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This guide details the Archives & Special Collections at the University of Puget Sound.
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Archives & Special Collections @ Collins Library
This guide is intended to serve as a starting point for Puget Sound students interested in using the Archives & Special Collections. The collections contain rare books, oral histories, artists' books, letters, diaries, photographs and other archival material.
The Albert W. Bash Papers contain correspondence, maps, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting Bash's involvement in the development of a scheme to extend U.S. railway lines across the Pacific Ocean and on through mainland China between 1895 and 1912. Bash was associated with the American China Development Company and the China Investment and Construction Company.
The Abby Williams Hill Papers include diaries, letters, photographs, and papers documenting the life and work of a female painter and social activist in the early 20th century. was a landscape painter who worked primarily in the American West. Hill is best known for her commissioned works for the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads, which were exhibited at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904 and the Lewis & Clark Exposition in Portland in 1905.