Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts (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

Administrative/Biographical History: The College of Fine Arts was formerly established during the 1993-1994 school year by the Board of Trustees to include the departments of Art, Music, and Theatre and Dance. Peter Sargent served as the Acting Dean the first year and was subsequently named Dean in 1995. In September 2000, the College was renamed the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts after the former Webster President.


Scope/Content: This finding aid emphasizes the fine arts in general; separate aids are available for the individual departments mentioned above. Included are miscellaneous items, such as calendars, clippings, and fine arts programs.


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.