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.

58th Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles

The Department of Special Collections displayed the 1999 Western Books Exhibition. The 58th Annual travelling exhibit was sponsored by the Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles.

The Isla Vista Resources Project

The Neal J. Linson Family generously provided funding for a project to organize, preserve, and publicize the extensive Isla Vista resources held by the UCSB Department of Special Collections and other areas of the UCSB Library.

Back to the 60s and 70s: The Alternative Press Collection

The Alternative Press Collection in the Department of Special Collections contains nearly 300 titles, mostly non-mainstream newspapers in their original form, from the late 1960s to the latter 1970s.

Vogue Picture Records, 1946-1947

A selection of Vogue picture records from the Todd collection is on display in the Department of Special Collections during May and June 2000.

Humanistic Psychology: An Introduction

This exhibit featured selections from the Humanistic Psychology Archives.

Millennial Dreams and Utopian Visions: Literary Representations through the Ages

This exhibit featured selections from Special Collections' rare books and literature collections.

57th Annual Western Books Exhibition, Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles

The Department of Special Collections displayed the 1998 Western Books Exhibition. This 57th Annual travelling exhibit was sponsored by the Rounce & Coffin Club of Los Angeles.

Ethnic California: Parallel Histories and Alternative Voices

An exhibit in the conference room of the Department of Chicano Studies, now online.

Selections from the Isaac Foot Collection

Selections from the Isaac Foot Collection are on exhibit in the Department of Special Collections. Acquired in 1962 from a private estate in Great Britain, the collection was one of the largest purchases in UC’s history.

75 Years at the Lobero Theatre

An exhibit showcasing the 75th anniversary of the opening of the new Lobero Theater in downtown Santa Barbara and the beginning of Fiesta.