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Homer G Phillips Hospital History

Primary and secondary sources for researching the history of Homer G. Phillips Hospital, located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Contact Archive Staff

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

Finding Aids - Collections about Homer G. Philips Hospital

Materials listed in these guides can be accessed by visiting or contacting the WU Department of Special Collections in Olin Library:

St. Louis Mayors Records (in chronological order) :
Urban League of St. Louis  Records 
Other Collections:

Becker Archives (WU School of Medicine) Collections - Homer G. Phillips Hospital

The following collections are located at the Bernard Becker Medical Library, Archives & Rare Book department. Researchers should contact the Becker Archives for further information about accessing materials listed below.
Location: 7th floor, Becker Library
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm, or by appointment
Telephone: (314) 362-4236

Resources from other Archives and Museums (not WU)

Published Sources Related to Homer G. Phillips Hospital and St. Louis Healthcare

Additional Resources on Healthcare in the Black Community

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