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 firstname.lastname@example.org
*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 guide contains an overview of archive collections in the WU Libraries Department of Special Collections that include primary sources broadly related to to the topic of "Work in American History." Topics include the slave system, housework, farm labor, factory work, labor laws, organized labor, and issues of race and gender, among other topics.