Special Collections, established July 1966, houses the Library’s rare books and pamphlets, manuscript collections, photographs, the University Archives, and the Map Collection. The Department’s major purposes are to acquire these materials, make them available for use, and preserve their integrity for future generations of students and scholars.

View an actual Green Book in Special Collections

If you watched the Golden Globes last night, you saw that the movie Green Book won for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. Interested in seeing an actual Green ...

January 07, 2019

Happy Halloween!

This Halloween we found some animals in the archives! We invite you to come and explore Special Collections to see what treats you find. Thomas, H., ...

October 31, 2018

Featured Maps! Spanish Missions in California

Theme for the week: Spanish Missions in California Oct 22-Nov 9, 2018 On September 9, 1850, California became the 31st state to be admitted into the United States. Prior ...

October 22, 2018
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