The following is an excerpt from an article titled, “Student Installs Wireless on Farm” in the March 1, 1916 Weekly Agricola: “Loyal D. Mealer ’17 who has been quietly installing a wireless telegraphy outfit on the tank house at the Farm, now states that his work has been ...
March 7, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
March 1 marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy signing Executive Order 10924, establishing the Peace Corps on a temporary pilot basis. Did you know that training sessions for some of the first Peace Corps volunteers were conducted on the UC Davis campus? According to the Centennial Record of ...
March 1, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
After hearing about the possibility of snow flurries in the local area during the weekend, I decided to post this photograph of a bicyclist during a previous snowfall on campus. The image, from the University Archives Photographs, was taken in 1973. The January 1973 edition of the UC Davis ...
February 25, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Special Collections announces that the following collections have been processed during July 1, 2010-February 16, 2011 and now have finding aids on the Online Archive of California (OAC). To view any of these finding aids, click on the collection name which will automatically take you to finding aid on ...
February 16, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
With the grand opening looming of the Department of Viticulture and Enology Teaching and Research Winery and the August A. Busch III Brewing and Food Science Laboratory, the General Library at the University of California, Davis reflected on how it too could celebrate the momentous event and showcase the wonderful ...
February 15, 2011 • libadmin
Welcome to the Special Collections Blog!  Here you will find posts about our expansive holdings of unique materials including rare books, manuscript collections, historical photographs, and other non-circulating research materials. University Archives holdings include University records of historic value and a variety of other materials, including photographs and ...
February 11, 2011 • Jenny Hodge