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American Politics & Society in the 1970s

Primary and secondary sources available at the WU Libraries

Finding Aids to Primary Sourcest: 1970s America

This guide contains an overview of archive collections that include primary sources that are broadly related to the American history, politics, and culture in the 1970s. Topics include Earth Day, environmentalism, urban decay and renewal, sexual revolutions, national politics, disco, and more.

Collections below are located at Special Collections in Olin LIbrary.  Click each title for more information:

Collections below are from the Modern Graphic History Library,  contact  slacerte@WUSTL.EDU for more information.

Periodicals at Olin Library

Online Primary Sources

More Resources

Collections at other local / regional archives. Please contact each listed organization for more info: