The Fred Harcleroad Papers are a collection of documents created and received by Harcleroad slightly prior to, during, and
after his time as President of the University.
Fred Harcleroad became President of the University in 1959, before the Hayward Campus was created. He was appointed after
having served as a dean at the San Jose State College and was quickly embraced by the student body and faculty as a supporter
of education and the Alameda County College (as it was then known). Fred Harcleroad also assisted in the lengthy naming process
of the college, the construction of its campus, the selection of its faculty, and the structure of its curriculum. Dr. Harcleroad's
interest in A.V. pertaining to teaching made him a forward-thinking man who strove to integrate technology into the college
5.36 cubic feet
(11 letter size boxes, 1 half-size box, 2 media boxes)
Copyright has not been assigned to the University Archives at California State University, East Bay. All requests for permission
to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the University Librarian. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the University Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission
of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.