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M-610 Missouri Press Association Scrapbook

ABSTRACT: Scrapbook of ephemera for the Missouri Press Association.

SCOPE: This scrapbook was created within a copy of J.W. Barrett’s History and Transactions of the Editors’ and Publishers’ Association of Missouri. It contains clippings, correspondence, and memorabilia in addition to handwritten notes that complement the published text. Based on some of the included materials, the scrapbook may have belonged to H.E. Robinson.

EXTENT: Approximately 140 pages.

HISTORY: The Missouri Press Association was founded in 1867 as the Editors’ and Publishers’ Association of Missouri. J.W. Barrett served as the organization’s first president from 1867 to 1869, and H.E. Robinson served as the 26th president in 1896. The Missouri Press Association continues to operate in conjunction with the Missouri Press Service and the Missouri Press Foundation.

Source: Missouri Press Association. Missouri Press Association, 2022, mopress.com/.

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."