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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. California Explores the Ocean

    • A collection of diverse resources about the ocean and ocean exploration.
  6. Camp Matthews Photographs and Plans

    • Photographs and plans of Camp Matthews buildings after Camp Matthews closed operations.
    • Creation Date: 1964-1967
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Chinese Cultural Revolution Posters

    • Propaganda posters created during the Cultural Revolution by various Chinese agencies.
    • Creation Date: 1966-1989
  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. Dr. Seuss Advertising Artwork

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

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

    • Political cartoons drawn for the New York newspaper PM by author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.
    • Creation Date: 1941-1943
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Edward Sheldon Barr Papers

    • Photographs from collection of Edward Sheldon Barr, who accompanied the MidPac and Capricorn Expeditions.
    • Creation Date: 1950-1952
  18. 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
  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. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. H. Lee Hansen Collection

    • Travel films by traveler and filmmaker, H. Lee Hansen.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1980
  24. 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
  25. Hannah Weiner Writings

    • Holograph versions of Clairvoyant Journal and "Book of Revelations," written by poet Hannah Weiner.
    • Creation Date: 1973, ca. 1989
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Howard E. Gulick Photographs

    • Color photographs of Baja California and Nayarit, taken by author and cartographer Howard Gulick.
    • Creation Date: 1938-1962
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. J. Edward Hoffmeister Films

    • Sixteen films documenting the cultural life in Fiji and Tonga by geologist J.E. Hoffmeister.
    • Creation Date: 1920-1939
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Latin American Political Campaign Ephemera Collection

    • Political campaign materials from elections in various Latin American countries.
    • Creation Date: 1990s-2009
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. Leo Szilard Papers

    • A selection of documents, photos, and audio-visual materials of the nuclear physicist and inventor Leo Szilard.
    • Creation Date: 1898-1998
  43. Marquis McDonald Photographs

    • Photographs by Marquis McDonald during a 1949-1950 overland trip down the Baja California Peninsula.
    • Creation Date: 1949-1950
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. North Korean Propaganda Posters

    • Reproductions of North Korean propaganda posters.
    • Creation Date: 1985-2002
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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.
    • Creation Date: 1960-1971