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Arthur W. Proetz Papers

Identifier: WUA-03-wua00121


  • 1886-1966


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19.00 linear feet

Biographical Information

Arthur Proetz was born in St. Louis in 1888, and died in St. Louis in 1966. He was a graduate of Washington University (1910) and the Washington University Medical School (1912). From 1919-1954 he served as Professor of Clinical Otolayrngology at the Washington University School of Medicine.


The collection is divided into eleven series:

Series  01:  Childhood Memorabilia

Series  02:  Washington University Memorabilia

Series  03:  World War I Memorabilia

Series  04:  St. Louis Memorabilia

Series  05:  Medical Correspondence and Reprints

Series  06:  Personal Correspondence

Series  07:  Films By Dr. Proetz

Series  08:  Erma Proetz (First Wife) Memorabilia

Series  09:  Scrapbooks and Misc. Ephemera

Series 10:  Photographs Organized by Subject and Size

Series 11: Oversized Materials

Method of Acquisition

This material was donated to the University Archives.

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Pabarcus in December 2005.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021 March 26: 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