The collection relates primarily to early oil exploration in California, other parts of the United States, and abroad, with a large photograph component to the collection.
June 25, 2012
Over 2,000 color slides relating to marine biology have been digitized and are now online.
May 30, 2012
The extensive papers of important political activist Stanley Sheinbaum are ready for use in the Department of Special Collections.
May 2, 2012
Special Collections' current exhibit features a wide range of items illustrating how we view nature.
April 6, 2012
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