Category Archives: From the Archives

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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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From the Archives & Special Collections: Meet Our Summer Intern!

Earlier this summer, it was our pleasure to host Charles Wright Academy senior Piper Coyner for an internship in the Archives & Special Collections. Charles Wright requires all of their graduating seniors to complete an internship, and Piper’s interest in … Continue reading

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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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