When Frank Lloyd Wright Asks You to Buy Him a Camera, You Do It

Blog post by Maggie Hughes and Kelly Kress

June 8th, 2017 marked the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth. In celebration, we’d like to highlight one of his best known works in Los Angeles, the Hollyhock House, with photographs taken in 1928 by Willard Morgan, from the Barbara and Willard Morgan Papers (Collection 2278).

Preserving Radio Broadcasts in Cuba

How do you transport over 140 pounds of supplies and equipment to Cuba to digitize nearly 70 year-old radio broadcasts that were recorded on an extremely fragile format, without the luxury of shipping services and with limited Internet access at your destination for troubleshooting?

Research. Planning. More planning. And developing some mad roadie packing skills.

Marches: Then and Now

Blog post by Miriam Bribiesca, Library Special Collections Public Services Assistant, Class of 2017

Miriam Bribiesca with Flash Exhibit case

This blog post is the first in a series which proudly features Library Special Collections Flash Exhibits created by its 2017 Graduating Students.

Bruin Mascots Love Preservation Week

Every day is preservation day at the UCLA Library. Preservation is written into our vision statement, and all of us work to make sure scholarship and heritage, no matter what the format, will remain accessible to the world.

This year’s American Library Association Preservation Week theme is textile preservation, and institutions around the world will be using the hashtag #preswk to talk about their preservation programs and services.