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GLBC 1200 - Schools for Today

About the Collections

Use of archival collections is by appointment only

Archival materials may include miscellaneous reports, correspondence, newsletters, photographs, etc. For further information, please contact the University Archivist (see contact information to the left).

Student Newspapers

Student newspapers from 1920 to 2007 are available on the computers in the Emerson Library. They are not yet accessible via the Internet. Please consult the instructions for accessing the student newspapers for more information. More recent articles are available on The Journal website.

Education Related Collections

The College School: The College School was established at Webster in September 1963 as an experimental laboratory for teaching and learning. The school was eventually closed after the Spring 1979 semester and reopened as an independent institution (

Upward Bound: Upward Bound was a program begun in 1965 to offer a pre-college experience to disadvantaged high school students.

VAULT (Veterans Accelerated Urban Learning for Teaching): The program was established at Webster in 1968. VAULT was a program for educationally disadvantaged veterans to get teaching certificates and ultimately teaching positions in inner-city schools.

Webster-Mullanphy Center: The Center was located near the Pruitt-Igoe Housing Project in downtown St. Louis. Several students in the Department of Social Sciences lived there and did sabbatical reports on the preschool that was operated under Webster's auspices in the mid-1960s.