Western Historical Manuscript Collection, St. Louis, Vertical File Collection, 1968-2004 (S0694)

6.8 cubic feet, 509 folders

 Finding Aid

The Western Historical Manuscript Collection's Vertical File was begun in 1968 as part of the WHMC collecting mission under the direction of Irene Cortinovis and Ina Watson. The collection documents a variety of subjects relating to St. Louis' history. It contains single files with a small amount of general information on a variety of topics, including African Americans, Anheuser-Busch, John Danforth, the Congress of Racial Equality, and the Shaw Neighborhood.