June 9 is Ask Archivists Day on Twitter. Have you ever wanted to ask an archivist about their profession and or about the collections located in archives? Then ask away on #AskArchivists Day! A list of participating archives is available here. Although we won’t be participating in the ...
June 8, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections is excited to announce that the first group of our University Archives Photographs can now be viewed online. The University Archives Photographs 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, ...
June 7, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Since commencement season is upon us, we decided to travel back in time to the first commencement held on the Davis campus. Prior to 1948, students completing the requirements for the certificate of graduation in the two-year curricula or the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the College of Agriculture, ...
May 24, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
In celebration of National Train Day on May 7, here is an image from our Eastman’s Originals Collection. S.P. Trestle at Redding, California, 1945. ...
May 5, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
This weekend, May 6-8, 2011 marks the 42nd 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 ...
May 4, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Ever wonder what exactly is stored in Special Collections?  Well the link below provides a visual overview of just a few examples of the kinds of materials we work with and work to make accessible to students and researchers like you.  Next time you are in the area stop by! ...
May 3, 2011 • Jenny Hodge