Donations of Rare Materials, Archival Materials, and Manuscripts to Special Collections

Rare and antiquarian books, personal papers, archival collections, organizational records, historical manuscripts, antiquarian maps, historical sound recordings, and other unique and rare materials are actively sought by the library and maintained by the Department of Special Collections. Please visit the Special Collections area of this website to learn about our collections and to review our Collection Management Policy. For additional information about donating materials, please contact the Head of Special Collections (Acting) David Seubert at (805) 893-5444 or seubert [at] library [dot] ucsb [dot] edu.

For donations of sound recordings and other performing arts materials, please contact David Seubert at (805) 893-5444 or seubert [at] library [dot] ucsb [dot] edu.

For donations related to the California Ethic and Multicultural Archives, please contact Salvador Güereña at (805) 893-8563 or guerena [at] library [dot] ucsb [dot] edu.

For transfers of UCSB departmental and administrative records and donations of faculty papers, please contact University Archivist David Gartrell at (805) 893-7912 or gartrell [at] library [dot] ucsb [dot] edu.