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Special Collections: General Special Collections

General Special Collections

Publications of the State Normal School/Central Missouri State Teachers College/Central Missouri State College/Central Missouri State University/University of Central Missouri, including;

Civil War Collection, including:

  • Official Papers of the Union & Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion, Series I & II
  • War of the Rebellion Official Records of the Union & Confederate Armies, Series I, II, III, IV
  • Supplement to the Official Record of the Union & Confederate Armies, Parts I & II and Index

Historic Textbooks, pre-1965

State of Missouri Historical Legal & Informational Resources:

  • Laws of Missouri, 1818-1994
  • Revised Missouri Statutes, 1835-2000
  • Missouri Reports. 1821-1926
  • Official Manual of the State of Missouri, 1891 - Current

Isaak Walton's Compleat Angler Collection

Speleology Books & Periodicals

Rare Books, Including Early Imprints, including:

       Reliquiae wottonianae. Or, a collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of sundry personages: and other incomparable pieces of language and art by Henry Wotton, 1654

        A Compleat Body of Husbandry by Thomas Hale, 1756

       Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education, with a View of the Principles and Conduct Prevalent among Women of Rank and Fortune by Hannah More, 1802.

Bible/Hymnal Collection

Nursing History Collection


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James C. Kirkpatrick Materials

Additional Resources for Special Collections


Missouri Digital Heritage  
More than 6.8 million records can be accessed through Missouri Digital Heritage, including the collections of the Missouri State Archives, the Missouri State Library and other institutions from across the state. 

The Civil War in Missour

Missouri State Archives Research Room

All About Missouri History

McClure Archives and University Museum