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M-256: Sons of the Revolution Flag Collection

HISTORY: This collection was placed on permanent loan with the St. Louis Mercantile Library by the Missouri Chapter of the Sons of the Revolution. The Society of Sons of the Revolution was formed in New York City in 1883 with the purpose of perpetuating the memory of the men who served in the military, naval and civil service of the colonies and of the Continental Congress.

SCOPE: Several banners and flags relating to the American Revolution.

HOLDINGS: 18 Banners and Flags

ACCESS: The material in this collection is on display on level two of the St. Louis Mercantile Library.

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