Western Libraries Heritage Resources

As of Sept.6, 2022, Western Libraries Heritage Resources will be known as Western Libraries Archives & Special Collections. Established in 2010, Heritage Resources brought three distinct archival and special collections programs together into Western Libraries: University Archives &…

Western Libraries Heritage Resources has published the Spring 2022 edition of their newsletter, “Heritage Highlights,” which is distributed both in print and online several times a year to recipients locally and around the world.

This edition is also the twentieth issue of the newsletter…

Western Libraries Heritage Resources has published the Fall 2021 edition of their newsletter, “Heritage Highlights,” which is distributed quarterly to recipients locally and around the world, both in print and online. This latest issue is now available as a PDF,…

New York Times Bestselling Young Adult author Alan Gratz will join a panel exploring the question “What does it mean to support refugees?” at Western Washington University from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Western Gallery in the Fine Arts Building.

This collaborative…

A panel of historians and educators will discuss “Making and Unmaking Histories of Settler Violence and Colonialism in the Pacific Northwest,” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Western Libraries Special Collections, Wilson 6.

The event is free and open to the public.

On June 25, 2019, the beta version of Western’s Multimedia Archives Based Electronic Library (MABEL) will be available to the university community. This central repository will allow for the discovery, sharing, and preservation of Western's digital assets, which includes images, video and…

Avid fly fisher and conservationist Hugh Lewis will give a talk entitled “Fly Fishing – Beyond the Sport” on July 9 at 2 p.m. in Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor).

This event is free and open to the public.

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Western Libraries Heritage Resources has published the Spring 2019 edition of Heritage Highlights. 

This newsletter, distributed to over 600 recipients locally and around the world, is their way of thanking the many individuals who have visited Western Libraries and used…

Elizabeth Joffrion, Western Libraries Director of Heritage Resources, was elected to a two-year term as the President of Whatcom Museum Foundation Board of Trustees beginning April 2019.    The museum, operated jointly by the City of Bellingham and the Whatcom Museum Foundation,…

Western Libraries Heritage Resources is partnering with Congregation Beth Israel for a Used Book Sale! The sale will be at the Congregation Beth Israel (751 San Juan Boulevard, Bellingham) on Sunday, April 28, 2019 (“Mitzvah Day”), from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

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