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Bartlett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A1975
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an 1860 diary to the Pikes Peak gold rush region; memoirs of Aurelius T. Bartlett, dated March 20, 1890, describing his Civil War service; official papers relating to Bartlett’s Civil War service; and other Bartlett family papers.

Dates: 1860-1957

Baseball and Sports Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0090
Scope and Contents The Baseball and Sports Collection consists of items relating to professional and minor league sports, high school sports, and other organized sports in St. Louis. The collection includes souvenir programs, tickets, score cards, rule books, newspaper clippings, and other sports-related items. The majority of the collection focuses on St. Louis professional baseball teams, the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Browns. The baseball portion of the...
Dates: 1867-2002

Edward Bates Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: A3107
Scope and Contents The collection contains one autograph letter signed by Edward Bates to his private secretary, Edmund Clarence Stedman, in Washington, D.C., dated 19 July 1863. Bates was in St. Louis and at his country house visiting family. He wrote about the state of affairs in the St. Louis area, where the war had taken its toll on personal relationships: “Our society is shivered into splinters – all the active rebels are one, & many of them are dead; but their families and friends are still...
Dates: 1863 July 19

George W. Baumhoff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0096
Scope and Contents

Legal, business, and personal papers relating to property owned by George W. Baumhoff and family between Big Bend Road and the Meramec River in St. Louis County. The files document the record of title to the land and the way it was sold in more than 30 parcels by the family after the death of George W. Baumhoff in 1941.

Dates: 1900-1950

Nathan Belcher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0104
Scope and Contents Papers consist of genealogical information and correspondence of the Belcher family. Most of the letters are addressed to Nathan Belcher in New London, Connecticut, from his brothers and sisters across the United States. The earliest letters are from Nathan’s father, William Belcher. Nathan’s brothers wrote to him many times regarding their business, social, and personal affairs. The letters of William H. and Charles Belcher, dated 1842 to 1872, deal with the operation of the...
Dates: 1834-1885

Kenneth G. Bellairs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0105
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence and newsclippings concerning police matters; mementoes of the Maxwell-Preller murder case which shocked St. Louis in the 1880s; copies of reports and stories of police cases; a series of clippings and letters concerning Missouri governor Joseph W. Folk (1904-1908), a longtime friend of Bellairs. The biographical folder (folder 1) contains clippings of obituaries, news articles about members of the Bellairs family,...
Dates: 1892-1942

Frank H. Below Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0106
Scope and Contents

The papers include letters of Frank and Nellie Below, 1924-1926 (including Nellie’s letters describing her trip to Europe); letters of Louis and Dorcas Wolf, 1922-1926; the correspondence of Augustus Hager Bryant, 1924-1938; business papers regarding the Simmons Hardware Company, 1895-1923; Frank Below’s garden/farm journal, 1896; Keen Kutter poetry; 1st Missouri Home Guard Regiment papers, ca. 1915; maps; certificates of membership and stock; and photographs and family memorabilia.

Dates: 1896-1942

Belva Manufacturing Company Flyer

 Collection
Identifier: A3307
Scope and Contents

This Belva Manufacturing Company flyer titled “Madame Belva’s Beauty Preparations” includes advertisements for several hair care products including Hair-Rep, over-night pin curl kit, solid brilliantine, fast gloss, and pine oil shampoo.

Dates: ca. 1940s-1950s

Benoist-Charleville Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A0110
Scope and Contents The Correspondence folder consists of letters written between various family members from 1836 to 1867. Among the correspondence is a letter from Eliza Faris O'Flaherty (mother of author Kate Chopin) to Frederic Charleville, March 10, 1864[?], describing a secret wedding between Eliza's sister Suliame and a Confederate soldier and an incident in which Union soldiers forced O'Flaherty's family to fly an American flag on their house to celebrate the fall...
Dates: 1737-1949

Thomas Hart Benton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0115
Scope and Contents The Thomas Hart Benton Collection consists of political correspondence, family letters, family papers, newspaper articles, circulars, photographs, and genealogy and research notes. The collection contains original documents, typescripts, and photostats. The material in Box 1 relates primarily to Benton's career in the newspaper business in St. Louis and the beginning of his political career. Among the items are letters relating to Benton's involvement...
Dates: 1790-1958

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Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 560
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United States -- Armed Forces 73
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 59
LGBTQ Collecting Initiative 47
Business enterprises -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 40
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Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 33
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African Americans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 27
United States -- Politics and government 26
World War, 1939-1945 21
Gay community -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 20
Portrait Photographs 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- France 17
Missouri -- Politics and government 16
Real property -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 16
Indians of North America 14
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel 13
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Lesbian community -- Missouri -- Saint Louis 12
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Steamboats 11
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Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 6
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) -- History 6
Military discharge 6
Public schools -- Saint Louis -- Missouri 6
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century 6
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Soldiers -- United States 6
Speeches, addresses, etc 6
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 6
AIDS (Disease)--United States 5
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African American business enterprises 5
African Americans 5
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
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English 683
French 49
German 36
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Italian 4
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Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) 11
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) 9
Brown, Michael, Jr., 1996-2014 8
Prince, Vida Goldman Sister, 1933- 8
United States. Navy 8
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Confederate States of America. Army 7
Gephardt, Richard A. (Richard Andrew), 1941- 7
Oldham, Marian, 1927-1994 6
St. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.) 6
Congress of Racial Equality 5
Eliot, William Greenleaf, 1811-1887 5
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 5
Missouri Historical Society 5
NAACP (Organization) 5
Oldham, Charles R., 1922-2006 5
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 5
Bates, Edward, 1793-1869 4
Delassus, Charles Dehault, 1767-1842 4
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 4
Saint Louis (Mo.). Metropolitan Police Department 4
St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team) 4
St. Louis Committee of Racial Equality (1947-) 4
American Red Cross 3
Bates, Frederick, 1777-1825 3
Best, Joyce, 1928- 3
Best, Stephen R., 1926-2014 3
Boy Scouts of America 3
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 3
Clark, William, 1770-1838 3
Dagen, Margaret W., 1919-2002 3
Eliot family 3
Famous Barr Co. (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Freeman, Frankie Muse, 1916-2018 3
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890 3
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 3
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 3
Moore, Gwendolyn R. 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. St. Louis Branch 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Youth Council 3
Phyllis Wheatley Branch YWCA (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Rosen, Yvonne A. Marglous (Bonnie), 1928- 3
Schankman, Irv, 1924-2004 3
Seay, Norman R., 1932-2019 3
Stoddard, Amos, 1762-1813 3
Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933 3
Teneau, Billie Coil Ames, 1925- 3
United States. Army 3
United States. Coast Guard 3
Urban League (Saint Louis, Mo.) 3
Western Sanitary Commission 3
Wired Women Dance, Inc. (Saint Louis, Mo.) (1983-2004) 3
Witherspoon, Fredda, Dr., 1918-1996 3
ACT UP/St. Louis (1990-) (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
Ahrens, William L., 1917-1997 2
American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri 2
American Institute of Architects. Saint Louis Chapter 2
Belcher's Sugar Refining Company 2
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858 2
Black, Gurdon Gilmore, 1880-1953 2
Bradley, Charles E., 1845-1927 2
Bradley, James E., 1838-1887 2
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 2
Campbell, Robert, 1804-1879 2
Carson, Elizabeth Chapin, 1897-1983 2
Carson, Norman Bruce, Dr., 1844-1931 2
Carson, William Glasgow Bruce, 1891-1976 2
Center for Hearing and Speech 2
Chouteau, Pierre, 1789-1865 2
Clark, Samuel Bromley, 1928-2014 2
Corbett, Katharine T., 1935- 2
Cureton, Carol 2
Dagen, Irvin (Irv), 1912-1998 2
Darby, John Fletcher, 1803-1882 2
Delassus Deluzières, Pierre Charles de Hault, 1738-1806 2
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 2
Dependahl, Edward R., 1895-1963 2
Dependahl, Mildred O'Toole 2
Dorrill Studio (1929-1966) 2
Dougherty, John, Major, 1791-1860 2
Dougherty, Lewis B. (Bissell), 1828-1925 2
Dreer, Vivian McField, 1916-2006 2
Ferguson (Mo.) 2
Frenzel, Milton, 1913-1986 2
Frenzel, Virginia, 1913-2005 2
Fruin-Colnon Contracting Company 2
Gamble, Hamilton Rowan, 1798-1864 2
Garlington, Elizabeth White, 1909-2006 2
Glasgow, William, Jr. (William Ross), 1813-1892 2
Goldenrod (Showboat) 2
Grant, David M., 1903-1985 2
Hadley Vocational School (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
Hardge, Ernestine R. 2
Hayes, Walter Lee, 1923-1998 2
Hazard, R.R. 2
Home of the Friendless (Saint Louis, Mo.) 2
Huston, J, Lady 2
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 2
Jones, Brenda L. (Lee), 1948- 2
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