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Professor Kevin Herbert’s Slide Collection

A woman in a skirt standing in the foreground amongst the ruins of the Greek Segesta Temple.

The late Professor Kevin Herbert (1921-2015) began teaching classics at Washington University in St. Louis in 1962. Professor Herbert served as curator of the Wulfing Coin Collection from 1968 to 1994 and served as chair of classics from 1982 until his retirement. He was named professor emeritus in 1992 but continued to teach, primarily in the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (formerly University College), until 2008.

University Archives holds the Kevin Herbert Papers, one series of which includes his slides used in teaching. A small selection is made available digitally in three categories:

  • Alexander & Hellenistic World – Survey;
  • Cities of Sicily – Peloponnesian War;
  • Roman Myths, Heroes, Buildings.


Special Collections Management, Special Collections, Preservation, and Digital Strategies
Sonya Rooney
Job Title
University Archivist
Phone Number
(314) 935-9730