Library Reference Scrapbook Collection

Accession Number: SC 18:89
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1892-1985
Size: 155 scrapbooks
Creator/Collector: St. Louis Public Library and Municipal Reference Library
Acquisition info: Produced by SLPL staff
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Municipal Reference Library before being housed at SLPL Central
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, December 2018
Conservation notes: Some scrapbooks placed in a phase box
Scope and Content: The collection contains scrapbooks compiled by staff from both the St. Louis Public Library and the Municipal Reference Library, previously located in City Hall. Subjects of the scrapbooks range from local topics to international events.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by title/subject
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: Many of the scrapbooks are crumbling; shelved in RB-M

Library Reference Scrapbook Collection
1892-1985
155 scrapbooks

  Description
 

Finding Aid

12th Regiment Engineers; December 1917-June 1922; previously catalogued as RB-M 940.91

128th Field Artillery, 35th Division; April 1919; previously catalogued as RB-M 940.91

138th Regiment Infantry; April 1918-January 1922; previously catalogued as RB-M 940.91

Anti-German Sentiment; April-October 1918

Biographical Scrapbook; 1888-1893; previously catalogued as RB-M Oversize 920

-Adam, Dr. (of Edinburgh)

-Alcott, Louisa May

-Alexander I of Bulgaria

-Arnold, Gov. Benedict

-Arnold, Sir Edwin

-Barbieri-Nini, Madame

-Bary, Anton de

-Bastien, Jules

-Bellamy, Edward

-Bergh, Henry

-Birney, James G.

-Blavatsky, Madame

-Boswell, JT Irvine

-Brice, Calvin S.

-Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

-Browning, Robert

-Bunyan, John

-Burnett, Frances Hodgson

-Cabanel, Alexandre

-Carnot

-Cherreul, Michel Eugene

-Clive, Kitty

-Colfax, Schuyler

-Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock

-Crook, Gen. George

-Cummings, Ames

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

-Dalhousie, JW

-Danenhower, John W.

-De la Rame, Louisa Ouida

-Dickens, Charles Jr.

-Doellinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz

-Dudevant, ALA (George Sand)

-Dupre, Jules

-Dyer, Thomas H.

-Edison, Thomas Alva

-Engel, George

-Fawcett, Henry

-Fielden, Samuel

-Fischer, Adolph

-Fremont, JC

-Friedrich III of Germany

-Fry, Elizabeth

-Garfield, James Abram

-Gayarre

-George III of England

-Glenn, Hope

-Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

-Grady, Henry W.

-Gray, Asa

-Hayden, FV

-Hedge, Frederick H.

-Hertenstein, William Frederick

-Hobenhausen, Arthur von

-Howitt, Mary

-Humbert IV of Italy

-Jerrold, Douglas

-Labiche, Eugene

-Lang, Andrew

-Lear, Edward

-Leo XIII (Pope)

-Leslie, Elsie

-Levy, Amy

-Lincoln, Abraham

-Lind, Jenny

-Lingg, Louis

-Maine, Henry James Sumner

-Marston, Philip Bourke

-Meissonier, Jean Louis Ernest

-Menken, Adah Isaacs

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

-Millet, Jean Francois

-Murfree, Mary Noailles

-Napoleon Bonaparte I

-Neebe, Oscar W.

-Ouida

-Parsons, Albert R.

-Pedro II de Alcantara of Brazil

-Phillips, Wendell

-Pocahontas

-Ricord, Dr. Philippe

-Rolfe, John

-Salvini, Tomaso

-Sand, George

-Schwab, Michael

-Sherman, William Tecumseh

-Smith, Captain John

-Smith, Samuel Francis

-Spies, August Vincent Theodore

-Stanley, Henry M.

-Stevenson, Robert Louis

-Stedman, Edmund Clarence

-Stowe, Harriet Beecher

-Snider, Denton Jacques

-Tennyson, Alfred

-Teresa Christina Maria, Empress of Brazil

-Terry, Ellen

-Thornycroft, Hamo

-Thorpe, Rose Hartwick

-Tolstoi, Count Lyof Nikolaievitch

-Turgeneff, Ivan

-Voltaire

-Wagner, Cosima

-Walker, Susan

-Washburne, Elihu B.

-Washington, Martha

-Wasson, David Atwood

-Watson, William Davy

-Webster, Mrs. Daniel

-Wellington, Arthur Wellesley

-Whitman, Walt

-Women, World’s Council of

Board of Freeholders of St. Louis City; 1949-1950*

Board of Freeholders of St. Louis City; 1956-1957*

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

Board of Freeholders of St. Louis City and County; 1958-1959*

Bond Issue Election of May 26, 1955*

Campbell House; July 1957*

Christmas; December 1912-December 1922; previously catalogued as RB-M 394

Churches, Baptist-Jewish; May 1930-August 1967; previously catalogued as RB-M 977.866

Churches, Lutheran-Unitarian; December 1932-May 1967; previously catalogued as RB-M 977.866

Cupola, St. Louis View; July 1934*

Eugene Field Museum; 1920-1934; previously catalogued as RB-M 917.7866

Eugene Field Museum (2); 1935-1937; previously catalogued as RB-M 917.7866

European War Poems I; 1914-1917

European War Poems II; 1914-1918

European War Poems III; 1914-1918

European War Slang; 1916-1918

European War Terminology; 1914-1915

Gang Wars of the 1920s; 1965

Grand Avenue; April 1956; previously catalogued as RB-M 977.8660*

Grand Theatre; 1925-1928 (6)

Grant, Ulysses S.; May 1932; previously catalogued as RB-M B GRANT

Health and Hospital Division; April 1981-June 1982

Health and Hospital Division; July 1982-September 1983

Health and Hospital Division; August 1984-August 1985

Health Department; March 1917-December 1928

Health Division; June 1921-July 1943

Health Division; May 1933-June 1936

Health Division; June 1936-September 1937

Health Division; September 1937-October 1941

Health Division; November 1941-December 1944

Health Division; July-September 1943

Health Division; January 1945-December 1946

Health Division; July-October 1948

Health Division; July 1948-January 1949

Howard, Bart; 1939-1960; previously catalogued as RB-M Oversize B HOWARD

Industrial Growth; May 1957*

Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Conspiracy (1); 1925

Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Conspiracy (2); 1925

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Conspiracy (3); 1925-1926

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial; 1937; previously catalogued as RB-M 917.786

Kerry Patch; October 1962*

League of Nations; 1919

Lindbergh, Charles; 1930-1938

Maps of Various Battles; n/d

Mayoral Campaign, Election; 1925

Mayoral Campaign, Primary Election; 1925

Memorial Plaza; 1922-1932; previously catalogued as RB-M 917.7866

Mid-America Jubilee (1); September 1956

Mid-America Jubilee (2); September 1956

Mill Creek Sewer Explosion; 1892*

Miscellaneous Information; 1898

-After the war

-Ages of noted men and women

-April in American history

-Beginnings of knowledge

-Birth years of celebrities

-Campaign poetry

-Charles E. Perkins, three sonnets

-Clement C. Moore

-Cow and the dairy

-Cuba libre

-Disinfection of books

-Epitome of important occurrences of 1898

-Floods in the US

-Fortifications

-French events

-He wrote "Night before Christmas"

-Historical anecdotes

-Home sweet home

-Human oddities

-James Whitcomb Riley penmanship

-Lincoln bibliography

-Lincoln’s private car

-Literary booksellers

-Literary curiosity

-Man with the hoe

-Munchausen the real

-Necrology of 1898

-Origin of all nations

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

-Origin of Dixie

-Poetry of the period

-Presidents

-Prototypes of fiction

-Rare books

-Remarkable assassinations

-Sizes

-Sonnet on Jefferson

-Sonnet on Lincoln

-Sonnets on patriotism

-Spain’s lost colonies in a nutshell

-Strangest books

-Timely poetry

-Very common things

-War songs our fathers sang

Missouri in the Civil War; 1861-1865

Missouri Nurse; 1952-1959

Missourians; 1929-1930; previously catalogued as RB-M 920.07

-Ackerson, Alice

-Ake, Col. Eli D.

-Alter, Mary E.

-Alvis, Aaron S.

-Bahlmann, Captain William F.

-Banks, John S. Sr.

-Barnett, Susan

-Bartlett, Mrs. Charles T.

-Bast, Mathias

-Beckman, Henry

-Bell, Gen. M. Fred

-Bland, Judge CC

-Boatman, William Nelson

-Bothwell, John H.

-Brady, Norval L.

-Breer, Mrs. BW

-Brown, Benjamin D.

-Buchanan, Elizabeth A.

-Buckner, William Fitzhugh Thornton

-Chaney, Edward M.

-Chasteen, Rev. NC

-Chiles, Samuel Hamilton

-Clark, James

-Clarke, Mrs. John T.

-Cook, Sam B.

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

-Coons, Walter Peter

-Creely, Mrs. Walter M.

-Creely, Walter Jr.

-Cunningham, Mrs. Emmett

-Dammann, Mrs. EE

-Daniel, Anna M.

-Deno, Henry

-Dykes, Clay W.

-Elsea, Sarah L.

-Emison, Mathew

-Euge, Sarah

-Fenner, Mabel

-Fenner, Mildred

-Fennewald, FA

-Ferguson, Dr. Wilson J.

-Fields, William W.

-Finley, Mrs. Kirby

-Finn, Erastus

-Flournoy, William S.

-Gibbons, Larkin

-Gieseking, Elise

-Glover, Cynthia

-Griffith, Warden D.

-Grinter, PH

-Grisham, Ida Mae

-Guild, Sarah B.

-Hausmann, Minna

-Hilliard, John E.

-Hinze, Mr. and Mrs. William

-Holmes, Nancy T.

-Howard, Gen. Benjamin

-Howell, Dr. John S.

-Huber, Frank

-Hudson, Dr. Manly O.

-Hummert, Emma

-Jackson, Frank

-Johnston, JW

-Jones, Dr. John C.

-Jones, Martin O.

-Jones, Mary L.

-Keith, Dr. Frank

-Kelley, Edmund L.

-Kennard, Annie R. Maud

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

-Keplinger, Lewis W.

-Kerr, John R.

-Kinsey, Judge William M.

-Kluge, Minna

-Kreeger, John D.

-Kuhlmann, Fred

-Kuhlmann, Fred Jr.

-Kuhlmann, William

-Lanius, James A.

-Luzynski, Ludwig (Louis)

-Mahan, Ida Dulany

-Meyer, RF

-Minor, William F.

-Moore, Fannie West

-Morgan, Tom

-Morris, Elmer

-Morrison, Margaret Jane

-Mueller, Anton

-Nelson, Laura

-Ott, Henry J.

-Parker, PP

-Parrott, Alice A.

-Peck, John William

-Poenack, Richard

-Price, Mrs. RM

-Priest, Georgia

-Rader, Perry Scott

-Ravens, Elizabeth

-Records, Thomas W.

-Rhodes, Marion Edward

-Rice, Martin

-Robbins, William B.

-Rockwell, Captain Bertrand

-Rost, Peter

-Rozier, Edward A.

-Schwaller, Peter Paul

-Schwartz, Eda

-Scott, Katherine

-Settle, Nancy M.

-Seybold, Rev. Immanuel Theodore

-Shelby, Gen. Jo. O.

-Sims, Mary

-Slosson, Dr. Edwin

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

-Squires, Annie E.

-Stafford, Pascal G.

-Stavely, Lavinia Gore

-Storr, Clara

-Suggett, Mrs. WH

-Tatlow, RH

-Taylor, LOuisa

-Toll, Phil R.

-Trower, William

-Turner, Elizabeth Ellis

-Turner, Mary E.

-Van Arsdel, Joseph Benson

-Van Horn, Robert T.

-Waggoner, Elizabeth S.

-Walker, Geneva C.

-Waters, Mrs. ML

-Webb, James

-Weston, Mary

-Wilhite, Kinzie

-Williams, Dr. JJ

-Wilson, Dr. Frank B.

-Wimar, Charles Ferdinand

-Young, Roena

Municipal Bond Issue I; November 1922-November 1923; previously catalogued as RB-M 352

Municipal Bond Issue II; January 1923; previously catalogued as RB-M 352

Municipal Bond Issue III; January 1923-October 1924; previously catalogued as RB-M 352

Municipal Bridge Ordinances; December 1930 (2)*

Municipal Opera; 1919 (3); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1920; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1921; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1922; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1923; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1924

Municipal Opera; 1925; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1926 (3); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1927 (2); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1928; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1929; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1930; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1931; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

Municipal Opera; 1932 (2); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1933; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1934; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1935 (2); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1936 (2); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1937 (4); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1938 (3); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1939 (3); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1940 (2); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1941; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1942; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1943 (2); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1944; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1945; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1946; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1947; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1948; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1949; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1950 (2); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1951; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1952; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1953; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1954; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1955 (2); previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Municipal Opera; 1956; previously catalogued as RB-M 782.6

Nolte, Louis; March 1929-January 1950*

O’Fallon Park; August 1956*

Office and Commercial Buildings; 1926

-Ambassador Building; NW corner of 7th & Locust

-Arcade Building; 8th St., from Olive to Pine

-Buder Building; NW corner of 7th & Market

-Carleton Building; NE corner of 6th & Olive

-Frisco Building; SW corner of 9th & Olive

-Landreth Building; SE corner of 4th & Locust

-Missouri Building; Grand Blvd. & Lucas Ave.

-Parkside Apartment Building; Grand Blvd. & Kansas Ave.

-Paul Brown Building; 9th St., from Olive to Pine

-Shell Building; Locust at 13th St.

-Telephone Building; 10th to 11th, Pine to Chestnut

-University Club Building; NW corner of Grand & Washington

Parking Problems; March 1924-March 1934*

Playgrounds; 1910-1921

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

Public Markets Ordinances; September 1932 (2)

St. Louis: A New Horizon; May 1956*

St. Louis Argus: Distinguished Public Servants and Institutions; April 1979*

-Annie Malone Children’s Home

-Brantley, George Sr.

-Buckner, John

-Calloway, Ernest

-Clay, William

-Dix, Julius

-Freeman, Frankie

-Gates, Clifton

-Gateway National Bank

-Giles, Gwen B.

-Grant, David

-Harris-Stowe Teachers College

-Henry, Gemealia

-Homer G. Phillips Hospital

-Inner City Black Athletic Association

-Jones, Ernest

-King, Dr. Martin Luther

-Koen, Charles

-Lincoln University

-McNeal, Theodore D.

-Miller and Son Beauty Supply

-Mitchell, Nannie

-Modern Beauty Supply

-Nation of Islam, Chief Minister Farrakhan

-New Age Federal Savings and Loan

-Oldham, Marion

-Oliver, Cecille

-Phillips, Homer G.

-Pruitt, Wendell

-Salter, Robert

-Stodghill, Ronald

-United Negro College Fund

-Weathers, Frederick

-Wooten, James

-YMCA

-Young, Rufus

St. Louis County Annexation or Merger; 1911-1926

St. Louis Facts, Amusements, History, and Growth; 1923-1924; previously catalogued as RB-M 917.786

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

St. Louis History; September 1895-March 1912; previously catalogued as RB-M Oversize 977.866

St. Louis History; September 1903-May 1906; previously catalogued as RB-M Oversize 977.866

St. Louis History; 1909-1914

St. Louis History; 1914-1921

St. Louis History; 1926-1928

St. Louis History; 1926-1927

St. Louis History; February-August 1933*

St. Louis Library War Council; September-October 1917

St. Louis: Progress or Decay; March-May 1950*

St. Louisans; July 1916-February 1931; previously catalogued as RB-M 920.07

-Carpenter, Fred G. & Mildred Bailey

-Chubb, Percival

-Father Wilbur

-Garrison, DE

-Garrison, Dr. JH

-Hanson, Dr. Frank Blair

-Hinkley, Mabel

-Kellogg, John H.

-McKinley, Captain Ashley C.

-McKittrick, TH

-Miner, William Harvey

-Steindel, Max

-Wagner, Dr. Ralph B.

-Webb, Charles R.

St. Louisans; 1929-1931; previously catalogued as RB-M 920.07

-Angert, Eugene H.

-Ball, Dr. James Moores

-Bartholomew, Harland

-Bartholow, Ella

-Bender, Sammy

-Bitting, Dr. WC

-Blaine, James G.

-Blanke, Eugenia

-Blewett, Scott H.

-Boyd, John C.

-Boyer, Joseph A.

-Briggs, Dr. Waldo

-Brown, Nat S.

-Brown, Neil W.

-Clark, EJ

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

-Conrad, Dr. William N.

-Cooney, James

-Delany, Dr. John

-Evers, Matthew F.

-Faris, Judge Charles B.

-Frei, Emil Jr.

-French, Malinda

-Gellhorn, Mrs. George

-Hoerber, Prof. George

-Hoffmann, Albert von

-Holbrook, Walter J.

-Kinsey, Judge William M.

-Lehmann, Frederick W.

-Lemp, Edwin A.

-Lionberger, Isaac H.

-Luedinghaus, Henry

-Maya, Mariano Miguelez

-McConnell, Genevieve Knapp

-McCord, Elinor Maxwell

-Mepham, George S.

-Messmer, Alex

-Meyer, Robert

-Moller, Louis

-Niehaus, Albert F.

-O’Connor, Rev. Michael J.

-Patton, Dr. William G.

-Pilcher, John E.

-Quinn, John B.

-Ridington, A. Blair

-Ruehmkorf, Henry J.

-Steedman, Mrs. Edwin H.

-Sullivan, Jack

-Walker, Judge Robert F.

-Walsh, Francis X.

-Weaver, Harry A.

Smoke; February 1941*

Southern Hotel; April 1934

Starkloff, Dr. Max and the Health Department; May 1925-January 1934*

Titanic Disaster; April 1912; previously catalogued as RB-M 910.4

Titanic Disaster; April-December 1912; previously catalogued as RB-M 910.4

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

United States Base Hospital, Unit 21; May 1917-1920; previously catalogued as RB-M 940.91

United States War Loan Organization, Savings and Thrift; 1919

Veiled Prophet Parade Stories; 1949; previously catalogued as RB-M 394

Wabash Railroad Crossing Plan; 1923-1926

War Activities (1); 1917-1918

War Activities (2); 1918

War Library Service; 1917-1918

Watchman Advocate Newspaper; October 1957; previously catalogued as RB-M 977.865*

-Ballwin; February 1939

-Bellefontaine; January 1939

-Carondelet and Luxemburg; July 1939

-Clayton; June 1939

-Creve Coeur; December 1938

-Des Peres; January 1939

-Ellisville; December 1938

-Gumbo; February 1939

-Lemay; July 1939

-Maplewood; July 1938

-Mehlville; July 1939

-Overland; July 1939

-Valley Park; September 1939

-Webster Groves; September 1938

-Weldon Springs; June 1939

Webster Groves; September 1950

Zoo; 1911-1925 (2)

* = Municipal Reference Library scrapbook

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