Becker Library Archives & Rare Books Division

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Room 702, Becker Library
MSC 8132-13-01, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110-1010

WashU Libraries Virtual Book Club: 'Fahrenheit 451'

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

80th Historia Medica Lecture

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Archives & Rare Books Posts

William Beaumont’s momentous and unethical experiments

Beaumont’s relationship with his patient lead to momentous research on digestion, but was questionable at best.

Hudlin Park and its pioneering namesake

Richard Hudlin trained tennis stars and desegregated St. Louis courts.

Traces of Book Owners Past

Do you leave marks on your books? Maybe underline a few key words, put an asterisk next to an important passage, or jot down a quick summary of a point you want to remember? If you do, no worries – people have been writing in their books for centuries! Today, we’re going to look at  [Read more]