Below are News items in the category of Special Collections

Multicultural Center Hosts Library Exhibition on Diasporas

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).

Artist Favianna Rodriguez Donates Personal Papers

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.

Special Collections Open Saturday for Spring Insight

The UCSB Library's Special Collections Department is staying open especially this Saturday, April 13 from 10am-4pm for Spring Insight.

KCLU Interviews David Seubert about Historic Sound Recordings

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.

Los Angeles Times Article Highlights UCSB Library's Eddie Davis Collection

An article in the Jan. 8 issue of Los Angeles Times highlights the UCSB Library's collection of Eddie Davis photos, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.

Who Freed the Slaves?: Emancipation as a Social Movement (Special Collections, Third Floor)

Drawing on materials from the Wyles Collections the exhibit explored the theme of emancipation as a social movement (January-June 2013)

History Affiliates Lecture Thursday on the Emancipation Proclamation

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.

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).