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Special Collections and Archives
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Irvine, California 92623-9557
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Collections with online items: 4
Physical collections: 215
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Abbott (Clint) historical sheet music collection

This collection comprises approximately 200 pieces of late 19th-century and early 20th-century American sheet music.

 
Adams (Claire) Photographs

This collection consists primarily of fifty-four photographs of silent movie actress Claire Adams depicted in many of her forty six silent films. Production companies include Paramount, Universal, and Jesse G. Hampton Productions. The collection also includes studio portrait photographs, a...

 
Advertisement sketches of women's fashions and accessories (Collection of)

This collection comprises 16 hand-drawn and hand-colored sketches of magazine advertisements for women's clothing and other products, such as beach towels, hosiery, and cigarettes. The sketches were created with various media, including pencil, ink, colored pencil, and watercolor, and are...

 
Algeranoff (Harcourt) Photograph Album

This photograph album was created by ballet dancer and choreographer Harcourt Algeranoff, who partnered Anna Pavlova during her world tours. The album contains 178 photographs from 1922 to 1928 depicting the Pavlova Company on tour in South Africa, Egypt, and...

 
Allen and Lewis Costume Sketches

This collection comprises nine costume sketches by the late 19th-century London costume firm Allen and Lewis. Sketches were created with watercolor and pencil, and are approximately 9.5 centimeters by 15.5 centimeters. Designs portray women in a variety of stage roles...

 
American Almanacs Collection

This collection comprises almanacs and fragments of almanacs published in the United States during the 18th-20th centuries.

 
Audubon (John J.) Autograph and Portraits

This collection consists of six portraits, two facsemile signatures, and one autograph of John J. Audubon from the mid 1800s.

 
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Ballet Pacifica scrapbooks, photographs, and ephemera

Scrapbooks filled with newspaper clippings and photographs, correspondence and ephemera pertaining to the Ballet Pacifica dance company.

 
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo Press Clipping Scrapbooks

This collection consists of two scrapbooks containing the press clippings of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo's 1947 and 1956-1957 seasons. The clippings are mostly from American and Canadian newspapers and are in English and French.

 
Batchelder (William H.) papers

William H. "Bill" Batchelder (1940-2018) was Professor of Cognitive Sciences at UCI. Born in Mississippi and raised in Indiana, Batchelder was one of a generation of 1960s Stanford graduate students who laid the foundations for the field of mathematical psychology....

 
Bergel (Kurt) Collection of Viennese Dance, Theater, and Music Programs

This collection consists of a small number of German-language programs from Vienna for dance, theatre, opera and music concerts, 1917-1935.

 
Berley Studios Fashion Drawings

The collection comprises of approximately 700 mimeographed drawings bound in 7 volumes, used for illustrating women's apparel trade in New York City. The majority of the designs are marked with the name of the studio and the artist.

 
Blancarte (Esther) Autograph Albums and Portrait

This collection from Esther Blancarte of Los Angeles, California comprises six small autograph albums containing handwritten messages from schoolmates and teachers, and one album containing inscriptions in Spanish by members of a visiting baseball club from Mexico. The collection also...

 
Bleiberg (Laura) papers

The Bleiberg papers is a collection that documents Laura Bleiberg's work and research on dance and dance companies throughout her 40 years as a dance critic. The collection consists of Bleiberg's personal notes and published articles, performance programs, photographs, marketing,...

 
Bontine (Anne Elizabeth) Diaries and Other Materials

This collection comprises 22 diaries by Anne Elizabeth Bontine, the mother of 19th century Scottish politician and author Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham. The materials generally describe her reflections on social activities in Scotland and England providing a detailed account of...

 
Bork (Alfred M.) papers

This collection comprises materials documenting the career of Alfred M. Bork, University of California, Irvine professor of physics, information and computer science, as well as founder and director of the Educational Technology Center. Included are files that document Bork's professional...

 
Bradburn (Donald) Papers

This collection comprises materials that document Bradburn's career as a dance photographer, choreographer, and professor at the University of California, Irvine. Included are programs, manuscripts, clippings, notebooks, scrapbooks, research files, teaching materials, videotapes, and photographic images.

 
Branson (Henry C.) Salisbury Plain Typescript and Correspondence

This material comprises an unbound typescript of Branson's and correspondence between Branson and author Kenneth Millar (also known by his pseudonym Ross Macdonald), consisting of 24 holograph and typescript letters written between 1963 and 1966. These letters concern Millar's revisions...

Braunwald (Susan R.) language acquisition diaries

This collection is comprised of diaries created by Susan R. Braunwald documenting her second child's acquisition of American English between late infancy (8-months) and early childhood (50-months). The diaries are redacted photocopied versions that are otherwise exact copies of the...

 
Brown (Richard Blake) Manuscript and Correspondence

This collection contains the manuscript of Richard Blake Brown's unpublished biography of Ludwig II of Bavaria titled The Bavarian Cousins. Also included is a small amount of related correspondence, in addition to drawings and other items.

 
Bruccoli (Matthew J.) Research Materials on Kenneth Millar

This collection contains research materials and notes for two books on Kenneth Millar by Matthew J. Bruccoli, (1983), and (1984). It also includes Millar's manuscripts for several books and correspondence between Bruccoli and Millar.

 
Buff (Mary and Conrad) Children's Book Materials

This collection contains materials relating to the publication of 13 children's books written and illustrated by Conrad and Mary Buff. It includes 14 manuscripts, 13 mock-ups, 4 sets of galley proof pages, 2 sets of galley proof sheets, and 50...

 
Bukowski (Charles) Manuscript

The collection comprises an unsigned, untitled, and undated handwritten manuscript of a prose piece composed by Charles Bukowski, noted American poet. The 8-page text consists of a monologue about life, the arts, friends, and many other matters, written in a...

 
Burroughs (John) Photographs and Letters

This collection consists of photographs of John Burroughs and letters written to friends during 1906-1917.

 
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Cancian (Frank) papers

Frank Cancian is a professor of anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. The materials in this collection focus mainly on Cancian's anthropological study of Mayan culture. Included are field notes, field interviews, diaries, research notes, and background research materials.

 
Carballal (Esther) Sewing Sample Book

This collection comprises a sewing sample book created by Esther Carballal, a student enrolled at the Centro Singer de Costura in Quilmes, Argentina, circa 1958. The cover of the sample book is stamped in gold, "Muestrario, Centro Singer de Costura"...

 
Carroll Family Chinese Memorabilia

This collection comprises miscellaneous Chinese artifacts, photographs, and related memorabilia collected by the father of Richard Carroll while he lived in China as a B.F. Goodrich employee, 1898-1923.

 
Carver (George Washington) Letter to Dana H. Johnson

Collection comprises one manuscript letter, with envelope, from George Washington Carver, noted African American agricultural chemist, to Dana H. Johnson. The letter, which is friendly and informal, concerns the domestic life of Johnson. It is written on letterhead of Tuskegee...

 
Chemerinsky (Erwin) papers

This collection comprises the papers of Erwin Chemerinsky, American lawyer, scholar, and founding dean of the UC Irvine School of Law. The papers consist of professional, scholarly, and personal materials documenting his life and career, including publications, teaching materials, case...

 
Cicerone (Ralph) papers

Ralph Cicerone was a leading atmospheric chemist and was internationally renowned for his research in climate change. He arrived at UC Irvine in 1989 as the founding chair of the Department of Earth System Science and became the fourth UCI...

 
Cohen (Robert) Collection on Jerzy Grotowski

This collection consists of materials assembled by Robert Cohen, titled , which consists of correspondence, grant materials, budget papers, immigration materials and newspaper clippings, all either relevant to Polish theater director Jerzy Grotowski or his stay at the University of...

 
Cohen (Robert) papers

This collection comprises papers of Robert Cohen, a professor of drama and founding faculty member at the University of California, Irvine. Fifty-three production books, which include scripts, reviews, photographs and stage directions, document Cohen's work as director for theater productions...

 
Collection of Medical Instruments

This collection contains antique medical instruments including a blood pressure cuff and gauge kit, drug vials, and many unidentified surgical instruments in boxes.

 
Como (William) Collection

This collection consists of a small number of dance and theater programs, the 1985 magazine annual, two memorial Balanchine publications, Nora Kay memorial programs, and unsorted ephemera donated by William Como, editor-in-chief of magazine.

 
Conference in the Study of Twentieth-Century Literature Records

This collection documents in only a partial manner the activities of the Conference, which was held annually for 7 years in East Lansing, Michigan, to promote scholarship and teaching of contemporary literature and was attended by several prominent founding UCI...

 
Connecticut Colony Land Deeds

This collection comprises three Connecticut Colony land deeds dated 18 September 1745, 16 February 1751, and 15 April 1771.

 
Contredanse Notation Manuscript Cards and Other Material (Collection of)

The collection consists of four cards with notation and titled figures.

 
Cozzens (James Gould) Galley Proofs for Children and Others

This collection consists of galley proofs of James Gould Cozzens' book, (1964), with some corrections by the publisher.

 
Cruikshank (George) Etchings

This collection contains five etchings by George Cruikshank titled "Mushroom Monstrosities" and "The Dancing Lesson," which is made up of four plates. All five plates are colored. The images measure 5 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches.

 
Cunninghame Graham (Angus, Sir) Naval History Manuscripts Collection

This collection comprises naval documents, correspondence, and other related materials collected and assembled by British Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham. The materials provide insights not just into naval history but also day-to-day operations aboard British ships during the 18th, 19th...

 
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Dance Cards and Invitations from California

This collection comprises 30 dance cards, tickets, and invitations to balls and prize masquerades held in San Francisco, Oroville, and Petaluma (primarily San Francisco). The materials are printed; some of the dance cards are partially filled in and some invitations...

 
Dance Cards and Tango Cutouts

This collection comprises 15 dance cards and 4 decorative tango dancer cutouts.

 
Dance Invitations from Massachusetts Collection

This collection comprises an inaugural ball admittance ticket and eleven invitations for dances, balls, and a cotillion party held in locations in Massachusetts, chiefly in the city of Worcester. All materials are printed. Several include holograph notations of dates or...

 
Dance Photograph Collection

The Dance Photograph Collection is comprised of publicity images, taken by commercial photographers and stamped with credit lines. Items date from 1906 to 1970. The images, all silver gelatin, document the repertoires of six major companies; choreographers' original works, primarily...

 
Dance program and ephemera collection

This collection comprises printed materials, primarily dance programs and repertory booklets, documenting significant international dancers, dance companies, festivals, performances, and events. The bulk of this collection comprises materials on 20th century American and European ballet performers and companies, such as...

 
Davenport (Mildred) Dance Programs and Dance School Materials

This collection comprises dance programs, dance school materials, photographs, and ephemera documenting the early career of the Boston-based African-American dancer, dance instructor, and civic official Mildred Davenport. The bulk of this collection consists of dance programs and dance school materials....

 
Desti (Mary) Collection on Isadora Duncan

The Mary Desti Collection focuses on the dancer Isadora Duncan. Materials include incoming correspondence from or relating to Duncan, photographs, ephemera, clippings, programs, artifacts and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Mary Desti was Duncan's close friend and biographer.

 
Dougherty (John) Papers

The John Dougherty Papers illustrate Dougherty's multi-faceted career and the world of Los Angeles dance and theater from 1956 to 1983. This collection reflects dance in Los Angeles from the local dance academy to the visiting international company. Do ugherty,...

 
Duncan (Isadora) Dance Programs and Ephemera

This collection comprises dance programs and some ephemera documenting Isadora Duncan and her international performances from 1900 to 1920. Materials in this collection are in Dutch, English, French, and German. Also included are programs for performances by her students, the...

 
Dunham (Katherine) Photograph (Collection on)

This collection comprises approximately 875 photographs of Katherine Dunham, the renowned dancer, choreographer, teacher, anthropologist, and humanitarian, and of the Katherine Dunham Dance Company. The collection contains photographic prints, proofs, contact sheets, and postcards depicting performances, rehearsals, portraits publicity efforts,...

 
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Eckstein (Harry) papers

This collection contains the papers of Professor Harry Eckstein, Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. Included are analytical essays, notes, correspondence, photographs, research materials, UC Irvine syllabi and course materials, copies of dissertations, journals,...

 
Esser (Grace Denton) Collection

This collection consists chiefly of materials accumulated during Grace Esser's career as a concert and theatrical manager. There are photographs, programs, posters, correspondence and unsorted ephemera. Topics include the Musical Courier in New York, the Ballet Russe as well as...

 
European Women's Fashion Drawings (Collection of)

This collection comprises a bound volume of 91 drawings of European women's fashion from the 1940s. The names of the dresses are handwritten on the drawings, in pencil. Languages include French, German, and English.

 
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Fashion Frocks, Inc. Style Cards and Other Material

This collection comprises 133 style cards, each approximately 23 x 30.5 cm. The bulk of the cards feature fashion styles from the 1952 Fashion Frocks spring collection, with nine representing the 1959 spring and summer collections. Fabric swatches are pinned...

 
Fashion Plate Curio Book

This collection consists of seventy-five engraved fashion plates, dating from 1798-1808, the vast majority published by "Wirgman, Dressmaker, Hanover Street," "Vernor and Hood, Poultry," and "Payne, Milliner and Dressmaker, Old Bond St.," most with original hand coloring.

 
Fine Printing Ephemera (Collection of)

This collection comprises printed ephemera from fine presses in the United States, Great Britain, and Europe that were assembled by the UC Irvine Libraries Department of Special Collections and Archives from a donation by Marie Louise Getty and the Richard...

 
Fisher (Jennifer) Collection of Dance Ephemera and Promotional Materials

This collection comprises dance ephemera and promotional materials collected by University of California, Irvine associate professor of dance Jennifer Fisher that documents dance performance and education in Southern California between 1976 and 2012.

 
Forbes (Albert M.) Civil War Letters

This collection comprises seven letters sent from Albert M. Forbes, Lieutenant, Member Company of the 2nd Illinois Light Artillery, to his family in 1862 during the Civil War. The letters provide a first-hand, detailed account of skirmishes in Tennessee and...

 
Ford (Richard) Galley Proofs for The Ultimate Good Luck

This material comprises unbound galley proofs (201 pages on 104 leaves) of Richard Ford's second novel. Each sheet but two contains holograph corrections in Ford's hand, some grammatical, some textual, and some quite extensive. Many of these changes were incorporated...

 
Frank (Edward R.) Stereograph Collection

This collection contains 273 stereographs of various places and subjects collected by Edward R. Frank. Images of China and Japan represent the majority of stereographs in this collection. The bulk of United States stereographs are of Arizona, California, New York,...

 
French Theatrical Costume Etchings (Collection of)

Collection comprises 166 French theatrical and operatic costume etchings, each approximately 6 x 9 inches. Each color plate is individually numbered and titled indicating the theatrical roles, names of famous artists, and theatrical performances in which costumes were used. Plates...

 
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Gabriel (Israel) Papers

This collection comprises personal papers documenting the career and academic work of choreographer, dancer, and University of California, Irvine dance instructor Israel "El" Gabriel. The bulk of this collection consists of photographic material and memorabilia documenting the work of Gabriel...

 
Ganzeer political posters

This collection contains political posters created by Egyptian artist Ganzeer. Ganzeer is a street artist who is a part of the political and revolutionary street and graffiti arts communities that played a key role in the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

 
Garnet (Eva Desca) papers

This collection contains materials from Eva Desca Garent's career as a dancer, choreographer, and instructor, such as photographs, notebooks, books, correspondence, including a letter to Donald McKayle, programs, and video and film recordings. Eva Desca Garnet (1914-2015) was an American...

 
Garrison (Clayton) papers

Clayton Garrison was founding dean of UCI's Division of Fine Arts (now Claire Trevor School of the Arts) and professor of drama. This collection contains production books, notes, correspondence, subject files, slides, and other materials documenting productions and other work...

 
Gassmann (Remi) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Remi Gassmann, composer, critic, conductor, pianist and educator. The collection documents all phases of Gassmann’s career, including his youth in Kansas, musical education in the United States, studies during the 1930s under Paul Hindemith...

 
Gerard (Ralph Waldo) papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Ralph Waldo Gerard. It includes college papers, personal and professional correspondence, research materials, writings, draft reports of experiments, papers relating to travels, lecture materials, awards, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, photographs, audio recordings, slides, and...

 
Gillray (James) Engraving

This collection comprises a single 1849 engraving by James Gillray, entitled "Modern grace, or the operatical finale to the ballet of Alonzo e caro," with contemporary coloring (London: Bohl) made with original plates from the 1796 printing.

 
Gilmore (Bernard) papers

This collection consists of material related to the career of Dr. Bernard Gilmore, a French horn player, performer, composer, and Professor Emeritus of music at the University of California, Irvine. Materials include originals and drafts of over 45 musical compositions...

 
Gorelik (Mordecai) Play Scripts

This collection consists of typescripts of plays written or annotated by stage designer Mordecai Gorelik. Included are typescripts of , and , Southern Illinois University's production of Shakespeare's . The collection also includes photocopies of three news articles and one...

 
Gottschalk (Louis A.) papers

The collection comprises books and offprints authored by Louis A. Gottschalk, founding chair of UCI's Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, and Professor Emeritus in the UCI College of Medicine.

 
Gruneberg (Arthur) lithographs

This collection of 4 lithographs by Arthur (Artur) Grunenberg is thought to depict Tamara Karsavina dancing in Fokine's Firebird as part of the early performances of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. Firebird was a role created by Karsavina and closely associated with...

 
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Haynes (Charles) Manuscript Translation of Duplessis's California, or the Gold Seekers of Sacramento

This bound volume was acquired for its inclusion of Charles H. Haynes's translation of Duplessis's California, or the gold seekers of Sacramento. It is a holographic manuscript written in the blank pages preceded by John F. Ames's The mnemosynum.

 
Heiney (Donald) papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Donald Heiney, documenting his work as a novelist and critic. It includes manuscripts, unpublished drafts and plans, correspondence, notebooks, proofs, newspaper clippings, photographs, and research files relating to his novels and critical works.

 
Hennessey (Daniel) Papers

This collection contains unsorted literary writings, student papers, journals, drawings, and biographical materials by Daniel Hennessey, who received a Ph.D. in Germanic Literatures at the University of Southern California in the mid-1960's and taught at California State University at Los...

 
Hickey (Alice) Home Economics Workbook

This collection consists of a scrapbook or home economics workbook created by Alice Hickey in the 1930s. The materials include hand-drawn and painted fashion designs along with color samples illustrating basic design principles. In addition to fashion design, black and...

 
Hickok (Robert) Conducting Scores for Handel Oratorios

Robert Hickok is a Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Irvine where he was the Dean of the School of the Arts and founder/conductor of the Irvine Camerata. This collection includes photocopies of two scores by George Frideric Handel...

 
Hypes (Jeannette) Documentary Film on Dance in New Guinea

This collection comprises one Super 8 film reel of documentary footage of dance in New Guinea, made by the Jeannette Hypes in either 1973 or 1974.

 
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Indentures for the Purchase of Land and Slaves Belonging to Hampden Plantation, Parish of St. Andrew, Tobago

This collection comprises two indentures for the purchase of the land and slaves belonging to Hampden plantation and associated properties, in the Parish of St. Andrew, Rockley Bay division of the island of Tobago in the Southern Caribbean. Both indentures...

 
Indow (Tarow) papers

This collection comprises the papers of Tarow Indow, professor of Cognitive Sciences and founding member of the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. Indow was an internationally known expert on the human visual system and...

 
Intercontinental Dictionary Series project CD-ROMs

This collection comprises three CD-ROMs and accompanying printed memoranda and advertising material prepared by Mary Ritchie Key, General Editor of the Intercontinental Dictionary Series, University of California, Irvine, Dept. of Linguistics. CD-ROMs are titled: 1. South American Indian Languages Computer...

 
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Johnson (Bernard) Papers

This collection documents the career of Bernard Johnson, a dancer, costume designer, director, choreographer, and teacher who served as the first professor of costume design at UC Irvine from 1991-1997. Materials document Johnson's professional work in theatre, film, and television,...

 
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Kavka (Gregory) papers

This collection contains the papers of Gregory Kavka, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine. Included are correspondence, teaching materials, and manuscripts of his works.

 
Kelly (Ellsworth) prints from Stéphane Mallarmé Un Coup de Dés series

The collection consists of four (4) framed plexi-glazed prints.

 
Kennedy (John F.) assassination printed ephemera

This collection consists of newspaper and magazine ephemera chronicling the life and assassination of John F. Kennedy.The bulk of the materials generally date from the 1960s through the 1990s.

 
Kerl (Simon) Manuscripts

The collection includes 10 manuscript pages by Simon Kerl, who wrote several books on English grammar between approximately 1859 and 1871. Some of the pages are draft-manuscript for a revised edition of one of Kerl's school texts. Also included in...

 
Kerr (Darrell) Correspondence with American Poets and Publishers

This collection contains correspondence between publisher Darrell Kerr and American poets and small press publishers of the 1960s, as well as some related materials such as drawings and clippings. It includes 46 letters from Peter LaRouche, as well as correspondence...

 
Kinney (Troy) Etchings and Engravings

This collection consists of 22 color intaglio prints by Troy Kinney featuring dancers and dance performances, produced from 1915 to 1928. Among the dancers represented in these prints are Vaslav Nijinski, Adeline Genée, Anna Pavlova, Alexandre Volinin, and Doris Niles....

 
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La Argentina, Collection on

This collection consists of 45 photographs of La Argentina (Antonia Mercé), most taken during the 1930s by Monique Paravicini and D'Ora; a program from a performance in Paris by La Argentina; and two items of correspondence and a membership card...

 
Laban (Rudolf) Icosahedron

The collection comprises one 6 1/2" x 7" paper sculpture cutout created by choreographic notation expert Rudolf von Laban to form a human figure within a 20-sided geometric shape (an icosahedron).

 
Laborde (Alice Madeleine) papers

Alice Madeleine Laborde was a founding faculty member of the French and Italian studies department at UC Irvine. Laborde acted as Associate Professor and specialized in the study of 18th century French literature. In 1977 she filed a lawsuit against...

 
Land Deed Signed by Andrew Jackson

The collection consists of one deed for eighty acres of land in Indianapolis, Indiana, dated September 30, 1835. The document bears the signature of Andrew Jackson, who was then the seventh president of the United States.

 
Land Grant to William Bingham, Esq., for Property in Lycoming County from Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania

Collection comprises one land document to William Bingham, Esq., for property in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, dated 17 May 1796, and signed by Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania.

 
Lave (Charles A.) papers

The collection comprises the papers of economics professor Charles A. Lave, pioneer in the field of transportation economy and co-founder of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Materials document his research on mass transit,...

 
LeMone (Evelyn) Collection

This collection is from Evelyn LeMone, director of the LeMone School of Interpretive Ballet. There are dance magazines, clippings from the Los Angeles area newspapers, and performance programs from the fifth and sixth Pacific Regional Ballet Festival, the Pasadena Junior...

Leonard (Karen) files on equity issues for women in higher education

This collection contains files accumulated by Karen Leonard, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, documenting equity issues for women in higher education in California and their cases, actions, and organizations. The material was...

 
Lert (Ruth C.) Dance Library and Archive

The Ruth Clark Lert Archive is a multimedia collection which documents dance history in the twentieth century, primarily in the United States. Formats in the collection include: audio recordings, video recordings, clippings, printed items, stamps, photographs, posters, catalogues, broadsides, teaching...

 
Lincoln (Abraham) Indian Agent Appointment Document for Alfred R. Elder

Collection comprises one printed document appointing Alfred R. Elder to be Agent for the Indians in Washington Territory, with signatures of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, and John Palmer Usher, Secretary of the Interior.

 
Linen (James) Letters

This collection consists of two holograph letters that were tipped into a book purchased for Special Collections in 1974: Linen, James, The Golden Gate (San Francisco: Edward Bosqui and Co., 1869). Both letters are written by Linen and addressed to...

 
Loring (Eugene) Papers

The Eugene Loring Papers are comprised mainly of production photographs, scrapbooks, programs, and ephemera from the various stages of Loring's career, which culminated in a position as the founding chairman of the University of California, Irvine Dance Department (1965-1978). The...

 
Luce (R. Duncan) papers

This collection consists of papers about R. Duncan Luce's service to the University of California, Irvine, and a set of reprints of his authored articles. Luce joined the UC Irvine faculty in 1972, but left to teach at Harvard in...

 
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Mallac (Guy de) papers

The collection comprises the extant papers of Guy de Mallac, emeritus professor of Russian literature at the University of California, Irvine. His papers include subject files on Continental philosophy and Russian literature, and drafts and notes for his book

 
Marder (Arthur J.) papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Arthur J. Marder. It contains primarily manuscripts and research materials used for four of his historical works on the British Navy in the 20th century, and correspondence with British naval officers, which includes...

 
Mason Opera House Playbills

This collection consists of a consecutive run of approximately 175 playbills from 1912 through 1918 for dramatic and musical performances held at the Mason Opera House in Los Angeles. During these six years, a number of Broadway musicals were performed...

 
Maynard (Olga) Papers

This collection comprises topical files of materials collected by dance historian and University of California, Irvine dance professor Olga Maynard for instruction and research purposes. These materials include correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, programs and notebooks that document twentieth century ballet...

 
McCulloch (Samuel) papers

This collection comprises the academic papers of Samuel C. McCulloch, University of California, Irvine historian, emeritus professor of history, and founding faculty member. Materials include professional correspondence, bibliographies, biographical information, research notes, press clippings, and photocopies of clippings. There are...

 
McGaugh (James L.) awards

This collection comprises awards for James L. McGaugh, Research Professor, Neurobiology and Behavior School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. Included are two complete campus newspaper issues dedicated to his achievements, as well as recognition awards, prints,...

 
McGehee (Clarence) Collection on Ruth St. Denis

The collection is comprised of correspondence, typescripts, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, programs and ephemera collected by Ruth St. Denis' publicist, Clarence McGehee. Most materials, including a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, pertain to Ruth St. Denis and the Denishawn Dancers. Other materials...

 
McKayle (Donald) : HeartBeats of a DanceMaker video recordings

Donald McKayle is an African American modern dancer, choreographer, director, and writer who is most famous for his works in the 1950s and 1960s focusing on the expression of the black experience in America. He has served on the faculties...

 
McKayle (Donald) Papers

Photographs, programs, production notes, music scores, audio and video recordings, costume designs, reviews, and other printed and graphic materials illustrate the eclectic career of world-renowned choreographer and University of California, Irvine Professor of Dance Donald McKayle. Early materials pertain to...

 
McNerney (Eugene) Papers

This collection consists principally of incoming correspondence to Eugene McNerney from a wide variety of figures in U.S. public and military life during the late 1940's to the early 1970's. The letters were generally written in response to letters or...

 
Melden (Abraham) papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Abraham I. Melden. It includes personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts, including his Ph.D. dissertation; notebooks; and lecture material.

 
Meloy (Maile) Collection

This collection contains issues of journals that have published Maile Meloy's non-monographic writings. Meloy is a 2000 Master of Fine Arts graduate of the writing program at the University of California, Irvine.

 
Menton (Seymour) papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Seymour Menton, the founding chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Irvine, and Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese. His papers reflect his 55-year career in...

 
Mexican Cinema Costume Design Drawings

This collection comprises pencil and ink design drawings, many colored using watercolors or other media, of mostly contemporary costumes for men and women from the Mexican cinema 1925-ca. 1949. Designers include Andrés Audiffred, Ramon Peinador Checa, Mario Luis, F. Marín,...

 
Miles (Jack) papers

This collection comprises the papers of Jack Miles, Pulitzer Prize winning author, MacArthur Fellow, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and Religious Studies at the University of California, Irvine. The papers consist of professional, scholarly, and personal materials documenting his...

 
Millar (Kenneth) Papers

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Kenneth Millar. It includes manuscripts for novels, poems, short stories, and other works; manuscripts of political and environmental writings; reviews; screenplays; a typescript of Millar's doctoral dissertation; correspondence; family photographs; and...

 
Millar (Margaret) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Margaret Millar, an acclaimed mystery writer. The collection includes manuscript and typescript drafts and galley proofs of several of Millar's novels, including the award-winning and award-nominated and . The collection also includes short stories,...

 
Miller (Henry) Letters to E.E. Schmidt and Other Material

Collection comprises seven handwritten letters from Miller, while living in Big Sur, California, to Schmidt, primarily concerning business matters; two postcards advertising a water color by Miller; a San Francisco Museum of Art catalog for an exhibition of work by...

 
Miscellaneous Manuscripts (Collection of)

The collection comprises a variety of small manuscripts acquired by the Department of Special Collections and Archives at the University of California, Irvine over a period spanning circa 1960-2000.

 
Miscellaneous Newspaper Collection

This collection contains newspapers published in locations outside of the state of California. The collection is stronger in its coverage of the United States than it is of foreign countries. Various newspapers in this collection contain coverage of the post-Revolutionary...

 
Molecular Biology and Evolution editorial files

This collection comprises the editorial files of the scientific journal from 1983-2002. Walter Fitch, UC Irvine professor and chairman of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was the founding editor of this journal. The collection documents the production and...

 
Morgan (Barbara) Photographs of Martha Graham and Company

This collection comprises three images of Graham and five of her company in performance, all printed from the original negatives in Willard and Barbara Morgan Archives.

 
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Nation Mourns! Broadside

This broadside, measuring 63.5 x 46.5 cm., advertises a funeral ceremony in honor of assassinated president Abraham Lincoln, to be held in Elgin, Illinois, on April 19, 1865. It details the route of the procession, the order of local official...

 
National Geographic Society, Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (NGS-POSS) Photographs

This collection consists of photographs from the National Geographic Society – Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (NGS-POSS). From 1948 to 1958 astronomers at the California Institute of Technology's Palomar Observatory used a 48-inch Schmidt Telescope to create this sky survey, at...

 
New York Workers School Materials

This collection contains printed material relating to instructional courses offered by the Communist Party U.S.A. (C.P.U.S.A.) New York Workers School. This material includes outlines for courses on Marxism; supporting readings by Eugen Varga, Vladimir I. Sorin, and the Labor Research...

 
Nozze Slave Dance Notation and Costume Design Drawings

This collection comprises two groups of material documenting work on a ballet in one act, (), which appears to have been staged by Cesare Coppini at La Scala, an opera house in Milan, on January 22, 1895. The first group...

 
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Odegard (Peter S.) musical scores

This collection consists of manuscripts of original scores and arrangements composed by Professor Peter S. Odegard, Chair of the University of California, Irvine, Department of Music from 1969-1975 and well-known local conductor. The majority of the scores are for the...

 
Odets (Clifford) Theatrical Materials

This collection consists of draft scripts of , , and ; reviews of theatrical performances; correspondence; programs; and family photographs accumulated by renowned playwright Clifford Odets. The bulk of this collection comprises reviews of Odets' theatrical performances found in newspaper...

 
Ogita (Tomoo) photograph albums

The collection comprises photograph albums created by Tomoo Ogita, a Japanese American who was born and raised in Los Angeles, California in the 1920s and 1930s. He was associated with Granada Relocation Center in the 1940s and served as special...

 
Olin (Spencer C.) papers

This collection comprises the extant professional papers of Spencer C. Olin, founding faculty member, administrator, and professor emeritus of history at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). His papers contain research files related to his book , teaching materials for...

 
Orange Coast College HABS-like reports

This collection contains an Orange Coast College HABS-like printed report, digital report, and digital photographs.

 
Orange County Holocaust Oral History Project Interviews

This collection consists of 154 interviews conducted from 1992 to 1995 with residents of Orange County, California, who experienced the Holocaust. The interviews are the result of a project coordinated by Jack Pariser under the sponsorship of the Orange County...

 
OSPAAAL Poster Collection

This collection comprises over 100 posters published from the 1960s through the 1990s issued by the Organization in Solidarity with the People of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, or Organización de Solidaridad con los Pueblos de Asia, África y América...

 
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Panniell (York) photograph album

A photo album created by Private York Panniell (ca. 1925-1987) while serving in Japan during the U.S. Occupation between 1946 and 1947.

 
Parham (Thomas A.) papers

Thomas A. Parham was Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs at UC Irvine from 2011-2018 and also served as an adjunct faculty member from 1985-2018. This collection contains writings and speeches, photographs, research files relating to African-American psychology, an autographed basketball, newspaper...

 
Paris student revolt collection

This collection comprises materials documenting the protests and general strike that took place in France in 1968 when Parisian students and workers protested against American involvement in Vietnam, as well as for a better educational system and working class rights....

 
Parisian Fashion Etchings Collection

Album of 98 etched and partially hand-colored plates with whitework embroidery patterns on each page representing women's fashion. Each etching bears the imprint "Costume Parisien" along with a description of the costume depicted. No information exists as to when plates...

 
Partch (Virgil) Cartoons and Artwork

Virgil Partch, also known as Vip, was the creator of the popular syndicated cartoon and also had a successful career as a freelance cartoonist and book illustrator in the United States from the 1950s to the 1980s. In addition to...

 
Pavlova (Anna) Collection

The collection comprises dance programs, photographs, postcards, clippings, and tributes assembled by the University of California, Irvine, Special Collections and Archives to document the career of Anna Pavlova, a ballerina who was renowned for her inspiring performances and for generating...

 
Pecanins (Yani) artists' books

The collection comprises eighteen artists' books created by Mexican artist Yani Pecanins. Most of the books are unique (i.e., the artist only made one copy) and incorporate found objects, such as washing boards, spools of thread, newspaper, needles, combs, plates,...

 
Peltason (Jack) papers

This collection contains papers and scrapbooks from Jack Peltason, founding Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at UC Irvine, UC Irvine Chancellor from 1984 to 1992, and President of the University of California from 1992-1995.

 
Penrod (James W.) papers

James Wilford Penrod (1934-2019) was a dancer, choreographer, and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts. Collection materials include teaching materials, manuscripts, programs, clippings, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual materials, and posters.

 
Photograph Album of the Chinese Eastern Railway

The collection comprises a photograph album of over 100 black-and-white photographic prints related to the Chinese Eastern Railway line of the Trans-Siberian Railway in the 1920s. The photographs depict railway lines, bridges, train stations, cargo loading, the manufacture of locomotive...

 
Playscript about the Julius and Ethel Rosenberg espionage trial

The collection is comprised of one untitled playscript (50 pages) written by Barbara Clairchilde, Leslie Hoag and Dudley Knight. The play deals with the espionage trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1951) and the couple's resulting execution (1953).

 
Pocket Diary of a Young Woman Traveling from New York to California

Written by an unidentified young woman from Elbridge, New York, the pocket diary describes her journey by train with her mother from New York to Los Angeles, California between January 1 and April 27, 1886. While in Los Angeles for...

 
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Raine (Kathleen) Papers

The papers of Kathleen Raine, English poet and Blake and Yeats scholar, include journals, correspondence, photographs, draft versions of poems, essays, reviews, critical work, and her published autobiographical trilogy. The majority of Raine's writings in the collection focus on her...

 
Ray (Robert J.) Papers

This collection contains published and unpublished manuscripts of works by author Robert J. Ray.

 
Reines (Frederick) papers

This collection documents Frederick Reines' career in nuclear physics and astrophysics as both a scientist and an academic, as well as aspects of his personal life. Material ranges from the early period of his career as a graduate student, through...

 
Richardson (L. Song) papers

L. Song Richardson is an American lawyer, scholar, and the second dean of the University of California, Irvine, School of Law. From 2017 to 2021 she was the Dean and Chancellor's Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine,...

 
Robinson (Richard H.) Papers

This collection contains the published articles, literary manuscripts and other papers of Orange County, California writer Richard H. Robinson. Included are manuscripts of his short stories and screen plays; newspaper and magazines articles; and cartoons dating from the 1960s to...

 
Rodríguez Moñino (Antonio) Papers

This collection contains lecture materials and writings of author Antonio Rodríguez Moñino. Materials include drafts of a 1968 lecture to the Real Academia Española and reprints and pamphlets of Rodríguez Moñino's works from 1941 to 1964.

 
Roosevelt (Theodore) Portrait Photograph and Letter to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars

This collection comprises one typed letter, signed, from Theodore Roosevelt to Lieutenant Kathryn C. Ditmars and a 4" x 6" mounted portrait photograph of Roosevelt. On verso of photograph, in manuscript: "Theodore Roosevelt. September 1918" and in a different hand,...

 
Rowland (F. Sherwood) papers

F. Sherwood Rowland was the Donald Bren Research Professor of Chemistry in Earth System Science at the University of California, Irvine, beginning at UCI as a founding faculty member in 1964 and continuing as a professor and researcher until 2012....

 
Royal Danish Ballet Photograph Album on the Premiere of Giselle

The collection comprises a photograph album created by the Royal Danish Ballet and presented to visiting Russian choreographer Alexandre Volinine. The album commemorates the company's premiere of on November 10-11, 1946, staged in Copenhagen by Volinine. , featuring the company's...

 
Ruegg (Verena) Collection

This collection comprises the drawings and sketches of Verena Ruegg, a painter, etcher, lithographer, printmaker, and craftsperson from Hollywood, California. Also included are works selected for exhibition or for sale. Forms of materials include sketches, paintings, lithographs, etchings, programs, photographs,...

 
Russell (Roger W.) papers

This collection consists of materials documenting the academic career of Roger W. Russell, including his administrative tenure at the University of California, Irvine and Flinders University of South Australia. Included are awards, correspondence, research publications, professional society affiliations, photographs, and...

 
Ruyter (Nancy) papers

A collection of research files, correspondence, notes and papers, clippings, catalogs, and other materials collected by Nancy Ruyter documenting 19th and 20th century dance in the United States, as well as African and Balkan dance, opera, musical theatre, and musicals.

 
Ryan (Henry J.) Papers

This collection comprises the papers of Henry J. Ryan who was politically active for the American cause in World War I. After the war, he served as secretary and advisor to President Harding. After Harding's death, Ryan stayed on to...

 
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Sacks (Harvey) lecture transcripts

This collection comprises transcripts of and an index to lectures given by Harvey Sacks, a faculty member in Anthropology and Sociology at University of California, Irvine from 1968-1976. The 1964-1967 lectures were given and transcribed at UCLA; the 1968-1972 lectures...

 
Salicru (Alberto), Collection on

This collection contains photographs, reviews, publicity announcements, programs, magazines and a poster documenting the career of Flamenco and regional classical dancer Alberto Salicru and several of his partners.

 
Salinger (Irene Saltern) Papers

This collection comprises the personal and professional papers of Irene Saltern Salinger, a Hollywood fashion designer in the late 1930s to early 1940s, originator of coordinated women's sportswear separates in the 1950s, and fashion designer into the late 1970s. Her...

 
Sandford (Sarah) Commonplace Book of poetry

Sarah Sandford of Lodi, New York recorded her favorite poems by Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others in this handwritten notebook. She also recorded a recipe for ginger snaps and a Biblical passage.

 
Santa Cruz Small Press Broadsides (Collection of)

This collection is comprised of small press literary broadsides created from the mid 1970s to early 1980s in Santa Cruz, California. The bulk were printed by Tom Maderos at Green Horse Press; select works were printed by Maderos at Hammer...

 
Sastre (Alfonso) Papers

Early manuscripts of the Spanish playwright. Among the ca. 40 manuscripts of his dramatic works are included "Prólogo patético", "Escuadra hacia la muerte", "El Cuervo", "La taberna fantástica", and "Tragedia fantástica de la gitana Celestina". The collection also includes manuscripts...

 
Schinzinger (Roland) papers

This collection consists of conference and journal papers, reports and correspondence from Roland Schinzinger from 1965-1990. In 1966, he was the first student at the University of California, Irvine, to earn a Ph.D and was a member of the founding...

 
Schneiderman (Howard A.) papers

This collection comprises the personal and professional papers of Howard A. Schneiderman, developmental biologist, chief scientist and senior vice-president for research and development at the Monsanto Company, and dean and professor of the School of Biological Sciences at the University...

 
Schoop (Trudi) (Collection on)

The collection documents the life and career of comic dancer Trudi Schoop and contains photographs, programs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera. The majority of materials represent the activities of the Trudi Schoop Comic Ballet from 1931 to 1939. The...

 
Scofield (George) Collection of Postcards

This collection consists of souvenir picture postcards collected by George N. Scofield, dating from the mid-20th century. The postcards are arranged geographically by continent and country/state.

 
Scrapbook on Cecil Sharp's English Folk Dance Society School

This collection comprises a scrapbook of correspondence, photographs, clippings, brochures, and programs relating to Cecil Sharp's English Folk Dance Society school at Aldeburgh, England. The scrapbook was kept by Mrs. Dudley Hervey.

 
Selby (Judith) collection on Christine Tamblyn

Judith Selby is a former San Francisco State University student of American visual artist, critic, and University of California, Irvine professor, Christine Tamblyn (1951-1998). This collection contains items from her personal collection including printed exhibition materials on Tamblyn's artwork (Archival...

 
Selden (Elizabeth) Dance Collection

This collection includes materials collected by modern dance choreographer, theorist, and critic Elizabeth Selden.

 
Sharp (Sarah) School Exercise Book

This collection comprises a school exercise book (titled "Day Book"), dated September 22, 1834, and authored by Sarah Sharp of West Chester, Pennsylvania. The entries in the exercise book are purportedly based on names, addresses, and transactions used in a...

 
Sherry (Ruth Forbes) Correspondence

This collection contains personal and professional correspondence of poet Ruth Forbes Sherry, including letters from publishers, colleagues, and her family.

 
Silverman (Paul H.) papers

This collection contains the professional papers of Paul Silverman who came to the University of California, Irvine, in 1993 as Director of Corporate and Government Affairs at the Beckman Laser Institute. A year later, he was named Associate Chancellor for...

 
Simon Wiesenthal Center - The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust, 1933-1945 Posters

This collection comprises 40 posters containing images and textual information concerning the persecution and extermination of European Jews by Nazi Germany during the period 1933-1945. The posters are based on a Simon Wiesenthal Center traveling exhibition, which debuted in Vienna,...

 
Slany (Paul and Agneta) Photograph Album

This collection comprises a photograph album that contains images of sculptor Paul Slany's work and of Agneta Slany and her students, demonstrating her style of dance.

 
Small Press Poetry and Fiction Serials (Collection of)

The collection comprises a variety of small press poetry and fiction serials published between 1900-1989 and acquired by the Department of Special Collections and Archives at the University of California, Irvine.

 
Smith (Esther) scrapbooks of a bus tour of the American West

This collection comprises three scrapbooks and a manuscript journal of Esther Smith, a 23-year-old high school teacher, documenting her three-month bus tour of the American West in 1935. The scrapbooks contain 62 pamphlets, 76 photographs (many with descriptive captions), and...

 
Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution records

This collection consists of the records of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) which was officially established in January 1993, following the International Conference on Molecular Evolution in June 1992. These records consist primarily of correspondence that document...

 
Southeast Asian Archive Collection of Serials

The Southeast Asian Archive collection of serials is an artificial collection created by the UCI Libraries Special Collections and Archives department. The collection contains over 400 titles published in North American, European, and Southeast Asian countries. The serials have been...

 
Sparag (Edyth) Studios Fashion Drawings

A bound volume of 276 mimeographed fashion drawings created by Edyth Sparag Studios between the late 1930s and early 1950s. Many of the drawings are hand-colored, and some pages contain original pencil sketches in the margins. The designs, which include...

 
St. Denis (Ruth), Photograph Collection on

The collection comprises over 100 photographic prints of Ruth St. Denis, who influenced the development of American modern dance. The photographs feature St. Denis posing alone in costume, with fellow dancers, traveling, and at leisure with her husband and partner,...

 
Stanley (Judith) Collection on the Women's Movement

This collection comprises files assembled by Judith Stanley documenting the feminist movement and women's affirmative action issues in the 1970s. The collection contains numerous reports and publications, including California Commission on the Status of Women reports and Women's Equity Action...

 
Steinhaus (Edward A.) papers

This collection comprises the personal and professional papers of entomologist and academic Edward A. Steinhaus. The bulk of this collection comprises materials documenting Steinhaus' career at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and Irvine (UCI), including the establishment of the...

 
Stephens (Grover C.) papers

Collection comprises the extant professional papers of University of California, Irvine biologist and founding faculty member Grover C. Stephens. His research focused on small marine invertebrates. A nearly complete set of his publications is included, as well as some of...

 
Stereograph Collection on World War I

This collection consists of 44 stereographs (albumen prints) mounted on printed cardboard depicting soldiers, civilians, and areas in Europe and the United States prior to and during World War I. The bulk of these images document areas in Russia.

 
Stevens (Arline Gardiner) Collection

This collection contains theater scrapbooks, photographs, and unsorted material relating to the career of dancer Arline Gardiner and the Gardiner Trio (Arline, Helen and Edgar Gardiner) from the 1890's to the 1920's. It includes three scrapbooks of Arline Gardiner, three...

 
Stevens (Charlotte) Collection

This collection contains two scrapbooks containing clippings, programs, and photographs relating chiefly to Charlotte Stevens' acting career, 1914 to about 1930. There are also miscellaneous magazines containing notices of her career in the 1920s.

 
Stockdale (C. E.) Theatrical Cabinet Photograph Collection

This collection comprises 97 cabinet photographs, mostly albumen, primarily of portraits of actors and actresses who performed in Chicago in the late 1890's through the early 1900's. Some of the more prominent individuals represented in the collection are: Maude Adams,...

 
Student Notes from Lectures by Martin Heidegger

This collection comprises four bound mimeographed typescripts of student lecture notes from Martin Heidegger's two special lectures at the University of Marburg in 1925 and 1926, titled "Logik: die Frage nach der Wahrheit" and "Geschichte des Zeitbegriffs."

 
Student Portfolio of French Women's and Children's Fashions

This collection comprises the work portfolio of a French fashion school student in 1932-1933. The portfolio includes 82 sheets of women's and children's fashion drawings and studies on proportion and draping. The designs are in mixed media, including pencil, ink,...

 
Sweet (Millard) Collection

This collection consists of photographs, programs, musical scores, and clippings relating to dance.

 
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Tamblyn (Christine) papers

This collection comprises notes, correspondence, interviews, photographs, slides, audio and video recordings, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, books, catalogues, printed ephemera, and artifacts collected and created during the life and career of artist, critic, and educator Christine Tamblyn. The bulk of this...

 
Tcherkassky (Marianna) Ballet Shoes

This collection is composed of a single pair of autographed pink ballet pointe shoes worn by the ballerina Marianna Tcherkassky in the matinee performance of "Giselle" with the American Ballet Theatre at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on Saturday,...

 
'Tequila', scrapbook of photographs, clippings and other material on the exotic dancer

The scrapbook of an exotic dancer who was a member of the influential transgender performer Hotcha Hinton's troupe under the stage name 'Tequila'. Notes and clippings within the scrapbook also refer to her as 'Maracalu.'

 
Thai Democracy Movement (Publications on the)

This collection comprises publications related to the Thai democracy movement published in the United States after the October 1976 Thai military coup.

 
Theater ephemera, programs and publications (Collection of)

This collection contains dance and theater ephemera, programs and publications documenting the major works of noted 20th century dancers, choreographers and theater companies including Agnes de Mille, Jerome Robbins, Bob Fossey, Cricot 2 and UCI faculty members Eugene Loring and...

 
Thoreau (Henry David) Letter and Engraving

This collection consists of a holograph letter from Henry David Thoreau to the publishing firm Wiley & Putnam and an engraved portrait of Thoreau. The letter is dated January 14, 1847 and is addressed to Evert A. Duyckinck. Thoreau asks...

 
Thorp (Edward O.) papers

This collection comprises the papers of Edward O. Thorp, American mathematics professor, hedge fund manager, blackjack player, and founding faculty member at the University of California, Irvine. The papers consist of scholarly and personal papers, including published and unpublished manuscripts,...

 
Times Change Press political posters

This collection comprises seven posters published by Times Change Press (New York City) on a wide variety of national political issues. Topics include political activism, voting, demonstrating against the Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh and Che Guevara. The posters were...

 
Tobis (Jerome) papers

This collection comprises professional papers of Jerome Tobis, former professor and founding chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of California, Irvine. The papers include meeting agendas, minutes, notes, correspondence, clippings, grant proposals, and other...

 
Tokyo and Bloody May Day Riots photograph album

Photograph album created by an unidentified U.S. servicemember who was stationed in Tokyo during the U.S. Occupation of Japan. Includes images of Tokyo scenery and daily life, as well as 11 images of the Bloody May Day Riots of May...

 
Trager (George) Papers

This collection comprises papers of the noted linguist and anthropologist George L. Trager. Included are correspondence, manuscripts, offprints of articles, audiotapes, phonograph records, research reports, and conference papers.

 
Trevor (Claire) Memorabilia

Claire Trevor's acting career spanned more than seven decades and included successes in stage, radio, television and film. The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine was named to honor the legacy of the Academy...

 
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UCI Special Collections collection of zines

A collection of zines acquired from the Orange County Zine Fest.

 
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Vietnam War Protest Ephemera.

The collection contains fliers, leaflets, booklets, pamphlets, form letters, articles, newsletters, newspapers, clippings, and a petition from the Vietnam War protest movement, largely in California. Contains anti-war organizing literature issued by organizations including Air War Vote (California), American Committee in...

 
Vought (Earle Gearhard) Collection

This collection mainly comprises treatises by Vought on music, literature, and Japanese poetry. There is also an 11-volume chronology of Mozart compiled by Vought, as well as various documents and publications related to U.S. political, military, and social affairs (1910s-1940s),...

 
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Waldmüller (Hans) Collection on Thomas Mann

This collection contains periodical issues and articles, offprints, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating to German author Thomas Mann. Materials were collected by Hans Waldmüller, author of scholarly works on Thomas Mann.

 
Warner (William Jack) Collection

This collection is chiefly comprised of photographs documenting World War II collected by William Jack Warner, a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the war. Some of the photographs were taken by Warner and some were possibly taken by German...

 
Wayne (June) Exhibit Catalogs and Publications

This collection comprises exhibit catalogs and exhibit related ephemera documenting the work of artist of June Wayne from the 1950s through the late 1990s. Also included are journal articles on Wayne and her artwork, some articles by Wayne and her...

 
Weinberger (Norman M.) papers

Norman Weinberger was a founding UCI faculty member in the Department of Psychobiology (now Department of Neurobiology and Behavior). He served as chair of the department, interim dean of the School of Biological Sciences, and helped found the Center for...

 
White (Gerald T.) papers

This collection contains research files relating to Gerald T. White's work on the history of oil in California, including his book (1962). The collection also includes manuscripts and correspondence relating to his research.

 
Williams (Robin M., Jr.) papers

This collection is comprised of the professional papers of sociologist and UCI faculty member Robin M. Williams, Jr. (1914-2006). Contents include draft manuscripts, conference papers, clippings and ephemera, research notes, reprints and photocopies of academic articles, correspondence, and the transcript...

 
Wirt (Mildred) Collection

This collection consists of dance photographs and other materials.