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M-397: Charles Trefts Photographs

Repository: St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Title: Charles Trefts Photographs


  • Trefts, Charles

Date: 1898-1940

Extent: 42 photographs and one photocopy

Location note: Vault -- vertical files

Language: English 

Abstract: M-397 is a collection of photographs relating to aviation, St. Louis, and the 1904 World's Fair, by Charles Trefts.

Biographical note: Charles Trefts was a photographer who owned a studio at 802 Chestnut St., Saint Louis, Missouri.

Scope and Content note: 42 photographs and one photocopy. Most images were taken by Trefts. Subjects include images of Charles Lindberg and the Wright Brothers, as well as the World's Fair Exposition of 1904 and Saint Louis street scenes.

Controlled Access Headings:

Geographic Name(s)

  • Saint Louis (Mo.)


  • Aviation
  • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
  • Wright, A. O. (Albert Orville), 1842-1924
  • Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912

Conditions Governing Access note: This collection is open for research. 

Conditions Governing Use note: 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.

Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at UM - St. Louis."