Coeducation (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

Visit our coeducation history facts page for more information on the university's transformation to a coeducational institution.


Date(s): mainly 1960s


Administrative/Biographical History: These materials cover the gradual transition of Webster College from a women's institution to a coeducational institution in the 1960s. The first male students were enrolled in the Fine Arts program in 1962. In 1968, the policy was changed to allow male students in all college departments.


Scope/Content: Includes mainly reports and correspondence.


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.