Below are News items in the category of Special Collections

New Digital Collection with 5,000 Cylinder Recordings Online

A new digital collection featuring the library's cylinder recordings from the mid 1890s to the mid 1920s is now online.

East Asian Resources in the Department of Special Collections

This exhibit featured items from various areas in the Department of Special Collections that pertain to East Asia, primarily China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.

Ninja Press at Twenty

An exhibit of artists books and related work by Carolee Campbell, creator of Ninja Press and alumna of UCSB College of Creative Studies.

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Audio Archive

Thanks to donors Neal Linson, Ceil Pulitzer, and Stanley Sheinbaum, a project has begun to digitize and make accessible on the web some of the most important conference proceedings, talks, and dialogues recorded by CSDI.

John S. Kiewit Photography Collection

The UCSB Library Department of Special Collections is pleased to announce that it recently has received the John S. Kiewit Photography Collection (Mss 228) of several thousand slides, prints, negatives and related work.

Recent Additions to Special Collections

The exhibit in Special Collections displayed highlights from book and manuscript collections acquired during the past year.

Comision Feminil Mexicana Nacional

This exhibit highlighted holdings from the CEMA collection.

Goldshlak (Leon A.) Gilbert & Sullivan Collection

This exhibit highlighted the collection of books, sound recordings, videotapes, scores and graphic materials related to the careers and operas of William S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan.

Die-Cut Advertising Literature, ca. 1880-1960

The vast majority of items in this exhibit come from a recently acquired collection (Mss 202) of 101 pamphlets, booklets, cards, and flyers cut in shapes such as animals, books, bottles, fruit and vegetables, hats, and shoes.

The Future in the Past: Works of Science Fiction and Fantasy From the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

This exhibit featured the works of several dozen authors who wrote speculative fiction or fantasy, a genre that later came to be known as Science Fiction.