News: University archives

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

Today’s On This Day post takes us to the May 4, 1965 dedication of the Carolee Shields Garden in the UC Davis Arboretum. Carolee Shields (1876-1971), was an avid…

May 4, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

Today’s On This Day post celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the signing of the UC Davis Principles of Community. More information about the history of the Principles of…

April 20, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

Today’s feature in our On This Day series takes us to the April 9, 1938 dedication of the Gymnasium and Swimming Pool. President Robert G. Sproul presided over the…

April 9, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

Today’s feature in our On This Day series takes us to the opening of the west wing of Shields Library which occurred twenty five years ago on April 2,…

April 2, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara