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Publications - College of Arts and Sciences

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WUA-02-wua00213

This collection includes publications created and distributed by the various departments, programs and centers which comprise the College of Arts and Sciences. College wide events such as Convocation, Eliot Honors, and Fall Honors are filed under  “College of Arts and Sciences (General).” Events or programs sponsored by multiple departments are also filed under this heading. Materials from both undergraduate and graduate level programs are included in this collection.

For materials related to University College or Summer School please see the separate collection, Publications – University College.


  • 1934 - 2019


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)


23.00 linear feet

23 boxes

Historical Information

The College of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1856 as the “Collegiate Department of Washington University”; it was renamed the “College” in 1871.  In 1923 the department’s name changed to the “College of Liberal Arts,” and subsequently to the “College of Arts and Sciences” in 1965.

Arrangement Note

Publications are arranged alphabetically, by title if a publication of the overall college, or by department/division and then by title.

Source of Acquisition

This material is transferred to the University Archives on an on-going basis.

Accruals and Additions

Accruals are interfiled within the collection.

Processing Information

Compiled by Leela Pandy in 2005. Updated by Rachel Wigen-Toccalino in December 2008. Updated by Andrea Degener in August 2010. Updated by Hadley Davis in August 2011. Updated by Sarah Gabriel in June 2016. Updated by Jacob Maddon in August 2017. Updated by Angela He in July 2019. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in January 2020.

Publications - College of Arts and Sciences
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 January 29: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the University Archives Collecting Area

Sonya Rooney
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495