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2012

October 7 A student view of campus life in the '80s (as in 1880s)
October 5 New oral history online: Warren Hellman talks about Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
August 27 The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life fall programming announced
July 14 Celebrating the 'workhorse' Bay Bridge
June 1 UC Berkeley, as seen through Ansel Adams' camera
May 1 Picturing UC's future: position sousaphones, reshoot, remix
April 25 Alumnus and Japanese-American WWII vet Kenji Sayama donates Congressional Gold Medal to Bancroft
April 13 Hoover slept here (and other campus visits by U.S. presidents, sitting and otherwise)
March 29 Never-before-released Toklas oral history highlights exhibit of Bancroft Libraryís LGBT collections
March 22 Bancroft showcases rare collection of Shakespeare works
February 23 Mystery, murder on show in 'Bullets Across the Bay'
January 19 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life to open Jan. 22

2011

December 23 A taste of Chez Panisse history
December 6 'Everyday Dogs' book depicts allure of manís best friend
October 24 Witness to History: Richmondís boxcar village
October 6 Shot from a Distant War
August 22 Elaine Tennant named new Bancroft Library director
August 8 Historian of science Roger Hahn dies at 79
July 14 Bancroft historians search for first-hand accounts as Port Chicago memorial approaches
June 29 Bancroft Library to expand documentation of Japanese Americansí World War II experiences

2010

November 15 Twain autobiography - the way he wanted it - hits stores today
November 1 Congresswoman Doris Matsui visits campus and its Matsui programs
October 13 Magnes collections get new downtown Berkeley home
October 4 Oral history weaves story of the Oakland Army Base and its profound region-wide impact
October 1 The Berkeley family - those Berkeleys - come to town
September 2 Bancroft Library opens reading room to personal cameras
August 31 Bancroft Library opens Mexico exhibit
August 18 Director of Bancroft Library to retire
July 27 Sketching a season for Mark Twain Papers & Project
June 22 Magnes museum's Judaica to get new homes at UC
June 21 Historic treasure of Jewish life and culture gifted to UC Berkeley
May 21 Oral histories of 'self advocates' with developmental disabilities added to UC Berkeley Library
May 19 The Bancroft Library accepts gift of William Saroyan archives
March 30 Fighting Nazism with the printed word
March 2 Bancroft Library is home to new Shorenstein Program in Politics, Policy and Values

2009

November 12 Listen to past City Arts & Lectures programs
September 17 Bancroft's Darwin exhibit taps campus's museum, library collections
February 25 Down and dirty at Cal, ink up to their elbows
February 9 Cal's Bancroft Library starts new chapter
January 22 The Mark Twain Project stretches out
January 21 Retrofitted and revamped, Bancroft reopens to regular hours

2008

December 16 Our little American treasure
October 2 UC's Bancroft Library celebrating Mark Twain
September 24 Old photo negatives come back to life
September 15 Bancroft exhibit focuses on SF Examiner photo archive
June 24 Tom Lantos archive donated to the Bancroft Library
May 2 UC-Berkeley library undergoes seismic shift in safety, utility
March 5 ¡Caramba! Gordo comes to Berkeley
March 3 Exhibit to track a century of Cal student fashion
February 29 Bancroft Library archiving works of pioneering artist Gus Arriola

2007

January 2 Campus to receive papers of the late Congressman Matsui

2006

November 1 Egyptian papyri arrive on campus
April 4 Bancroft Library receives vast archives of San Francisco Examiner
February 9 Bancroft Library celebrates its centennial with exhibit
February 6 If the Bancroft caught fire, what would you save?
January 5 Bancroft Library exhibit materials tell tales of '06 quake

2005

October 18 Tebtunis papyri returned to UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library decades after their discovery
October 14 New de Young museum features UC Berkeley contributions
September 20 Bancroft Library adds rare Second Biblia Rabbinica, Hebrew Bible
August 25 How do you move a rare-books collection?
April 8 Chinese in California exhibit opens
March 31 Exploration, research, activism, and other womenís work
March 29 California women's "Collective Voice" exhibit opening at Doe Library
March 18 Bancroft Library reduces hours in preparation for move, retrofit
March 8 Koret Foundation gift to The Bancroft
February 8 "Two Artists of the Courtroom" on exhibit

2004

December 17 Readers of "Drawn West" tour Bancroft Library's Honeyman collection from early California and the West
December 1 25 ways to avoid the mall
October 22 Regional Oral History Office celebrates 50th
October 7 Researching the Free Speech Movement
July 22 Award - The digital library exhibit Bear in Mind: The California Grizzly Bear at The Bancroft Library

2003

December 17 Bancroft Library kicks off renovation campaign
December 2 Twain Project, English novel in India win MLA prizes
November 19 Mark Twain: long gone, but still prolific
September 11 Bancroft Library adds photo archives of Michelle Vignes
August 11 Mark Twain Letters go online
August 5 Regional Oral History Office turns up the volume for hidden voices
July 29 Bancroft honored for "Images of Native Americans" online exhibit
June 16 Theatre Rhinoceros treasures at Bancroft
May 30 Beats go on in the archives of UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library
March 7 "Then and Now" photo exhibit documents over a century on campus
February 18 Historical journal reports secrets behind infamous "Drake's Plate" hoax

2002

August 5 "Bear in Mind" exhibit at UC Berkeley's The Bancroft Library to salute the California grizzly
August 5 UC Berkeley bear hunt yields grizzly art, from silly to sublime

2001

June 11 New "Huckleberry Finn" by UC Berkeley's Mark Twain Project reflects recovered manuscript, original art, new research
March 26 New Mark Twain luncheon club being organized at UC Berkeley to help fund Mark Twain Project
March 14 Anthropologists tell all in new oral histories
January 11 Personal papers of Pulitzer-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks join archives at UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library

2000

December 4 UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library adds archival collection of Beat poet Philip Whalen's art, poems and notes
November 28 UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library teams up with Wells Fargo Bank to produce California history tapes
September 7 Proposed historic pact between UC Berkeley, Cuban libraries encourages research, share materials
May 10 Kudos for Mark Twain catalogue

1999

November 19 New UC Berkeley curator making her mark with Bancroft Library's Western Americana collection
November 10 Cal's original Oski recalls mascot's glory days in new Bancroft Library oral history
July 2 New collecting prize brings to light student holdings - pure poetry to UC Berkeley's historical library
May 3 Surprising new information on Pancho Villa comes to light in obscure Wells Fargo files at UC Berkeley

1998

October 22 Rare medieval manuscripts to be examined Oct. 23 via the Internet in UC Berkeley distance learning class
September 28 UC Berkeley's new, rare collection on U.S. conservative movement can be viewed Monday, Sept. 28
April 29 UC Berkeley to honor Mario Savio, Free Speech Movement with library gift, café
February 23 New collection of original documents and histories unveils disability rights movement
January 21 A nugget of knowledge at Interactive University
January 13 Original gold nugget that launched California's gold rush 150 years ago is on display for children Jan. 15

1997

November 12 Going straight to the source: Engineering 24 and The Bancroft Library
August 12 UC Berkeley's new collection of rare 300-year-old love stories proves romance is always in style
July 2 New book by UC Berkeley Twain scholars chronicles Samuel Clemens as he finds fame, juggles work and family
April 15 99-year-old Sacramento collector takes new UC Berkeley prize for preservation of history

1996

September 25 A Bancroft exhibit lights up the Beats
September 18 Behind the scenes at the Inquisition
August 21 Bancroft will showcase rare works at prestigious book fair
March 20 Campus's repository for rare and ancient volumes covers 4,500 years of the written word

1995

August 30 Charles Faulhaber takes over as the James D. Hart Director of The Bancroft Library

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