Saint Louis University Collection

Collection number:   MIS.3.002
Repository Code: MoSlJA
Repository:   Jesuit Archives: Central United States
Title:   Saint Louis University collection
Date [bulk]:   1850-2005
Date [inclusive]: 1770-2013
Extent:   38.5 linear feet (22 record cartons, 4 oversize boxes, 2 file drawers, 3 oversize drawers)
Creator:   Jesuits. Missouri Province
Language of material:   English with some Latin.


Abstract: Saint Louis University (SLU) is a private, Jesuit, research university located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Established in 1818, SLU is the first institute of higher education founded west of the Mississippi River and the second oldest Jesuit university in the United States. The collection contains topic files, correspondence, publications, ledgers, journals, photographs, prints, and ephemera related to the history and administration of Saint Louis University from its acquisition by the Society of Jesus in 1829 to 2013.  This collection was compiled from various sources by Province Archives Staff.

Conditions governing access:   This collection is open for research. Access to original glass plate negatives is limited to special appointments because the images are fragile.

Conditions governing reproduction and use:  The archival records in the Jesuit Archives: Central United States are the property of the Central and Southern, Chicago-Detroit, Wisconsin, New York and New England Provinces of the Society of Jesus. Copies may not be duplicated or deposited elsewhere without the prior written consent of the archivist. Supplying a copy is not an authorization to publish or circulate. Written permission to publish any records in their entirety or a substantial portion thereof must be requested and approved prior to publication. The researcher has the sole legal responsibility for obtaining this written permission


MIS.3.002 Saint Louis University Finding Guide