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Publications - Washington University Magazine

Identifier: WUA-02-wua00254

This collection contains the publication Washington University in St. Louis Magazine and its predecessors and similar publications, 1903 – present.

For most issues*, 1908 – 2004, a supplemental listing of the issues’ table of contents is available here.

*Note: In most cases the suplemental information is taken from the publication’s own front matter, but when not present, this was compiled by archives staff directly from headings/titles. The “Alumni Association Bulletin,” No. 1-8, 1907-1921 are not included in this suplemental list.

The Washingtin University School of Medicine Becker Library’s Digital Commons has digitized and made available, both Washington University Magazine (1957-2011),, and Outlook Magazine (1964-2011),

Washington University Magazine (2000 – present) are available in electronic format at


  • 1903-2022


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.)


86 items

14 boxes

Historical Information

The University has produced a publication directed towards alumni since the early 1900s.  The publication has changed name over time. It is currently called Washington University in St. Louis Magazine.

Arrangement Note

This finding aid is divided into series by the title and years of the publication's various titles.

Method of Acquisition

The material in the collections was given to Archives by numerous University offices and individuals.

Accruals and Additions

Accruals are interfiled within collection.

Related Materials

The Becker Library’s Digital Commons has digitized and made available, both Washington University Magazine (1957-2011),, and Outlook Magazine (1964-2011),

Processing Information

Information compiled by University Archives staff 2007-2010. DACS finding aid formatted by Miranda Rectenwald in September 2009. Updated by Miranda Rectenwald in August 2010. Updated by Sarah Schuriger in Summer 2016, February 2017, June 2017, February 2018, January 2019, and June 2019. Updated by Sonya Rooney in March 2020, July 2021, July 2022, August 2022, and December 2022.

Publications - Washington University Magazine
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 February 11: 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