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From the Archives & Special Collections: Congratulations Class of 2017!

With another academic year coming to a close, another class is moving on to bigger and better things.  Hey Loggers – take pride in what you’ve accomplished during your time here! And in 30 years when you come back for … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Adventures in Washington

Spring has finally sprung! With the sun shining a little more than usual, we need to take full advantage of the warmer weather. The book “Adventures in Washington” by Archie Satterfield will give you plenty of outdoor activities to try. … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Fun Finds from Scanning

In my four years here in the archives, I’ve stumbled across a lot of interesting things in our files that aren’t digitized. I’ve compiled entire lists of things I’d like to go back and find (with notes to locations that … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: History Ain’t Pretty

I will admit, although we tend to feature some of the more positive, creative, or relatable pieces that call the Archives & Special Collections home, there are a multitude of items in the collection that tell a much darker story. … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Law, History and Women

As an aspiring Politics and Government major with a possible History minor, I’m always on the prowl for interesting combinations of the two subjects. This little book, The Woman’s Manual of Parliamentary Law was exactly what I was looking for. … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: A Loggers Guide to Clothes

But what do I wear? The question that is too often asked by students these days. However, this question was answered very specifically in the 1968 “Welcome to Our Campus” handbook. According to this book, women were the ones who … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Monumental Surprise

In the Archives and Special Collections, just like the rest of the world, you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. I pulled out a book and from the oatmeal colored cover and unassuming name, Haida Monumental Art by George … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Building Stories

Here in the Archives & Special Collections we have a myriad of intriguing items and unconventional books, including some books that are far too large to fit on a regular shelf. These books comprise our “oversized” collection, some of which … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: YESNOMAYBE

Here in the Archives & Special Collections we have an array of quirky items; among some of these items are the collections of Artist Books in the Shelmidine Room. Redefining the concept of a “book,” artists create many fun, educational, … Continue reading

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March Book of the Month! Leonardo da Vinci: The Complete Paintings and Drawings

Leonardo da Vinci: The Complete Paintings and Drawings http://alliance-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/UPUGS:upugs_alma:CP71127511200001451 This is the next best thing to actually seeing da Vinci’s paintings in person. It’s a large book so all of the pictures are blown up to an amazing scale. There … Continue reading

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