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M-518 Joseph Louis Werner WWII Era Newspaper Scrapbooks

ABSTRACT: Newspaper scrapbook albums assembled by Joseph Louis Werner, longtime Director of the Mercantile Trust Company.

SCOPE: The collection consists of 8 large hardback albums of headline newspaper clippings from the World War II era, primarily the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Joseph Louis Werner (1897-1966) was a St. Louis resident, businessman, and a longtime director of the Mercantile Trust Company. He was a close friend of Joseph Pulitzer Senior, who inspired his newspaper collection.

EXTENT: 8 oversized scrapbooks

ACCESS: This collection can be viewed on-site in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room. Some of the material may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and other access restrictions. Information on conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building on the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ north campus. 

PREFERRED CITATION: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."