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Special Collections and Archives, UC Santa Cruz
Special Collections and Archives, University Library
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Phone: (831) 459-2547
Email: speccoll@library.ucsc.edu
Collections with online items: 21
Physical collections: 306
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Abbott (Chuck and Esther) Slide Collection

This collection contains scenic and urban views throughout the United States and Canada with an emphasis on malls, redevelopment, signage, urban blight and visual pollution. Also included are slides of downtown Santa Cruz before and after the creation of the...

DeCou (Branson) Archive

Glass lantern slides, negatives, photographic albums, notebooks, travelogues, and miscellaneous artifacts that document DeCou's travels in five continents and subsequent travel lecture tours ca. 1920-1941.

Foote (Carol) photographs of the University of California, Santa Cruz

This collection consists of approximately 7000 images of campus life taken by Carol Foote at the University of California, Santa Cruz, from 1978 to 1982. It contains black and white negatives, proof sheets, and photographic prints. Included are performances, portraits,...

Frank Kofsky Audio and Photography Collection of the Jazz and Rock Movement

This collection includes photographs and audio recordings of interviews with renowned jazz and rock musicians, created by jazz scholar Frank Kofsky in the late 1960s. Included are photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, and 35mm slides of such recording artists as...

Grateful Dead Records: Correspondence

This series contains incoming correspondence to the Grateful Dead, in large part letters and postcards received from fans. Materials in the early 1970s substantially reflect the Dead Heads mailing list and outreach efforts.

Grateful Dead Records: Decorated Envelopes

This series includes decorated No.10 business envelopes sent to the Grateful Dead Ticket Service by fans when requesting tickets.

Grateful Dead Records: History

This series contains a limited amount of historical and biographical material about the band and individual band members, as well as awards given to the band.

Grateful Dead Records: Media

This series includes examples of non-commercial, and in some cases unofficial audio and video recordings, variant editions, and fan recordings.

Grateful Dead Records: Photographs

This series comprises 10,000+ images taken by both professional and non-professional photographers documenting the Grateful Dead and their fans, the Deadheads.

Grateful Dead Records: Posters

This series includes posters from concerts and venues at which the Grateful Dead performed, and other posters of events and performances that were collected by the band and by Grateful Dead Productions' office staff.

Grateful Dead Records: Press

This series includes clippings and articles from newspapers, journals, ephemeral publications, and web sites, etc. with announcements, essays, reviews, commentary and criticism on the band and its performances, recordings, and cultural impact and influence.

Hosmer (Helen) Papers

This collection consists of a small incomplete run of the Rural Observer, a newsletter put out by the Simon J. Lubin Society, published and edited by Helen Hosmer, a letter to Carey McWilliams and miscellaneous papers from the Simon J....

Long (Peggy) slides of the University of California, Santa Cruz

This collection consists of 301 photographic slides taken by Peggy Long at the University of California, Santa Cruz, from 1964 to 1968. The images of the campus include early construction, aerial views, and events significant to campus history, such as...

Lowry (Alexander) Photographs

This collection consists of black and white photographs taken of downtown Santa Cruz, California, immediately after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and scenes of the University of Califoria, Santa Cruz Campus.

Mayo, Harry Surfing Photography collection

This collection includes photographs and films of Santa Cruz surfing during the mid-20th century, primarily centered around activities of the Santa Cruz Surfing Club. Also included are correspondence, organizational documentation and ephemera relating to the Santa Cruz Surfing Club and...

McLaughlin (Sigrid) photographs of the University of California, Santa Cruz

This collection consists of approximately 290 images of campus views, landmarks, students, and architecture taken by Sigrid McLaughlin at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1998 and 1999. It contains negatives and 4 x 6 color prints.

Rees (Steve) photographs of the University of California, Santa Cruz

This collection consists of more than 2700 images of campus life taken by Steve Rees at the University of California, Santa Cruz, from the fall of 1966 through the spring of 1967. These black and white, 35mm negatives chronicle the...

Schmidt (Eric N.) Papers

The collection contains 53 color prints of the UCSC Farm and Garden Project. The photographs were taken by Eric N. Schmidt during his apprenticeship, and the images celebrate the land, the work, and the lives of staff and apprentices dedicated...

Silverstein (Tina) photographs of the University of California, Santa Cruz

The collection contains 56 color slides of the UCSC Farm, taken by Tina Silverstein during her apprenticeship with the Agroecology Program, as it was then called. The images were captured on four different dates: August, 1983, November, 1984, May, 1985,...

Thiermann (Eric) photographs of the University of California, Santa Cruz

This digital collection contains images selected from 90 rolls of black and white negatives taken by Eric Thiermann, 1966-1969. Most of the photographs were taken for the second Cowell College yearbook, "Markings ’67", when Thiermann was a member of the...

Zwart (Frank) Papers

This digital collection contains 264 black and white images from Frank Zwart's work as yearbook student photographer for Cowell College "Markings, 1969".