News: Special collections

Special Collections houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection.
We are pleased to present our latest exhibit, Striking Gold: Scholarship Based on Research in Special Collections. The exhibit, which can be viewed in the Special Collections display cases in the Shields Library lobby, will run through the Summer Quarter. Special Collections is visited daily by undergraduate and graduate ...
June 26, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara
47/50 Many of the Native American archival history collections found in Special Collections are closely tied to the Department of Native American Studies (NAS). As such, we seek to supplement and provide additional support for research and education.  Showcased here are three popular collections: Native American History and ...
June 16, 2017 • Kristoffer Landes
46 of 50 For the final five features celebrating Special Collections’ 50th Anniversary, we focus on a massive body of work that has come to represent the ideals of the Enlightenment and has been said to have inspired the French Revolution: Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des ...
June 10, 2017 • Christine Cheng
44/50 Aerial photographs provide some of the most visually impacting research materials in the Map Collection. Combined with USGS topographic maps and other maps available in the collection, research can often be enhanced with aerial photography dating back to 1937 in the Central Valley. Often used for statements ...
May 26, 2017 • Dawn Collings