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M-271: Duncan Bauman Collection

DATE: ca. 1930 - 2002

CREATOR: Bauman, George Duncan (1912-2003), editor and publisher of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat

SCOPE: This collection contains the personal papers of G. Duncan Bauman, editor and publisher of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. This collection contains a wide variety of objects such as personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, photos, and plaques.

There is a finding aid available for download for this collection: M-271 Finding Aid (PDF)

HISTORY & PROVENANCE: Collection donated to the Mercantile Library by the Bauman family. G. Duncan Bauman Began his newspaper career at the Chicago Herald-Examiner, but in 1941 he left to work at the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Bauman rose to the rank of publisher and editor in 1967 and became one of the most respected and nationally known newspaper executives. Within the St. Louis community he was extremely influential. Politicians and community leaders sought his support and he had many friends in the business community. Always involved in local organizations Bauman sat on several boards, such as the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the Health and Welfare Council, the United Way, the Arts and Education Council, and many others.


Education, Honors, and Employment

More Information Regarding G. Duncan Bauman's Career

Photo and Clipping Gallery

ACCESS: This collection is available for on-site use only in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room. Some of the material in Special Collection M-271 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition. For collections marked limited access, researchers are advised to contact the library at least three business days in advance of their visit to submit a request to view the physical material.

There is a finding aid available for download for this collection: M-271 Finding Aid (PDF)

Researchers are advised to call ahead concerning changes in hours due to University intersessions and holidays. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building.

In observance of security procedures, certain services may not be available shortly before the daily closing time.

Preferred Citation: When citing the material from this collection, the preferred citation is: From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.cbrown@umsl.edu