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Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (Concrete, WA) Records, 1954-2022

  • ELCA 7.2.39
  • Collection
  • 1964 - 2022

This collection includes financial records, church council meeting minutes, meeting minutes of church organizations, scrapbook material, newspapers, church constitution records, marriage records, funeral records, and baptismal records. Box 9 contains financial and administrative records that have been held for retention schedule purposes. The materials date from 1954 to 2022, from the founding of the church to the closing of the church.

Pacific Lutheran University & Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Grant Papers, 1955-2019

  • SPEC 1.6.1
  • Collection
  • 1955 - 2019

The Pacific Lutheran University & Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Grant Papers primarily center around the effects of and response to urban sprawl on the Clover Creek and the Chambers Creek Basin in Pierce County, Washington between 1955 and 2019. These materials include the administrative records of the South Suburban Sewer District, as well as materials relating to the organization’s annexations, correspondence, sewerage planning, and regional reporting on the sewer district’s activities. The material also includes records related to the Chambers Creek-Clover Creek Sewerage Plan, Pierce County organizations and community projects centered on environmental and heritage initiatives, as well as materials that center on the relationship between Pacific Lutheran University’s Environmental Studies Program and the Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed.

Nisqually Plains Photograph Collection

  • SPEC 1.2

PLU professor of History Arthur Martinson donated this collection of undated and undescribed photographs to the Archives. These and other materials now housed in Special Collections were part of his Nisqually Plains Collection.

Kenneth Dunmire Photographs

  • UA 7.7.2
  • Record group
  • 1966-1995

The Kenneth Dunmire Photographs record group is comprised of scanned images of the print photographs and negatives of PLU University Photographer Kenneth Dunmire, who served in that capacity from 1966 to 1995. Descriptions of the images are from a legacy system and are considered unverified. On scans of print photos verso text has been appended to the description when available and is preceded by the note "Back of photo."

The record group is divided into two series, Prints and Negatives. The Prints series is subdivided into Files of 50 images each. The Negatives series is split into subseries for each year.

Dunmire, Kenneth

Walter C. Schnackenberg Papers

  • UA 4.9.3
  • Record group
  • 1920-2012

The Papers of Walter C. Schnackenberg contains materials related to his career as Professor of History at Pacific Lutheran University (1937-1973), detailing his scholarly work and leadership as a faculty member and key figure within various Lutheran organizations.

Schnackenberg, Walter C.

PLU Oral History Collection

  • UA
  • 1972-2000

A collection of cassette tapes recorded by various PLU faculty, staff, and students speaking directly or conducting interviews on the history of Pacific Lutheran University.

Western Viking

  • SIE 3.6
  • Record group
  • 1929-1939

Issues of a Tacoma-based Norwegian weekly newspaper, published by the Puget Sound Publishing Company, Tacoma, WA.

Puget Sound Publishing Company

Puget Sound Posten

  • SIE 3.1
  • Record group
  • 1908-1932

Tacoma Swedish-language weekly newspaper, published by the Puget Sound Publishing Company.

Puget Sound Publishing Company


  • SIE 3.3
  • Record group
  • 1897

Scandinavian newspaper circulated in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and British Columbia

Tacoma Tidende Publishing Company

Tacoma Tidende

  • SIE 3.2
  • Record group
  • 1911-1924

Issues of a Norwegian language newspaper published in Tacoma and circulated throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Tacoma Tidende Publishing Company

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