Q: Where is the Archives located and how do I get in touch with the Archivist?
A: The Missouri S&T Archives is located on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus in the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Room G-2 (lower level, next to the Western Historical Manuscripts Collection office). Our telephone number is: (573)-341-6954 or email us here.
Q: I would like to donate items to the Missouri S&T Archives. I have photos, a class ring, a slide rule, yearbooks, tee-shirts, "eating club" items, etc. Does the Archives want them?
A: Yes, the Archives may be interested in all of the items you mentioned, with the exception of yearbooks and sliderules. We have a robust collection of all volumes of the Rollamo, and the library has digitized all volumes as well. The digitized Rollamos can be found at http://scholarsmine.mst.edu/speccoll_yearbooks/. Please call the Archives at (573)-341-6954 or email us here to talk about your donations.
Q: I would like to financially contribute to the Missouri S&T Archives endowment. How do I do that?
A: The Archives is delighted to receive financial contributions. Please make your check out to: "Missouri University of Science and Technology" and on the memo line, please write “Archives Endowment." Then, mail your contribution to:
Office of Development
Missouri University of Science and Technology
209 Castleman Hall
Rolla, MO 65409
Q: I do not live in Missouri and cannot come to the Archives to do research. How can I research from my home?
A: Due to staff and resource limitations, the Archives’ staff cannot conduct extensive research for patrons. Please call the Archives at (573)-341-6954 or email us to discuss the options.
Q: I found a photograph listed in the "finding aids" that I would like to see. How do I view the photo?
A: The Archives has thousands of photographs in its holdings; however, only a few have been scanned for display on the website. Please call the Archives at (573)-341-6954 or email us here so we can make arrangements to scan the image.
Q: Can I check materials out from the Missouri S&T Archives?
A: No, archival material may not be checked out. Once you have located materials that you wish to view, arrangements must be made with the staff to retrieve them for viewing, scanning, or copying. Many of the items are stored off-campus and it can take up to a week to receive the needed materials from storage. Please call the Archives at (573)-341-6954 or email us here.
Q: I am trying to locate a former classmate. May I obtain this information from the Archives?
A: For information such as this, please contact the Miner Alumni Association at (573)-341-4145.
Q: Can I obtain a transcript or job verification from the Missouri S&T Archives?
A: The Archives does not provide either service.