menu bar

Events

New at Bancroft
Spring 2015 Calendar
Press Releases
Webcasts

Exhibitions

On Exhibit
Permanent
Online
Previous

Publications

Bancroftiana
Special Publications
Keepsakes
The Bancroft Library Press
Audiotapes
California History Lectures

The Bancroft Store

The Bancroft Store
Zazzle.com

Currently on Exhibit

The Grandeur of a Great Labor: The Building of the Panama Canal and the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
The Grandeur of a Great Labor: The Building of the Panama Canal and the Panama-Pacific International Exposition

October 21, 2015 - February 26, 2016
The Bancroft Library Gallery
Monday - Friday, 10am-4pm

With highlights from the rich collections of The Bancroft Library, the exhibition examines the building of the Panama Canal and the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, the fair that celebrated the canalís opening and the rise of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake and fire. Exploring the grand endeavors of both enterprises, this centennial exhibition illustrates the global impact of the canal and of San Franciscoís emergence on the national and world stage, as well as the broad human effort that was required to realize both achievements.


Berkeley's Ivory Tower: The Campanile at 100
Berkeley's Ivory Tower:  The Campanile at 100

February 16 - December 2015
The Bancroft Library Rowell Cases
Open during the operating hours of The Doe Library

Sather Tower, also known as the Campanile, looms large as a physical structure and as a widely recognizable symbol for the UC Berkeley campus. This exhibition celebrates the centennial of the landmark through photographs, letters, architectural drawings, illustrations, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other holdings from the University Archives and The Bancroft Library manuscript and pictorial collections.


Commemorating the Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary

September 22, 2014 - September 2015
The Bancroft Library Corridor Cases
Open 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

This exhibition revisits some of the key events of the Free Speech Movement through photographs, letters, publications, handbills, and other materials housed in the University Archives and Bancroft manuscript collections.


| Bancroft Home | General Information | Collections | Research Programs |
| Reference and Access Services | News, Events, Exhibitions, Publications |
| Friends of The Bancroft Library | Site Map | Search The Bancroft Library Website |
| UC Berkeley Library Home | Catalogs | Search the Library Website |
Copyright (C) 2015 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
Document maintained by The Bancroft Library.
Last updated 10/16/15. Server manager: Contact
The Bancroft Library Homepage (link) Friends of The Bancroft Library (link) Reference and Access Services (link) Research Programs (link) Collections (link) General Information (link) [an error occurred while processing this directive]