Santa Cruz is located on the north of the Monterey Bay on the Central California coast. It is accessible from the San Francisco, San Jose, or Monterey airports. Route 1 and Highway 17 run to Santa Cruz.
Explore Our Collections
The unique materials held in Special Collections & Archives at McHenry Library can support a variety of research projects. Holdings include local history, book arts, photography, UCSC history, early printed books, music, literary archives, history of science, oral histories, artworks and artifacts, and pop culture.
On these pages you'll find information on a variety of collecting strengths, as well as some collection highlights.