Finding-Aid for the Scrapbook (VMF151)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Box and Folder Listing


Collection Outline

Scrapbook 1908-1948

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Scrapbook
Identification: VMF151

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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.

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Source

Unknown.

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff.

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Box and Folder Listing

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Box/folder
8/Scrapbook

Scrapbook, 1908-1948 (1 item)

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.
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.

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