Today marks what would have been Peter J. Shields 150th Birthday. Shields, considered one of the founding fathers of the University Farm (now the University of California, Davis), helped to write the legislation for the creation of the Davis campus. In 1972, the campus honored Peter J. Shields by naming ...
April 4, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
Spring Break is here! Time to sit back, relax and grab a drink. This photograph from the University Archives show’s a couple of people doing just that.  Does this place look familiar to you? As you can see on the menu behind the counter they serve wine and beer. So ...
March 23, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
April 4, 2012 marks what would have been Peter J. Shields 150th birthday. Have you ever wondered about the namesake of Shields Library? Peter J. Shields (1862-1962) was a Superior Court Judge in Sacramento, California. Shields, often referred to as one of the founding fathers of the University Farm, (now ...
March 22, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
In celebration of the first day of spring, here is an image from our Eastman Originals Collection. Dogwood in bloom, 1943. ...
March 20, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
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