Collections relating to artists and musicians include:
Image: The Grateful Dead: Jerry Garcia. Frank Kofsky Audio and Photo Collection of the Jazz and Rock Movement. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Special Collections holds an extensive collection of books of 19th and 20th Century poetry, many donated from the private libraries of well-known poets such as George Hitchcock, Morton Marcus, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. The complete published oeuvre of author and diarist Anaïs Nin is part of the collection. Additionally, the archives of selected authors, poets, and other literary figures can be found amongst the holdings.
Comprehensive archives include those of: