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St. Louis Post-Dispatch photographs

 Collection 0162-MMC

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is a daily newspaper published in St. Louis, Missouri. Joseph Pulitzer founded the paper in 1878. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Photographs are a morgue of over 3,500 entertainment photos from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The photos date from approximately 1930 to 1965 with bulk dates of approximately 1940 to 1965. Most photos are promotional images. Many contain editors' marks and cropping. The collection contains photos of celebrities, television programs, and movies.


  • circa 1930 - circa 1965
  • Majority of material found within circa 1940 - circa 1965

Use and Access to Collection

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials page for more information. Queries regarding publicatioght status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


31.25 Linear Feet


This collection is arranged in five series:

Series 1
Series 2
Television Programs
Series 3
Series 4
Musicals for Television
Series 5
Unidentified, Miscellaneous, Etc.
Guide to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch photographs
Processed by Michael Henry and Ashley Behringer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742