Bostick, William, 1876-1922
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A2378 Bostick-Sprinkel Family Papers Inventory of Bostick-Sprinkel Family Papers A2378 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2017 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-10-02 06:32:30 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Bostick-Sprinkel Family Papers A2378 0.05 Cubic Feet (2 folders) 1902-1920 Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, December 2009 Donor Information Donor information is not available. Biographical Sketch Dr. William Bostick (or Will Bostick) was born in 1876 in Holden, Missouri, the son of Arthur J. Bostick (died June 3, 1908, in St. Louis) and Emma F. Bostick (died July 6, 1914, in Piney Bluff, Missouri). Dr. Bostick resided in Lone Elm, Kansas, circa 1898-1902, before moving to St. Louis, Missouri, where he worked for several years as the house physician at the Marquette Hotel. He died June 17, 1922, in St. Louis. Dr. Bostick's sister Jessie married Dr. Charles Grove Sprinkel. Scope and Contents The collection contains a scrapbook, perhaps compiled by Dr. William Bostick; a couple of family letters; and a couple of unidentified photographs. Arrangement The collection is arranged chronologically. Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Bostick-Sprinkel Family Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Obituaries -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Ohio -- Description and travel Physicians -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Bostick-Sprinkel family Scrapbook, perhaps compiled by Dr. William Bostick, consists primarily of newspaper clippings. The scrapbook includes the following items: obituaries of Arthur James Bostick and his wife, Emma F. Bostick; articles about a fire at Dr. William Bostick's home at 4554 Labadie Ave. in St. Louis; articles about injured and deceased individuals attended to by Dr. Bostick; articles about the death of Benjamin F. Shields in 1909 in St. Louis; articles about the death of Miss L. Pearl Kincaid in 1912 in St. Louis; obituaries of Dr. Charles G. Sprinkel of Effingham Kansas, in 1915; clippings from "The Radius: A Line from the Center," published in the interest of Boyle Centre in St. Louis; poems by Dr. Bostick published in newspapers and periodicals; stationery and business cards of Dr. Bostick, including those when his address was 3904 Laclede Ave. and 1504 Wagoner Place; and stationery of the Marquette Hotel, with an engraved image of the hotel. (32 pages) circa 1902-1920 1 1 Letter signed Chas. G.S. (Charles Grove Sprinkel, M.D.), Effingham, Kansas, to Dr. Will Bostick, St. Louis, Mo. Discusses his medical practice and family affairs. 1915 Aug 15 1 2 Letter signed Marion, Toledo, Ohio, to "My dear Pal" (Ronald B. Sprinkel), St. Louis, Missouri. Discusses her travels in Ohio. 1919 Aug 16 1 2 Unidentified photograph of a woman. No date 1 2 Unidentified photograph of a girl with a dog (Elite Studio, Pueblo). No date 1 2