We're proud of our Amigos Library Services members and want to recognize the work that they do in their communities. Each month we will be showcasing an Amigos member library or institution. It's a great way for Amigos members, and non-members alike, to learn from and meet colleagues and peers.
Fontbonne University, a Catholic institution sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is located in Clayton, MO, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. The four year coeducation liberal arts institution was founded on the tradition of service and values and its devotion to this tradition is what continues to move Fontbonne forward into the future. Serving nearly 2,000 students with 229 full and part time faculty members, their academic programs attract students from across the U.S. and around the world.
The Missouri History Museum Library & Research Center located in St. Louis, Missouri, is home to all the collections in storage for the Missouri History Museum and holds over 175,000 objects/artifacts, over 1 million photographs and prints, over 90,000 volumes of library material including sheet music and maps, and contains 7,900 linear feet of archival documents.