Finding Treasures In The Library Stacks

Blog Post By Allison K. Donnelly, Pre-Program Conservation Assistant.

With more than 12 million volumes in the UCLA library, it can be tough to keep track of materials as they age, even with a dedicated full-time staff. Forgotten treasures may be hiding in the stacks just waiting to be rediscovered. One of the library catalogers made an excellent find when he came across four pamphlet-bound volumes containing nearly 60 issues of a German newspaper dating from 1792 and 1793.