Special Collections is working on a project to add links to our manuscript collections in Wikipedia. As we’ve learned through our surveys, our students begin with Google searches and Wikipedia searches. External links were added to pages for individuals whose manuscript collections we hold. Visit the Peter Camejo page ...
January 15, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
Below is an aerial view of Sacramento taken sixty years ago in 1953. The image is from our Eastman’s Originals Collection. Jervie Eastman (1880-1969) owned a commercial photography studio in Susanville, California and shot photographs across Northern California, primarily in the area north of I-80 and east of I-5. ...
January 14, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
We compile a list of works by researchers who have used Special Collections resources and have cited our collections in their publications. The list is available on our website. Works published during 2012 include: Jarnot, Lisa. Robert Duncan, the Ambassador from Venus: A Biography. Berkeley: University of California Press, ...
January 14, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
This photograph of an unidentified musical group is from the University Archives Photographs and can be found on the Online Archive of California along with many others. In the photograph there are approx. 35 co-eds practicing. Do you recognize the conductor? Could this be the Glee Club or ...
January 11, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
… it snowed in Davis! The January 1973 edition of the UC Davis Spectator noted “Snow flurries for half a day on Jan. 8 pushed vacation-rested students into building snowmen and ’snoopies’ and doing battle with snowballs on the quadrangle and elsewhere.” Do you remember this snow event ...
January 8, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
During the Intersession weeks of December 17-21, 2012 and January 2-4, 2013 Special Collections is open 10-4 (Monday-Friday). We will be closed from December 22, 2012-January 1, 2013. As always, researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite. Happy Holidays! ...
December 6, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara