Collins Memorial Library

University Archives & Records Management

The University of Puget Sound Archives contains the records of permanent value to the institution since its founding in 1888.  A growing number of the university’s historical photographs, documents, and publications are available through Digital Collections.

Transferring Material

The institutional records held in the Archives & Special Collections are organized by record group, subgroup and series, as described below.  This updated and expanded arrangement scheme incorporates collection information contained in An Inventory Guide to the University of Puget Sound Archives 1888-1982.  Appropriate departmental materials may be transferred to the Archives & Special Collections, please consult the Archivist & Special Collections Librarian before completing the Archives Transfer form.

Record Groups and Subgroups

RG 00

Board of Trustees

RG 01

Office of the President

01.01   1888-1942
01.02   1942-1973
01.03   1973-1992
01.04   1992-2003
01.05   2003-current

RG 02 

Office of the Dean/Academic Vice President

02.01   1931-1973
02.02   1973-1994

02.03   1997-2004

02.04   Associate Dean

02.05   Academic Advising

02.06   Academic Computing

02.07   Athletic Department

02.08   Biology

02.09   Commencement Bay Campus

02.10   Faculty

02.11   Faculty Senate

02.12   Graduate Study

02.13   Library

02.14   Museum of Natural History

02.15   Registrar

02.16   Institutional Research

02.17   Accreditation

02.18   Office of International Programs (Study Abroad)  

02.19   Summer Session

02.20   Brown and Haley Lecture Series

02.21   Dolliver Lecture Series

02.22   Daedalus Lecture Series

02.23   John B. Magee Lecture Series

02.24   Palmer Lecture Series

02.25   Susan Resnick Pierce Lecture Series

02.26   John D. Regester Faculty Lectureship

02.27   R. Franklin Thompson Lecture Series

RG 03 

Finance and Administration

03.01       Audit Reports

03.02       Architectural Drawings

03.03       Facilities (Physical Plant)

03.04       Staff Senate

03.05       Staff Recognition

03.06       Sexual Harassment

03.07       Security Services

03.08       Employee Handbooks

03.09       Telephone Directories

03.10       Publications

03.11     Trial Balance Ledgers

RG 04 

Office of Communications

04.01   Public Relations Office
04.02   Publicity Office
04.03   Calendars
04.04   Faculty Profiles
04.05   News Releases
04.06   Clippings
04.07   Newsletters
04.08   Brochures, Flyers, Promos, etc.
04.09   Discontinued Publications and Newsletters
04.10   Website
04.11   Centennial
04.12   Copper Print Blocks
04.13   John Blake Negatives
04.14   Photographs
04.15   Proof sheets, Negatives and Slides

RG 05

Dean of Students

05.01  Kilworth Chapel
05.02  Orientation
05.03  Matriculation
05.04  Publications
05.05  UPS Songs
05.06  Hui O Hawaii
05.07  Panhellenic
05.08  Amphyction 1910-1928
05.09  Kappa Sigma Theta
05.10  Theta Alpha Phi
05.11  Mu Sigma Delta
05.12  Phi Beta Kappa
05.13  Phi Kappa Phi
05.14  Kappa Phi
05.15  Philomathean Society
05.16  Pi Gamma Mu
05.17  Circle K
05.18  SPURS
05.19  YMCA
05.20  Spirituality, Service and Social Justice

RG 06

Associated Students of UPS (ASUPS/ASB)

06.01  ASB 1893-1972
06.02  Publications

RG 07

Alumni

07.01  Alumni Association
07.02  Alumni Board and Committees, 1953-1986
07.03  Alumni Office
07.04  Alumni Directory
07.05  Alumni magazine (Alumnus and Arches)

 

RG 08

Office of Enrollment


08.01 Financial Aid Office
08.02 Office of Admission

 

RG 09

University Relations

09.01 Commencement

RG 10 

Academic Schools, Departments and Programs

Art Department

Business and Leadership, School of

Education, School of

English Department

Foreign Languages and Literature, Department of

Home Economics, Department of

Honors Program

Law School

Music, School of

Occupational Therapy, School of

Religion, Department of

Science, Technology and Society and Science in Context

Theatre Arts Department

 

RG 11

Chancellor's Office

11.01 Primary Source Materials for a UPS History

RG 12

Women’s League

RG 13

Ephemera

RG 14

 

Memorabilia and Artifacts

14.01 Scrapbook Collection

RG 15

Film and Video Collections

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