About the UCSC Library Digital Collections
Explore over 100,000 digitized items from UCSC Special Collections & Archives. This site is a living database with new photographs, documents, maps, audio and video added regularly. While only a small fraction of the Library’s archival collections are digitized, you can learn more about the unique archives from which these items originate in the Collection Guides linked to each item.
Alexander Lowry Photographs
The Alexander Lowry collection consists of black and white photographs taken of downtown Santa Cruz, California, immediately after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake [and scenes of the University of California, Santa Cruz Campus].
Vester and Esther Dick Papers
The Vester and Esther Dick collection contains images of damage from the 1989 Santa Cruz Earthquake, primarily focusing on downtown.