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Aztecs at War

In celebration of Veterans’ Day, we are pleased to announce the opening of Aztecs at War: Spotlight on the Georgia Amsden and Herman F. Fritzenkotter Papers, a small exhibit in the Special Collections foyer.

Dancing with Death in Special Collections

In celebration of Halloween, Special Collections is pleased to showcase several of its Danse Macabre works!  Danse Macabre, or the Dance of Death, are allegorical works illustrating the universality of death.

Oh, the Horror!

Special Collections student assistant, Mario Delgadillo, recently selected items for a small horror exhibit in the Louis A. Kenney Reading Room.  This exhibit showcases the various types of horror-related materials held in Special Collections.

Heavenly Revolutions: the Dawn of Our Solar System

Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of our exhibit Heavenly Revolutions: The Dawn of Our Solar System.

Early Female Authors of Science Fiction/Fantasy

Most well-known science fiction/fantasy authors are men but women have been contributing to the science fiction/fantasy genre since the 17th century. 

Propaganda in Children's Literature

Although we often think of children's literature as light and playful, many children's books contain propagandistic themes and illustrations.

Research Guide Highlight: Find Resources by Type

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Need help finding a particular resource but not sure where to look? Read on to find out how research guides can help you find particular resources today.

All Power To The People

“The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man.”
        -- Huey P. Newton


Girl Zine Revolution!

The West Coast Zines Collection in Special Collections consists of zines and similar publications dating from 1985 to the present.

Documenting WWII: the Herman F. Fritzenkotter Papers

In light of the Fourth of July, Special Collections is pleased to announce that the Herman F. Fritzenkotter Papers are open for research!