Adolphus Benedict Scrapbook Collection

Accession Number: SC 18:23
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1868-1885A
Size: 2 record cartons; 2 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Unknown
Acquisition info: Presented to SLPL by Mrs. Bert Maechling
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Unknown
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, May 2018
Conservation notes: No notes
Scope and Content: The collection contains 17 scrapbooks of correspondence and press articles written by newspaperman Adolphus Benedict. Mr. Benedict was a reporter for a variety of newspapers in the US including the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, the Brooklyn Eagle, and the Brooklyn Times.
Arrangement: Chronological; kept in original binding
Restrictions: No restrictions   
Remarks: Other items relating to Adolphus Benedict are housed in the Mercantile Library at UMSL; leather is deteriorating on some volumes 

Adolphus Benedict Collection Scrapbooks
1868-1885
2 record cartons; 2 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding aid
1/- Legislative Correspondence, Vol. 1; 1869
1/- Legislative Correspondence, Vol. 2: 1870
1/- Press Articles, Index
1/- Press Articles, Vol. 2; 1868-1869
1/- Legislative Correspondence, Vol. 3; 1872-1877
1/- Press Articles, Vol. 4; 1871-1872
1/- Press Articles, Vol. 6; 1872
1/- Press Articles, Vol. 7; 1873
1/- Press Articles, Vol. 8; 1873-1874
1/- Press Articles, Vol. 10; 1875-1877
1/- Press Articles, Vol. 12; 1878
2/- Press Articles, Vol. 14; 1879
2/- Press Articles, Vol. 15; 1879
2/- Press Articles, Vol. 16; 1880
2/- Press Articles, Vol. 17; 1880
2/- Press Articles, Vol. 18; 1881-1882
2/- Press Articles, Vol. 20; 1884-1885
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