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WWI Archives: Edna Gellhorn and Food Conservation

By Rose Miyatsu on July 11, 2018

During WWI, America sent nearly two million people overseas to fight in Europe, but the war also had a tremendous impact on the lives of those who stayed behind in the United States. The Washington University Archives’ Edna Gellhorn Papers highlight some of the ways everyday life was altere...

Hotch at 100: For Whom The Bell Tolls

By William Youngblood on July 10, 2018

A. E. Hotchner’s friendship with Ernest Hemingway, and his successful adaptation of Hemingway’s “The Battler” for live television led the way to adaptations of some of Hemingway’s most important and popular works. In this episode of Hotch at 100, our ongoing video in...

Libraries’ Declaration of Independence Broadside in the News

By Jody Mitori on July 6, 2018

Washington University Libraries have been featured in the news recently for the exhibition of the Declaration of Independence at John M. Olin Library. The viewing hours for the exhibition are Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. KMOX Ra...

Olin Library South Entrance Inaccessible July 9 – August 10

By Julie Hale on July 6, 2018

From July 9 to August 10, while the concrete in the Olin south plaza is replaced, the south entrance to Olin Library and the book return near the south entrance will both be inaccessible. Visitors should use the north entrance to Olin Library. The book return near the north entrance will also be ...

Power Outage in Limited Areas of Olin to Take Place July 6

By Julie Hale on July 5, 2018

There will be a planned power outage in limited areas of Olin Library on Friday, July 6, starting at 8:00 a.m. when the library opens. Lighting and electrical outlets in the Whispers Café seating area will be off from 8:00 a.m. until mid-morning. The lighting and electrical outlets are expected t...

John Furlong Named Associate University Librarian

By Jody Mitori on July 2, 2018

Washington University Libraries has appointed John T. Furlong to be the associate university librarian for the Research and Academic Collaboration Services Division, effective Aug. 1. Under the direction of Vice Provost and University Librarian Denise Stephens, Furlong will lead library planning ...

Filmed in St. Louis: King of the Hill

By Rose Miyatsu on June 26, 2018

On June 28th at 9AM, Olin Library will be hosting the 101 birthday celebration and book launch for St. Louis author A.E. Hotchner. The event will include an interview with Hotchner over video streaming, an exhibit and manuscript viewing, book sales and a reception. Hotchner is both a St. Louis na...

Law Library Exhibit Highlights Achievements of African Americans

By Jody Mitori on June 23, 2018

The history and achievements of African Americans and their contributions in the United States and all over the world are commemorated in a display on the fourth floor of the Law Library in Anheuser-Busch Hall. The exhibit features photographs of the architect of Black History Month, historian Ca...

A. E. Hotchner to Discuss New Book at 101st Birthday Celebration

By Jody Mitori on June 13, 2018

Washington University Libraries will host a celebration of author A. E. Hotchner’s 101st birthday and the launch of his new novel, The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom, on June 28, 2018, in Room 142 of John M. Olin Library. Refreshments will be served at 9 a.m., and the talk will begin at 9:30 a...

University Libraries Welcome Summer Interns

By Julie Hale on June 11, 2018

University Libraries are happy to announce that Washington University students Christian Beauchamp, Nya Hardaway, and Misael de la Rosa will serve as summer interns. The purpose of the Libraries’ internship program, which runs from June 4 to July 27, is to help students expand their knowled...