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.

Mart Crowley's Boys in the Band: In honor of the play's 50th Anniversary

Blog post by Peggy Alexander, LSC Performing Arts Curator

Mart Crowley in his office

Edward Martino Crowley was born on August 12, 1935 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. In the summer of 1967, inspired by The New York Times article by Stanley Kauffmann titled "Homosexual Drama and Its Disguises," Crowley began writing the script for "The Boys in the Band," which he completed in 5 weeks.