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
Olin Library, 1964
This guide is an overview of resources about the history & culture of tobacco products. Yearbooks and other campus publications were heavily sponsored by cigarette, pipe, and tobacco ads. Images and documents about smoking as part of the campus / student culture are also available.
Note: No index exists for student newspapers. Options to access the issues include:
A smoking machine used by Dr. Evarts Graham, of the WU School of Medicine, to test cancer risks in mice.
(Cover image from 1954 Alumni Bulletin)
Read more about the cultural history of advertising, all available at Olin Library.