Special Collections has been pleased to work on a project that makes the historic Viticulture and Enology lectures of Professor Maynard Amerine from his course, VEN 125 Wine Types and Sensory Evaluation, available for viewing. Building on the sensory work of Rose Marie Pangborn and his collaboration with Edward B. ...
May 30, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
In celebration of commencement season, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of Commencement from sixty years ago. Here are some facts and figures about campus in 1952: – 1,068 undergraduates – 323 graduate students – Stanley Freeborn was named Provost of the Davis campus. – University ...
May 30, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
It’s time for the Whole Earth Festival! Today’s photograph from the University Archives is of a very familiar structure to the Whole Earth Festival (WEF). This photograph taken during the setup for the 1980 WEF is of one of the domes to be used by the Karma Patrol. This year ...
May 11, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
In celebration of May is National Bike Month, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of bicycles on campus. Our post from last year, mentions some of our bicycle and bicycling collections. Two women riding bicycles, five pedestrians, on wet concrete outside of ...
May 1, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
The sun is out and gardens everywhere are getting in on the action.  Here on campus we have many greenhouses and in today’s post we have a photograph of one of those greenhouses filled with plants.  Unfortunately that’s all we know. This is an undated and unidentified University Archives photograph ...
April 27, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
The Society of American Archivists has partnered with the American Library Association, the Library of Congress, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and many other cultural heritage organizations to launch Preservation Week – a national campaign to help raise awareness about collecting and preservation, to ...
April 23, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara