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McClure Archives and University Museum

Discover something new
each year.
• Ask-A-Curator Day
• Saudi Arabia Day
• International Museum Day

McClure Archives and University Museum

Astonish your inner explorer.
10,000+ artifacts, specimens
& pop culture delights

McClure Archives and University Museum

Feeding curiosity
since 1881



Archives Collections 

  • Photographic History of UCM
  • Information about our distinguished and well known students, faculty and Alumni
    (Dale Carnegie and Carrie Nation, Vernon Kennedy, Forrest "Phog" Allen, James C. Kirkpatrick)
  • History of Central Missouri's Athletics Department
  • Arthur F. McClure Collections
  • Twentieth Century America
  • African-American Experience
  • Complete collection of yearbooks, student newspapers, and catalogs
  • Department, Committee and Organization minutes and reports

Museum Collections

  • Nance Middle Eastern Collection of artifacts from Saudi Arabia and Southeast and Southwest Asia
    Find out about our nationally touring exhibition "Traditional Arts of the Bedouin"
  • Rohmiller Seashell Collection of approximately 10,000 classified specimens from around the world
  • Haymaker Collection of Guatemalan ceramics, jewelry, textiles and more
  • Fred W. Schmidt Meso-American Collection
  • Native American objects from the Arctic, Plains and Southwest
  • Prehistoric artifacts from archeological research in the local area
  • WWI and WWII weapons, uniforms, gear and posters