St. Louis Artists’ Guild

Accession Number: SC 18:10
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1891-2002
Size: 3 legal Hollingers, 2 regular Hollingers, 2 flat boxes; 3.6 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: SLPL staff
Acquisition info: Transfer from SLPL Fine Arts
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: SLPL Fine Arts
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, February 2018
Conservation notes: Papers placed in acid-free folders; books of hours and scrapbooks placed in boxes; meeting minutes removed from binder
Scope and Content: The collection contains bound scrapbooks, membership books, newspaper clippings, administrative records, and other items pertaining to the St. Louis Artists’ Guild.
Arrangement: Collection organized topically
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: No remarks

St. Louis Artists’ Guild
1891-2002
3 legal Hollingers, 2 regular Hollingers, 2 flat boxes; 3.6 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding aid
1/2 Art Section and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes; 1941-1945
1/3 Correspondence and Memos; 1907-1997 (28)
1/4 Exhibits, 1890s-1920s (87)
1/5 Exhibits, 1930s-1940s (88)
1/6 Exhibits, 1950s-1980s (35)
1/7 Exhibits, 1990s and Undated (88)
1/8 Fliers and Announcements; 1976-1999 (95)
1/9 Gazette; April 1975-January 1978 (15)
1/10 Guild Information

-Blank membership application

-Brochures (6)

-By-laws proposed amendments; 1913-1980 (2)

-Calendars and schedules; 1923-1996 (5)

-Competition information; 1914-1996 (12)

-Constitution and by-laws; 1905-1995 (3)

-Death notices; 1981

-Donation information

-Financial information; 1974

-Guild rules

-"Little Theatre and New Gallery of the St. Louis Artists Guild"; 1916 (2)

-Meeting minutes; 1982

-Member lists; 1905-1979 (4)

-Membership applications; 1945-1948 (7)

-Oak Knoll floor plans

-Photograph

-Primary ballots; 1925-1927 (3)

-Program information; 1987-1997 (18)

-Rental contract; 1917

-"The Saint Louis Artists’ Guild’s Illustrated Handbook"; 1905

-"The Story of the St. Louis Artists’ Guild"; 1936

-Studio tour information; 1950-1981 (5)

1/11 Invitations; 1908-1998 (103)
1/12 Miscellaneous Items

-Artist biographies; 1978 (4)

-Block Print Calendar; 1942-1943 (3)

-Photographs (5)

-Price lists; 1982-1986 (2)

-Women’s Architectural League of St. Louis artist directory; 1962

1/13 Newsletters, 1930s-1980s (48)
1/14 Newsletters, 1990s (53)
1/15 Newspaper Clippings, 1910s-1950s (172)
1/16 Newspaper Clippings, 1960s-1990s and Undated (134)
1/17 Programs and Brochures; 1912-1994 (24)
4/- Book of Hours/Membership Books; 1913-1996 (58)
5/- Scrapbooks; ca. 1905-1950s (2)
6/- Scrapbooks; 1930s-1950 (3)
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