Category Archives: From the Archives

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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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From the Archives & Special Collections: The Past and Present of Greek Life on Campus

This semester I have been invited by multiple Greek houses to discuss the importance of revisiting our history and preserving the documents we create. These two acts are central to the work we do in the archives and I’m happy … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Happy Valentine’s Day!

It is Valentine’s Day and there is plenty of love to be found in the Archives & Special Collections. We love vintage Valentine’s Day cards and there are many fantastic examples in the scrapbook of Thelma Bestler. Bestler attended Puget … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Peer Research Specialist – Position Opening!

Hello! My name is Julia Masur and I’m the current Peer Research Specialist here in the Archives & Special Collections. I’m a senior history major, with minors in education studies and sociology/anthropology. On campus, I’m also involved in Greek life, … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: New Acquisitions

Welcome back, Loggers! We are happy to have you back on campus and are looking forward to working with many of you in the Archives & Special Collections this semester. Our open hours have changed a bit for spring. You … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Happy Last Day of Classes!

Happy last day of classes, Loggers! It’s been a long semester but you made it. Here in the Archives & Special Collections, we’ve had a very busy (and exciting!) fall. We started the semester strong by welcoming two new student … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Dead Feminists Seeding the Vote Broadside

The Archives & Special Collections recently acquired the newest Dead Feminists print, titled Seeding the Vote, by local artists Chandler O’Leary and Jessica Spring. This is the 27th broadside in the Dead Feminists series which features quotes by historical feminists, … Continue reading

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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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