Beginning February 3rd and running through May 29, 2015, the Archives & Special Collections is showcasing women authors, scientists, and artists whose works are found in the Archives & Special Collections at the University of Puget Sound.
The exhibit includes groups such as Alpha Kappa Alpha, the first Greek-letter sorority established by African-American college women, and the Woman’s Peace Party, organized in response to the beginning of World War I, as well as individuals, including Dr. Vinnie Pease, the University of Puget Sound’s first female graduate to earn a Ph.D.; Mary Dodge, a suffragist and advocate for gender equality; Stella Lily, a local English teacher; Mary Wollstonecraft, an 18th century advocate of women’s rights and author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman; and many more important figures at Puget Sound, the United States, and internationally.
Women from the Archives & Special Collections was curated by Kara Flynn ’15 under the direction of Archivist & Special Collections Librarian, Katie Henningsen. Enjoy this video highlighting a small portion of the exhibit, put together by Morgan Ford ’17.
The exhibit may be viewed on the second floor of the Collins Memorial Library outside the Archives & Special Collections. All are welcome.