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
If you weren’t able to see the UC Davis Traditions exhibit that was on display during the Summer and Fall, you can now view it as a web exhibit! It is available on our website here. We’re always interested to hear your memories of these UC Davis traditions or ...
April 16, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
The photograph below is from the University Archives Photographs Collection, AR-013. It features student working in the Sculpture Lab sometime in the 1960’s. Do any of these students look familiar to you? How about the projects they are working on? Do you have any of your own memories/experiences to share ...
March 15, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
The only information we have on this undated photograph from the University Archives is the label “Arboretum”. Who are these two men? What are they looking at? Where in the Arboretum are they? Are they discussing expansion plans for the Arboretum? The Arboretum has grown and changed throughout the years ...
March 8, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
Special Collections announces that the following collections have been processed during October 12, 2012-March 1, 2013 and now have finding aids on the Online Archive of California (OAC). The collections that are marked with an asterisk were processed as part of our participation in the project, ...
March 4, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara