Accession Number: SC U:11
Size: 1 Hollinger; 0.50 cu. ft.
Acquisition info: Collected by SLPL staff
Accruals: None expected
Custodial history: Some items from stacks, some items transferred from Fine Arts Department
Language: English, German
Processed by: Amanda Bahr Evola, April 2012
Conservation notes: Items placed in archival acid-free folders.
Scope and Content: This collection contains publications (mostly pictorial) of the 1896 tornado that occurred in St. Louis. Also contains newspaper clippings and subsequent publications of the event.
Arrangement: Collection arranged by publication title
April 2012 Rare Books and Special Collections Series: RB-M Acc. # SC U:11 Tornado of 1896 Publications 1896-1995 1 Hollinger; 0.50 cu. ft.
1/1 Finding aid
1/2 Great Cyclone at St. Louis I. Haas Publishing (4)
1/3 The Great St. Louis Cyclone L. F. Hammer Jr. (2)
1/4 The Great Tornado at St. Louis Graf Engraving Co. (3)
1/5 Der Grosse Tornado Graf Engraving Co.
1/6 Pictured Story of the St. Louis Tornado
1/7 The St. Louis Chronicle’s Photographic Views of the Great Cyclone at St. Louis (2)
1/8 Newspaper clippings (various)
1/9 Bulletin Missouri Botanical Garden article
1/10 Lafayette Square—tornado tour (2) and Marquis article
1/11 Leslie’s Weekly cover and illustrated map
1/12 Southtown Word article (2)
1/13 St. Louis Post-Dispatch Magazine article (2)
1/14 U.S. Department of Agriculture Weather Bureau, “The Tornado of May 27, 1896” (photocopy)
1/15 The Great Cyclone St. Louis, Illustrated (1896)
1/16 Tornado of 1896 at St. Louis (1896)
1/17 Wind Pressures in the St. Louis Tornado (1897)