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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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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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