Below are News items in the category of Collections

Recent Additions to Special Collections

The exhibit in Special Collections displayed highlights from book and manuscript collections acquired during the past year.

Comision Feminil Mexicana Nacional

This exhibit highlighted holdings from the CEMA collection.

Goldshlak (Leon A.) Gilbert & Sullivan Collection

This exhibit highlighted the collection of books, sound recordings, videotapes, scores and graphic materials related to the careers and operas of William S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan.

Die-Cut Advertising Literature, ca. 1880-1960

The vast majority of items in this exhibit come from a recently acquired collection (Mss 202) of 101 pamphlets, booklets, cards, and flyers cut in shapes such as animals, books, bottles, fruit and vegetables, hats, and shoes.

The History of Asian America On Stage: Highlights from the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives

This display featured selected historical documents, photographs, scripts and graphic art work drawn from several Asian American performing arts collections.

Sound Recordings from the Performing Arts Collections

This exhibit highlighted various audio recordings from the Performing Arts Collections in Special Collections.

Lincoln Lives! An Exhibit of The Wyles Collection

The collection of books and materials that a local resident named William Wyles left to the University of California Santa Barbara in the 1940s formed the basis on which the Department of Special Collections was built.

Lotte Lehmann: Portraits and Portrayals

This exhibit featured photographs and other materials from the Performing Arts Department's collections on opera singer Lotte Lehmann.

Western History: The William Wyles Collection

Featured in the exhibit are selective examples of original nineteenth century volumes and more recent research works reflecting some of the themes in the Wyles Collection.