Out Loud  / Special Collections & Archives

Written by Karen Lauritsen seven months ago

Jessica Holada named Director of Special Collections and Archives

Photo of Jessica Holada

This post is written by University Librarian Anna Gold. Jessica Holada joined Cal Poly on March 3, as Kennedy Library’s new Director for Special Collections and Archives.

Written by Soquel Filice seven months ago

HERstory: Women at Cal Poly, 1903-1930

Cal Poly students in Cooking Laboratory, circa 1907 (Aston Postcard Collection, University Archives, UA-PC-Aston-135)

Soquel Filice (HIST ’15) is a Student Assistant in Special Collections and Archives. This is the first in a series of stories she is writing about the history of women at Cal Poly for Women’s History Month. Read her second

Written by Laura Sorvetti eight months ago

Kennedy Library wishes you good luck registering for Spring Quarter!

 

Written by Laura Sorvetti eight months ago

Jack of all trades: Revealing history in Special Collections and Archives

Derrick Usher is a communication studies major (Fall ’14) completing an internship in Special Collections and Archives. He is working on a project to organize the papers of the Jack Family of San Luis Obispo. This is the second in

Written by Laura Sorvetti eight months ago

A century’s-worth of family history

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Derrick Usher is a communication studies major (Fall ’14) completing an internship in Special Collections and Archives. He is working on a project to organize the papers of the Jack Family of San Luis Obispo. This is the first in

Written by Laura Sorvetti eight months ago

Find LOVE in Special Collections and Archives

In honor of this day of love, we’ve searched Special Collections and Archives for love and related topics. Here’s what we found:

Written by Ben Simon eight months ago

Filed Again: Concluding findings in the McPhee Collection

Ben Simon is a student assistant in Special Collections & University Archives. He is working on a project to organize the papers of Cal Poly President Julian McPhee (1933-1966). This is the third in a series of posts in which

Written by Rachel Scott nine months ago

Preserving Cal Poly’s history for faculty and future

Audio Visuals recordings from Special Collections and Archives

Special Collections and Archives houses interesting things from one-of-a-kind artist’s books to original, historical documents, films and audio recordings. Yet many of these films and audio recordings are on mediums that rarely can be viewed or listened to in today’s

Written by Karen Lauritsen eleven months ago

Mary Kennedy, former First Lady of Cal Poly

Photo of Mary Kennedy laughing

Mary Kennedy, a beloved presence on the Cal Poly campus for nearly four decades, passed away at the age of 97 on October 3, 2013. She played a significant role at Cal Poly; as President Emeritus Robert E. Kennedy liked

Written by Rachel Scott one year ago

Connecting students to their shared past at Cal Poly

Photo of Special Collections images of Cal Poly at University Store

Ever notice those huge, life-size photos posted on the windows of the University Store showing student life at Cal Poly in the olden days?  The 100″ by 100″ photos are definitely hard to miss. The unique, blown-up images are part of

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