Category Archives: From the Archives

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From the Archives: Bibliodeath

Last year I stumbled across Bibliodeath by Andrei Codrescu. The title is tantalizing–the death of books? Isn’t that a bit of a hot topic for libraries, especially with the rise of digitization (it is, but to me it’s the duty … Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Trip to the Tacoma Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

Despite having lived in Tacoma for the last three and a half years, I am the first to admit that much of the city remains a mystery to me, and in my last semester at UPS, I have been trying … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Greek Life

The Sigma Chi fraternity house in 1954. Check out more photographs on A Sound Past!        

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From the Archives: Women from the Archives & Special Collections exhibit

Beginning February 3rd and running through May 29, 2015, the Archives & Special Collections is showcasing women authors, scientists, and artists whose works are found in the Archives & Special Collections at the University of Puget Sound. The exhibit includes … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Back to the Books

Now that classes have started back up, we must begin to conquer homework, schedules, and everything else. Take advantage of the many great resources at UPS and visit the Archives & Special Collections. In addition to rare books there are … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Sally Fitzpatrick letters

One of our new additions to the Archives & Special Collections is a collection of letters written by Sally Fitzpatrick. Sally was a graduate student in education at Puget Sound from 1948 to 1949 and was appointed the special supervisor … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Welcome Back!

Welcome back to campus for Spring 2015! This semester the Archives & Special Collections will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Stop by to learn more and use the rare books, university archives, manuscript collections for your upcoming … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Happy Winter Break!

Have a happy and safe winter break! We’ll be here when you get back in January.  

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From the Archives: Mapping a Path

Maps tell us where we are and show us how to get to where we want to go. They give us a picture of what is around us. There can be maps of buildings, maps of towns, or maps of … Continue reading

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From the Archives: All My Life I Wanna be a Logger

Many of the students at the University of Puget Sound have wanted to be a Logger their entire lives. Some have unknowingly come upon this course, but now that we are here, it is easy to assume that becoming a … Continue reading

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