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Special Collections, UC Davis
University of California, Davis, Special Collections, UC Davis Library
100 NW Quad
Davis, California 95616-5292
Phone: (530) 752-1621
Fax: (530) 754-5758
Email: speccoll@ucdavis.edu
Collections with online items: 17
Physical collections: 709
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Angel Island Oral History Collection

The Pacific Regional Humanities Center at the University of California, Davis collected oral histories of immigrants who passed through the Angel Island Immigrant Station. This collection contains transcriptions of the fourteen oral histories as well as the original recordings.

Audiovisual Collection

The Audiovisual Collection, assembled by Special Collections, contains audiocassettes, reel to reel tapes, videocassettes, films, and dvds on various topics, including some related to campus history. This list does not contain media related to specific collections. Many of the items...

Bradbury Family Papers

The Bradbury Family Papers collection contains the personal and legal materials of the Bradbury family as well as business documents and records pertaining to the family's estate and subsidiary companies in both California and in Mexico. Also found in the...

Davis Boy Scout Troop No. 1 Photograph Album

The Photograph album is a collection of 79 Gelatin DOP black and white photographs of the members of Davis Boy Scout Troop No. 1 and its activities from 1922 to 1927. Photographs show the activities of the Boy Scout troop...

Eastman (J.H.) Collection

Photographs, negatives, and postcards for a wide variety of northern California locations and events, including dam construction, logging, mining, food processing, and community buildings and activities....

Greene (Henry Dart) Papers

The Henry Dart Greene Papers contains photographs, motion picture films and a limited amount of personal and business papers. The photographs date from 1914 to the late 1960s, and are a mix of personal and professional subjects. Greene's years at...

Halberstadt (Milton) Papers and Photographs.

Photographs, proofs, transparencies, and negatives of Milton "Hal" Halberstadt commericial and artistic photography. Personal and business correspondence relating to his life as a photographer. Papers include business ledgers and records, teaching slides and notes. Correspondence and memorabilia from 1936-2000.

Higgins (Floyd Halleck) Photographs of Mexican Sugar Beet Workers

Floyd Halleck Higgins was born on May 15, 1886, in Keokuk, Iowa. After graduating from Iowa State College in Ames, he moved to Chicago and western Canada to work in a variety of public relations positions including Director of Public...

Lee (K.W.) Papers

Correspondence, court records, clippings and other background materials relating to the Chol Soo Lee case (1973). Also contains office files, artwork, and photographs relating to the publication of (1980-1983) and a bound volume of the paper (1979-1981).

Lewis Family Papers

The Lewis Family Papers contain materials relating primarily to Reed Lewis (1787-1836), his son John Bacon Lewis (1825-1909), and John's wife, Elizabeth (1826-1866). John Bacon Lewis was a California pioneer who operated a draying business in San Francisco from 1849-1856....

Medieval Manuscripts Collection

Examples of writing from the late 1st to the late 13th, including two leaves from a Spanish gradual.

Panama Pacific International Exposition Collection

The Photographs of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition collection contains photographic glass negatives of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition taken by the Cardinell-Vincent Company, the official photographers of the Exposition.

Pierce Family Papers

The Pierce Family Papers (1841-1940) were created or collected by this prominent, pioneering Davisville, California (Davis) family. The collection is divided into 8 series: George W. Pierce,Sr.; Eunice Pierce; George W. Pierce, Jr.; Susan Gilmore Pierce; George Gardner Pierce; Dixwell...

Schutt (Ellen I.) Pomological Watercolors

Ellen Isham Schutt (1873-1955) was an illustrator with the United States Department of Agriculture who was active from 1904-1914. This collection contains 286 original watercolors of fruits, mostly apples, rendered by Schutt for the University of California.

Stumpf (Paul K.) Slides of the University of California, Davis and Davis, California

Paul K. Stumpf (1919-2007) served as Professor of Biochemistry at the University of California, Davis from 1959-1984. While serving as a member of the Campus Building Committee during the 1960s, he photographed construction of various buildings on campus. These slides...

Sutter Buttes Oral History Collection

The Pacific Regional Humanities Center at the University of California, Davis, in collaboration with the Middle Mountain Foundation, collected oral histories of landowners in the area of the Sutter Buttes. The Sutter Buttes are a small mountain range located in...

Veterans History Project Collection

As a regional partner of the Veterans History Project sponsored by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, the Pacific Regional Humanities Center at the University of California, Davis collected thirty one oral histories of veterans in World...