St. Louis Republic

Accession Number: MA 92:47
MA 99:07
MA 14:25
MA uu:159
Location: Manuscript stacks, row 12
Dates: 1873 – 1918
Size: 1 box
Creator/Collector: Collected by Bill Cento 
Collection created in Special Collections
Acquisition info: Donated by Bill Cento; St. Louis Media History Foundation
Accruals: Few accruals expected
Custodial history:

The collection was created in Special Collections in the 1990s from merging (a) donation(s) of numerous Sunday Magazine issues (1907-1918) with the Centennial Edition (July 12, 1908) of the newspaper, which was transferred from the SLPL stacks.


The second accession can as a donation from from Bill Cento on November 13, 1992.


The third accession was on August 9, 1999 and was a donation from the St. Louis Republic.


The fourth accession was a donation from the St. Louis Media History Foundation on September 23, 2014.

Language: English
Processed by: Jean Gosebrink, 1990s; Sarah Cain, November 2014
Conservation notes: All issues placed in acid-free folders within an archival box. Comic in mylar. 
Scope and Content: The St. Louis Republic was printed from 1888 to 1919. Previous to being known as the Republic, it was the Missouri Gazette (18081820 and the Missouri Republican (1820-1888). The dated material covers the years 1900-1918, with the bulk of the material ranging from 1907-1918. Most of the collection is made up of the Sunday Magazine of the St. Louis Republic.
Arrangement: Categorical; size
Restrictions: Copyright
Remarks: Jean Gosebrink accession numbers listed with corresponding items

St. Louis Republic
1873 - 1918
1 folio Hollinger; 2.0 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
1/2 Clippings and manuscripts
1/3 Ephemera, 1891-1916. Stamp, “St. Louis, The Fourth City”; Postcards, “Merry Christmas, 1910, Happy New Year, 1911” (2); Envelopes, 1891-1916; carrier receipt; The Republic, St. Louis, Mo.: Your subscription will expire soon booklet 1902. Ge-906, MA 14:25
1/4 Century Club of American newspapers, 1909. Publication celebrates US newspapers that were one hundred or more years old, including the Republic, which traced its origins to Joseph Charless’s Missouri Gazette. Ge-410/MA 99:07
1/5 Sunday, February 5, 1900. [fragile]  Pr-152/92:47 missing 11/3/14
1/6 Sunday, January 6, 1907
1/7 Sunday, March 10, 1907
1/8 Sunday, July 28, 1907
1/9 Sunday, September 29, 1907
1/10 Sunday, January 3, 1909 
1/11 Sunday, September 12, 1912
1/12 Sunday, April 6, 1913
1/13 Sunday, July 21, 1918
1/- Centennial Edition. July 12, 1908 [bound]
1/- Comic Section, July 21, 1901 [very fragile].
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