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Repository St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections
Title St. Louis Globe-Democrat Collection Addendum
Date circa 1970 - 1987
Extent 75 linear feet
Location note Archives and Depository (Off-site). Series 4 of this collection is currently stored off-site. Please contact the Library at 314-516-7247 to arrange a time to view the collection in our reading room.Language English
Abstract This collection is an addendum to collection M-112: St. Louis Globe-Democrat Collection. The collection consists of news clippings, file photographs, records, negatives, film footage, marketing items, and realia.
Preferred Citation note The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri - St. Louis."
Related Archival Materials note M-112: The St. Louis Globe-Democrat Collection
Collection M-112A has been arranged into seven series, as follows.
Series 1: Historical newspaper morgue clippings for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Series 2: Historical file photographs. Includes Globe-Democrat photos (copyrighted by the Mercantile Library) and also photo services files (such as the AP, Reuters, and the like) which are interfiled with the Globe photographs.
Series 3: Early Records of the Globe-Democrat
Series 4: Vertical File Collections to 1987. Consisting mostly of circulation records, office documents, PR documents, correspondence, subject files. Series 4 has been arranged to the box level.
Series 5: Negatives of file photos.
Series 6: Film footage; marketing items.
Series 7: Realia; plaques, awards items.
In their earliest days, the predecessor newspapers which eventually merged to form the St. Louis Globe-Democrat were staunch advocates of freedom and anti-slavery in Missouri. The Globe-Democrat eventually became the most widely-read morning paper in St. Louis, with a huge circulation, and used this base of support to promote civic responsibility and great causes regarding urban improvements. For a historical look at St. Louis newspapers see the St. Louis Reference Record by W.A. Kelsoe and A Brief History of the Globe-Democrat by William J. Feustel.
A casualty in the 1980's of dwindling circulation due to competing forms of media, less income from advertising, and crippling strikes, the Globe-Democrat went the way of many urban dailies in the past generation, leaving a record of unmatched documentary and journalistic achievement as represented in its files.
Conditions Governing Access note
This collection is open for research.
Series 4 of this collection is currently stored off-site. Please contact the Library at 314-516-7247 to arrange a time to view the collection in our reading room.
Conditions Governing Use note
Access Restrictions: Some of the material in this collection may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and the judgment of Library staff. Library staff members reserve the right to deny reproduction services for any reason at any time.
Copyright Information: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Fee Services: Fees associated with staff research time, cost recovery in reproductions processing time and materials, and licensing may apply.
|1||General Business Corres||4A|
|2||General Business Corres||4A|
|3||Old Newsboy Corres||4A|
|4||General Business Corres||4A|
|7||General Business Corres||4A|
|8||General Business Corres||4A|
|18||Subject Reports - Aviation, STL||4A|
|19||Advertising Controls and Records||4A|
|23||Subject File St. Louis Region; Transportation||4A|
|29||Subject Files (STL Corporations)||4A|
|30||Bank Statements 1970s||4A|
|32||Newspaper Guild Meetings||4A|
|35||Financial Statements and Accounting Records||4A|
|37||Financial Statements and Reports||4A|
|38||Accounts Payable 1980s||4A|
|49||Public Relations 1970s||4A|
|50||Invoices for Printing and Press Orders||4B|
|51||Statements - Post Dispatch Billings||4A|
|55||Circulation Reports 1980s||4A|
|57||Globe Accounting Statements 1980s||4A|
|59||Subscription Update Forms||4B|
|61||Old Newsboy Records of Sales 1980s||4A|
|62||Subjects - Research Corres||4A|
|63||Public Relations Correspondence||4A|
|63||Circulation Statements 1970s - 1980s||4A|
|64||Public Relations Correspondence||4A|
|64||Community Outreach 1970s||4A|
|67||PR Correspondence 1970s||4A|
|67||Corres: Programs; Contests; Conferences (Carson)||4A|
|68||Corres: PR; Man of Year; Subject Files||4A|
|69||Distribution Schedules 1980s||4A|
|71||Circulation Records 1980s||4A|
|73||Subjects, Research Corres||4A|
|74||Statements, Payables 1980s||4A|
|75||Public Relations Correspondence 1970s||4A|
|76||Globe Operational Records||4A|
|77||Globe Operational Records||4A|