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City of St. Louis, Office of the Mayor: Alfonso J. Cervantes Records

Identifier: LH-wua00358


  • 1965-1973


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177 boxes

179 linear feet

Biographical Information

Alfonso J. Cervantes

• Born in St. Louis, August 27, 1920

• Attended St. Louis University High School and St. Louis University

• Member, St. Louis Board of Aldermen, 1949-1959

• President, St. Louis Board of Aldermen, 1959-1963

• Mayor, City of St. Louis, 1965-1973

• Died in St. Louis, 1983


This collection is divided into five series; all are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series 1: First Administration Files, 1965-1969.

Series 2: Second Administration Files, 1969-1973

Series 3: St. Louis Bicentennial Files, 1964

Series 4: News Clippings

Series 5: Oversized Materials

City of St. Louis, Office of the Mayor: Alfonso J. Cervantes Records
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 February 12: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Local History Collecting Area

Miranda Rectenwald
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495