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Washington University 75th Anniversary Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WUA-01-wua00158

This collection includes correspondence and meeting minutes regarding the 75th anniversary of Washington University along with speeches and programs of events of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of Washington University.


  • 1928-1932


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51.00 items

1 linear feet

Historical Information

The 75th anniversary of Washington University was celebrated in two different years.  On February 22, 1853, Missouri Governor Sterling Price signed into law the Charter incorporating Eliot Seminary, later Washington University.  So in 1928, the University had a celebration to commemorate the 75th year since the incorporation.  On April 22, 1857, Washington University held its inaugural celebration.  So in 1932, The University had a celebration to commemorate the 75th year since the inauguration.

Method of Acquisition

This material was donated to University Archives

Related Materials

Additional newspaper clippings about the 75th Anniversary are located in the Chancellor's Scrapbook Collection, Box 05, 1928-29 volume.

Processing Information

Processed by Leela Pandey in November 2005.

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Revision Statements

  • 2020 November 4: 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