Below are News items in the category of Special Collections

Art Through the Mail: The Eternal Network

Co-curated by Lyn Korenic, Lydia Emard, and Barbara Millett, this collection of Mail Art was generously donated to the Arts Library by Santa Barbara tattoo artist (and former mail artist) Pat Fish.

Dressing the Text: The Fine Press Artists’ Book

The Department of Special Collections’ exhibit, Dressing the Text: The Fine Press Artists’ Book, was a traveling exhibit co-sponsored by several arts organizations in Santa Cruz county.

The UCSB Campus: From Schoolhouse to University

In the summer of 1996 Special Collections presented the exhibit entitled, “The UCSB Campus: From Schoolhouse to University.” The focus of the display was on the physical development of the Goleta campus, but also included the earlier campuses.

Cultural Aspects of Death

The Department of Special Collections’ exhibit, “Cultural Aspects of Death,” was held in conjunction with activities sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center and the University Art Museum.

African American Materials in Special Collections

This exhibit highlighted African American materials in the Department of Special Collections.

Japanese Experience in California

This exhibit highlighted Special Collections materials on Japanese immigrants in California.

The American Civil War - A Personal Account

This exhibit highlighted American Civil War materials from the Wyles Collections, including correspondence and diaries of Civil War soldiers.

American Women Poets

This exhibit highlighted American women poets in Special Collections' literary holdings.