date(s):
1835-1965
type(s):
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A2309 Faust-Busch Family Papers Inventory of Faust-Busch Family Papers A2309 EAD by Sarah Wohaska using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2016 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-10-02 06:26:45 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Faust-Busch Family Papers A2309 0.27 Cubic Feet (14 folders) 1835-1965 Some French and German Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, November 2009. Donor Information Papers were donated by Mrs. Leicester Busch Faust in 1981 and 1982. Biographical Sketch Anthony Edward ("Tony") Faust (1836-1906) was born in Prussia, and came to the United States in 1853. He established a popular restaurant in St. Louis known as Faust's Restaurant. He married Elizabeth Bischoff in 1865. Their son Edward A. Faust married Anna Louise ("Tolie") Busch, daughter of St. Louis brewer Adolphus Busch. Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, menus, memorial cards, holy cards, newspaper clippings, and other papers of the Faust-Busch and allied families. Arrangement The papers are arranged chronologically; the newspaper clippings are described at the end of the inventory. 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 archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes all responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright. Photocopies may not be reproduced. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Faust-Busch Family Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Menus Restaurants -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Busch family Faust family Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Tony Faust’s Restaurant Letter signed Augs. B. Berthold [Augustus B. Berthold], New York, to his sister Clara Berthold, St. Louis, Missouri. He mentions that Clara’s friend Aimee is marrying Joseph Blair of Philadelphia, and briefly discusses family news 1835 Jan 8 1 1 Holy card with note in pencil, "Clara Ewing 28th March 1861" (printed text in French) 1861 Mar 28 1 1 Holy card with note in pencil, "Didie Ewing March 25th 1863, from her mother" (printed text in French) 1863 Mar 25 1 1 Brief handwritten memorial to Elisabetta Bertolla of Mocenigo, who died April 10, 1867, at the age of 72. "Her sorrowful husband Antonio & her children announce their bereavement to their relatives & friends" circa 1867 Apr 10 1 1 Memorial card of Elisabetta Bertolla of Mocenigo (in Italian) 1867 Apr 10 1 1 Memorial card of William Ewing (in French) 1873 Oct 22 1 1 Holy card with note in pencil, "C.E. pour Bro Patrick May 31st 1885" (printed text in French) 1885 May 31 1 1 Menu titled "A.E. Faust's Bill of Fare" (St. Louis) (filed oversize) 1887 July 12 OS: Ea-Fo Souvenir menu for a "complimentary supper to A.E. Faust, in celebration of the opening of his new cafe." Includes a photograph of Faust, the menu, a guest list, and an exterior view of Faust’s restaurant 1889 Sept 21 1 1 Menu for Faust’s Restaurant and Oyster House. The cover includes an exterior view of the restaurant 1889 Nov 19 1 2 Menu for Faust’s Restaurant and Oyster House. The cover includes an exterior view of the restaurant 1890 Apr 3 1 2 Menu for Faust’s Restaurant and Oyster House. The cover includes an exterior view of the restaurant 1891 Apr 20 1 2 Souvenir book compiled by E.A. Faust to commemorate the last bachelor dinner of his friend Ernest Holm. This 10-page volume includes a note signed E.A. Faust that reads, "I dedicate to my friend Ernest Holm 'My last bachelor dinner' may you peruse same and ever think of this day March thirteenth 1897." The volume also includes a page of printed famous literary quotes, the dinner menu, list of the music played, signatures of the guests, and a group photograph of the men seated at the dinner table. Also includes newspaper clipping datelined Los Angeles, California, July 21 [no year], which contains the thanks of the American Medical Association to Adolphus Busch 1897 Mar 13 1 3 Letter signed P.J. Ryan [Archbishop Patrick John Ryan], Archbishop's House, Logan Square, Philadelphia, to Mr. Ewing. Expresses condolences on the death of Ewing's wife 1897 Sept 5 1 4 Letter of C.P. Smith [Rev. Constantine P. Smith], St. Agnes Church, Sidney and Salena Streets, St. Louis, Missouri, to Mr. A.B. Ewing. Thanks Ewing for the Christmas gift. Mentions that his letter was written by his secretary, as illness has left him prostrated 1897 Dec 26 1 4 Souvenir notebook and calendar of the Anheuser Busch Brewing Association 1899-1900 1 5 Memorial card of Claire Berthold Ewing (in French) 1899 Dec 3 1 6 Note signed Saml. Plant [Samuel Plant] to Mr. Ewing. "Little Mary arrived at 9.40 a beautiful, strong child. Claire is doing finely and happy as can be. I tried to phone you but could not get connection" 1900 Nov 4 1 6 Dinner invitation of the president of the United States to Adolphus Busch 1902 Feb 24 1 6 Breakfast invitation to Adolphus Busch to meet Prince Henry of Prussia at Sherry's. "Kindly reply to Edward D. Adams, 455 Madison Avenue, New York" 1902 Feb 26 1 6 Printed card of musical program 1902 Feb 26 1 6 Printed menu and guest list for a dinner honoring the crown prince of Siam, tendered by the mayor of St. Louis and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, to be held at the St. Louis Club 1902 Nov 8 1 6 Typescript letter signed Russell Stanhope, secretary, committee on foreign relations, Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company, to Adolphus Busch. "I have the honor of enclosing herewith the plate Card and the Menu which was intended for your place at the banquet tendered to His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Siam" 1902 Nov 10 1 6 Postcard with portrait of Adolphus Busch 1903 1 6 Bookplate of George W. Mears, M.D. Memorial Medical Library, presented by J. Ewing Mears, M.D. [1905] 1 6 Printed tribute to Toni Faust on the occasion of this 70th birthday (in German, with translation) 1906 Jan 3 1 7 Printed menu and guest list for a welcome home dinner at Sherry's, tendered to Mr. and Mrs. Adolphus Busch by Mr. Simon Uhlmann. Two copies: one to Isaac Guggenheim, the other to Adolphus Busch 1906 Nov 4 1 7 Printed menu and guest list for a dinner in honor of William B. Cowen in celebration of his fifty years of continuous service with the National Bank of Commerce in St. Louis. Held at the Racquet Club 1928 Oct 16 1 7 Memorial card of Pelegie B. Ladd 1931 May 4 1 8 Typescript price list of Tony Faust's Sons, Inc. Shows prices for imported wine, gin, whisky, scotch, etc. 1934 Mar 2 1 8 Blank memo pad with the Faust logo no date 1 8 Postcard of Tony Faust's Restaurant. Includes exterior view of the restaurant no date 1 8 Postcard of Tony Faust's Restaurant. Includes interior view of restaurant and portrait of Faust no date 1 8 Transcription of text on the tombs of Berthelemie Berthold (1780-1831) and Pelagie Berthold (nee Chouteau) (1790-1875) (in French). Attached, undated newspaper clipping reads, "'The Claims of Little Men,' by Master Aug. Ewing, was well spoken, and drew forth loud applause. It was followed by 'Les Beaux Esprits,' a dialogue from 'La Femme Savante' of Moliere" no date 1 8 Handwritten poem (in French with translation) no date 1 8 Holy card (in French) with pencil note in pencil, "Ma chere Dame Barthol acceptez cette image. De votre ancienne [word unclear?] Sr. Marie Felicite" no date 1 8 Holy card (in French) with pencil note in pencil, "Dear Minie to her Mama" no date 1 8 Holy card (in French) with pencil note in pencil, "La petite Clara Pelagie a sa chere grand mere" no date 1 8 Two holy cards (in French) no date 1 8 Newspaper Clippings Photocopy of St. Louis Republic newspaper clipping titled "Story of Lafayette's Visit to City in 1825" 1917 May 7 1 9 Photocopy of newspaper clipping from unidentified St. Louis newspaper titled "Mrs. Maffitt Gives Historic Papers to Missouri Society" 1928 Sept 10 1 9 Photocopy of Watchman-Advocate (Clayton, St. Louis County) newspaper clipping titled "L. Busch Faust, Beginning 10 Years Ago, Now at 31, Owns a Unique and Beautiful Farm Development" 1928 Nov 2 1 9 Photocopy of Watchman-Advocate (Clayton, St. Louis County) newspaper clipping titled "Olive Street Road, Farm to Market Highway, and Its Development" 1934 Apr 20 1 10 Photocopy of newspaper clipping from unidentified St. Louis newspaper titled "Low-Cost Housing Project Nearing Completion." Includes photograph of Neighborhood Gardens 1935 Apr 28 1 11 Photocopy of newspaper clipping from unidentified St. Louis newspaper titled "Low-Cost Apartments; Warehouse Sold." Includes photograph of Neighborhood Gardens 1935 Jan 6 1 11 Photocopy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch Daily Magazine clipping titled "When St. Louis Was Very Young: City Directory, Published in 1821, Gives a Picture of Early Life Here—Compiler Named Many of Our Streets and Numbered the Houses" 1935 Oct 19 1 11 Photocopy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper clipping titled "Red Cross Volunteers Honored for Services." Also includes several engagement and marriage announcements 1957 Mar 17 1 12 Photocopy of St. Louis Globe-Democrat newspaper clipping titled "Collectors Bidding on Historic Items: Old Merchants Exchange 'Migrating.'" Includes photograph of demolition of the Old Merchants Exchange Building 1958 Feb 16 1 13 Photocopy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper article titled "Bonhomme Presbyterian to Restore Old Church in West St. Louis County as Monument to Past" 1963 June 20 1 13 Photocopy of clipping from unidentified newspaper titled "Adolphus Busch Funeral Will Be in St. Louis. Brewer Philanthropist Who Is Dead in German Villa" (Photocopy is incomplete) no date 1 13 Photocopy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper clipping titled "St. Louis Symphony a Hit in New York" no date 1 13 Photocopy of clipping from unidentified newspaper titled "Alumnae Organized for the World’s Fair: Visitation Convent Graduates Expect to Entertain Many Guests" no date 1 13 Photocopy of clipping from unidentified newspaper includes a photograph of the following women at the Y.M.C.A. "melting pot" at 701 Locust Street: Mrs. C.W. Scudder, Mrs. Geo. Warren Brown, Miss Catherine Semple, Mrs. Max Kotany, Mrs. Ames Cushman, Mrs. Edward A. Faust, Mrs. George Markham, and Mrs. N.A. McMillan no date 1 13 Photocopy of clipping from unidentified newspaper titled "Dr. Borden S. Veeder and Mrs. Angert Wed" no date 1 13 Photocopy of St. Louis Globe-Democrat newspaper clipping titled "A Greater Shaw's Garden: Director Went Envisions Many Future Innovations" no date 1 13 Photocopy of clipping from unidentified newspaper titled "Bicentennial Symposium Heads List of Coming Garden Events." Includes photograph of Sam Caldwell no date 1 13 Photocopy of clipping from unidentified newspaper titled "Garden Club to Sponsor Symposium." Includes photograph of John Ormsbee Simonds (Notation dates the article March 4, 1965) no date 1 13 Three newspaper clippings with photographs and text relating to historic St. Louis buildings: Home of Mayor William L. Ewing at corner of California and Miami Streets; Jockey Club; and Maryville College of the Sacred Heart at 2900 Meramec Street no date 1 14