News: University archives

The University Archives documents the history of the University of California, Davis and its faculty.
This week’s installment in our Finding Aid Friday series is a bit different from the collections that we’ve featured previously. This finding aid isn’t for a physical collection but rather for an entirely digital web archive. The UC Davis Web Archives, created using the California Digital Library’s ...
November 22, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Finding Aid Friday series is the collection of Boxing Team Reports. Did you know that UC Davis once had a Boxing Team? Boxing was one of the most popular sports on campus up through the 1930s. By the late 1950s, interest ...
November 15, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Finding Aid Friday series is the Western Signal Corps School Collection. From 1943-1944, in the midst of World War II, the UC College of Agriculture at Davis (now the University of California, Davis) was closed and converted to a training facility ...
November 8, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s installment of our Finding Aid Friday series is the Campus Songs and Song Books Collection. This small collection contains sheet music and song books for Davis campus songs and University of California songs including: Aggie Fight Song, Big C, California Aggies Hail, Hail to ...
November 1, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Finding Aid Friday series is the Office of Ceremonies and Special Events Collection. This collection contains materials related to UC Davis campus ceremonies, dedications, lectures, programs, and receptions. The materials, which span the years 1922 to 2013, include programs, invitations, flyers, brochures, correspondence, ...
October 25, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
Today we’re launching a new series, Finding Aid Friday, on our blog. This series was inspired by our archivist colleagues on Twitter who created the #FindingAidFriday. On Fridays, we’ll post a finding aid for one of our recently processed collections. This week’s feature is the finding aid for the ...
October 18, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara