Here’s a recap of an earlier post that we did for May is Bike Month: Since May is Bike Month, here is a sampling of some of our collections that focus on bicycles and bicycling. The William Clauson Cycling Collection contains bicycling books, journals, trade publications and directories, racing ...
May 3, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
May 10-12, 2013 marks the 44th Whole Earth Festival on campus. According to an article titled “Whole Earth Festival” in the April 1972 UCD Spectator: “The idea was brought to the Davis campus during the Christmas vacation break of 1969. A member of the ASUCD Experimental College attended ...
May 2, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
One of our collections, D-468 Milton Halberstadt Papers and Photographs is being highlighted at this time by the California Digital Library (CDL) at http://www.cdlib.org/cdlinfo/2013/04/22/good-enough-to-eat-halberstadt-food-photographs-at-uc-davis/ The Photographer, Milton “Hal” Halberstadt was a premier food photographer in San Francisco in 1940-2000.  His images were widely sought ...
April 23, 2013
The Society of American Archivists has partnered with the American Library Association, the Library of Congress, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and many other cultural heritage organizations to launch Preservation Week – a national campaign to help raise awareness about collecting and preservation, to ...
April 22, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
The Colby E. “Babe” Slater Student Internship in Special Collections is generously funded by Richard and Marilyn Slater McCapes. The internship is named in honor of Marilyn’s father, Colby E. Babe Slater. Slater, a 1917 graduate of the University Farm School (now the University of California, Davis), won Olympic gold ...
April 19, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections will be participating in Picnic Day as part of the Shields Library Open House. Shields Library and Special Collections will be open from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013. On display will be selections from the Colby E. “Babe” Slater Collection. Slater, a 1917 graduate ...
April 19, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara