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 resulting water damage. The force of the roof …
The videos in this collection were made between the 1940's and 1960's by Olympic College students. Unfortunately, we don't know anything else about them, however, they provide an interesting glimpse of the fashion, architecture and "technology" of the times.
The Olympic College Historical Documents collection contains historical documents produced by Olympic College or about Olympic College for which copyright permissions can be obtained.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 …
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The library historical document collection includes a volume with documents describing the history of the library from its beginnings in 1945 through the dedication of a new library building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The Olympic College Historical Documents Collection includes individual documents written in 1945 exploring the need for a "Junior College" in Kitsap County.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: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Library Administration at 360-475-7262.