Local History Digital Materials

These digital materials are only a small percentage of the archive’s Local History collections. Please contact us for information about locating non-digitized materials, publication of images, or how to obtain high resolution files at spec@wumail.wustl.edu.

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St. Louis reference books: Graphic Facts About People in St. Louis and St. Louis County, 1947 booklet about demographics

Eads Bridge Drawings

All drawings have been digitized and are full resolution images may be viewed on site in the Special Collection Reading Room.  You can view thumbnails of the digitized drawings online (large pdf loads slowly).

High resolution images are available upon request.  For access to any of these files, please contact department staff.

St. Louis Car Company Collection:

Series 01 — PCC sales brochure

Series 02 — Specifications for PCC construction, 1941 and 1947

Series 04 — Cardinal Aircraft Sales brochure

Series 05 – images from the collection available on flickr (less than 2% of the thousands of images available in the collection available online).

Documents are available as: full text-pdf, full-text Google Books, or full-text Hathi Trust (all patrons can access materials via HathiTrust, however a WUSTL log-in is required to download items). Some texts are also provided via subscription databases accesabile on campus or via WUSTL log-in.