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Bibliography of University of Washington History

Online Sources

Illman, Deborah L. UW Showcase : A Century of Excellence in the Arts, Humanities and Professional Schools at the University of Washington. Seattle: University of Washington Office of Research, 1997.

Illman, Deborah L. Pathbreakers : A Century of Excellence in Science and Technology at the University of Washington. Seattle: University of Washington Office of Research, 1997.

University Chronology. (PDF) Seattle: University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Division, 1999.

 

Online Exhibits

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, University of Washington Campus, 1909

Dream, Design, Build: The UW Architecture Student Drawing Collection, 1914-1947

New, Thinking, Agile, and Patriotic: "Hindu" Students at the University of Washington, 1908-1915

No Finer Site: the University of Washington's Early Years on Union Bay

Spotlight on the Zygmunt William Byrnbaum Papers

Timeline: The UW Celebrates 150 Years

University of Washington Presidents

When the world came to campus, AYPE 1909

University of Washington 150th Anniversary timeline

 

Publications in Special Collections

Cullen, Thomas J. and Kathryn Sutton Cullen. The Obituaries of University of Washington Presidents, 1861-1958. Seattle: Northwest Center for Studies in Education, 1989.

Farrar, Victor J. History of the University. Seattle: University of Washington Alumni Association, 1920-1922.

Gates, Charles Marvin. The First Century at the University of Washington, 1861-1961. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1961.

Hall, Margaret A. A History of Women Faculty at the University of Washington, 1896-1970. 1984. (Thesis)

Hines, Neal O. Denny's Knoll: A History of the Metropolitan Tract of the University of Washington. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1980.

Ivester, Paul. Index of Old Building Record Plans With Historical Summaries. Seattle: University of Washington Physical Plant Department, 1977.

Johnston, Norman J. The Fountain & the Mountain: The University of Washington Campus 1895-1995. Woodinville, Washington: Documentary Book Publishing, 1995.

Jones, John Paul. The History of the Development of the Present Campus Plan for the University of Washington. Seattle, 1940.

Kumor, Georgia Ann. Thomas Franklin Kane and the University of Washington, 1902-1913. 1981. (Thesis)

Meany, Edmond S. A History of the University of Washington. Seattle, n.d.

Sanders, Jane. Academic Freedom at the University of Washington During the Cold War Years: 1946-1964. 1976. (Thesis)

Sanders, Jane. Cold War on the Campus: Academic Freedom at the University of Washington, 1946- 64. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979.

Sanders, Jane. Into the Second Century: The University of Washington 1961-1986. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1987.

University of Washington. Seattle: University Book Store, 1915.

University of Washington. Seattle: University Book Store, 1918.

The University of Washington. Seattle: University Publishing Company, 1930.

University of Washington. The Second Century at the University of Washington. Seattle, 1966.

University of Washington Alumni Association. Three-Quarters of a Century at Washington. Seattle: University of Washington Alumni Association, 1941.