Seeing Santa Cruz: Images from the Digital Collections of the UCSC University Library

Seeing Santa Cruz: Images from the Digital Collections

of the UCSC University Library 



"Seeing Santa Cruz" presents our local area from some unique perspectives via photographic images, aerial photos, maps and data visualization

from the early years to the present. 
 

Take a virtual video tour of images from the collections of the UCSC University Library. 

 

The images in this video and below are from online and digital resources of the UCSC University Library. The Library's collections are a growing treasury of digitized photographs, maps, artwork, oral history transcripts, sound recordings, and more. Explore more rare and unique materials held in the UCSC Library's Digital Collections.

 

Curious about the images used in this video?

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2061 McHenry Library prior to groundbreaking 1964

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2049 Official map of Santa Cruz County 1889: full map

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2060 UCSC campus, with Wilder Ranch and the Pacific Ocean in the distance, April 1980

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2059 UCSC grounds aerial photograph, oblique view, date unknown (ca. 1963)

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2052 Natural Bridges

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2053 1976 California Coastline

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2054 Natural Bridges 1980

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2055 Base map showing UCSC land ownership

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2056 UCSC Long Range Plan 1963

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2057 University of California Santa Cruz : 1988 Long Range Development Plan

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2058 University of California, Santa Cruz: campus plan in 2000

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

 

2051 Population Density Santa Cruz 2010

Social Explorer 

Database

 

2050 Population Santa Cruz 2012

LandScan Global

Population Database

 

2048 Aerial Photograph montage Santa Cruz County 1965

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2062 Construction of McHenry Library 1966

UCSC Library

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2063 McHenry LIbrary 2003

UCSC Library

Digital Collections

2064 McHenry Library Cherry Trees

UCSC Library

Digital Collections