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Online Exhibits and Other Resources

The University Library frequently hosts exhibits organized around a theme of regional or national significance, or highlighting library collections or campus departments. Exhibits have featured the environmental movement, children's books, Chinese stone rubbings, and departments such as anthropology, Asian studies, music, and physics, among many others. See below for a complete list.

Current exhibits in the Doe Library's Brown Gallery

Current exhibits in The Bancroft Gallery

Current exhibits in the Environmental Design Archives

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire online archive, launched in 2006 by the Bancroft Library, is one of the most extensive digital collections created by Bancroft. The site uses the latest technology to bring the events surrounding the April 18 earthquake to life in ways never before achieved. Viewers can see a 360-degree panoramic view of San Francisco after the quake in a montage of photographs taken from the rooftop of Nob Hill's Fairmont Hotel; listen to a recording of famed tenor Enrico Caruso performing in "Carmen" at San Francisco's Grand Opera House the night before the quake; and view images, including an online movie, of refugee camps used for more than two years.

All Their Own: Designing for Themselves and Each Other

Anthropology at Berkeley

Bear in Mind, the California Grizzly at The Bancroft Library

Bioscience and Biotechnology in History

Breaking Through: A Century of Physics at Berkeley

Bridging the Bay: Bridging the Campus

Building Bancroft: The Evolution of a Library

The California Gold Rush Experience

A Centennial Celebration: California Women and the Vote

Chinese Overseas: Challenges and Contributions

Earth Sciences and Map Library: Browse a digital map collection, including rarities and beauties. Several thousand maps from the library's collection have been scanned and are viewable online. These images may be viewed via UCB Library Pathfinder, the Library's web catalog, which also contains records for many other maps available online.

Echoes of Freedom: South Asian Pioneers in California, 1899-1965

Emma Goldman Papers Online Exhibition

Environmental Design/A New Modernism: 50th Anniversary of the College of Environmental Design, 1959-2009

Fatal Design

Fiat Lux Redux: Ansel Adams and Clark Kerr

Foundations of Anthropology at the University of California

Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft Digital Exhibit

A Hundred Harvests: The History of Asian Studies at Berkeley

Images of Native Americans

Italian Americans in California

The Lehmer Family at Berkeley

Looking Backward/Looking Forward: Visions of the Golden State

Mark Twain at Large: His Travels Here and Abroad

Mark Twain at Play

A Place at the Table: A Gathering of LGBT Text, Image & Voice

The Power of Patterns: Double Ikat for Textile Exchange in India and Indonesia

Render Unto God

Roma Pacifica: The Phoebe Hearst International Architectural Competition and the Berkeley Campus, 1896-1930

Shrouded in Mysteries: The Dark Underbelly of the Golden Gate Bridge

Silicon Raj: Making a difference to America's future

Stock Plans: Houses for Everyone

Transportation Futuristics

University of California History Digital Archives

The University at the Turn of the Century: 1899-1900

Urban Beast or Urbane Beauty: Planning the City Beautiful

Women at Cal, 1910-1915