News: Special collections

Special Collections houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection.
Special Collections is pleased to present this pop-up exhibit which can be viewed in our Reading Room during the hours of Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm.   Spring Blooms: Botanical Watercolors by Margaret Stones Special Collections Reading Room, Shields Library March 10 – June 16, 2017   Margaret Stones (1920- ), botanical ...
March 10, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara
33/50 Professor Gary S. Snyder (1930-   ) renowned poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist continues to make an indelible mark on late-twentieth and twenty-first century thought. He is considered one of the most significant environmental writers and a central figure in environmental activism. The Gary ...
March 3, 2017 • Daryl Morrison
32/50 The Map Collection include maps of the local area and California communities.  Various types of maps show different aspects and concerns which are important to the development and growth of a city or region.  The Map Collection includes street maps, zoning maps, school districts, ...
February 22, 2017 • Kristoffer Landes
We are excited to announce that our fifth and sixth groups of audiovisual materials digitized through our participation in the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) are now online at the Internet Archive. The moving image recordings include footage of: several McClellan Air Force Base events which were related ...
February 15, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara
30/50 With the recent rains, the opening of the Sacramento Weir, and the flooded Yolo Bypass, we thought that it was fitting to feature the Holland Land Company Records this week. The following information is drawn from the collection finding aid.  Be sure to check out ...
February 9, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara