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Call Number:
(C:22/8/8)
(A91-72)

Box 1-133, 3
Pkg 1-133, 3

Call Number:
(C:22/8/8a)
(A94-66)

MFR 1-703, MFC

Record Group: 22 C
Record Sub-Group: 4
Records Title: UMC; Student Life and Activities; Memorabilia; Jane Espy Meyer Collection
Dates: 1936-1949
Volume: 1/3 cubic foot, 0.42 linear foot; 1 MFR; 1 Pkg

Scope and Content Note

(A91-72; A94-66)
This Sub-Group contains items Mrs. Jane Espy Meyer (class of 1941) collected during her student days at the University of Missouri. Included are scrapbooks, student publications, event programs, church programs, flyers, football and basketball souvenir programs, Missouri Workshop play programs, dance programs, programs from MU Department of Music concerts, and anti-war flyers from the "United Student Peace Committee."

Also included in this Sub-Group are menus (including one from "Jack's Shack" - later known as "The Shack"), banquet programs, student election flyers, Uptown Theater programs, and copies of Y.W. Newsette (the YWCA newsletter). There is some material regarding activities of the "National Lutheran Students' Association," sorority and fraternity activities, honor societies; material relating to trips taken by Mrs. Meyer.

Additionally included in the Sub-Group are valentines, announcements of activities and events at Christian College, a flyer proclaiming "UM is Unfair to organized Labor," Barnwarming and Farmers' Fair programs, invitations, Savitar Frolic programs, a copy of The Missouri Student, April 19, 1939, copies of Missouri Showme, ca. 1936-1940, and copies of College Farmer.
Note to Researcher: The scrapbooks in this collection have been microfilmed for preservation purposes. The microfilm version of the Jane Espy Meyer Scrapbooks, C:22/8/8a, is contained on 1 roll of 35mm microfilm (MFR) and is located in the microfilm cabinet (MFC) within the University Archives Reading Room.

Series Descriptions:

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into record series. Arrangement follows the original topical order.

Inventory

Box 1

Scrapbook 1 - 1937-1938

Item 1 - 2 Stickers - kicking mule "Missouri The 'Show Me' State", copyright 1930 Mid-Continent Sales Company, Columbia, Missouri; Tiger pouncing on Missouri block

Item 2 - Letter from Lola Mae

Item 3 - Small flyer from Engineers Halloween Swing Party with Emil Velazco and Famous Orchestra featuring the $25,000 pipe organ, Rothwell Gym

Item 4 - News clip "Cornjigger Dance" given by Alpha Tau Omega

Item 5 - Jack's Shack menu

Item 6 - "Beat Kansas" tag

Item 7 - MU Department of Music program "Don Cossack Chorus" with Serge Jaroff, Conductor - Brewer Field House, November 2, 1937

Item 8 - Souvenir Homecoming Program Oklahoma vs. MU football game, November 13, 1937

Item 9 - Official Program MU vs. Washington football game, November 20, 1937

Item 10 - Cross-Roads Menu, "Behind the Scenes at the Post-Dispatch", card from Castilla restaurant - St. Louis

Item 11 - Flyer - "Armistice Day Call" from the United Student Peace Committee - anti-war movement

Item 12 - MU Department of Music, program "Heifetz" with Emanuel Bay at piano - Brewer Field House, December 3, 1937

Item 13 - Program "Das Apostelspiel" presented by Deutschen Klubs MU, "Weihnachtsprogramm," Lathrop Hall, December 16, 1937

Item 14 - Lutz Sandwich Shoppe menu, St. Louis

Item 15 - MU Department of Music program "St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with Vladimir Golschmann, Conductor," Brewer Field House, February 21, 1938

Item 16 - Missouri Workshop program "The Petrified Forest," March 1-2, 1938

Item 17 - Y.W. Newsette, March 3, 1938 - newsletter from YWCA

Item 18 - MU Department of Music program "John Charles Thomas," Brewer Field House, March 30, 1938

Item 19 - Missouri Workshop Program "Dear Brutus," April 5-6, 1938

Item 20 - News clip "Girl Scout Troop Being Organized"

Item 21 - News clip "Rifle Squad to Meet Davidson"

Item 22 - News clip "Missouri U. Co-Eds Have Gone Through Seven Rifle Seasons Unbeaten; St. Louisan Captain"

Item 23 - Play program "Jack Kirkland and Sam H. Grisman Present "Tobacco Road"

Item 24 - Flyer "A New Student Constitution Demands Able Leadership..." Bob Dungan for Student President - Missouri Party

Item 25 - Flyer "Bust the Bosses with your Ballot..." Union-Independent

Item 26 - Program "Hollister Student Conference," YMCA Camp, June 3-12, 1938

Item 27 - Y. W. Newsette, June 1938

Item 28 - Uptown Theater Programs, April 16-23 and May 15-21, 1938 - showing "Marco Polo" with Gary Cooper, "Wide Open Faces" with Joe E. Brown, "Vivacious Lady" with Ginger Rogers and James Stewart, "Go Chase Yourself" with Joe Penner and Lucille Ball

Item 29 - Program MU "Sport Day for Colleges," April 30, 1938

Item 30 - News clip "Come, Piggie," Jesse Wrench calling hogs, April 25, 1938

Item 31 - Missouri Workshop Program "Bradley Prize Plays," May 9-10, 1938

Item 32 - Trinity Lutheran Church Program "Ascension Day," May 26, 1938

Item 33 - Program "First Annual Banquet of National Lutheran Students' Association," May 15, 1938

Item 34 - Programs - "Open Air Celebration Commemorating the Saxon Immigration to Perry County 1838-1938 Altenburg," June 18, 1938, and "Centennial Convention Call," June 1938 (Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri)

Item 35 - Flyers - "Municipal Opera - 1938 Season," June 13-19 "Of Thee I Sing," June 20-26, "White Horse Inn"

Item 36 - Invitations from Alpha Chi Omega (formal) and Alpha Gamma Delta (lunch and swimming party), August 1938

Item 37 - A Bit of Sweden menus, Chicago, Illinois

Item 38 - "Seeing Chicago," Gray Line Tours

Item 39 - News clip "Oriental Dome in Chicago" (regarding Bahai temple in Wilmette, Illinois), September 1938

Scrapbook 2 - 1938-1939

Item 1 - News clip "Here and There" by Katharine Darst

Item 2 - News clips regarding Barnwarming Queens

Item 3 - News clips regarding sorority rush

Item 4 - The Barnwarmer, October 14, 1938

Item 5 - Flyer "Walkathon News"

Item 6 - Gamma Delta Spectator, October 1938 (National Association of Lutheran Students publication)

Item 7 - Greyhound Bus Ticket to Valparaiso, Indiana, other materials regarding Gamma Delta convention, November 5-6, 1938 - including postcard of Valparaiso University campus, program, conventioneer ribbon, banquet program, song sheet, news clips, copy of The Torch vol. 28, no. 8, November 4, 1938 - Student Council publication of Valparaiso University

Item 8 - Receipt for La Salle Hotel room, November 7, 1938

Item 9 - Booklet - "See Chicago/Use Chicago Surface Lines"

Item 10 - Souvenir Program MU vs. Kansas homecoming football game, November 24, 1938

Item 11 - Song Sheet - S.G.A. and W.S.G.A. caroling, December 16, 1938

Item 12 - Circle Bar Cabaret New Year Party Favor - "apology for conduct" and napkin

Item 13 - Valentine - "WISECRACKER...."

Item 14 - The League Bulletin, March 1939 - publication of Missouri League of Women Voters

Item 15 - Newsclip from St. Louis Globe-Democrat "Mizzou Students Tame Down their 'Hell Week'"

Item 16 - Material Regarding Gamma Phi Beta Province III Conference

Item 17 - Program - "Fine Feathers" - fashion show sponsored by Gamma Alpha Chi, National Honorary Advertising Fraternity for Women, April 3, 1939

Item 18 - Flyer - "What to Wear to the Fair" issued by Stix, Baer and Fuller, April l, 1939

Item 19 - Linwood Christian Church Easter Program, Kansas City, April 9, 1939

Item 20 - Missouri Workshop Theater Programs - "The Circle," "George and Margaret," and "Francesca da Rimini"

Item 21 - MU Department of Music Programs - "Nino Martini," October 24, 1938; "St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Vladimir Golschmann, conductor," February 20, 1939; "Kirsten Flagstad," April 26, 1939 - all in Brewer Field House

Item 22 - Flyer and program "Shawn and His Men Dancers present 'Dance of the Ages'" - Christian College Auditorium, November 16, 1938

Item 23 - Tri-fold booklet regarding Burrall Class regarding services available

Item 24 - Program First Christian Church, October 2, 1938

Item 25 - Program "MU Forensic Activities Presents The International Debate for 1938 The Oxford-Cambridge Team vs. UM," - Jesse Auditorium, November 22, 1938

Item 26 - Program - Baccalaureate Exercises - Brewer Field House, June 4, 1939

Item 27 - Flyers - "Independent-Coalition" student election

Item 28 - Tag - "Progressive-Independent" student election

Item 29 - The Missouri Student - student election stories, etc., April 19, 1939

Item 30 - Copy of "The Journalist's Creed"

Item 31 - Program - "Banquet of the Missouri DI' 30th Annual Journalism Week, May 12, 1939

Item 32 - Flyer - "University of Missouri is Unfair to Organized Labor" from Columbia Central Labor Union

Item 33 - News clips - "Radio Men From Mars Scare Nation", "At the Hospitals," "Lists Missouri U. in Nazi Charges," "Wanna Go To College, Eh?," "'Bud' Schwenk to Register at Washington Tomorrow," "4922 Students Register at Missouri U., a New High," "Missouri U. Planning $6000,000 Dormitories," "Gift to Missouri U. for Genetics Study," "Missouri U. Prepares for Centennial Fete," and "University's School of Journalism Attracts Students From Many Nations"

Scrapbook 3 - 1939-1940

Item 1 - Souvenir Program MU vs. Oklahoma homecoming football game, November 18, 1939

Item 2 - "Some Pumpkin" Barnwarming Dance Program/Card, flyer/invitation

Item 3 - College Farmer, October 1939

Item 4 - Centennial Convocation Program, November l, 1939

Item 5 - Tag - "Skirt Swingers - Vote for Johnny - Johnny Hochreiner - For Your Knight Owl"

Item 6 - Missouri Workshop Programs - "You Can't Take It With You," "All's Fair," "The Eligible Mr. Bangs," "The Rivals,"

Item 7 - Program "Alec Templeton" presented by Christian College, November 16, 1939

Item 8 - Program Basketball MU vs. St. Louis University, December 16, 1939

Item 9 - MU Department of Music Program, "Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Conductor" - Brewer Field House, February 14, 1940

Item 10 - Program "Music Hall ... Maurice Evans Presents Hamlet...," November 2-3, 1939

Item 11 - Program "The 1940 Savitar presents The Third Annual Savitar Frolic," February 28, 1940

Item 12 - Program "Women's Pan-Hellenic Association presents the Fifth Annual Inter-Sorority Sing for the Nelson Eddy Trophy"

Item 13 - MU Department of Music Program, "St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Vladimir Golschmann, Conductor" - Brewer Field House, April 5, 1940

Item 14 - Flyers for Independent-Coalition - student election tag - "Hill-Christman-Wells"

Item 15 - Souvenir Program "Hort Club Banquet," April 16, 1940

Item 16 - Program "Farmer's Fair Minstrels present "The Opery" "Pied Piper of Hamlin"

Item 17 - College Farmer, April 1940

Item 18 - Newsclip "Honorary Science Sorority Initiates Six Women," April 19, 1940 - (includes JEM - Pi Delta Nu)

Item 19 - The Retort of Pi Delta Nu, mimeograph publication, February 1940 mimeograph publication

Item 20 - Program "Music Hall Program...presents Edward Everett Horton in 'Springtime for Henry'"

Item 21 - Cloth Napkin from Muehlebach Rendezvous

Item 22 - MU Department of Music Programs "University Chorus," April 23, 1940 and "Richard Crooks," May 6, 1940

Item 23 - Program "The Men's Pan-Hellenic Council presents the 1940 Inter-Fraternity Sing" - Jesse Auditorium, April 30, 1940

Item 24 - Place Card "Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed. - Mark Twain"

Item 25 - Program and Ticket - "New Mexico Coronado Cuarto Centennial Banquet" - 31st Annual Journalism Week, May 10, 1940

Item 26 - Program for Dedication of Crowder Hall, May 10, 1940

Item 27 - Program Missouri Student $100 One-Act Play Contest - "Memorial Beyond Cyprus," "And God Remembered Noah," "The Sign on the Gate," and "The Fixer," May 15-16, 1940

Item 28 - Newsclip "Guests Entertained by Gamma Phi Beta"

Item 29 - Flyers "Money to Kill Us, Mr. President" and "When Roosevelt Turns Wilson" [anti-war] from United Student Peace Committee

Item 30 - Poem
"There's Zoology, Taxonomy, and Parasitology too
Then Bacteriology and Embryology--how'd she ever get through?
A glutton for punishment, she never stops
We hand it to you, Espy, you're tops"

Item 31 - Program "Burrall Bible Class Sunday, May 26 ... Presiding: Sam Walton"

Item 32 - Poster "How to Keep the Wolf From the Dorm" - Fuller Brush Company looking for sales people

Item 33 - Empty envelope addressed to JEM

Item 34 - Programs Municipal Opera 1940 Season "The American Way," June 3-16; "Knickerbocker Holiday," July 22-28; "Anything Goes," July 29 - August 4 - Municipal Open Air Theatre Forest Park - St. Louis

Individual Items

Barnwarming invitation w/wooden covers 1940

Program and flyer "That's Your Man" 24th Journalism Show, April 23-24, 1941

"'Pep' Songs of Old Mizzou for Alumni and Student Gatherings Compliments of The Missouri Store"

Program "Women's Pan-Hellenic Association First Annual Scholarship Banquet," February 17, 1941

Program "Sixth Annual Pan-Hellenic Sing for the Nelson Eddy Award - Jesse Auditorium, April 2

Program "The 1941 Savitar presents the Fourth Annual Savitar Frolic" Jesse Auditorium, March 5, 1941

MU Department of Music Program, "St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Vladimir Golschmann, Conductor" - Brewer Field House, February 10, 1941

Program - Basketball - St. Louis University vs. MU, February 12, 1941

Missouri Showme
Volume 6, #1, 1936 "Beginners Number"
Volume 6, #2, 1936 "Political Issue"
no volume or number no date (ads copyright 1937)
no volume or number October (ads copyright 1938) "Missouri Pledge Rating" issue
Volume 10, #2, October 1940 "Pledge Issue"

Missouri Alumnus
Volume 29, #10, June 1941
Volume 29, #2, October 1942

Pkg. 1

Scrapbook 3(?) - 1936-1937

Item 1 - "Freshman Days... September 11-14, 1936," flyer for Freshman orientation

Item 2 - Bible College Trustee's Banquet for Freshmen, Program/Admit One

Item 3 - MU Football Schedule with Cheers

Item 4 - JEM's Class Schedule

Item 5 - Opening Convocation Program, September 15, 1936

Item 6 - Burrall Class - Sunday School Class Ticket, September 20, 1936

Item 7 - Reception Invitation, Independent Women, September 20, 1936

Item 8 - Missouri Workshop Opening Meeting Program, September 23, 1936

Item 9 - Department of Music Program - Jay Hatton, October 4, 1936

Item 10 - News clippings regarding football games

Item 11 - News clippings regarding letters from "Manuel" to "Mary Lou" - girl he left behind in Doniphan, Missouri

Item 12 - News clippings regarding beginning of school year at MU, enrollment

Item 13 - News clipping regarding Devil's Icebox Cave

Item 14 - Flyer/Poster regarding Amelia Earhart's visit/speech at MU, October 17, 1936

Item 15 - Missouri Workshop Program and news clips "Bury the Dead," October 19-21, 1936

Item 16 - Program for Concert by U.S. Navy Band, October 22, 1936

Item 17 - News clippings regarding Hospital Admissions, German Club Drama Skits, Women's Sports

Item 18 - Missouri Workshop Program, "The Rational Man" and "Strange Moments," November 4, 1936

Item 19 - Missouri Workshop Program, "Footsteps on a Bridge" and "Oracle," November 17, 1936

Item 20 - News clippings regarding Girl's Rifle Club Organized, student's affiliations

Item 21 - Department of Music Program, Moscow Cathedral Choir

Item 22 - Program for Dedication of Baird Chimes and Clock, November 26, 1936

Item 23 - Souvenir Program, football game Kansas vs. MU, November 26, 1936

Item 24 - Department of Music Program, Meisle and Althouse of Metropolitan Opera, December 2, 1936

Item 25 - Missouri Workshop Program and clipping, "Wings of Morning," December 1-3, 1936

Item 26 - Program and clipping, German Club Banquet and concert by Young Artists Group of Berlin - December 3, 1936

Item 27 - News clipping, "Manners of the Moment," "Brass Widow" (Journalism play), women's athletics

Item 28 - Columbia Missourian December 8, 1936 regarding "Brass Widow"

Item 29 - Program and clipping performance "The Messiah," December 16, 1936

Item 30 - S.G.A. and W.S.G.A. caroling sheet, December 16, 1936

Item 31 - News clipping, regarding ice storm, January 1, 1937

Item 32 - Presbyterian Church Morning Worship Program, January 17, 1937

Item 33 - News clipping, "Cut System of Compulsory Class Attendance Abolished by Arts and Science Faculty"

Item 34 - News clipping regarding King Edward and Mrs. Wallis, December 10, 1936

Item 35 - News clipping regarding speech by Dr. A.H. Compton - Nobel Prize Winner, February 9, 1937

Item 36 - Program/Flyer for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's movie, "Romeo and Juliet"

Item 37 - Missouri Workshop Program and clippings regarding, "Noah," February 15, 1937

Item 38 - News clipping regarding gift to German Club by Arthur Voigt, Ruby Cline talk on German food

Item 39 - Department of Music Program, Josef Hofmann, March 1, 1937

Item 40 - Department of Music Program, University Band Concert, March 3, 1937

Item 41 - Department of Music Program, Albert Spalding, Ana-re Benoist, April 6, 1937

Item 42 - Missouri Dance Club Program, May, 4, 1937

Item 43 - Program and clipping regarding "Play Day"/"Sport Day," May 8, 1937

Item 44 - Program - "A Water Circus," MU Mermaids and Men's Revue, May 11, 1937

Item 45 - Department of Music Program, Lily Pons of Metropolitan Opera, April 26, 1937

Item 46 - Program - W.A.A. (Women's Athletic Association)

Item 47 - Poster - St. Pat's Week All-School Dance, March 1937

Item 48 - News clippings regarding St. Pat's Week Celebration, March 1937

Item 49 - Life, Photo spread on UMC, June 7, 1937

Item 50 - Strife "Showme Parody Number," a UMC Publication, 1940

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