Veiled Prophet Collection

Accession Number:  SC U: 08
Location:  RB-M
Dates:  1878-2003
Size:  1 legal Hollinger, 2 periodical boxes; 1.25 cu. ft.
Creator/Collector:  Various
Acquisition info:  Collected by SLPL staff
Accruals:  None expected
Custodial history:  SLPL Central
Language:  English
Processed by:  Amanda Bahr Evola, April 2012
Conservation notes:  Items placed in archival acid-free folders.
Scope and Content: This collection contains programs, clippings and ephemera of the Veiled Prophet Ball and Fair.
Arrangement:  Collection arranged by chronologically within format
Restrictions:  Unrestricted
Remarks:

Veiled Prophet Collection
1878-2003
1 Legal Hollinger, 2 periodical boxes; 1.25 cu. ft.

Box Folder
 1/1  Finding Aid
 1/2  Invitation Envelopes (blank, no date)
 1/3  Broadside: To ye people of ye North End, Greeting, 1878
 1/4  1884 (envelopes, dance cards)
 1/5  1885 program
 1/6  1885 dance program
 1/7  1888 envelope
 1/8  1889 tickets and program
 1/9  1890 invitations and program
 1/10  1893 invitations, programs, and dance card
 1/11  1895 ticket and dance cards
 1/12  1896 program
 1/13  1897 invitation
 1/14  1899 invitation
 1/15 1900-1919
Rules for Veiled Prophet Ball
1916 parade advertisement
1904 dance card
1915 notice from River Carnival Committee with VP events (2)
Plan of Coliseum as arranged for VP Ball, October 7, 1913
Plan of Coliseum as arranged for VP Ball, October 6, 1914
Notice of VP appearance, October 3, 1911
 1/16  1912-1915 postcard streamers
 1/17  1913 parade invitation
 1/18  1920-1939 invitations, programs
 1/19  1927 menu for Royal Supper Dance
 1/20  2002 VP Parade program
 1/21  2002 VP Fair Health and Safety Badge
 1/22  Fair St. Louis parking hang tag
 1/23  VP Parade Viewing Stand ribbons (2)
 1/24  newspaper clippings
 1/25  1956 publication, "The Story of the Veiled Prophet" by Sanders and Drury (2)
 1/26  advertising artwork and intact articles
 1/27  pamphlets
 1/28  press releases
 1/29  list of VP souvenirs, 1878-1959 (2)
 1/30  cardboard lid to VP souvenir box (no date)
 1/31  1985 VP Fair 5th anniversary commemorative book advertisement
 2/1 VP Fair Souvenir Program and Magazine
19891988 (2)
1987
1986
1985 (3)
1983
1982 (2)
1981 (2)
Daily Program 1984
Daily Program 1985
 3/1 19901992
1994
1995 (2)
1997 (2)
1998 (3)
1999
2000
2001 (2)
2002 (4)
2003 (3)
Daily Program 2000

 

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