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Library Roof Collapse Photographs

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On December 29, 1996, because of accumulated snow and ice from a snow storm, the roof of the Eastern portion of the Olympic College Learning Resources Center building collapsed destroying two-thirds of the building.  About 5,000 Reference books were destroyed that day due to the collapse and …

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Library Roof Collapse Photographs

Library Historical Documents

The "Library Historical Documents" collection includes a variety documents about the history of the library at Olympic College or documents written and compiled by the Olympic College library. One of the items in this collection is the bound volume titled "A history of the Olympic College library from 1946-1977 by Lorraine Carter" which …

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Library Historical Documents

Olympic College - Historical Videos

The videos in this collection were likely made between 1946 when "Olympic Junior College", now Olympic College, was established and the 1960's by Olympic College students or instructors. The original videos were taken using 16mm celluloid film. It seems each film was spliced into one reel from shorter films because the scenes take …

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Olympic College - Historical Videos

Olympic College - Historical Documents

The Olympic College Historical Documents collection contains historical documents produced by Olympic College or about Olympic College for which copyright permissions can be obtained.  The first documents in this collection are those relating to the establishment of Olympic College in the mid-1940's.  The documents include surveys …

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Olympic College - Historical Documents

About the collections



The Olympic College Haselwood Library digital archive includes historical photographs, text documents and videos of the Olympic College Library and of Olympic College.

  

The Roof Collapse photograph collection contains more than 350 photographs documenting the collapse of the Learning Resources Center/Library roof from a December, 1996 snowstorm.

  

The library historical document collection includes a volume with documents describing the history of the library from its beginnings in 1945 through the dedication of a new library building in 1977. Other documents will be included such as "Library Lore" the library's former newsletter and documents written by or compiled by the library.

  

The Olympic College Historical Documents Collection includes individual documents written in 1945 exploring the need for a "Junior College" in Kitsap County. These documents survey and collect statistics from most of the "Junior Colleges" (now Community Colleges) in Washington State. In the future it may contain additional documents.

 

The Olympic College Video Collection includes videos from the 1940s and 1950s of the Olympic College campus and students.

    

   

For further information about these collections or this project, please contact Leslie Hassett, Adjunct Librarian, by email at: lhassett@olympic.edu or call Library Administration at 360-475-7262.

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