Julian Edison Department of Special Collections

Washington University Libraries’ Julian Edison 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.

SPECIAL COLLECTION HOURS:

Open Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. (except University holidays*)

Special Collections is located in John M. Olin Library – Level One

Hours at West Campus by appointment only.

Please contact us to arrange your visit or with reference questions:

(314) 935-5495 | spec@wumail.wustl.edu

Julian Edison Department of Special Collections
Washington University Libraries
One Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1061
St. Louis, MO 63130

Special Collections Management Staff Directory

Preservation and Digitization Staff Directory

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Love is Love in the Library

By Miranda Rectenwald on February 14, 2020

The exhibit It’s Complicated: Documents of Love features items related to love drawn from the Department of Special Collections at Washington Unive...

Cartography and Maps

By Tobias Feldmann on December 13, 2019

Maps help us to orient ourselves in the world or in a specific region and find the place we’re looking for, just like our WashU campus maps help ma...