Category Archives: From the Archives

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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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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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