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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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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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From the Archives & Special Collections: Illuminated Manuscripts with McCarver students

For the last few years, Collins Memorial Library has participated in the annual McCarver Elementary School visit to Puget Sound. Coordinated by Amy Ryken, Professor and Dean of the School of Education, and Monica DeHart, Professor of Anthropology, the annual … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Spring Family Weekend in the A&SC

We’re so excited to welcome parents and alumni to campus this weekend for the 2019 Spring Family Weekend! To celebrate, we’ll be hosting an open house and installing our new exhibit. The open house will be this Friday, April 12, … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Black Arts Festival

The Archives & Special Collections recently acquired this program from the 1973 Black Arts Festival. The Black Arts Festival was an annual event sponsored by the Black Student Union (BSU). The BSU was founded in 1968 and Puget Sound’s first … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Local Conditions: One Hundred Views of Mount Rainier (At Least)

We recently acquired Local Conditions: One Hundred Views of Mount Rainier (At Least), a stunning artist book by Chandler O’Leary, a Tacoma-based illustrator, letterer, and entrepreneur. O’Leary was inspired by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai and his collections of woodblock prints … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Logbooks

Logbooks are one of my favorite resources in the Archives & Special Collections. Logbooks, also known as student handbooks, were printed every year for incoming students. They often included a message from the university president and the ASUPS president, and … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Outreach on Campus

Access to materials is one of the core functions of all archives. Part of the way that we provide access to and knowledge about our materials is through outreach in the form of classes, events, exhibits, and presentations. These interactions … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and the Archives & Special Collections staff has put together a display of contemporary materials by and about women. On display in our Reading Room are approximately 20 zines from the Collins Library Zine Collection … Continue reading

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