Manuscripts
Department of Special Collections
Washington University Libraries
Washington University in St. Louis

Finding-Aid for the Scrapbook (WTU00318)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Scrapbook
Creator:
Call number: WTU00318
Language: English

Access and Use:
Source:

Unknown.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open to research.

Processing Information:

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

1908-1948. Scrapbook of newspaper and periodical clippings pasted or laid in a commercially manufactured scrapbook. Subject matter centered in purchase, sales, collecting and care of rare books, stamps, coins, objects of historical interest, antiques, and art objects. Included are articles on collectors of above, obituaries of same, notice of estate sales, accounts of auctions, showings of galleries, museum exhibitions, etc. Compiler probably a St. Louis resident as many clippings are from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the St. Louis Globe Democrat . Articles either include publication date or date is autograph noted. Some miscellaneous articles included in other subject areas -- recipes, news in medicine, certain local events, etc. Inside cover inscribed in pencil noting items for sale, n.d. Brown board covers, with design in black. Spine loose. 8 5/8 x 11 ins. c. 30 clippings laid in. 40 pp.

Contents List
      Title
box-folder   8/Scrapbook  
Scrapbook 1908-1948 (1 item)

This collection has been boxed with other collections in ten boxes stored at locations B-7-6 and B-7-7. Within the boxes, the collections are arranged sequentially by collection number, and then by folder.

  
Scope: 1908-1948. Scrapbook of newspaper and periodical clippings pasted or laid in a commercially manufactured scrapbook. Subject matter centered in purchase, sales, collecting and care of rare books, stamps, coins, objects of historical interest, antiques, and art objects. Included are articles on collectors of above, obituaries of same, notice of estate sales, accounts of auctions, showings of galleries, museum exhibitions, etc. Compiler probably a St. Louis resident as many clippings are from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the St. Louis Globe Democrat. Articles either include publication date or date is autograph noted. Some miscellaneous articles included in other subject areas -- recipes, news in medicine, certain local events, etc. Inside cover inscribed in pencil noting items for sale, n.d. Brown board covers, with design in black. Spine loose. 8 5/8 x 11 ins. c. 30 clippings laid in. 40 pp.