Category Archives: From the Archives

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From the Archives: Cross Currents

Today I learned that in the Archives & Special Collections we have something called, Crosscurrents. I found it particularly interesting, as they are a published collection of student works, ranging from poetry, photography, art, music, and much more. In Crosscurrents … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Guess What? It’s National Archives Month Again!

October is here again, and with it comes Halloween, pumpkins, ghosts, and frankenbooks! Oh, and National Archives Month. The Behind the Archives Door lecture series continues today at 4:00p.m. (second floor of the Collins Library) with a “At-Home” Preservation by … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Boys and Beards

After spending days in the Archives & Special Collections organizing copies of the Trail, I came across many interesting articles about the University of Puget Sound. Being a freshman, I am unaware of many of the traditions that occur on … Continue reading

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From the Archives: “‘Spirit of CPS’ Passes To Its Reward, Faithful Campus Steed Is No More”

The story behind this headline is just about as dismal as it sounds. Upon rummaging through the archives I came across this headline in an issue of The Puget Sound Trail dated September 28th of 1928, and it most certainly … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Recent Additions

The Archives & Special Collections recently added quite a few items to the collections.  A small sampling is on display outside of the Archives & Special Collections.  Take a look at our video (link below) or stop by during our Open … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Collins Memorial Library will be hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on September 20th, from 2-4pm. The event, timed to take place as the Race and Pedagogy Conference approaches, will focus on improving the diversity of representation on Wikipedia, and specifically the … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Freshmen Traditions

Back in the older days of our highly esteemed university, there were some very… odd traditions pertaining to freshmen and their relationship with the sophomores. Trust me; if you haven’t heard of the freshman beanie, you’re missing out. Upon arriving … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Summer Wrap-up

I can’t believe the summer is coming to an end and that I’ll be wrapping up my work in the Archives and Special collections this week. This summer has been wonderful and I’ve absolutely loved exploring history through the archival … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Mable Electa Buland Campbell

This week as I was researching a past president of the University of Puget Sound, I stumbled upon someone I found a bit more interesting in a 1909 edition of The Trail: Mable Electa Buland. The Trail article introduced Buland … Continue reading

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From the Archives: The Irrepressible Reverend Henry Brown

I would like to open this blog post with a quote from my friend from this week’s archival research, Dr. Henry Brown: “Indeed our common Christianity is in jeopardy from the universal prevalence and insidious attacks of the forces of … Continue reading

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