Friday, December 03, 2010


Every document tells a story, especially those penned during the drama of the American Civil War. In 2009-2010, the Missouri History Museum partnered with 25 libraries and historical institutions around Missouri and the U.S. to gather thousands of Civil War documents for a digital collection now available online. Chris Gordon, director of the Missouri History Museum's Library and Collections, tells the fascinating stories revealed in selected documents from the collection and shows how you can access this collection.

When: Sunday, December 12, 2010, 2:30 pm
Where: Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum (Lindell & DeBaliviere, in Forest Park)
Cost: Free

The Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center is free and open to the public. The Library and Research Center is located at 225 South Skinker, across from Forest Park. Our hours are Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 pm, and Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

The Library and Research Center collections are non-circulating; items may not be checked out. The library staff can make photocopies for 25 cents per copy.

Library reference desk: 314-746-4500,
Archives reference desk: 314-746-4510,

Library and Research Center website:

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