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Citizens University Committee records
UA 227  
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Description
This collection is comprised of material pertaining tot he Citizens University Committee, a community group founded in 1948 to aid the development of a University of California campus in Riverside and to strengthen relations within the community. Includes membership records, development proposals for the University of California, Riverside campus, scholarship funds, and project books. Correspondence with Gordon B. Watkins, University of California, Riverside's first provost and Robert Gordon Sproul,the President of University of California system from 1930-1958, lectures from visiting professors in the early years of the University of California, Riverside, and audiovisual material featuring Judge John Gabbert, one of the community members instrumental with the founding of the campus, are also included.
Background
The Citzens University Committee was founded in 1948 to aid the development of a University of California campus in Riverside and to strengthen relations within the community. The Citizens University Committee lobbied for and eventually succeeded in turning the land occupied by the Citrus Experiment Station into an undergraduate campus of the University of California.
Extent
3.0 linear feet (3 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
This collection is open for research.