Below are News items in the category of Social Sciences

The U.S. and the World after 1945

Our current exhibit materials that reflect the political and cultural state of the world after the end of World War II.

Department of Special Collections Acquires Lou Cannon Papers

UCSB Library’s Department of Special Collections has recently acquired the papers of author Lou Cannon, former White House correspondent and noted biographer of Ronald Reagan.

Roots of Community: African American Activism in Santa Barbara

The winter 2009 exhibit focused on the African American leaders of Santa Barbara and their legacy of activism for civic improvement, equity, and social justice.

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.

Comision Feminil Mexicana Nacional

This exhibit highlighted holdings from the CEMA 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.