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From the Archives & Special Collections: The Darwin Family

If you’re a fan of science, Darwinism, or fascinating autobiographical anecdotes then the Archives & Special Collections is the place for you! We have a 3-volume collection titled The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin and it is FULL of … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Spring 2016!

Welcome back Loggers! Here’s hoping for a great spring semester. Check out our new digital collections in Archives & Special Collections, University Ephemera, 1888-present, and the Oregon Methodist Missions papers. The Archives & Special Collections is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: 20th century photographers are artists too!

Are you interested in art? What about history? Do you like books? What about Tacoma and the beautiful state of Washington? Have you ever wondered what this place looked like over 100 years ago? Well look no further because the … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Dinner Break

This photo pretty much sums up going home for break. Thanksgiving was a success and with only a couple of weeks until Christmas, we will be stuffing our faces with home cooked food once more. This picture was taken in … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: We want your photos!

We want your photographs for our upcoming exhibit! Exploring the Northwest features unique material from the Collins Memorial Library Archives & Special Collections along with contemporary material from the students, staff, and alumni of Puget Sound.  Join 200 years’ worth … Continue reading

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December Calendar 2015 – View Images Daily!

This December calendar was originally developed by Jordan Ross (now the Technology Coordinator of CES) during her time as a student employee in the Collins Library and was recently updated by Jacob Imlay, past student employee and a 2015 graduate … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is approaching, meaning we’ve all got food and family on our mind! But before you return home to your families for the holidays, enjoy a few holiday-inspired meals here with your UPS family! Do you ever wonder where UPS … Continue reading

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From the Archives and Special Collections: Pictures of the Alphabet

Kate Greenaway’s small book, “Kate Greenaway’s Alphabet,” only has 32 pages and almost every page only has one letter, the letters of the alphabet. Each letter is a picture in itself which she illustrated. Little kids are seen playing around, … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: What’s In the Box?

If you’ve ever been in the Archives & Special Collections, you’ve probably seen the occasional “store flat” box on the shelves. Well, I see them all the time, but even I forget they’re there sometimes, so I decided to investigate! … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: How to Build a Gym

The construction of the new fitness and aquatic center is well under way, but these new facilities would not be possible without major planning, computer graphics, and architectural layouts. If we go back to 95 years to the 1920s this … Continue reading

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