There will be a lecture on Thursday commemoratig the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, offered in conjunction with the exhibit currently on view in Special Collections on the 3rd floor of Davidson Library.
January 7, 2013
The UCSB Library just received $239,600 from the Mellon-funded "Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards program" administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
January 2, 2013
Did you see the movie "Lincoln" and want to know more about our 16th president? Check out our Special Collections.
January 1, 2013
Sam Brylawski, Editor of UCSB's Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings and the American Discography Project has been appointed to the National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) and also to serve as the Board's Chair.
November 6, 2012
Sam Brylawski from Special Collections was interviewed on NPR. He shared his insights on the anniversary of the compact disc.
October 3, 2012
Rare documents from Flying "A" Studio from Special Collections will be on display in the Pollack Theater in conjunction with the Flying "A" Studio Centennial Celebration on Saturday, July 7.
July 6, 2012
The collection relates primarily to early oil exploration in California, other parts of the United States, and abroad, with a large photograph component to the collection.
June 25, 2012
Over 2,000 color slides relating to marine biology have been digitized and are now online.
May 30, 2012
The extensive papers of important political activist Stanley Sheinbaum are ready for use in the Department of Special Collections.
May 2, 2012
The Library's Dept. of Special Collections collects, maintains, and preserves the campus libraries' most valuable, rare, and unique materials. The UCSB Affiliates lecture on Wednesday will address some of these collections.
February 27, 2012