News: Archives and special collections

Special Collections houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection.

Theme for the week: World War II February 11 – March 1, 2019 World War II is the deadliest conflict in human history, with tens of millions of
February 11, 2019 • Jeanelle Wan
When Hugh Johnson, author of the ground-breaking World Atlas of Wine, decided to donate his archive of nearly 60 years of wine-book writing to the UC Davis Library in 2016, he explained that
January 7, 2019 • Jessica Nusbaum
If you watched the Golden Globes last night, you saw that the movie Green Book won for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. Interested in seeing an actual Green
January 7, 2019 • Sara Gunasekara
This Halloween we found some animals in the archives! We invite you to come and explore Special Collections to see what treats you find. Thomas, H.,
October 31, 2018 • Jenny Hodge
Theme for the week: Spanish Missions in California Oct 22-Nov 9, 2018 On September 9, 1850, California became the 31st state to be admitted into the United States. Prior
October 22, 2018 • Jeanelle Wan