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Washington University Poster Collection

Identifier: WUA-02-wua00424

The Washington University Poster Collection consists of posters for various campus events as well as poster and flyers from the student bulletin board in Whispers Café in Olin Library. The collection is arranged roughly in chronological order.


  • 1968-2016

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.)


6 linear feet

6 boxes (1 drawer)


The Washington University Poster Collection is arranged into two series:

Series 1: Washington University Campus Event Posters

Series 2: Whispers Café in Olin Library Fliers and Posters


Accurals are interfiled within the collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Gabriel in August 2016. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in December 2017

Washington University Poster Collection
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 May 27: 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