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On this, the first day of instruction of the fall quarter, Gerome says Welcome Aggies! This week he presents the publication titled, Welcome Aggies which served as an orientation handbook for new students. Published during the 1950s-1960s, it contained information about orientation week, housing, traditional activities, ASUCD, campus
September 24, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
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California was admitted as the 31st state on Sept 9, 1850, and it was the first territory to become a state from land acquired from Mexico under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hildalgo which ended the Mexican-American War. Gerome found the oldest original map of the State of California in
September 9, 2015 • Dawn Collings
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Imagine Gerome’s surprise when he discovered Mark Twain in Shields Library! The Mark Twain bust, located on the second floor of the library, is part of the Sacramento Union Records, held by Special Collections. The Sacramento Union was the oldest daily newspaper west of the Mississippi, until it
September 4, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
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This week Gerome has chosen to highlight one of our manuscript collections, the San Francisco Mime Troupe Records. The San Francisco Mime Troupe is San Francisco’s critically acclaimed and oldest professional political musical theater. It began in 1959 when Ronald G. Davis formed the R.G. Davis Mime Troupe
August 27, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
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Gerome has enjoyed traveling vicariously this summer through the adventures of our patrons, colleagues, and student assistants. Here he is with the collection of postcards that were sent to us from those travels to Italy, Sweden, Tanzania, Oregon, and Colorado. Will you be traveling soon? If so, Gerome would love
August 21, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
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Gerome is brewing up interest in beer! This weekend marks the end of Davis Beer Week, where the city celebrates and encourages our regions craft beer culture. In honor of this spirit Gerome is highlighting a book from the
August 14, 2015 • Jenny Hodge