Special Collections & University Archives Collections
McCaffrey was an opera singer and director, horse breeder, and writer, best known as the author of the “Dragonriders of Pern” series.
Harmon served in the Air Force during WWII. His papers include service records, correspondence, flight manuals, pilot supplies, videotapes, patches, and photographs.
Images documenting the development of Riverside in the first half of the 20th century. Subjects include local residents, events, architecture, and landscapes.
The real identity of B. Traven, pseudonymous author of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, is in dispute. The collection comprises books and archival collections of research on this enigmatic figure.
Collection contains novels and short stories written or edited by Barbara Hambly, an American science fiction, fantasy, and mystery writer, as well as those by George Alec Effinger. Formats include manuscripts, sketches, diaries, notes, story fragments, poems, correspondence, and other material.
The collection consists of the papers of Ben Bova, an award winning science fiction author and former editor of Analog Magazine. Materials in the collection include correspondence, notes, contracts, and other information related to Bova's literary career.
Correspondence, engineering reports, blueprints, photographs, and more on several bridges and dams in California and elsewhere.
Resources on Chicano/Latino ethnicity, gender and sexuality, demographics, migration and diaspora communities.
Collection contains citrus crate labels (originals and reproductions) primarily from packing and shipping companies in Southern California with an emphasis on the Inland Empire region.
The Collection on Philip K. Dick consists of press clippings, publications, short stories and manuscripts regarding Philip K. Dick, an American novelist who has published almost entirely in the science fiction genre.
75,000 individual comic book issues donated to the Eaton Collection by fans.
This collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other material regarding David Brin, an American science fiction author and scientist.
One of the world's largest, richest, and deepest collections of science fiction, fantasy, horror, utopian literature, and related genres.
The largest collection of fanzines at any public institution in the world.
Contains correspondence, email, fliers, articles, stories, business cards, and other material on Fred Patten, a historian of science fiction, manga, anime, and furry fandom.
Papers of Congressman George Brown (1920-1999), civil rights, anti-war, and environmental advocate, and champion for space exploration and scientific research.
This collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other material primarily relating to George E. Slusser's work as curator of the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
This collection contains manuscripts, publications, press clippings, correspondence, and other material regarding Gregory Benford, an American science fiction author and astrophysicist.
Professional papers on sedimentation and deposition, river engineering, and stream channelization in Louisiana, Idaho and California.
Extensive collection of print and archival material that documents the rich cultural heritage of the communities that comprise Inland Southern California.
Photographs and papers documenting science fiction authors and science fiction fandom created by Jay Kay Klein during the second half of the 20th Century.
This collection contains manuscripts, galley proofs, and other material regarding Jerry Pournelle, an American Science Fiction author and journalist.
This collection consists of scripts, call sheets, storyboards, crew lists, set plans, and other material pertaining to science fiction television shows directed by Jesús Salvador Treviño, an American television director and writer. Includes material from Seaquest DSV, Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Reports, photographs, and other documents on dams, reservoirs, aqueducts, water supply works, groundwater, and stream flow in western U.S. states.
A depth of materials documenting Mexico, Central America, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil.
Consists of both personal and family papers as well as organizational records that document a wide range of subject areas.
Documentation on sedimentation, flow of water in channels, rivers, flood control, waves and surge, beach erosion, dams, pipes, hydraulic models, and pumps.
The collection contains manuscripts and galley proofs for the literary works of Nalo Hopkinson, an award-winning Jamaican and Canadian science fiction & fantasy writer and a pioneering figure of the Afrofuturism and Alternative Futurism movements.
Particular emphasis on California and the Southwest. Secondary and primary sources such as archival materials, pamphlets, audio recordings, slides, and art objects.
Contains the papers of Austrian music theorist Heinrich Schenker (1868-1935) and his pupil Oswald Jonas (1897-1978). Includes manuscript scores, essays, letters, and diaries.
Patent models, patent and trademark gazettes, and guides to patent information through the Patent and Trademark Resource Center.
The collection consists of the personal and authorial papers of science fiction authors Poul and Karen Anderson.
Examples of the history of the book, from medieval manuscripts and early printed works to industrial-era publications. Other strengths include artists’ books, photo books, miniatures, sheet music, prints and drawings, ephemera, and more.
The Robert L. Forward papers contain official documents, literary works, correspondence, memorabilia, scientific research, and the personal library of Dr. Robert L. Forward, an American physicist and prolific science-fiction author.
Books, pamphlets, cordels, clippings, film, oral histories, and more on the politics, economy, and history of Latin America, Portugal, and Portuguese-speaking Africa.
Correspondence, typescripts, original manuscripts, film and photographs collected by Jeannette and Rupert Costo on American Indians primarily in California relating to water, land, hunting and fishing rights, sovereignty, gaming, language and education.
The personal research collection of Native American scholars and activists Rupert and Jeannette Costo contains over 7,000 volumes in a quiet reading room in Rivera Library.
Glass plate negatives, photographs, and lantern slides of the Mexican Revolution, mostly taken between 1910-1914.
Published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, pastels, paintings, and diaries from the early modernist writer, poet, dramatist, and critic Sadakichi Hartmann.
The UCR Library houses one of the most extensive and comprehensive collections of science fiction, fantasy, horror, utopian, and speculative fiction in the world, centered around the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
This collection contains press clippings, correspondence, and other material regarding Sheila Finch, a science fiction author and professor of creative writing.
Correspondence and technical reports on irrigation project, water costs, rights, supply, flood control, legislation, dendroclimatology, and enclosed lakes.
The UCR Library has an extensive collection of Star Trek fiction and non-fiction titles as well as manuscript and ephemera collections, ranging from "Kirk/Spock" fan fiction collections to paraphernalia collections to collections containing Star Trek television scripts.
This collection contains more than 85,000 items detailing the personal and professional life of Tomás Rivera, educator, author, and former UCR chancellor.
Documents the men and women, African Americans and others, involved in the Army Air Corps program to train African Americans during World War II.
The designated repository for records, documents, publications and other material pertaining to the University of California, Riverside
Documentation on dams, hydroelectric power sites, irrigation works, and municipal water systems in California, other western states, and the Arkansas-White-Red River Basin.
This collection documents water related issues in California, the United States, and beyond. Includes technical reports, publications, historical and aerial photographs, maps, and archival collections.
Extensive and unique resources on water quality, ecology, hydroelectric power, and new technologies to increase water supply and efficiency.
Publications, typescripts, photographs, and correspondence regarding the work of this English author of science fiction, horror, and fantastic fiction.
Melton, a fighter pilot, flew more than 100 missions in North Africa and Europe. He collected correspondence, photographs, lithographs, and more on the Tuskegee Airmen.