Hill, Abby Williams, 1861-1943.University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library25 linear feet (25 boxes and 7 binders)The Abby Williams Hill collection was donated to the University of Puget Sound by Ina Hill beginning in the 1950s. The collection includes over 100 paintings; many are on display in UPS Jones Hall. The papers include letters, diaries, daybooks, postcards, clippings and exhibition files by, to, from, and about Abby Hill and her family. They address a broad range of topics including early Tacoma and Washington State history, the Great Northern and Northern Pacific Railways, the National Park System, and the Congress of Mothers. The collection also includes several boxes of mounted or bound "art appreciation" photographs and reproductions, stereoscopic views of various subjects, and Hill's collection of Native American artifacts. An index to this collection is available.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
University of Puget Sound.University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library10 linear feet (approximately 8,000 photographs)This collection includes images of buildings, people, events and activities, campus scenes, departments, sports, alumni events and other topics.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
University of Puget Sound. Office of the Dean.University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library17 linear feet (17 boxes)This collection contains correspondence, financial records, enrollment records, curriculum records, summer session, faculty records, conferences and conventions, lists, foundations and grants, Educational Testing Service, Graduate Program Reports (1894-1970), commencement programs (1945-1953), and subject file. The collection also contains committee records including Commencement Bay Campus, UPS Wartime Program, Dean Regester's and Dean Thomas's personal papers, 50th and 75th anniversary records. Restricted materials include faculty records.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
Bone, Homer Truett, 1883-1970.University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library132 linear feet (132 boxes, 3 cartons, and folders)This collection documents Homer T. Bone's political career, his role in the development of public electrical power in the Pacific Northwest, and regional politics. This collection contains documents, clippings, scrapbooks, artifacts, photographs and two large ledgers.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
University of Puget Sound. Alumni Association.University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library6 linear feet (6 boxes)The collection includes: general correspondence; minutes; financial records; memoranda; conferences and conventions; lists of alumni (some by geographic region, year of graduation, or field of study); reunions; banquets; forms/stationery; songs; publications (Alumni Reporter, Alumnus, Color Post, and Arches); and subject series. Also includes subgroups: College Club, Finance Committee, Logger Century Club, Nominations Committee; Alumni Loyalty Share Fund; and Mildred Wehmhoff Donation, 1977.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library1 linear foot (3 boxes and 1 microfilm reel)These letters dramatically describe the daily life, rigors, deaths and dying associated with the work of missionaries and their families. Some of the most poignant passages deal with the death of a child and the separation of husband from wife. One unforgettable description is of the Native American encampment on the banks of the Columbia River in the autumn during the salmon run when it almost seemed one could cross the river walking on the fish migrating upstream. Includes the Journal of H. K. W. Perkins (Aug. 12, 1843, to March 19, 1844, 106 pages) in which he describes his work and travels as a missionary in Oregon.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
Regester, John Dickinson.University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library3 linear feetThis collection is primarily composed of pamphlets and letters of Regester to other Schweitzer scholars and supporters (and from them to him) about Schweitzer (1875-1965) and his work, but also contains some correspondence between Regester and Schweitzer with the Schweitzer letters written on his behalf in English by a colleague.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
Davis, Walter S.University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library3.5 linear feet (3 boxes and 2 bound volumes)The collection holds his College of Puget Sound diploma and his 32d degree Masonic certificate, and notes on the CPS Trustees meetings (1916-?), a short paper (4-5 pages) on the history of CPS from 1898 to 1930 in several versions, and a number of notebooks devoted to notes on the history of CPS. In addition there is a copy of his Cornell University master's thesis and a number of his student lecture notebooks while there. Also contains a letter to him from Ezra Meeker (Jan. 12, 1923), and his retirement memory book holding many congratulatory letters from former students, friends and community people throughout the area, In addition there is a bound copy of a genealogy of the Davis family entitled "Our Pioneer Ancestors".Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
Wood, Warren.University of Puget Sound - Collins Memorial Library1 linear feet (4 boxes)The photo album contains photographs (taken 1915-1930?) of Wood's activities with Ezra Meeker, G.N. Talcott of Olympia, W.P. Bonney of the Washington State Historical Society, and others in locating various famous historical sites in Washington and Oregon. It contains photographs of Seattle (including Alki Point, Totem Pole Place, downtown, Volunteer Park, Woodland Park, and a convicts ship exhibition); Tacoma (including the first cabin on the town site, Point Defiance Park, Tacoma Hotel, Wright Park, and the Ferry Museum); Olympia (including the end of the Oregon Trail marker and Priest Point Park); Fort Nisqually (including original buildings, Ezra Meeker, C.B. Bagley and other pioneers); various Indian missions in the state; and more. The diaries are one to each year (1870-1932) and of a 3 x 5" size. The entries are short and succinct with no elaborate narrative descriptions or commentary of those times and places.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
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