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.
June 1, 2004
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.
July 1, 2003
This display featured selected historical documents, photographs, scripts and graphic art work drawn from several Asian American performing arts collections.
July 1, 2002
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.
January 7, 2002
This exhibit featured photographs and other materials from the Performing Arts Department's collections on opera singer Lotte Lehmann.
October 8, 2001
This exhibit included selections from UCSB’s Department of Special Collections related to illuminated manuscripts.
January 8, 2001
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.
August 21, 2000
The Neal J. Linson Family generously provided funding for a project to organize, preserve, and publicize the extensive Isla Vista resources held by the UCSB Department of Special Collections and other areas of the UCSB Library.
August 1, 2000
The Alternative Press Collection in the Department of Special Collections contains nearly 300 titles, mostly non-mainstream newspapers in their original form, from the late 1960s to the latter 1970s.
July 3, 2000
A selection of Vogue picture records from the Todd collection is on display in the Department of Special Collections during May and June 2000.
May 1, 2000