A new exhibit in Special Collections examines representations of colonial-era India with illustrations from works published in the 18th & 19th centuries from the collections of Sara Miller McCune and the UCSB Library.
December 17, 2013
The papers of William Dole (1917-1983), American abstract collage artist born in Angola, Indiana, and former Professor of Art at UC Santa Barbara, are now available for research.
October 17, 2013
In conjunction with Diane Gamboa's Regents' Lectureship in the Fall of 2013, this exhibition of twelve silkscreen prints by the Los Angeles-based Chicana artist will explore the work of this artist as subaltern provocateur.
October 11, 2013
More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.
July 23, 2013
The UCSB Library's Special Collections Department is staying open especially this Saturday, April 13 from 10am-4pm for Spring Insight.
April 12, 2013
David Seubert, Acting Head of Special Collections, was featured on KCLU about the grant that UCSB Library recently received to catalog thousands of wax cylinders and 78 rpm disks.
March 25, 2013
Join us for a curator's talk about the current Special Collections exhibit -- "Who Freed the Slaves?"
February 5, 2013
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."
January 25, 2013
An article in the Jan. 8 issue of Los Angeles Times highlights the UCSB Library's collection of Eddie Davis photos, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.
January 18, 2013
Drawing on materials from the Wyles Collections the exhibit explored the theme of emancipation as a social movement (January-June 2013)
January 15, 2013