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Fannie Hurst

This guide outlines various research materials about novelist, feminist, and former Washington University student Fannie Hurst

Contact Info

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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

Modern Graphic History Library: Skye Lacerte

Film & Media Archive: Andy Uhrich

Fannie Hurst

Primary Sources available at Special Collections

Fannie Hurst (1889-1968) spent the first twenty years of her life in St. Louis. She graduated from Washington University with a bachelor degree in 1909, and in the following years became a noted American novelist.

This guide features primary source materials available to researchers from the Department of Special Collections.   Also noted are published titles and related resources available from the Washington University Libraries.

Access collections at Special Collections, Olin Library 1st floor.  Click each title for more information:

Alumni Publication (by or about Fannie Hurst)

Books and Stories by Fannie Hurst

Books about Fannie Hurst

Relevant Collections at other Archives