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News in Category: Archives and Special Collections

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Archives and Special Collections

Meet Our Artist in Residence

We are excited to welcome the first-ever UCSF Library Artist in Residence, Farah Hamade. There was a remarkable response to the call for submissions, and the committee reviewed twenty-seven applications

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Archives and Special Collections

Celebrating International Archives Week

This week, we join the International Council on Archives and colleagues around the world in celebrating archives and their role in empowering knowledge societies. Against a pervasive backdrop of disinformation,

Celebrating the end of the First World War in San Francisco
Archives and Special Collections

Past and Present Pandemics: 1918 and 2020

Crisis, Community, and Connections From time to time, events in the present so closely resemble events from the past that the aphorism “history repeats itself” seems feasible. This can be

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Archives and Special Collections

Florence Nightingale, Nurse and Handwashing Innovator

Although, in 2020, advice like “wash your hands” and “cover your mouth when you cough” seem fairly obvious and common sense, there was a time when this was not the

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Archives and Special Collections

UCSF to Preserve LGBTQ History Collections

UCSF Archives and Special Collections was awarded a $14,986 local assistance grant by the California State Library for the “Documenting the LGBTQ Health Equity Movement in California” project. Preserving California’s

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Archives and Special Collections

UCSF AIDS History Project Fundraising

Over the past three decades, UCSF Archives & Special Collections has played a vital role in documenting the AIDS epidemic. We are seeking your help to maintain and grow the

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Archives and Special Collections

Digging into Data Sets at the Industry Documents Library

Here at the UCSF Industry Documents Library (also known as IDL), we’re always looking for ways to make our collections more accessible and searchable for anyone who wants to use

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Archives and Special Collections

Library Conversations: Charlie Macquarie

October is Archives Month and this year the UCSF Library is celebrating with an entry of the Library Conversations series. We sat down with two Library staff members to discuss

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Archives and Special Collections

UCSF Library Artist in Residence

The UCSF Library Archives and Special Collections and the Makers Lab are piloting a one year artist-in-residence program. The UCSF Library Artist in Residence award, valued at $6,000, will be

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Archives and Special Collections

Archives Month 2019

October is American Archives Month, and UCSF Archives and Special Collections is celebrating with a number of events and news items in the coming weeks to showcase our work as

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Archives and Special Collections

Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Join UCSF Archives and Special Collections for this interdisciplinary symposium exploring and reflecting on topics related to archives and the practice of documenting the stories of HIV/AIDS. Through donations received

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Archives and Special Collections

Call for Proposals: AIDS Symposium – Deadline Extended

NOTE: Deadline has been extended to June 17, 2019. Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic is an interdisciplinary symposium exploring and reflecting on topics related to archives and the

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Archives and Special Collections

Digitization and Metadata Intern

The Digitization and Metadata Intern will assist the UCSF Archives & Special Collections staff with various work to digitize, describe, and publish collections materials online through Calisphere.org. Intern will be

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Archives and Special Collections

Archives Intern for AIDS History

The San Francisco Bay Area’s Response to the AIDS Epidemic: Digitizing, Reuniting and Providing Universal Access to Historical AIDS Records. The Archives Intern for AIDS History will be assigned various

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Archives and Special Collections

October is American Archives Month

October is American Archives Month, and UCSF Archives and Special Collections is celebrating with a number of events in the coming weeks to showcase our work as custodians of Health

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Archives and Special Collections

Digital Processing and Implementation Intern

The Digital Processing and Implementation Intern will assist the UCSF Digital Archivist with various aspects of the Digital Archives program as they are implemented and brought online for the first

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Archives and Special Collections

SFGH 1930s Photograph Collection on Calisphere

This is a guest post by Griffin Burgess, ZSFG Archivist. The Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Archives has its first collection available as part of UCSF’s digital collections on Calisphere!