Below are News items in the category of Humanities

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.

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.

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This display featured selected historical documents, photographs, scripts and graphic art work drawn from several Asian American performing arts collections.

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.

Illuminated Manuscripts

This exhibit included selections from UCSB’s Department of Special Collections related to illuminated manuscripts.

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.

The Isla Vista Resources Project

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.

Back to the 60s and 70s: The Alternative Press Collection

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.

Vogue Picture Records, 1946-1947

A selection of Vogue picture records from the Todd collection is on display in the Department of Special Collections during May and June 2000.