Category Archives: Events

Music in the Library: “The French Connection” Harp Ensemble, Friday, April 17, 2015, 3 p.m.

Please join us! “The French Connection” Harp Ensemble Friday, April 17, 2015 3-3:30 p.m. Performance by: Rosalie Boyle, Christian Sumprer, Frances Welsh, and Pat Wooster

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Behind the Archives Door event: “From Jackson State to Ferguson: Memory and Erasure in the History of Racial Violence” – Tues., April 7, 4 p.m., Second Floor Collins Library

Nancy Bristow, History, African American Studies. April 7, 2014 4 p.m. Archives & Special Collections area, 2nd Floor, Collins Library Asked in August, 2014, whether the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri “raises important issues about race that need … Continue reading

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Presentation by Visual Artist Kate Kern, April 15, 2015, Collins Library, Room 020, 7-8 p.m.

Collins Library and the Puget Sound Book Artists are pleased to announce a presentation by Kate Kern on, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, Collins Library, Room 020, 7-8 p.m. Kate Kern is a visual artist who makes drawings, artists’ books, and … Continue reading

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Music in the Library: Clarinet, Bass, and Jazz Duo, Friday, Feb. 27, 3 p.m.

Please Join Us! Music in the Library: Clarinet, Bass, and Jazz Duo Friday, February 27, 2015 3-3:25 p.m. Collins Memorial Library, Reading Room Performance by:  Jenna Tatiyatrairong, Kelton Mock, Brady McCowan    

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reCollection: An Ephemeral Exhibition of Exquisite & Eclectic Ephemera – Jessica Spring, March 3, 4 p.m.

Please join us! Tea, cookies, and conversation at the Behind the Archives Door series. Jessica Spring, local Tacoma letterpress printer and owner of Springtide Press, will discuss her recent work as shown in reCollection: An Ephemeral Exhibition of Exquisite & … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door Series: Spring 2015 Events

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 Sound Collections. Join us for informal discussion, … Continue reading

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Are you ADDICTED to books? Submit your collection to the 2015 Collins Library Book Collecting Contest!

Do you super-love superheroes? Got a deep love for romance? Enter your collection of books on a theme (up to 30 items – mostly books, but maybe also photos, illustrations, maps, ephemera, CDs, music scores, or posters) in the Collins Library … Continue reading

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Behind the Archives Door series: Collecting the Northwest: Archives, Indians, Missionaries, and the Curation of Plateau Cultural Heritage, Tues., Feb. 3, 4 p.m., Second Floor Collins Library

Trevor J. Bond, Head of Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Missionaries to the inland Northwest created the earliest and most substantial archives of Plateau Indian culture. This illustrated presentation examines how collectors with varied motivations amassed American … Continue reading

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Theatre Arts at Puget Sound: Celebrating a History of Collaboration, Imagination, and Engagement

Exhibit display: Feb. 1 – May 15, 2015 Reception: Friday, February 6, 2015, 4:00-6:00 p.m., with a presentation at 4:30 p.m., Collins Memorial Library The materials in this wide-ranging exhibit offer a glimpse into the process of campus production and … Continue reading

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James Allen – Artist Lecture, Wednesday, January 28, 6:30 p.m., Collins Library Rm. 020

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 6:30 p.m. Collins Library, Rm. 020. James Allen (An artist from Portland, Oregon) finds inspiration in the ephemera of the common objects we encounter everyday altering objects such as books, magazines, photos, and postcards to create … Continue reading

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