Olympia, Washington


Antique image of a very large geoduc in a wheel barrow with clam diggers in the background.


Archives are the corporate memory of the institution. Included are the business and operational records of the College that are no longer actively in use in offices throughout the institution :

The materials available in Archives must also be either of continuing administrative, legal, or historical importance.
Archives provide institutional researchers with documentation on:

Finding Aids:

“a tool that facilitates discovery of information within a collection of records.[It is] a description of records that gives the repository physical and intellectual control over the materials and that assists users to gain access to and understand the materials.” -Society of American Archivists

Accession Register

Records Groups Index

Northwest Digital Archives

Washington State Women's History Consortium (WSWHC) TESC Collections

(see also links in column to the left and below)

Special Collections:

Supporting the frequently reiterated themes in the College's curriculum including:

Chicano Archives - a collection of folk art and culture focusing on Chicano culture.
Nisqually Delta Association - the archives of the organization dedicated to preserving the last remaining non-industrialized river delta in Washington State.
Olympia Historical Society
- collections pertaining to Olympia area history temporarily held until the Society finds space for of their own
Jolene Unsoeld Papers
- Lobbyist, Legislator, 3rd District Congress woman, adjunct faculty and spouse to Founding Faculty, Willi Unsoeld.
Peoples of Washington
- a cultural research collection which grew out of research by Sid White and Pat Matheny-White into the diversity of Washington State's population.
Wa. State Folklife Council
- Through the use of photographs, video and audio tapes documents a variety of Washington State resident creators of folk arts and crafts.
Socialist Literature Collection -
Washington Worm Growers

TESC Historical  Information

Faculty & Staff

Academic Program Information

Staff and Faculty

President's Office Archive Page.

Planning Staff and Founding Faculty

First Teaching Year (1971/72) Faculty

Class of '72 {1st Year Teaching Faculty}

TESC Citizens since 1972*

Emeritus - Faculty and Staff

Faculty Works and Projects

Archived & Linked Pages


Academic Programs


Linked Institutional Web Pages

Academic Grants Office - Historical Documents Page
Institutional Research - Institutional Research
Branch Campus Accessions
Governance (COG DTFs)
News Releases 1967-

Policies - current

Student Activities
Cooper Point Journal Index &
CPJ On-line

Other Links

* under construction or available from TESC main page
**Electronic versions contain broken links
***Available from TESC main page linked from "Academic Program Pages"

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In all cases, publicaton or display of our materials must carry the credit line: " From The Evergreen State College Archives".  Citations of specific materials should include the accession number, provenance and series title, file folder heading (if any) followed by the specific item's identification (title or description).

Note: The search function has been removed from this page until it can be upgraded. Changes to the coding have made the search function inoperable. Please use the search box on the main TESC web page. It should provide links to Archival materials held in this repository.

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