Kristen Peterson Collection

Accession Number: MA 90:03
MA 91:19
MA 10:01
Location:  MA-BIO Pe (Compton)
Dates:  1975-2005
Size:  1 Paige box
Creator/Collector:  Collected by Kristen Peterson
Acquisition info: Donated by Kristen Peterson. Three accessions: February 1990; February 23, 1991; and February 2010.
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history: St. Louis photographer and photojournalist Kristen Peterson donated examples of her work to the St. Louis Media Archives, St. Louis Public Library in February 2010. Earlier donations of her work—1985, 1987, 1988 and 1989 St. Louis Symphony Rotogravure sections of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch were donated on February 23, 1991. A list of institutions which own or have exhibited her work and several newspaper donated in February 1990—was merged with the more recent donation. Her donation includes work done for corporations, industry, schools, non-profit organizations, charities, and newspapers and magazines.
Language:  English
Processed by: Thomas A. Pearson, March 2010; Sarah Cain, October 2013
Conservation notes: All items placed into archival boxes and acid-free folders.
Scope and Content: The bulk of the collection includes newspaper clippings, magazines, company and institution annual reports, plus various advertising materials, all of which feature one or more photos taken by Peterson. Most of the material was published or issued by St. Louis area institutions and organizations between the years of 1975-2005.
Peterson has done professional corporate, industrial, institutional and editorial photography since 1974. Her work includes annual reports, corporate brochures, in-house publications, public relations, special events, executive portraits, product displays and real estate.
Her projects have involved travel in the United States, Mexico, South America, Western Europe, Morocco, Russia, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bali, China, and Japan.
Arrangement: Fifty-eight files, excluding the finding aid, are arranged in alphabetical order by title or name of the issuing organization/institution.
Restrictions: Permission required by artist reproduce images. Copyright held by artist.
Remarks: Original photographs are not part of the collection. Peterson’s images are shown, as published, in the printed media.
Jean Gosebrink accession numbers include Ge-001323, Pr-035.
The Charles Klotzer/St. Louis Journalism Review Collection contains headshot photos of Peterson.

Kristen Peterson Collection
1975 - 2005
1 Paige box; 1.25 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
 1/2  Biographical, clippings, etc.
 1/3  American Medical Claims, Inc.
 1/4  The Arts & Education Council
 1/5  AT & T (Atlantic Telephone & Telegraph)
 1/6  B & B Farms
 1/7  Brown Group
 1/8  CARE for St. Louis (Cultural & Arts Resources in Education)
 1/9  Central Institute for the Deaf
 1/10  Cycle St. Louis
 1/11 Delmar Gardens South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
 1/12  Easter Seal Society, St. Louis Region
 1/13  "Energizer Presents the Great Forest Park Balloon Race"
 1/14  Family & Personal Support Centers of Greater Saint Louis
 1/15  FN Magazine
 1/16  Fontbonne College
 1/17  Forest Park Forever
 1/18  Friends of the Saint Louis Art Museum
 1/19  Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis
 1/20  Jewish Center for the Aged
 1/21  KETC Channel 9
 1/22  Mary Institute
 1/23  Mary Institute / Country Day School, Annual Fund
 1/24  Mary Institute / Country Day School, Annual reports
 1/25  Mary Institute / Country Day School, Campaign for MICDS
 1/26  Mary Institute / Country Day School, Class Notes
 1/27  Mary Institute / Country Day School, MICDS Magazine
 1/28  McKendree College
 1/29  Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
 1/30  Missouri Historical Society
 1/31  Monsanto Corporation
 1/32  People Weekly
 1/33  Pet Incorporated
 1/34  Ralston Purina Company
 1/35  Reader’s Digest
 1/36  The Saint Louis Art Museum
 1/37  The Saint Louis Art Museum, Annual reports
 1/38  The St. Louis Art Museum Foundation.
 1/39  The Saint Louis Art Museum Magazine
 1/40  St. Louis Artists’ Guild.
 1/41  The St. Louis Association for Retarded Citizens
 1/42  St. Louis Community Foundation
 1/43  Saint Louis Conservatory of Music
 1/44  Saint Louis Conservatory Orchestra
 1/45  Saint Louis Home/Garden
 1/46  St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles
 1/47  St. Louis Post-Dispatch
 1/48  Saint Louis Symphony Society Women’s Association
 1/49  Saint Louis University
 1/50  Saint Louis University School of Medicine
 1/51  Saint Louis Variety Club
 1/52  Seven Gables Inn
 1/53  Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.
 1/54  Town & Country
 1/55  United Way of Greater St. Louis
 1/56  W Magazine
 1/57  Webster University
 1/58  YMCA of Greater St. Louis
 1/59  Young Audiences of St. Louis
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