The College School (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 and 1970s.


Administrative/Biographical History: The College School was established in September 1963 as an experimental laboratory for teaching and learning. The college administration had planned to close the school after the 1967 spring semester but kept it open due to pressure from parents and faculty. The school was eventually closed after the Spring 1979 semester. It now operates independently of Webster University in a separate location.


Scope/Content: Includes miscellaneous materials related to the program when it was operated by Webster College. Contains overviews and self-study reports, correspondence, and issues of a newsletter published by the College School.


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.