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Civil Rights in St. Louis

This page is an overview of archive sources available in Special Collections about civil rights from the late 1940s-1970s.

Finding Aids by Subject: Civil Rights

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:

Student and Chancellor T.H. Eliot


Demonstration on W.U. campus, 1968.

Image from University Archives

Digitized material from other Archives (not WU)