Favianna Rodriguez, the Oakland-based activist artist best known for bold posters and digital art that explore issues of social justice, has donated her personal archive to the UCSB Library.
May 17, 2013
The UCSB Library's Special Collections Department is staying open especially this Saturday, April 13 from 10am-4pm for Spring Insight.
April 12, 2013
David Seubert, Acting Head of Special Collections, was featured on KCLU about the grant that UCSB Library recently received to catalog thousands of wax cylinders and 78 rpm disks.
March 25, 2013
Join us for a curator's talk about the current Special Collections exhibit -- "Who Freed the Slaves?"
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February 5, 2013
An article in the Jan. 8 issue of Los Angeles Times highlights the UCSB Library's collection of Eddie Davis photos, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.
January 18, 2013
Drawing on materials from the Wyles Collections the exhibit explored the theme of emancipation as a social movement (January-June 2013)
January 15, 2013
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
Currently on view on the main floor of Davidson Library is Picturing Community: Posters, Photography, and Poetry from the Kearny Street Workshop Archives.
January 3, 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