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From the Archives & Special Collections: Studying vs. the Snow

With our stomachs still full from Thanksgiving dinner, we are forced to accept that finals are only a couple of weeks away. Of course it is easy to get distracted with this dark, rainy weather by imagining snow piles instead … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Harunobu

I noticed this wonderful little book with its unique cover as I was browsing the collection and it piqued my interest. Suzuki Harunobu was a Japanese woodblock artist who was actually the first artist to use full-color prints in 1765. … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: I Can’t Give Up the Puns Cold Turkey!

It’s that time of year again Loggers! Thanksgiving break, with finals on the swift approach! But right about now many of you are stuffed like a turkey from this year’s festivities, sick of being roasted by family or your relentless … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Digital Collections: The Trail

Did you know that you can access almost every issue of The Trail online? Although a full physical collection lives in the Archives & Special Collections, this digital collection is a great resource for students who have trouble finding a … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Shelf-Awareness

Greetings Loggers! Feel like you’ve been lacking some inspiration lately? Well, you can only blame your shelf! That is why I am here to spread some shelf-awareness about the art-landish art-ifacts we have on our shelves here in the Archives … Continue reading

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From the Archives and Special Collections: Don’t Throw it Away!

When I got assigned to work with the Ephemera collection I really had no idea what ‘ephemera’ was. Two years ago I was given the job of re-foldering, re-boxing, and scanning the University of Puget Sound Ephemera collection. It didn’t … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: American Paradox

American Paradox: The Conflict of Thought and Action by Merle Curti is a book in the Archives and Special Collections about the tradition of anti-intellectualism in the United States. It highlights the ironic relationship between how America highly prioritizes education, … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Tamanawas

At our Open House for Homecoming and Family Weekend, we got a question about the origin of the title of the yearbook, Tamanawas. Volume 1 of Tamanawas was published for the 1920-1921 school year. According to the UPS website, Tamanawas … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: October is Archives Month!

Every year in October we celebrate American Archives Month to raise awareness about the importance of preserving, cataloging, and caring for important materials. This month we celebrate archives and archivists across the country. Join in on the American Archives Month … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Mega-Zines Aplenty!

Have you zine our new collection? Well, over in the Archives & Special Collections we haven’t zine better days! We have recently received a brand new collection of ZINES (in case you haven’t guessed) due to a generous donation by … Continue reading

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