News: University archives

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

In celebration of May is National Bike Month, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of bicycles on campus. Our post from last year, mentions some…

May 1, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara

The 98th annual Picnic Day will take place this Saturday, April 21, 2012. In the spirit of this year’s theme, here’s our take on Then, Now, Always. Then…

April 18, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara

In celebration of Arbor Day, which occurs today, Wednesday, March 7, in California, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of Arbor Day activities on campus in…

March 7, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara

Special Collections holds the University Archives and it is our role to preserve the University of California, Davis’ history by maintaining a record of UC Davis publications. Traditionally this has…

February 13, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara

This week’s post in the UC Davis traditions series highlights a UC-wide tradition. All University Weekend, the idea of UC President Robert Gordon Sproul, started in 1948. The…

November 8, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara