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WSU alumna, environmental historian is a storyteller at heart

Jen Corrinne Brown was known as WSU Libraries’ “fishing girl.” She spent hours in Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections working on her dissertation in 2012, debunking fly-fishing myths about the Rocky Mountains.  “I’m just a storyteller at heart,” Brown said. “I want to tell stories that people think are interesting or might not know about.” […]
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Angling and Adventure: One collector’s journey to making WSU Libraries history

Vernon Gallup wanted something different. Something unique. Something no one else had. In 2008, he made history at the WSU Libraries by donating the largest single gift of rare books in the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections’ 120-year past—about 20,000 volumes valued at $1.8 million.  “He had a love affair with his books. I’ve never […]
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