Jacobsen Research Library
Buffalo Head Prairie Historical Park
Highway 65 south of town
Dallas County Historical Society
research library features DCHS and other publications, submitted
family histories and photos, and some rare country records.
It is open on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 10:00 to
2:00 or by appointment, except on holidays and when the weather is bad.
To visit the library
call Thelma Kurtz at 417-345-8694 to make arrangements.
This small library contains a good collection of early
on microfilm and other Dallas County records.
There are several family histories available,
as well as several publications from neighboring counties. Their hours
are 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m during Daylight Savings Time and 8:30 to 5:30 during
Standard Time (Central) Monday through Friday. They are also open Saturdays
8:00 a.m. to noon.
This is the library of the
Ozarks Genealogical Society
and is housed in
it's own building, although some holdings are at the Main Branch of the
Springfield/Greene County Public Library. Current hours are Tuesday evening
6:00 - 8:30 (3rd Tuesday 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.; monthly meeting follows),
Wednesday afternoon 1 - 4, Saturday 10:00 - 4:00. Staffed by volunteers. Closed holiday
weekends, bad weather. Any genealogist can appreciate this fine library
with lots of information on Southwest Missouri, including Dallas County
and Dallas County families, as well as lots of information from other states.
Local History & Genealogy
is devoted to Ozarks history and genealogy. Many census records, books,
and family histories are housed here, some of which are available online as
A genealogy librarian is on staff.
An Ozarks Genealogical Society representative is in the Shepard Room on
Wednesdays from 9:30 - 12:00 and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Unfortunately, this wonderful collection is accessed by appointment only
and times are limited. Contact SMSU at 417-836-4525 for information. Lena
was a local genealogist for years and had the genealogy column until her
Located at the
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
near Springfield and Republic, Missouri, this is reported to
be the largest Civil War library west of the Mississippi
with over 5500 volumes and microfilm focusing on the Trans-Mississippi
Dallas County MOGenWeb
site is maintained by
Comments and contributions are welcome.
Many thanks to previous coordinators Carmen Boyd and Megan Zurawicz.
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Last updated: Thursday, 23-Oct-2008 19:27:16 MDT