Tornado of 1896 Publications

Accession Number: SC U:11 

Location: RB-M 

Dates: 1896-1995 

Size: 1 Hollinger; 0.50 cu. ft. 

Creator/Collector: Various 

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 

Restrictions: Unrestricted 


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. 

Box/Folder Description 

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)

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