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St. Louis 1904 World’s Fair Collection (WUA00194)

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Bound Booklets, Plans, Souvenirs, and Ephemera

Booklets, Plans, Souvenirs, and Ephemera

Objects

Oversized Materials



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Collection Overview

Title: St. Louis 1904 World’s Fair Collection (WUA00194)Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/06/wua00194

Primary Creator: University Archives - Washington University in St. Louis

Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Arranged into four series, as described below:

Series 1: Bound Booklets, Plans, Souvenirs, and Ephemera

Series 2: Booklets, Plans, Souvenirs, and Ephemera

Series 3: Objects

Series 4: Oversized Materials

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of various souvenir scrapbooks, souvenir books, stock certificate, and other material from or related to the 1904 World’s Fair held in St. Louis, Missouri (Louisiana Purchase Exposition).

Collection Historical Note

The St. Louis World’s Fair (officially known as the Louisiana Fair Exposition) was held from April 30 to December 1, 1904 in Forest Park and on the grounds of Washington University.  Alumni and board members were among the 118 directors who had organized and backed the fair under the leadership of David Rowland Francis.  The newly built University Hall served as Fair headquarters and the University’s athletic complex hosted the 1904 Olympics.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: Accruals are interfiled.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method:

This material was given to University Archives by numerous individuals.

Accession number 2013-039, transfer from Chancellor's Office, April 17, 2013

Accession number WUA2014-103, gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 13, 2014

Gift of H. James and Ann Harre, March 14, 2016

Accession number LH2018-008, gift of Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES)

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Jay Kempen and Sarah Pabarcus in September 2005. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in August 2016 and July 2019.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in August 2012. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in August 2016 and July 2019.


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Series 2: Booklets, Plans, Souvenirs, and EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Souvenir StickersAdd to your cart.
Collection of stickers and product labels mounted in scrapbook by unknown person; illustrates the commercial interests of St. Louis, 1903-1904.  Includes stickers from the A. Selige company and/or the World's Fair Sticker Company, which offered a $10 gold prize to the person under age 15 who collected the most stickers as of February 1, 1903.
Folder 2: Booklet "World's Fair Souvenir of the Engineer's Club of St. Louis, 1904"Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Booklet, "Souvenir of St. Louis"Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Booklet, "Fair Grounds and Zoological Garden"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Booklet, "Sights, Scenes, and Wonders of the World's Fair" (copy 1)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Booklet, "Sights, Scenes, and Wonders of the World's Fair" (copy 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The Inside InnAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Advertisement for Lodging "The Inside Inn" (3 items)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Booklet, "How to Secure Accommodations at "The Inside Inn"Add to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Item 3: "The Inside Inn" ticketAdd to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 8: Booklet, "Catalogue of Missouri Authors and Periodicals of Missouri in the Missouri Building"Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Booklet, "Department of Anthropology Queens Jubilee Presents"Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Plan of Exhibition Grounds (reproduction)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Booklet,  "Philippine Exposition"Add to your cart.
Folder 12: St. Louis Magazine "The Ferris Wheel Mystery" March 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Booklet, "Social Science at the World's Fair" by the Social Science Institute, circa 1960s (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Souvenir Booklet, "Louisiana Purchase Exposition" [color illustrations]Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Souvenir Booklet, "World's Fair Convention - International Stereotypers and Electrotypers Union"Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Stock Certificate (signed by David R. Francis)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Tabernacle of Israel StructureAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company, Division of Concessions and Admissions, Department of Concessions, Report of Ticket Counter (2 items), July 6, 1904 and July 8, 1904Add to your cart.
Located in Room 219, North Brookings Hall during construction. Transferred from Chancellor's Office, April 17, 2013 (WUA2013-039)
Folder 5: Barney's Information Guide to St. Louis, A Condensed and Accurate Guide for the World's Fair City, Volume III, 1904Add to your cart.
Gift of H. James and Ann Harre, March 14, 2016
Folder 6: World's Fair Souvenir Postcards: Festival Hall and Cascades, Union Station, Electricity Building, Palace of Mines and Metallurgy, American Radiator Company Model House, Anheuser-Busch Brewing Assn., Kansas Salt Co., Hygienic Kalsomine (8 items)Add to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 7: Anglo-Boer War Historical Libretto Official ProgramAdd to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 8: Daily Official Program, World's Fair Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Number 163, November 5, 1904Add to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 9: Philippines Village Booklets, "Educational Work in the Philippines," "Visayan Village," and "Igorot Village"Add to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 10: Booklet, Singer Souvenir of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, A.D. 1904Add to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 11: St. Louis Fall Festivities Program, Compliments Passenger Department of the Missouri Pacific Railway and Iron Mountain RouteAdd to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 12: "A Lasting Impression" by the National Phonograph Co.Add to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 13: St. Louis World's Fair Best Reached by Illinois Central Railroad Through Train Service [commemorative guide] and Condensed Train Schedule (2 items)Add to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 14: St. Louis Transit Company Olive Line ticketAdd to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 15: "Meet me at the Barbecue for a Hot Roast Beef Sandwich" [map of barbecue stations]Add to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 16: Partial envelope with an illustration of the Missouri State BuildingAdd to your cart.
Gift of Cheryl Kaplan, October 7, 2014 (WUA2014-103)
Folder 17: Booklet, World's Fair Souvenir printed by the Louisiana Purchase ExpositionAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Official Louisiana Purchase Exposition by The Official Photographic Co. [cover only]Add to your cart.

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