News: University archives

The University Archives documents the history of the University of California, Davis and its faculty.
In celebration of Pajamarino and Homecoming, we thought that we’d share a song that we recently discovered while processing the Campus Songs and Song Books Collection. We’re California Aggies was a new song that was introduced at the University Meeting on Monday, September 30, 1957. The song’s words ...
October 11, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
UC Davis is known for it’s friendly atmosphere and as such Special Collections would like to extend a “Spirited Hello” to all our new and returning students. You can see from the below image that saying “Hello” is a tradition that campus members actively promoted. Later this became ...
September 26, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
We’re excited to announce that we’ve launched public access to the UC Davis Web Archives. This project, created using the California Digital Library’s Web Archiving Service (WAS), preserves websites in the entire “ucdavis.edu” domain to document the history of the University’s activities and accomplishments. Special Collections, as the ...
May 24, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections is excited to announce that more of our University Archives Photographs are now available online. These images offer a visual record of the history of the University of California, Davis. The collection contains photographic prints and negatives, and depicts buildings and grounds, faculty and staff, annual events ...
November 9, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections has launched public access to a project that archives the website of the California Aggie student newspaper. This ongoing project, created using the California Digital Library’s Web Archiving Service (WAS), first captured the Aggie website in October 2010. You can view the California Aggie newspaper web archives ...
September 25, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
Labor Day. Frosh Dinks. Tank Rush. Frosh-Soph Brawl. Wild West Days. What do all of these things have in common? They are UC Davis traditions! Our latest exhibit contains selections from the University Archives Photographs Collection which feature campus traditions, some of which continue to this day. The University Archives ...
June 21, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara