Twenty-seven rare books and manuscripts from the 13th through 17th centuries trace the history of the modern Bible, from its beginnings as a series of partial manuscripts to the single volume format that exists today.
May 16, 2011
Students and researchers now have free access to 170 images of posters, artwork, and photographs documenting the work of the Kearny Street Workshop and the Asian/Pacific American community in 1970s and 1980s San Francisco.
February 14, 2011
This exhibition features selected 1970s vintage posters by San Francisco Bay Area activist artists who represent a spirit of cultural diversity, social equity/social change, and international human rights from various perspectives.
February 8, 2011
This exhibit features materials from Special Collections on sixteen of the United States presidents, including Lincoln, Wilson, JFK, Nixon, and Reagan.
February 4, 2011
This exhibit in Special Collections displays artist books from Special Collections and the Arts Library as part of the 3 Millionth Volume Celebration.
November 8, 2010
Pecourt’s extraordinary collection of over 3,000 cylinders and 18,000 discs was acquired by the UCSB Library in 2010. Selections from the collection are on exhibit in the Department of Special Collections.
July 1, 2010
This exhibition is a special compendium which encapsulates visual cultures, global ethnopoles, and urban public spaces of that time.
May 4, 2010
The California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA) will be co-sponsoring a day-long Chicano Theater Conference and Diversity Lecture Series.
January 12, 2010
The California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA) will be co-sponsoring two presentations by Esteban Villa on the Chicano movement and the Royal Chicano Air Force artist collective.
November 17, 2009
A second National Endowment for the Humanities grant has been awarded to the UCSB Library.
August 6, 2009