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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges are closed. This leaves Walnut St. as the only point of entry to the Arch grounds from the city. If you park in the Arch garage there is access from the north end of the park. See maps. More »

Book Collections

Grace Lewis Miller Book Collection

The Grace Lewis Miller Book Collection consists primarily of books on American history, concentrating on the Jeffersonian era on the American frontier. The collection contains approximately 250 books, most of which were published between 1930 and 1975. The books reflect the JNEM Library's main theme of American westward expansion, and also include materials on Thomas Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and other early American historical figures and events. For additional information regarding this collection, contact librarian Tom Dewey at (voice) 314-655-1600.

Mrs. Miller's extensive research/private papers are collected in the JNEM Archives. For further information regarding the Grace Lewis Miller Papers, please contact archivist Jennifer Clark at (voice) 314-655-1600.

Lewis and Clark Book Collection

The Lewis and Clark Book Collection contains a variety of books on the two explorers. Included in the collection are biographies, reprints of the journals, juvenile books, and various scholarly works. As with our main collection, the Lewis and Clark books do not circulate. For additional information contact librarian Tom Dewey at (voice) 314-655-1600.

Did You Know?

Historic Old Courthouse photographed from the corner of 4th and Market

Land for the Historic Old Courthouse was donated in 1816 by Judge John Baptisite Charles Lucas and St. Louis founder Rene Auguste Chouteau. More...