Radio and Entertainment In and Around St. Louis Collection

Accession Number: MA uu:107
MA 94:14
MA 02:18
MA 07:02
Location: SC D1, Shelf 6
Dates: 1931 - 1933
Size: 2 boxes
Creator/Collector: 1931-1933 issues collected by SLPL
1932-1933 issues collected by Frank Absher and the St. Louis Media History Foundation
March 12, 1932 issue collected by A. J. Cabanellas
Acquisition info: Transferred from SLPL Periodical Room in 1990s
Individual items donated by Frank Absher added October 18, 2002
Individual item donated by A. J. Cabanellas added September 16, 1994
Individual item donated by Frank Absher added February 6, 2007 
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history:

The collection was assembled over time in the Periodical Room of SLPL and then transferred to Special Collections in the 1990s. Special Collections combined individual issues donated by Frank Absher with the Periodical Room issues in order to create a discrete collection.

The second accession, donated by A. J. Cabanellas, was interfiled into the collection in 1994.

The third accession was donated by Frank Absher and interfiled into the collection in 2007.  

Language: English
Processed by: Sarah Cain, January 2014
Conservation notes: All items placed into archival boxes and acid-free folders.
Scope and Content: The collection contains an incomplete run of Radio and Entertainment In and Around St. Louis (RAE) from September 26, 1931 to November 25, 1933 which was transferred from the SLPL Periodical Room. The collection contains duplicates of issues published in 1932-33, which were donated by Frank Absher and A. J. Cabanellas.
RAE provided readers with the weekly radio schedule as well as listings of current movies, plays, sports, and special events such as dairy show.
"Free at your McKesson Service Drug Store"-- cover verso.
Arrangement: Collection organized by accession groups.
 Subseries 1:  Radio and Entertainment In and Around St. Louis—Sept. 26, 1931-Nov. 25, 1933
 Subseries 2:  Radio and Entertainment In and Around St. Louis—19311933
Within series, arrangement is chronological.
Restrictions: Unrestricted. Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Jean Gosebrink accession numbers Ge-687; Ge-0210?; Ge-00955

Radio and Entertainment In and Around St. Louis Collection
1931 - 1933
1 letter Hollinger, 1 slim letter Hollinger; 0.6 cu. ft.

Week ending May 1-June 25, 1933 ​

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
1/2 September 26-31, 1931
1/3 November 7-Dec 26, 1931
1/4 January 2-February 27, 1932
1/5 March 5-April 24, 1932
1/6 May 1-June 25, 1932
1/7 Week ending July 2-August 27, 1932
1/8 Week ending September 3-October 29, 1932
1/9 Week ending November 5-December 31, 1932
1/10 Week ending January 7-February 1933
1/11 Week ending March 4-April 29, 1933
1/12  Week ending May 1-June 25, 1933
1/13 Week ending July 1-August 26, 1933
1/14 Week ending September 2- November 25, 1933
  Subseries 2: Radio and Entertainment In and Around St. Louis—1931-1933
2/1 February 13-Decmber 31, 1932
2/2 January 7-November 11, 1933
2/3 1933 annual radio personality book; subscription order form (2); RAE mailing envelope, 1931
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