From the Archives & Special Collections: The Ladies’ Repository

The Archives & Special Collections has many unique books that give a little glimpse into everyday life at different points in history. One such example of this is The Ladies’ Repository. The Ladies’ Repository was a magazine that was written for women by Methodist ministers, which is particularly interesting considering Puget Sound’s ties to the Methodist Church.  READ MORE...

Behind the Archives Door: La France Sauvee with Angela Weaver, Thursday, Oct. 24th, 4:00-5:00 p.m., A&SC Seminar Room, Collins Library

Join Fine and Performing Arts Librarian Angela Weaver as she discusses the creation of a digital dramaturgical casebook for the play, La France Sauvee, an unfinished play by Olympe de Gouges (1792).  READ MORE...

Sound Ideas Monthly Update!

Monthly Readership Totals:
Last month, ( September 2019) Sound Ideas had 11137 full-text downloads and 84 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 7403. University of Puget Sound scholarship was read by 1055 institutions across 135 countries.  READ MORE...

Archives Month Pop-Up Exhibits, Monday, Oct. 14th & Monday, Oct. 28th, 12:00-2:00pm, Vendor tables in the Wheelock Student Center

October is American Archives Month and to celebrate, the Archives & Special Collections is holding a series of pop-up exhibits in the Wheelock Student Center. Drop by our table every Monday in October between 12-2pm to learn more about university history and the many rare objects in the Archives & Special Collections.  READ MORE...

The Human Library is coming to campus! November 8, 3:30-6pm, Collins Library Reading Room

The Human Library is a learning platform where people are published as open books. It provides an opportunity to challenge stigma and stereotypes, a chance to unjudge someone, and a safe space to ask questions about difficult issues, Learn more about this worldwide movement!  READ MORE...

Peer Research Advising

Hello! Our names are Ilana Dutton and Kate Roscher and we are the peer research advisors in Collins Library this year. Ilana is double majoring in International Political Economy and Politics and Government, with a minor in Spanish. Kate is an International Political Economy major with Spanish and Global Development Studies minors. We are excited to meet you and to help out with any research questions you may have throughout the year!  READ MORE...

Music in the Library: HARPISTS, Friday, December 6, 3:00-3:15pm, West Reading Room, Collins Library

Take a study break and enjoy some harp music, performed by Augusta Grassl and Sienna Murphy.

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Hack Hack – Chop Chop - Yearbooks Online!

The Collins Library is pleased to announce that the University yearbooks are now available online and open freely to the public through the Historical Publications section of Sound Ideas, our institutional repository.  READ MORE...

An intelligent novel about a secret society of hungry young women

Roberta spends her life trying not to take up space. At almost thirty, she is adrift and alienated from life. Stuck in a mindless job and reluctant to pursue her passion for food, she suppresses her appetite and recedes to the corners of rooms. But when she meets Stevie, a spirited and effervescent artist, their intense friendship sparks a change...  READ MORE...

Fall Zine Series: Join Collins Library for an informal series of events that celebrate zines and zine culture!

Tues. 9/24: Zine Reading Hour, 5:00-6:00pm, Archives Seminar Room

Thurs. 10/2: Making Zines, 5:00-6:00pm, Makerspace

Tues. 11/12: ZAPP Zine Presentation by Seattle Public Library's Abby Bass, 5:00-6:00pm, Archives Seminar Room

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Did you know that Collins Library has a collection of children’s books?

Hannah Turner is a new student at Puget Sound and we are delighted she is working in the Library. Recently Hannah had the chance to learn more about our children’s literature collection and below is a review of some of our most recently purchased books and an introduction to our new “book basket” that is now in the Pacific Northwest Room – or as some call it the Rocking Chair Room.  READ MORE...

Tiny Pricks Project: Tweets, Textiles, and Trump, November 1, 2019, 4:00–5:30pm, Collins library

Artist Diana Weymar is the founder of Tiny Pricks Project, a project in which participants stitch quotes by Trump into antique or inherited textiles to create a material record of his presidency. Pieces are donated to a travelling collection that has been exhibited around the country. The methodology of the project is based on social media sharing, participatory political protest, and craftivism.  (Registration now closed.)  READ MORE...

Diana Weymar: Pages from Interwoven Stories, Collins Library, Gallery Room

We are pleased to exhibit a selection of pages from artist Diana Weymar’s Interwoven Stories project. Interwoven Stories is a community stitching project that was started by Weymar, a Canadian artist, supported by the Princeton Arts Council in New Jersey. The project has expanded to include stitched pages from a number of organizations in this country and abroad.  READ MORE...

All Stitched Up Exhibit, Sept. 3 - Dec. 11, Collins Library, Link and Gallery Room

All Stitched Up recognizes and celebrates the work of book artists’ where stitching has become an integral part of the visual design.

November 2: All Stitched Up Book Arts Symposium: 9:00-3:00pm, Collins Memorial Library and the Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall: University of Puget Sound.

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