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.
February 27, 2012
Come see the Department of Special Collections' exhibit featuring selections on travel and modes of travel.
December 8, 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.
October 6, 2011
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.
October 6, 2011
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.
May 16, 2011
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.
February 14, 2011
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.
February 8, 2011
This exhibit features materials from Special Collections on sixteen of the United States presidents, including Lincoln, Wilson, JFK, Nixon, and Reagan.
February 4, 2011
Recognizing Black History Month, February 2011, this exhibit focuses on the African American leaders of Santa Barbara and their legacy of activism for civic improvement, equity, and social justice.
January 10, 2011
This exhibit in Special Collections displays artist books from Special Collections and the Arts Library as part of the 3 Millionth Volume Celebration.
November 8, 2010