News: Special collections

Special Collections houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection.
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
As the exhibit celebrating the centennial of the City of Davis enters its final weeks on display, we were inspired to add one more piece to it with the following “Then & Now” images of Davis.  The historic images below are from Special Collections and the present day photographs ...
May 17, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara
42/50 Charles Schneeman (1912-1972) was a science fiction illustrator for stories and covers of such works as Astounding Stories and Astounding Science Fiction from 1935 to 1952. The collection contains the artwork and correspondence of illustrator Charles E. Schneeman, Jr. The bulk of the collection is comprised of ...
May 9, 2017 • Kevin Miller