Below are News items in the category of Collections

Neil O'Brien Papers

This summer, the library was pleased to receive the papers of early 20th century American blackface entertainer Neil O'Brien, leader of "Neil O'Brien's Great American Minstrels."

Recent Acquisitions: 2008

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

Bruce Bastin/Interstate Music Collection

This May, UCSB Library acquired a portion of folklorist Bruce Bastin's record collection, consisting of 10,000 78rpm ethnic and folk recordings from Latin America and Europe.

In the Limelight: Diversity on Stage

This exhibit featured works from CEMA’s growing performing arts collections. This exhibit included original scripts, photographs, graphic art and collectibles autographed by the likes of Cesar Chavez, Luis Valdez, and Jane Fonda.

Recent Acquistions in Special Collections, 2005

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

New Digital Collection with 5,000 Cylinder Recordings Online

A new digital collection featuring the library's cylinder recordings from the mid 1890s to the mid 1920s is now online.

Ninja Press at Twenty

An exhibit of artists books and related work by Carolee Campbell, creator of Ninja Press and alumna of UCSB College of Creative Studies.

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Audio Archive

Thanks to donors Neal Linson, Ceil Pulitzer, and Stanley Sheinbaum, a project has begun to digitize and make accessible on the web some of the most important conference proceedings, talks, and dialogues recorded by CSDI.

John S. Kiewit Photography Collection

The UCSB Library Department of Special Collections is pleased to announce that it recently has received the John S. Kiewit Photography Collection (Mss 228) of several thousand slides, prints, negatives and related work.

Recent Additions to Special Collections

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