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American Culture Studies: University Life

Historic sources for examining the cultural aspects of an American University.

Contact Info

contact special collections

Archive, Manuscript & Rare Book collections are accessed in Olin Library at the Special Collections reading room.

HOURS:  Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00 by appointment

LOCATION:  Olin Library, 1st floor, Danforth Campus


*collections stored offsite require advance notice for retrieval and use

Questions about a specific topic? Contact:

University Archives: Sonya Rooney

Rare Books: Cassie Brand

Manuscript: Joel Minor 

Local History: Miranda Rectenwald

Dowd Illustration Research Archive: interim curator

Film & Media Archive: Andy Uhrich

Links To Select Collection Inventories (Finding Aids)

WashU Magazines

The University has produced a publication directed towards alumni since the early 1900s.  The publication has changed name over time.  It is currently called Washington University in St. Louis Magazine

Check the finding aid for the list of volumes available at University Archive in original format.  Some issues are also available online.

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