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M-591 Beta Phi Alpha Convention Scrapbook

ABSTRACT: Scrapbook chronicling Geneva Baker’s participation in the Beta Phi Alpha National Convention of 1929.

SCOPE: This scrapbook, attributed to a young woman named Geneva Baker, includes autographs, photographs, and mementos for the 1929 Beta Phi Alpha Convention at the Crags resort in Estes Park. It also includes a number of photographs and captions, likely of Geneva and her friends, for personal excursions in the Rocky Mountains. The front cover of the scrapbook features a prominent decal for “The Rocky Mountain Parks Transportation Co.”

EXTENT: Approximately 158 pages.

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