Special Collections announces that the following collections have been processed during February 17, 2011-January 6, 2012 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 ...
January 17, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
In 2012, the College of Engineering celebrates its 50th Anniversary. Here’s an excerpt from Abundant Harvest about the early years of the College of Engineering: “In 1959-60, the Kerr Commission determined that California needed an additional engineering school and that Davis was the logical site. Authorized as a separate college ...
January 11, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s photograph captures an uncommon moment in Davis’ weather history and for some may act as as a trigger for memories of snow days in Davis.  What we have is a photograph from the University Archives of a woman and young child admiring the ducks on a cold winter’s ...
December 23, 2011 • Jenny Hodge
In celebration of the first day of winter, here is an image from our Eastman’s Originals Collection. Up and Over, 1941 ...
December 21, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
During the Intersession weeks of December 12-23, 2011 and January 3-6, 2012 Special Collections is open 10-4 (Monday-Friday). We will be closed from December 24, 2011-January 2, 2012. As always, researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite. Happy Holidays! ...
December 12, 2011 • Sara Gunasekara
Below is a photograph from the University Archives of a group of students in a class working on an assignment or project.  Do any of these students look familiar?  The photograph has no other information so we do not know what class this is for or when it was taken.  ...
December 9, 2011 • Jenny Hodge