Collections in Calisphere
All of the items on Calisphere are organized into collections. Collections bring context to images, documents, videos, and audio recordings. Some collections represent a particular topic or format, some have items created by the same person, and some showcase an institution’s special project or initiative. Use the tabs below to explore the hundreds of collections on Calisphere.
Fannie Wall Children's Home and Day Nursery, Inc. Records
Established in Oakland, California on November 20, 1918 by the Northern Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, the Fannie Wall Children’s Home and Day Nursery, Inc. was created to “care for homeless, dependent, neglected children from broken homes, and to provide day care for children of working parents.” The Fannie Wall Children’s Home and Day Nursery, Inc. Records consist of correspondence, reports, meeting and fundraising programs, and newspaper clippings that document the management of the children’s home.
Institution: Oakland Public Library, African American Museum and Library at Oakland
Berne (Eric L.) Collections
The Eric L. Berne digital collection features scanned documents and images from six related collections held at UCSF Archives and Special Collections. Materials document the work of Eric Lennard Berne, a practicing psychiatrist, lecturer, and author, best known for his development of the theory of Transactional Analysis (TA). The author of eight major books, including the bestseller Games People Play, Berne was also a consultant in psychiatry at Mt. Zion Hospital and the McAuley Neuropsychiatric Institute (St. Mary’s Hospital) in San Francisco, and an Associate Psychiatrist and Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. He ...
Institution: UC San Francisco, Library, Special Collections
Richard Cross Photographs (Bradley Center)
Richard Cross (1950–1983) earned a degree in magazine journalism from Northwestern University in 1972. After he finished college, he began his career as a photographer at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota, where he worked until 1973. Cross spent four years (1974–1978) as a volunteer in Bogotá, Colombia, working as a photographer and audio-visual consultant for the Peace Corp’s Agricultural Communications program. Colombian anthropologist Nina de Friedemann invited him to join a project she had started in the early 1970s documenting what is considered the first Palenque (community of free Black slaves) in the Americas, Palenque de San Basilio, near ...
Institution: California State University, Northridge
Loyola Marymount University Historical Manuscripts Collection
The Loyola Marymount University Historical Manuscripts and Early Printed Book Leaves Collection showcases various historical manuscript holdings in the Department of Archives & Special Collections at the William H. Hannon Library. More manuscripts will be added as and when they are digitized. Current manuscript collections in the digital collection include: Otto Ege portfolios and the Bruce Ferrini Liturgical Manuscript Leaf Collection.
Institution: Loyola Marymount University, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library
Marinship Corporation in Sausalito was a WWII Liberty shipyard owned by W.A. Bechtel Co. During WWII, residential Marin City was developed as housing for Marinship workers and their families. In the span of Marinship's three and a half years of active service (1942-1945), fifteen EC-2 Liberty Ships were built, along with seventy-eight oil tankers and twenty invasion barges. At its peak, Marinship employed a multi-ethnic workforce of 20,000.
Institution: Marin County Free Library
Charles Atwood Kofoid Papers
Charles Atwood Kofoid (1865-1947) was a noted zoologist at the University of California, Berkeley and early advocate for the development of a marine station in La Jolla that would later become the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Selected materials from his papers have been digitized. Digitized items include photographs of Charles and his wife, Carrie Winter Kofoid; their families, friends and colleagues; travel; the 1904-1905 Albatross Expedition; and many freshwater and marine biological research stations, some of which were included in Kofoid's book, The Biological Stations of Europe.
Institution: UC San Diego, Library, Special Collections and Archives
Self-Help Graphics and Art archives
Extensive collection of silk screen prints and slides, as well as organizational records, photographs, and ephemera of the Los Angeles cultural arts center and studio. Founded in the early 1970s, during the height of the Chicano Civil Rights movement, by Mexican artists, Carlos Bueno and Antonio Ibaez, and several Chicano artists, including Frank Hernandez and Sister Karen Boccalero.
Institution: UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Hannah Weiner Writings
Writings of Hannah Weiner (1928-1997), a New York City poet and significant member of the "language-centered" group of writers. The manuscript collection held by the UC San Diego Library includes holograph versions of Clairvoyant Journal and "The Book of Revelations." Images were digitized from originals held by the UC San Diego Library.
Institution: UC San Diego, Library, Special Collections and Archives
Khirbat en-Nahas Project
As a part of the Edom Lowlands Regional Archaeology Project the UCSD Levantine Archaeology Lab under the direction of Prof. Thomas Levy, has excavated three seasons at Khirbat en-Nahas (KEN). This study of Iron Age state formation in southern Jordan is deeply rooted in three conceptual frameworks: a) general anthropological theory concerning processes of secondary state formation and the evolution of social power, b) historical models concerning the Iron Age based on Anthropology, Biblical and extra-Biblical sources, and c) Middle Range theory that aims at linking raw archaeological data with more complex generalizations and conclusions about the past based on ...
Institution: UC San Diego, Library, Research Data Curation Program
Wayne Steinmetz Chemistry Education Resources
The Wayne Steinmetz Chemistry Education Resources Collection provides a thorough and introspective look at the vast body of work produced by Dr. Wayne Steinmetz in the course of his commitment to chemistry education at Pomona College. The collection contains numerous professional resources and research materials related to the teaching of chemistry including but not limited to syllabi, sample homework assignments and handouts, problem sets and previous examinations. The purpose of this collection is to showcase the range of ephemera produced in the course of a career in higher education; additionally, the collection serves as an example of material culture describing ...
Institution: Claremont Colleges Library
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