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A2269 Culli Family Papers Inventory of Culli Family Papers A2269 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 06:33:40 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Culli Family Papers A2269 0.6 Cubic Feet (1 box; 1 oversize folder) 1910-1960s Processing Information Processed by Sarah Mayersohn, May 2007. Donor Information The collection was donated by Ms. Susan Marks of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 2005. Biographical Sketch Raymond L. Culli, Sr., was born in 1900 and married Norma Lee Gibson of Belleville, Illinois. They moved to St. Louis from Belleville in 1939, where Raymond, Sr., spent the remainder of his life. The couple had four children: Betty Culli Vohs, Marlene Culli Tucker, Raymond L. Culli, Jr., and Janet Lee Culli. Marlene, Raymond, Jr., and Janet were all born between 1939 and 1946. Raymond L. Culli, Sr., died January 9, 1965. Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of correspondence from various family and friends, addressed to Mrs. Raymond L. Culli, especially between 1940 and 1948. These letters generally express how the families are, with some mentioning World War II, St. Louis professional baseball, and inflation. Other items include postcards, business papers and various miscellaneous papers, which include correspondence without envelopes and/or missing pages of the letter. Additionally, there is a small group of correspondence dated 1910-1920 between Charles Gibson and Lena Stockman Gibson of Belleville, who were Norma Culli's parents. Arrangement The collection is arranged into Culli family correspondence, Culli and Gibson family correspondence, and miscellaneous papers, all chronologically within each group. 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 Culli Family Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Baseball -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Families -- Missouri -- Saint Louis World War, 1939-1945 -- France Culli family Culli family correspondence. 1936-1944 1 1 Culli family correspondence. 1945-1946 Aug 21 1 2 Culli family correspondence. 1946 Aug 24-1948 Mar 13 1 3 Culli family correspondence. 1948 May 22-1960s 1 4 Charles Gibson and Lena Stockman Gibson correspondence. 1910-1920 1 5 Culli and Gibson family letter fragments. No date 1 6 Miscellaneous papers of the Culli and Gibson families. 1917-1946; no date 1 7 Two music composing and publishing contracts between the H. Kirkus Dugdale Co. (Washington, D.C.) and Charles Gibson. 1911 June 22 and Sept 22 OS: Cle-Cu