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
REQUESTS / APPOINTMENTS: 314-935-5495 email@example.com
*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
This page is an overview of primary sources available at Special Collections in Olin Library about civil rights from the late 1940s-1970s.
Collections available include the Urban League of St. Louis, materials from the WUSTL chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Professor Dan Bolef's Papers, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri Records. Additional sources are St. Louis Mayor's papers covering the late 1940s through 1970s.
Finding aids for select collections:
Demonstration on W.U. campus, 1968.
Image from University Archives