Art Department (Webster University Archives)

The description below provides some basic information about the origin of the collection, the materials available, and any restrictions in use that are in place. Note that the list of materials may not be complete as items may be added to the archives throughout the year. Use of the Webster Archives is by appointment only. See our Planning a Visit page for more information. If you have questions, contact the archives staff. 


Collection description


Date(s): mainly 1960s to present


Administrative/Biographical History: The Art Department occupied the Thompson Carriage House for several years through the 1960s and 1970s. It moved to the Plymouth Building in 1978. The Cecille R. Hunt Art Gallery was opened March 23, 1983. The Plymouth Building, which had been leased from the Webster Groves School District, was sold to condominium developers in the mid-1980s. The Visual Arts Studios and Cecille R. Hunt Gallery moved to the Big Bend Building (formerly The College School location) in 1988.


Scope/Content: Contains primarily exhibit publicity from the 1960's to the present.


Conditions of Access and Use: The collection is open for research use by appointment only.


Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use: Copyright restrictions may apply.


Languages and Scripts of the Material: Materials entirely in English.