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Historic Campus Tour: Sources

A Self-Guided Multimedia Tour of the History of the University of Puget Sound's North Warner Campus

Histories of the University

Histories of the University of Puget Sound have been written by a range of individuals, including alumni, staff, and university presidents. The following histories are available online through Sound Ideas, which archives "scholarship and creative works of the faculty, staff and students of the University of Puget Sound."

Earley, James, "On the Frontier of Leadership" (1987). University Historical Texts. 2.  

Thompson, R. Franklin, "Thompson Histories, Historic Materials, Vol. 1" (1900). University Historical Texts. 11. 

Thompsin, R Franklin, "Thompson Histories, Historic Materials, Vol. 2" (1900). University Historical Texts. 10. 

Thompson, R Franklin, "Thompson Histories, Historic Materials, Vol. 3" (1900). University Historical Texts. 9. 

Thompson, R Franklin, "Thompson Histories, Historic Materials, Vol. 4" (1900). University Historical Texts. 8.

Todd, Edward Howard. "College of Puget Sound: A Dream Realized" (1947). University Historical Texts. 14. 

The following history is available in print format. It can be purchased at the University of Puget Sound campus bookstore. 

Finney, John M. University of Puget Sound; From the Archives: People, Places, and Stories (1884-2017). (2017) Edited by Chuck Luce. Tacoma: University of Puget Sound.

Additional Resources

Images of the Puget Sound campus can be viewed via Sound Past, University of Puget Sound's Digital Collections. 

More information about student life during University of Puget Sound's history can be found in the archived issues for the university newspaper, The Trail