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  1. Hillary Eggers Photographs and Videos

    • Photographs and videos documenting the tools, processes and people from the February 2018 Winter CalCOFI cruise.
    • Creation Date: 2018
  2. Pueblos Yucatecos

    • Audio Interviews, Transcriptions, and Photographs related to life in 5 rural communities in the state of Yucatan Mexico between the early 20th and early 21st centuries
    • Creation Date: September 2017-
  3. University Art Gallery Closure Events, 2016

    • Images and events related to the threatened closure of the University Art Gallery in 2016.
    • Creation Date: 2016
  4. 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-
  5. 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-
  6. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) Collection

    • Research data sets and photographs from CalCOFI (California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations) cruises.
    • Creation Date: 2009-2018
  7. 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
  8. SIO Centennial Oral Histories

    • A collection of sound recordings and transcripts of interviews with six Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists, conducted for the SIO Centennial Oral History Project.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1998-2002
  9. 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-
  10. inSite Archive

    • A selection of documents, images, video, and sound from the inSite Archive at UC San Diego’s Special Collections & Archives.
    • Creation Date: 1992-2006
  11. 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-
  12. 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
  13. North Korean Propaganda Posters

    • Reproductions of North Korean propaganda posters.
    • Creation Date: 1985-2002
  14. UCSD Oral Histories

    • Oral history interviews, with various persons involved with the establishment and development of the UC San Diego, and the development of various campus academic programs.
    • Creation Date: 1984-1999
  15. Stuart Collection Records

    • Video and audio recordings of the UC San Diego Stuart Collection site-specific public sculptures and interviews with the artists.
    • Creation Date: 1982 - 2006
  16. Stuart Collection Photographs

    • Photographs and design drawings of the site-specific public sculptures in the UC San Diego Stuart Collection.
    • Creation Date: 1981 - 2015
  17. Latin American Political Campaign Ephemera Collection

    • Political campaign materials from elections in various Latin American countries.
    • Creation Date: 1980-2009
  18. Zambian Storytellers

    • Video and audio recordings from professor of African and Comparative Literature Robert Cancel's research in Zambia and other regions of Africa.
    • Creation Date: Between 1976 and 1997
  19. 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
  20. Hannah Weiner Writings

    • Holograph versions of Clairvoyant Journal and "Book of Revelations," written by poet Hannah Weiner.
    • Creation Date: 1973, ca. 1989
  21. Stephen MacKinnon Collection

    • Slides and documents contributed by Stephen MacKinnon, member of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) Friendship Delegation that traveled to China in 1972.
    • Creation Date: 1972
  22. William A. Joseph Collection

    • Slides and documents contributed by William A. Joseph, member of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) Friendship Delegation that traveled to China in 1972.
    • Creation Date: 1972
  23. Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars Friendship Delegations

    • Slides and documents contributed by members of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) friendship delegations that traveled to China in 1971 and 1972.
    • Creation Date: 1971 - 1972
  24. John LeRoy Photographs

    • Photographs created by American anthropologist John D. LeRoy, in the context of field research with the Kewa people of the Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1971-1972
  25. Paul Pickowicz Collection

    • Slides and documents contributed by Paul Pickowicz, member of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) Friendship Delegation that traveled to China in 1971.
    • Creation Date: 1971 - 1972
  26. UCSD Audio Visual Theses and Dissertations

    • A subset of the dissertations produced by students at UC San Diego which contain audio and visual components.
    • Access: Restricted to UC San Diego use only
    • Creation Date: between 1971 and 2009
  27. Armed Revolutionary Organizations in Mexico

    • Collected material, including periodicals and ephemera, created by revolutionary groups in Mexico between 1965 and 1998.
    • Creation Date: 1965-1998
  28. California Explores the Ocean

    • A collection of diverse resources about the ocean and ocean exploration.
  29. ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series

    • Lectures in Electrical and Computer Engineering recorded in 1991 and 1992 at UC San Diego.
    • Access: Restricted to UC San Diego use only
  30. 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
  31. 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.
  32. 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
  33. Cinewest Archive

    • Materials documenting the several Cinewest production initiatives including Border Brujo, Murals off the Walls, and Mexico History and Image and others.
    • Creation Date: 1969-1992
  34. History of the UC San Diego Visual Arts Department

    • Images documenting the history of Visual Arts Department at UC San Diego from 1969 to 1989.
    • Creation Date: 1969-1993
  35. 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
  36. UCSD Guardian

    • Primary student newspaper of UCSD campus. Includes earlier versions of the Guardian, such as the Triton Times and special issues titled Hiatus.
    • Creation Date: 1967-
  37. Chinese Cultural Revolution Posters

    • Propaganda posters created during the Cultural Revolution by various Chinese agencies.
    • Creation Date: 1966-1989
  38. Mikhail V. Propp Negatives

    • Photographic negatives taken by Russian marine biologist Mikhail V. Propp, documenting a Soviet Antarctic expedition (1965-1966) at Mirny Observatory, Antarctica.
    • Creation Date: 1965-1966
  39. Thurgood Marshall College Photographs

    • Photographs documenting UC San Diego's Thurgood Marshall College participation in campus and San Diego community events, provost office staff, and college programs.
    • Creation Date: 1965-2000
  40. Camp Matthews Buildings Photos

    • Photographs and plans of Camp Matthews buildings after Camp Matthews closed operations.
    • Creation Date: 1964-1967
  41. 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
  42. Robert Glasheen Photographs

    • Photographs of University of California, San Diego faculty, staff, campus life, buildings, and events.
    • Creation Date: 1964-1986
  43. 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
  44. 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.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1963-1989
  45. 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
  46. 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.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1961-1972
  47. Robert Mosher UC San Diego Architectural Image Collection

    • The Robert Mosher collection includes photographs of the interior and exterior of architectural structures as well as plans, drawings, elevations, models, studies, and materials samples of UC San Diego buildings and spaces. Development and master plans are also included. Most of the buildings and structures in this collection were designed by Robert Mosher but there are some images of UC San Diego structures that were designed by other architectural firms.
    • Creation Date: 1961-1998
  48. UC San Diego General Catalog

    • Selected volumes of the General Catalog or Course Catalog containing course descriptions, degree requirements and descriptions for colleges, departments, and schools offered by the University of California, San Diego.
    • Creation Date: 1961 to 2011
  49. UCSD Health Science Communications Photographs

    • Photographs of the UCSD School of Medicine and the UCSD Medical Center.
    • Creation Date: 1961-2005
  50. Visual Arts and Architecture

    • Images, films, audio, and documentation of Southern California and Border Region art, architecture, and urban development.
    • Creation Date: 1961-2015
  51. Paul Blackburn Audio Collection

    • A collection of sound recordings featuring poetry readings, conversations, lectures, and taped correspondence recorded by Paul Blackburn to create an oral history of the New York poetry scene between 1960 and 1971.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1960-1971
  52. 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.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1960-1963
  53. UCSD Student Newspapers

    • Scans of students newspapers, other than the UCSD Guardian. Includes Black Voices, California Review, New Indicator, Revellations, Third World, and Ujima, among others.
    • Creation Date: 1960-
  54. Ben Yellen Papers

    • The Ben Yellen Papers document grassroots social and political activism on the subjects of farm labor, commercial agriculture, and western water policy in Southern California.
    • Creation Date: 1959-1991
  55. 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.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1958-1968
  56. Meet the Scientist Lecture Recordings

    • Sound recordings and a small selection of typed presentations from a science lecture series sponsored by the Theatre and Arts Foundation of San Diego County.
    • Creation Date: 1958-1963
  57. 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
  58. UC San Diego History

    • Photographs, student newspapers, oral histories, campus news releases, news clippings, and publications that document the development and history of the campus.
    • Creation Date: 1956-
  59. University Communications & Public Relations Materials: News Releases

    • News releases of UC San Diego adminstrators and faculty, campus events, major campus buildings, and aerial views of campus.
    • Creation Date: 1956-2001
  60. University Communications & Public Relations Materials: Photographs

    • Photographs of UC San Diego administrators and faculty, campus events, major campus buildings, and aerial views of campus.
    • Creation Date: 1956-2001
  61. 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
  62. Edward Sheldon Barr Papers

    • Photographs from collection of Edward Sheldon Barr, who accompanied the MidPac and Capricorn Expeditions.
    • Creation Date: 1950-1952
  63. Marquis McDonald Photographs

    • Photographs by Marquis McDonald during a 1949-1950 overland trip down the Baja California Peninsula.
    • Creation Date: 1949-1950
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. Robert S. Arthur Slides and Survival Charts

    • Slides and World War II-era cloth survival charts from the collection of physical oceanographer Robert S. Arthur.
    • Creation Date: 1943-1973
  67. Dr. Seuss Political Cartoons

    • Political cartoons drawn for the New York newspaper PM by author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.
    • Creation Date: 1941-1943
  68. Dr. Seuss Collection

    • Images by Theodor Seuss Geisel digitized from originals in the UC San Diego collections.
    • Creation Date: 1940-1943
  69. 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
  70. Howard E. Gulick Photographs

    • Color photographs of Baja California and Nayarit, taken by author and cartographer Howard Gulick.
    • Creation Date: 1938-1962
  71. 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
  72. 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
  73. 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
  74. H. Lee Hansen Collection

    • Travel films by traveler and filmmaker, H. Lee Hansen.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1980
  75. 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
  76. 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
  77. Spanish Civil War Collection

    • Collection of propaganda posters, newspaper photographs, postcards, drawings made by Spanish children in colonias, and more.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1940
  78. 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
  79. Spanish Civil War News Photos

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

    • Collection of different adhesive stamps issued by a variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations throughout Republican Spain.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1939
  81. Spanish Civil War Posters

    • Propaganda posters produced during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) by a variety of Spanish political parties and labor organizations.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1940
  82. Travelogue Collection

    • Collection of home movies and travel films shot mainly in the United States. Includes extensive footage of Europe and Asia as well.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1980
  83. 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
  84. 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.
    • Access: Restricted to UC San Diego use only
    • Creation Date: circa 1931-1992
  85. 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
  86. Dr. Seuss Advertising Artwork

    • Advertising artwork created by Theodor Seuss Geisel, author and illustrator known internationally as Dr. Seuss.
    • Creation Date: 1920s-1950s
  87. J. Edward Hoffmeister Films

    • Sixteen films documenting the cultural life in Fiji and Tonga by geologist J.E. Hoffmeister.
    • Creation Date: 1920-1939
  88. 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
  89. Sylvester M. Lambert Photographs

    • Photographs of Pacific Islanders taken by American physician Sylvester Maxwell Lambert. Many images taken in Papua New Guinea, Solomn Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Kiribati and Tuvalu.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1919-1939
  90. Swope Family Correspondence

    • Letters written by Charles Byron Swope to his wife Gretchen while he was stationed at Fort McDowell on Angel Island in San Francisco Bay, and other family correspondence.
    • Creation Date: 1917-1918
  91. 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
  92. 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
  93. 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
  94. Tijuana Photograph Postcard Collection

    • A small collection of postcards documenting tourism in Tijuana, Mexico. The majority depict tourists in automobiles near the U.S.-Mexico border, including many Panama California Exposition visitors from the San Diego area in 1915.
    • Creation Date: between 1907 and 1960
  95. 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
  96. SIO Photographs Collection

    • A diverse assortment of photographic images acquired by the former SIO Archives and collated into one collection. Images include SIO staff and faculty, the campus, and scientific expeditions.
    • Creation Date: between 1900 and 2006
  97. Leo Szilard Papers

    • A selection of documents, photos, and audio-visual materials of the nuclear physicist and inventor Leo Szilard.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1898-1998
  98. 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
  99. The Missions of Alta California

    • Albumen photographs of California missions taken by William Henry Jackson.
    • Creation Date: 1885-1890
  100. 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