Skip to Content

Washington University Student Union, Files of President Ben Zaricor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WUA-05-wua00189

This material was collected by Ben Zaricor as President of Washington University Student Union, including: correspondence, proposals to University Community Council concerning student rights and judicial procedures, reports regarding student activities, student assembly minutes, material on student strikes, material on G.E. strike, material on judicial proceedings against Washington University students.  Other material includes items from his time as a student, various Washington University publications, and material relating to the Sociology Department.


  • Creation: 1963-1974


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.)


3 Linear Feet

4 Boxes

Biographical Information

Ben Zaricor graduated from Overton High School in Memphis, Tennessee in May 1965.  Later in 1965, Zaricor began taking night classes at Washington University in St. Louis, while working as a stack attendant in the University library. In the fall of 1968, he was accepted into the day school of the University. As a student, Zaricor was very active in students’ rights and student activities and was elected Student Union president in 1969-1970. He graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Method of Acquisition

This material was donated to the University Archives by Ben Zaricor on March 24, 1975.

Processing Information

Processed by Rachel Wigen-Toccalino, Daniel Caldera, and Sonya Rooney in September 2008. We kept the arrangement and description provided by past University Archives staff.

Washington University Student Union, Files of President Ben Zaricor
Description rules
Language of description

Revision Statements

  • 2021 May 19: 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