St. Louis Publications Collection

Accession Number: MA uu:109
MA uu:110
MA uu:131
MA uu:137
MA 88:35
MA 88:41
MA 92:47
MA 00:03
MA 00:05
MA 11:05
MA 13:04        

MA 13:16
MA 13:18
MA 14:02
MA 14:07
MA 14:09
MA 14:11
MA 14:12
MA 14:13
MA 14:15
MA 14:16
MA 14:17
MA 14:18
MA 14:25
MA 15:05
MA 16:02
MA 17:02
MA 17:03
MA 17:11

Location: Manuscript stacks, Row 12
Dates: 1855 – 2016
Size: 10 boxes; 2 oversized folders
Creator/Collector: Created in Special Collections
Acquisition info:

Donated by Frank Absher & STL Media History Foundation, 1990s-Present

Donated by Charles Klotzer on June 20, 2013 and July 2, 2014
Donated by A.J. Cabanellas in June 2000 

Individual items donated by Roy Cummings, December 15, 1988; Margaret Sheppard, December 15, 1988; W. F. (Bill) Cento, November 13, 1992; Tom Gosebrink, April 2000; Mary Jo Goellner (donation date unknown); D. Goodrich Gamble (donation date unknown); Kristina Impastato, July 2017;  3 items found in the SLPL Maproom, October 2017.  

Accruals: Accruals expected
Custodial history:

The collection was assembled in Special Collections in January 2014. The collection has brought together many donations made by the St. Louis History Media Foundation, Frank Absher, Charles Klotzer, and A.J. Cabanellas. 

The Suburban Journal box was integrated into the collection. This collection was originally kept as its own collection within the Media Archives. 

Language: English
Processed by: Sarah Cain, January 2014; Kristina Impastato, July 2017
Conservation notes: All items placed into archival boxes and acid-free folders.  Staples and metal paper clips removed.
Scope and Content:

This collection is a vertical file for publications (mostly newspapers, journals, and magazines) produced in metro St. Louis and the surrounding area. Some folders also contain a representative sample of the publication. One folder containing sheet music. The Suburban Journals series contains memorabilia along with clippings. 

The aim is to collect a representative sample of all publications produced in metro St. Louis and the surrounding area. Publications not included in this collection because they have their own discrete collections are the following: Ad Club magazine (Ad Club Weekly; Monthly; Bulletin; Ad/Mag; St. Louis Advertising), Courier (St. Louis Press Club), Evening Whirl, Extra Pointer (St. Louis Quarterback Club), Missouri Press News, Prom, Radio and Entertainment In and Around St. Louis, St. Louis Fan, St. Louis Globe-Democrat, St. Louis Journalism Review/Gateway Journalism Review, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and The St. Louis Sun. Clippings about Prom and Evening Whirl are kept in this collection. 

Arrangement:

Collection originated into subseries.

Subseries 1—General
Subseries 2—St. Louis Publications
Subseries 3—Suburban Journals

Within subseries, arrangement is alphabetical.

Restrictions: Some items are under copyright.  Permission required to reproduce images.  
Remarks:

Some fragile items. The collection is still growing and the number of boxes as well as their contents may change. 

Date of publication sample included with appropriate folders.

Jean Gosebrink accession numbers included with appropriate items.

**See reference list of publications housed in Special Collections to prevent duplicates** (included in finding aid folder)

St. Louis Publications Collection
1855 –2014
10 boxes; 2 oversized folders: 8.5 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
  Subseries 1—General
  Box 1: St. Louis Publications Collection—General
1/2 Newspapers-General-Cartoons, editorial
1/3 Newspapers-General-Style books
1/4 Newspapers-Illinois
1/5 Newspapers-Missouri-History
1/6 Newspapers-St. Louis-African American
1/7 Newspapers-St. Louis-Clippings
1/8 Newspapers-St. Louis-Foreign language
1/9 Newspapers-St. Louis-Gay, Lesbian
1/10 Newspapers-St. Louis-History
1/11 Newspapers-St. Louis-Jewish
1/12 Newspapers-St. Louis-Strikes-1940s
1/13 Newspapers-St. Louis-Strikes-1950s
1/14 Newspapers-St. Louis-Strikes-1970s
1/15 Newspapers-St. Louis-Student press
1/16 Periodicals-St. Louis-Women
1/17 Donnelly Publications Inc.
1/18 Journal Newspapers of Southern Illinois
1/19 Press ticket/Democratic National Convention (1916: St. Louis, MO). Ge-240
1/20 St. Louis Catholic Journalism Prior to the Civil War by M.L. Owens (1964)
  Subseries 2—St. Louis Publications
  Box 2: St. Louis Publications Collection (0-9, A-F)
2/1 The 19th Hole. June 1929
2/2 The 9s (Nines Magazine). Winter 2012
2/3 Abacus; The Acme Press. December 4, 1980
2/4 Add One. October 1-15, 1979
2/5 Ad-mission. December 1955; Christmas edition 1956
2/6 Alton Telegraph. [1970s?]; March 29, 1989, Section A
2/7

American Baptist Flag

The American Illustrated Methodist Magazine. MA 14:13.

2/8 Amerika. MA 15:05. April 1, 1913
2/9

Ancient Wisdom. July 1951; August 1951; October 1951;

November 1951; December 1951; December 1954; January 1955

2/10 Arch City Chronicle 
2/11 The Arts of St. Louis. September 1980, October 1980
2/12 Athletic Training Education Journal
Baseball Magazine. MA 15:05. December 1992
2/13 Belleville News Democrat
2/14 Bingo Operator Newsmagazine
2/15 Book & Author
Budcaster. September 1952
2/16 The Bugle. Ge-355. January 13, 1993; January 11, 1995; March 7, 1990
The Butchers & Packer’s Magazine. MA 15:05. June 9, 1896
2/17 Chaperone
2/18 The Children’s Comrade. August 3, 1930
City Side. March 1980; April 1980
Civic Review. August 1924
2/19 Clayton Times
Clayton Word. September 21, 1995
2/20 CNR (St. Louis Construction News and Review). February 1990
Collinsville Herald
2/21 Colman’s Rural World
2/22 Comic Art. Fall 2003
2/23 Commerce
2/24 Community News (St. Charles County). November 28, 2012
2/25 Countian—Central Countian; West Countian
2/26 Country and Western Music. May 31, 1972.
2/27 The Cross and the Flag. April 1952
Crossroads. 1985
2/28 The Crusading Black Journalist
2/29 The Dealer
2/30 The Dewey. August 29, 1901
2/31 Diario-Digital
Die Abendichule. MA 15:05. March 5, 1891
The Doctor. MA 14:17. July 1889
2/32 Edwardsville Intelligencer 
2/33 Environment (formerly Scientist and Citizen)
2/34 Esprit
2/35 Evening Whirl [clippings only]
2/36 FAST Magazine
2/37 Ferguson Times. MA 14:15. June 2014
2/38 Fischer’s Comic Almanac. 1892
2/39 Fly Fishing Heritage
Focus. July/August 1991
2/40

FOCUS/Midwest Magazine

Force. MA 15:05. October 1903

2/41 The Free Movie Paper
2/42 The Front Rank. February 21, 1914
  Box 3: St. Louis Publications Collection (G-N)
3/1 Gateway Heritage. Fall 1997
3/2 Gazelle. MA 14:13. Spring 2014
3/3 Girls’ Circle. May 8, 1932
3/4 Globe Digest
3/5 Granite City Press-Record
3/6 Grocer’s Digest
3/7 Hardware World
Heart to Heart. Summer 1995
3/8 HEC TV Magazine. March 2012, July 2017
3/9 Hello Buddies. May 1945
High School News. MA 15:05. Easter 1904
3/10 Il Pensiero. MA 14:17. December 22, 1996; July 7, 2014
3/11 The Independent News
3/12 The Inland
3/13 International Life Broadcaster. January 1928; May 1928
3/14 The Irish & American Review
3/15

Jet Lag. Ge-475/MA 00:03. April 1980; July 1980; September 1980;

October 1980; February 1981; April 1981; May 1981; September

1981; October 1981; November 1981; January 1982; February-March

1982; May 1982; June 1982; July 1982; August 1982; September 1982

3/16 Jewish Star. MA 14:16. November 29, 1954; December 6, 1954; December 13, 1954; December 27, 1954; January 3, 1955
3/17 Journal of the Association of Engineering Societies. September 1915
3/18 KETC Guide. December 1999
3/19 Key Vol 2, No.12  MA 17:07
3/20 Labor Tribune
3/21 Ladies and Gents. May 21, 1969
3/22 Ladue News. December 20, 1996
3/23 La Voz
3/24 The League Bulletin. July/August 1926
3/25 Limelight – Magazine 
3/26 The Little Redbirds. Volume 4, 1988.
3/27 McLean’s Storiettes. 1900
3/28 Marthasville Record
3/29 Medical Brief. MA 15:05. November 1889
3/30 The Medical Business Journal. October 1993
3/31 The Melting Pot. MA 14:13. October 1913
3/32 Metro-East Journal
3/33 Midtown Voice. March 22-28, 1982
3/34 Missouri Close-Up. March 7, 1925
3/35 Missouri Gazette 
3/36 Missouri Lawyers Weekly 
3/37 Missouri Republican. Ge-519
3/38 Motor Transport Shipping News. August 1945
3/39 Music in the Home. October 1927
3/40 Naborhood Link News
3/41 National Farmer. December 1921
3/42 The Negro. July 1945
3/43 The New St. Louis Magazine. February 1896
3/44 News Telegraph
3/45 The Nite Club Gossip. August 13, 1938
3/46 Noise. Ge-478/MA 00:03. September 13, 1978; July 1979
3/47 NoisyPaper. Ge-477/MA 00:03. November 1981; December 1981; February-March 1982 (2 copies); March-April 1982; September 1999; December 10, 1999-January 31, 2000 (2 copies); July 2001. 
3/48 Normandy Courier. March 15, 1955
  Box 4: St. Louis Publications Collection (O-St. Louis B)
4/1 Orpheum Circuit. MA 14:13
4/2 The Paper. November 1971; March 1979
Park in Motion. September 2003
4/3 Playbill magazine. Week of Dec. 11, 1910
4/4 Plima
4/5 The Practical Printer. January 1904
4/6 Prom [clippings only]
4/7 Public Defender 
4/8 The Railroad Telegrapher. MA 15:05. March 1927
Railroading in St. Louis. Summer 1990
4/9 The Rap. December 1970
4/11 Rehabilitation Gazette
4/12 Replay, March 1970 [Vol. 2/no. 3] MA 16:02
4/13 Riverfront Times 
4/14 The Ruffled Feather. MA 01:08. September 19, 1994 
4/15 Sabah
4/16 Sauce Magazine
4/17 Seen Magazine, June 1994
4/18 Senior Circuit. May 1998
4/19 Shattinger’s New Month Musical Review. February 1883
4/20 Snicker. (2001?)
4/21 South Side Journal
4/22 South St. Louis County News
4/23 The Spectator
4/24 Sponsor. August 26, 1963, 1963-64 Negro Market Issue 
4/25 Sports Saint Louis. October/November 1995 The
4/26 Sporting News (clippings). August 16, 2000.
4/27 Sporting Times (formerly Tennis Press)
4/28 Sports-Metro, June 1964
4/29 Spotlight. January 1992
4/30 Steppin’ Out
4/31 St. Charles County Banner News
4/32 St. Charles Daily News
4/33 St. Louis Air Times. Winter 1996
4/34 St. Louis American (clippings). April 14-20, 1994; March 27- April 2, 2003. [see oversized]
4/35 St. Louis Architect. January 1995
4/36 St. Louis Argus
4/37 St. Louis Beacon
4/38 St. Louis Business Journal. January 29-February 4, 1990
  St. Louis Business Record
  Box 5: St. Louis Publications Collection (St. Louis C-M)
5/1 St. Louis Chronicle
5/2 St. Louis Commerce. November 28, 1945; February 6, 1946; June 1989
5/3 St. Louis County Leader
5/4 St. Louis Courier of Medicine
5/5 St. Louis Countian/St. Louis Daily Record. June 19, 1992, Section A
5/6 St. Louis County Observer. February 10, 1960, Special Picture Section
5/7 St. Louis Courier of Medicine. April 1882
5/8 St. Louis Daily Chronicle
5/9 St. Louis Daily News (clippings). [see oversized]
5/10 St. Louis Daily Record
5/11 St. Louis Evangelists. MA 14:11
5/12 St. Louis Evening News (clippings). [see oversized]
5/13 St. Louis Facts. July/August 1924; September/October 1924; November/December 1924; January/February 1925; March/April 1925
5/14 St. Louis Gazette. June 1, 1880
5/15 St. Louis Guide. January 1960
5/16 St. Louis Home (formerly St. Louis Rehabber)
5/17 St. Louis Homes & Gardens
5/18 St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles
5/19 St. Louis Inquirer (clippings). MA 01:08. May 1916 [May 1994]. [see oversized] 
5/20 St. Louis Jewish Light
5/21 St. Louis Labor Journal. MA 14:15
5/22 St. Louis Life. March 1996
5/23 St. Louis Magazine. MA 15:05. September 1883; June 1965
5/24 St. Louis Medical Review. April 1910; May 1910
5/25 St. Louis Metro Times-Herald
5/26 St. Louis Mirror
5/27 St. Louis Music News. Ge-476/MA 00:03. August 17-31, 1981; August 31-September 14, 1981; September 14-28, 1981; October 12, 1981.
  Box 6A: St. Louis Publications Collection (St. Louis N-V)
6A/1 St. Louis People [clipping]
6A/2 Saint Louis Rehabber Magazine. May 1983
6A/3 St. Louis Review [clippings]
6A/4 St. Louis Scene. June 17-30, 1964; July 16-31, 1964; June 16-30, 1965 (cover only)
6A/5 Saint Louis Seasons Magazine. Advertising rates, Anniversary 2007, Fall 2007, Winter 2008, Spring 2008 MA 17:11
6A/6 St. Louis Seen [clipping]
6A/7 St. Louis Sentinel [clippings]
6A/8 St. Louis Sound. Jan. & Apr. 2007; Jan.-Jun., Oct. & Nov. 2008. MA 17:11
6A/9 St. Louis Sports Magazine [clippings]
6A/10 St. Louis Times. December 1994
6A/11 St. Louis Town [clipping]
6A/12 St. Louis Tribune [clippings]
6A/13 St. Louis Weekly
6A/14 St. Louisan. December 7-14, 1926; December 3, 1927; Jan. 1972 MA 17:07; Nov. 1975
6A/15 STL Business Magazine. Spring 2013
6A/16 Swashbucklers. MA 15:05. Fall 1980
6A/17 Symbolia [clippings]
6A/18 Take Five [clippings]
6A/19 Taste St. Louis [clipping]
6A/20 Tavern Journal. February 21, 1942
6A/21 Teen Sceen. Ge-110361. January 1968
6A/22 This Week In St. Louis. August 19-26, 1949; January 14-21, 1949
6A/23 Times West [clipping]
6A/24 Times West Weekly [announcement]
6A/25 Transit News. November 1, 1932
6A/26 UMSL Magazine. Spring 2012
6A/27 University News (St. Louis University)
6A/28 The Valley Farmer. MA 14:11. February 1860
6A/29 Vision [clipping]
  Box 6B: St. Louis Publications Collection (W-Z)
6B/1 Watchman [clipping]
6B/2 Watchman Advocate [clippings]
6B/3 Watson’s Fruit Hill. December 19, 1975
6B/4 Webster Advertiser. April 24, 1969
6B/5 Webster Good Times. March 17, 1954
6B/6 Webster-Kirkwood Times [clippings]
6B/7 The Weekly. MA 14:17. July 26-August 1, 1985
6B/8 Weekly Radio Guide, Post-Dispatch. (Ge-2/4a?) February 16, 1924
6B/9 West End Word. February 7, 1990
6B/10 The Western Boy. July 1877
6B/11 The Western Journal and Civilian. May 1855
6B/12 Westliche Post [clippings] (Ge-482)
6B/13 What’s Up [clippings]
6B/14 Where [week of September 16,1965] MA 17:07
6B/15 Worker’s Democracy. Fall 1986; Summer 1986; Summer 1987; Winter 1987
6B/16 Women’s Magazine [clippings]
6B/17 Women’s Voice [clippings]
6B/18 Xanadu. January 1969
  Box 7: St. Louis Publications Collection (oversized)
71/ Baden new-press. MA 11:05. August 19, 1964 (2 copies).
7/2 Belleville daily advocate. MA 11:05. August 16, 1946.
7/3 The Church progress. July 1, 1926; July 8, 1926; July 27, 1922.
7/4 Clayton Citizen Journal. March 31, 1989
7/5 Colman’s Rural World. May 11, 1872 (clippings). [see oversized]
7/6 Daily Cosmos-Monitor. February 24, 1949
7/7 Daily Missouri Democrat. October 19, 1863; June 16, 1864 Ge-474a missing 7/21/14
7/8 Daily News and Hotel Reporter, September 9, 1878; September 11, 1878
7/9 The East St. Louis Gazette. MA 15:05. July 20, 1872 missing 7/2017
7/10 East St. Louis Journal. MA 11:05. September 15, 1955
7/11 El Comercio del Valle. MA 14:11. April 30, 1886; May 31, 1886; June 30, 1886; July 31, 1886; August 31, 1886; September 30, 1886; October 31, 1886; January 31, 1888; April 30, 1889 
7/12 Florissant Valley reporter. MA 11:05. May 29, 1957 
7/13 The Guild Reporter. June 22, 1951. Ge-406/MA uu:131 
7/14 The Interstate Grocer. May 29, 1915.
7/15 Labor journal. Feb. 1944
7/16 Le Patriote [fragile]. October 7, 1886; June 9, 1887
7/17 Missouri Gazette (republished by St. Louis Republic October 4, 1909). October 4, 1809
7/- Missouri Republican. Ge-462. April 9, 1873.  missing 7/21/14
7/18 The New Menace [fragile]. May 8, 1920; May 15, 190; August 6, 1921; October 15, 1921; November 19, 1921 [incomplete]; January 23, 1922; March 4, 1922; March 11, 1922; April 1, 1922; April 8, 1922; May 13, 1922; October 28, 1922; November 12, 1922; November 18, 1922; November 22, 1922.
7/19 The People Magazine. MA 14:15. December 1962
7/20 Record News. July 30, 1942
7/21 The Republic [very fragile] Pr-152.  1900
7/22 Rooming House News. Nov. 28, 1957 
7/23 South St. Louis Neighborhood News. February 24, 1938.
7/24 Spotless News Gazette. [January 1920?]
7/25 St. Clair Tribune. November 9, 1876
7/26 St. Louis American.  May 28, 1924; September 23, 1948
7/27 St. Louis Cycle News, September 1974 missing 8/2017
7/28 St. Louis Daily News.  Sept. 1, 1945 (3 copies); Sept. 2, 1945 (2 copies); Sept. 4, 1945 (2 copies); Sept. 5, 1945; Sept. 6, 1945 (3 copies)
7/29 St. Louis Daily Record. October 16, 1990.
7/- St. Louis Daily Union. June 16, 1864. Ge-474c missing 7/18/14
7/30 St. Louis Evening News. Pr-152/MA 92:47. May 4, 1984; May 30, 1984
7/31 St. Louis Independent Clarion. Sept. 27, 1919
7/32 St. Louis Post-Disgrace. Ge-465/MA 00:05. April 1, 2000
7/33 St. Louis Republican. MA 14:07. December 4, 1873.
7/34 St. Louis Times. September 25 – October 2, 1973
7/35 The Stars and Stripes. July 8, 1945; July 9, 1945
7/36 The Town Talk. Ge-416. January 15, 1953
7/37 The Trade Reformer. July 1878
7/38 Trades Council Union News. September 4, 1931
7/39 The Vanguard. March 15, 1889; April 15, 1889
7/40 Webster News-Times. MA 11:05. November 14, 1946
7/41 Weekly Globe-Democrat 
7/42 The Weekly Missouri Democrat. MA 14:11. January 24, 1860; February 14, 1860; March 13, 1860 
  Box 8: St. Louis Publications Collection (oversized)
8/1 Die Abendschule.  May 1915.  
8/2 Beautiful Homes. May 1909; January 1910 
8/3 The Censor. Ge-00933. January 13, 1938  
8/4 The Dispatcher. Ge-0847. June 9, 1943
8/5 The Drygoodsman and General Merchant. August 13, 1904
8/5 Farm Machinery and Hardware. MA 14:13. September 4, 1906
8/6 Flashes of Negro Life.  MA 15:05. February 1945
8/7 Humphrey’s Monthly Illustrated Scrap Book. March 1886
8/8 Journal of Commerce. MA 14:25. April 1, 1871
8/9 Kunkel’s Musical Review.  September 1888.  
8/10 Mound City Tattler, 2016.  MA 17:02
8/11 Our Own National Art Magazine.  March 12, 1894, June 18, 1894
8/12 Profile St. Louis. March 7, 1977 (sample), September 21, 1977
8/13 The Semi-Monthly Magazine Section, St. Louis Globe-Democrat. MA 14:15. August 25, 1912 (part 3) 
8/14 The Sporting News. March 17, 1886; August 16, 2000; 1948 Baseball Guide; 1950 Baseball Guide; 1959 Baseball Guide 
8/15 St. Louis Daily News. NC-N-124/MA 88:41. April 4, 198
8/16 St. Louis Furniture News.  April 20, 1890.  
8/17 St. Louis Inquirer. NC-N-108/MA 88:35. December 1987 [reprint of
December 1954]
8/18 St. Louis Post-Dispute. NC-N-106/MA uu:137. December 8, 1978
8/19 The St. Louis Sportsman and Amateur Athlete. July 13, 1907
8/20 Sunday Magazine, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. MA 14:15. April 18, 1915
8/21 USA Today.  MA 17:03.  Prototype #3, April 1982.  
8/22 Weekly SLU News. Ge-0790. April 1, 2003
8/23 Western Commercial Traveler. February 1880
8/23 The Winner Magazine. April 1901
8/24 Waterways Journal.  October 18, 1941
8/25 Woman’s Farm Journal.  May 1904
8/26 Woman’s National Weekly. MA 14:15. June 28, 1913
  Bound folios
[folio] South St. Louis Blade. August 20, 1876
[folio] St. Louis Daily New Era. July 30, 1849
[folio] St. Louis Daily News. September 1-6, 1945
[folio] Shepard of the Valley. July 16, 1953; August 20, 1853; August 27, 1853 
[folio] St. Louis Daily Union. October 18, 1850
  Subseries 3—Suburban Journals
  Box 9: St. Louis Publications Collection—Suburban Journals 
9/- Canvas tote bag
9/1 Suburban Journals. clippings
9/2 Suburban Journals – Old Newsboys Day
9/3 Suburban Journals – Old Newsboys Day 1995, apron and certificate
9/4 Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis. Program; Commemorative plate.
9/5 Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis. Pamphlet; invitation; clippings.
  Box 10:St. Louis Publications Collection—Suburban Journals, Old Newsboys Day (oversized) 
10/-  7UP/Globe-Democrat Old Newsboys Day apron. MM-48
10/1 Webster-Kirkwood Journal. June 30, 1996     
10/2 South City Journal. June 30, 1996; July 3, 1996
10/3 Old Newsboys Day, November 18, 2010, Section M 
10/4 Old Newsboys Day, November 19, 2009 
10/5 Old Newsboys Day, November 20, 2008 
10/6 Old Newsboys Day, November 17, 2005. Ge-00639 
10/7 Old Newsboys Day, November 18, 2004. Ge-00639
10/8 Old Newsboys Day, November 20, 2003. Ge-00639
10/9 Old Newsboys Day, November 21, 2002. Ge-00639
10/10 Old Newsboys Day, November 25, 2001.
10/11 Old Newsboys Day, November 16, 2000. Ge-494
10/12 Old Newsboys Day, November 18, 1999
10/13 Old Newsboys Day, November 19, 1998. Ge-323
10/14 Old Newsboys Day, November 6, 1997
10/15 Old Newsboys Day, November 7, 1996
10/16 Old Newsboys Day, November 17, 1994
10/17 Old Newsboys Day, November 18, 1993
10/18 Old Newsboys Day, November 15, 1990
10/19 Old Newsboys Day, November 20, 1986, “Old Newsboys edition.” 
St. Louis Globe-Democrat in cooperation with the Suburban Journals missing 7/26/14
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