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GQS 201: Introduction to Gender, Queer, and Feminist Studies: Archives Project

Associated Women Students, 1954

 

 

This guide is intended as a starting point for a research project about the history and development of the Gender & Queer Studies Department at the University of Puget Sound.

 

 

 

 

Members of the Associated Women Students pose in Kittredge Hall, 1954. Image Source: A Sound Past

University Historical Resources

Start with these resources to begin research about the development of the Gender & Queer Studies Department and gendered experience on campus.

Examples of Books for Context

Subject Encyclopedias for Context

Humanities Librarian

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Contact:
Office: Collins Library 140
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Related Subject Guides

Archives & Special Collections Hours

During the semester, drop in on the Archives & Special Collections (Collins Library, 2nd floor):

Mondays - Wednesdays 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Other times are available by appointment, please contact archives@pugetsound.edu.

A small selection of digitized material from the Archives & Special Collections is available online 24/7.

Visiting the Archives & Special Collections

In addition to open hours, the Archives & Special Collections are available by appointment.  A few things to be aware of when visiting the Archives & Special Collections:

  • Materials in the Archives & Special Collections do not circulate.  They are available for use only in the Archives & Special Collections.
  • No food or drink is allowed in the Archives & Special Collections.
  • Pencil only, no pens.  We have pencils available if you forget to bring one.
  • Laptops are permitted.
  • Phones and cameras may be used with the permission of the Archivist.

Images

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Timeline Resources

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