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It's All Fun and Games...

...until next week! This week our SCUA blog post explores vintage games and amusements in our collections.

Intriguing Insects in the Norland Collection of Natural History

In 1973, entomologist and SDSU professor Calvert Norland donated his beautiful collection of rare books, serials, and manuscripts devoted to natural history and entomology to San Diego State.

Spooks and Spirits: Hunting Ghosts in SCUA

Boo! This week SCUA invites you to explore the world beyond with a tour of ghosts and spirits in our collections!

Talk to the Hand! Palmistry in SCUA

This week, SCUA peers into the art and (pseudo)science of palm reading.

Capturing the Everyday: Real Photo Postcards

"Real photo" (or "real photographic") is a term used to describe a type of photographic postcards that were produced between 1903 and about 1930.

Patron Profile: Faculty Research on Teacher Education

This semester, SCUA will be featuring a series of Patron Profiles, short interviews with various patrons in our Reading Room that will highlight the exciting research taking place in SCUA.

Around the World with Special Collections

Many of the manuscript and archival collections in SCUA's holdings contain fascinating travel memoirs of collection creators.

Collection Spotlight: Rare Herbals

As part of a larger collecting focus of natural history and botany, Special Collections and University Archives holds a prized collection of rare herbals dating from the sixteenth through the ninet

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