Below are News items in the category of Special Collections Announcements

Bruce Bastin/Interstate Music Collection

This May, UCSB Library acquired a portion of folklorist Bruce Bastin's record collection, consisting of 10,000 78rpm ethnic and folk recordings from Latin America and Europe.

Kenneth Karmiole Endowment

Kenneth Karmiole, Class of ’68, is creating an endowed fund to benefit Special Collections in the UC Santa Barbara Library with a pledge of $100,000.

Diana and Simon Raab Endowment

Diana and Simon Raab of Santa Barbara are creating a generously-endowed fund to benefit Special Collections.

New Digital Collection with 5,000 Cylinder Recordings Online

A new digital collection featuring the library's cylinder recordings from the mid 1890s to the mid 1920s is now online.

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.

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.

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.