Category Archives: Events

Rowing into the Son Event Big Success!

Almost one hundred people filled the Tahoma Room last week to hear about the incredible BOLD journey of Puget Sound graduate Jordan Hanssen. He told the story of rowing across the Atlantic Ocean. His book, Rowing Into the Son, is … Continue reading

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Collins Memorial Library’s Spring Exhibition Stan! Celebrates Professor Lyle S. “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966)

Collins Memorial Library’s spring exhibition Stan! celebrates the life of Professor Lyle S. “Stan” Shelmidine (1906-1966), a well-loved member of the University of Puget Sound and Tacoma communities. The professor of  Near and Far East history left the Archives & … Continue reading

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Stan! Exhibit – The Life of Professor Stan Shelmidine (1906-1966), April 3-May 30, 2014

The Collins Library is pleased to feature the exhibit Stan!, April 3-May 30, 2014, documenting the life of Professor Stan Shelmidine (1906-1966). The exhibit will feature items from Professor Shelmidine’s personal and research papers, the travels he undertook, the artifacts and … Continue reading

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Calling All Adventure Seekers! Two Incredible events…

Go forth BOLDLY with knowledge and inspiration from these TWO INCREDIBLE TALKS! Walking the Pacific Crest Trail March 26, 2014 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Thompson Hall 175 Join Elena Wimberger and staff of the Slater Museum at the University of … Continue reading

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Gather Round the Press: Remembering Al-Mutanabbi

March 7, 2014 • 12 p.m. Collins Memorial Library Last fall, students at the University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University had the opportunity to view the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here book arts exhibit and meet the founder of … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door Series – 2014 Events!

On the first and third Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m., the Archives & Special Collections will hold a series of informal presentations on current research, unique resources, and rare books that are part of the University of Puget … Continue reading

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“Horizon – Guild of Book Workers” Exhibit Runs February 3 – March 30

February 3 – March 30, 2014 Collins Memorial Library University of Puget Sound The Horizon Exhibition honors the legacy of the book workers’ craft and celebrates some of the finest examples of book arts today. Founded in 1906, the Guild … Continue reading

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Music in the library: The Warp Duo, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, 2 p.m.

Join us for our first music in the library series of the academic year! Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 2-2:20 p.m. Collins Library Reading Room Featuring The Warp Duo, performed by clarinet musicians Delaney Pearson and Andrew Friedman.

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Contribute to the 125th Anniversary Time Capsule! Oct. 25, 2013, 3:30-5 p.m.

Collins Memorial Library Archives & Special Collections Open House Don’t miss this special event and the opportunity to contribute to the 125th Anniversary Time Capsule! October 25, 2013 3:30 – 5 p.m. Our 125th Anniversary Time Capsule will represent a … Continue reading

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Beau Beausoleil Visits Campus to Discuss Al-Mutanabbi

We welcome Beau Beausoleil to campus.  Students from PLU’s Art of the Book class taught by local artist and printer came to Collins Library to meet with Beau and discuss Al-Mutanabbi. Later in the day, Beau shared his perspectives on … Continue reading

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