The Missouri Lodge of Research welcomes you. The Brethren who form the Missouri Lodge of Research come from all walks of life and are united by a love of learning about and preserving the history of our great Fraternity. Some of the greatest Masonic scholars in the United States of America have been members of the Missouri Lodge of Research. We invite you to join us in this great undertaking.

Fall 2015 Truman Lecture

Fall 2015 Truman Lecture Series Promotional Flyer

We are pleased to announce that the Fall 2015 Truman Lecture entitled, "King Athelstan and the Possible Anglo-Saxon Origin of Speculative Freemasonry" will be presented by Paul Weldon Johnston.

Truman Lecture Series

For information on the Fall 2015 Truman Lecture, please visit

The Missouri Lodge of Research has been proud to name 11 individuals as Truman Lecturers. These individuals have each presented their Truman Lecture before capacity audiences.

Addition to Library: Curiosities of the Craft: Treasures from the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Collection

The Missouri Lodge of Research is proud to announce that we have added "Curiosities of the Craft: Treasures from the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Collection" to the collection of books in the Missouri Masonic Research Library's collection.


The Missouri Lodge of Research in cooperation with the Grand Lodge of Missouri and the Missouri Masonic Research Library has started an "Adopt-a-Book Program." For $250 individuals or organizations can "adopt-a-book." These donations will be used to digitize some of our older and more rare holdings.

Click "Read more" below this post to learn more about this program and to access those volumes which we have already digitized.

The Miracle of Ivanhoe by Burris Jenkins

Ivanhoe Lodge has provided the Missouri Masonic Research Library with a wonderful history of their Lodge. Please click "READ MORE" below to access this volume online.


NEW ADDITION: Anderson's Constitutions

RWB Don Huggins has presented the MMRL/MLOR with a 3rd Edition (1767 printing) of Anderson's Constitutions (full title below). Additionally, thanks to a generous donation, this wonderful addition to our library has been fully digitized. You can read this online below this message (CLICK HERE to go directly to the book). The original will be preserved and secured.

The Missouri Masonic Research Library is NOW OPEN!


Please click on the "LIBRARY" link above for additional information!

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