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Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara Library
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
Collections with online items: 15
Physical collections: 4030
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Califas: Chicano Art and Culture in California Collection

This is an extensive video archive, originally acquired through purchase in U-matic format and later reformatted into VHS. It is also preserved in digital format and the videos are available online at https://archive.org/details/ucsantabarbara. The coverage includes a major 1982 conference...

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection

Records of the internationally renowned Santa Barbara-based think tank, emphasizing issues such as education, freedom of the press, international relations, public policy, religion, and science and technology in modern society. Included are materials relating to CSDI leaders such as Robert...

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, Series 12: Audio-Visual

This guide is a supplement to a much larger finding aid to the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) Collection, Mss 18.

Conway (Joel) / Flying A Studio Photograph Collection

The collection mainly contains black and white prints and negatives relating to the Flying A Studios (aka American Film Manufacturing Company), a film company that operated in Santa Barbara (1912-1920), as well as supporting documentation.

del Solar (Daniel) papers

Daniel del Solar (June 13, 1940 - January 13, 2012) was a prominent Latino media activist, photographer, videographer, documentarian, and poet. He worked with KQED-TV in San Francisco, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and WYBE-TV in Philadelphia. His papers document...

El Teatro Campesino Archives

The archives of El Teatro Campesino are the largest archival collection on Chicano theater, consisting of approximately 157 linear feet of archives and manuscripts. They include a variety of formats, dating from the Teatro's founding in 1965. They include primary...

Herrmann (Bernard) Papers

The collection is focused around the composing and conducting activity of Bernard Herrmann (1911-1975) between the years 1927 and 1975. A small body of personal papers adds some material relating to his personal life (personal and legal correspondence, diaries, financial...

Kearny Street Workshop Archives

The nonprofit agency Kearny Street Workshop (KSW) is the oldest multidisciplinary Asian American arts organization in the United States. Established in 1972 as a collective of artists in San Francisco's Chinatown/ Manila town neighborhood, KSW is now a nonprofit agency...

Kincaid Rolle (Sojourner) Papers

The papers of African-American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist, and television producer Sojourner Kincaid Rolle, have been established in CEMA. Her poetry includes chapbooks, inclusion in various anthologies and literary journals and a body of uncollected work, some of...

Montoya (José) Papers

The José Montoya Papers cover his life from his return from the Korean War around 1954 through the late 2000s. They contain biographical information such as correspondence, events and sketchbooks. Montoya is an important cultural luminary of the Chicano Movement...

Ochoa (Victor) Papers

Ochoa [Victor] Collection. Art files, exhibition files, ephemera, posters and prints and other printed matter, photographs and slides, correspondence files, and recordings of the Chicano painter/muralist long considered to be one of the pioneers of San Diego's Chicano art movement...

Prigoff, James Slide Collection

The James Prigoff slide collection is an important visual resource that helps document the Chicano visual arts movement in California, and in particular, the San Diego and Tijuana area. The collection complements that of other CEMA collections that make up...

Royal Chicano Air Force Archives

Extensive collection of slides and silkscreen prints, along with administrative records, news clippings, correspondence, exhibition descriptions and flyers, photographs, creative writings, and miscellaneous publications of the Sacramento-based artists collective. Founding members of the RCAF include José Montoya, Esteban Villa, Juanishi...

Self Help Graphics & Art Archives

Extensive collection of silk screen prints and slides, as well as organizational records, photographs, and ephemera of the Los Angeles cultural arts center and studio. Founded in the early 1970s, during the height of the Chicano Civil Rights movement, by...

Vallejo (Linda) Papers

Vallejo [Linda] Papers, 1975-2001. Photographs, slides, posters, correspondence, publications and ephemera of the Chicana painter, sculptor, printmaker, and founder of Galeria Las Americas. (CEMA 76).