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From the Archives & Special Collections: Happy Thanksgiving!

Well, Loggers, the Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and I’m sure everyone is looking forward to spending time with their family and friends over a delicious meal. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what you are grateful for in … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Alternative Student Newspapers

UPS has had an official student newspaper for almost as long as the university has existed. Published under three different names – Ye Recorde (1895-1903), The Maroon (1903-1911), and The Trail (1911-present) – the official student newspaper has published over … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Campus activism in the 1960s

Every semester, the Archives & Special Collections welcomes students from many classes into the A&SC for specially designed classroom sessions. As the Archivist, I work with faculty members and the liaison librarians to create sessions that use archival materials and … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, Loggers! We’re sure everyone is very excited to see President Crawford’s costume at the campus Halloween party in the Rotunda today, so in honor of our current president’s favorite holiday, we’re looking back at another president’s Halloween celebration … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Rare Book Exhibit

Did you know that the Archives & Special Collections is home to over one thousand rare books? These special collections items include truly unique works such as Peter Apian’s Cosmographia, published in 1524, and Plutarch’s Lives, published in 1538. While … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Behind the Archives Door: Dennis Flannigan’s “Letters from Mississippi”

On Thursday, October 18th (that’s tomorrow!), Dennis Flannigan, a member of Puget Sound’s Class of 1961, will join us in the Archives Seminar Room on the second floor of the library for our “Behind the Archives Door” lecture series. In … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: African American Communist Party Pamphlets

We recently completed a finding aid, or inventory, for a significant manuscript collection that we acquired several years ago – the African American Communist Party Pamphlets. This collection contains 53 pamphlets created between 1928 and 1974 by the Communist Party … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Celebrating Archives Month!

October is Archives Month and we are excited to celebrate! According to the Society of American Archivists, “Since 2006, American Archives Month has given the profession an opportunity to tell (or remind) people that items that are important to them … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: 2018 Race and Pedagogy National Conference

Beginning this Thursday evening, the University of Puget Sound and the Race & Pedagogy Institute will be hosting the fourth Race & Pedagogy National Conference. This year’s conference is centered on the theme of “Radically Re-Imagining the Project of Justice: … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Welcome Back!

We hope everyone had a wonderful summer and has settled back into life at Puget Sound! Since many of you are new to campus, we thought we’d take a moment to highlight what the A&SC has to offer. A great … Continue reading

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