Eight Items Taken from History Museum

Number 5247
Subject Museums
Source St. Louis Post-Dispatch
State MO
Year 1987
Publication Date Aug. 20 - 23, 25 - 26, 30; Sept. 2, 13, 25; Nov. 11, 24; Dec. 13 - 14, 1987
Summary St. Louis Post-Dispatch discloses the Missouri Historical Society's collection of American Indian artifacts--once considered among the nation's best--has been depleted through irregular practices, casual oversight and neglect; also uncovers questionable dealings between the society's director and a private art dealer, August - December 1987.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 52
Keywords Gross; Prost; MO; Indians; Julian Pisney Kodner
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