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ENGL 312: Writing the Personal Narrative

Resources at SU

Special Collections Research Guide
The Lemieux Library has some specials collections you can use (by appointment only).  Major subject areas:

  • Darwin Collection
  • Maria Montessori Collection
  • Mary, Queen of Scots Collection
  • Napoleonic Collection 
  • University Archives and History Collection - some other interesting sub-collections (find the full list here)
    • SU Oral History Recordings (collection of interviews with prominent women associated with SU as part of an oral history project title Celebrating 70 Years of Women at Seattle University, 1933-2003)
    • SU Japanese Remembrance Garden Records - (Seattle University Committee for the Japanese Remembrance Garden - contains planning documents, minutes, and reports of the committee (2004-2006). It also includes artifacts, news clippings, photographs and memorabilia relevant to family histories and internment at Minidoka Relocation Center in Idaho during World War Two, as well as selected sermons and photographs of Father Leopold H. Tibesar, a Maryknoll priest.)
    • Chapel of St. Ignatius Collection - The Chapel of St. Ignatius on the campus of Seattle University is an award winning architectural sacred space designed by world renowned architect Steven Holl. The materials in this collection document the history of the Chapel of St. Ignatius from the initial project proposal in 1991 through the design, construction and dedication in 1997. The collection includes architectural drawings, artifacts, committee minutes, graphic materials, moving images, award certificates and textual materials.

Finding primary documents (Library Databases)

Local Newspaper and Media Sources