Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

Below are News items in the category of Special Collections

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.

60th Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles

This exhibit featured small press books selected by the Rounce and Coffin Club of Los Angeles.

The UCSB Libraries: Celebrating 50 Years of Growth and Service

This was an online exhibit on the history of the UCSB Library, to which Special Collections contributed.

The History of Asian America On Stage: Highlights from the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives

This display featured selected historical documents, photographs, scripts and graphic art work drawn from several Asian American performing arts collections.

Sound Recordings from the Performing Arts Collections

This exhibit highlighted various audio recordings from the Performing Arts Collections in Special Collections.

Lincoln Lives! An Exhibit of The Wyles Collection

The collection of books and materials that a local resident named William Wyles left to the University of California Santa Barbara in the 1940s formed the basis on which the Department of Special Collections was built.

59th Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles

This exhibit featured small press books selected by the Rounce and Coffin Club of Los Angeles.

Lotte Lehmann: Portraits and Portrayals

This exhibit featured photographs and other materials from the Performing Arts Department's collections on opera singer Lotte Lehmann.