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From the Archives & Special Collections: Do You Copy?

File → Print. Today, that’s all it takes to print a document. Going back sixty-three years, though, it wasn’t that easy. Pictured below is the College of Puget Sound’s copy center in 1953. According to A Sound Past, the lady … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections

The Canse pamphlets are a lot of fun to wander around in. According to our finding aid on Archives West, John M. Canse was a pastor for the University Methodist Episcopal Church in Seattle in 1909. Most of his collection … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Wheelock is Key

If you’re like many UPS students, then you find yourself spending a large quantity of time in the Wheelock Student Center. From discussions to dining, meetings to mail, colds to coffee, and performances to pizza, the Wheelock Student Center has … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Logger Talk

Once a Logger always a Logger. But according to Guy Williams, there is more to being a Logger than just wearing maroon and white. Williams’s book, Logger-Talk: Some Notes on the Jargon of the Pacific Northwest is a dictionary for … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: A New Theme for the Puget Papers!

Some of you may remember the Puget Papers, a serial we published on a weekly basis on our Tumblr. In the fall semester, our chosen theme was “the ‘University’ in University Place,” which documented our school’s adventures from 1893-1903 while … Continue reading

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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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