Declaration of Independence

Video of Declaration of Independence Talk Available Online

By ksinger on July 17, 2018

On July 3, 2018, at John M. Olin Library, David Konig, professor of law and professor emeritus of history at Washington University in St. Louis, spoke about the history of the Declaration of Independence and the importance of Washington University Libraries’ rare copy of the document.

Libraries’ Declaration of Independence Broadside in the News

By ksinger on July 6, 2018

Washington University Libraries have been featured in the news recently for the exhibition of the Declaration of Independence at John M. Olin Library. The viewing hours for the exhibition are Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. KMOX Ra...

Declaration of Independence Talk with Professor David Konig

By ksinger on June 11, 2018

The University Libraries are hosting a talk with David Konig, professor of history in Arts & Sciences and of law in the School of Law, about the history of the Declaration of Independence and the significance of the university’s rare copy of the document. The 30-minute talk will be foll...