From the Archives & Special Collections: Welcome & About Me

Hi, and welcome back! My name is Julia Masur, and I am the Peer Research Specialist in the Archives and Special Collections. I’m a junior here at UPS, with a History major and a double minor in Education Studies and Sociology/Anthropology.  READ MORE...

Riding the Rails: A Panel on the Life and Art of Abby Williams Hill October 1, 2:00 p.m., Tacoma Art Museum

A scholar, an archivist, a historian, and a curator share their insights on the life and artistic practice of 19th century painter Abby Hill. Panelists provide an exclusive look at incredible artifacts from the artist, courtesy of the University of Puget Sound. Hear stories about Hill’s family, art, activism, and the many ways that she challenged historical expectations of women.  READ MORE...

The Seedy Underbelly of American Adoption: "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

It's a child’s worst nightmare: being ripped from their home and loving parents and thrust into a system that prioritizes profit over welfare.  It is also the subject of one of the two parallel stories told in Before We Were Yours. READ MORE...

Collins Library Links: Welcome Back Edition - Part I

You’ll see a few changes in the Collins Library.  We’ve been busy this summer. Read about our building space, a new PRIMO search, spotlight on resources, electronic books, and a new Archivist & Special Collections Librarian.  READ MORE...

Bill & Vicky Stewart, Exploring Text & Image: A Conversation About Artists' Books, Tuesday, October 3, 1 p.m., Archives & Special Collections Seminar room, Collins Library

We are delighted to welcome back Bill and Vicky Stewart, owners of Vamp & Tramp, a unique business representing over 400 fine press and book artists from around the world. Join us as they share examples from their collection.  READ MORE...

Behind the Archives Door: Zines and More! Thursday, October 5, 4 p.m., Archives & Special Collections Seminar room, Collins Library

Katy Curtis, Humanities Librarian, will showcase our growing collection of zines and discuss how they can be used for teaching and learning. The Collins Library Zine Collection is a unique addition to our collections that came to Puget Sound from a generous donation in June 2016.   READ MORE...

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