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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 with Pruitt-Igoe Materials

Each of these large collections are listed below, and further relevant items can be located by browsing the finding aids (linked from the title). To view items listed, contact the Department of Special Collections in Olin Library:

St. Louis Mayors'  and Civic Leaders' Records:
Urban League of St. Louis  Records  (a large collection with relevant sections listed below)
Other Collections:

Published Works: Pruitt-Igoe