC, VA, MD, GA, PA, OH, IN and IL. The microfilm collection includes the complete Federal Census Population Schedules for all states 1790-1920 including all available soundex. The Library also holds the Independence Examiner newspaper from 1905 to the present on microfilm. The microfilm collection is available on inter-library loan to libraries in the State of Missouri. The Genealogy Circulating Collection (American Family Records Association and Missouri State Genealogical Association collections) of genealogy books (2,500 volumes) is available on inter-library loan to libraries nationwide. The microfiche collection includes the UMI (University Microfilms) Genealogy and local history collection (51,000 fiche).

Collection affiliation: Federal, Local, Municipal, State


MIDWESTERN BAPTIST SEMINARY LIBRARY
5001 North Oak Street Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64118
Voice: (816) 453-4600

Contact: Craig Kubic, Director

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:45am-10pm, Saturday 9am-4pm. While classes are in session. Summer hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Closed holidays.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan, photocopying, exhibits, audio-visual equipment, and research consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Some collections are restricted and a society membership is required to check books out.

Scope of the Collection: Library of Midwestern Baptist Seminary. Collect records and publications of the Seminary and Baptist Church.

Description of Collection holdings: Approximately 105,000 volumes relating to education, peace and pacifism, philosophy, religion, social issues, social science, and humanities.

Collection affiliation: Education, Religion


MISSOURI ASSOCIATION FOR SOCIAL WELFARE
308 East High Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Voice: 314-634-2901
Fax: 314-635-8499

Contact: Peter DeSimone

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Special appointments can be arranged.

Technical Service: No information provided.

Restrictions to use of collections: All collections are restricted.

Scope of the Collection: The Missouri Association for Social Welfare has been in operation for more than ninety years and has been involved in social policy research and public education. Of interest is a wide range of social justice and human rights topics such as aging, corrections and mental health. The Organizational Archives are located in the Western Historical Manuscript Collection of the University of Missouri, Columbia.

Description of Collection holdings: Collection of letters, minutes, legislative debates, and other issues relating to the social policy, health, human services, human rights, and welfare history of the state.

Collection affiliation: History, Human Services, State


MISSOURI STATE ARCHIVES
Records Management and Archives
Division of the Secretary of State
Missouri State Information Center
600 West Main
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Voice: 314-751-3280
E-mail: archref@mail.sos.state.mo.us

Contact: Kenneth H. Winn, Director of Archives

Hours: Open Monday-Wednesday and Friday 8am-5pm, Thursday 8am-9pm, Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm.

Technical Service: Photocopying, microfilm, volunteer programs, tours, speakers for group meetings, and exhibits are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Handicapped parking and access available Some collections are non-circulating. Some collections restricted.

Scope of the Collection: The official records of the State of Missouri, including records of governors, lieutenant governors, secretaries of state, legislatures, departments and agencies of the state. The records of the Supreme Court of Missouri 1804-1940. A few of these records are on microfilm, however, most are originals. Military records from the War of 1812 through the Spanish/American War are also part of the Archives collection. The Missouri State Archives includes county courthouse records collected from all 114 Missouri counties.

Description of Collection holdings: Official state records include: correspondence; governor's appointments, proclamations and executive orders; House and Senate bills, permanent, permanent standing, joint, interim and special committee reports; commissions, pardons, extraditions, commutations, and restoration of citizenship; Department of Conservation Archives; State Fair records; and various other records. County holdings include wills, marriage certificates, deeds, probate, and circuit court records. All county and many state records are on microfilm. Also available are cemetery records, federal census, marriages and county histories which have been published in book form. Records are arranged by county. Limited access can be gained to the Missouri State Penitentiary records to 1930. Records also include indexes and abstracts to the United States land sales, 1818-1903. Early French and Spanish Land Grants originals and on microfilm. Missouri's Township School Land Patents, Swampland Patents, Seminary and Saline Lands, and Patents to the 500,000 acre land grant. Military material includes certificate of service cards, Muster Rolls, and other original material (some also on microfilm.) Unpublished guides and finding aids are available as well as the Archives' publication Guide to County Records on Microfilm.

Collection affiliation: Federal, Local, Municipal, State


MISSOURI STATE MUSEUM
Capitol Building
Room B-2
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Voice: 314-751-2854

Contact: L.T. Shelton, Curator of Collections

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Collection use is by appointment.

Technical Service: Photograph services, photocopying, volunteer programs, tours, traveling exhibits, and preservation consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No information provided.

Scope of the Collection: Museum collections include items relating to agriculture and agribusiness; civic affairs and leaders; various ethnic groups; family and personal papers; government records; local history; the military, mining, and mineral industries; pioneer and frontier life. Collections consist mainly of physical artifacts with limited holdings of manuscripts, books and photographs.

Description of Collection holdings: No information provided.

Collection affiliation: Museum, State


MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE
see Marshall Public Library


MISSOURI WESTERN STATE COLLEGE LIBRARY
4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, MO 64507
Voice: (816) 271-4573

Contact: Julia Schneider, Dean LRC

Hours: Open Monday-Thursday 7:30am-11pm, Friday 7:30am-4:30pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 2-11pm. Between semesters Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm, Summer schedule Monday-Thursday 7:30am-7pm, Friday 7:30am-4:30pm, Saturday closed, Sunday 1-6pm while school is in session.

Technical Service: Audio-visual equipment, inter-library loan, photocopying, publication program, volunteer program, tours with advance notice, traveling exhibits, research and preservation consultant services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access, close proximity parking difficult, some collections restricted.

Scope of the Collection: Holdings support college Liberal Arts curriculum, but the special collections focus on Local History, personal papers, University records, Women's materials.

Description of Collection holdings: Original manuscript poems, letters, diaries of original music, essays, news clippings. Women living in the Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas area during 1850-1920. Holdings were gathered as the result of a doctoral dissertation: Women Writers Across the River.

Collection affiliation: Education


MISSOURI WEST CONFERENCE [UNITED METHODIST CHURCH] ARCHIVES/CMC ARCHIVES
411 Central Square
Fayette, MO 65248
Voice: (816) 248-3391

Contact: Joy Dodson, Archives Technician

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Special appointments can be arranged.

Technical Service: Photocopying services are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: No handicapped access is available and close proximity parking is difficult.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Materials available are journals of Missouri Conferences of the United Methodist Church since early 1800's, books on early Missouri Methodism and biographical sketches of over 10,000 ministers who have served in Missouri.

Collection affiliation: History, Local, Municipal, Museum, Religion


MORGAN COUNTY LIBRARY
102 North Fisher
Versailles, MO 65084
Voice: 314-378-5319

Contact: Glenn D. Housworth, Librarian

Hours: Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-noon, closed Sundays.

Technical Service: Inter-library loan and photocopying are available.

Restrictions to use of collections: Genealogical materials are non-circulating.

Scope of the Collection: Collect local records and histories concerning Morgan County.

Description of Collection holdings: This is a public library, but a section is maintained for local histories, family records, census records, and other genealogical material.

Collection affiliation: Local


MOUNT ST. SCHOLASTICA
Archives
801 South 8th
Atchison, KS 66002
Voice: (913) 367-6110

Contact: Sister Marie Louise, (816) 238-1293; (school) 238-0281

Hours: Open by appointment only.

Technical Service: Photocopying and consultant services for setting up Catholic Monastic and Convent Archives.

Restrictions to use of collections: Open to authorized researchers only.

Scope of the Collection: No information provided.

Description of Collection holdings: Collection includes papers of major superiors, constitutions, and records of the convent, and blueprints of early (1884) and later buildings. Also included are deeds and other property papers (1863-), chronicles (1917), financial records including early account books (1863-) for both convent and academy, also administrative records with minutes of general councils, chapter assemblies, and some standing committees. Mounted early newspaper clippings date from 1863 (some photocopied). Formation records and papers of present and deceased sisters include personal data, photographs, correspondence, diaries, oral history tapes, dissertations, and other writings. Of particular note are the working papers and correspondence of Sr. Regina Baska on the history of the Benedictine Congregation (Federation) of St. Scholastica. The artifacts collection, housed in a separate room, contains various items pertaining to early convent life. Mount St. Scholastica is also the repository for the archives of the Federation of St. Scholastica, a union of twenty-two autonomous Benedictine priories of women. Two room museum.

Collection affiliation: Museum, Religion


MURRELL LIBRARY
see Marshall Public Library


MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY University of Missouri-Columbia
see University of Missouri-Columbia, Museum of Anthropology


MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY
see University of Missouri-Columbia, Museum of Art and Archaeology


MYERS LIBRARY
see Ottawa University


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