Abigail Broadbent joined Curry Library in June of 2016 as the new Archives and Technical Services Librarian. After graduating from William Jewell College in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Oxbridge Literature and Theory, she earned her Master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of Missouri. Her previous library experience includes time as an instructor of Information Literacy at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Abi is a lifelong resident of Excelsior Springs, Missouri. Most of her free time is spent gardening, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family. She enjoys finding fascinating artifacts in the Archives and learning their stories, and welcomes researchers to explore the rich history contained in the Partee Center and Jewelliana Collection.