Q: What other kinds of libraries, besides public are there?

Besides public and school libraries, there are a number of various specialty libraries. These include, medical, art, historical, legal, and even a presidential library, among others. Here are the special libraries, or special collections around town:

American Truck Historical Society
10380 Ambassador Dr., Ste 101 Kansas City, MO 64153
Special Collections: Ernie Sternberg - Sterling Truck, White Motor Company Archives

Black & Veatch, Central Library
11401 Lamar Overland Park, KS 66211
Subject interest: Engineering

Blue Springs Historical Society
101 SW 15th St. Blue Springs, MO 64015
Special Collections: Oral history

Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co
9400 Ward Parkway Kansas City, MO 64114

Burroughs Audubon Library
21509 SW Wood Chapel Rd. Blue Springs, MO 64015
Special interests: Natural history, ornithology

Church of the Nazarene, Intern'l Headquarters Resource Center - Sunday School Ministries Library
6401 THe Paseo Kansas City, MO 64131

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
925 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64198

Hallmark Cards, Inc., Creative Resources Library
2501 McGee, No 146 Kansas City, MO 64108

Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library
500 W US Highway 24 Independence, MO 64050
Special Collections: Papers of Harry S Truman & other individuals
Restrictions: closed stack, non-circulating, Photo ID required for access

Irish Genealogical Foundation Library
PO Box 7575 Kansas City, MO 64116
Special Collections: Journal of the American Irish Historical Society 1898- various by county in Ireland

Jackson County Historical Society
Independence Square Courthouse, 112 W Lexington, Rm 103 Independence, MO 64050
Special interests: Jackson County, MO history and Missouri history

Johnson County Law Library
100 N. Kansas Ave., 1st Floor, Olathe, KS 66061

Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry St., Kansas city, MO 64110
Special Collections: History of science; NASA & DOE reports; sci-tech conference proceedings; Soviet & European Sci-Tech publications; Standards & Specifications; US Patent & Trademark Specifications

Menorah Medical Center
5721 W 119th St., Overland Park, KS 66209

Midwest Center for Holocaust Education Resource Center
5801 West 115th Street, Suite 106 Overland Park, KS 66211-1800

National Archives at Kansas City
400 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

National Association of Parliamentarians
213 S Main St. Independence, MO 64050

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Spencer Art Refernece Library
4525 Oak St. Kansas city, MO 64111
Special Collections: Auction catalogs; decorative arts; Oriental art; prints & drawings
Restrictions: non-circulating

University of Kansas, Clendening History of Medicine
1000 Robinson, 3901 Rainbow Blvd. Kansas City, KS 66160
Special Collections: Anesthesia, roentgenology, hemotology & microscopy collections; Florence Nightengale & Joseph Lister Letters; Rudolf Virchow Manuscripts; Samuel Crumbine Papers.

University of Kansas Life Span Institute, Research & Training Center on Independent Living Library
1000 Sunnyside Dr. Rm 4089, Lawrence, KS 66045

US Bureau of the Census, Kansas City Regional Office Census Data Center
1211 N Eight St. Kansas City, KS 66101
Special Collections: US Census Data printed reports 1910-2000

Western Historical Manuscript Collection
302 Newcomb Hall, University of Missouri-Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110
Special interests: history and culture of Kansas City and Western Missouri

Wyandotte County Museum, Trowbridge Research Library
631 N 126th St. Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Special Collections: Census Records, Early Family Records, Photographic File, Wyandotte County Genealogical Materials

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