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Throughout this anniversary year, the Library is displaying physical and digital exhibits that celebrate the legacy of the Geisel Library building. View our unique items and collections that commemorate the past 50 years and showcase what makes our Library special.

50th Anniversary Signature Exhibits

Coming Soon

Permanent Exhibits & Online Resources

Photo of UC San Diego campus

The History of UC San Diego

Photo of "Tell Us How UC It" physical exhibit

Tell Us How UC It: A Living Archive

Illustration of early San Diego life

Early San Diego: On the Edge of Empires

Illustration of a ship sailing in a bay

Pirates in Print: Seafaring Treasures of the Mandeville Special Collections Library

Illustration of a pine tree

Artist of the Pines: Tsuyoshi "Mat" Matsumoto

Photo of a Spanish Civil War stamp

Adhesive Propaganda: Stamps of the Spanish Civil War