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From the Archives: Summer Wrap-up

I can’t believe the summer is coming to an end and that I’ll be wrapping up my work in the Archives and Special collections this week. This summer has been wonderful and I’ve absolutely loved exploring history through the archival … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Mable Electa Buland Campbell

This week as I was researching a past president of the University of Puget Sound, I stumbled upon someone I found a bit more interesting in a 1909 edition of The Trail: Mable Electa Buland. The Trail article introduced Buland … Continue reading

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From the Archives: The Irrepressible Reverend Henry Brown

I would like to open this blog post with a quote from my friend from this week’s archival research, Dr. Henry Brown: “Indeed our common Christianity is in jeopardy from the universal prevalence and insidious attacks of the forces of … Continue reading

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What You Are Saying About Collins!

Thanks for these warm and fuzzy comments. We are so glad you like Collins! When asked what you like about Collins – here are some of the comments: The Rocking Chair Lounge Books Summit The way the sun warms up … Continue reading

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In honor of tax day, we thought we would share some history from the Library of Congress!

If, in the midst of sorting receipts and studying the latest changes in the US income tax laws, you suddenly wonder “What is the origin of this annual ritual in the weeks leading up to April 15th?” here are some … Continue reading

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It’s National Library Week – Tell us what you like about Collins!

What kind of positive impact has Collins library made in your life? Your stories are key to communicating the value of libraries. National Library Week is the perfect opportunity to share it. On Tuesday, April 15, comment on the whiteboard … Continue reading

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From Mexico to Canada

All Eyes Were on Elena Wimberger last night as she shared her incredible story of walking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) as part of the Collins Library series of adventure tales organized in association with Pierce County Reads.  Elena ( daughter … Continue reading

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Valentines’ Trivia brought to you by Collins Library!

Valentine’s Trivia Answers: Shady Brook Elementary – Academic Search , Jstor Red dress, stud earrings, a pair of heels and rings! – Academic Search Oton de Grandson – Biography Resource Center  Barbara Cartland – Biography Resource Center, Academic Search, Lexis/Nexis Naxos Business … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Where is this now? Reward offered!

The first person who drops by the Library Administration Office (1st floor of Collins Library, room 123) with the correct answer will receive a small prize! In the background of this photograph taken in Jones Hall (1955), sits the bust … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Ad Acta*

This week I finished indexing the issues of The Trail from the 1963-1964 academic year and started on 1964-1965. One of my favorite things about my project has been looking at the ads that appeared in The Trail. Mostly, the … Continue reading

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