Webster University Archives Collection Descriptions

Below is a partial list of the types of materials owned by the Archives. Appointments are required if you want to see any of the materials listed. See our Planning a Visit to the Webster University Archives page for instructions.




Office of Student Affairs



Individuals' Papers and Collections (Administration, Faculty, Staff)

Harry James Cargas Papers

Audrey Marie Effinger Dietrich Scrapbook

Gloria Meder Kast Scrapbook

Seena B. Kohl Papers

Allen Carl Larson Collection of Conrad N. Hilton and Sisters of Loretto Correspondence

Reta A. Madsen Papers

Marsha Mason Papers

Jacqueline Grennan Wexler Collection

Marita Woodruff Collection on Webster University Theater




The College School

Corporate Colleges of St. Louis University (including Webster College)

Gallery of Living Catholic Authors

L.E.E.P. (Law Enforcement Educational Program)

Madison Project

M.E.C.A. (Metropolitan Educational Center in the Arts)

Upward Bound

V.A.U.L.T. (Veterans Accelerated Urban Learning For Teaching)

Webster Institute

Webster-Mullanphy Center

W.I.M.S.A (Webster Institute of Mathematics, Science, and the Arts)




Course catalogs

Literary Publications

Student Newspapers




Schools, colleges, departments

Art Department

Conservatory of Theatre Arts

Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts

Music Department

School of Education





Selected topics


Student Strike, May 1970 (aftermath of Kent State shootings)

Transfer of college ownership to a lay board, 1967