This collection comprises films of the
University of California, Irvine (UCI) campus, buildings, and events during the 1960s and
early 1970s. It also includes some footage of the Irvine area during the early phases of its
When the University of California, Irvine set up its administrative organization prior to
opening in 1965, a Public Relations unit was established under the Vice Chancellor of Public
Affairs. In 1970, Public Affairs was renamed University Relations and reported directly to
the Chancellor. University Relations was responsible for maintaining positive relations and
communications with the community, including development and publications in a variety of
media, such as film. Over the years University Relations evolved into University
7 Linear Feet
(51 boxes or canisters)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the
creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please
contact the University Archivist.
The collection is open for research.