New and Revised Finding Aids

Below you’ll find a list of the finding aids University Archives has created or revised since July 2011. A finding aid is an access tool that describes the contents of an archival collection, contains historical information about the person or organization that created the records contained in the collection, and includes a listing of the contents of the collection. For questions about any of these collections please contact University Archives at You can also search all of our finding aids here.

University Offices and Departments   

  • Assembly Series Collection, 2000-2008
  • Assembly Series Collection, 2009-2011
  • Building Information Files
  • Dean of Women and Dean of Students Office Records
  • Facilities Planning and Management Records
  • First Year Center Orientation Collection
  • Gallery of Art Records
  • Office of Student Affairs (Student Activities) Records
  • School and Department History Files
  • Washington University Alumni Association Records
  • Washington University Chancellor’s Reports and Messages Collection
  • Washington University Memorabilia Collection
  • Washington University Photographic Services Collection (Events and Miscellaneous)
  • Washington University Second Century Convocation Collection
  • Washington University Vertical File

University Publications

  • Publications – Admissions Collection
  • Publications – Alumni and Development Collection
  • Publications – Alumni Association Collection
  • Publications – College of Arts and Sciences Collection
  • Publications – Office of Governmental and Community Relations Collection
  • Publications – Office of Student Affairs Collection
  • Publications – William Greenleaf Eliot Society
  • Washington University Course Catalog Collection
  • Washington University Record Collection

Faculty and Alumni

  • Alexander Langsdorf Papers
  • Benjamin McAlester Anderson Papers
  • David J. Pittman Papers
  • Emmet Layton Papers
  • Harold J. Barnett Papers
  • Herbert Speigelberg Collection
  • Herbert Speigelberg Papers
  • Howard Gest Papers
  • J.W. Bennett Papers
  • Jack H. Hexter Papers
  • Robert H. Salisbury Papers
  • Walter Rist Collection on the Carl Schurz Tour

Student Groups

  • Publications by Student Groups Collection
  • Thurtene Memorabilia Collection

St. Louis Area and Other Subjects

  • Black Film Promotional Material Collection
  • St. Louis Biz Collection (Television Show)
  • US Presidential First Lady Visitation (1994) Collection

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