This collection includes photographs and architectural drawings documenting the historical development of the University of California, Santa Cruz campus and its cultural and social environment.
Use HistoryPin to browse photos from a campus map, view a timeline of photos, or share stories about the photos. You can tell us your stories …
This documentary oral history project conducted by the Regional Oral History Project at the UCSC University Library includes fifty-eight interviews with farmers, activists, researchers, and educators. It encompasses the 1960s through the present. Here you will find transcripts of all of the interviews in full text (PDF) format, along …
The Archives of the Lick Observatory, named in honor of astronomer and archivist Mary Lea Shane, document one of the most historically important observatories in the world, and are a unique resource for the study of the history of modern astronomy. The digital collection contains digitized historical photographs and includes portraits of …
This collection includes digitized maps of the Santa Cruz region from the UCSC Library Map collection. Currently the site holds Sanborn Fire Insurance Company maps of the Santa Cruz area, historical maps created by the Standard Map Service, and the official map of Santa Cruz County from 1889, commonly referred to as the "Hatch Map" after …
The UCSC University Library's Digital Collections site holds a growing treasury of digitized photographs, maps, artwork, oral history transcripts, sound recordings, as well as "born digital" materials. The collections focus on the most rare and unique materials in order to provide access to the UCSC community and the world. For the best viewing experience, we recommend the following browsers: Safari 5+, Internet Explorer 8.0+, Google Chrome 12+. The recommended viewer for PDF transcript and text files is Adobe® Reader® version 8.0+.