Below are News items in the category of Special Collections Exhibits

Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections: 2010

This exhibit in Special Collections displays highlights from book and manuscript collections acquired during the past year.

Edouard Pecourt Collection: An Exhibit of Early French Cylinder and Disc Recordings

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.

Hector Gonzalez - Visiting Artist: “The History of Rampart Records”

Gonzalez is a visiting artist in residence at UCSB sponsored by the Chicano Studies Institute and the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives in the UCSB Library.

¡Movimiento! Exhibit on the Chicano Movement

This winter’s exhibit centers on the movement for social justice and equity that was actually another stage in the continuum of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement that began in the 1940s.

Recent Acquisitions: 2009

This exhibit in Special Collections displayed highlights from book and manuscript collections acquired during the past year.

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.

Made in Germany: The Work of Five Book Artists

The UC Santa Barbara Library, Professor Harry Reese, and book artist Gunnar Kaldewey presented “Made in Germany,” recent artist books from five contemporary fine arts presses from Germany for an exhibit in Special Collections.

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.

Recent Acquisitions: 2008

The exhibit in Special Collections displayed highlights from book and manuscript collections acquired during the past year.