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Spring 2019 Heritage Highlights

Posted on: May 6, 2019

Topic(s): Updates

Heritage Resources is pleased to share our Spring 2019 edition of Heritage Highlights. This newsletter, distributed to over 600 recipients locally and around the world, is our way of thanking the many individuals who have visited our repositories and used Students examining copies of the local alternative newsletter Northwest Passage at the Archives Building.our collections or services. These community relationships are central to the mission of Western Libraries and Heritage Resources, and fundamental to the growth and development of our collections, our financial sustainability, and the success of our programming efforts. 

As you will learn in this edition of Heritage Highlights, we are continuing to grow and change in ways that enhance our mission to bring quality research and teaching opportunities to our staff, faculty, students, and the broader community.

Western Libraries Heritage Resources consists of the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Special Collections, and University Archives & Records Management. Contact Heritage.Resources@wwu.edu for more information.

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Edward S. Setchko Collection

Posted on: September 27, 2018

Topic(s): Updates

New Addition to WWU: the Edward S. Setchko Collection 

Western Libraries Heritage Resources has recently negotiated the transfer of the Edward S. Setchko collection from the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, to Western Washington University. 

This important collection of over 1000 books and other rare monographs represents critical post-war scholarship on the Holocaust, including documentation of antisemitism, the ghettos and camps, survivor accounts, and other post-war memoirs. 

This collection will become part of Western Libraries Special Collections. Although cataloging these materials will be an ongoing process, those interested in browsing the collection are welcome to contact Special Collections staff at speccoll@wwu.edu, or you may also contact the Director of Heritage Resources, Elizabeth Joffrion at Elizabeth.Joffrion@wwu.edu / (360) 650-3283.

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