Special Collections & University Archives Collections
McCaffrey was an opera singer and director, horse breeder, and writer, best known as the author of the “Dragonriders of Pern” series.
Harmon served in the Air Force during WWII. His papers include service records, correspondence, flight manuals, pilot supplies, videotapes, patches, and photographs.
Images documenting the development of Riverside in the first half of the 20th century. Subjects include local residents, events, architecture, and landscapes.
The real identity of B. Traven, pseudonymous author of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, is in dispute. The collection comprises books and archival collections of research on this enigmatic figure.
Correspondence, engineering reports, blueprints, photographs, and more on several bridges and dams in California and elsewhere.
Resources on Chicano/Latino ethnicity, gender and sexuality, demographics, migration and diaspora communities.
75,000 individual comic book issues donated to the Eaton Collection by fans.
One of the world's largest, richest, and deepest collections of science fiction, fantasy, horror, utopian literature, and related genres.
The largest collection of fanzines at any public institution in the world.
Papers of Congressman George Brown (1920-1999), civil rights, anti-war, and environmental advocate, and champion for space exploration and scientific research.
Professional papers on sedimentation and deposition, river engineering, and stream channelization in Louisiana, Idaho and California.
Extensive collection of print and archival material that documents the rich cultural heritage of the communities that comprise Inland Southern California.
Reports, photographs, and other documents on dams, reservoirs, aqueducts, water supply works, groundwater, and stream flow in western U.S. states.
A depth of materials documenting Mexico, Central America, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil.
Consists of both personal and family papers as well as organizational records that document a wide range of subject areas.
Documentation on sedimentation, flow of water in channels, rivers, flood control, waves and surge, beach erosion, dams, pipes, hydraulic models, and pumps.
Particular emphasis on California and the Southwest. Secondary and primary sources such as archival materials, pamphlets, audio recordings, slides, and art objects.
Contains the papers of Austrian music theorist Heinrich Schenker (1868-1935) and his pupil Oswald Jonas (1897-1978). Includes manuscript scores, essays, letters, and diaries.
Patent models, patent and trademark gazettes, and guides to patent information through the Patent and Trademark Resource Center.
Examples of the history of the book, from medieval manuscripts and early printed works to industrial-era publications. Other strengths include artists’ books, photo books, miniatures, sheet music, prints and drawings, ephemera, and more.
Books, pamphlets, cordels, clippings, film, oral histories, and more on the politics, economy, and history of Latin America, Portugal, and Portuguese-speaking Africa.
The personal research collection of Native American scholars and activists Rupert and Jeannette Costo contains over 7,000 volumes in a quiet reading room in Rivera Library.
Glass plate negatives, photographs, and lantern slides of the Mexican Revolution, mostly taken between 1910-1914.
Published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, pastels, paintings, and diaries from the early modernist writer, poet, dramatist, and critic Sadakichi Hartmann.
Correspondence and technical reports on irrigation project, water costs, rights, supply, flood control, legislation, dendroclimatology, and enclosed lakes.
This collection contains more than 85,000 items detailing the personal and professional life of Tomás Rivera, educator, author, and former UCR chancellor.
Documents the men and women, African Americans and others, involved in the Army Air Corps program to train African Americans during World War II.
The designated repository for records, documents, publications and other material pertaining to the University of California, Riverside
Documentation on dams, hydroelectric power sites, irrigation works, and municipal water systems in California, other western states, and the Arkansas-White-Red River Basin.
This collection documents water related issues in California, the United States, and beyond. Includes technical reports, publications, historical and aerial photographs, maps, and archival collections.
Extensive and unique resources on water quality, ecology, hydroelectric power, and new technologies to increase water supply and efficiency.
Publications, typescripts, photographs, and correspondence regarding the work of this English author of science fiction, horror, and fantastic fiction.
Melton, a fighter pilot, flew more than 100 missions in North Africa and Europe. He collected correspondence, photographs, lithographs, and more on the Tuskegee Airmen.