Category Archives: From the Archives

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Tales of The Hatchet

Welcome to campus, new and returning loggers alike, and a warm “Hack hack, chop chop!” to all! For you newcomers, are you wondering where this phrase comes from? Well, it could have something to do with our school relic, The … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Back to School

Soon enough we will be going back to school. All the stores are stocked with school supplies and dorm decorations. Empty rooms are waiting to be filled with posters, mini fridges, lamps, and rugs. How easy it is today to … Continue reading

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We are so excited! Construction is underway on our new Archives & Special Collections space.

New Spaces:  Renovations in the Archives & Special Collections! This project has been three and a half years in the making and we are so excited to see it begin. Over the past few weeks we have relocated all of … Continue reading

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Morgan Ford ’17, Peer Research Specialist in the Archives & Special Collections, Presented at the Northwest Archivists Conference

Morgan Ford ’17, peer research specialist in the Archives & Special Collections, presented “Archives, Social Media, and College Students,” at the Northwest Archivists Conference on April 30th in Seattle. The presentation covered the A&SC’s use of the social media platform … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Good Habits 101

Education has changed a lot over the past eighty years, so to get an idea of what was taught in elementary school during that time we are going back to 1935 when the book Good Habits by Charters, Smiley, and … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Dictionary Data

I was one of those kids who would read the dictionary for fun. I always enjoyed opening it up and looking for one word I knew, and then that would usually lead to a cascade of finding weird new words. … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: In Bloom

The warm weather has finally arrived! Everyone is making their way outside to enjoy the sun and relax under the trees. It is hard to imagine the campus without large, shady trees and blossoming flowers, but it was not too … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Illustrations Galore!

If you’re anything like me, you enjoy illustrated books just as much as non-illustrated ones (okay, sometimes more; art is fun). For some fun and fancy-free illustrated books, look no further than Walter Crane’s Flora’s Feast, 1899, or Charles Lamb’s … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Which campus building has the most stories?

The library of course! With so many books and so many floors this “multi-story” building is the ultimate resource and refuge for any UPS student! We as students spend a LOT of our time in this building, so sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Exploring the Northwest

It is finally spring time, which means nice weather and plenty of time to explore the great outdoors! From medicinal plants to conquering the mountains, people have been exploring the Northwest for many years and have made some amazing discoveries. … Continue reading

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