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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: Dinosaurs and Fossils November 13-22, 2017 Maps for the paleontologist in you.  Whether you travel locally, travel America, or travel to Mongolia, maps show where you can find dinosaurs, fossils, and other sites of prehistoric interest. We are so excited by this topic, that ...
November 9, 2017 • Dawn Collings
Come to the Map Collection and look for this sign: Theme for the week: Russia & The Kamchatka Peninsula November 6-9, 2017 The Kamchatka Peninsula is on the eastern coast of Russia. Kamchatka is a place of extraordinary primal beauty, hot springs, snow-capped peaks, rushing ...
November 3, 2017 • Dawn Collings
Food and drinks in the reading room of course! Happy Halloween from the folks in Special Collections. Stop by to check out all sorts of interesting and unique materials found in our collections. But seriously, no food or drinks.     ...
October 31, 2017 • Jenny Hodge
Come to the Map Collection and look for this sign: Theme for the week: Korea October 30- November 3rd, 2017 Korea in the News. Come on over to Shields Library to view these maps showing North and South Korea’s population size, economic activity, land utilization, ...
October 27, 2017 • Dawn Collings
You may be wondering what the World Series has to do with Shakespeare’s Second Folio. Well, it has everything to do with the Second Folio in Special Collections. In 1958, the University of California acquired the extensive personal library of C.K. (Charles Kay) Ogden, British linguist and philosopher. The University ...
October 26, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara
  Theme for the week: Sustainability October 23-27, 2017 Sustainability Day on October 25th! Special Collections and the Map Collection have joined with the Office of Sustainability to celebrate Sustainability Week! Come on over to Shields Library to view some amazing maps, books, and collections on sustainability, ...
October 23, 2017 • Patricia Wyley