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  1. Aerosol and Cloud Observations in La Jolla, CA, in May-June 2011 during SOLEDAD (Stratocumulus Observations of Los-Angeles Emissions Derived Aerosol-Droplets)

    • Measurements of polluted marine aerosol and cloud droplet chemical and physical properties at Mt. Soledad and Scripps Pier in La Jolla, California.
    • Creation Date: 01 May 2012 to 18 June 2012
  2. Aerosol Composition and Size Measurements at Fresno and Fontana

    • Non-refractory aerosol particle and refractory black carbon mass concentrations, size distributions, and coatings along with single particle compositions and organic aerosol functional groups in Fresno and Fontana.
    • Creation Date: 19 Dec 2014 to 13 Jan 2015 (Fresno); 04 to 28 July 2015 (Fontana)
  3. Alaska Commercial Company Records

    • A small collection of business correspondence and records from the Alaska Commercial Company, a San Francisco trading firm concerned with the Alaskan fur trade in the late 19th century.
    • Creation Date: 1895-1897
  4. An annotated checklist of the bees (Hymenoptera: Anthophila) of San Diego County, California

    • This database represents an ongoing survey to document all the bee species that occur within the bounds of San Diego County. As this project is still ongoing, the database will be updated periodically with additions and/or corrections.
    • Creation Date: July 2015
  5. Baja California

    • Images of Baja California digitized from original photographs held by UC San Diego Library. Includes landscapes, missions, the built environment, and ranch life.
    • Creation Date: 1938-1997
  6. Baja California and the West Postcard Collection

    • Postcards depicting California, Baja California, and the Southwest, mostly from the early 1900s. Images of Tijuana, Ensenada, Balboa Park, and the California missions are well-represented in this collection.
    • Creation Date: 1900-1989
  7. Bear Facts

    • Bear Facts was the newsletter published by the Oceanids, a service and social organization promoting friendship and services to the UC San Diego community.
    • Creation Date: 1962-2007
  8. Bee Research Methods: Video Demonstrations

    • This collection shows bee behaviors and methods used to study bee behaviors.
    • Creation Date: 2005-2014
  9. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI): Acoustic and Trawl Data

    • This is a voluminous data set containing acoustic and trawl data collected on CalCOFI (California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations) cruises.
    • Creation Date: 2009 to 2015,
  10. California Explores the Ocean

    • A collection of diverse resources about the ocean and ocean exploration.
  11. California Smokers Cohort (CSC)

    • The objective of this survey was to collect statewide data on tobacco-related behaviors, knowledge of and attitudes towards smoking, and monitoring the effect of State-initiated programs on individual target populations.
    • Creation Date: 2011-
  12. California Tobacco Survey (CTS)

    • The objective of these surveys is to collect representative statewide data on cigarette smoking behavior, attitudes towards smoking, media exposure to smoking, and use of tobacco products other than cigarettes, from populations living in California.
    • Creation Date: 1990-
  13. Camp Matthews Photographs and Plans

    • Photographs and plans of Camp Matthews buildings after Camp Matthews closed operations.
    • Creation Date: 1964-1967
  14. Carbonaceous Aerosol Particle Measurements from Cal-Mex 2010 in Tijuana, Mexico

    • Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) measurements of aerosol refractory black carbon (BC) content for individual particles and Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopic analysis of organic functional groups of submicron particles at Parque Morelos during Cal-Mex 2010 from 15 May to 30 June.
    • Creation Date: 2010-05-15 to 2010-06-30
  15. Carbonaceous Aerosol Particle Measurements from Southeast Atmosphere Study (SOAS) 2013 in Look Rock, Tennessee, USA

    • HR-Tof-AMS submicon mass spectra for ensemable mass and single paritcles (by LS), Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopic analysis of organic functional groups of submicron particles,and size distributions at Look Rock during SOAS 2013.
    • Creation Date: 1 June 2013 to 18 July 2013,
  16. CAVEcam Virtual Reality Photography Collection

    • Full-surround 3-D images make up this collection of original and rendered composite images called CAVEcams which are very high-resolution images for both left and right eye, normally viewed in virtual reality systems, either CAVEs or HMDs.
    • Creation Date: 2009 - present
  17. Chapman Family Correspondence and Other Documents

    • A small collection of family papers of American painter John Gadsby Chapman, consisting mostly of letters to Chapman from colleagues and associates, and correspondence with his son, Conrad Wise Chapman, who served in the Confederate army in the Civil War.
    • Creation Date: 1791-1898, bulk 1861-1865
  18. Charles Atwood Kofoid Papers

    • Photographs taken and collected by the University of California, Berkeley zoologist Charles Atwood Kofoid and his wife, Carrie Winter Kofoid. Subjects include the Kofoids; their families, friends and colleagues; travel; the 1904-1905 Albatross Expedition; and many freshwater and marine biological research stations.
    • Creation Date: circa 1860-1936
  19. Charles H. Graves Photographs and Films

    • Film and color slides created for and used in a photographic documentary of early UCSD events.
    • Creation Date: 1963-1967
  20. Chinese Cultural Revolution Posters

    • Propaganda posters created during the Cultural Revolution by various Chinese agencies.
    • Creation Date: 1966-1989
  21. Data from: 'Whale Wave': shifting strategies structure the complex use of critical fjord habitat by humpbacks

    • This collection contains the data, R programming files, and detailed protocols for various aspects of analysis for the publication: Keen et al. 2016. "Whale Wave": shifting strategies structure the complex use of critical fjord habitat by humpbacks.
    • Creation Date: 2005 - 2015
  22. Data from: A Living Vector Field Reveals Constraints on Galactose Network Induction in Yeast

    • To study how cellular traits produce population phenotypes, we built living vector fields from single-cell timecourses of the proteins Gal3p and Gal1p as yeast switched to galactose from other nutrients. This collection has data and analysis codes.
    • Creation Date: 2015-2016,
  23. Data from: Allostery through the Computational Microscope: cAMP Activation of a Canonical Signalling Domain

    • This collection contains the molecular dynamics trajectories scripts and models used in the paper “Allostery through the computational microscope: cAMP activation of a canonical signalling domain”.
    • Creation Date: 2014-08-24
  24. Data from: Carbonic Anhydrases, EPF2 and a Novel Protease Mediate CO2 Control of Stomatal Development

    • RNA-Seq experiments analyzing the Arabidopsis response to low and elevated carbon dioxide growing conditions were conducted to capture early signaling events as seedlings were adapting to stress.
    • Creation Date: 2012-2013
  25. Data from: Commitment Problems or Bidding Wars? Rebel Fragmentation as Peace Building

    • This project uses an original dataset of field commanders in post-civil war Tajikistan to show that warlords from the victorious faction were as likely to be purged from the ruling coalition in a given year as warlords from the defeated faction.
    • Creation Date: 2012
  26. Data from: Drift-Corrected Seafloor Vertical Deformation at Axial Seamount 2013-2014

    • Data from a Self-Calibrating Pressure Recorder (SCPR) deployed at Axial Seamount from 2013 to 2015. This is seafloor height change (cm), converted from pressure (kPa), corrected for ocean tides and pressure gauge drift.
    • Creation Date: 2015-08-25
  27. Data from: Electrostatic interactions as mediators in the allosteric activation of PKA RIalpha

    • Molecular dynamics input files, trajectories and analysis scripts used in the paper "Electrostatic interactions as mediators in the allosteric network of PKA RIalpha".
    • Creation Date: 2015-09-15,
  28. Data from: Is the Mediterranean the New Rio Grande? U.S. and E.U. Immigration Pressures in the Long Run

    • This project uses a gravity-style model to project bilateral migration flows for the next 40 years. It shows that Europe—unlike the US—will face substantial, demographically driven migration pressures from across the Mediterranean for decades to come.
    • Creation Date: 2016-01-01 to 2016-05-31
  29. Data from: Multiscale Estimation of Binding Kinetics Using Brownian Dynamics, Molecular Dynamics and Milestoning

    • The kinetic rate constants of four biochemically relevant ligand-receptor systems were estimated and described in a publication. This collection includes input files, output files, trajectories, and statistics associated with the study.
    • Creation Date: 2013-2015
  30. Data from: The Agricultural Productivity Gap

    • Dataset contains data by country for about 150 countries on GDP per capita, employment share in agriculture, value added share in agriculture, agricultural productivity gap, average hours worked, years of schooling, and human capital.
    • Creation Date: 1988-2011,
  31. Data from: Who's Asking? Interviewer Coethnicity Effects in African Survey Data

    • This collection contains the code, data, and output files associated with the article indicated herein.
    • Creation Date: 2012
  32. dataMares Collection

    • DataMares holds a massive amount of fishery, reef, mangrove, and other data pertaining to the ecology of Mexico, particularly coastal and marine ecosystems of the Gulf of California, and delivers this information in an interactive and digestible manner.
    • Creation Date: 1998 to present
  33. dataMares: Ecological Monitoring

    • This collection contains databases from regular surveys conducted to track annual changes in the structure, function, and health of marine ecosystems, as well as organisms like fishes and invertebrates at numerous island and coastal sites.
    • Creation Date: 1998 to 2015,
  34. dataMares: Ecosystem Dynamics

    • The datasets in this collection are used for analyses on relationships between different ecosystems, as well as humans and the habitats surrounding us, to elucidate the impact that anthropogenic activities have on the environment.
    • Creation Date: 2014 to 2016
  35. dataMares: Fisheries

    • This collection contains robust, high-quality scientific information related to Mexico-specific ocean fisheries and their relationship to marine reserves, coastal and marine ecosystems, and climate change. It also contains datasets with information on fishing activities collected with the participation of local fishermen.
    • Creation Date: 1950-01-01 to 2014-08-01
  36. Dr. Seuss Advertising Artwork

    • Advertising artwork created by Theodor Seuss Geisel, author and illustrator known internationally as Dr. Seuss.
    • Creation Date: 1920s-1950s
  37. Dr. Seuss Collection

    • Images by Theodor Seuss Geisel digitized from originals in the UC San Diego collections.
    • Creation Date: 1940-1943
  38. Dr. Seuss Political Cartoons

    • Political cartoons drawn for the New York newspaper PM by author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.
    • Creation Date: 1941-1943
  39. Ed Fletcher Papers

    • The papers of Ed Fletcher a noted San Diego land developer, civic leader, and member of the California State Senate.
    • Creation Date: 1870-1955, bulk 1920-1950
  40. Edna Watson Bailey Photographs

    • Photographs collected by Edna Watson Bailey, a graduate student at the Marine Biological Association of San Diego. Subjects include Bailey and members of her family, work colleagues, La Jolla, early Scripps laboratory facilities, and the July 25, 1906 wreck of the research vessel Loma.
    • Creation Date: 1905-1940
  41. Edward Sheldon Barr Papers

    • Photographs from collection of Edward Sheldon Barr, who accompanied the MidPac and Capricorn Expeditions.
    • Creation Date: 1950-1952
  42. Edwin Cook and Susan Pflanz Cook Photographs

    • Photographs taken by anthropologists Edwin Cook and Susan Pflanz during fieldwork in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, with the Narak-speaking people of Western Highlands Province.
    • Creation Date: 1961-1972
  43. Edwin Hutchins and Dona Hutchins Collection

    • Materials created by American anthropologist, Edwin Hutchins, and his wife, Dona Hutchins, during research in the Trobriand Islands of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea in 1975-1976.
    • Creation Date: 1973-1976
  44. Eugene Cecil LaFond Papers

    • Photographs from the Eugene Cecil LaFond Papers, documenting early Scripps Institution of Oceanography personnel, equipment and the campus in the 1930s.
    • Creation Date: 1934-1940
  45. Fish Catch Statistics. California Department of Fish and Game

    • Amounts and values of marine resources caught/landed by California's commercial fisheries.
    • Creation Date: 1916-1986
  46. George Fearing Hollis Papers

    • Papers of George Fearing Hollis, Union Naval officer and United States Consul to Cape Town, South Africa from 1888-1893. The collection consists mainly of Civil War-era correspondence, manuscript memoirs, and documents regarding Hollis's tenure in Cape Town.
    • Creation Date: 1852-1903
  47. H. Lee Hansen Collection

    • Travel films by traveler and filmmaker, H. Lee Hansen.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1980
  48. Hall Family Papers and Sugar Plantation Records

    • Family papers and sugar plantation records (1709-1835) of the Hall family of England and Jamaica. The collection contains primary source material on 18th and early 19th century Jamaican plantation economy and culture.
    • Creation Date: 1709-1892
  49. Hannah Weiner Writings

    • Holograph versions of Clairvoyant Journal and "Book of Revelations," written by poet Hannah Weiner.
    • Creation Date: 1973, ca. 1989
  50. Harold Scheffler Photographs

    • Photographs taken by anthropologist Harold Scheffler during field research with peoples of Choiseul, Rendova, Simbo and other islands of the Solomon Islands. The images date from 1958-1961 and 1967-1968.
    • Creation Date: 1958-1968
  51. Harry Crosby Photographs

    • Photographs of UC San Diego taken during the mid-1960s, including photographs of Baja California (1967-1962), and photographs of Sonora, Mexico (1958-1986).
    • Creation Date: 1967-1992
  52. Heavy Metals in the Ocean Insect, Halobates

    • Data on 7 heavy metals are available from samples of Halobates collected from the Pacific Ocean: Cr (chromium), Cu (copper), Pb (lead), Mn (manganese), Ni (nickel), Ti (titanium) and Zn (zinc).
    • Creation Date: 1961-1978
  53. Herman Baca Collection

    • A selection of documents illustrating the work and activities of Chicano activist Herman Baca and the Committee on Chicano Rights.
    • Creation Date: 1964-2006
  54. Holocaust Living History Workshop

    • Meetings and presentations organized by the Holocaust Living History Workshop, an education and outreach program supported by the UC San Diego Jewish Studies Program and the Library.
    • Creation Date: 2012 to 2016
  55. Howard E. Gulick Photographs

    • Color photographs of Baja California and Nayarit, taken by author and cartographer Howard Gulick.
    • Creation Date: 1938-1962
  56. Hubon Family Papers

    • The Hubon Family Papers contain the correspondence of San Diego early settler Frederick Hubon (1827-1882), and include letters from three generations of Hubons, in addition to transcriptions, genealogical notes, and a carte-de-visite portrait.
    • Creation Date: circa 1801-1966
  57. IDEAS Performance Series

    • This collection contains video, still images, audio, and text, documenting past IDEAS performances and presentations from the ongoing series.
    • Creation Date: 2013 to 2016
  58. J. Edward Hoffmeister Films

    • Sixteen films documenting the cultural life in Fiji and Tonga by geologist J.E. Hoffmeister.
    • Creation Date: 1920-1939
  59. James Howard Collection

    • Photographs and documents from the collection of James Howard, a mining foreman with the Amparo Mining Company who lived in Guadalajara, Mexico and worked in the Bolaños region starting in 1889.
    • Creation Date: circa 1882-1939
  60. James Stewart Papers

    • A selection of images from the James Stewart Papers, including portraits, group photos and photographs from diving and research expeditions.
    • Creation Date: 1951-1994
  61. José Villegas Collection on Mining

    • Documents and photographs relating to silver mining operations in Mexico, principally Real del Monte and Pachuca during the periods of British (1824-1849) and Mexican (1849-1906) capitalization and management.
    • Creation Date: circa 1825-1983
  62. Keith Rayner Eye Movements in Reading Data Collection

    • This collection consists of data and materials from a subset of published eye movement studies of reading conducted in Keith Rayner’s Eyetracking Lab at UCSD from 2008-2015
    • Creation Date: 2008-2015
  63. Kelco Aerial Photograph Collection

    • A selection of Kelco's scanned black and white, color, and infrared aerial photographs and slides. The images document kelp beds and coastline primarily from Central and Southern California, and the Channel Islands.
    • Creation Date: circa 1931-1992
  64. Khirbat en-Nahas Project (Jordan)

    • A collection of archaeological artifacts and data for the excavation of the Khirbat en-Nahas site, and exploration of Iron Age state formation in southern Jordan.
    • Creation Date: 2002-2009
  65. Latin American Political Campaign Ephemera Collection

    • Political campaign materials from elections in various Latin American countries.
    • Creation Date: 1990s-2009
  66. Leo Szilard and Aaron Novick Research Files

    • The Leo Szilard and Aaron Novick Research Files document experiments on bacterial populations performed jointly by Szilard and Novick at the Institute of Radiobiology and Biophysics, University of Chicago.
    • Creation Date: 1948-1964
  67. Leo Szilard Letters to Gertrud Weiss

    • The Leo Szilard Letters to Gertrud Weiss contains documents written between 1937 and 1959 from Szilard to Weiss.
    • Creation Date: 1937-1959
  68. Leo Szilard Papers

    • A selection of documents, photos, and audio-visual materials of the nuclear physicist and inventor Leo Szilard.
    • Creation Date: 1898-1998
  69. Marine background and plume aerosol measurements off the coast of California in July-August 2011 during E-PEACE (Eastern Pacific Emitted Aerosol Cloud Experiment)

    • Measurements of background, generated smoke and cargo ship plume aerosol particles and their chemical and physical properties. Measurements include shipboard measurements near the ocean surface.
    • Creation Date: 12 July 2011 to 18 August 2011,
  70. Marquis McDonald Photographs

    • Photographs by Marquis McDonald during a 1949-1950 overland trip down the Baja California Peninsula.
    • Creation Date: 1949-1950
  71. Middlebrook Photographs of San Diego & Arizona Railway Locomotives

    • Images of locomotives, trains, and sections of track from the San Diego & Arizona and San Diego & Arizona Eastern Railway companies.
    • Creation Date: 1910-1948
  72. Milo Woodbridge Williams Photographs

    • Photographs from the collection of Milo Woodbridge Williams, a professional photographer who attended the Scripps Institution of Oceanography as a graduate student between 1947 and 1948.
    • Creation Date: between 1936 and 1980
  73. North Korean Propaganda Posters

    • Reproductions of North Korean propaganda posters.
    • Creation Date: 1985-2002
  74. Oceania

    • Photographs, films and dissertations, documenting aspects of the cultures and peoples of the Pacific Islands, with a strong emphasis on Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
    • Creation Date: 1919-1989
  75. Pacific Basin Nautical Charts

    • Charts of the Pacific Ocean
    • Creation Date: circa 1910-1960
  76. Papua New Guinea Highlands Dissertations

    • Dissertations and theses, written between 1946 and 2001, documenting social life, customs, history and other topics pertaining to the Highlands Region of Papua New Guinea.
    • Creation Date: 1946-2001
  77. Papua New Guinea Patrol Reports

    • Reports from government patrols are a major source of primary information on Papua New Guinea’s colonial-era history.  Patrol officers and other officials wrote detailed documents reporting on all aspects of the work carried out by the patrols.  The reports give first-hand accounts on many topics, from first contact with remote Highland villages, to census counts, tax collection, health care, justice, labor recruiting, plantations, missionaries, anthropological descriptions, tribal warfare, languages, and more.  The reports in this collection date primarily from the post-World War II era of Papua New Guinea, up through 1975, when PNG gained independence from Australia; a few pre-War reports are also included.
    • Creation Date: 1912-1976
  78. Peveril Meigs Baja California Research Materials

    • Photographs, journals, and an album documenting Peveril Meigs's field research in northern Baja California, Mexico, between 1925 and 1936.
    • Creation Date: between 1925 and 1936
  79. Robert Glasheen Photographs

    • Photographs of University of California, San Diego faculty, staff, campus life, buildings, and events.
    • Creation Date: 1964-1986
  80. Roger M. Keesing Photographs

    • Photographs taken by anthropologist Roger M. Keesing during field research with the Kwaio people of Malaita, Solomon Islands. The images document aspects of Kwaio culture.
    • Creation Date: 1963-1989
  81. Roger Revelle Papers

    • A selection of photographs and slides from the Roger Revelle Papers, including portraits and images documenting scientific expeditions and Scripps Institution of Oceanography colleagues.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1976
  82. Roger Reynolds Ping Collection

    • Ping is a 1968 multimedia work by Roger Reynolds on a text by Samuel Beckett. This collection is an illustrative portion of the components and related documentation, including compositional sketches and diagrams, films, interviews with Reynolds, and photographs from both the 1968 and 2011 performances at UCSD.
  83. Roy Rappaport Photographs

    • Photographs taken by anthropologist Roy A. Rappaport during fieldwork with the Tsembaga Maring people of Madang Province in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. The images document aspects of Maring culture.
    • Creation Date: 1960-1963
  84. Sam Hinton Papers

    • Images from the University of California Division of War Research, Sam Hinton’s caricatures and sketches of SIO faculty, and original drawings of ocean plants and animals.
    • Creation Date: 1937-2006
  85. San Diego History

    • Selected materials documenting San Diego county, digitized from original postcards, photographs, correspondence, pamphlets and other materials held by UC San Diego Library.
    • Creation Date: circa 1800-1950
  86. San Diego History Center Oral Histories

    • The San Diego Historical Society owns dozens of oral histories that document the rise and decline of the California fishing industry. Over 50 oral history transcripts on topics of popular interest such as tuna fishing, lobster harvesting, agar processing, and whaling, have been made available here.
    • Creation Date: 1957-1999
  87. San Diego History Center Photographs

    • Over 3,000 images from the San Diego History Center that document the rise and decline of the California fishing industry. These historical photographs from the 1870s to the 1980s represent the work of many important San Diego photographers.
    • Creation Date: 1880-1980
  88. San Diego Technology Archive Oral Histories

    • The San Diego Technology Archive (SDTA), an initiative of the UC San Diego Library, documents the history, formation, and evolution of the companies that formed the San Diego region's high-tech cluster, beginning in 1965.
    • Creation Date: 1996-
  89. Santa Fe Light Cone Simulation research project files

    • This project was the result of an ongoing effort by the Laboratory for Computational Astrophysics, leading to development of the Enzo simulation software capable of a seven-level adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) cosmology simulation.
    • Creation Date: 2005-2012
  90. Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs

    • Images of historical documents about Scripps expeditions.
    • Creation Date: 1873-1987
  91. Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs

    • Selections from archival collections held by the UC San Diego Library that document the history and activities of Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
    • Creation Date: 1930s-2000s
  92. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Geological Collections

    • A growing archive of sea-floor samples and associated data supporting a diverse variety of scientific research.
    • Creation Date: 1950-2006
  93. SDTA CONNECT

    • CONNECT is a premier innovation company accelerator in San Diego that creates and scales great companies in the technology and life sciences sectors.
    • Creation Date: 1990-
  94. Slab City

    • Interviews with residents, various community activities (swap meets, holiday parties etc.) of the Sonoran Desert community of Slab City (Imperial County, California).
    • Creation Date: 1986-1997
  95. Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) Float Data Archive

    • Biogeochemical profiling floats in the Southern Ocean deployed by the SOCCOM program.
    • Creation Date: 27 March 2014 - present
  96. Spanish Civil War Children's Drawings

    • A collection of over 600 drawings made during the Spanish Civil War by Spanish school children, both in Spain and in refugee centers in France, rendered in pencil, crayon, ink, and watercolor.
    • Creation Date: circa 1938
  97. Spanish Civil War Collection

    • Collection of propaganda posters, newspaper photographs, postcards, drawings made by Spanish children in colonias, and more.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1940
  98. Spanish Civil War Communist Ephemera

    • Ephemera printed by the Communist Party of Spain, Partido Comunista de España (PCE), or groups affiliated with the PCE in Madrid during the years of the Spanish Civil War.
    • Creation Date: circa 1936-1939
  99. Spanish Civil War Memory Project

    • Audiovisual testimonies of witnesses and victims of the Spanish Civil War and the Francoist repression
    • Creation Date: between 2008 and 2010
  100. Spanish Civil War News Photos

    • Photographs, taken for various news agencies, documenting events during the Spanish Civil War.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1940