On February 28, 2013, Unitrans will celebrate its 45th Birthday. In the late 1960s, the Associated Students of UC Davis (ASUCD) explored possibilities for providing bus transportation to students traveling between the City of Davis and the campus. The University Transport System, or Unitrans, was founded by ASUCD and service ...
February 20, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
Today’s image from the University Archives Photographs Collection is of a beer distillery. This undated photograph is from the Food Science and Technology Department. Can you hazard a guess as to the year based on the equipment being used? Can you tell where on campus this beer distillery is or ...
February 14, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
You may have noticed some new activity in the Special Collections Reading Room at UC Davis. Brighter lights may be seen as patrons use digital cameras to take photographs. Special Collections has a pilot project to allow still cameras in the Reading Room. Camera use reduces the need to handle materials ...
January 25, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
Digital cameras are now allowed in the Special Collections reading room! For a daily fee researchers can take photographs of manuscript collections. photograph taken with patron’s permission Our first patron to use a camera was Dr. Jacqueline Bolton who was working with our theater collections. ...
January 25, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
Dennis Dingemans, Professor of Geography at UC Davis and Ann Foley Scheuring, author of Abundant Harvest: The History of the University of California, Davis, recently published a new book titled, University of California, Davis. The publication is part of the Campus History Series by Arcadia Publishing. Most of the ...
January 15, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
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