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Office of Public Affairs, Biographical Faculty Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WUA-01-wua00306

This collection is comprised of CV’s, newspapers clippings, and press releases collected by Washington University’s Office of Public Affairs arranged alphabetically by last name. Some photographs are also found within the collection.


  • circa 1920-2020

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is largely designed to serve the Washington University community.  Materials requested from non-Washington University entities require permission for use.  Contact the University Archivist (314) 935-5495 or

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.)


53 linear feet

106 boxes

Arrangement Note

Files are arranged alphabetically by last name.  For individuals with identical names, their main department is also listed in parenthesis.

Source of Acquisition

The main collection came to University Archives from the Office of Public Affairs.  This office collected and filed the information reference information regarding faculty and staff.

Accruals and Additions

University Archives staff has added some material to the collection, including adding material for existing files and also adding files for additional people.  On the new files, it is noted when Archives staff added the material. Accruals are interfiled.

Related Materials

For biographical information for faculty of the Business School in the 1980s and 1990s, refer to the published “Faculty Directory” booklets.  Copies of these are available in University Archives in WUA00217 Publications - Olin Business School

Processing Information

Compiled by Jay Kempen and Leela Pandey in May 2005.  Updated June 2008 by Meredith Nelson and November 2010 by Hadley Davis.  Updated by Jennifer Chen in Sepetember 2015. Updated in Spring 2016 by Miranda Rectenwald. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in September 2018, July 2019, January 2020, and July 2023. Updated by Sonya Rooney in October 2022 and December 2022.

Office of Public Affairs, Biographical Faculty Files
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Language of description

Revision Statements

  • 2023: Additional data cleanup by Danielle Kronmiller.

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