In Character: the Life and Legacy of Mary Wickes was curated by the staff of University Archives. Special Thanks to Steve Taravella, the author of Mary Wickes: I Know I’ve Seen that Face Before, Susie Anderson-Bauer, University Archives practicum student in the Fall of 2010, the administration and special events staff of Washington University Libraries, and Brad Short, Subject Librarian for Music, Performing Arts, Film and Media Studies.
    This site is a digital companion to an in-person exhibit that appeared in the Main Lobby and Gingko Room from October 2013 to March 2014. The items in this exhibit are from the Mary Wickes Papers and other collections housed in the University Archives collection. Our archive is comprised from more than 300 unique collections, chronicling the history of Saint Louis. Please visit our website to learn more about our collection.
    If you have questions or comments, please contact us at (314) 935-5444.







Mary in front of Brookings Hall on one of her many visits to Washington University.