John Ezell Exhibit

By Jennifer Akins on October 14, 2015

Stop by the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library three hall cases to view a selection of John Ezell, BFA Painting alumnus, theatre maquettes from the Modern Graphic History Library. They will be on display through Fall 2015 semester. Find out more about the John Ezell Collection.

Design Inspiration

By Jennifer Akins on October 14, 2015

Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design. Kranzberg Ref. NC997 .P53 2012 Find your design inspiration in the Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design, featuring 500 designs from advertising, books, posters, typeface and more.

Open Scholarship Highlights: September/October 2015

By Emily Stenberg on October 9, 2015

Open Scholarship is the repository for Washington University in St. Louis and contains faculty publications, graduate theses and dissertations, undergraduate research, journals, books, and conferences. Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy This summer we added 191 publica...

Whose History Is Being Told?

By Karisa Tavassoli, WU Class 2016 on October 7, 2015

Those of us who not only love history but work to preserve documents and peoples’ stories, must be aware of whose stories are being told and use access to information in a way that is always striving toward equity. The erasure of certain histories has long been a tool to oppress and de-value peop...

Spring 2016 talks at WU on the history of science, medicine, technology

By Ruth Lewis on October 6, 2015

January 20: Mind the Gap: Avicenna’s New Argument against Actually Infinite Space and Its Reception. Jon McGinness (UMSL) Life Sciences 202 @ 12:00 pm. History & Philosophy of Science & Medicine Seminar Series January 21: 49th Historia Medica “The History of Thoracic Surgery at Wa...

Fall 2015 talks at WU on the history of science, medicine, technology

By Ruth Lewis on October 6, 2015

Sept. 9: “Convergent Evolution as Natural Experiment: The Tape of Life Reconsidered.” Russell Powell (Department of Philosophy, Boston University; Visiting Scholar, WUSTL Fall Term) Life Sciences 202 @ 12:00 pm. History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine series Sept. 17: 46th Historia Medica:...

Explore Digital Loeb Classical Library

By Julie Hale on October 2, 2015

The WU Libraries have begun a trial of the digital Loeb Classical Library, which will run through the end of November. Founded by James Loeb in 1911, the Loeb Classical Library strives to make Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest audience possible. The digital Loeb Classical Libr...

About our Blog: University Archives

By Miranda Rectenwald on October 1, 2015

This blog’s articles are created by the staff and a team of student workers and interns at University Archives, Department of Special Collections, to highlight ongoing projects, programs, and highlight collections.  The blog was started in 2010  under the title Bears Repeating: History &...