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About WashU 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.

Archive Collections


Busch Stadium and the surrounding area, which displaced the St. Louis Chinatown area in 1966, is mentioned in some of the following collections:

St. Louis World's Fair and China

For general sources about the 1904 World's Fair, see also: http://libguides.wustl.edu/1904

e-journals

Bookshelf: St. Louis Chinese-American Community

City Directories

Each directory is slightly different in contents and layout to search for a name or address.  They are a good primary source for St. Louis history.

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