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Kenneth G. Bellairs Papers, 1892-1942

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Identifier: A0105

Title: Kenneth G. Bellairs Papers, 1892-1942


Kenneth Bellairs was born in India where his father was a British Army officer. The family moved to St. Louis when he was a boy. He received the nickname "Jock" by attending to the horses at the St. Louis Fairgrounds. He worked for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and the Post, but from 1893 until his death he was the police reporter for the St. Louis Star-Times.

Collection contains correspondence and newsclippings concerning police matters; mementoes of the Maxwell-Preller murder case which shocked St. Louis in the 1880s; copies of reports and stories of police cases; a series of clippings and letters concerning Missouri governor Joseph W. Folk (1904-1908), a longtime friend of Bellairs.

1 box

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Cite as: Kenneth G. Bellairs Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1892-1942

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts


Subjects: Journalism


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