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From the Archives & Special Collections: End of Year Wrap-Up

Happy last day of classes! For our last blog post of the school year, I thought we’d cover some of the highlights of the past year. Our Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Adriana Flores ’13 has been with us for … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Studying the Home: Women and Home Economics at UPS

“Studying the Home: Women and Home Economics at University of Puget Sound” is an exhibit that focuses on the transformation of the Home Economics department from its beginnings in 1910, when it was known as Domestic Science, to its final … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: University Historical Texts

Want to learn about the history of UPS, but don’t have the time or transportation to visit the Archives & Special Collections in person? Check out our digitized collection of university historical texts! Two presidents – Edward H. Todd and … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Celebrating 48 Years of Lū’au History

At the beginning of this academic year, the Archives & Special Collections department decided that one of our goals would be to collect more student life materials. With that in mind, I attended LogJam in September to meet some student … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: The Caldecott Books

Since 1938, the American Library Association has awarded the Caldecott Medal to the artist who created the most distinguished “American Picture Book for Children” published in the United States during the preceding year. The medal is named after British illustrator … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Looking Back at the Centennial

Although last week’s celebration of UPS’s 130th birthday was certainly exciting, it wasn’t quite as eventful as the centennial celebration in 1988, so today, we’re looking back at some of the fun activities that were part of the centennial. The … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Happy 130th Birthday, Puget Sound!

This past weekend we celebrated the 130th anniversary of the date – March 17, 1888 – that Puget Sound was founded. At the first conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in this region, Bishop Charles Henry Fowler suggested the creation … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Campus Life 50 Years Ago

Do you ever wonder what campus was like back in the day? Here in the Archives & Special Collections, we have lots of material about campus history, which gives us an opportunity to look back on our university’s history, and … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Are You Following Me?

Are you following the Archives & Special Collections on social media yet? If not, you should be! We created Twitter and Instagram accounts last fall where we post information about interesting items from our collections, historic photographs, and reminders about … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Eunice Williams

One of the most important ways that the Archives & Special Collections collects new materials is through donations from students and alumni. Eunice Williams Goldsmith ’51 is an excellent example of this; she donated a significant collection of photographs in … Continue reading

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