Ravenna Mosaic Company Records [DOC REC 50], 1900-1989 | Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections: Archives and Manuscripts
This collection encompasses all the surviving corporate records of the Ravenna Mosaic Company of St. Louis, MO, which executed some of the most renowned mosaic decoration of religious and commercial buildings in the United States.
Although the firm was founded in 1923, extant contract files in the Contracts and Estimates Series date from 1949 to 1988. Summary details of earlier jobs are available in the Contracts folders of the Working (Subject) Files Series. The Sketches and Architectural Drawings Series contains visual material related to mosaic jobs.
Further information about the company, its work, and the art of mosaics makes up the Newspaper and Magazine Clippings Series as well as the Publications and Pamphlets Series.
Series 1: Art Prints, c. 1900-c. 1988
Series 2: Contacts, 1924-1978
Series 3: Contracts and Estimates, 1927-1988
Series 4: Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, 1933-1988
Series 5: Publications and Pamphlets, c. 1900-1988
Series 6: Sketches and Architectural Drawings, 1922-1987
Series 7: Working (Subject) Files, 1922-1989
Series 8: Photographs, circa 1900-1988
Series 9: Framed Exhibition Materials, The Ravenna Mosaic Company: A Retrospective, 2003