News: University archives

The University Archives documents the history of the University of California, Davis and its faculty.
Today’s On This Day post features an article from the March 8, 1916 Weekly Agricola newspaper which announced the formation of a Fire Department for the University Farm.     March 8, 1916 Weekly Agricola ...
March 8, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
On this day in 1915, publication of the Weekly Agricola, a four page student newspaper, began. Renamed the University Farm Agricola in 1916, the paper became the California Aggie in November 1922. Happy 100th Birthday, California Aggie!         ...
September 29, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
On this, the first day of instruction of the fall quarter, Gerome says Welcome Aggies! This week he presents the publication titled, Welcome Aggies which served as an orientation handbook for new students. Published during the 1950s-1960s, it contained information about orientation week, housing, traditional activities, ASUCD, campus ...
September 24, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
Gerome the gnome hopes that UC Davis staff members enjoy the 35th Thank Goodness for Staff (TGFS) Celebration today. In celebration of TGFS, Gerome has brought out our collection of TGFS buttons from the University Archives. You’ll notice that we don’t have a button from each year’s celebration. ...
May 7, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara