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About WU Archives

This guide will help you navigate University Archives' more than 300 unique collections, most of which document the history of Washington University from 1853 to today. Other collections are related to 20th century St. Louis history.

Primary Sources at University Archives

This guide contains an overview of collections at University Archives and the WU Libraries that include primary sources that are broadly related to the war in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos (circa 1960-1975). Topics include anti-war protests, environmental issues, and Cold War politics / history.

Collections below are located at University Archives.  Click each title for more information:

Primary sources from Manuscripts Unit

Manuscript CollectionLocated at Special Collections, in Olin Library, Contact: joelminor@wustl.edu

Primary sources from VRML

Located at West Campus, Lower Level, Contact: slacerte@WUSTL.EDU

Online Primary Sources