The Library's Dept. of Special Collections collects, maintains, and preserves the campus libraries' most valuable, rare, and unique materials. The UCSB Affiliates lecture on Wednesday will address some of these collections.
The Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR) now contains more than 10,000 streaming audio recordings digitized from the collections of the Library of Congress and UCSB for LC's National Jukebox.
Twenty-seven rare books and manuscripts from the 13th through 17th centuries trace the history of the modern Bible, from its beginnings as a series of partial manuscripts to the single volume format that exists today.
Students and researchers now have free access to 170 images of posters, artwork, and photographs documenting the work of the Kearny Street Workshop and the Asian/Pacific American community in 1970s and 1980s San Francisco.