Washington University School of Medicine Library Dedication Photographs


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Washington University School of Medicine Library Dedication Photographs


  • 1986-1991 (Creation)


0.4 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and content

This collection consists of 185 photographs, negatives, and 35mm slides depicting scenes from the dedication ceremony and reception of the Washington University School of Medicine Library in 1991, as well as early interior views of the Library taken shortly after it opened, and some architectural elevations and schematic studies of the Library by Murphy, Downy, Wofford & Richman Architects. The library was renamed the Bernard Becker Medical Library in 1994.

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Conditions governing access

The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (arb@wusm.wustl.edu).

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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Archivist's note

© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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