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Finding aid for the Fred Harcleroad Papers
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Box: 1-9

Series 1.  Outgoing correspondence 1959-1967

Physical Description: 3.6 cubic feet (9 letter size boxes)

Series Scope and Content Summary

Outgoing correspondence written during the time Harcleroad served as President of the University makes up the bulk of the collection. The materials chiefly consist of typed copies of budget tables, promotion announcements, interdepartmental communications, Thank You letters, and various other correspondences. Fred Harcleroad's Presidency spanned from 1959 to 1966 and included the development of the University, its programs, and its current campus in the Hayward Hills.


Box 1

Outgoing correspondence (11 folders) May 1959-May 1960

Box 2

Outgoing correspondence (10 folders) June 1960-June 1961

Box 3

Outgoing correspondence (11 folders) June 1961-May 1962

Box 4

Outgoing correspondence (11 folders) May 1962-April 1963

Box 5

Outgoing correspondence (11 folders) April 1963-March 1964

Box 6

Outgoing correspondence (11 folders) March 1964-December 1964

Box 7

Outgoing correspondence (10 folders) December 1964-July 1965

Box 8

Outgoing correspondence (10 folders) July 1965-march 1966

Box 9

Outgoing correspondence (9 folders) March 1966-July 1967

Box: 10-11

Series 2.  Papers 1932-1976

Physical Description: 0.8 cubic feet (2 letter size boxes)

Series Scope and Content Summary

The Papers series contains the miscellaneous letters, booklets, speeches, and papers which did not fit into the other series. The letters are from Fred Harcleroad's friends and acquaintances congratulating him on his appointment to the Presidency as well as letters commiserating with him on his dismissal. Speeches written by Fred Harcleroad are also in this series and include typed copies as well as hand-written note cards from a variety of different occasions. Copies of booklets and articles written by Fred Harcleroad are in this series, as well as other articles of interest to him.


By subject.
Box 10

Reassignment (3 folders): Correspondence and news July 1967-September 1967 Speeches (2 folders) 1959-1976 American Council on Education: Pacific Coast Committee (1 folder) 1954-1967 Education and World Affairs Intercultural Education Committee (2 folders) 1966-1967 President's Newsletter (1 folder) 1965, 1967 Informational Materials (1 folder) 1964

Box 11

Informational Materials (1 folder) 1974-1987 Campus Dedication and Annual Reports (1 folder) 1964-1966 Student-related papers (1 folder) 1960-1966 CSU Conception: Copies of newspaper clippings (3 folders) 1932-1938 Appointment to Presidency: correspondence (2 folders) 1959 ROTC Camp Information Booklet (1 folder) 1957 Memorabilia (3 pins in one envelope) undated

Box 15

Campus planning documents and memoranda (1 folder) 1959-1960 Master Plan for Higher Education in California, 1960-1975 (1 folder) 1960 Budget reports and memoranda (1 folder) 1960 Budget reports and memoranda (1 folder) 1961 Budget reports and memoranda (1 folder) 1962 Budget reports and memoranda (3 folders) 1965

Box OVZ 1

Campus News (separated from scrapbook) (1 folder) June 7, 1961 Budget request(1 folder) 1961-1962 Budget request (1 folder) 1962-1963 Budget request (1 folder) 1963/1964

Box: 12

Series 3.  Awards 1965-1967

Physical Description: 0.16 cubic feet (2 awards, 1 box)


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Box n/a

CSEA: Eight years of dedicated work and stimulating service award 1967 Alameda County Education Association Award 1965

Box 12

CSUH Alumni Association 1967

Box: 13-14

Series 4.  Audio-Visual material 1965-2005

Physical Description: 0.3 cubic feet (1 half-size box, 1 media box)

Series Scope and Content Summary

The Audio-Visual (A.V.) Material is comprised of video of an interview conducted in 2005 with Fred Harcleroad, and audio interviews conducted in 1966 on audio cassette tapes.
Box 13

Cal State East Bay: Regional Vision 2005 Fred Harcleroad Interview August 2005

Box 14

Interviews with Fred Harcleroad (digitized in 2010) 1965-1965

Scrapbooks: 2-3

Series 5.  Scrapbooks 1959-1962

Physical Description: 0.5 cubic feet

Series Scope and Content Summary

The scrapbooks contain photographs of Fred Harcleroad during his time at CSU Hayward and provide first views of the Hayward Campus’s construction, student life, and newspaper clippings of the university’s progress under President Harcleroad. Scrapbooks scanned in 2010. Copy of Campus News from June 7, 1961 has been separated from scrapbook and placed in OVZ 1.


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Box n/a

Scrapbook 2 January 1959-October 1962 Scrapbook 3 Spring 1963-November 1967