Women’s Advertising Club of St. Louis Photograph Collection

Accession Number: MA 95:02
MA uu:127
Location:  Manuscript stacks, row 12
Dates:  1949 – ca. 1966
Size:  1 box
Creator/Collector: Collected by Lee Franz Mason
Collection created in Special Collections
Acquisition info: Donated by Lee Franz Mason via Bea Adams
Individual items given by unknown donor
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history: The collection was donated by Lee Franz Mason on July 7, 1995. It contains approx. 125 photos taken by Mason of Gridiron Dinners. Identification of individuals was completed on December 3, 1999.
A second accession of 8 photos came from (an) unknown donor(s) in the late 1990s.
Language:  English
Processed by:  [unknown], 1999; Sarah Cain, June 2014; Kristina Impastato, June 2017
Conservation notes: All items placed into mylar sleeves or between acid-free paper in acid-free folders within an archival box.
Scope and Content: The collection contains photos of the Women’s Advertising Club of St. Louis and the club’s annual Gridiron Dinner.
Arrangement: Collection organized into subseries.
Subseries 1: Women’s Advertising Club of St. Louis general photos
Subseries 2: Gridiron Dinner photo
Subseries 3: Theta Sigma Phi
Within subseries arrangement is chronological
Restrictions:  Unrestricted. Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks: Jean Gosebrink accession no. Ge-230 for L. F. Mason donations.
**See also Beatrice Adams Papers for photographs from the Women’s Advertising Club and its Gridiron Dinner.**

Women’s Advertising Club Photograph Collection
1949 – ca. 1966
1 legal Hollinger; 0.5 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
   Subseries 1: Women’s Advertising Club of St. Louis general photos
 1/2  Women’s Advertising Club, past presidents
   Subseries 2: Gridiron Dinner photos
 1/3  Gridiron Dinner, Woman of the Year, 1955: Joan Gardner, Beatrice Adams, Clare Booth Luce
 1/4  Gridiron Dinner, theater scenes, 1955- ca. 1966
 1/5  Gridiron Dinner, theater scenes, 1965
 1/6  Gridiron Dinner 1965 (1 of 3)
 1/7  Gridiron Dinner 1965 (2 of 3)
 1/8  Gridiron Dinner 1965 (3 of 3)
 1/9  Gridiron Dinner 1965, Beatrice Adams
 1/10  Gridiron Dinner 1965, Edna Carroll
 1/11  Gridiron Dinner 1965, Margaret Hickey
 1/12  Gridiron Dinner 1965, Beulah Schacht (Mrs. L. Skinner)
 /13  Gridiron Dinner, Clarissa Start and Jane Straeter, c. late-1960s – early 1970s
 1/14  Gridiron Dinner, theater scenes "Boos in the Night" [n.d.]
 1/15  Gridiron Dinner, negatives
   Subseries 3: Theta Sigma Phi
 1/16  Theta Sigma Phi, tea at the Whittemore House (Washington University), 1949. Ge-001113
 1/17  Theta Sigma Phi, annual banquet at the Chase-Park Plaza, 1955. Ge-001113
 1/18  Theta Sigma Phi, Matrix table, ca. 1960s. Ge-001112
 1/19  Theta Sigma Phi, Margaret Hickey, Beatrice Adams, Margie May
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