The Bancroft Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to the 2000s. These recordings include a collection of California nature produced by the Sierra Club, home movies by David Ross Brower with footage of Yosemite and Big Sur, and a series of 1960s televised lectures by then University of California president Clark Kerr.
The California Polytechnic State University Special Collections and Archives collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1930s to the 1970s. The majority of the collection consists of nonfiction films including home movies and amateur filming documenting agricultural life.
The Department of Rhetoric, Film and Media, University of California, Berkeley collection contains moving images from the 1930s through the 1960s. The titles span a variety of topics and forms including presidential press conferences, springboard diving training, and more.
The Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1960s to the 1980s. These recordings include a selection of the H.K. Yuen collection which features multimedia materials on a wide range of historic themes and events set in Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Other highlights include episodes from a bilingual Chinese and English TV-series co-produced by the Chinese Media Committee of Chinese for Affirmative Action and KPIX-TV Westinghouse and recordings from local stations KQED and KPFA.
The Graduate Theological Union Library and Archives collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1970s to 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of oral history interviews with former students and faculty of the school.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 following the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of California, Berkeley. Its remarkably diverse archive, library and museum holdings include art, objects, texts, music, and historical documents about the Jews in the Global Diaspora and the American West. As one of the world's preeminent Jewish collections in a university setting, it provides highly innovative and accessible resources to both researchers and the general public. The holdings of The Magnes continue to grow. In 2017, The Magnes established the Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection, and in 2018 it received the gift of the Roman Vishniac Archive.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley consists of audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1920s to the 1990s. The recordings in this collection document various Jewish communities in 20th century California and include the Zellerbach family home movies (dating to the 1920s), audio tapes from the Development Corporation for Israel (Israel Bonds) documenting efforts to raise money for Israel, and other oral history recordings.
The Media Resources Center at the University of California, Berekely consists of moving images from the 1910s to the 1990s. The video recordings in this collection cover a wide range of topics and include interviews and events featuring members of the Black Panther Party, Malcolm X, and Angela Davis. The collection also includes a few short documentaries on housing and architecture in California and the social movements of the 1960s.
The Other Minds Archive collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1960s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed footage related to local and visiting composers and muscicians of San Francisco, California.
The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden collection contains texts and images from the 1920s to the 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of images of the garden property, tours by staff, and booklets documenting native California horticulture.
The StoryCenter collection contains video productions from the present day made across the state of California. The videos tell a wide range of stories from California residents, including accounts of the Yolo, Ventura, and Sonoma wildfires, as well as personal stories of community members from Los Angeles to Sacramento to Monterey County.
The University of California, Berkley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive collection contains text and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1910s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of filmed footage and text documenting life in Berkeley and the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area. Subjects include 1960s counterculture, the Black Panthers, Harvey Milk, cultural communities, and the independent film industry.
The University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Special Collections online collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1960s to the 1990s. A majority of the collection consists of video from the Califas: Chicano Art and Culture in California Collection, which documents a major 1982 conference held at the University of California, Santa Cruz, as well as musical theatrical works, cultural events such as el Dia de los Muertos, and interviews with artists and authors related to Chicano culture and society in California. The collection also includes video from the Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Papers, an African-American poet and playwright, peacemaker, community activist, and television producer.