News: 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: Sacramento May 29-June 14, 2018 The Capitol of California is just 15 miles away from Davis! Sacramento, the fastest growing populated city in CA, has plenty of features to offer. From museums to historic parks, and outstanding restaurants, Sacramento life provides amusement, experiences, and ...
May 29, 2018 • Patricia Wyley
Theme for the week: Amgen Tour of California  May 14-25, 2018 Get your legs ready for the 13th Amgen Tour of California!  The eight-day bicycle race is 654 miles long and covers over 3 miles of elevation gain.  There are 17 men’s teams and 15 women’s teams ...
May 11, 2018 • Louis Cashatt
Theme for the week: Changing National Borders April 23-May 11, 2018 History is always changing, never remaining stagnant. New discoveries and perspectives change not only the way we perceive the world, but also ourselves. Among the many factors that form our identities, nationality has become one of the ...
April 23, 2018 • Jeanelle Wan
Theme for the week: South America April 10-20, 2018 South America, the 5th largest continent, is covered with awestruck mountains, tropical rainforest in the North, beautiful coastal plains next to the seacoasts, and a home to many unique plants and animals, such as piranhas, jaguars, green anacondas- which ...
April 10, 2018 • Patricia Wyley
The “Aggie Spirit” is a term that emerged in the early days of UC Davis, when it was still the University Farm, to describe the particular character of our school pride and identity. The Aggie Spirit comes to life through generations of photographs and materials featured in our new ...
April 6, 2018 • Kevin Miller
Today, March 28, 2018, marks the 310th birthday of Hannah Glasse. Today’s Google Doodle honors Glasse for being the author of the first popular cookbook. Called “the first domestic goddess” and “the queen of the dinner party,” she was not recognized in her lifetime. Her book, The Art ...
March 28, 2018 • Axel Borg