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Performing Arts - Archive Sources

Research guide and primary sources for Dance, Drama, and Theater related topics

Contact Archive Staff

NOTICE: University Archive & St. Louis History collections are accessed at Special Collections, in Olin Library on the Danforth Campus).


* Hours M-F 9:00-5:00 *

Contact: 314-935-5495

Located: Olin Library, 1st floor

Please call or e-mail before you visit to reserve your space in the research room.

University Archivist: Sonya Rooney

Curator of Local History: Miranda Rectenwald

Contact Special Collections

Special Collections is open to students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Washington University, as well as community members and outside researchers. Open Monday through Friday, and closed on University Holidays. (Occasionally areas are closed for special events, please check with specific units for details).

General Questions or to schedule an appointment:

Phone: (314) 935-5495


Finding Aids by Subject: Performing Arts

This research guide provides primary sources for Dance, Drama, and Theater related topics, drawn from collections of University Archives & the Manuscripts Unit.

Alumni Related Collections
Faculty Collections
Student Groups
Photographs and Other Collections

Collections from the Manuscripts Unit

Manuscript CollectionLocated at Special Collections, in Olin Library

More Resources

A guide to library resources about theater, dance, and drama:

From other Archives