UCSD 25th Anniversary Oral Histories

Finding aid prepared by Special Collections & Archives
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
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Copyright 2011


Descriptive Summary

Title: UC San Diego 25th Anniversary Oral Histories
Identifier/Call Number: RSS 52
Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
Languages: English
Physical Description: 0.6 Linear feet (1 archives box and 1 shoe box)
Date: 1984
Abstract: Oral histories conducted by Kathryn Ringrose and sponsored by the Mandeville Special Collections Library of various persons involved with the establishment and development of the University of California, San Diego in the early 1960s. The interviews were conducted as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the University's founding. Interviewees include California Governor Edmund (Pat) Brown, former UC President Clark Kerr, former UC Regent DeWitt A. Higgs, former Chancellors Herbert York and John Galbraith, and faculty James Arnold, Robert Hamburger, Roy Harvey Pearce, Roger Revelle, John Stewart, and Hans Suess.
Creator: Ringrose, Kathryn M.

Acquisition Information

Acquired 1984.

Digital Content

All sound recordings and one transcript from this collection have been digitized and can be viewed through links in the container list, or by clicking the link below.

Preferred Citation

[Title, Date]. UCSD 25th Anniversary Oral Histories, RSS 52. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.

Restrictions

Original sound recordings restricted; however, digital versions are available for listening.

Scope and Content of Collection

Oral histories conducted by Kathryn Ringrose and sponsored by the Mandeville Special Collections Library of various persons involved with the establishment and development of the University of California, San Diego in the early 1960s. The interviews were conducted as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the University's founding. Interviewees include California Governor Edmund (Pat) Brown, former UC President Clark Kerr, former UC Regent DeWitt A. Higgs, former Chancellors Herbert York and John Galbraith, and faculty James Arnold, Robert Hamburger, Roy Harvey Pearce, Roger Revelle, John Stewart, and Hans Suess. The collection includes original sound recordings of the interviews on 18 audiocassettes and edited transcripts. Draft versions of the transcripts have not been retained in the collection.
Arranged in two series: 1) TRANSCRIPTS, and 2) SOUND RECORDINGS.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Arnold, James, 1923-2012 -- Interviews
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 -- Interviews
Galbraith, John S. -- Interviews
Hamburger, Robert N. -- Interviews
Higgs, DeWitt A. -- Interviews
Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003 -- Interviews
Pearce, Roy Harvey -- Interviews
Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991 -- Interviews
Stewart, John L. (John Lincoln) -- Interviews
University of California, San Diego. -- Administration
University of California, San Diego. -- Anniversaries, etc.
University of California, San Diego. -- Faculty
University of California, San Diego. -- History -- Archives

 

TRANSCRIPTS

Physical Description: 0.2 Linear feet
Box 1, Folder 1

Arnold, James 1984

Box 1, Folder 2

Brown, Edmund (Pat) 1984

Box 1, Folder 3

Galbraith, John 1984

Box 1, Folder 4

Hamburger, Robert 1984

Box 1, Folder 5

Higgs, DeWitt A. 1984

Box 1, Folder 6

Kerr, Clark 1984

Box 1, Folder 7

Pearce, Roy Harvey 1984

Box 1, Folder 8

Revelle, Roger 1984

 

Revelle, Roger, 1984

Box 1, Folder 9

Stewart, John 1984

Box 1, Folder 10

York, Herbert 1984

 

SOUND RECORDINGS

Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet
Box 2, Folder 1-2

Arnold, James 1984

General note

Parts 1-3
 

Arnold, James, 1984

Box 2, Folder 3

Brown, Edmund (Pat) 1984

 

Brown, Edmund (Pat), 1984

Box 2, Folder 4

Galbraith, John 1984

 

Galbraith, John, 1984

Box 2, Folder 5

Hamburger, Robert 1984

 

Hamburger, Robert, 1984

Box 2, Folder 6

Higgs, DeWitt A. 1984

Listening copy

SPL-1389
 

Higgs, DeWitt A., 1984

Box 2, Folder 7-8

Kerr, Clark 1984

General note

Parts 1-3
 

Kerr, Clark, 1984

Box 2, Folder 9-10

Pearce, Roy Harvey 1984

General note

Parts 1-3
 

Pearce, Roy Harvey, 1984

Box 2, Folder 11-13

Revelle, Roger 1984

General note

Parts 1-3
 

Revelle, Roger, 1984

Box 2, Folder 14-16

Stewart, John 1984

General note

Parts 1-4

Listening copy

SPL-1402
 

Stewart, John, 1984

Box 2, Folder 17-18

York, Herbert 1984

General note

Parts 1-3
 

York, Herbert, 1984