date(s):
1854-1936
creator(s):
Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company (Saint Louis, Mo.)
subject(s):
Real estate business; Business; Stocks; Finance; Property
place(s):
St. Louis, MO, USA; Missouri, USA; United States
type(s):
Minutes; Collection
A0606 Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company Collection Inventory of Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company Collection A0606 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2017 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-09-27 06:31:17 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company Collection A0606 0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box, 1 volume) 1854-1936 Processing Information Processed by Christopher Gordon, January 2004. During processing, the property records of the Charles B. Gratiot family (1854-1907) and the records of the Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company (1907-1936) were transferred from the Missouri Land Records Collection. The minute and land assessment book was part of the original Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company Collection. Donor Information Not available. Historical Sketch The Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company was a St. Louis real estate development company established by Charles B., Henry T., Paul B., and Maria T. Gratiot in 1907. It dissolved in 1936. Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, a minute and land assessment book, legal papers relating to the property of Charles B. Gratiot and family, and the records of the Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company in St. Louis. Among the items included in the collection are papers concerning the acquisition of land by Sandy Annis (a veteran of the 70th U.S. Colored Troops Civil War regiment), correspondence and documents relating to a legal dispute that resulted in the case of Gerlach v. Jones in 1905, and papers concerning the estate of Harry N. Ferry. The minute and land assessment book contains the minutes of the stockholders meetings (1907-1936) and an undated list of land assessments on lands belonging to the Gratiot family. Arrangement The collection is arranged in chronological order. 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 full responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company Collection, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Business enterprises -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Deeds -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Real estate agents -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Real property -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Gratiot Square Realty and Improvement Company (Saint Louis, Mo.) Papers. 1854-1892 1 1 Papers. 1893-1907 1 2 Papers. 1908-1936 1 3 Minute and land assessment book. 1907 June 14 1936 Dec 1 Volume 1