is a nonprofit corporation of a library which contains some 35,000 items (books, periodicals, maps, slides, etc.). Minor holdings include antique furniture and china, and collections of buttons and foreign coins. Its activities extend through four buildings which have been connected to form a single structure.

JLM was organized as a Missouri nonprofit corporation in 1999. It was recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) entity in 1999, and assigned EIN 43-1863313. It is governed by a Board of Directors of five persons including its president Thomas M. Johnson II, a grandson of its founder. None of its officers or directors receives any compensation for services rendered to JLM. It is supported by a small income from endowment funds and by gifts. A number of books have been received as gifts.

For a brief description of the major subjects represented in the JLM book collections, click here to see a Listing of Our Books and Collections. For information on a particular book or subject, click here to view a Partial Listing of Our Books. For infomation on visiting JLM, click here to Visit Us.

For information regarding donations to JLM, click here. For information regarding Thomas M. Johnson (1851 - 1919) whose collections began remain the heart of JLM, click here.

For questions regarding JLM, click here to email or write to:

PO Box 375
Osceola, MO  64776  USA

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