Below are News items in the category of Special Collections

Featured Collection Item: "Treehouse"

Featured object: Treehouse artists book by Paul Johnson

On Exhibit: The Emergence of the Bill of Rights

The Emergence of the Bill of Rights, on exhibit now in the Library, is curated by UC Santa Barbara professors Patricia Cline Cohen (History) and William B. Warner (English and Comparative Literature).

On Exhibit in the Library: Burn Cycle: Sharing Land with Wildfire

The UCSB Library and the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management have commissioned Santa Barbara artist Ethan Turpin to create an exhibition on wildfire which is on exhibit on the first floor of the Library through May 2014.

Library Acquires Edouard Pecourt Tango and Latin American Music Collection

In 2010 the UCSB Library acquired much of the former store inventory and collection of Parisian record dealer Edouard Pecourt, owner of the store La Boîte à Disques, a small antiquarian record shop in Paris from the early 1950s through 1980s...

On Exhibit in the Library: Against The Wall: Social Justice and Civil Unrest in California, 1960s-1980s

This exhibition will explore communities of color in California and their struggles for civil rights and social justice in the sixties to the eighties.

Conjuring India: British Views of the Subcontinent, 1780-1870.

A new exhibit in Special Collections examines representations of colonial-era India with illustrations from works published in the 18th & 19th centuries from the collections of Sara Miller McCune and the UCSB Library.

Looking for a Student to Curate a Writing Exhibition in Library

The Library and Writing Program are currently looking for an advanced undergraduate or graduate student to work during the winter quarter on the curation of an exhibition of the writing process.

Artist Diane Gamboa to Speak at the Library on October 23rd

On October 23rd at 4pm, artist Diane Gamboa will give an illustrated exhibition talk in the Library’s Mary Cheadle Room on the third floor. This event is free and open to the public

University Archives Addition: William Dole Papers

The papers of William Dole (1917-1983), American abstract collage artist born in Angola, Indiana, and former Professor of Art at UC Santa Barbara, are now available for research.

Demian Katz Gamebook Collection Now Open for Research

More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.