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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. Alfred North Correspondence and Other Documents

    • Correspondence and a journal from the papers of Alfred North (1807-1869), an American Presbyterian minister who served on international and domestic missions.
    • Creation Date: 1832-1869
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. California Explores the Ocean

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

    • Photographs and plans of Camp Matthews buildings after Camp Matthews closed operations.
    • Creation Date: 1964-1967
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Chinese Cultural Revolution Posters

    • Propaganda posters created during the Cultural Revolution by various Chinese agencies.
    • Creation Date: 1966-1989
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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-
  16. Dr. Seuss Advertising Artwork

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

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

    • Political cartoons drawn for the New York newspaper PM by author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.
    • Creation Date: 1941-1943
  19. 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
  20. Ed Fletcher Papers

    • The papers of Ed Fletcher a noted San Diego land developer, civic leader, and member of the California State Senate.
    • Access: Some items restricted
    • Creation Date: 1870-1955, bulk 1920-1950
  21. 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
  22. Edward Sheldon Barr Papers

    • Photographs from collection of Edward Sheldon Barr, who accompanied the MidPac and Capricorn Expeditions.
    • Creation Date: 1950-1952
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. H. Lee Hansen Collection

    • Travel films by traveler and filmmaker, H. Lee Hansen.
    • Creation Date: 1936-1980
  29. 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
  30. Hannah Weiner Writings

    • Holograph versions of Clairvoyant Journal and "Book of Revelations," written by poet Hannah Weiner.
    • Creation Date: 1973, ca. 1989
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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-
  35. Howard E. Gulick Photographs

    • Color photographs of Baja California and Nayarit, taken by author and cartographer Howard Gulick.
    • Creation Date: 1938-1962
  36. 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
  37. 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 2017
  38. 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
  39. J. Edward Hoffmeister Films

    • Sixteen films documenting the cultural life in Fiji and Tonga by geologist J.E. Hoffmeister.
    • Creation Date: 1920-1939
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Latin American Political Campaign Ephemera Collection

    • Political campaign materials from elections in various Latin American countries.
    • Creation Date: 1990s-2009
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. Marquis McDonald Photographs

    • Photographs by Marquis McDonald during a 1949-1950 overland trip down the Baja California Peninsula.
    • Creation Date: 1949-1950
  49. 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
  50. 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