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20th Century Children's Authors
20th Century Children's Authors
The Elizabeth Rider Montgomery Collection includes questionnaires and correspondence between Montgomery and over thirty award winning children's literature authors. The Collection is the generous gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robin A. (Monty) Montgomery.
Associated Students of WWU Archival Records
Associated Students of WWU Archival Records
Records documenting the activities of the Associated Students of Western Washington University and predecessor organizations, including records of constituent programs and clubs.
Bellingham Centennial Oral History Project Records
Bellingham Centennial Oral History Project Records
Select content drawn from the larger Bellingham Centennial Oral History Project collection archived with the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies. Note that some content is shared with the (public-facing) MABEL digital collection titled "Washington Women's History Consortium Collection".
Biery (Galen) Papers and Photographs
Biery (Galen) Papers and Photographs
Digitized content from the larger collection of Galen Biery, local historian and long term employee of Pacific American Fisheries. The larger collection of Galen Biery's Papers and Photographs is archived and available at the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies. This digital collection was prepared with the support of an LSTA Metadata Enhancement and Remediation grant awarded by the Washington Secretary of State's Office.
Board of Trustees of WWU Meeting Minutes
Board of Trustees of WWU Meeting Minutes
Digitized copies of the official minutes and related records of the Board of Trustees of Western Washington University. The minutes are organized into year-month increments, and later years (2012-present) include meeting packets. This collection includes records from the Board's first meeting in 1895 up to the current year, and provides a continuous record of governance of Western Washington University since its inception. For the most recent Board of Trustees meeting materials, please visit the Board of Trustees website at https://trustees.wwu.edu/ (external link).
Campus History Collection
Campus History Collection
A growing collection of Western Washington University images, from Western Libraries Special Collections Campus History Collection, located in the Wilson Library building.
Campus School Collection
Campus School Collection
From 1899, until closure in 1967, the Campus School at Western provided unique educational and life experiences for students and student-educators alike. Images from Special Collections.
Center for Pacific Northwest Studies Occasional Papers
Center for Pacific Northwest Studies Occasional Papers
The Occasional Paper series was established by Dr. James W. Scott as an interdisciplinary forum for presentation of interpretative studies on the past and present of the Pacific Northwest region. Some twenty four Occasional Papers (several now out of print) were produced in print form between 1972 and 1988. The series showcases significant scholarship in different areas of local and regional studies - much of it based upon research with archival collections now preserved by and available through the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.
Charts and engravings of George Vancouver's Expeditions
Charts and engravings of George Vancouver's Expeditions
Digitized charts and engravings depicting the voyages of Captain George Vancouver during the late-eighteenth century. Original Charts and Engravings of George Vancouver's Expeditions are housed at the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.
Engberg (H.C.) Photographs
Engberg (H.C.) Photographs
Digitized photograph album and other images documenting Mt. Baker, Bellingham and other locations in Whatcom County.
Fishtown Collection
Fishtown Collection
This collection features select images and also oral histories from Special Collections' nascent Fishtown Collection. Fishtown was an artist’s community on the North Fork of the Skagit River that existed from 1968 – 1988. Dwelling in fishermen’s shacks that were renovated into living quarters and studio space, Fishtown artists produced work that was highly influenced by Buddhist and Hindu aesthetics, the Northwest Mystic painters, and the Skagit itself. Their work was uniquely collaborative.
Fly Fishing Objects and Images Collection
Fly Fishing Objects and Images Collection
Features non-print treasures from Special Collections' Fly Fishing Collection, including: rods, reels, flies, and more, showcasing the evolution of the sport, particularly in the Pacific Northwest. Highlights include a Stimson & Lambuth dry fly fishing rod (#19), flies tied by George McLeod, Al Knudson, and Warren Erholm, and a creel (fish basket) made by the George Lawrence Company of Portland, Oregon.
Fly Fishing Oral Histories
Fly Fishing Oral Histories
This collection comprises transcripts of interviews with fly fishers in the Pacific Northwest. Persons interviewed discuss fly-tying, favorite locations, and memorable experiences.
Funk (Wallie V.) Papers and Photographs
Funk (Wallie V.) Papers and Photographs
Select images from the larger archival collection of Wallie V. Funk, photographer, journalist and former co-owner and editor of the Anacortes American, Whidbey News-Times and the South Whidbey Record. The digital selection includes images of U.S. politicians and presidents, the Penn Cove Whale Capture of 1970, the Mt. St. Helens eruption, and the Rolling Stones and the Beatles in concert. The Wallie V. Funk Papers and Photographs are housed at the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.
Jessup (George P.) Photographs of the Lower Baker Dam Construction
Jessup (George P.) Photographs of the Lower Baker Dam Construction
Images documenting the 1924-1925 construction of the Lower Baker Dam at Concrete, Washington, by the Puget Sound Power and Light Company. Original photographs were taken by George P. Jessup, superintendent of the project.
KVOS Channel 12 Films
KVOS Channel 12 Films
Select digitized films from the larger holdings of KVOS-TV, a local television station based in Bellingham, Washington. Selections posted to date are examples of KVOS "Specials" and the "Jack Webster Reports" that aired in the 1960s.
Klipsun Yearbook
Klipsun Yearbook
The Klipsun yearbook was published almost continuously between 1913 and 1970. The exception being the 1967/68 year when it was published as a quarterly magazine (Fall, Winter, Spring). The yearbooks chronicle each academic year through words and imagery, showcasing students, faculty, athletic, club and other special events. They provide an illustrated history of the campus, its students, faculty and administrators including the Training School (later the Campus Elementary School). The yearbooks were scanned from original print copies housed in Special Collections Heritage Resources Western Libraries. The scanning was outsourced thanks to the generous support of Bert Halprin (Class of 1971).
Macy (James W.) Photographs
Macy (James W.) Photographs
Select images from a larger collection at the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies. Photographs taken and/or collected by James W. Macy, a construction contractor associated with several early concrete and masonry projects in Whatcom and Skagit Counties in Washington State. The collection documents various buildings, businesses, structures, and locales connected with Macy's work.
Mathes Reading Figurines Collection
Mathes Reading Figurines Collection
The Mathes Reading Figurines Collection (housed at Western Libraries Special Collections) contains over 200 figurines, small sculptures, carvings, and figure groups depicting the act of reading. Created from a wide range of materials, including wood, sandstone, ivory, bronze, paper mache, porcelain, bone china, stone, and glass, the pieces in the collection vary in size from under one-inch to over two-feet high.
Mount Baker Club Records
Mount Baker Club Records
Select material digitized from the Mount Baker Club Records at the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.

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