BAMPFA is UC Berkeley’s premier visual arts venue, presenting more than 450 film screenings, scores of public programs, and up to twenty exhibitions annually. With its vibrant and eclectic programming, BAMPFA inspires the imagination and ignites critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA’s collection includes more than 17,500 films and videos, including the largest collection of Japanese cinema outside of Japan, impressive holdings of Soviet cinema, West Coast avant-garde film, seminal video art, as well as hundreds of thousands of articles, reviews, posters, and other ephemera related to the history of film.
The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1910s to the 2010s. The collection includes audio recordings of presentations by visiting filmmakers; papers documenting the influential San Francisco screening series, Art in Cinema; and film and video related to performance, the 1960s counterculture, Harvey Milk, and other aspects of life in Berkeley and the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area.
UC Davis's Department of Special Collections, established July 1966, houses the Library's rare books, manuscript collections, the University Archives, and other noncirculating research materials requiring care and control that cannot be provided in the open stacks. The Department's major purposes are to acquire these materials, make them available for use, and preserve their integrity for future generations of students and scholars.
The University of California, Davis, Library, Special Collections' digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1860s to 1990s. The collection includes oral history interviews with former professors, politicians, and farmers of Davis and surrounding areas; historical documents related to agriculture; industrial films produced by the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company; and recordings of several Whole Earth Festivals in Davis.
Established in 1961, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is a world-renowned research archive dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe. The Archive’s collection of more than 150,000 audio, video, print, and photographic items documents musical expressions throughout the world and includes unique field recordings as well as rare commercial recordings. As part of UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology, the Archive preserves and makes accessible over 50 years’ worth of audio and video recordings of the department’s famed concerts and also of lectures by legendary scholars and performers, ranging from Mantle Hood to Ravi Shankar to Dizzy Gillespie. In addition to preservation and access, the Archive offers a wide range of research, outreach, and educational services. From international scholars to local community members and UCLA students and faculty, the Archive is recognized locally and internationally as an important center of ethnomusicological research and discovery.
The University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, images, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1940s to the 2020s. The collection is especially rich in audiovisual recordings featuring musicians, tradition bearers, and cultural practices that illuminate the rich cultural diversity of California.
The University of California, Riverside Special Collections and University Archives houses archives and manuscript collections, photographs, maps, books, and other rare or unique research material that document a wide range of subject areas.
The University of California, Riverside Special Collections and University Archives' digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1930s to the 2000s. Highlights of the collection include interviews with Tuskegee Airmen, Ray Bradbury, and others; films of hiking trips from the Trailfinders organization; and films from the Water Resources Collection and Archives.
The collections of the UC San Diego Library are the result of more than 45 years of intensive efforts to build one of the outstanding research collections within the University of California System. The success of our collection-building activity is due to the commitment between librarians, faculty, staff, students, and private donors. With more than seven million digital and print volumes, journals, and multimedia materials, the Library directly supports the research and instructional needs of the University and serves as a portal to culture and discovery.
The University of California, San Diego Libraries' digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1960s to the early 2000s. The collection includes many public broadcasting recordings from KPBS and news footage from local TV stations, as well as several scientific and industrial films related to naval engineering.
Archives and Special Collections at the UCSF Library preserves and maintains rare and unique materials to support research and teaching in the history of the health sciences.
The University of California, San Francisco Library, Archives and Special Collections' digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving images, and audio recordings from the 1910s to the 2000s. The collection includes oral history interviews, lectures on health science topics, health-related public service announcements, San Francisco General Hospital Nursing School yearbooks, complete issues of the Bay Area Health Liberation News newsletter, and original layouts for the Black Bulletin newsletter produced by the UCSF Black Caucus.
The UC Santa Barbara Library's Department of Special Research Collections collects, maintains, preserves, and makes accessible the UCSB Libraries’ most valuable, rare, and unique materials. Included are printed materials such as books and serials, as well as manuscripts, and audio-visual materials. The department’s materials are non-circulating, but are available for research in the reading room during posted hours.
The UC Santa Barbara, Department of Special Collections' digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images from the 1960s to the 1990s. The collection includes video from "Califas: Chicano Art and Culture in California Collection," a major 1982 conference held at the University of California, Santa Cruz, as well as extensive documentation of El Teatro Campesino, the influential Chicano theater company. The collection also includes video from the Sojourner Kincaid Rolle papers, documenting the African-American poet, playwright, peacemaker, community activist, and television producer.
The University of California, Santa Cruz, Special Collections & Archives offers UCSC's academic community, visiting scholars, and the general public access to the library's most unique holdings. Established in the late 1960s, the department supports the University's academic program and its instructional and research interests. It also preserves and promotes collections that hold particular historical and cultural significance to an international scholarly community, houses and provides access to publications and archives focusing on the geographic region of Santa Cruz, and serves as the repository for UCSC administrative archives.
The University of California, Santa Cruz, Special Collections and Archives' digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images from the 1960s to 2000s. The collection includes extensive film footage documenting the construction and dedication of the university, as well as films related to the university campus, the 1960s counterculture, and Santa Cruz poet William Everson.
The Helen K. and James S. Copley Library, located on the west end of the University of San Diego campus, currently houses over 500,000 volumes. Collections include books, journals, reference works, databases, government documents, newspapers and electronic journals in many languages, as well as maps, videos, sound recordings, microforms and rare books.
The University of San Diego's digital collection at California Revealed consists of audio recordings from the Emmet Culligan collection from the 1940s and 1950s. Culligan was the founder of the Culligan Zeolite Company, now Culligan Water. He built a zeolite plant in San Bernardino, California and spent much of his life there.
The USC Libraries Special Collections Department provides access to and preserves archival, historic, and primary source materials in its main areas of strength: Los Angeles regional history; American literature; Lion Feuchtwanger and the German émigré experience; natural history; Iberian, Latin American, and U.S. Hispanics studies, and USC history and the university’s intellectual life. Our quarters provide an area where students, faculty, and their classes may pursue intellectual exchange and quiet discovery of the library’s rare and other non-circulating materials.
The University of Southern California, USC Libraries, Special Collections' digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images and audio recordings from the 1940s to present day. The recordings in this collection include videos from the USC Thornton School of Music records which document lectures by notable composers such as Henry Mancini and Andre Previn, as well as video and audio which document and comment on the brutal beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles and its effect on race relations in that era.
Our local history collection at Upland Public Library contains a vast array of non-circulating materials that show the rich history of Upland and the surrounding communities. We have records dating back to the late 1800s, when the city of Upland was known as North Ontario or Magnolia; the city of Upland was later incorporated in 1906. Some of the rich materials included in our collection are photographs, newspapers and magazines, oral histories, school yearbooks, and local business and city documents and directories.
The Upland Public Library's digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, images, and audio recordings from the 1910s to 2020s. The collection includes both recordings and transcripts of oral interviews, as well as an extensive run of local newspapers such as The Upland News.