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.







Lorin Cuoco, 1954-2019

By joelminor on August 15, 2019

It is with great sadness that we pause to note the death of Lorin Cuoco, a longtime advocate for literature and the arts, especially in the St. Lou...

WashU Libraries Launches New Book Club Series

By Jennifer Killion on August 8, 2019

Join us as we explore both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books, and litera...