Louisiana Purchase Exposition Postcard Collection

Accession Number: SC 18:71
Location: RB-F Photo
Dates: 1899-2004
Size: 1 shoebox; 0.25 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Various
Acquisition info: How we got it
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: All previous owners
Language: English and German
Processed by: Melissa Miller, October 2018
Conservation notes: Postcards placed in mylar sleeves
Scope and Content: The collection contains postcards of scenes from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis. The postcards are from a variety of publishers, and some were sent through the mail.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by topic
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: No remarks

Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Postcard Collection

1899-2004

1 shoebox; 0.25 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/- Finding aid
1/- Booklets

-Panoramic Views (Bernhard M. Graff); 1904

-Administration Building/Brazilian Pavilion

-Chinese Pavilion/English Pavilion (2)

-Illinois State Building/United States Government Building (2)

-Looking East on Lagoon/Napoleon Bridge (South Lagoon) (2)

-Louisiana State Building/Streets of Cairo

-Missouri State Building/Palace of Varied Industries

-Palace of Agriculture/Palace of Manufactures

-Palace of Art/Palace of Horticulture (2)

-Palace of Electricity/Palace of Transportation (2)

-Palace of Liberal Arts/Palace of Machinery (2)

-Palace of Mines and Metallurgy/Typical Philippine Building (2)

-Tyrolean Alps

-Louisiana Purchase at the Site of the Great World’s Fair (Benesch Art Publishing Company); 1899

1/- Cascades, Fountains, Lagoons, Etc.

-Across the Main Lagoon (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-[boats on lagoon]

-[bridge and Festival Hall]

-Bridge over Lagoon

-Cascade Gardens and Grand Basin (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.); addressed to Mrs. BJ Caldwell; 1905

-The Cascades (Hammond)

-Cascades, West Restaurant

-Electricity Building from Art Hill

-[Festival Hall]

-Festival Hall

-Festival Hall and Cascades (Regal Shoe Co.)

-Festival Hall, Cascades and Fountains, Colonade of States (Kropp)

-Figures on Cascades (2)

-Fountains and Festival Hall from Education Building

-Grand Basin

-Grand Fountain from Art Hill with Electricity Building across Grand Basin (2)

-Grand Lagoon (Regal Shoe Co.) (2)

-Looking East on Lagoon (Hammond)

-Statues on Cascades

-View from Festival Hall

1/- Egypt

-[camel]

-Celebrated Egyptian Jugglers (I. Benyakar)

-Celebrated Egyptian Mosque (I. Benyakar)

-Celebrated Egyptian Sword Fencers (I. Benyakar)

-Egyptian Runners (I. Benyakar)

-Egyptian Temple at Karnak (I. Benyakar)

-Group of Soudanese from Soudan, Egypt (I. Benyakar)

-[street scene]

-Waiting for a Customer

1/- Foreign Countries

-Austria Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Belgium Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Brazilian Pavilion (Albertype Co.); addressed to Merritt Bates Holley; 1905

-Brazilian Pavilion (Hammond)

-Brazilian Pavilion (Sunday Post-Dispatch) (2)

-British Pavilion, Reproduction of Banquet Hall, Kensington Palace (Sunday Post-Dispatch) (5)

-Canada

-[Ceylon Building]

-Ceylon Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-China Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Deutches Haus (A. Selige); in German

-East India Building (2)

-France Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.); addressed to Lisette [Friend] (2)

-German Government Building on Art Hill (Kropp)

-German Pavilion (Naturfarbenphotographie Heliochrom-System) (5)

-German Pavilion (Sunday Post-Dispatch) (3)

-German Pavilion, Court (Naturfarbenphotographie Heliochrom-System)

-German Pavilion, Ernst Wasmuth Pavilion; in German

-German Pavilion, German East African Protectorate Exhibit (Naturfarbenphotographie Heliochrom-System)

-German Pavilion, Oak Gallery (Naturfarbenphotographie Heliochrom-System) (3)

-Great Britain Building, Orangery of Kensington Palace (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-India and Ceylon Tea Pavilions

-Italian Pavilion (Sunday Post-Dispatch) (3)

-Italy (Albertype Co.); addressed to Merritt B. Holley; 1904

-Japanese Pavilion (A. Selige)

-Mexico

1/- Jerusalem

-Arab Peasants

-Church of the Holy Sepulchre (2)

-Jaffa Gate (2)

-Via Dolorosa (2)

1/- Miscellaneous

-Ethological Building

-Ferris Wheel (A. Selige); addressed to Merritt B. Holley; 1904

-Fisheries

-Grant’s Cabin (CF Blanke)

-Kansas City Casino (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Levee during Flood of 1903; addressed to Joseph Schömann; 1904

-Lotus Lodge (Ives Process Co.)

-LPE Official Flag

-MH Wiltzius Co. exhibit, Varied Industries Building

-Palestine Dragoman, Cook

-SS Rameses the Great, Cook’s Nile Steamer

-Temple of Fraternity (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Trolley Car; addressed to Merritt Bates Holley; 1906

-Union Station (Hesse Envelope Co.); addressed to Edith O. Ringwalt; 1904

-Waterworks Pumping Station

-[World’s Fair film]; Metrotix; 2004 (3)

1/- Palaces

-Administration Building

-Administration Building (Rotograph Co.)

-Administration Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Art Palace (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.); addressed to Lena Kleinschmitd; 1904

-Art Palace (Sunday Post-Dispatch)

-Education and Manufactures Building from Art Hill

-Education and Mines and Metallurgy Building from Art Hill

-[Education Building]

-Educational and Social Economy Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (2)

-[Electricity Building]

-Electricity Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (2)

-Electricity Building Taken from Art Hill

-Electricity Building, View from Festival Hall (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Electricity, Machinery, Bridge over Lagoon

-Government Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Liberal Arts Building (A. Selige)

-Liberal Arts Building (Sunday Post-Dispatch) (2)

-Liberal Arts/Government/Mines and Metallurgy

-Manufactures Building

-Manufactures Building from Electricity Building

-Manufactures Building from Liberal Arts

-Mines and Metallurgy, South View

-Palace of Agriculture (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (2)

-Palace of Arts

-Palace of Arts (Buxton & Skinner)

-Palace of Arts (Frey & Co.)

-Palace of Education

-Palace of Education (Buxton & Skinner)

-Palace of Education and Cascade Gardens; addressed to Rev. Father G. Klein; 1904

-Palace of Education and Palace of Manufactures (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Palace of Education, West Side (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Palace of Education/East Lagoon from Art Hill/Wireless Telegraph Tower/Mines and Metallurgy Building (Kropp)

-Palace of Electricity

-Palace of Electricity (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (4)

-Palace of Electricity, Illumination

-Palace of Horticulture (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Palace of Liberal Arts

-Palace of Liberal Arts; addressed to Merritt Bates Holley; 1904

-Palace of Liberal Arts (Buxton & Skinner)

-Palace of Liberal Arts (Hammond)

-Palace of Liberal Arts (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (2)

-Palace of Liberal Arts (Sunday Post-Dispatch)

-Palace of Liberal Arts (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Palace of Liberal Arts, Middle Entrance

-Palace of Machinery

-Palace of Machinery (Hammond); addressed to Joseph Outtey (3)

-Palace of Machinery (Regal Shoe Co.) (4)

-Palace of Machinery (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Palace of Manufactures (2)

-Palace of Manufactures (A. Selige) (2)

-Palace of Manufactures (Buxton & Skinner)

-Palace of Manufactures (Hammond) (2)

-Palace of Manufactures (Regal Shoe Co.) (4)

-Palace of Manufactures (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Palace of Mines and Metallurgy

-Palace of Mines and Metallurgy (Hammond)

-Palace of Mines and Metallurgy (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (2)

-Palace of Mines and Metallurgy, Main Entrance (Sunday Post-Dispatch)

-Palace of Transportation (2)

-Palace of Transportation (Buxton & Skinner)

-Palace of Transportation (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (2)

-Palace of Varied Industries (2)

-Palace of Varied Industries (Buxton & Skinner)

-Palace of Varied Industries (Hammond)

-Palace of Varied Industries (Regal Shoe Co.) (3)

-Palace of Varied Industries (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (2)

-Palace of Varied Industries (Sunday Post-Dispatch)

-Palace of Varied Industries, east side (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Palace of Varied Industries, view on Dedication Day (Sunday Post-Dispatch) (2)

-Transportation Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.); addressed to JE Ringwalt; 1904 (2)

-United States Government Building

-United States Government Building (Buxton & Skinner) (2)

-US Government Building (Hammond)

-US Government Building (Regal Shoe Co.) (5)

-US Government Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

1/- Philippine Village

-Bamboo House

-Bow and Arrow Shooting

-Fort

-[group of people]

-Igorot Woman

-Igorot Woman Weaving

-Igorrote Dog Feast (A. Selige)

-[row of houses] (2)

1/- Russia

-Souvenir of the Russian Section (3)

1/- States

-Arizona State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Arkansas

-California

-Connecticut State Building (Frey & Co.)

-Connecticut State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Georgia State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Idaho State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (2)

-Illinois Building

-Indian Territory Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Indiana State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Kansas

-Kentucky

-Louisiana

-Maine State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Massachusetts State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Michigan State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.); addressed to MB Holley; 1904

-Minnesota State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Mississippi State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Missouri Building (Frey & Co.); addressed to Mrs. Ellis; 1904

-[Missouri State Building]

-Missouri State Building (Missouri History Museum) (2)

-Missouri State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.); addressed to Shray L. Hillis; 1904 (3)

-Montana State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Nevada

-New York State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-New Jersey State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Oklahoma

-Oregon State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Pennsylvania State Building (Kropp); addressed to Merritt Bates Holley; 1905

-Pennsylvania State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Rhode Island State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-South Dakota State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Tennessee State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Texas State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Utah State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Virginia State Building (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.)

-Washington State Building

-West Virginia

1/- Statues, Monuments, Etc.

-Grand Stairway to Festival Hall

-Louisiana Monument; addressed to Edith O. Ringalt (2)

-[Louisiana Purchase Monument]

-Spirit of the Pacific

-Statue of St. Louis

-Statues on Cascades

-Terrace of States, East Park

1/- Tyrolean Alps

-Linderhof (Stange & Wagner)

-Luchow-Faust Restaurant (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (8)

-Neuschwanstein (Stange & Wagner)

-Salzburg (Stange & Wagner)

-Tyrolean Alps (Samuel Cupples Envelope Co.) (21)

-Tyrolean Alps (Stange & Wagner) (6)

-Zell a. Ziller (Stange & Wagner)

-Zell am See (Stange & Wagner)

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