Below are News items in the category of Special Collections

Stanley K. Sheinbaum Collection Now Available for Research

The extensive papers of important political activist Stanley Sheinbaum are ready for use in the Department of Special Collections.

Exhibit in Special Collections: Seeing Nature

Special Collections' current exhibit features a wide range of items illustrating how we view nature.

UCSB Affiliates Lecture to Highlight UCSB Library's Special Collections

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.

Locomotion: Travel and Transportation

Come see the Department of Special Collections' exhibit featuring selections on travel and modes of travel.

Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2011

This exhibit includes books and manuscripts acquired by the Department of Special Collections over the past year, including artist's books, photograph collections, silkscreens, and other materials.

New Streaming Audio: Victor Project and the National Jukebox

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.

Framing the Word: The Making of the Modern Bible, c. 1250-1611

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.

New on OAC and Calisphere: Kearny Street Workshop posters from UCSB

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.

Come Together: Interethnic Collaborations for Equity and Social Change in the 1970s

This exhibition features selected 1970s vintage posters by San Francisco Bay Area activist artists who represent a spirit of cultural diversity, social equity/social change, and international human rights from various perspectives.