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Treasures of the Archives: Minutes and Meeting Records: The Eclipse

Image Courtesy of the Associated Press, San Bernardino County Sun, February 14, 1979.

Image Courtesy of the Associated Press, San Bernardino County Sun, February 14, 1979.

On Monday August 21st, 2017 the moon will pass between the sun and the earth casting a wide shadow over parts of the contiguous United States for the first time in nearly four decades. Skywatchers and armchair astronomers in the Pacific Northwest and beyond will flock to central Oregon in hopes that Mother Nature will offer a clear sky to enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event.

Treasures of the Archives: Denny Hall is the oldest building of the University of Washington

Although Denny Hall has undergone major renovations as recently as 2015, the exterior remains virtually unchanged to this day.

Although Denny Hall has undergone major renovations as recently as 2015, the exterior remains virtually unchanged to this day, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/.

Built in 1895, Denny Hall is the oldest building of the University of Washington. It was designed by Charles Saunders in the style of the French Renaissance Revival and built with brick and sandstone. The University prioritized the building in their "Restore the Core" initiative, which aimed to restore fifteen historic buildings on the campus.

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