Below are News items in the category of Special Collections

Picturing Community Poster Exhibit from California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives on View Now

Currently on view on the main floor of Davidson Library is Picturing Community: Posters, Photography, and Poetry from the Kearny Street Workshop Archives.

Library Receives $239K to Catalog Historic Sound Recordings

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).

Lincoln Comes to Life in Special Collections

Did you see the movie "Lincoln" and want to know more about our 16th president? Check out our Special Collections.

Sam Brylawski Appointed to the National Recording Preservation Board

Sam Brylawski, Editor of UCSB's Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings and the American Discography Project has been appointed to the National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) and also to serve as the Board's Chair.

The Compact Disc Turns 30: Library Employee Sam Brylawski on NPR

Sam Brylawski from Special Collections was interviewed on NPR. He shared his insights on the anniversary of the compact disc.

Don't Forget Maps in Artists' Books

Artist Agnes Denes' current exhibition at the Santa Monica Museum of Art reminds us that the Arts Library is another great location on campus to find maps.

KDB-93.7/FM Radio: UCSB Celebrates the Golden Age of Opera (1850’s-1920)

David Seubert, Acting Head of Special Collections, recently spoke with KDB-93.7/FM about the current exhibition in Special Collections--"Stars of the Opera Stage: ‘Golden Age' Images from the William R. Moran Collection."

Stars of the Opera Stage: "Golden Age" Images from the William R. Moran Collection

An exhibit featuring the stars of opera's "Golden Age" is now on display in Special Collections.

Flying A Studios Centennial Celebration

Rare documents from Flying "A" Studio from Special Collections will be on display in the Pollack Theater in conjunction with the Flying "A" Studio Centennial Celebration on Saturday, July 7.

Robert B. Moran and William R. Moran Papers Now Available for Research

The collection relates primarily to early oil exploration in California, other parts of the United States, and abroad, with a large photograph component to the collection.