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Accounting and Geometry

American Frontier

American Literature

American Revolution and Colonial America

Archeology

Art History and Criticism

Botany

British Literature

Cartography

Civil War

Cryptography

European History

History of the Book/Printing

Illuminated Manuscripts

Legal History

Mail Art

Mnemonics

Modernism

Paleography - Writing

Philosophy

Philosophy - Philology

Poets: Black Mountain

Poets: San Francisco/Beat

Post-Modernism/Experimentalism

Rock Music

St. Louis Figures and History

Science Fiction

Sign Languages

Social Issues

Stenography

Telegraphy

Theater History

Typography

U.S. Presidents

Vietnam War

Visual Art

Washington University Faculty, Students and History

World War II


Accounting and Geometry

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

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American Frontier

Bryan Family Papers

William G. B. Carson Papers (New Mexico history)

John Rison Fordyce Papers

Isaac H. Lionberger Collection

High Family Papers

Spanish Archive

Mrs. I. A. Stevens Collection

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American Literature

Conrad Aiken Papers

Lee Anderson Papers

Eugene Angert Papers

Jennifer Atkinson Papers

John M. Bennett Papers

Paul A. Bennett Papers

Carol Bergé Papers

Elizabeth Bishop Papers

Paul Blackburn Papers

Mary Boatwright Collection of James Merrill Papers

Louise Bogan Papers

Harold Brodkey Papers

Jocelyn Brooke Papers

Louis Brownlow Papers

Ethan Shaskan Bumas Papers

Anthony Burgess Papers

William G. B. Carson Papers

Jan Garden Castro Papers

Michael Castro Papers

Thomas Clark Papers

Robert David Cohen Papers

Robert Creeley Papers

Lorin Cuoco Papers

Edward Dahlberg Papers

Delmar Magazine Archive

Babette Deutsch Papers

Elyane Dezon-Jones Papers

James Dickey Papers

Bertha Sanford Dodge Papers

Robert Duncan Papers

Stanley Elkin Papers

George P. Elliott Papers

William Everson Papers

Raymond Federman Papers

Wayne Fields Papers

Donald Finkel Papers

John Rison Fordyce Papers

Michael Fraenkel Papers

Free Lance Archives

William Gaddis Papers

Isabella Gardner Papers

William H. Gass Papers

Charles Guenther Papers

Pamela White Hadas Papers

Richard Hazelton Papers

A. E. Hotchner Papers

Herbert Howarth Papers

Ted Hughes Papers

Fannie Hurst Papers

International Writers Center Archive

David Jackson Papers

Josephine Johnson Papers

Jordan Davies Archive

Robert Kohn Papers

William Krasner Papers

Albert and Naomi Lebowitz Papers

Denise Levertov Papers

Leo E. Litwak Papers

Lord John Press Collection

Hunter Low Papers

Walter Lowenfels Papers

Erica Marx Papers

Charles Mathes Papers

Clark Mills McBurney Papers

Shepherd Mead Papers

David Meltzer Papers

James Merrill Papers

Josephine Miles Papers

Henry Miller Papers

Charles Monaghan Papers

Marianne Moore Papers

Steven Moore Collection of William Gaddis

Ted Morgan Collection of William S. Burroughs

John N. Morris Papers

Vladimir Nabokov Papers

Howard Nemerov Papers

George Marion O'Donnell Papers

Donald Oresman Papers

Eric Pankey Papers

Carol Pearlman Papers

Perspective Archive

Pierrepont Press Archive

Arthur Proetz Papers

Release Press Archive

Cedric "Ted" Reynolds Papers

River Styx Archive

St. Louis Poetry Center Archive

William Jay Smith Papers

Radcliffe Squires Papers

Richard Stang Papers

Mrs. I. A. Stevens Papers

Judith Saul Stix Papers

Robert Sward Papers

May Swenson Papers

James Tate Papers

Benjamin Taylor Papers

Edmond Taylor Papers

Jarvis Thurston Papers

Jean Tucker Papers

John Updike Papers

Constance Urdang Papers

Mona Van Duyn Papers

Mona Van Duyn and Jarvis Thurston Papers

David Wagoner Papers

Mary Augusta Ward Papers

Patty Jo Watson Papers

Richard "Red" Watson Papers

Tennessee Williams Collection

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American Revolution and Colonial America

Burr-Purkitt Family Papers

George N. Meissner Collection

Guy Patterson Chapman Papers

Horace Scudder Papers

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Archeology

Patty Jo Watson Papers

John Max Wulfing Collection

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Art History and Criticism

William Eisendrath Papers

Max Kahn Collection

Jean Tucker Papers

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Botany

Bertha Sanford Dodge Papers

George Engelmann Papers

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British Literature

Samuel Beckett Papers

Guy Patterson Chapman Papers

Rick Cluchey Collection of Waiting for Godot Materials

Padraic Colum Letter

Ford Madox Ford Papers

Elizabeth Jennings Papers

Edward Lucie-Smith Collection

Isador Mendle Collection on the History of Printing

George Moore Letter

George Moore and William Butler Yeats Typescript

Iris Murdoch Letters

Roden Noel Papers

F.T. Prince Papers

Progressive League Archive

George Bernard Shaw Papers

Florence Margaret "Stevie" Smith Papers

Muriel Spark Papers

James Stephens Collection

Trigram Press Archive

Alexander Trocchi Papers

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Cartography

Cartographic Manuscript Collection

Mona Van Duyn and Jarvis Thurston Papers

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Civil War

William K. Bixby Papers

Bergun Huff Brown Collection

Farmer Family Papers

High Family Papers

Andrew Johnson Collection

Abraham Lincoln Document

Wilbur Henry Siebert Collection

Mrs. I. A. Stevens Collection

Norman C. "Tom" Wolff, Jr. Collection

James Erwin Yeatman Letter

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Cryptography

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

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European History

Cartographic Manuscript Collection

William K. Bixby Papers

George N. Meissner Papers

Isador Mendle Collection on the History of Printing

Spanish Archive

Mrs. I. A. Stevens Collection

Edmond Taylor Papers

Gert von Gontard Papers

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History of the Book/Printing

George Henry Carter Papers

George N. Meissner Papers

Isador Mendle Collection on the History of Printing

Release Press Archive

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Illuminated Manuscripts

George N. Meissner Collection

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Legal History

Theodore C. Link Family Papers

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Mail Art

John M. Bennett Papers

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Mnemonics

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

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Modernism

Ford Madox Ford Papers

Conrad Aiken Papers

T.S. Eliot Collection

James Merrill Papers

Marianne Moore Papers

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Paleography - Writing

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

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Philosophy

William H. Gass Papers

Richard "Red" Watson Papers

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Philosophy - Philology

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

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Poets: Black Mountain

Cid Corman Papers

Robert Creeley Papers

Robert Duncan Papers

Denise Levertov Papers

Charles Olson Collection

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Poets: San Francisco/Beat

Michael McClure Letters

David Meltzer Papers

Kenneth Rexroth Collection

Philip Whalen Collection

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Post-Modernism/Experimentalism

Stanley Elkin Papers (fiction)

William Gaddis Papers (fiction)

William H. Gass Papers (prose)

Steven Moore Collection of William Gaddis

Ted Morgan Collection of William S. Burroughs

May Swenson Papers (poetry)

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Rock Music

David Meltzer Papers

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St. Louis Figures and History

William K. Bixby Papers

Duff's Restaurant Literary Events Collection

Chouteau Family Collection

Charles Guenther Papers

Richard S. Hawes Collection

Katherine Arnstein Heinemann Papers

Arthur C. Hoskins Papers

Fannie Hurst Papers

Josephine Johnson Papers

Timothy Leach Papers

Albert and Naomi Lebowitz Papers

Frederick William Lehmann Collection

Theodore C. Link Family Papers

George N. Meissner Papers

Isador Mendle Collection on the History of Printing

Stratford Lee Morton Papers

Arthur Proetz Collection

H.J. Ruehmkorf Collection

Robert B. Snow Collection

Spanish Archive

Mrs. I. A. Stevens Collection

James Tower Sweringen Collection

Frank William Taussig Collection

Edmond Taylor Papers

Jean Tucker Papers

Thomas Jefferson Whitman Collection

John Max Wulfing Collection

James Erwin Yeatman Letter

Leah Rachel Yoffie Collection

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Science Fiction

Shepherd Mead Papers

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Sign Languages

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

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Social Issues

Jane Addams Letter

Josephine Johnson Papers

Florence Nightingale Letter

John Greenleaf Whittier Collection

James Erwin Yeatman Letter

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Stenography

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

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Telegraphy

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

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Theater History

William G. B. Carson Papers

Isabella Gardner Papers

Arthur Proetz Collection

St. Louis Theater Program Collection

St. Louis Theater Record Scrapbook

Gert von Gontard Papers

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Typography

Phillip Mills Arnold Papers

Isador Mendle Collection on the History of Printing

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U.S. Presidents

Herbert Clark Hoover Letter

Wayne Fields Papers

Andrew Johnson Collection

Abraham Lincoln Document

William McKinley Letters

George N. Meissner Collection

Theodore Roosevelt Collection

Mrs. I. A. Stevens Collection Papers

Norman C. "Tom" Wolff, Jr. Collection

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Vietnam War

Walter Lowenfels Papers

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Visual Art

Thomas Clark Papers

Max Kahn Collection

James Merrill Papers

Muriel Nezhnie Watercolors

Mona Van Duyn and Jarvis Thurston Papers

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Washington University Faculty, Students and History

Ethan Shaskan Bumas Papers

William G. B. Carson Papers

Elyane Dezon-Jones Papers

William Eisendrath Papers

Stanley Elkin Papers

Wayne Fields Papers

Donald Finkel Papers

Free Lance Archive

William H. Gass Papers

Pamela White Hadas Papers

Richard Hazelton Papers

Katherine Arnstein Heinemann Papers

A. E. Hotchner Papers

Fannie Hurst Papers

International Writers Center Archive

Josephine Johnson Papers

Robert Kohn Papers

Albert and Naomi Lebowitz Papers

Clark Mills McBurney Papers

Shepherd Mead Papers

Modern Literature Recorded Multimedia Collection

John N. Morris Papers

Stratford Lee Morton Papers

Howard Nemerov Papers

Arthur Proetz Collection

River Styx Archive

William Jay Smith Papers

Richard Stang Papers

Judith Saul Stix Papers

Benjamin Taylor Papers

Edmond Taylor Papers

Jarvis Thurston Papers

Constance Urdang Papers

Mona Van Duyn Papers

Mona Van Duyn and Jarvis Thurston Papers

Patty Jo Watson Papers

Richard "Red" Watson Papers

Tennessee Williams Collection

Dorothea Wolfgram Letters

James Erwin Yeatman Letter

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World War II

James Dickey Papers

Laurie Lee Letter

Howard Nemerov Papers

F. T. Prince Papers

William Jay Smith Papers

Edmond Taylor Papers

Gert von Gontard Papers

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