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Exploring Artifacts from the 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests, presented by Anthony Clark, Thursday, September 20, 2018, 3:00–4:00pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

Behind the Archives Door event:  Interested in Chinese history, social activism, and exploring artifacts from the past? Join us as we investigate our Claire and Don Egge Collection on China with Anthony Clark of Whitworth University. 
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Open Cases: A unique chance to handle books and see illustrations from A Garden of Earthly Delights exhibit, Sunday, September 23, 2018, 2:00–4:00pm, Collins Library

Co-sponsored by the Puget Sound Book Artists. Partially funded by a Tacoma Artist Initiative Project (TAIP) grant from the Tacoma Arts Commission, The Garden of Earthly Delights is an exhibit (August 9 - Oct 14) of nine new works by Tacoma book artist and illustrator, Mark Hoppmann. Be sure and check out the events that will run alongside the exhibit. 
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Bill and Vicky Stewart of Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1:00–2:30pm, Archives Seminar Room, Collins Library

Please join us as Bill and Vicky provide the chance to see, read and touch dozens of exemplary books from the current Vamp and Tramp roadshow. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Bill and Vicky specialize in contemporary fine press and artists books. 
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Preserving the Present

On the hushed second floor of Collins Memorial Library, surrounded by rows of shelves weighed down by boxes and folders that date back through decades, Adriana Flores ’13 is digging for clues that will help tell the story of a green beanie. 
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Collins Library Acquires the 1st Completely 3D Printed Book by artist Tim Burtonwood, Art Institute of Chicago

Collins Library acquired this book for our Archives & Special Collections and will serve as a prototype and source of inspiration for Makers! We plan to re-create this design this summer and hope this book inspires you to think about what you can create.  READ MORE...

Collins Library Links: Professional & Personal Resources at Your Fingertips

In addition to the myriad scholarly resources available to you, the library provides a wealth of resources that support your professional & personal information needs.  READ MORE...

Browsing the Stacks

Our library is full of treasures. For example, we have 3 copies of the art magazine Verve. Launched in 1937, by French publisher Tériade, the magazine was focused on raising awareness of art to a new generation of painters and intellectuals. 
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Puget Sound supports the Lever Press

Puget Sound is a founding member of the Lever Press which supports publication of scholarship in the liberal arts. Find out how you can contribute and support this initiative: https://www.leverpress.org/.

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