Special Collections & Archives
Special Collections and Archives at Southeast Missouri State University acquires, preserves, and makes accessible research materials that document the historical, literary, and cultural experience of Southeast Missouri, the Mississippi River Valley region, and the history of Southeast Missouri State University.
While the holdings of Special Collections and Archives are developed in relation to instructional and research interests within the University, all holdings are available for use by visiting scholars and the general public, as well as by Southeast faculty and students.
Hours & Location
Fall 2021 Hours (begin Monday, August 23):
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Due to an instruction workshop, Special Collections & Archives will open at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, November 11. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience.
Archives staff are also available via email and phone to assist you virtually with your research questions.
Please contact us by email or telephone to make an appointment to conduct in-person research or ask a research question.
Contact Special Collections & Archives at:
Advance notification of your visit and research topic will also enable the staff to prepare for your visit and to provide better service.
Special Collections and Archives is located on the third floor of Kent Library in Room 306, just to the right of the building’s front staircase.