Archives and Rare Books Events

5 Mar
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | March 5, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. March's theme is Vaccines.

24 Mar
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | March 24, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the session

The WashU Libraries Book Club explores both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. March's selection is "Marcel’s Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate" by Carolyn Porter.

25 Mar
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | March 25, 2021
Online

Join us virtually for the 78th Historia Medica Lecture, 'The Hidden History of Medical Risk: Examples from Premodern Surgery' given by Marquis Berrey, PhD. 

2 Apr
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | April 2, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. April's theme is Botanical / Herbal Books.

21 Apr
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | April 21, 2021
Online

Join us on Zoom for the 79th Historia Medica Lecture, given by Susan L. Burns, PhD. 

28 Apr
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | April 28, 2021
Zoom link will be provided before the session

The WashU Libraries Book Club explores both fiction and non-fiction titles, with selections focusing on history, medicine, travel, adventure, rare books and literature. April's selection is "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks.

7 May
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | May 7, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. May's theme is Preservation.

4 Jun
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | June 4, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. June's theme is Brain Awareness Month.

2 Jul
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | July 2, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. July's theme is Illustrative / Photographic Techniques.

6 Aug
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | August 6, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. August's theme is Maps, Places, and Postcards.

3 Sep
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | September 3, 2021
Online

First Fridays @ Becker are back in virtual format! On the first Friday of each month, join us on Zoom to see themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare book collections. September's theme is WU Dental School.

1 Oct
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | October 1, 2021
Bernard Becker Medical Library - Archives and Rare Books Reading Room

On the first Friday of each month, grab refreshments with our staff at an informal presentation of themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare books collections. October's theme is Death Masks and Spooky Things.

5 Nov
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | November 5, 2021
Bernard Becker Medical Library - Archives and Rare Books Reading Room

On the first Friday of each month, grab refreshments with our staff at an informal presentation of themed picks from the library's renowned archival and rare books collections. November's theme is Food and Drink.