The Museum and Memorial welcomes all who are interested in learning more about the Great War. From graduate students and professors, to authors and family historians, researchers have access to our collection documents and objects, as well as more than 10,000 library titles.
Edward Jones Research Center
Located on the Museum’s lower level, the Edward Jones Research Center contains the Museum and Memorial’s library of primary and secondary texts, periodicals, scholarly journals and the institutional records of Liberty Memorial Association.
The Edward Jones Research Center is open by appointment only.
Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Take the main staircase or the West Elevator down to the Lower Level. Walk past the Bergman Family Gallery and the R.A. Long Learning Center. The Research Center entrance is next to the entrance of the R.A. Long Learning Center.
- Food and drink are not allowed inside the Research Center.
- No library holdings, archival materials, collections objects or other materials may leave the Research Center.
- When conducting research, please take notes using pencil and paper or a laptop computer. Pen and ink are not allowed.
- You may take non-flash photographs of library holdings, archival materials, and collections objects for research purposes.
World War I Research Stations
Computer stations located outside the Auditorium Lobby have access to multiple databases, including:
- The Museum and Memorial’s online collections database
- The American Battlefield Monuments Commission
- The National Archives
No admission is required to use these stations.
Research Center Staff
Experienced Research Center staff members can assist you directly in finding more information about individuals during WWI.
Fill out the form below:
Genealogy Research Request Form