Special Collections

  • "Nuestras Américas" explores the ways Latinos and Latinas use artistic expression to create their sense of identity and belonging

    Exhibition explores how Latinos and Latinas use artistic expression to create their sense of identity and belonging

  • Shakespeare's Fourth Folio, UCSB Library

    An exhibition of books, artist books, illuminations and other treasured texts from the UCSB Library's Special Research Collections

  • SB County Board of Supervisors minutes book

    Collaborative archive project of UCSB and County of Santa Barbara will see historical legislative records housed at UCSB Library

  • Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings

    UCSB Library’s Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings are added to the National Recording Registry

  • You can’t miss the boat when you walk into the UCSB Library.

  • A video about UCSB's acquisition of a collection of Turkish music records
    A video about UCSB's acquisition of a collection of Turkish music records

    The UCSB Library has acquired a sizable collection of classical Turkish music recorded from the early to mid-20th century

  • Discography of Historical American Recordings is an online database of more than 100,000 recordings

    Online database features more than 100,000 master recordings from pioneering record companies

  • When the British East India Company began its explorations in India, the subcontinent captured the attention and the imagination of the people back home.

  • In the early 1950's, record dealer Edouard Pecourt opened a shop in Paris called La Boîte à Disques, where he amassed an extraordinary collection of vintage musical recordings.

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