Special Collections: News & Events

The Special Collections News Archive contains summaries of press releases about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

Artist Talk and Reception: Jan. 30, 3:30pm

The UCSB Library and Chicano Studies Institute are co-sponsoring an artist talk by Favianna Rodriguez, in conjunction with the exhibit, "Favianna Rodriguez: Art of the Activist Imagination."

Los Angeles Times Article Highlights UCSB Library's Eddie Davis Collection

An article in the Jan. 8 issue of Los Angeles Times highlights the UCSB Library's collection of Eddie Davis photos, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.

Who Freed the Slaves?: Emancipation as a Social Movement (Special Collections, Third Floor)

Drawing on materials from the Wyles Collections the exhibit explored the theme of emancipation as a social movement (January-June 2013)

History Affiliates Lecture Thursday on the Emancipation Proclamation

There will be a lecture on Thursday commemoratig the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, offered in conjunction with the exhibit currently on view in Special Collections on the 3rd floor of Davidson Library.

Library Receives $239K to Catalog Historic Sound Recordings

The UCSB Library just received $239,600 from the Mellon-funded "Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards program" administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).

Lincoln Comes to Life in Special Collections

Did you see the movie "Lincoln" and want to know more about our 16th president? Check out our Special Collections.

Sam Brylawski Appointed to the National Recording Preservation Board

Sam Brylawski, Editor of UCSB's Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings and the American Discography Project has been appointed to the National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) and also to serve as the Board's Chair.

The Compact Disc Turns 30: Library Employee Sam Brylawski on NPR

Sam Brylawski from Special Collections was interviewed on NPR. He shared his insights on the anniversary of the compact disc.

Stars of the Opera Stage: "Golden Age" Images from the William R. Moran Collection

An exhibit featuring the stars of opera's "Golden Age" is now on display in Special Collections.