A new digital collection featuring the library's cylinder recordings from the mid 1890s to the mid 1920s is now online.
June 1, 2005
An exhibit of artists books and related work by Carolee Campbell, creator of Ninja Press and alumna of UCSB College of Creative Studies.
January 10, 2005
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.
January 1, 2005
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This display featured selected historical documents, photographs, scripts and graphic art work drawn from several Asian American performing arts collections.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