The Evening Whirl, 1952-1953

Accession Number:  MA 13:20
Location:  Manuscript stacks, row 12
Dates:  January 15, 1952 – September 29, 1953
Size:  1 box
Creator/Collector:  Collection created in Special Collections
Acquisition info:  Donated by St. Louis Media History Foundation
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history:  The collection was created in Special Collections in June 2014.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, June 2014
Conservation notes: Tissue paper interwoven between issues placed between acid-free folders. All folders placed into archival box. Contents are very fragile and require special handling.
Scope and Content: The collection consists of 25 issues of The Evening Whirl published in 1953 and 1953.
The Evening Whirl, now known as the St. Louis Metro Evening Whirl, was founded in 1938 by Benjamin Thomas. It claim it “has been the country’s one and only crime fighting publication.” It is one of Missouri’s largest circulated newspapers and is the second largest sold newspaper in the St. Louis area, behind the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Arrangement:  Chronological.
Restrictions:  Copyright. Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Very brittle. Washington University Archives and Local History holds the Evening Whirl Collection 1955 to present.

The Evening Whirl
1952 - 1953
1 newspaper Hollinger; 2.0 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
 1/2 January 15, 1952. Vol 2:no 3 (pgs. 1-8)January 22, 1952. Vol 2:no 4 (pgs. 1-8)
January 29, 1952. Vol 2:no 5 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/3 February 12, 1952. Vol 2:no 7 (pgs. 1-8)
February 19, 1952. Vol 2:no 8 (pgs. 1-8)
February 26, 1952. Vol 2:no 9 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/4 March 4, 1952. Vol 2:no 10 (pgs. 1-8)March 11, 1952. Vol 2:no 11 (pgs. 1-8)
March 18, 195[2]. Vol 2:no 12 (pgs. 1-8)
March 25, 1952. Vol 2:no 13 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/5 April 1, 1952. Vol 2:no 14 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/6 October 21, 1952. Vol 14:no 43 (pgs. 1-8)October 28, 1952. Vol 14:no 44 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/7 November 1, 1952. Vol 14:no 44 (pgs. 1-8)
November 11, 1952. Vol 14:no 45 (pgs. 1-8)
November 18, 1952. Vol 14:no 46 (pgs. 1-8)
November 25, 1952. Vol 14:no 46 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/8 December 2, 1952. Vol 14:no 46 (pgs. 1-8)December 9, 1952. Vol 14:no 47 (pgs. 1-8)
December 23, 1952. Vol 14:no 48 (pgs. 1-12)
December 30, 1952. Vol 14:no 49 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/9 January 6, 1953. Vol 14:no 49 (pgs. 1-8)
January 13, 1953. Vol 14:no 49 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/10 August 4, 1953. Vol 15:no 2 (pgs. 1-8)
August 11, 1953. Vol 15:no 3 (pgs. 1-8)
August 18, 1953. Vol 15:no 4 (pgs. 1-8)
 1/11 September 1, 1953. Vol 15:no 6 (pgs. 1-8)September 8, 1953. Vol 14:no 7 (pgs. 1-8)
September 15, 1953. Vol 15:no 8 (pgs. 1-8)
September 22, 1953. Vol 15:no 9 (pgs. 1-8) (4 copies)
September 29, 1953. Vol 15:no 10 (pgs. 1-8) (5 copies)

 

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