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Series 1 Correspondence 1955-1995

Physical Description: 7 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence between Sinclair and the campus organizers.
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1957

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1958

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1959

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1960

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1961

box-folder 1:6

Congratulations, 1961

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1962-1969

box-folder 1:8-23; 2:1-9, 11-18, 20; 3:1-7

Series 2  Research Materials 1955-1995

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains the materials Sinclair used in his quest to bring the University to Santa Cruz.
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City of Santa Cruz / UC Regents Agreements - drafts 1957

box-folder 1:9

Summary of A Study of the Need for Additional Centers of Public Higher Education in California by the Joint Staff for the Liason Committee, January 1957

box-folder 1:10

Facts About Cowell Site compiled by UC Campus Site Committee of the Greater Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce, 1957

box-folder 1:11

Santa Cruz Housing Survey & temperature chart, 1957

box-folder 1:12-13

UC Campus Site Committee,

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Letters of support for Cowell Ranch selection, 1957-1958

box-folder 1:13

Copy block w/corrections for "An Invitation to University of California from Santa Cruz" brochure, 1957-1958

box-folder 1:14

The Liaison Committee of the State Board of Education & the Regents of the University of California - reports, etc., 1957-1959

box-folder 1:15

University of California New Campus Location Criteria, Report by the Administrative Committee, January 1958

box-folder 1:16

Resolution #193-58 Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, 4/7/1958

box-folder 1:17

UC Board of Regents - list & letter template, 1958-1959

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Creating a Site for a New Univerity in Northern California by William M. Rice, AIA, 1/14/1959

box-folder 1:19

University of California, Report of the President for the Academic Year 1958-1959, 1959

box-folder 1:20

University of California Campus Site Committee - members, meeting agendas, facts, 1959-1960

box-folder 1:21

Master Plan for Higher Education, 1959-1960

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"High School Graduates" - comparisons, 1959-1960

box-folder 1:23

San Jose brochure - typescript draft, ca. 1959-1960

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Proposal to Regents of UC advocating selection of Cowell Ranch Site - research, drafts, 1960

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"Chancellor's Alumni Tour" - announcement, press kit, notes, 2/9/1960

box-folder 2:3

Cabrillo College - Progress reports, 1960-1962

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UC Housing Servces, Survey of Residence - 1960 Fall Semester, 1/9/1961

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"S. H. Cowell Foundation Properties Owned in Santa Cruz County", 1/10/1961

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"Appraisal of Lands of S.H. Cowell Foundation being lands proposed for possible acquisition of the University of California" by Noel Patterson, 2/10/1961

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Santa Cruz County Citizens for Campus Cooperation: Scholarship and Student Loan Fund Committee, 2/27/1961

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Regents of the University of California - Meeting, 7/21/1961

box-folder 2:9

Agenda & minutes of meeting between Santa Cruz Officials and UC Representatives, 8/9/1961

box-folder 2:11

The Report of the Committee for the Preparation of Goals, Criteria, and Assumptions of the University of California Environs Plan 9/24/1962

box-folder 2:12

A Provisional Academic Plan for the Santa Cruz Campus, 1965-1975 - draft, ca. 1966

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Regents Aprove Preliminary Master Physical Plan for UCSC - typescript with annotations, 1/17/1963

box-folder 2:14

Undergraduate Admissions packet sample, September 1965

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President Clark Kerr's letter, 1965

box-folder 2:14

Message to the Prospective Student, 1965

box-folder 2:14

Statement of Aims - Cowell College and Stevenson College, September 1965

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Undergraduate Admissions circular, September 1965

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Application for Admission - Undergraduate 1966-1967 September 1965

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Acknowledgement card, September 1965

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Housing card, September 1965

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Return Envelope, September 1965

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Santa Cruz brochure (Missing), September 1965

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Additional Admission material from Campus, Cowell & Stevenson, September 1965

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"Registration Circular", Fall Quarter 1965

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"UC Policies Relating to Students and Student Organizations, Use of University Facilities and Non-Discrimination", July 1, 1965

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Press release re: Dedication of Cowell College, October 15, 1966

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FACT SHEET - Cowell College Dedication - Fellows of Cowell College, UCSC, September 1965

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"University of California, Santa Cruz, Map Guide", ca. September 1965

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UC Santa Cruz, Parking information, 1965-1966

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"The Colleges", September 1965

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"English Literature at Cowell College", Dr. Harry Berger, Jr., September 1965

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"Stevenson College / Cowell College", September 1965

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"Literature and Foreign Languages", September 1965

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Academic Plan, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1965-1975, September 1965

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Thoughts on the U of C Santa Cruz Campus by Ansel Adams, ca. 1967

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Faculty Wages, 7/3/1968

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The Off-Campus Housing of U.C.S.C. Students prepared by the Housing Advisory Committee City of Santa Cruz in cooperation with the USCS office of Physical Planning , 7/15/1974

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A Study of Faculty Demand & Supply in California Higher Education, 1957-1970 1958

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A Study of the Need for Additional Centers of Public Higher Education in California [2 copies], 1957

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The Costs of Higher Education in Califonria, 1960-1975, January 1960

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A Master Plan for Higher Education in California, 1960-1975 , February 1960

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Long Range Development Plan, University of California, Santa Cruz , September 1963

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General Plan for the University Environs, Santa Cruz, California , October 1963

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1978 Long Range Development Plan, University of California, Santa Cruz , 1979

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An Invitation to the University of California from Santa Cruz by University of California Campus Site Committee - Brochure compiled by Gordon Sinclair; photos. by Ed. Webber - mock-up, not complete, ca. 1958

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Series 3  Clippings 1958-1974, undated

Physical Description: 2 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains newspaper clippings documenting the beginning of the UCSC campus and its growth.
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Dean E. McHenry - Affiliates of UCSC Dinner, 6/2/1974

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Los Angeles Times, "Santa Cruz Chancellor Saying Farewell, with Pride and Hope", 4/7/1974

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"Farewell" Remarks of Dean E. McHenry on the occasion of the UCSC Affiliates dinner, 6/2/1974

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"The Care and Rearing of Young Campuses", Remarks to Kiwanis Club of Santa Cruz, 12/5/1961

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"New Directions in Higher Education", Extract from remarks at Commencement of Monterey Peninsula College, 6/13/1963

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"Learning and Living at the University of California, Santa Cruz", Remarks to Northwest Conference on Higher Education, Portland, OR, 3/29/1963

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"University of California officals Thursday presented Gov. Brown with their plan to cope with the constantly swelling number of students seeking UC admission", Sacramento AP, [1958-1962]

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"Regents of the University of California agreed Friday to purchase a $2,011,826 site for a university branch in Santa Cruz.", Los Angleles AP [1960-1962]

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"Representatives of San Jose and Santa Cruz, rivals for the site of a new University of California campus made presentations Thursday . . .", Berkeley AP [1960-1962]

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"University of California regents Friday conditionally chose a Santa Cruz site for a new campus", Berkeley AP n.d.

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"The University of California Regents overrode Gov. Brown 16-2 Friday in selecting Santa Cruz as the site for a new campus", Berkeley AP [1960-1962]

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"Representatives of Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties each want the University of California regents to establish a new campus in their area", Santa Barbara AP [1960-1962]

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"The University of California regents voted Friday to continue compulsory military training for at least another year and authorized preliminary negotiations for a new campus site in Santa Cruz County", Santa Barbara AP [1960-1962]

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"Gov. Edmund G. Brown said he would favor acquisition of sites for new campuses for the University of California at La Jolla and in Orange County but would reserve comment on a new northern California campus, in Santa Clara or Santa Cruz County, until more information is available", Capitol News Service 7/20/1960

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"The Journal Opinion Page - Illogical Campus Scheme", Santa Clara Journal, 12/20/1960

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"CAL Officals Still Like Almaden Site", n.d.

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"Cowell Trustees Question Site Price", n.d.

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"Another U.C. Site Proposed - This one in Coyote Area", n.d.

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"Santa Cruz Bids For U.C. Branch", S. F. Examiner, 3/30/1958

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"Evergreen, Calero Sites - UC is still Looking at S.C. Valley Land" , San Jose Mercury 1/10/1961

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"Cal Regents 'Impressed' with Santa Cruz Campus site bid", [San Jose Mercury], [1960]

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"UC Branch hopes Linked to Master Plan's Fate - Finance Director Against Campus Funds", [San Jose Mercury], [1960]

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"U.C. Regents' Chairman" Almaden 'Still in Running' For Central Coast Campus", San Jose Mercury, 2/1/1961

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"Monterey, Santa Cruz Maybe Have Edge in Bidding for CAL", [1960-1961]

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"Regents Still Mum on Cal Campus site After Touring Area", [SC Sentinel], [1960-1961]

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"In this Corner - Scientists Should be on Tap and on Top!", Berkeley Gazette 8/15/1961

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"Donald H. McLaughlin Heads UC Regents; No Campus Site Decision", Monterey Peninsula Herald, 6/21/1958

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"I'm Overwhelmed: Santa Cruz Campus Bid 'Awes' Brown", San Jose Mercury, 10/18/1960

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"Public Forum - What Mercury Readers Think - "SJS Facultymen Protest UC 'Expansionism", San Jose Mercury, ca. 1960-1961

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"Regents are Willing - "IF" S.J. Leaders Launch Efforts To Cinch U. C. Campus Here", San Jose Mercury, ca. 1960-1961

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"For UC Campus - Four Legislators Back Cowell Site", San Jose Mercury, ca. 1960-1961

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"C of C Withdraws Bid For UC Campus", ca. 1959-1961

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"UC Asks $3 Million More to Acquire New Campus Site", S. F. Examiner 2/17/1960

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"In Bid For U.C. Campus - S.J. Consultants Map Giant 'University Town' at Almaden", San Jose Mercury 12/6/1960

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"U.C. Told County Has Still Another Site For Campus", ca. 1960-1961

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"Monterey Peninsula Unit says - Housing Not Seen as Cal Campus Stumbling Block", 2/16/1958

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"Santa Cruz, Monterey Rivals For New U.C. Campus Site" , Oakland Tribune, 1/26/1958

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"Addition of more than two million dollars to the state budget for the University of California to start three new campuses and two-new off campus extension centers was voted yesterday by the Assembly Ways and Means Committee . . .", Sacramento AP ca. 1958-1961

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"No Frills for this Campus - UC's Unpretentious Think Tank in Forest - Educators Focus on Santa Cruz Experiment", Oakland Tribune, 8/27/1965

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Series 4  Photographs 1958-1966

Physical Description: 74 photographs

Scope and Content Note

This series contains photographs documenting the UCSC campus site before, during and after construction. Also included are publicity shots of Chancellor McHenry, his wife and various dignitaries.
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#58-299-2 UCSC - Lime Kiln, ca. 1955-1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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#58-532 Copy of proposed layout - Site location study University of California campus, 6/1/1958

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Vester Dick Photography
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#58-259 Cowell ranch looking towards the city, 3/21/1958

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Vester Dick Photography
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#58-295 Cowell Ranch, fruit trees, 4/11/1958

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Vester Dick Photography
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#58-299 Old Kilns and buildings - [1. Kilns, top view; 2. Kilns, front view; 3. Workers cabins], 4/18/1958

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Vester Dick Photography
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#61-1001 Dean McHenry inspecting the site - looking at site map, 10/5/1961

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Vester Dick Photography
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#61-1001 Dean McHenry inspecting the site - in back of pick-up truck, 10/5/1961

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Vester Dick Photography
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#61-1003 Reception for Dean McHenry at the Woman's Club, 10/5/1961

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Vester Dick Photography
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#62-746 #1-23 Regents Touring site - contact prints, 7/19/1962

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Vester Dick Photography
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#62-746-5 Regents Tour: Chancellor Dean McHenry - L-R: Gerald Hagar, President of Regents Board; Elinor Heller, Regent; John Carl Warnecke, Head of Campus Architectural Team; Donald McLaughlin, Regent, [7/19/1962]

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Vester Dick Photography
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63-1723-3 UCSC Library Unit 1 [model], Vester Dick Photography [1963]

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Vester Dick Photography
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63-61A #1-12 Regents touring site - contact prints, 1/17/1963

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Vester Dick Photography
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63-61A  #13-24 Regents touring site [Library] - contact prints, 1/17/1963

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Vester Dick Photography
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63-61A #25-36 Regent's wives at McHenry's - contact prints, 1/17/1963

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Vester Dick Photography
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63-61B Regents having lunch at Congregational Church - contact prints, 1/17/1963

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Vester Dick Photography
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63-371-1-2  UCSC Natural Sciences Bldg. [drawing] - contact prints, [1963]

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-207-1-2  UCSC Stevenson College [drawing w/crop lines] - contact prints, [1964]

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-392-7 UCSC General Pipe [laying pipe], [1964]

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-392 #1-12 Beginning construction - contact prints, 3/16/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-514 #1-23 Forest Fire on site - contact prints, 4/12/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-532  #1-26 Building and Grounds Committee meeting [Congregational Church, High St.] - contact prints, 4/16/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-532 #27-35 Regents wives having a picnic on site - contact prints, 4/16/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-536  #1-20 Dedication and Ground Breaking - contact prints, 4/17/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-537 #21-29 UCSC Charter Dinner at the Riverside, 4/17/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-634  Plaque on Cowell College Site - contact prints, 4/29/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-1207 #1-4 Large Rillers being put up for Science Building - contact prints, 8/3/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-1207-1 UCSC Library, [1964]

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-1355 UCSC Natural Science Building, early construction site, [1964]

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-1355 [UCSC Natural] Science Building under construction - contact print, 9/2/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-1531 "Sanford twins from L.A. first to pick up applications" - contact prints, 10/1/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-1593 1963 1. Carriage House before renovation; 2. Powder House; 3. Gate; 4. Meadow - contact sheet, [1964]

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-1594-1 UCSC Carriage House [after renovation], [1964]

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Vester Dick Photography
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64-1594 #1-6 Carriage House after restoration - contact prints, 10/13/1964

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-26  #1-4 [Natural] Science Building Construction - contact prints, 1/1/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-26  #5-8 Central Services Contruction - contact prints, 1/1/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-26  #9-12 College land 2 sties - contact prints, 1/1/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-26 #13-16 College 1 and 2 sites - contact prints, 1/1/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-26 #17-20 College 1 and 2 sites; Library site - contact prints, 1/1/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-26-2  Natural Science Building #1, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-105 UCSC Donald T. Clark, Head Librarian - Groundbreaking for Library Unit #1, [1/24/1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-152 #1-5 Faculty touring the site - contact prints, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-258 #1-3 - 1. Cookhouse before restoration, copy of old photo; 2-3. Cookhouse after restoration - contact prints, 2/16/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-531  #1-2 UCSC Dinner - Ansel Adams with Regents and Dean McHenry - contact prints, 3/30/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-377-4  UCSC Cowell College [model], [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-467-2  UCSC Natural Sciences Building, 3/1/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-467-3  UCSC Central Services Building, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-467-5 UCSC Library - Initial Construction, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-1209-2 [Delivery of Heat exchanger?], [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-1271  #1-6 Students on bridge of Central Services Building - contact prints, 7/12/1965

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-1271-1  UCSC Central Services Building, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-1675-7 UCSC Student Housing Trailers; Field House; [Cowell, Stevenson - aerial view], [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-1754 #1-4 1. Student bookshop; 2. Central Services upstairs walk way; 3. Natural Science bldgs; 4. Field House - contact prints, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-1754 #5-8 5. Student Housing [Cowell Mobile Estates]; 6. Natural Sciences; 7. Provost Page Smith's Rresidence; 8. Natural Sciences bldgs. - contact prints, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-1754 #9-10 9. UCSC Library ; 10. UCSC Cowell College - contact prints, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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65-1754 #11-14 11. UCSC Stevenson College; 12. Cowell College; 13. Stevenson College; 14. Central Services Bldg - contact prints, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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66-101-11 [Stevenson dorms], [1966]

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Vester Dick Photography
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66-101-8 [Stevenson College construction site], [1966]

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Vester Dick Photography
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66-101-13 Central Heating plant, [1966]

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Vester Dick Photography
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ms0090_pho_0002 Field House, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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ms0090_pho_003-004 Gordon Sinclair & Dean McHenry, [1965]

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Vester Dick Photography
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ms0090_pho_005 Dean McHenry - contact prints, [1955-1960]

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Photographer unknown
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ms0090_pho_006 Jane S. McHenry, , [1940-1960]

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Gene W. Ross Westwood Village Studio, Los Angeles, CA
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ms0090_pho_007-009 Dean E. McHenry, [1955-1960]

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Photographer unknown
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ms0090_pho_001 [Aerial photo of Santa Cruz], [1966]

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Ed Webber's Photography
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Series 5  Oversize Newspapers 1960-1961

Physical Description: 4 newspapers

Scope and Content Note

This series contains full issue newspapers documenting the history of the selection of the UCSC campus.
 

"Almaden All-Around Best Site for New U.C. Campus", San Jose Mercury-News, 12/11/1960

 

"UC Offered Full control on Almaden Valley Development", San Jose News, 12/6/1960

 

"Santa Cruz Prepares For UC Campus", Santa Cruz Sentinel, 3/19/1961

 

"UC Regents Prefer Site At Santa Cruz", Santa Cruz Sentinel - EXTRA, 12/16/1960