News: University archives

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

Today’s feature in our On This Day series takes us back fifty-five years to October 23, 1959 and the inauguration of Emil Mrak as the second Chancellor of UC…

October 23, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara

The latest installment of On This Day features the groundbreaking ceremony for the Medical Sciences Unit I which took place on September 11, 1974. According to the program for…

September 11, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara

Today, we’re launching a new series on our blog, On This Day. The series will highlight campus events that happened “on this day” in history. Our inaugural post features the…

July 2, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara

Our latest installment in the Then & Now series brings us back to Shields Library, specifically to the Circulation Desk. The “then” photo was taken in 1979 when the…

June 26, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara