Special Collections Open Saturday for Spring Insight

The UCSB Library's Special Collections Department is staying open especially this Saturday, April 13 from 10am-4pm for Spring Insight. Visitors are invited to stop by and view the current exhibit, "Who Freed the Slaves?: Emancipation as a Social Movement". The exhibit, curated by UCSB History professor John Majewski and Ph.D. candidate Maria Fedorova, marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with a selection of items from the vast Civil War-era holdings of the Library's William Wyles Collection.

Curators John Majewski and Maria Fedorova in front of the exhibit