Who Knew WashU? 3.20.18

Question: On the heels of St. Patrick’s Day, we ask: University Libraries has a collection of papers from what famous Irish writer and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature?


Answer: A) Samuel Beckett, an avant-garde novelist, playwright and poet who won the Nobel Prize in 1969. The libraries’ Samuel Beckett Papers consists of manuscripts of much of Beckett’s work during the 1960s.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Erika Conti, lecturer in Arts & Sciences, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!

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