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  1. Leo Szilard Papers

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

    • Photographs by Marquis McDonald during a 1949-1950 overland trip down the Baja California Peninsula.
    • Creation Date: 1949-1950
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. North Korean Propaganda Posters

    • Reproductions of North Korean propaganda posters.
    • Creation Date: 1985-2002
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Robert Glasheen Photographs

    • Photographs of University of California, San Diego faculty, staff, campus life, buildings, and events.
    • Creation Date: 1964-1986
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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.
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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-
  20. Scripps Institution of Oceanography Letters, Clippings, Ships' Logs

    • Images of historical documents about Scripps expeditions.
    • Creation Date: 1873-1987