Department of Special Collections

Washington University Libraries’ Department of Special Collections is open to the public and welcomes researchers from both on campus and off. An active program of class visits, exhibitions, workshops, and public events highlight the Department’s vital role in scholarship at Washington University and beyond.

Register for Research Studio “Exploring Historical Collections” on Sept. 13 at Noon

Register for Research Studio “Exploring Historical Collections” on Oct. 19 at 5:30pm

Karisa Tavasoli and Ian Darnell, summer 2016 Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis research assistants.

The Adventures of Ian and Karisa

By Karisa Tavassoli, WU Class of 2016 & undergraduate researcher for Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis on August 25, 2016

Reflections of a summer research assistant I started working on Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis in a post-graduate flurry of emotions and tasks, excited to...