University of Texas at Austin

Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 674, Barge Theatre - St. Louis Fair, 1950-1953

Summary: Bel Geddes consulted on a plan for a group of showboat theaters on the river for the 1953 St. Louis Festival of Progress. A similar plan had been constructed from Geddes's designs by Paul Poiret on the Seine in 1926.

Hunter Code: TH 5
Hunter Guide: page 169

Box/Location Folder Description
flat file f 1-3 Drawings --- Plans and elevations of fair and showboat.
theater box 154 i 1 Publicity --- Clippings.
theater box 154 j 1-3 Correspondence --- Correspondence, telephone transcripts, memos 1950-1953.
theater box 154 q 1 Source Material --- Clippings.