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.
October 17, 2013
More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.
July 23, 2013
On view at the Multicultural Center this summer is In Africa and the Americas: The Legacy of the Diasporas. This exhibition draws upon the rich graphic art collections in the Library's California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA).
July 16, 2013
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