Finals are here and at this time of year all over campus classrooms are full as students prepare to be tested on all they’ve learned in the past quarter. The image below is from the University Archives and is of a classroom of students doing just that. Can you identify ...
March 16, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
It is 314159. Enjoy your pi[e].  This is one of over 5000 images we have from the great photographer, Hal Halberstadt as part of the Milton Halberstadt Papers and Photograph Collection, D-468. ...
March 14, 2012 • libadmin
This year the College of Letters and Sciences is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Here’s an excerpt about the beginnings of the College from Abundant Harvest: the History of the University of California, Davis: “In May 1951, the new college was formally organized. More than 50 faculty members were drawn from ...
March 14, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
Here is a photograph from the University Archives (UAP 02952) featuring four young women in what appears to be a Home Ec classroom. Does anyone recognize these women, the date of this photograph or what course they may have been taking? Which buildings held these classrooms? What kind of courses ...
March 9, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
In celebration of Arbor Day, which occurs today, Wednesday, March 7, in California, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of Arbor Day activities on campus in 1965. Arbor Day, Honoring Louis Proebsting, a flowering crab apple tree was planted in front of Wickson ...
March 7, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
We just posted the following FAQ to our website. Please let us know if you have ideas for other FAQs that you’d like to see answered. I’ve never done research in Special Collections before. Can you tell me what to expect? The Special Collections staff will guide your through the ...
March 2, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara