University Archives debuts blog on Washington University, St. Louis history

Bears Repeating also to feature stories on archives projects

Staff members from WUSTL’s University Archives have started a blog, Bears Repeating: History and Happenings from Washington University Archives.

The blog, found at, will focus on a range of subjects from WUSTL and St. Louis history to updates on archives-related events and projects.

Writers will include Sonya Rooney, university archivist; Meg Tuomala, digital archivist; Miranda Rectenwald, archives assistant; and students involved in archives work.

According to Rooney, the blog is geared toward WUSTL faculty, students, staff, the WUSTL community in general and outside researchers — anyone interested in the University Archives activities and collections and WUSTL and St. Louis history.