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Whitman College and Northwest Archives

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The Whitman College and Northwest Archives curates materials that document the history of Whitman College and the Walla Walla region as well as rare books and other special collections housed in the Penrose Library. The archives collects, preserves, provides access to, and promotes the use of these materials for teaching, learning, and research. The digitized collections in ARMINDA reflect a small portion of our overall collections. For a more complete list of our physical holdings, see our collection guides.

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Whitman College and Northwest Archives is creating a digital archive of the Walla Walla community’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. As our community begins to reopen, it is important to reflect on our experiences of the pandemic, including our experiences at work and school, our social and family interactions, and the changes to our routines. We welcome submissions from all members of the Walla Walla and regional communities. In partnership with the Walla Walla Mutual Aid Network and
25 Items in Collection
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The collection consists of statistics, budgets, recitals, programs, announcements, events, correspondence, history, newsletters, and sheet music. These documents are a selection of the overall collection.
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Reverend Myron Eells was a missionary and prolific writer who documented his work, his surroundings, and his travels. The collection contains articles and books, manuscripts, correspondence, speeches and sermons. A series of six manuscripts, titled "The Indians of Puget Sound," contain drawings, photographs and detailed descriptions of his interpretation of the life and culture of those with whom he worked and lived. Travel journals, census reports, books and pamphlets in Pacific Northwest
2 Items in Collection
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This collection includes an assortment of Walla Walla regional material including journals, manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, and publications.
41 Items in Collection
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The Pearsons Academy Records consists of printed materials including receipts, publicity, historical, and enrollment records related to what began as Whitman Academy (1882-1905) and later became Pearsons Academy (1905-1912). These photographs are a selection from the overall collection.
18 Items in Collection
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This collection includes publications, administrative records, photographs, scrapbooks and oral history interviews from the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, WA. Administrative records contain reports and evaluations of the penitentiary, theater and variety programs put on by the inmates. These documents and photographs are a selection of the overall collection.
24 Items in Collection
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The Stephen B.L. Penrose Jr. Papers chiefly contains the correspondence of Stephen B.L. Penrose, Jr., depicting his presidency of the American University in Beirut, Lebanon, from 1948-1954, his involvement with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), his work with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and his views on and advocacy for Palestinian statehood and Palestinian refugees. These materials represent a selection from the overall collection.
9 Items in Collection