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Collins Library Links: Book Collecting Contest

Book Collecting Contest What better way to end the year with a celebration of student scholarship, reading, and supporting a new generation of book collectors. We recognize The Book Club of Washington for their support of Puget Sound students. The … Continue reading

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Lecture: More Subversive Stitching: Tiny Pricks: Tweets, Textiles, and Trump, November 1, 2019, 4:00–5:30 p.m., Archives & Special Collections

Artist Diana Weymar is the founder of Tiny Pricks a project in which participants stitch quotes by Trump into antique or inherited textiles to create a material record of his presidency. Pieces are donated to a travelling collection that has … Continue reading

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Lecture: A Mind at Work: May Morris and Subversive Stitching, September 14th, 1:30-3:00pm, Collins Memorial Library

In this presentation, Dr. Wager will explore the work of May Morris (1862-1938), an accomplished designer, embroiderer, public speaker, writer, educator, advocate for social causes, and founder of the Women’s Guild of Arts. Morris’s legacy is tied to her father, … Continue reading

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Ada Hoch-Schneider Wins Library Art Award 2019

Each year the Collins Memorial Library sponsors an award for a graduating Art major.  The monetary award is $250 and the honor of displaying their art work in a prominent spot in the library for a term of one year.  … Continue reading

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Imagine seeing all the possible versions of yourself…

In the quiet haven of Clearing, Oregon, four neighbors find their lives upended when they begin to see themselves in parallel realities. Ginny, a devoted surgeon, has a baffling vision of a beautiful co-worker in her bed and begins to … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Pre-Graduation Reflection

Hi! My name is Julia Masur and I’m the Peer Research Specialist in the Archives & Special Collections. Since I graduate in less than three weeks, I’m closing out my time in the A&SC by reflecting on my work here … Continue reading

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An exploration of what it means to be a modern woman

Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, linking two cultures and fitting neatly into either. She works at a national newspaper, where she’s constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle class peers. After a … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Congratulations 2019 Puget Sound Graduates!!

You made it! What an outstanding achievement! Your success is well deserved and all of your hard work certainly does not go unnoticed by your fellow Loggers. Now is the time to take all of what you’ve learned here at … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Documenting the Student Experience at Puget Sound

It’s always a good time to donate materials to the Archives & Special Collections, but as we get to the end of the school year, we want to encourage student organizations to start going through everything they’ve produced in the … Continue reading

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Imagine you could hide the darkest, most horrifying secret. Forever.

Young Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a strange letter arrives summoning him away from his family. He is to begin an apprenticeship as a Bookbinder—a vocation arousing fear, superstition, and prejudice amongst his small community.  Bookbinding is … Continue reading

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