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The University Archives documents the history of the University of California, Davis and its faculty.

In anticipation of National Arbor Day which is celebrated on the last Friday of April, here is a photograph from Arbor Day ceremonies on campus in 1960.
April 21, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
In the spirit of this year’s Picnic Day theme, we’ll “rewind” to the first Picnic Day. The first “Dedication Basket Picnic” was held May 22, 1909 to honor the
March 30, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Charter Day, officially March 23, the day on which in 1868 Governor Henry H. Haight signed the legislative act creating the University of California, was first celebrated in 1874 when
March 28, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
As we mentioned in our last post, Special Collections is the repository for the University Archives. It is our role to preserve the University of California, Davis’ history by maintaining
March 23, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections is the repository for the University Archives and collects the non-current records of historical value for the University. We welcome historical archives and records from the administrative offices,
March 14, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
After hearing about the possibility of snow flurries in the local area during the weekend, I decided to post this photograph of a bicyclist during a previous snowfall on campus.
February 25, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara