Laclede Gas Co. Television Programs Collection

Accession Number: MA 91:61
MA 91:65
Location:  Manuscripts stacks, Row 12 (video at Compton)
Dates:  1950s – 1960s
Size:  1 legal Hollinger
Creator/Collector:  Collected by George Stemmler
Acquisition info: Donated by George Stemmler on October 16, 1991 and November 30, 1991.
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history: The Special Collections Department combined the two accessions in 1991 to create one discrete collection.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, May 2014
Conservation notes: All items placed into archival boxes and acid-free folders. Metal fasteners removed. Some photographs placed in Mylar sleeves.
Scope and Content: The collection contains photographs, communications, a 1950s St. Louis Symphony script featuring Frank Eschen and Judge Otto, the film "St. Louis City of Flight”, and a scrapbook containing schedules, press releases and clippings on the Laclede Gas 1962 Park Band Concerts. The collection is organized into three subseries, the bulk of which consists of photographs from the Laclede Little Symphony and other Laclede Gas sponsored programs.
Arrangement: Collection organized into subseries.
Subseries 1: Papers
Subseries 2: Photographs
Subseries 3: Video
Within subseries, arrangement is alphabetically.
Restrictions: Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Some fragile items.
Jean Gosebrink accession numbers included with appropriate items.
St. Louis City of Flight [2 film reels] were loaned to Laclede Gas Co. on 12/4/92 to be transferred to videocassette. The video tapes are kept at Compton.

Laclede Gas Co. Television Programs Collection
1950s – 1960s
1 legal Hollinger; 0.5 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
  Subseries 1: Papers
 1/2  St. Louis Symphony—script, October 6, 1950; records at Laclede Gas Co.
 1/3  Laclede Gas Company, 1962 Park Band Concerts. Pr-107
  Subseries 2: Photographs
 1/4  Appliance Show, January 24, 1954. Pr-104/Ph-168
 1/5  Lex Barker. Pr-104/Ph-168
 1/6  Hoacy Carmichael. Pr-104/Ph-168
 1/7  Liberace – Mrs. Missouri Contest, 1953 (1 of 2). Pr-104/Ph-168
 1/8  Liberace – Mrs. Missouri Contest, 1953 (2 of 2). Pr-104/Ph-168
 1/9  Marionette Show
 1/10  Miscellaneous
 1/11  Oberkirchen Children’s Choir
 1/12  Outside Performance
 1/13  The Randolphs. Pr-104/Ph-168
 1/14  Singleton Palmer’s Dixieland Six, February 3, 1957
 1/15  St. Louis Symphony. Pr-104/Ph-168
  Subseries 3: Video
 -/-  St. Louis City of Flight [2 reels; videocassette?]. Pr-107
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