Merrill J. Mattes Research Library

Merrill J. Mattes Research Library

Merrill J. Mattes Research Library

Discover the accounts of your pioneer ancestors at the Mattes Research Library. The library contains thousands of original diary accounts of emigrants who traveled the Oregon, California, and Santa Fe Trails in the 1800’s. Maps, photos, and secondary resources further enhance your research.

Location and Directions

318 W Pacific Ave.
Independence MO 64050
(816) 325-7575