The Regional Studies Center at Lyon College strives to
preserve, present, and interpret the history and culture of the Ozark
region and its surrounding areas. The Regional Studies Center promotes
scholarship, collects materials relating to the region's history and
folklife, and coordinates activities that enhance the public's knowledge
of the Ozark region and surrounding areas.
Special collections include the John Quincy Wolf
Folklore Collection, the Stroud Collection of historic papers, the Craig
Genealogy Collection, the Folklore and Oral History Collections, the
Presbyterian Collection, the Kennard Collection, and collections of rare
books and historic photographs. The Regional Studies Center also serves
as caretaker for the Grigsby House, a nineteenth-century cabin on the
Lyon College campus.
The Regional Studies Center also has an extensive
collection of regional books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, and
genealogical materials, as well as the Lyon College archives and a
collection of materials related to the history of Lyon College.
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