Tag Archive: Special Collections

Students enrolled in Professor Hanna’s Age of Sail history course serve as the laboring crew aboard the tall ship Californian in San Diego Bay.
June 24, 2024

Setting Sail on Experiential Learning

Oftentimes, and perhaps expectedly, the rare and unique primary source materials in Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) are utilized to support instruction at UC San Diego. Among the university’s distinguished …

January 3, 2022

Collection Spotlight: Gato Negro Ediciones

For more than a half century, the UC San Diego Library has made it a priority to acquire and preserve materials that benefit the UC San Diego community, as well …

Photo of the Rex Pickett Papers in Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library.
December 6, 2021

From Archive to Page: Rex Pickett Papers

When Rex Pickett talks about UC San Diego, it is clear that the Library holds a special place in his life. From his time as a student to his career …

June 10, 2020

Giving the Gift of Knowledge

“Give and not to count the cost; give and not to ask for any reward” is the motto of dedicated community member and philanthropist, Sally WongAvery. Serving the Chinese community …