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Archives Month is a collaborative effort by archivists around the nation to highlight the importance of historical records. More information about Archives Month events in California is available on the California Archives Month website. Special Collections is celebrating Archives Month by participating in the third annual ...
October 1, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s installment of Main Street Monday takes us to Cedarville, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1946. We welcome comments about the image including observations on the changes to the Main Street from this image to the present. ...
September 30, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
UC Davis is known for it’s friendly atmosphere and as such Special Collections would like to extend a “Spirited Hello” to all our new and returning students. You can see from the below image that saying “Hello” is a tradition that campus members actively promoted. Later this became ...
September 26, 2013 • Jenny Hodge
With the start of the school year upon us, we thought it would be fun to flashback 90 years to the start of the school year in 1923. According to the 1923-1924 California Aggie Freshman Handbook, these are the procedures that you would need to follow to register. How the ...
September 24, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s installment of Main Street Monday takes us to Bieber, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1949. We welcome comments about the image including observations on the changes to the Main Street from this image to the present. ...
September 23, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara
Ahoy landlubbers, today be International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Now is the time to throw some pirate talk into yer everyday conversations.  It can be as simple as “Arrrr ye serious” or rather complex such as the language used in the below passage from Charles Selby’s The ...
September 19, 2013 • Jenny Hodge