Browse Exhibits (4 total)

"Reservation Blues" by Sherman Alexie

A digital exhibit of Penrose Library's 2014 summer reading book display, Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie.

Lesser-Known Notables of Whitman College

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A digital exhibit of the publication "Lesser-Known Notables of Whitman College" created by Adrienne Beebe '15 and the Whitman College and Northwest Archives.

LGBT History at Whitman College

A history of of LGBT+ students, activities, and events at Whitman College from the 1960's to present.  

The History of Penrose Library


What started with $25, fourteen bound volumes and fifteen pamphlets, donated by Rev. Myron Eells in 1882, has grown into Penrose Memorial Library, a modern facility with more than 40,000 unique journal titles and 160 databases, and over 500,000 print volumes.

In honor of National Library Week 2014, this exhibit takes a look back at the growth of the library over the years.