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From the Archives & Special Collections: The Parallel Bible

In my History 101 class we’ve been learning all about the spread of Christianity throughout the Roman Empire and as a giant history buff, I’ve been fascinated. Recently, this rather gigantic bible caught my eye with the intricate border work … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Man and His Becoming

So there’s been a new little green book sitting on our shelf for months that I hadn’t quite gotten an opportunity to look at until now. Imagine my surprise to find out that it’s actually from our university (even if … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: New in the Reading Room: Book of the Month!

This semester, we’ve added a featured Book of the Month to the Archives & Special Collections’ reading room. For the next three months (February, March, and April), a student worker will pick 1-2 books that they consider to be their … Continue reading

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Archives & Special Collections: “The grandly impressive scenery of the Pacific Northwest, once seen, can never be forgotten.”

The book, Pacific Coast Pictures, is a photo album of the mountains, forests, and waterways that make up this special region. Along with each picture, there are a few paragraphs describing the area and providing facts about it. Each black … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Students’ home destroyed 67 years ago!

This is the time of the year for winter storms, but most of them do not cost students their homes. A Sound Past includes a photograph of married College of Puget Sound juniors Gerald Perry ’51 and Ruth (Matlock) Perry … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Ch-Ch-Changes

Good news! For those of you who haven’t already visited the Archives & Special Collections this year, we got a makeover! Walls have been added, windows, doors, the whole shebang… but it doesn’t stop there! We just recently received our … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Jellied Prunes

It is almost Thanksgiving which means food, a lot of great food. Recipes have been perfected, passed down year from year, and everyone has their favorites. It would be safe to say, though, that split pea pancakes, jellied prunes, and … Continue reading

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From the Archives and Special Collections : Animals at Play

At this time in November, when all the animals are starting to disappear into their warm burrows or nests for winter, it’s nice to remember spring and summer when they were all running around in our backyards. This book, a … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Slide Binders

Are you a photo aficionado? Do you like photo slides and negatives? Well boy howdy do we have a collection for you to come look at. Hiding in the archives & special collections storeroom are 15 shelves filled to the … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: I Heard Being A Vampire Really Sucks

HAPPY HALLOWEEN LOGGERS!!! We here at Collins hope you had a fang-tastic holiday! Now, the Archives & Special Collections is not known for being a spooky place, but perhaps it should be. Little do people know, among the dusty old … Continue reading

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