Out Loud  / special collections and university archives

Written by Laura Sorvetti a few weeks ago

From the University Archives: A Short History of Cal Poly’s Libraries

It’s National Library Week! This year’s theme is Libraries Transform, so we’re sharing a short history of how the Cal Poly library has transformed over the last 100 years.

Written by Alex Thomas three years ago

9 Halloween costume ideas from University Archives

We had fun going through the University Archives collections to find photos to inspire your last-minute Halloween costumes (or to look at just because they are AWESOME). And there’s more where these came from.

Written by Ben Simon four years ago

28 boxes later: Surprises in the McPhee Collection

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

Written by Victoria Billings four years ago

Down to the Roots: Exhibit explores San Luis Obispo’s links to the land

The second floor of Kennedy Library has been transformed into a miniature Farmers’ Market for Special Collections’ Spring Exhibit, “Links to the Land.” The exhibit brings together records from over 12 collections to create one story about how San Luis

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